Incredible India! The country truly offers so much to see and explore. Try as you may, chances are you will still not manage to see all the treasures of India in your lifetime. The vast country houses many secrets and many more amazing sights. From the desolate and barren lands of the mountains in the Himalayas to the tip of the country where the oceans meet, India has much to offer. Festivals, cultures, traditions and natural grandeur that changes as you travel every few hundred kilometers. India is truly a land of exotic experiences.
The many colourful festivals, vivid places of spiritual and cultural importance, vast stretches of pristine natural beauty and much more awaits you in the grand country. Here is a list of ten fascinating sights in the country that you simply must not miss! Soak in the colours, let your body weave to the magic of the sounds and allow yourself to be immersed in a sensual journey that is India!
The Festival of Lights
Diwali is popular as the festival of lights and the entire country comes alive with tiny sparkling lamps on this day. A sight that is incredible and not to be missed!
Photo Courtesy: Siddarth Varanasi
The Largest Congregation
The Kumbh Mela is the largest congregation of people in the world! It is both a visual and spiritual spectacle that is not to be missed.
Photo Courtesy: Seba Della y Sole Bossio
Take a walk through the holy ghats of Varanasi and you will be amazed by the sights of spiritual and cultural fervour that dots the river.
Photo Courtesy: Ken Wieland
The Thrissur festival called Pooram, involves the artistic and intricate decoration of elephants.
Photo Courtesy: Brian Holsclaw
The sight of many colourful kites taking to the sky in Jaipur during the annual kite festival is not to be missed.
Photo Courtesy: Meena Kadri
The Tsomoriri Lake is among the most stunningly beautiful nature spots in the country. The moon lake is among the largest high altitude lakes in the country.
Photo Courtesy: Bharath Kumar V
The white salt marshland that is the Great Rann of Kutch is indeed a sight to behold. Stretching into the horizon, this white desert in Gujarat is not to be missed.
Photo Courtesy: Anurag Agnihotri
The Deccan Odyssey
Travel like a king or 'Maharaja' in the opulent luxury aboard the Deccan Odyssey.
Photo Courtesy: Simon Pielow
The Festival of Colours
Among the most fun festivals of India is also the most colourful and best captured on camera. Holi, where every person is both a canvass and a painter!
Photo Courtesy: Sreeram Nambiar
The lush green backwaters of Kerala is a sight to experience in person. The incredible beauty is a joy to behold and is best experienced while drifting across the waters in a houseboat.
Photo Courtesy: Ryan