The beautiful palaces, forts, castles, temples and other cultural and traditional relics portray the rich culture and tradition and scenic multiplicity. By undertaking tours in various parts of India, tourists can get a feel of the cultural, traditional and scenic diversity and beauty of the country. A number of travel agencies organize special tours to the most beautiful places in the country. These tours are guides that will help the tourists have a highly charming and memorable trip.
The major tourist attractions in India are: The Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Bijapur, Ajanta and Ellora, Rameshwaram Temple, Fatehpur Sikri, Jama Masjid, Golden Temple, Dharamshala, and many more.
North Indiais popular for its stunning, natural and serene hill stations drawing a large number of visitors' world wide. New Delhi, the national capital is situated in the northern India. Delhi is a cosmopolitan city with a varied charm and places to visit. Jammu and Kashmir is renowned as paradise on earth due to its absolute ethereal beauty. Himachal Pradesh boasts of cities Shimla, Dharamshala, Kullu and Manali.
South Indiaalso has a number of picturesque places of tourist interest. The beautiful Charminar, the much revered Sri Tirumala Venkateswara Temple, Dudh sagar Falls, Shantadurga, and the backwaters of Kerala are some of the major attractions.
The monasteries in Sikkim, the tea gardens of Assam and the Kaziranga National Park,TawangLakemake tourism in East India a rewarding industry. The seven sisters' states that constitute the Eastern India are rewardable stopovers and provide a wonderful experience.
The stunning beaches of Goa, rich cultural history and heritage of Gujarat and Rajasthan, and the architectural wonders of Maharashtra, the erotic temples at Khajuraho, and the wilderness of Bandhavgarh National park, Kanha National Park can make your trip to India an adventurous one and memorable.
Tourists can indulge in a wide array of water sports in the beaches of India. Some of the major beaches in the country include the Marina Beach,Juhu Beach, Aksa Beach, Kovalam Beach, Silver Beach, ChaporaBeach, Puri Beach, and Meenkunnu Beach.
The magnificent and captivating historical monuments, forts, castles, and temples keep the traveller engaged and enchanted by their charm and sheer beauty. Some of the most-visited places of historic interest include the Khajuraho Temples, Hampi, the Taj Mahal, Qutub Minar, Chandni Chowk, Purana Qila, Bada Imambara, and the Victoria Memorial.
Bodh Gaya is a place of great historical lineage. It was at this site that Gautam Buddha gained enlightenment. Another pilgrimage site for Buddhists in India is the Sanchi that boasts of having the best-preserved group of Buddhist monuments.
The temple of Tirupati is believed to be one of the richest and finest in India. Abode of god Venkateswara, the temple is a fine example of Dravidian art and is the center of Hindu pilgrimage.
The other most religious Hindu shrine is found in North India in Varanasi. Commonly known as Kashi, the place consists of many ancient temples and ghats. The major temples include Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Sankat Mochan Temple, the Durga Temple, Mritunjaya Temple, and the Kal Bhairav Temple. Shopaholics have a wonderful time at Varanasi as the place has a huge market of handicrafts, muslin, and silk items.