Top 10 Places to Visit in India
India is filled with so many amazing places, awe-inspiring cities, and natural wonders that choosing the
top 10 places to visit in India destinations becomes a truly tough job. These places are just the icing on the cake;
the crème de la crème of tourist destinations that you simply must see when you visit India, we have listed out
for you the top 10 places to visit in India
The famous Golden Triangle of New Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur, also the most popular circuit in India.
All three cities have a historical connection and the name itself suggests that it forms a triangle by the locations.
This trip usually starts in New Delhi exploring all the corners of the city. The capital city of India has some of
its iconic monuments like the Qutub Minar and the Lal Qila and some of its magnificent temples like the
Akshardham and the Lotus temple but that’s not all. The luscious paranthas of Chandni Chowk have
captured many hearts while the eclectic atmosphere at Hauz Khas will inspire poems over coffee.
A magnet for foodies, politicians, and lovers of culture and history Delhi is a snapshot of the essence of India.
Once Delhi is complete, drive to Agra to witness the 6th wonder of the World, Taj Mahal. Built by the emperor
Shah Jahan in the 17th century for his wife Mumtaz Mahal. It took about 22 years to complete this
magnanimous monument. Erected on the banks of river Yamuna, the mausoleum has about 8 million
visitors during the year. It also has iconic fort by name Agra fort or the Red Fort which shows off
its Mughal style of architecture. Agra is a must visit for all the travelers and must to those enjoy the architecture.
Ending the travel on a high at the Pink city of India, Jaipur. The capital city of Rajasthan, Known for its culture,
tradition, and royalty. The city boasts numerous forts like Amer Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh fort built over
the years by the Rajputs. The market areas constructed many decades ago are preserved till date and the city
presents an urban lifestyle. Jaipur rulers patronized a number of arts and crafts which continue to be practiced
till today. Food and shopping are also a highlight in the city.
Ancient ruins of the Vijayanagar Empire, Hampi is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located near Hospet in
the East-Central Karnataka, India. It became the center of the Hindu Vijayanagar Empire in the 14th century.
Hampi was a prosperous and wealthy city built on the banks of River Tungabhadra. Spread over 16 sq.miles,
it consisted of temples, markets and also adopting the Indo-Islamic Architecture beautifying the sites
all over the city. Having iconic sites like Vitthala Temple, Virupaksha Temple, Pushkarni, Elephant
Stables and many more. Hampi is a must visit destination in India.
If you love the idea of an intimate nature date amongst undisturbed surroundings then that’s exactly
what Leh Ladakh offers. Serene glacial lakes, mind-boggling, alpine passes and amazing hiking trails
await you in Leh Ladakh, and amidst these, you will find ancient monasteries with monks chanting mystic
hymns while apple-cheeked kids run around with abandon in tiny villages that look postcard perfect.
Be it a jaunt in the Hemis Monastery festival or a ride across the Zanskar River or a photo shot at
the Pangong Lake …there is much to captivate the soul here.
Life moves at its own sweet pace on India’s favorite islands. Called Asia’s best beach …the Radhanagar
beach on Havelock Island is the stuff romantic honeymoons are spun off. For oenologists, the diversity
of marine life is a blessing while sports lovers will be delighted with scuba diving and sea walking experiences.
Boat safaris to the Baratang Island and exotic treks to the Saddle Peak or simply watching the moon set
over a quiet little beach; there is something for every traveler’s soul at these islands.
Mix up a cornucopia of classical music, spirituality, jalebis, and rich Banarasi weaves and you will comprehend
the delightful puzzle of Varanasi. The city is filled with narrow by lanes that contain the most talented singers
in India and its silk weavers have dominated the world of textiles since time immemorial. The temples of
Varanasi like the Kasi Vishwanath temple is said to cleanse the soul from all its ills while watching the
Ganga aarti on Dasaswamedha Ghat will redefine “Hinduism” for you. Top off your visit to India’s spiritual
heart with a plateful of Banarasi chaat and a large “paan”.
The world’s largest mangrove forest that contains the gloriously beautiful and deadly
(they are known to eat humans) tigers of Bengal is a must visit destination when you are in India.
Stand on the deck of your bat as the oarsmen sing folklore and weave through the mysterious
mangrove tentacles and you can actually feel a shiver run down your spine. Ornithologists say
that the Sunderbans offer unparalleled bird watching opportunities and its ecological diversity
has made UNESCO classify it as a world heritage site.
You can never really miss a visit to “Gods own country”; one of its relaxing Panchakarma massages
is reason enough to make you fall in love with this coconut fringed state? Serene Backwaters with
houseboats weaving their way around and white beaches that define the word “loveliness”
has made Kerala a favorite amongst the international tourist community
The land of the golden sands can make jaws drop with its royal palaces and Rajputana heritage.
Visit the Sonar Qila and the Salim ki Haveli and the Jaisalmer ki Haveli and time travel back into
days where life was lived king size. Do a camel safari, dip into the fiery delights of Rajasthan food
and shop for amazing silver jewelry; the charms of Jaisalmer never wear thin. top 10 places to visit in India.
City of Mysore, located in the south west of Bangalore, set up by the Wadiyars, a royal family which
still exists in the city. Mysore boasts a royal palace which was constructed in the 14th century.
It was unfortunately burnt into ashes and demolished a few times until in the year of 1930 when
it was expanded and beautified as it stands today.
The city welcomes tourists across the globe during the Dasara/Dussehra festival. Mysore Masala Dosa
and Mysore Pak stand out in the place. Apart from the palace, St.Philomena’s Church, Chamundi Hills,
Brindavan Gardens and a few other places are to be visited. The above is my best top 10 places to visit in India.