India is one of the major tourist destinations of the world. India is a country where you will find blend of vast culture, traditions, spirituality, natural and manmade beauty. The main tourist destinations of India are Goa, Rajasthan, Kerala, Mumbai, Taj Mahal in the city of Agra, the capital city Delhi, and Kashmir.
Here is the list of 5 best places you should include on your next trip to India:
1. Taj Mahal, Agra
Taj Mahal is one of the most visited places in India. It is located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh on the banks of river Yamuna. It is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. This monument is built in white marble and it looks extremely beautiful. Its beauty doubles when you see it on any moonlit night. It is being called as the symbol of love as it was made by the great Emperor Shah Jahan in his loving memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. It is a must-see place when you are in India. You will cherish the great architecture and beauty of Taj Mahal for a long time in your life. That is for sure.
It is yet another very popular tourist destination in India. Rajasthan offers variety of tourist’s options like you can go for a heritage tour, wildlife, camel safari on huge sand dunes, cultural tours. The palaces and forts are worth to see. It shows the magnificent past of the king and his kingdom. There are several forts and palaces which are now converted in to heritage hotels which offer very luxurious stays and hospitality. Staying at these heritage hotels for at least 2-3 days are highly recommended.
The state of Kerala is located at one of the southernmost tip of the country. It is considered as one of the most beautiful states in India. It is a popular travel destination which is blended by vast culture and tradition and exceptionally beautiful crystal clear beaches, backwaters, magnificent temples. Stay in one of their luxurious houseboats. Definitely Kerala is worth exploring.
Goa is one of the smallest states in India. It is very popular destination attracts huge numbers of international tourists. It offers majestic beaches, churches, old forts, and excellent nightlife. Best time of the year to visit Goa is from October to February.
5. Himalayan Regions
The beautiful states in the Himalayan regions include the state of Himachal Pradesh, Kashmir, Sikkim, Uttrakhand, and Arunachal Pradesh. It offers very beautiful landscapes and natural beauty. Among all these states Himachal Pradesh is the most popular especially among the international tourist. Kashmir is called the paradise on earth and off course it is. However due to border disturbance in the state, the visitors have reduced in recent years. Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh is not yet very popular among the tourists. However these states have very beautiful landscapes and natural beauty and you should add these places in your itinerary too.