The length and breadth of India is full of different sights and sounds. After bringing you the best tourist places in South India , we now bring you the best tourist places in Northern and Western India. From the numerous world heritage sites dotting Agra to Madhya Pradesh, to the caves of Ajanta and Ellora and the natural beauty of Dehradun and Leh, there is a mix of religion, adventure and nature for everyone. Native Planet brings you the best tourist places in Northern and Western India
The 30 rock-cut Buddhist cave temples in Aurangabad, Maharashtra are described as "the finest surviving examples of Indian art" .They are also a UNESCO recognised 'World Heritage site'
Another world heritage site, the cave paintings of Bhimbetka, Madhya Pradesh, showcase the earliest traces of life in the Indian sub-continent.
Corbett National Park
The oldest national park in the country, Corbett is also worth a visit to get a glimpse of the last remaining tigers in the wild
Famous for its nearby picturesque getaways like Mussorie and Nainital, this beautiful capital city of Uttarakhand is a must-visit for those seeking to get away from the buzz of the cities
These are a group of Hindu and Buddhist temples located on the island of Elephanta off Mumbai and attract tourists from across the world
Gir National Park
The only home of the Asiatic Lions, this is a must-see place in Gujarat.
The 'Pink city' of Rajasthan is a place to see forts and palaces and revel in royal delights. Enjoy your stay here in some of the former palaces that have been turned into hotels.
Another world heritage site, the erotic sculpture of the 22 temples here depicting various scenes of worldly pleasures is world-famous.
In Jammu and Kashmir, Leh's scenic beauty is spell-binding. It is also home to the highest motorable pass in the world
Mountain Railway- Himachal
The toy trains of Himachal have been around for more than 100 years and a ride in them is a must to get a snapshot of life in the hills!
What better way to take a break from the sweltering summers than to head to the cool climes of Manali. Tourists must visit the Great Himalayan National Park, Hadimba Temple, Solang Valley and the tiny lake of the Beas Kund and Rohtang Pass.
Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers
Located in the lap of the Himalayas, meadows of alpine flowers stretch as far as the eye can see and seem to meet the clouds. The gentleness of the valley complements the ruggedness of the Nanda Devi mountain
This ancient city, traces its history far back to the 9th century and was once the seat of the Maratha kingdom. Despite the growing demands of modernization, there are still remnants of the old-world charm to be found here. Look around and soak in the age.
Rann of Kutch
Let the vastness of the Great Rann of Kutch, salt desert envelop you and make you feel the fleeting nature of time and the power of nature
The holiest of the seven sacred cities in Hinduism and Jainism, Varanasi is also one of the oldest continously inhabited cities in the world