All the countries in the world are under lockdown now due to the pandemic. And India is one among them. Humans are suffering but the Earth is healing. India is famous for its unity in diversity pledge. India is a country which has one of the richest and vivid histories and heritage. Everyone loves travelling and if you too were thinking of travelling but could not plan due to the pandemic then do it now as you are free to search for places to visit after the pandemic ends. There are many best places to visit in India.
Here I have made it easier for you to decide and select the places. I have noted down 10 best places to visit in India which you can visit after the pandemic ends. So here it is:
Varanasi is known as the “Spiritual Capital of India”. This place is also called Banaras or Kashi city. The city is on the left bank of the Ganga river and is also one of the sacred cities of Hinduism. It is one of the best places to visit in India. The special thing about this place is that it is also a place of festival.
There are hundreds of temples that form part of the old city of Varanasi. The ghats also dot the riverside. When you visit Varanasi, it is a must to visit Sarnath where Lord Buddha delivered his sermons and till date, there are stupas marked with his teachings.
The Ganga aarti is the most mesmerizing experience in Varanasi. It connects you with the divine. Everyday at dawn and dusk the daily ritual of worship of the River Goddess is held. Some of the best places to visit in Varanasi are- Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Dashashwamedh Ghat, Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple, Assi Ghat, New Vishwanath Temple, and also many more beautiful places. Do visit and experience the mesmerizing beauty.
Agra is also known as the “City of Taj”. Situated on the banks of Yamuna river of Uttar Pradesh, this city is famous for being the capital of the Mughal emperors. Agra is one of the best places to visit in India. Agra has three UNESCO World Heritage Sites, viz., Agra Fort, Taj Mahal, and Fatehpur Sikri.
There is a popular sweet dish in Agra known as ‘Petha’. The historical monuments and ancient wonders make Agra one of the best places to visit in India. Some of the places where you can pay a visit in Agra are- Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri, Agra Fort, Jama Masjid, Anguri Bagh, Taj Museum, Dolphin Water Park, Itimad-ud-daulah’s Tomb, and also you can do shopping in Agra where you can get jewelry boxes of stone and handicrafts. A visit to Agra will make your travel list more beautiful.
The capital of Himachal Pradesh and also a beautiful hill station. It is a famous holiday spot. Shimla is well known for its Victorian Architecture and is a popular holiday retreat during the summer months. This place is surrounded by green grasslands, perfect snow peaks, and is full of natural beauty.
Shimla is one of the best tourist places to visit in India during the summer months. Some of the famous places to visit in Shimla are- The Ridge, Jakhoo Hill, Mall Road, Kalka- Shimla Railway, Christ Church, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Summer, Kufri, Annandale, The Shimla State Museum, Chail, Solan, Naldhera, Shaily Peak and Arki Fort.
Manali lies in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh. It is another beautiful and best hill station in India. Manali is also famous for adventurous sports like skiing, hiking, mountaineering, paragliding, rafting, trekking, kayaking, and mountain biking. So if you love adventure then you should surely pay a visit to Manali.
Manali is known as the ‘Valley of Gods’. There is a famous street food of Manali known as ‘Mittha’. Some of the best places to visit in Manali are- Rohtang Pass, Solang Valley, Hadimba Temple, Vashist Hot Water Spring, Tibetan Monasteries, Beas River, Great Himalayan National Park, Gulab, Kothi, Manikaran, Kasol, Manu Temple, Bhrigu Lake, Sultanpur Palace, Basheshwar Mahadev Temple.
You can experience snowfall at Rohtang Pass and Solang Valley. The best time to visit Manali to experience snow is from mid-December-January. Manali is the best place to experience adventure and comfort too. So, if you love doing adventure, do pay a visit.
Meghalaya means ‘The Abode of Clouds’. The state is famous for its high, sub-tropical forests and biodiversity. One of the best places to visit in India. The Khasi and Jaintia people reside in Meghalaya.
The popular dishes of Khashi and Jaintia people are Jahod, Ki Kpu, Tung-rymbai and pickled bamboo shoots. For detailed information about Meghalaya here is a post in this blog named “Journey within the clouds“. So, please go and open that for more detailed information.
6.Dzukou Vally (Nagaland)
This valley is well known for its natural environment, seasonal flowers and flora and fauna. The name Dzu-Kou means ‘cold waters’. This valley is very cold. The serpentine stream shaped like the curves of Venus flows through Dzukou which becomes frozen during winter.
The best time to visit Dzukou valley is from the end of June till September when the flowers are in full bloom. Dzukou valley is also one of the best trekking places to visit in India. Trekking to Dzukou valley is like walking through the clouds.
The view of Dzukou valley is rewarding. Dzukou Lily is found in this valley. You will never regret going to this valley. Also, you can see Kohima War Cemetery, Naga Heritage Village, Kisama Heritage Village, Khonama Village, Kohima Museum, Catholic Cathedral, Pulie Badge, Japfu Peak, and Naga Bazaar when you visit Dzukou Valley.
Mumbai is known as the city that never sleeps. It is the commercial city of India and also one of the largest and most populous city. Mumbai is famous for its ‘Gateway of India’. It is an extremely crowded and busiest city. Mumbai is a Bollywood Hot-Spot and also an economic and industrial hub.
It is also the best tourists attractions in India. Some of the places where you can go when you pay a visit to Mumbai are- Gateway of India, Heritage Buildings, Kala Ghoda Art Precinct, Banganga Tank, Haji Ali Shrine, Elephanta Caves, Marine Drive, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Siddhivinayak Temple, Beaches of Mumbai, Film City and many more. You should really pay a visit to this city.
Ooty is also known as the “Queen of hill stations”. It is one of the most beautiful and popular tourist places in India. The place is picturesquely in the Nilgiri which is called the ‘Blue Mountains’ of India. The other name of Ooty is Udhagamandalam.
The best time to visit Ooty is from October to June. This beautiful place produces an amazing hand made chocolates in the country. Those with a sweet tooth can really have their best times. Ooty also serves the best and organically grown strawberries and you can get fresh fruits and honey here.
Some of the best places to visit in Ooty are- Avalanche Lake, Ooty Lake, Emerald Lake, Botanical Garden, Deer Park, Doddabetra Peak, Kalhatty Waterfalls, Kamraj Sagar Dam, Mudumalai National Park, Mukurthi National Park, Needle View Hill Point, Ooty Rose Garden, Pykara Waterfalls, St.Stephen’s Church, Ooty Stone House, Toda House and many more. By visiting these interesting and beautiful place you can be sure of having a memorable Ooty tour.
Goa is known as the ‘Official Party Hub’. It has become one of the ultimate tourist destinations and also is one of the best places to visit in India. Its natural scenic beauty, rich flora, and fauna, attractive beaches, temples, architecture, and also the feasts and festivals will make your Goa tour a very mesmerizing one.
Basicila of Bom Jesus in Old Goa is one of the biggest Christian pilgrimage sites in Goa. Goa is a place where you can fall in love with at your first sight. There are water sports available on some of the beaches of Goa. You can also do kayaking, whitewater rafting, scuba diving, cruising, dolphin tour, paragliding, casino gambling. You can also see spice plantations in Goa.
Some of the places which can make your Goa tour more interesting are- Calangute Beach, Basilica of Bom Jesus, Fort Aguada, Baga Beach, Candolim Beach, Cruise in Goa, Anjuna Beach, Anjuna Flea Market, Dudhsagar Falls, Club Cubana, Dona Paula, Chapora Fort, Butterfly Beach, Arambol Beach, Vagator Beach, Colva Beach, Brittos, Casino and many more. The best time to visit Goa is from Mid December-February.
Ladakh is one of the coldest desert in the world. This place is said to be ‘Biker’s Paradise’. You can experience deep valleys and high plains in the natural features of Ladakh. The awe-inspiring landscapes, picturesque green oasis, scintillating monasteries, and quaint hamlets make Ladakh the best place to visit in India.
Also, these features will make your tour more interesting. If you want to get transfer to a world of complete solitude then Ladakh is the best place to visit where you can get both adventure and comfort. The best time to visit Ladakh is from June to September.
Some of the must-see places in Ladakh are- Leh Palace, Hall of Fame, Shey Monastery, Hemis Gompa, Hemis National Park, Thiksey Monastery, Stok Palace, Magnetic Hill, Khardung La Pass, Nubra Valley, Pangong Lake, Tsomiriri Lake. So do visit Ladakh and make your travel list more beautiful and interesting.
If you are a travel freak but you haven’t yet visited these places then you must really do. The places mentioned above are the best place to visit in India where you can find adventure and comfort. Also, there are many beautiful places to visit but these places are so to say the best and also beautiful places in India.
If you love adventuring then do visit the adventurous places that I mentioned. You will really love them. These places will really add stars to your travel list. So, make a plan to visit these places after this ‘quarantine’ thing ends. And also these places are less affected areas of Covid-19. So dare not worry and do visit.
Stay home, stay safe.