“Travelling is a ceaseless habit to find inner peace”
Travelling is not just about passion, it’s a journey worth remembering for lifetime. No matter where you travel, but the level of enthusiasm should never decrease. India is a country with hidden fantasy lands, but only a few gets to unravel these mysteries. For a regular person, “Travelling is merely just a tour”, but a true travel enthusiast would say, “Travelling is a ceaseless habit to find inner peace”. It soothes the mental as well as physical state of the entire body. Here are 8 places to visit in India this 2019 to make it unforgettable.
1) Great Rann of Kutch
The Great Rann of Kutch places its mark on the splendid land of Gujarat. To know best about the Kachchi culture, it is the only place to visit without any thoughts. The Rann Utsav takes place every year for 4 months (November, December, January and February) which covers traditional artists, folk music, classical singers and dancers, adventure activities, the camel safari and the splendid beauty of white sand covering the ground till horizon. Don’t miss the sunset at this epic location to observe once in a lifetime picture of the sun twilight its way into the sheet of salt. Also to pinpoint the full moon night which showers its magical glow and sparkles the white sand to shine like a star. Most appropriate time to visit is January as you might get a glimpse of Kite Festival as well if you plan it accordingly.
Rishikesh is situated in Uttarakhand and is considered as the Yoga Capital of not just India, but the entire world. It hosts the International Yoga Festival every year in the month of March (best time to visit). You can see people coming from all over the globe to attend this fitness gala for mental stability. Rishikesh not just ends here, rather it just begins from this point. It is surrounded by mountains and the holy river Ganges divides the city into two halves which is joined by the two renowned sacred bridges (Ram Jhula and Lakshman Jhula). Double the amount of fun once you enter the adventure mode which holds activities like Bungee Jumping (83m high, Highest in India), River Rafting, Giant Swing, Camping, Hiking, Trekking and Mountaineering. It’s the only spot in India which satisfies not just religious desires, but even adventurous aspirations.
3) Jammu & Kashmir
Jammu & Kashmir is considered as a heaven for tourists. The perfect voyage that one can expect is what you get from Jammu & Kashmir. Surrounded by The Himalayas, it offers the natural beauty at its best. Most appropriate time to visit is between the month of April to June as the temperature is pleasant. Leh Ladakh is contemplated as the biker’s paradise. Many riders choose this extravagant road journey for experimenting their long lost fantasies. For all those moralistic and devoted souls, Maa Vaishno Devi Temple in Katra is one place to visit for enlightening your wishes. Snow-Capped hills, scenic allurement and quality pathways with complete thrill packed experience is what this land of valley propounds.
Manali discovers its roots in the northern region of Himachal Pradesh at an elevation of 2050m. This celestial borough definitely holds a top spot while exploring India. This place guarantees a solid landscape view, a rich culture, an adventure contentment, and a complete package for fun. An individual can’t just ignore the beauty which Manali has to offer. Manali reckons its soil as the town of backpackers. Whether it be a rookie trekker, an amateur wanderer, an expert voyager, or even a professional globetrotter, Manali has it all under one roof. The famous sites like Rohtang Pass, Parvati Valley, Solang Valley, and Hidimba Devi Temple finds its way through this small town. Practice adventure sports such as Paragliding, River Rafting, as well as Mountaineering. Best time to visit is during Summer (May/June), when the climate is gentle & all routes are functional.
Kerala is counted as a paradise ground on Mother Earth. This place has its own charisma for drizzling the fascinating greenery, the crystalline coastline, and the houseboat stays. Some even considers Kerala as “God’s Own Country”. It proposes some breathtaking waterfalls, delightful hill stations, mouth watering seafood, and few exotic beaches. Prominent for its Ayurveda therapies, Kerala even tops the list in Martial Arts. Destinations like Alleppey, Munnar, Ayyampuzha contributes to the natural enchantment of this alluring state. It even brings out the traditional dance form Kathakali for creating Kerala’s lifestyle awareness. Amazing lagoons, or canals located in tropical dense forests can melt your heart in seconds. Best time to visit the land of deity is during monsoon season (June to August) to feel the environments most positive vibe.
6) The Valley of Flowers
The Valley of Flowers pinpoints its charm in Chamoli (Uttarakhand). It’s one of the best terrain for picking blossoms. The Western Himalayas are gratified here with blissful essence, picturesque delight, and amazing views of snow-covered peaks. It’s a National Park as well as a World Heritage Site. Nearby places to visit includes – Auli (for skiing), Kedarnath & Badrinath (for pilgrimage), & Joshimath (for trekking). Furthermore, one sacred location in this enchanting Valley of Flowers is “Hemkund Sahib”, a Gurudwara which is in the middle of the lake of snow. A romantic getaway here would bloom clouds of love over the couple as they enter the world of plants. To forget all diversions in life, a human could always visit the valley of flowers to settle the peace of mind. It has hidden answers for all your queries. Best time to visit is known to be the month of August. Rainy season has just passed and colorful petals are all set to spread its fragrance.
Jaisalmer is found in the heart of Thar Desert, Rajasthan. The city is best known for its prosperous heritage sites. Yellow sand covered grounds, Jaisalmer Fort, Desert Camel Safari, in addition to Camping is what the town is famous for. “History, Art and Culture” – All 3 comes together to form this Golden City of India. To let go of your patriotic emotions, visit India-Pakistan border through Jaisalmer itself. Don’t miss the sunrise to observe the rays of light initiating to spread slowly through the sand dunes laying for miles and miles. Rajasthani Food, Rajasthani Folk Dance, Rajasthani Attire and nonetheless, Rajasthani Classical Music will set your mood for the day for sure. Attempt few adventure activities like Quad Biking, Paramotoring, and even Dune Bashing to give this experience a wonderful memory. Best time to visit Jaisalmer is during October/November to enjoy Dussehra/Diwali break & gift yourself a relaxed tour.
“Goa” will always hold a spot whenever preparing India’s travel list. It possesses a number of eye-catching beaches and blessed churches. The Portuguese culture, and the endless beauty of Arabian Sea never does justice with any individual, it just mesmerizes anybody with stunning panorama as well as its party vibe is in the air. Rent a bike and explore historic forts, flea markets, and don’t miss to visit the exceptional Dudhsagar Water Falls. Goa willingly contributes to best water sports activities (like parasailing, snorkeling, kite-surfing, etc), bonfire at the seashore, scuba-diving plus nearby island tours, and nevertheless the floating boat casino’s. There are various tattoo artists and anxiety reducing spa’s at random street corners. The Indian version of Los Angeles has to offer a lot more than just adventure and ecstasy. Best time to visit Goa would be during the last week of the year (December) as you can attend some sensational concerts from talented artists from all over the world. Go Bonkers here as what happens in Goa, stays in Goa. This time don’t hold yourself back and let the most commonly used phrase “GOA IS ON!!” come alive.
Please do let us know in comments section that what are your top notch travel spots in India and where would you like to backpack this year.There are 16 long weekends, so plan your tour in advance.Share it with friends, family, colleagues and the ones with whom you want to run away for few days. It is outlined keeping in mind about the calendar year, so grab the most out of it and make your journey count.