5 Top-rated Attractions of India for Your Next Big Vacation in India
Are you planning on a vacation in India? We wouldn’t be surprised if you are planning on one, because India is a rich nation filled with so many diverse cultures, ethnic groups, and beautiful landmarks have plenty of interesting attractions for the tourists to sightsee. India is the seventh-largest country in the world in terms of size and the vast country is home to numerous top-rated tourist attractions in India including royal palaces, religious monuments, beach locations, wildlife sanctuaries, hill-stations and many more. Get your cheap flights to India booked with Indian Eagle for saving huge on air tickets.
Which is the No 1 tourist place in India?
The timeless beauty of the Taj Mahal, an ivory-white marble tomb in Agra according to us is undeniably the numero uno of all the top-rated attractions in India.
Agra, Delhi, and Jaipur together are home to some of the best-rated attractions of India and form the popular Golden Triangle tour in India.
That being said, we are now going to give our bucket-list of dream places to visit in India along with relevant information that can help you get a good insight on it and plan a travel itinerary well in advance without much difficulty.
Taj Mahal, Agra
The ivory-white man-made building is a testimony of Emperor Shah Jahan’s true love for his favorite wife Mumtaj Mahal; the Taj Mahal was built by the emperor as a tomb for Mumtaj during 1631 to 1648 and is named after his beloved.
The architectural design of the marble tomb includes an inlaid black calligraphy work of art at the entrance, beautiful arches, minarets and a massive onion-shaped dome at the top of the building.
Location: 64, Taj Road, Agra -282001
Where to Stay: Hotel Taj Resorts, INR 3700 per night onwards
The Golden Temple, Amritsar
This is one of the top cultural attractions in India showcasing the rich culture and traditions of the Indian Punjabi Sikh community.
The Golden Temple of Amritsar in Punjab is a Sikh Gurudwara, popularly known as Harmandir Sahib which simply means “exalted court” or the “abode of the God”.
The beauty of this temple attraction lies in its dome made of real gold and it is set along a beautiful lake Amrit Sarovar which pilgrims consider sacred.
Location: Golden Temple Road, Amritsar, Punjab-143006
Where to stay: Taj Swarna Amritsar, INR 6400 per night onwards
Hawa Mahal, Jaipur
The Hawa Mahal in Jaipur in the princely state of Rajasthan is an alluring five-story building made of red sandstone and is one of the top-rated attractions of India.
The shape of the Hawa Mahal is the form of a pyramid and was supposedly built for the royal women to monitor the outside activities while remaining hidden inside the palace. Do plan a travel itinerary to visit this great monument of Rajputana Architecture to get amazed by its beauty and charm.
Location: Hawa Mahal Rd, Badi Choupad, Jaipur, Rajasthan-302002
Where to stay: Radisson Blu Jaipur, INR 6000 per night onwards
Darjeeling, West Bengal
Darjeeling is a town in West Bengal that is considered by many as a top-rated tourist attraction of India. The main appeal of this picturesque town lies in its natural beauty, numerous tea plantations and popular narrow-gauge- Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, also known as “Toy Train”.
The must-dos while in Darjeeling is sipping the tasty Darjeeling tea and watching the snow-capped mountains of the Himalayan region. The city can be reached by a private car in 3 hours from the nearest Bagdogra Airport or by taking a train on the popular Darjeeling Himalayan Railway from Kolkata.
Location: Darjeeling City in West Bengal
Where to stay: Mayfair Darjeeling, INR 7800 per night onwards
Havelock Island, Andaman
The Havelock Island in the archipelago of Ritchie in Andaman is home to some of the best dive sites and beaches like the crescent-shaped Radhanagar Beach.
This island is one of the top-rated tourist attractions in India for adventure enthusiasts who can gear up for adventure sports like snorkeling and scuba-diving to explore the rich underwater marine life and the rich coral reefs.
Location: Havelock Island in Ritchie’s archipelago, Andaman
Where to stay: Havelock Island Beach Resort, INR 5500 per night onwards