India has witnessed a melting pot of various cultures, religions, empires, rulers and dynasties in the past, and this reflects in many traditions, values and monuments prevalent even in the present day. India boasts of many places which carry historical significance and are a rich storehouse of royal architecture and heritage. While the Taj Mahal, one of the seven man-made wonders of the world which was built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in Agra is undoubtedly India’s most celebrated monument, India boasts of several UNESCO World Heritage Sites as well. Places like Hampi – a village and temple town in Northern Karnataka, Fatehpur Sikri – the magnificent fortified ancient city in Uttar Pradesh, Red Fort – (or Lal Qila) a sandstone carcass that was the Mughal residence for almost 200 years in New Delhi, Qutub Minar – the tallest brick minaret in the world standing at 72 meters in New Delhi, India Gate – the War memorial in New Delhi, Udaipur City Palace with a splendid history of 400 years in Udaipur, the city of lakes, Jaisalmer Fort – one of the largest fortifications in the world and a world heritage site, The Maharaja’s Palace in Mysore, Karnataka, Golconda Fort – a spellbound archaeological treasure built on a 400ft. high hill and Charminar – the global icons of Hyderabad, Telangana, Ajanta and Ellora Caves – the masterpieces of Buddhist religious art in Aurangabad, and Old Goa – the principal city of the Portuguese eastern empire for over 300 years throw light on the rich and diverse culture that India housed back in the day.
Enjoying The Scenic And Aesthetic Beauty
When it comes to Natural Landscapes and Scenery, India has a lot to boast about. The snow capped mountains of the Himalayas, the exotic sun kissed islands of Lakshadweep, the untamed jungles of Gujarat, the picturesque backwaters of Kerala, the Seven Virgin Sisters of India – unexplored untouched isolated North East Indian states, the snaking rivers across the country, the palm fringed beaches of Goa and the magnificent deserts of Rajasthan and the spectacular cold desert of Ladakh in the upper range of Himalayas, tourists are enthralled by the never ending bounty of nature.
TO EXPLORE ADVENTURE TRAVEL
Adorned with snow-clad mountain peaks, charming valleys, crystal glaciers, ski slopes, vivacious beaches, dense forests studded with rich ecosystems, meandering and roaring rivers, gushing waterfalls, swampy deltas, innumerable freshwater streams, lakes and long smooth coastlines – India is the abode of activities related to adventure.