Getting away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life is something that we all yearn for. Travelling to some alluring places might help you in that regard. Here, we present to you 10 destinations that you simply must experience to soothe your soul.
There are few things in life more pristine than to be within the lap of nature, surrounded by verdant greenery and the liveliness of birds and animals. The Jim Corbett National Park, in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand, is perhaps one of the best national parks in the country. Here, your eyes will be feasted to a wide array of tigers, leopards, wild elephants and countless beautiful birds. Your heart is certain to be placated with the vibrant surroundings.
A distinguished Hindu pilgrimage town, Pushkar, nestled around a pious lake, is a place everyone should visit at least once in their lifetimes. The place has one of the world’s very few Lord Brahma temples, along with more than 400 beautiful sanctuaries. Pushkar is rich in culture and beauty and will leave you mesmerized.
Situated in the upper stretch of the Kangra valley in Himachal Pradesh, Dharamsala is a picturesque little town that is placed at an altitude of about 1,475 meters above sea level. The place is encircled with beautiful deodar cedar trees and has plenty of sparkling streams, a very cool and pleasant weather, along with a general tranquility overall, that makes it a perfect travel destination.
A very popular tourist destination in Mumbai, Lonavala is a hill station that offers absolute serenity and breathtaking beauty. Surrounded by foggy mountains and fluffy clouds, the settings in Lonavala feel right out of a picture-perfect postcard. It is a must-see getaway for nature lovers.
Located on the Aravalli range, the Mount Abu hill station in Rajasthan is a wonderful retreat that has the qualities of rejuvenating you completely. From the magnificent Jain Temple to the tranquil Nakki Lake, from the impressive Abu Road to the incredible Guru Shikar, Mount Abu has an array of places to take your breath away.
Perhaps the most mysterious and fascinating jungles in the world, the Sunderbans National Park is home to more than 400 tigers, along with crocodiles, pythons monkeys, and countless gorgeous birds. A World Heritage Site, the enchanting Sunderbans stretches across 4,262 sq km (on its Indian part) and half of it is occupied by beautiful mangrove forests. It is captivating, thrilling and has a certain aura that will certainly leave you amazed.
Chembra Peak is the highest peak in Wayanad a must-visit place for adventure enthusiasts and nature lovers. This beautiful peak located near the town of Meppadi and a major tourist attraction with natural beauty, heart shape lake and peak. The sights and surroundings of Chembra peak offers the most spectacular view of Wayanad.
This hilly destination separates the Assam valley from the plains of Bangladesh and has some of the most spectacular sights in its confines that you will ever witness. Also called as the ‘abode of clouds’, Meghalaya is surrounded with pine-fresh mountains, white clouds, and rocky cliffs. The milieu here is pretty cool and places like Cherrapunjee and Mawsynram – the wettest places on earth – here will leave you spellbound.
A small town located in West Bengal, Darjeeling’s gorgeous emerald-green tea plantations is its distinctive flavor. However, the place has much more to offer. You can be awed by the glorious Khangchendzonga Mountain, find peace in the various Buddhist monasteries or have a fabulous time at the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park with its handsome snow leopards and red pandas.
Also called as Kodagu, Coorg is a major hub for coffee and spice production. This breathtaking place is filled with verdant landscapes and beautiful plantations. The cool climate and the rough terrains make Coorg a great place for trekking. Even if you don’t do anything else, just gazing at the great green blanket of hills surrounding this majestic place is a sight for sore eyes.