India is considered to be as the “The Land of Gods and Gurus” due to the secularism and worshiping of several gods out there and having the oldest civilization of the world. India is rich in cultural diversity and culture changes from one city to other and one region to another. A country with 28 States, hundreds of ethnic groups, thousands of regional languages and a massive population of 1.25 Billion and still a single standing unit. It is incredible and really a sheer example of unity and oneness. Here you will find people feeling happy for others. These all things made India a best country to travel and to see such type of vast diversity. India is also popular for its unmatched spicy food and I can bet that you would not forget the taste of India throughout your life. So let me take you to the Top HOLIDAY DESTINATIONS in INDIA. These destinations are history prone and have the finest architectural, cultural, food and religious ethnicities. Tie your belt tight and here we go. There are a lot of places in India where you can wander alone and a good backpack can be your best companion. Checkout the reviews of best hiking backpacks and enjoy your trip.
You must taste these Tasty Top Street Foods of India on streets of these cities.
10. Kochi (Cochin)
Kochi that was earlier named as Cochin is in Kerala state of India and one of the export and import hub of India and it is the tenth most popular holiday destination of India. It is considered that more that 50% of travelers that come to Kerala visit Kochi too. Spicy sea food of Kochi is famous as it is one of the oldest sea port of India and here you will have to eat on the Banana leaf. Natural beaches and beauty will surely lure your mind and soul if you visit Kochi. It is a must travel holiday destination.
Gurgaon, the hub of the major IT industries in North India, it is in the Haryana state of India. Gurgaon is the historic name which came from the “Guru Gram” which means the land of a teacher or coach. Gurgaon falls under NCR or National Capital Region and one of the most developed area in India in terms of its structures and industrial development. Huge buildings and hotels are the main attraction of Gurgaon. Here is a famous temple of “Sheetla Mata” which is considered to be the goddess of Cool Breeze and reliever of Chicken Pox. One more place where you must visit is the “Kingdom of Dreams” which is a live Amusement Park only of its type in India.
Udaipur is one of the best holiday destinations of India. It is in the Rajasthan state of India that is also known as the “City of Lakes” and also the “Venice of East” due to various lakes in the city.This beautiful holiday destination is a home of many museums and islands too which are incredible to watch. Destinations you can visit in Udaipur are Lake Palace, Jag Mandir, Monsoon Palace, Fateh Sagar Lake, Jagdish Temple, Ahar Museum, Udaipur Solar Observatory and many more.
7. Bengaluru (Bangalore)
Bengaluru that we actually knew by the name Bangalore is known as “The Silicon Valley of India” and the “Garden City”. This city is literally one of the beautiful cities I have ever visited. This city has the finest gardens like Lal Bagh. This city has many museums such as HAL museum of Aircrafts and many more. Bangalore is rich in heritage as well as modernity with a beautiful night life out there. It also have a national park that is “Banerghatta National Park” that is about 20 Km from Bus Terminal. Bangalore is also famous for the lush green “Art of Living Ashram” established by Sri Sri Ravishankar ji which is the largest NGO in the world. Bangalore is famous for its typical south Indian food and I personally advice you to visit this amazing city.
Have a look at this amazing article where you will get to know about the places to visit in Varanasi. Varanasi or Benaras is one of the oldest cities of India and known as the “Holy Capital” of India. It is situated on the fertile banks of the Holy river Ganges. This city is famous as a pilgrimage for Hindus and featured in many Bollywood Movies as of its rich culture and vibrant colors of the city. This city has lot of temples to watch and people come from far off cities and countries to see the “Ganga Aarti” in the evening.
Agra is a famous tourist and must travel city for lovers as this city has one of the seven wonders of the world “Taj Mahal” which was built by Mughal King Shah Jahan for his beautiful wife Mumtaz and now the graves of both have been buried in the Taj Mahal. Near Agra there is another beautiful city that was built by Akbar the Great and Agra also has a famous Red Fort. In the time of Mughals Agra was their capital city. A visit to India can never be complete without visiting this beautiful city.
4. Mumbai (Bombay)
Mumbai, that never sleeps. Mumbai is also considered as the “Mayanagri” which means a magical city. Many new actors come here and try their luck in acting as this largest city of India is home to the Indian film Industry or Bollywood. It is one of the “Gateway of India”. Mumbai is known for Elephanta and Ajanta Ellora caves, home to many religious sites and famous for its spicy food and dishes such as Bhelpuri and Pav bhaji. You should never miss the Juhu Beach out there. This sleepless city never sleeps and a dream for many in India and abroad to settle in.
Its time for Goa and here we are in the midst of cool breeze and waves of the Arabian Ocean enjoying the rarest views of the universe. Ethnicity of India again rolled here as here the culture of Goa is a mixture of India and Portugal as Goa was earlier a colony of Portugal. Here in Goa, you can sail in water, sail in the air and also you can enjoy the diversification of flora and fauna. This is one of the most costlier city of India and New Year in Goa is a superb idea.
Its time to move to the second most popular Holiday Destination of India that is Jaipur. Jaipur is a royal city established by the Rajput king Jai Singh. This city is called as “Pink City” due to the color of the stone used to construct the buildings and the bazaars of the city. It is famous for its historical museums and palaces. It is a home to forts such as Amber Fort and Jaigarh Fort and Hawa Mahal. Here is a palace which is submerged in the lake that is “Jal Mahal”and an ancient time astronomical observatory “Jantar Mantar”. There is a City Palace which is a museum and home to the ancestors of the king of Jaipur. Visiting Jaipur in the months of December and January will be a super Holidays for you.
1. New Delhi
New Delhi is the capital city of India and situated in the heart of India. This city has witnessed the fast changes in the past century. This city is the centre of trade and commerce and a historical city. There are several monuments whose history is kept saved there and these are the Old Fort, Jantar Mantar, Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Humayun’s Tomb, Raj Ghat, Parliament of India. Delhi is also famous for its cheap markets where you can go and bargain and get the benefit of your convincing skills. Delhi is a fast city that is growing day by day. Here is one of the tallest ancient times pillar that is Qutub Minar. You should visit Delhi and travel with Metro, the fastest way to travel in Delhi even faster that cars as it is traffic stricken.
These Destinations are apt for Vacations and Holidays and you must spend some days with your family and friends here and see the diversity.