There is nothing like rejuvenating yourself in the company of nature. But the globalisation and the easy connectivity today rarely leave us the time to connect with nature or even with ourselves. Though the constant liveliness does feel appealing, it is perishable and you do require a break every now and then to replenish your depleting energy.
The ideal way to do that in the world of today is to go to a place which disconnects you from the world and reconnects you to yourself. To aid you in your venture to self-discovery we have listed below:
Destinations that Disconnect You from the World
1. Andaman and Nicobar Islands
The simplicity, the serenity, the sensuality and the tranquillity is the essence of these islands. This place is extraordinary if looking for a place to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
Not only do these islands get you your fill of the silence but it enthrals you at the same time by offering an experience which is nothing short of spectacular.
2. Thar Desert
If Andaman’s was the sea, then the Thar is the dessert, but equally tranquil, equally isolated and equally beautiful too. One of the most remote places in India, this dessert is blessed with exceptionally colourful and vibrant cultural heritage which further adds to the cocktail of beauty and serenity.
To be completely in touch with the place, switch off the mobiles and resurface the actual you, without the presence of technology and happenings around the world.
Nature at its best and at its worst, both are the things that can be said about this little place nestled in the northernmost sphere of the country. The age-old monasteries of the region lend it the spiritual touch.
The mysticism of the land drives you away from the mundane life of the cities. Adventure, beauty, mountains and glaciers all are present here to make your trip to this place most extraordinary.
4. Jim Corbett National Park
The Jim Corbett National Park has a place of its own when listing down the places that disconnect you from the world. This national park takes you into the section of wilderness, the dense green, the soft rustle of the birds around and nothing but the anticipation of an encounter with the abundant wildlife of the region; this is the foundation of a stay in here.
The comfortable distance of the place from the capital city of Delhi makes it furthermore alluring for a visit.
5. Caves of Meghalaya
What better way to unhitch from the world than to hide under a cave, and here we mean it literally. The caves of the Meghalaya are sure to get you your share of seclusion.
When we talk of these caves, we just don’t mean seclusion, we mean seclusion in style with the undercurrent of adventure and with the topping of interesting flora and fauna. Be mesmerized by the diversity of the natural formations this spectacular country has been blessed with when you visit these caves in Meghalaya.
The softly sloping landscapes covered with the lush green tea plantations and the accompaniment of a hot cup of tea, seems like paradise doesn’t it? Well, this is just another day in the heavenly place called Munnar. The rivers, t eh elephants and the hills, all the treasures of the south Indian are well packed in this little capsule called Munnar.
7. Ashrams of Rishikesh
Rishikesh is another one of the places that hold the dual image of being extremely religious and yet holding the zenith rank in the adventure sports industry of the country. But it is simply the promise of tranquillity and the chance to unplug from the dynamic world of ours that makes this place the most interesting.
Settled deep in and around Rishikesh are ashrams that do not even get newspapers, let alone a phone, radio and television signals. The only sources of entertainment these places offer are the chance to connect with nature and in turn with yourselves.
8. Backwaters of Alleppey
Gliding blissfully through huge water bodies, oblivious to the dynamism of the world is surely one of the best ways to unhook yourself from the bustling city life. Rich flora and fauna, sumptuous seafood and luxurious houseboats, this is the plan proposed by the majestic backwaters of Alleppey in order to unwind and rejuvenate yourself.
Nothing but nature is the promise of the place and nothing but nature is the ideal means to disconnect with the world.
9. Rann of Kutch
The unending salt marshes of the western end of the country are another perfect getaway if you are planning a trip with the sole purpose of detaching yourself from the world for a little while. The nothingness of the place is the best debate it offers with respect your search for tranquillity and adventure. The largest salt desert in the world, this place is definitely worth a visit.
10. Dense forests of Western Ghats
The rich biodiversity of the Western Ghats of India has made its mark among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. If this was not all to allure you to the place, then the promise of the untouched forest life spanning up to 600kms will definitely do the trick.
Plants, animals, birds and trees, that is all that surrounds you, if you venture on a camping experience in the dense forests of the Western Ghats.
Quite a popular opening to numerous trekking expeditions, the hill station by the name is nothing and everything all in the same frame. There is the busy touristy side to the place which can be given a miss very comfortably if looking for seclusion.
It is the neighbouring places and the activities they offer, that makes it the highlight of the list of places to visit to disconnect from the world. Paragliding in Solang Valley for one is the must-have experiences if looking to unhook yourself from the world.
12. Dzongri Trek in Sikkim
A haven for the adventure junkies, a hike in Sikkim along the Dzongri trek route is among the best bets for finding a little peace in this crowded country. Practically untouched, this trail offers the views, the adventure and the isolation. Far in the northeast, the Dzongri trek is sure to meet your need right on point.
13. Valley of Flowers, Uttarakhand
If altitude was the reason for its seclusion, then it’s the beauty of this place that makes it exceptionally alluring. This valley sets a perfect example of heavens above, such is the distinguished beauty of this place.
The soft curves of the terrain overloaded with colours and scents of diverse flowers this place is a home to several species of flowers. the valley of flowers is ideal for a little alone time, unhooking from the world.
14. Sindhudurg, Maharashtra
Settled a little way from Mumbai, the place by the name Sindhudurg in the Konkan district is sure to charm its way into your hearts with its simplicity and solitude. The beauty of the coast here is further enhanced by the tough facing of the fort acting as the shore of the sea. To top it off, the chance to scuba dive makes the place more attractive.
Another one of the desert areas of the country, Jaisalmer is sure to win you over not just by the inexplicable dunes but with its hospitality too. You can unwind your best with a simple bonfire, traditional folk songs and dances, the delectable Rajasthani food, and of course the stay in one of the luxury resorts of the place.
Staying on the dunes is an experience that stands parallel to none and nothing beats this when we wish for some tranquillity.
Adventure lovers fancy and nature lovers paradise, Coorg is one place that is sure to entice you with its enthralling serenity. The enriching scenic beauty adds to the perfection of the place. For a little time away from the craziness of the city life, visit Coorg.
All said and done nothing beats the experience of the bonding with nature, and in a country as diverse in landscapes and as blessed in the means of flora and fauna as India, the experience is further more enriching.
Get your fill of the isolation and just your time with your loved ones and experience bliss. To make the experience even more exceptional for others, enlighten us with your suggestions and experiences in the comments section below.