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Must Visit Places in India Before They Vanish

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India is popular for its beautiful places that attract travellers and tourists from around the globe. For any kind of a traveller, India is one of the must visit places in the world. However, due to urbanisation and the cruelty of mankind to the nature, many such beautiful places are on the verge of being vanished.

Here are some of the must visit places in India that you should definitely visit before they vanish!

Munshyari in Uttarakhand

Munshyari in Uttarakhand

Munshyari (also known as Munsiyari) is a hill station located at the base of the Himalayan range of mountains, making the place fall under the list of must see places in India.

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Munshyari in Uttarakhand

Munshyari in Uttarakhand

The place is located around 127 km from Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand and is a starting point to many trek routes into the interiors of the Himalayan range.

Zanskar Valley in Jammu & Kashmir

Zanskar Valley in Jammu & Kashmir

he Zanskar Valley is popularly called as the Virgin Valley as it is one of the unexplored places in India and one of the best places in J&K. It is located in the Kargil district.

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Zanskar Valley in Jammu & Kashmir

Zanskar Valley in Jammu & Kashmir

The valley is covered with snow for most part of the year and thus it can be visited only from mid-May to mid-October.

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Zanskar Valley in Jammu & Kashmir

Zanskar Valley in Jammu & Kashmir

Travellers generally visit this place towards the end of their journey from Leh via Srinagar, as the roads leading to this place are dirt tracks that make it difficult to drive through.

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Khuri Sand Dunes in Jaisalmer

Khuri Sand Dunes in Jaisalmer

To take a look at the golden deserts of Rajasthan, the best place could be perhaps the Khuri sand dunes close to Jaisalmer. The sand dunes here are one of the best places to visit in India and are located at the Khuri village, around 40 km from Jaisalmer.

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Khuri Sand Dunes in Jaisalmer

Khuri Sand Dunes in Jaisalmer

Tourists can take a camel safari here on the decorated camels that take you through the deserts of Jaisalmer.

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Khuri Sand Dunes in Jaisalmer

Khuri Sand Dunes in Jaisalmer

The houses in Khuri are made of mud and straw, adding more to the visual appeal of the deserts. The campfires and performance of Kalbeliya dance during evenings make the place to the list of must see places in India.

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Salt Desert in Kutch

Salt Desert in Kutch

The Greater Rann in Kutch has the largest salt desert in the world. This is a sight that has inexplicable beauty. The salt crystals here shimmer like diamonds at the touch of sun rays, making the whole desert a marvel.

Photo Courtesy: Vinod Panicker

Matheran in Maharashtra

Matheran in Maharashtra

Mathran is a beautiful hill station in Maharashtra that boasts of its breathtaking views and charming nature. It is located in Raigad district and a popular tourist spot known for its views, making it to one of the must visit places in India.

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Matheran in Maharashtra

Matheran in Maharashtra

The Matheran Hill Railway is one of the six hill railways in India and no vehicles are allowed to the spot. No cars are allowed beyond Dasturi Point to Matheran. And it hardly takes 5 minutes to walk from Dasturi to Matheran.

Photo Courtesy: Nilesh.shintre

Dudhsagar Waterfalls, Goa

Dudhsagar Waterfalls, Goa

You would've seen these waterfalls in many Indian films. Dudhsagar Waterfalls in Goa is known for its scenic beauty that looks like milk that gushes down from the rocks.

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Vembanad Lake, Alleppey

Vembanad Lake, Alleppey

The Vembanad Lake in Alleppey is one of the must visit places in India that is to be explored to experience the serene backwaters of Kerala.

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Coral Reef, Lakshadweep

Coral Reef, Lakshadweep

The coral reefs found under the waters of Lakshadweep Islands is worth exploring if you're a nature lover and adventurous.

Photo Courtesy: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Dhanushkodi Beach in Rameshwaram

Dhanushkodi Beach in Rameshwaram

Dhanushkodi is a small village in Tamil Nadu that has rose to popularity for its beautiful beach that never fails to attract travellers. Taking a dip in the beach is believed to wash away one's sins.

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The Shola Grasslands of Nilgiri

The Shola Grasslands of Nilgiri

The high altitude regions of Nilgiri Hills is where these carpeted grasslands are located. Being one of the best places to visit in India, the region is a wonderful sight even from a distance and one of the places that are yet to get possessed by urbanisation. The shola grasslands are found in these mountaneous regions of South India.

Photo Courtesy: Karunakar Rayker

Bhitarkanika Wetlands in Odisha

Bhitarkanika Wetlands in Odisha

Bhitarkanika is located around 206 km from Chandipur in Odisha. These wetlands can be reached only by taking a boat ride from Khola to Dangmal. A permission is to be taken from the Forest Authority of Bhitarkanika. The place is popular for its beauty and is the second largest mangrove ecosystem in India.

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Krem Liat Prah Cave in Meghalaya

Krem Liat Prah Cave in Meghalaya

Meghalaya has a number of caves that you could explore. Some of them are the longest and deepest caves in the world. The cave explorers could visit the Krem Liat Prah cave in Jaintia which is the longest natural cave in India and yet one of the unexplored places here.

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The Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta in West Bengal

The Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta in West Bengal

The Ganges-Brahmaputra delta is located in Haldia which is a sea port in West Bengal. This is the world's largest delta and is also known as the Green Delta or the Sundarbans Delta.

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Majuli River Island

Majuli River Island

Majuli is a beautiful river island located in Assam and is one of the unexplored places in India. This picturesque location is the biggest river island in the world, yet the size of the island has reduced to a large extent falling victim to urbanisation.

Photo Courtesy: Kalai Sukanta

Kanha National Park in Madhya Pradesh

Kanha National Park in Madhya Pradesh

The Kanha National Park is one of the most visited national parks in India. It is spread across the Mandla and Balaghat districts of Madhya Pradesh.

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Kanha National Park in Madhya Pradesh

Kanha National Park in Madhya Pradesh

The Kanha National Park is known for its thick bamboo groves, grassy meadows and is also one of the finest tiger reserves in India.

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