Top 5 Off-Beat Places in India

by Jules on October 30, 2012

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Just as scientists have explored only 2% of the ocean, similarly travellers have seen only a quarter of India. There is a legion of places that are yet to be explored, experienced and unfurled in India. The country is mosaic of deep dark secrets that are awaiting your arrival. The heart of India throbs with adventure, passion and more. Underlining the true essence of India, these places with their quintessential beauty will take your breath away. Try to visit at least one of them on your India escapade.

Athirappally Falls, Kerala

Exquisite and divine in appearance, Athirappally Falls is enveloped in a hazy and cloudy ambience. The chilly air and the downpour of sparkling pristine water enhance the overall beauty of this place. The surrounding exhibits an unearthly and uncanny imagery, only to be found in movies. A stellar hotspot on your visit to Kerala, Athirappally falls are also called the Niagara of India.

Bhedaghat, Madhya Pradesh

Cutting through the heart of India, Marble rocks of Bhedaghat stand tall as an entrenchment on both the sides of River Narmada. Made out of Marble, these rocks glaze incessantly as the sun rises. The pure spotless white surface shines as the moonlight dances over it. Enlisted as one the 1000 places you must see before you die, Marble rocks of Bhedaghat are a natural spectacle. Travel there to experience this breath-taking natural wonder.

Sar Pass and Chanderkhani Pass, Himachal Pradesh

If you want to experience extreme adrenaline rush, then head to Sar Pass and Chanderkhani Pass. Only few have been successful in exploring this place because of its altitude that is 13,800 ft. Sar Pass has a dynamic landscape that keeps on changing at every turn. Chanderkhani Pass is home to the Shivalik range called ‘Devbhoomi’. The expanse is decked by blooming wild flowers and scenic beauty. Head to the Sar and Chanderkhani Pass only if you are on an adventure trip to Himachal.

Lepchajagat, West Bengal

Undefiled and untouched, Lepchajagat is situated approximately 15 kms from Darjeeling and is bestowed with sacrosanct and rapturous beauty. This magnificent place pleases the eyes with its beguiling greenery. Displaying a mosaic of colours with a foggy ambience, you can view the movement of clouds from one peak to another.

Gokarna, Karnataka

Wedged between the hills is the beach called Gokarna. Nestled in North Karnataka, this beach is spruced with pristine and clear waters and is a keeper of silence. The beach resembled the Sanskrit symbol ‘Om’ which the true reason of its popularity amongst the tourists. Blessed with spell binding beauty, Gokarna is a haven for travellers and peace seekers. While Gokarna is not a mainstay in popular Goa or India beaches, it is worth a visit if you want to get away from the hustle-bustle of tourist swarmed spots.

Image Credits; 1;Iriyas on Wikipedia, 2;Hariya1234 on Wikipedia, 3;J.M.Garg on Wikipedia

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