You might have been to numerous vacations, visited all the famous places in the world, but have you ever thought of going to places that are untouched and unexplored… Places that are far away from the urban craze and herds of tourists. Places where you can unwind and enjoy yourself with friends, or family, or alone for that matter, and still manage to get a much needed break! This month, as we celebrate Earth Day, we plan to take you on a virtual tour to offbeat destinations, to help you revitalize your body and mind and bring you closer to nature…

1.Khajjiar, Himachal Pradesh

Referred to as the ‘Mini Switzerland of India’, the reason why Khajjiar has a special name is because of its unmatched beauty and untouched landscapes. Bond with your inner self as you take long walks through the pastures. Don’t forget to leave your cellphones behind…

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2.Malana, Himachal Pradesh

‘The Little Greece of Himachal Pradesh’, Malana is a village isolated from the rest of India. One of the ‘must-visit’ offbeat destinations, the few 100 people that live there, consider themselves to be the descendants of Alexander-The Great and thus superior to others!

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3.Nubra Valley, Jammu & Kashmir

If you want to experience pure magic and bliss, Nubra Valley is the place to be. Surrounded by vast expanse of mountains and scenery, this place is a timeless beauty…  

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4.Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh

Known as the birthplace of the Dalai Lama, Tawang is also the home to India’s largest monastery-The Tawang monastery. Trek, skii and those who love the adrenaline rush, are surely going to be in love with this place!

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5.Orchha, Madhya Pradesh

A delight for those who are a big fan of monuments, forts and palaces, Orchha has survived centuries of wars… Experience an unusual eerie silence as you walk through this historically magnificent place that will calm your soul…

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6.Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh

Ziro is the best place to go if you want to experience pleasant climate all year round. Home to the oldest Indian tribe, Apatani, Ziro is also famous for attractive tattoo making procedures and Ziro Music Festival for music lovers which is a big hit every year!

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7.Varkala, Kerala

A shift from Goa’s crowded beaches is Varkala. It is known for clean beautiful beaches. Paragliding and parasailing are some of the sports you can enjoy there or just lay back and take in all the serene scenic beauty around you.

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8.Tadoba, Maharashtra

A lesser known wildlife, Tadoba, is home to a plethora of animals, insects, amphibians and all kinds of wild species. Make the most of the safari experience, before this place becomes a victim of excessive tourism…

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