As a travel destination, North India offers much than a traveler expects. This amazing part of India is a wonderful combination of natural treasures and historical places. The majestic high peaks of the Himalayan range draw tourists for its beauty and gorgeous hill stations. The Indo-Gangetic Plains is home to some of the oldest cities of Asia as well as numerous architectural marvels. Therefore, it is not a surprise that this Indian region is one of the frequently visited tourist destinations of the country.
A few North India tour destinations without which your journey as a traveler would be incomplete.
Delhi – the capital city tops the list when it comes to seeing the soul of India. Delhi is unavoidable if you are visiting India from any other part of the world. The cosmopolitan city offers glimpses of ancient past through its world heritage monuments. Amazing forts, government buildings, famous museums, and architectural wonders offer never-ending lists for visitors. When you are on the North India tour to this magnificent place, don’t forget to visit – India Gate, Red Fort, Raj Ghat, Lotus Temple, Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb, Akshardham Temple, Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah, Chandni Chowk, Rashtrapati Bhawan and more.
Leh and Ladakh
This remote place has become an increasingly popular tourist destination and tops the bucket list of every traveler. Leh, the largest town in the area is home to some of the well-known passes. The splendid Himalayas, postcard beauty of valleys and lakes attract tourists from all across the world. The monasteries and Indo-Tibetan culture are other attractions that captivate travelers. When you are in this region, don’t miss to visit Nubra Valley, Hemis, Zanskar, Pangong Lake and more.
Also known as Banaras and Kashi, Varanasi is considered one of the oldest cities in the world. The city holds an esteemed place among divine and spiritual destinations. No wonder why, it attracts domestic as well as foreign tourists alike. Known as Mukti Sthala, it is believed that any person who dies and cremated in this holy place attains Moksha. Another strong belief is that a dip in the Ganges can cleanse away all sins of a person. The ghats and Ganges are the prominent places of interest that attract tourists. The city is also a center for yoga, music, and classical dance. It is always a good idea to book the Golden Triangle Tour India with Varanasi and visit the place.
Shimla, the queen of hill stations, is an ideal place to give yourself a break from city life. The quaint, charming hill station abounds with natural beauty and colonial structures. One of the most visited tourist destinations of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla rests at an elevation of 2202 m above sea level. It offers everything you require for a laid-back holiday – adventure activities, a great time, good food, and fresh air. Enjoy the spectacular views of Himalayas, admire the architecture at Rashtrapati Niwas, trek to Jakhoo temple, and feel the enthusiastic vibes at the Mall Road.
Home to Taj Mahal – one of the Seven Wonders of the World, it wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that Agra is one of the most visited cities in North India tours and travels, especially by foreign tourists. Though the place is visited majorly for the Taj Mahal, the city holds many more places of interest you would’ve imagined. Agra is spread with multiple historical monuments that speak about the Mughal rulers. Apart from architectural beauty, you also get a chance to taste rich Mughlai cuisine and bargain in some of the best shopping centers.
Jaipur – the pink city, is renowned and loved for all the right reasons. The place is a kaleidoscope of rich culture, heritage, royal food, warm hospitality, bustling shopping places and much more. Its historical monuments would take you back in history. The intricate design and exceptional craftsmanship of artisans will leave you bewitched. The palatial hotels offer you a chance to live a royal life and enjoy slices of luxury.