Top Places to Visit in North India
The North India has a wonderful combination of majestic high peaks of Himalayan ranges covered with snow and Indo-Gangetic Plains along with the vast heated Desert. The North Indian States draws numerous tourists from all across the world as it is a complete package of diversities. Therefore, it is the most frequented Indian region with well-known tourist destinations.
Delhi is the capital city of India. It is also considered as the gastronomical city of India as it has eating corners, food outlets and restaurants in every nook and corner of the city. Delhi has rich historical background.
It has so much to give its visitors starting from captivating monuments to temples with exquisite architecture, amazing forts, Government buildings, lush green gardens, various museums and many more. It has a never ending list for its visitors to explore.
Being on a tour to Delhi, you can visit India Gate, Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb, Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah, Chandni Chowk, Raj Ghat, Lotus Temple, Akshardham Temple, Swaminarayan Temple, Rashtrapati Bhawan, Garden of Five Senses and many more.
Rajasthan is known as the “Rajasthan Desert state of India” is one the most admired tourist destinations of India. Therefore, tourists from overseas and within the country travel to Rajasthan in large number every year. Its vibrant culture and heritage draws the attention of every tourist.
This land of Maharajas reflects royalty in tradition, art & crafts, architecture, food etc. Some of its prominent cities include Jaipur, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Ajmer, Pushkar, Bikaner and many more such places.
Known for bravery, amazing forts, enthralling palaces, handicrafts and rich traditional culture, colorful camel and elephant safari and Pushkar Mela this state also has a Hill Station called Mt. Abu.
Amer Fort, City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Jaigarh fort, Lake Pichola, Jal Mahal, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Albert Hall Museum and many more attractions are awaiting your presence in Rajasthan.
Suggested Tour : 10 Days - Rajasthan Tour With Taj Mahal
3. Jammu & Kashmir
Jammu & Kashmir is the northernmost part of India consisting of three divisions Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh. This beautiful land is called "The Heaven on Earth". The scenic beauty of Jammu and Kashmir keeps tourists mesmerized. It has so many beautiful tourists spots and attractions, which include Srinagar, Gulmarg, Udhampur, Kupwara, Kargil, Sonmarg, Pulwama, Pahalgam, Doda, Poonch, Anantnag, Baramullah.
Suggested Tour : 10 Days - Kashmir With Taj Mahal Tour
Ladakh is a pleasant region in Jammu & Kashmir. It has enchanting valleys of flowers and lakes. It is also called the land of passes as it has numerous well-known passes. It's largest town is Leh. What attracts most to the tourists in Ladakh are the beautiful and pleasant Nubra Valley, Kishtwar, Hemis, Zanskar, Pangong Lake and many more. The monasteries and the Indo-Tibetan culture are the major attractions of Leh-Ladakh.
Suggested Tour : 10 Days - Best of Ladakh Tour
5. Himachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh has natural beauty in abundance and so it is visited by tourists from overseas to spend peaceful moments amidst nature in tranquility. It has enchanting valleys that gives panoramic view. About 90% of its population lives in villages and towns. The major places where tourists love to go in Himachal Pradesh are Kullu, Manali, Shimla, Mussoorie, Chamba, Dharamshala, Dalhousie, Kangra, Kasauli, Hamirpur, Solan, Una and some major attractions include Rohtang Pass, Solang Valley, Kangra Valley and Jakhoo Hill.
Suggested Tour : 8 Days - Himachal Hill Station Tour
Uttarakhand is majorly known for its pilgrimage sites. It is one of the holy states of India. It is situated in the northern part of India and is visited by pilgrims in large number every year. Uttarakhand lies quietly on the lap of the Himalayas.
Dehradun, Nainital, Haridwar, Rishikesh are its famous tourists destinations. Nainital lake, Badrinath Temple, Har ki Pauri Chandi Devi Temple, Valley of Flowers National Park, Rajaji National Park, Jumpin Heights, Naini Peak, Kedarnath Temple, Ram Jhula, Lakshman Jhula, Kempty falls, Jim Corbett National Park and many other such attractions are frequented by tourists during their tour to Uttarakhand.
Getting down from the snow cladded peaks and move towards the fertile plains and hot deserts of North India which include states like :
Punjab is a northwestern state of India, sharing its border with Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan and Jammu & Kashmir. This region is known for its brave Sikh community. This brave land was blessed with 9 great Spiritual Gurus whose teachings and principles are found even in books to educate the society and the children.
Chandigarh and Amritsar are the major cities of Punjab. During your trip to Punjab you can visit Golden Temple at Amritsar and Indo-Pak border at Attari.
Suggested Tour : 7 Days - Golden Triangle with Golden Temple Tour
8. Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh is a North Indian state, which was the capital to powerful empires of ancient and medieval period. The state reflects beautiful Mughal architecture as it was ruled by the Mughal emperors for many years and was developed under their rule.
Lucknow is the capital of Uttar Pradesh and is also its largest city. Other well-known cities of this state include Ghaziabad, Kanpur, Moradabad, Bareilly, Aligarh, and Varanasi. These cities are considered as the industrial hub of the state.
Allahabad is the city which is famous for having the meeting point of the two major rivers of the Ganges and Yamuna. It has some well-known tourist destinations such as Agra, Varanasi, Piprahwa, Kaushambi, Kanpur, Ballia, Shravasti, Kushinagar, Lucknow, Jhansi, Budaun, Meerut, Mathura and Jaunpur.
Its major attractions include the iconic Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Mehtab Bagh, Fatehpur Sikri Fort, Ramnagar Fort, Allahabad Fort, Prem Mandir Vrindavan, Guru Ka Tal, Banke Bihari Temple, Moti Masjid, Jawahar Planetarium, Temples of Mathura, Vridavan & Varanasi and many other attractions.
9. Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh is a large state in central India and is also known as the heart of India. It holds historical importance and is reckoned for having some major Hindu and Jain temples. The temples of Khajuraho with their erotic carvings are popular worldwide. Kandariya Mahadeva temple is famous for having more than 800 sculptures.
Madhya Pradesh is famous for its wildlife sanctuaries which shelter varied endangered species of birds and animals. Some of them are the eastern Bandhavgarh and Kanha National Park, noted Bengal Tiger Sanctuaries, Pench National Park and the Satpura National Park.
Some of its major cities are Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Gwalior, Ujjain, Orccha, Chitrakoot, Satna, Rewa, Katni and Morena.
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