5 Beautiful and Unknown Travel Destinations in India

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Getting away from the reality for a while, into a world filled with nature’s gift is definitely what we all require at least once a year to feel refreshed and rejuvenated. The mountains, plateaus, lakes, meadows are sure to amuse you if you happen to be bitten by the travel bug.  If you haven’t figured out what your next travel destination is then worry not! We bring to you five such unexplored and magnificent places in India which are worth a visit.

 

1) Patan, Gujarat

Patan is a beautiful place that is filled with interesting architecture,  temples and beautiful lakes. Patan has a  history  that dates back to 745 A.D, when it was the capital of the Chandwa rulers.

The city has made it to the list of UNESCO world heritage sites and is globally famous for its fine sarees!  ‘Patan Rani ka Vav,’  an intricate step well that was built in the 11th century, will undoubtedly make you fall in love with the charming city of Patan. 

 

2) Majuli, Assam

Majuli, an island on the shores of the Brahmaputra, is the first island to have been converted into a district in India in the year 2016. This must-visit place in Assam is simple, peaceful and breathtakingly beautiful.  Situated 20 km away from Jorhat, you need to catch a ferry to reach the island. 

Majuli is the world’s largest freshwater island. This cultural paradise of an island is mainly inhabited by tribals.  The monsoon season is the best time to visit this beautiful place which shimmers in all its glory during this season. 

 

3) Khajjiar, Himachal Pradesh 

If you are looking for a hillside view and retreat,  then Khajjiar is definitely the place for you!  When you want to escape the chaos of the city life,  Khajjiar in Himachal Pradesh is the best option for you. You can keep yourself engaged in this place by participating in various activities such as trekking, walking, paragliding or horse riding. One would never have the heart to leave this fascinating place due to its lakes, hills, and grasslands. The summer season is the best time to visit this hill station because, during the winter months, Khajjiar become engulfed in snow. 

 

4) Tirthan Valley, Himachal Pradesh

This lovely valley in Himachal Pradesh is one of the unexplored gems of India. The lovely views and activities in this area have increased the popularity of the place.  At Tirthan Valley,  one can go trout fishing, trekking or simply do nothing and just enjoy the scenic beauty of the valley. Many solo travelers visit this place for its scenic beauty.  Cottages for accommodation and restaurants with delicious food have also been coming up for tourists every year.

 

5) Hogenakkal, Tamil Nadu

Hogenakkal is situated in the state of Tamil Nadu and is a must-visit place for people who love waterfalls. The Kaveri river has basically split itself into small waterfalls and given rise to  Hogenakkal- the Indian equivalent of the  Niagara Falls, one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world.  Situated in the district of Dharmapuri, Hogenakkal located near cities such as  Bangalore and Chennai and is open to visitors all year round. 

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