Thursday, November 29, 2018
10 Places to Visit in India This Winter
“India is a land of rivers, seas, oceans, hills, mountains, forests, deserts, plateaus and there is so much natural beauty and wonders that one can spend an entire lifetime travelling the length and breadth of this amazing land and there will be still plenty left to explore. And everywhere one will go; there will be the beautiful people welcoming with the hospitality that is India’s unique identity”.
Here are our 10 best places to visit in India this winter:
1. Kolkata and the Hills of Bengal
Kolkata is a city of surprises. And it indeed has a lot to offer. Do visit the capital city of Bengal for strolling around the streets of this vibrant city.
And if you’re in Kolkata, visiting Darjeeling, the queen of the hills offers gorgeous views of the third highest peak of the world, the Kanchenjunga and is absolutely famous for its Himalayan Mountain Rail, known as the toy train.
2. Agra and The Taj
The seventh wonder of the world, Taj Mahal is another nicest place to visit in winter. The Taj stood there as a beautiful epitome of love which is curved in the finest of stones, like a dream come true. And it has stood there from the time immemorial welcoming millions of people.
. Kerala, God’s Own Country
Kerala is a beautiful state situated in the southern part of the country. It has gorgeous backwaters, lagoons, sea beaches, houseboats, spices, tasty delicacies, traditional dance dramas, modern city of Kochi, old clubs, imperial architectures, and lush greenery all around.
4. Pondicherry, A Jewel in the Crown
Pondicherry is a beautiful little coastal town in the Southern parts of India which is also known as French Colony. It welcomes travelers from all over the world. This city is so popular due to its pristine beaches, beautiful picturesque lanes and by lanes, meditation centers, spiritual connections, sparkling architectures with diverse eateries and cuisines, provides some of the best road trips you can take to and fro.
5. Mumbai and Goa
In India another iconic place is the Western State of Maharashtra, which is also known as the financial capital. Apart from that Mumbai is also known for The Grand Taj Mahal Hotel, Gateway of Mumbai, lovely beaches on the Arabian Sea, the cultural and multi ethnic, multi-national population, gorgeous bridges, ever running railways, varied and distinct Maharashtrian and Portuguese cuisine, sprawling and busy metro with its iconic skyline.
When in Mumbai, it’s a must visit to the sea side town of Goa, known for its international crowd, ever present strong stream of visitors to the gorgeous beaches, forts and palaces, the beach festivals, entertainment hub, music festivals and loads of activities going on throughout Maharashtra.
6. Jim Corbett
Jim Corbett National Park is India’s first national park which is named after the famous photographer Jim Corbett who also epitomized this park by putting down to rest one of the most dangerous of the man eaters there. Also, now under the tiger preservation project, this park has significant populations of tigers and other wildlife including leopards, and is one of the 10 best places to visit in India without doubt in winter.
7. Sun Temple and Puri, Orissa
Orissa is a mystical land which is situated in the eastern state on the shores of the Bay of Bengal. This city is another delightful destination for tourists both from India and abroad. It provides the ever popular seaside town of Puri, Sun temple of Konark near to the capital city of Bhubaneshwar, lovely forests, long road trips, lazy afternoon walks on the pristine beaches of Puri, visiting the enormous historical temples with their intricate curving and architecture, mouth watering cuisine, and the ever presence of the mighty sea, the Bay of Bengal and the world famous Lord Jagannath festival.
8. Rajasthan in Palace on Wheels
Travel Rajasthan on a wheel which connects states on the Grand Royal Palace on Wheels. This is the Orient Express of India. It is ultra luxurious, fully self-sufficient, regal living and travelling through some of the most enchanting parts of Rajasthan, namely Jaipur, Jaisalmeer, Udaipur and Chittorgarh. This is the best time in winter to visit the royal land of Rajasthan and if you can book and do the journey on Palace on Wheels.
9. Punjab and Amritsar, and The Golden Temple
Punjab, Chandigarh and Amritsar are some of the cities which will offer some of the most beautiful places to visit in India. The Golden Temple, the holiest shrine of Shikh people throughout the world, is a must visit. This amazing and huge temple attracts a large number of visitors not only from India, but from the world over. At one hand where Chandigarh is the bustling modern metropolis, Amritsar and Punjab has so much to offer, abundant natural beauty, spiritual connections, healthy air, healthy food (Punjab is famous for its cuisines), lovely hospitable people, lovely weather, though quite cold in the winter months, but still a lovely trip and a memorable one.
10. Dharamshala, the abode of The Dalai Lama
Dharamshala is situated in the Garhwal mountain regions of the Himalayas in the Himachal Pradesh State. You can find your little Tibet right here in India. This beautiful hill town is all about, picturesque, health resort, number of Tibetan Buddhist monasteries and also very importantly, the current official residence of The Dalai Lama, the spiritual head of Buddhists the world over.
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