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    Picturesque valley of the Nubra Valley in Ladakh

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    With a geography as vast and varied such as ours, it is hard not to find a beautiful place in India. We have the snow-capped Himalayas in the North, the beautiful stretches of sand dunes in the West, the picturesque lands and hills in the East, and a coastline of over 7500 km in the South.

    Since there’s so much to see, one would be compelled to know about the different places in the country that stand out. When looking for some of the most beautiful places in India, you’ll stumble upon many. However, there are a number of places that you must visit. 

    50 Most Beautiful Places In India

    So here is a list of some of the most beautiful places in India that you must keep handy when planning a vacation in the country.

    • Yumthang Valley, Sikkim – The Bowl Of Flowers
    • Stok Kangri, Ladakh – The Paradise For Trekkers
    • Nubra Valley, Ladakh – The Undiscovered Realm Of Nature
    • Nohkalikai Falls, Cherrapunji – Cascading Water That Changes Colour
    • Nanda Devi, Uttarakhand – The Towering Marvel Of Nature
    • Drang Drung Glacier, Near Kargil – A Heaven For Travelers
    • Andaman And Nicobar Islands – The Undisturbed Honeymooners’ Getaway
    • Khajjiar, Himachal Pradesh – India’s Version Of Switzerland
    • Chandertal Lake, Himachal Pradesh – The Crescent Shaped Fantasy For Trekkers
    • Dal Lake – The Epitome Of Perfection And Serenity
    • Valley Of Flowers, Uttaranchal – The Sea Of Flora And Refreshing Aromas
    • Pangong Tso, Leh Ladakh – The Mesmerising Vistas Of Blues And Browns
    • Khatling Glacier – The Snowy Delight For Trekkers & Photographers
    • Ghats, Varanasi – The Realm Of Spirituality And Divinity
    • Sand Dunes, Jaisalmer – The Colours Of Royalty
    • Lake Pichola, Udaipur – The Lake City Of India
    • Gurudongmar Lake, Sikkim – Beatific Waters Of North-East
    • Dudhsagar Falls, Goa – The Ivory Cascades
    • Agatti Island, Lakshadweep – The Beautiful Underwater Atolls
    • Munnar, Kerala – The Hill Town Of God’s Own Country
    • Manali – The Adventurous Retreat In Himalayas
    • Matheran Hill, Raigad – Plethora Of Green, Serene Beauty
    • Zanskar Valley, Ladakh – A Mystic Dale
    • Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh – The Calm Monasteries
    • Munsiyari, Uttrakhand – Miscellany Of Verdant Slopes
    • Chilka Lake, Odisha – The Unexplored, Hidden Gem Of The East
    • Agumbe, Karnataka – A Dashing Source Of Fresh Air & Vistas
    • Rann Of Kutch – Salt Desert Of The West
    • Loktak Lake, Manipur – A Source Of Power Generation
    • Caves, Meghalaya – Pothole Of The East
    • Palolem Beach, Goa – Nature And Nightlife
    • Nilgiri Hills, Tamil Nadu – A Wonder Of Western Ghats
    • Bhedaghat, Madhya Pradesh – Tranquility And Sacredness
    • Lonar Crater, Maharashtra – A Lake With Awe-Inspiring History
    • Gulmarg, Jammu And Kashmir – For A Heavenly Travel Experience
    • Gandikota Canyon, Andhra Pradesh – Enjoy Learning About The Vast History
    • Kudremukh Grassland, Karnataka – Nature And Heritage
    • Kaas Plateau, Maharashtra – A Flowery Experience
    • Sundarbans Mangrove, West Bengal – Lush Greenery And More Natural Wonders
    • Ziro Hill Station, Arunachal Pradesh – A Famous Census Town
    • Chembra Peak, Wayanad, Kerala – Adding This Is A Must
    • Dooars, West Bengal – A Hidden Gem
    • Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand – The Beauty Of Hills
    • Ranthambore National Park, Rajasthan – The Huge Landscape
    • Pabe Ghat, Maharashtra – The Calming Surroundings
    • Mount Abu, Rajasthan – The Oasis Of Rajasthan
    • Venna Lake, Mahabaleshwar – Surreal And Dreamy
    • Kemmanagundi Hills, Karnataka – Of Mist And Chill
    • Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary, Karnataka – The Vast Space Full Of Wildlife
    • Emerald Lake, Ooty – The Mark Of Excellence

    1. Yumthang Valley, Sikkim – The Bowl Of Flowers

    A remarkable view of cloud capped hills, greenery, and the river

    On top of our list of the beautiful places in India is Yumthang Valley, the bottomless vale with a remarkable variety of flowers to boast of. It offers an eye-catching vista of peaks along with Pauhunri and Shundu Tsenpa. The valley is an amazing treat where you would become the element of the ceaseless picture exclusive of any sort of infringement.

    Places to Stay: Yarlam Resort, Apply Valley Inn
    Things To Do: Visit the beautiful town of Lachen, Explore the Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, Spend time near the Yumthang Chu, Visit the Zero Point
    Best Time to Visit: September to December
    Nearest Airport: Bagdogra Airport

    2. Stok Kangri, Ladakh – The Paradise For Trekkers

    The mesmerizing snow clad mountain range of Stok Kangri in Ladakh

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    Next on our list of beautiful places of India is the stunning Stok Kangri Peak that displays multiple thrills along the way and towers at a height of 6,000m. Located in the dreamy destination of Ladakh, the Stok Kangri Climb is ideal for both novice and experienced trekkers.

    Best Time to Visit: Mid June – September
    Nearest Airport: Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport, Leh

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    3. Nubra Valley, Ladakh – The Undiscovered Realm Of Nature

    Picturesque valley of the Nubra Valley in Ladakh

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    Known for its orchards, scenic vistas, Bactrian camels and monasteries; surrounded by snowcapped Himalayan ranges, Nubra valley lies sandwiched between Tibet and Kashmir. There are sand dunes, monasteries, a ruined palace and at Turtuk, a whole different culture (Balti) to discover. The picturesque and breathtaking view of the valley puts this place on our list of beautiful places in India.

    Places to Visit: Samstanling Monastery, Diskit Gompa, Panamik Village, Yarab Tso Lake, Hunder Sand Dunes
    Places to Stay: Stone Hedge Hotel, Hotel Real Siachen, Hotel Karma Inn, Hotel Namgyal Villa, Sha Cho  Guest House
    Things To Do: Take A Camel Safari, Panoramic View Of The Panamik Village, Visit The Holy Lake Yarab Tso, Samstanling Monastery For Enchanting Landscapes, Visit The Beautiful Hunder Village
    Best time to visit: June to August
    Nearest Airport: Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport, Leh

    4. Nohkalikai Falls, Cherrapunji – Cascading Water That Changes Colour

    A breathtaking bird's-eye view of the greens and the Nohkalikai Falls in Cherrapunji

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    Nohkalikai Waterfalls is around 5 km from Cherrapunjee and is the fourth highest waterfall in the world. Falling from a height of 1,100 ft, this fall is a great attraction of Cherrapunjee and hence finds a place in our list of the most beautiful places in India. The force of water has carved a waterhole which remains blue in the winter and turns green in the summer months.

    Best time to visit: During monsoon
    Nearest Airport: Umroi Airport, Shillong

    Suggested Read: 22 Most Beautiful Waterfalls In India You Need To Explore In Summer 2022

    5. Nanda Devi, Uttarakhand – The Towering Marvel Of Nature

    The peaks of Nanda Devi turn golden at Sunset

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    Nanda Devi is the second highest peak in the world, surrounded by Nanda Devi National Park is a must visit place. A unique mix of flora and fauna is characteristic of this park. The fauna includes the brown and Himalayan black bears, Himalayan tahr, snow leopards, serow and cheer pheasants.

    Places to Stay: Badri Hotels, Shivalik Camps & Resort, Hotel Rudra & family restaurant, Ishwari Narayani Hotel, Hotel Kuber
    Best time to visit: April to October
    Nearest Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun


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    6. Drang Drung Glacier, Near Kargil – A Heaven For Travelers

    The vast stretch of the majestic Drang Drung Glacier near Kargil

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    The 22km long Drang-Drung-Glacier is the largest glacier accessible to tourists in the Ladakh region. The three day voyage from Leh-Zanskar valley is crammed with natural marvels like stunning glaciers, spectacular mountain ranges and fruit orchards.

    Best time to visit: All year round
    Nearest Airport: Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport, Leh

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    7. Andaman And Nicobar Islands – The Undisturbed Honeymooners’ Getaway

    Beach resorts and blue waters of Andaman- one of the most beautiful places in India

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    Long fabled among travellers for its legendary beaches, world-class diving and far-flung location in the middle of nowhere, the Andaman Islands are one of the most beautiful places in India for honeymoon. Its lovely opaque emerald waters are surrounded by primeval jungles and mangrove forests, and snow-white beaches that melt under flame-and-purple sunsets.

    Places to Visit: Cellular Jail National Memorial, Radhanagar Beach, Havelock Island, Seafood Restaurants
    Places to Stay: Senses Havelock resort, HOTEL HARBOUR VIEW, Silver Sand Beach Resort Neil, Park Resort
    Best time to visit: October to May
    Main Airport: Veer Savarkar Airport, Port Blair

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    8. Khajjiar, Himachal Pradesh – India’s Version Of Switzerland

    A serene view of the lake in Khajjar with Zorbing taking place in distant background

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    The Mini Switzerland, Khajjiar, is next on our list of most beautiful places in India. A popular hill station located in the Himalayan mountain range about 26 km from Dalhousie in Himachal Pradesh, Khajjiar is also referred as Gulmarg of Himachal Pradesh. Vast expanse of green meadows and dense forests besides vistas of majestic snow-clad Himalayan peaks make Khajjiar a popular destination with tourists.

    Places to Visit: Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary, Nine Hole Golf Course, Dal Lake, Kailash Villages, Khajjiar Lake
    Places to Stay: The Devdar Hotel, Hotel Mini Swiss, Hotel Puri, Hotel Parul, Hotel Khajjiar Regency
    Things To Do: Zorbing, Jungle Safari, Trekking, Handicraft Shopping, Food Tour, Paragliding
    Best time to visit: March to October
    Nearest Airport: Gaggal Airport, Kangra

    9. Chandertal Lake, Himachal Pradesh – The Crescent Shaped Fantasy For Trekkers

    A splendid view of reflection of snow capped hills at Chandertal Lake

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    Chandertal lake, aka the Moon Lake, is a crescent-shaped basin, surrounded by the gigantic Himalayan Mountains on all the sides. Chandertal Lake is a treat for all the trekkers and adventure enthusiast as it is the starting line of the famous, Batal – Chandratal Lake-Baralacha Pass trek which takes them to the cool forest, valleys, undiscovered monasteries, etc

    Best time to visit: June to September
    Nearest Airport: Bhuntar Airport, Manali

    10. Dal Lake – The Epitome Of Perfection And Serenity

    A splendid view of the Shikara, the city of Srinagar, and the reflection of hills at Dal Lake

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    Kashmir has often been called the heaven on Earth by poets and rulers alike. Dal Lake, considered as the Jewel in the Crown of Kashmir, is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places in India.

    Places to Stay: Hotel Chachoo Palace, New Sea Palace Houseboats, Howrah Guest House, Howrah Guest House Blooming Dale Hotel
    Nearest Airport: Sheikh Ul-Alam International Airport, Srinagar

    Suggested Read: 30 Unbelievably Beautiful Places To Visit In Kashmir One Cannot Miss In 2022!

    11. Valley Of Flowers, Uttaranchal – The Sea Of Flora And Refreshing Aromas

    The sun rays reach out to one of the most beautiful places in India- Valley of Flowers

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    The Valley of Flowers, situated in the Garhwal state of Uttaranchal in the foothills of the Himalayas, looks like a fairy land and is arguably the most beautiful place in India. According to the legends, the valley of flowers has been spiritually associated with Lord Hanuman. The virgin beauty of this mystical valley has always lured botanist, nature lovers and adventure lovers.

    Best time to visit: July to September
    Nearest Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun

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    12. Pangong Tso, Leh Ladakh – The Mesmerising Vistas Of Blues And Browns

    A wide camera shot of the Pangong Tso- Pangong Lake in Ladakh

    Remember the scene from the movie 3 Idiots when Kareena Kapoor comes riding on a scooter to meet Aamir Khan? Situated in the upper reaches of Himalayan Mountain range in Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir, the most notable feature of the lake is the ever changing hues of the lake.

    Best time to visit: All year round
    Nearest Airport
    : Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport, Leh

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    13. Khatling Glacier – The Snowy Delight For Trekkers & Photographers

    Stunning view of the snow capped peaks and hanging glaciers in Khatling

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    The Khatling glacier trek is a very scenic one, and travels along the Bhilangana river valley with its source at the Khatling Glacier – the point of emergence of river Bhilangna. The Bhilangna Valley is a delight not only for nature lovers and trekkers but also for photographers, and replete with stunning views of snow capped peaks and hanging glaciers.

    Best time to visit: October to December
    Nearest Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun

    14. Ghats, Varanasi – The Realm Of Spirituality And Divinity

    A ritual going on in late evening at Ganga Ghats of Varanasi

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    Varanasi or Kashi is older than traditions. Varanasi presents a unique combination of physical, metaphysical and supernatural elements. According to the Hindu mythology, Varanasi liberates soul from human body to the ultimate. It is the Ganga Ghats of Varanasi that complement the concept of divinity.

    Places to Stay: BrijRama Palace, Mother Hostel, Ram Bhawan Residency, Wander Station Varanasi
    Best time to visit: Any time throughout the year
    Nearest Airport: Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport, Varanasi

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    15. Sand Dunes, Jaisalmer – The Colours Of Royalty

    The vast spread of naturally formed Sand Dunes in Jaisalmer

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    Camel Safari is one of the most memorable and delightful experiences you can have. It gives you an exclusive approach to discover colorful villages in Rajasthan. Travel through the crests and troughs of the naturally formed Sand Dunes on a camel back and experience the essence of life in the Jaisalmer region.

    Best time to visit: October to February
    Nearest Airport: Jaisalmer Airport

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    16. Lake Pichola, Udaipur – The Lake City Of India

    The reflection in the Pichola Lake of the well-lit Udaipur at night

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    Limpid and large, Lake Pichola reflects the cool grey-blue mountains on its rippling mirror-like surface. Located in the heart of the city, Pichola Lake is the oldest and one of the largest lakes of Udaipur. Pichola Lake is enveloped by lofty Palaces, temples, bathing ghats and elevated hills on all its sides. At the time of sunset, a boat ride in this lake is sufficient to enthrall anyone. This lake is, indeed, amongst the top beautiful places in India.

    Best time to visit: October to March
    Nearest Airport: Maharana Pratap Airport, Udaipur

    17. Gurudongmar Lake, Sikkim – Beatific Waters Of North-East

    The surrounding snow clad mountains and the crystal clear icy water of Gurudongmar lake in Sikkim

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    Gurudongmar Lake at a height of 17100 ft, is among the top 15 highest lakes in the world and is the second highest lake in Sikkim as well as in India. The panoramic and scenic beauty of the place is a sight to behold and puts it right on top of our list of most beautiful places in India. Surrounded by snow clad mountains and crystal clear icy water, it is considered to be a very sacred lake.

    Things To Do: Sightseeing, Trekking, Lachung, Lachen, Thangu Valley
    Best time to visit: November to June
    Nearest Airport: Bagdogra Airport

    18. Dudhsagar Falls, Goa – The Ivory Cascades

    A train passes by on the railway track with the majestic Dudhsagar falls in the background

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    Dudhsagar waterfalls are one of the most spectacular natural phenomena in Goa. Water plummets hundreds of feet in cascades of large volume, creating a mist all around, giving it a milky white appearance, hence the name. This is a popular destination for trekkers and hikers.

    Places to Stay: Viva Hotel, Hotel Jasminn, The Queeny, Hard Rock Hotel, The Crown
    Best time to visit: Mid-November to Mid-February
    Nearest Airport: Goa International Airport, Dabolim

    Suggested Read: 55 Best Places To Visit In Goa For A Splendid 2022 Vacay!

    19. Agatti Island, Lakshadweep – The Beautiful Underwater Atolls

    Agatti Island Beach Resort presents a breathtaking spectacle of sparkling coral reefs

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    Agatti Island Beach Resort presents a breathtaking spectacle of sparkling coral reefs, turquoise blue lagoons, silvery beaches and lush green coconut palms. Here time stands still in the mesmerizing beauty of a virgin nature. It is one of world’s most spectacular tropical islands untouched by the tourist rush and undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places to visit in India.

    Places to Stay: Island Holiday Home, Fly Zone Homestay, Kasim’s Homestay, Cozy and Comfy Homestay
    Best time to visit: Jan to March and October to December
    Nearest Airport: Agatti Airport

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    20. Munnar, Kerala – The Hill Town Of God’s Own Country

    The sun shines brightly over the beautiful tea garden hill of minnar

    Munnar – breathtakingly beautiful – a haven of peace and tranquility – the idyllic tourist destination in God’s own country. Sprawling tea plantations, picture-book towns, winding lanes and holiday facilities make this a popular resort town.

    Places to Visit: Anamudi Peak, Lock Heart Gap, Eravikulam National Park, Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary
    Places to Stay: Talayar Valley Bungalow, Mountain Hut Resorts, Veetee Midtown, Spoony Residency, Matha Regency, Blanket Hotel & Spa
    Things To Do: Plantation Resort, Eravikulam National Park, Mattupetty Dam, Carmelagiri Elephant Park
    Best time to visit: October to November
    Nearest Airport: Cochin International Airport

    21. Manali – The Adventurous Retreat In Himalayas

    A scenic view of the flowing beas and the bridge leading to Old Manali

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    Renowned for its snow-covered mountains, scenic beauty, history and culture, Manali, often referred to as the “Valley of the Gods”. A paradise for lovers of adventure sports, Manali is best for trekking and paragliding.

    Places to Visit: Old Manali, Beas Kund Trek, Jogini Waterfall, Solang Valley, Deo Tibba Trek
    Places to Stay: Hotel Parvati Valley, Negi’s Nest Hotel, The Rainbow Inn, Hotel Aroma Classic, River Bank
    Things To Do: Arjun Gufa, Tibetan Monastery, Naggar Castle, Rohtang Pass: Go On A Bike Ride
    Best time to visit: May to October
    Nearest Airport: Bhuntar Airport, Manali

    Suggested Read: 37 Awesome Things To Do In Manali In 2022 For Solemn Joy

    22. Matheran Hill, Raigad – Plethora Of Green, Serene Beauty

    A wide camera shot of the greenery of the Matheran Hill

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    Matheran is an amazing place where nature is playing active role with you and where you can enjoy every breath with nature within in the weekend time. Matheran is an eco-sensitive region, declared by the Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of India. It is one of the few places in the world where vehicles are not allowed.

    Places to Stay: SaffronStays Parsi Manor, SaffronStays Kamal Farms, Tattva, Ashirwaad Farms, Karjat Mountain Villa
    Best Time to Visit: Throughout the year
    Nearest Airport: Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai

    23. Zanskar Valley, Ladakh – A Mystic Dale

    Reflection of the sky in an alpine lake of the Zanskar valley in Ladakh

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    Wrapped in snow capped peaks and huddled amidst two tiny alpine lakes, Zanskar is a beautiful tourist destination in the northern parts of India. It is one of the scantily inhabited Himalayan valleys blessed with immense natural scenic beauty.

    Best time to visit: April to June
    Nearest Airport: Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport, Leh

    24. Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh – The Calm Monasteries
    The Buddhist monastery looks beautiful in the backdrop of the majestic hills at Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh

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    A thinly populated mountainous tract lying on the Northwest extremity of Arunachal Pradesh in north east India, Tawang is the seat of one of the oldest and largest Buddhist monastery in India. Being the birthplace of the 6th Dalai Lama, it also houses Geluga, the premier Buddhist school in Tibet.

    Places to Visit: Narurang Falls, Sela Pass, Shonga-Tser Lake, Tawang Monastery, Samten Yongcha Monastery
    Places to Stay: Stay Inn Tawang, Hospitality Inn Tawang, Dolma Khangsar Home Stay, J.C Homestay, Dondrub Homestay
    Things To Do: Taktsang Gompa, Sela Pass, Shonga-Tser Lake, Madhuri Lake , Jaswant Garh
    Best time to visit: March to October
    Nearest Airport: Salonibari Airport, Tejpur

    25. Munsiyari, Uttrakhand – Miscellany Of Verdant Slopes

    The majestic snow capped mountains in Munsiyari- Uttarakhand

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    Munsiyari literally translated means a place with snow. Also referred as the little Kashmir, it offers stunning views of snow capped higher Himalayan ranges. Panchachuli is a group of five peaks and is the star attraction at Munsiyari. It is rich in diverse flora and fauna.

    Best time to visit: All year round
    Nearest Airport
    : Pantnagar Airport

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    26. Chilka Lake, Odisha – The Unexplored, Hidden Gem Of The East

    A flock of migratory birds in the Chilika Lake

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    Asia’s largest brackish water lagoon with water spread, Chilika is recognized as one of the most important wetlands in the world because it is home to a phenomenal variety of birds. Chilika Lake offers visitors a spectacular display of its colorful avian charms in a thousand different hues presented by over 160 species.

    Best time to visit: November to February
    Nearest Airport: Biju Patnaik International Airport, Bhubaneswar

    27. Agumbe, Karnataka – A Dashing Source Of Fresh Air & Vistas

    A photograph of the scenic beauty at Agumbe-Karnataka

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    The hill station of Agumbe is known for its scenic beauty and biodiversity. One can find several species of flora and fauna which are rarely found elsewhere. The lush green view all around, the attractions for the visitors is the spectacular sunset and vast opportunities it offers to the trekkers.

    Best Time to Visit: Monsoons (October to June)
    Nearest Airport: Bajpe, Mangalore

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    28. Rann Of Kutch – Salt Desert Of The West

    An image of the moon-lit Rann of Kutch

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    Kutch district is the largest district of India having its origins from the Sanskrit word “Kutchboo” meaning tortoise. Kutch has always been a land brimming with festivity, excitement and an unparalleled vigour for life. This vigour is evident in every aspect of the lifestyle of its people. Kutch in every sense is a land which never fails to amaze.

    Places to Visit: Great Rann Of Kutch, Dholavira , Siyot Caves, Aina Mahal, Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary
    Places to Stay: Mahefeel e Rann Resort, Rann Village Resort, Kutir Craft Village Resort, Dharani Village Resort
    Best time to visit: November to February
    Nearest Airport: Bhuj Airport

    29. Loktak Lake, Manipur – A Source Of Power Generation

    The floating phumdis makes the Loktak Lake appear to be floating in itself

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    Loktak Lake is the largest freshwater lake in northeastern India, located in Manipur. It is also called the only floating lake in the world due to the floating phumdis. This ancient lake plays an important role in the economy of Manipur. It serves as a source of water for hydropower generation, irrigation drinking water supply and wildlife.

    Best time to visit: November to May
    Nearest Airport: Bir Tikendrajit International Airport, Imphal

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    30. Caves, Meghalaya – Pothole Of The East

    The beautiful caves of Meghalaya enhance the natural beauty of the city

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    Caves enhance the natural beauty of Meghalaya, located in most of the districts of Meghalaya. While exploring the caves, your journey will pass through the dark and murky interiors. Caves provide a sense of exhilaration to your journey.

    Best time to visit: All year round
    Nearest Airport: Umroi Airport, Shillong

    Suggested Read: 25 Mesmerizing Hill Stations In South India That Are A Must Visit In 2022

    31. Palolem Beach, Goa – Nature And Nightlife

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    When looking for the best places to visit in India, you can’t miss out the breathtaking beaches of Goa. Palolem beach is one of the most picturesque locations in Goa. Apart from its natural wonders, tourists as well as locals love this beach for its nightlife. There are several silent discos on this beach. Moreover, you’ll also get to witness the best of wildlife, including turtles, birds, gaur, and wild boars.

    Places to Stay: Palm Forest Palolem, Rainbow Lining Hostels, Pixels Oceanfront, Le Petit Palolem
    Best time to visit: November to February
    Nearest Airport: Goa International Airport, Dabolim

    32. Nilgiri Hills, Tamil Nadu – A Wonder Of Western Ghats

    Nilgiri Hills

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    A part of the Western Ghats, Nilgiri Hills lie in the western region of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. When looking for some of the most iconic locations in the country, you should definitely explore these awe-striking hills in the south. Doddabetta is considered to be the highest mountain in the Nilgiri Range at a height of 2637 meters. More than 24 peaks reach beyond 2,000 meters.

    Best time to visit: September to November; March to May
    Nearest Airport: Coimbatore International Airport

    Suggested Read: Top 9 Waterfalls In North East India That Should Be On Your Bucket List In 2022

    33. Bhedaghat, Madhya Pradesh – Tranquility And Sacredness 

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    Located in the Jabalpur district of Madhya Pradesh, Bhedaghat is counted amongst the most wondrous towns in the state. Established beside river Narmada, at a distance of 20 kilometers from the city of Jabalpur, Bhedaghat is a must visit for those looking for a peaceful getaway. Some of the sites that are worth witnessing here are Marble Rocks, Dhuandhar Falls, and Chaunsath Yogini temple.

    Best time to visit: September to March
    Nearest Airport: Jabalpur Airport

    34. Lonar Crater, Maharashtra – A Lake With Awe-Inspiring History

    Lonar Lake

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    Also known by the name Lonar Lake, Lonar Crater is one of the most visited sites in the Buldhana district of Maharashtra. This tourist attraction is quite a prominent National Geo-heritage Monument and its formation happened due to the collision of an asteroid in the Pleistocene Epoch. The lake goes as deep as 150 meters and as long as 1830 meters. 

    Best time to visit: November to January
    Nearest Airport: Aurangabad Airport

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    35. Gulmarg, Jammu And Kashmir – For A Heavenly Travel Experience

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    Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir is known to be an ideal place for skiing and is a must-visit hill station where you’ll get a chance to see the best of nature. Located in the Baramulla district, amidst the awe-striking Pir Panjal Range, Gulmarg is admired for its dreamy natural setting. If you’re looking for those beautiful places in India where you can also try some of the best adventurous activities, then you must visit the town of Gulmarg.

    Places to Visit: Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve, Strawberry Field, Apharwat Peak, Seven Springs , Shrine of Baba Reshi
    Places to Stay: Hotel Heevan Retreat, Gulmarg Zahgeer Continental, Hotel Pine Spring, Nedou’s Hotel, Royal Park Hotel
    Things To Do: Skiing , Golfing, Pony Ride, Temple Visit, Gondola Ride
    Best time to visit: March to June
    Nearest Airport: Sheikh Ul-Alam International Airport, Srinagar

    36. Gandikota Canyon, Andhra Pradesh – Enjoy Learning About The Vast History

    Ranganatha Swamy temple

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    When searching for the most beautiful place in India, you’ll come across many but Gandikota Canyon in Andhra Pradesh definitely deserves to be on the list. Established on the bank of Penna River, this village is admired for its historicity. This village is essentially a fort and used to be a power center for numerous dynasties, namely Pemmasani Kamma Nayakas, Golconda Sultanate, and Kalyani Chalukyas. 

    Best time to visit: September to February
    Nearest Airport: Bengaluru International Airport

    Suggested Read: 22 Natural Wonders In India That Your Geography Teacher Forgot To Tell You About

    37. Kudremukh Grassland, Karnataka – Nature And Heritage

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    Kudremukh is a renowned range of mountains. Kudremukh is also the name of a peak, which lies in the district of Chikmagalur in Karnataka. Established at a  distance of 20 kilometers from the temple town of Kalasa, Kudremukh is rightly known to be one of the most amazing places in India. This place is historically famous in the state of Karnataka and is an ideal tourist site for both nature lovers and history buffs.

    Best time to visit: March to May
    Nearest Airport: Mangalore Airport

    38. Kaas Plateau, Maharashtra – A Flowery Experience

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    This plateau is also famous by the name Kaas Pathar. Kaas Plateau is located at a distance of 25 kilometers from the city of Satara. The plateau is a part of Sahyadri Sub Cluster in the Western Ghats and has been recorded as one of the UNESCO World Natural Heritage Sites in the year 2012. It has been established at a height of 1200 meters. On your visit to this plateau, you’ll get a chance to witness above 850 species of flowers – clearly, it is one of the most beautiful places in India

    Best time to visit: September to October
    Nearest Airport: Pune International Airport

    Suggested Read: 29 Famous Lakes In India That Will Bedazzle You With Their Stunning Beauty

    39. Sundarbans Mangrove, West Bengal – Lush Greenery And More Natural Wonders

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    For those who want to spend quality time amidst nature, one of the most amazing places in India that they can visit is Sundarbans Mangrove. This region is in the delta that has been created as a result of the unison of Meghna Rivers, Ganga, and Brahmaputra. If you happen to be in West Bengal, make sure you visit Sundarbans Mangrove without fail.

    Best time to visit: September to March
    Nearest Airport: Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata

    40. Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh – A Famous Census Town

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    Located in the district of Lower Subansiri, Ziro is a popular census town in Arunachal Pradesh. This town is established at a distance of 115 kilometers from the city of Itanagar. This is counted amongst the most amazing places in India owing to the fact as to how beautifully the heritage of Arunachal Pradesh is depicted here, becoming a part of the list of UNESCO World Heritage Site tentative. 

    Best time to visit: March to October
    Nearest Airport: Ziro Airport

    41. Chembra Peak, Wayanad, Kerala – Adding This Is A Must

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    Yes, you have heard of Wayanad and how beautiful it is. But Chembra Peak holds a special place especially for a heart-shaped lake located on top of the mountain. You can trek to this high peak and spend a few moments gazing at the lake or the peaceful surroundings.

    Best time to visit: October to May
    Nearest Airport: Karipur International Airport, Kozhikode

    42. Dooars, West Bengal – A Hidden Gem

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    The Dooars or Duars is an open stretch of land spreading across 30 km in the northern part of Bengal. It is a beautiful place to visit in India due to the vast expanse of green alluvial plains. Located at the foothills of the eastern Himalayas around Bhutan, the region is the door to Bhutan and many attractions like Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary, Buxa Fort, Bhutanghat and Jayanti River.

    Best time to visit: All year round
    Nearest Airport: Bagdogra Airport

    43. Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand – The Beauty Of Hills

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    If it’s not the beautiful Jim Corbett National Park, then we are not sure what else to add. In the wilderness of Uttarakhand lies a beautiful and ever vivid natural preserve where you can surely spot a wide variety of flora and fauna. Expect some adventure through Jeep Safari and water sports in the 2 passing rivers including Ramganga and Kosi.

    Best time to visit: October to June
    Nearest Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun

    44. Ranthambore National Park, Rajasthan – The Huge Landscape

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    Another of the beautiful places in India is the natural landscape located in Rajasthan, the Ranthambore National Park. It is so huge that the premises contain a temple, fort, lake and it meets 2 other miniature natural reserves to form a buffer zone. Get the opportunity to spot a peek of the Royal Bengal Tigers.

    Best time to visit: April to June
    Nearest Airport: Jaipur International Airport

    45. Pabe Ghat, Maharashtra – The Calming Surroundings

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    Have you created your list of the best places to visit in India? Have you added Pabe Ghat to it? You might not have as many tend to miss the vividness of Pabe Ghat located in the Sahyadri range of mountains. The mesmerizing lakes, villages and lush green landscape is highly rejuvenating and soul satisfying.

    Best time to visit: May to August
    Nearest Airport: Pune International Airport

    46. Mount Abu, Rajasthan – The Oasis Of Rajasthan

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    How can we miss the best hill stations of Rajasthan? Mount Abu is surprisingly a hill station located in the state that houses a huge desert area. This surprisingly amazing hill town is an oasis which can tend to your stress with its amazing peak views, attractions in all its glory.

    Best time to visit: All year round
    Nearest Airport: Maharana Pratap Airport, Udaipur

    47. Venna Lake, Mahabaleshwar – Surreal And Dreamy

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    Yes, Mahabaleshwar is an amazing hill station in Maharashtra. However, you can thank Venna Lake to some extent. It is beautiful, true but it is so surreal that you will lose track of time. The tourism authorities also offer boating services which are really great to explore this place.

    Best time to visit: October to June
    Nearest Airport: Pune International Airport

    48. Kemmanagundi Hills, Karnataka – Of Mist And Chill

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    Kemmanagundi is a great place to visit as the hill station is completely offbeat and very few people crowd it. The hills are lush, the air is misty and the vibe is chill. This is a place you can only dream of. These are the only few reasons to add the hills of Kemmanagundi into our beautiful places in India list.

    Best time to visit: October to May
    Nearest Airport: Mangalore Airport

    49. Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary, Karnataka – The Vast Space Full Of Wildlife

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    Another breathtaking opportunity to explore the gem of South India is the Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary. The wildlife preserve has hills, acres of trees, the Kali river and an exquisite range of flora and fauna. You can expect to find birds like orange headed thrush, Indian yellow tit, and Malabar pied hornbill at this park. 

    Best time to visit: October to May
    Nearest Airport: Hubballi Airport

    50. Emerald Lake, Ooty – The Mark Of Excellence

    Emerald Dam and Lake meandering through Nilgiri mountains

    The reason for adding this one into our most beautiful places in India is simple. Like its name, it is an emerald. A precious piece of natural beauty that you must explore while visiting the town of Ooty. it is surrounded by mountains and a froth of greenery which you can enjoy while boating and fishing.

    Best time to visit: October to May
    Nearest Airport: Coimbatore International Airport

    Further Read: 101 Places To Visit In India Before You Turn 30 in 2022

    Now that you have gone through a list of the most beautiful places in India, don’t forget to add them to your itinerary for a fulfilling travel experience. Each place listed here will easily make your vacation in India worthwhile. 

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    Frequently Asked Questions About Beautiful Places In India

    Which is the most beautiful state in India?

    Kerala is the prettiest state in India, truly known as the ‘God’s Own Country’. It has beautiful lush greenery and backwaters that make for an ideal getaway for a blissful vacation.

    Which is known as the beautiful city of India?

    Jaipur is commonly known as the ‘Pink City’ due to its stunning buildings which were painted pink in 1876 to welcome the Prince of Wales and Queen Victoria. Jaipur is also the biggest city in the state of Rajasthan, and its capital.

    Which place is called heaven of India?

    Kashmir is known as the heaven of India.

    Which is the cleanest city in India?

    Indore has been adjudged India’s cleanest city for the third straight year in the central government’s cleanliness survey. Bhopal is India’s cleanest capital/UT city and Ujjain is India’s cleanest medium city.

    Which is the whitest beach in the world?

    As for the honor of the world’s whitest sand? Well, it goes to the little-known beach at Hyams Beach, on the shores of Jervis Bay in the Australia state of New South Wales.

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