10 Best Experiences to have during your Trip to India
India is a kaleidoscope of human emotions, natural beauty in all shades and color, vastly varying landscape to fulfill the expectations of every traveler. Here are some of the places to visit and things to do in India which one must surely witness in during their trip to India to remember forever.
One of the Seven Wonders of the World, Taj Mahal is a must see place to have a glimpse of Mughal splendor. One of the most visited among foreign tourists, Taj Mahal presents a breathtaking view on full moon night where the moonlight reflection makes it shimmering with light, making it a heavenly view to have it etched in one’s memory.
This is a spiritual experience one will never forget. In the fading light of the day, pilgrims and priests faithfully chants the sacred hymns and lights lamps in the holy river Ganga to worship which is highly revered among Hindus will drapes you with divine feeling. Such is the spell of this religious ceremony!
In the words of a famous poet Firdaus- if there is a heaven on earth, it is in Kashmir! A stark contrast to the green landscape of Kashmir, the arid mountainous region of Ladakh presents a unique and awe-inspiring feature of nature. Ranging from Pangong Lake which is full of serenity to spiritual peace of Buddhist monasteries, Ladakh offers a soulful experience.
God’s own country, as they say, Kerala is a divine land full of greenery and serene lakes with houseboats offering an experience that attracts tourists from all over the world.
It is one of the modern architectural marvels of Modern India, showcasing spirituality and beauty of Ancient India. Its water show takes you around the ancient Indian marvels, which will amaze you even now!
Goa is a paradise for fun and enjoyment lovers where there is celebration in the air round the year. Every year tourist flock to its pristine beaches, soaking in the colonial imprints of the past makes it a very popular destination among foreigners.
Deserts have their own charm and one can experience this charm from the close quarters. Take a camel safari to travel through sand dunes or spend a cool night in the desert, gazing the star lit skies to take you to a surreal experience in your life.
India is a land of festivals and any part of the year, there will be one or the other festival going in some part of India. The fervor, the enthusiasm that is evident among people will immerse you so that you become a part of it.
If India is to be understood in its spiritual grandeur, one must visit its temples that are everywhere to be found. Just feel the faith the people have in their religious beliefs and you will understand what binds India together despite so much religious diversity as all religions preach “All are one”!
If you are looking for some thrill and real action, well almost, then beating retreat ceremony before sunset everyday at Wagah Border of India and Pakistan is something to be believed. It entails a forceful parade of border patrol forces from both the countries, which is accompanied by cries of people hailing their countries.