Virgin getaways in India that're silently making Waves.Jul 20, 2019
Exotic vacation spots do not necessarily mean flying off to other countries. India is a treasure trove of beautiful locations and scenic attractions that can give the rest of the world a run for their money.
Here are some of the best spots from across India for nature lovers to rejoice in natural beauty!
Chilka Lake, Odisha
This is a beautiful wetland that is home to some of the most spectacular variety of birds. The birds colour the landscape in myriad hues and it is a treat to take in the beauty of this place. It is also Asia’a largest brackish water lagoons.
Agumbe is a hill station in Karnataka that has a lot to offer to nature lovers, trekkers and those looking to escape the congestion of urban jungles. Some of the rarest varieties of flora and fauna can be found here and the lush sceneries on all direction will give the much needed relaxation to visitors.
Loktak Lake, Manipur
Loktak Lake is known by the name of ‘Floating Lake’ as well because of the floating phumdis that are present on the lake. This is a unique feature that is not present in any other lake in the world. The lake is a part of a thriving ecosystem and experiencing this is definitely something that should be on your bucket list just for the sheer beauty of the place.
Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh
Tawang Valley is a place that exudes serenity and peace. It is home to one of the oldest and largest Buddhist monasteries in India and is the birthplace of the 6th Dalai Lama. This scarcely populated valley is definitely a different world altogether.
Zanskar Valley, Arunachal Pradesh
Cosily sitting amidst two spectacular alpine lakes, Zanskar is a wonderland that will capture your senses and leave you amazed. The snow-capped mountains and the scenic skies will give you views that you cannot find elsewhere.
Matheran Hill, Raigad
The Matheran Hill is one of those places where we can find nature in all its glory with minimum human intervention. In fact, the Ministry of Environment and Forest has declared the area as an eco-sensitive place and even vehicles are not allowed here. It is the perfect place for you to live in oneness with the splendour of nature.
Agatti Island, Lakshadweep
For those who love the ocean and beaches, Agatti Island offers the best of sceneries and sights. From turquoise water, silver beaches and lush coconut trees to various colourful fish and spectacular coral reefs, this island has a lot to offer that will take your breath away!
Gurudongmar Lake, Sikkim
A lake amidst a splendid winter wonderland at 17100 ft. Yes, that is Gurudongmar Lake for you. This lake is the second highest lake in the country and among the highest lakes in the world. The panoramic view, crystal clear water and the snowy mountain around give an otherworldly feel to this place!
Nohkalikai Falls, Cheerapunji
Cheerapunji is known for rainfall and the Nohkalikal Falls are specifically popular for being the fourth highest water falls in the world. This 1,100 ft water fall has carved a water hole that changes colour as per seasons and it is a very beautiful sight to see. The water is blue in winter and turns green in summers! The gushing waters and the pristine greenery around turn this place into a spectacular experience.
Yumthang Valley, Sikkim
This seemingly bottomless valley of beauty is filled with splendid sights. The amazing variety of pretty flowers and the unbelievably wonderful peaks of mountains around give this place a very ethereal vibe. This place is one of the lesser known spots in India that exude pure beauty.