In your 20’s you are young and independent. As you have just graduated or started your career and want to have a little time experience before you get more responsible. Nothing can be a better idea than travelling, to gain valuable experiences for the whole life.
We know, deciding the destinations that should be a part of your list is quite difficult, as it keeps changing every time you get to know about new destinations. Worry not, we are here to help! Given below is the list of 20 trips for your 20’s.
Let the adventure begin!
Known as ‘Land of High Passes’ Ladakh is famous for its aired mountain passes, scenic views and magnificent lakes. This magical Buddhist ex-kingdom is very popular amongst adventure enthusiasts, who love trekking, mountaineering and white river rafting. Ladakh is not just an adventure paradise, but it also has a lot to offer to people who wish to soak themselves in the tranquility and scenic views of nature.
Cloaked in spirituality and covered by clouds, Gangtok is God’s gift to earth. The place has some of the major attractions like Nathu La, Rumtek Monastery, and the Hanuman Tok which are worth a visit. A walk between the mighty mountains or admiring lakes or the serenity of tranquil monasteries, you are sure to fall in love with Gangtok.
Sparkling like a gem amid of Bay of Bengal, Andaman Nicobar has many hidden treasure troves to explore for the tourists. Here you can surely experience some peace and tranquility away from the mainland. When in Andaman Nicobar, you can sunbathe on a beach shore or enjoy some adventure water sports like scuba diving and snorkeling.
Fondly known as the Scotland of India, Coorg is a hill station where you can find peace and tranquility in the middle of the pleasant weather and rhythmic sounds of the waterfalls. The beauty of Coorg is enchanted by its waterfalls with lush green mountains in the backdrop and an aromatic smell of coffee.
Fun and frolic is a synonym to Goa. Best known for its sun-kissed beaches and happening nightlife, Goa has everything for everyone. During your visit here, undertaking activities like rock climbing, banana ride, rappelling, jumaring, windsurfing and Dinghy Sailing are musts. Goa’s colonial past is also stamped across its churches, forts, Portuguese homes and mansions which are worth visiting.
Kashmir, which is also known as ‘Heaven on Earth’ is a perfect destination to visit all-round the year. Filled with flowers in spring and snow in winter, Kashmir is beautiful with a picturesque landscape, making it a popular tourist destination.
‘God’s own Land’ Kerala has many beautiful beaches, and peaceful shores which are perfect for spending time in nature’s playground. Apart from beaches, Kerala is also famous its Ayurveda & nature cure centers which are worth to cover on your trip to Kerala.
Only a few miles away from Haridwar, is the holy town Rishikesh. This tranquil town which runs alongside Ganga is also a hub of adventure sports activities like river rafting, cliff jumping, rappelling, and bungee jumping apart from been known as the ‘World capital of Yoga’. Rishikesh is also a popular camping site, offering a magical experience full of excitement, adventure and action. While camping at Rishikesh you can experience a completely different atmosphere which makes you have a closer look at the beautiful world of nature.
Known as ‘Queen of the Hills’, Mussoorie is a place where nature blends history with the well-preserved cultural heritage. This hill station has many mesmerizing sights like Lake Mist, Kempty Falls, Gun Hill and The Mall to explore. Apart from these tourist sights, you can also opt for walks in the fresh mountain air, baths in cool waterfalls, shopping handicrafts, clothing and more.
Nestled in the scenic Green Beas valley and surrounded by huge Himalayan Mountains, Manali attracts tourists all throughout the year. It’s cool atmosphere serves as a perfect heaven for those looking for some respite from hot Indian summers. Manali has something for everyone – backpackers can hang out at the camps and hippie villages, adventurers can experience activities like trekking, mountain climbing and rafting, and Archaeological explorers can visit tourist spots like Hidimba Devi Temple, Naggar Castle and colorful Tibetan Monasteries.
Mauritius gives you a postcard view of the Indian Ocean with sapphire-blue waters, powder-white beaches and luxury resorts. A swim and snorkeling in the lagoon are perfect ways to spend a day. This island country is also gaining popularity for its wildlife tourism and is home to rare species like the pink pigeon, Mauritian kestrel, draw card, white dolphins and sharks.
Peaceful, uncrowded and full of character, New Zealand is a country which has a unique mix of landscape and culture. New Zealand is also one of the best trekking destinations on earth, which is locally known as tramping. Other than trekking, this destination is also famous for self-drives, canoeing and mounts biking.
If you want to plan a very short and budget-friendly international trip, then Bhutan is the ideal holiday destination. Bhutan holds many treasures in terms of its natural scenery, culture and traditions. This tiny Himalayan kingdom is a must visit for monastery-lovers, trekkers, and Buddhist pilgrims.
Dubai is known as a shopping paradise beside being the most stunning and glamorous urban destination. The country has a very futuristic appeal and houses one of the world’s best architectures, desert safari, and theme parks and enjoy a spectrum of onboard activities including live music performances and traditional Tanura dance shows.
Singapore is a tourist destination that offers a perfect blend in terms of natural flora-fauna, modern architectures, food and culture. This tiny and populated country is perfect for those who love food, shopping, and green spaces. Pubbing and clubbing are a must when you visit here. A visit to Sentosa Island a gateway to stunning long beaches, theme and water parks that will keep you engaged on your holiday. To experience the best of Sentosa Island, book your holiday package with Local Singapore Tours and enjoy best deals on various fun activities. Singapore also has excellent modern highways and expressways which make it an ideal destination to self-drive.
Situated on the southeast coast of China, this city fascinates travelers with its lively clubs, legendary food, luxury shopping, and incredible natural environment. Hong Kong’s Disneyland is a whimsical wonderland which brings the magic of a world-class entertainment experience for everyone and is worth visiting.
Looking for an international destination which is worth visiting, yet pocket-friendly. Then Bangkok is an ideal destination for you. Be its serene beaches, shopping, nightlife or great food, you can enjoy everything here, even if you have a small budget.
Spread across a chain of thousands of islands between Asia and Australia, Indonesia is a country offering a myriad of experiences such as a trek through the wilderness, glitzy malls, exotic local food, and sandy beaches. This country is a must visit for cultural enthusiasts, foodies and adventurers.
Full of beautiful landscape, lustrous tea gardens, sandy beaches, emerald forests, majestic mountains, and legendary temples, Sri Lanka has no shortage of incredible natural and historic sites. There are only a few countries in the world which have a large number of UNESCO world heritage sites in a small area; Sri Lanka is one of them. The country boasts 8 UNESCO world heritage sites which include sacred cities of Anuradhapura and Kandy.
The mountain nation, Nepal offers a blend of ancient temples, tranquil hill villages, rich wildlife and the most spectacular view of the Himalayas. Nepal is also the ultimate aim for many adventure enthusiasts as it offers many hiking opportunities, with the rugged trails of Everest, Annapurnas, Manaslu and more.
So, set yourself a modest budget; squeeze your stuff in a backpack and step out to create some amazing experiences that will stick with you forever.