India, the land of multi-lingual and multi-culture is filled with enriched landscapes, architecture, and arts. From the variations of spices in tongue-twisting cuisines to one of the biggest entertainment industries in the world, Bollywood; India upholds its image for the centuries throughout the world.
People and Culture
India, its people, and their culture are diversified through their geography. The variations in their culture include food, dress, and religion. People wholeheartedly enjoy their festivals, whether it is a moment of grief or a joyous occasion.
Things to do in India
There are lots of activities travelers can do during their trips in India. These are the things to try when we are in India:
In Delhi, we can enjoy sightseeing of ‘India Gate’, ‘Red Fort’, ‘Qutub Minar’, ‘Gurudwara Bangla Sahib’, ‘Humayuna’s Tomb’, ‘Rastrapati Bhawan’, ‘Lhodi Garden’, ‘Chandani Chwok’, etc.
While we are in Agra, ‘Taj Mahal’; the symbol of love, ‘Agra Fort’, ‘Jahangir Mahal’, and the ‘Imperial Wax Museum’ are life time memorable sites to visit.
Cultural tour in Jaipur, Jodhpur, Ahmedabad, Jaisalmer and National Park and Desert safari are very interesting experiences we should not miss while we are in India.
If we’re in Mumbai, we should try the exotic street foods that are mouth-watering like ‘Pau Bhaji’; food served with buttery mashed mix vegetables and soft bun accompanying onions and lemons, ‘Panipuri’; food served with fried round hollow ‘puri’, includes mashed potato and chickpeas in it, and dunk into tamarind flavored water called ‘imlipani’. Zuhu Beach on the seashore of Mumbai to view the Marine Drive and hang out with friends.
In Goa, traveling through the city on two-wheeler i.e. on Scooters and/or on Motorcycles, Jet-Ski, Churches and drool around the sea beaches.
For Adventure trekking in Uttarakhand i.e. Nanda Devi East Base camp, Ladakh is the best destination for shirt trek as well as motorcyclist enthusiasts.
If We’re in South India, Kerala is the place for experiencing ‘boatels’ (boat hotels) and the greenery around the river bank with Coconut and Banana trees. In Chennai, Dosa (made from fermented rice and lentils accompanied by ‘sambar’ (tangy lentil soup with vegetables), and coconut chutney), ‘idli’ (traditional fermented rice and black gram based food). Hyderabad to experience boat race on longboats.
Seasons to visit India
India is a country having a diversified culture with variations in weather patterns. It could be traveled throughout the year, but October to March is considered the best time to visit.
Optimal days required for the visit:
If we are planning to visit major cities and monuments we will need two weeks at most. Trekking through the mountains also requires a week or two. A whole country tour, however, will take a few months.