India is rich in terms of both nature and naturally rich tourist destinations. Though most of the tourist places are quite popular among the Globetrotters, there are places that are still hidden and yet to be explored by travel lovers. So if you are looking for a place to relax and rejuvenate your mind and soul, then there are lots of hidden places in India that you can consider going.

Here are the top 10 hidden places you must visit in India:

1. Wayanad

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It is one of the best ecologically holiday destinations in India and is located in north-east of Kerala. Situated at high altitudes of the famous Western Ghat, Wayanad is famous for its scenic hill station, ancient culture, dense green forests, and extensive wildlife and spice plantations. The picturesque background makes it an ideal place for sightseeing. From enjoying lavish sunsets, sceneries to lovely weather, you will love the aroma and the breathtaking surroundings.

2. Spiti Valley

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Also known as “Little Tibet,” Spiti Valley has gained a lot of popularity among travelers these days. The place is endowed with pleasing natural beauty, which includes snow-clad mountains, magnificent landscapes, fresh air and lots of adventure. The place is a home to some of India’s famous monasteries.

3. Hampi

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It is undoubtedly a fascinating tourist destination, which contains the ruins of great monuments of the Vijayanagara Empire. It has also been declared as a UNESCO World Heritage site due to its archaeological, historical and cultural significance. Hampi is also an ideal tourist destination for all history and art lovers.

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4. Manjuli

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Manjuli is an island located in Assam, in the middle of the river Brahmaputra. The island is enriched with exotic flora and fauna and offers once in a lifetime experience to the tourists. The place is also full of lush and intricate scenery. So if you are someone who enjoys adventure, exploring new places, and splendid sceneries, then Manjuli Island is absolutely the right place for you.


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Far from the hustle and bustle of the town, Peling will take you to a whole new world and is best for all those people who wish to spend time in serenity and peace. Home to exquisite waterfalls and monasteries, Peling is situated in Sikkim, which is bordered by Nepal, China and Tibet. It is a heavenly place for nature lovers due to its stunning landscapes and peaceful surroundings.

6. Haldwani

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When it comes to Uttarakhand, the places that come first in our minds are Dehradun, Rishikesh, Auli, and Chopta, but Haldwani is another such beautiful tourist destination that you must visit. Surrounded with dense forests and GaulaRiver, this place is ideal for trekking, and hiking. The exotic views and surroundings will help you capture some amazing moments.

7. Maheshwar

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If you want to visit a place with spiritual and religious significance other than Varanasi, then Maheshwar in Madhya Pradesh is a right tourist spot for you. Home of many ancient temples and ghats, a small holy town of Maheshwar is located on the banks of river Narmada. The place is mainly dedicated to Lord Shiva and welcomes large number of pilgrims every year. The town is also famous for its textile markets. Tourists can also enjoy a boat ride and an amazing sunset at Maheshwar.

8. Kannur

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Kannur in Kerala is another hidden beach destination that helps you discover the unspoilt culture of this place. Also known as Cannanore in Portuguese, it is a coastal city and a home to some exotic and clean beaches. The place is also known for its Theyyam ritual dance.

9. Matheran

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Matheran in Maharashtra offers tourists a unique experience which will truly blow your mind. All you need to do is to take a train journey from Mumbai to the enchanting Matheran. The greenery, beautiful surroundings and landscapes will leave you spell bounded. Also take a ride in the toy train for the best views.

10. Dudhsagar Falls

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Goa is not just about exploring beaches, adventure ride and parties, but there is a lot more to it. Goa is also best for exploring national parks, waterfalls and springs and Dudhsagar is the most popular tourist destination in Goa. The milky water falls from the altitude of 312m and offers a spectral view to the visitors.

So if you really want to explore a real India, we would suggest you to explore its hidden gems and you will be awestruck by the beauty and tranquility of these tourist destinations.

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