21 Must Do Things in Your Holiday Travel to Northern India

North India is the region where every one starts their journey to explore the mother India, Delhi is the place to start. Apart from Delhi there are many tourist attractions in the north region of India to travel and experience such as Dharamshala cricket stadium, Ghats in Varanasi,Taj Mahal at Agra,Top 25 attractions of Delhi including Qutab Minar,Birla Temple,Humayu Tomb and Great Himalayan National Park plus the Hemis Festival and Haridwar mela and bird watching paradise of Sultanpur bird sanctuary.

Nau Devi Darshan

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This is the list of the famous 9 Devi darshan yatra done in the north India is Mata Vaishno Devi, Mata Chamunda, Mata Jwala ji, Mata Kangra, Naina Deviji, Sheetla Devi,Mata Chintpurni,Brajeshwari Devi and Mata Mansa Devi plus Mata Kalika Devi and Maa Dhari Devi.

Mountain Biking in Leh

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Himalayan Challenges offer you the chance for Mountain Biking through this unique region,The pass on the Ladakh Range lies north of Leh and is the gateway to the many automobile, motorbike and mountain biking expeditions. Khardung La a high mountain pass located in the Ladakh region and the pass marks the top of the world’s highest motorable road and one of the 13 High Altitude Mountain Passes in India.

Skikking in Auli

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Auli is popular hill station and famous as skiing and trekking destination in India Uttarakhand. Ski Auli is starting to get popular among the ski-lovers and an important ski destination in Uttarakhand, experts consider Auli to be one of the best ski resorts in the whole world.

Hiking in Valley of Flowers

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Govind Ghat is the starting point for the treks to Valley of flowers and Hemkund. Valley of flowers requires a strenuous hike but you’ll feel on top of the world in this magical and enchanting place with exotic flowers and foliage. India creates few of most beautiful valley’s in the world and Valley of flowers is one of them.

Udan Khota in Gulmarg

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The Gulmarg Gondola is the world’s second highest operating cable car since the closure 2008 and Asia’s highest and longest cable car project. Gulmarg Gondola is a two-stage ropeway ferries about 600 people per hour to and from Kongdoori Mountain and one of the Major Ropeway And Cable Car Systems Across The Country.

Paragliding in Shimla

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Paragliding has been introduced recently in Shimla, but still it has become very popular. The beautiful valleys and the undulating hills of city provide the ideal spot for Paragliding and variety of sports range from the mild rock climbing to other adventure sports.

Trekking in Himalayas

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There are many treks in himalayas such as Roopkund Trek, Stok Kangri, Kashmir Great Lakes Trek and Everest Base Camp Trek. Pick up your favorite from this list of 50 best Himalayan treks you should take in 2015 and Participate in Himalayan Trekking Expeditions.

River Rafting at Rishikesh

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Rishikesh has now become a main centre of white water rafting in North India. River Rafting is riding on the fast flowing river, near foothills and Rishikesh is located in the laps of lower Himalayas and is surrounded by picturesque beauty of the hills on three sides.

Roam Around Mughal Garden

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Beautiful Mughal gardens to roam around in India are the gardens built by the Mughals in the Islamic style of architecture in India. Mughal garden is located on the  eastern side of the Dal Lake near Srinagar and Shalimar Bagh,Pinjore Gardens,Verinag and Nishat Bagh.

Yak Safari in Spiti

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A safari on a yak brings you closer to local culture and Its one of the most exciting of all adventure activities in Spiti. Spiti Valley is a desert mountain valley located high in the Himalaya mountains in the north-eastern part of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Image Souce: goindia- Sharell Cook

Shikara Ride in Dal Lake

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Dal Lake is famous for its beauty, for its vibrance and Shikara in Dal Lake at Srinagar Small boat or popularly known as Shikara ride is one of the most enjoying experience for tourists visiting Srinagar. A shikara ride is one of the most soothing, relaxing aspects of a holiday in Kashmir.

Attend Hemis Festival in Ladakh

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The Hemis festival is one of the biggest and the most famous religious festivals of Ladakh and is an attraction for both the tourist and the local people. Hemis Festival is dedicated to Lord Padmasambhava with dance performance at Hemis Monastery representative reincarnate of Buddha.

Visit Amritsar Golden Temple

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The Golden Temple or Sri Harimandir Sahib is not only a central religious place of the Sikhs, but also a symbol of human brotherhood and equality. Golden Temple Amritsar Gurudwara teaches the lesson of egalitarianism and humility.

Witness The Wagah Border Ceremony

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The Wagah border closing lowering of the flags ceremony, or The Beating Retreat ceremony, is a daily military practice that the security forces of India. Wagah Border Flag Ceremony is the daily military ritual at Wagah, the main land border crossing between the two countries.

Wildlife in Jim Corbett

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Jim Corbett National Park is the oldest national park in India and was established to protect the endangered Bengal tiger, located in Nainital district of Uttarakhand. An Eco-tourism destination contains 488 different species of plants and a diverse variety of fauna and offers one of the best wildlife safari tour in North India.

Camping at Lidder Valley

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The Lidder Valley is a camping paradise in Kashmir. It offers many trekking destinations like the Kolahoi Glacier, Zaser Lake, Royal Lake, Marsar Lake and Tarsar. Lidder valley counts as the easiest and prettiest treks in Kashmir and a camping paradise indeed.Image source: mapsofindia

Boating in Lakes of Kumaon Hills

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Lakes of Kumaon hills are in Uttarakhand state, called the ‘Lake District’ of India. These are under restoration with funds provided by the National Lake Conservation Plan. The lakes are the following Nainital Lake,Bhimtal Lake,Sat Tal Lake or Sattal and Naukuchiatal lake.

Walking on Frozen River of Zanskar Valley

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The Chadar trek becomes a frozen ice trek during winter and hence called the Zanskar trek. Zanskar Trek-Chadar trek is one of the toughest and most adventurous trek over frozen zanskar river in Ladakh India. Image source: adventureindiagroup

Bungee Jumping in Rishikesh

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The most famous thrill-seeking activity is bungee jumping, India’s longest Bungee Jump of 83 Mts is now available in Jumping Heights in Rishikesh, For adventure enthusiasts, bungee jumping can be an exhilarating high.

Chota Chardham Yatra in Uttarakhand

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The Chardham Yatra of Uttarakhand also known as Chota Char Dham,an important Hindu pilgrimage circuit in the Indian Himalayas. Chota Char Dham is located in the Garhwal region of the Uttarakhand consists of four sites—Yamunotri, Gangotri,Kedarnath and Badrinath, Badrinath is also one of the four destinations of the longer Char Dham.

Must Try North Indian Cuisine

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Last but not the least, North Indian cuisine from the region of Northern India which includes the Indian states Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Delhi. Punjabi cuisine,Mughlai cuisine,Kumauni cuisine and Cuisine of Kashmir has rich tradition of tandoori cooking plus tandoori chicken, shami kebab,makki di roti and the most notable ingredient in today’s Kashmir cuisine is mutton of which there are over 30 varieties. Image Source: traveltrance