India has many destinations for international tourists. Many backpackers stay for 2-3 months to spend good time in India. India ranks seven in the Asia Pacific region for the most visited country in international travellers. India has many UNESCO world heritage sites for history lovers, mountains for trackers, places like Goa for party lovers. Here I will give you some ideas of the top tourist destinations of India for international travellers. Plan your trip to this amazing country with these 30 India travel tips for backpackers.
These destinations are from all over India. If you have less time then you have to make your plan wisely. I found this 2 week India itinerary which perfects for international travellers who are in only for two weeks.
Udaipur – Top tourist destinations of India
Udaipur is called the city of lakes and India’s white city. It is home of lakes, palaces and five-star hotels, forts, temples. It is the top wedding destination for celebrities. You can visit Udaipur travel guide for more information.
Goa is located on the western coast of India. Most numbers of international tourists come here. It is famous for its white sandy beaches, water sports, nightlife. It was a former Portuguese colony.
Agra- Top tourist destinations of India
Agra is home of world-famous and wonders of the world ‘The Taj Mahal’. It has three UNESCO world heritage site Fatehpur Sikri, Agra fort and Taj Mahal. If you are planning to visit India then It must be in your bucket list. After visiting Agra, you can go to Jaipur by road. Do not forget to visit the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary in Keoladeo National Park which is only 50 Kilometres from Agra on way to Jaipur.
Jaipur is the Pink City of India. Must visit places of Jaipur are Amber Palace, City Palace, Jal Mahal, Hawa Mahal Jal Mahal and many more. Check this guide to the best tourist places in Jaipur and make your plan to visit the beautiful city of Jaipur. Don’t worry if you are with kids, there are many amazing places to visit in Jaipur with kids.
To reach here, you can take a direct flight to Jaipur from Delhi. Also, you can visit Jaipur by road or by train also. Many tour operators have their Ac sleeper couch buses running between Delhi and Jaipur. If you want to try Indian railways then you should buy confirm tickets from travel agencies. Best time to visit Jaipur is Month of December to February.
Hampi- Top tourist destinations of India
It is one of the UNESCO world heritage sites in India. It is located in the Indian state of Karnataka. Hampi is famous for its historical monuments.
Mumbai- Top tourist destinations of India
The financial capital of India, Mumbai is major tourists spot for international travellers. You can travel easily anywhere in India from Mumbai. It has tourist destinations like Gateway of India, Dhobi ghat (world’s largest open-air laundry), Elephanta caves.
Jaisalmer- Top tourist destinations of India
The golden city of Jaisalmer is located in the heart of the Thar desert in the state of Rajasthan. It is called as Golden city of India. It is famous for palaces, sand dunes, temples. Camel Safari in Jaisalmer is worth to visit in the evening time. After that, you can also visit desert camps. The best time to visit Jaisalmer is in winter times in the months of October to February.
Delhi- Top tourist destinations of India
Delhi is the capital of India. It is the most visited place by foreign visitors. Qutub Minar, Red Fort Lotus Temple, Akshardham, India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Bangla Sahib Gurudwara are the most visited places by travellers.
October to March is the best time to visit Delhi. The best idea of getting around in Delhi is Delhi Metro. From the Delhi metro to nearby places, you can travel by taxi. Uber and Ola taxi service are also available in Delhi. Delhi is also famous for its food. Try delicious Indian food here.
If you want to say beautiful landscape, mountains great culture then you must visit Leh Ladakh. It is bounded by world’s two mountain ranges great Himalaya and the Karakoram. Ladakh is truly beautiful. tourist attractions of Leh Ladakh are Pangong Lake, Shanti stupa Leh Palace magnetic Hill, Tso Moriri Lake.