Home Authors Posts by Jessica Smith

Jessica Smith

jessica@theghumakkads.in'
2 POSTS 0 COMMENTS
“Jessica Smith has been writing for a few years now. She is a writer by day and reader by night. She was a very quiet child but writing always inspired her and that is why she began writing in her free time. She loves reading, be it a newspaper, a book or anything. She also loves cooking, traveling and dancing. She wants to be a successful writer as writing is her passion.”

11 Dreamy Places in India to Visit with your Partner

0
Romantic Destination in India

In today’s time, materialistic and physical things get a priority instead of
emotional needs and relations. We all are so stuck up in our daily routines and are so scared of change that we monotonously follow the same dull and boring set of work every day.
But every once in a while, everyone needs a break to cherish your relationship with your partners. For all those who are in need of a romantic getaway to relax and enjoy with your special one, then don’t worry as you have to do no research to find a good place for you. Before you invest in a foreign visa, make sure you’ve read all the special pages of the book of
this country with your special someone.
Here are 11 breathtaking destinations to visit with your partner in India!

1. Khajjiar

Are you also one of the Switzerland kind of love obsessed person but don’t
have the budget to fulfill this dream? If yes, then don’t worry, we have brought you an almost similar option, a mini-Switzerland
which can be found in India from the name- Khajjiar.
Also check, how you can save money while traveling. This small hill station is a true treasure of Himachal Pradesh hidden in Chamba. The gorgeous landscapes, crystal clear lakes, thick pine forests and mesmerizing
views themselves set up a mood for you to spend some romantic time with
your loved one.

Spell-bounding view at Kahjjiar Lake

2. Goa

If you and your partner are into pristine beaches, tropical weather and a bustling nightlife, Goa can be one exhilarating experience for you. Having been a Portuguese colony for a considerable period, the culture and feel of the destination have a unique charm and European touch. With its waterfalls, open fields, clubs, ruins, churches and lots of adventure water sports, you and your partner can enjoy a vacation that is both romantic and exciting. Taking a romantic stroll on an unpopulated beach with a margarita will de-stress and rejuvenate you and your partner. Goa is a
a complete package for a romantic weekend.

An epitomic art of beach love

3. Shimla

Do you like the idea of waking up to a view of the mesmerizing snow-capped mountains and the beautiful green grasslands being cuddled up in the arms of your partner? If yes, then Shimla is the place for you as it not only offers you gorgeous views and cool breeze but also a lot of peace and calmness that contrasts your noisy city life. Almost anything and everything is romantic when in Shimla. Also, you can choose to stay under a blanket in front of the fire with a glass of Blackcraft whiskey to stay warm.

Couples in Shimla

4. Udaipur

Royal Welcome at the Taj City Palace

Does your version of romance include luxury, royalty and beauty, then
the royal city of Udaipur is your destination. This beautiful city of Rajasthan has often been called the City of Lakes. With its sumptuous palaces overlooking sparkling lakes, serene boat rides in the lakes, camel safaris, exotic shopping, paragliding, light and sound shows, cultural festivities and royal treatment in the royal palaces, travelers from all over the world visit this city to experience the traditional and historic charm. Experiencing the royal charm and old-time allure with your special one in this romantic city in a traditional haveli with a glass of crown royal reserve overlooking a beautiful lake easily makes for a honeymoon-worthy experience.
Note: Make a special romantic vacation to Udaipur via famous luxury Train
Maharajas’ Express
and have an unforgettable Memory.

5. Cherrapunji

Cherrapunji in Meghalaya is the perfect place if the rain holds some special place in your heart or trigger some happy memories which you would like to relive once again. It is one of the wettest places in the world and
enjoys the privilege of experiencing monsoons throughout the year.
Fascinating views forming the background of your long drive along with your sweetheart, a slight drizzle tracing your windowpanes with a cup of tea does this not sound like a perfect date plan to you?

Cherrapunji
Mystical view of Watefalls

6. Kerala

Couple-stay at Houseboat

This romantic state is often known as God’s Own Country. Its serene and diverse natural beauty ranging from backwaters is a unique combination of canals, rivers and lakes, mesmerizing waterfalls, rich wildlife, exhilarating safaris, rolling hills, tea and cocoa plantations and historical temples. Enjoying the locally grown cocoa used for making chocolates with your partner will make your vacation even more romantic.

7. Gulmarg & Srinagar

A spectacular location covered with snow and misty sky it is the perfect getaway for rekindling the romance and creating much happier
memories that will live with you for a lifetime. Gulmarg is known as the best place to woo your sweetheart. Gondola experience and the ski attempt on the snowy white slopes at Gulmarg just act as a catalyst in your love. Srinagar, the capital city of this paradise, is often known as the “Venice of the East”. With various picturesque attractions such as the Dal Lake, floating markets and post offices and living in a houseboat with numerous sales boats lining up beside your boat, from which you can purchase goods, provides for a unique experience for both you and your loved one. Taking a romantic shikara ride at night out into the water while watching the stars overhead in your partner’s company will be one of the most romantic experiences of your life.

Snowy meadows of Gulmarg

8. Rann of Kutch

This enigmatic white land in Gujarat makes for an experience unique to itself. It transforms into the pearlescent salt lands with enchantingly clear blue skies above once the water dries up in the summer. Nature lovers from all over the globe marvel at the unique beauty of the landscape and even find it a bit intimidating. Between November and March, the festival of joy, known as the Rann Utsav, brings crowds, music and colors to this white earth making for an extraordinary experience.

Rann Utsav
Moonlit White Dessert

9. Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Andaman & Nicobar
Beach Romancing

Before choosing Bahamas and Hawaii as your first preference for an exotic beach destination try the beautiful Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Its amazing diversity with emerald green forests, scenic waterfalls, extensive plantations, white sandy beaches and exhilarating diving opportunities in shallow blue waters are bound to provide the romantic atmosphere for two people to experience together. The water activities with its coral reefs and marine life are an attraction unique to its islands.

10. Darjeeling

Based in the Himalayan foothills, thoughts of this beautiful hill station conjures up the memory of row of emerald green tea plants shaping the rolling hills. Its chilly weather, old world charm, hiking and trekking opportunities and toy train rides make for a romantic get-away from the hustle and bustle of 21st-century cities. B

Darjeeling
Darjeeling Toy Train Routes

11. Coorg

Coorg
Romantic Stays in Coorg

This charming little town in south India is known as the Scotland of India. Due to its quiet, scenic and romantic atmosphere which is perfect for you and your partner to spend time together in solitude. Amidst of exotic coffee plantations and the scent of fresh spices, the laid back lifestyle in Coorg provides lots of opportunities. For strolls in long casual dresses through sandalwood and teak forests while experiencing the area’s beautiful waterfalls and diverse wildlife and birdlife.

Don’t just dream about the amazing time you would spend on this
romantic getaway, rather act fast and book one of the above – mentioned
places for you and your special one!

Top 11 Road Trip Destinations in India to hit off with your Bike this Season

1
Bike Trip
Still from a bike trip

Do bold bike tours across long distances get the adrenaline pumping through your veins?
If you are an avid biker and have a biking group, or if not so, a companion who would accompany you to exciting lands on a bike, you must explore these places in India on your motorcycle. The thrill of biking is combined with exceptional landscape views and breathtaking beauty that the Indian subcontinent promises. Mountain biking is another big charm that holds the bikers interest. Some of these exotic locations are discussed below covering north to south of India that should not be missed. Look out for the top 11 road trip destinations to hit off with your bike this season.


1. Manali to Leh

This is one of the most popular destinations when you want to go for a bike tour. Leh-Ladakh regions are the dream location for all bikers. The breathtaking landscapes and the exciting passageways of Rohtang pass and Khardung pass will leave you with memorable experiences. It is approximate of 1360 km and the best season to take this expedition would be in the months of July, August, and September.

Waterlogged enroute Srinagar


2. Chennai to Munnar


For all those Chennai workaholics who really need a break after a worked out weekend can get slaying with this refreshing bike tour from Chennai to Munnar. It is a 10- hour long drive covering around 600 km, but the greenery in Munnar can trick you into staying there a night. A total recommendation for a short bike trip.

The scenic roadways to Munnar


3. Delhi – Jaipur- Ranthambore


This route is known as the golden triangle tour of India. It’s a bikers thrill to explore the mini bylanes of Chandni Chowk in Delhi and ride through the pink city of Jaipur exploring historic forts and monuments of Rajasthan. While Ranthambore has a rich wildlife park and known for its wildlife adventure. Bikers can have thrilling nature experiences up quite close and it can be a photographer’s heaven. It is an 8- day tour covering 464 km and counted upon as one of the best bike tours in the country.

Village scenes between Ranthambore


4. Sikkim- Darjeeling


Again, one of the most suitable destination for mountain biking, covering tiny hamlets and villager who are super friendly. This trip will refresh you with its pleasant winds and a breezy atmosphere. You may even spot tiny fields growing sweet potato or carrots. The best time to visit Darjeeling in its full beauty is in the month of October, just before the harsh winter sets off.

Mountain Biking in Sikkim

5. Ahmedabad to Rann of Kutch


This five- day tour of the Rann of Kutch on the west side of India is a very traditional and enriching biking experience. It is best advised to visit this region in the full moon period to get a breathtaking and spectacular view of the full moon over the Salt Lake. Do not forget to stay overnight in the Kutchi mud houses called “bhunga” It can leave you with starry midnight memories.

Bike decor amidst white salt at Kutch


6. Manali to Spiti Valley


One of the best mountain biking tours in the Himachal Pradesh valley. It is a 568 km stretch and filled with spectacular views of the Himalayan range. One of the attractions includes camping at the Chandratal lake. The most beautiful time to visit it would be from May to July.

Langza Village, Spiti


7. Mumbai to Pune


This most famous 93 km stretch is a second home to most Mumbaikars and Punekars. A totally recommended bike trip as the Mumbai- Pune expressway lies on the western ghats covering picturesque Lonavala. Just buy your stash of food and loads of ‘chikki’ and sit back and enjoy the long ride.

Pune-Lonavala Stretch


8. Bangalore to Bandipur Forest

This is a forest route stretching around 235 km and takes around 5 hours to cover. It is a beautiful highway trip with lush greenery to the Bandipur forest area. The developed road is lined with modern eating out options like McDonald’s as well as Café Coffee Day. Besides the common bike routes, this one is another small adventure beauty.

Bandipur Forest


9. Jaipur- Jodhpur- Jaisalmer

Coming on to this desert trip, it would be best to visit this place from November to February. It is a very long trip covering the forts and palaces across the desert region of Rajasthan in 1723 km. Be prepared for a very dry and hot climate and be ready with your tanning lotions, whereas biking in the winters would also be pleasant and much more bearable.

Desert Bike Trip


10. Gangtok to Lake Tsomgo


The North -Eastern region of India, with its exquisitely pristine landscapes, lies largely untravelled and unexplored. A road trip from Gangtok to lake Tsomgo, in Sikkim, is the best example of mountain biking. But, the mountainous trek will leave you asking for more with its adventure filed terrains. It is short and recommended road trip at 55 km long, to be taken in the winters.

Tsomgo Lake


11. Vishakhapatnam to Araku Valley


Lying in the southern region, this road stretch is a wonderful ride for bikers. The pristine beauty of the Bay of Bengal and the eastern ghats will leave you with a refreshing experience. It is 116 km long and recommended to visit between the months of March and October.
The must visit locations here are the Borra Caves and the Tatipudi reservoir. Biking in these regions can get pretty fun and it can be a totally different experience from other modes of transport. Biking allows you to visit nature quite closely and explore the surroundings at your own freedom.

Araku Valley


So what are you waiting for? Pick up a location for your bike tours and get set going on your Yamaha!

FOLLOW US

494FansLike
4FollowersFollow
1,108FollowersFollow
42FollowersFollow
756FollowersFollow
75FollowersFollow
14SubscribersSubscribe

POPULAR ARTICLES