Top 10 Holiday Destinations in India

Top 10 Holiday Destinations in India:- India is the world’s largest developing country with a variety of tourist places. The tourism industry in India is growing rapidly. India is one of the favorite holiday destinations for thousands of people worldwide.

Whether it is the high mountains of the Himalayas or the tropical greenery of Kerala, from the sacred Ganges to the sands of the Thar desert.

India is filled with lots and lots of exotic places. India is having numerous variety of cultures, landscapes, monuments, and places, therefore it is the best-suited place for holidays. Here is a concise list of Top 10 Holiday Destination in India:

Top 10 Holiday Destinations in India

1. Delhi


Delhi is the National Capital Territory of India. This capital city of India is one of the best holiday destinations, attracting various local and foreign tourists. It is the largest urban agglomeration in India.

Lotus temple, Humayun’s Tomb, Connaught Place, Akshardham temple, and India Gate are the popular spots in Delhi. Delhi is also the most populated city in the country.

2. Agra

Taj Mahal

Agra is situated on the banks of river Yamuna in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh. It is one of the major tourist destinations. Many splendid Mughal-era buildings like Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri make Agra one of the most visited places in India.

Agra is one of the Golden Triangle tourist circuits, along with Delhi and Jaipur. Chini Ka Rauza, Samadhi of Soamiji Maharaj, Itimad-ud-Daula’s, Mariyam’s Tomb, Jama Masjid, Bauddhmathb, etc are some of the best places in Agra.

3. Goa


Goa is located in West India at Konkan region. It is the smallest state in India by area. Panaji is the capital city of Goa and Vasco da Gama is the largest city.

Goa is a favorite destination for international and domestic tourists because of its beaches, places of worship, and world heritage architecture. Shree Mallikarjun, Palolem Beach, Cabo de Rama, Colva Beach, Madgaon are the places of tourist attraction in Goa.

4. Jaipur


Jaipur is the capital city of of Rajasthan. It is known as the Pink City of India. Jal Mahal, Lakshmi-Narayan Temple, Albert Hall Museum, Hawa Mahal, Amer Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Jaipur Zoo, Jantar Mantar etc are the tourists attraction of Jaipur.

The city is also equipped with various royal hotels and forts. It is among the World Heritage Sites included on the Golden Triangle tourist circuit, along with Delhi and Agra.

5. Kochi

Kochi City

Kochi is located on the west coast of India by the Arabian Sea. It is also known as Cochin and it is part a of Ernakulam district in Kerala.

Kochi is one of the leading Indian cities for international and domestic tourist arrivals. Waterfront Marine Drive, Chinese Fishing Nets, Kochi Marina, Parikshith Thampuran Museum, Infopark are the popular spots in the city.

6. Mumbai


Mumbai (also known as Bombay) is the wealthiest city in India. It is the capital city of Maharashtra and the financial, commercial and entertainment capital of India.

Mumbai is among the most popular holiday destinations in India due to places like Cuffe Parade Skyline, the Rajabai Clock Tower, the Taj Mahal Hotel, Nariman Point, and the Gateway of India. Mumbai, located on the west coast of India is one of the most populous urban regions in the world.

7. Udaipur


Udaipur  is a city located in Rajasthan in western India. Udaipur is known for its Rajput-era palaces. The Lake Palace covers an entire island in the Pichola Lake.

Jaipur is often called the “Venice of the East”, and is also popular as “Lake City” or “City of Lakes”. Some of the most beautiful lakes in the city are Lake Pichola, Fateh Sagar Lake, Udai Sagar, and Swaroop Sagar which attracts various international and domestic tourists.

8. Bangalore


Bangalore (also known as Bengaluru) is located in southern India on the Deccan Plateau. It is the capital city of Karnataka and the third-largest city in India.

As Bangalore is the nation’s leading information technology (IT) exporter it is also known as the “Silicon Valley of India”.  UB City, Infosys, Glass house at Lal Bagh, Vidhana Soudha, Shiva statue, Bagmane Tech Park are the famous places to visit in the city.

9. Gurgaon

Trident Hilton Gurgaon

Gurgaon is located in the south-west of New Delhi. It is a leading financial and industrial center, situated in the National Capital Region near New Delhi in the state of Haryana.

Gurgaon is filled with all the elements of being a metropolitan city. Damdama Lake, Sheetala Devi Temple, Ambience Mall, Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary, Devi Art Foundation, Kurukshetra, etc are the tourist spots of Gurgaon attracting tourists worldwide.

10. Varanasi

Ahilya Ghat by the Ganges Varanasi

Varanasi (also called Banaras or Kashi) is situated on the banks of river Ganga in Uttar Pradesh. It is one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.

It is known as the holy city of India, the religious capital of India, the city of Shiva, and the city of learning. Ahilya Ghat, New Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport, Tibetan Temple in Sarnath, Banaras Hindu University, Kashi Vishwanath Temple are the famous places to visit in the city.

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