India is a land of distinct culture and traditions, rich heritage, marvelous architecture, grand forts and palaces that are unmatched natural beauty. The incredible Indian land has it all; ranging from the majestic Himalayas to the Kashmir valleys to the lush green hills, dense forests, exotic flora and fauna, enchanting rivers, endless sand dunes, serene Keralan backwaters, vast coastlines, sun bathed beaches and what not!
So if one is planning to visit India then he or she must explore the below mentioned destinations. This list contains the names of major crowded metropolitan and some peaceful quite hill stations. As India, home to 1.25 billion people offer every variety of life. So here it is, some of the best destinations to visit in India.
7 Best Destinations in India
Let’s start the list with the bustling yet beautiful capital city, New Delhi. Apart from its heritage monuments, the city is popular for its well maintained, green gardens that offer you with picturesque views.
A stroll in these lush gardens or a fun picnic with families or friends is great to experience. The Lodhi Gardens, Garden of Five Senses, Mughal garden, Sanjay Van, are few sites that you must not miss. Enjoy staying in the lavish hotels in the city that include the Holiday Inn, Leela Palace and Indraprasth.
Being blessed with great natural beauty, Shimla has aptly been titled as the Queen of Hill Stations. Its snow clad mountains, rich greenery and beautiful lakes are delight to every tourist’s eyes and the good part is that you may visit this land of timeless beauty anytime round the year.
Some major tourist attractions include Shimla Glen, Tattapani, Himalayan Bird Park, the Ridge and Summer Hill. The Oberoi Cecil, Travellers’ Choice 2015 Winner Chapslee, Parasol Camps and Retreat and Honeymoon Inn Shimla are some of the most recommended accommodation options that let you unwind in nature’s beauty conveniently.
Jaipur or the pink city of India is rated as top 5 favorite tourist destination in Indian Subcontinent. The city is famous its royal culture as even in democratic India one can see the locals of the pink city have faith in the old rulers. Since the royal families have no rights to rule so that have chosen a route which favors travelers.”Hospitality”
Many forts and palaces which are under the constitution of royal family are now 7 star rated luxury hotels. The best exampleis the Raj Palace which was once the royal palace of Maharaja of Amer.
Thus on a trip to Jaipur one can explore royal palaces which are now popular in Hollywood movies, luxury palaces turned hotels and spicy Rajasthani food. One resort which I must suggest to you all is Lohagarh Fort Resort near Delhi. Do check it out.
Gulmarg and Sonmarg
The hilly destinations of Gulmarg and Sonmarg are two not to miss sites when on Kashmir trip. Snow clad mountains with streams of chilled water flowing in the valley, pine and fir trees and snow and snow all around and beneath you is a great mesmerizing view.
Sonamarg also marks to be the base for many trek expeditions and the starting point for the holy Amarnath cave yatra. And the meadow of flowers, Gulmarg is a valley of beauty and thrills; skiing on the snow covered Himalayan peaks, trekking, hiking, golfing, white-water rafting and more. Stay in the best resorts like Paradise Camping Resort and Namrose Resort.
Corbett National Park
Located in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand, the Corbett holds the glory of being India’s oldest and most prestigious National Park. Also it is a home to the most endangered species, royal tigers.
This tiger reserve is a land of lush hills, swampy depressions, verdant grasslands and large lake. The popular Jeep and Tiger Safaris are perfect for nature watch and wildlife viewing in the park. Corbett offers its own set of classy stay options like Corbett Jungle Treasure Resort and Samsara Resort.
Ranthambore and its National Park
Located in the Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan, Ranthambore is one of the biggest and the most renowned national park in Northern India. This park is about 130 kms from Jaipur and is an attraction spot foe many wildlife photographers and nature lovers here. Spending time in watching tigers, greenery, chirpy birds and animals is a must have experience at least once in life. The park offers an overnight stay option where you can also enjoy a bonfire camping.
Mumbai, a city which never sleeps is the financial capital of India and is quite different then any other city of India. I mean the culture is a fusion of western culture with Indian society. The city is loaded with skyscrapers, shopping malls, offices of every major brand who wants like spread its roots in India and all of this have offered a city which can’t let you sleep.
I remember that my last trip to Mumbai was full of sleepless nights and the best thing about this city is the ocean. So don’t even dare toskip a trip to Mumbai on your next trip to India… And with this I end my list and hope that you will love to explore India soon.
Enjoy relaxing and rejuvenating amidst nature’s unparalleled beauty!