There are many place in India which are famous but less explored, these place are located in the majestic mountains, deep forest and desert region of India. Some of the most popular places are Gangtok, Shillong, Ludhiana,Panipat and Nagaland during the Hornbill Festival.
Dead Land of Kutch -Gujarat
The Great Rann of Kutch is located in the Thar Desert of Gujarat and reputed to be the largest salt desert in the world. Great Rann of Kutch, along with the Little Rann of Kutch and the Banni grasslands between the Gulf of Kutch and the Indus River is complete waste land but home to many wildlife sanctuary and wide variety of flora and fauna. The fauna and avifauna includes greater and lesser flamingos,Indian wild ass,Houbara bustard, desert fox, Caracal and near threatened blackbuck.
Triveni Sangam in Allahabad -Uttar Pradesh
Allahabad is known as Prayaga or the place of sacrifice and Triveni Sangam, where the three holy rivers the rivers Ganges, Yamuna and Saraswat meet. It is second-oldest city in India after varanasi and known for its literary, artistic and revolted heritage. Allahabad host largest auspicious religious gathering in the world known as Maha Kumbh Mela , celebrated once in twelve year and Ardh (half) Kumbh Mela every six years. Kumbh Mela photos 2013
Land of Tribes Bastar -Chhattisgarh
The Bastar District of Chhattisgarh state is one of the highly dense forest area along with largest population scheduled tribes in the states. Bastar is also known as the land of tribes,around 70% of the Bastar region is habitat of major tribes such as the Gond, Abhuj Maria, Bhatra Bhatra, Muria and Bison Horn Maria. Chhattisgarh offers a beautiful Tribal Tour and known for its unique and distinctive tribal culture and heritage, traditional Dasara (Dussera) festival and Arts and Crafts along with naxalism in tribal region. Image Source: indiamike
Pilgrimage Centre of Tirupati -Andhra Pradesh
The Tirupati city is one of the most famous and most visited religious place in India, also known as second richest pilgrimage center in India, after the Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Tirupati is located at the foothills of the Eastern Ghats in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh. Apart from the Tirumala Venkateswara Temple other tourist attractions are Zoological Park, Museum,Waterfall and Akasha Ganga.
Red Sandstone Cave Badami -Karnataka
Badami is situated between the rocky hills and surrounded by Agastya tirtha water reservoir at other side in the Bagalkot District in Karnataka. Badami also known as Vatapi is well famous for rock cut,cave temple and other structural temples. Mallikarjuna group of temples,red sandstone caves are dedicated to Lord Shiva,Vishnu and also has religious sign towards Buddhism and Jainism.
Traditional House of Chettinad -Tamil Nadu
Chettinad is most famous its delicious cuisine such as Chicken Chettinad,Veg Chettinad, for its grand mansions, Athangudi tiles, Chettinad Sari and temples. Its located in the Sivaganga district of Tamil Nadu and hold the dynasties of the Cholas. The architecture of house of Chettinad includes wide courtyards, spacious rooms decorative items and furnishings with imported marbles.
Brackish Lagoons of Bekal -Kerala
Bekal is small town in the sea shore of Arabian Sea in Kerala and known for its beautiful beach surrounding the fort, backwaters, hill destinations and adventures water sports. Bekal offers superb view of the Arabian Sea and splendid beach from a Giant keyhole shaped fort also known as Bekal Fort.
Jewel of Desert Bikaner -Rajasthan
Bikaner is jewel of great thar desert located in the middle of the Thar desert with very little rainfall and extreme hot desert temperatures. Bikaner is famous for its Lalgarh Palace,Laxmi Niwas Palace,Karni Mata Temple and most famous Bikaner Camel Festival. Camel festival of Bikaner includes march of decorated camels from the Junagarh fort,Camel dance performances, camels races and Rajasthani folk song and dance.
Orchha town is located near to popular tourist destination, Khajuraho in Tikamgarh district of Madhya Pradesh. It lies next to Betwa River in the Bundelkhand region and famous for its Raja Mahal,the Jahangir Mahal,Lakshmi Temple, Ram Raja Temple and Chaturbhuj Temple. Orchha palace includes Raja Mahal and the Jahangir Mahal and surrounded by a battlement wall on the bank of the river Betwa.
Land of Rhinos in Manas –Assam
The gateway to Manas National Park,one of the UNESCO World Heritage Site in India. Barpeta located near to Guwahati, the gateway of North Eastern Region of the country and 44 km away from Manas Wildlife Sanctuary. Manas National Park is a Project Tiger Reserve, a Elephant Reserve and one of the Biosphere Reserve in India, located in the Himalayan foothills. It is famous for Indian rhinoceros, rare wild animals such as Asian Water Buffaloes, Golden Langur,Pygmy Hog, Slow Loris, Hoolock Gibbons and most beautiful black giant squirrel. Click to see Wildlife photos
Queen of Hill Stations Mussoorie -Uttarakhand
Mussoorie, the beautiful hill station, located at the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayan ranges in Uttarakhand. The Queen of the Hills offers the breathtaking view of fascinating hills,Snow clad mountains and glittering views of the Doon Valley and Shiwalik ranges. Other places of interest are GunHill,Lake Mist,Bhatta Falls and Goddess Durga-Jwalaji Temple of Benog Hill.
Desert Mountain Valley Spiti -Himachal Pradesh
The Spiti Valley is actually a desert mountain valley also known as The Middle Land, situated between the Tibet and India. Spiti Valley is located at the high Himalayas mountains and forms part of the Lahaul and Spiti. Lahaul and Spiti valley is a major tourist attraction surrounded by high mountain ranges and get separates from Kulu Valley by high mountain pass, Rohtang Pass.
Vast Wetland of Mangalajodi -Orissa
Mangalajodi is a beautiful village on the edge of Chilika Lake in Orissa, the village is known as heaven for tourist and paradise of birds with its scenic beauty of village and vast wetland. The wetland of Mangalajodi attracts many migratory birds mainly during the peak season of November to March and declared as an International Bird Conservation Area. Chilka Lake Bird Sanctuary is home to White Ibis bird,Greater flamingos,water fowl,Goliath Heron,White-bellied Sea Eagle and majestic Brahminy Kite.