You Can’t Miss These Places on Your Trip to India


India is a diverse country in every way possible. From different types of cuisine to thousands of local languages, there are different tourist places with their own uniqueness from North to South, East to West, which you can’t miss on your trip to India. It is rightly said that travelling is the best way to know a country and its culture. These places introduce you to varied traditions and cultures of different states in India. 

Talking about different activities here, from water-based ones like river rafting to winter adventures, there are some favourite locations among travellers where there is always a crowd of interested adventure buffs. There are lakes, rivers too for nature walks and strolls and for experiencing a peaceful time. You also might come across different celebrations in different parts if you are there at the right time. People sing, dance, share joys and happiness. India is known to host guests like God from the ancient time and when you will be there, you will feel the connection. Keep in mind that when you visit a particular place, respect their beliefs and preferences. 

Below, we have listed some popular places in India which are a treat to the eyes and offer ample opportunities for outdoor activities.  


Start your India trip from all the top, the Kashmir Valley. It is a must-visit place if you want a blend of serenity and thrills. Kashmir is truly a getaway to heaven with its vast-stretched grasslands, ever calming lakes like Dal Lake, Nigeen Lake, Gangabal Lake etc. The towering snow capped mountains in the backdrop add a different dimension to its beauty. 

Some popular activities to do in Kashmir are Shikara ride in Srinagar’s Dal Lake, Gondola Ride in Gulmarg, pony rides in Pahalgam, River rafting in Aru Valley, trekking in Sonamarg etc. Tarsar Marsar trek and Kashmir Great Lakes trek are the most famous and adventurous treks of Kashmir. 
Summer is the best time to visit Kashmir on your India trip as the weather is pleasant and routes are clear and accessible too. Srinagar is the closest airport and Jammu Tawi Station is the nearest railhead.  Take a look at Kashmir Tour Packages to have a comfortable and safe trip. 


Ladakh, also known as “ Land of High Passes” has barren lands on one side and lush landscapes on the other, creating a magical contrast. Visit Ladakh for those older than time monasteries, serene lakes, adventurous passes and much more.

Here, you can’t miss places like Hemis Monastery, Thiksey Monastery, Magnetic Hill, Nubra Valley, Pangong Lake, Leh Palace etc. Experience recreational activities like paragliding, trekking, river rafting, mountain biking, picnics, camping etc. 
One special mention here deserves the most beautiful offbeat place, Turtuk Village. Here, short hiking trails and giggling waterfalls are just breathtaking. Ladakh is a year-round destination but summer is the most preferred time for it with clear routes and less snowfall. We strongly suggest you check these beautifully designed Ladakh tour packages to plan your trip


Explore Northern India by visiting the most ancient city, Varanasi. Start your trip by taking a holy dip in the Ganga River. One of the 12 Jyotirlinga, Kashi Vishwanath Jyotirlinga is situated in Varanasi and your next destination should be that. 

There are multiple Ghats here where you can sit and enjoy the view in front of you. It is very calming and relaxing. You can also go boating here. Sunset and sunrise is a magical time for it with birds flying around you. Some places to visit in Varanasi include Assi Ghat, Manikarnika Ghat, Sarnath etc. where you will see Buddhism religion flourishing with saints in meditation. 

Relish some dishes here like Chaat, Lassi, Malaiyo and Banarasi Paan etc. 


Mussoorie is a popular summer retreat where people often visit to get rid of scorching heat from May to July. It can be your ideal summer vacation destination. It is favourite among honeymooners too as the climate here promises some quality time and exotic feeling. This is another place you can add in your itinerary when coming to India.  Kempty Falls, Lal Tibba, Gun Hill Point are some of the must visit places here. Experience the thrills of boating in Mussoorie Lake. 

There are many places where you can purchase things and souvenirs like the famous Library Bazaar. Visit cafes situated nearby where you can sip hot coffee along with some snacks. 


Royalty resonates with this city of Rajasthan. From historical forts to so many lakes, Udaipur, “city of lakes”, has been a popular tourist destination. Visit here to get to know the vibrant history of India and its people. Even people from other countries make plans to come here to witness the rich culture that it showcases. The forts which were once owned by Kings are now handled by the Government and turned into hotels and resorts. In Udaipur, explore Bagore ki Haveli, City Palace, Jagmandir Island Palace, Sajjangarh Monsoon Palace etc. 

If you have some extra days do not miss Lake Pichola, Dudh Talai, Fateh Sagar lake, etc. 

Summer is an excellent time to make plans to come here, given the crystal clear views and enjoy other activities like camel safari etc. 


A breathtaking tourist resort in the foothills of Himalayas in Himachal Pradesh, it has been on every travellers bucket list. It should be. It is immensely stunning with high peaks and lush everywhere. Visit tourist attractions like Solang Valley, Hadimba Temple, Vashisht Temple, Rohtang Pass etc. 

Some adventures to experience here are river rafting, mountain climbing, downhill cycling, zorbing etc. To enjoy the perfect setting of stars twinkling, pitch a tent in any grassland near a water body and it will be your best decision. 

Whether you are in India as a solo traveller, or on a family vacation, Manali must be on your itinerary.though Manali is a year-round destination, the most suitable time to visit is from November till March to enjoy winter-sports etc.  


Every corner of the Pink City speaks of royalness, class and elegance. Jaipur is again visited by people from the country itself as well as travellers from all over the world. 

Popularly known as the land of kings in ancient times, there are many historical buildings here to explore. Start with the popular Hawa Mahal and get that rooftop picture clicked for your instagram. When you go inside it, the detailing in designs will blow your mind. 

Visit other popular attractions like Amer Fort, Jantar Mantar, Birla Mandir, Jal Mahal etc. 

When in Jaipur, Hot air balloon rides are completely unmissable. The aerial view of the city is worth it. Do it by sunset or sunrise to have the most unforgettable experience. Other activities to do include camel safari, and watching a puppet show. Enjoy the authentic taste of Rajasthani Cuisine which offers hundred varieties of dishes. 


Rishikesh showcases the perfect blend of spirituality and adventure and is a perfect destination if you are looking for both. If you are on a tour to explore the religious places of India, Rishikesh must be it. Also known as the Yoga Capital, you will feel rejuvenated and relaxed after staying here for a few days. Visit the Triveni Ghat in Rishikesh to witness the holy confluence of three sacred rivers- Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati. Include Ram Jhula and Lakshman Jhula in your plans for Rishikesh. 

Other tourist attractions include  Parmarth Niketan Ashram, Neer Garh Waterfall, Vashishta Gufa etc. 

For some thrills, enjoy activities like white water rafting, body surfing, paragliding etc. 

Go camping and attend Yoga classes here at prestigious institutions.

You can visit here, any month of the year.  


A popular weekend getaway among local people in the South, Munnar has been attracting nature-lovers from all over the country since the last few years. It is a breathtaking resort in Kerala where even newly wed couples go for their honeymoon. 

The most stunning scenery is the vast-stretched tea plantation, where walking in-between the frields is very relaxing and soothing. Other particular places to visit here in Munnar are Anamudi, Kolukkumalai Tea Estate, Attukad Waterfalls and Eravikulam National Park. 

These places are home to various kinds of flora and fauna and the last one is perfect for a wildlife tour. 

Trekking, jeep safari, rock climbing, rappelling etc are some of the popular activities to do for a fun time. 


A lesser-explored gem of Kerala, which has gained quite popularity in recent times is Wayanad also known as the state’s hill district. Visit Wayanad to know the real South India with its food and people. Some of the places worth exploring include  Pookode Lake, Kuruvadweep, Kuruva Island, Banasura Sagar Dam etc. Others include Soochipara Falls and Chembra Peak. Make a quick visit to Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary to get to know the varieties of plants and rare species of animals found here. 

Most popular activities to experience here are trekking, bird-watching, camping and a lot more. The best time to visit here is from November till March as the weather is enjoyable and the climate is not chilly either. 


We have included everything here in this page that you might need on your trip to India.

Choose any of the above mentioned places and you will have the most memorable time in the country. Keep in mind that wherever you go, follow the rules and regulations of that particular place. Respect the personal beliefs and faiths. We wish you a happy journey! 

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