“At sunset, Nature is painting for us… day after day… pictures of infinite beauty.”
With its color spreading from red to orange, sun goes down in the horizon creating a spectacular scenery, a magical art work! Sunset is indeed one of the most beautiful sights to behold especially when the sun drowns in the sea and the palm trees guard the pristine settings. Sinking in the horizon, the humble sun meets beloved Earth and promises her to rise again! The mountains, rivers and beaches in India offer some of the most magical sunsets. This is one such list.
Located on the southernmost tip of India, Kanyakumari offers the most mesmerizing sunset and sunrise. A beautiful town in Tamil Nadu, Kanyakumari has some of the most pristine beaches which are a feast to a traveler’s eyes. The perfect hues of sunset looks like some beautiful strokes on a canvas. If you happen to visit this town on a full moon evening, you can witness the gorgeous panorama of moon-rise and sunset, both at the same time!
Rann of Kutch
Situated at the tip of western Gujarat, Rann of Kutch gives you a delightful sight of sunset over the sparkling plains of white salt! Famous for its sunset, Rann of Kutch is a must visit spot for tourists as it will leave unforgettable imprints on your memory.
The magnificence of Taj Mahal has been glorified by one and all and tourists from all over the world come to see this majestic symbol of love. While this monument is a beauty in itself yet the retreating, soft glowing lights of the dipping sun lights up the white marble of the Taj Mahal with truly amazing colors, creating a captivating sight. This is one of my most favorite sunset points in India as the view is quite poetic and artistic!
Dal Lake, Srinagar
Srinagar is one of the most popular tourist spots in India and Dal lake is a scenic beauty to capture. Also known as “Srinagar’s Jewel” Dal lake is known for the spellbinding orange sunset that which offers perfect shot for photographers to capture. This enthralling sight will surely take your breath away!
Gadi Sagar Lake, Jaislamer
The sunset in the “Golden City,” lights up the glittery sand and presents an enchanting vision for the viewers to remember forever and beyond. Sunset at Gadi Sagar lake is one of the most astounding and hypnotizing with all the hues spread in perfect harmony. The temple at Gadi Sagar lake completes this picturesque sight and the shadows have hundreds of things to tell. Could anyone ask for more?
Andaman & Nicobar Islands
Andaman Nicobar Islands are one of the most popular tourist destinations in India, be it honeymoon or family trip they are just perfect for any kind of a trip. The beaches there are pristine, adventurous and sublime and as the day goes by one can capture a charming sunset. The rapidly changing colors leave one spellbound and mesmerized. Can there be anything more enthralling than witnessing the creator paint a sunset right in front of your eyes?
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Varkala is one of the best destination for beach lovers and those who love to spend some solitary time beholding the union of sun, sea and sand! These beaches of Varkala offer dazzling sunset views. Just take a walk and you can experience the soft breeze transporting you to a pristine land.
Painted with numerous paddy fields and dotted coconut palms, the landscape of coastal Karnataka is blessed to have one of the most exotic sunset views. The serene and clean beaches of coastal Karnataka are the best spot to see the sun going down as it leaves charming colors behind. A beautiful town Karwar is the best to behold dazzling red and purple sunsets in Karnataka.
Kabini River, Kerala
Kabini river originates in the Wayanad District of Kerala state as a result of the confluence of the Panamaram River and the Mananthavady River. I still remember the evening when I saw the dazzling golden sunset on this river. The perfect harmony in which hues of yellow, orange and red spread and amalgamated was not just a sight but an inspiration which can bring an artist back to action in form of paintings and poetry.
The spine tingling thrill of watching the sun drowning into the water is a must to experience for every traveler. How can one afford to miss a sight as spectacular and dazzling as this? After a long day when you set your food on a beach and somewhere far you see the sun going down, it indeed fills your heart with peace, hope, joy and relief. Nothing can be more relaxing than taking a walk in such a peaceful evening observing all the shades of sun.