Top Ten Things to Do and Discover in India
As a tourist destination, India offers a lot of things to do and discover. The list of options is big
and includes wildlife excursion, Ayurvedic rejuvenation, Yoga & meditation, backwater trail,
cultural enlightenment and shopping among others. In this article, I have given a list of top 10
things to do and discover in India for your kind perusal.
Recognized abodes of Royal Predators
Tourists visiting India with the purpose of wildlife sightseeing are mostly beguiled by tiger
reserves that are governed by ‘Project Tiger’ and are 42 in number. Most of these reserved
were the hunting grounds of erstwhile Indian maharajas. However, they were later converted
into national parks for the protection of wildlife species especially tigers. Some prominent
names for wildlife tours in India are Ranthambore National Park, Bandhavgarh National Park
and Kanha National Park.
Yoga and Meditation
The concept of Yoga and meditation is mentioned in Vedas, Upanishads and ancient scriptures.
However, it was simplified and compiled by an ancient Indian sage Patanjali in the name of
Ashtanga Yoga. Over the course of time, this ancient Indian knowledge was spread of in the
western hemisphere and resulted in the influx of foreign tourists to learn and gain from its
advantages. Rishikesh in Uttarakhand is regarded as the best for Yoga tours in India.
Ayurveda- The Indian Medical Science
Alike Yoga and meditation, Ayurveda too traces its roots from the ancient Indian civilization and
has earned worldwide recognition. This ancient art of healing has been extensively explained in
the Yajura Veda which prioritizes the good health over other social concerns. Prominent
hospitality chains in this country have sensed the need and popularity of Ayurveda among
foreign tourists. Therefore nearly every luxury hotel today offers the facility of Ayurveda spa to
provide holistic wellness to the guests. Ananda in the Himalayas is the best place to visit during
Ayurveda tours in India.
Talking about south India tours and the name of Kerala is always on the priority list. One of the
must do things in Kerala is sailing through the palm fringed backwaters on board Kettuvallams.
It is truly a journey of a life as you get to experience local food, culture and exotic flora and
India can be rightly called the ‘Land of Diverse Faiths’. Religion in this country has not only
originated but has also arrived from far eastern and western countries. This has created an
exciting medley and harmony hardly seen anywhere else. The best part is that every religion is
venerated by another one. You may find several Hindu pilgrims arriving in Ajmer Shariff.
A significant chunk of tourists around the world loves to live on the edge of thrill and
excitement. India, especially in the Himalayas, immense opportunities are available in terms of
adventure sports such as Paragliding, white water rafting, trekking, ice skiing and mountain
Most people have an urge for shopping that they can’t resist and if you are on a holiday, this
urge knew no bounds. Every region in India has a specialty that you would like to take back as a
souvenir. These souvenir items make you recall the memories of your holiday trip.
The fact that the 7,517 long coastline of India accounts for around 1/5th of the country’s total
tourist revenue is quite enough to adjudge the potentiality of beach tourism. The most popular
spot for beach tourism is Goa. While Anjuna and Baga are widely acknowledged as the party
destination, Varca is south Goa is popular owing to its world class resorts.
World Heritage Sites
India is home to some breathtaking beautiful edifices that can be rightly called benchmark for
modern architects. Owing to their architectural brilliance, beauty and creativity, UNESCO has
accorded them the status of World Heritage Site. Taj Mahal, Ajanta & Ellora, Konark Temple,
Elephanta Caves and Khajuraho Temples are few examples of that.
The latest travel phenomena doing rounds in the western hemisphere is of luxury train
travelling. Treading the similar path, India too has a fair share of 6 luxury trains crisscrossing
culturally potent and historically significant destinations in different parts of India. The most
popular among all is the Maharajas’ Express featuring a presidential suite spanning over entire
India is land studded with beauty, culture and history. The above mentioned list of options will
help you choose your favorite theme while opting for India tours.
If you are looking forward to experience the beauty and culture of India, do take reference from
this list of top 10 things to do and discover in India. Enjoy your dream Holidays in India.
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