Travelling has no age. As long as you are in good physical condition, you should never stop exploring new places. And when you are in place like India, which has so many beautiful destinations to offer, travelling should always be on your to-do list.
Let learn about some of the best Indian places for the senior citizens for having some wonderful memories to cherish forever:
Varanasi always tops the list. The city of Ganges awaits your arrival. Popular for its spirituality with mesmerizing ghats and soulful evening aartis in the devotional Kashi Vishwanath Temple. The best time to visit is between November and March and is easily accessible from Delhi via trains and roadways.
The next is the city of Taj, which is perfect for elderly people. A visit to this place shall definitely be on your bucket list to explore some of the mind-blowing masterpieces of the Mughal era. Agra can be visited at any time during the year. It has well connectivity via roads and from Delhi.
The third place to visit is Rajasthan, which is famous for its royal palaces, havelis, and forts. It is a perfect blend of culture and regality. Besides, the state also is home to mountain ranges, deserts, wildlife parks, and many more amazing destinations. The best time to visit is between October and March. One can visit by railways or flights from all parts of the country.
Kashmir is one of the rarest of paradises of earth. The apple orchards, shikara rides at the Dal Lake, Gulmarg, Sonamarg are some of the recommended places to visit. This paradise is sure to give the best memories of your life. The best time to visit is between March and October.
Kerala, known as God’s own country, is a place you should definitely visit in your 60s. This place will completely relax and rejuvenate your soul. Kerala is rich in exotic flora and fauna, natural vegetation, and backwaters. Most of the trains go up to Ernakulam Town Station or Junction Station. From there you can take a bus or cab to the required destination.
Coonoor is a breathtaking hill station in Tamil Nadu best for enjoying some peace and quality time with your loved ones. The cottages in the tea estates are popular among tourists. Other nearby spots include Sim’s Park, Droog Fort, and more. Coonoor is well connected by railways and roads from Bangalore.
Puri is another holy destination apt for senior citizens. The Jagannath temple is considered as the temple for fulfilling all your wishes. Konark temple is another great place near Puri. A visit to the Puri beach and Chandrabagha beach is a must. Then there is the Chilka Lake, the best place to spot some exotic migratory birds in winters.
A beautiful hill station that can be visited with your family to enjoy the summers. The recommended places to visit in Darjeeling are Tiger Hills, Tiger, Kanchenjunga Mountains, tea estates, toy train ride, waterfalls, and more. Also do not forget to taste some delicious ethnic cuisines.
9. Gir forest
If you are in your 60s and you are looking forward to spending an adventurous time with nature, you must visit the Gir Forest. You can enjoy by taking jeep safari rides to spot the rare species of Asiatic lions and then you can explore Junagadh with its forts and Havelis. The best time to visit is from December to March. It is also one of the UNESCO heritage sites in India.
Haridwar and Rishikesh are also on the list of holiest places in India. Popular as Hindu pilgrimage site, the main tourist attractions include the famous Mansa Devi temple and Laxman Jhula. Most senior citizens visit to take bathes in the Ganges. It is believed that doing so wash away all your sins.