From the coastlines of the Indian Ocean to peaking mountains in the Himalayan Range, India is a country scenically blissed like no other. If you are nature enthusiast and love nature’s scenic beauty, then India is the country for you.
Here are some of the incredible scenic spots to visit in India.
1. Nohkalikai Falls, Cherrapunji
Nohkalikai Falls in Cherrapunji is the tallest waterfall plunge in India and the 4th highest waterfalls in the world. Located around 5 kilometres from Cherrapunji, Nohkalikai Falls is 1,100 feet dive into an ultramarine pool.
The view of the waterfall in its fury is breathtaking. The best time to visit the Nohkalikai Falls is during monsoon as the waterfall cascades in all its might.
2. Stok Range, Ladakh
The Stok Kangri in Stok Range is considered as a practice run for the Everest, and it is where you get to witness mother nature in its purest form. The Stok Kangri has an elevation of 20,187 feet from sea level and is the highest mountain in the Stok Range.
The entire Stok Valley is a gateway to most of the high altitude trekking trails in the Himalayas. This is the reason why tourists from all over the world visit the mountain range each year. When trekking in Stok Kangri, one can enjoy spectacular views of deep canyons, desert meadows, and snow covered peak of the mountain range.
3. Lonar Sarovar, Maharashtra
The Lonar crater lake in Buldhana district, Maharashtra is a mysterious place in India, yet a beautiful one. The Lonar crater lake is the world’s largest and only hypervelocity impact crater in basaltic rock.
It is a saline soda lake that was created by a meteor impact during the Ice Age. The diameter of the circular depression of the crater lake measures 1.8 kilometres. The panoramic view of the astronomical marvel is just breathtaking.
4. Drang-Drung Glacier, Jammu and Kashmir
The Dran-Drung Glacier lies in the Zanskar Range and is one of the largest glaciers in Ladakh. The 22-kilometer long glacier is the source of Doda river. Dran-Drung Glacier is also one of those few glaciers which you can reach via road.
The view of the sluggish stream of ice gradually surging with gravity is priceless picturesque scenery that you can witness in India.
5. Matheran, Maharashtra
Matheran is one of the smallest hill stations in India as is only 90 kilometres away from Mumbai. Some of the most popular sightseeing spots in Matheran include Panorama Point, Louisa Point, Charlotte Lake, King George Point and Echo Point.
6. Nathu La, Sikkim
Nathula is a mountain pass in the Himalayas which connects Sikkim with the autonomous regions of Tibet, China. As there are Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimage sites in the region, tourists visit the place throughout the year.
The scenic view while on the way to Nathu La is ravishing as one can get hold of the scenic beauty of lakes and mountains.