India is a geographically and culturally beautiful country. In an area of 3.287 million km2, India holds a huge variety of beautiful places to visit. An incredible mix of languages, cultures, weathers, and geographical situations come as a package for tourists in India.
Mountains to beaches, rain forests to deserts, Lakes, rivers, wildlife, varieties of plants and trees, history and culture, everything together makes India an awesome place to visit. Here are some of the places that everyone must visit once in a lifetime in India.
1. Nubra Valley, Ladakh
Ladakh comprises of a beautiful arrangement of hills, mountain peaks, and green grasslands. Nubra Valley is a famous place to visit in Ladakh. It is famous for road trips, especially through bikes. Biking, safari, rafting, etc. could be done in Nubra Valley. This place is a Buddhist cultural centre too. Shyok River meets Siachen River in Nubra Valley and separates Ladakh and Karakorum Ranges.
Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport in Leh is the nearest airport to travel Nubra Valley, and the nearest railway station is Tawi. Most tourists travel Ladakh by road only, mostly on the bike. During the road trip to Nubra Valley, you can books hotels in nearby places. According to your needs, various hotels are available and offers on online hotel bookings are always on MakeMyTrip, ClearTrip, Goibibo, etc.
2. Lonar Lake, Maharashtra
Lonar Lake is a gem hidden in Maharashtra. Very few people know about this place except locals. It is a salty Lake. It was formed when 2 million tonnes meteor with speed of 90,000 kmph hit the earth’s surface. Lonar Lake was formed around 52000 years ago. Lonar Lake is a hole kind of structure which is 1.8 km in width and 150 m in depth. Many ancient temples surround this Lake which are Shankar Ganesh Temple, Ram Gaya Temple, Kamalja Devi Temple, and Gomukh Temple.
Aurangabad is the nearest airport and nearest railway station as well to reach Lonar Lake. Taxis and cabs are available outside the airport to reach Lonar Lake. Regular buses also run to Lonar from nearby places. Bus tickets and other online coupons are available on the services offered by online booking websites like MakeMyTrip, Goibibo, etc.
3. Hogenakkal Falls, Tamilnadu
Hogenakkal Falls is situated on the Kaveri river, in Tamilnadu. It is called the ‘Niagara Falls’ of India. It has 14 channels for water to drop with different heights, ranging between 15 feet to 65 feet. Together these channels form Hogenakkal Falls. To reach near the Falls only boat ride is available as there is no land near falls. Tourists can do coracle riding, swimming, boating, trekking to nearby hills and many other activities near falls. No great food options are available around the falls. You can only find some packed snacks and soft drinks. Opt for Flight booking discounts by planning your trip in advance.
4. Mangrove Forest of Sundarbans
The mangrove forest is in Sundarbans Delta in West Bengal. The mangrove forest is the ‘largest tidal halophytic, region in the world. Sundarbans are very dense forests and a UNESCO World Heritage Site too. They are home to the Royal Bengal Tiger. Bengal Tigers are present in large number in this area. Meaning of Sundarbans is forest created by Ganges Delta, which is beautiful and magnificent. Best way to reach Sundarbans is to travel by road from Kolkata Airport. It is a 2 hours journey from Kolkata Airport to mangrove forest of Sundarbans.
5. Ajanta and Ellora Caves, Maharashtra
Ajanta Ellora Caves represent Indian history and architecture of the forgone historic era. Ajanta Caves belong to the 2nd-century era while Ellora Caves belong to 5th to 10th century. Ajanta Caves were built in two periods. Ellora Caves are of three types- Hindu Caves, Jain Caves, Buddhist Caves. Together they form the UNESCO World Heritage site since 1983. Avail Goibibo coupons and save travel expenses. Aurangabad is the nearest airport and nearest railway station to reach Ajanta Ellora Caves. Ajanta is 100 km, and Ellora is 30 km from Aurangabad.
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