Atithi Devo Bhava. This is the tagline of our beautiful country. The guest is the god. This is how tourism is in India. Where each person who travels is treated like a god. Where each place you visit seems like a heavenly abode. where each song you listen to seems like a hymn.
Tourism in India
Tourism in India can mean a variety of things for different people. India offers a rich culture and boasts of various topographical features for you to enjoy. From hills to valleys, seas to oceans, and island to mainlands, there is hardly any delight that India does not contain.
So, here let us begin our tour detour of this vast and wonderful land of Incredible India.
The Numinous North
Starting from the North, It boasts of the vast mountain range of Himalayas. Touted to be the longest and highest range, these mountains are an absolutely enchanting site.
A variety of activities can be carried on here like trekking, mountaineering, hiking, and camping. Nestled inside these mountains are various valleys like Kullu, Spiti, and Lahaul. These lesser-known tourist destinations are all the rage this time. These valleys provide you the perfect getaway to soothe your nerves.
The mountains themselves are huge giants and also house various places of worship. devotees carry out the Char Dham yatra here which is consisting of four places- Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath. These are especially sacred and can make for good tourist spots as well for the old and aged.
The hill stations present here also offer a huge respite to most Indians and even foreigners in the blistering Indian summers. Mussoorie, Dalhousie, Shimla, Manali, and Kinnaur are some famous hill stations you can go backpacking to. It provides the much needed cool and calm and a huge respite of much-needed relief.
The Cultural Centre
We now take a detour to the central part of India. The states of Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, and Bihar are best known for their fertile soils and rich agriculture. If you want to experience true eco-tourism then these are the places. You can experience life firsthand and also enjoy local climates. As eco-tourists, you also get to taste the local food like Litti-Chokha, Aloo Ki Bhujiya, Gujiyas and more.
Bihar is also a place full of varied cultures and religions. t is here that the famous Bodh Gaya is located where the great Lord Buddha breathed his last. The monasteries are such a beautiful sight to behold and great for meditation. Solo travel for an enhanced peace of mind?
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The Sacrosanct South
moving further South, The bountiful states of Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Andhra Pradesh awaits us.
Each of these states offers something truly unique and each has a delectable variety. You can visit the hubs such as Bangalore and Mysore in Karnataka to see how traditions and Modernism can beautifully coexist. The grand temples and architecture here are worth noting. Bangalore also has many victorian monuments for all the interior design enthusiasts.
Kerala is called God’s own country. So it really is Heaven on earth. The beautiful Houseboats and the spicy local fish for dinner can easily be counted as heaven. Chicken and tapioca in fried in coconut oil and put together with the choicest of spices are a must-have here.
Tamil Nadu is the best place to visit for beaches. All adventure lovers are welcome for some big-time entertainment and water sports.
Andhra Pradesh boasts of the city of Nawabs- Hyderabad. If you have not had the typical, authentic Hyderabadi biryani with Salan even now, don’t call yourself a chicken lover! We will ensure you get the most mouth-watering kebabs and Biryanis when you book a tour with us.
The Wonderful West
We now move to the west of India. The grand state of Rajasthan is a must-visit for all its beautiful lakes and majestic palaces. Dal Baati Churma had inside a palace will surely make you feel like a royal if not the King himself!
The next on this list is where the city of dreams resides. Maharashtra. All Bollywood crazy fans should surely visit Mumbai once in their life. Vadapav and Pav bhaji on the stations waiting for a local to travel is something you should experience if you want to live the life of a true blue Mumbaikar. Also, try visiting during Dahi Handi to witness some insane Human pyramids as they try breaking earthen pots as a significance to the beloved Lord Krishna.
Gujarat and its Khandvo are a must-visit for all. Especially during Navratri when entire Gujarat lights up like an angel with colorful clothes and grooves to the Garba beats.
And then comes the small but very important state of Goa. To live the true nightlife and explore your inside Hippie this is the place.
The Enchanting East
And at last, India will be incomplete without its beautiful seven sisters. The east of India is truly a hidden gem. Visit the states of Assam to gaze at lush green tea estates. Nagaland and Mizoram offer you to experience new cultures like the Mizo bamboo dance. And everyone should at least once in a lifetime have hot piping steamed momos in Sikkim.
So, with this, we complete our short and sweet tour od Incredible India. We can’t do justice to the vast and awesome tourism in India through a single article. So please check out the other articles too for in-depth knowledge about tourist places in various parts of the country.