Are you looking out for a getaway to a secluded place for the weekend? Does the traveler in you want to explore the unknown and mysterious new places to hang out? Here are the top 10 spots that would thrill any adventurer.
1. Khajjiar, Himachal Pradesh
Khajjiar is an unexplored beauty with beautiful hills, meadows, and lakes. There are also many adventure sports like horse-riding, paragliding, zorbing, and much more. Adventure junkies can find a lot of activities of their liking. You can visit Khajjiar anytime during the year with summers being pleasant, and winters arrive in snow.
2. Gokarna, Karnataka
Gokarna is a famous pilgrimage destination mainly known for the Mahabaleshwar Temple. It is also renowned for its pristine beaches and exotic locations. The best time you can plan a trip would be from October to April. Some people come here to attain salvation while others look out for a relaxed and calm weekend outing. Anyways, this place has a lot to offer, and it gives you a different atmosphere as compared to the busy town sides.
3. Nubra Valley, Jammu, and Kashmir
Nubra Valley is located to the east of Ladakh valley. The timeless beauty of the valley can be best explored in the months from June to September. The vast landscapes, gigantic mountains, and lovely trails offer a breathtaking experience for all.
4. Binsar and Almora, Uttarakhand
The Binsar and Almora Wildlife Sanctuary on the top of the Jhandi Dhar hills in the Himalayas. This place is best known to offer spectacular views of the Himalayan peaks like Kedarnath, Nanda Kot, Nanda Devi, Chaukhamba and Panchachuli. The wildlife sanctuary is home to rare species of birds and animals.
5. Champaner-Pavagadh, Gujrat
Champaner- Pavagadh is located in the Panchmahal District in Gujrat. The historical view and majestic mountains ensure an enchanting experience. The Pavagadh hills are speculated to be a chunk of the Himalayas that Hanuman carried during Ramayana, hence attracts a lot of tourists from all over the place.
6. Mawlynnong, Meghalaya
Mawlynnong is a small village located in the East Khasi Hills district in Meghalaya. This village popularly, also known as God’s Own Garden. Mawlynnong was honored the title of the cleanest village in 2003 by Discover India. The weather is unique, pleasant throughout the year, but the best period to visit would be during the monsoons.
7. Chembra Peak, Kerala
Chembra Peak could be your next trekking trip destination. It is situated at the height of 6,900 ft in the Wayanad District. This place is must-visit for all nature lovers with lush greenery all around.
8. Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh
Tawang, known as the birthplace of the sixth Dalai Lama, is a holy site of Tibetan Buddhism in India. This place has a charm with beautiful and scenic surroundings. You can visit the Nuranang Waterfalls, Sela Pass, Bumla Pass.
9. Mokokchung, Nagaland
Mokokchung is home to the Ao tribe, which is the intellectual and cultural capital of Nagaland. Here you will find the most amazing and friendly set of people with various types of cuisines. Mokokchung is particularly famous for its extravagant New Year, Christmas, Moatsu and Tsungremong celebrations.
10. Loktak Lake, Manipur
Loktak lake known as the largest freshwater lake in North India which is now getting a lot of attractions. It is the only lake in India with Floating islands. It is a miracle of nature with flora and fauna growing in water. The key attraction here is the Keibul Lamjao National Park located at the southwestern part of the lake.