India is a myriad country with many unique places to visit. The country has a lot to offer in terms of culture, food and people.
Here are Top 10 Places every Tourist Visiting India should visit
The cosmopolitan capital of India, Delhi is a must visit. You will be amazed by the modern yet traditional ethos the city has to offer. From the bustling Chandni Chowk to the majestic Akshardham temple, this city will charm you in its own way.
Visit the old forts and historical structures which are the last remnants of the erstwhile Mughal empire. Book a cab, or use the HOHO bus service for travelling in and around the city. You can also opt to use the efficient Delhi metro railway system.
Taj Mahal is the face of India. The symbol of love has mesmerized and amazed people all over the world for decades. It is part of the popular Golden Triangle tourist circuit and is a top tourist attraction. Try to visit the site on a weekday as weekends can get very crowded. You can also visit various other attractions in and around Agra.
Do remember to sit with you near and dear ones on the iconic love chair in front of the Taj.
The Golden Temple in Amritsar was founded in 1577 by Guru Ram Das, the fourth guru of Sikhs. A spiritual capital of the Sikhs, Golden Temple means Holy Pool of Nectar.
The mesmerizing Temple attracts pilgrims and devotees from all over the world and looks beautiful especially at night, when the temple is lit in all its glory.
A must visit for all tourists at least once in lifetime.
Udaipur in Rajasthan has always been a popular tourist destination. Famed for its large number of lakes and palaces, Rajasthani culture and fun camel rides, Rajasthan will surprise you with its beauty and ethnicity.
Varanasi, in Uttar Pradesh is considered one of the world’s oldest spiritual places. The mystical holy city is the symbol of Hinduism and its rituals and the evening arts here are spell binding.
Watch out for the Aghoris and soak yourself in the peace and tranquility of this holy city.
Ajanta and Ellora Caves
A UNESCO heritage site, the Ajanta and Ellora caves are carved into hillside rock quite in the middle of nowhere, near Aurangabad, in northern Maharashtra.
A must visit for all tourists.
Hampi was the last capital of Vijayanagar, one of the greatest Hindu kingdoms in India’s history. Visit the captivating ruins which are intermingled with large boulders all over the landscape.
Madurai is a 4000 year old ancient city in Tamil Nadu. The place is home to one of the most impressive, grandest and important temple in South India, the Meenakshi Temple. Soak in the hustle and bustle of the city and admire the spiritual culture.
The 12-day Chithirai Festival, featuring a re-enacted celestial wedding of God and Goddess is held in Madurai during April each year.
A perfect honeymoon destination, Kerala Backwaters in south India is a tourists’ favourite. Do hire a houseboat and enjoy the tranquility of the place. The lush green landscape, diverse wildlife, and houses and villages that line the backwaters make a journey along these waterways a different and unique experience in India.
Freshly cooked Indian food and chilled beer on board the boat make the experience even more enjoyable. A moment not to be missed.
Goa is India’s ultimate party destination. A beach state, it is the party hoppers paradise. Soak in the sun or try the famous seafood at the sea fish shacks. Goa, definitely, is a perfect place for a leisurely vacation.