Khajjiar, Himachal 

Set away from the touristy towns of Himachal, Khajjiar is an unexplored beauty to get away from the crowds, and to be surrounded by nature for as long as you want.

Gurez Valley, Kashmir

One thing that makes Gurez different from other offbeat hill stations in India, is the razor wire fencing as it shares a border with Pakistan. But fret not as it’s completely peaceful and safe to visit.

Lambasingi, AP

If you are keen to go down south, Lambasingi can be your safe choice, where you will not only find respite from the scorching sun, but also from the crowd.

Haflong, Assam

It’s the only dear hill station in Assam, which actually makes it a special place to be. As it’s still lesser-known and less frequented by travellers, you will find some scenic places all to yourself.

Lachung, Sikkim

If not May, you can visit this ideal destination during any time in summers, and the surreal mountain views and pleasant weather will soothe your senses like no other.

Kalimpong, West Bengal

Since it lies off the chartered tourist routes, it remains less crowded most of the time. Plus, since Kalimpong is just a bit away from Darjeeling, you can pick this place for an offbeat vacation.

Nubra Valley, Ladakh

Visit this magical place to witness the true magic of nature. This pretty place is an ideal fusion of lush fields, a desert, and landscape which is as beautiful as it can get.


This is definitely one of the most beautiful offbeat places that you can visit in the country. Dotted with indigenous mountain flowers, butterflies, this place will make you lose track of time.