4 Mountain Destinations You Can Fly To From Mumbai To Escape The Mundane

by Tania Tarafdar
4 Mountain Destinations You Can Fly To From Mumbai To Escape The Mundane

Amidst all the fuss around the world with mankind trying to make sense of the host of changes that came owing to the pandemic, nature took the time off to unwind and detox. From pristine beaches to lush green forests, the new energy pumped into the flora and fauna was visible all around.

While the year went by stuck within the four walls of our homes, little did we notice the transformations taking place outside the window. The serene mountain ranges across the country were one such set of natural hotspots that witnessed a makeover of its own with the newest additions to the vegetation and the wildlife diversity. So, wipe the dust off your travel planners and block the calendars as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport takes you straight to these high ranges for your next mountain trips from Mumbai.

1. Assam

 Guwahati remains a favourite among mountain lovers across India. Apart from the world-renowned Shivalik Hills situated at the banks of Brahmaputra River, Assam is also blessed with natural spots with unique wildlife and lush forests. The gateway to the Northeast, Guwahati offers an easy access to the nearby Assam cities and the neighbouring Meghalayan range as well. So, pack your bags and catch direct flights with IndiGo and SpiceJet from CSMIA to Guwahati.

Airlines: IndiGo and SpiceJet

Testing and quarantine rules: RT-PCR testing compulsory for vaccinated and unvaccinated travellers

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2. Jammu & Kashmir

 The snow-capped peaks, and the snow-clad mountains of Jammu are forever the crown jewels to the Indian topography. Enclosed with the Himalayas and the Karakoram range, the dense forest and scenic valleys significantly adds to the vistas of this heaven on Earth. The majestic Kashmir valleys are ideal for all your trekking and skiing cravings. The shikara rides and the walks across the picturesque valleys are an experience that remains unmatched. CSMIA, around the year has direct flights to Jammu with IndiGo and Go First to help you experience the serenity on your next trip.

Airlines: IndiGo & Go First

Testing and quarantine rules: In Srinagar & Jammu Airport Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) will be conducted on all the incoming passengers. Guest carrying RTPCR test report will be exempted from testing on arrival.

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Image credits: Simply Kashmir

3. Ladakh

 Ladakh is known for the famous High Passes and a landscape with unparalleled natural beauty. The cold desserts and the alpine meadows are distinct attractions that Leh offers. Khardung La, Marsimik La, and Chang La are one of the highest motor-able passes and continue to attract bikers and enthusiasts from all across. While the Frozen River Trek/Chadar Trek are the top trekking destinations for mountaineering and trekking. CSMIA has direct flights with Go First and IndiGo to Leh to make experience the high-altitude adrenaline firsthand.

Airlines: IndiGo & Go First

Testing and quarantine rules: Requires negative RT-PCR test results or mandatory test on arrival

Picture Credits: Visit Ladakh

4. Chandigarh

 The heartland of vibrancy and colour, Chandigarh is the ultimate traveller’s delight. With the famous Kullu and Manali ranges nearby, Chandigargh gives you the chance to travel to the scenic hills of Himachal and Uttrakhand. Merely an hour’s drive away are the Morni Hillls lying lusciously as a quick getaway from Chandigarh. The range of hill stations lying on the Chandigarh-Shimla route add to the host of hill stations that travellers can get access to. Now you can enjoy the marvels of these hilly landscapes too with direct flights Vistara, IndiGo and Go First to Chandigarh from CSMIA.

Airlines: IndiGo, Go First and Vistara

Testing and quarantine rules: No RT-PCR test required for travellers with both or one dose of vaccine shots

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Picture Credits: Facebook

The country’s gearing up to pack their bags again and head to the hills. As the vaccination drives across the world gain momentum, travellers are getting all set to venture into the journeys that are unfinished and the paths that remain unexplored.