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Cultural heritage, colorful nature, beautiful architecture, and cultural diversity are the few characteristics of India which attracts tourists from all over the world. Wonders of the world like Qutub Minar, Taj Mahal, Nalanda, Sun Temple, Iron pillar at Delhi and Ajanta Allora caves are some of the beautiful architectural monuments in India which are recognized internationally. Locations like Leh, Ladakh, Shimla, Manali, Ooty etc. reveals the panoramic view of the natural beauty which amazes and attracts tourists from all over the world. These natural beauty and architecture are a glimpse of Indian civilization, attracting visitors from the nation and abroad. Tourist gather in large number to see these widely acclaimed spots. These offbeat places are so elegant and stunning that it will create and leave unforgettable memories forever.

However, there are some hidden natural spots in India which every tourist may not be aware of. These are the valleys, caves, waterfalls, and beaches which look spectacular when morning sunshine hits them and become calm and soothing when moonlight spreads its silver beauty. These are less frequented spots which we cross during a car trip and ignore, as everyone are busy in chit-chatting and playing fun games like Antakshari or truth and dare. These locations can be a surreal fantasy for every traveler making them forget the difference between dreams and reality. Landscapes, muse lands, sunset, lush greenery, are the few major scenic beauty of these locations, which proves the fact that heaven lies in India. Such places can be visited irrespective of any weather conditions (except harsh) to elevate your travel mood and lead you to the feeling of pleasure and peace of mind. You can easily gaze these natural beauties and capture every moment in the DLSR cameras or Handycam.
Are you a social media lover? If yes, then flaunt your photos on Facebook and Instagram with exotic locations on the background to make your followers envy and lead them to the state of bewilderment by guessing these exotic spots.

Journey to these location starts by deboarding from the main station/junction and then move forward by booking a cab onto the route. Journey via train is incomplete without fresh food. RailRestro, is the one-stop solution to get the best food in train of your choice. Now, travelers can easily order food online in train and get it delivered right at the seat without any inconvenience. So, if you are on a plan to visit some popular locations of India then include some of the fascinating destinations which are lesser known but still admired for its beauty and natural existence. RailRestro lists 10 lesser known locations to explore in India bearing breath-taking natural views.

    1. Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh: Arunachal Pradesh is among one of the states in India which are exceptionally adored by the beauty of nature. The thick layer of green grass spread overall the mountain, with tree plantations on distance and a point where earth meets with the sky to add extravagant beauty, is the attraction. This exotic place is “Ziro” located at Arunachal Pradesh. The most convenient way to reach Ziro is to take a train to North Lakhimpur or Naharalagun and then hire a taxi to Ziro. Regular Intercity train from Guwahati and one train runs from New Delhi junction which plies to Naharalagun.

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    1. Patan, Gujarat: The former capital of Gujarat, “Patan” speaks the sculpting skills like the Khajuraho style monuments, Sahastralinga Talav, Jain temples, Jain Gyan Mandir, white marble image of Vanaraja and the most popular Rani Ki Vav etc. If you want a glimpse of historic Gujarat and its religious angle, then, quickly pack your bags and visit Patan with an amazing historical background. Patan is linked by rail with Ahmedabad, Delhi, and Mahesena. There are six local trains daily between Mahesena and Patan. You can order food in train at Delhi junction and enjoy the Delhi delicacies at your seat.

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    1. Majuli, Assam: Majuli is a small Island in the Brahmaputra River, Assam, and the only Island to be called as district in India. It is environment-friendly and a pollution-free freshwater island. The lush green forests surrounded by water and a place where peace and serenity exist with the phenomenal beauty of nature like crystal clear water and landscapes, make it one of the most surreal places on earth. If you want a unique trip, then lift your bag packs with a DSLR camera to capture the beauty of Majuli. Honeymooners! Book your tickets today.

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    1. Bhedaghat, Jabalpur: The beauty at bhedaghat will leave you spellbound. The tall mountains, spectacular Dhuandhar fall are some of the places which exhibit the magic of nature and on the other end, the magnificent Chaunsath Yogini Temple will attract you with its inimitable artistry. Complement your tour to bhedaghat by treating yourself with a boat ride at the marble rocks specially on a moonlit night. Some Bollywood movies like Ashoka and Mohen jodaro are shot at this exceptional location.
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      Is your train crossing Jabalpur station? Order food at Jabalpur station and enjoy them right at your berth. Request a call- back if you need to place a group food order.

    2. Butterfly Beach, Goa: Goa is a place rich and popular for its beaches, but there are specific discreet locations which every tourist might not know during their visit. That’s the Butterfly beach with translucent water, surrounding trees and variety of butterflies in the air. The beach has its way through dense forest and a 2-hour trek. The beach is called butterfly beach as it is in a shape of a butterfly attracting tourists from all over the world. Not many know of this beach, hence it is less crowded and far from the noise of the city; It is also an ideal location for a picnic and nature lovers can have a gala time at this location.

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    1. Gurudongmar Lake, North Sikkim: Lachen is a small and beautiful town in North Sikkim where Gurudongmar Lake is located at 17,100 feet above the sea level. The beauty at Lachen can surpass your imagination of nature. The splendid and scenic beauty of the place is breath-taking. The magnificent mountains and Gurudongmar Lake together attract tourists from across the world. Nature lovers! Switch to this thrilling location to spend a quality time in the lap of nature and inhale immense peace to relax your soul.

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    1. Sela Pass: Good news for snow lovers! Sela Pass in Arunachal Pradesh is situated at the height of 4,170 meters from where you can experience a slice of heaven on earth. The lofty mountains are covered with snow, and the clouds touch this heavenly beauty, thus clearing away the line between the earth and sky. The pine trees with snowy flakes on the leaves will make you feel the inert beauty of our mother nature. The fact which attracts a major volume of tourists at this exotic place is that the Sela Pass houses 101 lakes among which Sela Lake is called as the Paradise Lake because of its appeal and beauty.

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    1. Valley of Flowers, Uttarakhand: Uttarakhand is a place of an exclusive and uncommon beauty sprawled all over the state. It’s difficult to distinguish the tourist places as the beauty in Uttarakhand is beyond comparison. The Chamoli District of Uttarakhand. It’s a majestic picturesque national park and a perfect place to laze around by gazing the exotic varieties of flowers and medicinal herbs. This richly diverse area is also home to rare and endangered animals including the Asiatic black bear, snow leopard, musk deer, brown bear, red fox, and blue sheep.

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    1. Dzuko Valley, Kohima: Straddling the border of Nagaland, Dzukou Valley is a location which galore blue mountains, bright flowers, and green hillocks. The flowers began to blossom in the monsoon season and the peak flower season is the July. During winters the Dzuko Valley is covered with snow. This place is famous among the locals but has yet to be “discovered” by foreigners and domestic tourists from further abroad.

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    1. Hogenakkal Falls, Dharmapuri: 46 kilometers from Dharmapuri, lies the Hogenakkal falls, famous for its scenic beauty of waterfalls. There are separate bathing areas and the place provides a hide boat rides to the tourists, thus projecting itself as a major tourist attraction of Karnataka. Carbonatite rocks are found in abundance which is one of the oldest rocks of the world. Best season to visit is after the monsoon when the river is at its spate.

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Travel Enthusiasts! Rush to these discreet Indian tourist locations and explore the beauty of India.

Author: Amit Roy


Amit is a Digital Marketing & Alliance Strategist at Railrestro. He is a jack-of-all-trades kinda person in the world of Internet marketing, excelling in market research to come up with a strategy based on the