Tired of the fast city life & need a place to relax? If you are one of those who enjoy nature, calmness & peace, then these offbeat places are where you should be this summer. Go through our lists & get ready for a mesmerising vacation.
Coorg is a small district situated in Karnataka & is also known as the “Scotland of India” that is filled with lovely coffee plantations. It is a delight to drive through the quiet meandering roads running beside these plantations. A hidden gem – with amazing wildlife & serene landscapes, Coorg is a must visit especially during summers.
Tourist attractions: Abbey falls, Coffee Plantations, Raja’s Seat, Mandalpatti Viewpoint, Nagarhole National Park, Dubare Reserve Forest & Elephant camp
Resorts to stay at: Club Mahindra, Vivanta By Taj, Heritage Resort Coorg, Orange County Coorg, The Tamara Coorg, Ambatty Greens Resort
Munnar is a hill station situated in Kerala, attracting travellers from all over the world. A popular destination amongst trekkers, Munnar has a lot of beautiful ingredients to stun the everyday traveller- verdant tea plantations, beautiful lakes, gushing waterfalls & open valleys, to name a few.
Tourist attractions: Trek in Devikulam, Attukal Waterfalls, Mattupetty Dam, Tea Plantations, Lakkam Waterfalls, Eravikulam National Park, Lock Heart Gap
Resorts to stay at: Deep Woods Resort, The Tall trees Resort, Misty Mountain Resorts, Great Escapes Resort, Munnar tea country resorts
Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh
Kasauli is a quiet hill station in Himachal Pradesh approximately 70 km away from Shimla. It has been a popular retreat for many artists & writers since old times who used to draw inspiration from its scenic beauty. Its narrow streets & architecture will definitely remind you of the bygone era.
This place is ideal for relaxing & taking some time off from the busy city life.
Tourist attractions: Tibetan market, Christ Church, Gilbert’s trail, Hanuman temple at Manki Point
Places to stay at: Baikunth Resort, Hotel Whispering winds, Winnies Holiday resort, Forest Ville hotel & resort
Cherrapunj, also known as “Sohra”, is located on the Khasi Hills in Meghalaya.
This is a place for those who love nature, culture, clouds & rains. It is one of the places that receive the heaviest rainfall in the whole country. You can enjoy watching the unique wonders, the seven sisters waterfall, Nohkalikai Falls & the stunning Living bridges of Cherrapunji. There’s no way you won’t fall in love with this hidden beauty.
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Tourist attractions : Double decker bridges, Nohkalikai Falls, Thangkharang Park, Dainthlen Falls, Khasi Monoliths, Mawsmai Caves, Seven sisters falls
Places to stay at: Cherrapunjee Holiday Resort, Coniferous Resort, Serene Homestay, 7 sisters falls view inn, Pala Resort
Majuli Island, Assam
Majuli Islands are the largest river island of India, set amidst Brahmaputra River in Assam. The journey to Majuli begins with a ferry/boat ride from Jorhat. This place has it’s unique culture, flora & fauna and picturesque scenic beauty. This place will leave you smitten by its other-worldly charm.
Tourist attractions : Bangalpukhari, Kamalbari Satra, Garmur satra , Dakhinpat satra.
Places to stay at: Hotel Island, La Maison de Anand, PWD accommodations.
So, pack your bags & begin your adventure!