“To Travel is to Live” ~ Hans Christian Andersen
Do you believe in the quote mentioned above ?
Are you looking forward to travel around the Incredible India ?
If your answer to all the above questions is a Yes !! Then you are at the right place ,loving to travel ourselves, we have listed below some of the most beautiful places to visit around .
#1. Khajjiar :
This destination is one of the most popular one.Known as the ‘ Mini Switzerland of India’. It is a town located at a high elevation of 1920 m. It experiences an average temperature of 16 degree Celsius with beauty at its best . Amidst deodar trees ,lush green meadows, pines and cedars . Famous for the Khajjiar Lake,Khajji Nag Temple,Kalatop Sanctuary. It is situated at the foothills of Dauladhar mountains in the Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh. Best time to visit is in Summers.To add the cherry to the cake, you can also visit Dalhousie,nearby.
#2. Auli :
‘The Skiing Capital Of India’ is best visited in December end.Therefore , it is preferred as a tourist destination for some snowy fun. A Himalayan ski resort and hill station situated in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand.Being here you will find yourself at an elevation of 2505m.You would feel surrounded by the Badrinath Temple and the awestrucking beauty of Garhwal Himalayas. The alpine plants and fauna like snow leopards and red foxes will lure you away during your vacation.
#3. Mukteshwar :
Another heaven like town situated in the North Indian state of Uttarakhand at 2171m elevation . This tourist destination is found in the Nainital District sitting atop in Kumaon hills . It is about 343 km from our capital city, Delhi . Rock climbing, rapelling are must try activities for exotic travelers, apart from trekking and paragliding. It also houses the maginificient views that include Indian Himalaya’s second highest peak , Nanda Devi surrounded by potato fields and fruit orchards.Best time to visit would be the months of March and June, to evade the heat of summers.
#4. Gulmarg :
This forms the popular golden triangle of Kashmir alongwith Srinagar and Pahalgam. This meadow of flowers can leave you with one of the most satiating snowy experience within the months of October-March.The ski-resort, Gondola Lift,highest altitude golf-course,best Himalayan view,Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve are a reason to visit this charmer.
And last but not the least, we do have an extra dose of surprise visit , do not miss out Manali !!
This destination is an year-round magnet . Therefore, to be precise , it is a popular resort town between Pir Panjal and Dhauladhar ranges.
#5. Munnar :
This hill station is situated in Idukki district of Kerala.It is famous as the “Kashmir of South India” and is a popular honeymoon destination.It is known for its tea gardens,lakes,luxuriant greenery and rugged peaks.Thus,it is an ultimate destination for leisure seekers in the months of September – May.
#6. Hampi :
The place known for its excellent artistry,is a World Heritage Site. It belongs to the Hindu Kingdom of Vijayanagar. The best time to visit here would be October to March. And,a not to miss would be the annual Purandara festival held in the months of January – February. Cycling away through this city of ancient temples can however be tiring but a fulfilling experience to live through.
#7. Sundarbans :
Looking for a pleasant to relax near by West Bengal? Therefore, this mangrove area is a must visit . This active delta region gives you a great insight into the flora and fauna in the Sundarban’s Tiger Reserve, National Park.Canning, is the gateway to this UNESCO World Heritage Center.
#8. Kamshet :
This famous hub for Parasailing , redefines your life in a way you cannot possibly imagine. A must experience other than the paragliding from Shinde Wadi Hills is to lure in the scenic beauty of Pawna Lake and one of the erstwhile caves of Pune in Maharashtra , the Bhedsa caves.You can also visit the twin hill stations of Khandala and Lonavala,16km away from here.
#9. Dudhsagar Falls :
This “Sea of Milk”,located at a destination popular amongst the youth . Yes, you got it right, my dear reader , it is nothing other than Goa.This tallest waterfall has a height of 310m. It is situated 60km away from Panaji on the Manovi River .And,it is a site one should never miss . The trek to the falls bottom is still open to the general public unlike the Dudhsagar railway trek.The best time to enjoy these magnificent falls is the Monsoon .
#10. Thar Desert :
The Great Indian Desert is the natural boundary between India and Pakistan.Therefore,this tropical desert daunts a colorful culture,diverse habitat and a beautiful ecosystem.As a result of visiting this place , you can also visit the other desert cities , like Jaisalmer,Jaipur,Jodhpur ,Bikaner and Udaipur. And,a camel safari is a no miss here.
Do visit the places and let us know your experience.