Fancy places and luxurious stays- that is what travel is all about. However, just looking at a couple of tourist attractions can never get the whole experience that travel ought to be. Also, one can gain from the best if they interact with the locals, listen to them, talk to them, eat meals, and get to know the history of the place.

Are you bored of the usual tourist hot spots? Then you should look for amazing village tourism in India. Find out your roots because India has some of the beautiful villages. So, the next time you feel like travelling then do discover these hidden gems.

Amazing Villages of India to Include in Your Bucket List

Poovar, Kerala:

It is a pretty village of Kerala which is a famous rural spot. Situated at the southern tip of Thiruvananthapuram, the beaches of this village are clean and beautiful.


  • Relax at the beach
  • Enjoy boating
  • Visit the Aazhimala Siva Temple

Best time: October to February

Lachung & Lachen, Sikkim:

Feel the rustic magic amidst glacial rivers and gushing waterfalls. Both Lachung and Lachen have immense sublime beauty and thus is considered as the most picturesque villages of India.

Best Experiences:

  • Admire Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
  • Take part in the Mask Dance Festival
  • Visit Lachung Monastery
  • Enjoy views of Bhim Nala

Best time: October to June

Tinchuley, Darjeeling:

It is a calm and quiet village located at about 5800 km. Situated 32kms away from Darjeeling, Tinchuley offers wonderful views of the majestic Kanchenjunga and Himalayan ranges.

Best Experiences:

  • Visit the Orange Orchards
  • Visit the Tinchuley Monastery
  • Watch the sunrise at Tinchuley View Point

Best time: October to April

Malana, Himachal Pradesh:

Malana, Himachal Pradesh Tour

Find your way to one of the most beautiful villages of Himachal Pradesh, Malana. Visit the place, not just for fresh air but to discover a unique group of tribes.

Best Experiences:

  • Trek from Naggar over Chandrakhani Pass
  • Trek from Kasol to Rashol village
  • Enjoy a 6-hour hike from Jari to Malana

Best time: March to June

September to October

Mawlynnong, Meghalaya:

Mawlynnong, Meghalaya Tour

Tribal, misty, pristine and squeaky clean- you are heartily welcome to Mawlynnong. Awarded as the cleanest village, it is a wild paradise where you can witness a powerful vibe of eco-tourism.

Best Experiences:

  • Experience the wilderness of the village by trekking
  • Stay in homestays
  • Take a dip in a stream

Best time: October to April

Yana, Karnataka:

Yana, Karnataka Tour

Set against the Sahyadri mountains, Yana will amaze you with its towering rock formations. This little village is hidden away in the forests and it is a hidden gem of Karnataka.

Best Experiences:

  • Trek up to a spectacular route to the rocks
  • Camp out in open at Vibhooti Waterfalls.

 Best time: January, September and October

With a treasure of over lakhs of villages, India has created a small footprint on the rural traveller’s map. In these village tour in India you will experience the traditional yet peaceful life of India.