India is the land of beaches, mountains, deserts, backwaters, Monasteries, mystical places and so the list goes on. And to even miss any of these places will be a crime. So for that not to happen I have jotted down 10 Places to visit in India this 2020.
Check, You might find a place where you were already planning to go.
Valley Of Flower, Uttrakhand
Home for exotic and rare species of Himalayan flora, Valley of flowers is an ultimate destination for your 2020 spring. Declared as UNESCO World heritage site in 1931 this place will leave you spellbound. Both the trek and destination is a heavenly walk to take. Bounded by the magnificent mountain ranges this land gets ice-covered during winter months and blooms into a fairyland during Spring, which makes it the best place to visit during summers.
Best time to visit: Mid-July to Mid-August.
Away from people’s eyes lies a skeleton lake in the Chamoli district of Uttrakhand. Roopkund is a six-day trek which is a mix of dense forests, streams, the unseens and unheard. As the legend goes there are around 200 skeletons beneath the lake which are only visible during summers. For a trekker, Roopkund trek is a dream trek. You will come across distinct Hamlets throughout the trek which has their own story for existing.
Best time to visit: April- June
Loktak Lake, Manipur
Loktak Lake is the only freshwater floating lake in the world, famous for its floating islands (Which is grass growing above water). Situated 53km away from Imphal, Manipur. Attracting thousands of visitors every day it is the only place in Manipur which allows foreign tourists. Apart from being majestical, the view of the lake turns delightful during sunsets. And to add people settled across the Loktak lake are totally dependent on the lake for their regular earnings.
Best time to visit: Throughout the year.
If you are a nature lover then you should add Meghalaya to your bucket list, popular for its living root bridges, waterfalls, and nature this place is a perfect Getaway. Mysterious Monoliths, Caves, and Home to one of the scariest bamboo trek, Meghalaya is a beautiful place with jolly people. And do not miss out Lewduh Bara Bazar of Shillong. ‘The more you walk, the more you know’ and the same goes with Meghalaya.
Best time to visit: June-August
Visit the southernmost part of India where the Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea, and the Bay of Bengal all meet. However, the town is famous for many other things like Goddess Kanya Kumari temple, Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Thiruvalluvar Statue or the place where ashes of Gandhi are kept. Kanyakumari is itself is an epitome of beauty, take out time for the sunsets and sunrises beside the Triveni Sangam and do not forget to take a dip in Triveni Sangam(it is considered that a dip will wash away your sins.)
Best time to visit: October- March
Khajjiar, Himachal Pradesh
Away from the regular hustle-bustle of Urban towns sets Khajjiar a small hill station in Himachal Pradesh. With a picturesque view of vast green meadows, surrounded by dense deodar forests, You can also go for bike rides in the fields of Khajjiar. Situated in the center of green meadow Khajjiar Lake is the major attraction that is popular among both locals and tourists.
Best time to visit: Throughout the year
Jammu & Kashmir
Shikara ride on Dal lake, the taste of Kehawa, walkthrough old-Srinagar, and heavenly beauty of Gulmarg and Sonmarg is enough to give you a picture of enchanting Kashmir. Widely known as ‘Heaven On Earth’ Kashmir is not only the land of beauty but of adventures too, Famous treks like Chaddar trek, Stok Kangri Trek, Markha Valley trek can be taken from Kashmir. And have you heard about the famous Pashminas? Handcrafted by the locals these are the perfect takeaways for your loved ones.
Best time to visit: During the month of winters
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Being the most beautiful place of the South, Kerala is home for glittering backwaters, beautiful waterfalls, spices, and tea gardens. From adventure sports to calming boat rides in the backwaters, Kerela is an amazing getaway whether you are with your family, friends or partner. This place is away from your regular India, experience the regular life of people living here. Let coconut water be the only drink you have here.
Best time to visit: September-March
Kareri Lake, Himachal Pradesh
Situated at an altitude of 2934 meters above the sea level in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, Kareri Lake is surrounded by green meadows and streams, Kareri lake gives a perfect picturesque gorge. Water bodies from Minkani Peak gave birth to this beautiful piece of nature. While trekking to this place you will come across small villages that have their attraction of own, as they still are in their authentic state.
Best time to visit: June and September to November
At an elevation of 1,353 m, Mahabaleshwar is a nature paradise. Now popularly known as ‘Queen of Hill Stations’ this mystical place was once summer capital to Bombay during British Raj. Surrounded by the Sahyadri Mountains, Mahabaleshwar can be your perfect weekend getaway. The city also offers many adventure activities so if you are a person of Thrills and Chills you do not need to give a second thought to it. Take a walk through strawberry farms, breathe some fresh air, Relax, and explore the eutopia of Maharashtra.
Best time to visit: June