Region - The region is bounded by the Nepal, Bhutan & Sikkim Himalayas. It includes the states West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Orissa and the seven eastern states Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Sikkim, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura. It also includes the Union Territory Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal.
Overview - The states are heavily forested and have plentiful rainfall. There are beautiful wildlife sanctuaries, tea-estates and mighty rivers like Brahmaputra. The region is home to one-horned rhinoceros, elephants and other endangered wildlife.
Food: The Bengal is known for its yummy combination of rice and fish. Usually the Bengalis love eating varieties of fishes. If you have a sweet tooth then this is the place for you. Various mouth watering sweets are prepared by using milk and cream. Some of them are called 'Roshogollas', 'Sandesh', 'Cham-cham', etc.