Quitting a job is a big decision to take in life, especially if you've worked for too long and have grown an attachment to that lifestyle. Whether you like it or not, you will miss the routine after some time. If you've been in the circuit for quite some time and if you've been a workaholic during your job, then it's high time you took a break!
Luckily, India is a country filled with magnificent places spread with refreshing natural beauty that not only gives the break you need, but also brings you closer to nature. There are so many remote places to rediscover yourself before you plan on beginning a new start. However, here's a list of top 6 best places to do so.
Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu
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Pondicherry is home to Auroville, an experimental township which has an international community that works towards peace and divine consciousness. People from all over the world travel to Auroville in order to rediscover themselves and attain spirituality.
Head to Auroville, or travel through the serene beaches of Pondicherry like the Paradise beach, Auroville beach, to name a few. Enjoy a glass of wine in the fine restaurants that line the shores of these beaches.
Tosh, Himachal Pradesh
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This quaint village in Himachal Pradesh is a remote destination that is located close to Kasol in the Parvati Valley. It is surrounded by stunning and lofty snow-capped mountains. The beauty of mother nature that you see at Tosh will leave you spellbound.
Revel in the flora of Tosh such as meadows of blue poppies, primulas, buttercups spread across the town. Enjoy the hospitality of a localite since two things Himachal Pradesh is known for is its people and of course nature's beauty.
Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir
Test yourself by taking up adventure activities like mountain biking, trekking, camping and more at Ladakh. Ladakh and its tough terrain has the power to give you a new perspective towards life.
Camp by the beautiful Pangong Lake, ride a bike from Mani through Rohtang Pass to reach Ladakh, and just admire the spectacular beauty of this cold desert region in Jammu & Kashmir.
Gokarna is a beautiful beach town in Karnataka that has recently gained significant tourist attraction due to the increased interest shown by foreign tourists. The serene, untouched beaches of Gokarna attracted many, and now it has become of the ideal destinations to visit when you just want to unwind.
Om Beach, Gokarna Beach, Kudle Beach are some of the beaches you need to go to at Gokarna. Also have a spiritual journey through the beautiful temples of Gokarna.
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Home to mesmerising backwaters, Alleppey is a fantastic and most sought after holiday spot among tourists. It is also home to the beautiful Alleppey beach that is lined with clear sand and palm trees; a tranquil getaway that will feel amazing after a long term of work life.
Cruise the backwaters in houseboats and indulge in birdwatching in this picturesque town of Kerala.
Bir, Himachal Pradesh
Bir is a small town in the vast state of Himachal Pradesh, that is known to be one of the best paragliding spots in the world. Certainly the best in India, Bir is perched at a fearsome height of 8530 ft. While Bir is the place of take-off, Billing is the place of landing.
Try paragliding without fail at Bir and enjoy the breathtaking vistas of these towns from a bird's point of view. Revel in the beauty of pristine nature at Bir.
This temple town in Uttarakhand has received worldwide recognition ever since international bands like The Beatles and artists like John Lennon started coming to Rishikesh to seek spirituality. In fact, Rishikesh even has a Beatles Ashram, although it is no longer accessible.
Dwell in spirituality and connect with yourself by visiting the temples of Rishikesh, or simply become one with the natural beauty of Uttarakhand.