THE WORLD'S MOST VISITED TOURIST DESTINATION IN INDIA.
India has an uncountable tourist destination with its huge diversity. However from the perspective of success there are some of them that are considered valuable.
One of India's iconic places, Delhi houses some of the stunning scenes. This is India's capital city and tourist's most visited as it is the first destination that tourists will see. You will visit historic monuments, mosques, museums and the most famous markets with some of the choicest locations. There is no such thing as India Gate, the Lotus Temple, Jama Masjid or Qutub Minar. Tourist Attractions sites iclude :Lotus Temple, Red Fort, Chandni Chowk, India Gate, Jama Masjid, Akshardham Temple, Rajghat, Qutub Minar, Connaught Place, Jantar Mantar, Humayun’s Tomb and Dilli Haat.
Agra has one of the world's most beautiful shrine, Taj Mahal, it reigns supreme in India's list of popular tourist spots. This white one falls into the World's Seven Wonders list. Agra town has nice places to visit including places like Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Ram Bagh, Akbar's Tomb, Itimad ud Daulah, Akbar's Mausoleum, Agra Museum and Mehtab Bagh Fatehpur Sikri, Agra Fort, Akbar's Tomb, Ram Bagh and Sikandra Fort. Must see Taj Mahal's view of sunset and sunrise.
Varanasi is your best imagination of India. This is one of the oldest continuously populated cities in the world, and one of the most holy of Hinduism. Pilgrims come here to the Ganges to wash away sins in the sacred waters, to cremate their loved ones, or simply to die here, hoping that the cycle of rebirth will be liberated.
It is one of the world's oldest permanently inhabited cities. The early history is that of the first Aryan community in the Ganges valley in north.
Varanasi was a seat of Aryan religion and philosophy by the 2nd millennium bce, and was also a commercial and industrial center famous for its muslin and silk fabrics, perfumes, ivory works, and sculpture. During the time of the Buddha (6th century bce) Varanasi was the capital of the Kingdom of Kashi, who gave his first sermon nearby at Sarnath. The city remained a center of activities of religion, education and art.
Jaisalmer is an important tourist spot in India's northwestern state of Rajasthan. Because of its bounteous golden dunes and castles clad in golden honey sandstone, it is known as the' golden city.' Jaisalmer is adorned with lakes, ornate Jain temples and havelis. Climb on to the camel saddle and for an unforgettable experience take your way through this desert or camp under the night sky in this golden land.
This town is the best place to enjoy desert-infused activities such as camel safari, camping, belly dance, fire dance, barbecue, puppet show, moon-lit romantic desert dinner and more. Beside this mystical desert region, you can find the massive Golden Fort of Jaisalmer, which still stands in the country as an emblem of royal rule. Take a stroll through this magical fort's narrow street to visit the ancient home, history, and others.
05. Jaipur and Udaipur
Those seeking to dismantle the conventional Indian Diaspora will have to link to Jaipur and Udaipur. The charming story doesn't end here because there's no dearth of other fascinating features including geographic locations, Jal Mahal, Hawa Mahal or' Palace of Winds.' To see majestic forts and palaces transforming into heritage hotels, one gets wonder struck. City Palace and Udaipur Lake Place are likely resting places.
There are several towns to visit in Rajasthan but the Jaipur, Udaipur and Jaisalmer are everyone's first preference.
Tourist Attractions in Jaipur : Jal Mahal, Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Jantar Mantar, Local Markets, Chokhi Dhani, Raj Mandir, Sisodia Rani Garden, Galta Ji Temple etc. Tourist Attractions in Udaipur : City Palace, Lake Pichola, Fatehsagar Lake, Vintage Car Museum, Jagdish Temple, Eklingji Temple, Jaisamand Lake, Saheliyon ki Bari and the Local Markets .
Though threatened by a fast-growing number of visitors, Ladakh has a lot to teach the West about ecological sustainability. Most Ladakhis are cash-poor, yet their traditional mud-brick homes are large and virtually self-sufficient in fuel and dairy products, and barley is used to make tsampa and chhang (barley beer).The walls of dramatic mountains that hem in Ladakh make for an unforgettable landscape, but be aware that access to roads requires crossing tortuous high passes that close from around October through May..
Popularly known as the "Queen of the Mountains," Darjeeling sits at an altitude of 2134 meteen above sea level. With the rising mountains, this place's audaciousness is breathtaking. One can find plenty of tea plantations since Darjeeling produces the world's best teas. There are many resorts which make Darjeeling one of the most inviting and valuable.Tourist Attractions include ; tiger Hill, Batasia Loop, Toy Train, Japanese Peace Pagoda, Rock Garden, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Singalila National Park, Happy Valley Tea Estate etc.
Assam derives its enchanting beauty from nature from the ever-flowing river Brahmaputra. Located along this river's valley, Assam is one of the most commercialized destinations in the North-East. Assam has 2/3 of the one-horned rhino, plantations, tea estates, and carpeted valleys making Assam one of the country's green panoramic destinations.
The country's creamy cuisine, traditional cultured population, and unique festivals add more color to your holiday at Assam.Tourist Attraction include Kaziranga national park, Pobitora wildlife sanctuary, Kamakhya temple, Hoollongapar Gibbon wildlife sanctuary, Tocklai tea research center, Kokochange waterfall, Manas national park, Nameri national park, and others..
A tiny village in Himachal on the banks of the Parvati River, Kasol is a tourist attraction that is quickly gaining popularity as a common hub for hikers, backpackers and nature lovers. This quaint little village, commonly known as India's Amsterdam, shines in natural scenic beauty, and is one of the few places in the country that is still to be ruined by urbanization and marketing. Located between the towns of Bhuntar and Manikaran, Kasol may seem like a plain, undescribed village from the outside, but it's one of the country's best places to just sit back and chill in the lap of nature.
With the waters of the Parvati river gurgling along and a stunning view of the snow-capped mountains in the background, taking a stroll along the river is one of the best ways to spend a day in Kasol. With smooth boulders and clean white sand separating the green grass from the frothing sea-green waters of the river, every single bend in the river opens up to a breathtaking panorama of cliffs, pine trees, and gushing waterfalls.
Kasol is renowned for its hiking trails, including treks to Kheerganga, Yanker Pass, Sar Pass and Pin Parbati Pass. Go on a visit to the village of Malana to get a real feel of the culture in those regions. Located a few kilometers from Kasol, Malana is a tiny hamlet populated by the self-imposed isolated people. The Malana people claim to be Aryan ancestors, thereby preventing contact with outsiders. Nevertheless, the village has many beautiful views, and is often referred to as' Small Greece.'
Home of glorious Golden Temple, Amritsar's iconic town, portrays the Punjab's heroic character. A day starts with the spiritual prayers from Gurudwaras in this peaceful town. The original name of first the ancient lake, then the temple complex, and then the surrounding city, means "ambrosial nectar pond." Amritsar is the Sikh Religion's theological and cultural center. Baisakhi Festival brings out the gleaming face of Amritsar with its finest food, clothing and merry-making. This place is also famous for its massacre at Jallianwala Bagh and its proximity to the border with Wagah.
More connive the satiating food and accommodating dollops of iconic Punjabi hospitality to cast a spell upon the guest. Through Operation Blue Star in the Golden Temple to the Jallianwala Bagh shooting disaster, Amritsar has seen the worst of circumstances and yet has risen from challenging times like a phoenix. Today, Amritsar is a vibrant town with strong business and tourism industries. Amritsar is one of India's most agriculturalally productive cities, and is well connected to most of India's major cities.
This charming little town enjoys a nice environment all year round, making it a popular getaway, favored particularly by families and honeymooners. The Naini Lake has earned this town the title of' City of Lakes' along with the other lakes in the area. Whether you're boating on the beautiful Naini Lake or any of the other lakes, enjoying some local delicacies, shopping at the Tibetan Market and Mall Road, or taking a ropeway ride from Snow View Point to soak in the beauty of the Himalayas, Nainital will surely leave a lifetime imprint on you.
The gem of Uttarakhand-Nainital is a charming hill station that sits prettily on the Himalayan green foothills of the Kumaon ranges. Situated at an elevation of about 1938 meters, the epicenter of the fame and elegance of the town lies within the majestic Naini Lake, after which the town is named. Founded by the British because of its resemblance to the district of Cumbrian Lake, Nainital brims with elegant colonial structures that amplify the beauty of this place. It is an ideal weekend getaway from Delhi's Indian capital..
Orchha, nestled on the banks of the Betwa River, was built by the Bundela Rajput Leader, Rudra Pratap, in the 16th century. Here the Betwa river divides up into seven channels, also called the Satdhara. History has it that this is in memory of Orchha's seven previous rulers.The ancient city seems to be frozen in time, with its many buildings still maintaining their initial grandeur even to this day. Here are some of the most interesting temples and palaces to make you realize a childhood fantasy–travel back in time!
The list of things to do in Orchha includes a variety of activities to make you fall in love with this place. Resting royally on the banks of the Betwa River, this historic city was founded during the 16th century. Bundela Rajput Chief's brainchild, Rudra Pratap, Orchha features brilliant architecture in the form of beautiful Mughal-influenced display of Rajput palaces, temples, and royal chhatris.
Frozen in time, this town continues to maintain the monuments ' initial grandeur, even to this day.
The spot isn't on a lot of travel charts but this only shows how unexplored it is. Less crowded and more quiet, this place is only 16 km from Jhansi city. The best way to reach Jhansi here is through the ever-reliable auto rickshaw. A time travel back to a more prosperous age is apparent when you drive through the narrow, winding roads.The best time to visit this town of loneliness is from October till March when the cool breeze adds to the place's serenity.
13. Jim Corbett National Park
Jim Corbett National Park is India's oldest national park, and was set up as Hailey National Park in 1936 to protect the endangered Bengal tiger. It is situated in the Uttarakhand district of Nainital and Pauri Garhwal, and was named after Jim Corbett, a well-known hunter and naturalist. The park was the first to come under the initiative of Project Tiger. Corbett has long been a haunt for tourists and wildlife lovers. Tourism activity is permitted only in selected areas of Corbett Tiger Reserve so that people get an opportunity to see its landscape and wildlife. The number of people coming here in the last few years has increased dramatically.
You will find this park a true abode of beautiful and unseen birds in the winter season, or a period from October to February. So, for birding, this is the most captivating period as at this time you're going to meet unseen bird varieties there. In addition to the butterflies, in the winter season you can see legendary Bengal tiger wandering around the reserve. So, then, there are high chances of having a natural sight of a tiger in danger. This park's temperature mostly goes down to 5 degrees Celsius at night. Day time is pretty balmy and pleasant though. Animals come out in the daytime to lazing around in the sun; so you can easily spot them there.
Situated on the coast of Maharashtra, Mumbai is India's most populous city, and is one of the world's largest and most densely populated urban areas. It was built on an ancient settlement site, and it took its name from the local goddess Mumba—a form of Parvati, Shiva's consort, one of Hinduism's principal deities—whose temple once stood in what is now the city's southeastern section. It became known as Bombay during the British colonial period, the name possibly an Anglicized corruption of Mumbai or perhaps of Bom Baim (“Good Harbour”), supposedly a Portuguese name for the locale. In 1995, the name Mumbai was officially restored although Bombay remained in common use.
Mumbai, long the core of India's cotton textile industry, later developed a highly diversified manufacturing sector which included an increasingly important component of information technology (IT). Moreover, commercial and financial institutions in the city are strong and vigorous, and Mumbai serves as the financial hub for the country. However, it suffers from some of the perennial problems facing many large expanding industrial cities: air and water pollution, widespread substandard housing areas, and overcrowding. The final problem is exacerbated by the island position of the city's physical limits.Area about 239 square miles (619 square km). Pop. (2001) 11,978,450; urban agglom., 16,434,386; (2011) 12,478,447; urban agglom., 18,414,288.
Technically speaking, these are the remains of Hampi's glorious ancient city. Today, it stands as a carnival of temples, monuments, and ruins cut out from the rock. For several centuries Hampi has stood as the emblem of power for the Vijayanagar Empire. Many merchants, poets, and ministers traveled several miles to witness Hampi's flourishing beauty and unrivaled richness. Today, a number of ruins contribute to palm groves, paddy fields, and banana plantations. The village region, palace, town square, temples, and a few important Hampi landmarks still stand in an orangish-tint with pride and majestic beauty.
Hampi's temples, its monolithic sculptures and monuments attract the traveler because of their outstanding workmanship. The Hindu architectural style found at Hampi reflects the magnificence of the Vijaynagar Empire. The rugged scenery adds to this site's historic ambience.Hampi is famous for the Festival of Purandara. This annual festival takes place in the temple of Vittal in January-February to celebrate the anniversary of the birth of medieval poet-composer Purandar. The best time to visit Hampi is from October to May.