Northern India provides ample opportunities for tourism. There are many fascinating travel destinations in this region which attract travelers from all over the world. There are diverse ranges of attractions in this region that can never fail to lure visitors coming from different parts of the world. Here is brief information about some of most popular tourist destinations of the region that attract tourists from all over the world.
Delhi: Delhi is the capital city of India. Lal Quila (Red Fort), Qutub Minar, Lotus Temple, India Gate, Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple, Jama Masjid, Chandani Chowk, National Museum and Connaught Place are must-see tourist attractions in Delhi.
Varanasi: Varanasi is a holy city of India in Uttar Pradesh state. It is located on the banks of Ganga River, India’s most sacred river. It is renowned for ancient temples and rich culture. It is also called the cultural capital of India. Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Bharat Mata Temple, Benaras Hindu University and Sarnath are most visited tourist places in Varanasi.
Agra: Agra is a historical city in Uttar Pradesh state of India. Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Itmad-Ud-Daullah Tomb, Chini-Ka-Rauza, Sikandara Akbar’s Tomb, Dayal Bagh and Fatehpur Sikri are must-see attractions during Agra tour.
Shimla: Shimla is the capital city of Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Located in the foothills of the Great Himalayas it is one of the most beautiful and popular hill stations of India. Hence it is also called the Queen of Hill Stations. It is renowned for serene & delightful climate and abundance of natural beauty. The Mall, the Ridge, Christ Church, Jakhoo Temple, State Museum, Viceregal Lodge, Summer Hill, Prospect Hill and Kufri Nature Park are among most visited tourist places during Shimla tour in northern India.
Jaipur: Jaipur is the capital city of Indian state of Rajasthan. It is lovingly called the Pink City of India due to painted houses and buildings in the city. Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal, City Palace Complex, Birla Temple, Amber Fort, Albert Hall Museum and Nahargarh Fort are must-see attractions in the city. Jaipur is also destination of golden triangle tours in India along with two other historical cities of Delhi and Agra. It is also the beginning destination of most package tours to Rajasthan.
Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Manali, Mussoorie, Srinagar, Gulmarg, Ladakh, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Jim Corbett National Park, Ranthambore National Park, etc are some other popular destinations in northern India that attract tourists. In a nutshell, the experience of North India tourism would be wonderful and unforgettable.