Kashmir is the northernmost geographical region of the Indian subcontinent. Until the mid-19th century, the term “Kashmir” denoted only the Kashmir Valley between the Great Himalayas and the Pir Panjal Range. Today, it denotes a larger area that includes the Indian-administered territory of Jammu and Kashmir (which includes the region of Jammu, Kashmir Valley, Ladakh, and Siachen), the Pakistani-administered territories of Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan, and Chinese-administered territories of Aksai Chin and the Trans-Karakoram Tract
Transport is predominantly by air or road vehicles in the region.[ Kashmir has a 135 km (84 mi) long modern railway line that started in October 2009, and was last extended in 2013 and connects Baramulla, in the western part of Kashmir, to Srinagar and Banihal. It is expected to link Kashmir to the rest of India after the construction of the railway line from Katra to Banihal is completed
Here you can see
lakes, striking fruit orchards, verdant meadows surrounded with thick woods of pines and deodars, lush green gardens teeming with vibrant flowers and captivating valleys enclosed with snow-covered peaks of Himalayan and Pir-Panjal ranges
2. Leh Ladakh
Leh is a town in the Leh district of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It was the capital of the Himalayan kingdom of Ladakh, the seat of which was in the Leh Palace, the former mansion of the royal family of Ladakh, built in the same style and about the same time as the Potala Palace in Tibet – the chief residence of the Dalai Lama until the 14th Dalai Lama fled to Dharamshala, India, during the 1959 Tibetan uprising. Leh is at an altitude of 3,524 metres (11,562 ft) and is connected via National Highway 1 to Srinagar in the southwest and to Manali in the south via the Leh-Manali Highway. In 2010, Leh was heavily damaged by the sudden floods caused by a cloudburst.
Its a land of
snow-capped mountains, serene alpine glacial lakes, enchanting valleys, and ancient colorful Buddhist monasteries it is most visited places in India. it has serene alpine glacial lakes, some of the world’s highest mountain passes and high-altitude scenic trekking trails.
Places to see in leh ladakh
Zanskar Valley – Amble Among The Giants. …
Pangong Tso lake – The Azure Lake From 3 Idiots. …
Kargil – Among The Adventurous Places To Visit In Leh Ladakh. …
Khardung-la pass- Highest Motorable Road In The World. …
Nubra Valley- Desert Among The Snowy Hills. …
Magnetic Hill – Defy Gravity. …
Spituk Gompa- Monastery At The Hill Top.
Delhi officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT), is a city and a union territory of India containing New Delhi, the capital of India.[ It is bordered by Haryana on three sides and by Uttar Pradesh to the east. The NCT covers an area of 1,484 square kilometres (573 sq mi). According to the 2011 census, Delhi’s city proper population was over 11 million,[ the second-highest in India after Mumbai
Best Places To See In Delhi
1. Red Fort
2. Jama Masjid
3. Chandni Chowk
4. Swaminarayan Akshardham
5. Humayun’s Tomb
6. Lodhi Gardens
7. Qutab Minar
8. Gandhi Smriti and Raj Ghat
9. India Gate
10. Bahai (Lotus) Temple
The Delhi Metro is a rapid transit system serving Delhi, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Noida, and Ghaziabad in the National Capital Region of India. Delhi Metro is the world’s tenth-largest metro system in terms of length. Delhi Metro was India’s second modern public transportation system, which has revolutionized travel by providing a fast, reliable, safe, and comfortable means of transport. The network consists of six lines with a total length of 296 kilometers (184 miles) with 214 stations, which are a mix of underground, at-grade and elevated stations. All stations have escalators, lifts, and tactile tiles to guide the visually impaired from station entrances to trains. There are 18 designated parking sites at Metro stations to further encourage the use of the system.
Agra is a major tourist destination because of its many Mughal-era buildings, most notably the Tāj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpūr Sikrī, all of which are UNESCOWorld Heritage Sites Agra is included on the Golden Triangle tourist circuit, along with Delhi and Jaipur; and the Uttar Pradesh Heritage Arc, tourist circuit of UP state, along Lucknow and Varanasi. Agra falls within the Brajcultural region.
Places To See In Agra
1. Taj Mahal
2. Agra Fort
3. Jama Masjid
4. Fatehpur Sikri
5. Itmad-ud-Daulah’s Tomb
6. Akbar’s Tomb
7. Moti Masjid
8. Sikandra Fort
9. Jodha Bai ka Rauza
10. Mehtab Bagh
City low floor buses
Bus services are run by the Agra Municipal Corporation. Other para-transit modes include rickshaws and autorickshaws. Polluting vehicles are not allowed near the Tāj Mahal.
E-rickshaw and Ola Cabs
Electric rickshaws have been increasing in the city. Ola Cabs and Agra Cabs & Taxi also operate their services in the city round the clock and can be used via mobile app and website.
Agra Metro Rail Transport
Rail India Technical and Economic Service (RITES) has proposed 30 stations, 11 underground and 19 elevated, for two corridors of the Metro Rail in the city. The two routes are Sikandra to the Taj Mahal’s east gate via Agra Fort and Agra Cantt to Kalindi Vihar. On 24 March 2017, State Chief Minister Aditya Nath Yogi approved the project. In December 2017, the cabinet of the UP Government approved the DPR as per New Metro Policy. Work was expected to commence in March 2018.
Varanasi also known as Benares a city on the banks of the river Ganga in the Uttar Pradesh state of North India, 320 kilometres (200 mi) south-east of the state capital, Lucknow, and 121 kilometres (75 mi) east of Allahabad. A major religious hub in India, it is the
Varanasi is also one of 72 districts in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. At the time of the 2011 census, there were a total of 8 blocks and 1329 villages in this district. The main languages of Varanasi are the Awadhi and Bhojpuri dialects of Hindi-Urdu.
Varanasi grew as an important industrial centre, famous for its muslin and silk fabrics, perfumes, ivory works, and sculpture. Buddha is believed to have founded Buddhism here around 528 BCE when he gave his first sermon, “The Setting in Motion of the Wheel of Dharma”, at nearby Sarnath. The city’s religious importance continued to grow in the 8th century, when Adi Shankara established the worship of Shiva as an official sect of Varanasi. During the Muslim rule through Middle Ages, the city continued as an important center of Hindu devotion, pilgrimage, mysticism, and poetry which further contributed to its reputation as a center of cultural importance and religious education. Tulsidas wrote his epic poem on Rama’s life called Ram Charit Manas in Varanasi. Several other major figures of the Bhakti movement were born in Varanasi, including Kabir and Ravidas. Guru Nanak visited Varanasi for Maha Shivaratri in 1507, a trip that played a large role in the founding of Sikhism.
Places To See In Varanasi
1. Assi Ghat – A magnet for those seeking spirituality
2. Dashashwamedh Ghat – The most vibrant Ghat in town
3. Manikarnika Ghat – The prime cremation Ghat in Varanasi
4. Kashi Vishwanath Temple – The only Jyotirlinga in Uttar Pradesh
5. Tulsi Manas Temple – The place where Ramcharitmanas was written
6. Durga Temple – The fabled old world legend
7. Gyan Vapi Well – The well of knowledge
8. Ramnagar Fort & Museum – The Mughal era fortification
9. Chunar Fort – A spooky little rampart
10. Sarnath – The famed historical ruin
11. Godowlia Market – The busiest shopping junction in town
12. The Banaras Silk Emporium – For the love of Banarasi silk
Varanasi is well-connected by air, rail and road. One of the major factors in Varanasi’s is its access to all parts of the country. Within the city, mobility is provided by taxis, rickshaws, cycle rickshaws and three wheelers, but with certain restrictions in the old town area of the city.
Jaisalmer nicknamed “The Golden city”, is a city in the Indian state of Rajasthan, located 575 kilometres (357 mi) west of the state capital Jaipur. Once known as Jaisalmer state it is a World Heritage Site. The town stands on a ridge of yellowish sandstone and is crowned by the ancient Jaisalmer Fort. This fort contains a royal palace and several ornate Jain temples. Many of the houses and temples of both the fort and of the town below are built of finely sculptured sandstone. The town lies in the heart of the Thar Desert (the Great Indian Desert) and has a total population, including the residents of the fort, of about 78,000. It is the administrative headquarters of Jaisalmer District.
Places To See In Jaisalmer
1. Jaisalmer Fort and Palace Museum
2. Jain Temples
4. Camel Safaris
5. Sand Dunes and Desert National Park
6. Peacocks at Khaba Fort
7. Vyas Chhatri Sunset Point
8. Bada Bagh
9. Gadsisar Lake
10. Local Heritage and Culture Museums
11. Bhang Shop/Lassi Shop
12. Jaisalmer War Museum
13. Tanot Temple
Desert Festival of Jaisalmer is the most awaited and famous cultural and colourful events that dominate the sand of Rajasthan and Camel races, turban tying competitions are organized. It is held in the month of February every year in Rajasthan. The desert festival in Jaisalmer has showcased Rajasthani folk songs and dance so it is a very attractive
Jaisalmer is connected to the rest of Rajasthan by buses provided by Rajasthan State Transport Corporation as well as other private bus operators. The airport was inactive but Spice Jet has now started flight from Delhi and Mumbai since 29 October 2017. Jaisalmer railway station runs daily trains between Jaisalmer and Jaipur, through which it is connected to Delhi and other cities all over India. This station comes under NWR zone and JU division. Additionally, there exists a luxury tourist train known as Palace On Wheels, which covers the major tourist destinations of Rajasthan, including Jaisalmer. The main occupation of people of Jaisalmer is farming. Many people also work as drivers and cab owners who provide transportation to tourists.
7. Rann of Kutch
Rann of Kutch is a large area of salt marshes located mostly in Gujarat (primarily the Kutch district), India and the southern tip of Sindh, Pakistan. It is divided into two main parts: Great Rann of Kutch and Little Rann of Kutch.
The Rann of Kutch is located in the Thar Desert bio-geographic area in the Indian state of Gujarat, with some parts in Pakistani province of Sindh. It is a seasonally marshy region, the word Rann meaning “salt marsh”, alternating with medaks, elevated pieces of land where vegetation grows. Kori Creek and Sir creek are located in Rann of Kutch area which is part of Indus river delta.
Places To See In Rann Of Kutch
1. White Desert
2. Great Rann of Kutch
3. Dattatreya Temple at Kalo Dungar
4. Kala Dungar
6. Bhujia Hill
7. Desh Devi Maa Ashapura
8. Indian Wild Ass Sanctuary
9. Little Rann of Kutch
10. Koteshwar Mahadev Temple
Aurangabad is a city in the Aurangabad district of Maharashtra state in India.]The city is a tourism hub, surrounded by many historical monuments, including the Ajanta Caves and Ellora Caves, which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites, as well as Bibi Ka Maqbara and Panchakki
Places To See in Aurangabad (Maharashtra)
1. Ajanta Caves
2. Bibi Ka Maqbara
3. Daulatabad Fort
4. Ellora Caves
5. Grishneshwar Temple
6. Hazur Sahib Nanded
7. Hazur Sahib Nanded
8. Himayat Bagh
9. Jayakwadi Dam
10. Zainuddin Shirzai’s Maqbara
11. Lonar Crater Lake
12. Panchakki & Baba Shah MusafirDargah
13. Parli Vaidhyanath Jyotirlinga Temple
14. Prozone Mall
Aurangabad Airport (Chikkalthana Airport) is an airport serving the city and has connecting flights to Hyderabad, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Tirupati and Thiruvananthapuram. In 2008, flights were made available to the people traveling to the Hajj pilgrimage.
Aurangabad railway station is the major railway station under Nanded railway division.
The Sundarbans is a mangrove area in the delta formed by the confluence of Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna Rivers in the Bay of Bengal. It spans from the Hooghly River in India’s state of West Bengal to the Baleswar River in Bangladesh. It comprises closed and open mangrove forests, agriculturally used land, mudflats, and barren land, and is intersected by multiple tidal streams and channels. Four protected areas in the Sundarbans are enlisted as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, viz Sundarbans National Park, Sundarbans West, Sundarbans South, and Sundarbans East Wildlife Sanctuaries. The Sundarbans mangrove forest covers an area of about 10,000 km2 (3,900 sq mi). In West Bengal, they extend over 4,260 km2 (1,640 sq mi) across the South 24 Parganas and North 24 Parganas districts.[Forests in Bangladesh’s Khulna Division extend over 6,017 km2 (2,323 sq mi). The most abundant tree species are Sundari (Heritiera fomes) and Gewa (Excoecaria agallocha). The forests provide habitat to 453 faunal wildlife, including 290 bird, 120 fish, 42 mammals, 35 reptile and eight amphibian species
Places To See In Sunderbans
1. Sundarban National Park
3. Sudhanyakhali Watch Tower
5. Sajnekhali Watch Tower
6. Tiger Reserve
7. Halliday Island
8. Sajnekhali Bird Sanctuary
9. Kapil Muni Temple
Sikkim is a state in northeast India. It borders Tibet in the north and northeast, Bhutan in the east, Nepal in the west, and West Bengal in the south. Sikkim is also located close to India’s Siliguri Corridor near Bangladesh. Sikkim is the least populous and second smallest among the Indian states. A part of the Eastern Himalaya, Sikkim is notable for its biodiversity, including alpine and subtropical climates, as well as being a host to Kanchenjunga, the highest peak in India and third highest on Earth. Sikkim’s capital and largest city are Gangtok. Almost 35% of the state is covered by the Khangchendzonga National Park
Places To See In Sikkim
1. Tsomgo Lake
3. Nathula Pass
4. Lachung, Lachen and Yumthang Valley
8. Teesta River
Meghalaya is a state in Northeast India. The name means “the abode of clouds” in Sanskrit. The population of Meghalaya as of 2016 is estimated to be 3,211,474. Meghalaya covers an area of approximately 22,430 square kilometers, with a length to breadth ratio of about 3:1.
Places To See In Meghalaya
1. Mawlynnong Village
2. Laitlum Canyon
3. Double Decker Living Root Bridge (Nongriat Village, Cherapunjee)
Ialong Park (Jowai)
5. Balpakram National Park (Tura)
6. Don Bosco Centre for Indigeneous Culture (Mawlai, Shillong)
7. Umiam Lake (Ri Bhoi District, Nongpoh)
8. All Saints Church (Shillong)
9. Mawsmai Cave (Shella Road, Cherapunjee)
10. Mawthadraishan Peak (Nongstoin)
Kerala is a state on the southwestern, Malabar Coast of India. It was formed on 1 November 1956, following passage of the States Reorganisation Act, by combining Malayalam-speaking regions. Spread over 38,863 km2 (15,005 sq mi), Kerala is the twenty-second largest Indian state by area. It is bordered by Karnataka to the north and northeast, Tamil Nadu to the east and south, and the Lakshadweep Sea and Arabian Sea to the west. With 33,387,677 inhabitants as per the 2011 Census, Kerala is the thirteenth-largest Indian state by population. It is divided into 14 districts with the capital being Thiruvananthapuram. Malayalam is the most widely spoken language and is also the official language of the state .
List Of Places To See In Kerala
1. Alleppey – The Venice of India
2. Munnar – South India’s Tea Haven
3. Kovalam – Kerala’s Beach Paradise
4. Fort Kochi – The Crowned ’Queen of Arabian Sea’
5. Thekkady (Periyar Tiger Reserve) – Wildlife Adventures in Abundance
6. Wayanad – Nature’s very own garden
7. Kumarakom – A glimpse of paradise
8. Thrissur- Kerala’s Cultural Capital
9. Thiruvananthapuram – Beach City Built on the Seven Hills
10. Kozhikode – Spicy haven on the Malabar coast
Mysore[ officially Mysuru, is a city in the state of Karnataka, India.It is located in the foothills of the Chamundi Hills about 145.2 km (90 mi) towards the southwest of Bangalore and spread across an area of 152 km2 (59 sq mi). Mysore City Corporation is responsible for the civic administration of the city, which is also the headquarters of the Mysore districtand the Mysore division.
It served as the capital city of the Kingdom of Mysore for nearly six centuries from 1399 until 1956. The Kingdom was ruled by the Wadiyar dynasty, with a brief period of interregnum in the 1760s and 70s when Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan were in power. The Wadiyars were patrons of art and culture and contributed significantly to the cultural and economic growth of the city and the state. The cultural ambiance and achievements of Mysore earned it the sobriquet Cultural Capital of Karnataka.
List Of Places To Visit In Mysore
1. Mysore Palace – The former residence of the Wodeyar Dynasty
2. Lalitha Mahal – Royal family’s guest house
3. Jagmohan Palace – Exhibiting the best collection of paintings
4. Karanji Lake – The largest lake in Karnataka
5. Melody World Wax Museum – Flaunting the craft of wax
6. Railway Museum – Flaunting locomotives of the best kind
7. St. Philomena Church – Among the largest cathedrals of South Asia
8. Chamundi Hills and Chamundeshwari Temple – A thousand steps towards sanctity
9. Sri Nandi Temple – With a 5-meter tall idol
10. Brindavan Gardens – A well-manicured botanical garden
Gujrat is a state in Western India and Northwest India, A coastline of 1,600 km (990 mi) – most of which lies on the Kathiawar peninsula – and a population in excess of 60 million. It is the sixth largest Indian state by area and the ninth largest state by population. Gujarat is bordered by Rajasthan to the northeast, Daman and Diu to the south, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Maharashtra to the southeast, Madhya Pradesh to the east, and the Arabian Sea and the Pakistani province of Sindh to the west. Its capital city is Gandhinagar, while its largest city is Ahmedabad The Gujarati-speaking people of India are indigenous to the state. The economy of Gujarat is the third-largest state economy in India with ₹14.96 lakh crore(US$210 billion) in gross domestic product and a per capita GDP of ₹157,000 (US$2,200)
Places To See In Gujrat
2. Somnath Temple
3. Rann of Kutch
6. Laxmi Vilas Palace, Vadodara
8. Rani ki Vav, Patan
11. Statue Of Unity
Goa is a state on the western coast of India, within the region known as the Konkan.[ It is bounded by Maharashtra to the north and Karnataka to the east and south, with the Arabian Sea forming its western coast. It is India’s smallest state by area and the fourth-smallest by population. Goa has the highest GDP per capita among all Indian states two and a half times that of the country. It was ranked the best-placed state by the Eleventh Finance Commission for its infrastructure and ranked on top for the best quality of life in India by the National Commission on Population based on the 12 Indicators.