India is the land of geographical diversity. There are many less explored places with astonishing beauty and natural wonders with their own hidden mysteries. From gigantic caves to jungle-covered mountains, India is gifted with vivid destinations for wanderlusts. The incredible natural phenomena in such places make them look incontrovertibly spectacular against those well-explored ones.
Here are some of such bewildering heavens in India:
1. Ladakh’s Magnetic hills
This mysterious spot is located on Leh-Kargil-Srinagar highway elevated at about 14,000 feet above sea level. A 30-kilometer journey from Leh will take you to the perfect location where you can experience a bizarre experience on the small stretch of road. Once you are on the spot, follow the instructions which make you place the car on a particular square mark on the road.
Switching it on neutral gear, you will be amazed to feel the car moving uphill, against the law of gravity which we are aware of. This is particularly due to an optical illusion where downhill is actually pictured by nature as uphill, one of the rarest behavior by nature.
2. Yana Rocks
Made of crystalline Karst limestone, these mysterious rock formations located amidst Uttara Kannada forest have mesmerized the visitors in recent years since it was unexplored for ages. The mysterious scenery is added by two prominent rock outthrust known as Mohini Shikhara and Bhairaveshwara Shikara.
This place famous to host the Shivaratri festival in a cave temple situated at the base of the rocks. This is also the place with some legendry stories part of the Hindu Mythology.
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3. Hide and Seek Beach
Located in Balasore District, Orissa, this magnificientChandipur Beach beach is unique in its name as well as its behavior is known for Hiding and Seek game that the seawater plays twice a day in front of our own eyes and mesmerizing the sight. During low tides, the sea waves move back to about 5 km leaving the seabed exposed during the day time.
As a response to the moon’s gravitational pull, the salty water again outstretches this exposed sea bed designing the natural miraculous phenomenon. This extramundane process has facilitated many unique species to dwell like red crabs, horseshoe crabs, etc
4. Reverse Waterfall
The Western Ghats is known for some unique waterfalls. Sighagad fort, located around 25 km away from Pune, paved the visitors a way to heaven like experience through a scenic view of a Reverse Waterfall near Sinhagad. It is because of high-pressure winds directing the water at the crest of the ghat, against the gravity that makes visitors witness unbelievable behavior of Nature. It is a beautiful place for photo-geeks falling along the only motorable way joining Kalyan and Ahmedabad.
5. Borra caves
Araku valley in Ananthagiri hills of Andra Pradesh is the place of the deepest caves in India known as Borra Caves. Created due to Karstic action of the Gosthani river millions of years ago, the cave has interesting formations and has inhabited many species of bats. There are many legends depicting the formation of this beautiful cave system. It is must visit place in Andra Pradesh providing visual treats to explorers.
6. Maravanthe National highway 17
This highway is located parallel along the Maravanthe Beach. The interesting feature of this highway lies in its location. The shore stretches on one side of the road while the beautiful backdrop of Sauparnika Rives and Kodachadri hills on the other side, giving the two serene faces of nature at the same spot. The sunset adds the toppings on the delicious visual treat.
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