By Tanisha Saxena
“Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller,” said Moroccan explorer, Ibn Battuta. Travelling is a way to reflect. When you travel you explore the lanes and bylanes of the place, understand the cultural ethos, and leave mesmerized. While every place on this beautiful Earth has something to offer, Face Recommends brings you a list of places to visit in summer 2023 and what distinguish these places are their unique offerings to the traveler. We bet you will end up booking tickets in the middle of the read.
Leh Ladakh is miraculous in many ways. The Saraswati River declares glory. The River flowing under Bhim Pul in Mana Village is symbolic of nature’s utmost importance and beauty. Every nook and corner of the place oozes aesthetics and beautiful fresh vibes. It is as if every stone has a story to tell. This year, India designated its first Dark Sky Reserve, in Hanle village. It is located about 168 miles southeast of Leh, the capital of Ladakh e village has roughly 270 clear nights a year, making it ideal for astronomical splendor. The reserve spans 414 sq. mi. and envelops much of the Changthang Wildlife Sanctuary. It is the best place to visit during the summer because the Pangong Lake begins to melt in April and by June it becomes perfect. A few crustacean species are thriving inside the lake. You will find thousands of exotic birds hovering around the lake and that view is just majestic. You may also opt for camping beside the lake for an exquisite experience. The trip this year will be even more affordable as several tour and travel companies are coming up with affordable packages which cost from 1500 to 20,000 and above depending on the number of days.
British Columbia, Canada
The Canadian Rockies unite with the Pacific Ocean; the result is the breathtaking mix of Ocean-and-mountain. The jaw-dropping backdrops, outdoor adventure sports, and seafaring are some of the things to do. The province is in general known for the pristine beauty that it beholds. What add to the experience are the new Indigenous-led connecting cultures closely tied to the land.
Haida House is yet another attraction, launched in May 2022 the people can explore Haida Gwaii while learning about the Haida worldview of Yah’guudang. A vacation to British Columbia for one week usually costs around CA$1,337 which is 20,679.26 INR for one person. If one looks at the flight rates then at the moment the best one-way flight price to British Columbia from India is ₹ 44,957 (New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl to Vancouver Intl). People who are outdoor adventure enthusiasts can’t miss the deal!
You name it and you are immediately transported to the place which carries history and romance in both hands. Testimony to the decades of upheaval and the Arab spring furthermore is the perfect blend to see coming together in the form of the stunning architectural design of the place. Not long ago it marked the centennial of the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb—and in November 2022, Egypt hosted the United Nations Climate Summit, COP 27. In a nutshell, it is the best destination for people to learn, hang out, explore, and enjoy. While Egypt is generally considered to be an extremely affordable destination, this year post pandemic the industry is thriving and the more affordable it is getting more people are visiting. A 10-day Egypt itinerary would cost 6,400 EGP which is $215 and 17,146 INR. Moreover, in April and May, tourism is quite better as compared to the peak months which are July and August.
From the Similipal National Park, Joranda Waterfall, Devkund Waterfall, Barehipani Waterfall, Bhimkund waterfall, Jagannath Temple, Ambika Temple to the Ramtirtha Temple- Orissa’s Mayurbhanj preserves many temples built in different styles of Orissan architecture. In the words of the tourism department there, the spring waterfalls of the mountains and different types of wild animals and birds are the scenic beauty of the district. It is a vast forest area filled with Sal, Piasal and other Varieties of wood, besides other medicinal herbs are also available in the forest. Deemed one of the top fifty best and most extraordinary destinations in the World, Mayurbhanj is affordable, artistic, and culturally rooted.