Have you ever imagined going on a vacation that gives you chills and lends you an unforgettable thrilling experience? Well, we must tell you that India is very famous for its folklores, and you may hear hundreds of stories while travelling to different places. While some of the stories will amaze you, some stories are mysterious and really scary. There are many places in India that have a mystery attached to them, and they have not yet been solved by science and logic.
The ancient Hindu scripture also talks about ‘Pisacha’/ negative energy that is not good for human beings. Whether you believe it or not, there are places that will give you goose-bumps, and this blog will highlight the top mysterious places in India for a thrilling vacation.
Enlisted as one of the top most haunted places in the country, Bhangarh Fort in Rajasthan has many stories that have made it one of the most mysterious places in the country. The place is maintained by Archaeological Society of India, and the place is strictly prohibited to visit after the sunset. There’s a common story behind the ruins that someone has cursed it and that led the fort to this condition.
If you have a passion to explore mysterious places in India, this can be your dream destination. The place can be easily reached by road. The nearest railway station is Dausa railway station that is located about 22km away from the fort. The nearest airport is Sangander airport in Jaipur, and one can easily reach the fort by road from there.
Are you an adventurous soul with an instinct to explore mysterious places? Well, we have a perfect destination that will fulfill your hunger for adventure and exploring mysterious places at the same time. Roopkund Lake is a high altitude glacial lake located in Chamoli district, Uttarakhand. The presence of nearly 200 human skeletons near its edge has rendered it a mysterious feel.
The place is located in the lap of Trishul massif and this is considered to be one of the mysterious places in India. Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun is the nearest airport that is located about 195 kms and the nearest railway station is Rishikesh. Since there is no other option but to trek to the glacial lake, you shouldn’t choose to go there unless you are physically fit.
You might have heard about Nathula Pass in Sikkim as one of the most popular tourist attractions in the Eastern Himalayas. However there lies another mysterious story about a martyred soldier who still guards the India-China international border all the time. Many soldiers have shared their experience to witness a soldier on his horse during the darkest hours of the night.
Harbhajan Singh was martyred during the Indo-China war, and people have shared stories that you won’t believe. Nathula Pass is located in the northern part of Sikkim, and the place can be easily reached by road.
India is a country of folklores where you can hear thousands of stories that have no scientific explanation. The Nidhi Van in Vrindavan near Mathura has some interesting yet mysterious stories about the place. It is believed that the trees inside the garden are actually ‘Gopis’ of Sri Krishna and they become alive during the night. It is also said that Lord Krishna visits the place in the night and dances with them. The food that the priests keep in the night for the God is found finished in the morning.
Though it sounds interesting, no one is allowed to go inside the garden after sunset, and those who have initiated to enter the garden after sunset have been reported to face mental illness after the incident. Vrindavan is easily accessible by road and rail, and the nearest domestic airport is Kheria Airport located in Agra that is 1 hour 30 minutes away.
If you have read about Ramayana, we are pretty sure that you know about the Ram Setu that was built by Lord Rama and His associates in order to reach Lanka from the southern tip of India. Presently, the bridge lies underwater and can be seen in satellite images only. But there are numerous mysteries regarding the formation of the bridge. It questions whether Ramayana is a real story, was Lord Rama really existed at a time, and whether he actually built this bridge to rescue his wife captured in Sri Lanka.
The bridge is also known as Adam’s bridge, and if you are willing to explore mysterious places in India, this can be your next destination. You must travel to Rameswaram to reach the place. Rameswaram is easily accessible by air, highways and railways, and the city is well-connected to all the major cities by road.
Kodinhi is a famous village in India due to its mysterious nature of twin births that gave it the namet ‘the Village of the twins’. The village is located 35 km away from Calicut. There are around 2000 families in the village, and it is a mystery how they produced more than 400 pairs of twins in the small village. Isn’t it interesting, yet mysterious? The fact has taken this village to the centre of attraction for the scientists and doctors, and if you are willing to explore the top-most mysterious places in India, you shouldn’t miss this place. One can reach the place by road from Calicut.
Kamakhya Devi Temple in Assam is considered to be one of the most auspicious temples in Hindu mythology, and it is one of the shaktipeeths that carries religious significance among the devotees. According to the mythology, the ‘yoni’/genitals of Sati had fallen there and that made it a Mahashaktipeeth.
You can hear many mysterious stories from the local about the experience of the menstrual cycle the shaktipeeth goes through every month. If you are interested to explore the mysterious places in India, you should add it to your list. Guwahati International Airport is the nearest Airport and you can also reach the place by road or railways.
These mysterious places in India are some of the major attractions among the groups of enthusiasts who are interested in the paranormal. If you are ready for an enigmatic experience, then do visit some of these mysterious destinations in the country. Many of these places don’t allow people to enter at night, as it can be risky. So, plan your visit during the day only.