India is land of cultural diversities, be it food, cultures, values, various cuisines and even tourist destinations. If you think of planning a holiday in India; you will get ample of options ranging from beaches to snow clad mountains to tea plantations, heritage places rich with history, religious pious destinations and what not. With 29 states and 7 union territories, every place in India has something to offer to a tourist; you will return disappointed. Below is a compilation of 6 most famous tourist destinations in India for foreign travellers.
Below Are Some Most Favorite Destinations Of Foreigners In India:
Delhi is the capital city and has a rich culture of historical heritage monuments. The famous red fort is always full of foreigners engrossed in learning about its history. Other famous tourist destinations in Delhi include the Qutub Minar, Humayun’s tomb, Jama Masjid, the doll museum, India gate etc. Delhi is also famous for its cuisine. You can indulge in the typical north Indian delicacies at Chandni chowk, Paranthe wali gali, Connaught place etc. The world famous Kareem’s dhaba undoubtedly has the best mutton dishes cooked. You would never be in a shortage of new things to explore in Delhi. It is famous for the “Delhi Haat Bazaar” which showcases work of number of artisans. The Taj Mahal is situated at 3-4 hours from Delhi and is one of the most visited places in India.
The white sand pristine beaches, calm and serene atmosphere, lip smacking yummy food, happy go lucky crowd all over and its night life is what makes Goa a very special tourist destination. Be it any time of the year you will find foreigners flocking this smallest state of India. Goa has a number of beautiful Portugal churches, long coastline with beautiful beaches, number of adventure sports that can be done. The sea food in Goa is very famous and just cannot be missed. It is one place that just never sleeps. Even if you get on the roads at around 3 in the morning you will find many restraints and pubs open and plenty of things to do. It’s one place full of energy and vibe.
Kerala is world famous for its serene and calm backwaters. It’s a beautiful place with coconut trees all along the sides of the roads, a beautiful landscape which is indeed a treat for your eyes. It is also well known for the tea plantations. People from all over the world come to Kerala to relax and do some soul searching. Kerala is also known for its unique cuisine, boat houses and its unique sports events. You will also find many foreign travellers indulging in ayurvedic therapies and oil massages which just adds on to Kerala’s soothing atmosphere.
Cochin is famous for its Portugal buildings and spices. It also has a beautiful coastline.
Mumbai is one of the most tourist friendly destinations in India. It’s like a second home for travellers. The people are always willing to help. Mumbai is famous for its historic buildings like Victoria terminus station, Gateway of India, Marine drive which is lovingly known as the Queen’s necklace, Bandstand, number of beaches and food joints. It is famous for shopping and you will always find foreigner’s flocking at the Colaba Causeway. You will find everything in this city food, shopping, museums, and places to just sit back and relax. The city will never disappoint you. There are a couple of hill stations near Mumbai (Lonavala) which is a good weekend getaway destination.
Gujarat has recently become famous with foreign travellers. The tourism is soaring high and more and more people wish to come here. The famous places are the Gir forest, the Rann of kutch which organises an annual world famous festival, Diu beach, Somnath temple, heritage sites etc. Gujarat is a land of rich culture and you will find a variety of artisans selling ethnic goods. The Bandhani cloth work is famous and along with it Gujarat is famous for variety of arts and crafts. The cuisine is also famous among travellers. Gujarat is a very comfortable warm place for travellers and due to increasing facilities for tourists; this place has become very tourist friendly.
Other than those mentioned above other places like Varanasi, Benaras, Pondicherry, Jammy and Kashmir, Sikkim, Mizoram, Coorg, Dalhousie, Dehradun, Manali etc. are famous with travellers. Udaipur and Jaipur also see a number of foreign tourists every year. The famous Khajuraho temple at Madhya Pradesh is also very popular. Listing down the places to visit in India is just not possible. The best way is pack your bags and explore the country; you will not go back disappointed. Bon Voyage!!!