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Mcleodganj – Many tourists who visit Bir also head to Triund as well that starts from Mcleodganj. Triund is a beautiful hill from where you can see the Kangra Valley, along with beautiful sunset and sunrise points.
Mcleodganj
Mcleodganj – Many tourists who visit Bir also head to Triund as well that starts from Mcleodganj. Triund is a beautiful hill from where you can see the Kangra Valley, along with beautiful sunset and sunrise points.
This hill station is located in the state of Uttarakhand amidst the snow-capped Himalayas. One of the best skiing destinations in India, you will find people flocking here throughout the year for an adventure. In the summer, it is an excellent destination for hiking, camping, and trekking through the rough trails of the Himalayas.
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This hill station is located in the state of Uttarakhand amidst the snow-capped Himalayas. One of the best skiing destinations in India, you will find people flocking here throughout the year for an adventure. In the summer, it is an excellent destination for hiking, camping, and trekking through the rough trails of the Himalayas.
Considered Darjeeling’s pride the Darjeeling Toy train is one of the most awesome engineer marvels. Established back in 1881 the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is one of India’s oldest toy trains. The train takes you on a journey from the Himalayas, running through the lush and bountiful tea garden of Shimla. Once used by the British to transport tea to all parts of the world is one of the few trains that still runs on a steam engine. Declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is meant to take you on a 2000m climb between Siliguri and the Darjeeling tea plantations.
Darjeeling Himalayan Railway
Considered Darjeeling’s pride the Darjeeling Toy train is one of the most awesome engineer marvels. Established back in 1881 the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is one of India’s oldest toy trains. The train takes you on a journey from the Himalayas, running through the lush and bountiful tea garden of Shimla. Once used by the British to transport tea to all parts of the world is one of the few trains that still runs on a steam engine. Declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is meant to take you on a 2000m climb between Siliguri and the Darjeeling tea plantations.
Bangalore is the busy and happening IT Capital of India. Bangalore has a lot more to offer than just the corporate world. Located in Karnataka, Bangalore pretty much rests in the surroundings of breathtaking landscapes and a variety of tourist spots to visit. Keep reading to know about the top 15 tourist places near Bangalore within 50 kms. These places that we have curated for you are some of the most popular destinations for a one-day trip from Bangalore.
15 Places Near Bangalore Within 50 kms
Bangalore is the busy and happening IT Capital of India. Bangalore has a lot more to offer than just the corporate world. Located in Karnataka, Bangalore pretty much rests in the surroundings of breathtaking landscapes and a variety of tourist spots to visit. Keep reading to know about the top 15 tourist places near Bangalore within 50 kms. These places that we have curated for you are some of the most popular destinations for a one-day trip from Bangalore.
One of the most beautiful tourist destinations in Uttarakhand, Nainital, is a quaint hill station built around a uniquely shaped lake known as the ‘Naini Lake’ (thus, contributing to its name). Situated at an altitude of 1938 km above sea level amidst the Kumaon Hills, Nainital is best known for its tranquil lakes, pleasantly balmy evenings and lush environs.  Also famously known as ‘City of Lakes,’ it features water sports activities, rock-climbing, climbing, and stupendous slopes- making it a picturesque paradise for all.
Nainital, Uttarakhand
One of the most beautiful tourist destinations in Uttarakhand, Nainital, is a quaint hill station built around a uniquely shaped lake known as the ‘Naini Lake’ (thus, contributing to its name). Situated at an altitude of 1938 km above sea level amidst the Kumaon Hills, Nainital is best known for its tranquil lakes, pleasantly balmy evenings and lush environs. Also famously known as ‘City of Lakes,’ it features water sports activities, rock-climbing, climbing, and stupendous slopes- making it a picturesque paradise for all.
Are you planning a getaway where you can enjoy the wilderness at its best? Or looking for the best hiking trails? The Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary tops the list of the best places to visit while on your trip to the Scotland of India, Coorg. The Wildlife Sanctuary is not only a destination, it is an escape from the daily facade to replenish yourself while being surrounded by the subtle beauty of nature.

Established in the year 1987, the sanctuary never ceases to amaze its visitors with sightings of exotic bird species and lush green surroundings. A proposed World Heritage Site, the wildlife sanctuary is one of the 21 wildlife sanctuaries in Karnataka.
A Guide To The Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary
Are you planning a getaway where you can enjoy the wilderness at its best? Or looking for the best hiking trails? The Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary tops the list of the best places to visit while on your trip to the Scotland of India, Coorg. The Wildlife Sanctuary is not only a destination, it is an escape from the daily facade to replenish yourself while being surrounded by the subtle beauty of nature. Established in the year 1987, the sanctuary never ceases to amaze its visitors with sightings of exotic bird species and lush green surroundings. A proposed World Heritage Site, the wildlife sanctuary is one of the 21 wildlife sanctuaries in Karnataka.
Consider waking up at an ungodly hour, braving the early morning chill, getting stuck in a traffic jam before sunrise, followed by an uphill walk to the watchtower, only to find it full and brimming with people. We are talking about the most famous tourist spot in Darjeeling—Tiger Hill. It is the highest point of the town and promises a beautiful view of the sunrise along with the illuminated snow-clad peak of the 3rd highest mountain in the world, Kanchenjunga. The allure of witnessing the popular Himalayan mountain draped in the morning twilight draws hundreds of visitors every day to Tiger Hill. However, Darjeeling is much more than the usual tea estate selfie points and mountain sightseeing affairs.
6 Things To Do In Darjeeling
Consider waking up at an ungodly hour, braving the early morning chill, getting stuck in a traffic jam before sunrise, followed by an uphill walk to the watchtower, only to find it full and brimming with people. We are talking about the most famous tourist spot in Darjeeling—Tiger Hill. It is the highest point of the town and promises a beautiful view of the sunrise along with the illuminated snow-clad peak of the 3rd highest mountain in the world, Kanchenjunga. The allure of witnessing the popular Himalayan mountain draped in the morning twilight draws hundreds of visitors every day to Tiger Hill. However, Darjeeling is much more than the usual tea estate selfie points and mountain sightseeing affairs.
In the month of August 2018, I got an opportunity to visit a fairly unique place in North Sikkim called Dzongu. Tourists hardly talk about it and it stays hidden while in Sikkim. Why? Because even Sikkimese need a permit to enter this area.

Dzongu, a place specially restricted for the Lepchas community is a hub of history and culture. If you are here, you can understand Sikkim a little more and understand the indigenous peoples better. Below, I will talk about how exactly the Lepcha community is and everything you need to know about Dzongu.
My Trip to Dzongu
In the month of August 2018, I got an opportunity to visit a fairly unique place in North Sikkim called Dzongu. Tourists hardly talk about it and it stays hidden while in Sikkim. Why? Because even Sikkimese need a permit to enter this area. Dzongu, a place specially restricted for the Lepchas community is a hub of history and culture. If you are here, you can understand Sikkim a little more and understand the indigenous peoples better. Below, I will talk about how exactly the Lepcha community is and everything you need to know about Dzongu.
New Jacquline Heritage Houseboats are moored on the Tranquil Nageen Lake west, 7 Km from the summer capital, Srinagar. This houseboat is one of Kashmir’s greatest attractions. Imagine waking up to the scenic beauty with water all around you, this happens only in your dreams, but this place gives you the chance to live your dream. This boat house offers you home comfort, modern amenities, and your very own staff to cook delicious meals for you. The local vendors, gliding by in their shikaras, provide a floating market of flowers and fruits, an experience not to be missed. A small boat trip will take you through the water lilies, to islands alive with kingfishers, and past flower gardens – including the famous gardens of Shalimar which will take your breath away.
Houseboat in Srinagar
New Jacquline Heritage Houseboats are moored on the Tranquil Nageen Lake west, 7 Km from the summer capital, Srinagar. This houseboat is one of Kashmir’s greatest attractions. Imagine waking up to the scenic beauty with water all around you, this happens only in your dreams, but this place gives you the chance to live your dream. This boat house offers you home comfort, modern amenities, and your very own staff to cook delicious meals for you. The local vendors, gliding by in their shikaras, provide a floating market of flowers and fruits, an experience not to be missed. A small boat trip will take you through the water lilies, to islands alive with kingfishers, and past flower gardens – including the famous gardens of Shalimar which will take your breath away.
Known for its beautiful lakes and enchanting scenery Nainital has many glorious sights making it an exciting attraction. The area has a favorable climate all year round and is an ideal place to visit to beat the heat. There is a plethora of places to visit in Nainital and the best part is whether you are a nature lover, an architecture enthusiast, or are just looking for some serenity Nainital has it all. The best time to visit Nainital is from March to May and December to February. From heritage buildings to old temples and of course, places to soak in the scenic view here are some of the significant places to visit in Nainital.
20 Places To Visit In Nainital
Known for its beautiful lakes and enchanting scenery Nainital has many glorious sights making it an exciting attraction. The area has a favorable climate all year round and is an ideal place to visit to beat the heat. There is a plethora of places to visit in Nainital and the best part is whether you are a nature lover, an architecture enthusiast, or are just looking for some serenity Nainital has it all. The best time to visit Nainital is from March to May and December to February. From heritage buildings to old temples and of course, places to soak in the scenic view here are some of the significant places to visit in Nainital.
The Kangra Fort is built by the Royal family of Kangra and is situated at the confluence of the Banganga and Manjhi rivers in the Kangra valley of Himachal Pradesh. This fort is located in Old Kangra and is believed to be one of the oldest forts in the world and the largest fort in the Himalayas. The road journey to the fort offers breathtaking views of the landscape around and the fort is close to Dharamsala. The Vajreshwari temple is the highlight of Kangra Fort, attracting tourists from all over. 

Address: Old Kangra, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh 176001
Built by: Rajput family of Kangra State (the Katoch dynasty)
Materials: Granite, Lime mortar
Best time to visit: September-June
Kangra Fort
The Kangra Fort is built by the Royal family of Kangra and is situated at the confluence of the Banganga and Manjhi rivers in the Kangra valley of Himachal Pradesh. This fort is located in Old Kangra and is believed to be one of the oldest forts in the world and the largest fort in the Himalayas. The road journey to the fort offers breathtaking views of the landscape around and the fort is close to Dharamsala. The Vajreshwari temple is the highlight of Kangra Fort, attracting tourists from all over. Address: Old Kangra, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh 176001 Built by: Rajput family of Kangra State (the Katoch dynasty) Materials: Granite, Lime mortar Best time to visit: September-June
Dal Lake is a top tourist destination in Srinagar and is the second largest lake in the state of Jammu & Kashmir. Due to its beauty and serenity, it is known as the “Jewel in the Crown” of Kashmir. It is spread over 18-22 km sq and offers various tourist destinations, shops and markets. After the Sonmarg trip, we were back in Srinagar.
Dal Lake
Dal Lake is a top tourist destination in Srinagar and is the second largest lake in the state of Jammu & Kashmir. Due to its beauty and serenity, it is known as the “Jewel in the Crown” of Kashmir. It is spread over 18-22 km sq and offers various tourist destinations, shops and markets. After the Sonmarg trip, we were back in Srinagar.
Leh-Ladakh is a breathtakingly beautiful region in the northernmost part of India, and is an ideal destination for those looking for a unique and tranquil workation experience. The region is known for its stunning mountain scenery, rich cultural heritage, and peaceful atmosphere. The harsh desert-like landscape, dotted with monasteries and traditional villages, provides a stark contrast to the busy cities and makes it an ideal place for a digital detox.

There are several comfortable guesthouses and homestays in Leh that offer a comfortable and affordable place to stay, and the city has several cafes and restaurants that serve delicious local cuisine.
Workation in Leh-Ladakh
Leh-Ladakh is a breathtakingly beautiful region in the northernmost part of India, and is an ideal destination for those looking for a unique and tranquil workation experience. The region is known for its stunning mountain scenery, rich cultural heritage, and peaceful atmosphere. The harsh desert-like landscape, dotted with monasteries and traditional villages, provides a stark contrast to the busy cities and makes it an ideal place for a digital detox. There are several comfortable guesthouses and homestays in Leh that offer a comfortable and affordable place to stay, and the city has several cafes and restaurants that serve delicious local cuisine.
Mussoorie, The Queen of Hill Stations, located 35 kilometres from Dehradun covers dense forests of deodars, rivers and waterfalls. It is famous for the majestic view of the mountain ranges, ropeway on Gun Hill, and Trekking. This place is known for its scenic beauty, pleasant sunrises and sunsets that leave the visitors spellbound. Nag Tibba Trek, Kempty Falls, Mossy Falls, Lake Mist, Lal Tibba, Dhanaulti, Happy Valley, Jharipani Falls are some of the popular tourist attractions.

Mussoorie is also famous for the atmospheric phenomenon known as ‘Winterline’ and hosts a Winterline Carnival Festival in honour of this phenomenon and to promote its vibrant heritage.
Summer in Mussoorie
Mussoorie, The Queen of Hill Stations, located 35 kilometres from Dehradun covers dense forests of deodars, rivers and waterfalls. It is famous for the majestic view of the mountain ranges, ropeway on Gun Hill, and Trekking. This place is known for its scenic beauty, pleasant sunrises and sunsets that leave the visitors spellbound. Nag Tibba Trek, Kempty Falls, Mossy Falls, Lake Mist, Lal Tibba, Dhanaulti, Happy Valley, Jharipani Falls are some of the popular tourist attractions. Mussoorie is also famous for the atmospheric phenomenon known as ‘Winterline’ and hosts a Winterline Carnival Festival in honour of this phenomenon and to promote its vibrant heritage.
The “Heaven on Earth” as Jahangir called it, is an epitome of beauty. This picturesque summer capital on Jammu and Kashmir is situated on the banks of Jhelum river (called Vitastā in Sanskrit). Srinagar is cool throughout the year and offers the scenic beauty that can make you skip a beat. You can enjoy Shikara rides in Dal Lake and shop from floating markets. You can also visit Nishat Bagh and Shalimar Bagh, you can enjoy bird watching at Hokersar.

How to reach: A direct flight from Jammu can be taken which will make you reach within 45 minutes.

Best time to visit: April to October

The temperature throughout the year: 6-15°C
Picturesque Srinagar
The “Heaven on Earth” as Jahangir called it, is an epitome of beauty. This picturesque summer capital on Jammu and Kashmir is situated on the banks of Jhelum river (called Vitastā in Sanskrit). Srinagar is cool throughout the year and offers the scenic beauty that can make you skip a beat. You can enjoy Shikara rides in Dal Lake and shop from floating markets. You can also visit Nishat Bagh and Shalimar Bagh, you can enjoy bird watching at Hokersar. How to reach: A direct flight from Jammu can be taken which will make you reach within 45 minutes. Best time to visit: April to October The temperature throughout the year: 6-15°C