Category: Chalohoppo Journal

Meghalaya 6 interesting conversation blog

6 Interesting conversation starters when you meet locals on your trip to Meghalaya!

Northeast India has been left untouched for a long time, so much so that just 14 years ago while I was doing my graduation in Bengaluru, many people in the metropolitan cities had never heard of any places from Northeast India, not even about the states. Sometimes the fellow local students asked some of us from the Northeast, if the place we came from was a part of China. If…

12 reasons why you should visit Mizoram

12 Reasons Why Mizoram Should Be Next On Your Travelling List!

Mizoram, known as “the land of the hill people” to say the least is a place filled with a natural abundance that can quench the thirst for the traveller in you. It is a canvas that is artistically covered by lush green forests, thick bamboo groves, natural caves, tranquil lakes, gorgeous waterfalls and exquisite vineyards. [caption id="attachment_5547" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Breathing the fresh air in Reiek Tlang[/caption] From innumerable hilltops like…

Mechuka Blog cover

Top 18 Reasons Why You Should Visit Mechuka

“Do you love to travel?” If we ask you that question you might wonder why and say “Of course I love to and that's  I searched for this information.” However, the meaning of travelling can differ from one person to another. You might be someone who has travelled far and wide and now, you might be looking for some less explored destination. Mechuka in Arunachal Pradesh is one of the…

Enjoy the calm bliss at Rainbow Falls

Only have a week’s time? Here’s the best travel plan to explore Northeast India in 7 days!

Are you here because you want to see the best places in the Northeast within a week or just a little more than that? To put it bluntly, just a week’s time is too short a period to cover entire Northeast India’s beauty. As a result, you can only cover the tip of the iceberg in that little amount of time. A significantly feasible travel plan Planning a trip to…

Best tour packages for North east India 2019 - 2020

ChaloHoppo’s Trip Calendar for 2019 – 2020 | Unique Group Tour Packages for Northeast India – Updated on 17/07/2019

For a very long time, we have refrained from using the term 'tour packages' to describe the experiences we create in Northeast India. There is something very traditional and boring about the terms 'tour packages' and hence we never wrote a blog titled 'Best Northeast India tour packages' or '12 amazing northeast India tour packages'  etcetera. But we have realised that it is a term that people are familiar with…

The sand banks of Majuli

The Eroding Beauty

Sometimes we travel to see new places, sometimes we travel to see new people, and sometimes we travel to see our soul. Have you wondered how life would be if all you had to do was, wake up, take a swim in the river, go sunbathing later in the day, perhaps spend some time fishing or listening to songs that are not only devotional but ensures that you’re at peace…

The Island with a Natural Light Bulb

‘It is better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times’, it is as though this ancient adage has been fundamental in inspiring the folks at ChaloHoppo to visit less or unexplored places and properties in the North East of India. These ChaloHoppo guys, strive to set up camps and take people to witness the raw magic that nature plays in this part of the country and…

5 best waterfalls in East Khasi hills

Team ChaloHoppo’s pick of the 5 best waterfalls in East Khasi hills

Over the last one and half year that we have been exploring Meghalaya, we have come across many breathtaking views, natural wonders and verdant landscapes. We sigh so loudly at the sight of these natural creations that people around us would probably get awkward. Anyway, so we thought may be compiling a list, would be a good way to document the beauty of Meghalaya. But then Meghalaya is vast in…

Golden paddy fields of Ziro

The Golden Valley Of Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh

In the mighty state of Arunachal Pradesh, where the sun’s rays first reach India, where more than 80% of the land is under forest cover, rests the pristine valley of Ziro. This lush valley is home to the Apatanis, a photographer's muse and a subject of absolute fascination for anthropological and agricultural researchers alike. It has even spiked the interest of UNESCO but is still waiting cold to be declared…

Camping near the living root bridges of Meghalaya

14th April 2017 was special. This was the day when 52 people camped in Nongriat village, Meghalaya – close enough for everyone to hear the living roots breathe at night. This was the first time ever that a group camped for two nights in a village, only accessible by foot where one walks down 3.5 km or 3600 steps to reach it. Starting from a strip of paracetamol to mattresses…

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