India is a traveller’s dream destination. There are several hidden places you should visit.
India is very rich in culture, heritage and natural beauty but a lot of this beauty lies in hidden locations, far away from the hustle and bustle of known tourist spots and cities.
These absolutely fabulous travelling locations are begging to be appreciated by people and tourists who understand their rare and unique nature and so in this article, we are going to tell you all about the best hidden places to visit in India.
Gangtok is the capital of Sikkim, a state nestled in the Himalayas which have made a name for being uniquely amazing and growing all organic food. There are several things to do in Gangtok which you can’t do anywhere else such as riding a yak or even drinking yaks milk. Changu lake, with its crystal clear waters is an absolute treat to the eye.
You can take in views of the majestic Himalaya and Kangchenjunga, the world’s third highest mountain or go trekking. Sikkim and areas near it has it all for travellers.
Meghalaya, Northeast India
You can reach Meghalaya and it’s capital, Shillong from Assam. Meghalaya is great for culture enthusiasts as it has one of the world’s few matrilineal societies in the world where children take their surnames from their mothers and women own the property. Meghalaya boasts the world’s cleanest village, highest rainfall and living root bridges which have been painstakingly built up by villagers over generations.
The beautiful hill views is guaranteed to charm anyone who goes to this tourist paradise.
Leh and Ladakh
Jammu and Kashmir is known to be one of the finest looking tourist destinations on earth. Ladakh is sometimes called “The little Tibet” or “The last Shangri-La”. Ladakh’s Tibetans have carried on their culture unimpeded by Chinese interference.
Leh Palace has fine views and you can get a feel of the bazaar’s atmosphere and the Lehgompa. Gompas are Buddhist fortifications of learning, lineage and Sadhana. You can find many of these amazing buildings in Ladakh.
The monuments in Hampi are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The landscape of Hampi puts a spell on one’s eyes with it’s green rice fields, palm trees and huge red boulders. The ruins and elegant temples make you think about the past and the glory of India.
If you want your trip to be even more private, then all you have to do is take a paddle boat to the side of the river opposite to the bazaar. You can get to Hampi from Goa or Bangalore by a train to Hospet and then it’s a short 30 minute ride by bus.
13 Arch Bridge, Kerela
Constructed over a century ago with just stones, this great railway bridge is an amazing architectural example located in Kazhathuruthi.
Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, Goa
If you are a nature lover or bird watchers, then this is the place for you. Migratory birds come to this sanctuary from as afar away as Siberia. You can reach the sanctuary by ferry from Ribandar.
Jaisalmer is not as well known as Jaipur. It is a walled town located deep in the That Desert in Rajasthan. Once you enter the city through the imposing gates, you can explore the charming alleyways and quaint shops.
The Jaisalmer Desert Festival is when you should visit as you’ll be able to see camel racing, watch traditional dances and listen to folk music.
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