Best Holiday Destinations In India To Visit In 2019

India is one of the world’s most renowned destination to travel, and many tourists on their India trip experiences its vibrancy and diversity in many forms. But there is so much to see and do in India that planning a first time trip can be overwhelming.

India is a country for nature lovers, mountain lovers, adventure activities lovers and has plenty of lush green places to take a trip. You could get the idea of the appeal of India by knowing the fact that a trip to India is no short of a magical ride. From the cultural experiences to amazing flora, your India trip will charge up your senses.

Why You Should Take India Trip?

Here are a few persuasive reasons to visit India at least once in your lifetime.

9. To Embrace Architectural Masterpiece


India is a country known for its architectural structures. From the shimmering beauty of The Taj Mahal to the handsome forts in Rajasthan, if you are history lover, you have the full access to snap the best portrait and landscape photo and write your own Travel India Blog.


8. To Get Lost In The Spectacular Beauty


No other country in Asia matches the appeal of India. Such is the charm of India. The beauty of India resides in every nook and corner of the places you visit in India. There are tourist attractions in India that are no way short in beauty and charm than of Switzerland.


7. India Allows You To Come Out Of Your Comfort Zone


So that you could learn what it really likes to be the actual nomad. India is the best destination to test whether you could come out of your comfort zone or not. You would have the option to pitch your own tents or camps in the hilly terrains of India and ditch hotel staycation option. Going out of your comfort zone on a trip to India will surely give you amazing life lessons too!


6. Temples In India Are Prayer Answering


If you would like to make, your divine prayers answered, visit India. It has states like Uttarakhand, called the “Land of God’s” (Devbhoomi). Not only Uttarakhand, but there are also various divine temples in India to visit almost every state.


5. To Savor Scrumptious Food


If you are planning your India tour with your romantic partner, then the easiest way to enter into the heart of your sweetheart is by hopping and eating the local street food in India. Consider visiting Delhi and explore the traditional Chandini Chowk Market and savor tasty street food. Get your craving fixed for local Tibetian food in Ladakh while staying at the homestays in Ladakh.


4. To Test Ride Thrilling Adventures


There is no shortage of adventure sports activities in India. Whether it’ Kayaking, Bungee Jumping, Rock Climbing, and trekking in the adrenaline pumping places like Ladakh and the Western Ghats. India will give you chill in the spine with all it has to offer.


3. Friendly and Comfortable Chit-Chat With Locals


The most persuasive reason to visit India is the hospitality tourists soak from the locals. India is a land of multiple religion. If you too want to experience the heartwarming hospitality like nowhere else, visit India and exchange talks with the locals to get to soak the celebrity level treatment.


2. Affordable To Visit


One of the most affordable places in the World, India is super price friendly but guarantee you heaps of adventure, learning, and rejuvenating moments. In India, you can fix your hunger and left with plenty of accommodation options like homestays, hotels, and hostels. You can make your plans as per your pocket or budget.


1. Make Mountains Your Love


Making mountain affairs in India is a dream for many tourists. From snow blanketed mountains in Ladakh to unending snow sheet peaks in North East, India is a place to visit for travel bloggers and start their own Travel Blog India with hundreds of beautiful photographs.

Liked our section of why visit India? You will also like our list of best holiday destinations in India for sure! Here we go!


Where To Go

10. Rajasthan


If you are a first-time traveller to India, start your India tour from Rajasthan. Rajasthan is the state in India nestled at the Aravali Hills and has gorgeous fairy tale palaces, handsome heritage sites, towering forts and vibrancy at its best. You will love your visit to Rajasthan as this place is culturally as well as historically rich, which makes it the best tourist places in India Map (Read Why).

Things To Do –

Ride on the camel’s hump in the sand dunes of Jaisalmer and make one night stay at the Bikaner desert safari camps. Visit the historically locked Chittorgargh Fort intriguing Meharangarh Fort in Jodhpur. Purchase some handicraft items and fine arts for your home. Be the part of revitalizing Pushkar Camel Fair and Fancy a watch the sun setting behind the Aravali Hills by doing boating in the Fateh Sagar Lake in Udaipur.  

Advice – Desert camps in Rajasthan are not available throughout the whole year because of the hot temperature of deserts. Confirm before visiting the camps. Visit the forts in Rajasthan on a guided tour. Check out the dates of Pushkar Camel Fair before also.

9. Himachal Pradesh


Himachal Pradesh is one of the best destinations for romantic holidays in India since ages. There is a reason why many tourists flock to this paradise destination. Its spectacular snow-clad peaks, gurgling rivers, pristine waterfalls, and thrilling trekking trails have given way to a new meaning of best travel destination in India.

The state of Himachal Pradesh is also a quick getaway idea for the locals residing in Delhi, Chandigarh, and Haryana. With tourist attractions like Manali, Shimla, Bir Billing, and Kasol, you will love your days that you will spend on a trip to Himachal.

Things To Do –

Manali is called the honeymoon capital of India. Visit this romantic town in Himachal Pradesh if you are seeking a romantic escape on your India trip. Hop the Mall Road with your sweetheart and go on a Vashisht Jogini Waterfall Trek. Take a day trip to Jahkoo Temple in Shimla, fly above the clouds, and test your adrenaline by paragliding fun in Bir.

If you are on a solo trip to India, you can have some good times in the hipster paradise of India – Kasol. Roll the finest hash in the world in Kasol and have some MEE time making mountain and hash affair.

8. Kerala


You can call Kerala South India’s most beautiful state, but locals call Kerala the “God’ Own Country.” Kerala is the best travel destinations in India visited by international tourists too! The beauty of Kerala is voted by #1 destination for romance by Lonely Planet Travel Magazine for the most amazing reasons.

This pricely tourist spot in India is around 600 km of majestic Arabian Sea Coast and has beautiful beaches. Tourists on their India trip visits Kerala because it has a vast network of waterbodies and home of thousands of houseboats, lush green tea garden hills, and private island resorts too.

Things To Do –

Watch the romantic sunsets/sunrise of your life at Munnar Tea Garden Hills. Ride the thrilling wildlife safari at Periyar National Park, Hop around the Kovalam Beach – cleanest and most beautiful beach in Kerala. Word’s won’t do justice to the feeling of staying at the houseboat in Alleppey or Kumarakom. But our India tour package can. Click here to learn more!

Advice – Allepey is way too crowded with mass tourism because it has appealing beauty. However, you should go to Kumarakom for houseboat stay. It is less crowded and equally appealing to Alleppey.

7. Andaman Islands


I call Andaman the Maldives of India for convincing reasons. The Andaman Islands is surrounded by cobalt blue waters, mesmerizing vistas lush green forests and white powdery beaches with exciting marine life. It is a cluster of around 572 islands out of which over 36 are accessible to tourists. You can hop to the best islands of Andamans by taking a ferry ride daily.

Also, Read Things To Do In The Maldives Of India –

Explore Havelock Island if you are a nature lover. Get yourself geared up with hiking, sunbathing, and doing scuba diving. Explore the underwater marine life and kiss your sweetheart under the water. Stay in luxury defining resorts and have some beach time in Radhanagar Beach, Kalapathar Beach, Elephant Beach, and Vijaynagar Beach.

Advice – If planning to visit Andamans, avoid visiting it in monsoon (June to August). Andamans receives heavy rainfall during that time.


6. Ladakh


Heaven for backpackers, Ladakh is a landlocked destination in India located in Jammu and Kashmir state of India. It has a huge influence on Buddhism and Tibetans, but it is famous for its unique appeal and attractive places to visit. Magnetic Field is one such place in Ladakh which has put science in trouble. The place puts stationery vehicle upward. How intriguing is it sounding?

Places To Visit – Explore the Hall Of The Fame Museum, and visit the divine monasteries in Ladakh. You will discover similar travellers like you over there in Ladakh. Watch and photograph the Snow Leopard (if you are lucky) at Hemis National Park.

Things To Do –

Test your adrenaline nerves by riding a bike at the Khardung La Pass (famous motorable road). Ride on the camel’s back at Nubra Valley and admire the nearby peaks. Camp at the banks of Pangong Lake and ignite your own bonfire over there while listening to the gurgling sounds of Pangong Lake.

Advice – Skip hotels in Ladakh and instead, opt for the homestays option. Homestays are the best way to experience truly Ladakhi hospitality. Moreover, they are an affordable option too! Check out the opening duration of Khardung La Pass before visiting.

Tips – Ladakh is located at very high altitude. So, Acute Mountain Sickness is a common problem over there. Do consult your doctor before visiting Ladakh.

5. Manali Leh Road Trip


The father of all the road trips in India, the Manali-Leh Highway has been the best destination in India since ages. Whether for solo tripping or group tours, this sexiest journey rewards travellers the chance to admire the towering mountain passes, beautiful villages, local monks and pristine valleys throughout your ride. If you are looking to unwind on a road trip to India, Manali Leh Road Trip is your chance.

Tip – Plan your Manali Leh Road Trip in style and ask for the Dug Dug Dug Bullet to embark on a journey to the best road trip destination in India.

4. Rishikesh


Visiting India for the first time? Wondering where to start unwinding your vacations? Head to Rishikesh. Located in Uttarakhand and famous amongst tourists as the “Gateway to Heaven”, Rishikesh is one of the best travel destinations in India to enjoy vacation time with a mountainous backdrop.

Why Go:

If you are one of those who enjoy river rafting, bungee jumping, kayaking and a little bit hiking, then your trip to Rishikesh would reward you with the best adventures. From attending yoga classes to visiting Ashrams to visiting sacred temples, this holy city in Uttarakhand is a must-visit destination.


3. Mumbai

mumbai travel destination of india

On your India tour package, visiting the city of dreams would be your best choice if you are fantasies with Bollywood films. Mumbai is known for its glamorous life just like Hollywood because of it the place to visit in India to watch the shooting of Bollywood movies with sightseeing of traditionally old Film Studios. If you are planning to unwind in a place that will allure you with the best nightlife and enviable vibes, consider visiting Mumbai on your India trip.

Things To Do –

Consider visiting Lonavala and Khandala, the hill stations located in the outskirts of Mumbai are the places to admire because of their lush green rolling greenery, Buddhist Caves, and pristine waterfalls. Lonavala and Khandala are the featured places to visit in Mumbai which are displayed in many Bollywood films too. Tourist visits these two places to watch the glorious sunset and majestic forts.

Distance From Mumbai: Be prepared to drive over 79 km to reach Khandala from Mumbai and around 83 km to reach Lonavala.


2. Vrindavan


Known for its vibrant culture and sheer diversity, the Indians are deep-rooted with their culture and traditions, which is an experience to watch in Vrindavan. Vrindavan was the playground of Lord Krishna which is located in the Mathura district. The town is pretty much famous and considered the best destination in India to visit for the colourful Holi celebration. The town has an image of boosting the most colourful Holi in the most traditional style.

Why Visit:

The best time to visit Vrindavan is in March when the celebration of Holi is it to its fullest. Indulge in the Holi celebration of Vrindavan because it’s an experience you will cherish for a lifetime.


1. Agra


Agra is known for it’s 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites – Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, and Fatehpur Sikri. If you are a history vulture and wants to learn the history of the monument of love – Taj Mahal, visiting Taj Mahal could be your best option. The city was once known for the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, who built the white marble structure – Taj Mahal in the memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaz.

Why Visit –

If you are planning a pre-wedding photoshoot in India and looking for the best destination, then Taj Mahal in Agra is the place to be. Fancy a couple photo where the Taj Mahal would be your backdrop. Let the image do the justice to persuade you to visit Agra.

Advice – It’ completely upto to you to select the guided tour of Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri and Agra Fort or to explore this three architectural masterpiece on a self-guided tour. We advise you to take our Golden Triangle India Tour Package and explore the best centre of attractions.

This was my list of the best holiday destination in India to visit in 2019. If you would like to hear more best travel destinations in India for a solo trip, click here.


Author: Culture Holidays

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