Summer!!! Is it too sunny and hot to go out? Is it quite humid and dehydrating to go out? No good place to visit in the vicinity apart from the waterparks? You would be surprised seeing some of the magnificent places, seeming as if we are in abroad. Escape into the country’s most magnificent tourist attractions, it is the perfect time for discovering different places and spending your holidays in Maharashtra which offer a great respite.
There are various humungous places to explore; Maharashtra is surrounded by historic forts & museums, panoramic beauty, various festivals & languages and mythology. Spend your time with family or friends at economic rates. Here is a perfect guide from soft-sand beaches to lush green mountains and multi-ethnic cities, to beat the heat of this summer and for exploring fun, adventure and wonders that is going to sweep you off your feet. Take the break you deserve, open your arms with a new outlook to refresh your minds.
Lonavala & Khandala: Trekkers paradise; Lonavala & Khnadala are one of the best cooler places to visit in summer in Maharashtra. Enjoy the sightseeing, camping, rock climbing or trekking at Tiger’s Leap, Lonavala Lake, Rajmachi Wildlife Sanctuary, Koregad Fort, Amrutanjan Point, Bhaja Caves, Duke’s Nose, Lohagad Fort, Bedse Caves, Kune Waterfalls, Bushi Dam, etc. who love spending some quiet time away from the commotion of the city.
Mahableshwar: Situated in the Sahyadri Mountain ranges, a getaway for families and new wedded couples, one of the best and most visited hill station in Maharashtra during summers. Places to explore Rajpuri Caves, Mahabaleshwar Temple, Morarji Castle, Venna Lake, Pratapgad, Mapro Garden, Tapola, Lingamala Falls, Lodwick Point, Elephant’s Head Point, mesmerizing sunrise at Wilson Point, boating from Tapola to Bamnoli Island and enjoy various activities like rock climbing, mountain biking, horse riding, trekking & more
Alibaug: Peaceful retreat beach with romantic ambiance and tempting konkani food situated near the Arabian sea. Places to expose Alibaug beach, Nagaon beach, Akshi beach, Kolaba Fort, Kanakeshwar Devastan Temple and more. After long playful soak in the beach, a filling vegetarian, sea food and sol (soul) khadi savours the day
Matheran: Smallest but biggest adventures attraction hill station in India. It is located in the Raigad district of Maharashtra. Matheran is of forested routes that are rich in wildlife, Echo Point, One Tree Hill Point, Charlotte Lake, Alexander Point, Prabal Fort, the Garbett Plateau, waterfall, nature walking and local shopping. Close by and can enjoy the trekking with your friends.
Panchgani: Last but not least, Panchgani Surrounded by 5 Sahyadri mountain ranges, hence the name, also known as the table land. It is a breath-taking serene beauty along with unpolluted environment. So people who are tired of the smoke and vehicles can discover the pristine beauty. Places to explore Table Land, Mapro Farms, Bhilar Waterfalls, Sydney Point, Lingmala Falls, Elephant’s Head Point, Kate’s Point, Dhom Dam and many more. Activities sightseeing, hiking, trekking, cycling, Horse riding, sky diving, bungee jumping, shopping for handicrafts, famous for paragliding, etc. It is gifted with some marvellous beauty besides the proud contributor of 80% Strawberries to India.
A visit to this magnificent state should be on the rim of every traveller’s tourist list. These destinations are close by, famous and easy to access
Do share your experience if you do visit these places and tell us your story and encourage readers to explore the marvellous destinations.
Gear up for the most exciting adventurous moments, not just places but the people, their culture, their language, different spices & food and still the unity in diversity would be a thrilling, breath-taking experience you will ever come across in your life. Massage your inquisitiveness and open all your sensors for the surprise that the Indian nature awaits with its open arms
So before exploring or visiting the Incredible !ndia something to feed your inquisitiveness guess the states against each of the below mentioned slogans, I am sure you would enjoy and gain more knowledge by exploring them. Slogans of few states to start with:
“The Essence of Incredible India”
“The Land of Dawnlit Mountains”
“God’s Own Country”
“The Heart of Incredible India”
“Jewel of Incredible India”
“Land of Festivals”
“The Soul of Incredible India”
“The Essence of Incredible India”
No patience to guess and reach to these places, let us help you to take a quick peak on the reasons why you should guesstimate the above states and visit India. It is a very huge, affordable and unique place on this earth, below are the reasons why:
1) History & its mesmerizing architecture: There are humongous monuments with remarkable but unique cravings and architecture across India. Every craving and structure depicts a story like the most beautiful and romantic Taj Mahal craved in marble, Ellora featuring rock-cut architecture, Pink City, Golden Temple and other ancient temples, mosques, historic churches. You can daily find unique and interesting monuments in India.
2) Festivals: Various religions and its festivals celebrated in unity and harmony. It is huge, brighter, louder, dancing, various types of food & sweets having its own unique speciality. Most famous festivals like Holi, throwing powered colour and water, Diwali, the festival of lights, Onam, snake boat race, kathakali, etc.
3)Wild life and safari: Experience the wildlife-watching, national parks, bird sanctuaries, see incredible tigers, rhinos, elephants, hawk eagles, etc. Different states offers enormous attractive activities like the desert safaris, camel riding, elephant safari, jeep safari, boat safari, moon light dinner on the desert sands under the cool night, etc.
4)Beaches: Visit beautiful beaches with different variety of sea water with varied sand across India, listen to the calm seashores, feel the cool breeze and experience the warm lagoons. Stay at the most breath-taking backwaters rivers, canals and lakes.
5)Mountain hiking: Drive between the glaciers, lakes, Himalayan ranges or Trek in the areas of Leh Ladak, Himalayan Ranges, Mount Everest and various other mountains and peaks nearby. Capture and cherish for lifetime the magnificent view of these areas.
6)Explore spirituality and peace: In this fast moving space find the most relaxing, de-stressing, refreshing and inspiring spiritual learning for your soul. Learn the different techniques of yoga, meditation or spend time in the various ashram and Yoga centers.
7)Spices and food: Delicious to the taste buds but little fiery to handle, but it should not stop from tasting mouth-watering unique dishes of each States mixed in its unique spices, herbs for both vegetarian and non-vegetarian like pani-puri, samosa, thali, dosa, hyderabadi biryani, etc.
8)Indian art: India is known for its unique fine arts in each state. Indian art in the form of sculptures, paintings, pottery, textile, etc. it has loads of cultural influences. These folk and styles have been passed down from generations to generations.
9)Shopping: One of the India’s most irresistible activities. India is famous for the eye catching handicrafts where each state specializes and is handed down over the generations. Explore and feel the aura of Indian culture in each unique treasures and antiques.
10)Indian Hospitality: Indians are known for its for its hospitality, it is considered as a huge honour to have the guests welcomed and go out of the way to please them. Best option is to visit small villages and cities to enjoy to the best.
Dare to visit so-called “The Cultural Shock in India” I am sure you would start loving India. We respect each religion and that is what strengthens our unity, come feel the Incredible Strength come visit Incredible !ndia. It will change your life.
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