Top 5 Places to Visit for Spiritual Rejuvenation
Vacation lovers always like to explore places that revive their mind, body and soul. But only few destinations have enough charm to spiritually cleanse you. No doubt, India has many peaceful retreats that offer religious camps with a spirit-renewing concept. But there are few places in this country that are yet untouched with commercial progress. They have a spiritual charm which lets you find yourself. So, if you have planned for a revitalizing trip, head out to these top 5 places to visit for spiritual rejuvenation.
Nubra Valley, Laddakh
Nubra is a cold desert situated at the north east of the Laddakh Valley. A single glance of its picturesque landscape is spiritually rejuvenating. The twisting Shylok River amidst the Nubra river valleys offers a stunning view with small villages enclosed within sharp slopes and rocky fields. The Khardung La Pass is the main attraction of the place.
Matheran is a small hill station lying in the Raigad district of Maharashtra, that is still unscathed by the bustling metropolis surrounding it. The place acquires a magical charm during monsoons, although it has a pleasant climate throughout the year. While there, visit its 28 beautiful spots, 2 lakes & 4 major worship places, for a fun-packed holiday. Not any kind of transportation is allowed in Matheran as it is recognised as an eco-sensitive zone by the government. Hence, it is a tranquil place perfect for spiritual healing of your mind.
If spirituality is what in your travel checklist, Tungnath is the kind of place you must visit. An ancient religious town, having a history that is a century old, it is very popular among pilgrims. It comprises of the Alaknanda and Mandakini valleys commonly referred as Lord of the Peaks. Its famous Tungnath temple is one of the highest temples in the world, dedicated to Lord Shiva. Having a mystical ambience, the town also preserves many attractions and trekking trails. Visit Tungnath, a town that reverberates with spirituality, enriched with diverse flora and fauna and surrounded by natural charm, for an unforgettable experience.
Yumthang, North Sikkim
A spellbinding meadow enclosed within Himalayan ranges in North Sikkim, Yumthang blends vitality with peace. Famous as the Valley of Flowers, the place has a soothing ambience that detoxifies your mind from all troubles. The river Teesta drifts through the valley turning this into a grazing land for its diverse fauna. The landscape gets covered with floral splendour during summers, when rhododendrons bloom fascinatingly covering the entire valley. Also, the place harbours Shinga Rhododendron Sanctuary which is a must visit for every nature lover.
A famous hill station, nearby the bustling metropolis of Bengaluru, Kudremukh is a hilly range lying in the Chikmagalur district of Karnataka. Its ethereal meadows, lush grasslands and green forests turn this hill-station into a hotspot of diverse variety of flora and fauna. Also, with many trekking trails and soaring mountain peaks, Kudremukh is perfect for adventure enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. Varaha Parvatha, an altitudinous mountain range nearby lying at a height of 1458 m above sea level, is recognised as a part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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