Unexplored destinations of India
Chopta is a beautiful hill station in Uttrakhand India. Chopta is surrounded by dense forest, and offers majestic view of Snow Clad Himalayan Ranges and lush green meadows. It is also the starting point of the trek to famous Tungnath Mandir (Panch Kedar Temple) and Chandrashila Summit . The Chopta region is rich in varied flora and fauna, with plenty of Rhododendron and Deodar trees all around.
The biggest river island in the world, Majuli is located on the river Brahmaputra in Assam and is formed by Brahmaputra in the south and the Kherkutia Xuti joined by the river Subansiri in the north. Making you feel at peace with nature, it is home to many migratory birds. Located 1100 km away from the mouth of the Brahmaputra, Majuli had an area of 1256 sq km in 1991 but due to soil erosion, it has now reduced to 875 sq km.
Majuli has been the cultural capital of the Assamese civilization since the 16th century and its main village, Naghmar, hosts all the important events, festivals and prayers. A good learning center for neo-Vaishnavite philosophy, there are 22 Vaishnava Satras in the city, the first of which was established in the 15th century by Sankaradeva, the father of Assamese culture. These attract a lot of tourists.
You may not have heard of a large Tibetan settlement in India except Dharamshala, but the gomoas (temples) of Mainpat are truly heavenly and unexplored. One of the most beautiful of all the unseen places in India, Mainpat is home to Thakpo Shedupling Monastery built in 1970. It is an important attraction here. There are several old thangkas, and wall murals that decorate the interiors of this monastery.
If you are a cholesterol or high blood pressure patient, do visit the farms of tau, commonly known as buckwheat. It is said to possess healing properties.
The village honored as ‘The Cleanest Village in Asia’ by international bodies is quite unknown in the country. The picturesque village of Mawlynnong is epitome of harmony and cleanliness, which makes it one of the worthy unexplored places in India. Well-maintained roads, polished streets, spotless houses, manicured front-yards and cobbled sidewalks give an impression of high-end cities. Their organized pits for organic and inorganic wastes, maintained public utilities, and scattered bamboo dustbins can put even the best of urban cities to shame.
Dzuko Valley, Kohima, Nagaland-
Located just 25 km away from Kohima, capital of Nagaland, Dzuko Valley is the place only next to paradise. Situated at a height of nearly 1500 m above sea level, this surreal place turns into a beautiful mixture of red and white with rhododendron, lilies and wild flowers in their full bloom during the winter and spring season. March to June and October-November are the best months to visit Dzukou Valley.
Damro, Arunachal Pradesh-
Damro is the base to the longest hanging bridge (1,000 feet) in Arunachal Pradesh. Definitely a hidden route to heaven, Damro charms with thatched bamboo houses, swaying suspended bridges, and laid-back lifestyle of the locals. Among the list of unexplored places in India, it is a rural sort of a getaway for exhausted city dwellers. The sights of harvested crops, not-so-wild bison, vast expanse of meadows and grasslands are quite welcoming.
Quite frankly, Mizoram doesn’t get the credit it deserves when it comes to tourism. Once you visit the state, you’ll realize the abundant varieties of flora and fauna that can be found there. Phawngpui Peak is the highest one in Mizoram and it offers an amazing view of the Myanmar border and the hills and valleys below.
Mathon is termed as mother’s abode. Maithon Dam is situated at the border of West Bengal & Jharkhand. It is under constituency of Dhanbad district of state Jharkhand. Maithon Dam falls in Chota-Nagpur region. Beside Maithon flows the Barakar River, which is a tributary of river Damodar. On the river Barakar, there is Maithon hydroelectric project of Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC). The Barakar River divides the border of Jharkhand and West Bengal. The place is quite interesting! On the right bank of Barakar, there is the Maithon Township, falls in Jharkhand. And on the left bank, there is Left Bank Colony, falls under Kalyaneswari region of West Bengal.
Thirunelli Temple is the only temple in the world where the devotees can perform all the rituals related to one’s life, starting from birth to death and life after death.
It is one of the most ancient temples in Kerala. It is believed that here the prathishta of Lord Vishnu was performed by Lord Brahma. It is also known as ”Sahyamala Kshetram” and ”Kashi of the South”.
Thirunelli Temple draws pilgrims from all over, primarily for ancestral rites. The rituals are performed on the banks of the stream Papanasini which flows down from Mount Brahmagiri. It is believed that this stream has divine power to dissolve sins of all the mortals. Another major attraction of the temple is the holy rock where people pray for their forefathers.
At a distance of 162 km from Mangalore, 188 km from Shimoga, 113 km from Karwar, 219 km from Hubli, 214 km from Panjim & 497 km from Bangalore, Murudeshwar is a well known pilgrimage and beach destination located in the Bhatkal Taluk of Uttara Kannada district in Karnataka. Murudeshwar is a picturesque place situated between Honnavar and Bhatkal. It is bounded by the Arabian Sea and Western Ghats. Murudeshwar is one of the best destinations for pilgrimage in Karnataka apart from being a popular beach resort.
Jog Falls are located in the Shimoga district of Karnataka. Four cascades, known as Raja, Rani, Rover and Rocket merge to form the huge waterfall on the Sharavathi River.
The falls are locally known as Geruoppe Falls, Gersoppa Falls and Jogada Gundi. Jog itself is a Kannada word, which means falls. Jog Falls are unique in that the water does not stream down the rocks in a tiered fashion; it thunders down the slope losing contact with the rocks, making it the tallest un-tiered waterfall in India.
a village in Mokokchung district is an ancient village in the former Naga Hills, Nagaland, India. According to the folklores, the Ao Nagas emerged from ‘six stones’. These stones symbolise their forefathers and that location is named as ‘Longterok’ which means six stones. These stones are still intact at Chungliyimti in Tuensang district. From this village, the Ao tribe moved towards northern region crossing a river named Tzüla and settled at Soyim, also known as Ungma today. This was the first Ao Village ever known. After a few centuries, a group of people moved further to the north-east of Soyim and settled at a place named as Mokokchung, or today’s Mokokchung village. Many other Ao Naga villages came into being when people migrated out from this village including Ungma in the later part.
Shekhawati is located in North Rajasthan comprising districts like Jhunjhunu, Sikar, Churu and Nagaur. History has it that in the 18th and 19th centuries, Marwari merchants constructed these grand havelis in the Shekhawati region. Steeped in wealth and affluence, these merchants got busy outdoing others in building more grand edifices – homes, temples, step wells which were richly decorated both inside and outside with painted murals.It is bounded on the northwest by the Jangladesh region, on the northeast by Haryana, on the east by Mewat, on the southeast by Dhundhar, on the south by Ajmer, and on the southwest by the Marwar region.
25 Km away from Satara District H.Q. & 20 Km away from Northern part of Koyana Sanctuary. Locally called as ‘Kas Pathar’ or ‘Plateau of Flowers’.The major portion of the plateau is Reserve Forest. Kas plateau is listed under the Protection Working Circle. Kas lake (built 100 years ago) is a perennial source of Water supply for western part of Satara city by gravity.It is a glory of satara forest division.
Unakoti hill, literally meaning, one less a kuti in Bengali, hosts an ancient Shaivite place of worship with huge rock reliefs celebrating Shiva. It is the prime tourist spot of Unakoti Tripura District in the Kailashahar Subdivision in the North-eastern Indian state of Tripura. It is Shaiba pilgrimage and dates back to 7th – 9th centuries if not earlier. The marvelous rock carvings, murals with their primitive beauty, waterfalls are not to be missed.
Murud-Janjira fort, Maharashtra-
The grand sea fort situated on an island of the Murud coastal village in the Raigad district of Maharashtra. Janjira is consideredone of the strongest marine forts in India located in the Arabian Sea.
Mitawali- Padawali Madhya Pradesh-
One of secrets preserved in Chambal Valleys. Chousath Yogini Temple at Mitawali has 64 small temples of Lord Shiva in the outer circular corridor. And apparently this temple has been the inspiration behind design of Indian Parliament house. Intricate carvings on the outer wall are sheer pleasure to feel pride on our heritage.
India is a country where you can found many things which amazes you, there are many destinations of india which are off beaten and unexplored by mostly tourists, but if you will visit these place you will surprised why these place are unknown by mostly travelers