Eagerness to know the mysterious and travel around the unknown frequently results to great discoveries and innovations.
Eagerness to know the mysterious and travel around the unknown frequently results to great discoveries and innovations. The world is full of secrets and travelling is the best way to open this mysterious box. On the basis of area, India might be the seventh largest country in the world, but it is one of the richest in terms of culture, colour, varied landscapes and natural resources.
Every year millions of travellers from across the world plan their trip to India to discover the optimism concealed in it; yet there are several hidden places in the country that are less explored. Below are the top 10 hidden destinations in India that can present this mysterious country quite nicely –
Just 56 kilometres away from the state capital Shillong in Meghalaya, Cherrapunji is really a paradise’s garden away from the reach of failing city life. This natural abode is branded by heavy rainfall, dense woody hills and the white feathery waterfalls. A walk on the clouds may seem vague, but it is achievable in Cherrapunji. The sky scrapping hills present a view of the abundant green area, the buoyant clouds and the rural lifestyle of the local residents.
In the seven sister’s region only there is another natural marvel. Majuli in Assam is the largest river island on earth situated amid the river Brahmaputra. Declared as a world natural heritage by UNESCO, this river island has conserved nicely the traditional weapons, utensils, jewellery and other items of cultural insinuation of the hundreds of year old Assamese civilization. The inhabitants of Majuli are worshipers of Mother Nature; agriculture and fishing are the major source of earning for them.
3) Udayagiri & Khandagiri Caves
In the Indian state of Odisha the Udayagiri and Khandagiri caves are the first group of Jain rock-cut shelters. A nourish for the eyes, these caves are of high significance preserving history, rock-cut architecture, art and religion. The wall carvings and rock-cut painting in these caves inform us much about the origin and expansion of Jainism.
4) Tarkarli Beach
A few hours’ drive from Mumbai will let you in the land of perfect waters, Tarkarli. Situated at the meeting of river Karli and Arabian Sea, Tarkarli offers you a clearer picture of the sea water. It is a dreamland for the adventure lovers who love to do snorkelling and scuba diving. You can still feel the calm whispering of the sea waves in this less tourist frequented beach of Maharashtra.
The royal rocky landscape of Western Ghats is the major attraction of this district town in the Indian state of Kerala. The land of Wayanad is sanctified by different spices and crops such as coffee, pepper, ginger, areca nut etc. The early remains found in Wayanad allow witness to its thousands of year old existence. The nature is well reinstated in this part of Kerala and therefore planning your next trip to this region will certainly be a good choice for the peace lovers.
6) Bhimbetka Rock Shelters
Declared as a World Heritage by UNESCO, the rock shelters of Bhimbetka speak much of the 30,000 years old existence of human civilization in this part of India. Relatively the terrain of Bhimbetka is less explored and hence spending a holiday in this part of the country might be a better idea for knowledge hunters. The magical spell of nature can also be felt in the surrounding areas of Bhimbetka.
7) Daman & Diu
Enclosed by Gujarat, Daman & Diu is the second smallest Union Territory in India. The signs of both Gujarati and Portuguese way of life are visible in this part of the country. The far stretching seashore adds on enthralling appeal to this beautiful place. Dotted by forts and churches, Daman & Diu is a good choice for people who want to explore the unexplored.
8) Pangong Tso
Located in a high altitude in the Himalayan Ranges, the salty water of Kumarakom lake is bluer than blue ever was, clearer than clear ever might be, purer than the purest and is surely majestic. Offering a fine combination of land, water and the cloud kissing mountains, Pangong Tso is one of the best less hundred tourist destinations in the country.
A gift of nature and the gods, the district of Chitrakoot in Madhya Pradesh is a calm retreat on the northern spur of the Vindhyas. Dotted with numerous temples, shrines and natural wonders, this Almighty’s abode is also a good option for the religious peace seekers.
10) Athirapally Falls
Other than the romantic backwaters and coconut grooves, Kerala is also famed for the Athirapilly waterfalls. Not only tranquil and sweet, but something actually wild and natural, these waterfalls offer you a silent getaway from the demanding daily life of metro cities. The word picturesque hold true, as we talk of these huge natural wonders.
India is such a diverse country that you require planning regular visits to this land to explore its treasure chest. Therefore experience something surprising and unexplored in your next trip to India.