Surreal Places To Experience Nature In India

Surreal Places To Experience Nature In India

Many people think of the bustling cities when they think of India and don’t realize that India is full of stunning beauty. In fact, some of the prettiest landscapes in the world are found here. So, here is my list of the best places to visit to enjoy nature in India.

Where To Go For The Best Nature In India

1. Zanskar Valley

Surreal Places To Experience Nature In IndiaSmall villages make up this remote valley that is full of natural beauty. This is one of the rare places in the world that is still completely untouched. It is great for trekking. And those who have gone have said that it’s heaven on earth. If you want to get off the grid, this is the place to go.

2. Aamby Valley

Surreal Places To Experience Nature In India

Aamby Valley is India’s first planned hill city, located just 120 km from Mumbai. This is a place to experience both nature and luxury. There are three artificial lakes and 11 water bodies surrounded by the picturesque Sahyadri mountain range. Aamby Valley has its own airport and there are many adventures to be had from wonderful golf courses to luxurious spas.

3. Khajjiar

 

Surreal Places To Experience Nature In India

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People say that the landscape of Khajjiar is like that of Switzerland. The snowy Himalayas, forests and meadows, and spring wildflowers are some of the nature spots that will surround you. If you came for the nature in India, many consider to be this place to be one of its most beautiful spots.

4. Nubra Valley

Surreal Places To Experience Nature In India

If you aren’t a local, you need a permit to get here, and getting here isn’t easy. But, it’s so worth it. The panoramic views will astound you. There are many opportunities for walking and hiking, and sites of peaceful Buddhist monasteries and feral camels will delight you.

5. Manali

Surreal Places To Experience Nature In India

Manali is the place for adventure lovers to experience nature.  Mountain biking, canyoning, paragliding, rafting, skiing, trekking, and climbing are just some of the available activities. Located on the on the Beas river, it is a popular tourist destination.

6. Andaman And Nico Islands

Surreal Places To Experience Nature In India

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If your idea of nature in India is going to the beach, then make sure to head to the Andaman and Nico Islands. On the other side of the Andaman sea, lies Thailand and Myanmar. The exotic beaches will not disappoint, and the weather is always perfect.

7. Shimla

Surreal Places To Experience Nature In India

If you’re looking for a mountain vacation in India, head to Shimla. The city is surrounded with stunning views of the majestic Himalayan mountains. Steep forested hillsides surround you in all directions and traffic is banned from the center of town providing you with a wonderful place for walking.