5 fabulous offbeat attractions

India is a melting- pot of countless cultures, cultural ethnicities, sites. Memories that will be with you long after you have left the country.  Some places in India will always remain popular than others. So, let us then explore here the fabulous offbeat attractions in India.

Bishnoi village (Image source)

Bishnoi, Rajasthan– It is not very far from Jodhpur and provides a genuine experience of rural Rajasthan. People of this village worship nature and live in harmony with it. They bury their dead instead of burning them like Hindus. You can take the Bishnoi Village Safari which allows a personal encounter with the lives of Bishnois, an old clan of the land. Here you can meet the artisans like the weavers, potters and block printers. While in Jodhpur, don’t miss the blue houses in the old part of the city which often referred to as β€˜the Blue City’.

Nuranang Falls (also known as Bong Bong Falls), Tawang district, Arunachal Pradesh

Nuranang Falls in Arunachal Pradesh– These spectacular falls are the wonders of Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh. The falls are 100 meters high in the pristine surroundings, one place; you must not miss while in Arunachal Pradesh. They are commonly known as Bong Bong Falls which also generates electricity for the district.

Darjeeling tea plantations

Darjeeling Tea Gardens– The luscious tea gardens of Darjeeling are located in West Bengal state of India. They are not only renowned for their flavoured tea cultivation but also for their picturesque beauty. The infinite stretch of tea plants which has a tendency to vanish in the mist, transforms into a magical spell for the tourists.

Matheran, Maharashtra– Although, it is the smallest station in India but is beautiful in the Western Ghats at an altitude of 2600 feet above sea level. It is around 90 km drive from the city of Mumbai. Vehicles are not allowed here which means you get to breathe in fresh mountain air which replenishes your soul. Beautiful scenery of the natural surroundings can be experienced while on a trek to Panorama Point.

Malshej Ghat

Malshej Ghat, Maharashtra– This Ghat is nestled in the magnificent peaks of Western Ghats and is a renowned weekend getaway for people of Mumbai. The best time to visit is in August and September where you feel blessed in the refreshing greenery, some gorgeous waterfalls and mist covered peaks. This place is a home for several species of birds like cranes and flamingos which is a haven for a birdwatcher.

So, explore these fabulous offbeat tourist attractions in India and cherish memories for a life time.

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  1. Thanks for pointing out these places.. Have covered some of them.. But had not known much..actually anything about Bishnoi..

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