Places To Visit In East India Before You Turn 30


1. Sikkim Sightseeing Trip

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Find peace in the spectacular sights that nature and man can provide at a younger age. For Sikkim is a paradise of beauty. From intricate and aesthetic monasteries in Gangtok to the lush Chopta Valley, the mesmerising Lachung to Himalayan Zoological Park, the delightful places to visit in India are innumerable.

2. Kolkata Trip

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Kolkata known as the cultural capital of India, and often written about in novels, Kolkata is a place that is best experienced in your twenties as there are so many things to do here. Shop at the quaint and bustling narrow bazaars, tour the iconic Victoria Memorial Hall, pray at the Dakshineswar Kali Temple, stroll along the famous Park Street, relish in the local street food…the list is endless.

3. Sunderbans Boat Ride

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Experience the untamed nature of Sunderbans with a boat ride. Given the accolade of the largest mangrove ecosystem in the world, this place offers one of a kind views. Through the boat cruise you can witness the fisherman’s cove, a three hundred year old temple, crocodile’s den, deer rehabilitation centre and a lot more.

4. Sandakphu Trek

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Sandakphu Trek, the highest point of West Bengal. It is from here that you get the view and experience of the all-embracing nature. However, trek to the top is quite a tedious one and requires you to be in the pink of health.

5. Orissa Konark Temple & Surfing Lessons

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Witness the magnificence of Indian architecture at the Orissa Konark Temple. This iconic and revered shrine makes a pretty picture with ancient and intricate stone carvings. While at Orissa learn to ride the wonder waves by taking surfing lessons. The earlier you learn this sport the better. It is something that will come handy during later years across the world too!

6. Travel in a Toy Train

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Revisit childhood by hopping on a narrow gauged toy train. Cheer away as these colourful boogies make their way through winding trails, colourful landscapes, verdant hillocks and emerald stretches. Darjeeling, Matheran, Ooty and Shimla are some of the place that you can experience this.

7. Backpack Across Northeast

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Yes, we have all thought about backpacking across Europe sometime or the other, but how about exploring the exotic destinations that our own country provides? Budget friendly apart, backpacking is the best way to experience the mesmerizing sights of the Seven Sisters States of Northeast.
For once you step in here, you are in a place unlike any other with nature retained from acres of green fields to haunting caves, the largest river island to bridges made of roots, cascading waterfalls to a lot more. Just make sure that you pack along oodles of energy too, as this can get grueling. Hence, before you turn 30 is the best time to do it.

8. Visit Cherrapunji, Tread on Living Root Bridges

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What seems like a vision belonging to the movie ‘The Lord of the Rings’, the Living Root Bridges at Cherrapunji is simply sureal. And yes, this bridge is actually made out of live living roots branching out from gigantic trees.
As you cross over, you are overwhelmed with the sight of thick winding roots, beautiful gathering of rocks and clear water below, all amidst a mushroom of overarching and towering trees. Appreciate the marvels of nature before you turn thirty.

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