Best 15 Tourist places in india/ places in india with updated details 2019

Here is the list of top 15 tourist place in india to visit in this holiday with friends family or with your love ones. Its so hard to write a post on Best tourist place in india because here are epic Tourist places in India that are worth seeing but there are also some smaller towns
that i loved to go  and had amazing experiences

List of Best 15 tourist place of india

1. Kerala


Kerala was historically name as keralam which is located in south india on malabar coast. Kerala is also known as” God’s own country”.  kerala have literacy rate of 94%. Kerala is especially famous for its ecotourism initiatives and beautiful back waters.


kerala have its  unique culture and traditions, combined with its varied demography, and have made Kerala one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world.


 Official language: malayalam

 Other language: English

Attraction of kerala

  • Theyyam (cultural dance), Kalaripayattu(mother of all martial arts), Alappuzha beach, marari beach,sri krishna temple in  ambalapulimala, pothamedu view point, Attukal waterfalls, cheeyappara waterfalls, mattupetty dam, Tata tea museum, Kathakali (best dance forms), House boat

Best time to visit: From january to march and from August to december

How to reach

  • By train: There are 16 railway junction in kerala so tourist can visit kerala directly by trains.
  • By flight: kerala has 3 main airport located at kochi, kozhikode and Thiruvananthapuram
  • By road: Roads of  kerala are in much improved condition than other state in india. National highway no 47, national highway 17 and national highway 49  an expanded system of metalled roads connect kerala to the rest of the country

 

2. srinagar 

sri nagar which is also known as “heaven on earth”. Srinagar is the largest city and the summer capital of indian state jammu and Kashmir and it lies in srinagar district.  The city is known for its natural beauty, gardens and houseboats. Srinagar is dotted with lakes and beautiful gardens.

With the sun kissed peaks of the mountains in the backdrop and the peaceful waters of the lakes, Srinagar is a paradise on the planet.

Official language: urdu
other language: kashmiri, hindi, english

Attractions of kashmir 

  • vaishnodevi temple ,Raghunath temple , dal lake,tulip garden, shalimar garden, gondola ride ,bagh e bahu aquarium,hazratbal shrine,tso moriri,shanti stupa

Best time to visit : Best time to  visit sri nagar is from april to october

How to reach

 

  • By train : sri nagar railway station is under construction so passenger can take train to  Jammu Tawi (Udhampur railway station) The stations are well connected with different cities of India. From thhe stations you can hire taxis to reach sri nagar.
  • By flight : sri nagar has its own airport known as “Sheikh ul-Alam International Airport”
  • By Road : Unless you are traveling from a city of Jammu and Kashmir, road is not a  preferred way to reach Srinagar

 

.3. coorg

 

Coorg also known as kodagu which lies in Karnataka district. Coorg is mainly famous for high peaks and coorg is rated as one of the top hill station destinations in India. Coorg is the perfect destination for nature lover. 
 
 There is popular coffee producing hill station and its not only popular for its beautiful green hills. It is also stands as a popular tourist destination because of its culture and people

Official language : kannad

other language: english, hindi

Attraction in coorg 

  • Iruppu falls,talakaveri wildlife sanctuary,Abbi falls,madikeri fort,dubare elephant camp, coorg cuisine,bylakuppe,omkareshwara temple,Tadiandamol peak

 

Things to do in coorg

  •  Bath elephant at the dubare elephant camp
  •  test the best pure and fresh coffee of india
  • Take a walk in coffee plantation
  •  book a camp under the star and relax
  •  enjoy rafting in barapole river
  • live the coorgi lifestyle at a home stay

Best time to visit : october to march

How to reach

  • By train : coorg does not have train facilities so you have to take train upto mysore junction which is nearest to coorg (107km from coorg)
  • By flight : The nearest domestic is in mangalore (156 km away),and the other nearest airport is kempegowda internationalairport bangalore (272 km away)
  • By road : The 272 km long road trip from bangalore (takes 5 to 6 hour to reach coorg)

4. Jaisalmer 

Jaisalmer  which is also known as “The Golden City” which is located in Rajasthan state in jaisalmer district. Jaisalmer is famous for its rich heritage and cultural and havelis are major part of it. it is the ethnic heart of the nomadic desert culture and besides the sand dunes, its famous for its jain temples and the sprawling jaisalmer fort
 Official language: Hindi and rajasthani

Attraction of Jaisalmer : 

 

  • Jaisalmer fort, camel safari, jain temple, Bada Bagh, Gadi sagar lake, Rooftop cafe, Sam Sand Dunes, Gadisisar Lake, Patwon ki haveli, Indo-Pak border, salim singh ki haveli, Nathmalki 

Best time to visit:  from November to march

How to reach     

 

  • By train: Jaisalmer has its own railway station which is indeed connected widely across North india cities like jaipur Delhi
  • By flight: Jodhpur Airport is the nearest airport from jaisalmer. many cities like mumbai delhi are directly connected to this Airport
  • By road: tourist can easily reach jaisalmer by buses or cabs.

5. Leh – ladakh

 

leh- ladakh both are different places. Ladakh is division in jammu and kashmir and Leh is capital of

Ladakh. Leh LAdakh is mainly famous among the bikers paradise its the dream trip for all the bikers.

it is the one of the most popular Tourist places in india  and its maily famous  for its picturization beauty,unique culture, Buddhist monasteries and exciting adventure spots. leh ladakh  administrative capital, is also a tourist heaven with its beautiful surroundings and monasteries, in addition to the wonderful trekking routes.

 

 

official language: urdu

other language: ladakhi, hindi, english
Attraction of leh ladakh
  • pangong lake, leh palace , magnetic hills, Zanskar valleyPhugtal monastery, shanti stupa ladakh,khardung la, rafting in ladakh,Nubra valley, Namgyal Tsemo monastery, spituk monastery, stokpalace,tso kar, likir monastery, trekking in ladakh, hemis monastery, hemis high altitude wildlifesanctuary,mountain biking in ladakh, lamayuru town

Best time to visit: June is one of the best time of the year to visit leh by bike or road. If you want to enjoy the snowy roads and mountain in  the route than it is the best time to go for a holiday in Leh ladakh

 

How to reach

By train : nearest railway station is Jammu Tawi(approximately 708 km from leh)
By flight : leh ladakh have its own airport “Kushok Bakula Rimpochee”

By road : There are  two Road or highway to reach leh ladakh One is Manali  to Leh highway and second is Srinagar to Leh Highway. The first approach is Srinagar to Leh Highway is mostly open between July and November and this route covers a distance of 440 km. The second approach is Manali to  Leh Highway which is mostly opens from mid-June to early-October and cover around 480 km.

6. Bangalore

 
Bangalore which is also known as Bengaluru is the capital of indian southern state Karnataka. Its also

known as the hub of it and the centre of hightech industry. The city is mainly famous for its Night life,parks climate. The local language of bangalore is kannad.

Most people settle here for their startup. The temperature in Bangalore is generally cool because of its elevation of 1000 m above sea level.The temperature does not fluctuate a lot in the year as it is located below the tropic of cancer. Since it is not so near to the sea, its not very.

Official language: kannada
other language: English, Hindi

 

Attractions of Bangalore:

  • Bangalore palace, cubbon park, MG Road Bangalore, Lal bagh, UB city mall, Bannerghatta Nationalpark,wonderla water park, ulsoor lake, ISKCON Temple , commercial street, Nandi Hills, sholay hill,Bull Temple, Jawaharlal Nehru planetarium,Go-karting bangalore, chunchi falls, shiva templeBangalore, Lumbini gardens
 Best time tovisit: October to February The winter months in Bangalore are the best time to visit
 the city March to May While winters are over, the temperature is still pleasant
June to September: Monsoons begin by the end of May and come with mild to heavy rainfall.


How to reach

By train : Bangalore have its own railway station (Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna railway station)which is connected to every part of the country

By flight : Kempegowda International Airport is the main airport of the city which have both international and domestic flight

By Road : Bangalore can also be reached by road from the nearby tourist destinations
like Goa, Mangalore, Coorg and Ooty. The distance from Mangalore to Bangalore by
road is about 352kms whereas from Madikeri it is about 245kms. From Goa to
Bangalore if you want to drive then the distance is approximately 600kms in route
National Highway. if you Drive from Ooty to Bangalore then it is approximately 270 kms in route
Mysore. Thus Bangalore is having a good network of highways that connects the city with other cities in India.

7. Assam

 
 

Assam which lies in the Northeast india. The capital of india is Dispur Assam is mainly famous for one horned Rhinoceros and its also famous for Assam tea and assam silk. Assam is full of Brahmaputra river, or thick jungles with the most bizarre wildlife,

Assamis the most charming state in North East India . Assam is known for its handloom industry. And almost every Assamese household in village possesses a machine. which is called as weaving machine

official language: Assamese
other language: bengali, bodo

Attraction of Assam: 
  • Kaziranga National park, manas national park, majuli island, nameri nationalpark, Tocklai tea research centre, hoollongapar Gibbon wildlife sanctuary, kakochang waterfalls,haflong lake, haflong hills, panimoor falls
Best time to visit : During month of winter ( and summer Winter in assam are chinnling and
enjoyable and summer are delightful and refreshing

Way to visit Assam

  • By train : there are more than 100 railway station which is directly linked with other city of country
  • By flight: Assam has only one major airport ” Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport” located in Guwahati. This is the only International airport in the region and it is well connected with all major cities in India like New Delhi, Bangalore, Imphal etc

8. Shimla

Shimla  which is the capital of Northen indian state Himachal Pradesh. shimla which is also known as  the  “Queens of the Hills”. Shimla is one of the most popular tourist destination and hill station in india for honeymoon destination for the couple  and the adventures place for adventures lover. The state is blessed with natural scenic beauty.

official language: Hindi
other language: sanskrit, english

 Attractions of shimla:

  • Jakhoo hill, summer hill, kufri, chail, The shimla state museum, Indian institute of advanced studies, Annandale, The Scandal point, Naldehra and shaily peak, chadwick falls, mall Road,johnnie  wax museum, christ church
Best time to visit : march to june
How to Reach

 

  • By train : simla have only one small railway station which is one kilometre away from the centre of the town and is connected to Kalka by a narrow gauge rail track. The famous toy train of Shimla goes between Kalka and Shimla, covering a distance of 95 kilometres in about 6 to 7 hours. Kalka is the nearest railway station ,which is connected to Chandigarh and Delhi by regular trains. You can  also take the Kalka Shatabdi, which goes through New Delhi Railway Station to Kalka Railway Station by Chandigarh.

 

  • By flight : Jubarhati is the nearest airport from the town, there is regular flight going on from jubarhati to Chandigarh and delhi

 

  • By Road: there are many bus services including Himachal road transport corporation as well as other bus services that connect with other major north cities like Delhi, mumbai etc
 

9. Goa

 

Goa which is also known as party hub or a tourist paradise. The state of Goa is situated on the western coast of India in the coastal belt which is known as Konkan. Goa is mainly famous for its beautiful beaches

Nightlife, party, safety and hospitality. Goa is a dream destination for all the young youth and the party lover. Goa is one of the most tourist spot in india because of its culture and Beauty. this region is famous for  combination of indian and european culture.
official language : Konkani is the official language of Goa
other language :English, Portuguese, Hindi and Marathi, kannad, urdu

Attraction of Goa: panjim city, Baga beach, Aguada fort, colva beach, vagator each, shri mangueshi
temple, se cathedral, Reis mogos fort, River cruise, Dudhsagar waterfalls, Anjuna beach, chapora fort, St.Augustine tower, shri Mahalaxmi Temple, palolem Beach, Cabo De Rama fort, mormugao fort, ArambolBeach, Arvalem Waterfalls
Best time to visit: between November to march
 
How to Reach

By train: reaching Goa by train is quite convenient as there are two main rail heads serving the state

namely vasco Da Gama and madgaon. These two railway station is linked with different cities of india

By Flight : Dabolim Airport is a solo airport in Goa which have both national and international Terminal

By Road: There are many transport road cooperation which provide bus facilities from nearby cities to Goa such as mumbai, pune and bangalore. if you are driving  Goa from Bangalore and Mumbai  then you can take NH 4 route, which is extremely smooth and well maintained while those coming from Mangalore can steer their wheels through NH 17.

10. Mcleodganj

 

Mcleodganj which lies in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh state.it is also known as “little lhasa”because of its large population of tibetans. mcleodganj have famous hill station and a favorite holiday destination for many and it is home to the 14th Dalai Lama after his exile, and a spiritual hub.

It is one of the Best tourist place in india, this place is not just famous for the sights and culture that you can enjoy here.Mcleodganj is known for its monasteries, museums, temples, waterfalls, lakes, and Tibetan settlements

Official language : Hindi
other language: English, Tibetan, Pahari, Nepali, Punjabi
Attractions in mcleodganj :
  • bhagsu falls, church of St. johns in the wilderness, minkiani pass, Dhauladharranges, kareri lake, kangra fort, Naam Art gallery, Namgyal Monastery, Tsuglagkhang Complex,Bhagsunag Temple, Tibetan Museum, Baglamukhi Temple, Bajreshwari Temple, Kangra Art museum,kaleshwar Mahadev Temple, Illiterati Books & Cafe
 
Best time to visit : September to june  Pathankot Railway Station is the nearest railway station from which many train runs.
How to reach:
By train : Pathankot Railway Station is the nearest railway station from which many train runs,
Passengers can take trains that runs between Delhi and Jammu to reach Mcleodganj. there are many trains are available in this route, Taxis and buses are available outside the station from there you can hire themto reachMcleodganj.
By flight: Gaggal airport is the nearest airport from Mcleodganj, located at a distance of only 10
km from nearby Dharamsala. This airport is connected city like Kullu and Delhi through frequent
flights.
By Road:  many state government and private buses connect Mcleodganj with various cities of
north India like Delhi, Chandigarh, Dharamshala etc. on a regular basis. Passengers can easily
take these buses till Mcleodganj bus stand and then hire a taxi to reach anywhere in the town.

11. Delhi

 
Delhi which serves as the capital of india. Delhi which is also known as the heart of india. it’s the place where people from different state live together with the different culture and tradition. Delhi is one if the Best tourist place in india. Delhi is famous for its attractions,food,and its marketplaces.  its the national capital of the country you can explore Rashtrapati  bhavan, parliament house, India gate and much more places of delhi
Official language : Hindi

Other language : english


Attractions in Delhi:
  • The Red fort , Qutub minar, Gurudwara Bangla sahib, The Lotus Temple,Akshardham, Jama masjid, humayun Tomb, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Gandhi Smriti and Mahatma Gandhimemorial, The Jantar Mantar observatory, The Indra Gandhi memorial Museum, The National Museum,National Zoological park, The National craft museum, The National Rail museum.

 

Best time to visit: october to November and February to march

How to reach
By train : The “The New Delhi Railway Station” situated between Ajmeri Gate and Paharganj is the
main railway station in Delhi which it is connected to different part of cities
By flight : Indira Gandhi International Airport serves as the major international aviation hub of the
Indian state of Delhi as well as India.
By Road: There are regular buses facilities from delhi to other parts of city

12. Jim corbett

 

Jim corbett National park is the oldest National park in india which is located in Naini district of
Uttarakhand which is mainly famous for jeep safari, Treks, Waking safari, kalagarh dam and for its fauna like tigers, elephants, deers, sambar, kakaror barking deer, leopard and many more.

Official language: hindi

other language: “Kumaoni” is the language which is mainly spoken by the local resident

Attraction in jim corbett :

  • jungle safari, Elephant ride, corbett waterfall, River rafting, Garjia temple, corbett museum, Dhikala, Birjani, jhirna, kosi river, Angling (fishing in corbett), Durga mandir temple, sitabani temple, Gyan yatra, Durga Devi zone

Best time to visit: mid of october to mid of june

How to Reach

By Train: Ramnagar is the nearest railway station to jim corbett national park from where direct train runs from delhi.

By Flight: Patanagar Airport is the nearest airport to jim corbett, New delhi is the nearest international airport which is connected to different cities across the globe.

By Road: There are daily buses from Delhi, haridwar etc

13. Mumbai

Mumbai which is also known as “city of Dreams” which is located at maharashtra state. Bollywood, nightlife, museums, high-end shopping malls, mumbai has its all.mumbai is dream for all the people, its also known as mayanagri.

Official language: marathi

other language: hindi, english

Attraction of Mumbai

  • Gateway of india, Taj hotel, marine drive, colaba causeway, juhu beach, haji ali dargah, elephanta caves, girgaum chowpatty, chhatrapati shivaji maharaj terminus, prince of wales museum, Essel world, siddhivinayak temple, elephanta caves, girgaum chowpatty, bandra worli sea link
Best time to visit:  November to February
 
How to Reach
By Train: chhatrapati shivaji terminus is the main railway station of mumbai which is directly linked with other cities

By flight: chhatrapati shivaji international airport is the main airport of the city which lies 30km north to the city and it connect both national and international destination

By Road: There are many regular buses from the other city to mumbai


14. Varanashi


varanashi which is also known as “City of Temple”is located in the uttar pradesh state. varanashi is mainly famous for number of temples,for its muslin and silk fabrics, perfumes and sclupture.it is also known for the kingdom of kashi. this city is full of temple, holy places,every year many number of people visit to bath in Ganga river. varanasi ghat is one of the oldest and holiest  ghat where famous ganga aarti takes place every evening


official language: Hindi

other languag: Bhojpuri and urdu, sanskrit

Attraction in varanashi

  • Assi Ghat, Dashashwamedh Ghat, Manikarnika Ghat, Shivala Ghat, Ahiyabal Ghat, Rana Mahal Ghat, The Banaras silk Emporium, Godowlia Market, Open hand shop and cafe, lotous lounge,brown bread bakery, man mandir observatory, Bharat kala bhavan museum
Best time to visit: November to february
 
How to visit
By Train: varanashi railway station is connected to other major city of india
By flight: varanashi airport ( lal bahadur shastri Airport) is connected  to others major city  of india
By road: varanashi is connected to major city of uttar pradesh



15. Hyderabad


Hyderabad which is also known as ” city of pearls” and the capital of southern india telangana state. hyderabad is famous for its ancient churches, remarkable for its architecture, size and its royal splendour and for its symmetry and the gateway bricks. charminar is hyderabad most famous attraction for laad bazar, chowmahalla palace, taste hyderabadi famous dishes at pista house


Official language: Telgu

other language :  urdu, english and hindi

Best time to visit: october to february


How to visit

By train: Hyderabad  railway station ( hyderabad deccan railway station) is connected to other major city of india

By flight: Rajiv Gandhi international airport is the main airport of the city which  connect both national and international destination

By Road: hyderabad as being capital city of telangana state is well connected by road from major cities in telangana, karnatka, tamilnadu, maharastra and many more other

 

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