50 Fascinating Places to Visit in India that Every Traveler Should have on Their Bucket List

50 Fascinating Places to Visit in India that Every Traveler Should have on Their Bucket List

Traveling can be one of the best things to do when you want to get rid of the monotonous life. Traveling can be a profession, a passion or both. But, what makes a traveler is the desire to explore as many places as they can. India is one such country that opens up a wide range of options for different kinds of travel. So, here we bring to you the top 50 fascinating places in India that can ignite the spirit of every traveler.  


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1. Mysore

Best time to visit: All around the year

The cultural capital of Karnataka is one of the must-visit places. The sight of the majestic palace and the sprawling KRS garden can be one of the most glorious things that you would have seen in your lives.

Things to do in Mysore
Go around the city in a Tonga and get a glimpse of the lovely streets
Experience the extravaganza of the Navaratri festival that gets celebrated here with great fervor and gaiety

Places to visit in Mysore
Kukkralli kere
Ranganthittu Bird sanctuary
Balamuri waterfalls
 

2. Madikeri

Best time to visit: September to March

Known for its culture, heritage, and bravery; Madikeri is one of the places that can make you feel amazing. With the lush green forests of the Western Ghats and the sparkling Kaveri River, this place is a Paradise on Earth.

Things to do in Madikeri
Spend time in Dubbare feeding the elephants
Visit the Namdroling monastery and spend time understanding the Tibetan culture

Places to visit in Madikeri
Madikeri fort
Raja seat
Kaveri Nisargadhama

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3. Chikmagalur

Best time to visit: September to June

Known as the 'Queen of Hill-stations' of Karnataka, Chikmagalur is one of the most sought after destinations for a lot of people. The curvaceous roads and the greenery abundant everywhere makes this place no less than a celestial abode. Spending time amidst the sprawling coffee estates inhaling the aroma of the fresh coffee beans can rejuvenate you completely. One must not miss visiting the lovely temples at Belur and Halebidu for their intricate carvings.

Things to do in Chikmagalur
Spend time going for an early morning walk in the coffee estates
There are a lot of trekking trails in Chikmagalur and this can be one of the activities that you must do when you are here.

Places to visit in Chikmagalur
Baba Budangiri
Mullayanagiri
Kemmnagundi

4. Mangalore

The pristine beaches, the Divine temples and the classic traditions and yummy food, everything is available in Mangaluru. Surrounded by bountiful nature, this place is an abode for Mother Nature. Mangaluru has a magnetic pull and it offers the best of everything to the tourists and travelers.

Things to do in Mangalore
Wake up to the lovely sunrise at one of the beaches 
Take a tour around the city and get to know the rich heritage of the place.
Do not forget to binge on the best seafood when you are in this city.

Best time to visit: October to February

Places to visit in Mangalore
Pannambur beach
Kaup beach
Pilikula wildlife sanctuary
 

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5. Gokarna

Best time to visit: September to March

Known for its spectacular beach the amazing Shiva temple, Gokarna is one of the most frequented destinations by all. This place opens up platforms for a global audience as well. Basking in the sun on the shores of the beach with a can of beer can be a cool way of spending time, isn't it?

Things to do in Gokarna
Soak feet in the beach and part all night dancing away to glory.
Go on Gokarna beach trek and have truckloads of fun
Go temple-hopping and also shopping for some cool stuff on the temple streets

Places to visit in Gokarna
Om Beach
Gokarna beach
Gokarnanatheshwara Temple
 

6. Ooty

Best time to visit: September to June 

Ooty, in Tamil Nadu, is one of the most frequented destinations by a lot of riders. This is one such hill-station that allures everyone with the charm. The misty mornings with a cup of tea and a lovely sunrise is one of the bewitching sights that one must wait for when they are in Ooty. Rich in wildlife, flora, and fauna Ooty is one of the most fascinating destinations in India that one must consider visiting sooner. 

Things to do in Ooty
Take a ride on the toy train as this is one of the best routes.
Spend time in the tea garden clicking some of the best photographs of your life
Go boating in the Pykara Lake and shop for winter wear.

Places to visit  in Ooty
Pykara Lake
Rose Garden
St. Stephens Church 
 

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7. Kodaikanal

Best time to visit: September to June 

Kodaikanal is one of the gorgeous places that one should never miss going to. Covered with dense forests filled with fog can allure you the very moment you go there. This is also a rider’s paradise because of the off-roading experience it offers. Be it binging some of the yummy delicacies from the Ten Degree Restaurant or catching a glimpse of the Silver Cascade Falls on the way up, everything is just amazing. The granite cliffs and several waterfalls make this place true heaven for nature lovers. 

Things to Do in Kodaikanal
Do not forget to buy the freshly grown carrots and other vegetables 
One can choose to book their accommodation in a homestay for a home away from home experience.

Places to visit  in Kodaikanal
Kodaikanal Lake
Byrant Park
Pillar Rocks 

8. Tanjore

Tanjore

Best time to visit: October to February

Who would not know the massive Brihadeshwara temple at Tanjore? Well, this is one of the true architectural marvels that one must certainly plan to visit if you still haven’t. The temple tower would leave you giddy with its vibrant and brilliant paintings.

Things to Do in Tanjore
Take a tour around the city and experience the lovely traditions at the temples
Spend time understanding the history of the Chola dynasty 

Places to visit in Tanjore
Gangaikonda Cholapuram
Vijayanagar Fort
Alangudi Guru Temple
 

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9. Kanyakumari

Best time to visit: October to February
Known for its stunning sunrise scenes, Kanyakumari is an idyllic destination if you are looking for a relaxing vacation. Everything around here is serene. The beach, the temple premises and the meditation hall at the Vivekananda Rock memorial can give you a wonderful experience.

Things to Do in Kanyakumari
Take a ferry and cruise across the sea and spend time perching on the rocks of the Vivekananda Rock Memorial.
Visit the local restaurants and binge on the soft and hot Idlis served with piping hot Sambhar and three different kinds of Chutneys.
Collect the conches, seashells and spoil yourself by splurging in street shopping.

Places to visit in Kanyakumari
Kanyakumari Beach 
Suchindram
Kanyakumari Temple

10. Dhanushkodi

Best time to visit: October to March

Are you a ghost lover and do listening to horror stories and watching movies that are petrifying thrills you? Then, you must consider visiting the “Ghost Town of India”, Dhanushkodi. Known for its white sand beach this place has a tale of horror associated with it. It also has a close association with the famous Hindu epic Ramayana.

Things to Do in Dhanushkodi 
Go around the church and understand the mishap that occurred in this place 
Take some candid photographs of the beauty in ruins and come back with a nice travelogue

Places to visit in Dhanushkodi
Dhanushkodi beach
Gulf of Mannar
Kothandarameshwarar temple
 

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11. Hyderabad

Best time to visit: October to March

The city of Nizams is one of the charming places of India that allures every traveler. The old city has its own charisma and attracts a global audience. The street food, street shopping and the colorful vibes of the city can make you go gaga. So, Hyderabad is one of the destinations that you must add in your bucket list of travel.

Things to Do in Hyderabad 
Go on a shopping spree on the Char Minar streets 
Visit the restaurants and go on a Biryani binging tour

Places to visit in Hyderabad
Char Minar
Golconda Fort
Salar Jung Museum
 

12. Vishakhapatnam

Vishakhapatnam

Best time to visit: October to March

Popularly known as Vizag, Vishakhapatnam has the most serene beach and the cool breeze that one has to experience. This is one of the most fascinating destinations because of the pristine beaches and the lovely ambiance it has. Most of the people love to explore this city as it is a port city and also has a Naval base. So, for all the patriots here, is one of the must-visit cities.

Things to Do in Vishakhapatnam
Spend time lazing around some of the most pristine beaches of South-India 
Seek blessings from Lord Shiva and Lord Narasimha when you are in this city, these are two famous temples where a lot of devotees flock into.

Places to visit in Vishakhapatnam 
INS Kursura, Submarine museum
Ramakrishna Beach
Rushikonda Beach
 

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13. Munnar

Best time to visit: September to February

Known for its highest tea plantations in the world, Munnar is one of the gorgeous places in Kerala to travel. The sprawling tea estates and the highlands with a combination of the rich wildlife offer a spectacular sight to everyone. Covered with lush greenery, this place can leave you in a state of trance. 

Things to Do in Munnar 
Go for early morning walks in the tea estates 
Become a shutterbug and click some of the best photographs with a perfect backdrop

Places to visit in Munnar 
Eravikulam National park
Anamudi
Pothamedu View Point
 

14. Alappuzha

Best time to visit: September to February

Are you fanatic about backwaters and houseboats? Do you want to experience one of the best houseboats stays in Kerala? Do not wait, just pack your bags and start off to Alappuzha. The serene ambiance with the swaying coconut trees and the palm trees in unison, the lovely tradition and culture of the land coupled with the smell of some mouth-tantalizing food, Alleppey is one of the destinations to visit.

Things to Do in Alappuzha 
Spend time cruising in the backwaters exploring one of the finest parts in India 
Indulge in the best massages at some of the renowned Spas 

Places to visit in Alappuzha
Alappuzha beach
Marari Beach
Vembanad Lake
 

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15. Thrissur

Best time to visit: September to February 
The culture and tradition of the God’s own country can be experienced when you are in Thrissur. Thrissur is one of the districts in Kerala that is synonymous to the rich heritage. Be it the rituals followed at the temples till the Boat race, everything has an essence of the land. 

Things to Do in Thrissur  
Go temple-hopping and explore the Kerala style architecture
Take part in the Thrissurpuram, one of the most happening festivals in Kerala

Places to visit in Thrissur
Vadakkunnathan Temple
Kerala Kalamandalam
Chavakkad Beach
 

16. Goa

Best time to visit: September to June
Goa tourism is vast and it attracts people from across the world. Probably this is one of the destinations that everyone would dream about visiting at least once in their lifetime. The abundant beaches, the casinos, the night-clubs and the food make Goa one of the most happening places.

Things to Do in Goa
Apart from the clubs and pubs, there is a different face to Goa – spend time exploring them 
Explore some of the best wildlife sanctuaries when you are here

Places to visit in Goa
Baga Beach
Aguada Fort
Mangeshi temple
 

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17. Lonavala

Best time to visit: September to February

Known for its breath-taking views, Lonavala in Maharashtra is one of the most sought-after destinations by a lot of trekking enthusiasts. Visiting Lonavala during the monsoon would give you a feel of being in paradise. The beauty of the Sahyadris has to be experienced at least once from this place.

Things to Do in Lonavala 
Eat the best Chikkis peanut cakes in India when you are here
Go cave exploring if you are a sucker of history 

Places to visit in Lonavala
Kune Falls
Della Park Adventure
Lonavala Lake

18. Pune

Best time to visit: October to March

Pune in Maharashtra is one of the most happening places because of the numerous forts it has. Pune houses some of the best forts popularly known as Wadas from the Maratha times. Right from street foods to street shopping and experiencing the wildest parts to the divine temples, Pune has a lot to offer to the travelers.

Things to Do in Pune
Explore as many forts as you can, Shaniwarwada – known as the haunted fort is in Pune
Go on monsoon trekking and experience the beauty of nature’s wildness 

Places to visit in Pune
Halwai Ganapathi
Prati Shirdi
Sinhaghad Fort
 

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19. Shirdi

Best time to visit: October to March

For all the pilgrim destination lovers, Shirdi is one of the places that can calm your soul at the very moment you step on the holy soils of Shirdi. Known for its spiritual significance, this is one of the revered pilgrim destinations that attract a global audience.

Things to Do in Shirdi
Take a tour around the temple premises experiencing the calmness of the environment
Get a glimpse of the largest kitchens in India that runs on Solar power 

Places to visit in Shirdi
Dwarakamai
Sri Saibaba Chavadi
Wet and Joy Water Park
 

20. Mumbai

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Best time to visit: October to March

The city that never sleeps can make you go crazy with its buzzing streets all day. Mumbai, the fashion capital of India is one of the places that would leave you in a state of awe. The over-crowded metro, the yummy street food and some of the religious places can make you go gaga at once. Mumbai is a pure blend of culture and modernization under one roof. 

Things to Do in Mumbai
One of the largest slums in the world, Dharavi is in Mumbai. Just take a walk and get to know the lives of people there. 
Go on a gastronomical tour at the streets of Mumbai binging on the best Vada Pavs, Misal Pavs and Pav Bhajis ever

Places to visit in Mumbai
Haji Ali Dargah
Gateway of Mumbai
Elephanta Caves

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21. Khajuraho

Best time to visit: October to February

Known for its erotic carvings, Khajuraho is one of the best places for art lovers. The sculptures here can ignite love in the hearts of people who are as cold as a stone. This UNESCO heritage centre located in the central part of India is a must visit place.

Things to Do in Khajuraho
Go around the temple complex appreciating the art of the skills of the craftsmen 
Understand the history and heritage of the temples

Places to visit in Khajuraho
Kandariya Mahadeva Temple
Lakshmana Temple
Chaturbhuj Temple
 

22. Ujjain

Best time to visit: October to February

The Kumbh Mela, one of the most exciting events that call people from across the world happens in Ujjain. Well, this is one of the most revered Hindu pilgrim centers. Ujjain opens up a plethora of options to explore for travelers and is quite an intriguing place. 

Things to Do in Ujjain
Boat ride at the Ram Ghat is one of the must-do things when you are in Ujjain
Experience the beauty of the Arti at the Kshipra River

Places to visit in Ujjain
Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga Temple
Kal Bhairav Temple
Sri Chintaman Ganesh Temple 
 

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23. Bhopal

Best time to visit: October to February

Known as the “City of Lakes”, Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh can be one of the best destinations that you must add in your travel list. The quiet and less populated city can give you some of the best travel experiences with its ambiance and choice of places to visit. 

Things to Do in Bhopal
Boat ride in the Bada Talab is one of the best things to do when you are in Bhopal
Go temple hopping as there are several temples here

Places to visit in Bhopal
Tekri 
Van Vihar National park
Birla Mandir

24. Konark

Best time to visit: September to March

Konark Sun temple is famous worldwide because of its lovely architecture and its connection to the Mauryan empire. If history has always been your favorite subject during school days, then Konark is one of the must-visit destinations.

Things to Do in Konark
Catch a glimpse of the best dance performances at the temple premises during the Konark festival
Participate in the festival of Magha Mala where you get to spot thousands of devotees taking a holy dip at the Chandrabhaga River. 

Places to visit in Konark
Konark Sun Temple
Konark Beach
Konark ASI Museum

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25. Puri

Best time to visit: September to March

The Char Dham Yatra and the gatherings of thousands of devotees during the Ratha Yatra festival is one of the sights to behold in Puri. Known for its massive Jagannath temple, Puri is an iconic landmark of Odisha. If you want to experience the extravaganza of a fair then, you must certainly consider visiting Puri.

Things to Do in Puri
Plan for the Char Dham Ratha Yatra and get a glimpse of thousands of devotees 
Go temple hopping as there are a lot of other temples apart from the Lord Jagannath Temple

Places to visit in Puri
Jagannath temple
Gudincha temple
Golden Beach

26. Jaipur

Best time to visit: September to February

Imagine yourself taking a tour of the desert on a camel’s back listening to the music of your choice! Doesn’t it sound great? Well, if you want this imagination to turn into reality, you must visit Jaipur, “The Pink City of India”.

Things to Do in Jaipur
Experience the traditional Rajasthani cuisine at some of the best restaurants
Live life king size in some of the palace turned luxury hotels 

Places to visit in Jaipur
Hawa Mahal
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar 
 

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27. Jaisalmer

Best time to visit: September to February

Are the sand dunes calling you? Are you in for experiencing some of the best adventure activities of your life? Visit Jaisalmer today! Known for its spectacular landscapes, this is one of the most frequented destinations by a lot of travelers. The forts and the palaces here are must-see to know the rich traditions and culture of the princely state of Rajasthan. 

Things to Do in Jaisalmer
Go on four-wheel driving in the deserts and get an adrenaline rush
Experience the amazing cultural tour while camping in the middle of the desert
Best time to visit: September to March

Places to visit in Jaisalmer
Jaisalmer Fort
Gadisar Lake
Patwa Haveli

28. Udaipur

Best time to visit: September to February

Are you interested in going on a cultural trip to India? Then, Udaipur in Rajasthan should make it to your list of cultural travel places. This place is known for the majestic forts, palaces, and Havelis and no other place would probably beat Udaipur in these aspects. So, catching a glimpse of these massive pieces of art can leave you stunned.

Things to Do in Udaipur
Handicrafts shopping is must when you are here in some of the best local markets
Take a tour of the city during the night to sight some of the colorful buildings ever

Places to visit  in Udaipur
Lake Pichola
Fateh Sagar Lake
Monsoon Palace

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29. Osian

Best time to visit: September to February

The ancient town of Osian in Rajasthan can leave you in a state of trance with its mesmerizing architectural marvels.  The temples here dates back to the medieval time period and if you want to travel back in time, then this is the place you must be looking forward to visiting.

Things to Do in Osian
Make sure to go on a Desert Safari when you are here
Feed the camels on your way as you take a ride to some of the best temples in Rajasthan 

Places to visit in Osian
Osian Mata Temple
Surya Temple
Osian Museum
 

30. Mt. Abu

Best time to visit: October to March

A lovely hill-station surrounded by lush green forests of the Aravali ranges can make you feel happy. After experiencing the muted tones of sand dunes, one can always think of taking a deviation and visiting Mt. Abu in Rajasthan. The curvaceous roads and the lovely ambiance can give you complete relaxation.

Things to Do in Mt. Abu
Take a hike to some of the best peaks in the Aravali ranges
Watch the sun going down leaving hues of oranges and red from the Sunset point

 Places to visit in Mt. Abu
Nakki Lake
Dilwara Temples
Toad Rock

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31. Bishnupur

Best time to visit: October to March
We would have seen a lot of terracotta jewels and pots made using clay but, how about getting to witness the spectacular terracotta temples?  Bishnupur in West-Bengal can give you a different experience altogether with one of its kind terracotta temples. To understand the culture and the tradition this place can be just the right one.

Things to Do in Bishnupur
Bask in the glory of the splendid temples and enjoy a different kind of feeling altogether as you roam around the terracotta temples
Hike up to the tallest hills in Bishnupur, the Biharinath hills

Places to visit in Bishnupur
Lalji Temple
Jorebangla temple
Radha Shyam temple
 

32. Kolkata

Best time to visit: October to March

The vintage and the bygone era of India can be witnessed in the finest cities of Kolkata. Famous for its Durga Puja and the majestic Howrah Bridge, this is one of the must visit destinations for all travelers. Everything in Kolkata is just too exquisite and visiting this place would give you a whole new dimension to travel.

Things to Do in Calcutta
Binging on delicacies like Rasgullas, Rasmalais and Gulab Jamuns are must when you are in Kolkata.
Go shopping for Bengal Cotton sarees as they are pretty famous in Kolkata

Places to visit in Kolkata
Howrah Bridge
Victoria Memorial
Dakshineshwar Kali Temple
 

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33. Siliguri

Siliguri

Best time to visit: October to March

The quaint hill-station of Siliguri with the abundant tea estates and lush green forests is one of the places that can entice the hearts of every traveler. Sipping in the fresh brew tea and spending time lounging in the fresh air from the surroundings would make you feel heavenly. 

Things to do in Siliguri
Enjoy the toy train ride – Darjeeling Himalayan Railway 
Take an evening stroll enjoying the cool breeze from the surroundings 

Places to visit in Siliguri
Hong Kong Market
Savin kingdom
Salugara

34. Darjeeling

Best time to visit: October to March

The summer resort for the British elites is still a charming city that attracts people from every nook and corner of the city to give an amazing travel experience. The tea plantations, the abundant greenery, and the serene ambiance would create some of the most cherishing moments.

Things to do in Darjeeling
Sit at the Tiger hills and experience the magical surroundings 
Take a tour to the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute 

Places to visit in Darjeeling
Nightingale Park
Batasia Loop
Tiger Hill 

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35. Kalimpong

Best time to visit: October to March

The virgin hill-station of Kalimpong is one of the revered places for Buddhists. The quiet and the serene ambiance of Kalimpong leave everyone in a meditative state. If monasteries are your choice of interest then, Kalimpong is here to surprise you with some of the best ones in India. 

Things to do in Kalimpong
Visit the monasteries and spend some time reflecting on your thoughts amidst the serene environment
Take a walk to the nearby flower markets that would please your eyes and calm your souls.

Places to visit in Kalimpong
Durpin Dara Hill
Cactus Nursery
Deolo Hill
 

36. Agra

Best time to visit: October to March

Home to one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Taj Mahal is situated in Agra. The monument of love is a spectacular beauty that can make you fall in love with its intricate designs and craftsmanship. Taking pictures of reflection of the lovely Mahal in the bubbly Yamuna is a must when you are here. So, this is one of the most fascinating places in India that one has to visit.

Things to do in Agra
Go shopping and get some of the best knick-knacks to your loved ones from the best local markets in Agra.
Binge on the Agra Petha, a sweet delicacy that can excite your taste buds.

Places to visit in Agra
Fatehpur Sikri
Agra Fort
Doll Museum
 

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37. Mathura

Best time to visit: October to March

Are the stories of little Krishna and his adventurous tales your favorite ones and have you been longing to know more about it? Then, add Mathura as one of the destinations to visit. With its magnificent temples, this place is apparently the oldest places that can take you back in time.

Things to do in Mathura
Take a walk in the streets of Mathura and connect it back to the stories of little Krishna and his mischief 
Savour the best Gulab Jamuns and hot and crispy jalebis served with chilled rabdi early in the morning 

Places to visit in Mathura
Govardhan Hill
Vishram Ghat
Dwarkadish Temple 
 

38. Dwarka

Best time to visit: September to March

Well, Gujarat is yet another beautiful place that can allure you with its amazing culture, tradition, food, and vibes. Dwarka is one such place that would again take you back in time some centuries ago. If you are fond of pilgrim travel, the Dwarka can really fascinate you. The city underwater can ignite the curiosity levels in you and make you crave more to know the history of the place. 

Things to do in Dwarka
Go around the Ghats and get to know the traditions and the religious beliefs of people
Go on a ferry ride to Bet Dwarka and enjoy the lovely views of the seascape

Places to visit in Dwarka
Dwarka Beach
Sri Dwarkadish Temple
Bhadkeshwar Mahadev Temple
 

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39. Rann of Kutch

Best time to visit: October to March

Watching the white moon in the middle of the white sand enjoying on the most delicious and authentic Gujarati meal can be a dream to many. Rann of Kutch has its own charm and it attracts a lot of people across the world with its charm.

Things to do in Rann of Kutch
Camping in the white sand deserts during the Rann Utsav is one of the must-do things 
Binge on the best Dhoklas, Handwas and Theplas at the campsite and watch the Garba dancers perform to the lively music.

Places to visit  in Rann of Kutch
Kalo Dungar
Topansar Lake
Dholavira

40. Jagdalpur

Jagdalpur

Best time to visit: October to March

Known for its plunging waterfalls, Jagdalpur in Chattisgarh is one of the places that you must consider having on your travel list. Known for its rich culture and heritage this place can make you feel happy and amazing.

Things to do in Jagdalpur
Go and explore some of the best wildlife sanctuaries 
Take part in Bastar Dushera to experience fun and frolic.  

Places to visit in Jagdalpur 
Dalpat Sagar
Indravati River
Chitrakote Falls
 

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41. Manali

Best time to visit: October to March

For every traveler, the roads of Manali can be highly thrilling. Going on bike trips to catch a sight of the beguiling Himalayas can be one of the most interesting things to do. Manali, in Himachal Pradesh, is one of the most frequented destinations by all kinds of people.

Things to do in Manali
Adventurous sports like river rafting, skiing and other kinds of activities are petty famous here.
Eating at some of the best restaurants with surrounded by the snow-capped mountains can be one of the most amazing things to do.

Places to visit in Manali 
Hadimba Devi Temple
Manu temple
Manali Sanctuary 
 

42. Shimla

Best time to visit: October to March

The beauty of Shimla has to be seen and not read. This is one of the most famous hill stations in India that offers the best sight of the mighty Himalayas. Taking a tour in the mountainous terrain can make you go high on adrenaline.

Things to do in Shimla
Lakkar Bazaar is one of the most happening places in Shimla where you can go about shopping for lovely wooden souvenirs
Wait for one of the most scenic sunsets at the Scandal Point and go on the toy train exploring Shimla the kid’s way.

Places to visit in Shimla 
Jakhu Hills
Jakhoo temple
Sankat Mochan Hanuman temple
 

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43. Nagaland

Best time to visit: July to March

The intriguing tribal culture and the wide range of foods available in Nagaland are unbeatable. The bamboo shoot delicacies and the wide range of meat options for the non-vegetarian make this place a fantastic one to explore. The less explored yet, the most beautiful Nagaland has a lot to offer to the travelers. Monsoon traveling can be a fantastic experience here.

Things to do in Nagaland
Go on a cultural tour meeting the different kinds of Naga tribes and learn the art of singing a war cry.
Spend time at a Naga home and understand the vast and vivid culture of this state.

Places to visit in Nagaland 
Japfii mountains
Dzukou valley
Nagaland State Museum
 

44. Shillong

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Best time to visit: September to March

The rock capital of India can allure anyone right at first sight. Shillong is one of those places that would make you feel like settling in forever.  The food, the people, the shopping area and the curvilinear roads everything here is a ravishing beauty. So, if you are looking for one of the amazing places to explore, then it must definitely be Shillong.

Things to do in Shillong
Café hopping is must when you are in Shillong 
Visit the local market and indulge in trinket shopping as much as you want

Places to visit in Shillong 
Laitlum Grand Canyon
Mawsmai Caves
Upper Shillong Forest
 

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45. Cherrapunji

Best time to visit: October to May

A place that receives the maximum rainfall in India is home to several naturally formed waterfalls. Cherrapunji in Meghalaya is a must-visit for those people who are fond of venturing into an adventure. The unknown trails, the dense jungles, and the massive waterfalls can make you skip your beat for a second or two. 

Things to do in Cherrapunji
Trek to the Double-decker Living root bridge and experience the naturally formed blue water pools.
Trek to the Rainbow waterfalls and wait to catch the glimpse of the rainbow when the sunrays hit the waterfalls at different angles

Places to visit in Cherrapunji 
Kynrem Falls
NohKaLikai Falls
Dainthlen Falls

46. Dawki

Best time to visit: November

Do you never get tired of looking at yourselves in the mirror? Then, how about looking at yourselves in the water as a reflection as you row your boats? Yes, Dawki is one such place that can leave you in astonishment with its crystal clear water. Surrounded by lush green forests and amazing ambiance, this is one of the most fascinating places in India to visit.

Things to do in Dawki
Camping,  zip-lining, and snorkeling are some of the must do things when you are in Dawki
Watch the starlit sky in the purest of environments as you go camping 

Places to visit in Dawki 
Umngot River
Boorhill Falls
Jaflong Zero point

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47. Ladakh

Best time to visit: April to June

It is a dream of every biker to experience the rugged beauty of Ladakh. The fantastic yet the dangerous paths in Ladakh can make you go high on adrenaline. Experiencing the Himalayan regions first-hand and knowing the nature closely would be possible when you are in Ladakh. 

Things to do in Ladakh
Camp at some of the best spots in India and just gaze at the sky
Photography is must when you are in Ladakh

Places to visit in Ladakh 
Nubra Valley
Pangong Tso lake

 

48. Rishikesh

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Best time to visit: September –October, March - April 

Experience a state of trance when the Ganga Arti starts at the mighty banks of the River Ganges in Rishikesh. Located in the most stunning state of Uttarakhand, Rishikesh can bring you back to life in every sense. Rishikesh pulls a global audience to experience the vivid and vibrant culture it offers.

Things to do in Rishikesh
Do not miss the white river rafting when you are in Rishikesh
Stay in Zostels and party hard with the foreigners 

Places to visit in Rishikesh 
Triveni Ghat
Ram Jhula
Lakshman Jhula

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49. Badrinath

Best time to visit: May to June and September to October

This is one of the most revered Hindu pilgrim temples in India. A lot of people start walking up the high-altitude mountains bare feet as it considered being sacred. This is also one of the Char Dham destinations and visiting this place can invoke a sense of true devotion in everyone.

Things to do in Badrinath
Watch how the locals carry the tourists in Dholis and help them complete their trip to the temple
There are a lot of trekking places around Badrinath, the Hemkund Sahib and the valley of flowers are some of the famous treks that you can try. 

Places to visit in Badrinath 
Mana – The last village 
Tapt Kund
Brahma Kapal
 

50. Kashmir

Best time to visit: March to August

Known as the paradise of India, Kashmir is beauty in captivity. The word “Delicate” suits Kashmir to every single syllable. The green carpets that cover the earth’s bosom coupled with the White Mountains and clear blue sky, this is a picture-perfect destination to visit. 

Things to do in Kashmir
Do not forget to go around the beautiful Kashmir in a lovely decorated Shikara
The Cable car ride at Gondola is one of the most exciting ones, try that too. 

Places to visit in Kashmir 
Gulmarg
Srinagar
Pahalgam

Well, we have given you a bird’s eye view of the top 50 fascinating places in India. Now it is your time to make your travel plans without any further delay and set off to all these wonderful destinations and come back with tons of happiness and stories to narrate to your friends and families. Traveling inspires you and it helps you to inspire others.

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