India can be an overwhelming experience! The country with its vividness, both geographically and culturally makes you go through a gamut of never felt before experiences. From highland mountains to white water rafting, modern upbeat beaches to spiritual pilgrimages, architectural wonders to the rural simplicity, everything about this country would brighten up something in you.
India is worth visiting from its lengths to breadths. Starting from the vast Himalayas in the north to the deserts of the west, oceans in the south to the lush green land of the east, India is a traveller’s delight. The multi-cultural country has soul stirring simplicity and heart drenching festivities. Beautiful outdoors blended with multiple cuisines makes travelling in this country a really satisfying experience.
Why should you visit India?
One of the largest Asian countries, India is best known for its potpourri of cultures. You have people following different cultures, sects, lifestyles, food habits and languages. Every state of this nation has its own flavour and feel. You can get to know a lot of about traditional Indian culture by visiting this place.
The festivities make this country really special. They have a celebration for everything, starting from the harvest to the changing direction of the sun. India celebrates it all! Holi, Diwali, Christmas, Onam, Kite festival, Navratri, Dusshera, Eid-Ul-Fitr, Guru Purab, Durga Puja and more… Whowww!
Spiritual retreats are another reason people visit this diverse yet unified nation. You will find many monasteries, temples, meditation centres, yoga schools and spiritual retreat centres in India. If you want to go deep down yourself then it can happen in this beautiful country of sages and enlightened ones.
Food is one of the reasons this place gets noticed. You will find numerous food items that tickle your taste buds and keep you wanting for more. This is a land of spices so expect the food to be tangy, spicy, delicious, aromatic and appetising. The place will leave you with some of the best flavours of vegetarian and non-vegetarian food. As the country was under rulers from across the globe, it reflects in its food as well.
Adventure sports can be easily enjoyed in this place. Expect paragliding in the north, mountain climbing in various places including the Himalayas, river rafting in the Ganges and more. You can also check a variety of wildlife here starting from Bengal tiger, Asiatic lions to Asian Rhinos, all kinds of fauna can be expected from this place. If you love adventure sports of love animals then the Indian subcontinent will not disappoint you.
Must visit tourist attractions in India:
The Red Fort
City palace, Jaipur
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib
When is the best time to visit India?
December to March is a relatively pleasant time. The first two months are winters followed by starting of summer till March. It would start getting hotter in February.
July to November is the time when the Himalayan treks and the Ladakh passes are opened. If you love trekking then this time could be suitable for you. October to December is rainy season and it rains heavily in the southern part of India.
April to June would be extreme summers except in the hills where you find manageable temperatures.
The country offers extreme summer and extreme winters. Chilly nights can be expected in the winter that is from November to January. For British people, this would be a good time to visit as temperatures are low and the climate is mild.
The country has an excellent network of roads, rails and airways. Within the country, you can hire taxi, cars, auto rickshaws or choose public transport like bus and rails.