India is the largest Democracy in the world. Unity in Diversity can aptly be the tagline of India. India is
blessed with the majestic Himalayas in the north and the Indian Ocean in the south, spanning from
Gujarat in the West to the northeastern states. India makes an interesting place to explore. The country
cannot be described as one single picture, rather a collage of pictures that fits perfectly into one. Culture
and traditions differ from state to state.
The country is well connected by road and rail network. Given recent developments, there are airports
in every nook and corner of the country. Getting around is not an issue.
We are giving you the list of top 5 places to visit during India exploration –
1. GOLDEN TRIANGLE
Agra-Delhi-Jaipur forms the Golden Triangle.
One of the Seven Wonders of the World, the TAJ MAHAL is in Agra. As a symbol of love for his
wife Mumtaz, King Shahjahan built one of the mesmerizing architectures. Also famous is the
residence of King Akbar in Fatehpur Sikri.
The capital of the country has no dearth of places to visit. Delhi had been the ruling capital of
many dynasties. Hence, a lot of historical monuments can be seen in Delhi, like the Qutub
Minar, the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Humayun Tomb, etc.
Chandni Chowk, Sarojini Market, and Kamla Market are the best places to shop and eat.
The national capital has some buildings of national importance, museums, art galleries and
noteworthy architectures, like Delhi Metro and Akshardham Temple.
The capital of the state of Rajasthan is every bit royal. The state of Rajasthan is the land of
maharajas. The Pink City is famous for Hawa Mahal.
2. GIANT MOUNTAINS OF HIMALAYAS
The Himalayan Range is like a crown that sits proudly on India. Home to the earth’s tallest
peaks, Indian Himalayas is the pilgrimage for alpine-lovers. The adventurers ‘paradise and
photographers’ love, this nature’s grandeur gives some ravishing panoramic views. Ladakh,
Kanchenjunga, Kailash Parbat, and Siachen Glacier are some of the places to pin in your list
3. SPIRITUALITY OF VARANASI
Varanasi, also known by the name Kashi or Banaras, is the holiest place. The Hindus believe in
the cycle of life and that if they can be liberated from this cycle of rebirth if they die in Kashi.
Witnessing death rituals can be a powerful experience. Pilgrims come here to take a dip in the
sacred waters of Ganga. Tourists also witness the evening and Morning aarti at the riverbanks.
4. BACKWATERS OF KERALA
Want to wake up to a sunrise in a houseboat surrounded by water and trees? Kerala!
Kerala is the luxuriant green southern state of India. It is so beautiful that it is called God’s
Own Country. Kerala is most famous for its backwaters in Alappuzha, velvety-green hills, and its
rich wildlife. The wild elephants, tigers, and deers in Thekkady and birds in Thattekad forests give
relief from the everyday city life. Kerala is also extremely rich in culture. The enchantment of
festivals of Kerala like Pooram and Theyyam must be witnessed in person.
5. ANCIENT CAVES OF AJANTA AND ELLORA
This post will not be complete without the mention of the caves of Ajanta and Ellora.
Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983, the caves are located in a remote area near
Aurangabad. The caves display the genius art practices of the foregone era. While Ajanta caves
are 30 rock-cut caves in a horseshoe shape that display the Buddhist art, Ellora’s 34 caves are
amalgamated religious centers for Hindus, Buddhists, and Jains.
In such a colorful land, careful planning is required so as pick a few places for your travel, yet the best
ones. Hopefully, we made it easier for you. Go and explore this wonderful land. What are you waiting