The impact of COVID-19 has made everyone appreciate the little things in life. While we are waiting for a better and safer tomorrow, there is a part of us that has already started making plans and things have started thinking of things that can be done post the lockdown. Small joys that we had always taken for guaranteed, now look like a distinct dream. I guess we will have to time travel to smile again. Hence to bring some happiness and positivity today, I have listed Top 7 Travel Destinations in India where you can Travel post Lockdown.
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While these thoughts were going on in my mind, the first thing to crop up in my head was the concern as to where will I go post lockdown. Will the environment be safe for me?. Since international travel is not possible and not recommended too in the current scenario we should contribute to our economy and the travel industry in India. There are tons of places unexplored thanks to India’s diversity that offers the best of everything around the world. From East to West. North to South. You can find something resembling the international beautiful locations within India itself.
I have listed below Top 7 Travel Destinations in India that I want to travel post lockdown. Which one are you looking forward to?
Unlike what we hear, Kashmir is beautiful and safe. Just make sure you don’t visit while there is extreme political turmoil. You can read about the situation online via websites/social media. The people in Kashmir are extremely helpful, hospitable and the place is extremely beautiful. You see poor yet welcoming people while you travel to this heaven on Earth. You can click scenic pictures and use them as a travel wallpaper or as travel postcards to be sent to your friends and relatives.
Best Time to Visit Kashmir:
October to February: One of the best travel tips to you is go during Snowfall as you can do activities like Skiing, Gondola Riding and so much more. One can also travel in Summer and explore Srinagar, or go for nearby trekking ventures like Great Lakes of Himalayas.
Sightseeing, water sports, and beach excursion are some of the best travel activities to explore in Andaman. If you’re a beach baby, this is a must-visit for you. Experience being in an international destination while traveling to Andamans. Now that international travel is kind of risky, look for the best travel agency and opt for travel medical insurance.
Best Time to Visit Andaman:
November to May is the best time to travel to Andaman as the climate is quite pleasant. Monsoon season can be avoided, as due to heavy rains, high tides and strong winds, exploring Andaman becomes difficult.
The land of coconut and backwaters is a beauty in itself. Alleppey, Munnar, Wayanad are some of the beautiful places in Kerala that one must explore. A short trip here would not be enough. Make sure you plan at least a week or two to explore all of its beauty. One of the best travel hacks to live here would be to find home-stays that host tourists.
Best Time to Visit Kerala:
November to February is the best time to explore the myriad facets of this place. One can experience the hill stations, beaches, and backwaters in the winters and live in God’s own country while listening to the epic travel stories.
4. Bir Billing:
The valley is one of the famous travel sites for undertaking adventurous activities like paragliding, hand-gliding, trekking, and camping. Not just this, the view and the place is absolutely scenic as it is in the foothills of the Himalayas.
Best Time to Visit Bir Billing:
If you have read the travel news, April to June or October to February is the most pleasant time to explore this region and undertake some adventurous activities. Do avoid monsoons to explore BirBilling as it’s not a good experience.
If you have read travel magazines in Indian locations, Rishikesh will come across as a land of Temples, Ashrams, Cafes, Yoga, and everything nice. Staying here, even a week would feel like nothing. It’s a place to chill & relax. If you’re looking to explore all the places; 3 days should be enough. But its best enjoyed by lazing around, learning yoga, exploring your spiritual side, and living like the locals for days and weeks. Travel and tourism jobs here are on an all-time high as Americans and Europeans are known to live for as long as 2-3 months!
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Best time to Visit Rishikesh:
All months except the monsoons make for a good season to visit Rishikesh. March is the Yoga month is you’re a fan of it and want to experience. April to June might be a bit hot in the daytime so plan at your convenience.
Looking for some adventure? Want to experience the mesmerizing view and breathe fresh air? Then head to Spiti, the valley that looks extremely beautiful when a part is covered in snow. This Cold Dessert Mountain is located on a high altitude in the Himalayas. Some of the scenic spots will remind you of travel songs, videos, and movies shot right here. If you’re a fan of travel captions on Instagram or Google, some spots here will resemble those images. That’s the kind of beauty Spiti boasts of. And is one of the 7 Travel Destinations in India that is a must to visit.
Best time to Visit Spiti:
March to June – When the temperature here is about zero to 15 degrees. Visit here in Winter only if you are feeling lucky and would like to challenge yourself 😉
This small hill station in Karnataka has greenery all around, mesmerizing waterfalls, and wildlife like king cobras. It has limited facilities and makes more for raw experience. This is one of the most unexplored places in the Southern Region of India. We are sure if you would inquire with a travel agent/company, most of them wouldn’t have heard about it too!
Best time to Visit Agumbe:
November to January is the perfect time for hiking & experiencing the rain forest. The mild and dry climate post-monsoon is the best time to explore this small hill station.
Here is my list of the top 7 Travel Destinations in India to explore post lockdown. Researching these only have bought a smile on my face. I am sure it’s going to be an absolute pleasure exploring and experiencing these too.
Do you have any must-visit locations in India? Do share it with us in the comment below.