With the mercury continuing to rise across the country and no respite expected in the coming weeks, heading off to the hills is the ultimate solution. However, popular hill stations like Manali, Nainital and Shimla continue to battle excessive tourism and water crisis amongst other issues. While heading to these sensitive regions should be a big no-no, that in no way means that you face the brunt of the heat and devoid yourself of a much needed summer getaway.
For those who’ve had enough of the relentless party scene in Goa and need to heal their eardrums as well as restore some peace to their being, there is a slew of natural wonders that’ll soothe your battered senses. These gems in Goa are shrouded in secrecy, tucked away in cosy nooks, just waiting for you to stumble upon them.
Named after a village in Wales and barely 6 km from Mussoorie, Landour is a picturesque hill town in Uttarakhand known for rich in history, culture, and food. It's no surprise that while Mussoorie remains a trending tourist spot, Landour is still an offbeat, quieter alternative with so many experiences on offer.
Coonoor, or Kannur as it is also known is a small district that is rather famous for its production of Nilgiri tea. The best way to get there would hands down be the Heritage Train, which gives you a chance to soak in the scenic route while indulging in interesting conversations with the locals.