Small plants, insects, and rock formations are the highlight of Balpakram National Park in Garo Hills. Big animals exist but spotting them depends on luck. Also, make sure that you have enough days at hand because going and coming out of that area takes a lot of time even if you have a vehicle.
Guwahati is my hometown, at least technically. Just like most people, I moved out to bigger metropolises of India in order to study, and then to work (I also did it to find more freedom in obscurity, that’s a different story though). Since then I’ve periodically returned to the city, and every time I have …
The Shirui Lily festival is organized to celebrate the annual blossoming of Shirui lily (Lilium Mackliniae), that only grows in the hills surrounding Ukhrul, a hill district in Manipur. Ukhrul town is around 80 Kms from Imphal and primarily inhabited by Tangkhul Nagas. It only blooms for a few weeks, generally in the early summer season.