“The land where God abides, the land where heaven on Earth lies, is my land India.” From Leh and Ladakh to Udaipur and Gujarat, from the Taj Mahal to Lotus Temple, from the warm deserts of Rajasthan to the holy river Ganga meeting Sunder bans delta, India has much to offer. But the question is, is it all acknowledged? Or you always miss the mesmerizing glare on the other side of the same street. Well, it’s still not late to know the places you can rest your feet upon, and relax your mind before you get back to commutator’s life again.
Here goes the list:
1. Dawki, Meghalaya
Shillong!! Ahh, the orchids dancing in your mind? Or the lovely weather? Or the wet ground? Or the energetic green around? Well, this must be your present view of the place but once you check out Dawki your feet will dance at the very name.
Dawki is a small town in Jaintia hills situated by the clear and beautiful Umangot River. The place earns its living by the soul river Umangot. If you are a nature lover, pack your bags for Dawki’s next vacation. Breathing by the side of Umangot River Dawki town has earned great significance as it marks the separation between India and Bangladesh’s open border. The harmonic weather of the place and people strengthens the bond between the two nations.
The place offers you beautiful weather, cool winds kissing you, and clear green waters rejuvenating your soul. The place is not that rich in food but resorts on the way offer the best of Indian and Tibetan cuisines, the place suits best for camping, bonfires, and family picnics.
2. Wayanad, Kerala
When you plan for Kerala, beaches and shallow waters are always on your hit list. But Kerala has a lot more to offer. When you wish to go back in time Wayanad seems best because Wayanad district is only 3.79% urbanized, the place has a great dearth of beauty in form of greenery and caves with actual pictorial writings from the Neolithic period. The place will make you feel living in Stone Age offering cool weather, closeness to the ecosystem, and caves all around. You can plan an amazing trip with family and live the life of a Stone Age man, kindling the spirit of curiosity among your kids.
3. Auli, Uttrakhand
Do you know where the world’s highest artificial lake is? Well, the answer is quite appealing, it’s in India, Auli, Uttrakhand. One of the most beautiful towns situated in the high mountains provides exciting ski destinations, cliff-top Hotels, and rejuvenating cold aura of an artificial lake. The place is yet not known much to the tourists but stands above Manali and other destinations because the crowd is less and the place can be enjoyed much. A perfect honeymoon destination, the place has several resorts providing the best view of the highest lakes, making it more suited for Romantic Couple vacations.
4. Unakoti, Tripura
Tripura is known to be a holy land but there are secrets yet to be known. Binding the surprises from Hindu Mythology, Unakoti is a place of carved stones. The story of the city runs around Lord Shiva as per the inhabitant’s Lord Shiva was going to Kashi along with one crore Gods and Goddesses, and he made a night halt at this location. He asked all of them to wake up before sunrise, but none did except for him. So, Lord Shiva set out for Kashi alone cursing the others to become stone images. If you are a spirituality and history lover the enthusiasm about the place won’t let you sleep. And perhaps the place provides a great thrill to adventurers of India.
5. Krem Mawmluh and Krem Ri Blai, Meghalaya
Have you ever planned for cave exploration? If yes, grip your shoes for more adventures at Krem Mawmluh and Krem Ri Blai exploration. The place has numerous horizontal and vertical caves, versed in history and natural architecture. The place in the heart of Meghalaya is among the most underrated places in India because of less interest among flocks to explore caves. These caves have many exciting stories recited by the flocks of the place, and the good part about the place is that it is situated in a state like Meghalaya which has much to offer. So you can plan one day trip and explore the ancient caves.
Every place has treasures, every day has enthusiasm and every turn has a secret story. Be a wanderer and explore the world around you. Don’t pause yourself, keep experimenting. Choose any of the spots above and thrill your trip. Discover as much as you can. Travel safe, and stay happy.