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7 Small Town Experiences That You Will Love!

7 Small Town Experiences That You Will Love! morisius cosmonaut

Want to explore what a small town life feels like? Here are some scenic hamlets that you would totally love experiencing. 

1. Sangla

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HolidayIQ Reviewer Smriti Das says, “Chhitkul, the last village of Sangla...To reach close to Baspa river. Strange nature beauty. From this place, we visited snow-capped mountains at our left-hand side which maintained the border area of Tibet and on right-hand side high peaked mountains are Kumaon (Uttarakhand) border hill ranges.” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Zoobie Sidhu shares, “Snow covered mountains, bubbly river, small village houses, Buddhist monastery, fish farm, old palace...phew... so much packed in this picturesque place.” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Nivedita Wani says, “Very small village...You can have a walk beside the river and can sit for few hours having snaps. Good place for landscape pictures.Read Full Review

2. Badrinath

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HolidayIQ Reviewer Amit Thaker says, “A beautiful destination, surrounded by the Himalayas, Badrinath is more popular among pilgrims visiting the famous Badrinath Temple and the village closeby believed to be the spot where Rishi Vyas narrated the Mahabharat to Lord Ganesh.Read Full Review

3. Darjeeling

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Hill | Sunrise | Weather | Mountain

HolidayIQ Reviewer Partha De Sarkar shares, “The beautiful Tinchuley village is 30 km away from Darjeeling. We drove down to Tinchuley in two hours across magnificent mountainous countryside. ...It is a village where the only profession was agriculture even a couple of years back. Bara Mangwa was used for rafting on the Teesta only.” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Subhash Saha says, “A lovely serene hillock in Shelpu village in Kurseong division of unknown Darjeeling hills. It's so beautiful, you can think of staying forever with the clouds, mountain in 360 degrees around and most of all Mt. Kanchenjungha will brace you from behind.” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Swakhar Pachal shares, “Sandakphu is a small village located at the top of the Darjeeling Himalayas...It is an awesome trekking route, full with scenic beauty and different landscapes go all along the Singalila range.” Read Full Review

4. Pelling

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Lake | Monastery | Nature | Bridge

HolidayIQ Reviewer Akash Das adds, “Kaluk - A village that gives me many experiences ...It is a quiet on the farm and there are fantastic views. It is little isolated from the village of Rinchenpong. It is actually in tangling village.” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Dhananjay Wasnik shares, “Peeling, a small town of the West District of Sikkim, barely 50 KM bird eye view of Kanchenjunga, one can really enjoy the scenic view of Kanchenjunga from seating in his hotel room.” Read Full Review

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5. Gokarna

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Beach | Temple | Sea | Sunset

HolidayIQ Reviewer Balagopal M A adds, “Located in Gokarna village near the Gokarna beach.... With the kind of influx of people into the village and temple...My visit was more a curious one rather than a religious one. The shivling is a unique one.Read Full Review

6. Kumarakom

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Lake | Bird | Sanctuary | Houseboat

HolidayIQ Reviewer Supriya Subramanian shares, “Lush green trees and the canal like backwater on both sides of the road – and you have arrived in the beautiful Kumarakom. ...And for being a picturesque village in Kerala, it boasts of even a broadband Internet shop. It is quite the mix of an idyllic spot with a few urban amenities.Read Full Review

7. Lahaul and Spiti

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HolidayIQ Reviewer Shekhar says, “The deep valley of Chandra river on one side and snow clad mountains on the other give you a feeling of being on a different planet. ...The great sculptures carved by the wind and snow over hundreds of years on the side of the river & the small villages dominated by Buddhist religious symbols are a sight to behold. The oldest monastery at Tabo is worth seeing.” Read Full Review

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