Everybody wants to travel outside the country now-a-days to see a different way of life, to meet new people and to explore nature’s beauty . But people didn’t realize India is a beautiful country that is so diverse in not only the culture but in nature as well.
We suggest before you get on that foreign tour, explore your country first because it’s got beautiful people from different origin, diverse culture, beautiful landscape, all kinds of weather to soak or chill in and not to forget – absolutely breathtaking cuisines.
So this time, take a vacation to enjoy to soak in the beaches in Andaman, relish the beauty of our ancient heritage .
Here is a list of the top most beautiful spots of India that you must visit at least once!
1. Chadar Trek – Ladakh
Chadar Trek is is a winter trail in the Zanskar region of Ladakh, in the Indian state of J&K.The Trek is amongst the most challenging treks in the world and one of the toughest and most adventurous trek.
2. Valley of Flowers – Uttarakhand
The Valley of flowers is one of the most beautiful flower valley in India,located in West Himalaya, in Uttarakhand. Valley of Flowers National Park is known for meadows of endemic alpine flowers and the variety of flora.
3. Munnar – Kerala
A hill station and former resort for the British Raj elite, surrounded by rolling hills dotted with tea plantations established in the late 19th century. It’s located in the Idukki district of the southwestern Indian state of Kerala. It is India’s largest tea-growing region also known for wild forests, wild life, valleys and mountains.
4. Khardung La – Ladakh
Khardung La pass is a high mountain pass in the Ladakh region and is the world’s highest motorable pass. The elevation of Khardung La is 5,359 m (17,582 ft) on the Ladakh Range is also the gateway to the most beautiful Nubra valleys.
5. Bhedaghat – Jabalpur
Bhedaghat is situated by the side of holy river Narmada and famous for Dhuandhar Falls-which looks like smoke coming out of the river, Marble Rocks and Chaunsath Yogini temple. Another major attraction is ‘Bandar Kodini’, when one travels in between the marble rocks in a boat, the mountains at both the sides at one point come so close that the monkeys are able to jump across them, hence the name “Bandar Kodini”.
6. Tea Gardens – Darjeeling
Tea Gardens of Darjeeling are located in the foothills of the Himalayas and also referred as the Queen of the Hills in West Bengal.
India’s most popular hill stations surrounded by tea plantations that produce prized light coloured, floral smelling tea.The travellers are encouraged to stay in tea garden Bungalows with all amenities during which apart from enjoying serene atmosphere of tea garden they can also see the tea manufacturing process and the unique culture of tea garden.
7. Snow Town – Gulmarg
Gulmarg snow town is a popular skiing destination and one of the most beautiful places in Kashmir that offers some enchanting views of the Kashmir Valley, meadow, carpeted with flowers and snow capped mountain peaks. Khilanmarg,Ningle Nallah,Gulmarg Gondola and Alpather Lake are few major tourist attractions of Gulmarg.
8. Yumthang Valley – Sikkim
The Yumthang Valley is a beautiful valley surrounded by the great Himalayan range in the North Sikkim and popularly known as Valley of Flowers.
9. Kaas Plateau – Maharashtra
The Kaas Plateau, also known as the Kaas Pathar or Kas Sadas, is a plateau situated 25 kilometres west from Satara city in Maharashtra. Kaas Pathar is known for various types of wild flowers and has been declared as Biodiversity World Heritage Site.
10. Loktak Phumdis Lake – Manipur
Phumdis are a series of floating islands is the largest freshwater Loktak Lake in North-East Indian state of Manipur. Loktak Lake is known as the the only Floating lake in the world and home to only floating national park and endangered sangai deer.
11. Mawlynnong Village – Meghalaya
Mawlynnong Village in East Khasi Hills of Meghalaya is the Cleanest Village in Asia and also referred as God’s own garden. The village is known for its cleanliness and one of the India’s 20 villages that are simply unreal and you must visit.
12. Rohtang Pass – Manali
Rohtang Pass is a high mountain pass on Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas that connects the Kullu Valley with the Lahaul and Spiti Valleys. The pass is only open from May to November and serves as the gateway to Lahaul and Spiti valleys in Himachal Pradesh.
13. Gurudongmar Frozen Lake – Sikkim
Frozen Gurudongmar lake is one of the highest lakes in the world, located in the region of northern Sikkim. The high altitude lake fed by glaciers and remains completely frozen in the winter months.
14. Chitrakote Falls – Chhattisgarh
The Chitrakote Falls located to the west of Jagdalpur in Chhattisgarh is often called the Niagara Falls of India. Chitrakote Falls on the Indravati River is the widest fall in India.
15. Hoggenakal Falls – Tamil Nadu
Hogenakkal Falls is a waterfall in South India on the Kaveri river in the Dharmapuri district of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.It is sometimes also referred to as the “Niagara Falls” of India.
16. Lonar Crater – Maharashtra
Lonar crater lake in Buldhana district is the largest and only hyper velocity impact crater on earth. The Lonar Lake is a prime tourist destination in the state of Maharashtra. It is a saline soda lake located at Lonar in Buldana district, Maharashtra, India which was created by a meteor impact.
17. Matheran – Maharashtra
The smallest hill station in India, Matheran which is only 90 km from Mumbai, provides a pretty dramatic view of the sunset and the sunrise.
18. Havelock island – Andaman and Nicobar
One of the most beautiful and serene islands in the Andaman cluster, Havelock is a paradise for those looking for a serene escape. A popular honeymooners destination as well. Awarded as the ‘Best Beach in Asia’ in 2004, by Time, the swimming elephants are the most popular attraction here. The beautifully made villas and picturesque houses are the cherry on top.
19. The Belum Caves – Andhra Pradesh
The Belum Caves are located in the Belum village in Kolimigundla Mandal of the Kurnool district in the state of Andhra Pradesh. These caves are the second longest and largest caves in the Indian Subcontinent. The caves have long passages, spacious chambers, fresh water galleries and siphons. They are best known for the amazing formations of stalactites and stalagmites.
20. Dal Lake – Jammu & Kashmir
Dal Lake is a beautiful, urban lake that is located in Srinagar, the capital of Jammu and Kashmir. This lake is also known as the ‘Jewel in the Crown of Kashmir.’ It is the second largest lake in the state and contributes immensely to the tourism and recreation. The lake’s periphery consists of three gardens- Mughal gardens, Shalimar Bagh and the Nishat Bagh.
21. Jaisalmer – Rajasthan
Lying in the heart of the Thar Desert, Jaisalmer is a town in the state of Rajasthan, named after its founder- Maharawal Jaisal Singh. Jaisalmer is sometimes called the “Golden City of India” because the yellow sand and the yellow sandstone used in every architecture of the city gives a yellowish-golden tinge to the city and its surrounding area, and is crowned by the Fort of Jaisalmer and its several ornate Jain temples.
Hope you liked our list.
Happy travelling !