Travelers from India are on a zealous spree to explore foreign tourist destinations over the last few years. There’s no doubt that countries like the USA, Europe, and South-East Asia have some of the best travel spots but India is also not far behind. We are not here to defame any foreign country but to bring into your notice the best destinations in India you should visit before going abroad. As soon as 2019 sets in, we want you to plan your travel expeditions for the year. Check out the must-visit destinations in India now!
Paradise in Kashmir
We are sure you have heard about the heavenly bliss in Switzerland but how much do you know about the paradise hidden in Kashmir. A great Mughal Emperor Jahangir once said, “If there is heaven on earth, it’s here in Kashmir” and this still stands true in all aspects. Located 566 kilometers from Delhi, Kashmir is a picturesque land with overwhelming beauty that brings great delight to an onlooker. Encompassed by the Himalayan and Pir Panjal range, Kashmir stands out as one of the dream places to visit in India. It is the most favorite location of filmmakers and directors for its impeccable art of nature.
Explore the mesmerizing lakes, snow-capped hills, heavenly lands and charming rivers of Kashmir to add an unforgettable memory to your travel diary. Want to feel all of this for real? Plan a trip to paradise in Kashmir before you go on a tour to the equally beautiful Switzerland.
You must have always fantasized of standing by the Niagara Falls, admiring the strong flow of water and gushing winds that make it a spectacular vision. Truly, it does. But, do you know, we have the widest waterfall in India? If not, you still need to explore a lot in your own country, mate. Explore this most favorite place to visit in India with friends in the upcoming year. We are talking about the Chitrakoot Falls in Chattisgarh – a waterfall 95ft in height and almost 985ft wide, measuring one-third of the great Niagara Falls. The view of the majestic falls is so dreamy, that taking your eyes off would be quite a mission. Located at a distance of 276 kilometers from Raipur and only 38 kilometers from Jagdalpur city, Chitrakoot Falls originates in the state of Odisha from the river Indravati that is believed to flow west and fall in Chitrakoot. The river water flows towards Andhra Pradesh and ultimately merges with River Godavari. The best time to visit Chitrakoot is during the winter months from November to February. Before booking your cheap international flight tickets at Indian Eagle, pay a visit to this majestic waterfalls in India – Chitrakoot Falls.
Valley of Flowers Uttarakhand
Spread across a sprawling area of 87 sq. km. In Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district, the Valley of Flowers gives tough competition to the flowers in Antelope Valley. The Valley of Flowers is settled on the majestic backdrop of the Zanskar Ranges. This virtual paradise remained veiled until the renowned Mountaineer Frank S Smith discovered it in the year 1931. It is one of the places to visit in India before you die – Life is short, hurry!
Recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the Valley of Flowers lies on a remarkable area – the conversion point of Zanskar range, Eastern and Western Himalayas and the Himalayan Ranges. The valley is protected by the high snow-covered mountains and remains to be one of the best destinations to visit in India before going abroad.
Thiruvalluvar Statue in Kanyakumari
Before you make a trip to Brazil for its famous statue of Jesus The Redeemer, book your tickets to Kanyakumari and acknowledge the beauty of the popular Thiruvalluvar Statue built after the accomplished poet and philosopher Saint Thiruvalluvar. The statue is located amid a small island in Kanyakumari. It was in 1990 when the construction of the statue began and continued until its completion in 1990.
The monument or statue stands tall to a height of 133ft and is built on a strong pedestal of 38 feet. The height of the pedestal is a resemblance to the 38 chapters of virtue in the classical Tamil text, Thirukkural. It is one of the most symbolic and significant structures to visit in south India. If you wish to spend a few hours of serenity by the clear waters, admiring a piece of art under the hazel blue sky, it is an ideal getaway for you.
It is not just the statue that makes it a suitable tourist destination in the area, but the sacred Hindu temple that is believed to be a quaint place for saints to meditate. As you get engrossed in the peaceful atmosphere, the temple’s resounding silence will turn your thought into your thoughts lull taking you to introspective calmness.