Travel to North India like a pro…..
Discovering North India is exactly like discovering treasure. Each state has it’s own unique palaces, forts, gardens and other architectural wonders. It doesn’t stop there! North India has a vibrant history, strong culture and traditions and tantalising cuisines that truly makes one enjoy wealth of experiences. Here are top things to do in North India that should definitely be a part of next vacation:
1. Visit Agra in Uttar Pradesh
This glorious city is one of the most visited destination in India. Agra is called the “City of Love” and anyone who visits Agra will be easily taken back to rich Mughal history. Mughals once ruled this city and hence you will find a plethora of historical sites. Of course, it is important to visit one of the wonders of the world – Taj Mahal, but your sightseeing will not just end there. Besides Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Itimad-Ud-Daulah Tomb and Mehtab Bagh are places that would make any tourist buff get excited. So admire the minarets, intricate inlay work, lush gardens and fountains adorned by Peacocks. Agra, a city in Uttar Pradesh is not just known for architectural wonders but also for colourful and vibrant markets and amazing Indian sweets and lip-smacking dishes that would be a treat for your taste buds.
2. Enjoy North Indian cuisine
Enjoying a North Indian meal is the best way to experience a true taste to what the country can offer. This is one cuisine that the world loves and indulge in dishes that has been cooked using complex spice combinations. North Indian cuisine is all about curries, butter naans, tandoori chicken and delectable sweets that is made out of nuts and ghee.
3. Embark on a boat ride in the spiritually blissful city of Varanasi
Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh is the oldest city in India that holds a spiritual and sacred significance. A trip to Varanasi or rather to this spiritual land is something everyone must experience in their lifetime. This city is believed to be created by Lord Shiva himself around 5000 years ago. Varanasi is a perfect blend of spirituality and history. The best time to visit would be during Indian festivals like Diwali and Chhath Pooja. The best way to experience the city’s spiritual beauty is by taking a boat ride during sunrise and watching the Ganga Aarti or watching a sunset prayer ceremony, both being characterised by devotees, chats and thousands of lamps. .
4. Visit the City of Lakes, Udaipur
Udaipur is not just the “City of Lakes” but it also is home to many palaces and forts, temples and colourful Bazaars. This city will not just rejuvenate your body but also your mind and soul because ‘Venice of the East’ has been luring tourists for many years thanks to it’s charm and beauty. So what are the things that uou can do in Udaipur? A boat ride on Lake Pichola, visiting the popular Eklingji Shiva temple and exploring Chittorgarh Fort are some of the many things to do. It’s not just that! Mingle with locals and get the real feel and experience of Udaipur.
5. Visit one of many popular wildlife attractions
If you are a wildlife enthusiast then visiting one of many national parks must be on your travel list. The one that tops our recommendation is the Jim Corbett national park which has thousands of different species from both the animal and plat kingdom and is one of the most visited national park in India. Other recommendations would be : Ranthambore National Park, Dachigam National Park and Sariska Tiger Reserve.
I hope this guide will inspire you to plan, pack your bags and book a flight journey to north India. So, enjoy this whimsical beauty with other like-minded travellers at JoinMyTrip and easily create your own trip. Or even easier, join an already planned trip and relax!
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