Indians spend more or less than 7 lakh crore rupees on domestic trips according to 2018 data. Like everything else, covid has also affected the tourism department of India. With people being vaccinated, Indians are almost ready to resume their travels following covid guidelines. In this article, we will discuss the Best 10 Places To Visit In INDIA After Covid.
India is a mesmerizing place with infinite choices of holiday destinations- from scenic destinations to historically and culturally soaked sites, from cities bustling with chaos and confusion to destinations offering laid-back and relaxed stays. Among these huge options of destinations available, it is always very hard to choose the best place to visit in India. We relieve you of this dilemma and present the list of the top 10 places to visit in India.
Top 10 places to visit in India after covid-
Head to Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh if you want to experience the spirituality of India at its most vibrant then. This ancient city is believed to be one of the holiest cities for Hindus, but be it Hindu or any religion, this place is sore for the eyes of every person. According to legends and tales, Varanasi is the only place where they can break free from the cycle of rebirth
and unite with the god after their death.
The sunrises and sunsets in the ghats of Varanasi will take your breath away. One memorable thing to do in Varanasi is to buy a small floating offering filled with fresh flowers and a candle and release it onto the Ganges River. And how can you miss Dasaswamedh Ghat and its lively atmosphere? You can spend hours just people watching in that area. The Ganga Arti that takes place at Dasaswamedh Ghat every night at around 7 pm by Hindu priests is a sight worth waiting for. Everything about that Arti will just make you go wow.
Apart from this, there are many other places and sights worth waiting and watching. You can also visit Manikarnika Ghat which is a funeral pyre and burns 24/7, and around 100 cremations take place every day, or visit Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple which is plated in some 800 kilograms of pure gold or Assi Ghat whose main attraction is a Shiva lingam beneath a sacred fig tree and many more.
There are thousand beautiful places to visit in Darjeeling, a breath-taking town settled cozily on the foothills of the Himalayas, surrounded by emerald-green tea plantations, and towered over by the majestic Khangchendzonga it is among the best hill stations in India.
The natural beauty, the greenery, and the mountains make it one of the top attractions of India.
While there are many places to visit here, Tiger Hill, a complete package for nature as well as snow lovers, has seemed to make quite a mark among tourists. Another must-visit is the Himalayan Railway, it's a Toy Train experience that offers pleasant mountain views, and Darjeeling’s Ropeway, which gives an awe-inspiring view of verdant tea estates that aren’t easily accessible. Other than that you can also visit Batasia Loop, Ghoom Monastery, Rock Garden, and Peace Pagoda too.
Pictures and videos simply do not do justice to the beauty and serenity of Ladakh that the eyes can do.
Leh Ladakh is considered one of the most serene, blissful, and beautiful destinations in the world.
The place is surrounded by rivers like the Indus, Zanskar, and Shyok and has the Himalayas as its backdrop. It's a must-go place for every backpacker all over the world simply because of its mesmerizing landscapes, dramatic natural views, and vibrancy.
The top place to visit in your Ladakh trip is the famous Khardung La Pass, a magnetic hill that defies gravity, Shanti Stupa a peaceful and solace place or visit Kargil and pay your respect to the brave soldiers of our country or Pangong Lake which has a stunning mountain view with cloudy skies and crystal clear water.
An enchanting beautiful place situated in south India is popularly known as the ‘Scotland of India’ and also ‘Kashmir of South’ is popular for its pleasant weather, breathtaking natural beauty and diverse landscape.
It is simply a paradise for nature lovers. There are so many places to visit in Coorg, ranging from luxurious coffee plantations to scenic waterfalls like Chelavara and Mallalli Falls to high peak mountains for advantageous hiking in Tadiandamol and Kotebetta mountains to Omkareshwara Temple and Talacauvery, an ancient mythic landmark to Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary, Kumara Parvatha Hill and many more.
The district of Kutch is divided into two sub-regions, Great Rann of Kutch and Little Rann of Kutch.
With high Aravallis as its backdrop, the place is surrounded by a wide ocean of salt making it one of a kind. It is a perfect fusion of desert and sea and makes it a luring sight for its diverse culture. It has various splendid sights ranging from hills, historical marvels, and wildlife sanctuaries to deserts, archaeological sites, and museums. Some must-visit places in Kutch have to be Marine National Park, the first marine conservatory in India or Rann of Kutch, the largest salt desert or Dhinodhar hills which is a perfect blend of a trekking and pilgrimage destination or the Vijaya Vilas Palace with beautiful tile work gives you peace and tranquility and many more.
With oceans as its backdrop and mesmerizing temples as its center, a place snuggled among tall coconut and palm trees with the rich and elegant culture of South India is Gokarna.
The most amazing thing about Gokarna is its beaches.
These beaches are practically untouched and extremely idyllic and are great for those who want to escape from the busy city life and enjoy serenity or just a lot of thrill. Also, the presence of popular legendary temples makes it a famous center of pilgrimage.
Some of the places to visit in Gokarna are Gokarna Cliff, the view from here will simply leave you awe-struck; Kumta, a small town of many charms is a must-visit for its beaches and could be your quiet little private nirvana moment; Yellapur, a small town with a variety of pretty waterfalls is not be missed; Murudeshwar, a breathtakingly mesmerizing beauty for a temple is a must-visit, it has world’s second tallest Shiva statue or visits Dandeli for an authentic jungle adventure.
7.) ANDAMAN & NICOBAR ISLAND
The Andaman and Nicobar are filled with experiences and thrills. There is something for everyone. With sunny skies, golden beaches, turquoise waters these islands are a perfect go-to for everybody.
There are tons of adventure sports, water activities, activities for nature lovers, and sightseeing tours to choose from. Besides sunbathing you can also visit the Baratang caves via Baratang island tour with a thrilling speed boat ride or visit the Samudrika Naval Marine Museum or experience the Bioluminescence in Andaman because there is nothing as magical as rowing in a kayak and watching whole galaxies of tiny, glittering stars floating under your feet or just simply sit on Havelock Island on a moonless night and witness the marvel of bioluminescence, which occurs due to plentiful phytoplankton within the sea.
There are thousands of tourists that visit Pondicherry every year. Popularly known as the ‘French capital of India’, the place is covered with unspoiled beaches, heritage buildings, French and Tamil quarters, ancient temples, and churches.
You can try boating at Chunnambar Backwater to experience stunning views of the verdant beauty and exotic birds in the area or just relax, sit, soak up the sun and watch a heavenly sunset with glorious orange and pink hues reflecting the turquoise waters in the Promenade Beach or go scuba diving to experience the wide range of marine life or enjoy a soothing sunset is Ousteri Lake, an artificial lake which is a must-visit in your Pondy trip or explores the bright French colony in two wheels.
Goa, a place with sunny beaches, amazing seafood, best parties and nightlife, mesmerizing flea market, majestic forts, age-old churches, and of course a hard to resist enticing vibe makes this place one of the most visited places of India.
There is so much you can do in Goa that even your longest trip may seem short. Some places that you can visit our Dudhsagar, Goa’s tallest waterfall with a height of 310 meters and or the Basilica of Bom Jesus, built-in 1605 is famous for holding the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier or the Arjuna garden café which specializes in healthy food and is surrounded by gardens full of hammocks and mango trees or Ashiyana yoga center situated at Mandrem beach or Se Cathedral, one of the largest churches in Asia and others.
Majuli is the world's largest riverine island and also a sight to simply fall in love with. It is the best place to visit if you want to get away from your chaotic life. Most of the things there are handmade and hand cooked.
It is a natural paradise in the midst of the Brahmaputra River which also serves as an abode for the beautiful and unusual migratory birds. This place should be at the top of your must-visit places as it may disappear in the next 10-15 years due to its constant flooding. The best way to experience Majuli is by staying at a bamboo hut. These huts can only be found in Kamlabari and are one of a kind. The best way to explore the island is by cycle, so rent a cycle and get lost in the amazing view. For all the food lovers, eating a thali along with rice beer at Anjuli should be on your top list. The thalis are economical yet are packed with Assamese spice and taste.
You must see and experience the magic of mask making in Majuli as it is the home to the traditional art of mask making and is native to the island since the beginning of civilization there. The artist makes various masks of gods, deities, and other Gothic figures from religious books. Also make sure to visit and pay respect to Satras, the monasteries found on the island.