North India is known for its majestic Himalayan mountains, trekking terrains, flowing rivers, beautiful valleys, hill stations, heritage monuments and for all the scenic views that cannot be compared to anywhere else in the world.
I mean that there is so much for tourist apart from tourist attractions like dinning in villages, attending local marriages, celebrating festivals with locals etc. So the best way to explore some amazing Indian destinations is to experience it all….
Let’s hear about some of the most popular tourist fascinations in North India.
Let’s start with our capital city, New Delhi that is a bustling metropolitan city yet has a charm of the olden times with its old streets and heritage monuments.
Not to miss, the pride of Delhi, India Gate that is a reminiscence of the 90,000 Indian soldiers who laid down their lives during World War I. This is a popular relaxing area in summer evenings and a much visited picnic spot during winters. And you will also love to enjoy an ice-cream at night.
Then you have some amazing destinations like Lodhi Garden, Qutab Minar, many sikh temples and not to forgot some amazing hotels and resorts in the city.
Delhi is home to more than 22.5 million people and these people loves to enjoy their traditions. Visit Delhi in winter and you will notice many farmhouses turned into wedding destinations. There more than 10000 marriages arranges in winter only and this is a fact according to one of our source who is a GM at Pitrashish wedding hotels in New Delhi.
So do attend a wedding in the city.
Golden Temple, Amritsar
Golden Temple also known as Sri Harmandir Sahib holds to be one of the oldest Sikh gurudwaras and is visited by thousands of pilgrims regardless of their caste or creed. It is blessed with a unique Sikh architecture. The most preferable time to visit the temple is from November to March since the climate is pleasant during this winter season. Also, visiting the temple during festive times like Baisakhi and Diwali offers an awesome sight. You will find it heavily crowded during these festivals.
For many Sikh families, Amritsar is an ideal destination to celebrate wedding and thus the best way to explore this city of Guru is to attend a Sikh marriage.
Mall Road, Shimla
When visiting the Queen of hill Stations, Shimla, one place that you just can’t miss is the Mall Road. This is one of the busiest commercial areas of the city that has been built in an extremely strategic and planned way.
Situated in city’s main street, the Mall Road is dotted with all major colonial structures, most renowned hotels, restaurants and recreation centers. Hotel Willow Banks, Clarkes Hotel, Honeymoon Inn Shimla and Himanis Premium are some good names in the list to stay or to arrange a marriage. The best time to visit is during spring and summer time.
Srinagar, Kashmir is a paradise on earth with its snow clad mountains, majestic maple trees lined across the roads, relaxing valleys and the beautiful Dal Lake with amazing houseboats (shikaras) floating on it. Many houseboats like the Mandalay Houseboats and the Heritage Gurkha Houseboats offer comfortable stay while enjoying the beauty of nature.
Some other big name hotels are Pahalgam Hotel, New Jacquline Hotel and Vivanta by Taj Hotel. The city is a delight to nature lovers, shopping enthusiasts and the Kashmiri Wazwan cuisine lovers. April to June is the most popular time for tourists to visit the place since the weather is cool.
City of Varanasi
The holy city of Varnasi is listed among the oldest living cities of the world. Also known as Kashi and Benaras, this sacred city is renowned for its ancient temples, holy ghats, fine quality silk, ‘paan’ and is a famed pilgrimage site for Hindus. The best time to visit is between October and March since some of the major festivals happen during these months.
Enjoy a complete North India tour and take along memories to cherish for a lifetime.