7 Best places to explore in North India

India
is a huge country full of breathtaking landscapes and mesmerizing vistas. All
around the world, it receives tourists. Although every nook and corner of India
is fascinating, maximum number of tourists are frequented in North India. Ranging
from snow-laden mountains to picturesque hill stations and from ancient forts
and palaces to exciting adventurous treats, North India has all the things. The
north Indian region is well-suited for all, irrespective of their interests.
May it be adventure buff or history enthusiast or nature lover or foodie; North
India cultural diversity can please everyone.

Places that form North India Tour Packages

  • Delhi
  • Chandigarh
  • Haryana
  • Himachal Pradesh
  • Jammu and Kashmir
  • Rajasthan
  • Punjab

1. Heart and Soul of India – Delhi

The
capital city is the cultural and political hub of the country. Endowed with a
wide variety of tourist attractions, the city holds great historical significance,
which can be well understood through a tour of the historic monuments. The
things that you must not miss during your stay in Delhi, visit to the UNESCO
World Heritage Sites and religious sites such as Lakshmi Narayan Temple, Bangla
Sahib Gurudwara and many others. Within the territory, one can also take
pleasure in the adventure sports which are offered at different places. If you
are a food lover, you must try the spicy street food in Delhi or you can try a
variety of cuisines by visiting bars and restaurants.

Best time to visit: October to March

2. First Planned City of India – Chandigarh

Chandigarh,
North India favorite destinations, it is the shared capital of Punjab and
Haryana. One of the cleanest cities in India is Chandigarh this is the fact
that attracts the maximum number of tourists. The first planned city of India is
going to amazed History buffs as well as nature lovers by visiting here. Some
of the major attractions for nature admirers are Sukhna Lake, Rock Garden,
Leisure Valley and Rose Garden while the Capital Complex is the most famous
edifice due to its magnificent architecture.. This refined art piece includes
three monuments, three buildings and a lake. It is also the UNESCO World
Heritage Site. Furthermore, to enjoy the nightlife by visiting lounges, bars
and clubs you can approach the city. Chandigarh has a wide variety of Punjabi
dishes as well as Continental cuisine. Must-try things in Chandigarh are Lachha
Paratha, Amritsari Kulche, Chhole Bhature, Roh di Kheer, Kulfi, etc.

Best time to visit: October to March

3. Abode of God – Haryana

The
ancient state of Haryana has been a witness to rise and fall of many empires. For
its extraordinary architecture, verdant greenery and antique temples this
quaint state of India is popular. It is also a major producer and supplier of
agricultural products in India. Haryana is home to several cities, some of
which are Kurukshetra, Rohtak, Panipat, Gurugram, Manesar, Karnal, Sirsa, etc.
Moreover, Haryana has all to satisfy the wanderlust of travelers, irrespective
of their interests. In Haryana several historical places like Badshahpur Fort,
Sheikh Chilli’s Tomb, Raja Nahar Singh Palace, etc. If you are interested in
catching a glimpse of a wide variety of flora and fauna, you must visit either
of the wildlife reserves (Sultanpur National Park, Nahar Wildlife Sanctuary,
Kalesar National Park, etc.) of the state.

Best time to visit: October to March

4. Land of Valleys – Himachal Pradesh

Himachal
Pradesh is well-endowed with age-old temples, snowy mountains, blooming lakes
and lively people. This panoramic state is home to several hill stations like
Kullu, Manali, Shimla, Mcleodganj, etc. Since apples are produced in ample
numbers in the state, it is also recognized as the “State of Apples”. Throughout
the year, the state observes various fairs and festivals. There are so many forts, palaces and
monasteries in the state, to delight nature lovers and also history buffs this
state is capable. One can also enjoy adventure activities like paragliding,
trekking, skiing, etc. Himachal Pradesh also has a wide variety of flora and
fauna, to amaze the wildlife enthusiasts. There are around 1200 bird and 359
animal species. In terms of flora, Himachal thrives with roses, chrysanthemums,
marigolds, tulips, lilies, etc.

Best time to visit: February to June

5. Paradise on the Earth – Jammu and Kashmir

This
northernmost state of India is famous all over the world for its awe-inspiring
beauty, soaring mountains, marvelous monuments, rich wildlife, warm-hearted
people, etc. One can admire the beautiful landscapes in this state you can also
indulge in adventurous treats. People also throng this scenic state for
pilgrimage sites like Amarnath and Vaishno Devi. Although the whole state is elegant,
major highlights are Gulmarg, Sonmarg, Shalimar Bagh, Dal Lake, Kashmir Valley,
etc. Ladakh, mountain bikers favorites destination. During a visit to Jammu and
Kashmir one can also catch sight of a wide variety of flora and fauna. One can
spot thorn scrub forests, shrubs, meadows, sub-alpine forests, etc, in the
category of flora. while musk deers, leopards, ibex, yak, gazelle and several
types of birds can be viewed here. Moreover, the state is pleasing for all – solo
travelers, backpackers, family, newlyweds, etc.

Best time to visit: October to March

6. Land of Five Rivers – Punjab

The
land of Punjab is very fertile and agriculture is the major occupation
practiced here, since the state is formed of five rivers, namely Ravi, Beas,
Chenab, Sutlej and Jhelum. Punjab is the best choice, if you wish to enjoy
culture, food and history – all at the same time. The state boasts of vast
history, enjoyable culture and mouth-watering food dishes. Though the state
does not have any adventure sports, it is sure to entertain tourists in the
best possible way. People of Punjab are always smiling and are quite helpful
and friendly in nature. Golden Temple, Jallianwala Bagh, Wagah Border, Maharaja
Ranjit Singh Museum, Bathinda Fort, Kaiser Bagh Park, etc are some major
attractions of the state. The state is quite significant as it hosts a flag
lowering ceremony at the border, where India and Pakistan meet. To be precise,
it can be said that one can have the most memorable Vacations in Punjab.

Best time to visit: October to March

7. Incredible State of India – Rajasthan

Without
exploring the royal state of Rajasthan, visit to India cannot be said a completed
tour. It is chock full of tourist attractions and is one among the most visited
states in India. Here, one can experience the best of everything, may it be
cuisine or culture or heritage or adventure. Udaipur, Jaipur, Jodhpur,
Jaisalmer, Mount Abu, Bikaner, Pushkar, etc are some of the most sought-after
cities in Rajasthan. Here you can come across friendly people and by
interacting with them, you can gain insights into their customs and traditions.
Rajasthan is also the land of fairs and festivals. People celebrate several
fairs and festivals, ranging from seasonal to religious. Pushkar Fair, Camel
Festival of Bikaner, etc are the most popular ones. Two unavoidable aspects of
Rajasthani culture are music and dance. If you happen to be a foodie, you must
feast your taste buds with delicious dishes like daal baati churma, pyaaz
kachori, ker sangri, etc.

Best time to visit: October to February

Now
that you have a list ready of the best things to do in North India, make your
choice of our specially curated North India tour packages and reap the maximum
benefit of your vacations in the company of your near and dear ones.

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