The north-eastern part of India is mainly an unexplored land with handful of population, several remote regions and mountainous scenery. In the recent years tourists travelling to north eastern region of the country have been increasing. But, the seven adjoining states of the north east still remains the least visited part of India. If you are ready to travel to north- east, there is a world of surprises waiting for you in this part of the country. Right from adventurous treks to lush green forest, fantastic waterfalls, natural caves and much more, there are so many other places to explore in the north-east. Tawang Monastery – It is considered as the Asia’s second largest monastery, and one of the most significant element in Social and Religious life of the Monpas. This Monastery is known as “GALDEN NAMGYEL LHATSE”. The founder of this monastery is Mera Lama Lodre Gyaltso who is considered as a contemporary of the 5th Dalai Lama during the 17th century. Spreading across an area of 140 square meters of land, the monastery comprises of almost 65 residential buildings which houses about 450 Buddhist monks. The highlights of this monastery is three-storied assembly hall, the 28 ft high golden statue of Lord Buddha, ancient scriptures of Buddhism- the Kangyur & Tangyur scriptures which are almost 400 years old, impressive collection of ancient books and manuscripts . Also, the monastery offers incredible views of the surrounding valley as it is situated at a height of almost 10,000 feet. Nuranang Falls– Nuranang Falls (also known as the Jang falls/ Bong Bong Falls) is a 100 metre-high waterfall located in the Tawang district, and is just two kilometres away from the town of Jang. As you watch the water cascading down you will get to hear the sound of water hitting the rocks and definitely a spectacular view in front. The lush green surroundings make it a perfect spot to spend time with friends and relatives. Also, there is the hydroelectric plant installed near the base of the falls to generate electricity for the nearby location. Sela pass – Sela Pass is the world’s second highest motorable pass located in Tawang District of Arunachal Pradesh at an altitude of more than 13,000 feet. This high altitude gorgeous mountain pass connects Tawang to other parts of the country. The pass remains open throughout the year, although it shuts down every now and then in winter season due to the heavy snow. One of the adventurous things to do is to take a hike to Sela Pass in order to get some amazing views of the mountains and picturesque surroundings. The lake with crystal blue water and the adjacent landscape is truly appealing to eyes. River Rafting in Siang – Originating from Tibet, Siang River is a tributary of the Brahmaputara and is also called ‘Yarlung Tsangpo’. The raging river flows through the foothills of the Himalayas in Arunachal Pradesh and just perfect for the thrilling white water rafting experience. This amazing expedition tour is all about fighting against the splashing waves of Siang and exploring the thrills of rafting. You can try kayaking and angling as well in Siang River. Rafting in this river is really a challenging task due to its high flow speed, as well as some really exciting rapids. And do not miss the walking on the hanging bridge, it’s an exhilarating experience.