Besides Taj Mahal, 10 Places in India Must visit before you Die! – Reading of books only provides man with half knowledge, while Traveling gives Experiences and widen your perception. On that note, from Kashmir valley to Kanyakumari, India offers 100’s of places known for architecture, climate, Scenery, Culture and Historical importance. These are my list of Top 10 Must visit Places in India before you Die, Besides Taj Mahal.
Ladakh is situated in Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir that currently extends from the Kunlun mountain range to the main Great Himalayas. Tsomoriri Wetland Conservation Reserve and Thiksey Monastery is must visit places in the region. The best time to visit is May to September. joker123
Tsomoriri Lake | Image: amardeepphotography.com
Thiksey Monastery | Image: tootlers.com
Srinagar is also situated in Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir on the banks of the Jhelum River. Their are n number of scenic place to visit, but Dal Lake and Shalimar Bagh is Must visit. The best time to visit Kashmir is during the months of March to October. Also Please Check current News, as sometimes their is unrest in Valley due to terrorism.
Shalimar Bagh | Image: www.gardenvisit.com
Rajasthan is a northern Indian state having many historical palaces and forts. Rajasthan attracted 14 percent of total foreign visitors during 2009–2010 which is the fourth highest among Indian states. In Our List Chittorgarh Fort, Jaisalmer Fort and Pushkar during Camel fair is must visit places in Rajasthan. The best time to visit is October to March.
Jaisalmer Fort | Image: www.tripsbank.com
Pushkar during Camel fair | Image: www.mytravelo.com
McLeodGanj is situated in suburb of Dharamsala in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. The Tibetan government-in-exile is headquartered in McLeod Ganj. McLeodGanj has become a vibrant center of Tibetan culture and Buddhism. If you are looking for some peace and serenity in your life then this should be on your list. It is best to avoid July and August due to the heavy rainfall.
Some Call it Mini Switzerland of India. khajjiar is a hill station in Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh. Known for its extremely beautiful & picturesque places, you can enjoy walking around the lake or to go for long walks in the thick pine forests. The best time to visit khajjiar is from March till October.
Mini Switzerland of India | Image: en.wikipedia.org
UNESCO World Heritage Site Khajuraho temples define India as the land of Kamasutra. Khajuraho is situated in Madhya Pradesh, India, about 175 kilometers southeast of Jhansi. Khajuraho Group of Monuments and Shiv Sagar Lake is must visit places. The best time to visit khajuraho is from October till March.
Shiv Sagar Lak | Image: zeenews.india.com
They call Kerala “”God’s Own Country”” and Varkala is a Beautiful coastal town situated in the Indian state of Kerala. It has several places of tourist interests like a beautiful beach, a 2000-year-old Vishnu Temple and the Ashram. The best time for to visit Varkala is the winter season which starts in November and lasts till March.
# GREAT RANN OF KUTCH
The Great Rann of Kutch is formation of seasonal salt marshes located in the Thar Desert in the Kutch District of Gujarat. Best time to Visit is during rann of kutch festival, which is also known as Rann Utsav.
# GOKARNA BEACHES
No Goa is not in our List, we rather add Beaches in Gokarna due to long secluded beaches and Serene sunsets. IF you are a Beach person, then this should be a must visit place on your bucket-list.
Beach Party in Gokarna | Image: traveltriangle.com
Ooty is a popular hill station located in the Blue Mountains of Nilgiri, in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Home-made chocolates are popular among the tourists and the locals. Its one of the most scenic and picturesque place in India.