India is a country with diverse culture, history, and geography, and offers a variety of tourist destinations. Some of the top tourist locations in India are:
Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, a beautiful white marble mausoleum located on the south bank of the Yamuna river in the Indian city of Agra, in Uttar Pradesh, India. The monument was declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983. Taj Mahal was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal.
Varanasi is known as the spiritual capital of India. Varanasi is an ancient city situated on the banks of the River Ganges, in the Bhojpur-Purvanchal region of Uttar Pradesh, India. Varanasi is one of the world's oldest continually inhabited cities.Hindus believe that one who is graced to die on the land of Varanasi would attain salvation and freedom from the cycle of birth and re-birth. It is famous for its ghats, temples, and spirituality.
Jaipur - the capital and largest city of Rajasthan is popularly known as the Pink City. Jaipur is renowned for its coloured gems, magnificent forts, palaces, and vibrant bazaars. The city's nickname is Paris of India. Jaipur has a warm climate but October to March can be described as the best time to visit the pink city. Most popular places of tourist interest include Amber Palace, Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors), Nahargarh Fort, Birla Temple, and Jal Mahal.
Kerala Backwaters - a network of lagoons, lakes and canals located along the Arabian Sea coast in the southern state of Kerala. It offers a unique experience of houseboat cruising, fishing, and relaxing in serene surroundings. Kerala backwater tours are a wonderful way to enjoy the scenic beauty of these unique landscapes. The best time to visit backwaters in Kerala is from November through February.
Goa - a beach paradise located on the western coast of India. It is famous for its scenic beaches, nightlife, adventure water sports, scuba diving, paragliding, parasailing, banana boat riding and snorkelling. Goa is also known for its mouthwatering seafoods. North Goa is famous for its lively beaches while South Goa is the place to visit if you like quieter beaches. The best time to visit Goa is from mid November to Mid February.