This remote valley boasts a total population of little over 13,000 people, split into small villages (the largest of which is inhabited by 700 people). So basically, if you ever want to really truly get off the grid, follow these simple steps: 1) Go to Zanskar. 2) Enjoy.
If someone were to find themselves in a situation where they had 5 minutes to experience a broad cross-section of life in India, this would be the place to do it. The ghats are home to a diverse range of entrepreneurs, vendors, priests, sadhus, and families, all united by a dependence on – and deference to – the Ganga.
11. Chitrakoot Falls
These impressive falls – known to some as India’s Niagara – serve the dual purpose of telling you what season it is (if, for some reason, all your senses have failed except eyesight): They are brownish in the monsoon because they carry silt, but are clear in the summers when they don’t.