Explore these 15 offbeat destinations in India during summer season !
India is a land of a variety of landscapes, culture, and tribe. Be it summer, winter or monsoon, there is always a destination waiting to be explored. The growing tourism of India is an answer to all the travel plans being executed.
India gives you exposure to different thrilling experiences and a taste of true Indian heritage and culture. With so many tourist attractions, India is a dream destination for everyone.
Here’s a list of offbeat and untouched destinations in India that should definitely be on your bucket list:
Tirthan Valley, Himachal Pradesh:
Land of Himachal Pradesh has always something in store for you. Tirthan Valley is a natural treasure and you will feel out of the world here.
It is located in Kullu district in Himachal Pradesh and you can enjoy trekking, fishing and a nature walk in these hills. Explore some picturesque villages like Gushaini and Nagini or go for the Jalori Pass trek or chill like a boss amidst nature.
The presence of unspoiled beaches makes Gokarna a must-visit offbeat destination. A pilgrimage town for Hindus is also known for its sacred Mahabaleshwar Temple (dedicated to Lord Shiva).
It is a perfect place to unwind on beaches in silence and peaceful environment. A one of its kind, Gokarna will take you on a slow holiday surrounded by coconut and palm trees, ocean and sands.
A beautiful small village offering views of snow-covered Himalayan range, Chopta is located in Uttarakhand. It’s a perfect place to take a break from humdrum life and sit back here or indulge in adventure activities like camping, trekking, and yoga.
Chopta also serves as the base trekking for Tungnath Temple (the third temple of Panch Kedar) and midpoint for Chandrashila Trek.
Shortlisted by UNESCO for inclusion in the World Heritage Site, Ziro is a popular town in Arunachal Pradesh. It is one of the most beautiful valleys in the country and boasts of scenic beauty.
There is also the Talley Wildlife Sanctuary, popular amongst tourists and is home to leopards. Also famous for its tribal heritage, Apatanis is referred as the oldest tribe in this North East Indian state.
An ancient city in Gujarat, Patan is famous for Rani ki Vav (stepwell), Sahasralinga Talav ( a reservoir) and its fort walls. The city served as Gujarat’s capital for 650 years and was founded by Chavda dynasty.
Also famous as Mini Switzerland, Khajjiar is located in Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh. It is a perfect getaway with hills, lakes, and meadows that are breathtakingly mesmerizing.
Tourists can also enjoy adventure activities like Paragliding, Horse-riding, and Trekking. Go for a long walk in the pine forests and leave all the worries behind.
Situated in the Parvati valley and on the banks of the Parvati river, Kasol is a hotspot among hippie backpackers. Also, you will spot many Israeli inhabitants and good cafes, restaurants. You can relax here, visit the Manikaran Gurudwara and lose yourself in the tranquillity of Kasol.
Spiti valley is best known as cold desert terrain located in Himachal Pradesh. Spiti valley is unexplored and has beautiful monasteries and untouched mountain valley. It offers trekking trails and mountain biking routes and beautiful lakes like the Chandratal Lake and Surajtal Lake.
Famous for Lonar crater and Lonar Lake, Lonar is a town that is unexplored until now. A crater was formed over 5000 years ago when a meteorite hit the surface in this region.
Lonar Lake is the only saltwater lake in basaltic rock in the world. An emerging tourist attraction has a lot to offer, including Gomukh Temple, Daitya Sudan Temple, and a lush wildlife.
National Chambal Wildlife Sanctuary, U.P.:
A getaway for wildlife enthusiasts, the National Chambal Wildlife Sanctuary is located on the Chambal river, near the tri-border of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh & Uttar Pradesh. You will find some of the endangered species, including red-crowned turtles, crocodiles, Gangetic dolphins, etc.
Devprayag is a religious centre located at the confluence of river Alaknanda and Bhagirathi. There is spirituality in the air with holy places like Sangam, Mata Bhuvneshwari Temple, Raghunath Ji Temple, Dhaneshwar Mahadev Temple, Danda Nagaraja and Chandrabadni Temple.
Famous for its terracotta temples, and Baluchari sarees, Bishnupur is also known for its rich heritage, culture and architectural style. Visit the famous temples including Jorbangla Temple, Rasmancha Temple, and Shyamrai Temple and get to see the unexplored culture of Bihnupur.
Recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage site, Valley of Flowers in Uttarakhand is a paradise on earth with exotic species of flowers, insects, butterflies, and avifauna. It is no less than heaven and the flowers blooming in the area surrounded by peaks makes it a beautiful sight to watch.
Located in the northeast of Ladakh valley, Nubhra valley has become one of the most favourites amongst tourists. The destination is a fusion of desert, green fields and mountains in the background. You can sit on Camelback and relax in nature’s lap.
You will see many ancient monuments in Mandu, telling a story of their architectural history. There are many gateways and stone walls that are beautifully constructed. The main attractions here include Jahaz Mahal, Rani Raupmati’s Pavillion, Hindola Mahal, Champa Baoli and much more.
Summers are almost here, plan a trip to one of these destinations and enjoy the vacations. Book a tour from Indiator.com
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