10 Places in India That Look Like a Different Planet


Puga Valley, Ladakh

  • 🏔️ High-altitude valley at 4,400m.
  • 🚗 Accessible via Leh-Manali highway, 6-hour drive from Leh.
  • ⛰️ Surrounded by snow-capped mountains, hot springs, and geysers.
  • 💧 Hot springs offer therapeutic properties and geothermal energy.
  • 🐦 Home to rare bird species and wildlife.
  • 🌄 Adventure destination for trekkers and wildlife enthusiasts.
  • 🌞 Best time to visit: June to September.

TsoKar, Ladakh

  • 🏞️ High-altitude saltwater lake, "White Lake."
  • 🚶 Sacred place with mystical properties.
  • 🦢 Breeding ground for birds, home to wildlife.
  • 🏔️ Trekking and camping opportunities.
  • 🌅 Best time to visit: May and September.

Roopkund Lake

  • 🏔️ Mysterious high-altitude glacial lake.
  • 💀 Skeletons of unknown origin.
  • 🏞️ Surrounding beauty with Himalayan peaks.
  • ⛰️ Roopkund Lake trek offers stunning views.
  • 🌄 Best time to visit: June, August to October.

Dzukou Valley

  • 🌿 Scenic valley on Nagaland-Manipur border.
  • 🌸 Home to unique Dzukou lily and diverse flora.
  • 🐦 Rich wildlife including Blyth’s Tragopan.
  • 🚶 Dzukou Valley trek offers breathtaking views.
  • ☀️ Best time to visit: May to mid-June, September to October end.

Valley of Flowers

  • 🏞️ High-altitude meadow in Chamoli, Uttarakhand.
  • 🌺 UNESCO World Heritage Site with colorful flowers.
  • ⛰️ Surrounded by Himalayan peaks.
  • 🐻 Home to diverse flora, fauna, and wildlife.
  • 🚶 Valley of Flowers trek offers stunning scenery.
  • 🌼 Best time to visit: June to September.

Great Rann of Kutch

  • 🏜️ One of the world's largest salt deserts.
  • 🧂 Formed by Arabian Sea overflow.
  • 🦌 Home to Indian wild ass.
  • 🛤️ Adventure activities and cultural experiences.
  • 🌅 Best time to visit: October to March, during Rann Utsav.

Zanskar Valley, Ladakh

  • 🏔️ Remote valley with monasteries and adventure.
  • 🧘 Home to Phuktal Monastery and more.
  • 🏔️ Home to Khardung La and Zoji La passes.
  • 🛖 Stay in Ladakhi homestays, experience culture.
  • 🎉 Celebrate festivals like the Annual Gustor Festival.
  • 🌞 Best time to visit: June to September.

Pangong Tso, Ladakh

  • 🏞️ Stunning lake at 14,000 feet altitude.
  • 💎 Famous for changing blue colors and surrounding beauty.
  • 🦢 Home to migratory bird species.
  • 🏊‍♂️ Activities include camping, trekking, and boating.
  • 🌌 Perfect for stargazing.
  • ☀️ Best time to visit: May to September.

Havelock Island

  • 🏝️ Beautiful Andaman island with stunning beaches.
  • 🌊 Crystal-clear waters and vibrant coral reefs.
  • 🏖️ Radhanagar Beach and Vijaynagar Beach highlights.
  • 🤿 Offers scuba diving, snorkeling, and sea-walking.
  • 🌅 Best time to visit: Year-round.

Robber's Cave

  • 📸 Tranquil mornings at around 7 am offer the best photography opportunities with fewer visitors.
  • 💧 The water levels are shallow, allowing for leisurely walks in the water.
  • 💰 Entrance fee is only 35 rupees per person.
  • 👣 Slippers can be rented for 10 rupees if you don't have your own.
  • 🍜 Enjoy Maggi and momos available on-site.
  • 👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 Ideal for family outings and outings with friends to bask in nature's beauty.
  • 🅿️ Ample parking space available for both bikes and cars.


    • The caves were discovered in the 19th century by a British officer named John Briggs.
    • The caves are believed to have been used by Jain monks as a place of worship and meditation.
    • Some of the inscriptions in the caves are written in the Brahmi script, which was used in India over 2000 years ago.
    • The caves are home to a number of bats, including the Indian flying fox, which is the largest bat species in India.