Tourist Places In India


  India is a land of remarkable diversity. Tourists curiosity gets lighted and inspired by India. Its terrains are breathtaking and exciting. From the top of the Himalayas to the shining sun-washed beaches, India offers something or the other to each and every tourist. Here are some tourist spots that make our country alluring heaven for tourists. 


  Shimla, one of the most popular hill station situated 348 km from New Delhi. It is the capital of Himachal Pradesh and is popularly known as the "queen of hills". 
 Covering an area of 18 sq km at a height of 2206 metres, Shimla is surrounded by pine, deodar and oak forest. The colonial architecture and the popular skiing facilities mostly drag tourists to Shimla. The top Shimla's tourist places are The Kali Bari Temple, Annandale, Vice Regal Lodge, Christ Church, The Ridge and Jakhu Temple.
 Dal Lake is another exciting tourist spot in Shimla; situated in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. The lake is also known as the "Jewel of Srinagar". It is a union of three lakes. It is lined with gardens and parks. The main gardens are Shalimar Garden and Nishat Garden. Dal lake is an important source of fishing and water plant harvesting.


 Ladakh is famous for amazing landscapes, the crystal clear skies, the highest mountain passes, adventure activities, Buddhist Monasteries and festivals. The best season to enjoy the remarkable beauty of Ladakh is considered from mid-September to mid-October. The month of March is considered to be the best time for an adventure trip.
 Leh is the capital and largest town of the union territory of Ladakh in India. It is one of the coldest deserts in the world. It is located at a distance of 434 km from Srinagar and 474 km from Manali in Himachal Pradesh. The hilly terrain and the majestic mountains cover this enchanting place.
 Monasteries are much more than religious centres in Ladakh. These famous monasteries are purifying havens where one can find inner peace. The monasteries in Ladakh, India still hold the Buddhist heritage alive and fresh. Colourfully clad with flags and wheels, they have become popular tourist attractions.


 Manali is famous for its Buddhist monasteries. October to February is the winter season and is considered to be the best time to visit Manali and January is best to enjoy the chilled enjoyment of fresh snowfall. The temperature will be depleted to zero degrees Celsius. From March to the end of
June is the Summer season. It is located in the Kullu district, about 168 miles north of the state capital, Shimla 192 miles northeast of Chandigarh and 338 miles northeast of Delhi.
 The town attracts thousands of tourists every year. Snow-covered mountains and forested slopes are the sensational views. Manali is popular for trekking in summer and skiing in winter. Rohtang Pass, Solang Valley, Beas Kund etc are the other tourist towns here.


 Goa is a state in western India with coastlines extending along the Arabian Sea. It was a Portuguese colony before 1961. Goa is known for its beaches, extending from stretches at Baga and Palolem to fishing villages such as Agonda.
Goa weather is superbly warm and clear with the cool sea breeze in November and March. Its the best time to visit Goa. Beautiful beaches, late-night party, safety & accommodation, celebrations, water sports makes Goa beautiful. More than 70 beaches are in Goa. The most popular one is the Baga beaches offer jet skiing parasailing, water scooter rides and more.
 Goa has a rich flora and fauna, owing to its location on the Western Ghats range, a biodiversity hotspot.
 Goa is not only famous for beautiful and awesome attractions here but it also has some surprising shopping markets.


 Lakshadweep is a group of islands situated 400 km off India's west coast in the Arabian sea. They are India's only coral reefs and geologically a part of the same chain as the Maldives. Lakshadweep is India's smallest union territory.
 Kavaratti, Agatti, Amini, Kadmat, Kiltan, Chetlat, Bitra, Andrott, Kalpeni and Minicoy are the inhabited island. Many islands are enriched with the beauty of coral reefs, sandy beaches, unpolluted and clear water and hospitable settings.
  Water sport activities such as scuba diving, windsurfing, snorkelling, kayaking, yachting and night sea journeys are popular activities among tourists.Tourists crowd to these islands throughout the year, except south-west monsoon months when the seas are extremely rough.


 Coorg is a hill station located in Karnataka famous for its coffee and tea plantations. It is known as"Scotland of India" and also the "Kashmir of the South", because of its noble beauty and excellent climate.
 A unique ecosystem in which many species of birds, animals and plants are provided by the rain forests of Coorg. It is famous mainly for its austere views, various wildlife, world-class coffee and the Kodavas, the ethnic warrior people of Coorg. The Kodavas specialising in martial arts are remarkably notable. Talakaveri, Bhagamandala, Nisargadhama, Abbey Falls, Dubare, Nagar hole National Park, Iruppu Falls, the Tibetan Buddhist Golden Temple are major tourist attractions in Coorg.


 Kovalam is an area of Trivandrum City in Kerala, India, located around 17 km south of the city centre. The world-famous Kovalam Beach is situated in this area of Trivandrum City. Its a pleasant tourist spot in "gods own country".
 Kovalam is known to be a varied range of flora and fauna. The beaches are lined by sharply mounting cliffs, surrounded by coconut palms. It is the most prominent tourist spot in India. Tourists are mostly from the US and Europe. A large number of resorts are there in and around Kovalam.
  Kovalam is endowed with a moderate climate all through the year. Karamana River, Vizhinjam Lighthouse, Samudra Beach, Vellayani Lake, Kovalam Art Gallary, Valiyathura Pier, Halcyon Castle, Neyyar Dam and Hawwah Beach are the main tourist attraction spots.


 Cherrapunji is known as the 'Jewel Crest of Meghalaya'. It situated in the East Khasi Hills at a distance of about 56 km from Shillong, the capital of Meghalaya. Cherrapunji has many waterfalls, living bridges, limestone caves and sight views to enjoy.
 There are magnificent waterfalls in Cherrapunji credited for the beautiful landscapes. Nohkalikai Falls and Dianthlen Falls are the most popular waterfalls among them.
Cherrapunji receives heavy rainfall throughout the year. Between October and May is the best time to visit Chirrapunji.
The weather remains cool and pleasant at this time.
 It is blessed with profuse vegetation, containing numerous endemic species of plants, including Meghalaya subtropical forests. Trekking is the main tourist activity in Chirrapunji. The way to the Double decker living root bridge is best for trekking. Umshiang Root Bridge, Ritymmen Root Bridge and Mawsaw Root Bridge are other living root bridge.


 Munnar is a town and hill station located in the Idukki district of Kerala. Munnar is situated at around 1,600 metres above mean sea level in the Western Ghats. Munnar is also called the "Kashmir of South India" and is a popular vacation destination.
 Munnar is known for its pleasant climate and natural beauty. The hills covered in mist, intersecting lengthy road, green coloured plantations, and the few lone houses in between the plantations make this place awful.
 It is a perfect place for nature lovers, wildlife lovers and adventure enthusiasts. Paragliding, boating and trekking are the adventure sportings here. Eravikulam National Park, Mattuppety Dam, Pallivasal, Munnar Tea Museum,Kundalam Dam etc are the main spots in Munnar.


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