Whenever you plan for a holiday, the most challenging part you may face is choosing the ideal destination. Even if you choose one, you realise that the place is mostly explored or a common tourist destination.
However, we will help you select some offbeat destinations in India this time.
Yes, you heard it right, India has a lot of hidden gems from east to west to north to south that you have yet to explore. So, sit back, relax and get ready to explore some of the hidden treasures of India that will give you the best travel memory.
Below we have mentioned 5 top hidden destinations in India that you must add to your itinerary for your ongoing holiday planning or your next vacation:
To experience paradise on earth, you must visit Yumthang Valley in North Sikkim, a few kilometres from Gangtok.
This enchanting valley is embraced by booming flowers, majestic mountains and a tranquil river. Yumthang Valley is also known as the 'Yumthang Valley of Flowers', boasting a remarkable assortment of vibrant flowers.
This place is one of the best scenic destinations for its awe-inspiring and almost surreal ambience.
The verdant slopes of the snow-capped mountains and the long stretches of land covered with meadows of flowers will make you fall in love with Yumthang Valley. The picturesque and serene beauty of Yumthang Valley attracts many tourists from all over the world every year.
If you are a mountain person looking for an offbeat holiday in the Himalayas, then Khirsu is the place you should head to. Khirsu is located in Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand, India.
The picturesque hill station is covered with lush green forests, orchards, dense pine and deodar forests where you can spend your best time with nature through leisurely walks and invigorating hikes.
Along with Khirsu, you can also explore some nearby places like Ghantiyal Devta Temple, Dhari Devi Temple, Kandolia Temple, etc. The place is the ideal destination to relax and spend some peaceful time amidst the beautiful nature of Khirsu.
We are sure that you have likely visited Goa at least once, but you must have hardly heard the name Butterfly Beach. Quite a unique name, isn't it? You must be curious why the beach is called The Butterfly Beach.
Well, the reason is the place offers an abundance of butterflies near the sea. Butterfly Beach is located north of Palolem Beach in South Goa. Here, you can indulge in some exhilarating activities like rock climbing, boat riding, trekking and more.
If you are a newly married couple, then Butterfly Beach is an ideal honeymoon destination where you can cherish quality time with your partner.
If you ever had a chance to explore underground, would you seize it? If yes, you can have that experience at Belum Caves, the second-largest cave in the Indian subcontinent.
The caves have been formed by the continuous flow of underground water over the glory of time. Belum Caves, also known as Belum Guhalu, is located in the southern region of Hyderabad near Kurnool.
Inside this adventurous gateway, there are a maze of 16 paths and an entrance called “Saptasvarala Guha” (the chamber of seven notes). Belum Caves hold an important significance for Jains and Buddhists. The cave is one of the hidden tourist destinations marking India's cultural heritage.
Lepchajagat is a small but charming village on the Darjeeling hill slopes, covered with dense forests of Oak and Rhododendron trees.
If you are seeking peace and tranquillity amidst a hectic busy schedule, then Lepchajagat is the idyllic destination for you. According to history, this land belonged to the Lepcha tribe, which was later acquired from them and then converted into a reserve forest.
The ambience of this place feels like heaven as the place is a blend of nature and peace, where you can only hear the chirping of birds and the sound of crickets. Lepchajagat is a paradise for nature enthusiasts and one of the finest hidden places to enjoy the beauty of Darjeeling.
You must be tired of travelling to known places again and again. So nothing to worry, this article can assist
you with the top 5 offbeat destinations in India. It's time to escape from the hustle-bustle of city life and immerse yourself in India's natural beauty and unique cultures.
We are talking about Yumthang Valley in Sikkim, Khirsu in Uttarakhand, Butterfly Beach in Goa, Belum Caves in Hyderabad and Jayrambati in West Bengal.
The above locations cater to various interests, including mountain enthusiasts, beach and nature lovers. We assure you that you won’t regret visiting these places and will have cherished memories.