Animals are wandering in the human habitats, coastlines boasting azure waters for the first time in four decades, and India's pollution levels have drastically decreased, all since we isolated ourselves at home. And it looks like it was written in the stars. Lack of human intrusion is just what Mother Nature planned. And many tourist hotspots are welcoming travellers from across the country with arms wide open.
So, to help you sort out your travel itinerary, we bring you the top summer holiday destinations in India. Have a look!
Jim Corbett National Park
Post lockdown, you might have explored the malls, watched a few games and movies, and indulged in awesome cuisines; but now, it is time to encounter the wilderness with your loved ones. To connect with nature and its mesmerizing creations, ensure you visit the Jim Corbett National Park this summer. And experience the exhilarating wildlife safari offered here to admire the 400 species of flora and fauna, up close.
Manali-Leh Road Trip
The 'Mecca' of all road trips, the Manali-Leh Highway has always been a favourite. Be it for groups or solo travellers, this route outshines any other backpacking trips in India. All -you need to do: get geared up for some adventure, hit the road, and reach nowhere! Passing mountains and villages; watching people going about their business will make you appreciate nature and its simplicity.
Whether you are out for an energizing outing or some experience, Jaipur is the place to be this summer. Alluded to as the Pink City due to the pink dividers and structures of the old city, it draws guests with its surprising reminders of a former period. The most prominent Jaipur attractions and spots to visit are the antiquated royal residences and fortifications. Also, you can appreciate the intricate engineering that serves as a shining indication of their illustrious legacy.
Goa is one of India's most comfortable, luxurious, and ecologically friendly summer holiday destinations.Imagine - lockdown is just a distant memory; you are lounging on your private beach deck under the endless blue sky, your most imminent and loved one is with you for a long belated and sun-filled catch-up. Awesome Image right! so why not make it real by heading to Goa this summer.
Still looking for a soothing place for your vacation. At the top of the Kangra lies an amazing place - Dharamshala, which has become one of the favourite destinations of all. The city is encompassed by a thick front of deodar cedar trees and is one of the major solid holds for the Tibetan evacuees and the seat of the fourteenth Dalai Lama of the Tibetan faction of Buddhism.
River island hopping is a good choice for nature lovers and sunseekers among us. Offering houseboats and kayaking options amidst Kerala's most desirable river canals and islands, Alleppey is the best place to visit this summer. Also, you can experience those sun-soaked river sides without setting foot on land.
Witness picturesque views of the breathtaking mountain landscape; magically shimmering verdant pastures, and a fantasy-like emerald glow throughout summer in Coorg. You can enjoy locally-sourced food and drink under a clear, star-studded sky; the promise of bliss from your doorstep in the morning. "Idyllic" simply doesn't cover it.
Known as a vibrant city Rishikesh is one place that has a lot of things to offer in its heart. Also known as the 'Yoganagari' or the 'Yoga Capital of the Country' and the 'Gateway to the Garhwal Himalayas', this quaint city is known for its bountiful beauty, sanctity, adventure options and the magnificent places to visit in Rishikesh.
Rann Of Kutch
Imagine nothingness and then imagine it some more! Being one of the remote places in India and the largest salt desert in the world, Rann of Kutch comes to life in summer as the otherwise watered locale begins to dry up. Try making it to Kala Dungar (Black Hill) and experience a panoramic view from 458 meters above sea level.