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8 tourist places in India that are redefining joy of exploring

Rahul Tiwari
10th May 2018
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India’s tourism industry is blooming more and more each day, as this country has something for everyone. You could wish for a tranquil offbeat escape or might want to explore an already famous destination. Well, to help you pick the best destination, here is a list featuring the top tourist places in India!

1. Munnar:

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One of the top tea plantation paradises of India, Munnar looks heavenly with its velvety green hillocks. It acts as a habitat for rich wildlife and bird life. Being a famous tourist place in India, Munnar has got it all in terms of sightseeing options, accommodation and ease of connectivity. Primarily this hill station in Kerala is visited by honeymooners, but solo travelers and families find what they seek, as well.

2. Alleppey:

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Alleppey is the first name that pops in the mind when it comes to experiencing the backwaters of Kerala. The canals infringed with palm and coconut tree, as well as tiny hamlets make it an ideal escape for anyone wishing to witness the culture and nature of India. People come over for spending night at the houseboats as well as visiting different sites as they row around.

3. Shimla:

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Shimla is called the Queen of Hills and is also the capital of Himachal Pradesh. This hill station is indeed one of the most famous tourist places in India, all around the year. During summer, Shimla acts as a saviour from scorching heat in the neighboring states and winters means snowfall, and the landscape looks dreamy. Travelers visit Shimla in summer for different activities such as skiing and ice skating.

4. Pondicherry:

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The French Colony of India, Pondicherry has to be in your list if you wish to witness the French magic without having to spend as much. The beaches here only add on to the charm and the vibrantly coloured buildings make it look lively. Right from parties to definite peace and meditation, Pondicherry is surely a paradise.

5. Kutch:

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Kutch mesmerizes with its surreal landscape. This white salt desert is best visited during the winter season, when Gujarat Tourism organizes Rann Utsav, a cultural and experiential festival to flaunt the vibrancy of the state. People from across the world travel to attend Rann Utsav and be a part of cultural extravaganza.

6. Kashmir:

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Kashmir is called Heaven on Earth, and there couldn’t be a more apt title for this place indeed. Beautified with colorful flowers sprinkled across Himalayas, snow-capped peak and shimmering lakes; this hill station is a must visit if you are on a quest to explore India.

7. Goa:

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Goa needs no introduction! This beach state of India is a magnet for tourists regardless of their geographical boundaries. Right from crazy beach parties to a buzzing shopping scenario the possibility never ceases. You can come over for a fortnight and will still find this time to not be sufficient to explore this tiny state.

8. Dharamshala:

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Dharamshala is home of Dalai Lama, and with that being said you can witness the beauty of Tibetan culture coexisting with Indian culture here. The cherry on the cake is its scenic charm for sure. With its growing popularity, more hotels are being made to accommodate more travelers. There are a number of activities and attractions that one can enjoy during their stay; camping in and trekking to Triund is somewhere at the top of the list.

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