Top 5 Amazing Places In India
There are various unexplored sights and natural attractions present in India. Visiting these places should be the most amazing experience and life time memory for one. Here is the Top 5 Amazing Places In India that you can visit in your life.
Yumthang Valley, Sikkim
The Yumthang Valley is a grazing pasture surrounded by the Himalayan mountains in the North Sikkim district of Sikkim, India. It is at an elevation of 3,564 metres (11,693 ft) above msl at a distance of 150 kilometres from Gangtok. Yumthang is the ‘Valley of Flowers’ . It is home to the Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, which has over twenty-four species of the rhododendron, the state flower. A tributary of the river Teesta flows past the valley and the town of Lachung, the nearest inhabited centre.
Tourists may travel from Gangtok to Lachung by booking a full vehicle or shared one and stay over night. A direct journey to Yumthang is not feasible as roads are commonly foggy and becomes very dark in early afternoon. A trip to the Valley takes around two hours from Lachung, which is about 125 km from Gangtok.
Tea garden hill, Mannar
Mannar is a town and hill station in the Idukki district of the Indian state of Kerala. It is at an elevation of 1,600 metres above msl in the Western Ghat range of mountains. It is easy to reach Munnar by both National highways, state highways and rural roads. The town lies in the Kochi – Dhanushkodi National highway (N.H 49), about 130 km (81 mi) from Cochin, 31 km (19 mi) from Adimali, 85 km (53 mi) from Udumalpettu in Tamil Nadu and 60 km (37 mi) from Neriyamangalam.
Nubra Valley, Ladakh
Nubra is a high altitude cold desert with rare precipitation and scant vegetation is a tri-armed valley in the north east of Ladakh. Diskit the capital of Nubra is about 150 km north from Leh town, the capital of Ladakh district, India. Local scholars say that its original name was Ldumra (the valley of flowers). The Shyok River meets the Nubra or Siachan River to form a large valley that separates the Ladakh and Karakoram Ranges. The Shyok river is a tributary of the Indus river. The average altitude of the valley is about 10,000 ft. i.e. 3048 metres above the sea level.
The common way to access this valley is to travel over the Khardung La pass from Leh town. Foreign nationals also need to provide a Protected area permit to visit the Nubra Valley. Inner Line Permit is not necessary for Indian people to visit the valley.
Nohkalikai Falls, Cherrapunji
Located near Cherrapunji, one of the wettest places on earth, Nohkalikai Falls is probably the tallest plunge waterfalls in India. Name of the falls is linked to a legend about a local woman, Likai, who after a family tragedy became insane and jumped off the cliff next to the falls. Nohkalikai Falls is the tallest plunge waterfall in India. Its height is 1115 feet (340 metres), making it as the highest waterfall in India. Also the waterfall is near Cherrapunji, one of the wettest places on Earth. Nohkalikai Falls are fed by the rainwater collected on the summit of comparatively small plateau and decrease in power during the dry season in December – February. Below the falls there has formed a plunge pool with unusual green colored water.
Hogenakal Falls, Tamil Nadu
This waterfall in South India on the river Kaveri is sometimes also referred to as the “Niagara Falls” of India. Hogenakkal Falls is a waterfall in South India on the Kaveri river in the Dharmapuri district of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is l 180 km away from Bangalore and 46 km from Dharmapuri. Sometimes referred to as the “Niagara Falls of India,” it is known for medicinal baths and hide boat rides, projecting itself as a major tourist attraction. Also the Carbonatite rocks in this site are the oldest in South Asia and in the world.