India’s famous tourist places

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Last Updated on June 8, 2022

India is known for its rich heritage and culture and along with it, the country is blessed with many beautiful and exotic places that are not found anywhere else in the world. The mountains, the hills, the beaches, the islands, the temples, they all make the country an Incredible India. Here you can check India’s famous tourist places.

Many of the places, monuments are also part of UNESCO World Heritage Sites and represent the rich historical significance of ancient India. Most foreigners visit India for a spiritual experience that the country offers. India is the land of pilgrimages, its the land of knowledge. Here, we are going to have a look at some of the most beautiful places in India.

1. Agra, Uttar Pradesh

fort of agra
ClimateSemi-arid climate, extremely hot in summers, winters are chilly
Best time to visitOctober to March
Notable AttractionsTaj Mahal, Agra Fort, Mehtab Bagh, Akbar’s Mausoleum, Fatehpur Sikri, etc.
Nearest airportAgra Airport
DistrictAgra
Elevation170m
ActivitiesExplore the beauty of Taj Mahal, Watch the Light and Sound Show at Agra Fort, Trip to Fatehpur Sikri, Shopping, Kalakriti Dance Drama Show

The city lies on the banks of river Yamuna and it is one of most visited places in India due to the presence of the Taj Mahal and the rich heritage and culture of the place. The place is also known for marble artefacts, its food and other art and architecture. The place is also very populous and connectivity to other nearby areas is well maintained.

2. Goa

a photo of goa
Climatetropical monsoon, hot and humid climate all around the year
Best time to visitMid-November to Mid-February
Notable AttractionsBeaches, Spice Farm, Portuguese-Indian Restaurants, Dudhsagar Falls, Anjuna Market, Mahadev Temple
Nearest airportDabolim Airport
DistrictNA
Elevation20-60m
ActivitiesIndulge in Beach Fun, Explore the Majestic Forts in Goa, Go Pubbing and Clubbing, Water Sports, Shopping, etc

Goa is the smallest state in India. It is known for its beaches, seafood and number of world heritage architectures. The place attracts tourists from all over India and also from abroad. The state is well connected to all kinds of transport including airport, roadways, railway stations, taxis, etc.

The place is mainly famous as a Honeymoon destination, get away with friends, and family holiday place. Goa has number of adventurous activities and attractions to keep its tourists engaged.

Goa has number of adventurous activities and attractions to keep its tourists engaged. The state is divided into two parts that is North Goa and South Goa. North Goa is famous for many beaches which are known for the thrilling and partying nightlife. On the other hand, South Goa is quieter and also has many beaches.

3. Ladakh

Climatecold and dry, temperature in winters is less than –40°C
Best time to visitApril to July
Notable AttractionsPangong Tso Lake, Thiksey Monastery, Khardung-la Pass, Nubra Valley, Tso Moriri lake, Royal Leh Palace, Magnetic Hill, Zanskar Valley
Nearest airportKushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport
DistrictNA
Elevation3000-8000m
ActivitiesBiking at Khardung La Pass, Watch the sun going down Shanti Stupa, Experience the magic at Magnetic Hill, Explore the local Markets

Ladakh is known as the land of high passes. Previously, it was part of Jammu and Kashmir but now it is a separately created union territory. The place is filled with beautiful mountains, snow deserts, Alpine trees, and many lakes.

The union territory also has many ancient Buddhist monasteries which has thousands of years old. People from different parts of India come to this place to spend their vacations, honeymoon, and family time.

The union territory also has many ancient Buddhist monasteries which has thousands of years old. People from different parts of India come to this place to spend their vacations, honeymoon, and family time.

4. Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

India’s famous tourist places
Climatecool during winters and moderately warm during summer
Best time to visitMay to June and December to January 
Notable AttractionsThe Ridge, Jakhoo Hill, Kufri, Green Valley, Chadwick Waterfall, Christ Church, Tara Devi Temple, Kalka Shimla Toy Train
Nearest airportChandigarh Airport
DistrictShimla
Elevation300 to 6000 metres
ActivitiesEnjoy the Toy Train Ride, Shop, Ice Skating, River Rafting, Camping, Cycling Ride, Bird Watching, Trekking

Shimla is better known as Queen of Hills and it offers snow laden mountain peaks, Victorian era architectures, many bazaars, waterfalls, etc. Shimla is also the capital of Himachal Pradesh. The place was also the summer capital of British India and it is also known for handicraft shops, wooden toys and other forms of crafts.

5. Jaipur, Rajasthan

a photo of hawa mahal jaipur
Climatehot semi-arid climate
Best time to visitwinter during the months of November to January
Notable AttractionsCity Palace, Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort, Albert Hall Museum, Jal Mahal
Nearest airportSanganer airport
DistrictJaipur
Elevation431m
ActivitiesVisit forts, Cycling Expedition, Village Jeep Safari, Shopping Tour, try Rajasthani Cuisines, etc.

Jaipur is famous for its havelis, museums and splendid temples. The forts and palaces of Jaipur are grand and colourful at the same time. The wildlife activities and dance make the visit once in a lifetime experience. Jaipur is also known as the Pink city and it is a UNESCO world Heritage site.

6. Delhi

ClimateSummers are extremely hot, winters are extremely cold
Best time to visitMarch to April and October to November
Notable AttractionsThe Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Lodi Gardens, The Lotus Temple, India Gate, Akshardham temple, Jantar Mantar Observatory
Nearest airportIndira Gandhi International Airport
DistrictNA
Elevation300m
ActivitiesExplore the ancient monuments, light show at Akshardham temple, Shopping at Cannaught Place, Paranthe wali gali, etc.

Delhi, being the capital of India has all the right reasons to keep it in your bucket list of places to travel. The place has people from all parts of India mainly Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, etc. Delhi is the epicentre of political activities and it is the mixture of people from all kinds of regions, religions and races. All in all, the place offers tour of mini India at one single place.

Delhi is the epicentre of political activities and it is the mixture of people from all kinds of regions, religions and races. All in all, the place offers tour of mini India at one single place.

7. Assam

Climatetropical monsoon climate, minimum temperature is 6 to 8 degrees Celsius
Best time to visitNovember to May
Notable AttractionsKaziranga National Park, Manas National Park, Kamakhya Temple, Majuli Island, Guwahati Planetarium, Assam State Zoo And Botanical Garden, Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, etc
Nearest airportLokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport
DistrictNA
Elevation450-1000m
ActivitiesAttend Vibrant Festivals, Cruise Ride, River Rafting And Angling, etc

8. Jammu and Kashmir

ClimateKashmir valley has a moderate climate while Jammu has subtropical climate
Best time to visitMarch to June
Notable AttractionsSrinagar, Gulmarg, Amarnath, Patnitop, Pahalgam, Sonamarg, Vaishno Devi, etc.
Nearest airportSrinagar (SXR) Airport
DistrictNA
ElevationAvg. 1850m
ActivitiesAttend Vibrant Festivals, Cruise Ride, River Rafting And Angling, etc

WELL THAT’S ALL YOU NEED FOR YOUR NEXT EXPEDITION. YOU HAVE THE LOCATIONS, YOU HAVE THE GEARS, YOU HAVE THE SPIRIT. GO CHERISH THE MOMENT.

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