Best Places to Enjoy Nature in India


From north to south and east to west, India is blessed with gorgeous lakes and rivers, majestic mountains, dense forests, exotic beaches, valleys, wilderness and breathtaking nature views. India has several natural places which are full of beauty, serenity and tranquillity. 

If you want to feel close to nature and want to have a refreshing experience, I have listed below the most beautiful natural places that every nature lover must visit in India. You should check out these places and decide which place is worth your time and effort. 

Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand

Pithoragarh, a serene destination, located in Uttarakhand awaits every nature enthusiast to come and witness its historic charm, unmatchable beauty and view of the mighty Himalayas. Tourists can explore Askot Sanctuary, Pithoragarh Fort, and indulge in hiking, trekking, fishing, skiing and kayaking during their trip. Hundreds of pilgrims visit here every day as it is the starting point of the trek to the holy shrines of Mansarovar and Kailash. This tiny destination is ideal to travel to spend some time with nature to refresh yourself. 

Munnar, Kerala 

Spend some “alone time” at one of the most beautiful destinations of Kerala where nature is at its best. Munnar, a little hill station, is renowned for its tea and spice plantations. For all tea lovers, there is a place known as Tata’s Tea Museum where you can learn about the process and interesting history of tea and taste their special Tea. The tea plantations give a spectacular view of the town making it a great tourist spot.  Other famous tourist attractions in Munnar are Echo Point, Attukad waterfall and Kundala Lake where people can unwind and enjoy shikhara rides. Trying boating amidst hills, lush greenery and listening to the sounds of birds is indeed a mesmerizing experience to have. And not to forget, Munnar also offers several cool activities such as camping, rock climbing, fishing and parasailing.

Valley of Flowers, Uttarakhand

This place has my heart because its neverending natural beauty in the form of colourful flowers, flora and fauna, breathtaking waterfalls, dense forests and glaciers will transport you to an entirely different world of peace and serenity. If you are a true nature lover, you have to trek to the Valley of Flowers once in your life as it is not just a trek, but a beautiful valley covered with a huge variety of endemic alpine flowers. Valley looks really colourful and impressive from May to September but to witness the maximum number of flowers at one time, August and September are ideal months to visit. Trek to this magical valley to experience nature in its full glory.

Coorg, Karnataka

Known as “Mini Scotland”, Coorg is a popular destination among nature lovers due to its exotic scenery, green hills, pristine rivers, wildlife, spice and coffee plantations. Whether it be exploring coffee plantations and trying tasty brewing coffee, exploring waterfalls or enjoying River rafting In the Barapole River, people love to spend their vacations in Coorg with their family. During your visit to Coorg, you can prefer to stay at homestays for a memorable experience and learn about Kodava culture. One can also enjoy martial art shows while in Coorg as Kodavas (local people) are experts in Martial Art. 

Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh

Many couples and families choose this destination as a peaceful getaway in the lap of nature and to witness green majestic hills, thick forests, wildlife, quaint villages and picture-perfect nature views. To enjoy nature vibes, one must visit Talley Valley Wildlife Sanctuary for an adventurous yet captivating experience. Also, someone who is fascinated by adventure can enjoy trekking to Ziro and Midey valley which are favourable trekking paths among travellers. Besides adventure and nature sightseeing, one can also have fun at the Ziro Music Festival in September.

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