100 BEAUTIFUL PLACES IN INDIA

india is a land of many paradoxes. There are people who strive hard to earn their bread and butter here, and then there are people who have all the luxuries of life. There are cultures which are forward thinking and open to changes, and then there are cultures which strongly hold to their roots. There are many beautiful tourist places in India which are rugged and barren, and there are places which are blessed with lush greenery and amazing forests

And each one of those paradoxes of India is beautiful in its own right. You don’t need to go looking for beauty in India. You come across it while exploring the land. 

Here is a list of 100 beautiful tourist places in India that you cannot miss out on:-

Himachal Pradesh

1. Khajjiar

This beautiful place bears a very striking resemblance to Switzerland’s topography, the well known romanticizing location. Khajjiar is located at the foot of Dhauladkar , in the lap of Himalayas and is 2000 meters above sea level.

A beautiful panoramic view of the densely populated forests and the meadows and snowy peaks of Himalayas can be captured. Summer months are the best to visit this place as it wouldn’t be too cold and the hill station would be laden with beautiful flowers which makes it one of the most beautiful place in India.

2. Manali

Circled by towering peaks in the rich verdant valley of the Beas River, with mountain ventures waving from all directions, Manali is a year-round attraction. Travelers assemble here to hang out in the hippie villages around the main town; adventure seekerscome to Manali for paragliding, trekking, climbing, mountain biking, canyoning, rafting and skiing; and much more.

There are plenty tourist attractions surrounding the town like Rohtang Pass, Solang Valley, Beas Kund (Chandratal Lake), Chandrakhani Pass, Pandoh Dam in Kullu, Great Himalayan National Park and much more which would be an ideal for Indian families and honeymooners to experience the cool mountain air and a taste of snow.

3. Shimla

Chained along a 12km hill, with sheer forested hills dropping away in all directions, the Himachal capital is a good appetite for an inspiring mountain vacation. Shimla is one of renowned Indian tourist place, whirring with a sparkling flow of Indian tourists and full of reverberations of its former role as the summer capital of British India. As the city is surrounded with stunning views of the majestic Himalayan mountain and popular attractions like Summer Hills, Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Annandale. The Scandal Point, Ridge, The Shimla State Museum, Naldehra and Shaily Peak, Chadwick falls, Kufri ,Chail and much more.

4. Kasol

Spread along the beautiful Parvati River and with mountain panoramas to the northeast,Kasol is the main traveler destination in the valley. It’s a small hamlet but almost infested with bakeries, reggae bars, and affordable guesthouses catering to a wide hipster Israeli crowd. It’s also a venue for trance parties emigrated from Goa and at any time an easy base for traversing the forested valley or just hanging out. Picturesque spots around this surreal town have some delightful tourist destinations like  Kullu, Parvati River, Malana Village, Kheer Ganga Peak, Bhuntar Town, Manali and these are considered as the best tourist places in India.

Chained along a 12km hill, with sheer forested hills dropping away in all directions, the Himachal capital is a good appetite for an inspiring mountain vacation. Shimla is one of renowned Indian tourist place, whirring with a sparkling flow of Indian tourists and full of reverberations of its former role as the summer capital of British India. As the city is surrounded with stunning views of the majestic Himalayan mountain and popular attractions like Summer Hills, Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Annandale. The Scandal Point, Ridge, The Shimla State Museum, Naldehra and Shaily Peak, Chadwick falls, Kufri ,Chail and much more.

4. Kasol

Spread along the beautiful Parvati River and with mountain panoramas to the northeast,Kasol is the main  traveler destination in the valley. It’s a small hamlet but almost infested with bakeries, reggae bars, and affordable guesthouses catering to a wide hipster Israeli crowd. It’s also a venue for trance parties emigrated from Goa and at any time an easy base for traversing the forested valley or just hanging out. Picturesque spots around this surreal town have some delightful tourist destinations like  Kullu, Parvati River, Malana Village, Kheer Ganga Peak, Bhuntar Town, Manali and these are considered as the best tourist places in India.

5. Dalhousie

With its deceiving pine-clad canyons and scattered mountain panoramas, Dalhousie is another of those excellent hill destinations forgotten behind by the British. Dalhousie has never more been truly the same again. Still, it is  a relatively steady getaway for honeymooners and families from the plains. Notably one of the best tourist attractions in India famous for its sightseeing places like Panch Pulla, Satdhara Falls, Khajjiar, Kalatop wildlife sanctuary, Subhash Baoli, Daikund Peak, Chamunda Devi Temple, St. John Church and much more.

6. Dharamshala

Dharamshala resides in the topmost ranges of the Kangra valley in Himachal Pradesh and is located at an elevation of 1,475 meters above sea level. The city is enclosed by a thick blanket of deodar cedar trees and is one of the significant strongholds for the Tibetan exiles and also home to Dalai lama. The town’s outstanding picturesque surroundings and the residence of the Dalai Lama have made the township a conventional tourist center, both for the Indians and the foreign tourists with sightseeing attractions like McLeod Ganj, Masrur, Kangra Museum, Kangra Fort, Dal Lake, Namgyal Monastery and much more.

7. Bir

Bir is a tiny mountain hamlet in northern Himachal Pradesh with a massive, well-settled Tibetan community. Set facing the backdrop of the Dhauladhar Range of the Indian Himalayas, the town is charming, despite the debris scattered on the roadsides and streams of the Tibetan Colony are an unfortunate adverse to its golden-roofed temples, and to the greenery of Upper Bir and the neighboring villages. The Tibetan Colony is actually in the village of Chowgan. There are tons of activities and sightseeing spots like Sherab Ling Monastery, Bir Tea Factory, Chokling monastery, Deer Park Institute, Dharmalaya Institute, Tibetan Colony, and Bir Road.

Jammu and Kashmir

8. Kashmir Valley

Kashmir valley is no doubt the most beautiful tourist places in India. The heaven on earth tag is always linked to Kashmir for its evergreen landscapes and snow-filled mountains.

A visit to Kashmir should definitely be included in your bucket list of every nature lover. The Shalimar gardens, the Dal Lake and the shikaras and gulmarg are the utmost attractions here.

If you are an adrenaline junkie and want to explore the thrilling nature then mountaineering and river rafting are good adventure activities in Kashmir. The perfect time to visit the Kashmir valley is between the months of March and October.

9. Ladakh

Spectacularly rugged, parched mountains wrap this enchanting, Buddhist ex-kingdom. Picture-perfect Buddhist monasteries climactic crown rocky lands among pale stupas and meditational mani walls coated with myriad mantra-inscribed pebbles. Ladakh’s remarkably well-balanced traditional society has much to teach the West in terms of ecological awareness. With some of the famous tourist places in India likeLeh, Pangong Lake, Magnetic Hill, Nubra Valley, Tso Moriri Lake, Lamayuru are well known across the world. This makes for unforgettable landscapes but beware that road access requires crossing tortuous high passes which close altogether from around October to May. You can also head out for bike trip in Ladakh for an amazing adventure. Not only this, one can also go on a motorcycle expedition from Manali to Leh for a thrilling adventorus expereince. Ladakh is all you need for some entralling adventurous trip.

10. Gulmarg

Pine binding Gulmarg is the nearest India gets to a ski resort. It’s not so much a town as a twisting 4km-long loop of road ringing the undulating ‘Meadow of Flowers’ for which it’s named.Gulmarg is mostly fancied by travelers. The go to destination for types of travelers, be it family, kids, and couples, Gulmarg is, however, mostly favored by Family, Couple.  There are many tourist attractions in Gulmarg like Gondola Lift, Gulmarg Ski Area, Golf Course, Avantiswami Temple, Apharwat Peak, Baba Reshi Shrine, Khilanmarg, Tangmarg, Verinag, Alpather Lake, Gulmarg Biosphere Reserves, Ferozpore Nallah and much more.

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