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10 Must Visit Travel Destinations in India

Do you like to explore the unknown and travel to different places? Well, if you are a person who likes to travel and explore other places and cultures, India might be the perfect choice for you. India is the world’s 7th largest country and 2nd most populated nation with a vast union of many religions along with a lot of cultural diversity.

To be honest, India is like a mini world to travellers. Also, if you are from India you don’t need a passport to travel. Just think about something, mountains, glaciers, deserts, beaches, monuments, deep forests with exotic wildlife, places with great historical value, or ancient temples, you can find everything in India. Now, this led to the current discussion topics, which are the best travel destinations in India?

Well, if are also wondering about which place you should visit first in India, we got you covered. Here I will briefly discuss the top 10 travel destinations in India. So, let’s start—

Agra, Uttar Pradesh

Agra, the city containing one of the seven wonders Taj Mahal, is one of the most popular tourist spots in India. Besides the Taj Mahal, there are also many beautiful monuments like Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri. The city is full of rich historical essence and magnificent artworks.

If you want to know about the Mughlai Empire and culture, visit Agra. You won’t regret it.

Agra Fort is one of the must visit destinations in India

Top Attractions in Agra

  • Taj Mahal
  • Fatehpur Sikri
  • Agra Fort
  • Itimad-ud-Daulah Tomb
  • Mehtab Bagh
  • Akbar’s Tomb/Sikandra
  • Jama Masjid
  • Chini Ka Rauza
  • Wildlife SOS

Kashmir

Kashmir, the crown of India, is located on the top north corner of the country, surrounded by high mountains, valleys, snow and a little forest. Among these natural beauties there exists a beautiful plain with fabulous lakes. The white feather snow and shining lakes make it worthy of the name “Heaven on Earth.”
This place is perfect for nature lovers as well as skiers and adventure lovers. It’s also a good honeymoon spot.
Top Places to Visit in Kashmir
  • Shalimar Bagh in Srinagar
  • Pahalgam
  • Gulmarg
  • Sonmarg
  • Aru & Betaab Valley
  • Gurez Valley
  • Dal lake
  • Indira Gandhi Tulip garden
  • Amarnath yatra path
  • Sheshnag lake in Pahalgam
  • Vaishno Devi in Jambu

Goa

Goa is especially known for its breath-taking beaches, exquisite seafood and one of the nicest nightlives in India. There are also some great monuments.

It is also a nice fit for adventure lovers. The mid-high mountains are the favourite of rock-climbers. If you are into snorkelling and water jet skiing, Goa is the right place for you.

Goa is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India

Top Attractions in Goa

  • Calangute Beach
  • Basilica of Bom Jesus
  • Fort Aguada
  • Baga Beach
  • Anjuna Beach
  • Dudhsagar Waterfalls
  • Church of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception
  • Dona Paula
  • Chapora Fort
  • Arambol Beach
  • Palolem Beach
  • Vagator Beach

Ladakh

Ladakh is another popular tourist destination in India. It is famous for its high mountains, barren mountains, beautiful lakes, valleys, ancient and magnificent Buddhist monasteries etc. Ladakh gives visitors a calm and peaceful environment with the opportunity to explore nature. It is perfect for camping, rock climbing, motorbiking, rafting and other activities.

So, nature lovers as well as adventure lovers, will like this place.

Top Places to Visit in Ladakh

  • Leh
  • Pangong Lake
  • Tsomoriri
  • Tso Kar
  • Nubra Valley
  • Zanskar Valley

Amritsar

Amritsar is famous for the beautiful Golden Temple (Harmandir Sahib). The city is rich with historical essence, embracing the struggle of India’s freedom fighters. Aside from the Golden temple, Amritsar has many more to offer to its visitors.

You can see the Gobindgarh fort, Indo-Pak border, Jallianwala Bagh and many more. Another good thing about Amritsar is its food. Kulcha, Lassi, Chat, curry etc. are famous here.

Top Attractions in Amritsar

  • Golden Temple
  • Wagah Border
  • Jallianwala Bagh
  • Hall Bazaar
  • Gobindgarh Fort

Delhi

Delhi is not only the capital of India but also one of the most popular travel destinations. It is famous for great monuments, historical places, wide Bazar or market and exquisite food especially fast food.

If you are Indian, I am sure you have heard of “Delhi ka laddu.” The most famous tourist spots in Delhi include Qutub Minar, India Gate, Red Fort, Humayun’s Tomb etc.

Top Places to Visit in Delhi

  • Humayun’s Tomb
  • Jama Masjid
  • India Gate
  • Qutub Minar
  • Red Fort
  • Nizamuddin Dargah
  • Chandni Chowk
  • Raj Ghat
  • Lotus Temple
  • Akshardham Temple
  • Rashtrapati Bhawan
  • Dilli Haat

Kerala

Kerala is a state situated in the southern part of India and is a popular tourist attraction. It has amazing natural beauty, diverse culture, gorgeous beaches, Ayurvedic messages, tall temples, exquisite food and diverse wildlife.

In short, Kerala has all sorts of attractions for every type of tourist. Kerala is also famous for its magnificent Kathakali dance.

Top Attractions in Kerala

  • Alleppey
  • Munnar
  • Cochin
  • Wayanad
  • Kumarakom
  • Periyar National Park
  • Kovalam
  • Kollam
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Thrissur
  • Kasargod

Jaipur, Rajasthan

Jaipur, the Pink City, is the capital of Rajasthan. If you want to see how was the royal life and culture, Jaipur is a perfect choice for you. Here you can find many ancient forts with great historical value and the impressive fact is, these forts are maintained very well for hundreds of years. Jaipur is acknowledged by UNESCO as a World Heritage site.

You can also visit different museums, shopping malls and try local street food, explore the culture and enjoy the trip.

Top Attractions in Jaipur

  • Amer Fort
  • City Palace
  • Hawa Mahal
  • Jantar Mantar
  • Nahargarh Fort
  • Jaigarh Fort
  • Albert Hall Museum
  • Galta Ji Temple
  • Birla Temple
  • Jal Mahal
  • Moti Dungri Temple
  • Masala Chowk

Meghalaya

Meghalaya is one of the gems in north-eastern India when it comes to tourism and is also known as the adobe of clouds. This state has many things to offer to its visitors. Meghalaya will take you very close to nature. The natural beauty this state possesses is just magnificent.

Famous visiting sites for tourists are human-made Double Decker Living Root Bridge, Shillong, Tura, Umian lake etc. So, Meghalaya is like heaven for nature lovers.

Meghalaya used to be part of the Assam region

Top Attractions in Meghalaya

  • Shillong
  • Cherapunjee
  • Mawsynram
  • Tura
  • Jowai
  • Nongpoh
  • Elephant Falls
  • Nohkalikai Waterfalls
  • Mawsmai Cave
  • Umiam Lake
  • Mawlynnong
  • Dawki
  • Double Decker Living Root Bridge
  • Balpakram National Park
  • Nohsngithiang Falls

Mysore, Karnataka

Another gem of south India, Mysore is considered a cultural center and is known for its beautiful gardens, silk sarees, temples and other picturesque places. Some of the most famous tourist spots in Mysore are Mysore Palace, Brindavan Gardens, Shuka Vana, Somanathpura Temple etc.

Other tourist attractions are the world-famous Mysore Dasara Festival and the royal procession of elephants, Native Yoga training, Dry fish, Ayurvedic message etc.

Top Attractions in Mysore

  • Mysore Palace
  • Brindavan Gardens
  • Somanathpura Temple
  • Mysore Zoo
  • Chamundeshwari Temple
  • Shuka Vana
  • Bonsai Garden
  • Karanji Lake
  • GRS Fantasy Park
  • St. Philomena’s Church

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This guest post was written by Amit Bhosle

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  1. Golden trial is the best tour to explore in India. also Humayu tomb in New Delhi is one more attraction to explore. Humayun’s Tomb was also designed by a Persian architect and his name was Mirak Mirza Ghiyath. I have subscribed too for updates…

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