From crazy hectic cities to calm exotic waters, India has so much to offer! A country that is a lot bigger than most expect, trying to pick out the must do places to visit can often seem to be quite the challenge. Have a read below to explore the must see places in India.
NO. 1 TAJ MAHAL
Not only is it one of the Seven Wonder of the World, visiting the Taj Mahal is an absolute must when travelling India. Lying in the heart of the bustling city, Agra, make sure you get an early night as waking up at 5 am to watch the sun come up over the ivory-white palace, is the most breath-taking experience.
In the afternoon take a tuk-tuk ride across river Yamuna to view the Taj from a different perspective. Admire the reflections over the water, welcomed by a warm, colourful sunset making an appearance behind. Perfect to get your epic Instagram shots!
NO. 2 EXPLORE DEHLI
A city that is one of a kind. The busiest place you will go, yet filled with the most unique & exciting surroundings. Enjoy getting lost wandering around the cobbled streets, embracing the array of spices and smells that the city has to offer. Don’t be afraid to try the street food as it has the most authentic food you will get in India! Check out a Sahsik temple, learn how to make chapatis and enjoy warming up in the evening to a fresh cup of Chai tea.
NO.3 HOUSEBOAT STAY, KERELA BACKWATERS
Kerela has to be the top place to visit in South India! Escape the crowds and unwind on a peaceful getaway along the backwaters. Made up of a network of lagoons, lakes, rivers and canals. The system is made up of over 900 waterways, parallel to the Arabian Sea. Arrive at Alleppy where you can board your own thatched houseboat to spend a night on eating delicious local food, accompanied by cold beer. The houseboats were originally used to transport merchandise such as rice and spices, however, the beauty of the boats have enabled the development of where they are now used mainly by tourists to enjoy a relaxing retreat.
NO.4 EXPLORE THE PINK CITY IN JAIPUR
Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan. Not only representing the rich and vibrant lifestyle of traditional Rajasthan, the artwork in this city is famous all over the world. But why pink? The colour pink denotes the colour of hospitality, so in 1876 Maharaja Ram Singh of Jaipur painted the whole city pink to welcome the guests… as you do!
Jaipur is part of the famous Golden triangle. The perfect pathway to take on your visit to India! Take a day to explore the beauty of this city, and to get those magical Insta worthy shots!
*Top India travel tip: make sure you bring clothes to cove yourself up to respect such temples*
N0.5 BEACH DAY IN GOA
Although most view India to be a wild, hectic country. Don’t forget to visit the endless white sandy beaches in this beautiful country. Try a local Goan fish curry, take a yoga class and stroll down the beach to watch the sunset & reflect on your trip here.
So there you have some of the best places to visit in India. If you would like any advice on planning your trip to India, contact the TruCrew via firstname.lastname@example.org. For your dream trip to India click on the button below!