Spectacular Places to visit in North India

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With the lustrous mountains, the streaming water bodies, the splendid monuments and the vibrant culture, North India tourism offers some of the spectacular places to visit. The region of India is blessed with the beauty of the mighty Himalayas that covers most of the hill station. The calm and tranquil environment with no interference of the humans makes them the best stopover in Northern India. These destinations can be best described as the muse of the artist or the imagination of the writers, adulating the beauty.

Not limiting its boundary to the mountains and valley, North India houses the impressive cities and towns that are known worldwide for the culture, the food, the architectural beauty and the rich heritage preserved since ages. There are major tourist attractions in the north, as the capital city of Delhi, Agra, cities of Rajasthan, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and more. The diversity here lies in every corner, be it the tradition of Rajasthan or Uttar Pradesh, or the food from Delhi and Punjab, the scenic vista of Himachal and Uttarakhand or the flora in the cities of Jammu and Kashmir. The picturesque, popular and pristine destination of North India varies from the climatic condition to the landscape, tradition and culinary.

There enjoy the city tour, the monument excursion, desert safari, cultural lifestyle, endless adventure and much more. The tour to north India is all planned to experience the cultural and traditional values of India. With overfilled adventure, charming views and the captivating mountains, these places will welcome you to make your vacation most memorable and peaceful. With so variation in the culture, the topography and the scenic panorama, North India is a complete holiday destination for travellers across the globe.


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Known as the ‘Paradise of the Earth’, Kashmir shows a rich diversity in its landscape making it one of the beautiful destinations of North India. Low hills, snow-capped peaks and velvety valleys and a barren, yet enchanting realm all together make up the destination ideal for a romantic escape in the hills. Summers are for the verdant valleys with spectacular sights that draw the travellers to this place nestled in the lap of Himalayas. Kashmir, since ages, has managed to preserve its beauty and retain the splendour. Kashmir owns some quiet retreats and breathtaking locales that only a handpicked attraction in the world can compete. From the charming city of Srinagar to the splendid Dal lake, the unhurried panorama of Kashmir is no less than a canvas that holds the hues for the tale of love.

Winters in Kashmir appears as you are somewhere in a white planet that is a new zone for adventure and leisure. Experiencing an adrenaline rush, the so-called cosy destination then offers to the breathtaking action that will pump up the thrill for the vacation. With the ski trails, or the adventures as snowboarding Kashmir is a destination that will amuse you with its thrill.

Destination to be covered; Dal Lake, Katra, Kashmir Valley, Jammu valley, Sanasar, Batote, Amar Mahal, Mansar Lake, Kargil, Leh and Ladakh are some famous and attractive tourist destinations.

• Rajasthan

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Calling Rajasthan a land of multihued turbans won’t be wrong as it’s the vibrant culture and tradition that make it a perfect destination of North India. Rajasthan is known for the picturesque landscape, majestic Forts and rich. From the beautifully decorated camels to the illuminated market place, the Palaces with numerous tales and the beauty of music and dance, Rajasthan gracefully brings up the artistry of Indian royalty. Being the land of colour, desert, and art, the saga of the Rajasthan Desert is old enough to engage every traveller.

What makes Rajasthan stand as the diverse state of North India is its culture and custom that one cannot find elsewhere in India. Today also, the glimpse of Rajputana culture and the roots of bygone traditions can be felt here. While the entire country is developing to a new state of modernity, Rajasthan is one of the states that is still preserving its rich culture and the glorious past. The elite maharajas and the majestic kingdoms, both have added much to make Rajasthan, a place to explore in north India. The mahals of Bikaner and Jodhpur, the lakes of Udaipur and the dunes of Jaisalmer make it’s a destination where you can witness the cultural richness and the perfect harmony in between the modern lifestyle and the ancient art.

Destination to be covered; Jaipur, Kota, Mount Abu, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Ajmer, Pushkar, Udaipur, Sariska and Alwar.

• Himachal Pradesh

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The new destination for adventure enthusiast in India, Himachal is a land that offers long scenic drive, the delightful food and the tranquil essence of nature. With overfilled adventure, charming views and the captivating mountains Himachal is the amazing hill stations of North India that is perfect for a getaway. Himachal is popular among the locals of Delhi and Punjab as the short distance and the calm environment makes it ideal for a short weekend tour. The unwind roads of Himachal takes you to a different region where you can experience the adrenaline rush. Relishing the unhurried beauty, you can discover the snow-capped mountains that enclose the path and smokey lore covering the vista.

While you are in Himachal, you can follow the ancient legends of Shimla, or the history of Macleod Ganj, hike up to the valleys in Kasol, truind or Kheerganga and discover the remote solitude in Lahula and Spiti. The Tibetan culture and Monasteries add bliss to the captivating aura of Himachal while the adventure of paragliding and the snowy slopes add an adrenaline rush to the vacation tour. Leaving the famous cities behind, Himachal has a number of undiscovered villages that are no less to paradise. Discover the culture and traditions, the hardships of locals and the simple joys making the visit worthy.

Destination to be covered; Dalhousie, Kullu, Manali, Dharamshala, Kasol, Shimla, Chail, Chamba, Nahan, Spiti, and lot more.

• Punjab

Punjab is all known for the delicious north Indian food. All rich in taste, health and lots of spicy tadka, Punjab has the spicy zest and appetizing aroma. Known as the culinary capital, Punjab is the home to the best food in the world with some of the best restaurants in North India. Not only food the lush green field, the prestigious history and the heart-warming tradition Punjab is a one-stop for a perfect vacation in North India. While you are in Punjab, what you cannot miss is the traditional food from the menu that includes the butter and Paratha, the homemade lassi, Tandoori Chicken, Makki di roti, Sarson da Saag, Chole Bhature, Dal fry, Amritsari fish, Punjabi Kadhi and lot more.

The state of Punjab has preserved the ancient struggle and history of India from the age of British rule. The culture here can be experienced in every corner of the cities with the forts and Palaces built up with the outstanding interior and architecture. The royal buildings here are not just an attraction but it shows the authentic revolution of the warriors. The green fields and the fertile land of Punjab smell of the soul of India with its pristine religion and culture. The destination is perfect for people who want to experience the pristine nature, taste the delicious food and wander around the historical monuments.

Destination to be covered; Faridkot, Amritsar, Bathinda, Patiala, Wagha Border, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Ropar.

• Uttar Pradesh

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Art, culture and religion are the major aspect of tourism in Uttar Pradesh. From the city of Nawab, Lucknow, to the heritage of Jhansi, Varanasi, Gaya and lot more, Uttar Pradesh offers you the gateway to experiencing pristine culture and tradition of India. Standing as one of the largest state in India, Uttar Pradesh id one of the diverse land for tourism. The charm of the destination can be best experienced at the holy places that aids to major tourism here. Spirituality and history is all that one can discover while touring around the vibrant city. Although the state may fail to charm the adventure enthusiast but it ranks top in the list of Photographers and tourist keen to learn about the culture of India.

The diversity here can be experienced in every corner. The city of Agra exhibits its rich beauty of Mughal Culture, while Lucknow is all known for the art and music from the family of Nawab. The historical place like Jhansi welcomes travellers to discover the folklore associated with the brave worries of Jhansi. Apart from that Varanasi, Gaya and Allahabad, Kapilavastu are the places where you can experience the culture and sanity of Hinduism and Buddhism.

Destination to be covered; Lucknow, Agra, Varanasi, Allahabad, Jhansi, Sarnath, Kanpur and Kapilvastu.

• Uttarakhand

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Devbhoomi Uttrakhand has managed to attract a number of travellers every year for its calm and captivating beauty. Uttarakhand is famous for its pristine Char Dham yatra, the magnificent hiking trails, the serene environment and number of shrines that are built so elegantly with amazing architecture. Now, this is a destination that perfectly suits every traveller, be it an adventure enthusiast, leisure seekers, honeymooners or the devotees.

Wildlife is a major attraction here that exhibits the rich flora and fauna. From the wild like tiger dwelling in Corbett to the diverse flowers in Valley of flowers, other wildlife sanctuaries here are Rajaji Tiger Reserve and National Park, Benog Wildlife Sanctuary and Malsi Deer Park.

Coming to the holy places, Badrinath, Kedarnath, Devprayag and Hemkund Sahib are famously known among the travellers. There are lake cities as Nainital, Bheemtal, the leisure spots as Binsar and Dhanaulti, the hiking destination as Nag Tibba and adventure city of Rishikesh opening a gateway where you can experience the adrenaline. A short distance from the capital city Delhi, Uttarakhand is a summer retreat where you can enjoy a leisure vacation and add on thrill to your life. The lush green hills and the panoramic vista is perfect to escape from the chaos of the cities.

Destination to be covered; Nainital, Binsar, Dehradun, Haridwar, Kausani, Auli, Mussourie, Kedarnath and Ranikhet.