The best way to relax and rejuvenate is to take a trip. Most of us plan a holiday in the hopes of experiencing peace but we end up being stuck in a crowded area. For us, the idea of a perfect holiday is to spend our time in the lap of nature and absorb the beautiful view while sipping some hot drink in complete solace. We end up surfing the internet to find this kind of perfect place to spend our summer holidays.
Take a road trip to these places mentioned below, it is equally thrilling.
Don’t worry, here we have made a list of some places that you would absolutely love to visit. These are not overcrowded and allow you to enjoy some quality time with your loved ones. Have a look-
Unexplored Places in India You Must Visit
1. Mawlynnong, Meghalaya-
Mawlynnong is located on the East of Khasi hills in Meghalaya and was named as the cleanest village of the country. Located 90 km from Shillong along the India-Bangladesh border.
This place is the epitome of natural beauty. Meghalaya is the highest rainfall receiving state of India, which makes it a hub of natural beauty. The place is as green as you could imagine. If you are in Shillong then you can also take a road trip here.
There are many places of tourist attraction here like The Church of Epiphany, The balancing rock, The sky viewpoint and many more.
2. Mashobra, Himachal Pradesh-
Mashobra is a small town in the Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh. Shimla is a hotspot of tourists. Try visiting this less crowded area within Shimla. This is a part of Shimla Water Catchmentanct Wildlife Sanctuary. The place has a wide variety of flora and fauna and is a treat to animal and bird lovers. Many colourful birds can be seen here like partridges, Himalayan Eagle, pheasants etc.
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3. Majauli Island, Assam-
This is the first river island to be made a district. This is a river island in the Brahmaputra river. The island is 300-400 km from Guwahati. The place is culturally very rich and people celebrate various festivals like Christmas, raas festival. Ali aye Ligang festival is also celebrated at the time of harvest and is a delight for the tourists also. Many local delicacies like purang apin, apong and dishes made up of pork, chicken is also available during this time.
Majauli Island is a hotspot of flora and fauna and many birds migrate to this island. Definitely a must-visit place on our list.
4. Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh-
Ziro is a perfect place to visit if you want to experience nature and do some trekking. There is no direct flight to Ziro but the road trip here is magnificent. This is the best place to explore the natural beauty.
There are many forests and rivers and is famous for rice cultivation. The architectural significance will amaze you.
5. Munsiyari. Uttarakhand-
One the most beautiful unexplored places in Uttarakhand, Munsiyari is located in the Greater Himalayan Range in Uttarakhand. The best time to visit here is from March-June and in September if you are interested in trekking. In winters, the place is converted into a beautiful sight with everything covered in snow. Some of the must-have things while you are here are- Kumaoni cuisines and Bhuransh juice (made up of Rhododendron flowers.
There are many tourist attractions in Arunachal Pradesh- Mesar Kund, Thamri Kund, Birthi falls, Nanda Devi Temple and museum. Of the best-unexplored places in India to visit in August.
6. Kaza, Himachal Pradesh-
There are two access points to Kaza, one is through Kinnaur Valley and another is Lahaul Valley. The valley is surrounded by mountains and is a must visit place.
The main tourist attraction in Kaza are- Key Monastery, this is the largest monastery of the Spiti Valley, Chandartal Lake with crystal blue water, Pin Valley National Park. This National Park is the home to many wild animals like Snow Leopard, Siberian Ibex, Tibetan Gazelle.
7. Aru Valley, Kashmir-
Kashmir is known as mini Switzerland of India, And Boy! it is one of the most beautiful places to visit. Yes, there are some security issues with the place but we cannot deny the fact that our travel list would be incomplete without including this in our list. Sonamarg and Gulmarg remain crowded but the less crowded places to visit are Betaab Valley, Dodhpathri and Aru Valley. Trekking to the top to get a beautiful view from the top.
There are many other locations to cover while in Kashmir. This place is a treat to all the nature lovers.
8. Patan, Gujarat-
Patan was the former capital of Gujarat. The city is architecturally appealing. The most famous places to visit are Rani ki vav and museum. Beautiful sculptures made by the Solanki era are here. There are images of goddesses as well as some erotic sculptures can also be seen. There is rich vegetation as Tropic of Cancer passes through this state.
The place is also famous for the finest hand-woven textiles. The Gujarati cuisines are also a must-try while you are here.
9. Anthargange, Karnataka-
Anthargange is situated in the Kolar district of Karnataka. Blessed with captivating beauty this place is a must visit for every travel enthusiast. There are many small caves formed after many volcanic eruptions.
Anthargange is a spring which is found near Kashi Vishweshwara temple, the place is a treat to adventure lovers. Rock climbing, rappelling and high rope traversing are also available here.
10. Bhimbetka, Madhya Pradesh-
It is located in ht Raisen District in Madhya Pradesh. The Bhimbetka caves are archaeological sites which show the earliest traces of human life. Some caves have paintings which show the evolution of human beings from being hunters to pursue agriculture. The rocks are surrounded by dense vegetation which alleviates its scenic beauty.
It was declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2003.
11. Ponmudi, Kerala-
Ponmudi is located in the Thiruvananthapuram District of Kerala. It is a part of The Western Ghat range. The highway connecting Anapara to Ponmudi is surrounded by mountains and tea gardens which gives it a picture perfect view. The place is rich in flora and fauna. Other tourist attractions are Golden Valley, Deer Park and Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary. Many wild animals like lion-tailed macaques, Hornbills, Leopards can also be seen here.
Mankayam Waterfall is also an add-on to the beauty of this place.
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12. Bundi, Rajasthan-
Bundi is a town in the Hadoti region of Rajasthan. Bundi is also known as ‘Choti Kashi’ because it has many temples. Rajasthan is famous for its architecturally well-built forts. Bundi is surrounded by Aravali Hills.
The main tourist attractions are The Taragarh fort, artificial lake- Nawal Sagar, Sukh Mahal and Eighty-Four pillared cenotaph. The forts are adorned with murals and rock arts.
13. Tadoba, Maharashtra-
Tadoba is located in the Chandrapur District of Maharashtra. Tadoba comes from the name of a god, ‘taru’ worshipped by the tribes living in the dense forests of Andhari region. Tadoba reserve is a hub of flora and fauna. Andhari river flows through it which makes it more beautiful. Plan a jungle safari and see the wildlife more closely.
14. Valley of Flowers, Uttarakhand-
Who doesn’t love spending his day surrounded by colourful flowers? Valley of Flowers National Park is located in western Himalayas in Uttarakhand. Many birds are also found in this park and this is a home to many endangered species like Asiatic Black Bear, Musk deer, Snow Leopard etc. Reaching here includes a trek of 17 km perfect for adventure lovers.
This is a must-visit place for all nature lovers.
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15. Kalimpong, West Bengal-
It is situated near Teesta river and Sikkim. The peaceful and serene beauty of this place is what attracts the tourists. Kalimpong is famous for its nurseries and orchids. The Flower Festival is also held in the month of October here. Momos available in different varieties and Thukpa is worth giving a shot when you are here.
16. Chembra Peak, Kerala-
Chembra Peak is one of the highest peaks in Western Ghats, located in Kerala. It is a good place for trekking but you have to take prior permission. It is a clean and beautiful place and soothes your eye. Pookot lake and Kanthanpara waterfalls are also some tourist attraction located nearby Chembra Peak.
17. Naukuchiatal, Uttarakhand-
It is a small hill station in the Nainital District of Uttarakhand. It is also known as ‘the lake of nine corners’. This is a beautiful place to visit for tourists and has a network of artificial and natural lakes. Many adventure activities like kayaking, fishing, rowing, paragliding, and boating are also available here. Other tourist attractions are Hanuman Temple, Sattal lake and Junglia gaon. One of the best and unexplored places in India for honeymoon.
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18. Varkala, Kerala-
It is a small town along the Arabian Sea situated in Kerala. It is a perfect place to relax and rejuvenate. Palm trees are also beautiful attractions of this place. There is a striking view of sunrise and sunset. During the festivals, you can see some beautiful local dance forms. Other attractions are Jagardana Swami Temple, Papanasam cliff and beach.
19. Talasari Beach, Odisha-
It is situated in the Baleshwar District of Odisha. It is surrounded by palm trees which adds up to its scenic beauty. The place is also famous for its Udaipur beach and is lined with coconut trees on its boundary. It is a very windy place but is calm and peaceful. It is not that frequently visited places so it is perfect for relaxing and lying around. The place also has some cashew trees.
20. Chopta, Uttarakhand-
Chopta is the starting point of trekking to Tunganath. The trek consists of many meadows, beautiful trees and you can go camping, bird watching, rock climbing, and skiing also. The mountains are snow covered and have a lush green vegetation.
A must-visit place if you love natural scenery with some adventure.
This was our list of some beautiful, attractive tourist places which you can visit in your upcoming holidays. These are beautiful, serene and epitome of scenic beauty. How did you like it, mention in the comment section below?