Everything You Need To Know About India

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India is a land of contrasts – from the tropical Andaman & Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal to the icy peaks of Kashmir and Ladakh. The country is home to an estimated 1.2 billion people from varying cultures, languages, religions, and ethnicities. India was once a British colony and had a rich heritage steeped in tradition, art, and culture. However, it is also one of the fastest-growing economies today with high GDP growth rates. Co-existing alongside this ancient civilization is a modern India that offers all you could ever want as a tourist – soaring skyscrapers, bustling markets, opulent palaces, delicious cuisine, exotic wildlife, and much more.

 Go On A Jungle Safari In India

India is home to some of the most beautiful rainforests in the world. So, why not go on an adventure safari in one of these beautiful forests? This could be done by taking a train or bus to Kodaikanal (famous for its hot springs), where you can then take an adventurous jungle trek through lush vegetation and see tigers, elephants, and many other wild animals. Alternatively, you could go on a cruise along the beautiful backwaters of Kerala.  

Go On A River Cruise In India

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India is known for its beautiful rivers. It has some of the best cruises globally, which you can take by cruise ship or riverboat to experience this natural beauty first hand. You could also go on a tour through Kerala’s backwaters, exploring towns and villages along the way. There are many other beautiful places you can visit during your river cruise holiday in India, like Hampi, one of the Seven Wonders of India.

The Taj Mahal

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The Taj Mahal is one of the most beautiful monuments globally and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, near Delhi. The marble structure was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan as his tomb and memorial to his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal, who died during childbirth in 1631.  The Taj Mahal was built by hand and is composed of red sandstone inlaid with semi-precious stones. The Taj Mahal has the largest dome in the world and was built to perfection. The monument attracts over 5 million visitors a year and is one of India’s most popular tourist attractions.

Mumbai And Delhi

As one of the most visited cities in India, Mumbai is full of adventure places and tourist attractions that you can visit during your tour in India. Popular sites are the Taj Mahal, Elephanta Caves, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST), Colaba Causeway, Gateway of India, etc. Delhi is the capital city of India, and you can visit many places during your tour in India like Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Jama Masjid, etc. There are so many places to explore here, which would take a lifetime to explore them all.

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There are also many museums in India which you can visit like for example ‘Sagarika,’ which is dedicated to preserving traditional arts and crafts, or even ‘The Victoria Memorial,’ where you will find the world’s most extensive collection of paintings by British artists Frederic Remington (1861-1909). It has some fantastic beaches, such as Goa, one of India’s most popular beach destinations. Here you can find a string of white sand beaches with crystal clear waters, friendly locals, and great restaurants.

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