What are the Best Places to Visit in India during Autumn Season
Are you getting frustrated sitting back at home or you’re too lazy to go to the office? Why don’t you plan for a trip? Pick a place now if you want to go on a trip in autumn. We have a list of places you can choose to go:
1. Munnar and Marayoor, Kerala:
The hill station in Kerala is blessed with the natural beauty. It is surrounded by three mountain ranges (namely Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala) and occupied by the tea plantation and several beautiful resorts. Apart from the mountains and agriculture, Munnar is also famous for the enticing gardens which have exotic flora. Its heart robbing beauty will make your vacation memorable. It has comparatively become commercialized. You can also choose to visit a place called Marayoor which is just 40kms away from Munnar and is equally famous for the qualities mentioned above but is less commercialized. Marayoor also has a Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary where you can spot Tigers, Indian Star Tortoise, mugger crocodiles and many other faunas. This place is on high alert all the time, and has 6 checkposts back to back so that nobody dares to take even a small log of Sandal wood from the only Natural Sandalwood Forest.
2. Cherrapunjee, Meghalaya :
If you love to get drenched in rain and it’s your favorite season, you will definitely love Cherrapunjee. This place pours throughout the year and is recorded as the place with second highest rainfall on Earth and has amazing waterfalls, mountains and caves. The view will definitely take your breath away. You will have the best trip of your life if you are road tripping from Shillong to Cherrapunjee.
3. Agumbe, Karnataka :
Agumbe is also called the Cherrapunjee of South India. It is renowned for its natural beauty and biodiversity. It receives the second highest rainfall in India. It is blessed with beautiful waterfalls like Kunchikal Falls, Barkana Falls, Onake Abbi Falls and Jogigundi Falls and forest. This place has a large number of King Cobras and wild snakes.
If you have plans to visit this place, make sure you have already made a booking at Dodda Mane which is one of the oldest houses for more than 150 years at Agumbe run by Kastur Akka (an old lady). She doesn’t charge any fixed fee for stay, food and the overall service; instead she takes whatever her customers offer her, depending on their comfort and financial levels. This is just like any ordinary house that offers you comfort, love and great hospitality. This is the same place where ‘Malgudi Days’ was shot.
4. Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu :
It is one of the South India’s famous honeymoon destinations. There are 14 hairpin bends. The pleasant weather, hills, waterfalls and the Wildwood makes it one of a kind.
There is Altaf’s Café which is very famous for its Israeli cuisine and its location which is close to the dolphin nose.You will easily find Psilocybin Mushrooms commonly known as Magic Mushrooms which is an unknown drug grown in the wild which only locals would know.
This place is really affordable if you are planning for a weekend getaway.
5. Bundi, Rajasthan :
A small town of Rajasthan decorated with lake, typical Rajasthani markets, temples and forts. A beautiful place to understand Indian culture, you get to see a lot of cultural street performance and ancient Bundi art in the market. It is a magical place to elope in ancient India. It is very less developed with narrow lanes and small shops (like in typical old Indian towns), a small lake, blue houses, awesome people and a palace on a hill overlooking the city. It is the same place where Rudyard Kipling stayed and was inspired to write Kim.
6. Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra :
Mahabaleshwar is one of the most stunning pieces of God’s art and largest hill station in Maharashtra. This place is best known for its Honey and Strawberries production.
Kate’s Point gives Travellers a view of the Dhom and Balakwadi dams. Very close to it is the Needle-Hole point, where there is a natural hole in between its rock formation. The Deccan traps looks like an elephant’s trunk for which this point is very famous. The scenic beauty of this hill station will steal your heart and make you fall in love. It also has spectacular waterfalls that add-ons to its beauty and makes it more attractive for the travelers.
7. Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir :
Srinagar is the summer capital, the name Srinagar means the “City of Lakshmi, the Goddess of Wealth”. As it is best known as heaven on Earth, Srinagar is one of the India’s most attractive tourist destinations with breathtaking lakes, mesmerizing gardens and beautiful mountains. The clouds literally touch your feet and all you can do is embracing the beauty and thank God that you came here.
This wonderful state has the floating post office as well which has been working in the alluring Dal Lake of Srinagar since August 2011. This city is famous for its shawls (Pashmina), Dry fruits, kawa chai, Blooming Mustard fields.
Jammu & Kashmir has its own flag and their people have dual citizenship. People from other states in India can’t purchase property in Jammy and Kashmir.
8. Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh :
The place is surrounded by mountains and decorated with pine trees. The biodiversity of this place is incredible, and it also has a variety of flora and fauna. From mountains to caves to wildlife sanctuary to farms the place is packed with everything that a traveler wants. If you are a music person, do not miss the Ziro Music Festival held usually in the month of September. It is a perfect blend of music and nature.
9. Dooars, West Bengal :
The name Dooars or Duars means Gateway to enter Bhutan in local language. It is surrounded by several rivers and wildlife sanctuaries; this town has many places and adventure sports for travelers. People who love sitting by the river which is flowing down the hill can enjoy the sunset with a golden view of the Mount Kanchenjunga; this place is perfect for your vacations.
10. Kutch, Gujarat :
Amitabh Bachchan said “Kutch nahi dekha, to kuch nahi dekha”. We completely agree with his statement. Kutch is one of the miracles in India. From oasis to the desert to temples to beaches to wildlife Sanctuary, Kutch has everything one needs for a vacation. The massive salt marsh of the Thar Desert is in Kutch. The best time to visit Kutch is in October. Pleasant weather will make you love this place even more.
Spending your vacations away from the crowd in such places will be an experience you will cherish for lifetime and it will give you the kind of break that you need from your busy schedule. So pack your bags and go for a little break to escape the stress and make beautiful memories.