India is country that is known for suiting the moods of every traveller. The history buff or the beach lover, the foodie or the writer, the naturalist or the enthusiastic, our nation has everything to jive up the travel spirit. Travelling is an experience in India and for those who wish to the read the country in its purest form, here’s a list of the states you ought to be exploring.
Rajasthan – The Incredible State of India
This is one state to which Indian Tourism Industry shall always be indebted to. With its glorious past, majestic forts and the best hospitality you’ll ever come across, Rajasthan is the state to be. Whether we talk about the Pink City, Jaipur or the City of Lakes, Udaipur, the list of holiday destinations in India will always remain incomplete without cities from Rajasthan. Look out for the heritage hotels in Jaipur to enhance your stay at Rajasthan.
Gujarat, with its recent campaign of ‘Khushboo Gujarat ki…’ supported by Amitabh Bacchan, has managed to cross an altogether different level of tourism in India. The culture, heritage, people and ofcourse its countless attractions make this colourful state a must visit in India. Experience a unique way of living through tented accommodations at Kutch, a huge stretch of white salt.
Goa – A perfect holiday destination
The land of the beaches, Goa offers you everything you’d want for in a holiday with your friends. Apart from its sun soaked beaches, Goan cuisine and parties are a delight for every traveller. Goa offers a range of accommodation options ranging from high-end resorts to affordable BnBs and service apartments.
Maharashtra – Maharashtra Unlimited
The state that wakes up to the aroma of Poha, Maharashtra has always been known for its simple living, high thinking crowd. The historical city of Aurangabad and the ultimate city to stay in, Pune have a natural force to attract tourists from all across the country.
The industry that gives full competition to Bollywood lies in this amazing state. Andhra Pradesh is known for its temples, cuisine, beaches and entertainment industry. And it’s about time you visit Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Vishakhapatnam and Tirupati.
Kerala – God’s own country
When it comes to beaches in India, Goa isn’t the only place to head to. Kerala also has a variety of beaches to offer such as Cherai Beach, Kovalam Beach, Varkala Beach, etc.
What can be said about the state that is home to the Queen’s Land, Kolkata? Well, we suggest you better come here and witness the sweet people, just as sweet as their Sandesh and Mishti Doi. Darjeeling, Siliguri and Mandarmani just add on to the charm of the state.
Puducherry – Give Time a Break
What can be said about a union territory that offers you the liberty to enjoy a river cruise, lunch at one of those French cafes, a romantic dinner by the side of sun kissed beaches and an array of options for street shopping? Yes, we are talking of Puducherry (earlier known as Pondicherry), a place that still breathes in it the French lifestyle. A stay at colonial bunglows simply spices up your holiday at Puducherry.
Nagaland – Land of Festivals
Nagaland – A state that is not just defined by its mystical stories, splendid landscape and lip smacking cuisine but also by its spirit of celebrating. The state’s Hornbill Festival is popular worldwide and people from all across the globe come down to witness the fervour and enthusiasm of the different tribes here. This is one north eastern state that showcases a spree of rock stars like nowhere in India.
The state that boasts of the Silicon Valley obviously needs no introduction. While Banglore (or Bengaluru) may be the most significant destination for every software person of today’s times, a few more places that this amazing state comprises Mysore, the land of the mighty Tipu Sultan, Mangalore, the port city and Hampi, the glorious city of the mighty Vijaynagar Empire. Look out for the cottages and resorts in Karnataka located in idyllic surroundings.