Choice of vacation destinations in India seem to be infinite; from scenic destinations to historically and culturally soaked sites, from cities bustling with chaos and confusion to destinations offering laid-back and relaxed stays. Amidst this huge list of destinations, there is always a dilemma of choosing a destination that is really worth a visit. Well! Relieving you of this dilemma, here is a list of top 15 destinations that make it to the list of ‘Must-Visit’ destinations in India for all travellers. Let’s now, find out the reasons as to why this is so.
1. Goa, India
Among the endless things you want to complete in your bucket list before you get married, Goa would be able to provide opportunity for completing at least half of them. This region hold 30 different beaches, unique churches, interesting natural and adventure activities and last but not least, the never-ending nightlife. This is the land with booze everywhere and energetic activities every minute. Do you want to have some time to yourself, enjoy scuba diving and merge into nature with spice plantations, trekking and others.
2. Leh, India
This is the adventure capital of the country. Possessed with the top three mountain passes, which could be scaled on a vehicle, this region is famous for endless snow and dry adventure activities. Leh and the surrounding regions are also famous for unique culture, serene monasteries, incredible nature and best of all, hospitality. If you want some adrenaline up your nerves, this would be the best place to enjoy.
3. Andaman Islands, India
Although assumed as single destination, this place is a cluster of small islands, each famous for beaches and unique water activities. Starting from simple boating to scuba diving, you can enjoy all kinds of water activities here. On the silky beaches, the place provides endless entertainment and beautiful culture. Andaman is not the only island of India. There are numerous other famous islands and some unique and daring islands.
4. Varanasi, India
Ganga Arti is not the entire itinerary of Varanasi. It is one of the oldest inhabited areas in the world, which is still populated. Varanasi holds numerous alleys, filled with temples. The either side of River Ganges is filled with 88 different ghats, each famous for different elements. Varanasi is also the gateway to reach Sarnath, the pinnacle of Buddhism pilgrimage in India.
5. Agra, India
Let’s face it. Everyone who visits France, want to visit Eiffel Tower. Therefore, everyone who visits India would obviously want to visit Taj Mahal. The World Wonder of India, the marble mausoleum is the heart of tourism of India. Agra is not just about Taj Mahal. Agra is the remainder of Mughal dynasty, for today’s sightseeing tour. Filled with numerous unique structures of Mughal region, this destination attracts millions of people, every year. Do not forget to shop while you are in Agra.
6. Thar desert, India
This is one-of-a-kind destination of India. This vast desert is famous for luxury camping, camel safari, challenging adventure activities and much more. Many service providers conduct cultural programs on the carpet of sand or allow you to enjoy a romantic moonlight dinner on the warm sands.
7. Rishikesh, India
Yes, bordering River Ganges, this is yet another spiritual destination. However, it is just one of the faces of Rishikesh. It is also famous for yoga, meditation and Ayurvedic styled vacation, thanks to the Himalayan nature of the region. For youngsters, this is the place for beautiful adventure activities like rafting, zip lining, bungee jumping and much more.
8. McLeod Ganj, India
This is a hidden gem in India, when it comes to tourism. Filled with Tibetan culture and Buddhism, this place is very serene, thanks to the spectacular mountainous background. Apart from monasteries, this place is also famous for many unique trekking trails. Are you looking for a secluded destination for your vacation? Visit McLeod Ganj.
9. Coorg, India
India has a long list of hill stations of varying themes and styles. Of all, Coorg is one important destination for mountainous beauty. Famous for its simplicity in attractions and high level of intoxicating activities, this hill station is also called as the Scotland of East. The plantations, unique viewpoints and fresh flora of the region would rejuvenate you.
10. Corbett National Park, India
This is the top-most national park of the country. This national park is famous for numerous animals like tigers, bear, deer and others. You can also find a few endangered species in this park. A jeep safari through the park is the prime activity of the region. The park is not at prime beauty throughout the year. Thus, choose your timing accordingly.