5 Must See Places in India

  • By Heena Sharma
  • September 17 2019
    India is Incredible, bamboozling, crazy, beautiful, daunting, and adventurous. 

Yes!! India is all these things, and more. It is a country of rich culture, and anyone who has ever been to India knows that the locals are amicable. 

India attracts a lot of tourists every year, and they all leave the country with a big smile on their faces, with an urge to re-visit the same. Talking of India, it is not only about the rich culture and friendly locals, but the country has got a lot of incredibly amazing sites to explore. 

From steep mountains to picturesque views, soul-soothing seas to spine chilling adventures, the country has got it all. 

If you are planning to visit the country any time soon, then this article is for you. Where the choice of a vacation destination in India is infinite, you might get confused about which ones to explore. 

Relieving you of the confusion, I will take you on the run down to a list of 5 must-see places in the country and make the most of your trip. 

So, without further ado, let move forward. 

1. Kashmir- The Land of Captivating Natural Beauty 

Nicknamed as heaven on earth, Kashmir is one of the most amazing destinations in India. The enthralling beauty of Kashmir with the picturesque lakes, beautiful fruit orchards, lush green gardens, and breath-taking valleys surrounded with snow-covered peaks of Pir-Panjal and Himalayan ranges makes it seem like the place has just fallen out of an artistically drawn scenery. 

From taking a shikara boat ride to strolling through the Mughal Gardens, and enjoying the adventurous world’s highest Gondola ride at Gulmarg, this magical place has a lot to offer to everyone who visits. 

While you choose to explore this magical creation of nature, make sure you buy some traditional handloom items as souvenirs for your loved ones. 

2. Delhi- The Capital with Incredible History 

Delhi, the capital of India, is one of the most visited tourist places in the country. Of course, the international airport is one big reason, but its incredible history and happening life is yet another reason for its being the most visited tourist attraction. 

A city of monuments crowded local markets, and delicious street food, Delhi does not fail to remind anyone if it’s rich history from the Mughal era. Well, the city has emerged into a cosmopolitan place with a high-end lifestyle, luxurious shopping malls, and royal hotels and resorts. It is a perfect blend of old-age culture and present day’s modernization. 

A few must explore places in Delhi are Hauz Khas Village, Chandni Chowk, Delhi Haat, Qutub Minar, and India Gate. 

3. Leh-Ladakh- The Majestic Land 

Serene glacial lakes, ancient Buddhist monasteries, beautiful valleys, and a lot more. Leh-Ladakh is the perfect spot for those who have an immense love for nature and are adventure freaks. 

Be it the feeling of adrenaline rush for adventure or the spirituality seeking souls; this place offers everything to its visitors. Some of the must-do things while visiting Leh-Ladakh includes experiencing adventurous trekking on the frozen Zanskar River, the tranquillity of the Pangong Lake, and enjoying the colourful Hemis festival. Make sure you do not miss out on this coolest place in India

4. Meghalaya- The Spellbinding Man-Made Beauty 

Famously known as the abode of clouds, Meghalaya is a hidden gem and one of the most incredible places of North East India. With its lush green slopes, dense forests, mystic caves, and sparkling rivers and lakes, it is an ideal destination for nature enthusiasts, cavers and adventure seekers. 

It is the only place where you will see the spectacular human-made living root bridges that are not built but grown. Yes!! You read it right. The bridges that are raised by humans. 

Offering some of nature’s most exquisite vistas, Meghalaya should be on your bucket list while taking a tour to India. 

5. Mysore- The Cultural Capital of Karnataka

Besides being the cultural capital of Karnataka, Mysore is a historic city and famous for its gardens and ornate palaces. Developing to be an IT Hub, the city has somehow managed to maintain its old charm. 

From the incredible streets soaked in mystic incense to crowded markets, the city has several things for its visitors to experience. The city holds a story for each attraction, with every nook and corner seemingly full of life. 

Some of the attractions to explore around the city include Brindavan Gardens, Mysore City Palace, Chamundi Hill, and Hoysala Temples. 

In a Crux 

Beautiful sites, amazing people, and mouth-watering food with a wide range of adventures, India has everything to turn your trip into a memory of a lifetime. Needless to say, but once of a pay a visit to India, you would want to re-visit the same. 

The place has something in itself that whoever visits the nation leaves feeling content and happy. If you are planning to pay a visit to India anytime soon and wondering about what places to explore, then the places are must to be considered. 

Not only will this list help you enjoy your trip to the most but will also give you an insight into what India is all about and its people and culture. 

So, make sure you do not miss out on these sites while you plan to take a trip to this incredible nation and leave yourself amazed. 

Have a safe and fun trip!!


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Also see albums of the above places on eSamskriti

1 Verinag

2 Sand Dunes Nubra Valley Ladakh

3 National War Memorial Delhi

4 Waterfalls of Cherrapunji Meghalya

5 Mysore Palace Inside

6 Somnathpur Temple near Mysore

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