India is a country known for its villages. Though it is difficult to find a proper village in India but still there are some options available which you may consider as your vacation destination. From north to south and east to west there are some villages in India which successfully maintain their characteristics and cultures in present days. Here are some examples of such villages which you can count on:
Kila Raipur is a well-known village of Ludhiana, known for annual Kila Raipur Sports Festival or commonly the Rural Olympics of India. The village sports festival has becomes the target for hundreds of sports fans.
Khonoma is a village of Nagaland and is the first green village in India located in the western part of Kohima district. The village is recognized for its clean environment with proper hygiene, jhum cultivation and green environments.
Malana is an ancient Indian village located in the state of Himachal Pradesh secluded from the rest of the world. The village of Malana is considered to be one of the first democracies in the world.
Punsari Village in Sabarkantha district has experienced a change with new and progressive technology in education system, electricity, water supply and Wi-Fi. The village of Punsari is bestowed as best village in India.
Kathewadi village is situated in Deglur Tehsil of Nanded and convert from alcoholism to perfect village. The Art of Living Foundation has accepted this village and transformed it into a model of village life.
Pothanikkad village in Ernakulam district is the first village to attain 100% literacy in India. From a village of forest inhabited by wild buffalos and elephants is currently one of the most educated and culturally progressive villages in Kerala.
Dharnai village in Bihar has become India’s first village driven entirely by solar electricity.
The unrestrained, annoying and spooky village of Kuldhara is situated just at a distance of 18 km from Jaisalmer. Kuldhara village of Rajasthan is a ghost village and one of the most beautiful abandoned places in India.
Mayong village is commonly known as the Land of Black Magic in Assam situated on the bank of Brahmaputra River in Morigaon district. The village is a popular tourist lure because of its history, rich wildlife, cultural tourism and river tourism.