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10 Offbeat Things To Do In India Before You Turn 30

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For many people, turning 30 marks a turning point in life - after years of slogging off and saving for the future, you are finally a grown up. HolidayIQ Travellers have put together a bucket list.

1. Rent A Car And Take A Road Trip Across Coastal India

Rent A Car And Take A Road Trip Across Coastal India
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Probably the best way to experience India is on its roads. The fancy new highways, the interior roads, the small towns along the way, landscapes that soothe the eyes and smiles that pacify the soul

HolidayIQ Traveller Ganesh shares, "According to me travelling by car on this route is the most fantastic experience. The road crosses many rivers and mountains and many beautiful temples and waterfall."

2. Camp Under The Stars At Kinner Camps, Sangla

Camp Under The Stars At Kinner Camps, Sangla
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HolidayIQ Traveller Snjeev Sharma shares, “The Baspa River flows between the camps and the mountains and the gushing sound of water is clearly audible at all times. The camps are at an elevation from the river for safety, so the river is not visible but it is very near and needs a walk of about 3-4 minutes (100 metres or so). The food is good and is served in a common area which is also beautiful. And one can also sit in the complete open near the bonfire. The trek they arranged for us, river crossing was great. They gave us ample time and suggestions on where to go and what to do.”

3. Laze On A Hammock In Goa

Laze On A Hammock In Goa
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HolidayIQ Traveller Carell Andres shares, “The Paradise beach is an excellent place to be amidst nature and relax. I stayed in Paradise beach resort. It provides the best services and has is amazing located in front of the beach. The beach cottages are the perfect with lots of facilities like hammock, sea view, pool, restaurants, bar, spa, etc.”

4. Backpack Across Spiti Valley

Backpack Across Spiti Valley
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HolidayIQ Traveller Shekhar Verma from Jaipur shares, "The dramatic change in terrain starts the moment you are over the Rohtang pass. The deep valley of Chandra river on one side and snow clad mountains on the other give you a feeling of being on a different planet. The gradual absence of any form of vegetation is striking. Climbing the lofty heights of Kunzum pass (14500 ft) you feel as if you have reached the skies. The great sculptures carved by the wind and snow over hundreds of years on the side of the river & the small villages dominated by Buddhist religious symbols are a sight to behold. The oldest monastery at Tabo is worth seeing. places to stay are at Losar, Kaza, and Tabo. The famous mummy of a monk at Gyu is near Tabo."

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5. Experience Nature's Untamed Beauty In Sikkim

Experience Nature's Untamed Beauty In Sikkim
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From intricate and aesthetic monasteries in Gangtok to the lush Chopta Valley and the dazzling Lachung, Sikkim is a realm of meandering streams, majestic snow-capped mountains, and deep ravines. 

HolidayIQ Traveller Shumantho says, “A marvellous place! Visit Tashi Point, you can get an amazing view of the natural beauty of Sikkim and even catch a glimpse of Kanchenjunga” HolidayIQ Traveller Paras Tanna says, “I had traveled to Sikkim in my car and the experience was simply bliss. One of the most enriching experiences of life. There were wild flowers and green grass all around Gurudongmar.”

6. Devour Seafood In Varkala

Devour Seafood In Varkala
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HolidayIQ Traveller Vinod Mp shares, "It is fantastic and can enjoy nature’s beauty. We feel relaxed and can enjoy the scenic beauty. Less crowded and good food. People loving seafood can relish."

7. Get High On Adrenalin In Kamshet

Get High On Adrenalin In Kamshet
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Are you the type whose idea of fun is to dive off tall perches and test your invincibility? Then Kamshet is the perfect location for a fresh rush of adrenaline pumping through your veins. 

HolidayIQ Traveller Maryana DeSilva from Mumbai says, “Kamshet is famous for being excellent for paragliding activities and an adventurous weekend. But the Vadivali Lake also offers a great opportunity to have a relaxed, chilled out weekend away from the noise and chaos of Mumbai. The absolutely breathtaking beauty of the lake was just perfect for relaxing, unwind and clear out your head.”

8. Gift Yourself An Exotic Vacation To The Andamans

Gift Yourself An Exotic Vacation To The Andamans
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If you're someone who loves ultra hip activities like snorkeling or scuba diving, head to Andaman. 

HolidayIQ Traveller Merlin says, “Andaman is a really awesome place to visit. Free from the hustle and bustle of city life, the experience of underwater world is worth a million dollar.” Adds HolidayIQ Traveller Avik Chatterjee, “Snorkeling and scuba diving are few activities that one must indulge in. Also, take a ride in a glass bottom boat to view underwater life.”

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9. Visit Temples and Boulders At Hampi

Visit Temples and Boulders At Hampi
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There is history pouring out of every nook and cranny of Hampi. Appreciate the history of the county while you explore the world heritage site. 

HolidayIQ Traveller Mahesh Gouda shares, “Hampi is a most beautiful historical place where the Vijayanagar kings ruled. The Stone Chariot, Vijaya Vittala Temple and Virupaksha Temple are among the many places to see.”

10. Enjoy A Boat Ride In The Sunderbans

Enjoy A Boat Ride In The Sunderbans
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HoldiayIQ Traveller Koushik Mondal from Kolkata shares,"Sundarban is one of the most popular visiting tourist destination and especially the adventure lovers are really enticed to visit here. One of the most charming and splendid neighbors of West Bengal, Sundarbans has gradually grown into one of the major tourist attractions of the world. In fact, most of the tourists who visit to perceive the majestic and enchanting beauty of India also visit Sundarban to observe its wonderments and attractions."

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