The beautiful region of North India has very nice temperature that can be enjoyed throughout the year. Here you will find majestic fortresses, historical ruins, mountains topped with snow, religious temples, relaxing hill stations, tropical wildlife and lush greenery. It is absolutely a place to visit and you should see some of these sights and participate in these activities when you are on your tour of North India.

Cultural sights

Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir: Srinagar is a romantic and beautiful place in North India. Here are so many places to visit here where you will feel the cultural heritage of the land. Most importantly here is the Hazratbal Mosuqe where the sacred hairs of the prophet Mohammed are enshrined. This is also a good place to access other surrounding areas.

Shimla, Himachal Pradesh: this is one of the most distinguished locations for tourists in North India and one of the most populated hill stations. The atmosphere is captivating and the town was well planned built in a colonial style and surrounded by historic temples. Is is both a historical, cultural and spiritual sight for interested parties to visit.

New Delhi, NCR: this is a place for everyone as you can find the quite gardens, busy municipality and historical monuments in between. Politics, excellent architecture, culture and history meets in new Delhi. There is a variety of monuments to choose from when you visit this place. From the India Gate to the Lotus temple, you will find there is a historical place to visit almost everywhere in Delhi.

Temples

Viashno Devi, Jammu and Kashmir: you can almost feel the spirituality in the air at the cave temple of Mata Vaishnodevi is located high above sea level. This is a perfect path for pilgrims in North India that can be harder on children and the elderly. If you are one with nature and Hinduism, then this is a must see.

Nainital, Uttarakhand: this is a hill station next to a lake and so promises beautiful scenery. You can engage in horse riding and yachting on the beautiful lake which is divided into the north side, Mallital, or the south side, Tallital. The famous Naina Devi temple is located here for the more spiritually inclined to visit.

Amristar, Punjab: the name means holy pool of nectar and this serves as a cultural center and the spiritual center of the Sikh religion. It is known all over the world for its golden temple, the Harmandir Sahib Gurudwara. The city is thriving with tourist activities and delicious food to enjoy.

National parks

Tura, Meghalaya: this town is almost unexplored and holds riches of wildlife and natural animal habitation that can be interesting to witness. From the Siju caves to the Rongbang Dar waterfalls, there is plenty of sightseeing to do especially when you round it off with a trip to the Norkrek National Park where the golden cat, pheasant, leopards and other animals reside. Kaziranga National Park, Asam: this park resonates with well reserved natural beauty and is the location of 2/3 of the worlds rhino community. Apart from the horned rhinos, tourists can explore flying squirrels, Bengal foxes, swamp dears, Indian tigers, Leopards and other wildlife. The water bodies and forest here are beautiful for relaxing.

Rafting

Manali, Himachal Pradesh: this hill station town standing over 6,000 feet above sea level is a popular spot for water sports of all kinds. Tucked into the Kullu Valley, the immaculate River Beas flows through this hill station town with extra attractions like the famous Rohtang Pass. White water rafting is a favorite among the many tourist activities here.

Rishikesh, Uttarakhand: home of yoga and adventure sports, Rishikesh is a spiritual Himalayes trek and still has its own bountiful share of activities including watersports like white water rafting. This is a new experience to touring North India that no one should miss.

Trekking destinations

Spiti, Himachal Pradesh: Tibetan culture is redundant here and the area is almost untouched as it is the natural location of many temples. The strong hearted tourists are welcome on the daring trekking experience to the beautiful trekking mecca with beautiful views. Dhankar and Ki monasteries are worth visiting while here. The high Surajtal lake is also located here for some extra sight seeing and exploration.

Valley of Flowers, Uttarakhand: this was named a UNESCO World Heritage Sight in the 90’s for the untamed blossom of flowers which can be seen spread across the land from the white peaks above. The valley of flowers also has medicinal herbs and can be a beautiful trekking destination.

Mcleodganj, Himachal Pradesh: this hill station is famous amongst trekkers and also located near the renowned Dalai Lama’s Namgyal Monastery. The Tibetan mixed with British influence makes the blend of cultures unique and beautiful to see.

Facebook Comments