Magnetic Hill Ladakh
The uncommon phenomenon here is that the car moves itself when put in neutral gear. The car moves up a steep mountain road at a steady speed of 10km/hr or above depending on the type of vehicle. It is a hill near picturesque Leh. The hills have magnetic properties which attracts metallic objects, making vehicles move up at a speed of about 20 km per hour. The “magnetic hill” is located on the Leh-Kargil-Batalik national highway, about 50 km from Leh, at a height of 14,000 feet above sea level. Today the places has become a popular sight seeing place where tourists are amazed to see their car moving on its own.
Thalon Cave – Manipur
These caves are located in Tamenglong district in the North Eastern State of Manipur. The caves are one among various historic sites of Manipur. The caves also provide the first concrete evidence of Hoabinhian culture in India which is also found in other South East Asian countries. Thalon caves are located about 910 mtrs above sea level and its an unusual experience when you enter. The darkness and the frightening experience feels like you are entering into the unknown world.
Hide-and-Seek Beach of Orissa
It is truly a magical experience when something just disappears right in front of you. The thing which was right here and then just vanish after some time. This is what happens in Orissa. The hide and seek beach of Orissa that appears and disappears with every high and low tide. With every low tide, the sea water recedes to approximately 5 kms and hits the surf of the shore back during high tides is the captivating sight at the Chandipur Beach at Orissa. This hide and seek amuses various travelers.
Living Root Bridges of Cherrapunji
Umri (a village) is the producer of largest number of twins in the world. Umri can be referred as the village of twins. A small village located near Allahabad is famous for its unusual twin population, which is not only limited to humans but animals too. There are 120 twins living in this village of 2,500 families. The village boasts a twin monozygotic (MZ) or identical twin birth rate that is 300 times the national average and perhaps the highest in the world.
The Levitating Stone at Shivapur
Floating Islands of Loktak
Loktak lake located in Moirang about 48 km. off Imphal in Manipur. It is known as the largest freshwater lake in North-Eastern India. The lake became popular because of the presence of floating islands known as Phumdis. These Phumdis are heterogeneous mass of soil, vegetation, and other organic matters.
Hanging Pillar of Lepakshi
Lepakshi is a small town, in Ananthpur district of Andhra Pradesh state. The most unusual thing related to Lepakshi is its floating pillar. A pillar which is believed to be attached with the ceiling but not to the floor. Though it is popular as floating pillar but it is a Hanging Pillar.There is enough space to easily pass a sheet of paper a towel underneath.