Exclusive Lovable Tourist Attractions to visit in Northern India

Exclusive Tourist Attractions in Kashmir

Kashmir is considered as one of the most beautiful areas of the world. It is a city of mountains, valleys, lakes and rivers, is currently the scene of a political dispute. The area, which borders Pakistan, requires special permission to be visited but whenever that may be, it is worth the visit.

Srinagar is the capital of Kashmir, built in a mythical landscape in a lush valley in the mountains of the northwest. It was created by the Mughal emperors and later became a favorite summer resort of the British colonists. This is the city of medieval times of India is very carefully embedded by green mountains and lakes with lush gardens, lively bazaars, and bridges. This is the place where around 400 years ago, the Mughal emperors created the beautiful Mughal gardens and the Dal Lake surrounded by terraced gardens. Below is the Nagin Lake, where water sports such as skiing, swimming, and sailing can be done. In lakes of Srinagar, a person can rent a houseboat for a few days for longer stays. There you will find in canoes floating markets, where you can acquire things from fruits and flowers, food, carpets, clothes, jewelry and crafts, as in any bazaar or market.

Visiting Hill Stations in India

The mountain offers a different outlook in India. It is away from the heat and dryness of the plains as well as a place for variety of activities and sports. The hill stations in India include Shimla, Manali, Gangtok, Dharamshala, Darjeeling, Dehradun, Kasauli, Auli, Kashmir, Khandala, Mahabaleshwar, Nainital, Dehradun, Darjeeling, Ooty, Munnar, Kodaikanal which offer accommodations ranging from hostels to hotels and cabins. In some places, there are facilities for skiing and skating rinks. Others offer the tranquility of the lakes. There is also a wide choice for trekking, horse-riding, boat or all-terrain vehicle.

Exclusively Lovable Tourist Attractions to visit in Southern India

Visiting Incredible India - Kashmiri girl
Visiting Incredible India - Kashmiri girl
Dal Lake in Kashmir
Dal Lake in Kashmir
Manali mountains
Manali mountains
The Great Taj Mahal from Ancient Indian Times
The Great Taj Mahal from Ancient Indian Times
itmad-ud-Daulah Tomb with carpets
itmad-ud-Daulah Tomb with carpets
The famous Krishna temple of Mathura
The famous Krishna temple of Mathura
Two women taking bath in the river Ganges, Varanasi
Two women taking bath in the river Ganges, Varanasi
Natural wildlife and beauty of Corbet National Park
Natural wildlife and beauty of Corbet National Park
The famous pilgrim Haridwar or Hardwar lit with thousands of lamps at the time of Aarti and Puja. I visited Haridwar just a few days ago and I know the beauty of this famous place for Hindu devotees.
The famous pilgrim Haridwar or Hardwar lit with thousands of lamps at the time of Aarti and Puja. I visited Haridwar just a few days ago and I know the beauty of this famous place for Hindu devotees.

Exclusive Tourist Attractions in Uttar Pradesh

The state of Uttar Pradesh stretches along the plain to the south from the foothills of the Himalayas, covering half the valley of the Ganges. The first site that is often mentioned and is essential to visit is the mausoleum of India "Great Taj Mahal". It is located in the city of Agra, south of Delhi, and was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the seventeenth century and is an impressive piece of architecture in white marble. It is a monument to love which the emperor Shah Jahan as a mausoleum built for his deceased wife Mumtaz Mahal. But the Taj Mahal is not the only monument in Agra. Also there is the Moti Masjid, the mosque of the world's largest marble, the tomb of white marble ud-Daulah Itim and the mausoleum of Emperor Akbar at Sikandra, on several floors and with four slender minarets. At one hour by road from Agra lies the deserted sandstone city Fatehpur Sikri, the ancient capital of the Mughal. It retains a very strong complex, palaces and mosques.

Also within an hour by road, is the Hindu holy city of Mathura, the birthplace of Sri Krishna. The city was a renowned cultural center filled with historic and religious sites dating back to 1500 years Before Christ. To the east is Lucknow, a city of palaces and gardens and cultural center of Urdu which over centuries old. Allahabad is situated at the confluence of the sacred rivers Ganges, Yamuna and the mythical river Sarasvati. Thousands of pilgrims congregate in this place once a year to make their ablutions in the sacred Ganges, and every 12 years, millions of people visit this place during the festival of the Kumbh Mela, constituting the largest concentration of people on the planet.

Following the course of the Ganges, you come to Varanasi, which is one of the most sacred cities of Hindus. It is an eternally bustling city visited by thousands of pilgrims, is located on the west bank of the river Ghats where pilgrims come to do their ablutions and where you can watch the daily lives of its inhabitants. There, walking calmly and with time, away from the bustling center of town, we can perceive scenes and feelings that will bring to life the traditional sense of India and Hinduism.

On the outskirts of Varanasi is Sarnath, where Buddha gave his first sermon, 2500 years ago, and where there is a complex of modern and ancient Buddhist temples and other religions. This is the birthplace of Buddhism, from where it spread to India and then to other Asian countries. If you like the nature and wildlife, please surely visit the mountains in the Corbett National Park. Here you can see tigers and leopards, elephants and herds of deer, and all types of colorful exotic birds.

Exclusive Tourist Attractions in Uttarranchal

This newly created state, whose capital is Dehradun, covers the mountainous part of the former state of Uttar Pradesh. Mountains contain numerous pilgrimage sites along the river Ganges, amidst fantastic landscapes.

Gangotri, the birthplace of the Ganges, is at high altitude near an impressive glacier. Following the river, where it empties into the plains, is Rishikesh and Hardwar, important places of Hindu pilgrimage. Hardwar is one of four cities where the Kumbha Mela is celebrated, the biggest religious festival of India.

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Trsmd 7 years ago from India

is Kashmir now a safe place to travel..?


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soni2006 7 years ago from New Delhi, India Author

Yes, I had my honeymoon in Srinagar, Kashmir and it was awesome. My parents and my wife's parents also visited Srinagar for their honeymoon and we did the same. The beauty of Srinagar and Kashmir is such that we do not have words. It is quite safe to visit Kashmir for traveling for local Indians but I think foreign tourists must take preventative measures before visiting Kashmir.


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hubber-2009 7 years ago from India

just for fun... everybody will "do the same " in their honeymoon...


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soni2006 7 years ago from New Delhi, India Author

Then everyone will be visiting Srinagar hahhahahhaa.


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Veronica Allen 7 years ago from Georgia

Great hub soni2006. Thanks for bringing this part of the world to us less traveled adventurers!


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soni2006 7 years ago from New Delhi, India Author

It's my pleasure Veronica.


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shamelabboush 7 years ago

They say that Kashmir is a paradise on earth. Many Pakistani and Indian friends of mine explained and talked a lot about it. I wish I can visit it oneday!!! Thanks for the lovely pics.


Naveen Kadian 7 years ago

Hi soni2006 nice information.Kashmir is known for its unearthly beauty, which has earned it the sobriquet of being the " Paradise on Earth". Kashmir Valley is part of the state of Jammu and Kashmir in north India. The decade old political and civil turmoil in the region has not taken anything away from the beauty of Kashmir. With peace returning to the Kashmir Valley, it has now become a tourist hot spot owing to its amazing cultural diversity, the sheer beauty of the mighty Himalayas, and the green valleys whose beauty has attracted a horde of migrants from West Asia and Central Asia down the ages.Keep On Writing.


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soni2006 7 years ago from New Delhi, India Author

Thank you very much Naveen for this really good explanation.


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soni2006 7 years ago from New Delhi, India Author

Also, best of luck to Shamel for his visit to Kashmir whenever it is possible.


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Vizey 7 years ago

Soni thanks for becoming my fan. I have been reading your hubs. Your pictures are great and Now everyone will come to India.


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soni2006 7 years ago from New Delhi, India Author

Thank you very much for the comment Vizey. Yes, more foreign tourists to our country will bring more revenue to the tourism industry.


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Purple Perl 7 years ago from Bangalore,India

Brought back my memories of Srinagar,Pahalgam and Gulmarg!

visited twice and loved it Would love to go again. Thanks for the great hub,Soni.


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soni2006 7 years ago from New Delhi, India Author

It's my pleasure purple Perl.

I also visited all the places Pahalgam, Gulmarg, Sonmarg, everything, every bit and corner of this paradise.


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FREEWORKING 6 years ago from rohtak

good pics


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soni2006 6 years ago from New Delhi, India Author

Thanks for the comment freeworking.


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thrillophilia 6 years ago from Bangalore

Hi,

Great hub Soni. This is really an interesting hub to read.


Dheeraj Bohra 6 years ago

Ma MAsure 04 month pehle gaya tha or muje ye sity ache lage


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soni2006 6 years ago from New Delhi, India Author

Thank you so much Thrillophilia and Dheeraj for your comments. Yes, Mysore is also a good place to visit in India.


Darshan 6 years ago

Kashmir is the heaven on earth. Terrorist attacks caused lesser tourist visiting Kashmir.

Thumbs up for nice article with relevant photos.


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soni2006 6 years ago from New Delhi, India Author

Thanks a lot Darshan.


KUNWARMPSINGH 6 years ago

i have many time tour in haridwar is a 17 time.


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soni2006 6 years ago from New Delhi, India Author

Congratulations for your 17th visit to Haridwar Kunwar. Best of luck for more. It's a lovely place to visit for relaxing your mind watching the river Ganges.


Anisha ghosh 5 years ago

I love kashmir


Meenakshi 5 years ago

Pictures in your hub are showing natural beauty.


surendra bisht 5 years ago

Pictures and the places are really fantastic I have already visited all the locations

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