21 Natural and Geological Wonders of Incredible India

India is full of Geological and Natural Wonders, Borra Caves are longest and deepest natural caves,Ladakh has Ladakh Magnetic Hill and there are number of Hot Water spring in India and known to have headling properties. Famous natural and geological wonders of Incredible India also include Heart Shaped Lake in Kerala,longest drive in beach in Kerala,Cherrapunji wettest place, Dudhsagar Falls,Valley of Flowers,Wildlife Corridor,root bridges, Lonar Crater Lake Maharashtra and Natural Arch at Tirumala hills of Andhra Pradesh. Other man made Wonders of Incredible India also includes Hanging Pillar,Ajanta Caves,Reservoir at Dholavira, Growing Nandi and shaking minars of Ahmedabad.

Magnetic Hill, Ladakh

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Magnetic Hill of Ladakh is a gravity hill where an optical illusion get created due to the surrounding slopes and layout of the area. The gravity hill is one of the biggest attraction of Leh, where vehicles move on their own.

Shaking Earth, Mainpat

Mainpat is a small village in Chattisgarh state and the only places in India where whole area shake like a trampoline. The hill stations of Mainpat is lush green and the romantic dawn and the most favorable tourist destination in Chhattisgarh.

Grand Canyon, Gandikota

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Gandikota is the hidden grand canyon of India on the right bank of the river Pennar. The gorge offers beautiful landscape over the Gandikota hills and the Pennar river Canyon.

Balancing Rock, Tamil Nadu

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Krishna’s Gigantic Butterball or Balancing Rock of of Mahabalipuram is a gigantic granite boulder. The Balancing Rock is listed as a historical monument by the Archeological Survey of India.

Marble Rocks, Jabalpur

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Marble Rocks at Bhedaghat of Jabalpur is a gorge along the Narmada river where the river has carved the soft marble. The beautiful gorge with blue,white and brown colored marbles are rich in magnesium.

Hot Water Spring, Manikaran

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Hot Water Springs are naturally occur features contains medicinal properties, There are number of  hot water springs in India and Manikaran is one of them. Manikaran Hot Water Springs is located about 35 km from Kullu and has experimental geothermal energy plant.

Kalo Dungar, Gujarat

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Black Hill or Kalo Dungar is the highest point in Kutch and offers panoramic view of the Great Rann of Kutch. Kalo Dungar is famous for magnetic properties where vehicles were hurtling down.

Table Land, Panchgani

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Table Land of Panchgani is the second longest mountain plateau in Asia and most famous destinations of the Panchgani city. Tableland Plateau is the highest point in Panchgani and famous places for many Indian movies.

Coconut Island, Udupi

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St. Mary’s Islands is also known as Coconut Island was formed by sub-aerial subvolcanic activity, the monument is one of the 26 Geological Monuments of India declared by the Geological Survey of India.

Loktak Lake, Manipur

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Loktak Lake of Manipur is home to the only floating national park in the world, Keibul Lamjao National Park and is the last sanctuary for endangered sangai. The lake is the largest freshwater lake in Northeast India, famous for the phumdis.

Majuli Islands, Assam

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Majuli is the biggest river island in the world, located on Brahmaputra river in Assam and hotspot for flora and fauna. The island is also a bird lover’s paradise and home to many rare and endangered avifauna species.

Anti Gravity Road, Gujarat

Anti Gravity Road in Gujarat near Tulsishyam where vehicles rolling up the hill against the gravitational pull. The layout alleged to have magnetic properties, strong enough to pull cars uphill.

Chandipur Beach, Odisha

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Chandipur Beach of Odisha is also known as hide and seek beach of India, where sea disappears upto 5kms during the ebb tide. Chandipur on sea beach supports hot bio-diversity and home to Horseshoe crab marine arthropods in India.

Varkala Cliff, Kerala

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Varkala coastal town of Kerala is one of the few place in India where unique geological feature of sedimentary formation cliffs are present and where cliffs are found adjacent to the Arabian Sea. The Varkala Formation is a geological monument, declared by the Geological Survey of India.

Borra Caves, Visakhapatnam

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Borra Caves are natural stalactites and stalagmites caves, located in the Ananthagiri hills of the Araku Valley. The caves are basically karstic limestone structure and one of the largest cave in India as well as considered as the deepest caves in India.

Natural Arch, Andhra Pradesh

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Natural Arch at Tirumala hills is one of the very few natural arches bridges in India and a distinctive geological feature. The natural arch and rock formations of Tirumala hills is one of the must see natural and geological wonder of Incredible India.

Lonar Crater, Maharashtra

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Lonar Crater at Buldhana district of Maharashtra is only velocity impact crater in the world and has both saline and alkaline in nature. This lake is one of the must visit Geological Wonders of Incredible India.

Chakra Kund, Naimisaranya

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Chakra Kund at Naimisaranya is the place where a water inside the chakra is rotating automatically. Naimisaranya in the state of Uttar Pradesh is famous vaishnavite temple and counted as one of the eight temples of Vishnu.

Barren Islands, Andaman

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Barren Island of Andaman Islands is home to the only confirmed active volcano in India and also in South Asia. This volcanic island is among the world’s top scuba diving destinations and famous for fast growing coral gardens.

Sambhar Salt Lake, Rajasthan

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Sambhar Salt Lake is India’s largest saline lake and recognized as a Ramsar site and wetland of international importance. The lake is also famous as Salt Lake of Rajasthan and one of the best place to spot flamingos in India.

Maravanthe, Karnataka

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Maravanthe is a sea shore that runs next to the Suparnika River and the only one of its kind in India. The village and beach is Karnataka’s most beautiful beaches and the only place in India where river almost touches Arabian Sea.