Top Reasons to Instantly Fall In Love with North India

North India is a paradise for those who love valleys, adventure, mountains, monuments and others. Starting from Taj Mahal to valleys of Kashmir, this region of India has everything in its reign. North India is not just about snow. This region is a mixture of numerous exotic tourism elements.

When it comes to tourism, people sometimes overlook North India and stick to cliché tourism spots like Munnar, Jaisalmer, Mumbai, Andaman and others. This article will list down the Top Reasons to Visit North India and why is unique and special. These reasons will make you fall in love with this part of the country.

1. Delicious Cuisine

North Indian cuisine is very famous for its collection of snacks and finger foods. Unlike other parts of the country, the food is less spicy here. No matter which North Indian destination you choose, you ought to take up an eating tour in the street shops.

North Indian Thali
North Indian Cuisine

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2. Luxury Trains

With Delhi in the North India, it is easier to access any part of North from any part of the world. Moreover, Delhi is also the starting point for numerous luxury trains that run in the country. Palace on Wheels, Maharajas’ Express, Deccan Odyssey and many other luxury trains start and end their tour in Delhi.

Maharaja Express Train

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3. Shopping

Shopping is best in North India. Starting from marble works of Agra to the handlooms of Kashmir, this region is famous for souvenir shopping and entertainment shopping. There are many malls in the major cities that provide luxury-shopping experience.

Shopping at Kashmir

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4. One of the Seven Wonders of World

The world wonder, Taj Mahal is located in North India, Agra. Every year, the number of tourists visiting this monument is twice the population of Agra. The number of people visiting this monument is increasing every year.

Taj Mahal, Agra

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5. Hill Stations

Hill Stations are the crown of India and this region of the country has relatively colder summer. Spots like Kashmir, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Mount Abu and others are filled with paradise summer retreat spots. Water rafting and other exotic water sports are available here. Skiing is only possible in North India, in this country.

Kashmir Valley

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6. Forts and Monuments

North India was the historical capital for many rulers. This has resulted in numerous forts and palaces scattered in this region. If you love architecture, you ought to visit North at least once in your lifetime. The popular forts are Amber Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Red Fort, Alwar Fort, Junagarh Fort, Neemrana fort, Tughlaqabad Fort, Kangra Fort and many others.

Mehrangarh Fort

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7. Pilgrimage

North India is the core of Hindu pilgrimage. Top pilgrim spots here are Haridwar, Varanasi, Prayag, Ayodhya, Rishikesh, and others. River Ganges runs through North and this river is considered the holy river of Hindus. The cities through which this river flows are all considered holy. You can find a lot of temples and religious spots here. Not just for Hindus, Sarnath is also a famous spot in North India that attracts many Buddhists.

Varanasi Morning Aarti

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Nanda Devi biosphere reserve is located in this region. Thus, if you were a safari lover, you would love this region. The only temple complex with erotic structures are found in Khajuraho, North India. Dance festival of Khajuraho attracts thousands of culture lover from various parts of the world.


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8. Heritage Sites

India has various heritage sites whether it is South and North. If you are going to visit North India then you will witness numerous heritage sites like Jantar Mantar, Agra Fort, Rajasthan hill forts, Qutub Minar, Nalanda and others are found here.

Jantar Mantar, Jaipur

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9. Adventure

When it comes about adventure, North side of India is not less. The adventure capital of the country, Ladakh is located in North India. You can find various adventure sports here like River Rafting, Ice Skiing, Paragliding, Motor Biking, Cliff Jumping and Bungee Jumping etc. If you are adventure lover then you should try atleast once.

Bungee Jumping in Rishikesh

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Suggested Tour: 14 Days - Ladakh River Rafting Tour

10. High Mountain Passes

North India offers great mountain ranges and high altitude passes whether they are little dangerous but beautiful. Thee deep valleys makes you feel wonderful as it is situated between the mountain ranges and hills. The top three highest mountain passes in the world are located in North India and you if you are interested must visit Dungri La Pass, Khardung La Pass, Chang La Pass, Karakoram Pass, Nathu La Pass and Rohtang Pass etc.

Khardung La Pass Ladakh, North India

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11.Honeymoon Spots

When it comes about honeymoon people becomes some choosy and thinks about to make it special. Yes, North India has it all when you want to spend your honeymoon here. Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Himachal, Ladakh, Srinagar, Kashmir, Rishikesh, Nainitaal, Mussoorie are the best spots for honeymoon to make it memorize.

Jodhpur Honeymoon

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12. Wildlife

It is the home of various species of flora, fauna and avifauna. Here you can find various wildlife animals and birds. If you are wildlife lover you can enjoy the wildlife safari including jeep safari, elephant safari and more. Ranthambore is the home of royal bengal tigers. Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, Kaziranga National Park, Corbett National Park, Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary, Chandra Prabha Sanctuary are the top wildlife sanctuaries.

Ranthambhore National Park Safari

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So you can find here everything. Are you ready to visit North India? The best time to visit the country is from October to March. Learn about the climatic condition in each destination before choosing one. Top destinations to visit are Agra, Jaipur, Delhi, Varanasi, Rishikesh, Haridwar, Ladakh, Kashmir and others.

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