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7 Magnificent Sunrise Spots to Visit in India through roads

India is dotted with natural beauty. No matter which part of the country you go to, you will find natural beauty in abundance. And one of the most beautiful things that you can witness in India is the sunrise. As a matter of fact, whether you are an early riser or nocturnal, you must witness spectacular sunrise once in a lifetime. Now, if you are planning to enjoy the view of the sunrise, you can consider the following places. 

7 Best sunrise spots to visit in India

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1. Taj Mahal, Uttar Pradesh

Agra is one of the most attractive places in India as it houses the Taj Mahal, one of the wonders of the world. It is also one of the most iconic sunrise spots in the country. As the sun rises, the rays of it fall on the monument and it looks magnificent. This is also the time of the day when you will hardly find any crowd and the atmosphere is calm and peaceful. 

  • Best time to travel: November to February
  • Things to do: Visit Fatehpur Sikri, Agra Fort, Itmad-ud-Daula, Tomb of Akbar the Great, Mehtab Bagh, Chini ka Rauza

2. Nubra Valley, Jammu and Kashmir

This is certainly one of the most beautiful places in India and also the highest motorable road in the world. However, to drive through the roads to Nubra Valley and see the gorgeous sunrise, your driving skills need to be excellent. You might have to go through the extreme temperatures and rough terrains but the view of sunrise here is worth all the struggles.

  • Best time to travel: April to June; September to October
  • Things to do: Visit Diskit Gompa, Hunder Sand Dunes, Panamik Hot Springs, etc.

3. Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh

Pachmarhi is a hill hamlet located on top of the Satpura range. The hill station is perched at a height of more than 3500 feet and looks over the mountains close by. When you are here, you should visit the sunrise point where you can enjoy a spectacular view.

  • Best time to travel: October to March
  • Things to do: Visit Shri Panch Pandav caves, Bison Lodge Museum, Apsara Vihar, etc.

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4. Rann of Kutch

Rann Of Kutch

The Great Rann of Kutch is a salt marsh, which is also called the white desert. It is one of the largest salt deserts in the entire world and no matter which time of the day you are visiting here, you will only enjoy the striking view. However, if you want to have a view that is unmatched, you need to take a tour of the place early in the morning during sunrise. The white sands look divine when the first rays of the sun fall on them.

  • Best time to travel: October to February
  • Things to do: Visit Kalo Dungar, Kutch Fossil Park, Shree Nadeshwari Mataji Temple, etc.

5. Kovalam Beach, Kerala

Kovalam Beach, Kerala

Sunrise views are always special. And if you are traveling to Kovalam Beach, you will be able to see the most beautiful sunrise. When the sunrays fall on the waters of the Arabian Sea, the view looks one of a kind. You will surely feel relaxed looking at this view. The 17 km long stretch on this beach is quiet and calm around this time of the day.

  • Best time to travel: November to February
  • Things to do: Visit Samudra Beach Park, Light House Road, Vizhinjam Road, Rockcut Cave Temple, etc.

6. Kanyakumari


One of the most popular places in India, Kanyakumari is located at the tip of the southernmost mainland. It is also the point where three water bodies meet, such as the Indian Ocean, the Bay of Bengal, and the Arabian Sea. This is what sets it apart from many other tourist places in the country. Apart from this, Kanyakumari is also popular for its outstanding sunrise. And as the sun’s first ray falls over the 95 feet tall statue of Thiruvalluvar, it even looks spectacular.

  • Best time to travel: October to March
  • Things to do: Visit Vivekananda Memorial, Thiruvalluvar Statue, Kanyakumari Beach, Sarvani Shaktipeeth Shri Kanyakumari, Our lady of Ransom Shrine, etc.

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7. Tiger Hills, Darjeeling


Tiger Hills, DarjeelingDarjeeling is one of the most beautiful hill stations in the country and the most beautiful place to visit in Darjeeling is the Tiger Hills. The sunrise here is unique and fills your soul with positivity. The mountains turn red and the sky pink during the early hour of dawn when the sun emerges.

  • Best time to travel: September to April
  • Things to do: Visit Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Yiga Choeling Monastery, Peace Pagoda, Happy Valley Tea Estate, etc.

7. Nandi Hills, Bangalore

Nandi Hills is located very near to Bangalore and is a must-visit place, especially if you are a sunrise fan. To witness the most beautiful sunrise in Karnataka, you need to wake up even before the sun and reach on top of the hills. The other option you have is camping overnight so that you can catch this amazing view.

  • Best time to travel: October to March
  • Things to do: Visit Tipu’s Drop, Shree Bhoga Nandishwara Temple, Shree Yoga Nandeeshwara Swamy Temple, Sunrise viewpoint

These are some of the places in India where you can witness some of the most beautiful sunrises. You can take road trips to these places. To make your trip super comfortable, you can opt for a self-drive rental car service. You can get a safe and sanitized car from Revv by just downloading the Revv app on your phone by following a few simple steps.

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