A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” – Lao Tzu
To travel is necessary. Travel helps you open your mind, embrace new cultures, learn something new, and most of all teach you a whole new meaning of life and changes you as a person – for the better. This makes travelling necessary, especially exploring little known places. So here we have listed some not-so-well-known places in India for every kind of traveller. So go on and choose your destination.
1. Pench National Park – For The Wildlife Safari Lovers
Pench National park is located in Madhya Pradesh. The Pench river runs through the national park. This quiet sanctuary has jackals, leopard, and tigers running around in the sanctuary.
Best Time To Visit: October and February
2. Sundarbans National Park – For Nature Lovers
The world’s largest mangrove trees, the Royal Bengal tiger and many more endangered species can be found in the Sundarbans forests. The biosphere is located at the mouths of the Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers.
Best Time To Visit: September to March
3. Agathi, Lashadweep – For The Beach Lovers
Agatti island sits in the union territory of Lakshadweep, surrounded by the Indian ocean. Enveloped by coral reefs, turquoise blue lagoons, white sand beaches and green coconut palms, the island is a piece of paradise on earth.
Best Time To Visit: October to Mid May, after which the rains start, making it hard to reach the island.
4. Sikkim – For The Mountain Lover
Sikkim lies next to the Eastern Himalayan range, making it a truly spectacular place to visit. As you travel higher up in Sikkim, you see the spectacular Kanchenjunga and other mountain ranges, which are a visual feat.
Best Time To Visit: March to December
5. Mawsynram, Meghalaya – For The Rainforest Lovers
Encompassed in the tropical rainforests, in Khasi village lies Mawsynram in Meghalaya. The region is said to receive the highest rainfall in all of the world. Though it has such wet weather, it’s also one of the most visited places in India.
Best Time To Visit: September to November
6. Gir National Park, Gujarat – For The Animal Lover
Visit the Gir national park in Gujarat, which also encompasses the largest dry deciduous forest area in all of India. This forest is well-known to house the Asiatic lion, a rapidly dying species.
Best Time To Visit: December to March
7. McLeodganj – In Search Of Peace
McLeodganj is a little suburb in the picturesque town of Dharamshala, which is located in the Kangra Valley of Himachal Pradesh. It is known for its Tibetan settlements and its trekking routes.
Best Time To Visit: During the summer months
8. Mount Abu, Rajasthan – For The Honeymooners
Located in the Aravalli range in Rajasthan, Mount Abu is a serene and scenic hill station. Ideal to escape the summer heat of Rajasthan, the plateau is known for its famous Dilwara temples.
Best Time To Visit: April to September and November to February
9. Almora, Uttrakhand – For The Alpine Lovers
Almora is located in the Kumaon district of Uttrakhand. It was a popular hill station during the British Regime and was maintained by the Britishers. It is known for its many Hindu temples.
Best Time To Visit: April-October
10. Pachmari – For Trekkers
Pachmari was a favourite among the Britishers, who couldn’t brave the harsh and humid Indian summers. This happens to be the only hill station in Madhya Pradesh, and has cave temples, waterfalls, and is surrounded by the beautiful Satpura range.