Top Travel Destinations in India

The famous American writer Mark Twain rightly says that “India is the cradle of the human race, the birthplace of human speech, the mother of history, the grandmother of legend, and the great grandmother of tradition. Our most valuable and most artistic materials in the history of man are treasured up in India only!”

It has deep traditional roots full of diverse races, a rich ancient heritage, expansive geographical landscapes, and vibrant people. It is a developing country with an exciting mix of modern technology start-ups, linguistical multiplicity, and breathtaking architecture. A must-visit country on your travel list, it offers a variety of delicious cuisines, a peaceful retreat to some religious cities and, a treat to the eyes with its gorgeous natural and monumental wonders. 

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It is tough to choose the places you can visit in India, as every corner of the country has something unique to offer, but let us shortlist some for you.


Set amidst the majestic Himalayas, Ladakh is also known as the Cold Desert. The rugged terrains and breathtaking landscapes make it a must-visit! The serene monasteries, Nubra Valley, Pangong Tso Lake, the Indus and Zanskar rivers’ confluence in Zanskar Valley with a seasonally color-changing landscape will make you fall in love with this mountain destination. You can also visit the highest motorable passes globally, i.e., Khardung-La pass and Chang-La pass. 

Taj Mahal, Agra

The first monument that you envision when you think of India is the Taj Mahal. It is known as the symbol of love, built-in 1648 by the Mughal emperor Shah Jehan in the memory of his late wife, Mumtaz. Today, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the seven wonders of the world. You can combine your visit to the Taj Mahal with the fort at Fatehpur Sikri. 


There is more to India than just beautiful temples and royal architecture. The sunny beaches by the Arabian Sea in Goa make for an enjoyable tropical trip. With a bustling night-life, busy beaches, and some delectable sea-food cuisine Goa offers a memorable experience for a traveler on a budgeted back-packing trip to someone who wants to spend lavishly on a five-star tropical resort stay. Goa was a Portuguese colony. It has a lot of Portuguese influence in its architecture and food.  


Also known as the “Pink City,” is the capital of the royal state of Rajasthan. It is known for its spectacular royal architecture. The Amer Fort, the Hawa Mahal, the Jal Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Jaigarh Fort are a few famous sights to visit. You can indulge in some traditional shopping of the gorgeous Indian sarees and bangles and relish the delicious Rajasthani cuisine. 


The southernmost state of India, Kerala is also known as “God’s own country.” Lush green landscapes, picturesque coastal towns, and authentic Malayali cuisine make Kerala a state worth visiting. The lovely backwaters of Alleppey and Kumarakom, the teas estates in Munnar, the spice plantations in Thekkady, and the serene beaches of Varkala should be a part of your travel list. The small Jewish town in Cochin transcends you to another era. 

India is not only a country but an emotion. It is worth exploring and indulging in. It is a beautiful mix of culture, cuisine, architecture, and tradition. You can visit it for well-being, yoga, meditative experiences, heritage discovery, ancient architectural extravagance, and some fun.