12 Best Unexplored Places of India

  • UPDATED Oct 16, 2018

There are times when reality seems to you strange and tedious enough to live it with vigour and excitement. You might feel ennui getting on to nerves and taking that monstrous shape what we call as depression. At such times, what can be the ultimate solution? Travel, Yes! Its one of those activities that can morph your life and render you exhilarated and brave enough to face the situation. If boredom has engrossed you or if you feel that life sucks, travel and open up those vistas which flow with positive energy and vibrancy. There are some of the destinations in India that offer you an ethereal escape from the world of strife and leave you invigorated enough to go back.

1. Pangaon Lake, TSO lake, Himayan Range

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Pangong Lake is natures paradise, located in Himalayan hills and is about 134 km long. The lake also shares its waters with the region of Tibet as well. It has a romantic view to offer due to which it has been a part of many Bollywood (Indian film industry) scenes and songs as well.  Sit here for hours around the lake and gaze the clear sky in a moonlit night, views that would definitely help you battle the vagaries of life.

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2. Chitrakoot Falls, Jagdalpur

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Very few people would know that Chitrakoot falls in Jagdalpur is the largest waterfall of our country. The mouth of the waterfall is about 1000 feet wide and is horse-shoe shaped. You can really experience the chill in your spines as the water gushes down into a deep cavern.

3. Mandvi, Gujarat

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Gujarat has always enamoured the travellers with its cultural vibrancy, love for music and food. Come let us explore Mandvi in Gujarat and enjoy the serenity of camel rides and sunset views from here. Mandvi has beautiful beach that lets you unwind from the worries of life. Do lookout for the monuments of Vijay Vilas Palace and Shyamji Krishna Verma here.

4. Mihir Garh, Rajasthan

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Located in the Thar Desert near Jodhpur , Mihir Garh is worlds most extraordinary hotel as it has all the amenities packed in one beautiful castle. The hotel appears like a sand castle and right from its fireplace to the curtain holders, everything is customized. You really need to experience the royalty of the place to believe it. Forget your problems with its luxurious pampering!

5. Gorumura, West Bengal

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Visit Gorumura in West Bengal to experience nature in its most wild life. Gorumura forest is a perfect holiday destination to see the not just the beautiful landscapes of nature but also the wildlife. It is in such communion with nature that you can rejuvenate yourself.

6. Rumtek, Sikkim

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What can be a better way to come to terms with yourself than a stay in monastery that teaches you spirituality and meditation? Rumtek monastery is located on the border of India and Tibet and is the largest one in Sikkim. The architecture of the monastery is one of the finest in the world and resembles the original one in Tsurphu, Tibet. It was built by Gyalwa Karmapa in 1960s, who was the 16th Karmapa of the monastery.

7. Kudremukh, Karnataka

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Coming down to the South, Kudremukh in Karnataka is considered to be the manifestation of pristine form of nature. It receives rains for 6 months and its landscape is enveloped with nature, rivers, and the beautiful town park. Battling your boredom, you can stay here in forest guest house and cottages to have calm views of the waterfalls like Kadambi and Hanumana Gundi.  Kudremukh Peak is superb for trekking.

8. Bhandardhara, Maharastra

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Bhandardara is set on a dam and is known for its remote and idyllic location, waterfalls around the area (June - Oct) and boating in the lake. Visit this place to get an ultimate rendezvous with nature.

9. Khajjiyar, Himachal Pradesh

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Khajjiar is a picturesque sleepy hill town near Dalhousie thats surrounded with hills, lakes and meadows, a la Bollywood Ghost Movies. Apart from immersing in the quiet mystery of this glorious yet not so popular place you can also indulge in various adventure sports like paragliding, horse-riding, trekking and the like. So, when you are feeling low Khajiyar is the best place to visit.

10. Munnar, Kerala

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Munnar is located in the southern state of Kerala. The hill-station has one of the most breath-taking views with its wide spread tea-estates and relaxing home stays.

11. Rann of Kutch, Gujarat

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Rann of Kutch is the northern part of the desert is the border line area of India and Pakistan. The desert has huge stretches of white salt spread all around which makes the terrain appear like some planet in outer space at night. So, visit this place once in lifetime.

12. Champhai, Mizoram

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Champahai is located near Aizawl in Mizoram. Paddy fields can be seen everywhere on this mountain spot. It is a village-cum-town where you can spend all your time walking around leisurely watching nature and exploring the market.

Explore some more places when life seems damp! Suggestions are always invited.