The province of North India always gets crowded by higher numbers of tourist throughout the year. This is because of its unique attractions, which have no comparison with any other attractions of provinces. North India tour package includes various tour options that allow tourist to reach any part of the region whether it is the snowy Mountains of Himalayan ranges or the thirsty desert of Rajasthan. It never fails to experience a lifetime journey to its visitors. Through North India tourism one can visit historical monuments of India, exotic beaches in India, Indian wildlife, religious sites in India, etc. at its best.
Followings are some significant tourist places in India, which you should visit during North India tourism:
Agra, the northern most part of the state Uttar Pradesh, is situated on the bank of the holy river Yamuna. The city has many historical and religious places of interest, which once was made by several dynasties of past in their age. The multicolored illumination of the city shows an antique view at night and gives a warm welcome to its visitors. Here, tourist can find a range of wonderful hotels, which can experience a luxurious stay in its land. Some famous items of Agra that you can buy from markets of Agra are carpets, jewelry and leather shoes.
Worth visiting tourist destinations in Agra:
- Taj Mahal:
The greatest attraction in the city or of the state. North India tourism can never be completed without visiting one of the world’s seventh wonder the Taj Mahal. Golden Triangle Tours are the most popular travel package in northern India. The white marble work on this most precious Indian monument is truly incredible. The monument shows the eternal love between the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and his beloved queen Mumtaz Mahal. Never miss to watch sunlight and moonlight effect on Taj Mahal, which will surely add some more excitement in your Taj Mahal tour.
- Agra Fort:
Also known by the name Lal Quila. Inside the Fort there are several monuments, palaces, temples and mosques that were built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar several years ago. Here, you can see a wonderful palace of glass known as Seesh Mahal and some other small buildings such as Jahangir Mahal, Diwan-i-Am, Diwan-i-Khas, Nagina Masjid, Khas Mahal, Musamman Burj, etc. Most of the buildings are made of pure marbles and to cool of the building’s rooms, the walls have been hollowed and filled with running water.
- Akbar’s Tomb:
Near Agra Fort at a distance of 13 km, the tomb of great Mughal Emperor Akbar is situated. It is the place where Akbar was buried. The massive Buland Darwaza opens the door to Akbar’s mausoleum.
2. Fatehpur Sikri:
Fatehpur Sikri fort shows a unique combination of Islamic and Hindu elements in its design and style. Located at a distance of 37 km from Agra. During sunrise and sunset, the tombstone creates a large shadow against the cooper red sky; which exhibits a true inspirational scene for painter and its visitors. Fatehpur Sikri now has become the World heritage site. Your entrance to this Fort will be through the massive gate Buland Darwaza and after entering inside the complex you can see some finest specimens of Mughal architectures. Some wonderful attractions inside the Fort are Jama Masjid, Tomb of Shaikh Salim Chisti, five storied Panch Mahal and Jodha Bai Palace.
Mathura is considered one of the seven sacred places in India. It is the place where the deity of all Hindu’s, Lord Krishna was born. Every year in the month of July or August a flow of Hindu devotees approaches to this holy place to take part in the most auspicious religious festival, Janmashtami. Traveling 57 km distance from Agra you can easily reach Mathura, where you can see some great religious sites like Dwarkadhish Temple, Vishram Ghat, Potara Kung and Gita Mandir. Mathura provides a range of lodging options, which are well furnished and reasonable.
Vrindavan is one another pilgrimage site of the state Uttar Pradesh and is the brought up place of Lord Krishna, situated at a distance of 15 km from Mathura. This playground of Krishna is holding up so many memories of his childhood. The city is the dwelling place of the famous Banke Bihari Temple, also known as ISKCON temple. The most auspicious colorful festival of Hindu’s, Holi is gorgeously celebrated in Vrindavan every year.
Varanasi is accounted the most famous holy place in India; situated on the bank of holy river Ganga. Most of the tourists like to spend their holiday in this holy shrine so that they can best visit its famous bathing Ghats, temples and evening ‘Aarti’. The city is enriched with many ancient temples like Durga Kund, Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Tulsi Manas Temple, Annapoorna Temple etc. You can also include some other tourist places of Varanasi in your tour itinerary such as Sarnath, Jaunpur, Chunar and Prabha Wildlife Sanctuary, which are mostly visited by numbers of tourist. Varanasi also offers ranges of world-class accommodation with updated amenities, which are available at reasonable rates.
If there is any city in India where the blend of 3 holy rivers namely Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati can be spotted out then it must be the holiest city Allahabad. At an interval of every 12 years the city celebrates the greatest religious festival, Maha Kumbh Mela on the bank of the most sacred river the Ganga. It is the meet of more than 70 millions of people, which is held in the month of January or February. Apart from that Allahabad also offers some historical places of interest such as Allahabad Fort, Anand Bhawan, Allahabad museum etc.