10 Stunning Valleys in India You Must Visit

Blessed with splendid lakes, magnificent mountains, vast deserts, sparkling rivers, and long coastlines, India is home to some of the most diverse yet scenic landscapes. Besides, this magical land boasts some beautiful valleys in the world which will surely allure you to visit. Created by great mountain ranges and rivers of India, these stunning valleys are major centers of attraction in India as they are immensely beautiful and are a treat to behold by all means. And, these stunning valleys are heaven for the nature lovers and trekkers as well.  From the precipitous terrain of the Himalayas to the pristine woodlands of the Nilgiris, let’s behold the most enchanting valleys in India as part of India Tour Packages.

  • Nubra Valley, Ladakh
  • Valley of Flowers, Uttarakhand
  • Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh
  • Dzukou Valley, Nagaland
  • Yumthang Valley, Sikkim
  • Kangra Valley, Himachal Pradesh
  • Kashmir Valley, Jammu & Kashmir
  • Ketti Valley, Tamil Nadu
  • Dibang Valley, Arunachal Pradesh
  • Silent Valley, Kerala

Nubra Valley, Ladakh

Around 150 km away from Leh,  Nubra Valley, formed by Shyok and Nubra Rivers, is one of the most photogenic valleys of India. It was originally called Ldumra meaning the Valley of Flowers. Surrounded by snowcapped Himalayan ranges, the valley is known for its orchards, scenic vistas, tiny villages, Bactrian camels, and monasteries. Also, Nubra Valley is famous for walnuts and apricots. The view of the valley is picturesque and breathtaking especially during winters when the whole valley looks like the landscape of the moon and in summer full of greenery. The way to this amazing valley is a bit tough as one needs to cross the awe-inspiring Khardung La, the highest motorable pass in the world but the stunning views of the valley worth it. The famous Siachen Glacier also lies in the extreme north of Nubra Valley.

Valley of Flowers, Uttarakhand

Clad in the mountains like a lost paradise, the Valley of Flowers is a stunning valley situated in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. It is a national park known for its beautiful blooms, rolling hills, and a vivid collection of flora and fauna. Untouched by the chaos of civilization, it is undoubtedly one of the best valleys to visit in India as it is home to almost 300 different species of wildflowers like the Himalayan blue Poppy, Dianthus, Calendula, etc. July and August are the suitable months to visit this valley as part of Uttarakhand Packages when the snow in the valley has been melted and the flowers are in full bloom and greenery is as far as the eye can see.  It has the most beautiful trekking routes bestowed with colorful orchids that are opened from June to October only. This national park is also home to certain medicinal herbs along with some endangered species of animals and birds like Himalayan Monal.

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Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh

Spiti is a picturesque valley located at an altitude of 3000m high in the Himalayas, in between the most mysterious and beautiful regions of Ladakh and Tibet.  Known as the middle land, Spiti valley is rough, barren, and rugged but yet astoundingly beautiful with snow-capped mountains, crystal clear rivers, picturesque hamlets, ancient monasteries, and splendid lakes. Monastery tour is one of the popular to do things in Spiti, including the famous Tabo Monastery, Key Monastery, Lhalung Monastery, and Gandhola Monastery. Besides, travelers can witness the beauty of enchanting Chandratal and Suraj Tal, visit Dhankar Lake for a photography session, drive across high mountain passes, including Kunzum Pass, Baralacha Pass and explore the villages of Kibber, Losar, Udaipur, and Komik while in Spiti as part of Himachal Tour Packages.

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Dzukou Valley, Nagaland

Dzukou Valley is one of the most beautiful and charming valleys of India, located at the border of the Indian states of Manipur and Nagaland. Surrounded by bamboo trees, the valley is well known for its immense natural scenery as both Dzukou and Japfu rivers crisscross the valley, creating picturesque gorges that are ideal for trekking and hiking. The valley is renowned for the Dzukou Lilya, a unique species of the lily flower, which is found nowhere else in the world. The valley gets completely dumped with snow in winter, while in summer season the valley’s undulating grasslands are decorated by several beautiful varieties of wildflowers.

Yumthang Valley, Sikkim

Situated in North Sikkim near the Tibetan border, Yumthang Valley is one of the most spectacular river valleys in India and among the must-include places in Sikkim Tour Packages. This magnificent gorge is carved out by the Tista River. It is located at an altitude of 11800 feet and bounded by snow-capped mountains. The valley looks enticing with meandering rivers, hot springs, and lush green meadows. Yumthang Valley experiences warm summer from February till June and the aura at this time is breathtaking as the rolling plains of the valley get covered with a beautiful bed of red rhododendrons. One can also observe hot water springs in this region which are believed to have supernatural powers to cure. But if you are more of a winter person, I would suggest you visit the place in November and December when the valley receives heavy snowfall.

Kangra Valley, Himachal Pradesh

Drained by the mighty Beas River, the astonishing Kangra Valley is the largest valley in India and among the must-include places in Dharamshala Tour Packages. This valley is filled with a beautiful thick cover of pine forests, orchards, and turbulent streams flowing from the perennial snowy mountains. The best time to visit the valley is during the summer months of March and April when the sun begins to shine displaying the beautiful scenery of the Kangra Valley. Rock-cut Kangra temples, Kangra Fort, Palampur, and Dharamsala, the abode of Dalai Lama are located in this Himalayan valley. Also, Kangra Valley is regarded as one of the best places to try mountain biking in India.

Kashmir Valley, Jammu & Kashmir

Nestled between the famous Karakoram and the Pir Panjal Range, the spectacular Kashmir Valley is renowned for its breathtaking views, calm and serene lakes, and colorful flowers that dot the scenic landscape. The 135 km long and 32 km wide valley formed by the Jhelum River is rightly known as the Heaven on Earth. And, it is no wonder that this valley is the much-loved destination for many Bollywood movies. One of the greatest attractions of this valley is the Dal Lake in Srinagar Endless lines of magnificent houseboats peacefully floating on the water display such elegance and opulence that one would not be able to let the opportunity of a night stay go easily. Gulmarg, the Amarnath Temple, and Suru Valley are the other popular attractions of Kashmir Valley.

Ketti Valley, Tamil Nadu

Enveloped by the beautiful Nilgiri mountains, Ketti Valley is one of the most enthralling valleys in India, and among the must include attractions in Ooty Tour Packages. It is located on the main Coonoor – Ooty road in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Famous for its immense natural beauty, this valley is full of different types of flora and fauna. Hence it is an ideal place to go for bird watching, trekking, and hiking. It is one of the most popular tourist attractions and the best way to explore this valley is to take the 25 minutes toy train ride.

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Dibang Valley, Arunachal Pradesh

Dibang Valley in Arunachal Pradesh has been carved out by the Dibang River that originates in the mountains and flows throughout the valley.  This is one of the most beautiful valleys of India as it is filled with lofty mountains, verdant valleys, mystic waterfalls, gorges, natural lakes, and countless wandering rivulets. The valley is divided into two parts – Upper Dibang Valley and Lower Dibang Valley. The Upper Dibang doesn’t have much to offer while the Lower Dibang attracts ornithologists, botanists, nature lovers, and wildlife photographers because it has protected species of animals like Mishmi takin and gongshan, lovely flowers and a plethora of birdlife.

Silent Valley, Kerala

Kerala, God’s own country, hosts one of the most beautiful valleys in India known as the Silent Valley. Located in the Nilgiri hills of Western Ghats, the valley is known for its evergreen natural rainforests in India.  The valley has outstanding natural beauty and treasure of various rare plants and endangered species of wild animals, birds, and insects. The valley is best known for the famous Silent Valley National Park, among the top places to visit as part of Kerala Tour Packages, as it is home to the rare & endangered faunal species like Malabar giant squirrel, hairy winged bat, Nilgiri langur, Nilgiri leopard, and lion-tailed macaque.

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