India, like a cultural diversity also holds variety in tourism and offers varied destinations such as religious, adventurous, serene, exotic et al. For beaches, temples and forest visit the state of Andhra Pradesh, for wildlife preserves visit Assam, visit the blend of old and new in Delhi, for excellent beaches visit Goa, for scenic beauty visit Kashmir, for backwaters and pristine beaches visit Kerala and check out the vast deserts of Rajasthan. India has everything for every tourist. So here we are presenting some of the most amazing places to visit in India.
For adventure lovers and trekkers, Sar Pass is the most popular tourist destination. The Sar Pass is located in Parvati Valley of Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh. Sar in local language is known as ‘Lake’. So the place got its name from a small frozen lake that is a part of Sar Pass trek. Each year the Youth Hostels Association of India organizes a trek to Sar Pass. It is the most difficult trek offered by the Youth Hostels Association of India.
Suraj Tal Lake
Suraj Tal Lake or Surya Taal Lake is located near to the Bara-lacha-la Pass in the Lahaul and Spiti Valley of Himachal Pradesh. It is the third highest lake in India and literally means ‘the Lake of the Sun God’. Lahaul and Spiti Valley itself is famous for trekking and biking tour in India and en route from Manali to Leh, the Lake and the Bara-lacha-la pass is covered. Suraj Lake is an amazing place to visit with soothing silence, glacier views, snow capped mountains.
Pangong Tso Lake
Pangong Tso Lake or Pangong Lake extends from India to Tibet and located in the disputed territory with the Line of Actual Control passing through the lake. Pangong Lake is located at a five hour drive from Leh. Spectacular view of the lake and the entire route is just a great experience in itself. Due to saline water, the lake changes its colour in every season.
Tsomoriri Lake or Lake Moriri is located in the Changthang Plateau in Jammu and Kashmir that is one of the highest and the widest plateaus in the world. It is a salt water lake and got its name from the its saltiness, as Tsokar in local language is known as salty lake. Until 1959, the lake was great source of salt. The calm atmosphere, surrounding mountains and the entire ambiance attract tourists.
Zanskar Valley is located in the Kargil district of Jammu and Kashmir. To south it is surrounded by the Great Himalayas and to North by the Zanskar mountains. It is one of the most remote places of India and can be called as high altitude desert. Some of the oldest Buddhist monasteries are located at Zanskar. The Zanskar River and its tributaries offer a gorgeous view. You can opt to do river rafting in Zanskar River as well as go for trekking in Zanskar Valley.
Khatling Glacier is a source of Bhilangna River and is situated in Tehri district. The Jogin Group, Sphetic Pristwar, Barte Kauter, Kirti Stambh and Meru mountain peaks surround the Khatling Glacier and offer a panoramic site. Breathtaking view of snow capped peaks surrounding the glacier is unmatchable. But to reach there you have to trek, cross the dense forest and high mountains. The whole trek can be covered in about two weeks but worth doing.
Lake Pichola is an artificial lake that is one of the highlights of the city of Udaipur, Rajasthan. It was created in 1362 AD and many other lakes in Udaipur was created to serve the water and irrigation needs of the local people.
Nuranang Falls located in the Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in India. The place is not much known among tourists thus making it unexplored and serene. Nuranang falls is made by the river Nuranang before plunging into the Tawang Chu river.
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