This “Eastern Himalayan Botanic Ark is the first of its kind inspired by nature in Eastern Himalaya, with over 75 species of Bird, 72 Species of butterflies , 19 Amphibians, 14 Snakes, 9 Lizards and a diverse spiders and insects population.
I arrive at Wild Mahseer at night, after a five-hour drive from Guwahati, en route to Arunachal Pradesh. Tired and dusty, I am glad to be driven straight to my cottage. Right away, a tray is brought in, laden with estate-grown tea, sandwiches, cupcakes, and the check-in register.
Exotic resorts in the Northeast are transporting guests to a bygone era of luxury, says Hoihnu Hauzel
Elgin Nor-Khill in Gangtok is a picture-perfect resort that was built in 1932 by Sikkim's last king; (above) feast like a king on regional, Indian and Continental fare in the royal dining room.