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Top 10 Secret Paradises in India

Gurez Valley, Kashmir

Gurez Valley Known as the “Switzerland of Kashmir”, Gurez Valley is a hidden gem with meadows adorned with wildflowers, snow-capped peaks and a serene atmosphere.

Phugtal Gompa, Jammu & Kashmir

Perched precariously on a cliffside, Phugtal Gompa is one of the most isolated monasteries in the Himalayas. Founded in the 12th century, it's known for its unique architecture and beautiful prayer halls.

Chopta, Uttarakhand

Often overshadowed by its more famous neighbor Munsiyari, Chopta is a paradise for nature lovers. Which is called "Mini Switzerland of Uttarakhand".

Kanatal, Uttarakhand

Escape the crowds and head to Kanatal, a picturesque town nestled amidst towering pine forests. This offbeat destination is perfect for a weekend getaway, offering opportunities for trekking, camping, and bird-watching.

Damro, Arunachal Pradesh

A land untouched by time, Damro is a village nestled amidst lush green hills and cascading waterfalls. Immerse yourself in the rich tribal culture, explore the surrounding forests, or simply relax by the serene lakes.

Mawlynnong, Meghalaya

Nicknamed the "Cleanest Village in Asia", Mawlynnong is a delight for nature lovers. Explore the bamboo bridges, gepflegte (living root bridges), and trek through the nearby hills.

Sandakphu, Darjeeling

The highest point in West Bengal, Sandakphu offers breathtaking panoramic views of the Himalayas including Mount Everest and Kangchenjunga. It is a secret paradise for trekkers.

Kila Raipur, Punjab

Step back in time at Kila Raipur, a historic fort complex dating back to the 9th century.

Jawai, Rajasthan

Embark on a wildlife safari in Jawai, a lesser-known gem in Rajasthan.  Spot leopards in their natural habitat, explore the Aravalli Hills, or visit the nearby Jain temples. 

Majuli, Assam

The largest river island in the world, Majuli is a haven for nature lovers and culture enthusiasts.