9 Unexplored Places in India that is worth visiting in vacations

unexplored places in India

We all are travelers, right? We are naturally fond of nature and the wonders of same. Walking into the arms of some of the Unexplored Places in India will leave all of us speechless.

Its time to break the monotony and get rid of the comfort zone to feel their beauty and to see on our eyes the things that our eyes don’t see in normal. There is beauty beyond that silver lining of our travel experience. India has never been shy of being home to some exotic unexplored places.

Moreover, it will be happier to take you on a travel ride through some unforgettable destinations and memories.

So, here are some of the Unexplored Places in India that we all should dare to have a taste of.

1. Rani Ki Vav, Gujarat

Rani Ki Vav Stepwell

It is situated in Patan town of Gujarat and is one of the most beautiful places and unexplored places in India. It is a massive structure that is around 24 meters deep. While exploring the Rani Ki Vav stepwell (made in the 11th century AD), one will feel like an ant climbing an anthill.

It is located on the banks of the Saraswati river. It is designed as an inverted temple highlighting the sanctity of water and is divided into seven levels of stairs with sculptural panels of high artistic quality. The lowest level of the stepwell was earlier used as a route to escape to neighboring villages.

The central level has the theme “Dasavatars” which means 10 incarnations of Vishnu, and in the water level, there is a sculpture of Vishnu reclining on a thousand snakeheads.

2. Mawlynnong, Meghalaya

Mawlynnong village

This village situated in the East Khasi Hills district of the Meghalaya state in North East India. It is honored as “The Cleanest Village in Asia”. Also called as “God’s own Garden”.

Apart from cleanliness, this village has proved 100% literacy rate and women empowerment, that the rest of the world dreams of.  Here the children of the family get their mother’s surname, and the wealth is passed down from the mother to the youngest daughter of the family.

Well-maintained roads and cobbled sidewalks give an impression of high-end cities. The pits for organic and inorganic wastes and scattered bamboo dustbins can put even the best of urban cities to feel down.

After attaining so much mind stunning titles also, this place is among one of the unexplored places in India. So if the above-mentioned facts motivate you to take a trip, then definitely have your leg in Mawlynnong.

More attractions in Mawlynnong:

  • Living Root Bridge.
  • Balancing Rock.
  • Sky-view point.
  • Homestays.

3. Mainpat, Chhattisgarh

mainpat hill station.

It is a hill station and a small village situated in the Surguja district in the northern part of the state of Chhattisgarh, India. It is filled with green pastures, breathtaking waterfalls, deep valleys, dense forests, and many more.

Also called as “Shimla Of Chhattisgarh” and Mini Tibet owing to its huge Tibetan population and influence over the area. The Tibetan refugees settled here after the Chinese invasion of Tibet and have since found a home in Mainpat.

Another great thing about Mainpat, the confluence of cultures, and diverse traditions only adds to the picturesque village’s charm. One of the most beautiful of all the unexplored places in India, Mainpat is home to Thakpo Shedupling Monastery built-in 1970. It is an important attraction here. There are several old thangkas, and wall murals that decorate the interiors of this monastery.

There are farms of Tau, which is commonly known as buckwheat which has healing properties for the disorder like Cholesterol and High Blood Pressure.

More attractions in mainpat:

  • Tiger point Waterfall.
  • Fish point Waterfall.
  • Parpatiya Sunset Point.
  • Mercury Falls.

4. Halebidu, Karnataka

Halebidu temple

 It is a town situated in Hassan District, Karnataka, India. It is spotted with several forgotten but charming shrines and temples. This place is also among the unexplored places in India and was the regal capital of the Hoysala Empire in the 12th century.

It is a best destination for historians and archaeologists, and also encompasses peace and a sense of complacence that is alien to the modern world. It is home to some of the best examples of Hoysala Architecture.

More attractions in Halebidu:

  • Basadi Halli.
  • Kedareshwar Temple.
  • Hoysaleswara Temple.

Hope you are liking the contents of Unexplored Places in India. There are many more places to explore which will really take your attention and force you to become an offbeat traveler. We all should come out of our busy town life once and have our vacations in these places. So keep scrolling down your eyes and enjoy.

5.  Daroji Sloth Bear Sanctuary, Karnataka

 Daroji Sloth Bear Sanctuary, Karnataka

Situated in the Ballari District of Hampi, Karnataka, India. This sanctuary is also among the unexplored places in India and is the only place in Asia where one can spot Sloth Bears.

The sloth bears have a long and dark coat like covering of hair around them. Their forelimbs are longer than the hind ones. Since they have small ears and eyes, their sense of hearing and vision is quite poor, but with a perfect nose for smelling.

The Sanctuary has rough terrain and, tourists can spot animals like jackals, mongoose, wild boards, black-naped hares, leopards, etc. spread over an area of 82.7 sq.km.

The sanctuary provides a watchtower view to the location where these bears are normally seen in the forests, opposite to the Karadikallu Gudda. The view from the watchtower is amazing and one can enjoy the overall terrain from the top using a binocular.

More attractions near Daroji Bear Sanctuary:

  • Kamalapura.
  • Mahanavami Dibba.
  • Royal enclosure.
  • Open Air Theatre an Community Center.

For More Details visit Daroji Bear Sanctuary

6. Chembra Lake, Western Ghats

Chembra lake_ the heart-shaped lake.

Chembra Lake is another among the unexplored places in India. It is the highest peak of Wayanad range in the Western Ghats. It’s a fortune to spend your vacations with your family to watch the cloud-studded pond tucked somewhere in a distant continent.

It is a heart-shaped lake and, yes it is the only natural lake in India in the shape of a heart. People also call it as ‘hridayasarassu’. The peak, its surrounding lush greenery, and the famed heart-shaped lake make it a paradise for travelers to explore.

The most interesting fact of this lake is, it never gets desiccated, neither drought nor the high temperature able to dry even the tiniest bit of this lake.

More attractions in Chembra Lake:

  • Karapuzzha dam.
  • Lakkidi View Point.
  • Kanthanpara Waterfall.
  • Pazhassi Raja Tomb.

7. Urakam, Kerala

urakam in kerala

A small village urban center situated in Chepru block of Thrissur District, Kerala, India.

It is one of the best unexplored places in India and is popular for its majestic beauty, entrancing culture, skilled artisans, vibrant festivals, and delicious food, etc. One can come here to relax, rejoice, and make himself free from busy town life.

More attractions in Urakam:

  • Peruvanam Mahadeva Temple.
  • Ammathiruvadi Temple.
  • Nehru Park.
  • Clayfingers – Art Cottages.

8. Mohammadpur Umri, Uttar Pradesh

Mohammadpur Umri, twin capital of world.

It is a small village situated close to the Indian Air Force base of Bamrauli, near Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh, India. This village is also called as “Mysterious Village of Twins”.

This village has a large number of twins and therefore sometimes labeled as the twin capital of the world. Out of a total population of 800(roughly), there are almost 35 pairs of twins. And it’s not just humans, cows also give birth to twin calves, and even hens lay eggs with two yolks.

Its simple beauty is perfect to have a mini-vacation to understand the interesting traditions and cultures of the place. Though everyone of us know about Uttar Pradesh, still this village of Bamrauli is counted on unexplored places in India.

More attractions in Mohammadpur Umri:

  • Khusro Bagh.
  • Kalyan Chandra Mohiley Statue.
  • Allahabad Yamuna Bridge.
  • Prayagraj Fort.

9.  Lunglei, Mizoram

Lunglei, the bridge of rock

 It is a town, situated in the south-central part of Mizoram state, northeastern India. The literal meaning of this place is “the bridge of rock”, which is admired for its scenic beauty and natural landscapes. This is an ideal destination for the people who want to go and explore the finest views of nature.

It is one of the most populous towns of Mizo hills and is settled atop green hills and is surrounded by lush vegetation in the form of forests and grasslands.

This is known to be one of the unexplored places in India, and one can do activities like Trekking, bird watching, and adventure sports. It is one of the major commercial and political centers in the state of Mizoram.

More attractions in Lunglei:

  • Khawnglung Wildlife Sanctuary.
  • Saikuti Hall.
  • Kawmzawi Park.
  • The Nghasih Stream.

For More Details visit Lunglei

And this is all about the unexplored places in India that one should explore in his life at least once. Vacations are definitely a lifetime involvement as the exotic spots will leave you fascinated with its vision. Apart from these, there are also many more places that will take your mood up to traveling to new places.

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