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India Tour Guide 2020

India Tour Guide – Have you explored every nook and cranny of India? India is a diverse nation with a wealth of wonders such as mountains, deserts, coasts, wildlife sanctuaries, sacred temples with history, dispersed from one end of its soil to the other. Thus, executing a trip in India requires extensive research to experience an amazing aura of exotic places.

There are just several distinct things to do and see around; it’s tempting to want to squeeze as much into one tour as imaginable. Planning to travel in India, though, can be exhausting, especially with the culture shock to withstand as well, and several people look for more time to chill and get used to it. It is the primary reason why travelers end up spending a few or more months exploring the country, as it intrigues them.

Every zone features a plethora of attractions which makes it a one-stop destination for every traveler. In case, if you left out any places and you wish to visit again then, we FirstFlyTravel have created an India Tour Guide for you to see, if you have visited every corner or not.

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The nation comprises of 29 states and 7 Union territories with vast landscapes, varied cultures, exotic monuments, innumerable cuisine, and endless places to visit. The visitors revere the tradition and its roots of the country, which always astonishes with its breathtaking views and generosity of the people in India.

The below we have curated a list of places, which will take you through innumerable tourist attractions that will never stop you to awe and enchant. Follow this India Tour Guide to get an idea, that have you really visited or seen everything in India?

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Jammu & Kashmir

The real gem of the country renowned as the “Paradise on Earth” is popular due to its scenic serenity, ornate the snow-capped mountains, opulent wildlife, exquisite monuments, humble local and their handmade handicrafts. It is one of the northernmost states of India and shares borders with its neighboring countries and states. Have you visited its beauties or planned to see it?

Lakes & Dams

Dudipatsar Lake Dal Lake
Pangong Tso Wular Lake
Baba Demb Manasbal Lake
Nigeen Lake Mansar Lake
Tso Moriri Gangabal
Tarsar Lake Ranjit Sagar Dam lake
Anchar Lake Nund Kol
Vishansar Lake Khusal Sar
Gadsar Lake Sewa II Dam
Krishansar Lake Marsar Lake
Satsar Lake Sheshnag
Tulian Lake Renwari Dam
Tso Kar Sanasar Lake
Chitta Katha Lake Baghsar Lake
Suraj Tal Banjosa Lake
Maharana Pratap Sagar Chandra Taal
Ansoo Lake  
kashmir Lakes

Mountains & Hills

Sengge-La Harmukh Peak
Sunset Peak Mount Kolahoi
Afarwat Zoji La
Brammah Tatakooti Peak
Machoi Peak Pinnacle Peak
Amaranth Peak Sirbal Peak
Kazinag Peak  
Mountain and Hills

Top popular places in Jammu & Kashmir

Pangong Lake Srinagar
Leh Jammu City
Rajouri Gulmarg
Udhampur Kathua
Kupwara Badgam
Kargil Sonmarg
Pulwama Pahalgam
Doda Poonch
Anantnag Baramulla
Katra Patnitop
Hemis in Ladakh Kishtwar
Nubra Valley Drass
Zanskar  
Top Places to visit in Kashmir

Wildlife & Forests:

Changthang Wildlife SanctuaryHemis National Park
Dachigam National ParkKishtwar High Altitude National Park
Overa Wildlife SanctuarySurinsar Wildlife Sanctuary
Nandini Wildlife SanctuaryRamnagar Wildlife Sanctuary
Wildlife

Foods you should try

Rogan Josh Modur Pulao Dum Olav
Yakhni lamb Curry Goshtaba Kahva
Shab Deg Aab Gosht Lyader Tschaman
Kashmiri Muji Gaad Kashmiri Baingan Khambir
Foods of Kashmir

Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh is a Himalayan Northern Indian state. Scenic mountain towns and resorts like Dalhousie are home to this state. Home to the Dalai Lama, Himachal Pradesh holds a special influence of Tibet. This is expressed in its Buddhist temples and monasteries, and its colorful New Year celebrations in Tibetan style. The place is also well known for its areas of trekking, hiking, and skiing.

Lakes and Dams

Parashar Lake Chandra Taal
Suraj Tal Renuka Lake
Nako lake Bhrigu Lake
Rewalsar Lake Manimahesh Lake
Gobind Sagar Kareri Lake
Maharana Pratap Sagar Khajjiar Lake
Dal Lake Seruvalsar Lake
Lama Dal  and Chander Naun Lake Macchial Lake
Dhankar Lake Ghadhasaru Lake
Dashair Lake Dehnasar Lake
Mahakali Lake Shri Rukmani Kund
Himachal Lakes

Mountains

Kinnaur Kailash Shilla
Rohtang La Hanuman Tibba
Deo Tibba Reo Purgyil
Manimahesh Kailash Peak Indrasan Mountains
Manirang Mountains Menthosa Mountains
Chau Chau Kang Nilda Kangla Tarbo
Ramabang Mulkila
Papsura Shikar Beh
Rangrik Rang Kulu Pumori
Baihali Jot Jorkanden
Gyagar Parvati Parvat
Dharamsura Sanakdeik Jot
Gang Chua Mount Gya
Mountain Mahindra Shigri Parbat
Parilungbi Phabrang
Phawararang  
Mountains

Popular places in Himachal Pradesh

Rohtang La Spiti Valley
Solang Nala Hidimba Devi Temple
The Great Himalayan National Park Mall Road
Pin Valley National Park Parashar Lake
Triund Rashtrapati Niwas
Kangra Valley Baralacha La Pass
Manu Temple Beas Kund
Key Monastery Pin Parbati Pass
Kunzum Pass Kangra Fort
St. John Wilderness Bijli Mahadev
Tsuglagkhang Complex Dalai Lama Temple Maa Chintpurni Temple
Himachal Pradesh

Wild Life and Sanctuaries

Churdhar Wildlife Sanctuary Rupi Bhaba Wildlife Sanctuary
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary Shimla Water Catchment Wildlife Sanctuary
Daranghati Wildlife Sanctuary Chail Sanctuary
Kugti Wildlife Sanctuary Lippa Asrang Wildlife Sanctuary
Kalesar Wild Life Sanctuary Simbalwada Wildlife Sanctuary
Shilli Wild Life Sanctuary The Great Himalayan National Park
Inderkilla National Park Manali wild life sanctuary
Rakchham Chitkul Wildlife Sanctuary Shimla Reserve Forest Sanctuary
Manali Nature Park Khirganga National Park
Jhajjar Bachauli Wildlife Sanctuary Himalayan Nature Park
Wildlife Sanctuaries

Popular foods

Madra Dhaam
Tudkiya Bhath Spicy Lotus stems (Bhey)
Chha Gosht Siddu
Babru Aktori
Kullu Trout Fish Thupka
Mittha  
Himachal Foods

Punjab

Punjab is symbolic of abundant things, gleaning its name from five massive-bodied rivers–Sutlej, Beas, Ravi, Jhelum, and Chenab–that flow via its fertile plains. Based on India’s northwestern hand, it is one of the country’s smaller, but affluent, states, and home to a vibrant, welcoming, and diverse people.

Top places in Punjab

Harmandir Sahib Jallianwala Bagh
M.C. Zoological Park Durgiana Temple
Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum Akal Takht
Qila Mubarak Gurudwara Sahib Bahia Fort
Top Places in Punjab

Popular Foods

Sarson Da Saag and Makkai ki Roti Butter Chicken
Chole Bhatura Dal makhani
Aloo Gobi Karah  Prasad
Lassi  
Punjab Foods

Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand, a region framed by the Himalayas in northern India, is notable for its Hindu religious sites. Rishikesh, a significant yoga research hub, was popularised by the visit of the Beatles in 1968. The town organizes Ganga Aarti at evening, a spiritual event on the holiest Ganges River. Jim Corbett National Park forested by the state homes Bengal tigers as well as other native wildlife.

Mountains

Trisul Peak Chaukhamba Peak
Nanda Devi Peak Panchchuli Peak
Swargarohini Peak Nilkantha Peak
Kamet Peak Shivling Peak
Bandarpunch Peak Kedarnath
Abi Gamin Peak Nanda Ghunti Peak
Nanda Kot Peak Adi Kailash Peak
Thalay Sagar Peak Changabang Peak
Haathi Parvat Peak Meru Peak
Chandrashila Peak Hardeol Peak
Kedarkantha Peak Tirsuli Peak
OM Parvat Peak Gauri Parbat Peak
Kalanag Peak Nag Tibba Peak
Dunagiri Peak Nanda Peak
Chiring We Peak Chaudhara Peak
Mukut Parvat Peak Rishi Pahar Peak
Mountains

Lakes

Nainital Lake Sattal Lake
Dodital Lake Roop Kund Lake
Kedartal Lake Satopanth Tal Lake
Deoria Taal lake Bhimtal Lake
Garur Tal Lake Hemkund Lake
Bhullatal Lake Parvati Sarovar
Lakes

Wildlife Sanctuaries

Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary Govind Pashu Vihar national Park and Sanctuary
Nandhaur Wildlife Sanctuary Rajaji National Park
Nanda Devi  National Park Gangotri National Park
Valley of Flowers National Park Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary
Jim Corbett National Park Benog Wildlife Sanctuary
Wildlife Sanctuaries

Top places in Uttarakhand

Valley of Flowers National Park Yamunotri
Rajaji National Park Nainital Lake
Lakshman Jhula Roop Kund
Har Ki Pauri Ghat Badrinath Temple
Chandrashila Tungnath
Ram Jhula Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary
Nag Tibba Kedarnath Temple
Robber’s Cave Naini Peak
Kempty Falls Corbett Falls
Top places in Uttarakhand

Popular Foods

Kafuli Bhang Ki Chutney Garhwal ka Fannah
Phaanu Baadi Kandalee Ka Saag
Chainsoo Kumaoni Raita Dubuk
Gulgula Jhangora Ki Kheer Arsa
Uttarakhand Foods

Delhi

Delhi, the capital city of India, is a huge metropolitan region in the Northern part of the country. The formidable Mughal-era Red Fort, a landmark of India, and the vast Jama Masjid mosque, whose courtyard accommodates 25,000 people, stands in Old Delhi, a neighbourhood dating back to the 1600s.

Places you can visit

Red Fort India Gate Purana Qila
Qutub Minar Iron Pillar Jama Masjid
Humayun’s Tomb Jantar Mantar Laxminarayan Temple
Akshardham Temple Lotus Temple ISKCON Temple
Raj Ghat The Secretariat Rajpath
Vijay Chowk Safdarjung’s Tomb Mughal Garden
Lal Bangla Mutiny Memorial Sunehri Masjid
Jahaz Mahal Iron Pillar  
Historical Monuments of Delhi

Best foods

Paranthas Chaats
Kebabs Niharis
Kulfi Jalebi
Foods

Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh is one of India’s widely renowned and developed tourist destinations for Indians as well as foreigners, respectively. Uttar Pradesh, India’s most populous state includes many religiously significant historical structures and sites. Uttar Pradesh is unique geographically, with Himalayan foothills in the absolute north and Gangetic Plain in the south.

Popular places

Taj Mahal Kashi Vishwanath Temple Jama Masjid
Jim Corbett national Park Lucknow Sarnath
Mathura Vrindavan Prayagraj
Jhansi Kanpur Ayodhya
Kushinagar Dudhwa National Park Barsana
Govardhan Gokul Hastinapur
Popular places in Uttar Pradesh

Popular Cuisine

Batti Chokha Bedhai
Pedha Petha
Tehri Baigan Ki Longe
Galaouti Kebabs Bhindi Ka Salan
Malpua Dum Aloo
Chaat Aloo Puri
Bedmi Revari
Kebab Parantha Gujiya
Popular Cuisine of Uttar Pradesh

Bihar

Bihar is a State sharing the border with Nepal in East India. It’s also split by the Ganges River which waters its lush plains. Touristic attractions of Buddhist pilgrimage such as Bodhi Tree in the Mahabodhi Temple of Bodhgaya, under which the Buddha ostensibly meditated. Mahavir Mandir shrine is worshipped by Hindus in the state’s capital Patna, while Sikhs revere at their Gurudwara Takht Sri Harmandir’s Sahib Ji’s domed near the riverside.

Popular places

Mahabodhi Temple Gol Ghar Chandani Radmade Sope
Barabar Caves Sanjay Gandhi Jaivik Udyan Giant Buddha
Takhat Shri Harimandir Ji  Patna Sahib Mahatma Gandhi Setu Chitwan National Park
Buddha Smriti Park Kanwar lake Bird Sanctuary Bhimbandh Wildlife Sanctuary
Saptaparni Cave Son Bhandar Caves Sita Kund
Telhar Harahi Lake Vishwa Shanti Stupa
Popular Places in Bihar

Popular Foods in Bihar

Litti Chokha Naivedyam Chandrakala
Chana Ghugni Khaja Kesar Peda
Laung-Latika Dal Peetha Thekua
Malpua Kadhi Badi Rasia
Kala Jamun Khurma and Laktho Balusahi
Parwal ki Mitthai Gur Anarsa Laai
Popular Foods of Bihar

Sikkim

Sikkim is a State encircled by Bhutan, Tibet and Nepal in northeast India. Member of the Himalayas, the region seems to have breathtaking scenery that encompasses the highest mountain in India, Kangchenjunga 8,586 m. Also, Sikkim is home to glaciers, alpine meadows and tons of wildflowers. Scarped tracks guide you to hilltop Buddhist monasteries like Pemayangtse, dating back to the early 1700’s.

Mountains

Kangchenjunga Mount Pandim
Siniolchu Kabru Peak
Kokthang Jongsong Peak
Pauhunri Simvo
Talung Gimmigela Chuli
Kirat Chuli Phalut
Paohanli Peak Langpo Peak
Khangchengyao Sandakphu
Chombu Gurudongmar
Mountains

Lakes

Gurudongmar Lake Tsongmo Lake
Tso Lhamo Lake Khecheopalri Lake
Lake  Menmecho Samiti Lake
Lakes of Sikkim

Wildlife

Fambonglho Wildlife Sanctuary Barsey Rhododendron Sanctuary Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
Khangchendzonga National Park Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary Kitam Bird Sanctuary
Forest Environment and Wildlife Management Department Chapramari Wildlife Forest Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary
Jore Pokhri Wildlife Sanctuary Gorumara Wildlife Sanctuary Senchal Wildlife Sanctuary

Popular places in Sikkim

Gangtok Pelling Lachung
Yumthang Yuksom Lachen
Ravangla Namchi Singalila National Park
Zuluk Varsey Rhododendron Sanctuary Aritar
Rinchenpong Mangan Geyzing
Chungthang Nathang Valley Temi River
Katao Uttarey Jorethang
Kaluk Rumtek Singhik
Rangpo Pakyong Darap
Tshoka Upper Dzongu Forest Block Zemu Glacier
Reshi Phodong Legship
Hee Burmoik Okhrey Melli
Tashiding Gnathang Lingtam
Popular Places in Sikkim

Popular Foods in Sikkim

Dhindo Thukpa
Phagshapa Momo
Thenthuk Sha Phaley
Sael Roti Chang
Gya Kho Kodo ko Roti
Masuarya Curry  
Popular Foods in Sikkim

Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh is India’s most Northeastern state, and the capital city of this state is Itanagar. The state ties Assam and Nagaland states towards the south. It holds political boundaries with Bhutan in the west, Myanmar in the east, and China in the north, the McMahon line is the border with. 

Mountains

Kangto Gori Chen
Nyegyi Kansang Dapha Bum
Namcha Madin Kanggardo Rize

Wildlife and Flower Sanctuaries

Namdapha National Park Mouling National Park
Sessa Orchid Sanctuary Daying Ering Wildlife Sanctuary
Mehao Wildlife Sanctuary Pakhui Wildlife Sanctuary
Nehru Van Udayan Kamlang Wildlife Sanctuary

Popular places in Arunachal Pradesh

Popular Places of Arunachal Pradesh
Parshuram Kund Mayudia Pass
Mehao Lake Golden Pagoda
Pangsau Pass Namsai Buddhist Temple

Popular Food

Apong (Rice Beer) Pehak
Pika Pila Momo
Popular Foods of Arunachal Pradesh

Assam

Assam is a region known for its serene wildlife, historical sites and tea plantations, in the northern part of India. Guwahati, Assam’s biggest city, showcases silk bazaars in the west, and Kamakhya Temple in the hilltop. Umananda Temple stands on the Brahmaputra River on Peacock Island. Dispur, the capital of the state, is a suburb of Guwahati. Hajo and Madan Kamdev’s ancient pilgrimage site, the remnants of a temple complex are there nearby.

Wildlife Conservations

Kaziranga National Park Manas National Park
Dibru-Saikhowa National Park Nameri National Park
Orang National Park Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

Popular places in Assam

Kamakhya Temple Dibru Saikhowa Sanctuary
Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden Assam State Museum
Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra Chandubi Lake
Chitralekha Udyan Peacock Island
Pakke Tiger Reserve Mathanguri
Panimur Waterfalls Madan Kamdev
Talatal Ghar Kareng Ghar
Popular Places of Assam

Popular Foods in Assam

Khaar Duck Meat curry
Maasor Tenga Aloo Pitika
Ou Khatta Baanhgajor Lagot Kukura (Chicken with Bamboo shoot)
Pitha  

Nagaland

Nagaland is a hilly state bordering Myanmar, in northeastern India. The state is home to various native tribes, with cultural events and markets celebrating the cultures of the different tribes. In World War II, its capital Kohima endured intense fighting, venerated by gravestones at the Kohima War Cemetery.

Popular Places

Ntangki National Park Kohima War Cemetery
Nagaland State Museum Naga Heritage Village
Naga Hills Shilloi Lake
Kachari Ruins Dzukou Valley Trek
Triple Falls Saramati Peak
Popular Places in Nagaland

Popular Food

Bamboo shoot Axone
Anishi Fermented dry fish
Samathu Bushmeat
Fish Cooked in Bamboo Zutho

Manipur

Manipur is a northeastern state, with Imphal as its capital. It is anchored to the north by the Nagaland Indian state, to the south by Mizoram, and to the west by Assam; Myanmar lies to the east. With verdant meadows, hills, gritty streams, waterfalls and fragrant tea estates, Manipur is a stunning offbeat holiday destination in India.

Popular Places to see

Keibul Lamjao National Park Kangla Palace
Shri Govindaji Temple Shirui Kashong
Manipur State Museum Karang Island
Pheidinga Park Iputhou Pakhangba Laishang
Popular Places in Manipur

Popular Food

Chamthong or Kangshoi Eromba
Morok Metpa Singju
Paaknam Chak-hao Kheer
Alu Kangmet Nga-Thongba
Popular Food of Manipur

Mizoram

Mizoram state is colloquially known as India’s songbird and is among the country’s smallest states. The name Mizoram reflects the highlanders ‘ land of Lushai. It is situated in Northeast India’s southern corner nestled primarily near Myanmar and Bangladesh, but also extends some of its borders with its nearby states of Assam, Manipur, and Tripura.

Mountains

Vantawng Falls Reiek
Tam Dil Dampa Tiger Reserve
Murlen National Park Phawngpui National Park
Mizoram State Museum Solomon’s Temple
Lushai Hills Khawnglung Wildlife Sanctuary
Ngengpui Wildlife Sanctuary Palak Wildlife Sanctuary
Mountains of Mizoram

Popular Foods in Mizoram

Bai Koat Pitha
Vawksa Rep Bamboo Shoot Fry
Panch Phoran Tadka Chhum Han
Misa Mach Pora  
Popular Foods of Mizoram

Tripura

Tripura a northeastern Indian State and country’s third-smallest state is surrounded by the north, south, and west by Bangladesh (East Bengal), and to the east by the Assam and Mizoram Indian states. The Tripuri people who speak Kokborok are the primary group of 19 tribes and many subtribes. The magnificent Ujjayanta Palace is located within Mughal gardens in the capital Agartala, and the Mosque of Gedu Mia has white marble dome and towers. South of the city, in the center of Lake Rudrasagar, Neermahal Summer Palace combines Hindu and Islamic architectural features.

Popular places

Neer Mahal Tripureshwari Temple
Unakoti Rudrasagar Lake
Sipahijola Wildlife Sanctuary Dumboor
Tripura Government Museum Heritage Park
Fourteen Garden Temple Debtamura Hills
Rajkandi Reserve forest  
Popular Places of tripura

Popular Foods

Mui Borok Mosdeng Serma
Wahan Mosdeng Muitru
Bangui Rice and Fish Stew Meat Roasts
Popular Foods of Tripura

Meghalaya

Meghalaya is a mountainous state in the northeast part of India. The name in Sanskrit means “abode of clouds” Nestled in east sub-Himalayan hills in Meghalaya, one of the nation’s most beautiful states. Nature has endowed the state with bountiful rainfall, sunshine, lushly forests, elevated plateaus, stunning waterfalls, crystal-clear rivers, meandering streamlets and, above all, robust, thoughtful and hospitable humans.

Popular Places

Shillong Guwahati Cherrapunji
Mawlynnog Dawki Mawsynram
Nongriat Mawphlang Umiam Lake
Balphakram National Park Nokrek National Park Tura
Laitlum Shnongpdeng Nartiang
Nongpoh Jowai Mawsmai
Nongstoin Tyrna Baghmara
Laitumkhrah Mawkdok Riwai
Jakrem A Umden Wahkhen
Popular Places of Meghalaya

Popular Foods

Jadoh Nakham Bitchi
Dohkhlieh Pumaloi
Bamboo Shoots Momo
Doh Jem Tung Rymbai
Do’o Kappa Minil Songa
Wak Jo. Krapa Herbed Pork and Apples
Popular Foods of Meghalaya

West Bengal

West Bengal is a province between the Himalayas and the Bay of Bengal, in the eastern part of India. The capital city, Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), preserves the architecture and cultural traces of its history as a trading post and British Raj assets of the East India Company. The historical sights of the city include the government buildings around B.B.D. Bagh Square, and the famed Victoria Memorial, belonging to the queen of Britain.

Popular Places

Darjeeling Victoria Memorial Tiger Hill
Howrah Bridge Mirik Sundarban National Park
Gorumara national Park Jaldapara National Park Dakshineshwar Kali Temple
Indian Museum Ghum Monastery Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park
Kalighat Peace Pagoda Bux Tiger Reserve
Science City Marble Palace Eden Gardens
Maidan Belur Math Sumendu Lake
Birla Planetarium Prinsep Ghat St. Paul’s Cathedral
Park Street Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary Birla Mandir
Rock Garden Darjeeling Fort Williams Observatory Hill
Alipore Zoological Gardens Hazarduari Palace Jorasanko Palace
Rishyap Happy Valley Estate Henry Island
Cooch Behar Palace Mahakal Temple  
Popular Places of West Bengal

Beaches

MandarMani Beach Digha Beach
Shankarpur Bakkhali
Tajpur Henry Island
Sagar Island Namkhana
Baguran Jalpai  

Popular Foods

Aloo Posto Ilish Macher Jhol
Shukto Sandesh
Mutton Biriyani Rasogolla
Chingri Malai Curry Bengali Lamb Curry
Pathishapta Fish Kabiraji
Mughlai Paratha Mishti Doi
Popular Foods of West Bengal

Jharkhand

In eastern India, Jharkhand is a province, and it’s renowned for waterfalls, Parasnath Hill’s, beautiful Jain temples, and Betla National Park’s elephants and tigers. Ranchi State Capital is a gateway to the Park. It comprises the Jagannath Temple of the 17th century, a Hindu temple, and the Jharkhand War Memorial. Tagore Hill is a monument which honours author Rabindranath Tagore, who has won the Nobel Prize.

Popular places

Betla National Park Dassam Falls
Tagore Hill Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary
Baba Baidyanath Dham Temple Hundru Falls
Tata Steel Zoological Park Jubilee Park
Parasnath Lodh Falls
Nakshatra Van Ranchi Lake
Jagannath Temple Hirni Falls
Naulakha Temple Usri Falls
Oxygen Park  
Popular Places of Jharkhand

Popular Foods

Litti Chokha Pittha
Handia Rugra
Chilka Roti Malpua
Thekua Dhuska
Aloo Chokha Til Barfi
Mitha Khaja Bamboo Shoots
Popular Foods of Jharkhand

Odisha

Odisha (formerly Orissa), an East Indian state on the Bay of Bengal, is noted for its many ancient Hindu temples and tribal traditions. Bhubaneswar, the capital, is home to hundreds of temples, most prominently the ornately carved Mukteshvara. The complex of the Lingaraj Temple dating back to the 11th century is set across the holy Lake Bindusagar. The Odisha State Museum focuses on the heritage and surroundings of the city.

Beaches

Golden Beach Chandipur Beach
Puri Beach Gopalpur Beach
Paradeep Beach Balasore Beach
Astaranga Beach Dagara Beach
Aryapalli Beach Bichitrapur Beach

Popular Places

Bhubaneswar Puri
Konark Temple Similpal National Park
Cuttack Daringbadi
Sambalpur Jeypore
Kanger Ghat National Park Balasore
Rourkela Taptapani
Popular Places of Odisha

Popular foods

Khicede Chungdi Malai
Macha Ghanta Dalma
Pakhala Bhata Gupchup
Dahi Vada with Aloo Dum Chhena Poda
Rasabali Kanika
Pilaf Chhena Jhili
Khaja Gajja
Popular Foods of Odisha

Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh is a densely wooded region known for its temples and waterfalls in central India. Close to the capital Raipur, Sirpur town on the Mahanadi River is home to the red-brick Lakshmana (Laxman) Temple, ornated with mythical Indian carvings. The Sanjay Market is operated on Sundays by the city of Jagdalpur in the south, a buying and selling spot for native tribes. To the north-west lies the massive Chitrakoot Falls.

Wildlife Sanctuary

Indravati National Park Nandan Van Zoo
Sitanadi Wildlife Sanctuary Nandan van jungle Safari
Jungle Safari Amarkantak Biosphere Reserve
Kanan Pendari Zoological Garden Guru Ghasidas National Park

Falls

Chitrakote Falls Teerathgarh Falls
Amrit Dhara Falls Dalpat Sagar
Chitradhara Waterfall Siyadevi Balod
Ram Jharna Charre Marre Water Fall.
Rani Dah Waterfall Kanger Dhara
Rakasganda Waterfall Tiger Point

Popular Places

Bhoramdeo Temple Kotumsar Cave
Maitri Bagh Danteshwari Temple
Swami Vivekanand Sarovar Maikal hills
Laxman Temple Madku Dweep
Jaitkham Bastar Palace
Bailadila Range Chaiturgarh
Kailash Cave Jogimara Caves
Popular Places of Chhattisgarh

Popular Foods

Muthia Aamat
Bara Bhajia
Chilla Sabudana Khichdi
Tilghur Faraa
Khurma Bafauri
Dubki Kadi Dal Ka Dulha
Moong Dal Halwa Mahuwa Chutney
Kusli Lavang Lata
Dal Makhani Bhukara Shikanji
Popular Foods of Chhattisgarh

Telangana

Telangana is a state in southern India positioned on the high Deccan plateau, on the centre-south stretch of the Indian peninsula. The Charminar is a 16th-century mosque situated in the heart of Hyderabad, with four arches holding four massive minarets. The landmark overlooks the long-running Laad Bazaar in the town. The massive Golconda Fort, once the Qutub Shahi dynasty palace, is a former diamond-trading site. The centuries-old Warangal Fort in the town of Warangal features crafted stone towers and gates.

Popular Places

Warangal Secundrabad
Hyderabad Bhadrachalam
Nizamabad Ramoji Film City
Laad Bazar Pakhal Lake
Bhuvanagiri Shamirpet
Madhapur Kuntala
Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary Nallamala Forest
Miyapur Chilkur
Popular Places in Telangana

Popular Food

Sarva Pindi Malidalu
Sakinalu Garijalu
Pachi Pulusu Golichina Mamsam
Hyderabadi Biryani Chegodilu
Popular Foods of Telangana

Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh is an exquisite blend of medieval period beauty and modern cosmopolitan touches. Madhya Pradesh is noted for its unique topography and mix of cultures. Nobody can really return without shopping, because Madhya Pradesh provides some of India’s best shopping choices for their guests.

Wildlife Sanctuary

Ratapani Tiger Reserve Ghatigaon Sanctuary Bori Wildlife Sanctuary
Leempani Camp Phen Wildlife Sanctuary Kheoni wild life Sanctuary Karera Wildlife Sanctuary
Nauradehi Wildlife Sanctuary Kuno Wildlife Sanctuary Bandhavgarh National Park
Singhori Wildlife Sanctuary Kartauli Forest Guest House Kanha Tiger Reserve Panpatha Wildlife Sanctuary
Satpura Tiger Reserve Ralamandal Sanctuary Gandhi Sagar Sanctuary
Van Vihar National Park Panna Wildlife Sanctuary Ken Ghadiyal Sanctuary
Panna National Park Wildlife Sanctuary Orchha  

Popular Places

Bhopal Indore Khajuraho
Gwalior Sanchi Chanderi
Gyaraspur Vidisha Rewa
Rajghar Ashapuri Maheva
Gandhavpuri Kila Kalinzar Ujjain
Jabalpur Maheshwar Bhojpur
Amarkantak Mandsaur Nagda
Bhedaghat Shivpuri Satna
Pachmarhi Mitaoli Pandhavali
Popular Places of Madhya Pradesh

Popular Foods

Poha Daal Bafla
Seekh Kebabs Bhutte Ka Kees
Bhopali Gosht Korma Palak Puri
Chakki Ki Shak Malpua
Jalebi Mawa Bati
Popular Foods of Madhya Pradesh

Rajasthan

Rajasthan has also been called Rajputana (the Rajputs land), and it is a tourist destination with several other places of interest and great tourist services. Rajasthan has several gorgeous Nuha artistic and cultural traditions of which reflect the ancient way of life in India.  This great cultural Indian state appeals to tourists and holidaymakers with its vibrant culture, custom, legacy and historic sites.

Wildlife Sanctuaries

Ranthambore National Park Sariska Tiger Reserve
Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary Keoladeo National Park
Desert National Park Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary
Chhapar Sanctuary Seeta Mata Forest Reserves

Popular Places

Jaipur Udaipur Jodhpur
Ranakpur Chittorgarh Jaisalmer
Pushkar Bikaner Kumbhalgarh
Mount Abu Bundi Bhangarh
Deshnok Ajmer Nathdwara
Osian Kota Alwar
Tanat Bharatpur Khatoo
Mandawa Mehandipur Deeg
Mandore Lodurva Karauli
Ramdevra Barmer Abhaneri
Neemrana Sanganer Nakoda
Jhunjhunu Nagaur Dungarpur
Banswara Sawai Madhopur Ghanerao
Deoghar Bhilwara Pali
Pokhran Viratnagar  
Popular places of Rajasthan

Popular Foods

Dal Bati Churma Mohan Thal
Lal Maas Mawa Kachori
Mirchi Bada Mohan Maas
Kalakand Pyaaz Ki Kachori
Gatte Bajra  Ki Raab
Ghevar Moong Daal Ki Halwa
Churma Ladoo Balu Shahi
Ker Sangari Badam Ka Halwa
Aam Ki Launji Gujia
Kalmi Vada Methi Bajra Puri
Popular Foods of Rajasthan

Gujarat

Gujarat, the western edge region of India, does have different terrain and countless sacred sites. Calico Museum of Textiles is located in its urban area of Ahmedabad, showcasing antique and contemporary Indian fabrics. Sabarmati Ashram was the headquarters of spiritual leader Mahatma Gandhi from 1917–1930, where his living quarters remain on display.

The state is best known for its Asiatic Lions, Rann of Kutch’s white desert, colorful handicrafts, festivities, wine, rich culture, and myriad religious places.

Popular Places of Gujarat

Gir National Park Shree Somnath Jyotirlinga  Temple Rani Ki Vav
Adalaj Stepwell Sabarmati Ashram Shree Dwarkadhish Temple
Lakshmi Villas Palace Statue of Unity Champaner Pavagadh Archeological Park
Kankaria Lake Girnar Aina Mahal
Modhera Sun Temple Prag Mahal Rann of Kutch
Kalo Dungar Blackbuck National Park Sayaji Baug
Vijay Vila Palace Bhadra Fort Mandvi Beach
Popular Places of Gujarat

Popular Foods of Gujarat

Khandvi Gujarati Samosa
Aam Shrikhand Gujarati Kadi
Dhokla Bardoli ki Khichdi
Methi ka Thepla Dal Dhokli
Popular Foods of Gujarat

Maharashtra

Maharashtra’s literally means the’ Great State’ or’ Great Nation.’ The title was said to have originally derived from’ rathi,’ meaning’ Chariot driver,’ refers to chariot drivers and builders known as’ maharathis’ or’ Fighting Force.’ Maharashtra gets its name wisely, as it is India’s third-largest state, both in terms of area and population.

Beaches in Maharashtra

Alibag Tarkali
Malvan Kashid
Ganpatipule Vasai Virar
Thane Awas
Redi Tiracol
Virar Devgad
Kelshi Kunkeshwar
Karde Dive agar
Ladghar Murud
Velaneshwar Harnai
Kelwa Anjarle
Murud Kihim
Guhagar Nagaon
Shrivardhan Diveagar Beach
Harihareshwar  

Popular Places of Maharashtra

Pune Ellora Caves Mumbai
Lonavla Aurangabad Mahabaleshwar
Nashik Matheran Khandala
Shirdi Alibag Nagpur
Pench  National park Tadoba Andhari National Park Bhandarara
Kolhapur Ganpatipule Igatpuri
Saputara Sanjay Gandhi National Park Malvan
Rajmachi Ratnagiri Raigad Fort
Thane Kolad Karjat
Navi Mumbai Amboli Satara
Shani Shingnapur Panchgani  
Popular Places of Maharashtra

Popular Foods

Pohae Misal Pav
Pithla Bhakri Sabudana Khichdi
Bharli Vangi Vada Pav
Aamti Puran Poli
Shrikhand Rassa
Popular Foods of Maharashtra

Karnataka

Karnataka is a region with coastal areas of the Arabian Sea in southwest India. The city Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore) is the capital and a high-tech hub renowned for shopping and nightlife. Mysore is host to magnificent temples to the southwest including lavish Mysore Palace, the former seat of maharajas in the city. Karnataka is probably best known for its historic attractions and National Parks / Wildlife. However, it is also known for its beautiful hill stations, stunning waterfalls, pilgrimage centers and a 320 km long coastline scattered with pristine beaches.

Beaches of Karnataka

Gokam Murdeshwar
Maravanthe Malpe
Kumta Ullal
Kundapura Bhatkal
Karwar Someshwara
Kodi Apsarkonda
Ankola Trasi Proper
Majali Mulki
Aghanashini Hubli

Wildlife Sanctuaries in Karnataka

Bannerghatta Biological Park Bandipur Tiger Reserve
Dendeli Reserve Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary
Ranibennur Blackbuck Sanctuary Someshwara Wildlife Sanctuary
Mookambika Wildlife Sanctuary Nagarhole National Park

Popular Places of Karnataka

Bengaluru Hampi
Mysore Mangalore
Wayanad Madikeri
Gokam Kodagu
Badami Chikmagalur
Nandi Hills Belur
Kudurekuha Jamly Udupi
Vijayapura Jog Falls
Popular places of Karnataka

Popular Foods of Karnataka

Neer Dosa Korri Gassi
Kundapura Koli Saaru Mysore Masala Dosa
Allugedda Mysore Pak
Coorg Pandi Curry Haalbai
Bisi Bele Bath Rava Kesari
Mangalorean Biryani Kane Rava Fry
Udupi Sambar Mango Chutney
Mysore Bonda Sagu
Ennegai Jolada Rotti
Ragi Mudde Gojju
Khara Pongal Chitranna
Thatte Idli Chiroti
Popular Foods of Karnataka

Andhra Pradesh

The southeastern region of India Andhra Pradesh is the 4th largest state in India. Its capital Amravati will be the largest city in the state. The state is well supported by its ministry of tourism and is well known for its wealthy natural assets, temples, and rivers. Andhra state also holds a portion of the Bay of Bengal coastal areas.

Beaches of Andhra Pradesh

Bapatla Bheemili
Vishakhapatnam Kakinada
Mypadu Kothapatnam
Uppada Baruva
Dibbapalem Hamsaladeevi
Mogadalapadu Rambili
Rushikonda Beach Ramakrishna Beach

Popular Places in Andhra Pradesh

Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vaari Temple Belum caves
Talakona Ins Kursura
Undavalli Caves Siva Mallikarjuna Temple
Ubbalamadugu Waterfalls Borra Caves
Eluru Buddha Park Silathoranam Garden
Tirumala Chakratheertham Nagalapuram Water Falls
Popular Places of Andhra Pradesh

Popular Foods of Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Style Chicken Curry Panasa Puttu Koora
Gutti Vankaya Kura Andhra Pepper Chicken
Crispy Andhra Bhinda Hyderabadi Biryani
Shikampuri Kebab Boorelu
Gongurur Mamsam Pesarattu
Popular Foods of Andhra Pradesh

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu, a South Indian region, is renowned for its Hindu temples in Dravidian architecture. In Madurai, Meenakshi Amman Temple is adorned with colorful sculptures with high’ gopuram’ towers. Ramanathaswamy Temple, on Pamban Island, is a place of worship. The city of Kanyakumari, at the southernmost tip of India, is the site of ritual sunrises. The capital city of Chennai is renowned for beaches and icons, including 1644 colonial Fort St. George.

Beaches

Rameswaram Beach Mahabalipuram Beach
Dhanushkodi Beach Muttom Beach
Muthukadu Beach Thoothukudi Beach
Kanyakumari Beach Manapad Beach
Poompuhar Beach Thengapattanam Beach
Kayalpatnam Beach Colachel Beach
Marakkanam Beach Pamban Beach

Wildlife Sanctuaries

Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary Annamalai / Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary
Topslip Point Calimere Wildlife Sanctuary
Avalanche Lake / Sanctuary Arignar Anna Zoological Park
Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary Koonthakulam Bird Sanctuary
Kalakkad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve Amirthi Zoological Park

Popular Places

Chennai Mahabalipuram
Madurai Kodaikanal
Puducherry Tiruchappalli
Coimbatore Thanjavur
Ooty Kanchipuram
Coonoor Auroville
Yercaud Chidambaram
Kumbakonam Valparai
Yelagiri Kumily
Vellore Dindigul
Popular Places of Kerala

Mountains

Nilgiri Mountains Kotagiri
Pollachi Courtallam
Masinagudi Kolli Hills

Popular foods

Dosa Takkali Sadam
Sambhar Idli Podi
Sundal Naralchi Vadi
Filtered Kapi Ven Pongal
Thayir Sadam Vada Curry
Medhu Vadai Nei Payasum
Manjal Milagu Paal Onion Uthappam
Elumichai Sadam Paruppu Urandai Kulambu
Orange Peel Pachadi Semiya Kesari
Chicken Chettinad Prawns Kuzhambu
Popular Places of Tamil Nadu

Kerala

Affectionately called one of the world’s tenth paradises, the state is particularly renowned for its campaigns on ecotourism and breathtaking backwaters. Kerala, India’s most picturesque region, colloquially known as the “Gods Own Kingdom”, is currently one of India’s highly desired tourist destinations. The state portrays through remote beaches, palm-fringed backwaters, fog-clad hill towns, verdant forests, descending waterfalls, endangered wildlife, magnificent temples, fine art forms and enchanting festivals.

Beaches

Kovalam Varkala
Kochi Kozhikode
Thiruvananthapuram Kannur
Bekal Kappil
Kappad Poovar
Kumarakom Muzhappilangad
Beypore Munambam

Forest and Wildlife

Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary
Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary Chimmini Wildlife Sanctuary
Peechi-Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary
Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary Malabar Wildlife Sanctuary
Periyar National Park Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary
New Amarambalam Reserved Forest Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary
Muthanga range Thattekad Bird Sanctuary
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary  

Popular Places

Kochi Alappuzha
Munnar Thiruvananthapuram
Vagamon Thissur
Athirappilly Ernakulam
Kalpetta Nelliampathi
Gavi Kuruvadweep
Mattancherry Kuttanad
SultanBathrey Munroe island
Popular Places in Kerala

Popular Foods

SADHYA PUTTU – KADALA CURRY
APPAM – STEW IDIYAPPAM – EGG CURRY
DOSA – SAMBAR MALABAR BIRIYANI
NAADAN KOZHI VARUTHATHU / SPICY CHICKEN FRY KERALA BEEF FRY – MALABAR PAROTTA
PRAWN THEEYAL NAADAN KOZHI CURRY (KERALA CHICKEN CURRY)
CASSAVA – KERALA FISH CURRY KALLUMMAKKAYA ULARTHIYATH / MUSSEL STIR FRY
THATTU DOSA – OMLET – CHUTNEY PAYASAM
Popular Foods of Kerala

The ideal time to make India Tour in 2020

India experiences different weather cycles due to the current varied ecosystems. The north Himalayas impede the cold northern wave from entering most of the world. Winter in India is therefore mild but summer is very hot because of its tropical climate. In India, summer, winter and monsoon, primarily three seasons are observed.

Bearing in mind the nation’s tropical weather, the ideal time to visit India is October to May. You will feel mild to chilly cold at this time if you are going to visit the Himalayan range and the northern plain whereas the southern part stays warm and dry. Once you book cheap flight tickets to India from the USA, however, make sure you have reviewed the India Tour Guide and its current weather conditions properly to avoid any anomalies.

How to enter seamlessly in the country, follow the India Tour Guide?

It is quite easy to access India any time since the country is linked by air to the other regions of the world. India has four large international airports in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, and Kolkata. Apart from these four airports, Bangalore, Hyderabad, and Kochi are some impressive airports where you can land. The major airports in India are, Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport and Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport are among the best in the world.

There are many regional airports that are well integrated via domestic carriers to Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata airports. There are major airlines that connect and serve in Delhi and Mumbai airports, including British Airways, Delta, Air India, Lufthansa, United Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Etihad, Emirates and, to name but a few. If you need any assistance related to destinations flights or any queries springs in mind, then there is expert round the clock to assist you regarding the India Tour Guide.

I hope you enjoyed the journey and our India Tour Guide guided you very well! As far as possible we tried to cover each and every tourist destination of India. Have you ever been to India

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