India, a delightful destination for people of all tastes has something to offer for everyone – be it a nature enthusiast, an adrenaline junkie, an aesthete or an ardent fan of archeological sites.

Blessed with mist clad mountains, deep blue seas, enigmatic deserts, golden beaches, emerald green valleys, palm fringed backwaters, exciting fairs and festivals, historic temples, royal palaces and forts, this legendary land is unique in all aspects.

And this is a country that can be visited all through the year, given the vast landscape and differing weather across regions. Here are some of the top tourist destinations in this incredible country!

Delhi:

Capital City of India with Hindi as local language. Delhi is very diverse in lifestyle, food habits with a mix of Punjabi culture in it.

India Gate, Red Fort, Agra – TajMahal (One of the wonders of the world), Lotus temple, Qutub Minar etc are the most popular must visit places in Delhi.

In Delhi Chat centers are very common which sell Gol gappa, Samosa chat Bhel puri which are mouth watering street foods which you can see everywhere in Delhi.

Kerala:

A state in South India on the Malabar Coast. Malayalam is the regional language in this place. This is specially known for its greenery covered with forests, waterfalls and backwaters – hence popularly known as ‘GOD’S OWN COUNTRY’.

Munnar, Houseboat in Allepey, Kochi, Athirapally Falls etc are the must visit places in Kerala. Since most of the spices are grown here food will be enriched with spices like Grampoo, Cardamom, Pepper, Turmeric, Ginger, etc.

‘Keral Sadhya’ which is supplied on all joyful occasions and loved by all. It is served on plantain leaves. The ‘sadhya’ (feast) contains a lot of items and all fully vegetarian.

Karnataka:

Popularly known as ‘Kannadigas’ with Kannada as local language. Bangalore is one of the most popular IT hubs in India. Bharatantyam, Kuchupudi & Kathak are the most popular dance forms.

Karnataka music is most popularly known for its Carnatic and Hindustani styles of music. There are variety of food culture in North & South regions of Karnataka – Akki Roti, Bendekaayi Gojju, Bisi Bele Bath, Chiroti, Ginger-Masala Tea, Holige, Kosumbari, Majjige Huli, Mysore Bonda etc are a few to mention.

Mysore palace, Mangalore, Udupi, Karwar, Gokarna beaches, Dandeli, Chikmagalur Forest etc are the must visit places in Karnataka. Also there are lots of historical temples like Hampi, Badami, Pattadakallu etc.

Goa:

One of the most popular state with Konkani as local language. This has number of beaches hence attracting visitors (Even foreigners). Calangute (Honeymoon place), Candolim, Panaji, Baga, Palolem etc are the must visit places in Goa.

Mando and dulpod are the traditional music and dance forms are dekhnni, fugdi, corridinho and Dashavatara. Since there are many beaches fish is the most common food which can be seen around the Goa.

Himachal Pradesh:

One of the multi-regional, multi cultural, multi lingual state of India with Hindi, Punjabi, Pahari, Dogri, Mandeali, Kangri and Kinnauri as local languages.

Some of the dance forms of Himachal are Losar Shona Chuksam(Kinnaur), Dangi (Chamba), Gee Dance and Burah dance etc. Food habits are similar to the northern states of India with more preference for Non-veg food.

This is known as best honeymoon destination with places like Shimla, Manali, Dharmasala, palampur, Chail etc.

Jammu & Kashmir:

Northern state of India with Kashmiri language, with its scenic beauty it is widely known for its cultural heritage. The Dumhal is a famous dance in the Kashmir valley, performed by men of the Wattal region.

Leh, Srinagar, Jammu, Gulmarg, Kargil, Kashmir Valley etc are the most beautiful places of Kashmir. It is also known for its Honeymoon destinations.

Below are the some of the most beautiful tourist destinations in India

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Darjeeling Tea Gardens :

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Western Ghats :

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