Ultimate Tourist Destinations you will love to explore

Tourism is an ever-evolving and thriving industry that contributes to the economic well-being of every nation and generates lakhs of employment opportunities in different niches – aviation, travel, hospitality and food. Tourism holds a mirror to the diversity of culture across geographies.

As the world celebrates Tourism day on September27, Here is a quick look to the most venturesome tourist destination of India. So, all the Hodophiles out there pack your bags and get ready to experience Trouville, as you explore these astonishing Tourist destination.

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Mcleodganj – Heaven Amidst The Hills

The majestic mountains can call tourists to experience the best of what nature has to offer at Mcleodganj – one of the most beautiful places in India. Triund offers the spectacular view of the Dhauladhar ranges. Experience bliss while camping under billions of stars with your friends in Triund. This is among the loveliest Indian destinations for camping, regardless of which season you’re coming in.

Best time to visit: September to June

How to reach

By air: Gaggal Airport (18 km away) is the nearest airport.

By rail: The nearest railhead is Pathankot Railway Station (89 km away)

By road: Numerous state government & private buses ply between Mcleodganj and various cities of north India like Delhi, Chandigarh, Dharamshala etc. on a regular basis. Passengers can take a bus to Mcleodganj bus stand and then hire a taxi.

Attractions: Kangra Fort, Bhagsunath Temple, Bhagsu Falls, Namgyal Monastery, Dalai Lama Temple complex, HPCA Stadium, tea plantations of Kangra valley, and Triund trek.

Srinagar – The Gem of Kashmir

If you’re in your twenties, it’s time to add Kashmir to your list of best places to visit in India. If there is heaven on earth, this it is! Experience its charismatic charm before the natural hits & turmoil spoils it all.

Best time to visit: April to October

How to reach

By air: Srinagar has its own airport.

By rail: The Srinagar Railway Station is under construction. Till then, passengers can take a train to Udhampur Railway Station(229 km from Srinagar)

By road: Unless you are travelling from a city of Jammu & Kashmir, a road is not a preferred way to reach Srinagar.

Attractions: Dal Lake (boating in shikaras & nightstays in houseboats), Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh, Tomb of Zin-ul-Abidin, Jama Masjid, Hazratbal Mosque, and Shankaracharya Hill

Leh-Ladakh – The Biker’s Paradise

Undoubtedly, Leh – Ladakh is on every travel enthusiasts list of places to visit in India before they turn 30. Ride on the crazy winding roads, get stuck in the middle of nowhere, sleep with the locals and learn to be independent on the desert mountains as you undertake this adventurous journey in one of the best places in India.

Best time to visit: April to mid-May and mid-September to mid-October

How to reach

By air: Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport in Leh is the airport connecting the region to other places by air.

By rail: Jammu Tawi Railway Station (700 km from Ladakh) is the nearest rail head. From here, one can hire a cab or board a JKSRTC bus to Ladakh.

By road: The most popular means of reach Ladakh remains to be road. Travelers can go on a bike/jeep ride to the destination. Bike trips from Delhi, Chandigarh, and Manali are most popular.

Attractions: Zanskar Valley, Pangong Tso Lake, Khardung-La Pass, Spituk Gompa, and Hemis National Park.

Kanatal – For The Best Camping Experiences

With this rising adventure spot that offers endless opportunities to enjoy thrilling activities clubbed with one of the best camping experiences, weekends will no more be boring at escapes like Kanatal. Considered to be one of the best holiday destinations in India for all travellers, camping in Kanatal is one experience that no one should miss out on.

How to reach

By air: Located at a distance of 92 kms, Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest airstrip to Kanatal.

By rail: Located at a distance of 75 kms, Rishikesh railway station is the nearest railhead to Kanatal.

Attractions: Kodia Jungle, Tehri Lake, Surkanda Devi temple, New Tehri Dam, and more.

Assam – Home Of One Horned Rhinos

Stay set to be overwhelmed by the sceneries, flora, and fauna of the Dibru Saikhowa National Park. And this wildlife expedition is not the same as any jeep safari. Instead, activities like jungle walk and boat ride are conducted during the months of November to April. Cruise along the Brahmaputra river to witness the animals in their most natural habitats.

Best time to visit: October to April

How to reach

By air: Mohanbari in Dibrugarh, 40 km away, is the nearest domestic airport. Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport at Guwahati is 510 km away.

By rail: New Tinsukia Railway Station is 12 km away.

Attractions: Kaziranga National Park, Manas National Park, Kamakhya Temple, Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra, Assam State Museum, and more.

 

Prashar Lake – For An Offbeat Experience

Located at a distance of about 49 kilometers towards the north of Mandi district, Prashar Lake is one of the rising trekking hotspots in the heart of Himachal Pradesh. Offering scintillating views of the Dhauladhar range, it is indeed one of the beautiful places in India.

Best time to visit: April to July and September to November

How to reach

By air: Kullu Manali airport is the nearest airstrip which is 73 kms away from Mandi which further happens to be the closest city to Prashar Lake located at a distance about 49 kms.

By rail: Joginder Nagar is the nearest railway station to Mandi which is set at a distance of about 50 kilometers, and then one can take a cab from there and trek till Prashar Lake.

Attractions: Mandi, Prashar Lake Trek, Three-tiered temple, Bhutnath Temple, and Barot.

Meghalaya – An Abode Of Clouds

Much famed as the Scotland of the East, Meghalaya is one of the refreshing holiday destinations in India. Comprising reviving greens and mighty mountains, Meghalaya is a must to be explored once in a lifetime. Also, if you aren’t afraid of heights, insects, darkness and tight spaces, caving would prove to be a great adventure in Meghalaya for you! And if you are, what a better time to beat your fears in the deepest and longest caves of entire South Asia? What if you return as the next Bruce Wayne, err?

How to reach

By air: Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport at Guwahati in Assam (118 km from Shillong, the capital of Meghalaya) is the nearest international airport. Umroi Airport at Umroi, 30 km from Shillong, is the nearest domestic airport.

By rail: Mendipathar railway station is located in Resubelpara Municipal Board Jurisdiction of Meghalaya at a distance of 225 km from Shillong. However, the Guwahati Junction in Assam is the nearest rail head with good connectivity to other cities of India.

Attractions: Umiam Lake, Nohkalikai Falls, Elephant Falls, Seven Sisters Falls, Shillong View Point, Spread Eagle Falls, Wah Umngot River, Nohwet Living Root Bridge, Kynrem falls, Khasi Hills, Khoh Ramhah or Motrop (Giant conical rock), and Garo Hills

Jabalpur – Watch The Mighty Dhuandhar Falls Cascading

Jabalpur may not be on your list of best tourist places to see in India before you turn 30, but a trip to these stunning white waterfalls which emanate a mist of smoke will leave you spellbound.

How to reach

By air: Dumna domestic airport in Jabalpur is the nearest airport.

By rail: Jabalpur Junction is the nearest railway head.

Attractions: Dhuandhar Falls, Marble Rocks, Rani Durgavati Museum, Madan Mahal, Dumna Nature Reserve Park, and Bhawartal Garden.

Ziro – An Escape For The Peace Seekers

Silent, serene, and splendid is what Ziro is synonymous with. Though this picturesque town is popular across the world for its famous Ziro Festival, most of the destination still remains unexplored to a large extent. From the rice fields to the misty mountains, Ziro is indeed one of the must-visit Indian tourist places.

Best time to visit: Throughout the year.

How to reach

By air: Jorhat Airport is the nearest airport to Ziro which is located at a distance of about 98 kms.

By rail: Naharlagun is the nearest railway station to Ziro which is located at a distance of about 100 kms.

By road: The best option by road is to hire a cab or taxi from Jorhat or Guwahati. The journey takes about 7 hours to reach Ziro from there. However, one can also board the state-run buses from the capital city of Itanagar.

Attractions: Talley Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Kile Pakho, Tarin Fish Farm, Shiv Linga, Pine Grove, Meghna Cave Temple, and Dolo Mando.

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