Assam / Conservation / Everything else / Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary / Sustainable Living

World Responsible Tourism Day 2013 – Conservation with Parijat Academy

More than a billion people have started traveling every year, a trend set to rise as this decade moves on. The time is all the more significant for the tourism industry to find sustainable solutions to protecting the people and resources on which it relies. Since the last seven years, World Travel Market (WTM) holds … Continue reading

Photo Of The Day – Whreated Hornbill
Nameri National Park / Photo Of The Day / Wildlife

Photo Of The Day – Whreated Hornbill

The Whreathed Hornbill is an exotic tropical bird found from Bhutan to Southeast Asia. However, due to urbanization and illegal tree felling, the Hornbills along with other species face a threat of large scale habitat loss due to urbanization and illegal tree felling for profit. The above photograph, taken in Nameri National Park, near the foothills … Continue reading

Wildlife Tourism in Assam
Assam / Dibru-Saikhowa National Park / Everything else / Kaziranga National Park / Manas National Park

Wildlife Tourism in Assam

Assam is a north-eastern state of India with its capital at Dispur (a suburb of Guwahati City) and can be aptly described as “the land of the red river and blue hills”. Known as one of the richest biodiversity zones in the world, it consists of tropical rainforests, deciduous forests, riverine grasslands, bamboo orchards and … Continue reading

Eco-Tourism in North-East India – 6 Responsible Cottages And Homestays
Conservation / Dihing Patkai / Everything else / Majuli / Mawlynnong / Nameri National Park / Thembang / Touphema

Eco-Tourism in North-East India – 6 Responsible Cottages And Homestays

Northeast India is not one of those destinations found in every traveler’s list. This is mostly because of the region’s remoteness, closeness to sensitive international borders and absence of proper infrastructure. Call it godsend, the niche tourism acts as a safeguard to the region’s rich but delicate environment and cultures, whereas, if mass tourism was … Continue reading

6 Things To Do In And Around Guwahati City | Travel Guide
Everything else / Guwahati / Manas National Park

6 Things To Do In And Around Guwahati City | Travel Guide

Guwahati, situated on the banks of the river Brahmaputra, is northeastern India’s biggest city and serves as a doorway to the region; due to it’s western most location. Bustling and hectic at times, the city is the heart of commerce in the region and accordingly has all the modern amenities which are almost at par … Continue reading

Climate Change And The Future Of Assam: Floods, Erosion And Danger
Assam / Brahmaputra / Conservation / Everything else / Sustainable Living

Climate Change And The Future Of Assam: Floods, Erosion And Danger

Assam, located delicately where South Asia meets Southeast Asia, is a land blessed with an extremely rich biodiversity and cultures, and can arguably be considered as India’s most fertile state. But, as the years pass, more and more CO2 is getting released to the air, making the planet warmer. For those with a keen eye, … Continue reading

3 Winter Travel Ideas For February In North-East India
Assam / Everything else / Kaziranga National Park / Literature Stuff / Sikkim

3 Winter Travel Ideas For February In North-East India

North East India, located in the eastern part of the Himalayan hills, in the NE side of India, is a region that is inhabited by over 40 million people which are mainly divided into various tribes. Every tribe has its unique culture and traditions, and the differences are clearly seen if you check out the … Continue reading

3 Of The Best Hidden National Parks Of North-East India | Wildlife Travel
Arunachal Pradesh / Balpakram National Park / Dibru-Saikhowa National Park / Everything else / Mouling National Park

3 Of The Best Hidden National Parks Of North-East India | Wildlife Travel

Northeast India is the eastern-most part of India linked with Eastern Indian via a filter arena packed amongst Nepal and the Bangladesh border. The “Seven Sisters” Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram,  Nagaland and Tripura together comprise the North East India. Being recognized as one of priority Global 200 Eco regions by the WWF, there is … Continue reading

Eco-tourism in North-East India – 3 Responsible Destinations
Assam / Everything else / Kaziranga National Park / Manas National Park / Mawlynnong

Eco-tourism in North-East India – 3 Responsible Destinations

Northeast India is one of India’s secrets, a remote unexplored land rich in biodiversity and indigenous cultures. Filled with rain-forests, Himalayan mountains and hills, tourism in the region is a delicate affair which revolves around environment and cultures, creating a mutually benefiting relationship of sorts. Three delightful destinations where ecotourism has flourished are –   … Continue reading