Summers have always been a good reason to break the monotony of the day to day life and go on a long vacation. International trips are always a great idea but we fail to even acknowledge the fact that India too, has many beautiful places, which are worth exploring.
The summer season has begun and is going to be blazing. It’s time to pack your bags and travel to a place which will soothe your body will cool temperature. While places like Jammu and Kashmir, Shimla, Nainital, Ooty, and Mahabaleshwar are very common, there are other places which are not just different but also worthy of a visit.
Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh
Located in Arunachal Pradesh, Tawang is known for having the oldest Buddhist monasteries. Being a hilly region, the mountains here are flush green. Tawang is also home to beautiful water spots like Pankang Teng Tso Lake, The Paradise Lake, Shonga-tser Lake, and Nuranang waterfall, which keep the atmosphere cool and pleasant. For all those who love trekking, this place is an absolute treat. Popular places that you can visit are Tawang Monastery, Taktsang Gompa, Bumla Pass, Jaswant Garh, and Tawang War Memorial.
Pachmarhi, Madhya Pardesh
A hill station in Madhya Pradesh, it is also popularly known as ‘Satpura Ki Rani’. It is situated amidst the Satpura range and is dressed with nature. It is believed that the Pandavas of Mahabharata once visited Pachmarhi during their exile. As it stands at an altitude of 1067 metres, the climate here is cool. Those who visit Pachmarhi have many places to see like Priyadarshini (Forsyth Point), Jamuna Prapat (waterfall), Handi Khoh (ravine), Apsara Vihar (Fairy Pool), Pandav Caves, Satpura National Park, etc.
A perfect place to push away the summer heat, Ranikhet is a situated in Uttarakhand. Surrounded by greenery, you can freely stroll in this place and take in pure oxygen as this place is free from pollution. Ranikhet also enables you to get a nice view of the Himalayas and puts your soul to peace. Can this place get any better?
A part of Kerala, Munnar is complete bliss. It is placed at the convergence of three rivers, namely Kundaly, Madhurapuzha and Nallathanni. You can go cycling and trekking exploring the place. Munnar is very popular for its aromatic tea plantations. It has many places that you must visit. They are Carmelagiri Elephant Park, Echo Point, Sita Devi Lake and Eravikulam National Park.
Malshej Ghat, Maharashtra
This is an ultimate adventurous location for adventure lovers. It is located in Maharashtra. Malshej Ghat is known for Mulberry orchards, lush green blooming grass fields, and rugged ruins. Here you can visit the Pimpalgaon Joga Dam for bird-watching, Ajoba Hill Fort, Ajoba Hill Fort and Shivneri fort. After visiting the ghat, you are sure to feel rejuvenated.
Yercaud, Tamil Nadu
A calm, easy going hill station in Tamil Nadu, Yercaud is located in Shevaroy Hills in the Eastern Ghats. It is famous for orange groves, spice and coffee plantations. A trekking destination, Yercaud is gradually becoming a tourist destination of India. Killiyur falls, Shervaroyan temple, Japanese Park, Pagoda Point, The Grange, Anna Park, White Elephant Tooth Rock and Yercaud Lake are the places that you can visit.
India is a treasure trove of amazingly beautiful places that remain unexplored by many of us. This summer take a chance and visit those places to have an experience of a lifetime.