10 Colourful Places in India That Will Make You Instagram Famous


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Photo of 10 Colourful Places in India That Will Make You Instagram Famous by Sonal Agarwal

"Do it for the 'gram" is the new slogan for social media enthusiasts, and rightly so. Given Instagram's growth, travel photography has gained immense popularity. And when these pictures are clicked in a place like India, which is diverse and adorned with stunning landscapes, they become all the more special. From snow-capped mountains to beaches, India has it ALL!

So, if you're an aspiring photographer, here is a list of 10 destinations with extraordinary features that will get you maximum likes on Instagram and also make for wonderful experiences.

Rajasthan's capital city gleams with majestic palaces, forts and lakes. This makes it a paradise for travellers and photographers. In addition, local bazaars and the finger licking food make for the best frame.

Best months to go

January, February and March are the best months to visit the city. It is when most of the festivals like the Sankrant (kite festival), Literature Fest and Gangaur take place.

Nashik in Maharashtra is a good place to click travel pictures. From holy temples to Sula Fest, you can cover it all. The pictures of temples, caves and vineyards will make sure you have a varied feed with interesting shots.

Best months to go

February is the best month to go to Nashik. This is when Sula Fest takes place.

Pondicherry is the best place to capture the French influence on Indian architecture, culture, food and people. Silent streets adorned with bougainvillea flowers and colourful houses lined along serene beaches just make for the perfect photography subjects.

Best months to go

January and February are the best months to visit Pondicherry. It is when the temperature is between 17 and 25 degrees, which makes it easier to roam around the town.

Kodaikanal, which literally translates to "the gift of the forest", is a beautiful city in Tamil Nadu, best known for its waterfalls. It is the perfect place for nature photography. Kodaikanal, with its hills, lakes, waterfalls and beautiful sunsets is a complete package for nature-loving photographers.

Best months to go

September is the best month to visit Kodaikanal. The rains stop during this time and there are almost no tourist anywhere.

As they call it, Sikkim is a celebration of nature. Where else would you get breathtaking pictures of monasteries with the Himalayas in the backdrop. Sikkim's food, culture and wildlife will also make for unique pictures when captured with varied perspectives.

Best months to go

March to May are the spring months of Sikkim. If you want to capture the snow, the winter months of October, November and December are perfect.

The name says it all. Valley of Flowers is a breathtaking location in Uttarakhand where you are sure to get some heavenly pictures for the 'gram. You can even spot rare Himalayan animals here. This colourful setting will bring life to all the pictures.

Best months to go

June, July and August are the best months to visit the valley. It is when flowers are in full bloom.

The Meghalayan capital is a gem for photographers. With its hills, local markets, waterfalls and never-ending forests, Shillong offers so much visual appeal that it can never disappoint a photographer.

Best months to go

Shillong is a year-round destination. However, June-July sees heavy rainfall and it is suggested to make prior arrangement for your cameras.

The Zanskar River, the snow-capped Himalayas and the pious Buddhist chants make Leh a beautiful place to shoot. The brown mountains jutting out into the piercing blue sky, crystal lakes and the Tibetan markets are perfect combination to capture nature and civilisation in tandem.

Best months to go

June is the best month to visit Leh. This is when the snow starts dissolving and lakes become visible.

Kaas Plateau is located in Satara, Maharashtra, and comes under the reserved forests of India. The rich floral diversity of the place makes it different from other reserve forests in India. The flower valley in the region is a good location for clicking stunning pictures.

Best months to go

September and October are the best months to go Kaas Plateau. This is when the flowers are in full bloom.

Pristine beaches, stunning reefs and beautiful marine life make for beautiful pictures. And besides, the sunset by the beach here is unlike anywhere else in the world.

Best months to go

Winter months from October to January are the best time to visit Havelock Island. The weather is pleasant during this time of the year here.

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