Destinations

 

North India

The state of Jammu and Kashmir is rightly called ‘Paradise on Earth’, for its picturesque natural beauty. The Jhelum Valley flanked by the towering snowcapped Himalayas in Kashmir attracts hoards of tourists each year, to savor the beauty of popular destinations like, Gulmarg, Sonamarg, Pahalgam and many more. The state of Jammu and Kashmir has gained importance for pilgrimages like Vaihno Devi and Amarnath Yatra. Ladakh, located at the western fringe of the Tibetan plateau is bounded by the Great Himalayas in the south and Karakoram mountain range in the north. Ladakh is dotted with a number of lakes, the most famous being Tso Moriri and Pangong.

Uttar Pradesh in North India houses one of the Seven Wonders of World – Taj Mahal. The Garhwal Himalayas is considered as the holiest place on earth, as it is the home to a number of pilgrimage sites like Chardham (Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri), Hardwar, Rishikesh, Hemkund and many more. The Kumaon region of Himalayas houses the serene and deep, Jim Corbett National Park and some beautiful lakes on Nainital, Bhimtal and Sattal. The picturesque Himachal Pradesh in North India is admired with beautiful apple orchards, the exotic Kangra valley, terraced farmland, flower-filled meadows, temples and tea gardens.

Punjab and Haryana, the most colorful Indian states, is marked with a number of modern cities, pilgrimage sites and endless stretches of farmlands. Amritsar in Punjab is renowned for housing the highly revered Golden Temple. The small town of Jalianwala Bagh is also a major historical place of the state. Tourists also make trip to Delhi, an interesting place, steeped in history, treasuring a number of architectural splendors.  The Red Fort or Lal Quila in Delhi worth a visit.

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East India

The highlight of eastern India is the state of West Bengal, adorned with emerald green forests, serene beaches, exotic hill stations, historical sites and a number of famous religious locations. The majestic hill station of Darjeeling offering visual ecstasy is a must visit for all tourists heading to Wet Bengal. The extensive mangrove forests of Sunderbans in the Southern Bengal are also worth visiting. Do not miss, Shantiniketan, the cultural seat of the state. Make a trip to Sikkim to savor the grand view of the majestic Mt. Kanchenjunga. Sikkim is the land of heritage monasteries and admired with forest trails, scenic landscape beautified with winding rivers.

Orissa is a major religious location of eastern India, which is the home of the highly revered Jagannath Temple. The gorgeous sea beach and Chilka Lake are other major attractions of Orissa. Bihar is the home of the world’s earliest university, the Nalanda University. The place steeped in history, treasures a number of historical structure. The newly found state of Jharkhand in Eastern India is well known for the Belta National Park and the Palamou tiger reserve. The young state of Chattisgarh has three national parks and eleven wildlife sanctuaries. The Chitrakote Falls in Chattisgarh offers a splendid view to the tourist.

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North East India

The northeastern region of India is mainly dominated by hilly terrains and rolling plain. The picturesque landscape is also dotted with lush green tea gardens. The prominent state of Northeast India is Assam, renowned for Kaziranga National Park, which is the haven of the Great Indian One-Horned Rhinoceros and Wild Asiatic Water Buffalo. Guwahati, the state capital of Assam is famous for housing the Kamakhya temple. Meghalaya in northeast India attracts tourists for its picture perfect natural beauty. The Kynrem Waterfall is the highest waterfall of Meghalaya. The Mawsmai Cave nestled on the East Khasi Hills District also deserves a mention. Nestled amidst an enchanting backdrop, Arunachal Pradesh in northeast India houses a number of monasteries, the most famous being 400-year-old Tawang Monastery. Moreover, Arunachal Pradesh is also known for housing four National Parks and seven wildlife sanctuaries.

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South India

Andhra Pradesh, widely known for the famous Tirupati Temple attracts bulk of tourists every year. The state is also dotted with a number of ancient temples. The Ramakrishna beach and Rishikonda beach of Andhra Pradesh enhances the appeal of the state even more. The splendid beauty of the hill station called Araku Valley is truly noteworthy. Tamil Nadu captivates tourists with its pristine beaches, marvelous temples, exotic hill stations and lastly rich wildlife. The place is also of major religious importance. The hill stations of Tamil Nadu like Ooty, Kodaikanal are true tourists delight. To discover the soul of south India, a trip to Pondicherry or Puducherry is must. The place houses, Sri Aurobindo Ashrama, a significant specimen of promoting world peace in a very subtle way. Kerala offers a true visual treat for the nature lovers. A significant landmark of the state is the Sree Anantha Padmanabhaswami Temple. Other major hotspots of Kerala are Kovalam beach,Varkala beach and the hill station of Munnar.

Goa is a major highlight in Southern India, admired with some trendiest beaches across the country, the most famous being Calangute, Colva, Baga and many more. The place is also dotted with a number of historical churches. A trip to Southern India will remain incomplete without a visit to the glamorous state of Maharashtra. The state treasures some splendid ancient heritage, the Ajanta and Ellora caves and the Elephanta caves. The Gateway of India is a significant landmark of the location. The fascinating Karnataka abounds in charming natural beauty and tourists destinations. The state is a land of a number of ancient temples and churches. Bangalore, Mysore and Mangalore are some prime cities of Karnataka.

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Western India

The colorful state of Rajasthan, enriched with art and culture attracts hoards of tourists to savor the beauty of its grand palace and historical forts. The lakes of Udaipur like Lake Pichola, Fateh Sagar etc are truly splendid. The pilgrimage sites of Ajmer and Pushkar are also worth mentioning. Gujarat is highly recognized for housing the famous Somnath Temple. The place also boasts a number of architectural splendors like, Teen Darwaza, Jumma Masjid and many more. The major highlight of the state is the Ashram of Mahatma Gandhi, situated on the bank of River Sabarmati. The state of Madhya Pradesh is primarily known for the Bandhavgarh National Park. The serene hill station of Panchmari in Madya Pradesh is a sought after destination of many tourists. The Mahakal temple of Ujjain is also notable.

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