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10 Destinations in India That Have Somehow Managed to Remain a Secret till Now

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If you have an appetite for offbeat travel, then these 10 destinations in India should be on your travel itinerary for sure. Read on.

10 Destinations in India That Have Somehow Managed to Remain a Secret till Now:

  1. Kozhikode (Calicut) (Kerala)
  2. Idukki (Kerala)
  3. Tura (Meghalaya)
  4. Doda (Jammu & Kashmir)
  5. Patna (Bihar)
  6. Bakkhali (West Bengal)
  7. Warangal (Telangana)
  8. Jaipur (Rajasthan)
  9. Kohima (Nagaland)
  10. Agonda (Goa)

1. Beypore Beach, Kozhikode, Kerala

Beypore Beach, Kozhikode, Kerala
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HolidayIQ Traveller Muhammed Nibras shares, “It is one of the best beaches in Calicut with an awesome view and beautiful sunset. Frequently, we can see some stage shows and other programmes conducted here. Beach food is also highly recommended.”

2. Idukki Arch Dam, Idukki, Kerala

Idukki Arch Dam, Idukki, Kerala
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HolidayIQ Traveller Shivam Jaiswal shares, “Very nice tourist destination but it is open for only 1 month during Onam for public. Awesome view of reservoir and Cheruthony Dam and boating is also available.”

3. Siju Caves, Tura, Meghalaya

Siju Caves, Tura, Meghalaya
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Siju Caves is the third longest cave in the Indian subcontinent and is popularly referred to as the Dobakkol and the Cave of Bats. These caves are situated on the banks of River Simsang and comprise several chambers along with unexplored labyrinths. The cave is totally dark with a perennial stream, which flourishing with different forms of aquatic life. The formations of stalagmites and stalactites in these caves resemble those of blue grotto in the isle of Capri in Italy.

4. Chinta Valley, Doda, Jammu & Kashmir

Chinta Valley, Doda, Jammu & Kashmir
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Chinta Valley is at a height of 6500 ft and is surrounded by dense coniferous forests. There are many scenic spots are situated around the valley. One such place is known as Thuba, which is situated across Chinta nallah.On Bhaderwah-Chinta road, just 6 kilometers before the Chinta Valley. A horse path will take you to the famous Subar Nag Peak, which is crowned by Subar Nag Temple that overlooks the whole Bhaderwah and Chinta Valley. Lush-green undulating vast grasslands make it a treasure of nature.

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5. Golghar, Patna, Bihar

Golghar, Patna, Bihar
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HolidayIQ Traveller Nitish Kishore from Patna shares, “Golghar was designed by Britishers for storage of food like rice, and wheat . After the British rule ended in India, this became a sightseeing place for people. Golghar is a round house with 266 stairs. On the top, you have to cross these stairs and you can get a view of the entire city. It is the tallest building in Patna. Watching the sunset from this place is an experience on its own.”

6. Henry’s Island, Bakkhali, West Bengal

Henry’s Island, Bakkhali, West Bengal
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HolidayIQ Traveller Priyam Guin from Kolkata shares, “Henry Island is the best place in Bakkhali and I would say it has an amazing view of Sunderbans, fish tanks and the village. An excellent place with nice hotels of Ben-Fish.”

7. Pakhal Lake, Warangal, Telangana

Pakhal Lake, Warangal, Telangana
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Pakhal Lake is an artificial lake, built in a small tributary of the Krishna River, close to Warangal. It is believed that the lake was constructed by the Kakatiya ruler, Ganapati Deva, in the 13th century. This lake is surrounded by hilly terrain and a dense forest; and is spread over an area of around 30 sq km. The Pakhal Wildlife Sanctuary, situated around the lake, is another popular attraction. This sanctuary is home to a diverse range of flora and fauna.

8. Abhaneri Step Well, Jaipur

Abhaneri Step Well, Jaipur
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Chand Baori consists 3,500 narrow steps over 13 stories. It extends approximately 100 ft into the ground making it one of the deepest and largest stepwells in India. Rajasthan being extremely arid, the design and final structure of Chand Baori was intended to conserve as much water as possible.

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9. Touphema Village, Nagaland

Touphema Village, Nagaland
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HolidayIQ Traveller AGS from Mumbai shares, “Lots of typical Naga culture sights to see. The museum is full of unique Naga artifacts. The community kitchen and stadium nowadays used only for the annual village festival, are a must-see. Tuophema Tourist Resort runs a small handicraft store where you can get exquisite Nagaland style embroidered shawls, scarves, table linen and necklaces.”

10. Cabo de Rama Beach, Agonda, Goa

Cabo de Rama Beach, Agonda, Goa
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The Cabo de Rama Beach, popularly known as Cab de Ram, is one of the most beautiful beaches in South Goa. The beach boasts of blue water along with rich green hues. Towards the north of the beach is a small river, which you must visit.

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