Holidays in India have always meant one thing for travellers and that is joy. The country is rich with options for travel enthusiasts, thanks to its cultural diversity and cuisine variety. Tourism Industry in India has enjoyed quite a surge in recent years as the young population of India has showed more interest in exploring their own country in comparison to their elders.
Every part of the country is enriched with tourist attractions, from the northern mountains to the large southern coast lines, the Eastern and Central forests and valleys along with desert in the west, all present tourists with extremely different experience. IRCTC Tourism helps you visit all these favoured Holiday destinations in India.
In the east, tourists can pay a visit to Shillong, CheeraPunjee, Nohkalikai Waterfall, Kamkhaya, Guwahati, Kaziranga and more. Shillong may be a small city but it is all beauty. The well maintained lakes, parks, museums and Shillong peak are a sight to behold. Rejoice in the wettest place on earth Cherrapunjee and visit illuminating caves, forest cliff tops and living root bridges. The rich flora and fauna of this region forms dazzling waterfalls and green valleys. The Kamkhya Temple in Guwahati is a major pilgrimage site dedicated to Goddess Kamakhya who welcomes all sacrificial offerings catering to both penance and wishes. Celebrate the Assamese new year in Guwahati in the Bohag Bihu festival with Pithas, Larus and other traditional dishes. Bhubaneshwari is another top location from where one can have the bird’s eye view of the city. For artistic excellence of the city plan a trip to Srimanta Sankardev Kalakhestra which makes Guwahati one of the best holiday destinations in India. When we talk about best holiday destinations in India Kaziranga National Park is not far behind. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site famous for its rich biodiversity and home to the one horned rhinoceros.
In the west Tourist Attractions in India include Mumbai, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Bikaner, Jaipur and more. Mumbai is one of the main centres of art, culture, music, dance and theatre. Visit the famous marine drive lit with street lights that form an arc and rightly called the Queen’s Necklace. Pay your respects to lord at Haji Ali Mosque and Mahalaxmi temple. Relax at length on the Juhu Beach as the sun sets below the sea. Udaipur is known as the city of lakes and a great asset of Tourism Industry in India. Pay a visit to the marvel of architecture and historical city palace which houses 11 magnificent palaces along with terraces, courtyards, pavilions, hanging gardens and lot more. Go on a beautiful boat ride to the picturesque Lake Pichola which is surrounded by huge hills, magnificent palaces, iconic temples and stunning Ghats. Motor enthusiasts should not miss out on the vintage car museum which houses a huge collection of vintage cars include 1934 Rolls Royce Phantom. Get a real taste of Rajasthani arts and crafts by visiting Shilpgram which displays simple village life, attend art and dance classes and shop local jewellery and other things. On the hilltop overlooking Fateh Sagar Lake stands the bronze statue of Maharana Pratap on his horse chetak known as Moti Magri. Thar Desert serves as the backdrop of princely state Jodhpur. It has a lot of palaces, forts and temples along with other places of recreation.
In the north lies one of the best holiday destinations in India, Jammu and Kashmir. Located deep in the Trikuta Mountains lies Vaishnodevi, a major pilgrimage site in India. Devotees from all parts of the world come here chanting the anthem ‘Mata ka bulawa aaya hai’ which means they have been summoned by the goddess herself. One can enjoy the scenic beauty once they climb on top of the hill and view the stunning snow-capped mountains. Proceed to the splendid valley on Kashmir and take Shikhara in water bodies near the lower Shiwalik Himalayas. Dal Lake is one of the popular holiday destinations in India encompassed in mighty mountains, blossoming orchards and gardens. Trek in Gulmarg and camp in Sonmarg for a truly exhilarating time.
Holiday Destinations in South India include Chennai, Munnar, Thekkady, Cochin, Mysuru and more. Munnar is a beautiful hill station in Kerala which is a popular honeymoon destination filled with beautiful waterfalls, elephant parks, view points, tea museums, forests, gardens and peaks. Chennai offers a lot of popular temples renowned for their Dravidian architecture for example: Kapaleshwar temple, Parthasarathy temple, Ashthalakshmi temple etc. Long beaches, cultural and art centres and parks are other interesting locations that tourists should not miss out on. Mysuru has never failed to enchant tourists with its charming and spectacular Mysore Palace. The same artisanship, designing prowess and upholstery is exhibited in other pieces of architecture in the city. Brindavan Gardens, Fantasy Park and Ancient Temples gives tourist a lot to do when they are on vacation in this breathtaking city.
IRCTC offers carefully planned packages along with best hotels so that you have the best vacations. To book your journey, visit: https://www.irctctourism.com/