India is a land of untouched natural beauty that very much makes it one of the most beautiful and serene places on earth. From the mighty mountains of Kashmir to the breathtaking vista of three oceans combining at Kanyakumari, India is much more than curries and Bollywood.With Diwali long weekend on the head you can plan a trip to these places and enjoy the beauty of nature, instead of burning polluted crackers.
# 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’.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.