25 trips on your Bucket List before you turn 30 !!
Life is not meant to be lived in one place. Travel as much as you can, as far as you can & as long as you can. And the best time to do this is in your 20s. When you are free to dream & discover & explore & most importantly, you are independent. India is full of marvelous destinations & most of them should be visited before your thirties! So, pack your bags & move your ass, right now!
1. Go scuba diving in the Andamans.
With its silver sands and clear, turquoise waters, the Andamans are heaven for water babies. Go for a scuba tour & swim along the vibrant fish & corals.
2. Camp out in the Thar Desert.
Your 20’s are the best time to cut loose and take a walk on the adventurous side. Step out of your comfort zone, say goodbye to hotel rooms and stay in the dunes of Thar desert.
3. Go river rafting in Rishikesh.
This is the adventure sport for the masses. Even if you haven’t done it before, with a short briefing from some friendly rafting instructors, you’ll be taking on the rapids of the Ganga in no time!
4. Backpack across the North-East
First, it’s budget-friendly. Second, backpacking is the best way to experience the mesmerizing sights of the Seven Sisters. Third, get out there. Now.
5. Tread on the Living Root Bridges of Mawlynnong.
Yes, these bridges are actually made out of living roots branching out from gigantic trees. They are quite a sight to behold!
6. Dabble in some skiing in Auli.
Learning to ski in your younger days comes along with a lot of advantages. Auli is a sought after skiing destination in the snow-capped peaks of Uttaranchal.
7. Attend Dussehra in Mysore.
The ideal place to celebrate the grandeur of Dasara is the majestic Mysore. For at this time, the city is beautifully lit up and the entire city partakes in the merrymaking.
8. Go party at the Sunburn Festival in Goa
Under the open skies amidst the scenic surroundings of Candolim Beach, grove endlessly to heart-thumping music along with thousands of young people from across the globe.
9. Ride a bike from Manali to Leh.
The journey is a paradise for true blue bikers. Offering one of the best routes to ride in the world, this majestic highway stretches for over 475 Km.
10. Go catch the Aero show in Bangalore.
27 countries bring the best of aerospace technology in the world to Yelahanka, Bangalore. What’s more, they show it off for everyone to go “Woah!” at. The aerobatics are a must watch!
11. Experience the Rann of Kutch.
If you want solitude and peace, then head on over to the Rann of Kutch in Gujarat. It’s a white desert. A white. Desert.
13. Visit the temple & boulders of Hampi.
Visit the ancient temples in Hampi! Marvel at the architecture and intricate stone carvings that tell a thousand stories.
14. Go Hiking, in the one & only Himalayas
Experience the thrill as you trek by and enjoy the panoramic sight of green mountains, valleys, expansive sky, and snow-capped ranges. You can find an endless number of treks using this Link
15. Go Relax at a Boat House, in God's own Country.
The picturesque beauty sweeps you off the floor. It is the third cleanest city in India. Do not miss the snake boat races held during August every year.
16. Touring the tea plantations of Munnar
Munnar is well known for its serene beauty. You can walk amidst the tea plantations and learn how tea is made in the factory Or explore it by bicycle on a tour with your friends.
17. Go to Gokarna & do nothing!
Relax on the lazy beaches, take in the scenery and pristine waters and enjoy yourself by doing just about nothing. Just be a Hippie for once !!
18. Explore the wild side of Kanha.
Kanha National Park is situated at the heartland of India called Madhya Pradesh. The Tiger Reserve is one of the largest National Park and home to a significant population of Royal Bengal Tigers and Indian leopards along with Indian wild dogs.
19. Start off on a trek to Dudhsagar Falls.
Instead of taking the normal route to Dudhsagar Falls, how about trekking up to it? This trail brings along some exciting adventures which you should definitely try before you’re 30 and out of air.
20. Take a dip in the Holy Ganges of Varanasi.
Varanasi or Banaras is one of the oldest city in India situated along with the banks of the holy river Ganges in Uttar Pradesh. It is considered as the holy city by Hindu’s as well as by Buddhists, Jains and regarded as the temple city of India.
21. Take a boat ride in the Sunderbans.
A 300-year-old temple, a crocodile’s den, the largest mangrove ecosystem in the world, and you still want more reasons to get yourself to the Sunderbans?
22. Shimmers on Ladakh Lakes
Pangong Tso is one of the most beautiful high altitude (4,350 m.) Lakes of Ladakh along with other Tso Moriri Lake. The blue skies over the lakes along with tremulous light of sun on the water bodies give a shimmering reflection which looks like stars on earth. These lakes of Ladakh changes forms at every next hour of the day and appear most beautiful during the evening.
23. Colors of Sea at Kanyakumari
The Cape Comorin or Kanyakumari is situated at the confluence of three great water bodies the Arabian Sea, the Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean. Kanyakumari is the precious Jewel of the Oceans and one of the holy sites for Hindus due to Kanyakumari Temple one of the 52 Shakti Peetha in India. As per the weather changes and sun location color of these three seas get changes accordingly.
24. Embrace real life wallpapers in Kasol & Manali.
Known as the ‘Amsterdam of India’, this place has some amazing views and offers a range of adventure sports such as trekking and camping. Do not miss a visit to Malana, a small village located a few kilometers from Kasol.
25. Enjoy the pristine views at Dal Lake.
Dal Lake is Srinagar's jewel, a vast sheet of water reflecting the carved wooden balconies of the houseboats and the misty peaks of the Pir Panjal mountains. Flotillas of gaily painted shikaras skiff around the lake, transporting goods to market, children to school and travelers to delightful houseboats inspired by originals from the Raj era.