Chatpal Kahwa And Wildflowers
Surrounded by the mountains of southern Kashmir, this town is dotted with unending stretches of dense woods, natural streams, and wildflowers. Located around 90 km from Srinagar, Chatpal&rsquos tourism potential wasn&rsquot discovered until very recently, so it is highly likely that you will be able to enjoy nature&rsquos gifts in splendid isolation. You can go on leisurely walks, chat with the Gujjar-Bakerwal people over cups of kahwa, and observe herds of sheep grazing freely in huge, open meadows. Summers are the time when you will be able to appreciate the lush greenery.
Malana Explore Local Architecture
Located on a remote plateau in Kullu, you have to do an uphill journey/trek to reach this village. However, once you make it here, mountains and beautiful valleys will be the highlight of your vacation. Explore the village and its traditional architecture with a visit to the Jamlu Devta temple built in the Kathkuni style where the locals worship their guardian deity, Jamlu Devta. Trekking and hiking expeditions to the nearby hills and temples have also grown in popularity. If you prefer rafting and exploring wildlife, you could head out to the Great Himalayan National Park. Incidentally, Malana is famous for a particular variety of cannabis known as Malana cream
Thachi Valley Discover Apple Country
Also known as 'apple county' because of its numerous orchards, the valley is located in the Seraj region of the Mandi district. The most popular trek here is the one that leads to Chanjwala Peak. Don&rsquot forget to visit the Beed plateau. This is a high altitude meadow and while you are hiking your way up, you can make pit stops at various ponds and waterfalls. The Bithu Narayan Temple loacted in the midst of cedar forests showcases local architecture with its slate stone roofs mounted on wooden columns.
Vagamon Green Meadows And Tea
This quiet and offbeat hill station, located in Kerala, is a slice of untouched land. Vagamon is renowned for its deep valleys, widely-stretching green meadows, dense pine forests, tea estates, and waterfalls. It is also home to a plethora of pine forests and lush green hills, besides offering many adventure activities like trekking, paragliding, mountaineering, and rock climbing. The Kurisumala Ashram, Thangal Para, and the beautiful Vagamon Falls, are amongst many of its charming attractions.