India Nepal Sightseeing

India is a vast country and stretches from the Himalayan heights down to the costal tip of Kanyakumari. There are fertile plains to the sands of the Thar desert in the North. There are green tropical forests, plateaus and coastal regions in the South. Nepal has the highest peak of Mt.Everest among others. So the sightseeing in India and Nepal is simply all embracing.

India Starting from the Himalayan region, Kashmir is known as ‘Paradise on Earth. Its tHill townslike Leh , Ladakh and Gulmurg are exiting. Srinagar, Capital of Jammu and Kashmir, is a vast valley around the Dul Lake. Stay in a houseboat called Shikara and view the green y all around its hills.

Himachal Pradesh is another Himalayan State with Kullu and Manali Hill Stations is romantic with River Beas flowing down the green high mountains. Rohtang Pass in a vhallenging visit. Simla is picturesque Hill Station on lower Himalayas with various tourist destinations. Dharamshala is the popular being the home to the Dalai Lama and other tourist attractions like Bhagsunag Falls, Pong Dam lake etc.

Punjab In Plains, Punjab offers the sight of Golden Temple surrounded by huge pond and gate closing of Attari border with Pakistan in the evening with ceremonial parade on both the sides.

Delhi, Capital City of India, attracts tourists for viewing Walled city locating Red fort, Jama Masjid and chandni Chowk Bazar of Mughal period as well New Delhi locating Inndia Gate, Rashtraoati Bhawan, Janter, Himayun Tomb and Qutab Minar. Connaught Place is a circular shopping centre built during British rule.

In the State of Uttar Pradesh, the sight at the Ghats at the banks of River Ganges and rituals of Hindu worship at temples affords a nevel experience. Agra is known for its World Heritage Sites of Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri.

In the desert State of Rajasthan, Jaipur ( Rajasthan) is an oasis. Sightseeing spots here are Jaisingh hilltop fort and Walled City locating Jal Mehal (Water Palace) surrounded by pre modern planned city. Udaipur locates City Place, and Fateh Sagar besides a garden with fountains called the Saheliyon ki Badi. Jaisalmer ( Rajasthan) is known for its sand dunes and camel used for transport and travel besides , Fort and Hvelis. Desert National Park and Akal Wood Fossil Park are places to be seen.

In South Indian Karnatka State, Bengaluru ( Karnataka) is a Garden City with worth seeing ancient monuments like St Mary's Basilica, St Patric's Church, the Masjid-e-Khadria and Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple.. Mumbai ( Maharashtra) Gateway of India, Film City, Juhu Beach, Chaupati (Fast Food), Bndra (Shopping) and religious sites like Mt. Mary's Church, Haji Ali mosque ISCKON temple. . Hampi is desination to sight ancient ruins of Hampi city These ruins are declared as World Heritage Site on rocky spot surrounded by green forest.

In Kerala, Munnar is a sleepy town famous for its green hills and scenic beauty. Its sightseeing spots are Atukkad Falls, Mattupetti Dam, Kundala Lake and the Eravikullam National Park to spot endangered species . Goa, former Portuguese colony, is a tourists’ paradise beaches and mighty Doodhsagar waterfalls. It is a Union Territory cheerful folks. Liquor is unrestricted and served by every household. Visit to Goa combines sightseeing with merriment.

In Maharashtra State, Bombay city is called commercial capital of India. It locates Indian Film industry. Pune city is called the cultural capital of the state. It locates Marathi film industry and four Museums. Khandala Hills constitute a best sightseeing spot.

In Uttarakhand State, Rishikesh is a Hindu holy city on the Banks of River Ganges. Hyderabad ( Capital of Andhra Pradesh) is rich in cultural heritage. Charminar, Golconda Fort, Falaknuma Palace and Mecca Mosque are its main tourist attractions. Hussain Sagar and Sharmipet lakes are picnic spots.

In West Bengal, Kolkata is called the cultural capital of India. Places to visit are Victoria Memorial, Birla Planetarium Howrah Bridge and Tagore House. Sunderbans constitutes marshy forest land. Gangasagar is fascinating sight of backwaters. Darjeeling is a hill station and famous for tea plantation besides Toy Train declared World Heritage. It is spot for rock climbing and trekking.

In Tamil Nadu , Chennai ( Capital City) locates Marina Beach, Edward Elliot's Beach, Arinjar Anna Zoological Parkand , Guindy National Park. Kodaikanal at Palani hills, Kodai has lakes, waterfalls and valley. Famous Tourist destination are Berijam Lake and Kodai Lake.

Puducherry ( Union Territory), erstwhile French colony, is is famous for its beaches (Paradise and Auro) and Aurobindo Ashram.

Nepal The sightseeing destination in Nepal include Namche Bazaar which is a gateway to Mount Everest and the Lumbini where Budha was born.

The Phewa Lake is famous for sightsing and paragliding. Chitwan National Park is famout for sighting One horned rhinos among other animals. Illam, tea capital of Nepal and one of the tourism hotpots in eastern Nepal

The only international elephant polo in Chitwan National Park Religious sites The major religion in Nepal is Hinduism, and the Pashupatinath Temple, the world's largest temple of Shiva which is located in Kathmandu, attracts many pilgrims and tourists. Other Hindu pilgrimage site include the temple complex in Swargadwari located in the Pyuthan district, lake Gosainkunda near Dhunche, the temples at Devghat, Manakamana temple in the Gorkha District, and Pathibhara near Phungling.

Buddhism is the largest minority religion. The World Heritage site Lumbini, which is traditionally considered to be the birthplace of Gautama Buddha, is an important pilgrimage site. Another prominent Buddhist site is Swayambhunath, the Monkey Temple, in Kathmandu.

Muktinath is a sacred place for Hindus as well as Buddhists. The site is located in Muktinath Valley, Mustang district.

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