Kalpa, in Kinnaur, is one of Himachal Pradesh's best-kept secrets. The settlement in the Sutlej river valley is famous for its apple orchards, monasteries.
Khajjiar, in Himachal Pradesh's Champa district, is called India's Switzerland. Khajjiar's scenic meadows, deodar trees, and snow-capped mountains
Mawlynnong voted Asia's cleanest village by Discover India magazine in 2003, lies 90 km from Shillong on the India-Bangladesh border.
Ziro, one of Arunachal Pradesh's oldest valleys, is gorgeous. It has magnificent meadows surrounded by mountains.
In the upper Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, India, this secluded settlement stands at 7,800 ft. Kalap overlooks the Supin Gorge from its pine and deodar trees.
Darchik, a settlement in Ladakh's Aryan valley, is located high in the Himalayas. Aryan Valley villages are west of Leh city on the Leh-Srinagar route.
East Sikkim's Zuluk is a small village on the lower Himalayas around 10,000 feet. It offers stunning views of the eastern Himalayas, especially Kanchenjunga.
Lamayuru, a settlement 127 miles from Leh at 3,510 meters, is one of the world's oldest monasteries. Lamayuru was a lake that dried up.
The lovely and quiet hillside village surrounded by lush flora is located in Karnataka's Udupi region and is known for holding medieval Jain temples.
Kuttanad in Alappuzha is known as Kerala's "Rice Bowl." One of the few places in the world that farms below sea level, this region grows paddy.