5 Heavenly Peaceful Places to Visit in India

India is famous for its urban centres. Cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Agra and Chennai are frequented by visitors for their Grand Mughal-era architecture and modern shopping facilities. But if you are someone who is looking for a relaxing experience away from traffic congestions and overcrowded halls, then we have the perfect list of peaceful destinations in India for you.

Shimla

Shimla is the main city of Himachal Pradesh, and was also the summer capital of pre-Independence India. Located at a height of more than 7,000 ft, Shimla is surrounded by pine, deodar and oak forests. It is a beautiful hill station with well developed infrastructure. It is also an ideal spot for adventure sports like rafting and trekking.

Location: Himachal Pradesh, Northern India

Best time to visit: October to April

Top attractions: Valleys, Snow, Sightseeing, Picnic, Fishing and Adventure Sports

Andaman

Andaman is a beautiful archipelago consisting of 9 islands. It is situated close to the Bay of Bengal and is one of the best places to enjoy a private holiday with your beloved ones. Few of the most amazing places to visit here are The Port Blair, Havelock Island and Coco Beach Resort. The seas of Andaman are famous for their coral reefs. You have the options of snorkeling or scuba diving on the island. Both activities give visitors a chance to witness the wide range of aquatic flora and fauna at Andaman.

Location: Southern India

Best time to visit: October to May

Top attractions: Water Activities, Safari, Elephant Rides, Beaches and Boating

Coorg

Coorg or locally called Kodagu, is famous as the ‘Scotland of India’. Coorg is sparsely populated and its area is mostly covered in lush green forest surrounded by hills that provide breathtakingly stunning scenic beauty. The famous tourist spots in Coorg are Nisargadhama, Talakaveri, Bhagamandala, Abbey Falls, Dubare, Iruppu Falls and Nagarahole National Park.

Location: Karnataka, Southern India

Best time to visit: November to March

Top attractions: Sightseeing, National Park, Waterfalls, Peaks, Rafting

 Udaipur

Also referred to as the ‘Venice of the East’, Udaipur’s landscape is dotted by blue water lakes and surrounded by lush green hills of Aravallis. The most famous spot of the city is ‘Lake Palace’, which is a hotel made out of black and white marbles, and is situated on an island right in the middle of Lake Pichola. The palace was originally called Jagniwas and served as a summer palace of the local ruler.

Location: Rajasthan 

Best time to visit: November to March

Top attractions: Temples, Sightseeing, Boating, Shopping

Rishikesh

Rishikesh is filled with yoga centres and religious lodges where you can stay with monks, take part in workshops, lectures, and attend meditation classes. People from different parts of the world visit this place for relaxation and rejuvenation.

Location: Uttarakhand

Best time to visit: November to June

Top attractions: Temples, Sightseeing, Yoga, Meditation, Ayurvedic massages

 

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