22 Interesting Things To Do In India Before You Die

You might have got caught up in your routine life that you almost stop doing unique and interesting things. Today, vacation has also become a routine in people’s life.

Choosing a destination, visiting some tourist attractions and coming back is not a vacation. You need to do something interesting and unique that it would stay in your minds for long. Here are the top 22 things that you need to do in India before you die.

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1. A bike ride on the highest motorable mountain passes in Ladakh during a cool summer morning would make you a hero. You can also catch up with Indian army at army canteen.

Chang La Pass, Ladakh Read More : Complete Guidelines for Your Ladakh Road Trip

Suggested Tour : 17 Days - Ladakh Biking tour

2. White water rafting on River Ganges in Rishikesh is a lifetime experience. If you are up for some thrilling activities, you ought to make this as number one.

Rishikesh-river-rafting Read More : Top 10 Things To Do In Rishikesh

Suggested Tour : 6 Days - Golden Triangle Haridwar & Rishikesh Tours

3. Spend a night camping near Pangong Lake at Leh Ladakh and watch the lake change colour over time. If you are lucky, you would get a camping spot very near the lake.

Camping Pangong Lake, Ladakh Also Read : Nubra Valley Ladakh – High Altitude Desert of India Suggested Tour : 6 Nights - Leh Ladakh Pangong Lake Tour

4. Visit India Gate at night to enjoy the monument with lights in Delhi.

India Gate at Night Read More : Top Attractions in Delhi Suggested Tour : 4 Days - Delhi Agra Private Tour

5. If you love beaches, you ought to visit Pondicherry and spend a whole day in beaches; walking with bare foot and enjoying sun.

Auroville Beach, Pondicherry Read More : Pondicherry – A Little France in India Suggested Tour : 10 Days - South India Temple Tour from Mumbai

6. Ride houseboat on the backwaters of Kerala on a winter morning. This is the most beautiful thing that you can do in India.

Kumarakom Kerala Backwaters Read More : Top 5 Backwaters of Kerala that you should not miss Suggested Tour : 8 Days - Kerala Backwater Tour

7. Dive into the warm blue lagoons in Andaman on a cold winter morning. This is something that would be more fulfilling than scuba diving or other activities.

Scuba Diving Andaman Read More : Top 20 Places You Must Visit In Andaman and Nicobar Islands

8. Visit Khajuraho temples to enjoy the exotic statues in 9th century temples and enjoy the dance festival that takes place once a year.

Khajuraho Dance Festival Read More : 6 Tourist Attractions You Will Never Know About Khajuraho Suggested Tour : 3 Days - Khajuraho Private Tour from Delhi

9. Kumbha Mela is a religious gathering that happens once in every 12 years in India. During this festival, millions of people gather at a single area such that the mass can be seen from space too. You ought to visit this gathering.

Kumbh Mela Ujjain Read More : Top Festivals and Events in North India

10. You ought to make a one week stay at Osho Ashram which is located in Pune. This ashram would teach you to find your inner peace.

Osho Meditation, Pune Read More : Best Destinations for Meditation Break In India

11. Enjoy any entertainment based festival in Goa. No matter which one you choose, make sure you have nightlife attraction in it. It would be the night that you would remember the rest of your life.

Tito's Street Goa Read More : Major Events in Goa

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12. Trek to the top of Raja Mountain in Munnar to find Kurunji flower, a flower that blooms only once every 12 years. You can also find certain exotic animals on the peak of the mountain.

Trekking at Rajamalai Hills Munnar Read More : How to Reach Munnar Suggested Tour : 13 Days - Kerala Hill Stations Tour

13. If you love romance, you ought to have a cool dinner on the sand dunes on a cold winter night in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan.

Sand Dunes in Jaisalmer Read More : How To Reach Jaisalmer Suggested Tour : 14 Days - Rajasthan Agra and Varanasi Tour

14. Zorbing on the slopes of Manali is a heavenly experience. No matter how old you are, you would love this experience.

Zorbing in Manali

Read More : Top 15 Offbeat Places to Visit in Himachal Pradesh
Suggested Tour : 9 Days - Srinagar Leh Manali

15. Visit the base of Everest peak at Tibet or Nepal. There are a lot of monasteries out there to explore and enjoy.

Everest Base Camp Trek

Read More : Best Way to See Mt Everest Nepal Without Climbing

Suggested Tour : 8 Days – Tibet Tour From Nepal Via Everest Base Camp

16. Visit the bull fight festival that happens in Madurai and other areas of Tamil Nadu during second day of Pongal, Jan 16th. This is a festival where a bull with prize money on its hunk is made to run over a field and young people try to tame it by fighting it.

Jallikattu, Madurai

Read More : 8 Best Places to Visit in Madurai

Suggested Tour : 4 Days - Madurai Rameshwaram Kanyakumari Temple Tour

17. On the Pongal day, in Madhya Pradesh, you can check out the kite festival. It would be almost similar to the one in Japan. It is a wonderful sight to your eyes. You can also learn to make kites here.

Kite Festival, Madhya Pradesh

Read More : Top 10 Places to Visit in Madhya Pradesh

Suggested Tour : 8 Nights – Golden Triangle with Khajuraho Tour

18. Visit the tricolored sea. The southern tip of India is located in Kanyakumari. This is the place where you can find an ocean with three different coloured water. The colour of the water is due to the depth.


Read More : Best Route to Travel from Rameshwaram to Kanyakumari

Suggested Tour : 12 Days - South India Temple Tour

19. Have a glass boat ride over Adam’s bridge which is submerged under the water in 14th century. People in India consider that this bridge was built by God with the help of monkeys to reach Sri Lanka.

20. Watch the local Olympics of India that happens in Punjab. The sports festival happens in Feb and many activities like cart race, rope pulling and others are organized.

Cart Race Punjab Suggested Tour : 16 Days - North India Holiday Package

21. Visit India during Holi. It is a colourful festival where people throw coloured water on each other. People deliberately wear white clothes on Holi here.

Holi India Read More : India’s Most Popular Festival: Holi the Color Fight

22. Visit Mumbai during Ganesh Chaturthi to visit thousands of people marching towards the sea to drown their Ganesh statue. Thousands of statues would be dissolved in the river or sea with exciting rituals.

Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai Read More : Suggested Tour : 4 Days - Mumbai Sightseeing Tour

There are a lot of other interesting things that you can do in India like visiting Taj Mahal, the lake that was formed by meteor crash in India, temple where the god is a bike and so on. India is an interesting land and you ought to do something to make your vacation interesting.

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