Tag: North east
October 17(TravelAndy): Shillong, in north east India, is ready to host India’s 2nd International Cherry Blossom festival from November 8 to 11, 2017.
The beautiful Khashi Hills in Shillong, Meghalaya will welcome visitors with its pink grandeur, which is expected to attract several domestic and international tourists.
The festival will conduct “ community events such as guided night walks, live music gigs, a beauty pageant, and stalls showcasing the cuisine, wine, arts and craft of the region. Travellers can join night walks under illuminated cherry blossoms, led by volunteers at Ward’s Lake between 5-8 p.m.. Alongside, there will be a rock concert, traditional folk music, unplugged western music and dance performances from all over North East India, choir performances, bicycle rallies, storytelling sessions of local and world folktales, and a Japan Higher Education Fair . Visitors can even bring their golf set along to participate in the Golf Cup. All events are free and open to all,’ said the official website of cherry blossom festival. Continue reading Cherry blossom fest in Shillong
January 16 (TravelAndy): India’s north eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh is going to host Pangsau Pass Winter Festival from January 20 to 22, 2017, said the Arunachal Times.
This festival will be celebrated across the Pangsau pass, which is located along the India-Burma border and is a popular tourist destination.
The tourist attractions at Pangsau pass include the World War II cemetery, Hamilton Bridge and the Lake of no return. Continue reading Pangsau Pass fest from Jan 20
November 28 (TravelAndy): The Hornbill Festival is scheduled to be held from December 1- 10, 2016 in Kisama village in northeastern India’s Nagaland state.
This festival celebrates the heritage, culture, music and livelihood of the tribes from in and around Nagaland.
Around two lakh domestic and international tourists are expected to attend this festival. Continue reading Hornbill festival from Dec 1
November 3 (TravelAndy): Australia has recently issued a travel advisory against travelling to India, following a similar advisory issued by the US, on November 1.
“We advise you to exercise a high degree of caution in India because of the high threat of terrorist activity, civil unrest and crime, and the high rate of vehicle accidents,” said the advisory.
“We continue to receive reports that terrorists are planning attacks in India, including in regions frequented by Westerners. We assess that attacks could occur anywhere at any time with little or no warning, including in locations frequented by Australians,” it added. Continue reading Australia travel advisory against India