India has a lot of unexplored places to explore the beauty and offbeat corner of it. Incredible India is a land of many mysteries and charms with lots of hidden mountain getaways, ancient forts, fascinating lakes, and gigantic hills. Exploring India will definitely make lifetime memories for all. Here is the bucket list of best offbeat holiday destinations in India to explore this winter. These places are best to explore the raw natural beauty and unusual cultures and get yourself lost in the experience of new things. |Best Offbeat Holiday Destinations in India|
‘The real voyage of discovery consists
not in seeing new landscapes, but
in having new eyes!’
– Marcel Proust
Best Offbeat Holiday Destinations in India
Mawlynnong is a beautiful and little Khasi village which is very near to the Meghalaya-Bangladesh border. It is famous for its cleanliness and management of the village and is now considered as the ‘cleanest village in the whole of Asia’. There are lots of root bridges, caves, beautiful waterfalls, hills, canyons, rivers and national parks you can explore in the small city of Mawlynnong.
Halebidu is a town located in the Hassan district of Karnataka which was the regal capital of the Hoysala Empire during the 12th century which was originally ruled by the elevated Malnad region in western Ghats. Halebidu temple is the pinnacle of Indian sculptural heritage, even the words are not enough to explain this beauty.
Ziro Valley, Arunachal Pradesh
Ziro is a beautiful valley located in the lush subtropical mountains of central Arunachal Pradesh in the lower Subansiri district. It is also one of the UNESCO World Heritage site. The stunning landscape of Ziro Valley consists of amazing lush rice paddy farms and beautiful bamboo houses. The best time to visit Ziro Valley is during the annual Ziro festival of music which was organized in the month of September.
Majuli Island, Assam
Majuli is famous as the ‘World’s largest freshwater Island’ in the banks of river Brahmaputra which is located away from the city of Jorhat. It is considered as the cultural capital of Assam. Majuli is also an art and cultural hotspot of Assamese Vaishnavite culture – one of the major traditions of Hinduism. Visit Kamalabari Satra, Garamur Satra, Dakhinpat Satra and Auniati Satra which are the most famous Satras on the Island.
Khajjiar, Himachal Pradesh
Khajjiar is a beautiful hill station in the Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh which is often referred to as the ‘mini Switzerland of India’. It is a small town located near Dalhousie which is at an altitude of 1951 m above the sea level. This magnificent and quaint hill station is surrounded by gorgeous lakes, landscapes, and forests.