Each state in India has its beauty, historical significance, culture, and heritage that catches tourists’ attention and lures them to India offering them exciting travel opportunities. A traveler will find endless travel options in India, so it becomes a bit difficult to choose as every place is unique and provides extraordinary experiences. I have prepared a list for you of the most beautiful States in India you should visit to have a trip filled with experiences and enjoyment. Find out about each State and pick your holiday destination wisely.
Welcome to the Land of Kings where you can explore huge palaces, gorgeous forts, and ancient monuments. These monuments reflect interesting tales of war, victory, romance, and more which makes Rajasthan one of the most visited states in India. The Rajasthani cuisine, traditional attires, art, and lifestyle, everything is remarkable. Besides that, Rajasthan is home to the world-famous Thar Desert, Wildlife sanctuaries, and a beautiful hill station. I was fortunate enough to spend a week in Mount Abu. This little hill station Mount Abu is a breathtaking destination with waterfalls, rivers, and evergreen forests. Foreigners love to visit Rajasthan and spend a historic vacation with their dear ones.
Best places to visit in Rajasthan: Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Ranthambore, Pushkar, and others.
Kerala is a state with amazing beaches, pristine backwaters, historical monuments, stunning temples, hill stations, national parks, and a lot more. For those in search of tranquility and want to enjoy nature, Kerala is a great option. This prettiest state is blessed with numerous attractions like tea plantations, untouched forests, houseboat ride, and dance shows. Many vibrant and colorful festivals are held in Kerala throughout the year, including the Kerala Boat festival, Theyyam festival, Onam, and temple festivals. Munnar and Cochin are must-visit destinations in Kerala to enjoy a peaceful getaway.
Best places to visit in Kerala: Cochin , MUnnar , Alleppey, Kovalam, Kumrakom and others.
Goa is the best holiday destination in India where thousands of domestic and international travelers visit every year to unwind themselves. Better known for its golden sand beaches and thrilling water sports, travelers also have an opportunity to visit Portuguese churches, wildlife sanctuaries, spice plantations, and waterfalls. Relax at the beaches, take a sunbath, enjoy local cuisine, and capture the mesmerizing sunsets in Goa. Every beach is quite different from others. You can also enjoy night parties at the beach with your friends or roam around the colorful streets of Goa on bike and chill. You can come to Goa with your friends, family, and Kids as Goa has it all. If you are interested in indulging in some water sports, you should try Parasailing, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Jet skiing, etc. To spend some romantic time with your better half, you can have a candlelight dinner at the beach listening to the soft sounds of the waves and enjoying pleasant weather. Goa is perfect for shopping as well. North Goa has a lively vibe with great nightlife and bustling markets while South Goa is best for lazing around the beaches.
Best places to visit in Goa: Baga Beach, Calangute Beach, Fort Aguada, Dudhsagar Falls, Basilica of Bom Jesus, and others.
Punjab is known for its rich history, religion, and lip-smacking cuisine. There is nothing better than Punjabi cuisine with authentic and strong flavors that will leave you satiated with a full belly. While wandering across Punjab, you are likely to come across Sikh temples, gardens, lakes, Hindu temples, and much more. I have visited the world-famous Golden Temple to seek blessings from Guru Ji (God) and discover the history of Amritsar. To experience Punjab in its true form, try the local dishes, visit ancient monuments, and experience a flag-lowering ceremony at the Wagah border. Even if you are a foodie or a history buff, Punjab is the place to be.
Best places to visit in Punjab: Golden Temple, Chandigarh, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, and others.
Nature lovers are going to fall in love with the scenic beauty of Himachal Pradesh. Lush greenery, snow-capped mountains, waterfalls, and natural landscapes add to the glory of Himachal Pradesh. It houses some of the most beautiful hill stations, giving all the travelers the ultimate experience. Mountains areas with natural surroundings provide a relaxed atmosphere where one can enjoy quiet time and disconnect from the world enjoying their own company. For an adventurous and memorable experience, you can opt for Rock climbing, mountain biking, and paragliding. I have been to Dharamshala, one of the most captivating hill stations and it was such an overwhelming experience for me. I enjoyed morning walks alone listening to music, explored different restaurants, took yoga and mediation sessions as well. I highly recommend you visit Himachal Pradesh because it makes a perfect holiday retreat.
Recommended places to visit in Himachal Pradesh: Manali, Shimla, Dharamshala, Chamba, Kullu, and others.
Experience Uttar Pradesh by visiting the monument of Love Taj Mahal or find tranquility in Varanasi which also happens to be India’s oldest city. In Uttar Pradesh, you will find everything in one place. The main attractions of Uttar Pradesh include Varanasi, Vrindavan, Mathura, and these places are dotted with so many temples that have a vast history and will help you understand the culture and religions of India better. From my point of view, Uttar Pradesh is a pool of spirituality that keeps attracting visitors. Do add this in your bucket list and visit the Land Of Gods to have the most genuine and incredible tour of India.
Best places to visit in Uttar Pradesh: Agra, Vrindavan, Mathura, Allahabad, Ayodhya, and others.
My favorite state is Rajasthan because of its culture and tradition as I love Rajasthani cuisine and traditional dresses which represent true India. Now decide and choose your next destination according to your preferences.