The number of amazing things to do and experience in India is countless. Be it food, places of interests, culture or heritage, the country offers an incredible variety of memorable experiences. You can never have enough of the place. Here is a list of ten amazing things you should not miss when visiting the colorful land.
Explore the Colonial Architecture of Shimla
Shimla’s pleasant climate, lush hills and glimpse of snow-capped mountains will mesmerize you. The Queen of Hills, Shimla offers more than you can ask for. Enjoy the Kalka – Shimla toy train ride, stroll through the lively Lakkar Market, trek to the top of Jakhu Temple. Shimla’s beauty and enthralling scenery will leave you in awe.
Take in the beauty of alluring Himalayas in Manali
Surrounded by endless majestic Himalayan peaks, Manali is nestled perfectly along the pristine Beas River. With countless adventure activity to indulge, Manali is all about the crystal clear waterfalls, serene temples and monastires and infinite pine tree forest. Discover the vibran culture and traditions of Manali by taking a walk through the Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk art.
Visit Taj Mahal
Known as ‘The Epitome of Love,’ Taj Mahal tops the bucket list when it comes to visiting India. The white marble monument observes thousands of tourists from all over the world. Visiting Taj Mahal at any time of the day would be exciting. However, to behold the beauty during a full moon night is one of its kind experience you should not miss.
Go on Old Delhi Tour
Delhi is the first tourist destination in Golden Triangle tour India for every traveler. While you might be busy exploring the architectural marvels and heritage sites of the city, don’t overlook a quintessential tour to old Delhi and ChandniChowk. Hop on a rickshaw and make your way through the narrow, bustling streets thronged with people and shops. Major spots to soak in the beauty of the place are – Paranthe Wali Gali, Indian sweets and Kebabs near Jama Masjid.
Walk down the Ghats of Varanasi
Want to eyewitness the spiritual side of India? What can be a better place than Varanasi to experience this. The ghats of Varanasi are the perfect spot to behold the beauty of Ganges and left bewitched by the fascination of the place. Take a stroll in any of the ghats and watch the crowd, holy aarti (religious ceremony) at Dashwashwamedh Ghat, vendors, and holy men. You can watch people worshiping the Ganges or bid adieu to the departed loved ones. You can also explore the Ghats through a boat ride.
Do Yoga in Rishikesh
Located on the banks of sacred River Ganges, Rishikesh offers a plethora of things to do and experience. Set in the lap of nature, you can spend some peaceful time here. Try an early yoga session on the bank of Ganges. You will love the episode. Or, if you are adventure lover, the place has more than a dozen of adrenaline packed activities, including white river rafting, bungee jumping, and camping.
Enjoy the festivity of Holi in Vrindavan
Holi, the festival of colors attracts many foreign tourists to the land. If you wish to participate in this festival, visit Vrindavan where this festival is celebrated for a week. The various temples, dedicated to Lord Krishna is decorated and is attended by an enthusiastic crowd. Witness Lath Maar holi of Vrindavan which is a special attraction of the place.
Witness the Camel Fair in Pushkar
Pushkar – a city of temples and lakes, observes the footfall of lakhs of tourists every year. The place is home to the single Lord Brahma’s Temple in the world. Another appeal of the place is Pushkar Lake which is sacred and invites devotees and saints for a holy dip. However, the biggest point of attraction here is undoubtedly the Pushkar Fair that takes place in Oct or Nov of every year. Thousands of animals, majorly camels, are brought here for sale and purchase.
Attend the vintage car rally in Jaipur
Want to eyewitness a 1939 Mercedez Benz making all its way to finishing line? If yes, the Vintage Car Rally in Jaipur welcomes you with warm hearts. Though your purpose of visiting Jaipur may be forts and palaces, if you are passionate about vintage cars, you shouldn’t miss this car rally which takes place every year in January.
Do camel safari in Jaisalmer
Exploring the vast desert and the beauty of sand dunes is indispensable when you are Jaisalmer. But, your experience is incomplete without taking a ride on the back of a camel. To make the moment unforgettable, do camping in the desert, watch a beautiful sunset, ride a camel and watch the rustic beauty of the desert.
Trek in the Himalayas
The Indian Himalaya is world famous for its ruggedness and beauty. Some visit Himalayas for sacred sites, while others to watch the pristine beauty of the place. The mountain range offers some of the most popular treks along with the wild flora and fauna, rare birds and plants, stunning scenery and delightful monasteries.
Participate in the beach parties in Anjuna Beach, Goa
Anjuna is well-known for its trance parties, flea market, and beautiful beach. On one shack or another, there is always some party going on. Immerse yourself in the charm of the place with some great music and your favorite drink.
Every time you visit India, there will be a new list of things to do and experience. The vast land which is melting pot culture and traditions offer countless activities, experiences and above all memories, you will cherish forever.
Author Bio- Shalu is a travel blogger and currently working with India Holiday Mall. She loves to read articles related to travel, and Holidays. She provides various packages for tours to India. She also has a strong passion for writing creative blogs and articles about Travel and Holidays.