5 Strange Places in India

India is a diverse country where travellers find a lot of scenic views, different yet amazing architectures of buildings and diverse people for every few hundreds of miles. Travelling across India also makes one experience some strange stories to share with friends. Let’s have some of these strange yet amazing places to visit in India.

  1. Roopkund: The Mystery Lake1

Roopkund, in the state of Uttarakhand in India, is a high altitude glacial lake. This is famous for the hundreds of human skeletons found at the edge of the lake which is believed that they belong to Paleolithic age. This great vacation spot is considered as one of the popular trekking sites in Garhwal of Chamoli district.

Must Visit Sites In Uttarakhand

  • Jim Corbett national park Spot the wildlife
  • Chopta –A flawless camping destination
  • Almora –A small town amidst the snowy mountains
    Valley of flowers and Hemkund Sahib – A blend of nature and spiritual worship
  • Rishikesh & Haridwar –To the spiritual destinations in Uttarakhand
  • Chakrata– Home to India’s highest waterfalls
  • Chardham –Yamnotri, Gangotri, Badrinath, and Kedarnath
  • Auli –For the mountain lovers
  • Nainital & Raniketh –A mix of Pother and peace.
  1. Longewala: The Battlefield Rajasthan

    Longewala is a region of Jaisalmer district, Rajasthan that is most famous for being a site of the battle that occurred during the Indo-Pakistan war of 1971. Tanot Mata temple is a great vacation spot located very close to the battle site of Longewala. Tourists cannot go beyond this temple to see the Indo-Pak border unless one gets the relevant documentation in advance from the District and military authorities. The road to Tanot is surrounded by miles and miles of sand dunes and sand mountains offering a perfect holiday destination. It is the best place to explore Thar Desert of Rajasthan.

Must visit places in Rajasthan

  • Udaipur – The Romantic City filled with lakes and old palaces
  • Pushkar –The Holy City
  • Jaipur –The Pink City with famous forts
  • Ranthambore National Park –Spot a tiger in the wild
  • Jodhpur –The Blue City with beautifully painted blue buildings
  • Shekhawati Region –For the art and architecture lovers
  • Mount Abu –Switch up to the Aravalli Mountain Range.
  • Bikaner –Get thrilled with forts and food
  1. Loktak Lake: The world’s only floating national park3
    Loktak Lake is the largest freshwater lake that is located near Moirang in Manipur state is famous for the phumids and known as one of the great vacation spots in India. Phumids are thick, floating mats of weeds covered with soil. This strange place in India is a home to 233 species of aquatic plants, more than 100 species of birds, and 425 species of animals, including the Indian python and Sambhar. Loktak is a bird watchers’ best holiday destination. This lake stands different from other lakes in the world by forming Phumids that are strange to watch

Must visit places in Manipur

  • Imphal –A scenic city surrounded by lands and hills
  • Tamenglong –Land of Hornbill
  • Ukhrul –Visit for a visual delight
  • Thoubal –A picturesque destination in Manipur
  • Chandel –Home to rare species of animals and plants
  • Bishnupur– Flourished with temples
  • Senapati –Part of the land still unexplored
  • Churachand –located proudly amongst hillocks and valleys.
  1. Bhangarh Fort: The Den of Ghosts

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Bhangarh fort was built in the Alwar district of Rajasthan, in the 17 century. This is counted among one of the most haunted forts. The fort is considered as the best place for history buffs and photo fanatics. If you’re one among them, don’t delay to plan a holiday destination.
Inside the fort are the various temples of deities. The iconic buildings and remnants located around the fort are the attraction seekers, listed under one of the great vacation spots sharing the land of enchanting greenery and serene environment. BhangaFortort, a strange place in India is considered as The Den of Ghosts

Must visit places in Alwar

  • Sariska wildlife Sanctuary – A famous tiger reserve
  • Vijay Mandir Palace –Marks the beauty of art and architecture
  • Company Bagh –The Shimla house
  • Moti Dungri –Favourite spot of the tourist folk
  • Moosi Maharani ki Chhatri –Depicts the pride and honour of Rajput architecture.
  • City Palace –A mix of Mughal and Rajasthani design
  • Siliserh Lake –An erstwhile royal place and haunting lodge
  • Baazaza Bazar –Buy wholesale the traditional Rajasthani textile
  1. Barren Island: Only active volcano5
    Barren Island, true to its name, is uninhabited by humans yet a great vacation spot. It is located in the Andaman Sea about 135 km North East of Port Blair. It is strange to know that the only active volcano in India is located on Barren Island. The volcano erupted twice in recent past once in 1991 and another in 1994-95, after remaining dormant about 177 years. The eruption in 1991 lasted for 6 months causing a major damage. Vegetation in the path of the advancing flow has been destroyed.
    The waters surroundings are very well known for Scuba diving and the island is reputed for fast-growing coral gardens, hence marks as a perfect holiday destination. Visit this strange place with your family and friends to witness the only active volcano in India

Must visit locations in the Andaman Islands

  • Havelock Island –Popular for its beaches and scuba diving’
  • Rangat –Turtle-Nesting Ground
  • Neil Island –Feel the serenity of village life
  • Jolly Buoy –Cradled in the heart of Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park
  • Ross & Smith Island –The twin islands joined by a bewitching sandbar
  • Red Island –Captivates you in a state of trance.

 

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