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10 BEST PLACES TO VISIT IN INDIA

Ready to pack your bags and run away on a relaxing vacation but confused about where to go? Guess what! We have it sorted out for you. Here are the 10 best places to visit in India for a relaxing and soothing vacation for you, your friends, and your family. 

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Rajasthan 

We could’ve mentioned one best city of Rajasthan to visit but what can we do when every city of Rajasthan holds a special significance in terms of experience. Rajasthan is like walking onto a movie set. It is a home of divine Mughal places, fascinating deserts, multicolored cities, rich culture, vibrant markets, classy hotels, lip-smacking food, and whatnot.

Tsangmo Lake in Sikkim, India.

Ladakh

Ladakh is also known as “little Tibet”. The region is covered by various mountain ranges and is famous for its incredible Himalayan views. Ladakh is on the list of every trekking and mountaineering enthusiasts. The lakes, the monasteries, and even the festivals of Leh Ladakh are of great attraction to the tourists. Don’t miss the very famous butter tea and Momos of Ladakh.

Goa

Pack all your light cotton clothes, caps, slippers, sunglasses, and your party animal side to visit this wonderful, exciting, and happening state of India. The best time to visit goa is during the winter months; from November to March. Baga Beach, Calangute Beach, Anjuna flea market, Latin quarters, and Portugues Mansions in Panaji are some of the best places to visit in Goa. Calangute Beach, Anjuna flea market, Latin quarters, and Portugues Mansions in Panaji are some of the best places to visit in Goa.

Island Paradise – Palm trees hanging over a sandy white beach with stunning turquoise waters and white clouds against blue sky

Lakshadweep Islands

Lakshadweep is a group of 36 islands, located off the Kerala Coast on the Arabian Sea. The best time to visit the place is between December to February. The weather during this time is pleasant and convenient for water sports. One can enjoy various water activities like scuba diving, Para-sailing, glass-bottom boat rides, water skiing, and deep-sea fishing. Aggati island, Kavaratti island, Minicoy island, and Kalpeni island are the best places to visit here.

Srinagar is the largest city and the summer capital of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Srinagar 

The majestic Himalayas, the splendid gardens, the serene lakes; Srinagar has it all. The beauty of this place thrills, enchant, and seduces in equal measures. Summer is the best time to visit this Paradise on earth. One can take the pleasure of houseboats on Dal Lake, find peace in the very beautiful Shankaracharya Temple, and spend their time around restful Mughal gardens.

P.S. Don’t forget to have a conversation over a cup of tea with the locals; their cups are filled with amazing stories.

Kerala

Kerala is undoubtedly one beautiful state with beaches and mountains. Munnar is the most famous and must-see place in Kerala. On the way to Munnar, there are a lot of sightseeing spots and small-small waterfalls that will make your trip to Munnar satisfying. December to February is considered the best time to visit Kerala. Kerala’s vibrant backwaters offer homestays and houseboats that let you explore the lives of craft workers, boat builders, and coir makers.

Tsangmo Lake in Sikkim, India.

Sikkim 

Kanchenjunga, the highest peak in India lies in Sikkim. This is a place of lofty mountains, quaint villages, holy lakes, and pristine scenery. The trip to Sikkim will surreal brings you close to nature. It is a paradise for trekkers and adventure freaks. Tsomgo Lake, Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary and Water Falls, Enchey Monastery in Gangtok, Yumthang Valley, Zero Point, and Katao in Lachung, Chopta Valley in Lachen is the major attraction of the state.

Mysore

Mysore is the heart of Karnataka. Its extraordinary palaces, phenomenal historical sights, relaxing gardens and parks, rich biodiversity and spectacular Dasara festival makes this place one of the must-visit place in India. Karanji Lake, Chamundi Hills, Mysore Zoo, Shivanasamudra Fall are some magnificent places to see.

Amritsar

One of India’s most serene sights; Amritsar is the home of the spectacular Golden Temple. With its vast cultural heritage, eminent religious destinations, and historical significance the city holds the position of one of the most important landmarks of India. When it comes to food Amritsar is on the list of every food lover. This entire city is known for its variety of traditional Punjabi food that will please your taste buds like never before. For people who love to explore and experience the lives of locals, go hit the roads and narrows alleys of Amritsar.

Varanasi

To experience the true spirituality of India visit Varanasi. The best time to visit this sacred city is from October to March. The most interesting part of the trip to Varanasi is its ghats. The experience of walking beside the river or sitting on ghats while watching the life flow by will fill your body and soul with divine peace that can never be experienced anywhere else in the world. Take the boat trip at sunrise or dusk. Varanasi is not merely a city to travel to; it is a place to experience life.

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