India is that one country in the world popular for biodiverse ecozones.
Although India is more likely to be known for poverty, pollution and overpopulation, it is undeniable that this country is one with wonderful natural picturesque sceneries.
Here are ten fascinating places in India you must visit before your last breath.
1. Ladakh, The Land of High Passes
Ladakh has monasteries, snow-capped peaks and barren mountains with flowing rivers. Travelers can’t get enough of what to look at or take pictures of because of the many landmarks in the area.
There is the Nubra Valley which is a high altitude cold desert with some vegetation.
There is also Changla, which means “Pass towards the South” or “Pass in the South”. Among the highest motorable roads in the world, it ranks third.
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Kerala or Keralam is located on the Malabar Coast in a state in South India.
It experiences a wet and maritime tropical climate. Its biodiversity is beyond compare: more than 100 species of mammals, more than 450 species of birds and at least 200 species of freshwater. Add to that the 89 species of amphibians and 169 species of reptiles.
3. Rann of Kutch
A perfect holiday destination, the Rann of Kutch is composed of a wide empty land areas and thorny bushes especially perfect underneath a blue sky and the bright sunlight. It stands in an area that measures 7,505.22 square kilometers.
The people that used to inhabit it are called the Kutchi. The word Rann means “desert.”
Rann Kutchi is considered to be the largest salt desert in the world.
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4. Paradisiacal Kashmir Valley
Dubbed as the paradise on earth, Paradisiacal Kashmir Valley is the perfect picture seen on stamps or postcards. Adventure seekers might also want to try trekking, skiing and cycling while enjoying the view.
5. Havelock Island
The island, named after a British general known to be Henry Havelock, has the perfect view of a sunset in the afternoon just before the evening. Take a deep breath and feel the breeze brushing your cheeks. Be entertained and ride a friendly elephant along the bay area.
Go scuba diving and enjoy the view under the water with a huge number of different sea creatures “under the sea.”
6. Yumthang Valley in Sikkim
This valley, popularly known as the “Valley of Flowers” is a grazing Pasteur surrounded by the Himalayan Mountain. It is also home to rhododendron, the state flower.
When you get tired, try spending some leisure time in forest rest houses found in the area. Take a good rest while gazing at the vast expanse of nature, especially the many species of flowers that found the valley as their habitat.
7. Ancient Ruins of Hampi
For Indian people, the Hampi has both religious and historical significance. In an area that extends up to 25 square kilometers, the place consists of temples, markets, aquatic structures, ancient monuments, and palaces.
This region used to be the residence for a Hindu empire that ruled the Southern part of India back in the 14th to the 16th century.
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8. Floating Islands of Loktak Lake
It is known to be the biggest fresh water lake in the North Eastern part of India. Lok is for “stream” and Tak is for “the end.”
9. Wilderness in Corbett
Experiencing a day with the wildlife of Corbett in India is once in a life time. The Jim Corbett National Park is popular among animal lovers especially those inclined with the wildlife for its tiger population.
If you are an eco-friendly person, this is a place that is best to visit. You can enjoy a truly exotic time, yet feeling luxuriously close to nature. The vast fauna in India can be closely experienced. Imagine a day with Asiatic elephants, hog deers, and sloth bears.
A place to stay at is not a problem. There are many hotels and inns around the area.
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10. The Tea Carpets of Munnar
The color green has been proven over the years to be that color that can soothe the eyes and even alleviate eye soars. Imagine an amazing view of green, green and green everywhere you look. Ground covered with carpets of green.
The Tea Carpets of Munnar is truly a mesmerizing place to drive around or walk about. It is a suitable place for relaxation and sipping a cup of tea with friends or loved ones when you are visiting this part of India. Every portion of the place is worth snapping a photo for.