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Lose yourself by traveling to find your own self. If you are looking for a perfect destination, where you could enjoy both the traditional and modern worlds, India is the best option for you to explore. India boasts a rich heritage and more than 30,000 years of history; this beautiful country is regarded as the birthplace of numerous cultures and religions which makes the country regarded as one of the most top-rated tourist destinations in the world. India is adorned with an almost endless variety of cultures, greenery, history, landscapes, mountains, and much more places to explore.

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Here is a list of the best tourist places in India to explore you on a journey.

The TajMahal, Agra

No visit to India would be complete without exploring TajMahal’s beauty, which is undoubtedly a pure epitome of elegance.TajMahal is the world’s most famous testimony to the power of the love of a Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Queen MumtazMahal. This beautiful destination is composed of an area of approximately 42 acres, and the construction of the TajMahal began in 1631 and it took 17 years before it was completed in 1648!

It is a symbol of great Mughal heritage, situated on the bank of river Yamuna in the city of Agra. TajMahal is constructed as an immense mausoleum of white marble decorated with precious stones. Tourists and visitors all over the world stepping into this fascinating tourist spot is like a journey back to the magnificent Mughal Empire. Unlike any other destination, TajMahal definitely offers you a lifetime experience.

The best time to visit this fantastic tourist spot is either at sunrise or sunset when the climate is brilliantly altered by the change in lighting where you can relish the splendid beauty of this popular mausoleum.

Varanasi

Varanasi would be the right choice for those who are looking for the most vibrant spirituality in India. Varanasi is one of the holiest places in India for Devotees. This city is composed of a large number of temples, ghats, and much more capture your heart with its charm and stunning beauty.  Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh is an ancient city, should be at the top of the priority list for anyone who seeks blessings from the almighty.

Varanasi is most popularly known as Lord Shiva’s City, where devotees believe they can break free from the cycle of rebirth and unite with the divine upon death. Tourist and visitors from all over the world to this holy destination takes a holy bath in the pious Ganga River that is believed to banish all the sins from their soul and body.

The most exciting activity of visiting Varanasi is the boat ride at the holy Ganga River, which would leave you to spell bounded with its charming picturesque views. 

Another important landmark of Varanasi is Sarnath, which is popularly known as the most prominent Buddhist site all around the world. You can also step into the most famous ghat in Varanasi called ManikarnikaGhat, which is the place of cremation by Hindus offers a unique experience at its best.  If you wish to explore the architectural splendor of the Rajput, Man MandirGhat is the right option for you. Ramnagar Fort, Chunar Fort, VishwanathGali are some of the great places to spend some time in your life.

The Golden Temple of Amritsar

The Golden Temple is one of the most sacred pilgrim spots among Indians and foreigners for ages and is located in the most popular holy city of the Sikhs, Amritsar. The Golden Temple is famous for its most beautiful gold decoration dome, built in a blend of Islamic and Hindu styles.

This tourist destination impresses anyone here not only with its elegant design but also with the temple’s spiritual atmosphere. Ringed by way of a marble walkway, the tank is stated to have healing powers, and pilgrims come from all around the world to take a bath in its sacred waters.  Tourist and Visitors from all over the world must remove their shoes and cover their heads before entering.

This beautiful destination also encloses many other tourist spots such as Wagah Border Ceremony, Partition Museum, Mandir Mata Lal Devi, JallianwalaBagh, Akal Takht, Sikh Parliament, Durgiyana Temple, and a number of worthwhile attractions that definitely delight you at their best.

Ladakh

Ladakh is one of the must-visit destinations in India, which is famous for its unmatched adventure options and scenic beauty that is ideal for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts. It is located at an altitude of 8,370 ft from sea level offering a fantastic blend of green and white.

Ladakh is a land of beauty composed of the highest mountain passes, alpine lakes, mesmerizing valleys, enchanting mountains, and many eye-catching Buddhist monasteries as well as exotic wildlife species especially snow leopards in India’s largest national park.

This stunning destination is the perfect option for those who are looking for mountain biking, motorbiking and, camping, White Water River rafting, trekking, and peak climbing adventures. Attending festivals in the monasteries is also one of the top things to do in Ladakh. Words cannot describe the pristine beauty you will find in Ladakh that the eyes can do.

The best season to visit Ladakh is during the months of April-May as many tourist attractions and activities would be open. There are many other tourist destinations to explore in and around Ladakh such as Pangong Tso, Shanti Stupa, Leh Palace, Hemis Monastery, Hall of Fame Museum Khardung La, Leh Market, and much more tourist spots that will definitely leave an everlasting memory in your travel journey. This beautiful Ladakh offers something to everyone from all sorts of age groups.

Goa

Goa is a state of fantasy and eternal beautiful destination for all types of tourists and visitors from all over the world. This fantastic tourist spot holds many beautiful and adventurous places to explore right from waterfalls, pristine beaches to spice plantations to relax, romance, and indulge in the beauty of nature. Goa is a perfect paradise for leisure seekers and backpackers.

There are many other tourist spots such as Panaji, Margao, Vasco da Gama, Mapusa, Candolim, Anjuna, Mandrem, Canacona, Sanquelim, and much more places where anyone can experience the best that Goa has to offer. Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary and Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary are the two most fantastic wildlife parks in Goa, which take you deep into the forest that must be on your bucket list while planning a visit to Goa.

Food is the major attraction in Goa as it holds many multi-cuisine restaurants at an affordable price range and also it wows the tourists with its distinctive cuisine that blends Portuguese and Goanflavors at its best. Vindaloo is said to be the famous signature dish of Goa so don’t leave Goa without trying it.

Kerala

Kerala is composed of an endless list of tourist destinations that are renowned for their scenic greenery and its elegant beauty. Kerala definitely has something to everyone with its beaches, backwaters, waterfalls, wildlife, and stunning hills.

If anyone wants to explore a rich heritage and its thriving culture, Kerala is the best tourist spot that awaits you at every turn. Kerala is famous for both natural and manmade brilliance that is why it is fondly called “God’s Own Country”.

Planning a trip to this prismatic land is complete bliss and fills your travel diary with arrays of fun, excitement, beauty, and frolic. No visit to Kerala would be completed without exploring a heavenly tourist destination called Alappuzha.

Alleppey is one of the most popular backwater destinations in Kerala, which is famous for its silent backwaters and bountiful elegancy. People can enjoy a boathouse cruise in a beautiful backwater and overnight stay, village walks, Ayurvedic therapies, and much more! The beauty and the charismatic land of Kerala can be enchanted by the beauty of Wayanad, Idukki village, Valara waterfalls, and the classic Cochin, Munnar, Kumarakom, Thekkady, Kollam, Vagamon, Kozhikode, and much more.

Kerala is a Year-round destination enchanted with so many tourist destinations even a weekend trip is not enough.

Nainital

Nainital is one of the most popular hill stations in the state of Uttrakhand, located at an altitude of 2084 meters above sea level. Nainital is one of the best popular destinations among tourists where they can spend their leisure time at its best. This beautiful destination is composed of many eye-catching lakes and landscapes that will leave you speechless.

Naini Peak is the highest point of this hill station offering an interesting panoramic view. This spot is famous for its trek lovers, adventure seekers, and horse riders. If you are looking for a wildlife experience, Nainital Zoo is the perfect spot for you. This place is home to many exotic species including rare snow leopards, which is definitely a wonder of nature.

Tourist Attractions in India

Being a well-known tourist attraction, there are many hidden gems in and around Nainital, Tiffin Top, High Altitude Zoo, Sattal lake, Land Ends, Kainchi Dam, Lover’s Point, Peora, KhurpaTaal, Hanumangarhi, Kilbury, Snow View Point, and many other popular places that turn your journey into beautiful memories.

Jaipur

No trip to India would be complete without planning a travel iternery to Jaipur, popularly called “The Pink City” because of the blushing color of its historic buildings. Jaipur is a beautiful land composed of culture and heritage, brimming with its stunning architectural gems. 

Jaipur is a romantic paradise that houses picturesque royal palaces to marvel the beauty, eclectic museums, magnificent forts, adventurous activities to experience thrill, ancient towering temples for those who are looking for solace and spiritual bliss, and much more. Amer Fort, City Palace, Nahargarh Fort, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Jai Mahal, Rambagh Palace, Rajmahal Palace, Culinary Delightsare some of the must-visit tourist spot in Jaipur that maintains a heavenly aspect.

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Don’t step out from Jaipur without shopping as Jaipur is a heaven for souvenirs as the city is shining with high-quality traditional handicrafts, jewelry, textiles, wooden carvings, and much more from costume jewelry to gold in all budget ranges. Jaipur is surely a paradise for architecture lovers, shopping freaks, honeymooners, and travellers. October to March is the best season to explore this beautiful tourist spot that has something for everyone.

Lonavala

Lonavala is a popular Hill station in Maharashtra where people can experience everything from stunning vantage points to admirable architecture and its religious attractions. Lonavala is popularly called as “City of Caves”, which flaunts beautifully with its admirable green valleys, chilling waterfalls, interesting caves, and serene lakes.

There are so many beautiful places in this tourist spot offering tranquillity and serene nature. Places like Tikona Fort, Lohagarh Fort, and a few other spots are the best option for those who are looking for trekking and hiking.

Tiger’s Leap, Bhaja Caves, Karla Caves, Bhushi Dam, Duke’s Nose, Tikona Fort, Pawna Lake, Lohagad Fort, Ryewood Park, Rajmachi Fort are some of the must-visit tourist spots in Lonavala that should be in your travel plan to gain the best of experiences of your get-away in this hill station.

Lonavala is composed of a plethora of attractions for its tourists and visitors from all around the world.  October to March is the best time to step into this beautiful Lonavalafor those looking for sightseeing and trekking. If you love exploring picturesque and scenic destinations, then the monsoon is the best time to come here.

Shimla

Shimla is a picturesque hill station, located at an altitude of 2205 meters in the beautiful Himachal Pradesh, the most visited tourist spot in Himachal Pradesh. Shimla is popularly known as the “Queen of Hills”, composed of the serene scenic beauty of Himalayan peaks, rich greeneries, stunning lakes, and the majestic oak and pine forests let you enjoy their timeless beauty.

Shimla is a perfect option for all sorts of people like honeymoon travellers, serene getaways, adventurous seekers. Shimla definitely leaves you with unforgettable memories to cherish for your entire lifetime travel diaries.

Kufri is the top-rated tourist attraction in Shimla, which is very famous for its scenic nature, photography spots, and adventurous activity. No visit to Shimla would be completed without taking a stroll on Mall Road, which offers a glimpse of Shimla.

Mall Road is filled with multiple shops, restaurants, book shops, and many more attractions that surprise us. People looking to explore nature, photography, history should step into Summer Hill. Annandale, Kalka–Shimla Railway, Jakhoo Hill, The Ridge, The Shimla State Museum, Arki Fort, Chail, Solan, Daranghati Sanctuary and much more tourist spots definitely make your trip worth your money.

McLeod Ganj

McLeod Ganj is the most popular tourist spot among trekkers when planning a travel iteniery to Himachal Pradesh. McLeod Ganj is fondly named “Little Lhasa” and it is also famous for being the residence of the popular Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama.

Tourists and visitors from all around the world exploring this McLeod Ganj can experience a wonderful blend of Tibetan with some British influence. This tourist spot is famous for its enchanting unique landscapes that draw many tourists throughout the year.

Enjoy your trekking to the ridges of Triund flaunts with its astonishing scenic view with a chill atmosphere. Bhagsu Waterfall is a beauty you would admire for hours and is definitely something you wouldn’t want to miss. You can explore Dharamshala to get to know its rich Tibetan culture. Bhagsunath Temple and beautiful Waterfall, Dharamkot, Minkiani Pass, Dal Lake, Tibetan Museum, Triund, Dhauladhar Ranges, Kangra Fort, Namgyal Monastery, Indrahar Pass, The Dalai Lama’s Temple, Naddi View Point, and many more attractions you can visit in Mcleodgani that definitely worth spending your time and penny.

McLeod Ganj lets you feel the chill winds that gently blow all your worries away from your hustle bustle life. October to February is the best season to explore McLeod Ganj with temperatures between -1°C and 9°C. Explore McLeod Ganj and enjoy your trip with your family.

Packing your bags and exploring these places would definitely be a heavenly experience to cherish your lifetime.
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Kishar Ahmed is a travel junkie who’s passionate about traveling and writing. He finished his Bachelor of Engineering in 2012, and as all typical engineers do, he had no clue what to do in life.

That is when he decided to combine his passions and start a travel blog. He wanted to travel far and wide, at the same time letting others know about the exotic places he discovered. That is how TheWanderingStar was born.

Thewanderingstar is a website dedicated to traveling and keeping its reader updated with the latest fads in the travel world. It is a concoction of wide-ranging topics such as diving, exotic destinations, travel tips, budget tips, and so on.

Though this started off with a single author, today it has multiple authors who have traveled to places unimaginable.

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