Showing posts with label Villages in India. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Villages in India. Show all posts

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Best Picturesque Villages to Visit in India


Tired of the usual tourist hot spots and craving for some village Zen? Unknown and endowed with raw beauty and unusual cultures, these quaint hamlets offer some much deserved peace and quiet worth a whole lot of action.

Travel doesn’t mean that you need to take fancy flights, luxury hotels and follow a perfect itinerary. India’s heart and soul lies in its small towns and villages. Boasting an authentic rural way of life with raw beauty, old world charm, serenity and a rich cultural heritage making them worthy of recognition. You get the true perks of travel when you wander. As the saying goes “not all who wander are lost. Wander in the beautiful cities, towns and villages of India and there you will find yourself. If you are looking to travel to an off-beat village in India then we have the best villages.

WALK A LIVING ROOT BRIDGE IN MAWLYNNONG, MEGHALAYA: it lies 90km south of shillong. This place is mostly tribal, misty and pristine and awarded as the cleanest village in Asia. It is a wild paradise where you can witness a powerful commitment to eco-tourism by the community and government. The living Roots Bridge engineered out of the roots of the trees is a sight to behold and is said to be over a 1000 years old. Live the high life by staying in homestays on stilts and get treated to sosme delicious local cuisine.

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VALPARAI, TAMIL NADU: the approach to Valparai is one of the most enjoyable hair rising experiences you will ever have. A road that resembles a snake from Pollachi takes you through 40 hairpin bends concealed in majestic green mountains. Rich wildlife, tribe spotting, never-ending tea estates, silver waterfalls and soulful hikes are something to cherish. Valparai promises to satisfy all types of travellers. Indulge in all the tea that you can- you’re in tea country. There are many tourists’ places in and around Valaparai and the monkey falls happens to be one such spot. This place proves to be an excellent place that is flooded with natural flora and fauna.

TAR KARLI: located in the sindhudurg district of Maharashtra: Tar Karli is a seaside village with sprawling coastline and pristine ecosystem. This village is known for its white sandy beaches, azure waters and the shrub vegetation adds to its charm. The major attractions are the Tar Karli Beach and Backwaters of Karli River. Visitors can indulge in water activities like scuba diving, zorbing and snorkelling. It is among the best destinations for scuba diving in India, where you can see marine life up to 20 ft.

LACHEN is one of the most picturesque villages in North Sikkim. It is surrounded with lush vegetation, snow White Mountain peaks, pine laden valleys and trekking trails. The must visit is the Lachen Monastery that is set atop the village offering stunning views of the village. You can reach this village either by a two day trek from the yumthang valley or via road from Gangtok.

KILA RAIPUR LUDHIANA: Chole Bhatura for twenty rupees, tasty makki di roti, sarso da saag. Welcome to Punjab. Ludhiana is the perfect place to relish and cherish the true Punjabi feel. From sugarcane field to Punjabi gaana, from buttery roti’s to authentic rajma chawal, this village in Ludhiana offers a lot more than that. Sports enthusiasts must visit this village in the month of February. This village organizes huge annual Rural Olympic event like bulls racing martial arts, etc. Drink some cold lassi with hot jilebis, talk to the local crowd and enjoy the desi feel.

YANA KARNATAKA: this is a tiny little village located near the coastal village of Gokarna. The Greatness of this village is its monolithic rock formations that are set against Sahyadri Mountains. Tourist would love trekking along the rocks to reach the cave wherein there is an idol of goddess Parvathi in it, the occasional cicada and the streams are sure to attract and mesmerize any tourist who happens to visit here. The waterfall lovers visit the Vibhooti waterfalls and make a camp over there for a night at least.

Don’t miss out enjoying and discovering the myrid of the most beautiful villages in India with their rich biodiversity and cultures.