1. KANYAKUMARI, TAMIL NADU
There’s every reason why you must head South whenever you can begin to travel again without any fears. Kanyakumari is a historic destination and Vivekananda Rock here could not be the only reason to travel. Apart from being the southernmost tip, the beachfront of Kanyakumari has a spectacular confluence of the Arabian Sea, Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean.When the Sun begins to set, you will see birds flying into the horizon and many people muttering a little prayer by wading into the shallow waters. Stand still and watch the waves turn amber with the Sun’s reflection from the clouds.
2. TAJ MAHAL, AGRA
There is something so unique about the Monument of Love – The Taj Mahal in Agra that its beauty tends to attract visitors at different times of the day. One exceptional time to watch the Sun go down with River Yamuna in the backdrop is at sunset hour.Take the services of a local tour guide and opt for Heritage Walk Beyond The Taj and see the Hathi Khana Gate. The ruins here offer a vantage point to watch the sunset exactly behind the dome of The Taj Mahal. The vantage point is also popular for being a perfect pre-wedding shoot location.
There is something so unique about the Monument of Love – The Taj Mahal in Agra that its beauty tends to attract visitors at different times of the day.
3. CHINESE FISHING NETS, FORT COCHIN
Choose to walk by the paved path where you can see the Chinese Fishing Nets being lowered into the sea and then moving up with the fresh catch. These nets are huge and have been a traditionally-used option. The Chinese Fishing Nets area is also a fabulous photography point for many travellers and photographers. Many visitors come here to catch the sunset hour. The pavement here is smartly constructed for greater ease for visitors who may have mobility concerns. There are some eateries around where you can dine and watch the Chinese Fishing Nets in action and feel the overall vibe change by sunset time moving into cooler evenings.
4. LEH LADAKH
Many people are often confused about the interchangeable usage of the words Leh and Ladakh. Let’s clear the air for you. Leh is the joint capital and largest town in the territory of Ladakh in India. Leh, located in the Leh district, was also the historical capital of the Himalayan Kingdom of Ladakh. If you are an adventurous soul and ready to acclimatise for the altitudinal heights, then sunset at Leh-Ladakh can be an exceptionally rewarding experience for you. Always check the time of sunset in the month of your travel and then find the most suitable spot to watch this magical moment amidst tall hills all around.
5. RADHANAGAR BEACH, HAVELOCK ISLAND, ANDAMAN
The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are well-connected by air and water. If you more days in hand, take a nice cruise from the port of Kolkata or Chennai to Port Blair. You can also fly down to Port Blair and let the island overwhelm you with its beauty all around. The beaches here are spectacular. Radhanagar Beach being high on the touristy charts. There are some beach points where adventure sports can be indulged in. Don’t miss visiting the Cellular Jail (Kaala Pani) where many Indian freedom fighters were once kept captive during the British regime.
From Jodhpur To San Juan, Here Are Top 10 Travel Destinations You Ought To Visit In 2020
Satiate The Wanderlust In You
All the travel junkies out there, if there is one listicle you must focus on, it’s this one. With 2019 travel goals (hopefully) met, it’s time to start planning for the 2020 holidays. Booking.com has delved into global booking trends to reveal 10 of the top emerging travel destinations for 2020.
Jodhpur from India has found its spot among the top 10 list, alongside some lesser known spots in Eastern Europe to under-the-radar spots in Asia. Commenting on the study, Ritu Mehrotra, Country Manager, India, Sri Lanka and Maldives for Booking.com said, “As we proceed towards a new decade, we will see travel becoming more and more sustainable and technologically-advanced, further aided by enhanced services and offerings that enable the modern day inquisitive traveller to experience the world.
81% of Indian travellers say that in 2020 they want to go somewhere that offers experiences they’ve never had before. From catering to their peaked interest in lesser known destinations to counter over-tourism, to customised travel recommendations, we want to ensure that the travellers have the most diverse selection of places to stay at as we help them prepare and plan their travel in 2020 and beyond.”
Here’s where you should be headed to satiate the wanderbug in you.