Planning for a vacation can’t be so confusing, unless you stay in India! Yes, India houses plenty of attractions to spend your holidays with lots of fun and frolic! Whether you look for the most serene place to unwind or yearn to do some spine-chilling adventure, you have heaps of versatile destinations to indulge! How to pick the right place for your vacation?
Listing the top 10 most visited places in India. Here you go!
Have you seen the heaven on earth yet? Here it is. Kashmir – Paradise on Earth!
It is a very simple term to describe the enchanting beauty of Kashmir. Kashmir is an alluring destination. There can be really nothing that makes Kashmir overstated! Located at the lap of the Himalayas, Kashmir stuns you with the scintillating charms of bountiful nature, giving you everlasting memories to cherish.
Snow clapped mountains trying to kiss the sky, deep spine-chilling valleys, beautiful varieties of flora making the environment pleasant, lush green plains, charming gardens of Tulips and romantic houseboats, blended with cool breezy climate, makes Kashmir an unimaginable location.
Beyond the majestic charms, Kashmir is the home of the most popular Ski resort destination in the World, Gulmarg and houses the world’s highest green golf course. Kashmir caters to all types of travelers, from adventure junkies to romantic couples who seek extreme privacy and serenity!
Go, Goa, Gone
This is not about the Zombie movie! When you go Goa, you’ll be gone! Simply, Goa is the land to have fun in the sun during the day, booze when the moon blooms! It’s a party town. Although Goa is a pint sized state, you will certainly be allured by the bite sized charms!
Okay, Goa wakes up in the night and dozes off in the early morning. It is mostly about night parties set in the backdrop of beaches offering the magical tropical vibes and gambling!
Beyond beaches and night parties, don’t miss out visiting a few churches, depicting the brilliance of architecture! It’s the best place in the world to indulge in aqua sports! Adventure junkies, Goa is for you too!
Kanyakumari, the southern tip of India is the one of the most visited places in India. It is located at the place where Arabian Sea, Bay of Bengal and Indian Ocean join together! You could literally see the blend of the three seas from ‘Vivekananda Rock’! The color of the water from different seas makes it visible, which is something too unique. The history of Kanyakumari is filled with some great men, namely Vivekananda, Mahatma Gandhi, and Thiruvalluvar.
Don’t miss out watching the sunrise and sunset from Kanyakumari. It is more special to witness the wonder of universe on a full moon day!
Pristine beaches, temples, coconut grooves, paddy fields, hills and plains, Vivekananda Rock, Mahatma Gandhi Memorial, Thiruvalluvar Statue, telescope house and many more, Kanyakumari is undoubtedly a colorful place of attraction.
Jaipur, the epitome of North Indian Culture has its own customs and traditions. Jaipur is the royal face of Rajasthan. Called as Pink City, Jaipur is filled with historical monuments and artifacts, carrying the architectural brilliance of Mughal as well as exclusive Rajasthani culture.
Filled with massive yet beautiful palaces, majestic fortresses, splendid havelis and temples, Jaipur is not a unique tourist destination that attracts the travelers only by the royal palaces!
Shop until you drop! Jaipur is also one of the best places to go on a shopping spree. It is famous for exclusive Jaipur dresses, decorative items, embellishing accessories, artistic jewelry, other arts and crafts. If you are good at bargain, then it is your shopping paradise. In addition, don’t forget to enjoy the special delectable Rajasthani Cuisine.
Kerala is a miniature of India when it comes to diversified attractions that lure the travelers. Called as God’s own country, you could see and feel the freshness, which rejuvenates you. Literally, most part of Kerala is covered by velvety green blanket in various forms, and in various shades. Enticing freshness is soaked in water is seen everywhere.
Backwaters in Kumarakom, beaches in Allepey, dense green serene wet forest in Wayanad, peaking green mountains in Munnar, waterfalls, aromatic tea and spice gardens, tiny private islands, are a few popular places to name in Kerala! Carrying different traditions, culture and cuisine, it is too impossible to explore Kerala fully!
Don’t miss Kerala houseboat cruises and traditional Kerala feast Sadya!
Delhi, the capital of the country is a colourful and vibrant city that preserves the historical monuments, and ancient beauty blended with hi-tech and modern shades of the city. Rashtrapati Bhavan and the India Gate stand with great pride depicting the brave fights of the legendary soldiers during the Independence.
The city that carries the political importance for several centuries has many sites portraying the traces of colonial history to current contemporary face of the Delhi. To name a few, colonial history of the capital city can be embraced from Delhi Lutyen, Connaught Place.
If you go back to Mughal reign, the history and life of Mughals are portrayed through the massive Red Fort, Humayun Tomb, etc. While there are interesting and attractive heritage sites, Delhi has been a part of growing urban culture. Delhi itself houses plenty of attractions to embrace the culture and lifestyle.
Udaipur is an elegant city which lies amidst the Aravalli Range in Rajasthan, which is a very culturally rich state in India. Known for its beautiful lakes, this city has also been called as the City of Lakes.
Udaipur is also listed as the most beautiful and most sought after tourist places in India. Udaipur has plenty of attractions, gardens, monuments, and many other interesting places to visit. The grand Lake Palace, massive forts, sheer structures, beautiful temples, spiritual ecstasy and much more gives Udaipur a toast of luxury!
Carrying the deep history of several centuries, Udaipur makes a quite fascinating place for people who are interested in history and heritage.
Udaipur is the place where you can spend your lovely holiday in peace amidst a sheer luxury!
Queen of Hills! Nested amidst the rolling mountains of Mount Kanchenjunga glistening over the azure sky, Darjeeling is one of the most visited places in India. Darjeeling displays the perfect the blend of harmonious nature.
Don’t miss the blissful joy ride in the toy train in the Darjeeling Himalayan section, which is listed as one of the World Heritage Sites. You see not only the green lush blankets, but a lot of colorful flowers, playing hide-and-seek amidst the Snow and Sun.
Darjeeling is made of a lot of T’s! Tourism, Toy Train, Trekker’s Paradise, Tea, Tiger Hill and many more!
Mysore, aka Mysuru apparently makes us think about the Royal Palace! Once a capital city of the Mysore Kingdom, Mysore now shares a strong place in the most visited places in India. And yes, it is also an aromatic destination; Yea, it thrives in producing pure sandalwood and incense!
Mysore palace is an architectural marvel. It is built combining architectural techniques and practices of different cultures. The palace is lit at night, which gleams dramatically, showering sparkles all over place, giving a royal treat to your vision.
Beyond the royalty, don’t miss giving a visit to Chamundi Hill located at the height of 1062 meters, Jaganmogan palace, the art Gallery (Artisans will drool over it) the rail museum, zoo and of course the pleasant, picture perfect and beautiful Brindavan Garden.
10. Ajanta and Ellora
Astounding sculptures and breathtaking paintings carved into the middle of the hillside rock, never give any clue to the visitors, excepts make them astonish at the art, are present elsewhere except the heritage sites of India, the Ajanta and Ellora Caves.
The affluent legacy of the country is well depicted through the Ajanta and Ellora caves. Ajanta Caves and Ellora Caves, the two distinct heritage and cultural site depicting the eccentric art forms of India are often named together because they are located at a very short distance.
While the former is renowned for its incredible sculptural work, the latter is famed for the enchanting paintings.
Although these are listed as the top 10 most visited places in India, your experience may be very exotic and unique from others.