63rd Day Of Lockdown

Maharashtra52667157861695 Tamil Nadu170828731119 Gujarat144686636888 Delhi140536771276 Rajasthan73004056167 Madhya Pradesh68593571300 Uttar Pradesh64973660169 West Bengal38161414278 Andhra Pradesh2886189256 Bihar273773313 Karnataka218270544 Punjab2081191340 Telangana1920116456 Jammu and Kashmir166880923 Odisha14386497 Haryana121380216 Kerala8975326 Assam549634 Jharkhand4051484 Uttarakhand349584 Chhatisgarh292670 Chandigarh2661874 Himachal Pradesh223634 Tripura1981650 Goa67190 Puducherry49170 Manipur3640 Meghalaya15121 Nagaland300 Arunachal Pradesh210 Mizoram110 Sikkim100
Lifestyle Travel 16 Jan 2018 7 hidden gems around ...

7 hidden gems around the world to explore

ANI
Published Jan 16, 2018, 4:02 pm IST
Updated Jan 16, 2018, 4:05 pm IST
These off-the-beaten-path travel destinations may enhance your travel experience.
Incredible offbeat travel destinations you probably are not aware of
 Incredible offbeat travel destinations you probably are not aware of

New Delhi: In an age where travel has become a thing, it would seem there are very few destinations which are unexplored or unheard of in the world.

However, as they say, the power of nature is incomprehensible. The world is full of hidden places which are yet to be overrun by tourists or are yet to be featured in international travel guides. These gems of hidden natural treasure are some of the best places which can be included in your bucket list for 2018.

 

According to The Independent, here is a list of top seven off-the-beaten-path travel destinations:

1. Huacachina, Peru

Touted to be an escape for the upper class in its earlier days, Huacachina is a desert oasis just five hours' drive from Lima, the capital and largest state of Peru. The watering hole has now become a paradise for backpackers where activities like sand boarding and dune buggy rides can be enjoyed.

2. Hidden Beach at Marieta Islands, Mexico

A secret beach with sparkling turquoise water, Marieta Islands' hidden beach is tucked away from the eyes of regular tourists. Accessible only to travelers with an inclination towards unfound beauty, it can only be reached by swimming or kayaking in a water tunnel.

3. Lake Hillier, Australia

Lake Hillier is an anomaly of nature with its pink coloured water. Reasons unbeknown to mankind, the cause of its coloured water remains a mystery. Speculations run amok when it comes to the reasons - some say it's because of high salt content or the presence of pink bacteria in the water.

4. Dongchuan Red Land, China

Located in Xintian town of Hunan district in China, Dongchuan Red Lane is known for its striking red hued paths. Claimed to contain minerals and oxidized iron, the soil in the area adds a salient characteristic to the land. Colourful blooming flowers throughout the year add to the mesmerizing sight.

5. Blagaj Tekke, Balkans

The sight of a majestic monastery, well hidden from the eyes of tourists, adds to the overall aura of the village of Blagaj. Hidden in the depths of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Blagaj Tekke is a monastery built for Dervish cults with the striking Buna River in its backdrop. Its wooden interiors and spiritual environment lure people in.

6. Giola, Greece

Giola is a small lagoon located in the Astris region of Greece. Reachable only by foot, the trail that leads to the natural pool is as beautiful as the destination. The water reservoir with sparkling clear water with a background of majestic blue ocean and white mountains is a place the dreams are made of.

7. Semuc Champey, Guatemala

A paradise with the scenery of turquoise water bodies nicely tucked away amidst lush landscapes, Semuc Champey can be easily mistaken for a film's dream location. Despite a lot of bumps on the road to reach there, a series of natural pools and a limestone bridge in the background make it worth it all.

...




ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT