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Honey Chitkara Mar 20 2015

What are some of the interesting twists to these regular destinations in India?

Reema Bhalla Mar 20 2015
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Well, you may have been to these places umpteen number of times but we are sure that these interesting twists to these regular destinations in India will make you travel to these places all over again. Come, start a journey with us.

1. Rediscover the magic of Malgudi Days at Agumbe, Karnataka

Remember Malgudi Days? Several scenes of this television series were shot at Agumbe, a hill station which lies hidden like a small treasure from the popular tourist population. Although the forests of Agumbe city are a part of the World Heritage Site, they are still a well-kept secret from the tourist population.


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The trek through the tall trees is as refreshing as the sight of watching the sun dipping in the Arabian Sea at dusk.

2. Tea Plantation at Nainital

Yes, you heard us right! Not many of us are aware that there is a beautiful, lush tea plantation about an hour’s drive from the hill station of Nainital. Blessed with quietude and tranquility, the place boasts of a sprawling tea plantation which is a worth a visit. Buy some fresh tea as souvenirs for your loved ones.


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3. Wine and Grape Stomping at Bangalore

Be a part of this super fun activity on your next trip to Bangalore. Head to Ramanagaram to be a part of this exciting and fun-filled activity as it is one of the most famous venues for wine and grape stomping. Enjoy a glass of wine after a hard day of work and take an interesting tour of the vineyard as well.


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4. Learn Pottery at Madurai

Well, we all know that Madurai is the “city of temples” but there is more to this beautiful city which will catch your fancy for sure. We suggest you to try your hands at pottery and take a stroll in the charming hamlets and learn how the beautiful paper mache dolls and Navaratri Kullu dolls are made. Also, get a chance to interact with the potters and be a part of their fascinating tales.



5. Candle Light Dinner Cruise at Mumbai

How about enjoying a sumptuous dinner in the company of twinkling stars? Sounds like a dream but you can turn this into reality. Go for the candle light dinner cruise on the glistening Arabian Sea from the Gateway of India (the ride starts at jetty no 5) and enjoy the cool breeze and the vast expanse of sea while you treat your taste buds to some of the finest world cuisines.


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6. Dive Deep at Kochi

Its time to try something interesting and hatke on your trip to Kochi this time and for that you have to travel to Thiruvankulam, a favourite diving spot for the adventure seekers. Theincredible diving site acts like a magnetic pull on all those who love to dive deep into crystal blue waters to get a close look at the amazing aquatic life of this region. And the best part is that you get a participation certification at the end.


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7. Experience the Backwaters of Goa

And you thought that the best place to experience the backwaters is Kerala? Well, Goa has its own share of picture perfect backwaters and the best way to experience that is to get a houseboat cruise on the scenic Chapora River. Indulge in the comfort of a luxurious wooden houseboat, dig into delightful local dishes or simply enjoy the beautiful views.



8. Relive Your Childhood Days at Mogly Farm, Gurgaon

Want to relive the golden days of your childhood? We recommend you to take a trip down memory lane at Mogly Farm in Gurgaon, a place which is just perfect if you are planning to enjoy a vacation with your kids.


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The sprawling farmhouse has everything under the sun- interesting tutorial classes, adventure activities for kids and parents both and a cheerful ambiance that greets you from the moment you step in.

9. Food Tour at Hyderabad

Attention all foodies! You are in for a true gastronomical delight if you opt for the local food and spice tour, one of the many things to do in Hyderabad. The lip-smacking treats include local flavours such as Osmania biscuits, Irani chai, Nahari Kulcha, roti keema, bhaja curry and the freshly prepared bread like dil-pasand and dil-khush. You can also opt to take a tour in the local spice market to know where the real taste comes from.


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10. Explore Dandeli Like Never Before

Imagine going downriver in a coracle and then, even before you have realised it, being surrounded by over 150 crocodiles! That’s exactly what would happen to you if you went down the Kali to a place just outside the precincts of Dandeli town.



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If there is adventure inside you and the will to give it a shot, then hop onto a rubber dinghy and attempt to tame the rapids on the Kali River. Don’t just go for the regular sightseeing trips, try something interesting and adventurous on your trip to Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary.

Pack your bags and head to these places to bring back some interesting memories with you.

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