Wherever you go in India you are welcomed with a bounty of mother nature and a plethora of different cultures all harmoniously sustaining themselves together. Every place has a distinct sense of belongingness to itself.
Even after having so many differences in their lifestyle, climate and geographical positioning there are some things that you’ll surely relate if you have been to India.
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List of Tourist Places in India
1. The Yummilious Street Food
Be it be the Pani-puri of Delhi, the masala Dosa of Chennai, the chole-bhature of Punjab or the jalebi-Fafda of Gujarat the list of delectable dishes you get to eat during your visit to India is endless. If you miss out the street food here, believe me, you are missing half the fun.
2. The Helpful Indians
The country is full of people who will go out of their way to help you and moreover if you are lucky to treat you with a finger-licking home cooked food while travelling in the train or a ride to your destination. Language can be a barrier at times but people here make sure you are treated with the best and you go back with some cherishable bag of memories.
3. The Festivity & Celebration
India is a land of so many different religions and cultures all amicably practised together. Therefore, the Indian calendar is jam-packed with festivities all year round. Being a part of them is so much fun, the colour and water throwing festival of Holi was my favourite one. The loud drummers, beautiful cultural attires and parades with all pomp and show are a major part of all the celebrations.
4. The breathtaking architecture
The minute carvings, the alluring idols and the palatial structures make the religious buildings in the country a treat to your eyes. Some of the bridges and roads in India are no less than the eight’s wonder of the world, especially the roads connecting the Himalayan cities and villages. The paintings on the wall to enhance its beauty will surely make you have a click with it.
5. Shopaholic’s Paradise
I came back from India with a bag full of handicrafts, clothes, food and blah blah blah. It’s not only cheap but on taking every 10 steps you will find something you won’t resist from buying. The Sarre I bought from a small shop in Chennai and the Punjabi jutti from Amritsar still remains my favourite shopping ever. You will beautiful metal statues and jewellery to match every dress you have or a gift for your best friends.
6. So Many People
India is the second most populated country in the world. The streets, the railway stations, the restaurant and every where your site goes you will just find humans, also cows, dogs, hens and a countless variety of animals all roaming around freely. At times, it becomes difficult to get a ticket when you have a huge human chain in front of you, getting a burger at McDonald’s may take ages.
7. The Unpredictable Weather
India is a country with several climate zones with the sea on its three sides and the Himalayas on the fourth the weather in the country can give you a tough time on several instances.So if you are planning a trip to India check out the weather conditions of the area beforehand.
8. Don’t Go by the Book
Planning to follow any guidebook for what places to visit or where to stay and more, humble suggestions; don’t. India is a country where you get more if you explore more. So ditch the book back in your bag and follow your instinct and roam like a bird. Keep a track of the time though.
9. An Indian Wedding is a Must-Attend
Do you know functions and rituals in an Indian wedding start 10 days before the actual event? A typical Indian wedding has a special folk music night, applying of henna on hands ceremony, bangle ceremony and a lot more ritual which will not let you even blink your eyes. Interesting thing is that the ritual change not only from religion to religion but place to place also.
10. Drive like a Boss
If you can drive in India you can drive anywhere in the world. The hilly terrains, the endless desert to the busy market streets as a driver the roads here will offer you a great experience. Above all the self-proclaimed F-1 racers on the road will surely make your drive a memorable one.
Lots said and done, India is a beautiful country with welcoming people and endless memories waiting for you.