Top 10 Places to Visit in India

Top 10 Places to Visit in India

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Take a deeper look at the most fascinating, interesting, and mind boggling places to visit in India – a country like no other!

If you haven’t been to India, you won’t be able to comprehend how interesting, different, and mind-blowing it can be! India is so big and diverse in culture, history, and landscape that you won’t be able to see much of it even if you try in your lifetime. It’s a difficult job to make a list of the top 10 places to visit in India, as the options are plentiful. However, I tried to make a list for you, keeping history, landscapes, and culture in place.

Spiti Valley

Scenic road in Langza village in Spiti valley
Spiti valley is not in this world; visiting there felt like going out of the world

Why visit Spiti Valley?

  • Outstanding landscape
  • Tibetan culture
  • High-altitude trekking

Read the travel guide to Spiti Valley.

Where is Spiti Valley?

Himachal Pradesh.


Snowy Sonamarg in Kashmir
Kashmir is more like Switzerland than India, or even better!

Why visit Kashmir?

  • Outstanding landscape
  • Houseboat stay
  • Experience of snowfall
  • Deemed as the Heaven on Earth

Read travel guide to Kashmir.

Where is Kashmir?

Jammu & Kashmir.


Taj Mahal in Agra is one of the Top 10 Places to Visit in India
The Tajmahal is a landmark you must see before you die.

Why Visit Agra?

  • The Tajmahal
  • Outstanding architectures
  • Full of histories
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Read about places to visit in Agra and if Tajmahal is worth a visit.

Where is Agra?

Uttar Pradesh.


Intricate Jaipur City Palace
City Palace in Jaipur—you will find wonderful architecture like this in Jaipur.

Why Visit Jaipur?

  • Some of the best forts in India
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Desert safaris as day trips

Read about the places to visit in Jaipur.

Where is Jaipur?



Humayun's Tomb - Delhi is one of the Top 10 Places to Visit in India
Humayun’s tomb in Delhi

Why Visit Delhi?

  • The capital of India
  • Some of the famous architectures like Humayun’s tomb and Lotus Temple
  • Old Delhi is a fascinating place to visit
  • The food – I could stay in Delhi forever for them
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Explore Delhi in 2 days.

Where is Delhi?

It’s a Union territory and the capital.


Victoria Memorial in Kolkata is one of the Top 10 Places to Visit in India
People are enjoying their time in front of the Victoria memorial in Kolkata

Why visit Kolkata?

  • The cultural capital of India
  • For some, this is the city of Joy
  • One can’t beat the sweets of Kolkata

Learn about the places to visit in Kolkata.

Where is Kolkata?

West Bengal.

Andaman and Nicobar Island

Radhanagar beach in Andaman island
Radhanagar beach is the best beach in India

Why Visit Andaman?

  • Some of the best beaches in India
  • Calm, tranquil, and remote

See the amazing photos of Radhanagar Beach on Andaman Island.

Where is Andaman and Nicobar Islands?

This is to the south of India and an island with the same state name.


Agonda Beach in Goa
Agonda beach in Goa is one of the 10 places to visit in India

Why visit Goa?

  • Pristine beaches
  • Party, yoga, and nightlife
  • Fantastic waterfalls

Read about places to visit in South Goa.

Where is Goa?

Goa is the smallest state in Goa.


Jogini Waterfalls in Manali
Jogini falls in Manali; you will find such beautiful places in every corner of Manali

Why visit Manali?

  • One of the most beautiful cities in India
  • Greeneries, mountains, waterfalls
  • Base to visiting snowcapped mountains
  • Snowsports in winter

Learn about the places to visit in Manali.

Where is Manali?

Himachal Pradesh.

Darjeeling and Gangtok

Kanchenjunga is a magical mountain

Why visit Darjeeling and Gangtok?

  • A beautiful hill station
  • Chill and romantic vibe
  • A snowcapped mountain of magical and mighty Kanchenjunga
  • Exploring Gangtok and surroundings, a hidden gem accessible from Darjeeling

Where are Darjeeling and Gangtok?

West Bengal and Sikkim

Fuad Omar

Fuad loves to travel! A lot! Carrying a Bangladeshi passport means he needs a prior visa for visiting most of the countries. He got detained in many borders because of his nationality but; he didn’t give up - he set his foot to 40 countries. He believes, if he could travel the world despite all the odds, you can, too. Fuad is a Computer Engineer by profession, and author of a travelogue in Bangla. He currently lives in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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