Top places to visit in India
India is a great country to visit. With its great landscape, its wildlife, its culture and its food, it should be on the top places to visit on anyone’s holiday plans.
Visiting India can be confusing for the first time visitor. India is a big country and it can be confusing for the first time visitor to the country. One can easily miss out the best destinations. So here is a list of the top places one must visit when in India.
Delhi: Delhi is the capital of India and one of the largest cities. The history of this amazing city dates back to ancient times to the Mahabharata. The best places to see would be the Red Fort, Raj Ghat, Parliament house, Qutab Minar. Delhi should also be the entry point to other various locations in India. There are no shortages of places to visit in Delhi.
Agra: The home of the Taj Mahal. When we think of India, we think of the Taj Mahal. One cannot come to India and not visit Agra. It’s close to Delhi and one can easily get there. Even the hotels can organise trips to Agra. There are several tours operated by the Delhi Tourism Department to Agra, so getting there should not be an issue.
Corbett National Park: This Tiger Reserve Park was established in 1938 and is the first national park of India located at the foot hills of the Himalayas. One cannot miss the Tigers in this amazing place. A must go when in India.
Jaipur: Jaipur is the land of the Maharajas and Rajas. This city is also called the Pink city because most monuments of this city are pink or light red in colour. It is also the capital of Rajasthan. It happens to be the top destination for those visiting India. Some places to visit include, Albert hall, Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal, Lakshmi-Narayan Temple and the Maharaja Palace of Jaipur.
Mumbai: Previously called Bombay is the biggest city in India. It also happens to be financial centre of India. Top things to see in Mumbai are, Shree Siddhivinayak Temple, the Marine Drive, Kanheri Caves, Bombay Museum, Gateway of India, Dhobi Ghat, and Hanging Gardens. There is no shortage of attractions in Mumbai.
Bodh Gaya: This town is situated in Bihar. This is the place where Buddha got enlightenment. The Bodhi tree marks the exact place of this enlightenment. The tree is no longer there but a banyan tree is still there considered to be from the same tree where the Buddha once sat.
Ladakh: This is the most northern states of India. Ladakh is a mountainous region to captivate you to the fullest. When a visitor visits this place, they are compelled to come back again and again; such is the captivating power of Ladakh.
Goa: Goa has the best beeches in India. There are lots of funs to be had on the beaches of Goa. One simply has to become to Goa when visiting India. It is one of those places that seem different to India.
India is a big country and when making plans, it’s easy to miss to miss out on the best places to visit. Make sure you have the above mentioned places in your itinerary when visiting India.