Traveling across India has changed lives for many! From adventurers to nature and wildlife enthusiasts to backpackers and lovers of history and architecture, India has for decades offered plenty of options to travelers. Speaking of which, there are a lot of places around the country that have evolved as tourist favorites over the years, whether Srinagar and Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir or Munnar and Ooty in Tamil Nadu there are splendid places to visit in India that seem like they belong to a fairytale. (DON’T MISS More stories from our Photos section) From the temples at Khajuraho, the Taj Mahal in Agra or the Gateway of India in Mumbai, though these iconic places never lose their charm, a lot of these destinations have become extremely crowded. And we think you need some place to relax and chill at, without being pushed, nudged or being asked to click a photograph. Also Read - Himachal Pradesh News: How These Kinnaur Couple Contracted Coronavirus, First Case in This Remote District

So, here is or list of 15 offbeat destinations that are worth being explored! Also Read - Watch LIVE: PM Modi Attends Online Summit With Australian PM Scott Morrison



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1. Patan, Gujarat

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2. Kausani, Uttarakhand

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3. Auli, Uttarakhand

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4. Malana, Himachal Pradesh

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5. Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh

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6. Nubra Valley, Himachal Pradesh

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7. Velas, Maharashtra

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8. Halebidu, Karnataka

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9.  Varkala, Kerala

10. Ponmudi, Kerala

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11. Araku Valley, Andhra Pradesh

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12. Sandakphu, West Bengal

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13. Jawai, Rajasthan

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14. Minicoy, Lakshadweep

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15. Lamayuru, Leh

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