India is known for its rich culture and history. It is a nation with extreme diversity in terms of food, culture, language, people, and even places. There are many sightseeing options, and tourist destinations in India, which can make things quite overwhelming in terms of selection, and planning.
Each place is different in terms of what they have to offer you. It’s always better to go through a good tourism company like uniktour.com when you are travelling to a new country. With countless destinations to visit in India, narrowing down to top 5 places is a big task. So, we’ve listed out top 5 destinations that you simply can’t afford to miss out on, during your visit to the beautiful land of India.
Manali: Manali is one of the highest altitude Himalayan towns in State of Himachal Pradesh. It is one of the first vacation choices for trekkers, Family and Honeymoon couples. While enjoying the beauty of this city, tourist can enjoy places like Hidimba Devi Temple, Manu Temple, Manali Sanctuary, Himalaya Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple, Mall Road, Jogini Falls, Himalayan Nyinmapa Tibetan Buddhist Monastery, Vashishtha Temple and Bhrigu Lake. You can make a plan for a week trip with your loved ones and enjoy your stay at luxury resorts in Manali.
Agra: This place deserves the first mention because of the iconic 7th wonder of the world TajMahal. Its magnificent beauty will leave you stunned with its detailed art work, and of course the story behind it; basically, it was built by a Mughal emperor Shah Jahanin the love of his life, Mumtaz. This place is listed in UNESCO’s world heritage sites.
Seeing TajMahal is going to be one of the most beautiful sights of your lifetime. There are few other monuments as well nearby, which are worth seeingincluding but not limited to FatehpurSikri, and Agra Fort.
Amritsar: The attraction of Amritsar is its Golden Temple. For Sikhs, this is their most religious site. It is a worship place known as Gurudwara, which sees thousands of tourists from local as well as overseas. This holy place is made of pure white marble and covered with real gold ornate. There is a pool inside the temple premises, which is considered as very sacred; believers take bath in this pool to purify their soul. The water is also believed to have healing power. This place will educate you about the Indian Sikh tradition. People also volunteer to prepare meals for devotees, which are served for free.
Goa: It’s a Portuguese land with mouthwatering sea food and serene beauty. Goa is known for its beaches. Spend whole day lazing around in the beach and getting tanned. Shop from handicraft stores for beautiful handmade ornaments made of sea-shells and coconuts.
Rajasthan: India is famous for its history, which dates back to the kings and queens. The palace and forts will take you that old time splendor and grandeur. Visit Jaipur (the pink city), Jodhpur (the Sun City), Jaisalmer (Yellow city) and scintillating beauty of Udaipur. By visiting these places, you will be able to experience the richness and true Indian culture, as we read in books.
Kerala: Kerala is known to be ‘God’s own country’. You will get so indulged in the natural beauty of Kerala’s’ backwaters and greenery that it’s difficult to come out of it. It offers alluring landscapes and spectacular travel experience.
There are many other places that are worth your attention during your visit to India like Leh, Shimla, Darjeeling, Mysore, and Mumbai. More you explore the countrygreater will be your interest in discovering its other cities. A trip to India will definitely be one of the most incredible experiences for international travelers.
Author Bio – Jessica Bell works for a travel magazine, and as a part of her job role, she has got a chance to explore many different places around the world.