Being a land of quintessential beauty, India is one of the most visited countries in the world. When on one hand, we have wonders like Taj Mahal, on another hand, we have hidden beauties like Yumthang Valley. So, why not move off the track and tread along some unconventional routes to the hidden wonders?
Here, we are listing down some of the enchanting river valleys in India which definitely need the attention and commendation from each and every traveller who is set on exploring the world.
Also known as the Yumthang Valley of Flowers, this valley is a beautiful awe-inspiring river valley situated in the Sikkim state of India. Being located on the lands of the heavenly state, it is natural for Yumthang Valley to flourish and prosper intensively.
Blooming colourful flowers on the banks of the river flowing through this valley magnify the exiting beauty and add to its soothing ambience. Surrounded by snow-clad mountains and dotted with hot springs and grasslands, Yumthang Valley is definitely the fortunate one to harbour the best of natural beauties in its lap.
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Expanding through the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh, Parvati Valley is also home to the soulful confluence of Parvati river and Beas river. Surrounded by several coniferous trees and rich vegetation on the slopes of the hills, Parvati Valley is a must-visit destination if you love getting lost in the vibrancy and liveliness of nature and relaxing by the composed space of rivers. Nothing can be better than sitting at ease and de-stressing yourself.
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Being a cultural centre of Buddhists, Spiti Valley is an amalgamation of nature, spirituality and history. Home to numerous monasteries, national park, forests and monks, Spiti Valley is one of the most beautiful valleys in India and is located at a high altitude amidst the ranges of the Himalayas.
During the months of winter, the Spiti Valley remains cut off for tourists and public on account of heavy snowfall. So, it is advisable to visit Spiti Valley during the summer season, for this is when Spiti river is flowing through the lush greenery and expanding its banks as it goes liberally.
Har Ki Doon Valley
Love trekking in lone valleys? Well, you are at right spot. Located at an elevation of 3500 metres, Har Ki Doon Valley is a perfect place for you to trek through alpine vegetation and along a peacefully flowing narrow river. Nestled amidst the great Garhwal Himalayan range in the state of Uttarakhand, Har Ki Doon Valley also houses rich wildlife in the form of dense forests and prolific plains. How about testing your strength and endurance at Har Ki Doon Valley?
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Situated between Pir Panjal and the Himalayan ranges, Kullu Valley is assuredly the sparkling diamond of Himachal Pradesh as it hosts the best of surreal beauties and rich Beas river, which create a divine aura altogether. Being a broad valley, Kullu Valley is well known amongst tourists for its trekking routes, sky-high hills, rocky plains and numerous temples. One cannot merely forget to visit this river valley unless they have no quest for exploring places.