Best Sunsets India

The beauty of India: From Dusk till Dawn

India is a stunning rainbow of natural beauty which lures the heart of every traveller. The unbound glory of the sun while sunset and sunrise is spell-binding. The charisma of the saffron sky with magical red colour dancing in the sky mixed with the scented aura of ravishing flowers and turf of our land is enigmatic.

So what can be more appealing than witnessing the heart-warming beauty of sunsets and sunrises in the magnificent mountains, romantic beaches and mystic plains?

Let us take a trip to the mesmerising landscape of India to cherish the scenic beauty during sunsets and sunrises.

Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu –

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The southern-most tip of India is surrounded by three gorgeous water bodies which make it one of the most enchanting destinations. The sunset and sunrise at the Cape Comorin is a glorious tourist spot.

The real treat for the beauty seekers is the full moon evening of ChitraPoornima which gives the delightful sight of sunrise and sunset at the same time. The changing hues of the sky and azure water at the confluence of the Arabian Sea, Bay of Bengal and Indian Ocean make Kanyakumari a heart-stirring beauty location.

Rann of Kutch, Gujarat –The beauty of the barren land of Kutch is unique and rare. The salt marshes of Gujarat here have an aura of its own. The white deserts of Kutch become radiant with the hues of mesmerising shades of red and orange during sunrise and sunset. The sparkling salty lakes in the footsteps of the drowning sun in the evening, add to the magic of the surrounding. The beauty of this difficult yet elegant terrain is worth dying for.

Fort Kochi, Kerala –

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The God’s own country introduces you to a sky tingled with dancing shades of orange, pink and yellow. The picturesque sunset and sunrise along the Chinese fishing net is the best place to catch some everlasting memories of the sun. The pleasure of the visiting Fort Kochi also lies in walking along the Mahatma Gandhi promenade which is fringed with tiny trolley shops and fish stalls selling freshly caught fishes.

This is not the only place to visit in Kerala. The God’s own country has mesmerizing beaches and natural ambience which is welcoming and takes you away from the daily chaos of the urban life.

Matheran, Maharashtra –

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If you are looking for some close moments with nature, then Matheran is a must-visit destination. The sunset point here is also known as Porcupine Point and to reach the vantage point one has to walk through the tall woods and gets to cherish the sigh of panoramic lush greenery and antique cottages. The place is a perfect destination for nature photography and sightseeing as it makes travellers fall in eternal love with its beauty. The perfect vibe of brilliant shades of white, blue, yellow, orange, red and brown is captivating.

Pushkar, Rajasthan –

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The royal Rajasthan hosts a bunch of cities with the spectacular and soulful view of the sun. The Pushkar city is one of the oldest living cities in India. The marvellous sight of sunrise in the backdrop of Aravalli Range can be the defining moment in a traveller’s trip. The idyllic Pushkar Lake gives the eye-pleasing mirror image of the colourful sky. The added advantage of visiting Pushkar is Hot air balloon ride. Witness the most astounding sky while traversing the clouds.

Mount Abu, Rajasthan –

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This is the most captivating and peaceful holiday destinations in India. The sunset point is located in the south-west of the scenic Nakki Lake in Mount Abu. The view of sky seems like a beautiful canvas drizzled with all shades of life and joy. The backdrop of Nakki Lake makes the sight a dream destination for photography and natural sightseeing. Dal Lake, Kashmir – TheHimalayan Lake is the most sought-after destination in Kashmir and has its own charismatic charm. The Dal Lake is the jewel of Srinagar. Visit the spectacular lake and witness the beautifully painted saffron sky as the sun slowly sinks into the Dal Lake in the backdrop of artistically decorated Shikaras and houseboats.

Chittorgarh Fort, Rajasthan –

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The royal state of Rajasthan treats its visitors in many ways. The delight of visiting the Chittorgarh is the bird's eye view of the city one gets. The largest fort in India….. ohh wait.. This is the same fort from the movie ‘YehJawaniHaiDeewani’ where Naina preaches Kabir that you can’t have everything in life; one has to give up on certain things to relish others…. Pheww..enough of life lessons. The fort has a long history of war and Jauhars. So don’t miss the poignant scene of mesmerising sunset at this enthralling historic monument.

Sand dunes of Jaisalmer, Rajasthan –

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The solitude and pastoral calmness of this barren wilderness are regal and glorious. The sun rises from behind the massive sand dunes and sets behind the sand dunes itself. It seems that the dunes are the home for the sun. While sunset and sunrise the whole desert is decorated with nothing but a stretch of hypnotizing shades of orange, red and yellow. Umiam Lake, Shillong –Umiam Lake is a beautiful residence of the alluring beauty of nature. The romantic sight of seeing the orange sun descending/ascending into/from the vast stretches of ethereal Umiam Lake is enigmatic. The sky looks so astounding as the clouds seem like cotton dipped in shades of mesmerising shades of red, orange, yellow, white and golden.

Palolem Beach, Goa –

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India’s hottest holiday destination, Goa has many beaches but Palolem Beach stands out amongst them. The crescent-shaped beach is located in the Canacona of Goaand presents the visitors with the opportunity to witness the most astounding sunset of their life with the musical fluttering of palm leaves in the backdrop. The glistening water with the ravishing reflection of the tinted sky makes the ambience of the place charismatic.

Radhanagar Beach, Havelock Island –

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The pristine Radhanagar Beach is still untouched from human exploitation. The coral reefs, azure water, white sand, cold breeze and the swaying palm trees offer the most exquisite view of sunset and sunrise on this beach. The view is truly splendid and makes the moment magical.

Taj Mahal, Agra –

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I remember the sunset of a cold winter evening at Taj Mahal. With the Yamuna river in the background, the sight of seeing this white monument slowly getting enveloped in the shades of golden then orange and then red and finally getting lost in the darkness is the most magical sight one can witness. This is not it, the huge crowd, their hustle while the authorities clear the Taj Mahal complex and the chirpy birds returning back to their nests all adds to the charm of the moment. Ohh… the sight is truly breathtakingly beautiful. Ghats of Varanasi –The oldest city in the world truly has a different aura. The ancient city has enigmatic charm as it offers amazing vantage points to sit back and watch the sun rise and go down into the depths of the Holy Ganges with thousands of oil lamps, vibrant colours and holy chants in the backdrop. The sight is beyond words and can only be felt.

Nubra Valley, Jammu & Kashmir –

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The barren cold desert of India, Nubra has some real stunning beauty. The three armed valley in the northeast of Ladakh has its essence in the oasis-like green villages, surrounded by the sand dunes of the Himalayas. The sight of rising sun in the backdrop of contrasting colours like orange, blue, white and yellow with silver sand dunes and lush greenery is enigmatic and perplexing.

The sight of every sunrise is the defining moment for the day and the sunset is considered to be the nature’s farewell kiss for the night. The blending horizon with the different landscape is the perfect escape from the stressful society so “let the warm glow of the setting sun kiss life’s hurts away” at these breath-taking sunrise and sunset points in India.