The year 2020 isn’t being considered to be quite a good year by many. The Coronavirus Epidemic has gripped all and sundry and everyone is locked up inside their houses to flatten the curve. India reported the first case in January 2020 and now as of May 15, 2020, as of today, There are 51,401 coronavirus active cases in the country.
Yes, the situation is gloomy and all we can do is stay at home and pray.
The backpackers especially find it very difficult to sit and do nothing. When there are reports of the environment healing itself because for almost two months now, human beings are not being able to freely move around, and thankfully so, [because that has resultantly wiped off the pollution from the atmosphere] it takes a lot for the wanderlust within to be suppressed.
To all our fellow travelers out there, we want you to know, we understand your pain. Having said that, it is also important to mention here, do not leave your home. You could probably include the things you want to do and places you want to visit [once the lockdown is over] in a bucket list of sorts.
Let us ease the task for you. Here is the list you might want to consider to add it to your bucket list:
The abode of clouds, Meghalaya is sitting just between Assam and Bangladesh, on the dramatic rocky cliffs. The state which is considered as the “wettest place” on the earth awaits you with its mesmeric waterfalls and some of Asia’s longest caves.
The white-sand beaches, stellar nightlife, a variety of seafood, and world-class architecture, Goa has it all. One of the reasons to visit Goa is that anybody can make it there. North Goa is a nightlife hub with all the touristy sea-beaches and all that jazz. While in south Goa you will find all the luxuries of life.
Often referred to as “mini-Switzerland” of India, Khajjiar is a small hill-station in Himachal Pradesh located just 24 kilometers from Dalhousie. The little hamlet is admired for centuries by the greatest of kingdoms for its picturesque scenery. A must-visit destination to get a soothing escape from the chaos of the world.
Surrounded by the snow-capped lofty Himalayas, Gulmarg is a popular skiing destination located amidst the Pir Panjal range in the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. It’s one of the most popular destinations in India with very little traffic. Much lesser than you would get to see in Manali and Shimla- it is absolutely a perfect choice when it comes to a must-visit place after the coronavirus scare is over and done with
Famed as the only hill station of Rajasthan, Mount Abu offers you a bit of change. With the busiest of markets, it also bears the weight of the highest peak of the Aravalli range of Rajasthan. Mount Abu is a must-visit place after lockdown.