Lesser Known Places To Visit This Winter


Travelling to hill stations during the wintertime is never over rated, but going to the same places over and over again is. It’s time that you stop visiting the same old places hat you do every winter and go ahead to new off the best destinations. Here are a few that you can visit this winter.

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Image Courtesy: Eazy Sundays

1.Kausani :

The hidden hill station in uttrakhand, this valley is known for offering mesmerizing views of the Himalayan peaks Trishul, Nanda Devi and Panchchuli. Resembling Switzerland because of its densely forested pines and tea gardens, Kasauni is a pretty place to explore.

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Image Courtesy: Mouthshut

 

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2.Chaukori :

A small quaint hill station that offer you a retreat from the mundane life, Chaukori is counted among the most unexplored tourist places in Uttarakhand. Chaukori is the best place in Uttarakhand for witnessing the enchanting views of morning sun rays kissing the snow clad peaks of Nanda Devi, Nanda Kot and Panchauli Group of mountains.

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Image Courtesy: Journey Mart

 

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3.Ponmudi :

Located in the Thiruvananthapuram district, this little hill station is over run by tea gardens. Here you can watch the river Kallar, with its clear waters, running down through the town. There’s also a deer park, a wildlife sanctuary and a biological park for your amusement.

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Image Courtesy:Flick

 

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4.Chikhaldara :

Located in Maharashtra, the places of interest here include Kitchakdari and Shakkar lakes, Gawilghur Fort, the temples around, the wildlife museum and of course, the view points. There’s also a tiger sanctuary.

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Image Courtesy:Harshwardhan.com

 

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5.Yercaud :

This place in Tamil Nadu is perfect for little walks around forested slopes, a trek or two, and boating, this is a small hill station that looks beautiful for its virgin beauty. The highest point in Yercaud is the Servarayan temple, which makes a nice day trip too. You can also check out the various parks and gardens that dot the place, apart from being mesmerised by the rock formations.

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Image Courtesy: Cliffton Inn Yercaud

While these are just a few off beat and lesser travelled destinations, many such more can be visited for a good time.