So far, the year 2020 is not proving to be good for most of us! It has turned out to be sullener than we had ever expected it to be at the beginning of the lockdown. As the entire world grapples with the effects of the coronavirus, India too is rapidly witnessing a surge in cases as more and more people are getting tested. While the current situation is indeed grim and there is a lot to do, we try to stay indoors to protect our families and ourselves, let us not lose hope for the world to open up again.
If you are one of those travel enthusiasts who are craving wanderlust, all you can do is plan and dream about your travels once things get back to normal. Let’s help you plan your travel bucket list in happier times because even though international travel may take a while to get normal, you can explore India for its surreal beauty and stunning landscapes.
Here are some of the best places to visit in India.
A wondrous place filled with stunning sceneries and quiet surroundings; Sikkim is the place to be. Nestled in the lap of the mighty Himalayas, the pristine beauty and mesmerizing charm will leave you awestruck. Visit Sikkim for its lush jade forests, serene lakes, gleaming Buddhist monasteries, and exciting adventures that give you a welcome respite from mundane existence.
Are you tired of all the virtual gatherings and parties yet? Then after the corona scare is over head over to Goa and have a real party with real people in India’s most popular party hub. As you explore the golden beaches and dreamy seas, you can also visit the old forts and churches to get glimpses of history and culture and experience the Dudhsagar waterfalls for the most spectacular scenery.
Known as the yoga capital of the world and, of course, India, Rishikesh is one of the most prominent spiritual destinations in our nation that gives you ample opportunities to explore your adventure streak too! Choose to stay in an ashram or take a yoga or meditation session, go white-water rafting, or simply relax along the banks of the river Ganga for added solace. There are tons of adventure activities to do in Rishikesh, along with tourist sites to add a special touch to your visit.
Arguably one of the most beautiful hill stations in India and rightly called the Queen of the Northern Hills, Shimla holds deep historical significance as it used to be the summer getaway of Britishers in Colonial India, offering a cool respite from the blistering heat of Delhi. Amid the lush and green surroundings of pine and oak forests, Shimla’s heritage and surreal beauty make it one of the most loved destinations in India.
The capital city of the colorful state of Rajasthan, Jaipur – the pink city of India – is famous for its rich culture, heritage, folklore, and history. There are umpteen forts and palaces to visit and explore in the city where you can experience the amazing history and culture and shop at the glorious bazaars that are filled with beautiful handcrafted items that will grace your living rooms.
Kerala is surely God’s own country, which gives you so many reasons to plan a visit. From the quaint backwaters to the jade tea plantations and gorgeous beaches, Munnar has all the ingredients to make it a traveller’s paradise. The pleasant weather and peaceful nature give you a delightful escape from your humdrum existence.
Well, the above list isn’t quite exhaustive, but it sure gives you a peek at what India is capable of offering to the desperate traveller who is eager to venture outside and explore. India is a magnificent nation filled with glorious destinations that offer you a great holiday. Stay tuned with us at HI Tours to read more about our versatile country that offers novel reasons every day for us to venture out and explore.