February 14, 2020

Why you should travel to India once in your lifetime - Pahadi Travelers

From all the dreamy places in the world, India exceptionally stands out and never fails to impress its visitors. With its impressive Heritage sites and ancient temples this country is a vast land of culture and serenity. Goodness lies in the air on India, you'll love the beauty of this country which is spread through the native peoples. In this post I am going to tell you why you should travel to India once in your life. 

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India is the One land that all men desire to see, and having seen once, by even a glimpse, would not give that glimpse for all the shows of all the rest of the globe combined. – Mark Twain

Reasons to visit india once in your Lifetime 

Here I am listing the reasons which makes India a must to visit country for every person. You should add India to your Bucket list now because : 

1. The Culture of India is Fascinating 

Indians are very much dedicated towards their customs and rituals. Every person enjoys the festivals a lot, they celebrate them with so much of enthusiasm and joy that even a non-native person will get indulged in them. 

All states have their unique and distinct culture. Hardly any country in the world would likely to have such a vibrant culture. Home to some of the world's ancient civilizations and major religions of the world - Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Jainism. It will be a great experience for you if you explore the culture of india, it's something you can't afford to miss in your life.

2. Food here is mouth-watering

For a foodie it's not just a word, it's a feeling. If you are an epicure then India has got a tons of delicious cuisines for you. Some of the most famous street foods of India are - Choley Bhature, Parathas, Aloo Tikki, Vada Pav, Paddu etc. These must be on your Bucket list of Food goals.

Just like the country, the food is also diverse. India is the Largest Producer of spices in the world. The cooking style is not same in every region, you'll find unique cooking methods. In the capital city there is a Place known as Parathe wali gali which is located at Chandni Chowk, known for its legendary parathas which makes it well-known across the nation.

3. Wonder of the World lies here

Taj Mahal - one of the wonders of the world is situated in the Agra city of Uttar Pradesh state. This Iconic Monument is really impressive. A figure of love and romance that every person wishes to visit with their loved ones. Fascinating carvings and beautiful architecture of this mausoleum attracts every person.

It was declared a UNESCO world Heritage sight in 1983. You may have seen Taj Mahal in books or perhaps over the internet but when you'll have a glimpse of this in reality it will leave you stunned indeed.

4. Historical sites of India has got so much to say

Humayun's Tomb

 You'll love the historical sites of India. The forts in the western state of Rajasthan are amazing as they depicts the bravery of Rajputs. Certain Places in Delhi are also popular because of their history some of them are :  Red Fort , Agrasen ki baoli , Tughlaqabad Fort, Humayun's Tomb.

You'll find a number of historical sites all over the country and they binds a significant history behind it. India is a perfect stay for someone who loves to explore history as every state is home to monuments different than others. There are over 38 UNESCO Heritage sites in India which makes it a jewel for tourists.

5. The Hospitality will get your heart

'Atithi Devo Bhavah' - a popular slogan of Indians which means "The guest is god". They will treat you like their own family member, they take it as their privilege to serve you. Indian Hospitality is really the most unique in the world.  

They are ready to help you in any situation and If you gets stuck in any kind of situation feel free to reach out for a aid, you'll definitely get one :) 

6. India is a Nature's Basket 

Himalayas lying in the north is like a crown to the country. Various ranges of mountains are found in India. In the northern India, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir are prominent states having lush green mountains and valleys.

You will love the greenery, it's so soothing and relaxing. In the winters the beauty of these places enhances even more.

7. Yoga capital of the world is here

Rishikesh - the yoga capital is situated in Uttarakhand, India. Tourists from the corners of world comes here to learn yoga practices. 

Various meditation centres are located there which helps people to achieve spirituality. I love the way foreigners get so much indulged in Indian methods. 

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8. Indian Temples are magnificent

Akshardham Temple

Temples holds a very special place in Indian Culture. People visit temples in order to find inner peace for themselves. They pray for their well-being. 

Moreover, a lot of temples in India are popular because of their amazing architecture and some temples are said to have anonymous powers. 

9. Travelling India is less expensive

India ranks at 10th best for 'Price Competitiveness', which means that India is a affordable destination to travel. You do not need to worry about money much. 

You can expect to spend around 15$ a day while in India atleast. It further depends upon your expenses, if you want to travel with luxury you can give it a go !

To sum up, India is a great place to visit from culture to food, heritage to values , India is a complete package for adventures and exploration. You'll love India for sure :-)

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