Nothing can define India . You have to spend a lifetime to understand this land . India has fascinated people from all over the world with its secularism and its culture. There are historical monuments, beaches, places of religious interests, hill resorts, etc. that attract tourists. Travelling around India you would find places like :
1. THE KERALA BACKWATERS: The 900 km stretch of the Malabar coast that makes the beauty of the Kerala. 5 lakes 38 rivers all constitute to make Kerala the beautiful place it is.The Kerala backwaters attracts a number of tourists annually. Want to live a beautiful and a calm life? Visit the Backwaters .
2.KONKAN : With the Sahyadri mountain range on the east and the Arabian Sea on the west, Konkan is made up of the coastal districts of Maharashtra, Goa, and Karnataka. Konkan is home to some of India’s most beautiful and clean beaches such as the beaches of Tarkali, Alibaug, Dapoli and many more. Konkan also has a number of forts from the times of Shivaji Maharaj like Sindhudurg and Murud Janjira. Travel the konkan through the railways and you will be stunned by the beauty of it
3.LAKSHADWEEP : Apart from the subcontinent the Lakshadweep islands located in the Arabian sea is a group of small islands. The name ‘Lakshadweep’ literally means ‘hundred thousand islands’ in Sanskrit. Lakshadweep is made up of a total 12 coral atolls, 5 banks, 3 coral reefs, and several inlets. scenic beauty coupled with modern infrastructural facilities that draw several tourists to this place from across the globe. Just for an added information Lakshadweep is the smallest Union Territory of India.
4.ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR: The islands of Andaman and Nicobar a are a group of Indian Ocean archipelagic islands in the Bay of Bengal, between the Indian peninsula to the west and Burma to the north and east. With near-deserted beaches, incredible corals and marine life, an intriguing colonial past and the remnants of a Stone Age culture lure travellers to these mysterious islands. A Union Territory of India with a group of 172 islands separated from the mainland is a beauty of its own.Scuba diving, skimmers and wildlife are the main adventures there.
5 DAL LAKE: Located in Srinagar Dal Lake is a beautiful, urban lake.This lake is also known as the ‘Jewel in the Crown of Kashmir.’ It is the second largest lake in the state and contributes immensely to the tourism and recreation in Jammu and Kashmir. The lake’s periphery consists of three gardens- Mughal gardens, Shalimar Bagh and the Nishat Bagh. The lake is also an important source for commercial operations in fishing and water plant harvesting. Visit the shikara to have a houseboat experience of your own. and trust me you will love it.
6. JAISALMER: The Golden City is named after Maharawal Jaisal Singh, Its the largest district of Rajasthan. Tourism being the main occupation its also one of the hub of tourists. Visitor’s don’t only get attracted by the golden sand and sandstone but also because of the rich heritage and culture. Want to travel the forts? Go to Jaisalmer.
By: Smriti And Pavit Singh