12 Destinations 12 Months – Travel Calendar for 2019
Do you love to wander amidst the blues and greens of nature – be it sky high mountains or sandy beaches? Come, let’s explore the destinations ideal for each month to travel.
You may explore all 12 or some of them based on your holidays your boss allows!
1. New Delhi: January
One of the most polluted cities in the world! What you will be travelling here for! Dust particles? No. Rich cultural history from the Mughal era, carved in stones and architecturally intelligent forts and monuments of Red Fort, Humayun’s Tomb, Jama Masjid and Qutub Minar are noteworthy!
Street food is to die for – especially in Chandni Chowk where you get parathas with stuffing’s of your choice – paneer, banana or green chilli.
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2. Goa: February
The beaches of Goa are famous worldwide and is every foreigners favourite. Not only famous for parties but also for forts and museums with blend of Indian and Portugese culture. Several beach resorts add to the charm of the gushing roaring waves to the shore.
If you wish to enjoy the calm and serene sandy beaches, head towards the south where you get spiritual touches of the mosques and temples as well as wildlife sanctuaries and parks from old dates.
3. Wildlife of Kaziranga National Park, Assam: March
Known to home about 15 species of endangered mammals, Kaziranaga is an aspired destination for wildlife photographers.
Famous for One-horned Rhinos, wildlife buffaloes and Indian elephants, the national park is rich in resources to support the growth and survival of several wild animals – barking deer, wild boar, sambar, hog deer, jungle cat, cobras, rock python and lots more. In March, when the temperatures have begun to move up, Kaziranga is good to explore owing to the pleasant winds!
4. Mon, Nagaland: April
Amidst the sky-touching mountains in the east, is Mon district of Nagaland, inhabited by the tribe of Konyak Nagas – believed to be direct descendants of Noah and crossing the gate of the sun!
When they come out of their villages to sell their cultivated products, their tattooed faces and heads adorned with animal skulls and blackened teeth look surprising. Also, you experience the scenic marvel of the hills and flowing rivers on lush green spread of land here!
5. Tea Estates and Darjeeling: May
When the temperatures have soared to the maximum in the metro cities, Darjeeling is a pleasant location to visit!
Known to produce the most refreshing of tea in the world, Darjeeling is also famous for its toy train taking you through the twists and turns of the hills! It’s no less than a romantic ride! The clear blue Kanchenjunga snow peaks is a sight which draws tourists to this tea land in West Bengal.
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6. Rishikesh, Uttarakhand: June
Rishikesh is the only place which is equally loved by the adventure spirited as well as the Yogis and pilgrims while it gives the scenic splendour of the Himalayas.
Located on the Himalayan foot in Dehradun, Rishikesh gives you well accessible pathways to the entire Himalayan range. Known to be the origin of the Ayurveda, Yoga and meditation, Rishikesh is now famous worldwide for studying and researching on Spa Therapies. The spiritual significance of Rishikesh holds that one gets closer to moksh by meditating in the hills!
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7. Munnar, Kerala: July
One of the most preferred hill stations in the country is Munnar in Kerala. The scenic marvel of the extensive tea plantations, valleys, rivers cutting through the mountains and lush green spread of meadows is no less than a perfect painting of scenery!
Don’t forget to visit the Tata Tea Museum, Blossom Park which is a picnic spot offering boating and cycling), Pothamedu View Point which offers view of mountain covered in several shades of green) and Attukal Waterfalls, just like the one you have read, cutting through the jungles and hills yet so calmly free flowing in its course!
8. Islands of Andaman: August
A perfect combination tour of sandy beaches, adventure sports and history away from the digital world is what you need by the second quarter of the year! August, not being the peak season, is the ideal time to visit Andaman.
The amazing coastline with its blue waters are perfect for you to relax and enjoying sun-bath, along with the sea-food prepared fresh from the islands! You may also dive into the waters to view underwater life and coral-reefs.
9. Scotland of India: September
Snow clad peaks, waterfalls cutting through the mountains and panoramic view of clear blue lakes is all you ever dreamt of! Situated in the hills of Jammu and Kashmir, is this heavenly place of Leh, Ladakh! Inhabited by Indo-Aryans and Tibetans, the residents are always ready to welcome you, if you need any help in your trip! Just like the movie scenes and dream sequences is what makes up Leh, Ladakh.
10. October: Kolkata, West Bengal
Kolkata, famous for the festival of Dussehra is your destination for October. During this time of the year the city decks up in lights while Goddess Durga is worshipped in almost every locality!
Not only the city walls, but also every citizen of Kolkata dresses up to look their best to celebrate the most awaited festival. Do try rasgullas while you explore Prince Ghat, Victoria Memorial Hall, Ganges Ghat and Fort William.
11. November: Coorg
Known for coffee plantations and streams cutting through the hills is an ultimate destination for travellers. No less than Scotland, Coorg is known for its local clan, Kodavas, specialist in martial arts.
Travel to Karnataka by the Maharajas Express train to have the most luxurious journey ever while being treated like a prince, with fine dining, spa, wifi, bars and lots more.
12. December – Rann of Kutch
The largest salt-desert in the world is the Rann of Kutch, Gujarat. The Topansar Lake, Indian Wild Ass Sanctuary, Narayan Sarovar Sanctuary are some of the tourist spots here. Come, feel the chill in the dry deserts in December!
So, pack your bags and get set go!
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