These Places in India will surely win your heart
India is a colorful, exotic, charming, mysterious and worth visiting. All those spices, living colors, beautiful people, dances, grandiose monuments and yoga are just a little piece in the jigsaw that are attracting millions of travelers from around the world. If you still haven’t visited this country, it is time to do it. This list should give you a hint, and be your initial guide as a tourist.
1 The Kerala Backwaters
The Kerala backwaters are made up of 900km of interconnected waterways, rivers, lakes and inlets, so you can get the picture that this is a magical art of nature. This network is fed by 38 rivers and is made up of 5 large lakes that are connected by various canals which are both natural as well as manmade. This chain of lagoons lying parallel with the Arabian sea is also called the Malabar coast and extends across almost half of Kerala’s coastline. The Kerala backwater offers visitors a quiet getaway with the cozy houseboats for tourists to stay in and enjoy the beauty of the backwaters and the small towns near the backwaters.
2 The Belum Caves
You can find these caves in the Belum village in Kolimigundla Mandal of the Kurnool district in the state of Andhra Pradesh. These caves are the second longest and largest caves in the Indian Subcontinent and were first discovered by a British surveyor, Robert Bruce Foote, in 1884. The caves are natural underground caves from by a constant flow of underground water and have long passages, spacious chambers, fresh water galleries and siphons. The Belum Caves are best known for the amazing formations of stalactites and stalagmites. So if you are more into alternative tourism and want to get to know the inside of earth, this is the place you should visit.
This is a group of islands in the Arabian Sea and also the smallest Union Territory of India. The name ‘Lakshadweep’ literally means ‘hundred thousand islands’ in Sanskrit. The whole of Lakshadweep is made up of a total 12 coral atolls, 5 banks, 3 coral reefs, and several inlets. Blessed with an unmatched natural beauty, the exotic coral reef island of the union territory is an interesting blend of scenic beauty coupled with modern infrastructural facilities that draw several tourists to this place from across the globe.
4 Dal Lake
Dal Lake is a beautiful, urban lake that is located in Srinagar, the capital of Jammu and Kashmir. This lake is also known as the ‘Jewel in the Crown of Kashmir’, so if you haven’t been here so far, you can get the picture that this is the perfect lake surrounded with high mountains. It is the second largest lake in the state and contributes immensely to the tourism and recreation in Jammu and Kashmir. The lake’s periphery consists of three gardens- Mughal gardens, Shalimar Bagh and the Nishat Bagh. The lake is also an important source for commercial operations in fishing and water plant harvesting.
Situated in the middle of the Thar Desert, Jaisalmer is a town in the state of Rajasthan, named after its founder- Maharawal Jaisal Singh. Jaisalmer is sometimes called the “Golden City of India” because the yellow sand and the yellow sandstone used in every architecture of the city gives a yellowish-golden tinge to the city and its surrounding area, and is crowned by the Fort of Jaisalmer and its several ornate Jain temples.
6 The Darjeeling Tea Fields
Tea and this lovely country (or chai as Indians call it), go hand in hand, and its no wonder India is one of the largest tea growers in the world. Darjeeling, as well as being one of India’s most popular hill stations, is surrounded by tea plantations that produce prized light coloured, floral smelling tea. ‘Tea tourism’ is the latest concept being popularised in India. The tourists are encouraged to stay in tea garden Bungalows with all amenities during which apart from enjoying serene atmosphere of tea garden they can also see the tea manufacturing process and the unique culture of tea garden.