• Places not to miss in India for the first timers

    Posted By Shahana On In Famous Indian destinations
  • Are you visiting India for the first time and are clueless about the places to visit? Here are some of the best places to be visited by any tourists that are coming down for the first time:

    Taj Mahal in Agra

    The Taj Mahal is a beautiful monument that is also listed among the top Seven Wonders of the World and attracts thousands of tourists every day. Giving you a reminiscence of the bygone Mughal dynasty, the Taj Mahal is an epitome of love and dedication. Tourists must come to Agra to view the architectural marvel that is Taj.

    Taj Mahal

    Ladakh

    For most foreign visitors, a visit to India is incomplete without making a trip to the beautiful cold desert- Ladakh. The place is famous for mountain biking, an adventure sport. One can hire bikes and travel the entire route that is simply astounding. One can undertake this journey from Manali to reach Leh and get spellbinding views of the snow clad Himalayas and beautiful lakes. Biking will take you to places that are so heavenly that these will take your breath away. Some of these places are Rohtang Pass and Bara-lacha La where one can find solace and solitude.

    Chandrataal Lake In Ladakh

    Victoria Memorial Hall

    It’s a saying that coming to India is futile if you don’t visit Kolkata, also called the City of Joy that was once the capital of British India. The memorial was dedicated to Queen Victoria. The hall houses a museum that contains exotic and memorable collection of paintings by many prominent artists and freedom fighters.

    Victoria Memorial Hall

    Jaisalmer (Rajasthan)

    The golden sandy deserts of Jaisalmer attract thousands of domestic as well as foreign tourists from all across the globe. Jaisalmer is famous for its Sam Sandunes and Akal Fossil National Park that are the main attractions to be seen. While here, you can engage yourselves in desert and camel safaris and also enjoy the mesmerising and exotic folk dancers known as Kalbelia dancers.

    Darjeeling (West Bengal)

    For anyone that is planning a trip to the north eastern part of India must visit the Queen of the hills, also known as Darjeeling that is famous for its toy train and the curvaceous bends that have always captured people’s hearts and imaginations. Hampi: also known as an ‘Open Museum’, Hampi was the capital of the majestic emperors of Vijayanagar dynasty. It is famous for its temples, monuments and ruins that are spread over 10 miles and are captivating.

    Darjeeling

    Khajuraho Temples

    These temples at Khajuraho bear testimony to the fact that Kamasutra originated in India. There are at least 1000 temples dedicated to gods and goddesses that are famous for their erotic sculptures, carvings and descriptions.

    Khajuraho Temples

    Ajanta and Ellora Caves

    Dating from 6th to 11th century AD, these caves are 34 in number and contain prehistoric and ancient paintings and sculptures. One will get ample time to revel in the majestic architecture that these caves are famous for.

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