Top Places to Visit in India

Are you a traveler and looking for a new country to explore? Then you should choose India as your next location. There are indefinite places that you can choose for a vacation destination in this country. As some of the Best Places to Visit in India you will find historic, culturally soaked, scenic destinations, confusion, and chaos. Well, you will start making a list of destinations, you will be tired but you will not add all the places on the list. As a traveler, it is always a dilemma of choosing a place worth a visit. To make this easier for you, we have made the list of top places that you must visit.

Places to Visit in India

8 of the Top Places to Visit in India

Kashmir

Kashmir is an incredible place that worth your visit. It is full of natural beauty and beautiful mountains. That is why; this place got the nickname “Heaven on Earth”. It has striking fruit orchards, picturesque lakes, verdant meadows, lush green gardens full of vibrant flowers, woods of pines and deodars, valleys full of snow. Moreover, it has peaks of Pir-Panjal and Himalayan ranges. There are lots of activities to do in this beautiful area full of nature. Never forget to have a boat ride on the Dal Lake and a visit to Mughal Gardens.

Leh-Ladakh

It is another great place worth a visit while visiting India. This majestic land has glacial lakes, mountains, enchanting valleys, Buddhist monasteries. If you love nature then this place is for you. It is a peaceful destination away from the busy life of the city. This land is home for the highest mountain passes, serene alpine glacial lakes. Moreover, it is most loved by the adventure freaks. People around the world and from India came to this corner of the world for adventure. Whenever someone visits this place, he or she feels calm and peace from the soul. You will admire the trekking experience on the frozen Zanskar River. Nubra Valley has a unique sand-dune safari experience. Ladakh has something for every kind of tourist.

Delhi

Delhi is a very populated city and the Capital of India which makes it the first place to visit. This place has a great heritage history, teeming bazaars, heritage monuments, street food. Moreover, it has a really rich past from the Mughal empire and what is city today. High-end malls, luxury hotels and restaurants, shopping complexes and sprawling boulevards, it is for sure full of culture and modern lifestyle. Another crowded place with narrow lanes in this city is Chandni Chowk, Sarojini Nagar, and other exotic places. If you want to see Mughal history then visit the Humayun’s Tomb and Qutub Minar. Another famous place where people come from all over India is 700 years old Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah. Want some picnic time with your family then the favorable location is India Gate.

Agra

Agra is full of Mughal History and Charm. This place does not require any introduction. This is the home for an eternal symbol of love “Taj Mahal”. When we make a list of places of the world with heritage then this comes at the top of the list. Moreover, it is the only city full of glittering world heritage sites which makes it the most popular travel destination in India. It has Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, and the impressive Taj Mahal. The city lures thousands of tourists including art lovers and historians from all across India. Whenever you come here, do not forget to taste the traditional Mughlai flavors and lively markets.

Jaisalmer

This place is famous for its Rajputana tradition and culture. Moreover, this city is known as “Land of Golden Sand”. You will never get bored of hearing the stories of chivalry and bravery of the Rajput rulers. This city is surrounded by the famous Thar desert. The Jaisalmer fort is itself a glory and historical place worth a visit. Moreover, it has ancient Patwon-ki-Haveli, Salim Ji ki Haveli, Nathmal Ji ki Haveli that reminds of the royal wealthy merchants.

There is also a festival organized every year called the Jaisalmer Desert Festival. This festival makes this place a great destination for a holiday. Travelers around the world come here for Roadtrip India / Rondreis Rajasthan. It is one of the main stops for visiting the whole Rajasthan. During the festival, there are campfires, camel shows, musical performances jewelry and handicrafts exhibitions and vivaciousness and exuberance of this event.

Varanasi

Varanasi is more of a religious place for the Hindus in India. During your trip to India, if you have not yet visited this place then your tour is incomplete. It is a land of spirituality, cultures, and religions. This situated is situated at the banks of Ganga River which is a holy river for the Hindu community. When it comes to the age of this city, it is more than 5000 years old. This city has many Ghats which are crowded with people all the time. These people perform various religious activities there.

Rann of Kutch

Rann of Kutch is in Gujrat and one of the incredible places in this country. There is white salt everywhere in this area which is submerged with water for 4 months in a year. This place is rich in natural beauty. One of the times to see this place in a year is during the famous Rann Utsav. People color the canvas into different shades and hues. You can also see dance and folk music performance, rustic stay, camel safaris, and delicious local cuisine. I believe that this visit will be the most unforgettable tour of your life.

Aurangabad

The last place on our list is the Aurangabad which is a historic city in Maharashtra. It is full of heritage and architectural marvels. In the past, many rulers have ruled this city. That is why; you can see the historical places from various communities. That is one of the reasons that tourists not only from India but also around the world came to this city every year. It also has a cultural festival every year called Ellora Ajanta Festival.

Take a look at this other article to learn more about other 7 reasons to visit India.

About Marina Villatoro

Marina Kuperman Villatoro CEO of TravelExperta.com, a travel resource site to inspire families to travel with kids of all ages. Marina has been an expat 20+ years in Central America raising 2 boys in a multicultural, trilingual household. She travels all over the world with her family to give first hand experiences of where to eat, stay and play with kids. Needless to say, it’s never boring! Join Marina on Facebook and Twitter for more unique and boutique family travel!

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