Author- Aakriti Mahajan
From North to South or from East to west, India is a diverse country. From vibrant cultures to its vibrant states, each of it’s state has its own beauty.
And, If you are searching for unconventional places that are not explored fully and hence free from crowd, then try some the least visited places in India that are underrated in terms of tourists inflow. These places are really beautiful but completely underrated. So, here is the list of 7 places in India that deserves more travelers than they actually get.
Chamba the famous tourist town in Himachal Pradesh lies on the banks of river Ravi. It is known for its ancient culture and diversified history. Commonly known for its streams, temples, meadows, lakes and paintings Chamba witness’s huge tourist inflow throughout the year. Apart from its culturally rich heritage Chamba has some exotic picnic spots, lakes museums and temples that you should pay a visit if you ever visit this place.
- Bhuri Singh Museum: it was founded by Raja Bhuri Singh, where it started with the paintings added by Raja Bhuri Singh but now it includes rich collection of items likes copper plate,miniature paintings,frescoes,carved doors from palace, coins etc.This museum is must place visit for you.
- Laxmi Narayan Temple: it is considered as the main shrine of chamba people. The area includes six temples in a row from north to south and is dedicated to Vishnu and Shiva. It’s known for its architecture marvel.
- Chamera dam: a popular picnic spot for locals and tourists Chamera dam is a popular tourist attraction. The reservoir of the dam is known as Chamera Lake, you will find houseboats and shikars in the lake as well.
- Church of Scotland: the perfect spot for those who enjoy architecture ,library and old worlds so don’t miss
- Chaugan: if you love local handicrafts, metal artefacts, a stone Chaugan is the place for you. Do look at the famous kangra and Chamba paintings over here
The northern most part of India is blessed with nonparallel natural beauty. It has been a place for travel enthusiasts and the ultimate honeymoon destination. No doubt you are well aware of the places to visit in Kashmir, here we will guide to some splendid places to visit when you are here.
- Srinagar: the prized possession of Kashmir lies in Srinagar. The famous shikara boats, snow capped mountains houseboats, the flora and fauna and the sparkling water of Dal and Nageen make Srinagar a divine place to visit.
- Rajauri: the refuge of several Gujjars and Bakerwalas Rajauri is blessed with many places to visit like Dehra ki Gali, Thanna Mandi and kotranka budhal .The magnificent Rajauri fort is a treat to watch.
- Gulmarg: the skier’s paradise and the meadow of flowers are accredited for Gulmarg. Apart for skiing options you can go for a trek, snowboarding, golfing, and fishing and mount biking. Also mark a visit to Kongdori, apparwath and Shark fin to witness the amazing landscape of Gulmarg.
- Badgam: it is reflection of authentic Kashmir with beautiful and exotic locations.
The gateway to the north eastern corridor of India, Sikkim not only is bestowed with enchanting beauty but also offers endless enduring options to visit for a wonderful holiday.”The meeting place of three lamas” well known as the Yuksom which is the home to the oldest monestary. You can experience divinity and pristine beauty here. Tsomgo lake is another attraction ,where the crimson blue water of the lake lits up the nearby mountains it’s a scene you never want to miss. If you are waiting to see those captivating Himalayan Mountains Pelling is the place for you. Pelling provides you with ultimate view of the Himalayas and Kanchenjunga peak. Located on the ancient Silk Road Zuluk is the least discovered destination in the entire Sikkim.Zuluk is the rider’s paradise and the vintage point to enjoy the beauty of the snow covered mountains. At last the capital city of Sikkim, Gangtok is nested in the Himalayas. Covered with snow capped mountains and lush green forests Gangtok is the ideal place for nature lovers and adventure enthusiast.
the Nilgiris-Queen of hills, Ooty is India’s most esteemed holiday spot.Dodabetta peak is the highest peak in Nilgiri hills and it offers a breathtaking view. Pykara Lake and Pykara falls are the much talked about tourist attracts. For the nature lovers the Ooty botanical gardens will be a delightful experience. Another vintage destination will be the Stone House; here you will find remnants of British colonies in Ooty. It is believed to be first ever British bungalow built in Ooty. Do visit Kalhatty and Catherine waterfalls; this will be an ideal pick for enjoying a refreshing holiday.
With breathtaking view of the valley and hill Nagaland makes an amazing tourist destination .it is bestowed with serene beauty, exquisite landscape and beautiful sunrise and sunset .The capital city Kohima is the foremost attraction of the place. It’s well known for trekking and camping. The another place to visit is the commercial centre of the state, Dimapur .this place offers scenic landscape and Kachari ruins of 10th century. Mon offers the best view of the Assam plains.Mon is nature’s heaven because of its spectacular landscape. Overlooking mountains Sabarmati, The highest Peak in Nagaland lies Kiphire.Adventure lovers will love this place as it offers number of activities from trekking, canoeing and rafting.
Auli is considered as the best skiing destination of India, it is situated in Chamoli district at Uttrakhand .Auli is compared to the best skiing destinations by foreigners as it has hosted the first SAF winter games in 2011.The picturesque location, Gurson Bugyal from where you can have a view of Nanda Devi, Trishul and Dron.The least discovered and not so discovered Chenab Lake is worth a visit for the calm atmosphere it offers.Auli offers an amazing spiritual experience too with its pilgrim centre among the Hindus,Joshimath hosts several devotees every year.Adi Guru Shankarcharya founded one of the four piths for sanyasis here. So do visit Auli for a soulful experience.
it is the place for those who want to experience something soulful. The living root bridges are worth a visit although it means trekking for a few hours. Cherapunji is also famous for its awestruck waterfalls. The Nohkalikai falls and the seven sisters’ falls are worth a visit for the splendid view of the lush green hills. Cherrapunji is considered the wettest place in India and is visited for walking, trekking, bird watching and a complete nature centric experience.