Best of 2015: Must-visit destinations

Updated: 29 December, 2015 14:13 IST | The Guide Team |

The annual Wanderlust Awards 2015 are back! Pack your bags and head out to explore these must-visit destinations, whatever be your travel mantra


Pic courtesy/Caeser Sengupta

Nature lover
If you love nature and your camera, Amboli is the place to head to. Located about 545 km away from the city, it stands at a height of above 2,000 feet, and with the dense foliage of the Sahyadris in the Western Ghats, Amboli makes for a bio-diversity hotspot. (Read more)

Special mention
Tannirbhavi Beach
Tannirbhavi Beach near Mangalore, on India’s west coast is home to Stoked Surfers Club. Started by national-level swimmer, Partha Varanashi and his friends Dhruvin Jasani, Mithun Bhat and Abhinav Bansa, the school offers both surfing and life-saving lessons. (Read more)

Culture coolPic/Dhara Vora

Culture cool
With winter here, now is the time to plan a trip to Kutch. On offer are ancient ruins (Dholavira), the white desert and loads of shopping. Those who love safaris, head to the Indian Wild Ass Sanctuary. (Read more)

Island treasure
Located close to Alibag, Khaderi island is one of the many serene locations to visit close to the city by the sea. The island has a fort, water sports activities and offers accommodation options as well. (Read More)

Pic/Suresh KK

Wild  escape
Della Jungle Camp
Located barely two hours away from the city, the dense Rajmachi forest is a green wonder waiting to be explored. If you are strapped for time, Della Jungle Camp offers half day and full day travel options. The view from Rajmachi peak is worth the trek. (Read more)

Pic/Bipin Kokate

Midnight cycling
The city is a sight to behold at midnight, too. It is quiet yet throbbing. Experience this pulse of the city with a round of midnight travelling organised by the group, Midnight Travellers. (Read more)

First Published: 24 December, 2015 08:21 IST

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