Top 20 Least Known Tourist Attractions In India to Explore This Year

India has got many interesting and secret destinations,some of them are yet to explore but are really amazing and different. There are many beautiful and attractive places in India which are still unexplored such as Drass valley in Jammu and Kashmir,Sirpur Site Chhattisgarh, Anthargange Cave Karnataka and National Chambal Sanctuary.

Drass Valley, Jammu and Kashmir

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The Dras valley is situated about 60 kms. west of Kargil and known as the second coldest inhabited region in the world. Dras valley is The Gateway to Ladakh,starts from the base of the Zojila pass and is the coldest place in India.

Jageshwar Jyotirlinga, Uttarakhand

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Jageshwar temple complex is houses to nearly 200 temples built in honor of Shiva Mahadev in Almora district of Uttarakhand. The Nagesh Jyotirlinga dedicated to Shiva is said to be the 8th Dwadasa Jyotirlingas in India. Mrityunjaya Temple is oldest one and the Dandeshwar Temple has the biggest shrine in Jageshwar temple complex.

Shekhawati Havelis, Rajasthan

Mandawa town of Shekhawati region is well known for its fort and havelis, This historical region is located in the northeast part of Rajasthan. Shekhawati forts and homes are known for their painted havelis and recognised as open art gallery of Rajasthan and featured in the 2014 Bollywood movie PK.

Anthargange Cave, Karnataka

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Anthargange is a mountain situated in the Shathashrunga mountain range near Kolar and seventy kilometers from Bangalore in Karnataka. This hill range is famous for volcanic rock formations, natural caves and a perennial spring,Night Trek and Caving exploration.

Historical Sirpur, Chhattisgarh

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The historical site of sirpur is a goldmine of history, located at 78 km away from capital city of Raipur,Chhattisgarh. The town of Sirpur is situated on the banks of the river Mahanadi and was an important centre of Buddhist,Jain and Hindu. Famous attractions of Sirpur historical site includes Laxman Temple,Gandheshwar Temple and the Buddha Vihara.

Kiradu Temples, Rajasthan

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Kiradu temples are located near the deserted town of Jaisalmer about 35 km from Barmer in Thar desert of Rajasthan. The ancient Kiradu Temples are known for impressive sculpture and architecture, Someshvara Temple is one of the five temples of Kiradu and known as Khajuraho of Rajasthan.

Ziro Valley, Arunachal Pradesh

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Ziro Valley has one of the most prettiest landscapes in all of India,nestles within Arunachal Pradesh’s formidable mountainscape and dotted with a number of hillocks. The Valley of Ziro is included in the list of India’s one of the favorite town for World Heritage Site and also home to Sidheshvar Nath ancient Shiva temple with family and self made one of the highest Shivling.

Gandikota Canyon, Andhra Pradesh

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The 300ft deep gorge formed between Gandikota hills and the river Pennar is known as Indian Grand Canyon. Gandikota is going to be the next major tourist hub of Andhra Pradesh and famous for its fort and two ancient temples, dedicated to Madhava and Ranganatha. The Gandikota Grand Canyon is one of the 15 lesser known wonders of incredible India.

Dhanushkodi Town, Tamil Nadu

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Dhanushkodi Beach at the south-eastern tip of Pamban Island of the Tamil Nadu is a submerged township and a ghost town. The beach at Dhanushkodi is another famous attraction and a must visit place, it has one of the most spectacular beach stretches of Tamil Nadu.

Bogatha Waterfall, Telangana

Bogatha Waterfall is one of the most beautiful and attractive waterfall,located at Khammam district of Telangana. This beautiful waterfall is situated in the dence forest and there is no proper road facility to reach the waterfall.

Malana Village, Himachal Pradesh

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Malana is an ancient Indian village amidst in the lush green and snow-capped mountains in the Parvati Valley of Himachal Pradesh. Ancient village of Malana has several ancient temples and the village is considered to be one of the first democracies in the world.

Ganpatipule Coast, Maharashtra

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Ganpatipule beach of Maharashtra is the most beautiful beach located in the Ratnagiri district of Konkan coast of Maharashtra. The temple and beach along with beautiful village of Velneshwar are known for peaceful tourism,coconut-fringed beach, sea sunset and old Shiva temple.

Lepchajagat Forest, West Bengal

Lepchajagat is a small village approximately 8 Km.from Ghoom Rlyway Station in wilderness of Darjeeling at an altitude of 6,956 ft. This small village and hill station is popular because of the forest accommodation and offers an excellent view of Kunchenjunga mountain.

Champaner Pavagadh, Gujarat

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Champaner Pavagadh Archaeological Park is one of the World Heritage Site in Gujarat, located around the historical city of  Champaner and hills of Pavagadh. Champaner-Pavagadh heritage site has number of monuments including Sahar ki Masjid,Citadel walls,Jama Masjid,fortress gate,Gumbaz Masjid and Kabutarkhana Pavillion.

Majuli Island, Assam

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Majuli Island is the largest river island in the world,located on the river Brahmaputra in Assam. The wetland island is home to many rare and endangered avifauna species and a hotspot for flora and fauna, Attractions of Majuli river island includes colourful culture of the tribes,Migratory birds,Pottery making,sunset in winter and natural beauty.

Palakkad Fort, Kerala

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Tipu’s Fort also known as Palakkad Fort is one of the old fort situated in the heart of Palakkad town in Kerala. Palakkad Fort is one of the best preserved forts in Kerala and one of the biggest fort in India,situated in an area of 15 acres.

Laitlum Gorge, Meghalaya

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Laitlum Canyons in Shillong is one of the least-explored natural place in India with so many picturesque sites,breathtaking landscape and amazing nature. The Laitlum Canyons is among the top natural attractions of Shillong and one of the exotic places in India.

Querim Beach, Goa

Querim or Keri Beach is the most quiet beach in goa, located to the north of the Arambol beach and is the northernmost beach of Goa. Querim Beach is popularly known as a sea shore and one of the most beautiful beaches of Goa with tall pine trees and no body.

Daringbadi Hill Station, Odisha

Daringibadi hill station is indeed Kashmir of Odisha,situated at a height of 915 m in Kandhmal district. The astonishing beauty,pine jungles,beautiful valleys and coffee gardens of Daringbadi is surrounded by thick rain forests with wild animals.

Chambal Sanctuary, Madhya Pradesh

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The National Chambal Gharial Wildlife Sanctuary is tri-state protected area, located on the Chambal River near the tripoint border of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh National Chambal Wildlife Sanctuary is home for the critically endangered gharial,endangered Ganges river dolphin and red-crowned roof turtle. Main attraction of the Chambal sanctuary are fresh river water dolphins, 21-foot-long muggar crocodile, 18-foot-long gharials and 26 rare turtle species.