8 Best Places To Explore In India

India is a diverse country, geographically and culturally. It’s a country where it’s impossible to find two corners the same.

India is among the best destinations and is on every traveler’s bucket list. The perks of seeing the Taj Mahal or visiting Goa are plenty, from exploring this temple of love to enjoying the jaw-dropping landscapes scattered in the city.

This mesmerizing country consists of multiple religions, has over 20 official languages, and has exquisite cuisine. To truly experience the beauty of India, you must stroll on its streets and take a breath of its history and culture.

Whether going on a luxury vacation or traveling on a budget, India has plenty to offer everybody. Instead of spending a lot of time researching the best destinations, we’ve decided to help you narrow down the choices. Thus, here’s a brief overview of India’s best places to visit.


Whether it comes to exploring either via India tours or booking a solo trip, Goa must be on the top of your list. Goa is famous for its hippie vibes, beautiful beaches, and crazy parties. It’s one of the best holiday destinations in India, especially for the New Year and Christmas celebrations.

The best time to visit Goa is during the winter period, from November to February. Among the places that should be on your list are Dudhsagar Falls, Palolem Beach, Basilica of Bom Jesus, Calangute Beach, Shree Mangesha Temple, and Anjuna Beach.


New Delhi is the capital of India and one of the most populated cities in the country. The city is rich in temples, colorful bazaars, heritage sites, planetariums, shopping malls, museums, and Mughal monuments. If you visit Delhi, you must go to Chandni Chowk, the busiest and oldest market in the city.

The best time to visit Delhi is from October through March when you can explore the Sarojini Nagar Market, Connaught Place, and the Hauz Khas village and taste the nightlife in some of the best nightclubs.


Rajasthan is a country of its own, not in the literal sense, though. It’s known as the land of kings and is a territory that attracts wildlife enthusiasts and architecture admirers. Rajasthan displays its luxury with man made sites, vast deserts, glittering palaces, beautiful lakes, breathtaking temples and forts, and diverse wildlife.

The best time to visit Rajasthan is the winter period as well where you can explore the forts and palaces, enjoy the music festivals like Pushkar Fair and Bikaner Camel Festival, and take a glimpse at the folk dance and music.


Visiting India without visiting Agra it’s like you’ve never been there! If there was a single blueprint that would represent India, then the Taj Mahal would be it. Agra is the home to this monument of love that inspires millions of tourists each year to take a trip to the city.

Nevertheless, you need to visit it before dawn to see the structure radiating at sunrise and avoid the crowds. Besides the Taj Mahal, Agra has splendid Mughal monuments like Akbar’s Mausoleum and the Itimad-ud-Daulah’s Tomb. You will see the beautiful marble work and designs imbricated on these sites. Or visit the Agra Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


Kerala is in the south of Goa, known for the palm-fringed lagoons, slowly-floating houseboats, and tranquil beaches. If you’ve had enough of the cities and the urban lifestyle, it’s time to enjoy the delicious Indian cuisine along with the natural sights. You can visit Kerala overnight or book a day tour to see the amenities. 


If you want to see the coastal, energetic, and cosmopolitan part of India, Mumbai is the right choice for you. It’s home to wealthy entrepreneurs and Bollywood actors, gourmet restaurants, and 5-star hotels.

You can also see its art deco buildings, take a cruise on Marine Drive or visit the “Thieves Market.” Do not forget to visit the Kanheri Cave carvings and take a stroll in the Sanjay Gandhi National Park.


Rishikesh is the number one destination for spiritually-minded travelers as they tend to visit the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi’s ashram and enjoy their pilgrimage days. The town is located in the foothills of the Himalayas, and it’s the focal point for yoga and spirituality. Many pilgrims travel to Rishikesh to get a sense of the sounds of the temple bells and admire nature.


Kolkata is a colonial city, part of the former British era in India. It features a lot of galleries, shops, architecture, and restaurants. It’s a city of emotions and unique experiences; thus, it’s on our list.


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