India is where people live with assortment and thrive on diversity. From the mangroves of the Sunderbans to the Thar Desert, sizzling cities like Mumbai and Delhi to the sparkling villages of Khajuraho and Hampi, from the heights of the Himalayas to the deep blue waters around the Andamans.
Whether you are looking for a self-guided India tour or want to join a guided tour, you will surely enjoy gorgeous places all over in India. Below you will find some of the best travel destinations.
Agra – The Agra city is globally famous for its Taj Mahal, which is the mausoleum of Mumtaz Mahal, wife of Emperor Shah Jahan. Agra also has many other places to see one of them is Agra Fort, build by Emperor Akbar between 1565 – 1573. The Tomb of Akbar is 12 km from Agra City.
Delhi – The Capital city of India, Delhi is alienated into two main divisions, Old Delhi and New Delhi. Delhi has all the world class amenities which one can avail. There are many ancient sites which are major attractions for foreign visitors.
Red Fort – Build by Shah Jahan in 1648.
Purana Quila – Light and Sound Shows at evening.
Humayun’s Tomb – The old fort of Humanyun.
India Gate – Which was build in the honour of Indian Soldiers.
Rashtrapati Bhawan – Former residence of Viceroy, now the residence of President of India.
Parliament House ,Qutab Minar – Build in 1199, Connaught Place, Chandni Chowk and much more.
The glory, the chivalry and velour of the Rajputs is displayed at it’s finest by the grandeur of this lovely, lake side city. The city is a constant procession of places, temples, lakes and cenotaphs, each out doing the other in its beauty. The bazaars offer fine crafts especially vibrantly coloured paintings. Places to visit: City Palace, Lake Palace, Shivniwas Palace, Shaliyon ki Badi, Jagdish Temple, Lake Fateh Sagar.
Khajuraho – The seclusion & isolation of Khajuraho has ensured the survival of one the India’s greatest treasures. 85 temples of which 22 survive, covered in friezes & sculptures claimed to be the most perfect portrayal of human form in stone. More famed for their erotic sculptures, they in fact, depict, in exquisite detail, the everyday life of people, both rich & poor of the 11th century. Places to visit: Erotic Khajuraho Temples.
Chennai – The tranquil Tamil nature and pleasant location on the Bay of Bengal makes this, possibly, the nicest of India’s large cities (4th Largest). Many buildings are coated in chunam, a mix of limestone & seashells making the walls shimmer.
Kapaleshwar Temple, the pyramidal gateway tower soars to 37m .& has intricate carvings; San Thome Cathedral 16th C.Fort St. George, built by East India Co.in 1460; St Mary’s church, 1679, the oldest Anglican church in Asia, & oldest, intact English building in India; Museum and Gallery.