India is a land of wonders – you understand that the very second you step out of the airport and into the busy streets of Delhi, filled with honking rikshas, taxis, markets, vibrant clothing shops, aromatic spices, and mouth-watering dishes. So it comes as no surprise that India is also rich in wonders created solely by Mother Nature. No matter how many spectacular buildings we create, her imagination will always be better than ours. From gorgeous Reverse Waterfalls to the primordial nature of the Andaman Sea, we present you 7 natural wonders of India
Explore the primordial nature of planet Earth as you visit this 1.8-million-years-old island set deep in the Andaman Sea. Known mostly for its dark purple-coloured beaches, Barren Island offers a trip to the times when our planet was like a huge bowl of boiling soup with volcanoes spewing lava and steam rising in swirling spirals to the sky. It is definitely one of the most spine-tingling experiences in India!
The state of Tamil Nadu attracts travellers from all over the world with its amazing heritage sites and ancient temples. But while you’re exploring those cultural treasures, don’t forget to stop by the mysterious balancing rock located in Mahabalipuram. Weighing 250 tons, this huge stone placed itself on a slippery slope at a crazy angle defying the laws of gravity. It has also received a nickname ‘Krishna’s Butter Ball’.
Perched deep inside the Western Ghats not far from Pune in the state of Maharashtra, there lies the picturesque Malshej Ghat, home to the popular Sinhagad Fort. While the place is beautiful all year round, it is only during the monsoon season that we get to enjoy the spectacular view of the reverse waterfall that is falling upwards! Yes, another gravity-defying phenomenon that happens due to high pressure created by strong winds. Stand atop the waterfall and get drenched in its upward-falling water