India, the land of diversity, the land of different cultures, the land of strong colonial history is one of the best tourist destinations in the world. The place where different regions vary on a large scale from each other, the place where people speak more than 22 languages (major) and over 700 dialects, the place with the world’s second-largest population, the place where your spiritual self comes out and the places where devotion is at its highest, India is a rich country in terms of history, culture, tradition and hospitality. Book your flights to India with one of the best tour agencies, Mann Travel and get the best deals.
The north, south, east and west regions of India are so culturally diverse from one another that it overwhelms even the locals. The best way to visit cities in India for a vacation is to have a travel guide with you, book before you travel which helps you in having a smooth trip.
The largest airport in India is the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI) in Delhi which connects India to other parts of the world. Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is another one of the major Indian airports which have airlines flying in and out of the country to major regions of the world. Flying to India from any part of the world is not a difficult task.
Be Wonderstruck at one of the Wonders of the World: Taj Mahal, Agra
The Taj Mahal’s image is what pops up in people’s minds when spoken to about India. Being one of the Wonders of the World, it is a destination a tourist doesn’t miss. Taj Mahal is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the city of Agra, Uttar Pradesh. Made of ivory-white marble, precious stones, and eternal love, this monument was built by Emperor Shah Jahan for his favorite wife Mumtaz Mahal’s Tomb. Built on the banks of the Yamuna river, this monument is a symbol of everlasting love. Walk along the fountains and the garden to reach the epitome of love that is the Taj Mahal.
Roam the Palaces in the Pink City: Jaipur
Jaipur is the capital city in the state of Rajasthan and home to the most beautiful palaces in the country. Jaipur is known for offering exquisite Rajasthani textiles and artworks. Jaipur is known as the Pink City as the buildings are all pink in color. The entire city was painted pink back in 1876 to welcome Queen Victoria and the Prince of Wales who came from Britain on a tour to India. Built-in 1799, the Hawa Mahal palace has windows carved in such a way that it allows the breeze to blow through the palace making it a cooler in summers. The outer walls of the palace have 953 windows which bring in the breeze and gives it the name Hawa Mahal. The beautiful honeycomb shaped building a sight one should not miss. The Amber Fort, Samode Palace, City Palace, Rambagh Palace, and Jal Mahal are the other major palaces in the city. Booking a tour guide would help one to learn about the rich history, kings, queen, and stories of these palaces.
Go on a Pilgrimage, Meditate & attain Peace: Haridwar & Rishikesh
An ancient city, Haridwar is one of the most famous Hindu pilgrimage sites in the country. It is famous for the Ganga Arti which takes place every night, taking a holy bath in the Ganges river to cleanse away sins and many more Hindu rituals. The chanting, the bells, the devotee’s euphoria, and the river flowing does bring out the devotee inside one.
Located in the Himalayan foothills, Rishikesh is known for its yoga and meditation centers. It is also known for river rafting in which one can indulge in on a hot summer afternoon. This place is a must-visit, especially if you are a Beatles fan. Maharishi Mahesh Yogi’s Ashram, also known as the Beatles Ashram is the place where the band came to learn Transcendental Meditation. Nowadays, it is covered with Beatles artwork surrounded by greenery.
Float away in the Backwaters: Kerala
Located on the Malabar coast, the state of Kerala is one of the most beautiful places to visit in India. The coconut-infused food, the white saris, the ayurvedic massages, the beaches, and the backwaters make it a worthwhile destination. Book your flight tickets and then book yourself a boathouse on one of the backwaters in Kerala to have a serene and peaceful vacation. A boat ride through the backwaters will invoke feelings that you never knew you could have. Alleppey, Kumarakom, Cochin, Kuttanad, Thrissur, Thiruvananthapuram, etc. are few of the most heavenly backwaters one must visit.
Pick your own Tea Leaves for a Tea Party: Assam
Assam is a Northeastern state in India that is famous for its Tea Plantations. It is also known for its archeological sites and wildlife. The sight of ladies plucking tea leaves and putting them into the baskets that they carry on their backs would, undoubtedly, be one of the alluring things to watch. Mangalam Tea Estate and Meleng Tea Estate are 2 of the best Tea Plantations one must visit.
A White Adventure: Manali
If you are an adventure sports enthusiast or simply want some adventure in your life, Manali is the place to be. Located in the state of Himachal Pradesh, Manali is known for its treks, paragliding, mountaineering adventures. Snow covers the town Manali in the winter season, making it a picturesque location for tourists. Paraglide through the snowclad mountains into an experience like never before.
Each Indian state has to offer something of its own. India is very hospitable and welcoming and accommodating to people from all around the world. Book with Mann Travels for the best flight fares.
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