India is a country characterised by great physical and cultural diversity. Each state of this country is unique. Even within a state a variety of communities co-exist. Apart from being socially and culturally different, each state also varies from the other in terms of physical features. Every part of this country is different and aesthetically appealing in its own way. But there are some places, which have become the most popular holiday destinations of India, attracting thousands of visitors each year. A number of travel packages in India have been made available online which allows the visitor to choose a part of the country which he/she may be interested in visiting. Some of these packages are more extensive and offer a glimpse of the diversity, which exists here from mountains to plains and deserts to beaches.
Some of the most popular destinations which are a part of the Travel Packages in India are― Goa
Goa is the smallest state of India with a coastline of over 280 kilometres. It is popular among travellers across the world for its beautiful beaches. Baga, Miramar, Colva, Calangute, Dona Paula and Majorda are some of the most famous beaches of this state. Each beach has something different to offer. The Baga beach is very scenic and has been named after a creek of the same name. The beach of Miramar is covered by golden sand and is perfect if you wish to enjoy a quiet evening all by yourself. The beach at Dona Paula is perfect for the more adventurous travellers and water sport enthusiasts.
Rajasthan is a dry state in western India. This state is large and is most popular for the Thar Desert located here. Rajasthan is also known for the many historic forts and palaces built by the Rajput kings. Many of them have been converted into resorts and luxury hotels. These palaces have intricate carvings on the walls and doors, which still do not fail to mesmerise tourists who visit them mainly after the summers.
One of the most beautiful places on earth is Kashmir and so it is also known as the “heaven on earth”. There are a number of places in Kashmir that a tourist must visit. These include the famous Dal Lake, Gulmarg, Pehalgaum, Sonmarg and Vishnu Devi Temple, to name just a few. The Jhelum Valley of Kashmir has beautiful scenery. The people of this state are warm and welcoming.
Delhi – Agra
Delhi is the capital of India and is most popular for the historical monuments such as the Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Safdarjung tomb and India Gate. Agra is only a few hours from Delhi. The very famous Taj Mahal present here attracts hoards of domestic and international tourists every year.
Kanyakumari is located in the southernmost tip of India. It is yet another very popular tourist destination. People visit this place to witness the spectacular sunrise and sunset. As the confluence of the Indian Ocean, Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea occurs here, this place becomes even more special.