6. Delicious cuisine
The essence of India is its cuisine, the mouth-watering dishes made with love and spices. If you here in India you got to try dishes from every nook and corner of this food-loving country. From fine dining to oh so yummy street food, you just cannot miss out on relishing the famous delicacies when in India. Kerala to Kolkata there’s a whole world of a palate of fabulous regional dishes to be discovered, beyond the familiar favourites of chicken tikka masala, rogan josh, malai kofta and tandoori butter naan.
7. The Vibrant festivals
Home to many cultures, India’s diversity lets you experience several festivals all year round that will add colour to your life. Some of the must experience is, witness the city of Jaipur lit with lights, attend the Durga Puja in Kolkata, celebrate Holi in Mathura and Vrindavan, Christmas in Goa, Ganesh Chaturthi in Mumbai, Gurupurab in Amritsar, Eid at Jama Masjid in Hyderabad.
8. Wonderful train journeys
There’s nothing like travelling around India by train, an experience that is a true wonder and an exhilarating journey. Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a UNESCO World Heritage site that winds through the narrow streets of Darjeeling, is an obvious highlight, but there are many others. The Deccan Odyssey offers six exclusive packages throughout India including Indian tourist hotspots, Deccan sights, Maharashtra, Gujarat, include Presidential and Deluxe coaches and has on-board Wi-Fi. Other luxury trains are Maharaja’s Express, Palace on Wheels, Royal Rajasthan on Wheels, The Golden Chariot, The Royal Orient and many more.
9. Budget Effective
According to the biennial World Economic Forum (WEF) Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report, India ranks 10th best for “price competitiveness”. It is indeed one of the most affordable places in the world. Luxury stays cheaper in India and you can easily get around the country by train. Next time you plan a world trip, mark India as your priority destination.
10. Diverse Landscapes
From palm-fringed beaches to backwater, the might Himalayas, gushing rivers, lush forest and hills, and cold desert, India has everything for that travelling soul. Whether you’re riding around the southern beaches of Goa on a bike trekking snow-capped mountains in the north, attempting to spot Bengal tigers and Indian elephants in the wild, or even just navigating the chaotic streets of Delhi, travelling to India is one big adventure!