5 Less Explored Holiday Destinations in India

5 less explored family destinations in india

There are no second opinions about the fact that the world is vast, serene, and amazing. Additionally, traveling is the best possible way to scout the endless possibilities of the same. Usually, people travel to famous and popular tourist destinations within their country or abroad. These ‘spots’ are often crowded and experience great rush during peak season. However, there are several destinations across the world that come up less frequently in the list of “must travel destinations”. Tourist destinations of India are no different. Travel and tour brand Thomas Cook lists Andaman Island, Auli, and Bikaner as one of the most loved tourism destinations of India. However, in this blog, we present to you 5 less explored holiday destinations in India.

These destinations are ideal for solo travelers and are some of the best family holiday destinations in India, which most of us are unaware of.

Let us begin!

  • Gurez Valley, Kashmir

Kashmir may be a world-famous tourist destination but there are certainly some untapped places and the best among them is the Gurez valley. Located in the remote district of Bandipora and almost 123 km from Srinagar, this place is as beautiful and charming as one can imagine. With some dazzling landscapes, beautiful mountains peaks and smooth flowing streams and rivers this place gives the visitor a great opportunity to spend some quality time. As most roads leading to Gurez are blocked due to heavy snow during winters the best time to visit is mid-summer.


  • Patnitop, Jammu

Patinitop View

Located in the Shivalik range of the great Himalayas, Patnitop is one of the most serene hill stations of Jammu. Summers here are pleasant, and winters witness a significant amount of snowfall. The main attraction of the serene destination is Skyview Patnitop by Empyrean. The most serene gondola ride, adventure activities, and dining options at Skyview Patnitop makes it one of the best family holiday destinations in India.


  • Gokarna, Karnataka

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Gokarna is a beautiful town located at the bank of the Arabian Sea in the Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka. If you are looking to spend a memorable day at less crowded beaches with your family, then this is the ideal destination. Apart from being a magnificent remote sea town, Gokarna is also famous for its temples and is an important pilgrimage center for the devotees of Lord Shiva. In the recent past, foreign tourists have been taking a keen interest in the untapped beaches of Gokarna.


  • Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh

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Ziro is a mountain town located 115 Km from the state capital Itanagar. The town is covered with gentle hills, rice fields, and lush green valleys which makes it a perfect family getaway from the noise and pollution of big cities. Apart from being a naturally beautiful location, Ziro is one of the oldest towns of Arunachal Pradesh. Ziro is also included in the tentative list for UNESCO`s World Heritage Site and is home to the famous Apatani tribe.


  • Mawlynnong, Meghalaya

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Mawlynnong also knows as “Gods Own Garden” is a beautiful village in the East Khasi Hills district of the northeastern state of India. Apart from its beautiful scenery, Mawlynnong is famous for its cleanliness and eco-friendly and organic ways of waste management and this village was declared as cleanest village of Asia in 2003. If you are from a big city and craving a clean and hygienic place with fresh air and beautiful surrounding, this border village is the place to be.

So here it is, the list of some of the less explored holiday destinations in India that you can explore solo or with your family.