Traveling is one of the many cherished dreams of many people. We are constantly bombarded by the thought that life is too short, with so many experiences to seek, so many places to visit and so much to achieve. Visiting these places should be the most amazing experience and a lifetime memory for one. If you want to make the most of the fact that you live in a country as vast, as varied and as beautiful as India, here are 18 A must to do things in India before you grow old.

So let’s take a look…

1. Visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World – The Taj Mahal in Agra

Perfect time to visit: April to October

One knows that ‘The Taj’ is one amongst the World’s Wonders!
One knows that it is one amongst the UNESCO World Heritage Sites!!
One knows The Taj as a legend of eternal love of an Emperor for his favorite Queen!!!

Walk along the pathway beside the reflecting pool with fountains up to the mausoleum crafted in soft & pure marble and jeweled with semi-precious stones, wherein the serenity of paradise rests the Queen in peace with her King. Come to unfold the pages from the past to churn the charm out of its mystique and enrich your imagination about this marvel of an epic in stone, The Taj!

2. Dwell in the Valleys of Ever Changing Srinagar

Perfect time to visit: April to October

Srinagar is one of the several places that have been called the “Venice of the East” or the “Kashmiri Venice” Lakes around the city include Dal Lake – noted for its houseboats – and Nigeen Lake. Apart from Dal lake and Nigeen lake city is also famous for wular lake and manasbal lake to the north of Srinagar. Wular lake is one of the largest fresh water lakes in Asia. Srinagar has some Mughal gardens, forming a part of those laid by the Mughal emperors across the Indian subcontinent. Those of Srinagar and its close vicinity include Chashma Shahi (the royal fountains); Pari Mahal (the palace of the fairies); Nishat Bagh (the garden of spring); Shalimar Bagh; the Naseem Bagh.

3. Explore the Ghats in Banaras

Perfect time to visit: October to February

Banaras is the most visited pilgrimage destination in all of India. One of the seven Holy Cities, one of the twelve Jyotir Linga sites and also a Shakti Pitha site, it is the most favored place for Hindus to die and be cremated. Myths and hymns speak of the waters of the Ganges River as the fluid medium of Shiva’s divine essence and a bath in the river is believed to wash away all of one’s sins. The particular river-side location of Banaras is considered especially potent because, in less than six miles (ten kilometers), the Ganges is met by two other rivers, the Asi and the Varana. Commenting on this specific location of Banaras along the river Ganges, the Hindu scripture Tristhalisetu explains that.

4. Party in Goa

Perfect time to visit: November to February

The smallest state of India, Goa harbors some of the most exciting nightlife options in the country. The after sunset Goa livens up with dizzy neon lights, great music, delectable food – that makes for the perfect ambiance you’d wish for. While nightlife in Goa undoubtedly beats that of the other states of the country, that’s not all of what Goa nightlife entails.Goa is a classic infusion of varieties and it quite literally has something for everyone to do at night. So be it crazy partying with people from different continents, playing your luck at the casinos or having a beach-side bonfire-barbeque night, Goa has everything that you can think of under nightlife.

5. Ride on the Leh-Ladakh Highway and camp under the stars in Ladakh

Perfect time to visit: April to mid-May and mid-September to mid-October

Ladakh Bike Tour is counted among the best adventure experiences in the Land of High Passes. The adventure of riding your bike through Ladakh calls for tourists from around the globe.Get ready to experience unforgettable memories with this well-planned itinerary.The highlight of this tour is riding through the tough roads and High Mountain passes on your bike. Experience Ladakhi culture, a visit to Khardung La Pass, the highest motorable pass in the world along with a visit to Pangong Tso, one of the most famous and breathtaking lakes in the world.

6. Stay overnight at Marine Drive in the never sleeping city of Mumbai

Perfect time to visit: November to February

Mumbai is a place where one can really stay up all night to enjoy the buffet of options when it comes to nightlife. The nights are so radiant that Mumbai is indeed a ‘city that never sleeps’. The happening nightlife is a big reason for tourists to visit this city. At any time of the night, Mumbai will always be shining with lights and the streets and night clubs teeming with people. Not only the tourists, even Mumbaikars go out to enjoy the vibrant nightlife at places like Bandra, Marine Drive, Carter Road, Nepean Sea Road, Gateway of India and others places.

7. Celebration for Colors in Mathura

Perfect time to visit:  March

Thousand years of history, mythological legends, stories of goodness prevailing over the evil and that 6-year-old neighbour kid wildly throwing water balloons at you – if this is your idea of Holi, we dare you to be a part of the crazy Holi celebrations of Barsana, Vrindavan, and Braj in Mathura.It is on the ghats of Mathura – the birthplace of Krishna where Holi is celebrated in the wildest, yet colorful and sane revelry. With sticks, shields, colors, and canons of water, Holi celebration here is a must-have experience. If you are game for an epic Holi this year, here we are answering all questions starting with what, where, when, why and how.

8. Beat Your Fear Of Heights – Go Paragliding In Solang

Perfect time to visit: April to December (Only on a clear sunny day)

Have you ever dreamt of soaring through the sky or wondered what it’s like to fly like a bird? Paragliding in Solang valley is the place. There are no words to portray the experience of the soundless wing flying high through the sky. On the off chance that you are an accomplished paraglide, Solang has a ton to offer. There are 2 hop stations, one on a lower and one on a larger amount. For the higher one, you take the gondola to the top station.
In Manali, this diversion is playing amid summer season. Fresher or experienced both can do paragliding as it is done under preparing of expert aides. Manali is considered as a perfect spot for the supporter of paragliding. This diversion is best played in Solang Nala which is 14 km far from Manali. The diversion is maintained a strategic distance from in the season of winter due to the unsatisfactory conditions or climate.

9. White Water Rafting in Rishikesh

Perfect time to visit: September to November and February to June

The gurgling and revving Ganges and its tributaries in Rishikesh makes river rafting in Rishikesh a must try adventurous sports for the adventure junkies. Guarded by the majestic Himalayas and surrounded by the lush green vegetation, the holy city of Rishikesh is just 43 km from Haridwar. Because of its rugged and uneven settings, the flow of Ganges and the tributaries get the chance to offer some of the most herculean rapids, making a perfect location to try river rafting in Rishikesh.

If you are also in search of some adventure quest and is yearning for an engrossing encounter with the high-speed waves of the Ganges, the river rafting in Rishikesh is just made for you. But before you start your adventurous journey to the splashing waves of Ganges and get yourself soaked with the adrenaline rush, here is a detailed guide to Rishikesh rafting.

10. Conquer the fears of water with Scuba Diving in Andaman

Perfect time to visit: November to mid-May

Swimming across colorful corals, beautifully patterned fishes, and seabed gardens in silent-as-night waters – that’s scuba diving in Andaman for you; one of the best experiences for diving enthusiasts in India. The cluster islands are all about silver shores embraced by playful ocean waves. But if you dare to go deeper, there’s another world inside the ocean that will leave you amazed and bedazzled.Trust us, you’d be delighted at the sites underwater and it will keep you coming back for more. And woah, aqua lovers, it is no less than a paradise!

11. Trek On The Hills Of Mcleodganj

Perfect time to visit: September to June

Far off from the hustle and bustle of cities, a trek to Triund offers you an escape into the the_majestic Himalayas. Situated a few kilometers from Dharamshala, it is a place perfect for trekking with amazing trails offering scenic views of the entire Kangra_valley. A trek to Triund is short and simple. It can be done from either McLeodganj or_Dharamkot, which is 2km ahead of McLeodganj. The first half of the trek is a_gradually inclined walk with the last 2km from Snowline Caf_ which involves a vertical climb all the way till Triund. The evening sky from Triund is a sight in itself and is a good excuse for camping here at night.

The trek from Mcleodganj to Triund is a sharp one of over 1100 meters and it is absolutely worth it because of the refreshing walks amongst the Rhododendron and Oak forest. Town of Mcleodganj invites you to experience the vibrant Tibetan culture which is enjoyed by tourists from all over the world.

12. Face The Unknown At The Bhangarh Fort

Perfect time to visit: October to March

Bhangarh Fort is on every daredevil’s list of must visit places in India. Known as one of the scariest places in India, according to a folklore, it is believed that the entire town of people seemed to have vanished in a day. Get ready to be spooked on your trip here! A lot of legends surround the palace of Bhangarh. Some say that the fort smells of restlessness and anxiety, others have called this irrational fear.

13. Enchant Your Spirit In Kerela

Perfect time to visit: November to January and June to August

Kerala, a state on India’s tropical Malabar Coast, has nearly 600km of Arabian Sea shoreline. It’s known for its palm-lined beaches and backwaters, a network of canals. Inland are the Western Ghats, mountains whose slopes support tea, coffee and spice plantations as well as wildlife. National parks like Eravikulam and Periyar, plus Wayanad and other sanctuaries, are home to elephants, langur monkeys, and tigers.With fascinating and vibrant traditions and culture along with lush green sprawling landscapes and mystically beautiful woods enriched with hues of flora and fauna, this Gods own Country is a real paradise. Kerala is famous for its Ayurveda.

14. Kalka To Shimla In a Toy Train

Perfect time to visit: Year-round

Shimla is a famous hill station in the state of Himachal Pradesh. It serves as a summer getaway for people from all across India. Of the various attractions in Shimla, the most sought-after and mesmerizing are the Kalka Shimla toy train. There are few experiences in India that can come close to the beautiful toy train ride on the Kalka-Shimla route. It takes you through lush green mountains with scenic, misty views. Started in 1903, the toy train route has now been listed as a UNESCO site.

15. Travel To The Salt Lands During The Kutch Festival

Perfect time to visit: November to February

Rann Utsav is an awesome festival of Kutch, Gujarat, India. It is a Carnival of Music, Dance, natural beauty of White Rann and much more than that when visiting under the full Moon. Kutch Rann Utsav is the shimmering landscape that gives the enchanting moments of this Fest, which feels like as Heaven On Earth during Festival Time. In fact, it’s a Family holiday destination to explore fun moments and store in cameras for a lifetime.


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