North India is loaded up with places that are best for road trips. However, popular places become common and with time get overcrowded. So, if you want to visit offbeat places with a thin crowd, you can choose from underrated places in North India. Here is a list of some places which are less travelled but equally fascinating in North India.
Kinnaur is 235kms away from Shimla and is one of the most beautiful valleys in North India. It offers adventurous routes for a mesmerizing road trip and is well known for lovely meadows, apples, and orchards.
Lansdowne situated in Uttarakhand offers stunning views and many recreational activities like trekking, bird watching, boating, etc. Some of the best places to visit in Lansdowne are the regimental museum, tip-in-top, Bhulla Tal, Bhim pakora, etc.
Dalhousie is a tiny town situated in the lap of the Himalayas. It is famous for sparkling rivers, lofty mountains, and pine-clad valleys. Don't forget to visit Khajjiar when you are in Dalhousie, it is around 24 km away from Dalhousie and is often referred to as the mini Switzerland of India.
Almora is a hill station situated in Uttarakhand. It is covered with snow-capped mountains and has a natural aura to allure anyone. It also serves as the starting point for many treks. It is around 316kms away from Dehradun.
Hemis is an unexplored town in the Leh district and it has all the culture and colors one can hope to see. Hemis festival adds to the beauty of Ladakh and is the best way to get the most soul-touching experience. It happens around June and July every year.
Auli is situated in Uttarakhand and is bounded by snowy mountains and natural vistas. It is a perfect destination for skiing activities in winters. Auli also has the World’s highest artificial lake.
Bhimtal is a small town in the Kumaon area. Some of the major attractions of this place are Bhimtal lake which is located in the middle of the town, victoria dam, Bhimeshwar temple, and the folk culture museum.
So, these are some of the beautiful underrated road trip destinations in North India which you can consider especially if you are looking to visit the places which are past the cliche.