Twenties is an age group when most people have enough time, energy and money to travel. You can take time off from work to go on a vacation. No matter if you take your friends along or plan a solo trip, you will have an amazing time. There are countless places to visit in India that you can add to your bucket list, be it to enjoy water sports, camping, sightseeing or participating in other adrenaline rushing activities.
Before ringing-in your 30th birthday, spend your energetic years traveling to some spectacular places and gain new experiences.
Here is a bucket list of top tourist places to visit in India before you turn 30.
Popular for its water sports, Rishikesh is a must visit place before you turn 30. You can opt for river rafting or spend time rejuvenating during camping. Sitting by the bonfire on the banks of the gushing river is an experience you will remember for long. You can also go trekking and discover the beauty of the region. Joining ‘Yoga Retreats’ for a few days is also a great idea for fitness enthusiasts.
Also known as the ‘valley of shadows’, Sandhan Valley lies in the Sahyadri range of Maharashtra. It is counted among the top places to visit in India before you turn 30. It is heaven for climbers, trekkers, and adventure sports enthusiasts. Located just 183 km from Mumbai, it’s a perfect getaway from the busy work life. It is believed that the Sandhan valley Trek is for the fearless but even if you are not that intrepid, you can try moonlight camping and rappelling.
Rabdentse in the state of Sikkim is the perfect place for people who love all things history. It’s a unique archeological site with the ruins of a palace and a monastery. If you want to relax your mind and learn more about the ancient history of our country, you should definitely visit this place as you might not find this one in history books. To reach Rabdentse, you need to cross a 1-km long forest trail, which is located close to Pelling. You might even get spectacular views of Kanchenjunga from here.
If you are an adventurous sports enthusiast who loves nature, Kasol in Himachal Pradesh is perfect for you. It is counted among the best places to visit in India before bringing in your 30th birthday. You can take part in various activities like camping, trekking, paragliding, biking etc. You can also try out the local cuisine, which includes a lot of delicacies from Israel as the place contains a lot of Israelis.
A paradise for adventure sports lovers, Chadar Trek in Ladakh is a place that you should definitely visit before turning 30. Also known as Zanskar Gorge, this is a winter trail with beautiful landscapes. The unique thing about this is that you get to trek on the frozen Zanskar river. It is considered as one of the toughest treks in the country as people have to cross icy rocks and boulders during the trip. You should be aware of the severe cold conditions and the risks involved before you decide on going for this trek.
There are a lot of other places in India like Goa, Munnar, Araku Valley, Pondicherry etc. that you can check out as well. Comment below and let us know which one of these would you like to visit before you turn 30?