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famous indian hill stationsIn every tour planning, there must be a consideration for hill stations, otherwise it’s not complete. Hill stations are considered as a traveler’s paradise. The Snowy peak, gorges, greenery of valleys, lakes and rivers altogether brings a nice experience to the visitors to hill stations. Now a day, the hill stations are turned as an unavoidable part of holidays in India.

India, as a land of wide array of features, is famous for its beautiful destinations across the globe. Hill stations in India contribute much to this attraction. India is mainly gifted with variety of hill stations across the country from south to north and east to west. A number of small and big hill station spots are in India; among them several places occupy great position in the world famous hill stations. Delhousie, Manali, Nainital, Darjeeling, Ooty, Gangtok, Gulmarg, Kodaikanal, Srinangar, Ladakh, Almora, Mount Abu, Munnar, Mussoorie, Shimla, Kashmir, Chamba, etc are some of the famous Indian hill stations.

Indian Hill Stations Photo Gallery

India as a country with varied land features from place to place; it has great to share among the wildlife beauty. The unique features of vegetation and wildlife of India brings more coverage to Indian wildlife tours from all over the globe. The Indian national parks with effect of its richness in the heritage and Bandhavgarh national parkbio-diversity are totally surprises the wildlife tourists. Exposure to around 600 species of birds (rarest of rare are found among them), never seen kind of animals and matchless diversity of flora and fauna are helping Indian national parks to stand ahead before the world in case this wildlife resources. Presently, more than 100 national parks established in India and winter is the best time to visit national parks in India.

Most of Indian national parks have several tour options for visitor like boating through the lakes, elephant ride, trekking, etc. Corbett National Park, Ranthambhore National Park, Bandhavgarh National Park, Kaziranga National Park, Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, etc., are the major national parks in India.

Top Ten National Parks in India

1 – Corbett National Park

ranthambore national parkCorbett National Park is the oldest national parks in India and also it’s among the most visited Indian national parks. Located in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, the Corbett National Park was established in the year 1936. The park is very famous for its tiger reserve and the other major sightseeing attraction are Corbett Jungle Museum, Garjia Temple , Kyari Camp, Corbett Water Falls , Sunrise Point, Kalagarh Dam, etc.

2 – Ranthambhore National Park

Indian national parksRanthambore National Park is one of the largest national parks in India and is located in the Sawai Madhopur district of the Indian State Rajasthan. It became a national park in the year 1980 and presently it is one of the main tiger reserves.  Here the tigers can be seen during the day time and also it’s famous for its variety in flora and fauna. Ranthambore Fort, Bakaula, Kachida Valley, Malik Talao, Padam Talao , Lakarda and Anantpura, etc., are the other main attraction of this national park.

3 – Kaziranga National Park

The Kaziranga National Park, one of the UNESCO World Heritage Natural Sites in India, is situated in the national parks of IndiaGolaghat and Nagaon districts of the state of Assam. This national park is quite famous for several species, vegetations and birds, especially for the view of elephants and one-horned rhinos. The elephant ride is one of the main attractions of the park.

4 – Sariska Tiger Reserve

The Sariska Tiger Reserve is located in the Alwar district of the Indian state of Rajasthan. This national park is famous for wild animals especially it works as a tiger reserve. The park is home for different species of flora and fauna. The other attractions of the park are Kankawadi Fort, Hanuman Temple, Pandupol, Sariska Palace, etc.

5 – Bandhavgarh National Park

Indian tiger reservesThe Bandhavgarh National Park is located in the Umaria district of Madhya Pradesh and is famous for its richness in flora and fauna. Tigers are the main attraction inside the park and are home for several other wild animals too. It’s among the most prolific national parks in India and jeep ride and elephant safari activities are possible options inside the park. Bandhavgarh Fort, Bandhavgarh Hill, etc are the other attractions of the park.

6 – Kanha National Park

Located in the Mandla and Balaghat districts of Madhya Pradesh, the Kanha National Park is a national park and a tiger reserve of India, established in the year 1955. Good number of tigers, reptiles, birds, mammals and vegetations are the main animal attractions of the park. The sunset point view is a delightful treat of the park to its visitors. Kanha Museum, Raja Rani, Jungle Safari, etc., are the other attractions of the park.india wildlife tours

7 – Periyar National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary

The Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the districts of Idukki and Pathanamthitta from the South Indian state of Kerala. It was established as a wildlife sanctuary in the year 1950 and later in 1978 transferred as a tiger reserve. Indian elephants are the main attraction of the park and the view of elephants walking near the Periyar Lake is really a beautiful moment to any wildlife visitor. The vegetation view is also good around the park. The boat ride around the Periyar Lake inside the park will definitely give some lifetime moments to one who follow.

8 – Sunderbans National Park

indian wildlife destinationsLocated in the Sundarbans delta in the Indian state of West Bengal, the Sunderbans National Park is national park and a tiger reserve of India. This Indian national park is the one and only of its kind in the world and the park is viewed only by boat. It covers more than 50 Islands and also shares space with neighborhood country Bangladesh. The sole features of the park make it one of the famous destinations for India wildlife tours.

9 – Keoladeo National Park

The Keoladeo National Park or Keoladeo Ghana National Park is situated in Bharatpur from the state of Rajasthan. The park is formerly known as Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. It’s among the UNESCO World Heritage Site and is home for different kinds of birds, wild animals and vegetations. The ride through rickshaw inside the park is really interesting thing to watch the flying birds around.periyar wildlife sanctuary

10 – Gir Forest National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary

The Gir Forest National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Indian state of Gujarat and was established in the year 1965. This Indian national park is home for the Asiatic lions and tigers are also present inside the park. The park surrounding is mixed with semi-evergreen and evergreen flora, scrub jungle, acacia, rocky hills and grasslands. No doubt at all, it is one another wildlife beauty spot in India.

India is a country in which differences are present in each and every area like culture, religion, language and also in nature of destinations. This significance of diversity among the Indian places makes it one of the mostly preferred tourist spot among international visitors. India has metro cities with modern beauty, traditional beauty spots and also several colorful festivals to add in the limelight.  Here is a list of most preferred Indian tourist destinations:

Delhi becomes one of the most visited Indian destinations with help of its traditional and modern beauty. New Delhi and Old Delhi together contributes to this achievement with several attractive tourist spots like the Red Fort, Delhi Juma Masjid, Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb, India Gate, Lotus Temple, Akshardham Temple, Jawaharlal Nehru University and the Parliament House.

Mumbai is the next one among the major tourist spots in India. Being the business capital of India have some good places to attract tourists such as Gateway of India, Hanging Gardens, Mumbai film city and several stunning beaches. The High Court building and Taj Mahal hotel are adding values to its impressions. It has some of the religious attractions like Haji Ali Dargah, Siddhivinayak and Mahalaxmi temples.

Bangalore, also known as the Silicon Valley of India, is another Indian destination with good count of visitors every year.  The major sightseeing attractions of Bangalore include Bangalore Palace, Vidhana Soudha, Holy Trinity Church, Bull Temple, Tipu Sultan’s Palace, Lord Shiva Temple, Ulsoor Lake and some other places too.

Chennai, known as ‘The Detroit of Asia’, is one of India’s important trading centers with a good percentage of automotive exports. Major tour destinations from Chennai consist of  St. Mary’s Church, Kapaleeswarar Temple, Basilica of the National Shrine of St.Thomas, Wallajah Mosque, Guindy National Park, Valluvar Kottam and famous Marina Beach.

Most of the tourists who look for beach holidays give first preference for Goa as it is gifted with several wonderful beaches. Goa is also famous for some of great religious places and world heritage architecture. Aguada, Baga, Calangute, Anjuna, Miramar, Vagator, Colva, etc., are the beaches that are worth visiting in Goa. Spice plantations  and wildlife sanctuaries also plays a good role in Goa tourism promotion.

jaipur tour destinationsJaipur stands ahead of Indian destinations with its glory in the past. The place is counted as one of the must see destination of India tour. Temples and other religious sites, forts, monuments, palaces, etc., are the main attractions of Jaipur. Main attraction include Amber Fort and Elephant Race, Jaigarh Fort,  Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal, Rambagh Palace, Central Museum, City Palace, Jantar Mantar and Nahargarh Fort.

Manali is counted as one of the attractive hill stations mostly visited every year by domestic and foreign tourists. Some of the sightseeing attractions are Rohtang Pass, Solang valley ski centre, Vashisht Temple, and Hadimba Temple. Ooty is the next destination to be included in the list. This south Indian eye catching beauty spot also shares a good hill station experience along with several other attractions like Wenlock Downs, Parsons Valley Reservoir, Pine forest, Kamaraj Sagar Dam, Mudumalai National Park, Doddabetta Peak, Avalanche Lake, Emerald Lake, Porthimund Lake, etc.

Agra is a much familiar destination for all visitors to India. The creative beauty of Mughal empire architecture is can be clearly captured from the various buildings it has. Taj Mahal is the finest example and great attraction of Agra as a must see destination of India. The other important places are Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri. Several other Mughal works are also present to go through while on an Agra tour.

Kerala becomes another south Indian attraction to be included in your India tour packages. Kerala, also known as “God’s own country”, by the way it has gifted with variety of natural beauty. This green field is attracting most of the foreigners. Kumarakom Houseboat trip, Cochin, backwater journey, Munnar hill station beauty, Kanyakumari, Ayurvedic tour, etc., is the main tour highlights here.

south india toursThe East Indian business and financial centre Kolkata is another preferred destination. The main attractions are Victoria Memorial, Fort William, Birla Planetarium, Howrah Bridge, Eden Gardens (Stadium), Marble Palace, Nicco Park, Saheed Minar, Belur Math, National Library, Writer’s Building and Botanical Gardens.

Hyderabad covers a good percentage of total visitors with help of its major attractions like Charminar, Birla Mandir, Golconda Fort, Ramoji Film City, Falaknuma Palace, Lumbini Park, Mecca Masjid, Salar Jung Museum, Chilkur Wildlife Park, Hussain Sagar Lake, Hyderabad Golf Club and Snow World.

We are all living in a busy life cycle and the same routine is going on around our days. No one is responsible for being in such an environment rather what we call life is itself attached with this kind of nature.  Different people are engaged in various forms of jobs; some may engaged in interesting jobs such as photographers, writers, travel guide, sports instructor, etc., and some others are doing just opposite kind of works like accountants, policeman, etc. In fact, what may be the job area everyone is doing same works all through and hence it’s frustrating for most of them.

tour planningHere comes the importance of a tour planning to brighten up secure, fit and sustainable travel options and through which to have some relaxing moments of life. In other words, tour plans itself creates the possibility of get together bounded with pleasure moments. No one can deny the role and importance of tour packages as a universal pleasure giving factor.

Mostly people prefer holidays to come up with a suitable travel plan. Different types of plans are in the ground such as Workplace travel plans (by employers to encourage staff), School travel plans (by institutes to make students get refreshed), Personal travel plans (trip with entire family or friends as a get together), etc. There are some other people who like single travel or going solo. Such tour plans are coming from a view point that different people may have different taste and preferences. So they don’t want to disturb anyone, but want to enjoy the moves himself. What may be the intension behind any tour planning; the end will be derived as the days of enjoyment.

I would like to conclude with a famous travel quote by Miriam Beard, “Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.”