There’s no denying that even a city as vibrant as Indore can tend to get on your nerves on some days. For the average working class young adult, life in the city often gets tedious and sets a rut.
To break the monotony, you’ve got to take a short trek to a nearby place, lay a blanket and enjoy a nice picnic with a few friends. Here are some of the best places to get away from the city life and engross yourself with the beauty of nature.
An abode shrouded in nature, this place is the perfect quaint little getaway from the city life. The hike to Bhairav Kund is about 6 kilometers long, so be sure to pack enough supplies. Along the way, you’ll encounter some interesting flora as well as fauna, all of which adds to the enthralling experience. If you do visit, don’t forget to pack swimming trunks because there’s a calm, serene natural waterpool. Also, did we mention that it is not very common among tourists?
This trek is one that is perfect for beginners and young children. The kilometer long trek will give you the much needed respite from the city life. Here, you can embrace nature in all its glory and take in the beauty of the rocky hills. As the name suggests, the trek is known for the variety of avifauna that you will see here. If you’re a nature photographer, this place would be something of a paradise for you. There’s even a beautiful view of a waterfall here, which adds an enigma to the place.
This one of a kind trek near Indore will take you into the depths of a dense forest. The panoramic views of the forest from atop are sure to rejuvenate you and get you ready for the upcoming week. Grab a few friends and blow off some steam as you bask in the serene heights of this place. Since this place is believed to be the birthplace of Lord Parashurama, don’t get freaked out if you feel some ethereal vibes.
This trek is one of the best around Indore. Starting from Dhal Gram Base Camp, the four kilometer long trek will take you to a waterfall 400 meters in height. The views from here are absolutely stunning and will leave you at a loss for words. Along the trek, you’ll see some colourful flora and fauna, so be sure to click a picture. The trek is often frequented by tourists and even if you’re alone, you might get some nice company.
If you’re feeling more adventurous, you have to pay a visit to Ralamandal Wildlife Sanctuary. The place is lush with loads of rare, wild animals and it’ll be an experience you won’t forget in a hurry. Though this is not much of a trek, you can take a stroll around the area and find a nice spot to chill and converse with a few friends. Here, you can even take one of the guided tours if you’re hellbent on seeing some tigers or deer.