5 Best Vacation Destinations to Visit All Year Round in India
When you want to do some travelling and have fun with your loved ones, season and the weather should not matter. It shouldn’t matter if it’s summer or winter or spring, if you want to go then you should just pack your bags and leave. Let us help you with your craving of Indian vacation sites where you won’t have to worry about the right season to right season to visit.
1. Bengaluru, Karnataka
No matter which part of India you live in, you must have heard of Bangalore’s lovely weather. Bangalore aka Bengaluru is not just the “Silicon Valley of India” but also the “Garden City of India” , the flower show of Lal Bagh which is held annually is a must visit. If you love safari then Bannerghata Park is the perfect destination to spend your day at. Apart from the gardens and the software firms, the city is also well known for its pub culture. Your trip to namma Bengaluru would not be complete without setting your foot in one of the famous pubs.
“Sunday ho ya Monday, Bangalore will entertain you any day”
Places to See: Lal Bagh, Iskon Temple, Bangalore Palace, Vidhan Soudha, Bannerghata National
Park, Tipu Sultan’s summer palace, St. Mary’s Basilica, HAL Aerospace Museum
2. Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
The city of Ghats, Varanasi is considered to be the spiritual capital of India and it justifies every bit of its title. The famous Kashi Vishwanath temple is among the holy places in the city. Others are Sankat Mochan Temple (where you can find notorious monkeys in large number) and Durga Temple. The ghats are a blissful place to spend the evening with loved ones and the evening aarti is a sight to see at assi ghat. Apart from the temples and the ghats, the city boasts of its rich history through the Ramnagar Fort which is built close to the Ganga River. The lassi near the Ramnagar fort and the street chats are a must try.
“Khaike paan Banaras wala, khul jaaye band akal ka taala”
Places to See: Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Dashashwamedh Ghat, Ramnagar Fort, Chaukhandi Stupa, Dhamek Stupa, Assi Ghat, Sarnath Museum, Chandra Prabha Wildlife Sanctuary
3. Munnar, Kerala
Munnar is a hill station located in the Idukki District of Kerala and situated 5,200 ft above sea level. Plush greenery and extreme serenity is what you will find here. There is no better place on earth that will provide you with such greenery. You will be in luck if you are travelling to Munnar by road as sights of waterfall alongside the road are very common. The name of this place in local language means “Three Rivers”, the Mudhirapuzha, Nallathannj and Kunadli merge with each other at Munnar. Apart from the greenery and the rivers, you can often spot wild herds of elephants walking around the lush grasslands at dawn; it is a magical view to capture. So if you are visiting Munnar, don’t forget your DSLRs and selfie sticks.
“One cannot simply call it Munnar as it is spelt with surnames such as, Magnificent, Mesmerizing and Marvelous”
Places to See: Mattupetty Dam, Eravikulam National Park, Anamudi, Devikulam, Attukal Waterfalls
Goa is the best place to spend time at the beach all day and party all night. It is visited by hordes of tourists every year for its beaches and world heritage architecture. You can visit the Se Cathedral Church to witness the marvels of Portuguese architecture. It also boasts being a biodiversity hotspot for its rich flora and fauna.
“Think Goa, think beautiful architecture, fiestas, carnivals, sun, sand, surf and spicy food”
Places to See: Basilica of Bom Jesus, Se Cathedral, Shanta Durga Temple, Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, Chapora Beach, Church of St Cajetan
Lonavla is a hill station in Pune district of Maharashtra and is quite popular for the snacks called “chikki”. This plush green town was once upon a time a part of the Yadava Dynasty. Its history also mentions the presence of Mughals due to the strategical positioning of the town. It is very delightful and adventurous tourist destination. It is situated at a distance of 60km from Pune and 100km from Mumbai. It is the favorite weekend destination of Maharashtrians and their neighboring states.
“Sleep on the lush green carpet with a shawl of clouds.”
Places to See: Karla Caves, Lohagad, Bhushi Dam, Walwan Dam, Visapur Fort, Ekvira Devi Temple