Catch A Much-Needed Break In These Five No Network Destinations Across India

If you can't remember the last time you went on a holiday without being caught up in emails and work calls, plan your next vacation to one of these places.
Head to these no-network destinations for a peaceful getaway
Head to these no-network destinations for a peaceful getaway

How many times have you planned a no-distractions vacation, hoping that you will get some time away from all the worries of your life, only to get sucked into it With every cafe providing free WiFi, there's hardly any scope to truly disconnect from work calls, emails or texts. If it's been a while since you have felt relaxed on vacation, head to these destinations where your only distraction is nature's beauty 

Chitkul in Himachal Pradesh 

The cellular network does not reach this last village on the Indo-Tibetan border. If you want to enjoy the mesmerising beauty of nature, skip the usual haunts like Shimla or Manali and make your way a little far ahead to Chitkul. If you thought a trip here would be boring only because there would be no touch with the virtual world&ndashthere's a lot to do here, like taking on the Borasu Pass trek, shopping at the Tibetan wood carving centre, exploring the Kamra fort, and strolling through the apple orchards. 


How to reach Chitkul is well-connected by road, and many buses ply from Delhi, Shimla, and Kullu. The nearest railway station is located in Shimla, and the nearest airport is located in Bhuntar (Kullu). 

Agumbe in Karnataka 

Known as the Cherrapunji of the South, Agumbe has everything to make you feel like you're in a different world altogether. Lush hills, hidden waterfalls, and beautiful temples complete this small village. Surrounded by such beauty and heritage, there's no way you won't go back feeling refreshed after spending a few days here. 


How to reach Hail a bus or a private cab from Bangalore. You can also catch a bus from its nearest railway station in Shimoga and Udupi or the airport in Mangalore. 

Valley of Flowers in Uttarakhand 

With soft, pink flowers and bright-green grass blanketing the vast scapes&ndashthe sight at Valley of Flowers is one to behold. You may have to set up a moderate trek to reach here after getting to the base at Govindghat. But once you visit this UNESCO world heritage site, the view will seem worth all the cardio. 

Valley of Flowers

How to reach To reach Valley of Flowers, make your way to Govind Ghat (many buses from Delhi and Rishikesh are available), where you have to trek for 14 km. 

Changlang in Arunachal Pradesh 

Changlang has been blessed with abundant beauty that remains to be discovered by tourists. This quaint district holds more than just scenic views for you to explore. Since it is right at India's border with Myanmar, it has been a site of many tragic happenings. However, all that remains in the past. On your trip here, you can visit the Namdapha National Park and Tiger Reserve, the World War II cemetery or the surrounding small villages where you can catch a quiet moment. 

How to reach Changlang is well-connected by road from the nearest railway stations in Tinsukia and Margherita and the airport in Dibrugarh. 

*Ensure to get your 'restricted area permit' arranged if you plan to travel here 

Kheerganga in Himachal Pradesh 

Kheerganga has made its name among every traveller in India. To reach this haven of unbound beauty, you will have to set on the 12 km trek up the hill from Barshaini, but the mesmerising views keep you company and make it all worth it. As the highest point in Himachal Pradesh, there's no doubt you will witness the unparalleled beauty of nature while surrounded by mighty peaks all across. 

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How to reach To reach Kheerganga, travel to Kasol by road (buses run daily from Delhi and Chandigarh). From Kasol, make your way to Barshaini by a private cab or local bus, from where you can start your trek to Kheerganga.  

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