7 Attractions in India That Will Leave You Spellbound
If you love travelling or you are just planning to go for your next holiday, this is the perfect article for you. We have compiled 7 places from all across India that are worth visiting and are sure to leave you spellbound.
1. Dal Lake, Srinagar
Often called the Jewel of Srinagar, the Dal Lake is one of the most frequently visited attractions in India. Srinagar, which is the capital city of Jammu and Kashmir is famous for its myriad variety of places to visit. The Dal Lake is best experienced from a houseboat. While standing in your balcony, you will find vendors selling flowers or children going to school in gondola like structures. They are called ‘shikaras’. The lake is massive. A trip at night in these gondolas will show you a new side of our country.
2. Kerala Backwaters
Kerala Backwaters is a must visit if you are looking for a suggestion for your next holiday destination. Apart from the brackish lagoons, there are a number of experiences you must try. Renting a boathouse, visiting the Periyar Lake, the wildlife sanctuary and also the Kumarakom Bird sanctuary are some of the major attraction. Another major attraction revolves around the various festivals and the cuisine. It is a must visit place in Kerala for all Indians and foreigners.
3. Taj Mahal, Agra
When we think of Taj Mahal, we think of love. This extraordinary piece of art was built by Emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. It is one of the Seven Wonders of the World and people from all across the globe come to visit this monument. It stands on the bank of river Yamuna and it a beautiful sight. The white marble glistens as the first rays of the golden sun touches the monument gently. The sight is incomparable and undoubtedly worth a visit. Every foreigner who comes to visit historic monument in India has this monument on the very top of their travel list.
4. Golden Temple, Amritsar
Also known as the Shri Harimandir Sahib, the Golden Temple in Amritsar is beauty at its best. Sikhs in the country and also from all over the world come here for a holy visit. You have to cover your head and dip your feet in the holy water before entering this monument as per the rituals. The visit to this place is more of like a lifetime experience and can hardly be described in words. The golden tomb shaped structure is most beautiful if visited at night. You will also find entrances from all four directions symbolising equality and universal brotherhood. The Golden Temple stands as a symbol of peace and humility.
5. Tiger Hills, Darjeeling
Want to see the Kanchenjunga up close and at its best form? The Tiger Hills in Darjeeling is a must visit for all mountain lovers. The scenic beauty of this place will leave you mesmerized. As the golden rays of the sun first hits the snow covered peak, you will thank yourself for planning the trip. The tiger hills are famous for witnessing the sunrise and it is absolutely essential to reach by 3.30 A.M. the place is situated above Ghoom. The journey to the top of the tiger hills is scenic and very beautiful.
6. Jim Corbett National Park, Nainital
If you love wildlife, Jim Corbett is the best place for you to visit. It is famous for being the oldest National Park in the country. Located in the state of Uttarakhand, it was also the first place where the Tiger Reserve project was undertaken. It covers an area of approximately 520 square kilometres. Apart from the famous tiger, the Jim Corbett National Park is rich in flora and fauna. You can always go on safari or even elephant rides. The place is best if you are up for some adventure.
7. Nubra Valley, Ladakh
Located at a distance of 150 kilometres from Leh, the Nubra valley is a bucket list destination for travel freaks. The extraordinary beauty of this place is not very explored but the panoramic sights are simply marvellous. Nubra is claimed to the world’s highest motorable road. If you are looking to find some peace and take a solo trip, Nubra valley is your answer. The mountains and green valleys will refresh your mind and body.
Rohit is a traveller and blogger also. He loves travelling different places and exploring them. He shares all his travel stories at TransIndiaTravels.com.