Every day, the unrewarding routine can be overwhelming, and an escape to find peace in a serene place may be just what one needs. Sometimes travelers may decide to isolate themselves from the world once in a while to spend a moment with their loved ones, perhaps, a life partner, embracing one another far away in some fantastic, yet relaxing environment. Fortunately, India has those beautiful serene places where visitors can achieve peace and satisfaction – and feel empowered once they safely return home. These public spaces are the most serene in India.
8 Pangong Tso Lake
The peacefulness and uniqueness of this place are second to none! Pangong Tso is nestled in a remote area where travelers can have incredible views of sunrises and sunsets, birds, and incredible animals. Bordered by spectacular mountains, Pangong Tso Lake has been a breathtaking destination for years. The enchanting lake has a fascinating quality of changing colors. Visiting and exploring this place provides an experience to remember.
- Best time to visit: May to September
Indians must provide their National IDs, and foreigners to obtain permits from Leh and hire a tour guide.
7 Silent Valley National Park
Situated in Kerala’s Kundali Hills in India, Silent Valley National Park features some of the rarest flora and fauna species – and guarantees breathtaking views of the beautiful surrounding. Every traveler would definitely want to live here, thanks to its serenity. Its flourishing vegetation, magnificent summits, and beautiful rivers make it a perfect destination to enjoy nature at its best. Witnessing River Kunthi from the Nilgiri Hills and passing through this park is something relaxing and incredible to watch.
- Best time to visit: November-March
6 Cubbon Park, Bengaluru
Covering 300 acres of area Cubbon Park is a perfect attraction for sightseeing and is rich in lush vegetation. Located in the city of Bangalore, this park is an amazing spot in India to experience nature and a beautifully serene environment. Built by Lord Cubbon, the park is home to over 6000 plants supporting the area's ecosystem. The park is surrounded by the city's major attractions, including the Cubbon Park Museum and the Attara Kacheri.
- Best time to visit: September-February
5 Powai Lake, Maharashtra
Located in Mumbai Suburb, Powai Lake is a picturesque artificial lake and is a perfect spot to spend a peaceful quiet day, while embracing nature. Recognized for its flourishing fauna, this lake attracts tourists and is a major destination for nature lovers, birdwatchers, and photographers. Named after Framaji Kavasji Powai Estate, Powai Lake is definitely one of Mumbai's most spectacular and serene places, and travelers should miss out on their visit to India.
4 Kye Monastery
Kye Monastery is found in the Spiti Valley and is the largest Monastery standing at an altitude of 4166 meters above sea level. Located on Kibber-Kaza Road, 7 kilometers from Kibber Village, Kye Monastery offers an unforgettable tour experience. Having lived over 1000 years, this monastery has a beautiful history, involving the struggles it went through to stand out, which includes the many attacks the place had to face to become the iconic attraction it has become.
- Best time to visit: May-October
3 Rock Garden, Chandigarh
Receiving nearly 5000 tourists a day, the Rock Garden is one of Chandigarh’s most visited spots and is an ideal spot to achieve relaxation. Both National and international explorers travel to experience the beauty of this famous garden. Consisting of waste material, such as home and industrial waste, the Rock Garden covers an area of 40 acres and is home to almost 5000 sculptures, including animal and cultural sculptures. Its beautiful pathways are made out of rocks and cement with water pipes, bangles, and broken ceramics used to decorate its walls. The garden was two picturesque waterfalls, giving travelers a perfect photography spot.
- Opening times: 9:00 am-7:00 pm during Summer, 9:00 am-6:00 pm during Winter.
- The Cost of entry ticket: 30rs adults, 10rs children.
Also known as the city of dawn, Auroville is one of India's most visited spots – and it is where people from over 40 countries come to meditate and achieve relaxation. It is situated near the Pondicherry’s Union Territory and is a perfect public place in India for travelers to experiment with their consciousness. Engage in different healing courses - and head to the nearby Auroville beach and have some fun.
- Best time to visit: October-February
Lansdown has an unspoiled natural beauty and is a perfect place to enjoy amazing peacefulness. This spot is gradually getting more popular as many people slowly recognize its worth. Its flourishing green mountainscape surrounded by pine groove and the many beautiful attractions bordering this place has won the hearts of many tourists. This hill station is also known for its picturesque churches and temples. Been looking for a public serene place in India? Look no further, start packing, and join other tourists in meditating in nature's laps. Another advantage of visiting this place is the absence of crowds, making it a great place to go for a romantic vacation. For the having adventure in mind, there are outdoor activities to enjoy, including boating, bird watching, and trekking.
- Best time to visit: year-round
Travelers should book accommodations in advance.