Places Which Foreigners Likes To Visit in India
India for many foreign nationals is the world’s most colorful, cultural, chaotic and spiritual country. India is often considered as a continent and not just a country. The landscape of the county spreads up in the north in the form of beautifully wrapped up in bright white sheet of snow, the frozen Himalayas; and in south Kerala with flourished green field, beautiful and most mesmerizing beaches. Its land includes an incomparable range of landscapes, cultures and people. Walk the streets of any city in India and you’ll find yourself walking with the people of great faiths, a multitude of castes and outcasts.
There are some amazing sights to be seen and explored. To the north, there are the Himalayas. To the south there is crawling Indian ocean on the most ravishing beaches. To the west there is Thar Desert, which is world’s seventh largest Desert and to the east tribes of northeast India, which are considered as the most culturally diverse regions in the world.
As a foreigner, you can travel and spend your hard earned money as economically or extravagantly as you want in India. Be able to not spending too much on travel and not to compromise on comfortable commute and stay whilst travelling is definitely add on, which will appeal you as a tourist.
1. Monuments in DELHI
Aristocracy has been there in Delhi, India’s capital city. Most of the travellers to India land at Delhi. Along with the nobility came the great architecture. The entire history of India seems to have fallen at the same place. From the Mughal monuments to the modern Delhi it’s all a treat to watch for the bag packers. Amongst the many famous monuments in India, the Qutub Minar, Red Fort and Humayun’s Tomb are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
There are more than 175 monuments in Delhi; every monument is best and beautiful than the last you would visit. The popular tourist attractions among many other are India gate and Rajpath. India gate is a memorial erected in the honor of soldiers died in World war- I, name of all the soldiers who died in the WW-I are inscribed on the walls of India gate, there is a shrine in the middle build with black marble with a soldier’s rifle placed on its barrel, crested by the soldier’s helmet. The shrine has been inscribed in gold words Amar Jawan (Immortal Warrior).
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Suggested Tour : Glimpses of Delhi – 2 Days Tour
2. The Iconic TAJ MAHAL
The famous Taj mahal, was commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan to house the tomb of his favorite wife Mumtaz Mahal. Taj Mahal is an Ivory-white marble mausoleum on the south bank of Yamuna. The Taj Mahal was designated as a UNESCO world heritage site in 1983 for being the jewel of Muslim art. It is regarded by many as the best example of Mughal architecture and a symbol of India’s Rich History. Taj Mahal attracts 7-8 million visitor a year and 2007 it was declared a winner of the new 7 wonders of the world (2000-2007) initiative.
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Suggested Tour: Exclusive Tajmahal Tour Packages
3. Relaxation in KERALA
Kerala is perhaps most well known for its pristine and untouched backwaters. Kerala is visited by tourists to enjoy the serenity, peace and aquatic life of its extremely well known backwaters. It is a perfect destination to enjoy its tranquil beauty and clean scenic beaches. It is rightly said that your exploration of India is incomplete without visiting ‘God’s Own Country’. In addition to its pleasing green lands and a huge coastline, Kerala is blessed with mountains, dense forests, waterfalls, rivers and peaceful backwaters.
A trip in a houseboat along the Kerala backwaters is said to be very relaxing. The lush green landscape, diverse wildlife, houses and villages along the backwaters make a journey seem like a journey to another world. Freshly cooked Indian food on the boat make the experience even more enjoyable. Don’t miss it!
Suggested Tour : Kerala Backwaters Tour Package for 5 Days
4. Royal Treatment in RAJASTHAN
Rajasthan is well known for its history and admirable royal hospitality. Along with the hospitality it is a home for several glorious architectural buildings including forts and palaces. You cannot compare the unparalleled Royalty. Should you visit Rajasthan set your eyes on these forts which are a reflection of creativity and the might of the rulers. So if you want to live like a Maharaja and for the ability to immerse yourself in royalty, Rajasthan is a must visit. Needless to say why you should visit forts in Rajasthan! Nothing can over shine the charm of these impressive grand forts and palaces, with most welcoming people in India.
Suggested : Exclusive Rajasthan Tour Packages
5. Spirituality in VARANASI
Varanasi is said to be a holy city which is set on the banks of the sacred river Ganges. Mark Twain once wrote, “Varanasi is older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend and looks twice as old as all of them put together.” Varanasi earlier used to be known as Banaras and it is one of the world’s oldest inhabited cities. It is a sacred place for people who follow Hindu religion in India. The sights, sounds, smells and colors can be overpowering. Rites and rituals performed by the priests, cremation proceedings on the riverside does not let devotees at the banks of the Ganges to not offer their prayers with complete devotion to the river Ganges.
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Suggested Tour : 3 Days – Varanasi Tour including Sarnath
6. Beaches of GOA
Goa, tucked neatly into the western coast of India, popular throughout the country for its beautiful beaches. You explore north of the city or go south in the city; you will find beaches characteristically different from one another.
Read more: Famous Beaches in Goa
Suggested Tour : Beach Tour of Goa for 4 Days
7. Golden Temple AMRITSAR
Golden Temple also known as Harmandir sahib or Darbar sahib is located in the city of Amritsar, Punjab. Amritsar literally means the tank of nectar of Immortality and was founded in 1574, by the fourth sikh guru, Guru Ram Das. Guru Arjan, the fifth Guru of sikkhs designed golden temple to be built in the centre of this Holy tank. It’s the spiritual capital of the Sikhs. The extreme beauty of Golden Temple attracts pilgrims from all over the world. The golden temple looks particularly divine in the evening when it is dazzle up in thousand of bright electrical lights.
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Suggested Tour : 7 Days – Golden Triangle with Golden Temple Tour
There is an old saying in India, “AthithiDevoBhava”, which means “the guest is God“. Indians welcome guests in their home, treat them as god by going out of their way to make their guest’s stay comfortable and delightful. Nothing can beat the Indian hospitality. Visit India and experience the vast cultural diversities and some of the world’s most scenic nature.
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