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5 Must Visit Geological Wonders of India

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Published: Tuesday, August 16, 2016, 12:30 [IST]
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India is one of the best places in the world to experience nature at its best. From the gushing waterfalls to the unusual rock formations, nature has its ways to mesmerise you!

India has several mysterious rock formations and other unusual attractions that you may get curious about. Let's take a look at the 5 must visit geological wonders of India!

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Toad Rock of Mount Abu
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Toad Rock in Mount Abu

Located on the main trekking trail from Mount Abu, Toad Rock is one of the attractions near Nakki Lake. The rock gets its name from its unusual shape that looks like a toad that is ready to jump into the lake.

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Sam sand dunes at Jaisalmer
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Sam Sand Dunes in Jaisalmer

Sand dunes in Jaisalmer are one of the wonderful sights that make a trip to the place worthwhile. Camp fire, camel and jeep safaris are some of the activities you can involve in here. The Desert Festival is also organised here every year in February and March. Some of the attractions of the festival are folk dances, open air cultural shows, camel races and puppet shows.

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Balancing Rock at Mahabalipuram
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Balancing Rock at Mahabalipuram

Also known as Krishna's Butter Ball, the Balancing rock at Mahabalipuram is one of the geological wonders of India. The awkward position of the rock is what makes it a unique tourist attraction. Tourists take photographs keeping their hands beneath the rock, making it look like the rock is being balanced with their 

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Tiffin Top at Nainital
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Tiffin Top in Nainital

tiffin Top, also known as Dorothy's Seat, is yet another geological wonder in India. Located aroubd 4km away from Nainital, this beautiful point is one the top of Ayarpatta Hills, which is 2290m above sea level, and is worth trekking up! Once you reach there, all you see is the unleashes beauty of the Himalayas and Nainital!

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The balancing rocks at Jabalpur
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Balancing Rocks at Jabalpur

Like the balancing rock at Mahabalipur, there are these balancing rocks at Jabalpur too, that is one worth a visit. Located on the way to Madan Mahal Fort in Madhya Pradesh, these balancing rocks are said to have formed due to the volcanic eruptions that happened there thousands of years ago.

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