India is a country of diversity; it is diverse culturally, traditionally, religiously and regionally, etc. What makes India a beautiful country is the amalgamation of all the diverse factors it consists of. Every year thousands of people visit India to travel and explore its diversity. India homes beautiful hilly areas, adventurous sites, mysterious ruins and whatnot, to attract visitors. We should not forget that India, the agricultural country, has its roots in the scenic and fruitful villages.
Villages are the real source of livelihood in India. There are over six lakh villages spread proliferated all over India, so, if you want to know real India traveling to these villages could show you a real picture of the roots of the country.
It’s time you should take a rest from foreign holidays and plan extended trips to these pristine, untravelled and splendid villages of India you might have been oblivious about.
Here is the list of 9 such less-visited remote villages in India that you should visit at least once in a lifetime.
1. Landour in Uttrakhand
Home town of thriller-horror fiction writer Ruskin Bond, Landour is an antiquated place. As far as the eyes can see, one can only behold breathtaking beautiful valley, greenery, and happiness.
2. Majuli located in Assam
No doubt this village is beautiful, it is a river island in Assam located on the banks of river Brahmaputra. This is a place where you would like to spend the rest of your life. Experience the Assamese culture and tranquility of the quiet place, you might get a chance to hear the sound of life, here. The only way of transportation is by ferries, which could add more fun to your stay.
3. Ziro valley in Arunachal Pradesh
This the most offbeat place in this list. Its place seems to be the most underrated tourist destination because very few people know about it. Ziro valley has almost everything a tourist destination should have. It has got snow-covered mountains, lush green dense forests, utmost scenic beauty and abundance of peace. If you want to find solace, you might just get it here.
4. Khimsar in Rajasthan
Khimsar is a forgotten village of Rajasthan. Surrounded by the Thar desert, this place can provide you first-hand experience of true Rajasthani tradition. Visit this village for the love of Rajputana culture and the ancient history of Rajasthan. People of this village will welcome with warm gesture and folded hands.
5. Idukki in Kerala
Talking about forgotten lands, here comes another. The village is famous for numerous spice plantation, thus the aromatic greenery will bring even more life to your stay. Enjoy mouth-watering meals, buy spices and relax in of the greenest villages of Kerala.
6. Mawlynnong in Meghalaya
Have the lifetime experience of walking over the living-roots bridge in Mawlynnong. This place is known for the love of eco-system and cleanliness that prevails the whole village. Here you will experience the utmost beauty of Meghalaya, forest, waterfalls and great food. What else one could ask for!?
7. Malana located in Himachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh is already a tourist’s favorite. What if we tell you that it has some hidden gems, too? One of those gems is Malana. This place gives you the whole of Himachal in a nutshell. Keep in mind to respect the customs and tradition while in Malana as people here are conservative when it comes to their traditions. Also, the village offers numerous adventurous activities like hiking and tracking.
8. Diskit Village in Ladakh
Another favorite spot of tourists, Ladakh is every traveler’s dream. Witness the 14th century’s Diskit Monastery, also the village is said to be blessed by Buddha. This place is ideal for adventure lovers who can go ahead to explore the Nubra valley nearby and indulge in other outdoor activities in this village.
9. Nako in Lahaul Spiti
It is hard to believe that this place exists and we were oblivious of it. Close to Kibber, Nako is a place where you will find solitude. The topography of this place resembles the moon. It is a quiet village with ardent Ladhaki lifestyle with a hint of Tibetan influence. This lost village is the best place to explore the less traveled lands in India.
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