Excursions in India

Excursions in India is as enjoyable as it is challenging. The diversity of terrain giving rise to different natural wonders, the historical spots like its forts and palaces, the places of pilgrimage and the spiritual spots, and other extra ordinary elements like its bustling market places, the shopping complexes and the extensive rice fields, the museums and its festivals, the list is simply too vast to be explored. Broadly speaking, the Excursions in India can be divided into three regional zones. They are:

Excursions in the North and West – The north must begin with an exploration of the country’s political capital. Various tours are organized around the city. Being a city with great historical importance, Red Fort, Chadni Chowk, Jama Masjid, Feroz Shah Kotla, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Qutb Minar, and the Lotus Temple are some of the important places for sightseeing. Uttaranchal, a state created newly, is a great spot for tourist attraction with mesmerizing natural beauty in the lap of Ganges, different ashrams and temples providing a prominent spiritual focus for tourists.

Rajasthan in the west is another place you must travel during Excursions to India. It can rightly be called the cultural center, with its numerous forts, princely forts and colorful costumes captivating you. And not much needs to be said about the Taj Mahal in Agra, built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Its fantastic architectural splendor and scenic view make it the stuff that dreams are made of, a most famous heritage site signifying the beauty of eternal love.

Excursions in the South – The Excursions in India lead up to its South which must begin with a tour of Chennai, its prominent metropolitan city. Temple tours are of major attraction considering the numerous temples and places of spiritual interest in South India, among which Kumbakonam in Tanjore has about 18 temples. The Ranganathasvami temple is one of the largest temples which you can go from Tanjore.

Mysore is another city worth visiting for its great historical value, as also for its silk and sandalwood. Besides it has great natural beauty. You can also go to Mahabalipuram which has a number of cave temples and temple chariots, from where the tourist must visit Pondicherry which was special as a beautifully structured French colony. The Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Madurai and the various Kerala beaches, along with Cochin and Munnar must not be missed out from the India Tour itinerary. Mumbai remains the commercial capital and the hub of the film industry.

Excursions to the East – The East India comprising of the states of the north east along with West Bengal, Orissa, Bihar and Jharkhand are also significant places in your India Excursions. Puri in Orissa is the spiritual center of East India. Kolkata is the biggest metropolitan city in the eastern region. The entire North east India which has the Himalayas towering over it is a major tourist attraction, with numerous local tourists as well as those from outside exploring its challenging terrains, and exquisite scenic landscape.

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