North India Tourism
The sheer variety in geography, culture, language, and people is incomprehensible unless you travel there and experience all of them. From Dry deserts to snow-capped mountains, from Gir forests to Sundarban, From grasslands to deciduous the North of India is home for many natural and cultural wonders. North India defines the Exotic East with all its beautiful places and cultures.
North India comprises of the states- Uttar Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Rajasthan, Uttaranchal, Punjab, Haryana, and Himachal Pradesh. The Taj Mahal, Qutub Minar, The Rohtang Pass, The mighty Himalayas, The mesmerizing Golden Temple, Tranquilizing Valleys of the further North are some of the highlights of the beautiful North.
The chunk of diverse geography Uttar Pradesh holds in its belly is huge so is the humongous variation in culture and heritage. Taj Mahal in the beautiful city of Agra and the Krishna Janmabhoomi in the rustic city of Mathura, and the sultanate architecture at the Fatehpur Sikri are some of the most visited places in the state of Uttar Pradesh.
The state of Punjab is the home for one of the most peaceful religions in the world- Sikhism. The golden temple at Amritsar, Wagah border which is located 15 km from Amritsar is some of the most visited places in the state of Punjab.
Himachal Pradesh is the gateway of the Himalayas and is indeed one of the most beautiful hill stations in India with so many mystic valleys. Shimla for its beautiful hills passes, and culture, Kullu and Manali for its swift rivers, valleys, temples are some of the highlights of this amazing state.
Uttarakhand is mystic, mythologically, immensely beautiful, and peaceful. Rishikesh and Haridwar are one of the most visited destinations in Uttarakhand. Rishikesh is considered one of the holiest places by the pilgrims of Hinduism. Watching the Beautiful Ganga Aarti on the banks of the holy Ganga, visiting the Shiva temple are some of the must-dos in Rishikesh. Haridwar is the kaleidoscope of the Hindu culture and the world’s largest human gather the Kumbh Mela happens at Haridwar every 12 years.
Rajasthan’s geography is dry but the culture and heritage are as beautiful as the multitude of drops from the monsoons. Jaipur is the capital of the state and is home to various Mahals, forts, palaces, and Chokhi Dhani. The other destinations which no one should miss are City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Jaigarh Fort, and Albert Hall Museum.
Delhi and Chandigarh are the two important Union territories of this part of the nation. Delhi the national capital is one of the beautiful metropolitans in India. With a diverse population of over 22 million Delhi stands true to the quote India is built on “Unity in Diversity”. The sultanate rule has lead to the development of many architectural marvels in the heart of NCR. Red Fort, Chandni Chowk, Jantar Mantar, Agrasen ki baoli, Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb are some of the major attractions in Delhi. Nationally important structures like Rashtrapati Bhavan, India gate, and parliament stand tall with its red tint in Delhi.
Chandigarh is invariably the most planned city in India. Chandigarh is the capital city of the states Haryana and Punjab. Chandigarh’s Capitol Complex was in July 2016 declared by UNESCO as World Heritage at the 40th session of World Heritage Conference held in Istanbul.
Chandigarh is well known for its scenic Sukhna lake, and Nek Chand Rock garden which is made of recycled things.
To completely experience the snow-filled valleys and mountains and to spare yourself from the extreme summers of Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur the best time to visit North India is from July to January. During this period the weather is pleasant.
It snows in the month of November, December, and January in Manali, Kullu, and Shimla and hence the best time to experience snowfall. To experience the lush green deciduous forests pre-monsoon is the best time to visit these places.
Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, and Chandigarh have the major airports in the North of India.
Delhi is the best place to start and end your north India trip because all other places are easily accessible through trains and buses from Delhi.
Delhi is 2.5 hours from Kolkata and Bangalore via flight. It is 2 hours away from Mumbai via flight. The travel time from Bangalore to Delhi on road is 37 hours and it is 36 hours on the train.
The travel time from Mumbai to Delhi on road is 24 hours and it is 15.5 hours on the train.
The travel time from Kolkata to Delhi on road is 26 hours and it is 18.5 hours on the train.
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