India is a fascinating land of unparalleled diversity which has some or the other attractions for every kind of traveller. It would be no exaggeration to call India a museum with a treasure-trove of attractions. There is so much to explore and experience in this country that even one lifetime is not enough.
Explore its snow-capped mountains enveloped in sheer natural beauty, rejuvenate on its enchanting beaches and islands, take a plunge into adventure activities, experience close encounters with the wildlife, enjoy a camel ride amidst desert, visit its dense forests, relax on the backwaters, rivers and lakes, live like kings and queens in the heritage palaces, forts and havelis, travel in a luxury train Palace on Wheels, capture the beauty of the world famous Taj Mahal, gorge on scrumptious food, go for wine tours, get rejuvenated with Ayurvedic therapies, play golf at some of the best golf courses in the world and enjoy many more attractions of India.
Major tourist attractions of India
Synonymous with India, Taj Mahal is a symbol of love of a kind for his queen. Its architectural beauty made it world famous and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Built in white marble, Taj Mahal reflects an incredible blend of Islamic, Turkish, Persian and Indian architectural styles. It was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Its a sparkling jewel of India.
Forts and Palaces
Forts and palaces reflect the rich cultural heritage of India. Their ageless royalty takes you back in time to the days of raja-maharajas. Their great architectural beauty and history will surely leave you overwhelmed. Many of these have been converted into heritage hotels where you can enjoy a royal stay. Some of the palaces and forts are located on hills, some in the middle of water bodies and some on the sand dunes. Rajasthan, Delhi, Karnataka, Agra and many more cities have amazing forts and palaces in India.
India has one of the longest coastlines in the world which makes it a great beach destination. Here the beaches have a lot to offer such as natural beauty, calm ambiance, adventure activities, exciting parties, shacks with a variety of food and much more. Some of the famous beach destinations of India are Goa, Kerala, Karnataka, Andaman Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep Islands.
Wellness and spa
What can be a better rejuvenation break than embarking on a wellness and spa tour in India, the land where Ayurveda originated? India is known the world over for its blissful Ayurveda therapies and massages- starting from beauty therapies to relaxation therapies and treatment of medical illness. You can enjoy these on a hill, in a resort and even on a beach. Rishikesh is the best place for these therapies. You can also learn yoga from experts on this tour.
Whether you a honeymooner, wildlife lover, adventure buff, mountain lover or history aficionado, the Himalayas has a lot to overwhelm you. The natural beauty of the Himalayas attracts tourists from far and wide. The snow-capped mountains, dense forests, lovely rivers, gorgeous landscapes, adventurous treks and much more await you there. Stay in adventure camps, go for river rafting, explore several UNESCO World Heritage sites and pay a visit to famous pilgrimage sites at the Himalayas.
How about real-life encounters with royal tiger and a variety of other interesting wildlife? There are many fantastic wildlife destinations in India which are home to endangered and other wildlife species. India is highly rich in bio-diversity and boasts of amazing national parks, wildlife centuries, biosphere reserves etc. There are around 2,250 species of fish, 460 reptile species, 400 mammal species in the country. Corbett National Park, Bandhavgarh National Park, Sundarbans, Keoladeo National Park, Kaziranga National Park are some of the famous wildlife destinations in India.
Cuisine of India
India is renowned for its rich cultural heritage of cuisine. The diversity of the country beautifully reflects in its culinary delights. From vegetarian to non-vegetarian, spicy to bland, sweet to sour, every kind of food is available here. Travel to any city of India and each destination has something interesting to offer in terms of cuisine.
Culture of India
The richness of Indian culture makes it one of the must-visit destinations of the world. Different regions of India have different cultures, each having its own unique charm. The culture marvelously reflects in India’s age-old traditions, fairs and festivals, food, architecture, attire, handicrafts etc. The majestic palaces, forts, havelis and historical monuments some of which are famous the world over are a great testimony to the richness of the culture.
Fairs and Festivals
Tourists from across the globe come to India for enjoying its lovely fairs and festivals. There are many unique and colourful festivals, each with its own history behind it. No celebration in India is complete without music and dance and delicious culinary delights.
Durga Puja is a well-known festival of West Bengal, Diwali is celebrated with great fervour in North India, Pongal in Tamil Nadu, Ganesh Utsav in Maharashtra, Onam in Kerala, Christmas, Holi in Vrindavan, New Year in Goa, Pushkar fair in Rajasthan and Snake boat fair in Kerala.
Luxury Trains of India
A perfect mix of tradition, luxury, royalty, and adventure, the luxury trains of India are an amazing way to explore some of its great destinations. The luxury trains like Palace on Wheels is like a palace from inside with world-class luxury and service. It takes its passengers to famous tourist destinations like Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Ranthambhore National Park, Chittorgarh, Udaipur, the Bharatpur bird sanctuary and Agra, before returning to Delhi, the capital of India.
Come to India and you are bound to get mesmerized by its diversity, beauty, and hospitality!