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10 Hidden Gems in India For Every Travel Freak
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10 Hidden Gems in India For Every Travel Freak

India is the most diverse country in the world. Be it culture, religion, language, rituals, festivals, or nature; its beautiful hills, mountains, valleys, beaches, deserts, forests, it has so much to offer, one will never fall short of options to choose from.

Here’s a list of less travelled destinations which are the hidden gems in India.

 

1. Meghalaya

 

It is a hidden gem nestled in the lap of pine-covered Khasi and Garo hills.

One of the most picturesque locations in Northeast India with its lush terraced slopes, gushing waterfalls, mystic caves, dense forests and sparkling lakes and rivers.

Cherrapunjee which receives the highest rainfall is definitely a must visit place.

 

2. Chitrakote Falls

 

It is the widest waterfall in India, located to the west of Jagdalpur in Chattisgarh state. It is also referred to as Niagara falls of India due to its width and during monsoons.

Tourists are not aware of its pristine beauty which qualifies this place to the hidden gem.

 

3. Chikmagalur

 

It is one of the most beautiful hill stations in Karnataka. This place is for nature lovers – hills, sunsets, sceneries, lush green fields. One can relax, enjoy this place while doing nothing.

 

4. Yercaud

 

It is undoubtedly a placed hidden from travellers’ eyes.

This hill station in Tamil Nadu is scenically enchanting and picturesque. Its scenic beauty can be enjoyed through a boat ride which one shouldn’t miss.

 

5. Andaman and Nicobar

 

Known for their picturesque beauty with pristine beaches, azure waters and verdant forests, it is still a relatively less explored island.

The islands have their own charm of coral life and adventure sports like scuba diving.

Asia’s best beach, Radhanagar Beach on the Havelock Island is a paradise for honeymoon couples who can be seen here immersed in romantic walks holding each other’s hands and witnessing the beautiful sunset.

It is undoubtedly one of the hidden gems in India.

 

6. Puri

 

It is the most underrated destination in India. Situated in Orissa, the place is quiet yet beautiful and one of the best places to surf in the country.

 

7. Pondicherry

 

Located on the east coast, it is the classier version of Goa.  This spot has many sun-kissed shorelines which welcome you for a romantic getaway or to take a cruise or camp on the coastline.

The beaches are serene, beautiful and less populated.

 

8. Naukuchiatal

 

It is relatively lesser known/travelled place, a tiny hill station in Uttrakhand. One can see that the beautiful lake here has nine corners if observed carefully surrounded by beautiful hills.

One can stay in a private bungalow which is more beautiful than in a hotel and visit nearby places like Nainital, Sattal, Bhimtal, etc.

 

9. Loktak Lake

 

Situated in Manipur, it is a miracle of nature and is the largest freshwater lake in Northeast India.

The lake offers excellent opportunities for visitors to enjoy the beauty of the lake and its several islands located inside it that are studded with floating phumdis.

 

10. Nagaland

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It is one of the least travelled tourist destination hidden among the mountains of the Northeast.

The place offers infinite exploration possibilities from heritage villages to wildlife sanctuaries to pure, untouched meadows. Traversing through daring dense tropical forests, visiting native head hunting tribal communities and participating in various festivals are among the things which can be done here apart from enjoying the delicious local cuisines.

Hopefully, the list above encourages the travelling freak in you to visit the hidden gems in India. Let us know about your experience.

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