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10 Most Beautiful Small Towns of India
Far from the hustle-bustle of a city, small towns have their calmness. Maybe it misses a few modern amenities in terms of development, but its charm is incomparable. The small villages are the pure soul of India. Towns are neither a village nor a city; these modest communities have an exceptional lifestyle represented by their size, site, demography, social biology, and economy. If anyone wants to take a break from the monotonous city life and rejuvenate themselves, they should head to a small town. Here you can discover a rundown of the most charming villages and towns in India for you to explore.
The Small Towns I have chosen for you are:
- Cherapunji, Meghalaya
- Gokarna, Karnataka
- Mandawa, Rajasthan
- Manali, Himachal Pradesh
- Diskit, Ladakh
- Ravangla, Sikkim
- Majuli, Assam
- Zero, Arunachal Pradesh
- Tarkali, Maharashtra
- Kakkathuruthu, Kerala
1. Cherrapunjee, Meghalaya
Sohra, the traditional name for Cherrapunjee is a sub-divisional beautiful town in the East Khasi Hills of Indian state Meghalaya. It is the wettest place on the earth having rainfall almost all through the year. Far from the noise of the city, it is a prime location for nature trek lovers to the Living Root Bridges.
2. Gokarna, Karnataka
Gokarna a modest temple town on the western coast in the Kumta taluk of Indian state Karnataka is famously said as "Land of the palm tree, blue seas, and golden sands". The untouched beaches and amazing scenery here had made it a fresh spot for beach lovers and hippies. Here beaches like Kudle beach and Om beach take you to a different world away from the town.
3. Mandawa, Rajasthan
Within the district of Jhunjhunu and core of the Shekhawati region lies this beautiful small town Mandawa. This town has its traditional way of living, which takes you to the old royal time and primitive village live. Mandawa is also known for its Mandawa fort and is a lovely spot for people looking for art and culture.
4. Manali, Himachal Pradesh
Manali is a retreat town settled in the Himalayan mountains of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It has a notoriety for being a hiking community and honeymoon harbor. The spot is an exemplary mix of harmony and calmness, which makes it a paradise for nature darlings and experience enthusiasts, who need to get off the principle visitor trails and experience nature very close.
5. Diskit, Ladakh
Diskit is a town in the Nubra region of Ladakh territory in India. The Diskit Gompa is one of the most traditional Buddhist Monasteries from the fourteenth century, although the town has a transport stand, a market, a visitor gathering focus, and Leh's just petroleum siphon, however, individuals love to visit Diskit for the religious community.
6. Ravangla, Sikkim
Ravangla is a small visitor town arranged at the height of 8000 ft in South Sikkim region of India. Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary Trek starts from the territory of the village. This area is one of the rare points in Sikkim, which offers undisturbed perspectives on the Greater Himalayas. This modest town orchestrated in South Sikkim is a dream objective of excited tourists who visit this spot to spend their events.
7. Majuli, Assam
Mājuli is a waterway island and is the smallest town in the Brahmaputra River, Assam, and in 2016, it turned into the main island town to be made a locale in India. Majuli implies a land middle of two streams. Mājuli island is reachable by ferries from the city of Jorhat. It is lush greenery, and a variety of flora and fauna make it a tourist hotspot.
8. Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh
Ziro is a less crowded town in Lower Subansiri area in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. Ziro is the best town in a harmony searcher's paradise. Its epitomic picturesque excellence additionally allures multitudinous nature darlings and photographic artists. They exceptionally travel here from great distances abroad to absorb their spirits the spot's ethereal standard quality also, the place is incredible for experience searchers as well.
9. Tarkali, Maharashtra
Tarkarli is a beautiful village in Malvan taluka in the Indian province of Maharashtra. It is a place where you can dig profound into the mesmeric universe of marine life and witness its mysterious excellence. Tarkarli, with a progression of perfect seashores comprised of white sand, settles on it an ideal decision for a vacation end of the week. If fortunate enough, you may spot Dolphins too.
10. Kakkathuruthu, Kerala
Kakkathuruthu is a small dynamite island situated in the famous backwaters of Alappuzha in the Keralian region of India. It is embellished by sea green-blue and emerald green water on all sides, which adds to its ever young sprite. Kakkathuruthu is likewise here and there known as 'Island of Crows.' It is probably the greenest spot to have been ever observed.
Some towns are beautiful, some are best, few are most abundant, and few are cheapest; every town or village in India has unique qualities that leave a spell on its visitor. We Indians respect our guests as God, and if you choose to stay in these small towns, you can experience it on your own.
Happy Travelling !!!
NISHANT MANDAL from GUWAHATI on July 10, 2020:
Many of the small towns in India have something magical in their livelihood, and that is what, it makes more attractive to explore. Specially thanks for mentioning Assam in your article :)
Neha on June 21, 2020:
Bhavna from India on June 21, 2020:
Wow that's beautiful
Liz Westwood from UK on June 19, 2020:
Thanks for introducing these small towns in India to me. I did not know of them until I read this article.