India is the country of vast diversity. India has snow dusted mountains, sun washed beaches, temples in the midst of tranquillity, lantern lit villages, colourful and feisty festivals. It is undoubtbly world’s most multi-dimensional and culturally diverse country in the world.
India is one of the most favoured countries for the travellers from around the world. India has versatile tourist attractions raging from adreline field adventure tourism to spiritual, cultural, medical and much more. India also has many fascinating sun washed beaches.
For travellers, although, there are lot many things to do, below are some of the key activities that you should not miss while you are in India.
As India being a spiritual country, festivals are at the centre stage of people’s lives in India. The large scales of festivals are held in all the different part of the country in different times throughout the year; offers an opportunity to taste the Indian culture and diversity at it’s closest. Some of the most popular festivals which strike a chord with the Indian people are Ganesh Chaturthi, Holi, Diwali, Krishna Janmashtami, Camel Fair, Onam, Temple Festivals and much more,
Are you tired or exhausted?? Don’t worry, India has amazing beaches where you can chill out and get rejuvenated. These amazing and world famous beaches will make you forget the beaches of Ibiza, Rio, or even Australia.
India inherits some of the most incredible and scenic beaches that offer everything from action to solitude to the people of all walks of life. West coast of India has some of the best beaches in India. Large scales of travellers are attracted by picturesque and popular beaches of Goa, Gorkana and Varkala. Should you wish to relax and unwind, Marari Beach in Karnataka is a perfect example.
Monuments and Attractions
India is well-known for inhering world’s famous monuments. These include Gateway of India (Mumbai), Delhi Gate (New Delhi), Howrah Bridge (Kolkata), Taj Mahal (Agra), Fort William, Shahid Minar, St Paul's Cathedral, and Victoria Memorial.
Wildlife and Jungle Safaris
India has own significance for wildlife and jungle safaris. India's central parks accommodate vast range of species, barking deer, sloth bears, Indian gazelle, and royal Bengal tiger. India has many wildlife sanctuaries where you can see wild animals in their actual habitats.
Wildlife safaris are organised in these sanctuaries to provide travellers a close glimpse of the real taste of world famous wildlife and jungle safaris. Some of the India’s famous wildlife sanctuaries include Bharatpur Wildlife Sanctuary (Rajasthan), Corbett National Park (U.P),
Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary (probably the most visited park in India, Sariska), Gir National Park & Sanctuary (Gujarat) and Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary (Kerala).
Indian temples are known as world’s most richest temples in terms of it’s artefacts, heritage and tradition. Indian temples exhibit intricate details and expert craftsmanship. Although, travellers are required to contribute scanty amount of entrance fees in most of these monuments, there are some major temples that don't require entrance fees include the dazzling Golden Temple (Amritsar), Jama Masjid (mosque in Delhi), Haji Ali (mosque in Mumbai), Galta Monkey Temple (Jaipur), Kapaleeswarar Temple (Chennai), Brihadeeswara Temple (Tanjore), Srirangam Temple (Tiruchirappalli), Budhhist Mahabodhi Temple (Bodhgaya) and Karni Mata (rat temple) near Bikaner. The evening arati (prayer) at river Ganga, Varanasi should not missed
India’s architecture is influenced by it’s empires. Infact, many of India's metropolitan cities are embellished with old and new parts. The narrow lanes of the cities still hold strong fragrance of it’s eminent past.
Mumbai is the perfect example of grand colonial Victorian architecture. On the other hand, Gothic looking Prince of Wales Museum, Victoria Terminus railway station, and the buildings of Horniman Circle in the Fort area are best of examples of colonial architecture.
Nature and beauty
India has indeed innumerable green gardens. Some of the most famous garden in India includes Lodi Gardens (built around the tombs of 15th and 16th century rulers), Garden of Five Senses (It's a sprawling 20 acre site designed to awaken all five senses) Hanging Garden and Kamala Nehru Park (Hanging Garden has an unbeatable view of Marine Drive and the beach, and a giant shoe for children to play in), Kamala Nehru Park (it is home to a motley menagerie of topiary animals) and Botanical Gardens (It is in Kolkata features a massive banyan tree)
India’s markets are distinct with their own style. They tend to very chaotic and congested but keeps you enjoying for hours and hours. They exhibit handicraft, jewelleries etc. which unique from others. Some of the most famous market in India includes Chandni Chowk (Delhi) New Market (Kolkata), Johari Bazaar (Jaipur), Chor Bazaar and Crawford Market (Mumbai).
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