10 Best places to explore in India – 2018

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10 Best places to explore in India – 2018

India is the largest country in the south Asia region. It is the seventh largest country in the world as per area. India is known for its hospitality and greetings to their guests. India is the landmark of festivals and it is multi-cultured country. If you are in search of best places to explore in India than this blog is for you. 

1. Taj Mahal, Agra

One of Seven Wonders of the World, Taj Mahal is made up of rich white marble and it is located on the south bank of river Yamuna in the city of Agra. It was built up by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaj Mahal. It was made as a tomb so she can rest peacefully. The interior of Taj is extremely beautiful. The walls are decorated with beautiful stone carving. The view from the riverside enhances the beauty of Taj. It is considered as a symbol of love.

Best time to visit: April to October.

2. Golden Temple, Amritsar

Golden Temple is mainly known as Sri Harmandir Sahib. It is one of the most admired spiritual sites of Sikhism. Amritsar was founded by the fourth guru, Guru Ram Das Ji and Golden Temple was designed by Guru Arjan Dev Ji. The golden temple serves Langar(meals) to over 1, 00,000 peoples a day which is a hallmark of Sikh Gurudwaras. You will feel amazing calmness and peace in the environment once you have entered the Harmandir Sahib. In the early nineties, Maharaja Ranjit Singh secured the Punjab region from outside attack and covered the upper floors of the gurdwara with 750kg of gold which gave it English name Golden Temple.

Best time to visit: All year.

3. Srinagar, Kashmir

If there is heaven on earth, it’s Kashmir. It’s such a beauty in itself. It is one of the famous tourist places in India. It is known for its stunning landscapes and valleys. Attractions of Kashmir are Dal Lake, Betab valley, strawberry valley, skiing in Gulmarg, Nishat garden, Mughal garden, Jama Masjid and lots of other places.

Best time to visit: April to October.

4. Leh- ladakh

Leh Ladakh is a region of Jammu and Kashmir and extends to the south of Himalayas. It is known as biker’s paradise as it is the best way to be there. It is surrounded by countries two highest mountain ranges- The Great Himalayas and Karakoram. The beauty of this land can’t be explained through words it is a must visit the place. Some famous and must be visited places in Leh-Ladakh are Pangong Tso lake, Khardung-La Pass, Nubara valley, magnetic hill, lamayuru monastery and Hemis National Park.

Best time to visit: April to May and September to October.

5. Udaipur, Rajasthan

Udaipur is called Venice of the East. This city of Rajasthan is full of lakes and it is also known the City of Lakes. Some must visit the place to do in Udaipur, Lake Pichola, Jag Mandir, City Palace, Fateh Sagar Lake and Monsoon Palace. Udaipur is one of the royal cities of India.

Best time to visit: September to March.

6. Goa

Goa is known for beautiful beaches destinations of India. Along with that Goa is famous for bars, club and night parties. The city is so young and energetic that you will feel the same. Places to explore in Goa are Dudhsagar falls, Vagator beach, Grand Island, Fort Aguada, Casino Cruise, Club Cubana, Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary, Verna springs, Calangute beach, Palolem beach.

Best time to visit: November to February.

7. Andaman

Andaman has everything for you from perfect sunsets to scuba diving. It’s an amazing experience to swim along with the various sea species. Andaman is known for its beautiful beaches, scuba diving, multicolored coral reefs. Places to discover in Andaman are Havelock island, Cellular Jail National Memorial, Radhanagar Beach, Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex in Port Blair, Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, Chidiya Tapu, and watersports like scuba-diving, snorkeling, & parasailing neil island and Twin Island.

Best time to visit: November to May.

8. Kerala

As per National Geography, Kerala is in the top ten paradises throughout the world. Kerala is famous for its tea fields and beautiful backwaters. There are lots of places to visit in Kerala, one day or two days trip is not enough for Kerala. Here are some of the famous places to explore, Munnar, Alappuzha beach, Periyar national park, Bekal Fort, Athirappilly Falls, Soochipara Falls, Marari Beach, elephant bathing in Kodanad and houseboat in Alleppey.

Best time to visit: November to January and June to September.

9. Shimla

Shimla is known as the queen of hills. It is must visit in winters as the whole city is cover under the snow and it’s an amazing view as the whole area turns into the white cotton field. From snow-capped peaks and green valleys, Shimla gives you a bunch of memories as you visit here. Cherish your childhood memories by hopping on the colorful toy train from Kalka to Shimla as it makes way through the woods and verdant valleys. Toy train experience is a must for everyone. Some of the famous places of Shimla are Mall Road, Annandale, Green Valley, Kufri, Scandal point, Shimla Glen, Chadwick Falls, Tani Jubber Lake.

Best time to visit: November to June.

10. Manali

Manali is among one of the most popular hill stations in India. The city is a gem in the heart of Himachal Pradesh, amidst the mountain slopes, splendid views and ice-covered trees. In recent years the number of tourists has increased significantly. It has various attractions like Bhrigu Lake, Rohtang Pass, Solang Valley, Manu Temple, Great Himalayan National Park, Hidimba Devi Temple, Jogini Falls, and Tibetan Monastery.

Best time to visit: Mid September to mid-June.

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