Travelling is not just about exploring new places, but it is also about feeling the various emotions. The joy of seeing a historical monument, the solitude when you visit a spiritual place, and the excitement of trying a local delicacy is incomparable. As an elderly person, when you travel, apart from all these emotions, you may also feel nostalgic. All the memories of the adventures you have had when you were young would make you feel like a school boy/girl once again. 

With World Youth Day around the corner, you can reminisce about those good old days, by travelling to places that have a deep connection with you. The places where you have had some of the best adventures of your life and have fond memories of it. We have compiled a list of destinations that will surely rekindle the youthful energy in you.

Darjeeling, West Bengal 

One of the best hill station towns in the country, Darjeeling is known for its tea and pristine natural beauty. Located on the foothills of the snow-clad Himalayas, the city is the best place to enjoy the stunning view of the Kanchenjunga range. Some of the important places that you must visit here are the Ghum Monastery, Tiger Hill, Rock Garden, etc.  

You must also take a ride in the toy train that takes you on a two-hour long ride from Darjeeling to Ghum that would remind you of the good old youth day and the escapades you may have had.   

When you are in the city, you can book your stay at the Summit Hermon, a Club Mahindra affiliate resort in Darjeeling. Tucked away from the city chaos, here you can wake to the view of dewy slopes of tea plantations and indulge in many experiences that would make your stay memorable.  

Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 

The Yoga Capital of the World, Rishikesh, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. It attracts all kinds of visitors, the youngsters who seeks adventure, the ones who are on a journey to discover their spirituality, the health conscious ones who come here to practice yoga and meditation with the many gurus, the pilgrims, and the elderlies too who wish to escape the city and spend some time amidst nature.  

If you truly believe age is just a number, and are looking for some adventure, you can do River Rafting in the holy Ganges. The rowing your raft on the cascading Ganges is sure to give you an experience of a lifetime and ignite the youthful adrenaline rush in you. 

Puducherry, Tamil Nadu 

Being close to Chennai, Puducherry makes for one of the best vacation spots for the senior citizens. There are many places to visit here and no matter your age, you can indulge in a range of activities that would keep you busy and entertained every day.  

When you are in the city, you can clearly observe the everlasting influence that the French have left. The beautiful French-style buildings, quaint cafes and restaurants that serve the most authentic French cuisine will give you a feeling like you are in a French city.  

Known as the Little France of India, Puducherry is home to some of the most beautiful Cathedrals, beaches and boulevards in the country. You can enjoy exploring the city with your friends or family by hiring a bicycle, an activity that would surely remind you of your youth days.  

If you are visiting Puducherry with your family, you can book your stay at the Club Mahindra Puducherry, one of the best resorts in Puducherry. It is a place where you can enjoy the warm southern Hospitality and indulge in many experiences that will give you beautiful memories that you can cherish forever.

Jaipur, Rajasthan 

The capital city of Rajasthan, Jaipur is famous for its historical monuments, colourful culture, the market, and mouth-watering food. You can visit this place with your fellow senior citizen friends or your spouse and revel in its unique vibe, a fusion of the modern and traditional. Wherever you go in the city, you can be sure to enjoy the warm Rajasthani-style hospitality.  

For the best stay option in Rajasthan, you can check-in at the Jaipur resort by Club Mahindra. The resort is a true ode to the Pink City and during your stay, you can experience living like a royalty.  

As you grow old, your age need not stop you from pursuing your passion for travelling and living life to the fullest. You can get the Club Mahindra Bliss membership and go on a family vacation at any time you want, live in the 100+ resorts in India and overseas and indulge in a range of activities that will make you feel young at heart once again.

About Club Mahindra

Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd. (MHRIL), a part of Leisure and Hospitality sector of the Mahindra Group, offers quality family holidays primarily through vacation ownership memberships and brings to the industry values such as reliability, trust and customer satisfaction. Started in 1996, the company's flagship brand ‘Club Mahindra’, today has over 290,000 members , who can holiday at 140+ resorts in India and abroad.

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