1. Varkala, Kerala

Varkala is located 51 km north of Thiruvananthapuram city in Thiruvananthapuram district. The main attractions of this place are a beautiful beach, a 2000-year-old Vishnu Temple and the Ashramam – Sivagiri Mutt a little distance from the beach. Varkala offers excellent accommodation facilities for tourists and is fast becoming a popular health resort with many Ayurvedic massage centres.

  1. Mokokchung, Nagaland

With hilly landscapes dotted with tribal villages, untouched in their colors, cultures, perspectives and livelihoods, it can be a unique vacation where you share lives with the tribal clans and find a second home in their villages.

  1. Kalimpong, West Bengal

This bustling bazaar town sprawls along a saddle-shaped mountain ridge overlooking the roaring Teesta River and lorded over by the summit of Khangchendzonga. It boasts of Himalayan views, Buddhist monasteries, colonial-era architecture and a fascinating nursery industry.

  1. Hampi, Karnataka

 

Hampi, the city of ruins is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, owing to the ancient temples, forts and other monuments here. It is famous for its massive, beautifully carved temples, especially the Virupaksha Temple, dedicated to the patron deity of the empire. It is located on the banks of the Tungabhadra River.

  1. Dhanushkodi, Tamil Nadu

Called the ghost town, this is situated at the southern tip of India. The confluence of the calm, blue Indian Ocean and green, choppy Bay of Bengal makes for a wonderful sight.

  1. Orchha, Madhya Pradesh

The Orchha fort complex, 14 cenotaphs or chhatris that serve as memorials to Orchha rulers and the popular Phool Bagh are major attractions worth visiting here. It was the the former capital of the Bundela Rajput kings.

  1. Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh

A fish farm, hills with a view, pine trees and paddy fields all over and a pristine scenery. This place in Arunachal Pradesh comes with absolutely nothing on its list of ‘must -do’ things and makes up an ideal place to chill, in an almost picture perfect way.

  1. Sarahan, Himachal Pradesh

Sarahan has countless views, sceneries and landscapes and no matter for how long you stay at this place, a walk through its endless forests and valleys will let you leave behind all you want to and let go.

  1. Pangong Tso, J&K

It is a high-altitude lake flaunting multiple shades of blue and enjoying spectacular scenery of rugged mountains. The lake is frozen during winter and the best time to visit Pangong is July to September.

  1. Silent Valley National Park, Kerala

Silent Valley is a virgin, fragile forest, nestled in the mountain folds of the Nilgiris in Southern India. Cut-off from civilization and commercialisation, Silent Valley is an ideal destination for nature lovers, researchers and gutsy trekkers. Undulating mountains and lush greenery greet the eye at Silent Valley.