After having the summer capitol in British period Shimla has become one of the favorite popular tourist destinations amongst the visitors. Shimla is a splendid travel planet for adventure lovers who are seeking to get indulge in sports activities and adventures like hiking, river-rafting, trekking and mountaineering, and those who want to spend some quality time with their loved ones in a quieter holiday. Besides being a vacationer’s spot it has also traditional and cultural tourist places around it like temples in Chail, Kufri and so on. Besides the view of snow-clad mountains it has some other places as the famous vice regal Lodge, The Mall, Scandal Point, related to the Maharaja of Patiala, streets packed with shops and eateries are the center of attraction.
A lot of un-explored and must-visited breathtaking lakes, scenic greenery, alpine forests, sparkling springs, creamy glaciers and lush meadows to admire in Sri Nagar makes it a perfect travel destination. Best time to visit this place is usually May to September. The landscape is enchanting and the weather pleasant. If anyplace boasts of paradise on Earth, it is Kashmir. Enjoy the combination of various cultural shades in Sri Nagar with its rich traditions, ancient Muslim Shrines, significant Hindu temples and hillsides.
Munnar in Kerala is one of the most visited hill stations of the southern India. Munnar located in the hill ranges of Kerala where the three Mountain Rivers – Nallathanni, Mudrapuzha, and Kundala joint together. Kerala’s some of the highest and famous tea estates can be seen in Munnar, as the whole town is carpeted with spice plantations, tea estates and hills surrounding greenery. This is an ideal trek for the adventure seekers. Coffee and tea plantation further adds magnificence to this hill station. Some of its famous tourist attractions are Mattupetty, Devikulam, Attukal, etc.
The famous Mount Abu is the only hill station in the state of Rajasthan. It is located around a lake and lots of hills surrounded it. With cool adaptable climate lovely lakes, and breathtaking beautiful Jain temples attracts tourists on a large scale.
The lushness of Mount Abu makes the hill resort being referred to as the paradise of Rajasthan.
There are also interesting treks & picnic spots with awe inspiring scenic beauty. The highest peak on the mountain is Guru Shikhar, at 1722 meters above sea level. It is referred to as ‘an oasis in the desert’, as its heights are home to rivers, lakes, waterfalls and evergreen forests. This is also the highest point between the Nilgiri in the south and the Himalayan range up north.
Tourist attractions in Mount Abu
The Jain and Hindu temples at Mount Abu make it an important center of pilgrimage. The most famous of theses temples is the Dilwara temple, built between the 11th and 13th centuries.
Uttarakhand- Nainital- Uttaranchal is a state of natural beauty and some of the untouched and un-spoilt natural places such Nainital, valley of flowers, Dehradun, Himalaya, kausani etc. Also famous for its lakes, mountains, forests, national parks, sanctuaries and is also a favorite destination of wildlife lovers. Also know more about the temples such as Badrinath, Kedarnath, Hemkund sahib, Kailash maan Sarovar, Naina Devi temple etc. If you are a student you can find information about various schools, college and universities of Kumaon and Garhwal, the culture festivals of Kumaon-Garhwal.
Nestling in the grandeur and beauty of towering snow-capped mountains with the mighty Kanchenjunga (King of the Mountains) dominating the somber, snowy sentinels, lies a jewel of a town – elegant, sophisticated and incredibly beautiful; the name of Tibetan origin means where Indira’s thunderbolt or scepter rested. In Sanskrit, the name, derived from the world ‘Durjay Ling’, means ‘Siva of invincible prowess, who rules the Himalayas’. The official name of the town is DARJEELING. Gangtok, the land of monasteries, is also the largest town of Sikkim. Situated in the Shivalik Hills and lying at an altitude of 1437 m, it is an important Buddhist Pilgrimage Centre. Gangtok is full of Gompas, stup’s, parks and gardens. Some of the major attractions in and around Gangtok are the Rumtek Monastery, Pemayangtse Monastery, Tashiding Monastery, Tsomgo Lake, Nathu-La Pass etc.
Coorg in Karnataka is a beautiful hill station. It has some of the world’s tallest peaks. The tallest mountain peak in Coorg is approximately 6000 feet high. Coorg which is also known as Kodagu, is very well-famous for the coffee plantations. The coffee plantation farm here produces one of the best coffees in the world.
Steep hills, valleys and gorges with countless streams that gurgle through them, beckon intrepid trekkers and rock climbers. Misty hills, lush forest, acres and acres of tea and coffee plantation, orange groves, undulating streets and breathtaking views are make Coorg an unforgettable holiday destination, Nagarhole National Park, the Omkareshwar temple, The Raja’s Seat, Madikeri fort.
Ooty has become more of a ‘honeymooner’s paradise’ and a De-facto filming location. Apart from coffee and tea plantations, trees like conifers, pine and wattle dot the hillside of Ooty and its environs. While visiting you will also come across many eucalyptus trenches. The fresh smell of eucalyptus trees in a trendy and clement breeze will make you psychedelic for sure. The funnel-shaped blossoms covering the hills in floral profusion and the lavender-blue flowers spread over the mountains will pack you with memories for a lifetime.
Tourist attractions in Ooty
Botanical Garden, Government Museum , Kalhatty Falls, Kandal Cross Shrine , Mini Garden and Rose Garden, Madumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Ooty Lake and National Park.