10 Places In India That Will Make You Feel Like Indiana Jones

Places In India

India is home to the magnificent Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of the world, and also home to some of the most awe-inspiring natural landscapes in the world. Not only does India have some of the best adventure activities available in the world, but it also has some of the most breathtaking destinations you can go to while adventuring. Here are 10 places in India that will make you feel like Indiana Jones!

Mount Abu, Rajasthan

For a view that will make you feel like an ant on a mountain, Mount Abu is your best bet. At 3,200 feet above sea level, standing on top of Abu promises views of more than 80% of Rajasthan’s land area and some of India’s most beautiful country. It also has some cool legends, such as those associated with ancient temples dedicated to Lord Krishna. Legend has it that anyone who tries to steal from these temples will be cursed by their gods and forced to pay their loot back with interest at an exorbitant rate. Cool story, bro!

Wayanad, Kerala

Wayanad is a district in Northern Kerala, known for its beautiful natural sceneries and world-class tourist destinations. Wayanad’s rich biodiversity and cultural heritage make it one of India’s most fascinating holiday spots. The Wayanad National Park, which is spread across 954.20 square kilometers, is home to rare species of flora and fauna such as tiger, elephant, lion-tailed macaque, Nilgiri langur, and peacock among others. For adventure activities in Wayanad, one can try trekking, canoeing, rappelling, mountain biking, etc. to explore Wayanad’s captivating beauty!

Auli, Uttarakhand

Located in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district, Auli is a paradise for adventure seekers and a popular honeymoon destination. The place has immense potential to offer adventurous activities like paragliding, skiing, trekking, and rock climbing. Apart from these one can experience ‘desert safari’ on sand dunes of Mussoorie which are located just behind Auli. The town also houses Sky Club- an exciting club made for skydiving and paragliding enthusiasts where many national records have been set by Indian skydivers. One can book an entire day or half a day package from Agoda at very affordable prices with facilities of Air Conditioned lodging, car hire service, and homely food to enjoy their memorable holidays in Uttarakhand even more.

Lonavala, Maharashtra

Lonavala, a scenic town situated in the Pune district of Maharashtra is an ideal getaway for those seeking adventure and an adrenaline rush. Located on Mumbai-Pune Expressway, Lonavala is just a 2-hour drive from Mumbai. Lonavala offers lots of activities like ziplining across moving cars, quad biking through thick forest, paragliding, etc. Besides adventure activities and sports, you can also spend some time at Neral village, where you can visit Neral Lake and Nagzira wildlife sanctuary which are both scenic places to be in the vicinity of Mumbai city for a weekend getaway or trip. Being one of the few hills stations near Mumbai city, Lonavala has become quite popular as a tourist destination over recent years.

Similipal National Park, Odisha

The home of elephants and tigers, Similipal is a world of plenty. While you can enjoy jeep safaris and elephant rides to admire these majestic creatures in their natural habitat, you can also spend time at butterfly parks or even go trekking. The park is also known for its dense evergreen forests where flora and fauna thrive without any human intervention. The best time to visit Similipal National Park is from October to March.

Ooty, Tamil Nadu

This popular hill station in Southern India offers a refreshing change from an otherwise blistering summer. Located at a height of 2,240m above sea level, Ooty has lakes and stunning waterfalls. Ooty is also well-known for its tea plantations and parks. The natural beauty here will make you feel like you’re in paradise! Its proximity to Coonoor adds to its charm. It provides ample scope for adventure sports such as trekking, rock climbing, rappelling, and much more! What are you waiting for? Pack your bags and head over to Ooty; we assure you. You won't be disappointed by what it has to offer!

Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand

A popular destination for wildlife enthusiasts, Corbett National Park is home to one of the world’s largest populations of Royal Bengal Tigers and boasts more than 650 species of birds. Go for a tiger safari in an open-top jeep—and take along your camera. The park is spread across 550 square miles (1,400 sq km) of dense jungles and grasslands that are home to leopards, sloth bears, wild boars, and over 370 bird species. Consider hiring a local guide to help you spot all these animal varieties as well as orchids and carnivorous plants.

Nainital Lake Trek, Uttarakhand

Trekking through wooded glades and shaded trails is one of those quintessential experiences that are part of what makes a trip to India so special. Located in Nainital, Uttarakhand, Naini Lake Trek offers easy trails for those looking for a low-key hiking experience. For travelers new to trekking, Naini Lake is a good starting point. It offers great views and as it's about 1 kilometer long you won't find yourself walking endlessly on steep paths and climbing stairs. And if you want to kick up your adventure quotient a bit, there are steeper trails nearby that lead to an old Buddhist monastery perched atop an impressive rock outcrop and some amazing views over Himalayan peaks near Satopanth Glacier.

Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary, Karnataka

Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary was established in 1983 to protect more than 10,000 hectares of lowland moist deciduous forests and wetlands. Located about three hours from Mumbai (previously Bombay), Dandeli is part of a UNESCO-listed biosphere reserve that protects one of Western Ghats’ most diverse ecoregions. As with all wildlife sanctuaries, you can only see animals in their natural habitat here; no cages or rides around safari areas. Best season: December–May

Kanyakumari , Tamil Nadu

If you’re looking for a place to start your voyage of discovery, Kanyakumari is where you’ll want to begin. It's one of South India's most popular tourist destinations, and famous for its stunning vistas of beaches, canals, and temples. If there’s a more picturesque way to say Goodbye! to India than atop its southernmost tip, we don't know it. There are plenty of great views in Kanyakumari, but only if you know where to look.

Conclusion

If you’re looking for adventure activities, India is certainly a destination that never disappoints. IndiTours360 offers discounted trips to various exotic locations around India. Simply browse through our website to plan your next trip or feel free to contact us and we will help you design your perfect itinerary. We offer guided tours, transportation services, and airport transfers in all major cities across India. Whether you are an explorer on a budget or just want to try something new, IndiTours360 is happy to help make your adventure dreams come true!


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