From kids to adults alike we crave for the summer holidays to arrive. Perhaps it is the desire to relish the juicy mangoes that come in abundance only during this period. Or perhaps they need to take a break from all the work. A need to break the monotony in our daily lives and fly off to an amazing destination is held by every human.
This summer, if you are looking out for some ideas to head to an offbeat location and have the time of your life, then have a look at these destinations that have been curated and laid down for the ones who desire to travel.
Some of the tourist destinations are so crowded during these holidays, that it is far from being a true vacation. So try these offbeat destinations for a perfect getaway.
MCLEOD GANJ, HIMACHAL PRADESH
McLeod Ganj is a dream come true for people who love to trek. It is also known as the Little Lhasa. It is a beautiful town tucked beautifully between lush greenery and beautiful hills. The best part is it has an influence on both the British and Tibetan cultures.
Coonoor is one of the most amazing places to visit in summer with family. Engulfed by mist-clad Nilgiri hills and enticing tea estates, Coonoor is a sweet and quiet hill station. Coonoor is just 18 km away from Ooty.
This is Asia’s cleanest village. The name which is quite difficult to pronounce is quite unknown to the vast majority. Here you get to spot some clean lakes. You even get to see Bangladesh border from here. Overall, if you are looking at getting away from the loud noisy polluted city to get some fresh air, we would recommend you take a trip to this village.
Ziro is known as the crown of the North-East. It has the advantage of having a pleasant climate throughout the year. The famous Apni Tani tribe here is friendly and welcoming. You can enjoy the scenic views for a relaxing and peaceful getaway.
Located in Himachal Pradesh, the scenic hills and valleys surrounding the villages of Bir and Billing is just the location for a traveling soul looking for tranquil destinations. This is one of the best places for paragliding in the world.
KHAJJIAR, HIMACHAL PRADESH
Khajjiar, known as the ‘Mini Switzerland India is an ideal way to spend your vacations. Surrounded by apple orchards, lakes and pristine meadows, this place is amazing to be in for the Indian summers. The natural beauty is mesmerizing.
TAWANG, ARUNACHAL PRADESH
Arunachal Pradesh boasts of a destination that has snow-laden mountains, amazing food. It is a trekkers paradise. You could also visit the Tawang Monastery for a spiritual experience.
Again a location secretly tucked away. Other than the luxury of waking up to amazing views of sunrise you can also do nature-related activities. A visit to Naukuchiatal Lake is a must.
Chopta is revered as the Mini Switzerland of Uttarakhand. It has the natural beauty of dense forests and breath-taking views. This is a lesser-known destination in Uttarakhand. So head to this unexplored paradise for a peaceful getaway amongst nature.
Vagamon is one of the best summer destinations in India. It is not yet commercialized and hence is an ideal getaway to enjoy the natural scenic view. It has waterfalls, meadows and green pastures.