Goodbyes can be tough, be it in relationships or from holidays, but when it is done in a fulfilling way, it hurts a little less. So while mid-June is approaching and the ‘vacay’ Instagram posts are fading away, take a small adventure, make the most of the summer for one last time of 2019.
Cycling in Mumbai
With the heat, the majority of the people head out to enjoy the summer for cycling trips in Mumbai. Not only the common public, but you will also catch Salman Khan pedalling by the streets of the Mumbai. So while the summer ends, why not travel by the city on two tyres? There are multiple cycling events in Mumbai hosted which blows away your safety worries. What will make the end of 2019 summer is the surreal feeling of going for midnight cycling in Mumbai, where are invited by the mesmerizing breeze at Marine drive, going by the silent yet pleasing roads of Mumbai under the yellow dim city lights.
If you reside in Mumbai, the Bhandardara camping spot does not need an introduction. With monsoon approaching and sun fading, it is the perfect time to spend the last few days of holidays with Lakeside camping at Bhandardara. The moment you reach by the campsite, you are welcomed with the still water of the lake and in no time you get the chance to witness the glowing sunset. And by its night, you will forget that it’s the summer as the chilled wind will make you be by the bonfire singing songs and dancing your heart out. And as you are waking up with the birds chirping in your tent, the morning is all about taking a boat ride by the lake before you find your way home.
Another jewel with often gets unnoticed while one head to Goa. Dudhsagar waterfalls in Goa are one of the tallest waterfalls which drop gushing water like a wave of milk. Dwelled amidst the western ghat, the colour scheme of green mountains, white water and blue sky is eye pleasing and a sight you don’t want to miss. Dudhsagar waterfalls are nature bond of Goa which justifies that Goa is more than its beaches. What can make this visit even more fruitful is that you can also go for Dudhsagar trekking to explore nature closely?
River Rafting in Rishikesh
You might have gone for long holidays by now, but if it didn’t give your spin a chill, it is time you go make the most of the Rishikesh rafting season. And as it is the peak time, you will find several river rafting in Rishikesh packages that suits your time being and is an apt adventure. The best part is that even if you don’t have much time in hand, rafting in Rishikesh cost you just a day and 2 days for the travel. And one of the best way to say goodbye to the sun is by sailing by the water.
Before heading back to the reality, take a plunge into the ocean of mountain beauty by going for the Dayara Bugyal trek in Uttarakhand. Dayara Bugyal Trek Itinerary takes you to the enchanting mountains covered with meadows, Bandarpunch range and the popular Gangotri. Since the best time to trek at Uttarakhand is in summers, while nature is still blooming at its best, unleash the dreamy landscapes. Dayara Bugyal Trek cost 5 days, a perfect plan for the last week of summer.
Valley of Flowers Trek
If seeing the nature, especially flowers at their best makes your heart dance, spend the last spring days in the lap of nature at the valley of flowers trek. This trek doesn’t need much of description either as in the last couple of years, it has garnered its popularity for all the right reasons. You not only get the sight of the valley and meadows filled with alpine flowers and other rich flora, but also get to bird watch some of the unique birds being in their natural element amidst the beautiful valley. The Valley of Flowers trek cost for 11025 INR for 6 days, which includes your stay, food and expert charges.
Stok Kangri Trek
The mighty Himalayas have always been on the hit list and Stok Kangri Trek can take you closer to it. Stok Kangri trek, one of the highest peaks of the Himalayas is a thrilling adventure that challenges your adrenaline. The advantage of this trek is that you get to reach the base camp in 2-3 days maximum unlike the other treks but the level is difficult. Stok Kangri Trek cost for 25725 INR which covers the stay in tents, food and expert charges for 10 long days. So if you are experienced and have the thrill to make the most of the last 10 days, this is for you.
Author: Radhika Shah