Top 20 best places to visit in India for every traveller

Srinagar-The valley of India

Top 20 best places to visit in India for every traveller

Travel is something like the more you do the more you get to know about life.Travel is something which dosent have any age barrier like of any particular age people can do,anyone can do whenever they want.Travelling gives you experience and helps you learn and discover about new things.

So,here are some amazing Top 20 best places to visit in India that every traveller and hiker must see.

 

1. Srinagar- The beautiful valley of India

 

Srinagar-The valley of India

Srinagar-The valley of India

 

If you are a traveller or a tourist its time to add Kashmir to your bucket list of  Top 20 best places to visit in India.

If there is heaven on earth, then yes this is definitely the right place. Experience its beautiful beauty and  charm . The city is famous for its beautiful valley, waterfall, and traditional handicrafts.

 

Best time to go: Between April and October

 

How to go:

 

  • Via air: Srinagar has its own airport

 

  • Via rail: Srinagar dosen’t have its own railway station the work of construction of  Srinagar station is still in the progress till then one can get a train to Udhampur or Jammu Tawi Railway Station  which is 229 KM away from Srinagar

 

  • Via road: First you have to reach Jammu Tawi or Udhampur from there you can hire taxis or get government buses for Srinagar

 

  Sightseeing:  Dal Lake (boating in shikaras and nightstays in houseboats), Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh, Tomb of Zin-ul-Abidin, Jama Masjid, Hazratbal Mosque, and Shankaracharya Hill.

 

2. Goa- The best party hub

 

Goa- Top 10 Best Places To Visit In Indiia

 

Goa is one of the most amazing holiday and tourist destination in India. If you are young , energetic, dynamic and you are a party animal then Goa is the most amazing place for your holiday destination. The beaches are damm amazing. It is a well known land of surf, sun, sand. If you come here then don’t forget to taste the sea food. Goa makes its mark in the list of Top 20 best places to visit in India.

 

Best time to go : Between November and February

 

How to go:

 

  • Via air: Dabolim International Airport

 

  • Via rail: Madagaon Railway Station and Thivim Railway Station are the main railway blocks of city.

 

  • Via road: Margao Bus Terminal, Kadamba Bus Terminal and Mapusa Bus Terminal are connected bus terminals in Goa. However, most of the people prefer taking a car or bike ride from Mumbai and Pune.

 

Sightseeing: There is so much to see in Goa some of the beautiful beaches are Vagator, Calangute, Anjuna, Colva, & Benaulim. Apart from beaches some other sightseeing are Fort Aguada, Church of Mae De Deus, Basilica of Bom Jesus, Temple of Bodgeshwar, Dudhsagar Waterfalls, St Xavier’s Church, Grand Island (for watersports), and clubs like Cafe Mambos,Titos, LPK (Love Passion Karma), SinQ, & Club Cubana.

 

3. Mcleodganj- Trekker’s Paradise

 

Mcleodganj - Top 20 Best Places To Visit In India

 

The beautiful mountains can call all tourist to experience one of the beauty of nature. Mcleodganj one of the most beautiful and best place to see in India.

Triund trek is one of the best trek which I have ever done if anyone plans to go to Mcleodganj then don’t miss the opportunity to do Triund Trek. It is the best place to do camping and trekking , which you can do it in any season.

 

Best time to go: Between September and June.

 

How to go:

 

  • Via air: Gaggal Airport is the nearest airport (12 km away from Dharamshala)

 

  • Via rail: The nearest Railway Station is Pathankot Railway Station (89km away).

 

  • Via road: Large number of state government and private buses run between Mcleodganj and different cities of north India like Delhi, Chandigarh, Dharamshala etc . Travellers and tourist can take a bus till Mcleodganj bus station and then take a taxi to see Mcleodganj.

 

Sightseeing:  Kangra Fort, Bhagsunath Temple, Bhagsu Falls, Namgyal Monastery, Dalai Lama Temple complex, HPCA Stadium, tea plantations of Kangra valley, and Triund trek.

 

Read more :-  http://www.triphikers.com/category/best-places-to-visit-in-mcleodganj/

4. Leh –Ladakh- The Biker’s Treat

 

Leh Ladakh - Top 20 Best Places To Visit In India

 

No doubt that Leh-Ladakh is in the bucket list of every traveller of the Top 20 best places to visit in India. Riding bike in the crazy wind blowing road, sleeping with locals, sharing experience, hitchhiking, and the experience the most amazing and adventurous journey of your life.

 

Best time to go: April to mid-May and mid-September to mid-October

 

How to go:

 

  • Via air: Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport in Leh is the airport connecting the region to other places by air.

 

  • Via rail: Jammu Tawi Railway Station (700 km from Ladakh) is the nearest railway station. From here, one can hire a cab (taxi) or board a JKSRTC (state bus) bus to Ladakh.

 

  • Via road: The best and most great way to reach Ladakh is by road. Travellers can go on a bike or jeep ride to the particular destination. Bike trips from Delhi, Chandigarh, and Manali are mostly done are very much popular.

 

Sightseeing: Zanskar Valley, Pangong Tso Lake, Khardung-La Pass, Spituk Gompa, and Hemis National Park.

 

5. Kasol- Mini Israel Of India

 

Kasol- Top 20 Best Places To Visit In India

 

The main reason that every guy should travel alone or do solo travelling because you will be able to find a new you and find the right path for yourself  and you will have experience which you will cherish for rest of your life.

Kasol is Himachal’s most famous destination best known for its adventurous treks, delicious food, roaring river. It is a great holiday spot with no age barrier, it is filled with trekking, mountain seeing and you will find lots of foreigners specially from Israel.

 

Best time to go: Between October and June

 

How to go….

 

  • Via air: Bhuntar Domestic Airport

 

  • Via rail: First you have to come Pathankot which is 296 Km away from Kasol and from there you can get a bus for Kasol.

 

  • Via road: State Government bus HRTC (Himachal Road Transport Corporation) buses runs on daily basis from Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and other Himachal cities like Shimla, Kangra, Dharamshala and Solan.

 

Sightseeing: Kheerganga Peak, Malana Village, Parvati River, Manikaran Sahib Gurudwara , Jari, Bhuntar and more.

 

6. Jaipur-The Pink City

Jaipur- Top 20 Best Places To Visit In India

 

Jaipur is known as the ‘Pink City’ of India. It was named after Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh 2 who founded the city on November 18, 1727. Jaipur accompanied with Delhi and Agra forms the India’s Golden Triangle. It is the capital of Rajasthan some nearby tourist attractions are Ajmer, Pushkar, Chittorgarh, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer. It is one most beautiful places to visit in India.

 

Best time to go: Between October and February

 

How to go:

 

  • Via air: Sanganer Airport which is 10 Km away from the main city and has both Domestic and International Terminus which is 7 Km and 10 Km far respectivel

 

  • Via rail: Jaipur has 3 main station i.e Gandhinagar, Durgapura and Jaipur main. Railway connectivity is very good for Jaipur as you can get train from almost every major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Gorakhpur, Ahemedabad, Lucknow, Varanasi, Agra etc. If anyone wants to experience royalty or see the shade of Rajasthan in train then he must travel in the train Palace on Wheels.

 

  • Via road: Jaipur is connected with NH8, NH11 and NH12. Both AC Volvo and Non-AC Deluxe buses are available which were operated by The Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation (RSRTC) and private agencies as well, up and down journey from Jaipur.

 

Sightseeing: Amber Fort and Palace, City Palace and Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Jal Mahal.

 

7. Taj Mahal- A Momento Of Love

 

Taj Mahal- Top 20 Best Places To Visit In India

 

Agra is a very famous tourist attraction which is located on the banks of river Yamuna. Agra is well known for the heritage sites like Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri, Agra Fort. These sites are world heritage sites. Taj Mahal is included in the 7 Wonders Of The World. Taj Mahal is a momento of love bulit by Shah Jahan for his wife Mumtaz Mahal ,who died giving birth to their 14th child. Thus making Taj Mahal in the list of Top 20 best places to visit in India.

Best time to go: There is no specific season for going to Agra, u can go in any season.

 

How to go:

 

  • Via Air: Agra’s Kheria airport is also a military base.

 

  • Via road: Agra is well connected by bus to cities like Delhi, Jaipur, Gwalior, Lucknow and Kanpur.

 

  • Via rail: Agra is situated on the Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Chennai route and is well connected to most cities.You can get train for Agra from almost all the cities.

 

Sightseeing: Agra Red Fort, Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri, Akbar’s Tomb, Itmad Ud Daulah, Dayal Bagh Temple.

 

 

8. Kutch- An amazing view of White Desert

 

Kutch- Top 20 Best Places To Visit In India

 

Kutch is a very amazing destination to go for vacations. It is a very large district, which comes under Gujrat State. The name Kutch is derived from Sanskrit word Kachchh which means tortoise, and apparently the shape of the city resembles to a tortoise. The large part of the district is called Rann of Kutch. Ancient temples, old forts, artistic handicrafts, rich wildlife, Flamingos, regional dress having beautiful embroidery and mirror work.The seasonal salt marsh amidst the famous Thar Desert during the kite festival where the sky come alive.

 

Best time to go: Between November and February.

 

How to go:

 

  • Via air: Bhuj Airport which is known as Shyam Ji Krishna Airport located in the district of Kutch.

 

  • Via rail: To reach Kutch, Bhuj is the best way for going. Bhuj Railway Station which is 50 KM away from Kutch.

 

  • Via road: There are no inter- terminus bus facility available within the airport. The bus stand of Bhuj is located at a distance of 4.5 km from the Bhuj airport. State as well as private buses are available from the bus stand to Bhuj airport.

 

Sightseeing: Prag Mahal, Kalo Dungar, Kutch Museum, Archaeological Museum, Mandvi Beach, White Desert, Aina Mahal, and more.

 

8. Rishikesh- The Adventure Spot Of India

 

Rishikesh- Top 20 Best Places To Visit In India

 

Rishikesh is the destination known for its religious practices and adventure sports. This is because of the many religious temples and pilgrimage centres. Adventure lovers are very fond of this place since it has many adventure sports and activities to do. Rishikesh is blessed to withheld the presence of Lord Vishnu and the holy Ganga River. The beauty of Rishikesh makes it one of the best place to visit in Himachal Pradesh.

 

Best time to go: Between September and November and between February and June

 

How to go…

 

  • Via air: It dosen’t have its own airport ,Jolly Grant Airport which is in Dehradun 20 km away from Rishikesh.

 

  • Via rail: Rishikesh dosen’t have railway connectivity so the nearest railway station is Haridwar Junction which is 21 km away from Rishikesh.

 

  • Via road: It is very well connected by roads which includes cities like Haridwar 21km away and Delhi 229 km away.

 

Sightseeing: Lakshman Jhula, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Rajaji National Park, Ram Jhula, Shivpuri River Rafting Point, and more.

 

Read more:- http://www.triphikers.com/category/popular-places-to-visit-in-manali/

 

9. Jim Corbett- An amazing jungle adventure

 

Jim Corbett-Top 20 Best Places To Visit In India

 

Jim Corbett National Park is the place for seeing tigers in large numbers. Corbett National Park is the first and oldest national park in India. Earlier it was called Hailey National Park to protect the endangered Bengal Tiger. You can be very close to wilderness of jungle which becomes hospitable with the luxurious jungle resorts.

 

Best time to go: There is not any fix season for going for safari. Summer is the best time for seeing the tigers. Between June and mid November.

 

How to go:

 

  • Via air: The nearest airport is Phoolbagh, Pantnagar at a distance of 50 km from Jim Corbett. Delhi, which is 300 km, is the nearest international airport.

 

  • Via rail: The nearest railway station is Ramnagar. Ramnagar which is connected to Delhi and also to Lucknow. Ramnagar is almost 60 km from Nainital via Kaladhungi.

 

  • Via road: It is most convenient to drive down to Corbett National Park. It is very well connected by roads to various cities like Dehradun, Delhi etc.

 

Sightseeing: Jim Corbett Museum, Corbett Falls, Corbett Tiger Reserve, Garjiya Devi Temple, Ramganga Dam etc.

 

10. Munnar- The Tea Capital Of India

 

Munnar- Top 20 Best Places To Visit In India

 

Munnar is one of the best hill station in the southern region which is an epitome of natural beauty. It is nature’s paradise filled with greenery all around. It is South India’s largest tea growing region.

 

Best time to go: There is not any fix season for going for safari. Summer is the best time for seeing the tigers. Between June and mid November.

 

How to go:

 

  • Via air: Munnar does not have its own airport. The nearest airport is the Cochin International Airport, which is 110 kilometres away by road.

 

  • Via rail: The nearest railway station from Munnar is at Aluva, which is at a distance of 110 kilometres from Munnar. You can either hire a cab or board the state transport or private buses wherever available.

 

  • Via road: State-run or private buses, running from various towns in Kerala and Tamil Nadu, are the best way to get to Munnar by road. Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KRTC) provides bus services to Munnar from all major cities in Kerala.

 

Sightseeing: Tea Museum, Lockhart Tea Factory, Mount Carmel Church, St. Anthony Statue.

 

11. Bir Billing- The Paragliding Destination Of India

 

Bir Billing-Top 20 Best Places To Visit In India

There are tons of things to do in Bir Billings and must have experiences that cannot be missed. Bir is a small village located on the west of Joginder Nagar Valley in Himachal Pradesh. There are so many adventurous sports which can be done in Bir Billing, and the most popular is paragliding. Other adventurous activities include handgliding, trout fishing, trekking. Thus making Bir Billing one of the amazing places to visit in Himachal Pradesh.

 

Best time to go: Between April and June.

 

How to go:

 

  • Via air: Bir Billing dosen’t have its own airport. Kangra airport in Gaggal is the nearest airport at a distance of 67 km from Bir.

 

  • Via rail: Pathankot is the nearest railway station to Bir Billing at a distance of 140 km as it doesn’t have its own railway station.

 

  • Via road: State-run or private buses, running from various towns in Himachal Pradesh and nearby cities like Manali, Shimla, Chandigarh, Delhi.

 

Sightseeing: Trek to Raj Gundha village ( semi tribal villagers locality), Hanumangarh day hike to the top of valley, mountain biking, Palpung Sherabling Monastry (Baijnath).

 

 12. Manali- An Exotic Snowy Destination.

 

Manali-Top 20 Best Places To Visit In India

 

Manali is one of the best tourist spot of Himachal Pradesh because of its wonderful scenary and beauty. Manali is an amazing gem in the heart of Himachal Pradesh. It is a perfect blend of nature, beauty and adventure making it in the Top 20 best places to visit in India.

 

Read more:- http://www.triphikers.com/category/popular-places-to-visit-in-manali/

 

Best time to go: Between October and February.

 

How to go:

 

  • Via air: Kullu Manali Airport (Bhuntar) located at a distance of 51 km from Manali.

 

  • Via rail: Joginder Nagar is the nearest railway station to Manali at a distance of 160 km as it doesn’t have its own railway station.

 

  • Via road: State-run or private buses, running from various towns in Himachal Pradesh and nearby cities like Chandigarh, Delhi, Pathankot, Amritsar etc.

 

Sightseeing: Solang Valley, Rohtang Pass, Hidimba Devi Temple, Manu Devi Temple, Bhrigu Lake, Jogini Falls, Old Manali, Spiti Valley.

 

13. Amritsar- The holy city of Golden Temple

 

Amritsar-Top 20 Best Places To See In India

 

Amritsar is a famous tourist destination tourist not only come from India but from all over the world. The main attraction of this city is Golden Temple. People and devotes from different religion come to offer prayers.The Golden Temple was originally known as Hari Mandir which means the temple of God. The most amazing fact about this temple is that ,it is made of pure gold. The temple stand amidst in the pond. There is an old Jubi Tree located in the north west corner of the temple which is believed to have some special powers. This tree was planted around 450 years ago by the first priest of Golden Temple.

 

Best time to go: There is not any fix season u can go in any season.

 

How to go:

 

Via air: Sri Guru Ram Das Jee International Airport in Amritsar, located about 11 km away from the city, is well connected to other cities. There are daily flights to and from Delhi, Chandigarh, Jammu, Srinagar, Dubai, London, Toronto  among other cities.

 

Via rail: Amritsar Railway Station is the main station in the city and is well connected to almost all major cities in India including Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai,  Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Agra, and Chandigarh, among others.

 

Via road: There are bus services available that connect Amritsar with cities like Delhi, Dehradun, Shimla, and other towns in North India. These include both government and non government uses and coaches operated by private companies.

 

 

Sightseeing: Golden Temple, Jallianvala Bagh, Partition Museum, Punjab State War Memorial, Durgiana Temple etc.

 

14. Udaipur- The Exotic City Of Lakes.

 Udaipur- Top 20 Best Places To See In India

 

Udaipur which is very well known as “The City Of Lakes” has number of famous tourist destination in and around. It is famous for its lakes, palaces, gardens and historical monuments. Even though Udaipur boasts of having some of the most gracious luxury heritage hotels, it will embrace you with all the warmth even if you’re looking for budget stays. Boating, trekking, sightseeing are just some activities you may indulge on your visit to the city. Udaipur is one of the Top 20 best places to visit in India.

 

 

Best time to go: Between September and March

 

How to go:

 

  • Via air: Udaipur has its own airport, which indeed is well connected to different parts of the country.

 

  • Via rail: The city’s railway station is actually among most well-connected railheads in the city.

 

  • Via road: One can easily find buses for reaching Udaipur by road, from cities like Jaisalmer, Jaipur and Delhi.

 

 

Sightseeing: Lake Pichola, Jagdish Temple, City Palace, Jag Mandir, Gangaur Ghat, and Bagore ki Haweli.

15. Andaman- The Beach Exotica

 

Andaman- Top 20 Best Places To Visit In India

 

Andaman is an isolated territory in Bay of Bengal which is among Top 20 best places to visit in India is a famous tourist attraction. Andaman is a best place for adventure lovers from across the globe. From trekking to trailing and diving  and diving to surfing, a full range of adventures can be enjoyed on Andaman tour.

 

Best time to go: Between September and March

 

How to go:

 

  • Via air: Veer Savarkar International Airport in Port Blair is connected via flights to Kolkata Airport as well as Chennai Airport. Only domestic operators offer flight service to Andaman Islands like Jet Airwaysm, Air India etc.

 

  • Via rail: There is no rail connectivity as it is located far off the Southern Coast of India.

 

  • Via road: There is no road connectivity for Andaman. There are there to four ships every month that leave from Chennai, Kolkata and Vizag.

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Sightseeing: Snorkeling and Scuba Diving, Trekking, Cellular Jail, Jet Skiing etc

 

16. Lonavala- The Perfect Hill Station

 

Lonavla- Top 20 Best Places To Visit In India

 

Maharashtra is the third largest state and the second most populated state in India. It has so many colourful shades , a remarkable collection of caves , golden beaches and oodles of emerald hill stations under the canopy of lush western ghats. One of the famous hill station of Maharashtra is Lonavla. Lonavla is known for its beautiful hill which create a refreshing visit. This destination offers respite to the people of Mumbai and Pune from sultry weather and exhausting daily routine, thus it is a spot for having short holiday and break from the exhausting schedule of work.

 

Best time to go: Between October and May.

 

How to go:

 

  • Via air: There is no airport in Lonavala, you can get flight for Mumbai or Pune and then from Mumbai/Pune you can come.

 

  • Via rail: There is direct train for Lonavla from New Delhi.

 

  • Via road: The best way to reach Lonavala is by road. State buses, private buses, taxis as tour operators have frequent services to Lonavala

 

Sightseeing: Bhushi Dam, Rajmachi Dam, Tikona Fort, Bhairavnath Temple, Pavana Lake, Bhaja Caves.

17. Sikkim

 

Sikkim- Top 20 Best Places To Visit In India

 

Sikkim is a small state located in the land of Himalyas. It was crowned by the Mount Kanchenjunga and also the third highest peak in the world. It is surrounded by some more peaks like pandim, Narsing, Kabru, Talung, Siniolchu etc. Sikkim is one of the great spots for adventure lovers.

 

Best time to go: Between April and June

 

How to go:

 

  • Via air: The airport nearest to Gangtok is about 124 kilometres away in Bagdogra, West Bengal. From the airport, you can hire a shared or reserved taxi or a private vehicle that will get you to Gangtok in just two hours

 

  • Via rail: The nearest railway station to Gangtok is about 148 kilometres away in New Jalpaiguri in Siliguri

 

  • Via road: Tourists coming from nearby places like Siliguri, Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Kolkata likes to drive to Gangtok.

 

Sightseeing: Tsomgo Lake, Do Drul Chorten, Rumtek Monastery, Nathu La Pass, Banjhakri Falls, River Rafting, Kanchenjunga Trek etc.

 

 

18. Jodhpur: The Blue City Of India

 

Jodhpur- Top 20 Best Places To Visit In India

Jodhpur which is known as the Blue City of India, is the 2nd largest city of Rajasthan and makes in the Top 20 best places to visit and see in India. There is so much in this city which are its assets like its food, historic buildings, landscapes and the major attractions like Mehrangarh Fort, Clock Tower etc.

 

 Best time to go: Between October and March.

 

How to go:

 

  • Via air: Jodhpur has its own domestic airport which is just 5 kilometres from the city centre. This airport is well-connected to other cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, and Jaipur etc.

 

  • Via rail: Jodhpur has its own railway station which is well connected by cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata.

 

  • Via road: Jodhpur is well connected by buses from Delhi. There are numerous private buses and state government buses.

 

Sightseeing: Ghanta Ghar, Mehrangarh Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace etc.

 

19. Assam- The land of Folk music and Dance

 

Assam- Top 20 Best Places To See In India

 

Assam is bestowed with an abundance of scenic magnificence. Its wildlife is rich and diverse in both flora and fauna. An affluence of the rarest species of wildlife are found in Assam that includes Golden Langur, Hispid Hare, White-Winged Woodduck, Tiger, Clouded Leopard, Swamp Deer, Gangetic Dolphins etc.

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Assam is bestowed with lots of beautiful greenery. Its wildlife is rich and diverse with flora and fauna. We can see the rarest spicies of wildlife like Golden Langur, White winged wood duck and the one horned rhinos.

 

Best time to go: Between October and April.

 

How to go:

 

  • Via air: Mohanbari in Dibrugarh, 40 km away is the nearest domestic airport. Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport at Guwahati is 510 km away

 

  • Via rail: New Tinsukia Railway Station is 12 km away.

 

  • Via road: Assam has a government bus service ASTC, which runs within Assam and adjoining state like Siliguri, West Bengal etc.

 

Sightseeing: Kaziranga National Park, Manas National Park, Kamakhya Temple, Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra, Assam State Museum etc.

 

20. Delhi- The City That Welcomes Everyone With Open Arm

 

Delhi- Top 20 Best Places To Visit In India

 

New Delhi is the capital of India and has always attracted tourist not only from India but from all over the globe. Whether you are a traveller, businessman or a student, this city will always fascinates you. It is located on the banks of river Yamuna. It is one of the most visited cities of India. There are so many places for sightseeing like Red Fort, India Gate, Jantar Mantar etc. If you are not a sightseeing lover you can visit many malls and go for movies in multiplexes. Thus making Delhi in the Top 20 best places to visit in India.

 

Best time to go: Between October and March.

 

How to go:

 

  • Via air: New Delhi has international airport naming Indra Gandhi International Airport .

 

  • Via rail: New Delhi is very widely connected by railways. It has a railway station naming New Delhi Railway Station.

 

  • Via road: New Delhi is very widely connected to National Highways which goes to other cities.

 

Sightseeing: Hauz Khas Village, Cannaught Place, Old Delhi, Purana Qila, India Gate, Red Fort, Madam Tussad’s Wax Museum, Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar.


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