The geography of India is extremely diverse, with landscape ranging from snow-capped mountain ranges to deserts, plains, hills and plateaus.
Amidst these natural wonders that India is filled with, there also are gorgeous valleys that are created by sparkling mountain and water streams that offer astonishing waterfalls, stunning flowers and national parks.
Valleys are elongate depressions of Earth's surface & India is blessed with a plenty of them. From mesmerizing views to breezy winds, these enchanting valleys are a must-visit for every traveler.
If you are a die hard nature lover and wish to please your souls, check out this list of some amazing valleys in India that you can start with.
Located in Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh, Araku valley is home to breathtaking landscapes and pleasant weather.
It is famous for coffee plantations, Borra Caves, Katiki Waterfalls, Ananthagiri Hills, Tribal Museum, Padmapuram Botanical Gardens and the setting of several Tollywood films.
With more than 500 species of plants and rare animals, this flower bed valley in Uttarakhand features evergreen slopes and rolling meadows.
Valley of Flowers
It is a National Park and part of Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve. We recommend to visit this one during the monsoon months.
Located 150 km away from Leh district, Nubra valley is formed where the Shyok river meets the Nubra river.
The best time to visit the valley is during the months of July to September when the temperature is pleasant and the beautiful valley is in full bloom.
Nestled amidst the Nilgiri Hills, it is one of the least untrodden tracts of the Western Ghats. Silent valley is the second largest national park in Kerala & is known as evergreen natural rainforests in India.
The valley has breathtaking beauty and treasure of various rare plants and endangered species of wild animals,birds and insects.
The spiritual valley of India, is all surrounded by the musical sounds of the copious water of the Parvati river.
This picturesque valley is amazingly beautiful, immensely scenic, and mostly crowded with backpackers & hippies. Ideal for trekking and camping, the Hippie’s Paradise is one of the famous valleys in Himachal Pradesh.
Buddhist monasteries, scattered villages and ancient silk route are the highlights of this desert valley.
This cold desert on the mountains showcases Chandra Taal Lake, a scenic water body which is shaped like a crescent moon.
Also called the ‘Land of Gods’, Kangra valley is situated at the foothills of the Dhauladhar range at an average elevation of 2000 feet and is famous for Masroor Rock Cut Temple.
It is so beautiful, that His Holiness the Dalai Lama stays here.
Dzukou valley lies on the border of the states of Nagaland and Manipur. The entire valley is surrounded by Bamboo trees and is just beautiful to look at.
It is dumped with snow in winter and in summer it gives light and way for beautiful flowers to bloom and carpet the whole valley giving it an almost breathtaking view.
At an altitude of 11,693 feet, the Yumthang valley in Sikkim is known for its hot springs, pristine lakes, and yaks & is also called as a rhododendron paradise with at least 24 distinct species of flowers from April to May.
Blessed with high waterfalls and dramatic gorges, Sharavathi valley is known for its tranquil wildlife sanctuary in the Shimoga district & is among the top destinations for trekking in Karnataka.
The valley is endowed with streams, waterfalls and long lines of deciduous trees.
These valleys are endowed with ample natural beauty including magnificent mountains, vast deserts, lush green trees, sparkling rivers and a mesmerizing view. You sure might have reached to some of it in your fantasies!!