On the occasion of World Tourism Day, there is little to celebrate this year. Indian tourism and the entire sector across the world continues to be in devastation owing to the Covid-19 Global Pandemic. But, as the days of the “new normal” of tourism begins, it is time to be optimistic that India will survive and very soon recover.
India is one of its kind with a range of the marvels that find its mention among the most fascinating travel destinations on the map of the world. Starting with the geography, India is home to snow-capped Himalayan peaks, sun-kissed beaches, out-of-the-world islands, wild jungles, sand desert, lush valleys blooming with flowers to the incredible network of backwaters, history & culture that dates back to 5000 years, the country has the ability to thrill, inspire and exasperate travellers all at once. So, be ready for unexpected surprises while you book India tour packages. There is also a lot more of untapped potential. There is heritage walks, cultural excursions, unique traditions of India, such as Ganga Aarti, Yoga, Ayurveda, festivals, etc. When thinking of travel plans in the new normal, here are the most popular experieces of India.
Heritage & Culture Tourism
India heriatge and culture needs no introduction. The Taj Mahal, the white-marbled mausoleum and one of the Seven Wonders of the World is the most-visited monument in Indiaa. UNESCO World Heritage Sites. With 36 sites and many proposed sites, India is the land of the many fascinating wonders of architecture. This includes the Ajanta and Ellora Caves, Temples of Khajuraho, Group of Monuments of Mahabalipuram, Hampi, Pattadakal; Humayun’s Tomb, the Red Forts at Delhi and Agra; Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Complex, Ran-ki-Vav, and many more. From National Parks of Sunderbans, Kaziranga, Manas, etc. to the city of Ahmedabad, tours in India keep you busy with many wonders of history, natural beauty, cultural importance and more.
Wildlife tours in India is unmissable. In the abundance of jungles, national parks, wildlife sanctuaries, etc. it is very easy and thrilling to come across wildlife in their natural habitats. The best options include Kaziranga National Park (Assam), Jim Corbett (Uttarakhand), Sasan-Gir Wildlife Sanctuary (Gujarat), Ranthambore and Bharatpur ( Rajasthan), Kanha and Bandhavgarh National Park (Madhya Pradesh), Sunderbans, Periyar in Kerala, among others.
Spiritual & Wellness Tourism
India is ancient and the homeland of many treasures. Ayurveda, the holistic natural science of health and wellness dates back to 5000 years, to the Vedic Era and this science is till date a very relevant key to health and wellness. With the use of herbs, oils, and therapies, Ayurveda cures ailments, revitalize your senses, manage stress or simply experience a rare kind of bliss that envelops your body, mind, and soul. Ayurveda resorts in India are favoured for holidays in India to be treated with therapeutic bliss of Ayurveda.
Much like India, India food is diverse and the tastes nothing short of an unforgettable experience. Foodie-havens lie in the nooks and corners of Old Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, etc. Treating your taste buds are options such as Mughlai cuisine, South Indian cuisine, Bengali sweets, flavors of the streets, the 64-dishes Onam Sadya, 56-dishes Maharaja thali, a wedding feast or Ayurveda-based meals, and so much more.