We live in a country where people love to travel and explore without any restrictions. Yet, our very own India has some really beautiful places where traveling isn't an easy affair.
Special permissions, signatures from authorities, government approvals and what not. As is often the case, when something is restricted, it becomes more attractive and a must-try!
So, go on, venture out into these places-it's totally worth the effort!
1. Imphal, Manipur
Must Visit: Kangla Fort & Ibudhou Pakhangba Temple.
How To Reach There: You can catch a direct flight from Kolkata to Imphal.
2. Aizawl, Mizoram
Must Visit: Durtlang Hills & Baktawng Village
How To Reach There: Tourists groups may travel through identified tour circuits
3. Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh
Must Visit: New Palin & Sidheshvar Nath Temple
How To Reach There: The best option is to fly to Guwahati and do the road journey.
4. Gangtok, Sikkim
Must Visit: Rumtek Monastery & Jawaharlal Nehru Botanical Gardens
How To Reach There: Guwahati is well connected with Gangtok by train and then by shared/private vehicles (Bus, Sumo, SUV).
5. Dzongri, West Sikkim
Must Visit: Trek to Tshokha passes through dense tropical forests of Kachenjunga National Park
How To Reach There: The best way of reaching Dzongri is via Gangtok and Yuksom.
6. Pangong Lake up to Spanksik, Kashmir
Must Visit: Khurnak Fort
How To Reach There: It takes around 5-6 hours to reach Pangong Lake
7. Havelock Islands, Andaman & Nicobar Islands
Must Visit: Snorkeling at Elephant Beach & fishing around the Virgin Islands
How To Reach There: The best way to reach Havelock is by the air conditioned catamaran ferry, which takes only 90 minutes from Port Blair.
8. Morang-Dabling, Himachal Pradesh
Must Visit: Kinnaur Kailash mountains
How To Reach There: You can catch a flight till Chandigarh then road journey
9. Nanda Devi Sanctuary, Uttarakhand
Must Visit: Devistan I, II & Nanda Devi peaks
How To Reach There: Rishikesh railway station is the nearest railhead from Joshimath and 276KM from Nanda Devi National Park.
10. Niti Ghati, Uttarakhand
Must Visit: Valley of Flowers National Park
How To Reach There: The nearest airport is in Jolly Grant, Dehradun from there you can hire cars to reach Niti Ghati.
11. Rangat, Andaman & Nicobar Islands
Must Visit: Amkunj Beach & Cutbert Bay Beach
12. Nubra Subdivision, Kashmir
Must Visit: Village Turtuk & Khardung La Pass
How To Reach there: The closest airport to Nubra valley is Leh Kushok Bakula Rinpoche Airport in Leh. To reach Nubra valley after you get down at the airport, the best option is to hire a jeep or board a bus which will take you to your destination.
13. Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh
Must Visit: Ita Fort & Ganga Lake
How To Reach There: Lilabari in Assam is the nearest airport at a distance of 67 km. There are connecting flights to Guwahati from Lilabari. Flights from Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Jaipur, Bengaluru, Ahmadabad, etc. operate to Guwahati.
14. Mount Harriet, Andaman & Nicobar Islands
Must Visit: Mount Harriet National Park
How To Reach There: There are two ways to reach Mount Harriet. You can take a dunghi to bamboo flat or you can take a road via Ferrargunj.
15. Mayabunder, Andaman & Nicobar Islands
Must Visit: Karmatang Beach & Ray Hills
How To Reach There: You can reach there by hiring a seaplane.
So, if you want a hassle free trip to these places don't forget to get all the signatures at the correct places.
PLEASE NOTE, THESE PLACES CAN BE VISITED WITH IN LINE PERMITS(ILPSs) & PROTECTED AREA PERMITS(PAPs).
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