Top 10 Most Dangerous Places to Visit in India


If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine, it is lethal.

Paulo coelho

This famous travel quotation by Paulo Coelho expresses a lot about adventure. India is not only a country of diversity, but it also holds some amazing places to shock your nerves. In this blog we will be looking at the most dangerous places to visit in India.

If you are a travel person and love to explore this world. Then do include these amazingly adventurous places in your bucket list.

So, let’s dive into these places to get some valuable knowledge.

1. Dumas Beach, Gujarat: Most Dangerous Places to Visit in India

Dumas Beach is located along the Arabian Sea and considered as one of the most haunted places of Gujarat. This beach may look like heaven during day time. But as soon as sun goes off, this Dumas Beach becomes devil’s paradise.

Because of the back story of this beach, it is now referred to as one of the most dangerous places to visit in India. It is believed that, once this place was used as Hindu Cremation Ground. Hence, is possessed by several haunting spirits that never left the region.

The colour of sand on this beach is of Black shade. And it is said that due to the amount of ash created during the burning of dead body, the beach has got this colour.

2. Drass, Jammu and Kashmir: Most Dangerous Places to Visit in India

People might not have heard of this place, but it is the coldest place of India. Not only in India, but Drass is also the second coldest inhabited place in the whole world. Drass is located in the Kragil district of Jammu and Kashmir and is set to an elevation of 3280 meters.

Because of the temperature and the location of Drass, it is considered as one of the most dangerous places to travel in India.

Drass is also addressed as “The Gateway to Ladakh” and the coldest temperature ever recorded on this mountain was -60°C in January 1995. In normal years also the average temperature of this place is as low as −23°C.

So, if you want to experience bone-chilling adventure, then don’t forget to add Drass in your travel list.

3. Kuldhara, Rajasthan: Most Dangerous Places to Visit in India

Kuldhara is located at a distance of 20 kilometers from the desert town of Jaisalmer in Rajasthan. The dusty road of this town along with an uncanny silence, gives a feel of being surrounded by haunted spirits.

This place also has a story that made it come under the most dangerous places to visit in India.

Around 200 years ago, Kuldhara was home to Paliwal Brahmins. There was a Diwan of Jaisalmer who was known for his conspiracies, unfair tax-collecting means and disrespecting the daughters of this village.

Because of the fear of this Diwan, all the residents of the village fled one dark night. But the most weird thing is that no one saw them leaving. And it is believed that those thousand Paliwal Brahmins cursed this village before leaving. No one knows where they went after that or where Paliwal Brahmins are settled at present.

But the curse of those villagers stay true till date because this whole town is still Barren and no one lives here.

Kuldhara today is maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India as a heritage site.

4. Kolli Hill Road, Tamil Nadu: Most Dangerous Place of India

Kolli Hill Road is a place stretching up to 47 kilometers in the central Tamil Nadu. This place is popular among bikers for its 70 continuous hairpin bends. Because of this, Kolli Hill Road is considered as one of the most dangerous road to travel in India.

The meaning of the name of this road is “Mountains of Death”. The road is full of bad patches and pot holes, which makes the ride quite stressful. But the view of the valley below is quite neat, surrounding dense tropical forests add to its beauty.

5. Siju Cave, Meghalaya: Most Dangerous Places of India

Siju Cave is also known as Bat Cave and is the third longest cave of India with the length of 4,772 meters. This place is famous for its impressive stalagmites and stalactites. The intricate layout of Siju caves is formed by the limestone pillars formed due to erosion and abrasion of nature.

The thing that makes this cave a bit dangerous is that, this cave is still unexplored after 7 kilometres.

6. Bhangarh, Rajasthan: Most Dangerous Places to Visit in India

Bhangarh is located in the Alwar District of Rajasthan. This place is home to the most scariest fort of India and one of the most dangerous places to visit in India. Locals and visitor of this place tell about the paranormal activities that they have experienced.

Bhangarh is a tourist attraction, but still government has forbidden the entry in this fort after sunset.

7. Killer – Kishtawar Road, Jammu and Kashmir

This road will surely give you the experience of terrifying mountain trails of about 114 kilometers long. This road has no guard rail or secure edging with views of the valley thousands of feet below.

Killer – Kishtawar Road is part of NH-26 and runs along Chenab River.

The location and view from its edge, makes it one of the most dangerous rods of India. So, if you want to reach the heights of thrill then do mention this place in your bucket list.

8. Bastar, Chhattisgarh: Most Dangerous Places to Visit in India

Baster district of Chhattisgarh holds a captivating sight of nature. But every coin has two faces and Baster is no different.

Along with mesmerizing green beauty, this place is also hot spot for Maoists, Guerilla activities and firefights in the dense forests. These thing contribute in making Bastar, one of the most dangerous places to visit in India.

According to reports of government, there are around 5000 Maoists living in this region. And Bastar is often considered as the place with “Hidden Dangers”.

But above all, it’s one of the best unexplored destinations which is home to many indigenous tribes of the country. So, this place can be a good vacation for you if you love “Hidden Dangers”.

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9. Khardung La, Ladakh: Most Dangerous Places to Visit in India

This place is located at an altitude of 18,380 ft, Khardung La falls on an extremely scenic route in Ladakh. This Places is also known as the gateway to Shyok and Nubra Valley.

Khardung La is also considered as the highest motarable road in the world.

The altitude at which this place is located makes it prime among the most dangerous places to visit in India.

10. Kailash Mansarovar

Kailash Mansarovar is considered as the toughest pilgrimage in the world. The height and temperature of this place makes it a lot more difficult for traveller to reach here. This pilgrimage is loacted at a distance of about 20km from Mt. Kailash.

The Kailash Range is 30 million years old and its supreme peak, the 6,675 meter high Mount Kailash was formed of shining granite with its white glacial crest.

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