Top Attractions of India

Friday, July 29, 2011


Tourism in India offers a variety of experiences. Whatever your interest might be, India has something or the other to offer. From towering snow capped peaks to deserts; from holy rivers to mighty oceans; from peaceful spirituality to loud nightlife, from traditional architecture to new modern buildings – there is a variety everywhere you see. Infact, it becomes quiet an arduous task for travellers to shortlist what to see and do while on a trip to India. So here we are, for your help and guidance, to let you know about the best tourist places in India.

The Taj Mahal in Agra – Well, you will hardly find any India travel guide that doesn't have this name on the top. It is a almost a ritual to visit Taj Mahal while on a trip to India. Infact for a number of foreigners, India tour primarily means a visit to Taj Mahal. This monument is by far the best dedication of a husband to his wife. Built of white marble, the Taj Mahal is also one of the best historical monuments of India.

The Himalayas – Not exactly a specific place but an entire region that houses the great Himalayan range in north India. The Himalayas is home the best hill stations in India. Views of snow covered peaks greet you every morning here. The towering peaks invite you to explore more and more of this region and at every step you feel elated with a new discovery – a small hamlet, a tribal community, a flowing stream, a beautiful waterfall, a temple and a number of other things. Himalayas tourism is also perfect for adventure lovers. Go for trekking, rafting, angling, mountaineering, biking and a number of other adventure activities here.
Khajuraho caves – The most popular cave temples in India that attract tourists because of their erotic sculptures. These Indian Caves at Khajuraho are located in the state of Madhya Pradesh and were built by the Chandela rulers. Originally, there were eighty five temples, however with the passage of time, they got destroyed and today only twenty something remains of them. There is a dance festival that is organised here every year in which the glory of the temples in celebrated with enthusiasm.

Kerala Backwaters - The beauty and serenity of the Kerala backwaters in south India speak volume about why they are so adored by tourists. Tourists just love to hire a houseboat and sail around the backwaters of Kerala savouring the natural beauty of this “God's own country”.

Forts and Palaces of Rajasthan – The entire state of Rajasthan is dotted with formidable forts and elegant palaces. These forts and palaces in Rajasthan are standing testimony to the bravery of the various Rajput clan that once ruled the region. Amongst the famous forts are the Mehrangarh Fort, Chittorgarh Fort, Jaisalmer Fort, Amber Fort and Jaigarh Fort. The Lake Palace is a beautiful palace situated amidst a lake. It is famous not just amongst Rajasthan palaces, but is also amongst the top Indian palaces. Apart from the Lake Palace, the City Palace and Amber Palace are also highly popular.
Goa - All those who just need to have fun, fun and more of fun, head straight to Goa. This tiny little beach destination is a hot favourite amongst youngsters. Christmas and New Year sees the maximum footfall when the party spirit is at its zenith. Goa carnival, celebrated during the month of February, again sees the crowd pouring in large numbers. Colourful Parades along with music and dance keep the spirits high.

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