7 Lesser Known Travel Destinations in India

Travelling is a delight as you can break free from the monotony of routine life and go on an adventure or simply choose to relax on a vacation. Travelling also gives you time to bond with your family and is always favored. While international destinations beckon many, there are beautiful and adventurous places in India too which leave little to the imagination. In fact, in such a big country, there are various lesser known destinations which are a traveller’s delight. Here are 7 such destinations which promise to enthrall you with their beauty –

  1. Thoseghar Falls
    A little wonder tucked away near the Konkan region of Maharashtra, Thoseghar Falls are often overlooked for the famous Lonavala and Khandala. However, these waterfalls have a sight of their own which would make you sit up and take notice. Home to numerous waterfalls, Thoseghar also has a waterfall with a height of 200 metres. Located about 20-25 kms from Satara, these waterfalls are a must visit in monsoons.
  1. Drass
    Also called the ‘Gateway to Ladakh’, Drass is the second coldest place in the world where temperatures drop down to -60 degree Celsius and more. You can see snow covering every inch of the place. It is located in Jammu and Kashmir in its Kargil district.
  1. Phugtal Monastery
    How does a monastery resting on the folds of a steep mountain sound? That is where Phugtal monastery is located in Zanskar Valley in Ladakh. Go there to meditate, take in the beauty or explore the myth of the sacred water which gushes out from a stone located in a cave in the monastery and is said to have healing powers.
  1. Champaner-Pavagadh Archeological Park
    This gives you a slice of history as you visit the forts and historic sites in Champaner city and Pavagadh hills in Gujarat. The park has been given the World Heritage site by UNESCO and demands a visit.
  1. Maravanthe Beach
    The uniqueness of the beach is that the sea meets the river on the highway which leads you to the beach. On one side of the road is the Arabian Sea while on the other flows the Souparnika river. The beach is located in Karnataka along NH 17.
  1. Gandikota
    India has its version of the Grand Canyons at Gandikota located on the river banks of Pennar in Andhra Pradesh. The Gandikota Gorge gives you a glimpse of the Grand Canyons and if that is not all you can also see a fort built in the 13th century.
  1. Cherrapunji
    Northeast India is sadly overlooked by tourists but it promises something for every kind of traveller. Cherrapunji, the wettest place, has some magnificent waterfalls including the Nohkalikai Falls with the tallest plunge of 340 metres.

These are some of the hidden gems which you can explore on your next vacation. If arranging funds is a problem a personal loan is always available. Personal loans give you the required funds so that you can take the vacation you desire. So, choose your location and avail a personal loan to fund your trip. Apply online and get the loan instantly so that you can discover these hidden places the next time you travel.