Indians Can Soon Tour Gorgeous Villages Along China Border In These States

by Sanjana Shenoy
Indians Can Soon Tour Gorgeous Villages Along China Border In These States

Travel enthusiasts, you’d agree with us, that the heart of travel lies in unexplored terrains and villages. While famous tourist spots often adorn bucket lists, the huge crowds, souvenir shops selling pricy items, may sometimes take away the charm of robust travel. So, we have good news for you. Indians can soon tour stunning villages along the China border under the Vibrant Village Programme announced in the Union Budget 2022-23. Read on for the deets.

Initiative To Boost Village Tourism & Livelihood Of Locals

According to a report in The Hindu, the Union government shall soon open villages along the China border for tourism purposes. Launched under the Vibrant Village programme, tourists can tour gorgeous villages in states like Sikkim, Uttarakhand, the Union Territory of Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh and Arunachal Pradesh. Chief executive councillor of the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), Tashi Gyalson revealed to The Hindu that this programme shall not just boost tourism but also uplift the livelihood of the locals, improve connectivity and rural infrastructure of the villages.

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Ladakh Villages Along China Border To Be Turned Into Astro-Tourism Destinations

Interestingly, he further stated to The Hindu that astronomers can flock to villages along the China border in Ladakh for stargazing. Villages in the Changthang region will be transformed into a dark sky destination for astronomy enthusiasts. It’s not just Ladakh, states like Rajasthan and Uttarakhand also launched night sky experiences in villages to boost Astro-tourism. Meanwhile, here are 7 Indian destinations that give you the ‘foreign wali feeling’!