India Destinations & Best Places to Visit in India

by : Ajith Kumar Guptha

India Destinations

These India tourist destinations tips are very useful for first-time India visitors. India offers fascinating and attractive tourist places that is so rich in history, culture, heritage, peoples, and sightseeing. 

Best Places to Visit in India
Make use of these travel destination tips to get the most out of your India travel.

  • Rajasthan
    The very first place that you need to visit is Rajasthan. This is India's largest state in the west. You can find stunning palaces, forts, and monuments. If you love deserts, this is the best place. Royal stays are welcomed in the converted resorts and hotels which were before havelis and palaces. Some of the spots you can visit are Amber fort, Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal, Jaisalmer fort, camel fairs, and camel safari.
  • Pilgrimage Tours
    Many pilgrims take place in India as it is rich in cutlture and religions. Some of the pilgrim sites inlucde varanasi, haridwar, rishikesh, and amritsar golden temple. You can find architecture marvels that serve as a place for worship. If you like pilgrims, join one while you're in India.
  • Yoga and Ayurvedic tours
    In Kerala, you can find South India's ayurveda centers where you can spend some time to refresh your body. You can have recreational holidays in India's ayurvedic hospitals, health resorts, and colleges. 
  • South India
    The south provides good food, festivals, religion, and culture. Aside from that, you can also go sightseeing of India's temples. The most popular is Taj Mahal. Taj Mahal is also called the 'monument of love' and it can be found in Agra city. This temple was built by Emperor Shahjahan for Mumtaz Mahal, his wife. You can also visit carved temples, majestic forts, and other architectural wonders
  • River / Backwater Cruise
    Kerala, situated on the lush and tropical Malabar Coast, is another paradise of the world. A popular tourist destinations in India. Kerala is especially known for its ecotourism initiatives, beautiful backwaters and alternative healing massages.

Best Places to Visit in India - Hilly Heavenly Destinations
Scenic Hilly Destinations in India

  • North India Hills
    Kashmir is a top draw for tourists. The scenic delight of Kashmir is truly beyond comparison. Be it the deep valleys or the snow-clad mountains or the sprawling flower gardens or the beautiful apple orchards, Kashmir’s beauty is unparallel.
  • Leh / Ladakh
    100km away from kashmir is Ladakh. A hot tourist destination. It is a vibrant place which offers excellent opportunities to dig into some thrilling sports like river rafting, parasailing, trekking, rock climbing and mountain biking. Ladakh’s snow-capped mountains and scenic delights make it a perfect getaway for honeymooners and family people.
  • Shimla
    300km away from Ladakh is Shimla.
  • Rohtang Pass
    150km away from Shimla. You will find snow throughout the year. If you love skiing, you cannot miss this place.
  • Eastern India Hills
    Darjeeling situated in the state of West Bengal (in between Bhutan and Nepal). It is majestically beautiful and offers a captivating view of the Kanchenjunga. Best time to visit is between April to June or Sep to Dec. 
    Distance from Kashmir to Darjeeling is 1,350 km

Best Places to Visit in India - National Parks
There are over eighty national parks and more than five hundred animal sanctuaries.

  • For Wildlife
    Visit Kanha and Bandhavgarh sanctuaries located in Madhya Pradesh, Ranthambore and Sariska found in Rajasthan. 
  • Safari Tours
    Visit Dudhwa National Park. A Wildlife Sanctuary and Tiger Reserve in India. 
  • A Night Stay in the Jungle?
    Visit Corbett National Park. The oldest national park in India and is the sole national park that offers night stay inside its Jungle

So there you have it, the greatest travel destinations that you can go while you're in India. You can surely create lasting memories there especially if you travel with your family or friends.