There are few hidden spots in India which offer a perfect adventure holiday to young blood. We talk about those spots through this article.
Being young and single is probably one of the most blissful times of life.
Carefree days and nights, dreams unlimited, urge to rule the world and loads of adrenaline rushing through nerves to experience as much adventure as possible. That is what youth is all about, right?
Travel is one such adventure which lets you explore the planet with bustling energies, and you are roaring to go out and take on the world on your wings. There are no commitment burdens on the mind, no relationship stigmas, and you are not answerable to your spouses or partners. Your will, your wish and the destination is yours too.
Here we bring you 6 such less travelled places in India; you must visit while you are single. In fact they are not mere places or destinations, they are the crazy experiences that will go down in your memory book and you shall feel proud when you read it later. Some tales to tell to your children!
1. Paragliding – Solang Valley
Best age to experience crazy adventure is when you are bustling with energies and enthusiasm. Head to Solang Valley for Paragliding. Experience the bursting thrill as you breeze by and get the panoramic sight of green mountains, valleys, expansive sky and snow-capped ranges. Solang Valley or Soland Nalla drives its name from combination of words Solang which means nearby village and Nullah which means water stream. It is a side valley at the top of the Kullu Valley in Himachal Pradesh, and 14 km northwest of the resort town Manali on the way to Rohtang Pass, and is perfect for summer and winter camping. Put up a camp in the middle of mountains and enjoy the nature at its best.
2. Camping in the Wild: Arid Deserts of Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
18 to 30 is the time to step out of your comfort zone and do something exciting like staying in a desert. Challenge yourself by camping among the endless stretches of sand. Jaisalmer, the “Golden City,” is located on the westernmost frontier of India in the state of Rajasthan is the best known for desert camping. Close to the Pakistan border, the city is known for its proximity to the Thar Desert. A camel safari in the sand dunes of Jaisalmer is an unforgettable experience. As you camp in the rustic tents, on the horizon is nothing but the unbridled view of sand and sky. Night brings in its own allure as perched on the royal divan; you relish in Rajasthani cuisine under the twinkling starts and revel in the entertainment provided by the local people. A must have experience.
3. Backpack Across Northeast – Seven Sister States
Yes, we have all thought about backpacking across Europe sometime or the other, but how about exploring the exotic destinations that our own country provides? Budget friendly too; backpacking is the best way to experience the mesmerizing sights of the Seven Sisters States of Northeast, namely, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura. Once you step in here, you are in a place unlike any other with nature retained from acres of green fields to haunting caves, the largest river island to bridges made of roots, cascading waterfalls to a lot more. Just make sure that you pack along oodles of energy too, as this can get grueling. Hence, while you are young and single, it is time you experience it.
4. Cherrapunji – Tread on Living Root Bridges
What seems like a vision belonging to the movie ‘The Lord of the Rings’, the Living Root Bridges at Cherrapunji is simply surreal. And yes, this bridge is actually made out of live living roots branching out from gigantic trees. As you cross over, you are overwhelmed with the sight of thick winding roots, beautiful gathering of rocks and clear water below, all amidst a mushroom of overarching and towering trees. The city of Cherrapunji is 1,290 meters above sea level and is known for the highest rainfall it receives in a year. Appreciate the marvels of nature before you turn thirty.
5. Road Trip On A Bike – Bombay to Goa
We are not eluding to the cheesy movie renditions a gang of friends taking a Bombay to Goa road trip. But the truth of the matter is this is a fun experience to have with your mob of friends who are so important at this age. The scenic views and bonding with your crazy friends along the drive will help you make that transition from the bustling Bombay to the laid back Goa. And the bonus is , you land in a city where love and romance are sprawling in the air. Who knows you might bump into the love of your life and from single you become double, while on your way back. Wink, wink!
6. Skiing and Biking Thrill in Snow – Auli Landscapes
Learning to ski in your younger days comes along with a lot of advantages. Auli is a sought after skiing destination in the snow crusted Himalayan Mountains of Uttaranchal. Providing an all-encompassing view of Mana Parwat, Beethartoli, Nilkanth, Hathi Parbat, Ghori Parbat and Nar Parbat and covered with conifers and oak forest, it is here that you get to ski on a blanket of inviting snow. Auli has many Ski Training Schools equipped with experts and trained instructors. The potential of snow dressed slopes of Auli, once the training grounds for the Paramilitary forces was adjudged by the French and Austrian experts who compared it with the best skiing grounds of the world, and rated it as one of the best. In summers Hikers/ Trekkers will find numerous marked walks and there are also mountain bike trails for those who take pride in mountain biking. At the backdrop of the resort lies in the famous high altitude Gorson Reserve Forest (part of Nanda Devi National Park ) richly habituated by rare Himalayan wildlife including snow Leopard, Musk Deer, Wild Boar, Wild Cat, Wild Rabbit, Jackal, Fox, Hyena and Beer. There are chances you might befriend one of those wildlife creatures while you are on your adventure trail.
Folks, this is our MUST DO adventure travel list while you are young and single and before you get into relationship commitments of the sorts. After all, life is for living it to the best.
Live on, dream on, and adventure on.