Travelling offers a pleasant change from our monotonous routine and helps us spend quality time with friends and family. Travelling experiences stay with you forever in the form of precious memories. Here are some places that you can include in your list of travel destinations to explore.
Binsar is a small and peaceful hill station located in Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. It is a perfect travel destination for nature lovers and an ideal place for wildlife photography and adventure sports like horse riding and rock climbing. One can also get a splendid view of the Himalayan peak which is a major attraction of Binsar.
You can visit Binsar wildlife sanctuary which is home to a huge variety of flora and fauna. You will certainly fall in love with the tranquillity and scenic beauty of this place.
To reach Binsar, the most convenient mode is train which stops at Katgodham railway station.
Visit Binsar for a period of two to three days and you will surely enjoy a stay in this beautiful hill station.
Puducherry, a coastal town located on the Eastern Ghats is one of the most popular tourist destinations of South India. Because of a prominent presence of French history, it has a unique blend of spiritual culture and rich heritage. It is a delight to walk around or cycle in Puducherry’s streets with yellow painted houses, cafes, street shops and hotels.
A good amount of time is needed to explore its beautiful beaches, colonial buildings, statues and churches. You have plethora of things to do here, from visiting a museums and ashrams to trying out lip smacking food served in its cafes and restaurants.
To reach Puducherry, one can take a flight or come by train which stops at Villupuram railway station.
Osian is an ancient town located in Jodhpur district of Rajasthan state. It is often called “Khajuraho of Rajasthan” for its erotic temples. If you are thinking of going out on holiday but are bored of hill stations and beaches, Osian is the place you are hunting for.
The temples you can visit are the Surya or Sun Temple, the Sachiya Mata Temple and the main Jain temple dedicated to Lord Mahavira. The splendid grandeur and serenity of these temples is the speciality of Osian.
Surrounded by golden sand dunes, a camel ride here proves to be great fun. And don’t forget to try the mouth watering dishes of Rajasthani cuisine here along with some renowned Rajasthani sweets.
Gangtok is situated in the North eastern state of Sikkim and is not just a tourist destination but also attracts trekkers, explorers and photographers. If you plan to visit Gangtok, be prepared to be mesmerised by the picturesque views of its hills and lakes. This hill station is amazingly clean despite witnessing a heavy flow of tourists throughout the year.
You will be able to catch a glimpse of the holy Tsongmo Lake on your journey to Nathu La Pass, the second highest mountain pass in the world. Besides these two spots, one also can visit the Rumtek Monastery and Do Drul Chorten which provide us an insight into Buddhist beliefs and practices.
You can also shop for traditional Sikkimese products and souvenirs from numerous shops located on MG road.
5) Andaman and Nicobar
Andaman and Nicobar islands are situated to the east of the Indian mainland, in the blues of the Bay of Bengal. The lush green forests, spellbinding marine life and exquisite corals give you a chance to spend a heavenly time in the abode of nature.
If you are an adventurous person, then you definitely can’t miss water sports like scuba diving and get close to the fascinating aquatic life. This place must be visited by animal lovers as one can spot wild animals such as spotted deer, wild boar, gecko, crab-eating macaque and python in the dense forests.
The most famous tourist spots here are Little Andaman, Corbyn’s Cove and Cellular Jail which draw a vast number of travellers every year. One can also visit Wandoor, a small village located close to Port Blair and Chatham Saw Mill, the oldest and biggest mill of Asia.