India is one of the best tourist destinations in the world due to its diverse culture, languages, religions, and geographical wealth, and it attracts millions of the domestic as well as inbound tourists. To explore India has it in all to offer to its travellers to share. India is embedded with architectural wonders, pilgrimage centers, wildlife, beaches, and spiritual experience. If you have a plan to visit the tourist destinations in India, this post has come with the most visited tourist destinations of India that will help you choose your destinations according to your taste.
Agra is one of the leading tourist destinations in India, is dotted with one of the seven wonders of the modern world and UNESCO world heritage sites, Taj Mahal that is built in memory of his beloved Mumtaj built by more than 20,000 workers for 22 years. Apart from Taj Mahal, there are many other tourist attractions which have been overshadowed by Taj Mahal, including Agra Fort (one of the world heritage site), Baby Taj (known as a blueprint of Taj Mahal), and Akbar’s tomb. The city has been a great place for shopaholic and connoisseurs as well.
Goa governed by Portuguese till 1961 is known for its beaches and churches, attracts tourists from all the corners of the world. By visiting in Goa, you do not feel you are in India because of its nightlife, culture, architecture of buildings. Embedded with more than 30 beaches that offer peace and tranquility, if you are peace lovers, you can visit those beaches that do not receive a good number of footfalls. Having inclination towards water activities, you can experience a large number of activities, such as Jet Ski, Banana Ride, Bumper Ride, Parasailing, Speed Boat, Snorkeling, Kayaing, Scuba Diving, etc. for the monument lovers who can visit Alorna Fort, Chapora Fort, and many more.
Darjeeling, the queen of the hills, is nestled in the state of West Bengal which has a number of tourist attractions, like Happy Valley Tea Estate, Japanese Peace Pagoda, Tiger Hill, Singalila National Park, Toy Train, Rock Garden, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, and many more. Darjeeling is a prominent place from kids to retired people. The scenic and natural beauty of this place has it in all to magnetize people. It is also one the major tourist destinations in India that you can visit.
Jim Corbett National Park
Jim Corbett National Park is one of the best places to see the wildlife is nestled in Uttarakhand. It sprawls in the area of 1,318 square kilometers, houses different type of flora and fauna, but tiger is a unique selling product of this wildlife. Apart from tiger, there are many other animals which are found here, like Indian Grey Mongoose, Sambar Deer, Hog Deer and Chital, Indian Pangolins, Sloth and Himalayan Black Bears, Himalayan Goral, Barking Deer, and more interesting animals to see. This national park named after British, writer and hunter, Jim Corbett. Apart from this striped cat, this land is a prominent place for kaleidoscopes of natural beauty like forest, river, grassland, and others.
Kashmir, surrounded by natural beauty, is situated in the lap of Himalaya, has been of the best tourist destinations in India. It has been in the bucket of tourists due to many reasons: it is covered by snow capped mountains, it has lofty hills of Himalaya, it is a home to many lakes and rivers and leading lakes’ name is Dal Lake. If you do not visit Kashmir, there is something which is missing.
Ladakh is surrounded by lakes, rivers, passes, snow covered mountains, and many more things, which are worth-visiting. Ladakh is known for not only natural beauty but also cultures which go hand in hand. It has been an iconic place for those tourists who are peace and nature lovers, while being here; you can leave your urban hustle and bustle life behind. Buddhist culture is one of the most impressive things to experience here because there are many monasteries that are maintained by monks. A prominent attraction which can be visited by tourists are Diskit Village, Hemis national park, Drass, Leh city, Khardung La, Tso Moriri, Chadar Trek route, Zanskar Valley, and many more places to see.
To speculate the history of Delhi seems to be one of the most difficult works for the historians as well as archeologists. It used to be a bone of contention among kings due to several reasons. According to legends, history starts from the period of Mahabharata, one of the biggest epic in the world. In order to conquer the city, many battles were fought between kings and foreign invaders. As a result whosoever rule here, they have left their legacy in the form of monuments that is why it is known as a hub of monuments, including Qutub Minar, Red Fort, India Gate, Lotus Temple, Humayun Tomb, Lodi Gardens, Safdarjung’s Tomb, Jama Masjid, Purana Qila, Jantar Mandir, and many more. The city has been a perfect place to visit for the tourists and the good thing about this city is that it is a part of golden triangle tour as well.
Nainital is nestled at the elevation of 2000 meters in the state of the Uttarakhand, has been one of the renowned tourist destinations in India. Apart from its natural and scenic beauty, it is known for yoga, meditation and Ayurveda. If you are adventure lovers, many activities can be experienced by you, including camping, paragliding, ridge and rock climbing, trekking, parasailing, horse riding, rappelling, water zorbing, river crossing, etc. It has been top most visited tourist destination in India during the winter and summer as well.
Ajanta and Ellora Caves
Ellora dates back to 600-1000 CE and is having around 100 caves which are complex of Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain religions. It is rock-cut and one of the UNESCO World Heritage Site is preserved by ASI (archeological of India). all the statues are monolithic built by Rashtrakuta Dyanasty , but later on Jains’ Tirthankara statue were built during Yadava Dynasty. It has been an iconic place to visit for the architecture and history lovers. It receives not only domestic but also foreign tourists.
Kanakumari is located in the state of Tamil Nadu known for its religious importance among Hindus, moreover, it is a dream of every Hindu to visit here once in a lifetime. Apart from being religious center, it offers many water sport activities which add colors in their journey. The sunset view is worth-visiting point here that is why tourists come with their cameras to capture.