35 destinations you should visit in India - With photos, details & attractions in each destination

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35 destinations to explore in India

The seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country, and the most populous democracy in the world. A hotpot of languages, religions, numerous cultures & traditions.

Maharashtra36 destinations, 146 attractions

Maharashtra is the wealthiest state by all major economic parameters and also the most industrialized state in India. Maharashtra is well known for its culture, history, architect, food, and art.

Manipur8 destinations, 17 attractions

Manipur  is a state in northeastern India, with the city of Imphal as its capital. Manipur is not only the gateway of the North Eastern region but is also a fascinating destination for discerning tourists. Blessed with a salubrious climate and landscapes languishing in natural beauty and scenic splendour, the state extends to the tourists a warm welcome. Some important tourist centres in Manipur are: Shree Govindajee temple, Khwairamband Bazar (Ima Keithel), War cemeteries, Shaheed Minar, Nupi L

Meghalaya7 destinations, 20 attractions

A hilly state in northeastern India. The name means "the abode of clouds" in Sanskrit.

Mizoram6 destinations, 14 attractions

Mizoram is a state in northeastern India, with Aizawl as its capital city. The name is derived from "Mizo", the name of the native inhabitants, and "Ram", which means land, and thus Mizoram means "land of the Mizos". Within the northeast region, it is the southernmost landlocked state, sharing borders with three of the Seven Sister States, namely Tripura, Assam and Manipur.

Odisha30 destinations, 83 attractions

The ancient kingdom of Kalinga, which was invaded by the Mauryan emperor Ashoka in 261 BCE resulting in the Kalinga War, coincides with the borders of modern-day Odisha.

Puducherry4 destinations, 37 attractions

Puducherry formerly known as Pondicherry is one of the 9 union territories of India. It was formed out of four territories of former French India, namely Pondichéry (Pondicherry; now Puducherry), Karikal (Karaikal), Mahé and Yanaon (Yanam), excluding Chandernagore. It is named after the largest district, Puducherry. Historically known as Pondicherry (Pāṇṭiccēri), the territory changed its official name to Puducherry on 20 September 2006.

Punjab16 destinations, 54 attractions

A state in northern India. Mainly agricultural state. it is one of the smaller albeit prosperous states of the nation, and home to a lively, hospitable and dynamic people.

Rajasthan33 destinations, 159 attractions

The Indian state having innumerable royal palaces and forts. It is also known for its Thar desert, royal culture and historical monuments, such as the Hawa Mahal, and the numerous baoris.

Sikkim4 destinations, 29 attractions

Sikkim is a state in northeastern India. It borders Tibet in the north and northeast, Bhutan in the east, Nepal in the west, and West Bengal in the south. Sikkim is also located close to India's Siliguri Corridor near Bangladesh. Sikkim is the least populous and second smallest among the Indian states. A part of the Eastern Himalaya, Sikkim is notable for its biodiversity, including alpine and subtropical climates, as well as being a host to Kangchenjunga, the highest peak in India and third hi

Tamil Nadu32 destinations, 186 attractions

Home to historic buildings, multi pilgrimage sites, hill stations, cultural arts, and three world heritage sites.

Telangana11 destinations, 52 attractions

Telangana, the 29th and youngest state of India. The cultural hearts of Telangana, Hyderabad, and Warangal, are noted for their wealth and renowned historical structures.

Tripura7 destinations, 11 attractions

Tripura is a state in northeastern India. The third-smallest state in the country, Tripura is one of the most literate states in India .It shares borders with Bangladesh, Mizoram and Assam.

Uttar Pradesh45 destinations, 128 attractions

With roughly 200 million inhabitants, it is the most populous state in India as well as the most populous country subdivision in the world.

Uttarakhand13 destinations, 122 attractions

It is often referred to as the "Devabhumi" (Land of the Gods) due to numerous Hindu temples and pilgrimage centres found throughout the state. Uttarakhand is known for the natural environment of the Himalayas.

West Bengal21 destinations, 156 attractions

The name of Bengal or Bangla is derived from the ancient kingdom of Vanga.  West Bengal is endowed with distinct natural attractions like an impressive mountain range, virgin forests, a variety of wildlife, verdant tea gardens and much more.

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