Underrated Destinations In India That Will Leave You In Awe
Hold your horses and don’t call yourself a traveller just yet! If you’ve only visited the most known and commercialized places, then trust us, you’re genuinely missing out on the epic and off beat places this country has to offer. Explore the unexplored to find out how limitless the beauty of India is and we bet you’ll not only get away from the hustle bustle of tourists but also will be able to enjoy the rawness and purity of these places!
Therefore, wait no more, scroll down to know about these gorgeous travel destinations and re-write your bucket list now!
1. Keibul Lamjao on Loktak Lake, Manipur
This place tops our list of most underrated tourist spots in India because it is the only floating park of the world and is also home to the endangered Sangai deer. The floating garden on this lake is a result of decomposed plant material. You really need to visit this place to witness and realise its beauty!
2. Yousmarg, Jammu and Kashmir
We all know how beautiful and heavenly Kashmir is, but this hill town has an unmatched scenic beauty as it is surrounded by mountains which could easily be compared to European Alps. The best time to visit this place is during the Spring so you can see a wide variety of flowers blooming! What makes this place even more enchanting is that the mighty Doodh Ganga flows across the valley.
3. Chitrakoot Falls, Chhattisgarh
Arguably the widest and most picturesque waterfall in India, Chitrakoot falls is often missed by people due to it’s location. This 1000-feet wide waterfall is shaped in a horse-shoe and is situated on the Indravati river.
4. Auli, Uttrakhand
Host to the National Championship of Snow skiing, Auli is also an underrated town situated in Uttrakhand. Apart from the snow-cladded mountains and absolutely beautiful and picturesque views, Auli also has one of the world’s largest artificial lakes! So, keep your Himachal, and north trips aside for some time and visit this gorgeous town for your next mountain-vacation!
5. Ziro Valley, Arunachal Pradesh
There’s a lot more to this town than being the host to one of India’s most commendable music festivals! The lush-green fields of rice, rivers that always babble and villages whose beauty you’d want to save as picture postcards are just some of the attractions of this beautiful place!
6. Bandar Kodini, Jabalpur
If you think boating is mainstream, visit this place and experience boating under the moonlight in the Narmada river with huge mountains accompanying you on both sides. The marble rock mountains come so close at a point that monkeys could easily jump from one side to the other!
7. Gokarna, Karnataka
With just a two-and-a-half-hour ride from Goa, Gokarna is a beach town located in Karnataka. The town got famous by the pilgrimages taken by Hindus for Lord Shiva.
It is now a very charming hippie destination where you’ll enjoy a quiet tropical heaven!