This post was last updated on July 23rd, 2020 at 11:06 am
THERE ARE MANY PLACES IN INDIA THAT ARE WORTH DISCOVERING.
EXOTIC BEACHES OF GOA
MOUNTAINS OF KULLU and MANALI
VARIOUS WILD LIFE SANCTUARIES
Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand, SUNDARBANS, Kaziranga National Park, Assam, Periyar National Park, Kerala AND MANY MORE.
Top 21 Vacation Places for Spending Relaxation and Leisure Time in India
1. Yumthang Valley – Sikkim
Popularly known as the ‘Valley of Flowers’.
Yumthang Valley is a grazing pasture surrounded by the Himalayan mountains in North Sikkim. At a height of 3,564 metres above sea level.It is also home to the Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, and has over twenty-four species of the rhododendron, the state flower which bloom from April to May end.
Hot spring located on the right side of Yumthang river is a popular tourist attraction. In addition to a vast green meadow, lush green forest abounding in Pine and silver fir trees throngs the place. While driving towards the valley, one can see cascading waterfalls and streams.
Six kms away further North is Shiv Mandir. A drive or trek to this place can be very refreshing and exhilerating.
2. Tea garden hill of Munnar
Munnar is a town that’s situated in the southwestern region of Kerala. It’s practically covered fully with Tea plantations, some as high as 7000 feet above sea level. Munnar is also famous for the wild orchids locally called Neelakurinchi which blooms once in 12 years. During this time the entire valley turns violet.
Munnar has a variety of attractions to feast your eyes like placid lakes, meandering streams, misty mountain peaks, sylvan valleys, rare orchids and wildlife. Misty mountain peaks blend harmoniously in Munnar to create a blissful atmosphere that is hard to describe.
3. Stok Range, Ladakh
At 11, 845 feet, Stok Kangri in Stok Range has is a popular mountain among climbers and mountaineers. It’s often considered as a practice run for Everest.
In particular, Stok La, a high pass connecting Stok and Rumbak valleys, offers stunning views of sheer mountain cliffs and wide empty plains.
4. Nubra Valley, Ladakh
Nubra is a high altitude cold desert with rare precipitation and scant vegetation. Nubra Valley is one of the MUST VISIT places in Ladakh especially if you are visiting for the first time. The ultra wide landscapes, humongous mountain faces, lovely trails, wide variety of colors and musical Shyok river flowing midst the valley will take your breath away at first sight. April, May, June, July and August which is the peak tourist season and you can find mostly all accommodation
5. Nohkalikai Falls, Cherrapunji
Located near Cherrapunji, one of the wettest places on earth, Nohkalikai Falls is one of the tallest plunge waterfalls in India. Name of the falls (in Khasi language – “Jump of Ka Likai”) is linked to a legend about a local woman, Likai, who after a family tragedy became insane and jumped off the cliff next to the falls.
6. Nanda Devi
It’s the second highest mountain in India. While the peak is not that easy to climb for regular folks like us, but the surrounding Nanda Devi National Park is a must visit atleast once in a lifetime.
Mizoram is a land of rolling hills, valleys, rivers and lakes. As many as 21 major hill ranges or peaks of different heights run through the length and breadth of the state, with plains scattered here and there.
8. Lonar Sarovar, Maharashtra
The Lonar Lake is a saline soda lake located at Lonar in Buldana district, Maharashtra, India which was created by a meteor impact.
9. Leh “A dream destination of adventure enthusiasts“
Leh, the capital of the Himalayan kingdom of Ladakh is best experienced via road trips from New Delhi. Leh is a backpacker’s haven with numerous trekking trails, valleys, and picturesque lakes. Renowned as the land of monks and monasteries there is lots to see in this amazing piece of land.
10. Hoggenakal Falls
This waterfall in South India on the river Kaveri is sometimes also referred to as the “Niagara Falls” of India.
11. Tungnath, Uttarakhand
Tungnath is the highest Shiva temple in the world and is one of the five and the highest Panch Kedar temples. Located at an altitude of 12, 073 Feet, at Tungnath mountains you can also find the oldest Hindu shrine of Lord Shiva.
Other than being a religious destination, Tungnath is also a well known trekking destination.
12. Deodar Forest, Himachal Pradesh
Popularly known as the Devbhumi – “Land of the Gods”, Himachal Pradesh is a beautiful hill state in northern India nestled in western Himalayas.
Hot water springs, historic forts, natural and man-made lakes, shepherds grazing their flock are sources of immense pleasure and joy to the tourist.
It has 325 islands which cover an area of 6,408 km2, with the Andaman Sea to the east between the islands and the coast of Burma.
Experience Sea Walk at North Bay Island in Andamans
Various Beaches to relax and see the beautiful sunrise and moonlight
Visit Limestone Caves, Diglipur and Baratng Caves
Mud Volcanoes, Diglipur
Island Hopping is something very popular
Tasty Sea Food
Cellular jail and Ross Islands are not to be missed if you are history lovers.
14. The Kerala Backwaters
15. The Belum Caves
18. Andaman and Nicobar
21. Nandi Hills
Discover the true India. We hope you will like these places and do share with us your reviews and experience. We would love to listen from you.
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