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5 offbeat travel destinations in India

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“Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost.” – Erol Ozan

With the approaching long weekend, it’s time to explore the unexplored, to travel the lengths and breadths of our country and rediscover ourselves. Whether a globetrotter, a tourist, a backpacker or a pilgrim, our country has never disappointed any. With hills and valleys, seas and lagoons, islands and hill stations, greenery and snow, India has everything to put one’s wanderlust at rest.

We’ve put together for you some of the offbeat destinations in India which will get you thinking, “Why didn’t I plan this vacay before?”

Mawsynram: One of the newest destinations on the travel map, Mawsynram located in the East Khasi Hills is counted amongst the wettest places in India. Alluring tourists with its incredible flora and fauna, a small scale aviary and a charming pool with the sprawling and rocky banks, this place is a must-visit for an adventurous soul.


Sundarbans: The land of boundless beauty and having the most amazing wildlife forest in India, Sundarbans is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a Biosphere Reserve. Known for its population of Royal Bengal Tigers and biggest mangrove forest, this is definitely a go-to destination for a lifetime experience. The best time to visit this place is in winters when you can also avail great offers on hotels in Sundarbans.


Pangong Lake: Nothing speaks surreal in a real sense than this offbeat destination in Ladakh. Nestled at an elevation of 4300 meters, this place is a haven for photographers and bird watchers. So its time to get behind the lens and capture one of the finest destinations of India. Travelling to Pangong Lake might be a task but booking a stay ain’t. Browse through Travelguru, choose your pick and make reservation at the camps in Pangong Lake.

Pangong Lake

Great Rann of Kutch: The largest salt marsh of the world, The Great Rann of Kutch is spread across a massive 5,00,000 sq. mt area. It comes alive during the Kutch Rann Utsav, beginning from 1st November 2016 to 20th February 2017. You can witness a unique blend of colours, generous dose of history, exquisite carvings, intricate art, flaming flamingos and loads more. An ultimate travel destination for all those who want to take a look at the rich heritage of India. Well curated Rann Utsav packages listed on Travelguru will make your stay comfortable and the most enjoyable one.

Great Rann of Kutch

Spiti Valley: Last but not the least, one of the most unexplored places in India is Spiti Valley. Located at a very high altitude in the eastern part of Himachal Pradesh, this place is home to some of the oldest monasteries, highest motorable villages, Chandrataal lake and the highest post office in the world. All the trek enthusiasts and travelers who dare to drift from the tourist trails must visit Spiti Valley for an unforgettable experience.

Spiti Valley

Plan in advance or simply do an impromptu disappearance trick, but don’t forget to make the most of your long weekend. Also, write to us and share your travel story.

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Srishti is a writer by profession and a dreamer by choice. She loves experimenting with her space and her looks. Being an avid animal lover, she plans on being a part of Black Jaguar White Tiger Foundation in near future.

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