Why is it so that every time you think of a vacation, you think of a trip abroad? Ever wondered what your gorgeous country has been hiding from you in her little heart? India is famous for historical sites, unsurpassed natural beauty, amazing wildlife, and diverse traditions. Our country has a unique culture in every state you set foot in and is full of unbelievingly picturesque sights which have the power to amaze you and heal you in so many ways.
Being Indian has picked up a list of the most breathtaking places for you to visit when you choose to take a sabbatical from your mundane corporate life. The best part? Go solo, take a friend, go with your group or we highly recommend you rekindle your bond with your family this year, whatever you do, you know you’ll return wiser, fresher and happier minus all the jet lag.
So, if you’re planning a trip, here are the places you must visit to soak yourself in an experience unlike ever before:
Dumna National Park, Jabalpur
Spanning an area of 1058 hectares, Dumna National Park is situated 10 kms from Jabalpur. This eco-tourism site has a large reserve of wildlife including Jackals, Leopards, wild boars and porcupines. It also has children’s park, restaurants, and a fishing area. Find an accommodation close to this beauty here.
Commonly known as the smoke cascade, Dhuandhar Falls is situated 30kms from Jabalpur. River Narmada falls down from the height of 98 feet forming this massive waterfall. The waves crash against the hard rocks giving an effect of smoke rising from the base. Boating facility is available for people to relish an experience of their lifetime. Book your accommodation here.
Van Vihar National Park, Bhopal
Covering an area of 4.45 km2 this National park was opened up in 1983. It’s located in Bhopal, the capital city of Madhya Pradesh. Though it’s a national park, it’s given a status of a zoological park and all animals are kept here in a natural habitat. It’s unique because it offers the visitors an easy access through a road passing through the park where they can cycle or take their car and enjoy the sight of animals. Feel closer to nature, book your hotel stay here.
Marble Rocks, Bhedaghat
This magnificent beauty is a sight that you absolutely mustn’t miss. This awesome spectacle of Marble Rocks taken during a boat cruise on River Narmada in Bedaghat is reason enough for you to immediately book your tickets to Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh! Stay around this gorgeous marvel by booking your accommodation here.
Mandu Fort, Dhar
Perched atop a 20 square km plateau, this massive site is considered India’s biggest fort. It’s endowed with beautiful natural scenery and was built at least 1500 years ago. Book your accommodation here.
Pench National Park
Located in the southern reaches of the Satpura Range, Pench National Park is a treat everybody deserves to enjoy. This National park has been a part of the Project Tiger since 1992. It is also home to 285 resident and migratory birds. What’s even more awesome is that Pench offers boat rides to its numerous islands. Explore more about the jungle diaries here.
Taj Ul Masjid, Bhopal
A lot of hands and minds are responsible for this beautiful monument. The construction was initiated in the Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar by Nawab Shah Jahan Begum (1844–1860 and 1868–1901). However, the gates of the mosque were finally ready in the year of 1975! Yep. If something as beautiful as this has taken so long to be built, why not spend a few hours and visit this place the next time you go to MP?
Located on the plateau of Mandu, Jami Masjid holds a prosperous history to itself. The palace was built by the rulers of Ghauri dynasty. Its intricate architecture holds more history than one can wonder and gives a bright scope to unveil its mysterious past. Book your accommodation here.
Noticed something here? How India’s heart is home to a treasure filled with bright, raw, sparkly jewels that you’ll rarely experience elsewhere? Hey, don’t get us wrong, yes you can still go ahead and plan that trip abroad. But ek bar, bas ek bar, India ko dil de ke toh dekho!
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