Wednesday, 22 July 2015

Breathtakingly Beautiful Places In India You Must Visit Before You Die

Breathtakingly Beautiful Places In India You Must Visit Before You Die

1. Yumthang Valley - Sikkim

Yumthang Valley is a grazing pasture surrounded by the Himalayan mountains in
 North Sikkim. At a height of 3,564 metres above sea level, it's popularly known as
 the 'Valley of Flowers'.

yumthank valley sikkim

2. Tea garden hill of Munnar

Munnar is a town that's situated in the southwestern region of Kerala. It's practically
 covered fully with Tea plantations, some as high as 7000 feet above sea level.

tea garden hill of munnar

3. Stok Range, Ladakh

At 11, 845 feet, Stok Kangri in Stok Range has is a popular mountain among 
climbers and mountaineers. It's often considered as a practice run for Everest.
stok range ladhak

4. Nubra Valley, Ladakh

Nubra is a high altitude cold desert with rare precipitation and scant vegetation.


5. Nohkalikai Falls, Cherrapunji

Located near Cherrapunji, one of the wettest places on earth, Nohkalikai Falls is
one of the tallest plunge waterfalls in India. Name of the falls (in Khasi language - 
"Jump of Ka Likai") is linked to a legend about a local woman, Likai, who after
 a family tragedy became insane and jumped off the cliff next to the falls.
Nohkalikai falls_cherrapunji 

6. Nanda Devi

It's the second highest mountain in India. While the peak is not that easy 
to climb for regular folks like us, but the surrounding Nanda Devi National
Park is a must visit atleast once in a lifetime.

Nanda devi mountain

7. Mizoram

Mizoram is a land of rolling hills, valleys, rivers and lakes. As many as 21 major 
hill ranges or peaks of different heights run through the length and breadth of 
the state, with plains scattered here and there.


8. Lonar Sarovar, Maharashtra

The Lonar Lake is a saline soda lake located at Lonar in Buldana district,
 Maharashtra, India which was created by a meteor impact.
Meteor impact at sonar

9. Matheran

The smallest hill station in India, Matheran which is only 90 km from Mumbai,
 provides a pretty dramatic view of the sunset and the sunrise.


10. Leh

Leh, the capital of the Himalayan kingdom of Ladakh is best experienced via road
 trips from New Delhi.

11. Key Monastery

Key Gompa is a Tibetian Buddhist Monastery located on top of a hill at an altitude
of 13, 668 feet above sea level close to the Spiti river in Himachal Pradesh. 
It reportedly, was started by 100 monks in 1855.

key monastery

12. Kashmir

It's not called paradise on Earth for nothing.

13. Hoggenakal Falls

This waterfall in South India on the river Kaveri is sometimes also referred to as
 the "Niagara Falls" of India.

Hoggenakal Falls_south india_kaveri river

14. Tungnath, Uttarakhand

Located at an altitude of 12, 073 Feet, at Tungnath mountains you can also find 
the oldest Hindu shrine of Lord Shiva.

15. Drang Drung Glacier, Near Kargil

It takes about 2 days to get here from the Srinagar airport.
Drang Dung Glacier

16. Deodar Forest, Himachal Pradesh

deodar forest himachal pradesh

17. Andamans

It has 325 islands which cover an area of 6,408 km2, with the Andaman Sea to the
 east between the islands and the coast of Burma.


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