India is located in South Asia. It is home to diverse cultures and communities. It is said that cuisines in India change every few kilometers. It also may be among few countries that has numerous regional languages but what binds us together is the language of love.

Mind you, that’s not the only thing that India is famous for. It is an exotic country which houses some of the most beautiful places found on earth. The terrain of India is lush green with cascading waterfalls; while on other hand, deserts occupy the north-western part of the country.

If you’re a wanderlust traveler like me; you’ve come to the right place. I have made a list of some of the picturesque places that you can travel to.


The largest river island in the world is Majuli. It is situated in the mighty Brahmaputra. Due to it’s rich past and heritage, it is considered as the Cultural Capital of Assam. Along with that, it’s lush green incredible scenery attracts tourists from all over the world.  You can enjoy the view of endless river from the ferry.

The island is famous for Sattriya Culture, which binds several ethnic groups into one.

Places to visit :-  Kamalabari Satra, Dakhinpat Satra, Auniati Satra.

How to reach :- Nearest city is Jorhat. Flights are available from Guwahati to Jorhat. Trains are available on daily basis.

From Jorhat, book a cab to the shore of the river. There you book a ferry which will take you across the river.


Ponmudi, located on the Western Ghats, is considered as the Kashmir of Kerala. If you’re one who is more of an adventurous type and love trekking, this hill station  is the right destination for you.

The peak is covered with lush green tea gardens, forests on both side of the road. The scenery is worth looking. As you go through the roads, you can see mist-laden valleys, small cottages made of wood and colored in bright shades. The weather up there changes within the blink of an eye. However, it is pleasant to visit all year round.

Attractions :- Golden Valley, Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary, Ponmudi Falls and trekking spots.

How to reach :- You can reach the nearest railway station, Thiruvananthapuram by train. Ponmudi is 61 kms away, hop on a bus to reach the destination. Alternatively, flights can take you to Trivandrum International Airport, which is 67 kms far.


The temples in Osian will surely blow your mind. They make for a mesmerizing view in between the vast desert spanning all around. It is a small town in Jodhpur. It used to be a part of silk route in the pre-historic times. Thanks to it’s past, this place houses some incredible architectural marvels that is lesser-known.

If architecture and medieval temples interests you, this is the destination for you!

Attractions :- Sun Temple, Mahavira Temple, Reggie’s Camel Camp.

How to get there ? :- Osian is well connected by roads connecting it with all major cities like Jaisalmer. By train, it is connected by major railways stations in Delhi, Jodhpur. Osian is 65 kms away from Jodhpur Airport. From there, you can book a cab or take a bus.


Lunglei is a small town set in Mizoram. Aizawl, the capital of Mizoram is 170 kms away from Lunglei. The scenery of this town is captivating; but so is it’s history. The first ever church in Mizoram was build here. Several British Missionaries were established here during the British Raj.

Far from the hustle of city life, let yourself lose among the valleys and wilderness of this place. The weather there is on the colder side. The best time to visit is during October- May. During this time, you can actively take part in adventurous pursuits such as trekking and camping.

Major attractions :- Saza Wildlife Sanctuary, Thorangtlang Wildlfe Sanctuary, Lunglei Bridge, Saikuti Hall.

How to go there :- Reach Aizawl Airport and book a cab from there to Lunglei. Trains are available to Silchar, Assam. From there, cover 340 kms by bus or book a cab.


If you don’t know yet, Jawai is widely known for its friendly leopards. The name was kept after Jawai River flowing through it’s terrain. Adding cherry on the top is thousands of hundreds of migratory birds visiting the river during certain periods of the year. Sanctuaries houses crocodiles, leopards and elephants.

Safaris are available for tourists that take you around the place to witness the scenic beauty. Apart from migratory birds, nilgai, wolves and hyenas also pay visit from time to time. This place is a dream  for wildlife lovers.

Attractions :- Jawai Bandh , Dev Giri Temple, Ranakpur and Kumbhalgarh.

How to reach :-  If you’ve your own vehicle, it will be a fun ride to Jawai from the major cities in Rajasthan. This town is well connected by national highways. The nearest airport is Udaipur Airport , just 13 kms away. From there, buses and cabs are available that’ll take you to your destination. Rail connectivity is quite good as well.

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