Travel restrictions in India haven’t quite been lifted yet. But as more and more people are being vaccinated every day, many see hope for their travel plans. That said, the best thing you could do right now is, stay at home. But, while your travel can wait until it’s safer, there’s no harm in planning your travel, dreaming of packing your bags, and getting back out to these 8 Spectacular Places to Visit in India Post-Pandemic someday soon.
If you have drained your savings to survive the pandemic, still you don’t want your post-pandemic travel plans to suffer (it is understandable after being stuck at home for nearly more than a year because of pandemic-induced lockdowns), you could use a low-interest travel loan in India from online platforms like MoneyTap and pay it back in easy installments.
In the meantime, you can make a list of the places you would like to visit once the pandemic is over. Below, we share eight Places to Visit in India Post-Pandemic, places surrounded by nature and vast landscapes – just what we think you will prefer for rejuvenating yourself after the pandemic.
Here we present a list of 8 Spectacular Places to Visit in India Post-Pandemic
1. Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
Rishikesh, known as the Yoga capital of India, is the best place to visit if you need a quiet place to recuperate and rejuvenate. Far away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, you can simply relax along the shore of the River Ganga, enroll yourself for a yoga and meditation course, stay at an ashram, or choose to go trekking or whitewater rafting.
2. Spiti Valley
Situated at 13,000 feet, this Himalayan landscape has serene monasteries, and tiny hamlets sprinkled across this cold desert mountain valley. When you set foot into Spiti Valley, you are welcomed by the long winding valleys and roads, presenting unforgettable glimpses of cold desert and snow-crowned mountains.
3. Pangong Tso Lake
Pangong Tso is a Tibetian name that means “long, narrow, enchanted lake”. With its stunning backdrop of magnificent mountains, Pangong Tso Lake is the most popular tourist place in Leh Ladakh. You will be mesmerized to see the Pangong Tso Lake changing colors to the different shades of green, blue, and red.
Kedarnath is a widely popular religious tourist destination and it can be reached by a 16 km trek from Gaurikund. Located at an altitude of 3584m above sea level, it offers jaw-dropping views of scenic beauty, surrounded by beautiful snow-covered mountains and clouds acting like jewels.
The untouched beauty of the hills, the mesmerizing sunrises, and the old-world charm of the past, make Darjeeling one of India’s most beautiful hill stations. Darjeeling is synonymous with Darjeeling Tea – a drink made from a Chinese variety tea plant called Camellia sinensis, grown and processed in Darjeeling.
Shillong city gets its name from the deity Shyllong or Lei Shyllong. With its picturesque sights, mesmerizing waterfalls, crystal clear lakes, and impressive mountains, this capital city of Meghalaya is an ideal place to unwind amidst natural beauty and serenity.
Coorg offers amazing nature trails for you to embrace the solitude of nature. From coffee plantations, mountain waterfalls to mountain wildlife, Coorg is the perfect antidote to the frustration you have been facing of being indoors due to the pandemic.
Munnar is breathtakingly beautiful and a haven of peace and tranquillity located in God’s own country, Kerala. Set at an altitude of 6000 ft in the Idukki district, Munnar is surrounded by rolling hills dotted with tea plantations. Munnar rises as three mountain streams merge – Nallathanni, Mudrapuzha, and Kundala.
Although it will still be a while before you can travel safely, it doesn’t mean you should not be planning a post-pandemic trip. The mere act of researching and planning a trip gives you something to look forward to and this triggers happiness and that’s what we need the most right now. Isn’t it?
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