Top 15 Most Beautiful Natural Scenic Attractions in India
India the land of attractions offers some of the best landscapes in the world along with amazing natural wonders and sceneries. Apart from the top 20 must see places across India, here is the list of most beautiful natural scenic attractions to explore around the country.
The trekkers paradise is a hill station nestled in the snow capped peaks of the great Himalayas in the Pithoragarh District of Uttarakhand. Munsiyari is the base point for various treks of the great Himalayan mountain ranges.
Zanskar Valley -Ladakh
The Zanskar Valley is one of the remotest places in India, located in Ladakh. Zanskar Range is a mountain range that separates Spiti and Ladakh, The highest peaks of Himachal are located in the Zanskar range.
Sand Dunes -Jaisalmer
Jaisalmer, the jewel of desert is located near to the state capital Jaipur in Rajasthan. The Golden city is known for its grand fort, palaces and several ornate Jain temples along with the golden Sand Dunes and camel safari.
Salt Marsh -Kutch
The Rann of Kutch is a salt marsh divided into two main parts, Great Rann of Kutch and Little Rann of Kutch in the Kutch district of Gujarat.Rann of Kutch has thar desert on one side and the sea on the other, which makes it an intresting region for unique flora and fauna like famous Indian Wild Ass,desert fox and near threatened blackbuck.
Matheran Hill -Raigad
Matheran is the smallest hill station in India,located on the Western Ghats range in the Raigad district of Maharashtra. Matheran Hills is a popular tourist spot to beat the summer heat in the region and also known for its Matheran Hill Railway one of the 6 Mountain Railways of India.
Dudhsagar Waterfall -Goa
The astonishing waterfalls is created by the Mandovi river and located in the Bhagwan Mahavir Wild Life Sanctuary on the border of Goa and Karnataka. Dudhsagar falls or Sea of Milk is a tiered and most powerful falls,listed as India’s fifth tallest waterfall, It offers one of the most spectacular natural phenomena in the country.
Brackish Lagoons -Alleppey
The Kerala backwaters are a chain of brackish lagoons parallel to the Arabian Sea coast or the Malabar Coast.Backwaters of Alappuzha or Alleppey is the Gate Way to the backwaters network, which includes five large lakes linked by canals.
Coral Reef -Lakshadweep
Lakshadweep is a perfect combination of beautiful islands, exotic beaches,coral reefs,blue lagoons and water sports. Islands of Kavaratti, Kalpeni, Minicoy and Kadmath are well famous for its coral reefs tour and other attractions.
Dhanushkodi Beach -Rameshwaram
The Dhanushkodi Beach is located between the India and Sri Lanka and the only land border between both countries. At Dhanushkodi one can enjoy the view of deep and rough waters of Indian Ocean meeting with the shallow and calm waters of Bay of Bengal.
Shola Forest -Nilgiri
The evergreen tropical forest is the rolling grassland found mainly in the valleys and higher altitude hill regions of the Nilgiris and Kanyakumari in Western Ghats. Shola forests is home to many threatened and endemic species such as endangered Nilgiri Tahr,an Asian goat-antelope, Nilgiri Wood Pigeon and the endemic flycatchers along with reptiles,amphibians and many species of trees and plants.
Bhitarkanika Wetland -Kendrapara
The Bhitarkanika Mangroves forest is one of the largest wetland in India located in the Bhitarkanika National Park of Odisha. Bhitarkanika wetland is home to India’s largest populations of saltwater crocodiles and most most important nesting beach olive ridley sea turtle.
Krem Liat Prah Cave -Jaintia
Meghalaya, The Abode of clouds is famous for its many caves located deep in the jungle and some of the caves are listed amongst the longest and deepest in the world. Krem Liat Prah cave is the longest natural cave in India and one of the longest in the Indian Subcontinent as well with total length of approximately 31 km.
Ganges Delta -Haldia
The Green Delta is also known as Sunderbans Delta or the Ganges–Brahmaputra Delta is the world’s largest delta. The Ganges Delta is formed by large rivers the Ganges,the Brahmaputra,the Padma,the Hooghly river and the Jamuna.
Majuli Island -Jorhat
Majuli Island is the largest river island in the world formed by the Brahmaputra river in Assam. The wetland is only accessible by ferries from the City of Jorhat and famous as a hotspot for flora and fauna.
Meadows of Kanha -Jabalpur
Kanha National Park is one of the most visited national park in India located in the Mandla and Balaghat districts of Madhya Pradesh. The Tiger Reserve is well known for its dense, deep forest and Meadows, which are ideal place for the royal Bengal Tigers.