World is full of wonderful places, this is the reason millions of people love travelling and exploring places. India is a beautiful country full of cultural and geographical diversity with many historical places and stunning destinations to explore. India is ranked 38th in the tourism industry for its appealingly large and diverse ethnicity. Foreign tourists mostly prefer to visit Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai, and Goa. Here is a choice of top places to visit in India for international tourists, which offer all the fun they look for!!
Incredible Agra- The Backbone of History
Agra is famous for its epitome of love, Taj Mahal, which is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Taj Mahal is a white domed tomb of marble with a classic love story. Tajmahal was the thoughtful creation ofShahjahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz. Other famous places to be visited in Agra apart from Taj Mahal are Sikandra Fort, Mankameshwar Mandir, Ram Bagh, and Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, Agra Fort, and Fatehpur Sikri. Tourists must also visit the tomb of Akbar, an exquisite Mughal architectural masterwork situated in Sikandra. (More information here)
Picturesque Kashmir- Most Romantic Spot for Lovers
Kashmir is known as the Paradise on Earth. The travellers who love to explore the traditional and cultural aspects of calm and soothing hill stations should at least visit Kashmir once in their lifetime. (More information here)
It is famous for its picturesque beauty, lush green gardens, valley of flowers, cascading waterfalls, snow clad mountains, etc. The list is endless; its beauty can only be seen and not described. The best time of season to visit Kashmir is between March to August when you can enjoy scenic beauty of the Dal Lake. The paramount attraction is the incredible flower estate and the experience in a House boat. Some of the major attractions of the state are Pehalgam, Shankarcharya Shrine, Nagin Lake, Sonmarg, Srinagar, Gulmarg, and Pari Mahal.
Wild Goa- Amazing Nightlife and Beaches
If you’re a traveller who love Church, partying, beaches, drinks, and dancing then Goa is the right place for you. Though Goa is the smallest state in India, it has many exotic tourist spots.
Goa is famous for its beaches, golden sand, swaying coconut palm tree, and amazing sunset. Goa is like another heaven on earth, a perfect place to spend with your loved ones. You will enjoy fun adventure activities like parasailing, water skiing, and wind surfing. Some of the popular places to visit in Goa are Calangute Beach, Chapora Fort, and Goa Museum. The place has a deep influence of Christian religion. (Click for more information)
Tantalizing Kanyakumari- One of the Most Popular Places to Visit in India
Also called as Cape Comorin, Kanyakumari is located at the southern tip of India where three great oceans meet- the Indian Ocean, Bay of Bengal, and the Arabian Sea. Kanyakumari is the only beaches in the entire world where both sunrise and sunset can be experienced. The view is spectacular and people can’t keep their eyes off the scene. Millions of foreign tourists are lured by its beauty and visit not only for its beaches but, also its adorning temples. Best places for sightseeing in Kanyakumari are the Kanyakumari Temple, Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Thiruvalluvar Statue, Suchindrum temple among many others. (More information here)
Royal Rajasthan- With a Colourful Lifestyle
Rajasthan is a perfect place for the travellers who like deserts, peacocks, castles, meeting traditional people, and love traditional folk dance and food.
Rajasthan, named as the “Land of Kings”, is the largest state in India. Rajasthan is the home of amazing architecture and arts and is a great place to visit in India. Tourists visiting Rajasthan must go to Jaipur and Udaipur that portray a rich traditional and artistic tradition of the state. Hawa Mahal, the “Palace of Winds”, in Jaipur attracts tourists from all around the world. Jaipur- pink city of India, is also well-known for its Lake Palace, markets, and museums. The months of November to February are perfect to visit Rajasthan. Don’t miss to go to Chawki Dhani to experience the authentic and traditional Rajasthani food and culture. (Click for more information)
Enticing Kerala- Known for Its Coconut Lined Beaches
Kerala is also known as the hub of foreigner paradise, as it welcomes guest with offering wide range of services to detox mind, body, and soul.
Kerala is most commonly known as “God’s own country”. The charming backwaters, fascinating waterfalls, hill stations and the peaceful and tranquil atmosphere of Kerala, make the coastal state one of the best places to visit in India. Kerala backwaters are a series of ponds and lakes lying next to the Arabian Sea. You can enjoy your stay in a houseboat in any of the backwaters and get a unique and enthralling experience of surrounding beauty. Kerala tourist places are also best suited for honeymooners. Other popular tourist destinations in Kerala are Fort Kochi, Athirapally waterfalls of Bahubali fame, Periyar National Park, Munnar, Wayanad, and Varkala beach. (Click for more information)
Ancient Delhi- Heart of India
New Delhi is the national capital city of India. This is the right place for the foreigners, looking to stay and take advantage of services of metropolitan’s city. Delhi has lot to offer for any budget traveller.
The historic Delhi houses some of the stunning destinations for tourists. There are many important historical sites, ancient temples, architectural ruins and is a host to many neighbouring hill stations. There are many intriguing places one must see in Delhi such as the national monuments like India Gate, iconic landmark- the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Lotus Temple or the Bahai House of Worship, Qutub Minar- an architectural reminiscent, Rashtrapati Bhavan – residence of the Indian President and Janatr Mantar- an ancient observatory. This national capital is the third most famous place to visit in India. One must plan his/her visit to Delhi in winters when the weather is pleasing and enjoyable. Don’t forget to savour golgappas, a spicy delectable and paranthas in Chandni Chowk. (Click for more information)
Serene Darjeeling- go for its lush green beauty
Darjeeling, also referred to as the ”Queen of the Hills”, is situated at a height of 2134 meters above sea level, cuddled among the vivacious mountain ranges of Himalaya. Summer season is the perfect time to visit Darjeeling. The tea gardens in Darjeeling are a delight to all tourists and they can enjoy the view of Kanchenjunga, third highest peak of the world. Travellers holidaying in Darjeeling must visit the Dhirdham temple, Himalayan Zoological Park, Darjeeling Himalayan railway, and the Tiger hill. (Click for more information)
Religious Mysore- cultural capital of Karnataka
Mysore, situated at the foot of Chamundi Hills attracts the attention of plenty of foreign and domestic travellers. The culturally ambient state is bejewelled with traditional heritages influenced by the Vijayanagara Empire like Mysore Palace, Srirangapatnam Fort, and Chamundeswari Temple.
The Mysore palace, also called Amba Vilas, which still stands in all its glory, is one of the most famous places to visit in India, after Taj Mahal. Some of the popular sites to be visited in Mysore include St, Philomena’s Church, Brindhavan Gardens, Nimishambha Temple, Jama Masjid, and Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens. (Click for more information)
Caves of Ajanta and Ellora– Mumbai
The Ajanta Caves are situated in Aurangabad, Maharashtra. They comprise of a set of 30 rock-cut monuments that are the finest architectural wonders in the heritage of India. Caves of Ellora are a range of astonishing caves of Hindu, Buddhist and other religious belief which are believed to be built in the era of sixth to tenth AD. The caves of Ellora are a lot different from that of Ajanta. Ellora cave are more finished and are better in design and looks. Ellora could be considered as World Heritage and also the most gone by recent purpose of interest in geographical Region State.
The sculptures and art work depict the Jataka Tales of Buddhist. Apart from these caves there are plenty of places to see around, such as Kailasa Temple, Hindu-Jain monasteries, Viharas, and the Bibi ka Maqbara. The souk market in the caves is a fabulous destination for shoppers and presents a great variety of merchandise. Also, there are local food stalls nearby where you can enjoy a delectable authentic meal. Not only this, Mumbai is a perfect place for Bollywood and drama lovers.
These are just a few of the best places to visit in India, which are unique in their own way. On completing this, tourists will be prompted to explore more and more of Incredible India!!