There are so many famous and beautiful tourist sights and attractions in India located at every part of the country. Some of the famous tourist attractions in India are beaches of Goa, temples of Varanasi, jungle safari in the wilderness of Corbett and the backwaters of Kerala. Here is the list of 10 top tourist destination of India as per popularity.
Ladakh is the Jewel of mountain, located between the Kunlun mountain and Great Himalayas.The highest plateau of Jammu and Kashmir state home to some of the high-altitude lakes and one of the largest Buddhist monasteries in India. Leh and Ladakh are one of the most popular tourist destinations in India.
Manali is one of the most beautiful hill station in India nestled in the mountains near the Kullu Valley. The tourist attractions of Manali hill station includes adventure snow sports, Hindu temples, Himalayan lakes,Buddhist monasteries and snow clad mountains. Kullu Manali,the Lahaul and Spiti Valley are best destination in the state to visit.
The popular hill station is situated in the foothills of kumaon range in Uttarakhand state. District Nainital is situated at high altitude of 2084 meters and surrounded by mountains. Nainital is famous for its Lakes,Naini Devi Temple,Snow View and the famous Jim Corbett National Park.
Khajuraho is a town located in Chhatarpur in the state of Madhya Pradesh and known for its world famous temples of erotic sculptures. Khajuraho has Group of Monuments of medieval Hindu and Jain temples along with erotic sculptures and exquisite architecture. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Madhya Pradesh along with Orchha and sonagiri.
The jewel of Desert, Jaisalmer is lies in the heart of the great Thar Desert of Rajasthan. Jaisalmer is the driest place in India and offers tourist attractions like Desert Festival,Museums,jaisalmer palace,Gadsisar Lake and the great Jaisalmer Fort, one of the largest forts in the world also known as golden fort of the great Thar Desert.
Goa,The smallest state of India but richest state with GDP of the country is located in the region called the Konkan. Panaji is the capital of Goa situated on the bank of the Mandovi River and home to the the largest church in India Se Cathedral. Goa is famous for its exotic beaches, Konkani sea cuisines, culture and natural beauty.
Kodagu is known as Coorg, a hill station nested at eastern slopes of the Western Ghats in Karnataka and border with Kannur and Wayanad district of Kerala. Coorg is known for its coffee plantations and great warriors and home to main river of south India the Kaveri or Cauvery.
Alleppey is one of the most beautiful city of Indian state Kerala and important tourist destination too. Alleppey is a town with long canals, backwater lakes and white sand sea beaches along with lagoons. The Backwaters of Alleppey offers houseboat tour, Ayurveda Center and Picturesque lush green canals with coconut tree around.
The Himalayan city is situated at the foothills of the Himalayan Mountain range in north side of Kolkata in West Bengal. Darjeeling hill station is renowned as a major tourist destination of India along with its famous tea gardens. The hill city host major religious festivals and offers scenic view of snow-clad Himalayan ranges,Deep valleys and third highest mountain peak.
The capital of Meghalaya and home to some of the largest waterfalls of India and world too. Shillong is situated at latitude and high elevation and surrounded by rolling hills of the Khasi and Jaintia Hills between the Brahmaputra and Surma valleys. Climate of Shillong makes it one of the best choice for tourist in north east India along with other attractions like highest waterfalls, lush green mountains and adventures Mountain Sports.
Its the most popular hill station of Tamil Nadu, situated in the deep valley of the Nilgiri hills or blue mountains and famous for its natural beauty,Doddabetta Peak,Pine forest and lakes. This hill region is home some of the unique animals such as Nilgiri thar and the long-billed vulture.
The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are the youngest tourist destination in India and offers a wide range of activities. Adventures sports such as scuba diving,snorkeling and islands diving are the major attractions along with white sand beaches and tribal tour.