India is a great country for travelers as it offers them a big list of places to go and things to see. You cannot stuck around the top 10 things or places but the list go on and on…
The country, India, is not a country that you visit to ‘see’ but a country that gives you an opportunity to see the heaven before you die.
Traveling around Incredible India is much more than a trip because it refreshes all your senses and soul, and with an open mind and an open heart your trip to India could just change your vision to see the life.
Don’t you want to know what are those travel experiences in India that will directly impact your life?
Here are the best travel opportunities that you can only have in India.
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20 Most Incredible Travel Experiences in India
1. Taj Mahal on a Full Moon Light
Words may get shorter if you describe the elegance of this beautiful tomb on full moon light. Watching the sheer beauty of the white monument standing tall on a dark night illuminated by the milky white moon rays is totally worth it. It sparkles, shimmers, shines and glows unlike anything you’ve ever seen.
2. Paragliding in Manali
Paragliding is one of the most wonderful adventure sports in Manali. Paragliding is certainly a bit dangerous sport, but the operators conducting them are very efficient. The place offers a range of activities ranging from white water rafting to paragliding and zorbing, not to mention the warm springs, and the cafes.
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3. Dune bashing on Thar Desert at Jaisalmer
Thar Desert offers one of the most wonderful adventure travel experiences! Dune bashing better known as desert safari, this is a form of off-roading, using an off-road vehicle to explore sand dunes of desert lands. Sit on the back of a camel holding on to its hump as it takes you on a bumpy ride across the Thar or take that thrilling ride on the dunes in a jeep.
4. Take the Toy Train to Shimla
The very famous toy train ride from Kalka to Shimla, is one of the must have travel experiences in India. Travelling on this narrow gauge railway during the rainy season draws your attention towards the verdant beauty of Shimla and its surrounding hill towns. It takes around 4-5 hours to reach Shimla, passing through canopies of trees on the hills.
5. Scuba diving in the coral reefs of Andaman
Swimming across colorful corals, beautifully patterned fishes, and seabed gardens in silent-as-night waters – that’s scuba diving in Andaman for you. The time you spend underwater feels like a trip to another world altogether! If you’ve tried diving before, you know there’s nothing more exciting than being underwater, and able to breathe freely while you explore corals and admire the colours.
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6. Experience Chandni Chowk in Delhi
Even in today’s modern and fast-paced times, the history of this place remains intact. Chandni Chowk is all about the amazing collection of dresses, jewellery etc, and there will be no doubt that the mode of appealing the customers that these shopkeepers have is just brilliant.
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7. Experience the rain at the wettest place on the earth – Cherrapunji
Cherrapunji is a town in the Indian state of Meghalaya. It is a name that instantly brings up the visuals of splendid waterfalls and rains! So if you love rains, then you must explore the extreme side of it too! Stay at the wettest place on the earth and experience the different sides of rain.
8. Try Spotting Tigers in Jim Corbett
Jim Corbett National Park is spread in about 1288.6 square kilometers and holds the world record for maximum number of tigers in the wild. It is located in the district of Nainital, and is a great place to spot Indian wildlife.
9. The mesmerizing sunset at the Backwaters in a house boat
This could be one the best things you will experience in India. Witness the beautiful sunset at the backwaters in God’s own country, Kerala! Cruising the backwaters of Kerala is one of the most serene, beautiful and peaceful things you will experience in the whole of India.
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10. River Rafting in Rishikesh
Rishikesh is the best place for river rafting in India. It has grown to a well-liked and adventurous spot for white water rafting enthusiasts as the place offers a impressive experience of medium to very tough and rough rapids in the regions of River Ganges.
11. Experience the Hippie Life in Goa
Goa is the one of the few places where old hippies continue to live and collect the sunshine. It is ultimate party lovers paradise, the haven where parties only start, but end only when you walk out – where on one side you can find peace and tranquility, and on the other, all the noise and fun.
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12. Do The Char Dham Yatra
Chardham Yatra have a great importance and significance especially among the people of Hindu religion. Pilgrims believe that Chardham yatra washes away all sins and opens doors for “Moksha”. Complete the most popular religious yatra of India by covering the four corners of India, North- Badrinath, South-Rameshwaram, West- Dwarka and East- Puri.
13. Check out Chokhi Dhani in Jaipur
This is an eating cum entertainment place. Widely famous among tourists. It has open and close food stalls with variety of food with wonderful and mesmerizing work of creativeness along with the various entertainment shows like live folk music, puppet show etc. All in all, it’s a nice place to experience the Rajasthan village lifestyle.
14. Witness the changing colours of lakes in Ladakh
The lakes of Ladakh change their form and colour with every hour of the day. Pangong and Moriri are two of the most beautiful high altitude lakes in the region. The lakes are known for its changing colors – ranging from shaded of blue to green to red.
15. Visit the City Palace in Udaipur
City Palace of Udaipur commands a visit for any tourist who find themselves in this beautiful, water rich city in Southern Rajasthan. This palace is an unmatched sample of status, prestige and elegance of the Mewar Dynasty, who ruled over Udaipur. Furthermore, it is the central attraction and a most romantic place to enjoy royal splendor.
16. Watch the Sunset at Hampi
Located on the banks of the River Tungabhadra, Hampi is a small yet enchanting temple town in the state of Karnataka. Watching the sunrise or the sunset at Hampi is a beautiful experience.
17. Witness Ganga Aarti on the Ghats of Varanasi
Varanasi is one of the holiest cities in India, home to several temples and ghats where religious rituals are performed. It is home to around 87 ghats where pujas and aartis are conducted every day. Witness the aarti on the banks of the holy river Ganga is truly a magical experience.
18. Eat Pav Bhaji on Juhu Beach, Mumbai
Watch the sun set over the Arabian sea and lounge in a blanket of sand as you tuck into the rich pav bhaji served fresh from any of Juhu’s beach stalls.
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19. Trek on the Frozen River
Keeping aside the enchanting beauty of Ladakh, trekking in Ladakh on the frozen river can be a life-changing experience. The Frozen River Trek, which is one of the popular winter treks, is also one of the longest trekking trails in the Indian Himalayan region that covers an entire stretch of 90 kilometres in 8 chilly days.
20. Stay in North East
Situated amidst the many hilltops, the scenic valleys and the beautiful places to visit in North East India paint a picture that you must love. From the beauty of the tourist places in North East India to the fun-filled activities, there are numerous experiences that you simply cannot afford to miss out.
So, how many of these have you already visited? Do share your experiences and further plans about India tour! Happy Journey 🙂