North India


Northern part of India is enriched with different cultures religions, marvelous monuments, immense wildlife parks and sanctuaries, holy rivers, majestic Himalayas, and diversified climate conditions. The whole of north India borders countries like Pakistan, China, Nepal and Bhutan from northwest to northeast.

Jammu & Kashmir

The Kashmir, northernmost state of India, comprises of 3 main regions, their languages and their religions. Ladakh, located on a high altitude observes the temperatures decreasing to minus 40 degrees Celsius in winter. Kashmir is the romantic valley more known for its shikares, flower gardens and carpets is a unique paradox on the earth. It snows in winter and sunshine from April to November and the third region in the valley is Jammu, its climatic conditions are just like plains of northern India.

Tourist Places: Srinagar, Pahalgam, Gulmarg, Sonemarg, Khilanmarg, Kargil and Leh.

Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh another mountain state in north India have a kaleidoscope tableau of fortunes of vigorous snowy peaks and charming evergreen valleys, shinning streams and dense forests, rivers, meadows and cultivated land. Dharamsala, home to Dalai Lama a Buddhist monk lies on the foothills of Dhauladhar mountain which haunch the valley. Himachal valleys also abode of cities like Simla, Chamba, Kangra, Kullu, Kinnaur, know for their heritage, panorama, edification and art.

Tourist Places: Dalhousie, Chamba , Dharamsala, Jwalamukhi Temple, Chamunda Devi, Palampur, Kullu-Manali, Kinnaur and Simla.

Utter Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh one of the densely populated states of India lies in the foothills of Himalaya. It treasures holy rivers of India, vast Ganges plain and powerful Himalayas. Some of the most sacred cities of Utter Pradesh are Varanasi, Allahabad where the sacred river flows. The state is also famous for Buddhist pilgrims in Sarnath where Lord Buddha preached his first sermon.

Tourist Places: Mathura, Agra, Varanasi, Lucknow , Allahabad and Taj Mahal.

Rajasthan

Rajesthan, India’s Desert State is known for its princely kingdoms, forts and palace hotels. Northwest of the Aravallis ranges lies Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Barmer and Bikaner the most enchanting regions in the desert. It is also the home of desert plains and the shifting sand dunes of the great Thar Desert.
Some of the popular crafts of Rajesthan are, Meenakari, Jewelry, Ivory, Lac and Glass, Sandalwood, Hand Printing fabrics, mirror work costumes etc.
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Tourist Places: Jaipur, Ajmer/Pushker, Udaipur and Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary.

Punjab

Punjab is also known as the ‘Land of the Five Rivers’, is famous for its green flourishing fields watered by a network of canals. Punjab was one of the first places in India where Green Revolution took place. Much of Punjab came under Pakistan after the partition of India in 1947. The most distinctive Punjabis are the Sikhs, who were given a combative identity by their worshiped gurus who counter the Mughal rule.
Punjab, with an integrated cultural heritage is a treasure trowel for an enthusiastic tourist. The land of the divine gurus not only boast of ancient structures but throbs with historical epitome.

Tourist Places: Amritsar, Chandigarh, Patiala

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Uttaranchal

Uttaranchal is the one of the new state of Indian that came into existence on 9th November 2000, when it got separated from the state of Uttar Pradesh. This bewitching hilly state consists of Garhwal and Kumaon regions. The state is adorned with shining snow capped peaks, which rank among the most majestic mountains of the India. The exquisite hill stations like Nainital, Almora, Ranikhet and Kausani have a charisma of their own. The Corbett National Park, one of the best wild reserves of the country is located near Nainital.

Tourist Places: Almora, Badrinath, Chamoli, Jim Corbett National Park, Gangotri, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Hem Kund, Kasauni and Joshimath.

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