India is a traveler’s paradise in South Asia. It is ranked as one of the top 25 popular travel destinations in the world in 2014 Trip advisor list. The country is proud to be the world’s largest sovereign and democratic republic with a variety of historical monuments and rich cultural heritage. As compared its size to the United States, it is just over one-third.
Stretching from the Himalayan range in the north to the tropical greenery in the south, its expansive borders encompass an incomparable range of landscapes, cultures and people. Walking through the streets of any Indian cities, you will find the people representing world’s different religions, a multitude of castes and outcastes, fair-skinned, turbaned Punjabis and dark-skinned Tamils. You’ll also come across diverse temple rituals that have been performed since the time of the Egyptian Pharaohs, onion-domed mosques erected centuries before the Taj Mahal was ever dreamt of, and quirky echoes of the British Raj on virtually every corner.
Visit to historic palaces and forts, cultural heritage sites, majestic temples and shrines of different faiths, colorful bazaars, sea beaches, desolate deserts, forested mountains, snowcapped peaks and verdant valleys will leave you mesmerized. With such a vast array of options, India is one of the most sought after destinations in the world.