10 Hassle Free Places in India to Settle Down
Yercaud, Tamil Nadu
The town gets its name from the lake located at its center – in Tamil “Yeri” means “lake” and “Kaadu” means “forest”. Yercaud is known for coffee plantations and orange groves. It also has an orchidarium run by the Botanical Survey of India
Kurseong, North Bengal
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Kurseong is a perfect place for people who want to derive the pleasures of being in an alpine surrounding without worrying about higher altitudes and bone-chilling cold weather. This place is naturally gifted. Surroundings of the city offer you amazing sightseeing. Kurseong receives the highest amount of rainfall after ‘Cherrapunjee’ in Meghalaya.
View From the Karuna Farms
The cool and misty weather, the scenic beauty of the rolling hills and the wooded forest of Kodaikanal and its surroundings mesmerize throughout the year. Kodaikanal is also popularly known as the princes of Hill Stations. Embraced by lush and evergreen forests, Kodaikanal is often known as the ‘Gift of the Forests’. Walk through the wooded forests, row in the lake, bath in one of the splashing waterfalls, go for horse riding and cycling around the lake or simply admire the views.
Goa has a very simple and hassle free life to offer yet enough to stir you deep inside. It’s a very unique mix of the old world charm and newest international lifestyles. It is so diverse that the only one word comes in our mind is “Beyond Expected” in its true sense. The smooth highway through the hills is also worth a mention.
Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh
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With dense pine and deodar forests, numerous streams, cool healthy air, attractive surroundings and the nearby snowline, Dharamsala has everything for a perfect place to settle down. It is full of life and yet peaceful.
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Amboli is a Charming hill station in the picturesque southern range of Western Ghats.The cool crisp air is fresh with the fragrance of mountain flowers and herbs. Amboli peers over the tree lined sandy ribbon of the Konkan coast on the other three sides, you are rewarded by a magnificent panorama of the sweeping valley.
Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh
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Bridle paths lead into placid forest groves of wild bamboo, jamun, dense sal forests and delicate bamboo thickets. Pachmarhi is Madhya Pradesh’s most verdant gem. A lovely hill resort girdled by the Satpura ranges, it offers absolute tranquility.
Pachmarhi also has a lot of cave paintings in the forests, some of which have been estimated to be as much as 10,000 years old. Shown in the picture is the garden at the base of a tourist attraction called Pandava Caves. The caves are Buddhist in origin but the name persists. The place has rich timber reserves including teak, but being a part of a reserve no new construction or felling of trees is allowed.
Yousmarg, Jammu & Kashmir
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Yousmarg (a meadow), mesmerizes tourists with its scenic beauty and mountains comparable to European Alps. Grassy pastures stretching to acres of land, the dense forests full of pine trees, with the backdrop of splendid snow capped mountains leave you almost speechless. The mighty river Doodh Ganga makes this destination more thrilling.
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Unending expanse of tea plantations – pristine valleys and mountains- exotic species of flora and fauna in its wild sanctuaries and forests – aroma of spice scented cool air – yes! Munnar has all these and more. Munnar in is one of the picturesque hill stations in India. Often called as the ‘Green Capital of India’.
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Rolling hills, salubrious ambience, alluring waterfalls, scenic beauty and cheerful people add to the heavenly beauty of Shillong. Home to several waterfalls, it is also known as the Scotland of East.