A delicious taste, robust scent and bright red colour can be heaven for spice lovers and havoc for people who despise spices. Yes, I am talking of our biggest export Chilli from down South, whether our spices or diverse cultures like the festival of Rann Mahotsav, Holi, International Folk Festival and many more. India has a diverse culture, rich heritage and values. It is one of the most distinct countries. Tourist spots such as Uttrakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Varanasi, Rajasthan, Goa, Rameswaram, Amritsar, and many more will always attract you with their beauty. Everyone has a bucket list to explore international places like Spain, Switzerland, Alaska, Australia, Singapore, and many more. Gen – Z is crazy about travelling overseas and having a selfie on Pattaya Beach or a camel ride on the Sahara Desert.
Unfortunately, we forget about many hidden gems you can visit before travelling abroad from Kashmir to Kanyakumari. Some of you might be wondering about it, Yes or No? Believe it or not! You haven’t even dreamt of exploring them, and they are also a part of this diverse country. However, we do not acknowledge these real jewels of India as we are living western world. Thanks to the Incredible India drive! These places are catching the attention of Youth. So, To make everyone aware of these hidden jewels in India. Travliv360 comes up with the second list of Places that Need To Be On Everyone’s Bucket List – II. So without wasting more time, let us have a ride, tighten our seat belts, and we are ready to fly.
ANDAMAN ISLANDS: THE BARREN ISLANDS
The Andaman Islands! The Strip of Islands lies in the Bay of Bengal and is the most remote travel spot in India. The Andaman Islands, filled with colourful fish and kaleidoscopic corals, and the crystalline waters of the Andaman sea are home to some of the most valuable and least spoiled marine reserves in the world. It is perfect for snorkelling and scuba diving. Nevertheless, the white sugar beaches roasted in the sun melt under the flaming and purple sunsets. The far-flung Andaman Islands are the best Indian escape. While some parts of the archipelago still see few visitors. It is the home of the southernmost point of India, Indira Point. It is one of the essential islands depending upon the strategic location. The Andaman Islands are now firmly on the bucket list of travellers.
AULI: THE SKIING CAPITAL OF INDIA
Auli! The well-landscaped slopes of Auli are flanked by coniferous and oak forests, offering a panoramic view of the mountains. It is a popular tourist place because it provides the best snow conditions for trekking and skiing. People who can not ski also visit here because it has the best slopes for beginners and professionals. If you are looking for adventure, fun, and entertainment this winter, check out Auli, near the Nanda Devi and Mana Parbat mountain peaks.
Feel the rush of air on your face, and create a challenging trail that you will ski on the well-dressed snow slopes. Or skin yourself with snowballs on a snow blanket. And, you are a lover of natural splendour. Let your eyes feast on the stunning views of the snowy peaks all around you. People from all over the country and abroad come here to discover the various treks in the Garhwal Himalayan area. It is a must-visit place that needs to be on the Everyone Bucket List.
COORG: SCOTLAND OF INDIA
Coorg! It is one of the least explored destinations in India but emerging as a new exploring hill station in Karnataka. Coorg has towering mountains with perpetually foggy scenery alongside Western ghats. It is the perfect place for all nature lovers. Ranging from admiring the beauty of this heavenly destination to a challenging trek or deep insight into the culture at the Madikeri Fort. One can experience an enthralling adventure at Abbey falls or the spicy curries to the sweet heart-melting handmade truffles. This hillside coffee shop is not only famous for its beautiful green mountains and the streams that flow through them. Coorg is also known as the Scotland of India. Coorg provides an experience with the beautiful concept of Homestays to make your experience more memorable! It is a must-visit place that needs to be on the Everyone Bucket List.
DARJEELING: THE QUEEN OF THE HILLS
Darjeeling! A jaw-dropping location, enchanting sunrises, the unspoiled beauty of the hills, the charm of the old world of the past, and the welcoming smiles of the locals make Darjeeling one of the most beautiful hill stations in East India. Darjeeling is home to a UNESCO World Heritage Site the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, known for the toy train, still operates in this part and was established in 1881. It provides a plethora of options for those looking for a boost of adrenaline.
You can visit Singalila National Park for a glimpse of the red panda, and rhododendron blossoms, or for a high-altitude hike. Darjeeling is an incredible place for walking and exploring tea plantations, villages, and markets. This scenic hillside station is the perfect getaway for a romantic honeymoon and is just 686 kilometres away from Kolkata, West Bengal. It is a must-visit place that needs to be on the Everyone Bucket List.
JIM CORBETT NATIONAL PARK: THE PARADISE OF TIGERS
Jim Corbett National Park, A Tiger Paradise! Established in 1936 in the hilly state of Uttarakhand in northern India. Therefore, it is one of the most popular destinations among Delhites. This national park is home to a large population of tigers in its breathtaking landscapes, consisting of a diversity of flora and fauna. Many wildlife enthusiasts who want to catch the glorious sites of Indian tigers will explore Jim Corbett National Park. The roar of the tiger gives you goosebumps, and the chirping of the birds is like music in the ears. Wildlife at its finest is booming at Corbett. Wild beings not only live here, but they grow up here too. It is a must-visit place that needs to be on the Everyone Bucket List.
KHAJURAHO: A CITY OF TEMPLES
Khajuraho, A City of Temples! It is known for the artistic and erotic representation of the female form and also for different sexual practices of the time. Khajuraho is a well-known UNESCO heritage site in Madhya Pradesh and is known for its incredible and exquisite architectural temples. There are about 25 temples spread over a surface area of about six square kilometres. The temples, depending on their orientation, like the Western Group of Temples, the Eastern Group of Temples, and the Southern Group of Temples, are dedicated to several Hindu Gods like Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu, Lord Ganesha, the Sun God, along with the Jain Tirthankaras.
The most popular psyche is that many find the engravings on the temples of Khajuraho as annoying pornographic scenes. Maybe, in all of this, we miss the most significant thing than the essential purpose of building these temples. This UNESCO World Heritage site is far from being a petty representation of the Kamasutra. It is a must-visit place that needs to be on the Everyone Bucket List.
CAPE COMORIN: KANYAKUMARI
Kanyakumari! It is the southernmost point of the Indian peninsula and the meeting point of three oceans like the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea, and the Indian Ocean. Kanyakumari was also famous with the name of the Alexandria of the East and Cape Comorin during the British domination of India. It is the dwelling place of the virgin goddess Kanyakumari (an incarnation of the goddess Parvati). It is a belief that the goddess Kanya Kumari made penitence there for Lord Shiva to marry her. Hence, the city is a popular pilgrimage destination for devotees who come to bathe in its holy saltwater and make offerings at its shrine.
Kanyakumari is also famous for its beautiful views of sunrise and sunset over the waters. Vivekananda Rock Memorial: A symbolic monument, the Vivekananda Rock Memorial includes two main structures. A fascinating ferry journey takes visitors to the rocky island. The multicoloured sand is a unique characteristic of the beach. It is a must-visit place that needs to be on the Everyone Bucket List.
MANALI: VALLEY OF GODS
Manali! The name itself implores a visual of snow-capped mountains, majestic deodar trees, apple orchards, and tumbling Beas lies at the Kullu Valley of Himachal Pradesh. It offers an ultimate escape for all those who want to spend some time in the lap of nature peacefully. It is hard to resist a trip to Manali, so fortunate are those who have Manali on their bucket list. A calm and quiet place in the western Himalayas far away from the hustle and bustle of the cities. A dream comes to a world where abundant nature offers several pleasures to all tourists with diverse tastes. Newlyweds have freedom the way you love it. The healthy air of the valley filled old aged people with energy to spend the rest of their evenings of life joyfully devoid of any ailment related to old age.
MAWSYNRAM: THE WETTEST PLACE IN THE WORLD
Mawsynram! It is the wettest place in the world. It resides in the eastern region of the Himalayas, a journey through pouring rain and a landscape straight out of the Hobbit in Mawsynram. Mawsynram is a fantasy for nature lovers and the best place to witness the fury of the rains. The rains at Mawsynram are so powerful that the villagers have to use thick grass to soundproof their homes from stormy and thunderous rain. The village is well known for its great formation of a stalagmite in the form of a Shivling. The cascade of waterfalls and green lands complete the landscape. Mawsynram is the home of the cleanest village in Asia at Mawlynnong. The underground caves at Mawjymbuin and the drizzly hills of Mawsynram will always attract you. It is a must-visit place that needs to be on the Everyone Bucket List.
Author’s Point of View
Being a traveller, everyone has a bucket list to explore all the destinations that hide in the glamour of the places. So, here I introduce you to my bucket list that may be yours too. Comment down your bucket list and share these blogs with your allies & family to help make India a global tourist spot. Also, If you want another part of this travel blog, show your support in the comment section below.
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Composed By: Abhay Ghanghas