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The Green Village of Khonoma

That's our friend, Nishit Sharma aka @hopping_bug admiring the rice fields of Khonoma in Nagaland. Khonoma is the first Green village of Asia and holds a significant mark in history as well. The villagers do not rely on importing vegetables from outside and produce their own. The sale of tobacco and plastic is banned here. The villagers have also abolished hunting, a practice which makes up the core of Naga…

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…

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…

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…

How to pack your bag for a trip to Meghalaya in the monsoons?

How to pack your bag for a trip to Meghalaya in the monsoons? – Last Updated on 02/08/2019

Proudly boasting itself as the “Wettest place on Earth” and quite living up to it, Meghalaya is the ultimate romance of Nature during Monsoon! The exhilarating beauty which the nature displays in its favourite season is something one cannot afford to miss. It is around June-September when the monsoon is at its peak in this region. The giant clouds rising from the Bay of Bengal showers unending rain during this…

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