01 – Nainital, Uttarakhand
At an elevation of over 2,000 meters, Nainital is a Himalayan vacation town in India’s Uttarakhand state’s Kumaon area. It’s located around Nainital Lake, a renowned boating spot with the Naina Devi Hindu Temple on the north side, and was once a British hill station.
The Naini Lake, the breathtaking views, and the mild weather make Nainital a popular tourist destination. The Mall road, currently known as the Govind Ballabh Pant Marg, is one of the other tourist attractions. Restaurants, businesses, and hotels may all be found on Mall road.
Don’t miss the following places in Nainital (top 10 tourist places of India): –
Naina Devi and many more.
02 – Auli, Uttarakhand
Auli is a Himalayan ski resort and hill station in Uttarakhand, India’s northernmost state. The Nanda Devi and Nar Parvat mountains, as well as coniferous and oak woods, surround it. Auli and Joshimath are connected by a lengthy cable vehicle. Winter is the perfect time to visit Auli and take advantage of everything that it has to offer. The greatest time to visit Auli is during the snowy season, which runs from December to February.
Don’t miss the following places in Auli Uttarakhand (top 10 tourist destinations in India): –
Auli artificial lake
Auli Ropeway and many more.
03 – Guwahati, Assam
Guwahati is a large metropolis in the northeast Indian state of Assam, located along the Brahmaputra River. It is notable for sacred places like the mountaintop Kamakhya Temple, which has temples to Hindu gods Shiva and Vishnu.
Guwahati is known for its Kamakhya temple, which is located on the Nilachal hill, 10 kilometers from the train station. Kamakhya was established in the 10th century by the Koch king, Naranarayan, and is considered the most sacred of the Tantrik temples of Shakti worship in the world.
Don’t miss the following places in Assam (top 10 tourist destinations India): –
Umiam Lake any many more.
04 – Goa
Because of its gorgeous beaches, Goa is one of the most popular vacation destinations among Indians. Every beach has its unique features, such as beauty and peace, which attract visitors. Baga, Candolim, Calangute, Morjim, Arambol, and Anjuna are some of the most well-known beaches in Goa.
Apart from travel expenses, INR 3000 – 5000 per day per person should be plenty to cover your Goa vacation, depending on the hotel type and meals you pick.
Don’t miss the following places in Goa: –
- Calangute Beach
- Fort Aguada
- Chapora Fort aka Dil Chahta Hai Fort
- Casino Pride
- Basilica of Bom Jesus and many more.
Udaipur, also known as the City of Lakes, is one of the most visited tourist places in Rajasthan. Located around stunning water lakes and enveloped by the Aravalli Hills in all directions, Udaipur is known for its azure lakes, magnificent palaces, vibrant culture, and delectable food. Along with being a must-visit destination, it is also one of the best places to experience luxury in India.
Don’t miss the following places In Udaipur:-
Bagore Ki Haveli Museum
Shri Ekling Ji Temple
Sajjangarh Monsoon Palace
Animal Aid Unlimited
Sahelion Ki Bari
Sahelion Ki Bari and many more.
Also called the Pink City, Jaipur is the capital of the royal state of Rajasthan. Along with Delhi and Agra, Jaipur forms the Golden Triangle and hails as one of the most famous tourist circuits in the country.
Rajputs ruled Jaipur for many centuries and developed it as a planned city in the 17th century AD. With the old city surrounded by walls and gates decorated with drawings on the backdrop of a beautiful pink hue, Jaipur, the pink city, successfully retains its old-world charm. Home to a few UNESCO World Heritage sites, including Amer Fort and Jantar Mantar, Jaipur holds many magnificent forts, palaces, temples, and museums and brims with bustling local bazaars where you can shop to your heart’s content. The city is also very well known for its local food, and the most famous dishes include the Ghewar, Pyaaz Kachori, and Dal Baati Churma. The city also hosts the Jaipur Literary Festival, which is Asia’s biggest festival of its kind.
Don’t miss the following places in Jaipur:-
Jantar Mantar Jaipur
Chokhi Dhani Jaipur and many more.
Popular among honeymooners, Munnar is a hill station in Kerala, located in the Idukki district. Lying in the Western Ghats at 1600 meters, it is one of the most sought after and visited travel destinations globally, especially popular among honeymooners. Munnar is famous for its tea estates, greenery, and blankets of mist forming natural-view points.
Munnar is divided into Old Munnar, where the tourist information office is, and Munnar, where the bus station and most guest houses are located. The Eravikulam National Park, Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, and tea plantations are its major attractions. Munnar is also famous for being home to the rare Neelakurinji flowers that bloom once in 12 years (the next bloom is in 2030) and the endangered Nilgiri Tahr.
Once the summer resort of the erstwhile British government, the main reason to visit Munnar is to explore the tea plantations that look like a blanket of green spread all over. It is also an ideal place for trekking, camping, paragliding, and boating. Munnar is often visited along with Alleppey and Thekkady, the two most popular tourist attractions in Kerala.
Don’t miss the following places in Munnar:-
Pothamedu View Point
TATA Tea Museum
Eravikulam National Park
Blossom Park and many more.
Situated near the Himalayan range, Kufri is a picturesque hill station situated 20 km from Shimla in Himachal Pradesh. Founded in 1819 by the British, the popularity of the hill station as a tourist spot grew only in the last few decades. Kufri derives its name from ‘Kufr’ which means lake. Especially popular among trekkers, Kufri is the starting point of treks to Manali, Shimla, Rewalsar, and Fagu among others. Kufri, Shimla, and Chail form the Golden Triangle of Himachal Pradesh. The cool and pleasant climate, along with stunning natural beauty, makes Kufri a perfect summer getaway.
Kufri is also the venue for the annual winter sports festival held in February. Organized by the travel and tourism department of Himachal Pradesh, the festival is a major attraction for tourists. The skiing competition is the main event at the festival. It is also renowned for other adventures activities like tobogganing (sliding downhill on a sled). Kufri has the oldest skiing slopes in Himachal Pradesh. You can get your share of adrenaline rush by taking fast cuts and turns in the go-Karting circuit in Kufri.
Don’t miss the following places in Kufri:-
Hip Hip Hurray Amusement Park
Himalayan Nature Park
Mahasu Peak and many more.
Ladakh is well-known for its incandescent mountains and longing valleys, making it a popular tourist destination. Tso Moriri, Stok Kangri, Chadar, and Markha Valley are some of the best spots to go hiking and camping.
Ladakh is 434 kilometers from Srinagar and 494 kilometers from Manali. To get to Ladakh, you can rent a taxi, a jeep, or take a JKSRTC bus. Alternatively, depending on how much time you have, you may ride to Leh from Srinagar, Manali, or Chandigarh.
Don’t miss the following places in Ladakh:-
Pangong Tso Lake
Tso Moriri lake
Hemis National Park
10 – Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
Rishikesh is a city in Uttarakhand, India’s northernmost state, located in the Himalayan foothills beside the Ganges River. The river is revered, and the city is known for being a hotspot for yoga and meditation.
Rishikesh is a very safe place to visit. During the monsoons, the road conditions in Rishikesh are mostly undisturbed. Rishikesh residents are extremely modest and go out of their way to ensure that all tourists are safe. Yamunotri will open on May 14th, Gangotri on May 15th, Kedarnath on May 17th, and Badrinath Temple on May 18th, 2021.
Don’t miss the following places in Rishikesh: –
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