India is a country of immense natural beauty and many unsolved mysteries. There is no dearth of natural wonders here, wonders that are plain enchanting. Let’s take a look at few of Incredible Natural Wonders in India.
1. Wettest Place On The Planet
Mawsynram, a village in Meghalaya is the wettest place on Earth, with an average annual rainfall of 11,873 millimetres.
2. A Meteor Created Lake
The Lonar crater lake in Maharashtra is around 50,000 years old & was created by a meteor that hit the earth.
3. The World’s Only Floating National Park
The Loktak lake located at Bishnupur, Manipur has circular floating swamps. The lake rich in flora & fauna was declared a national park.
4. Living Root Bridges
These bridges found in Meghalaya are handmade with the aerial roots of Rubber trees & cab last upto hundreds of years.
5. The Hide & Seek Beach
The sea recedes by as much as 5 Kms & fills up again during high tides twice a day, every day at the Chandipur beach in Odisha.
6. South Asia’s Only Active Volcano
India’s only active Volcano in located in the Barren Islands in Andaman & Nicobar. The volcano has come alive again since Jan 2017.
7. The Seasonal Salt Marsh
The Great Rann of Kutch is known for its vast expanses of white colored land stretching as far as one can see.
8. The Rock Gravity Forgot
This 250-ton gravity defying rock in Mahabalipuram looks like it’s going to roll any moment but has been sitting on a 45-degree slope for at least 1,300 years.
9. The Cascade Of Milk
This pristine waterfall located on the Mandovi river at the Karnataka-Goa border appears like streams flowing down the mountain.
10. The Magnetic Hill
Located near Leh, the geography of the area near this hill creates an optical illusion that cars on the hill roll “uphill” in defiance of gravity while they are actually moving downhill.
11. The Valley Of Flowers
Located in Uttarakhand, this valley is covered by a carpet of colorful endemic wild flowers &with blue skies & snow capped mountains in the background.
12. Ram Setu
Believed to be built by Lord Ram, Ram Setu is a chain of limestone shoals, between Rameswaram Island in Tamil Nadu & Sri Lanka.
13. The Grand Canyon Of India
Lying on the banks of the Penna river in Andhra Pradesh, one can witness huge red rocks stretching as far as the eye could see at Gandikota.
14. The Natural Shivling
The Shivling at the Amarnath Temple in Jammu & Kashmir is created naturally by freezing of water falling from the roof of the cave to on to the floor.
15. The Niagra Of India
One of the most picturesque waterfalls of India, Hogenakkal Falls on the Kaveri River is known for its scenic views, boat rides & medicinal baths
Incredible Natural Wonders in India should be on every traveler’s list! Don’t you agree?