India is home to gorgeous palaces, bustling cities, and a diverse and tranquil countryside filled with mountains, lakes, and exotic animals.
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India – a beach destination? Definitely. From popular stretches along Goa and Kerala to islands in the middle of the turquoise-hued Bay of Bengal, there are glorious stretches of sun and surf to behold.
The Assam tea plantations in northeast India have lush green tea fields that seem to stretch on forever.
The Meenakshi Temple is located in Tamil Nadu in southern India and is a beacon of bright blues, yellows, pinks, and greens. The incredibly detailed layers of the temple reach far into the sky.
It’s hard to be sure which time of day flatters the Golden Temple in Amritsar the most…
The Himalayan Mountain Range
The Sheesh Mahal (Palace of Mirrors) is the best-known part of Jaipur’s Amber Fort. Paintings and flowers carved from glass cover the walls and ceilings, giving the palace its name.
The landscapes of Kashmir in northern India are vast, diverse, and amazingly scenic.
New Delhi’s Lotus Temple offers a sharp contrast from India’s more traditional temples. There’s a simple elegance in its modern appearance.
The incredible Hawa Mahal ranks among the most beautiful sights in Rajasthan.
And who could forget the “teardrop on the face of eternity,” the Taj Mahal herself?
Holi – The festival of colour
Yellow mustard fields in Ladakh
The dry desert of Jaisalmer
The famous Pushkar Camel Fair is one of the most surprising events in the country.
Leading to the sacred Ganges, the Varanasi Ghats host daily rituals as well as religious celebrations.
The street markets in New Delhi sell an exotic and eye-catching array of nuts, fruits, spices, candies, and more.
Kanha National Park is one of the best-preserved wildlife areas in India, and it is filled with tigers, leopards, wild dogs, deer, and birds.
For many, delicious Indian food is one of the biggest reasons to visit.
Lucky visitors can witness traditional dance performances.
The Buddhist monuments that fill the Ajanta Caves in west-central India tell stories that date back to the first and second centuries B.C.
Udaipur’s City Palace is a complex of 11 majestic palaces complete with gardens, gates, courtyards, terraces, and corridors that are situated on the banks of Lake Pichola.
The Nilgiri Mountain Rail is the steepest rail line in the country, stretching from Mettupalayam to Ootacamund (Ooty) in southern India. The five-hour ride offers incredible views of India’s countryside.
Northern India has valleys filled with rivers that are bordered by mountains.
The world’s third tallest peak, Kanchenjunga, is located on the Indian-Nepalese border.
A striking mix of patches of bright green and looming instruments, the Jantar Mantar is an astronomical observation site that was built in the early 1700s in Jaipur. Although there are other astronomical sites in the country from this period, the Jantar Mantar is the most well preserved.