India is a vast country with many different cultures, cuisines, interesting sites and much more. There are several reasons why you should choose India for your next holiday destination. There is a different side to one of the world’s most populated countries. The tourism sector is gaining popularity with many people from all over the world interested in seeing the colors of India. There are several UNESCO World Heritage Sites too.
Take a look at few of the main points listed below.
1. Pilgrimage Sites & Street Shopping
Street shopping is one of the favorite activities to indulge in when you visit India. You can find them in all the famous metros and north- eastern states too. There is a variety of artifacts special to the area, pottery & art works, useful utilities, handicrafts, etc. – available at a fairly reasonable price.
2. A Visit To The Golden Triangle
Three famous and busy cities including the national capital state of Delhi, Agra & Jaipur together make the Golden Triangle. The combo is a classic tour for most domestic and international tourists. It includes the seven wonders of the world, the Ranthambore National Park & many more.
3. Tranquil Lakes & Backwaters
There are several beautiful lakes and waters to admire in India. Udaipur- the city has got its name as City of Lakes due to the amazing rivers and waters including the famous Chambal river that goes through it. Kerala is another state down south that is known for calm backwaters which is the epitome of this. The Palace on Wheels India makes its journey through Udaipur where there is also a boat- riding activity at times.
4. Multi-Culture Dance Forms
India is a culture- rich country and interesting range of cultures. Each culture has its own traditional dance form. You can find a variety of dances from culture dance forms, folk dances and group dances too. This is the place where a person who is interested in cultures can learn about several in the same country.
5. UNESCO World Heritage Sites
India is a place where you can find old monuments of brilliant architecture. There are several World Heritage Sites in India that you can find all over the country. The most popular ones being the marble structure – Taj Mahal and temples of Hampi in Karnataka.
6. Live in Palace turned Star Hotels
There are several Palaces where kings of old times lived. Now they have turned into star/ luxury/ deluxe hotels. Some of the most famous ones to get premium feel is the Taj Mahal Hotel, the Oberoi Grand & Hotel Rawla Narlai, in Rajasthan
7. Colorful Beaches of Western Coast
The Western Coasts of the Arabian Sea is dotted with popular beaches. There are the bustling ones like Beach Paradise & if you want a lively time and the beaches not visited so often. You can also indulge in water sports at some of the best tides.
8. Wide Range of Cuisine
As mentioned earlier, as there are various cultures, there are various traditional cuisines from all corners of the country. You can eat a different variety at each meal of the day for one whole year and still find something new every day. There is South Indian, North Indian, Chinese, Dhaba Food, and so on.
9. Exotic Wildlife
India is popular for housing several wildlife species like the Bengal tiger, snow leopard, Spotted Deer, etc. and is famous for many wildlife parks & sanctuaries. The Khaledeo National Park is one of the famous ones. Another perfect wildlife destination is Ranthambore which is lined with famous historic buildings and a famous World Heritage Site overlooks it.
10. Largest Railway Networks
India has the largest Railway Networks throughout the country. It is a well connected and complex railway lines where inter- state, inter -district, local trains & goods carriers, etc. ply. The famous names and most popular ones are the Shatabdi Express, Rajdhani Express, Nizamuddin Duronto Express, etc. Luxury Travel is soon picking up in India and such trains include the Deccan Odyssey and Maharajas Express that ply on these routes/ tracks.
If you are planning to visit India and move around in trains then the ideal journeys would be one of the week long luxury tours. There are world class amenities offered onboard with select cuisine and interesting facilities. The Palace on Wheels Price ranges from $575 to $865 depending on the occupancy type per person/ per night. You can visit the best historic sites, taste the delicious cuisine, take a day’s wildlife tour, and unwind at the tranquil waters of the calm lakes. You get all this while enjoying the onboard facilities of a 5-star hotel. This makes an amazing journey of a lifetime.