The North-Eastern regions of India are one of the most fascinating places in the entire world. The North East comprises of 7 states, collectively known as 'the seven sisters'. The formidable terrain consisting of mountains, hills, rainforests, rivers, jungles and predators are the chief features of North East. North East is also known to have one of the highest biodiversity density found anywhere in the world. North East is culturally distinct from other states of India. The people the north-east understand and speak English however Hindi is not very common except in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Tripura therefore it is advisable for travelers to pick us a few phrases of the local language.
There are domestic airports in Assam, Manipur, Nagaland and Tripura. They have direct flights from other parts of India. Dibrugarh airport and Silchar airport are the two major airports in Assam. Helicopter services are also offered in Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram.
Assam has major connections to all the other states of India. Important stations in Assam include Dibrugarh, Bongaigaon, Lumding, Tinsukhia and Guwahati. Fastest train from Delhi to Guwahati is the Rajdhani Express. The fastest train from Kolkata is the Saraighat Express.
All the states of North East have a good network of roads in urban areas. Bus services are available from West Bengal to many North Eastern cities. Swapna travels operating under ASTC and Deep travels are the two bus services offered from Siliguri to Guwahati.