Category: Chalohoppo Journal

Blog Mechuka landslide

The story of the ultimate road trip to Mechuka- escaping the landslides!

So much had happened from May 19th to May 28th 2018, that every time I tried to write something I have been left confused. It all began with the trip being a very normal one, where everyone was having fun, getting to know each other and I was busy working out the next steps as the organiser. By 22nd May, things were taking a turn, for the better. Now, the travellers…

blog khasi food

Eating like a local in Shillong

During my time in Mumbai and Pune, I terribly missed Northeast Indian food. I missed home food. I missed the Naga food that I had only tasted for the first time while in Bangalore, even though I am from Tripura, one of the seven sisters that make Northeast India. We don’t really get exposure to the food of the other states unless one travels extensively. The most surprising aspect is…

Meghalaya 6 interesting conversation blog

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

Last Updated on 02/08/2019 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…

12 reasons why you should visit Mizoram

12 Reasons Why Mizoram Should Be Next On Your Travelling List! – Last Updated on 02/08/2019

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 – Last Updated on 02/08/2019

“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! – Last Updated on 02/08/2019

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

Last Updated on 16/10/2019 This is quite a comprehensive list of over 4000 words covering experiences in the northeast Indian states of Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Mizoram, Sikkim. The only states missing are Assam and Tripura and if you wish to travel to these 2 states then we can always customise a trip for you. You can send us your enquiry here. The blog has 15 experiential tour packages listed…

The Island with a Natural Light Bulb – Last Updated on 02/08/2019

‘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 – Last Updated on 02/08/2019

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…

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