Are you tired of Lonavala, Goa or Ladakh?
Do you want something more than Shimla, Manali or Kodaikanal?
Then, you’re in the right place. Travelling has become such a fad these days. It’s about time that we unravel the beauty of hidden gems and TRULY explore.
Fun fact – Sandakphu is the ONLY place which offers you the view of four of the five highest peaks of Mt. Everest.
If this does not excite you enough, just imagine trekking through the beautiful peaks and stumbling across beautiful orchids in your way…
This trekker’s paradise is located in the North west of Darjeeling town hill at an altitude of 12,000 feet.
Please note –To trek the Sandakphu and Singalila ranges, you will need a permit and ensure that you have a registered guide.
Kausani is a lush green hill station in Uttarakhand with a picturesque spread of pine trees. Another plus is that it is a weekend getaway from Delhi. Are you packing your bags, already?
Another jewel hidden in Uttarakhand is Kanatal. Apple orchards, quaint roads, friendly locals… All in one. Since Kanatal is untouched by urban civilisation, it is the most PERFECT location to unwind, relax and get lost in the beauty around.
Nestled in the hidden terrains of the North East, Tawang boasts of a cultural and historical heritage. If crystal blue waters and glacial lakes are your thing, it’s time you visit Tawang. In case you own an adventurer spirit, you can always try rafting, trekking or even angling.
If you’re wondering what could be special about a lake, have a look at this lake.
Yes, you see these circular swamps? That’s the allure of the Loktak lake. Located in Manipur, Loktak is the largest freshwater lake in India.
Velas is a small town in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra. Every year, it hosts a turtle festival.
What’s a turtle festival, you ask? It’s when baby Olive Ridley turtles venture in to the sea immediately after hatching.
JUST. SO. CUTE!
If you thought all the pretty hill stations are captured by the north, think again. Situated 60 km away from the capital city of Thiruvananthapuram, Ponmudi boasts of winding pathways and enchanting views.
Let’s not forget our beautiful Union Territories – Lakshwadeep Islands. Kavaratti Island is the capital of Lakshwadeep. Did you know that Lakshwadeep possesses some of the prettiest corals ever?! This simply means, hello scuba diving!
FYI – Lakshwadeep is one the few places in the world which observes bioluminescence.
Famous as the wettest place on earth, Mawsynram is pure bliss for the pluviophiles out there. Located in Meghalaya, this is THE place to go to if you wish to witness the fury of the Rain Gods.
FUN FACT- Almost every person in Mokokchung lives to be a 100 years old. Interesting, eh?
If you’re more a beach person, then this one’s for you. Talasari is a secluded beach with swaying palm trees. This beach is soon going to become a tourist spot, so get going already!
Ever wanted to visit a ghost town? Here’s your chance. Situated at the tip of Tamil Nadu, it is a town which holds a rich religious value.
Khonoma is Asia’s first Green Village. Tucked in the North Eastern charms of Nagaland, it boasts of scenic views of the valley. Khonoma is also known for its war memorial.
Majuli is one of the largest river island in the world. Located on the Brahmaputra river, it attracts many rare migratory birds each year.
Tamenglong is the absolute perfect setting for a nature enthusiast who enjoys being outdoors. The Manipur cuisine is a must try. The flavourful curries and exotic spices are sure to life your spirits.
Yuksom was earlier the capital of Sikkim. Fortunately, it is not famous so you can conveniently avoid the tourist flock. Since it a small town, travelling on foot is a must have experience.