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10 Awesome Summer Destinations in East India That You Must Visit in 2017

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If you are perturbed about where to go for your summer holidays, worry no longer. We have the top East Indian destinations lined up for you. 

1. Shillong: Scotland of the east

Shillong: Scotland of the east
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source: HolidayIQ reviewer Manish Rauthan shot this in Shillong

HolidayIQ reviewer Millo says, "Wards lake, lanes of the town, churches, elephant falls, tea estates and gardens are the places to visit. Local food is the Khasi food mostly, so if you are a strict vegetarian, you might have some trouble with food, as most of the food served here is richly non-vegetarian. Try the local wines manufactured."

2. Darjeeling: The quaint little hill station

Darjeeling: The quaint little hill station
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HolidayIQ reviewer Pritvi says, "The must-visit attractions around Darjeeling include the Himalayan Railway, Ghoom Monastery, Happy valley tea gardens and the Himalayan Mountaineering instituteThe toy train is a modern engineering marvel."

3. Gangtok: The ethereal land of the east

Gangtok: The ethereal land of the east
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source: HolidayIQ reviewer Rajendra Makharia shot this in Gangtok

HolidayIQ reviewer Prateek says, "The most striking feature is the manner and discipline in which the city is being administered by Sikkim Government. Most important tourist spots are Nathula pass, Tsongo lake (don't forget to take YAK ride), Baba mandir (Lt Indian Army soldier Baba Harbhajan Singh's shrine)."

4. Kalimpong: The land of the Lepchas

Kalimpong: The land of the Lepchas
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source: HolidayIQ reviewer Nilarun Mukherjee shot this in Kalimpong

HolidayIQ reviewer Basab Ray says, "Enjoy cool climate all the year, not unbearable even during December or January. Plenty of sightseeing attractions located nearby. Dello Hill, Durpeen Monastery, Golf Club, Nursery, Dr Grahms Home School are some of them."

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5. Sunderbans: Into the wild

Sunderbans: Into the wild
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source: HolidayIQ reviewer Tarit Ganguly shot this in Sunderbans

HolidayIQ reviewer Gomathi says, "This much of adventure was unexpectedly overwhelming. The Sunderbans gives you the shivers. You see another world there. The world of unending dark waters, dark mangroves on either side till the eyes can see only eternity. For one moment you feel spiritual as if the gods are beckoning."

6. Pelling: The sacred land of the Buddhists

Pelling: The sacred land of the Buddhists
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source: HolidayIQ reviewer Kallol Pramanik shot this in Pelling

HolidayIQ reviewer Sameer says, "A perfect place to nurse your burn out. There is everything to entertain around. You have places for trekking, mountaineering, paragliding or just sightseeing. A must -visit for a person who wants to see 'Kanchenjunga range' in its real glory."

7. Mandarmani: The seaside resort village

Mandarmani: The seaside resort village
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source: HolidayIQ reviewer Somenath Mardanya shot this in Mandarmani

HolidayIQ reviewer Swastik says, "The sea is very calm and suitable for bathing for people of all ages. The best thing is budget is not a constraint in travelling to this beautiful beach. Carry suitable amount of required medicines. Mandarmani is an all season destination."

8. Puri: The confluence of spirituality and modern life

Puri: The confluence of spirituality and modern life
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HolidayIQ reviewer Pritvi says, "Puri is a must-visit attraction in the traditional circuit of modern Odisha. The must-visit attractions around Puri include the Jagannath Temple, Puri Beach and the Chilika Wildlife sanctuary."

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9. Digha: The dreamy beach

Digha: The dreamy beach
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source: HolidayIQ reviewer Parvez Alam from Kanpur shot this in Digha

HolidayIQ reviewer Santanu says, "Wide sea beach, plenty of handicraft items, local cashew nut, temples, fishing area, the confluence of the river with the Bay of Bengal, all of them attract tourists throughout the year."

10. Agartala: Semi-rural atmosphere with pleasant weather

Agartala: Semi-rural atmosphere with pleasant weather
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HolidayIQ reviewer Mithun says, "Neermahal, Sipahijala and many more places to visit. Raj Bari and the town also. It is the greenest city in India. Every road is neat and clean. The people are so helpful as well."

11. Watch a great video of Shillong by our HolidayIQ reviewer

source: HolidayIQ reviewer Debashis Roy shot this video in Shillong

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