1. North India

North India is one part which always has a lot of visitors all round the globe. You can always find that rush in the major cities Delhi, Jaipur, Lucknow etc. Who would not love to explore theses enchanting cities. These are some of the major tourist places to visit in India. With its magnificent glory of culture, tradition and its people. Don’t miss a chance to visit some of the best places in Delhi like Humayun’s Tomb, Akshardham, Lodi gardens, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, Chandni Chowk , Rashtrapati Bhawan etc.From delicious cuisine to some amazing culture this place has been calling us to explore it more and more. Get soak on the beauty of this region with the valleys and the beaches and the amazing waterfalls. So just pack your bags and head out for a wonderful vacation to the North.

Best Time To Travel : The Himalayan region is best visited in summers, i.e. between March to May, while the proper North India or the hinterland as they call it in India, is best visited during winter and early summer (between October to April).

2.The Ganges (Varanasi) for spirituality

Varanasi, located on the left bank of India's most sacred river, the Ganges, is the holiest city for the Hindus and undoubtedly the spiritual heart of India. It is not like any other city in India. It is where you can witness rituals of life and death in public: pilgrims bathing in the sacred waters of the Ganges to wash away sins, and bodies of the dead cremated in the riverside ghats wishing for reincarnations. The locals are seemingly used to it. This is perhaps what makes Varanasi one of the most magical and fascinating places to visit. Some of the must-have experiences include taking a stroll along the riverside ghats, taking a sunrise boat ride on the Ganges and watching the evening Ganga Aarti ceremony.

Best Time To Travel : The best time to visit Varanasi is during the winter months (November to February).

3. Goa

Located on the western coast is the India's smallest state, Goa with beautiful coastlines stretching along the Arabian Sea. It was a Portuguese colony before 1961 and has well-preserved colonial architecture. Goa's biggest draw is its blissful beaches, each having its own personality. Beaches in the north are usually more developed and action-packed whereas those in the south are relatively quieter. Head to Anjuna to enjoy hippie market bliss, Palolem for palm-fringed soft sands, Mandrem for laid-back ambiance, Agonda for tranquility, and many others for various tastes.

In addition to lazing on the beach, you can practice yoga and meditation, as many travelers do. There are sunrise yoga sessions that you can participate in. You may also like to taste the local food, which is a fusion of Indian and Portuguese, visit a spice farm to discover why the Portuguese were so fascinated with Goa, and spend time exploring the Portuguese colonial heritage, such as the Basilica of Bom Jesus, St. Cathedral, and Church of Lady of Rosary.

Best Time To Travel : The best time to visit Goa is in November and between February to May when temperatures are between 20°C to 33°C.

4. The Taj Mahal

If there was just one symbol to represent all of India, it would be the Taj Mahal. The monument inspires millions of tourists to make the trip to Agra every year, waking up before dawn to see magnificent structure radiate at sunrise. But Agra tops the list of the best places to visit in India for reasons that go beyond India's most famous attraction.

The city in Uttar Pradesh is chock-full of marvelous Mughal monuments, like Itimad-ud-Daulah's Tomb and Akbar's Mausoleum, decked out in hypnotic inlaid marble designs from top to bottom. Plus, tourists can also see another UNESCO World Heritage Site: the Agra Fort. With so many wonders in just one place, Agra is a must-visit city for tourists in India.

Best Time To Travel : Avoid winters as the Taj will shadowed by fog, from the months of November to February. So early summers, from March to June is the best time to visit the monument. And the best days to plan a visit are between Monday and Thursday.

5.  Rajasthan

Rajasthan can be translated as the Land of Kings. The name suites the place for several reasons. This land was ruled in bits and pieces by numerous kings of different reigns. This guarantees diversity in the attractions in the state. The beauty of this land is suited for the kings to enjoy a royal vacation.

This is an artistic land of heritage and beauty. Known for the heroic history, incredible nature and colorful culture, this region is famous among tourists from various parts of the world. This majestic land suits all types of travelers like wildlife enthusiasts, architecture lover, adventure lover, romantic couples and so on.

Starting camel safari amidst the golden desert to cliché hill station, you can enjoy almost everything here. Explore the temples for pilgrimage or jump off the cliff for paragliding. Everything is possible in Rajasthan. Do you want to explore the colors of Rajasthan?

Enjoy camel fairs, wildlife attractions, historic forts & palaces, lakes and much more.

Best Time To Travel :  best time to visit Rajasthan is during winter months of November to February, when the temperature is not too high. During December and January, there can be a severe variation in temperatures during the day and the night.

6. Ladakh

In northernmost India, in the heavily disputed Kashmir region, is the mountainous destination of Ladakh. This region is large, but it has a low population density and a number of nomadic residents. Breathtaking, pristine scenery is a major draw to the area, but virtually all travelers will also spend time in the town of Leh.

The town is located at a very high elevation, and it is also home to the 17th century Palace of the King of Ladakh. Buddhist culture is also prominent in Leh, and you may wish to explore some of the many Buddhist monasteries and temples in the Old Town.

Best Time To Travel :   The Best time to visit Ladakh is during the summer season from the month of April to July during this time temperature is between 15 to 30 Degree Celsius.

7. Jammu & Kashmir

One of the most incredible places in India, Kashmir is known for its natural beauty and is thus, rightly called Heaven on Earth. With its picturesque lakes, lush fruit orchards, verdant meadows, pines and deodars forests, all enclosed with mountains of Himalayan and Pir-Panjal ranges – Kashmir seems to have directly made its way right out from a postcard.

The beautiful Kashmir Valley is home to many destinations ideal for nature lovers, family vacationers, honeymooners, and even a group of friends. Along with great sightseeing opportunities, it offers adventure activities like trekking, skiing, and river rafting, recreational activities like fishing & angling, and even spa & wellness. Shopaholics and food lovers can also have their share of enjoyment as Kashmir spoils them with many options.

Best Time To Travel :  Two best seasons to visit Kashmir. Spring (March-early May) and Summer (early May-late August)

8. Kerala

An all year destination, Kerala turns to be more gorgeous the moment September arrives after the great rainfall of July and August. This charming southern state of India is best known for its tranquil backwaters, tea plantations, historical monuments, serene lakes, lofty hills and wildlife parks. The backwaters of Kerala wear a vivid picture of green and Kovalam becomes a perfect place to hang out during September. Houseboats in this stunning state are crafted in traditional styles and sail across backwaters and lakes of Kerala and taking a ride on houseboat is one of its kinds of experience.In the month of September, you can enjoy here activities like cruising, Ayurvedic therapies, parasailing, yoga and meditation and much more.

Tourist Attractions

Bolghatty Palace, Chendamangalam Fort, KunchanSmarakam Fort, Mattancherry Palace, Poonjar Palace, Padmanabhapuram Palace, Alleppey Beach, Bekal Fort Beach, Beypore Beach, Kovalam Beach, Thirumullavaram Beach, Varkala Beach,Fort Kochi, Guruvayoor Temple, Jewish Synagogue (in Cochin), KunchanSmarakam Fort, Napier Museum (in Trivandrum), Padmanabhapuram Palace and Tipu Sultan Fort are thetop tourist attractions to visit inKerala.

Best Time To Travel :  the winter season between September to March is the best time to visit Kerala, to enjoy the beautiful surroundings in pleasant weather. The best time to visit backwaters in Kerala is from November through February.

9. Manali

One of the popular summer holiday destinations in India, Manali in Himachal Pradesh has the perfect combination of scenic beauty, adventure and everything you need for a memorable vacation. The picturesque town is surrounded by snow-capped mountain peaks and greenery nurtured by River Beas. Enjoy the sights from Indian legends. Try out trekking, river rafting, paragliding, zorbing, etc. The highlight of your holiday is, enjoying snow at the Rohtang Pass

Best Time To Travel :  October to June is the best time to visit Manali. With bright, colourful flowers in full bloom and a pleasant climate with temperatures ranging between 10 degree Celsius and 25 degree Celsius. December to February is the best time to experience snowfall in Manali.

10. Mussoorie

Mussoorie is one of the best places to visit in May in India. It is a popular hilltop located in the district of Dehradun, Uttarakhand. It lies in the foothills of the Himalayan range and features some of the most striking valleys and green hills.

Located at a height of 6,170 feet (1,880 meters) on average, Mussoorie has fascinating hills and diverse range of flora and fauna. No wonder it is called the “Queen of Hills.” It is not only popular for its charming beauty but also admired for its business and education centers.

Best Time To Travel :  The best time to visit Mussoorie is during summers, as it offers an excellent respite from the scorching summer heat. April-June: The months of April, May and June witness the peak season owing to the pleasant climate while those looking forward to see snowfall should visit Mussoorie during winters.