We all have our super long bucket list, don’t we? Well, is your list home to a lot of destinations abroad like the snow-capped mountains of Switzerland, beaches of Maldives, Sahara Desert and every other scenic place to please your eyes. You know what? Ditch abroad to explore Indian wonders because India has the better of all these places. Pack your suitcase and come witness with us the beauty of India.

1. Snow-capped Mountains of Gulmarg over Switzerland

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Gulmarg

Sucker for green valleys with a touch of snow-white mountains or a postcard picture? Plan your next trip to Gulmarg for a breathtaking experience. This place comes with a complete package of nature. They have it all here from snowy mountains to lush greenery to small lakes and a wide variety of flowers.

2. Blossoms at Valley of Flowers over Antelope Valley

Valley of Flowers

In the month of July and August, about 300 varieties of flowers blossom at the Garhwal hills in Uttarakhand. It is a beautiful sight to please your eyes with unending vistas of blossoms like geraniums, wild roses, and asters.

3. Dunes of Thar over the Sahara Desert

Thar Desert

Thar is popularly known as the Great Indian Desert. The best time to visit the Thar desert is during the month of February when the Desert Festival Jaisalmer takes place. Also, the highlight of the festival is its local cuisine, folk dances, and villagers adorned in traditional attire and jewelry as it’s major attractions.

4. The majestic Athirapilly Falls over Niagara Falls

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Athirapilly Falls

Athirapilly falls of Thrissur, Kerala has been nicknamed as the Niagara Falls of India. Waterfalls are stretched over 330 feet area harboring abundant wildlife, so get yourself drenched in the beautiful waterfall!

5. Mesmerizing Floating Market of Dal over the Floating market of Thailand

Dal Lake

This market in Kashmir is full of canoes that are adorned with fresh fruits and vegetables. Every day the boatmen gather at the center of the lake to sell their fresh produce. Obviously, a concept like the floating market must be everyone’s dream to witness.

6. Tea Leaves plantation in Munnar over Boh Tea plantation in Malaysia

Munnar Tea leaves plantation

Munnar tea leaves plantations is a must-visit destination. When in Munnar, no trip will ever be successful without giving peace to your eyes with the greenery at this plantation. Also, if you love tea, head to India’s first-ever tea museum located at Kannan Devan Hill Plantation.

7. Serene backwater of Alleppey over Venice

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Alleppey Backwater

Once everything settles, head straight to Alleppey to experience the breathtaking boat ride in the backwaters, you are sure to forget Venice. While you are in Alleppey, do stay on the beautiful houseboats, as it sails swiftly in the backwaters with the perfect view of huge coconut trees and green paddy fields.

8. Gorgeous Andaman Beaches over the Maldives Beaches

Radhanagar Beach

The Maldives no doubt has some amazing beaches, but why go so far, when the best beach in Asia is situated in Inda. Andaman’s Radhanagar beach situated at Havelock Island has it all. Clear blue water, secluded and picturesque sunset, isn’t it all that we look for when on a beach?

9. Salt Flats of Rann of Kutch over Bonneville Salt Flats

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Rann of Kutch

If Bonneville Salt Flats are on your list, take some time and visit Rann of Kutch before that. You are sure to fall in love with the enigmatic endless white desert. The best time to visit Rann of Kutch is during the Kutch festival.

10. The beauty of Sikkim’s Gurudongmar Lake over Iceland lake

Gurudongmar Lake

Gurudongmar lake has similarities with the Iceland lake. The lake is located at an altitude of 17,800 above sea level. Chuck the Iceland lake, Gurudongmar lake is one of the highest lakes in the world. It doesn’t stop here, it is easier and cheaper to reach Gurudongmar lake. Go on a memorable road trip.

Let’s all take a pledge, ditch abroad for a while to explore Indian wonders to boost the economy, and become a responsible traveler.

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