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Mercy Jacob Mar 20 2014

Which are the Best Things to do in India?

Anupriya Bedi Mar 20 2014
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If you are planning to make a trip to cities across India, make sure you avail ixigo's LTC discount on flights and hotels. Don’t miss out on the 20 Best Things to do in India. You just cannot travel abroad before trying out these amazing experiences India has to offer. The diversity of India still manages to astonish us. The landscapes, the weather patterns, the histories and stories, the festivals, different cuisines to taste and the several ways of finding spiritual sustenance. I can't think of one common theme to bind all of these places, except perhaps the diversity itself.


Visit the Taj Mahal-Agra


Described by Rabindranath Tagore as "a tear on the face of eternity", it is in popular imagination a veritable "wonder of the world". Visiting the Taj Mahal is definitely the best experience in India one can have!



Photo of Taj Mahal (by Amaldla)

Stay at a Houseboat at Dal Lake-Kashmir


Staying at a houseboat at Dal Lake is one of the Best Things to do in India. It is a reflection of the pristine in the fascinating world of labyrinthine alleys and waterways. There are many hotels in Srinagar but nothing beats the experience of living on the river.



Photo of Houseboat on Dal Lake (by Basharat Shah)

Evening Ganga Aarti at Dashashwamedh Ghat in Varanasi


Varanasi, where life is celebrated and death is not denied, welcomes tourists from all corners of the World. The Evening Ganga Aarti is a sight to behold for a lifetime!



Photo of Evening Ganga Aarti at Dashashwamedh Ghat in Varanasi (by Bobinson K B)

Fall in love once again with Food & Chaos at Chandni Chowk, Delhi


Take a rickshaw ride, the best way to experience Old Delhi and all its chaos. The food you get in Old Delhi and Chandni Chowk is truly a gastronomic ride and is one of the best experiences in India.



Chandni Chowk (by varunshiv)

Ayurveda Rejuvenation in God’s Own Country-Kerala


Visiting Kerala is one of the Best Things to do in India. The Ayurvedic massages, Houseboat cruises in the world of backwaters, heritage zones and cuisine all adds up to make it God's own vacation! Book with the best spas of Kerala and enjoy pampering services that lead to complete rejuvenation.



Photo of Kerala Backwaters (by Official Website)

Snorkelling with Elephant ‘Rajan’


Snorkelling with the Elephant named ‘Rajan’ is a truly an enticing and one of the best experiences in India and invites snorkelers from around the globe to the pristine Andamans Islands.

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Photo of Snorkeling with 'Rajan' in Andamans (by Undiscovered Indian treasures)

Royal Enfield Tour of Rann of Kutch


Give your adrenaline a rush and taste the ‘salts’ of adventure with a Royal Enfield tour of Rann of Kutch!



Photo of Royal Enfield tour (by Official Website)

Road Trip to Magnetic Hill in Leh-Ladakh


Do you want to experience the car driving on its own because of the natural phenomena? Take a road trip to Magnetic Hill in Leh and be stunned to see it really happening! There are many more adventurous things to do in Leh that must be on your to-do list.


Photo of Magnetic Hill in Leh-Ladakh (by Amit Rawat)

Visit Goa for Christmas and New Years


Goa, the only place you'll find Shiva's picture with a beard and chillam in his hand which implies that even God is in a mood to party in one of the most popular party destinations in the World. Visit Goa during Christmas and be a part of one of the World’s amazing parties or events from popular Sunburn to notorious rave ones.



Photo of Goa Christmas Celebrations (by Mike Lehmann)

Yoga in Rishikesh


Relax your body, rest your mind and caress your soul, take a break from your daily routine and be a part of the annual International Yoga Festival or during any time of the year and enroll in the various Yoga Ashrams in Rishikesh.



Photo of Yoga in Rishikesh (by Official Website)


Seek blessings at Harmandir Sahib, Golden Temple-Amritsar


Even staunch atheists are unlikely to forget the moment they first lay their eyes on the shimmering Golden Temple in the midst of the pool of divine nectar. Seeking blessings here in this pristine religious place is one of the Best Experience in India.



Photo of Golden Temple-Amritsar (by Vinish K Saini)


Experience the Wagah Border Ceremony


This famous ‘Beating the Retreat Ceremony’ at Wagah Border lasts for half an hour and leaves you with a patriotic and memorable experience of a lifetime.



Photo of Wagah Border (by Kamran Ali)


Sighting Rhinos in Kaziranga


Kaziranga is ‘the’ place for sightseeing these humongous yet adorable one horned rhinos. There are a few splendid wildlife spots in Kaziranga to witness the amazing wildlife of India.



Photo of Rhinos in Kaziranga (by Satish Krishnamurthy)

Visit the India’s largest monastery-Tawang Monastery


This majestic monastery set amidst picturesque mountains is India’s largest and World’s second largest. Come to Tawang Monastery and surrender yourself to the tranquility of Buddhism.




Photo of Tawang Monastery (by Leisure Alley)

Camel Safari in Thar Desert


Camel Safari is the closest you can get to those cinematic images of uninterrupted sand dunes. Taking a desert safari on atop a camel is one of the Best Things to do in India.



Photo of Camel Safari in Thar Desert (by Flicka)

Walk past the Living Root Bridges in Cherrapunji


Discover the undiscovered India and walk past the living root bridges made out of rubber trees in Cherrapunji that is grown by the local tribes there. Walking on these bridges is an unbeatable and one of the Best experience in India.



Photo of Living Root Bridges in Cherrapunji (by Satish Krishnamurthy)


Rediscover the Kamasutra at Khajuraho


It’s quite an experience to visit Khajuraho and is undoubtedly one of the unusual and Best experience in India. It is interesting to see that an otherwise conservative and traditional country is home to this popular World heritage site. Khajuraho is home to many temples popularly known as ‘Kamasutra’ Temples and has the most intoxicating, erotic and invigorating temple art found in whole world. There are many other places to visit in Khajuraho that must also be on your itinerary.



Photo of Khajuraho Temple’s explicit carvings (by Airunp)


Travel in Tram in Kolkata- oldest electric system in Asia


Travelling in tram in Kolkata is one of the Best Things to do in India as you get to witness the oldest electric system in Asia.



Photo of Kolkata’s Tram (by Rajarshi Roychowdhury)

Attend a Royal Wedding & get Henna or Mehendi


Attend a royal wedding in Rajasthan and get the Henna tattoo or Mehendi as it is popularly known in India.



Photo of Mehendi artwork on hands (by Facebook Page)

The weddings are ornately royal in their decor and grandeur from food to palace they are hosted in. No pun intended!




Photo of a Royal Wedding (by Mystical Moments)

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