They are called the seven sisters. They are the seven beautiful states of Northeast India. These states have not come up as tourist destination on the tourist map. But they have emmence potential for travel and tourism. The small but densely covered hills of these states are a mystery which await to be discovered and explored. The tradition, culture, festivals everything has remained covered and is slowly opening up.
The Buddhist pilgraimages of Bihar or the temples of Konark, Bhubaneswar, Puri in Orissa are visited by pilgrims as well as the tourists. The Chillika lake is the largest lagoon and watching sunset over the lake has its own pleasure. Visit the beaches of Digha in West Bengal and Puri in Orissa, their beauty is sure to hang in your mind for years to come.
One of the major tourist destination in East has been the Calcutta. Calcutta came up as a major city of the region when it was made the capital city by the East India company. Calcutta has retained the historical splendour which is reflected in the buildings of the place. Today Calcutta is the capital of West Bengal and one of the major port in east.
The sunderban deltas are also a major tourist attraction. The great Sundari tree (Mangrove) thrive on the silts deposited by the Ganges before it meets the ocean. These trees form a part of the Sunderban National park where the Royal Bengal Tigers are found. Also, the crocodile and mighty pythons have made these deltas as their home.
In this region only one can visit Bodh Gaya, Rajgir, Nalanda and Patna etc. These places are part of Buddhist tourist circuit. Most of them are closely related with the life of Buddha and at some places last remains of this great preacher is kept. Thus, trhe eastern region also has many things to offer, iteneries for some have already been made and some wait for their turn to come.
MADHYA PRADESH The central land of Madhya Pradesh, the land of Kings and primitive people, of rugged mountains , myth and romance, is the largest state in the Indian Union, with its capital at Bhopal.
M.P. is a vast plateau surrounded by the Vindhya and Satpura mountains that make a rugged descent into the valleys of the Narmada and Tapti rivers which have long served as a passageway connecting east and west India.
The people are proud of their culture. The men here are of the marital type, the women proud and graceful; those married recognizable by their vermilion and green glass bangles. The state is home to a large number of aboriginal tribes like the Bhils, the Baigas, Maria and the Murias. 40% of India's aboriginal population-the Adivasis live here. Apart from Hindi, the locally spoken dialects include Malwi, Bhojpuri, Bundelkhandi etc.