Most of us have already been to some of the most famous tourist destinations in India such as Manali, Goa, Kerela etc. Most of these destinations face a heavy influx of tourists throughout the year. But India has a lot more to offer to the travel buffs. And if you are looking for places that still breathe in their natural beauty and are not congested with tourists then here are few places that you must definitely visit:
1) Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh
Tawang region nestled in Arunachal Pradesh is one of the most beautiful places to visit. The place is famous for Tawang Monastery, a famous Buddhist Temple, which is around 113 feet long. The interiors of the Monastery will leave you in awe and it also has a 28 feet high statue of Lord Buddha. When in Tawang do visit the Indo-China border. Lakes like Madhuri Lake and Pangateng Tso Lake offer a scenic view. Tawang is also blessed with beautiful waterfalls – Bap Teng Kang Waterfall and Nuranang Falls.
Another North eastern destination which is not much visited by tourists despite having some of the most amazing attractions is Sikkim. Tsomgo Lake in Sikkim offers most ethereal views. Another beautiful place in Sikkim that you must visit is the town called Yuksom. Yuksom lies away from the hustle bustle of the city and is blessed with picturesque views. The place is famous for its national parks and monasteries. Other attractions in Sikkim that are worth the visit are Nathula Pass, Ravangla, Yumthang Valley.
3) Tuophema Tourist Village, Nagaland
The place is a hidden jewel in Nagaland that offers travellers an opportunity to explore an altogether new culture. The place is famous for its traditional rice beers and bamboo baked dishes of Naga cuisine.
4) Majuli, Assam
The cultural capital of Assam, Majuli is famous as the world’s largest fresh water island. This river island is located on the river Brahmaputra. The best time to visit the place is during the monsoons, also the winter months makes the trip to this beautiful place worthwhile.
Gujarat is another city which is famous for its beautiful heritage sites. Champaner in Gujarat is one of the UNESCO world heritage sites which is one of the best places to visit especially for history buffs. Another place to visit in Gujarat is Patan which is famous for its Rani ka Vav. It is the newest addition to the UNESCO World heritage site list.
6) Spiti, HimachaL Pradesh
The place is a heaven for trekkers and soul seekers. The beautiful place is surrounded by majestic mountains and is an abode to some of the most beautiful Buddhist temples and monasteries. The best time to visit this place is during the summer months because the winters here can be harsh and should be avoided.