For the next week, we will be talking about one of the most gorgeous countries in the world. Are you ready to fall in love with India?
India is one of the most culturally diverse countries in the world, but that is not the end of it. If you choose to travel India South to North, you will find all kinds of weather, all types of people, and very different approaches to life itself. It can be the journey of your life! But if you don’t have the time to visit all of India, here are 14 places to visit in India during your lifetime that will leave you absolutely breathless!
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Mcleodganj and its breathtaking mountains will certainly be worth the visit. You can take this opportunity to camp under the clear sky filled with billions of stars. One of the most stunning places to visit in India, where you will find the most amazing view of the Dhauladhar ranges.
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Commonly known as the city of lakes, it will be difficult not to fall in love with this stunning village. Easterners are used to calling Raipur the Venice of the East and it’s easy to understand why. This time, make sure you stay in one of the luxury heritage hotels the city has available before stepping out for trekking, sightseeing, etc…
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Located in Kashmir, Srinagar is definitely in our top 10 places to visit in India! Filled with natural beauty, this gem of Kashmir is most likely the best place on Earth to be united with nature and recharge batteries.
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What about a quick trip to the beach? Andaman and Nicobar islands are two of the most known islands in India, and there is no way you can pass a trip to heaven. Because that is what you will find… literal heaven! Although it might be one of the most famous tourist places in India, choose the perfect time to visit it and you will enjoy every last second of your time there!
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A huge and beautiful stretch of white desert you have to visit at least once in your lifetime. Every year, there is a kite festival, and the sky comes alive with vibrant colors and lots of movement. Definitely an image worth seeing even before you turn 30. But that’s just our suggestion…
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Jodhpur is the place where blue comes alive. If you catch a glimpse at an aerial view of this gorgeous city, be prepared to be hypnotized by all the stunning shades of blue. More than just that, the cobbled pavements of the city showcase the essence of Rajasthan in all its glory. Want to pass on that?
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Varanasi is usually known as the spiritual capital of India. A mandatory stop for everyone that is traveling around India, Varanasi is one of the most famous places in India. Take a boat ride in the morning, and watch as everyone comes to bathe in the sacred Ganges river.
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Mumbai, or the Indian city that never sleeps, is one of the most famous places to visit in India. Not only is it the biggest city in the whole country, it is also filled with cultural references. If you’re stopping by Mumbai, remember that this city is all about its people, the spirit of enjoying the nightclubs and of course Bollywood.
Kolkata, or Calcutta, is the place in India where ancient charm meets modern times. There is an amazing annual festival that you shouldn’t pass on the opportunity to attend. The festival of Durga Puja is the time when one gets to experience the culture of Bengal in its true form.
Delhi is, at least to us, one of the best holiday destinations in India. It has it all! A rich city that is filled with cultural references, amazing architecture, and stories that almost feel like they are yours as much as they are Indian. End your visit with a stop at Hazrat Nizamuddin’s Dargah for a live Qawwali session, that will leave you breathless.
The place you have probably been waiting for to pop on our list of famous places to visit in India. This is definitely the most famous of them all, the home of the Taj Mahal. One of the 7 wonders of the world, this is, of course, an unmissable stop when you’re in India.
Sikkim is the home of the ancient Buddhist monasteries and one of the most breathtaking places you will visit during your stay in India. In Sikkim, you will feel the mystical essence of Buddhism and, who knows, maybe even feel it cleanse your soul, making it one of the mandatory places you have to visit in your lifetime!
Mathura is usually known as the birthplace of Lord Krishna, and one of the best places to celebrate Holi Festival. Visit Mathura during the first months of the year and make sure you attend Holi Festival, the festival of colors, that celebrates Krishna’s living philosophy and good winning over bad.
Goa is mostly famous for its never-ending party scenes and its memorable nightlife. But that’s not all… The Portuguese-inspired pearl of the Arabic sea Goa, is also home to some of the most beautiful beaches in all India.
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