Planning a trip to explore India is a damn good idea but have you ever thought of traversing some urban cities of India? Well, whenever you plan to visit your dream cities, just go through the small towns and hamlets that have been situated in and around the cities. The real touch of India lies here in small towns and villages which offer a fantastic way of rural life, completely serene, shining with its old charm as well as rich cultural heritage. You would never regret being here in these beautiful towns and villages. So, here are some of the most attractive towns and villages in India to explore.

MAHARASHTRA’S TARKARLI: Being a seaside village, Tarkarli is situated in the Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra. Lounging coastline, rich shores, and crystal clear waters, and good vegetation would combine to offer you the best and attractive charm. You could enjoy adventurous water activities and get experience life at its best. You could have scuba diving, zorbing, and snorkeling as well. Hither, scuba diving would offer you the best marine life of about 20 ft.

HIMALAYAS’ CHOPTA: Situated on the lap of the Himalayas, Chopta is still twinkling in its raw beauty of urbanization. You are almost in the lap of the Himalayas and what could not you expect? Well, you are in midst of the nature. The diversity of flora and fauna along with the best mountain view and a refreshing breeze and thrilling trekking trails would make this hamlet worthy to stop and explore. And if you wish to play with snow, you could visit this place from December to February. So, you could head to the snow village to enjoy the maximum.

SIKKIM’S RAVANGLA: Located majestically at a height of 2133.6 meters in the South of Sikkim, Ravangla is one of the picturesque towns of India. Provides charming landscapes with the backdrop of the snow-laden peaks of Kanchenjunga, the town is full of varieties of flora and fauna, stunning tea gardens and even you get the chance to know about ancient Ralan and Bonn monasteries. Surrounded by the lush Himalayan forest and rolling valleys, Ravangla is best for viewing Himalayan birds like blue-fronted redstarts, green-backed tit, verditer flycatchers, white-browed fantails, and blue-whistling thrush. You could also traverse through the nearby villages of Bhutia and Lepcha which are excellently beautiful.

KERALA’S POOVAR: Unspoiled for its rich history and natural beauty, Poovar is quaint an outstanding town situated in Kerala. Famously known as God’s own country, Kerala would be the best place to embrace nature and its complete serenity.  You could experience life at best by staying in the floating cottage in Poovar. You could also ride in a houseboat on the emerald backwaters of this small town. You could dip your soul in the pleasant stunning surroundings which have been filled with tropical green forests. Get the most out of rural life over here!

TAMIL NADU’S MUTTOM: Known to be the most captivating fishing village, Muttom is almost a tiny water-town. Since the fishing village is filled with scenic shorelines, caves, and rocky terrains, it is less haunted by visitors and has preserved its pristine nature for a longer time. So, when you are planning to get down to the South, you should get ready to visit this fish village to be infused with revitalization and relaxation as well.