The sub-continent of India is a favored tourist destination in the world. The country is divided into many states and regions, each of which is famous for its unique culture and unending attractions. The country is blessed with various historical, cultural, natural, wildlife as well as adventure attractions, which makes it the hottest as well as the coolest holiday destination in the world. It is one of the those few countries where tourists can enjoy snowy hill stations along with enchanting rainforest, long stretch of golden beaches and the arid deserts, all in a single visit. India is every essence is a remarkable place to holiday.
North India – The region of North India comprises the capital of the country, Delhi, along with 11 states. This is the region which houses the world famous Taj Mahal along with the historical forts and palaces in Rajasthan. The world acclaimed ‘heaven on earth’ aka Kashmir too is located in this part of the country. The mighty Himalayas are in Northern part of India and offer some of the most exotic and enchanting snow hill stations where tourists can enjoy skiing and many other adventures. North India also has the first wildlife park of India, the Jim Corbett National Park.
South India – Another most important and most visited tourist region in India is South India. Eloquent for its mesmerizing backwaters, the destinations in South India are also famous for their religious bend and spice and coffee scented green hill stations. Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu are the major states in South India. Some of the most popular attractions here are the world heritage site of Hampi and Pattadakal in Karnataka, Alleppey, Munnar and Wayanad in Kerala along with Ooty, Kodaikanal and numerous hill stations in Tamil Nadu.
West India – Having the world popular destination, Goa, this part of India is one of the most celebrated holiday regions in the country. Mumbai, the city of dreams, as it is fondly called is also part of western India. There are many small yet pretty hill stations like Matheran, Mahabaleshwar, Panchgani and Lonavala. This regions also boasts of the UNESCO world heritage site of Ajanta and Ellora, located near Aurangabad in Maharashtra.
East India – Comparatively lesser known, but the eastern part of India is bedecked with various historical and religious attractions. There is Sanchi and Bodhgaya, the most important Buddhist destination in the county. Further towards the east is the region of the ‘seven sisters’, also known as North East India. This is among the less explored destinations which offer tourists some of the rarest and most charming natural attractions. Sikkim, Manipur, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Tripura and Meghalaya are the seven states that form the north eastern region.
Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh fall in the central part of India and are extremely famous for their wildlife attractions and historical places.