India, the ancient land, home of the oldest religion, most populous next to China, now popular for its IT prowess has a mystic appeal for any globetrotting tourist. India is considered as the most enchanting and fascinating country in the world. The length and breadth of country with its rich heritage makes any tourist wonder about the chard of mystifying India. In its colorful world of mystry and beauty, everyone can find something interesting for them.
Let us list some must-see places of India:
Capital of India New Delhi is located at northern India. It has monumental buildings of ancient India like red fort, mosques and kutub minar. It has old city and new city existing next to next.
Taj Mahal is one of the wonders of the world built in the 16th century located in north India. It is one of the best tourist places in India. It is a tomb of queen Mumtaz wife of Emperor Shah Jahan. The beautiful structure was built with marble as the symbol of love. It is enchanting to look at it during the moon lit night and at the changing lights of day. It is located in the city of Agra which is about 126 miles from New Delhi the capital of India. It can be reached by train or by road.
Udaipur is a city with wonderful ancient architecture. It is called romantic city. It has temples, palace, lake and gardens. It has buildings of Rajput style as well as Mughal style. It is located in the northern state of Rajasthan.
Jaisalmer is located in the state of Rajasthan. This is a wonderful city for tourists located in the desert. It has ancient fort of first century. It has several palaces inside the fort. Tourists have the option to stay inside the fort. Visitors have wonderful experience of staying inside the fort.
Darjeeling is beautiful hill station located at eastern India and can be reached by road or train. Bagdogra is the nearest airport from Darjeeling. It is located approximately 60 miles from Darjeeling. It has wonderful scenic beauty, tea estates and offers adventure sports like trekking and river rafting.
Sundarbans national park is a unique mangrove jungle spread in 54 islands. Sundarbans national park is a major tourist attraction in India. It has a tiger reserve in 1600 square miles with about 820 square miles national park. It has three wild life sanctuaries with animals, birds as well as reptiles. Sundarbans can be reached by train or road and by boat. Train travel from Sealdah station of Kolkata to Canning station and then boat ride would take a traveler to Sundarbans. Guides are available and boats can be hired for day or part of day for convenient travel. Tourists have rooms offered by West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation in the national park. Tour operators provide tourists good service to make the visit comfortable in Sundarbans. Tour operators take care of all the formalities like boat permit, entrance fees, camera charges and video camera charges. It lets the visitors enjoy the trip in a relaxed way.
Ajanta and Ellora caves are group of caves created between 2nd century BC and 11th century AD. This is a major tourist attraction in India. The caves are architectural marvels with scenic beauty. The caves have lot of painting inside them. Tourists can view the paintings better with torch light as lightings inside are not adequate and some of the caves are dark. During last week of November Ellora Ajanta festival takes place when renowned singers and dancers participate. The caves are located in the state of Maharashtra 250 miles from the city of Mumbai.
Goa is located on the west coast of India. It has long beach with resorts hotels and huts. It provides varieties of food including sea foods. It has parties, water sports and festivals. It is a mixture of party activities nature beauty and historic monuments. Motor cycles can be hired for travel in Goa. Goa has two wild life sanctuaries and plantations.
Bangalore is capital of state of Karnataka located in south India. It has national park called Benerghatta with lion safari with animals in natural surroundings. Nandi hills are about 37 miles from Bangalore which has wonderful hill fortress with about 1968 foot fall.
Ooty is a most visited tourist spot in Tamil Nadu, south India. The climate is very comfortable which is very cool. It is about 7500 feet above sea level. It has children’s park, botanical garden, lake and narrow gauge train. Summer flower festival is very colorful with lot of visitors. It can be reached from Coimbatore by road. Summer temperature of Ooty is between 50 and 77 degree Fahrenheit. During winter the temperature ranges between 35 and 69.8 degree Fahrenheit. It is one of the best tourist places in India.
Kerala is southern state with lot of back waters and a popular tourist attraction in India. It has various cities like Trivandrum, Cochin and Alleppey. It provides traditional natural body massage and wonderful natural scenes. In Kerala authentic Indian food varieties, spice and other natural medicines are available. It has national parks and beaches. It provides boat houses where people can stay eat food as well as travel in the back waters.