Wednesday, August 26, 2015

India : An Awesome Place


 This is not China , US , Russia , Europe : This is India . My post will make you believe that India is an awesome place.


The smallest hill station in India, Matheran which is only 90 km from Mumbai, provides a pretty dramatic view of the sunset and the sunrise.


Tungnath, Uttarakhand

 Located at an altitude of 12, 073 Feet, at Tungnath mountains you can also find the oldest Hindu shrine of Lord Shiva.


Tea garden hill of Munnar

 Munnar is a town that's situated in the southwestern region of Kerala. It's practically covered fully with Tea plantations, some as high as 7000 feet above sea level.


Nohkalikai Falls, Cherrapunji

 Located near Cherrapunji, one of the wettest places on earth, Nohkalikai Falls is one of the tallest plunge waterfalls in India. Name of the falls (in Khasi language - "Jump of Ka Likai") is linked to a legend about a local woman, Likai, who after a family tragedy became insane and jumped off the cliff next to the falls




 Mizoram is a land of rolling hills, valleys, rivers and lakes. As many as 21 major hill ranges or peaks of different heights run through the length and breadth of the state, with plains scattered here and there


Hoggenakal Falls

 This waterfall in South India on the river Kaveri is sometimes also referred to as the "Niagara Falls" of India.




 It has 325 islands which cover an area of 6,408 km2, with the Andaman Sea to the east between the islands and the coast of Burma.



 It's not called paradise on Earth for nothing


Drang Drung Glacier, Near Kargil


 It takes about 2 days to get here from the Srinagar airport.





 Leh, the capital of the Himalayan kingdom of Ladakh is best experienced via road trips from New Delhi.


Nanda Devi


 It's the second highest mountain in India. While the peak is not that easy to climb for regular folks like us, but the surrounding Nanda Devi National Park is a must visit atleast once in a lifetime


Deodar Forest, Himachal Pradesh



Key Monastery

 Key Gompa is a Tibetian Buddhist Monastery located on top of a hill at an altitude of 13, 668 feet above sea level close to the Spiti river in Himachal Pradesh. It reportedly, was started by 100 monks in 1855.


Lonar Sarovar, Maharashtra


 The Lonar Lake is a saline soda lake located at Lonar in Buldana district, Maharashtra, India which was created by a meteor impact.


Nubra Valley, Ladakh


 Nubra is a high altitude cold desert with rare precipitation and scant vegetation.




Stok Range, Ladakh


 At 11, 845 feet, Stok Kangri in Stok Range has is a popular mountain among climbers and mountaineers. It's often considered as a practice run for Everest.


Yumthang Valley - Sikkim


 Yumthang Valley is a grazing pasture surrounded by the Himalayan mountains in North Sikkim. At a height of 3,564 metres above sea level, it's popularly known as the 'Valley of Flowers'.