Five Geological Wonders Of India

Here are five geological wonders of India that you simply must visit
A shot of salt pans in Gujarat. Credits Shutterstock
A shot of salt pans in Gujarat. Credits Shutterstock

From ancient caves and towering peaks to vast salt pans and magnetic hills, the country is home to some of the world's most fascinating geological wonders.

Ulta Pani, Chhattisgarh
This phenomenon occurs is in the central state of Chhattisgarh. It is located in a remote area, accessible only by a winding dirt track. Across the paddy fields, what makes Ulta Pani truly unique is its unusual gravitational flow. Because of the interesting nature of the landscape, the water (a small rivulet) appears to be travelling up the hill.
You can visit Ulta Pani in Bisarpani Village, Mainpat. The nearest airport is Swami Vivekananda International Airport in Raipur.

Lonar Cater, Maharashtra
Lonar Crater is one of the world's largest impact craters. This spectacular geological feature was created around 50,000 years ago when a meteorite struck the Earth's surface, leaving behind a gaping crater that measures almost two miles in circumference. Today, the crater is filled with a serene lake, surrounded by lush vegetation and teeming with wildlife.
Lonar Cater is located in Buldhana district of Vidharbha. The nearest airport is he nearest airport from Lonar Lake is Aurangabad Airport, located 157 km away.

Salt Pans, Gujarat
If you're interested in natural salt formations, Gujarat's Salt Pans are a must-visit destination. This vast expanse of gleaming white salt flats stretches as far as the eye can see, shimmering in the bright sunlight. The salt is harvested by hand in a process that has remained largely unchanged for centuries.
Salt Pans are located in Kutch district of Gujarat. They stretch across the borders of Pakistan are known as the Rann of Kutch. The nearest airport to Salt Pans is the Ahmedabad airport.

Magnetic Hill, Ladakh
For something truly out of this world, head to the Magnetic Hill in the remote Ladakh region of northern India. This is a place where the laws of physics seem to be suspended, as vehicles appear to roll uphill against the force of gravity. The Magnetic Hill is actually an optical illusion caused by the unique geography of the surrounding area, but it's still a mesmerizing sight that will leave you scratching your head in wonder. The nearest airport is the Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport.

Natural Arch, Tirumala Hills
Natural Arch is one of the most interesting geological formations in South India. It is also known as Silathoranam, and is regarded as an important geo-heritage site in Tirupati. This towering rock arch is the result of millions of years of erosion, and it stands as a testament to the immense power of nature. As you stand beneath the arch and look up at the blue sky beyond, you can't help but feel a sense of awe and wonder at the beauty of the world around us. It is located in the Rock Garden area of Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh. The nearest airport to the natural arch is Renigunta airport.

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