There are many things to see and visit in various parts of India and you need more than few trips here. So, these are the top 5 destinations in India bucket lists that you cannot miss on your next India trip.
1. Visit the Floating Palace of Udaipur
This magnificent luxury hotel that was once the summer resort home of a Maharajah and his descendants is built on a small island amidst the beautiful Lake Pichola in Udaipur. This is one of the best experiences you can have in India. There is impeccable hospitality from the time you step in the boat ride (this is the way to reach the floating palace) until you are out.
There are lovely terrace garden balconies, large courtyards, domes and great upholstery inside. Moreover, the friendly staff always surprises you with refreshments, etc. Having dinner at the rooftop hotel and balconies overlooking the amazing Udaipur City Palace is an incredible experience.
2. Tour the Pink City of Jaipur
The capital city of Rajasthan – Jaipur is one major attraction in India for tourists all over the world. There are several palaces and monuments such as Hawa Mahal and Amber Palace, that tell stories of a bygone era.
While the Hawa Mahal meaning the Palace of Winds is a five storey structure in the shape of crown of Lord Krishna, the Amber Fort is a massive red and pink sandstone structure with marble also. Jaipur also houses one of the largest solar observatories in Asia known as Jantar Mantar. There is also City Palace, Jaipur that houses amazing palaces known as the Mubrak Mahal and Chandra Mahal and a museum that houses war and personal stuff of ancient royal people. Explore the beautiful pink city Jaipur via luxury train – Palace on Wheels which offers world-class amenities onboard the train.
3. Taj Mahal at Agra & Delhi Monuments
There are many ancient monuments in the national capital Delhi like Qutub Minar, India Gate that has names of martyrs of wars including WW-1 engraved. Most of the monuments are all situated very close to each other. The city of Agra is generally a 3 hour drive by car where you can witness the world structure of love – the Taj Mahal made in pure marble with amazing domes and the massive Red Fort Agra that houses several structures within.
4. Spot a Big Cat at Ranthambore National Park
In the ancient times the Maharajahs hunted in jungles around Sawai Madhopur. Now this turned into a tiger reserve which later became the famous Rantahmbore National Park in Rajasthan. There is also a Ranthambore fort that overlooks the tiger safari. Visitors have various options like jeep, canter, and translator / guide, etc. The best time to visit Ranthambore Wildlife Park to see the tiger in the natural habitat is early in the morning so that you can find a prowling tiger finding food.
5. Witness the Incredible Sunrise over River Ganga
Varanasi is a pilgrimage site with several people from across the country and around the globe visiting this place especially at festival time. There are many other things to do at Varanasi in addition to seeing a procession, religious ceremony or people dipping in the Ganges. The best time to see River Ganga is during festival of Lights – Diwali when people light diya and this lights up the river which looks amazing. During other months visitors can catch the beautiful sunrise over the River Ganga that looks spectacular coloring the waters.
Embark your journey and know more about the Palace on Wheels price for peak and lean season.