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Unravel These 10 Lesser Known Marvel Places OF India This World Tourism Day

The offbeat destinations in India offer an awesome experience. Escape the hustle-bustle of cities and indulge in incredible experiences. Vacations in these lesser-known locales of the country are truly memorable. On the occasion of World Tourism Day, we bring to you a list of 10 offbeat destinations in India which will not only provide you with a relaxing getaway but also some cherished memories.

 The Tiny Hamlet Of Thoseghar

It is located in the tiny hamlet of Thoseghar, 20 km from Satara City. Here you can see a range of plunging cascades. The forested hilly environment is bounded by the tranquil atmosphere. On the way to the place, you also come across multiple windmills.

Ashvem Beach, located in North Goa

Experience the sun, sand and sea quite literally, without the madness and chaos of Goa. Ashvem Beach, located in North Goa, is a clean and peaceful retreat.


Drass is also known as ‘The Gateway to Ladakh’. The valley is situated in the Kargil District of Jammu and Kashmir and begins from the base of the Zoji La Pass.

Ganapatipule Beach

It is a hidden gem of Maharashtra. Visit Ganapatipule Beach, before commercialization takes over the place. The ride on the way too is a dreamy one. The highlight here is the Ganapati temple located on the shore.

Muzhappilangad Beach

The longest drive-in beach in Asia is the Muzhappilangad Beach in Kannur. Drive or bike along the 4 km pristine stretch of sandy land. The sight of blue waves hitting the grey rocks and clusters of green trees on the other side makes for an appealing visual treat.

Phuktal Monastery

The Phuktal Monastery is built on the edge of the steep mountains in Zanskar Valley and is most spectacularly situated in Gompa. Built in the 12th century, around 70 monks reside at this place.


Not as popular as Spiti and Ladakh, Lahaul is more lush and developed. On a bus journey from Leh to Manali, take a stop at its capital Keylong.


Gandikota, a small village in the Kadapa district is located on the banks of the Pennar River. It is a tiny paradise on earth blessed with mesmerising vistas.

Maravanthe Beach NH-17 

Explore the serenity of the Maravanthe beach, a peaceful and mesmeric and tourist destination. This beach is in close proximity of the national highway NH-17 in Karnataka.

Witness a blend of nature’s miracles and man’s creations, a stretch of the national highway passes through Maravanthe and has the Arabian Sea on one side and the Souparnika River on the other.


People are aware of the thrills that the rocky landscape of Anthargange, (at a height of 1226m (4021ft.) in Kolar district brings along when it comes to trekking. But few know about the spelunking options. And by that, we mean the experience of caving in this fascinating setting.