Yercaud, in Salem District, Tamil Nadu, is a less explored and undiscovered hill station that is located in the Eastern Ghats at an altitude of 1515 meters (4970 ft) above sea level, in the Shevarayan range of hills (anglicized as Shevaroys).
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The Undavalli Caves, a monolithic example of Indian rock-cut architecture and one of the finest testimonials to ancient Vishwakarma Sthapathis, is located on the banks of Krishna River in Undavalli village, Guntur district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.
Dholavira, locally known as Kotada Timba, is an archaeological site that contains ruins of an ancient Indus Valley Civilization/ Harappan City. This site is in Khadir Bet, in the Bhachau Taluka of Kutch District, in Gujarat.
The Masroor Rock Cut Temple, famously known as the Ellora of Himachal and the Himalayan Pyramids, is a pair of 15 rock-cut monuments carved from a single rock. It's located at 2535 ft above sea level near Kangra Valley, on the banks of the River Beas, in the Kangra District of Himachal Pradesh, India.
Sri Sthalasayana Perumal Temple located at Mahabalipuram near Chennai, in the state of Tamil Nadu, is one among the 108 Vaishnavite Divyadesams dedicated to Lord Vishnu.
Kasol - referred to as the “MINI ISRAEL OF INDIA“ - is a beautiful village, situated in Parvati Valley, on the banks of the River Parvati, in the Kullu District of Himachal Pradesh.
Key Monastery, also known as Kye Gompa, (spelled Ki, key, Kye, or Kee) of the Gelugpa sect. is a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery, well known for being one of the largest monasteries in Spiti Valley, situated on a picturesque hilltop at an altitude of 4,166 m (13,668 ft) above sea level, close to the River Spiti, in Spiti Tehsil of Lahaul and Spiti district, in the state of Himachal Pradesh.
Khajjiar - a deodar-enveloped saucer-shaped tiny Himalayan town in the Chamba valley often referred to as the Mini-Switzerland of India, is a less explored hill station in Chamba district, which is about 26 Km from Dalhousie in the northern state of Himachal Pradesh.
Hemis National Park is located in the eastern Ladakh region of the state of Jammu & Kashmir, popularly known for its great heights, and was established in 1981 to protect the decreasing population of wildlife. This area was named after the famous monastery-Hemis Gompa, a 400-year-old Buddhist monastery.
Thiruvarppu – a small village in Kottayam district, in the state of Kerala, is well known for Thiruvarppu Sri Krishna Temple, located on the coastal line of the Meenachil River. Thiruvarppu Sri Krishna Temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna, which is one of the renowned Vaishnava temples in Kerala and one of the famous ancient temples of Lord Krishna which is at least 1500 years old.
Jambukeswarar Akhilandeswari Temple, Thiruvanaikovil (Thiruvanaikal) is one of the Pancha Bhoota Stalams representing the elements of nature - water, which is located on the Srirangam Island - outskirts of Tiruchirapalli (Trichy) district, in the state of Tamil Nadu.
Nanda Devi is the second highest peak in the Indian Garhwal Himalayas and is pinpointed in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, between the Rishiganga valley on the west and the Goriganga valley on the east.