If you are looking for awesomeness, you’ve arrived at the right place. Here are 6 India fascinating places that are not to be missed.
Goa is the perfect place to go for a relaxing beach break. The food is great, there are lots of parties, and there are many beautiful areas to visit. Give surfing a try in Arambol. Relax on a secluded beach like Kakolem Beach. You can also take boat rides to amazing islands like Grand Island and Bat Island or go for an amazing picnic at the breath-taking Dudhsagar Waterfalls.
Rishikesh is known as the “Yoga Capital of the World” and it is a holy place for many Hindus. It is a great place to explore temples, stay in an ashram, and learn yoga to relax. The area is also known for its adventure tourism and you can go bungee jumping, river rafting, rock climbing, kayaking waterfall trekking, and cliff jumping.
Kerala is known as God’s Own Country and is in the southwest part of India. It has a series of lagoons and lakes parallel to the Arabian Sea that is called the backwaters of Kerala. There are 38 rivers and 5 lakes that cover an area of more than 1500km.
A few of the destinations that are popular for houseboat cruises are Alappuzha, Alumkadavu, Kumarakom, and Kavvayi. You can rent a houseboat that comes with its own kitchen to travel through these backwater canals with a view of luscious green lands, tranquil waters, islands, and wildlife like cranes, otters, and turtles.
Varkala is a town in the southern part of Kerala. Varkala beach is also called as Papanasham Beach. It is believed that swimming in these holy waters will wash away your sins. The town of Varkala also has other attractions such as the 2,000-year-old Janardanaswamy Temple, Ponnumthuruthu which is an island popular for picnics, Anjengo Fort and the Sivagiri Mutt. A few other places to visit are the Varkala Aquarium, Odayam Beach, and Kappil Beach.
Jaipur’s Ancient Forts
Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan and it is often referred to as the pink city. This city has a stunning architecture with many forts and palaces that you can visit, and it should certainly be included on your India holiday itinerary.
Jaigarh Fort is a 3km long fort built to protect the Amer Fort complex. Nahargarh Fort sits on top of a hill and offers a stunning view of the city below. Visit the Hawa Mahal which is constructed of red and pink sandstone, The City Palace of Jaipur, museum and a royal residence, and Jal Mahal which sits in the middle of Man Sagar Lake.
Darjeeling is a beautiful city in West Bengal that is filled with amazing views and lots of activities. Tiger Hill is the highest viewing point and you can see several stunning Himalayan Mountain peaks including Mt. Everest.
Visit the Darjeeling Ropeway where you will see dense forests, waterfalls, manicured tea gardens, mountain streams, and a breathtaking view of the snow capped peaks. The Darjeeling Mall is a public square that is a great place to people watch and relax with a cup of the world famous Darjeeling tea.