When you tour India, you discover it is a soulful tour and not just about the sights sounds and excitement. India is the birthplace of cultural history and civilization with so many sights to see. The people show their culture and spirituality outright and even the very geography of the land tells a wonderful story. You will find medieval style architecture, ruins of old, exotic standing structures and natural encounters that will melt your heart. As you move through the different regions of India, you will notice the difference in dressing, culture, food, music, dance, dialects, decorations and folklore. Here are some of the most wonderful and profound places to visit and things to do in India.
Agra, Uttar Pradesh: all visitors of India, and even those living in India, must add Agra to their to-do-list. This is home to the Taj Mahal, one of the 7 wonders of the world. This is really the pride of India and one of the top 50 most sought after destinations in the world. Agra is the home of two other UNESCO World Heritage Sights and full of magical romance and splendid architecture. The city is also popular for delicacies like Lassi and Agra ka Petha.
Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir: Ladakh has been called the moon-land of India and no wonder, since it is captivatingly beautiful. The worlds highest mountains, Karakoram and the Himalaya, surround Ladakh on both sides. From the culture t forests and geography, this city is full of attractions for all tourists to enjoy. Panong Lake, Shanti Stupa and Leh palace are three top destinations to visit while in the city.
Gangtok, Sikkim: this is a popular destination bubbling with life. The culture, mixed with the colorful sights and sounds is magnificent and unique. This is one of the most beautiful hill stations in al of India and the name means hill top. Some naturally abounding beauties to visit in Gangtok are Ganesh Tok, Ban Jhakri falls, Enchey Monastary, Tsomgo Lake and more.
Udaipur, Rajasthan: this is one of the most romantic cities in India that has won an award as the best tourist city in India before. The city is surrounded by four lakes and has been called the Lake City, Venice of the east and Jewel of Mewar. The hills, temples, palaces and human effort put into this city make it welcoming and beautiful. This is the home to the popular Nathdwara temple. You could visit the Lake Palace Hotel while in Udaipur.
Darjeeling, West Bengal: there is a lot of Tibetan influence in the culture, food and craft f this area. This hill station houses many tea estates and was the summer capital of India under British rule. The quality of tea here is unquestionable and the beautiful tea plantations make tourist visits delightful. You will find colonial churches and building all over the town and the toy train station, a UNESCO World Heritage Sight, still running. This is the highest peak in India and the third highest in all the world. Cultural diversity is the real beauty of Darjeeling.
Bodh Gaya, Bihar: this is a Buddhist pilgrimage center and known as the most sacred one in the world. Gautam Buddha achieved enlightenment here under the Mahabodhi tree. A temple built next to the tree bears the same name and is a real spiritual experience for Buddhists. All sects of Buddhists come here for pilgrimage every year. The philosophies, religion and culture of India is best understood from Bodh Gaya.
Kahjuraho, Madhya Pradesh: this is a singular architectural master piece and a must see when in India. This town houses world renowned temples, famous for the intricate and detailed carvings on them. The Indian architecture here is imbued with Indian culture itself and goes as far back as 950 AD. The finest Indian sculpted buildings are the definition of art in this town. Some sights to find such architectural genius is Lakshamn temple, Devi Jagdamba temple and Kandariya Mahdev temple.
Shilling, Meghalaya: here, you are sure to find different types and styles of naturally created waterfalls, crystal clear lakes, mountain peaks, golf courses, zoos and museums. He amazing culture and people as well as tall waterfalls will captivate you as you pass through to Meghalaya. Music is another feature that makes this westernized part of India a must-visit. It is always a lively place with numerous musical vents all year round.
Experienced and new travelers alike are welcome to soak in the majestic charm of an Indian Tour package. There are different sites to suit different personalities whether quiet or adventurous. The spiritual background of India is also important and pilgrims are welcome to explore and go on a meditation trip for the mind. You will find your perfect holiday on an Indian tour.