If you are a nature lover, with not just a foot that itches to explore the most stunning vistas in the world, but also with an appetite for all things natural and beautiful, then mate, you need to visit the following cities in India. Do not forget to carry a camera. You’ll know why!
Known as the City of Oranges, Nagpur is so far the biggest cultivator of oranges when contrasted with entire of other Indian cities. Oranges are grown over a 20,965 hectares of land area, while altogether Vidharva Locale’s 80,000 hectares is dedicated to Orange cultivation. There are 2 seasons of Oranges– Ambiya and Mrig, with the Oranges of Mrig season being bigger and amorously sweeter. So this time, instead of taking a train to Mumbai, take a Pune to Nagpur train to savor the sweet blessings of nature, dangling from tree branches, orange-colored. Wow!
Did it ever occur to you that the salubrious tourist town of Mahabaleshwar is also home to tons of strawberry plantations? A lot of hotels in Mahabaleshwar even organize strawberry picking treks to nearby ranches. This hill station in Maharashtra has a lot to brag about, with scrumptious strawberries being one of them. Mapro, a truly popular brand of jams, likewise has a strawberry festival from 28th to 31st of March. It incorporates the routine strawberry items as well as peculiar developments like strawberry-topped bhel puri. Slurp!
Now, who doesn’t love mangoes? In fact, who could possibly ignore taking a dig into a juicy, fleshy slice of an Alphonso Mango? At least we can’t! Known to be the King of Mangoes, Alphonso or Hapus is amongst the most costly variety in Mangoes and Ratnagiri district in Maharashtra is known for producing succulent and healthy Hapus Mangoes. Here, one dozen Alphonso mangoes can cost you around Rs. 1000! The ripe alluvial soil of Ratnagiri produces succulent and inconceivably sweet Mangoes. Amid season, the markets of Ratnagiri are loaded with this great organic product.
Situated on the Himalayan foothills, the area is known as the customary pineapple growing zone of the nation. Pineapples of Bidhannagar are prevalent all over India for its delicious pineapples. It even fares in neighboring nations of Nepal and Bhutan.
Kotgarh is a well-known spot close to Shimla, and is exceptionally celebrated for its quality and plenitude of apples and apricots grown here. It is here that the apple revolution of Himachal made a beginning with an American evangelist planting the first seeds. Seeing Apple trees with the unripe fruits dangling, pleases the eyes of tourists.