11. Kolkata: The Cultural Capital of India
Highlights of Post
- 11. Kolkata: The Cultural Capital of India
- 12. Scuba Diving in Andaman
- 13. Experience the Wildlife Adventure at Jim Corbett
- 14. Trek to Kudremukh
- 15. Quad Bike Expedition in Goa
- 16. Bhangarh: The Haunted Place
- 17. Munnar, Periyar and Thekkady Wildlife Tour
- 18. River Rafting & Camping in Rishikesh
- 19. Vaishno Devi Temple
- 20. Witness an Airshow
- 21. Sandakphu Trek
- 22. Roopkund Trek, Himalayas
- 23. Konark Temples, Orissa
- 24. Vrindavan Holi
- 25. Go to Gokarna for Relaxing Vacations
Kolkata is known as The Cultural Capital of India, and often written about in novels of many famous writers, Kolkata is a place that is experienced in any age because there are so many things to do here for all age group peoples.
Shopping lovers can buy in quaint and bustling narrow bazaars. Any can can go on tour the iconic Victoria Memorial Hall, pray at the Dakshineswar Kali Temple, stroll along the famous Park Street, relish in the local street food and much more, list is endless.
12. Scuba Diving in Andaman
Pristine dive spots and enchanting fish life have ensured that the Andaman’s are now considered as a diving hot spot and Scuba Divers from all around the world make their way to these Andaman islands simply to scuba dive. Swim along the diverse vibrant fishes and witness the breath-taking sponges and coral life that you never knew existed this is the reason why Scuba Diving in Andaman has become so popular among youngsters. As you plunge into eleven to fifteen feet deep into the turquoise beach, you are transported to a hidden water kingdom.
Barefoot Scuba is the first and only PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Resort in the Andaman Islands, located about 2-3 hours northeast of Port Blair with the motto “Quality Matters”. They offer recreational diving in small groups for all levels of divers with the very best, professional, safe and fun recreational scuba experience.
They offers wide range of scuba diving courses in Andaman from the introductory level programs to the professional levels of scuba diving trainers, master, Instructor and beyond.
13. Experience the Wildlife Adventure at Jim Corbett
Jim Corbett National Park is the oldest national park in India and was established in 1936 as Hailey National Park to protect the endangered Bengal Tiger. For a crazy, daring wildlife experience head to Corbett, Uttarakhand. It is a home to many endangered tigers. You can drive through the thick jungles by jeep safaris which are available over there.
This unique tiger territory is best known as the father who gave birth of the Project Tiger in India to protect the most endangered species and the Royal of India called Tigers.
Spans over an extent of 520 square kilometers, its whole area comprises of hills, marshy depressions, riverine belts, grasslands and lake. It is among the few tiger reserves in India that allow overnight stays in the lap of the National Park.
The Tourist Zones: In order to promote tourism in the region Corbett National Park has been divided into five different zones: Bijrani Safari Zone, Jhirna Safari Zone, Dhela Safari Zone, Dhikala Zone, Durga Devi Zone and Sitabani Buffer Zone.
14. Trek to Kudremukh
The name Kuduremukha literally means ‘Horse-Face‘ and refers to a picturesque view of a side of the mountain that resembles a horse’s face. Kudremuk peak situated in the Kudremukh National Park bordering the districts of Chikmanglur and Dakshin Kannada is the is the second highest peak in Karnataka standing at a height of 1894 meters above sea level.
The thick forests and open grasslands with waterfalls and streams running along some of the trails make it ideal trekking country with good possibilities of wildlife sightings. There are many un-explored villages and plantation trails and beautiful plantation homestays for over night stay.
Once you reach the top and are embraced by the fog spreading on the mountain peaks, you feel that you have reached heaven indeed that’s why it is one of the top 50 places to visit in India.
15. Quad Bike Expedition in Goa
Take a Quad Biking ride on the adventurous side with a like-minded group. Get thrilled with an action-packed experience of Quad Biking in Goa. Ride on these powerful 250cc machines in a 3000m circuit of off-road tracks that go winding through the forest.
An exhilarating ride is the best way to test your riding skills. Quad Biking in Goa is pretty simple as the machines are fully automatic. Anyone who knows to ride a scooter can ride these bikes easily. After being briefed on the safety instructions, the terrains and quad bike prep up with your safety gear and set off on your adventure.
16. Bhangarh: The Haunted Place
Instead of watching a scary movie, how about living the horror by going to a haunted place? Bhangarh Fort is known as one of the Most Haunted Places in India. Supernatural activities are said to occur at night and no one is allowed here post sunset. It is also said about this place is that those who have stayed post sunset have never been found.
17. Munnar, Periyar and Thekkady Wildlife Tour
Nestled in ‘God’s Own Country’ of Kerala are three breath-taking places to visit in Munnar, Periyar and Thekkady. A wildlife trip to these places to visit in India is a must, and i can bet on that you will be overwhelmed with the remarkable sceneries and fauna of the land.
Munnar is a magnificent hill station located on the Western Ghats in the Idukki district of the Kerala. This place is known as a home to an array of mountains. Munnar Travel Guide dilates the beautiful lush green hill station that is bounded by south India’s highest tea gardens.
Munnar tourism is blessed with lofty mountain ranges with hazy peaks, extensive tea estates and tranquil climate offers a calm and peaceful environment to the tourists. Amazing views of low flying clouds and mist filled valleys make it a little heaven with a cool, revitalizing climate.
There are many places to visit in Munnar, one of the main attractions in Munnar is the Eravikulam National Park, and this park is famous for its endangered inhabitant – “The Nilgiri Tahr“. Rose Garden is a popular destination located in Mattuppetty which is about 13 km away from Munnar town at an altitude of 1700 m above sea level.
Munnar places to Visit:- You can find many Resorts in Munnar, hotels in Munnar or you can book Munnar Tour packages/ Munnar Honeymoon packages from many travel agencies.
In the Periyar forests of Thekkady is one of the finest wildlife reserves in India, and spread across the entire district are picturesque plantations and hill town that hold great opportunities for treks and mountains walks.
Best time to visit Munnar :- October to November & from January to May when it is comfortably cold.
18. River Rafting & Camping in Rishikesh
Rishikesh has earned the title of the River Rafting Capital of India. Ride the magical waters of Ganges with best river rafting in Rishikesh, India. It is the most famous place to play this sport. It’s one of the favorite destinations of every adventure enthusiast and rafting down the mighty Ganges is every adventure seekers dream come true.
You don’t have to know swimming, and no prior white water rafting experience is necessary. To experience the landscape of this furtive place you can also go camping in Rishikesh and you can also experience bungee jumping in Rishikesh.
19. Vaishno Devi Temple
Experience a Spiritual Journey to Vaishno Devi Temple nestled in the Trikuta Mountains, Jammu and Kashmir.
Vaishno Devi Yatra is one of the most revered religious places to visit in India which is situated at height of 5300 feet. The path to get here is a challenging and will test your fitness along the way. However, the sights offered on the path and when you reach there are simply remarkable and it is truly once is a lifetime must visit place in the top 50 places to visit in India.
20. Witness an Airshow
Loved the insane air stunts in the movies? Yelahanka, Bangalore Air Show is very similar to the Top Gun movie scene which takes place in Bangalore that has close to twenty-seven countries participating.
Cheer among the huge crowds as the exclusive range and aircraft take-off, plummet, somersault and do a whole lot of awesome areal tricks. Also, one can find out and visit along with family and friends to various most popular hill stations near Pune.
21. Sandakphu Trek
Sandakphu Trek, the highest point of West Bengal, it is a place to be that you get the view and experience of the all-embracing nature.
If you really want to trek to the top which is quite a tedious one, requires you to be in the pink of health and have great stamina and trek lovers will love this place that’s wht it find its name in the list of top 50 palces to visit in India.
22. Roopkund Trek, Himalayas
Get the view and experience of the all-embracing nature and experience serenity nature with the Roopkund trek, Himalayas. This track provides a comprehensive experience and visualizations of snow, ice, gushing streams, untouched forests, delightful stretches of meadows and scenic camping places.
23. Konark Temples, Orissa
Orissa Konark Temple is the example of Magnificence of Indian architecture. This iconic and admired temple makes a pretty picture with ancient and intricate stone carvings. Built in the 13th century, it was conceived as a gigantic solar chariot with twelve pairs of exquisitely-ornamented wheels dragged by seven rearing horses.
The temple comprised a sanctum with a lofty (presumably over 68 m. high) sikhara, a jagamohana (30. m. square and 30. m. high) and a detached nata-mandira (hall of dance) in the same axis, besides numerous subsidiary shrines. The sanctum and the nata-mandira have lost their roof. The nata-mandira exhibits a more balanced architectural design than that of other Orissan temples.
The sanctum displays superb images of the Sun-god in the three projections which are treated as miniature shrines. The sanctum and the Jagamohana together stand on a common platform studded with an intricate wealth of decorative ornaments and sculptures, often of a highly erotic type.
Konark is also home to an annual dance festival called Konark Dance Festival, held every December, devoted to classical Indian dance forms, including the traditional classical dance of Odisha.
24. Vrindavan Holi
Vrindavan, the land where Lord Krishna spent his Childhood, is the place to be during Holi which is celebrated with much gusto and revelry. Thousands around the world and country gather to this place to get embraced by the burst of colours.
The entire town is painted in myriad hues this day. Entrainment groups perform Holi songs as well. As this place can get chaotic and crowded, it is best to experience this when you have the energy and zeal.
25. Go to Gokarna for Relaxing Vacations
Gokarna, a more toned down version of Goa and this town is no longer just a center of pilgrimage. It is here that you get to reel in the hippy vibe sans the commercialization and onslaught of people. Relax by the lazy beaches, absorb the scenery of rocky terrains and pristine waters and enjoy by doing just about nothing.