India is a huge country with one of the most diverse cultures and histories in the world. It has diverse landscapes that change every few hundred kilometres. India is home to many world-famous monuments, temples, beaches, etc. It is difficult to limit the things which you can do in this amazing country. Some of the interesting things to do in India are as follows:
Visit the Taj Mahal
No visit to India is complete without visiting the Taj Mahal. It is one of the seven wonders of the world. The Taj Mahal was built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jehan in memory of his departed wife-Mumtaz. This iconic monument made from pristine white marbles attracts millions of tourists every year. The Taj Mahal is known as an epitome of love. You can visit it on any day, however, visiting it on full moon night is a different experience. You will have to pay extra charges for visiting on a full moon night, but the experience would be unforgettable.
Experience the Himalayas
The Indian Himalayas is filled with natural beauty and tourist attractions. You can visit Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh in the east for experiencing giant butterflies and orchid forests. In the western part, you can see diverse communities and viewpoints. If you are interested in pilgrimages, then you can explore the northern part of the Indian Himalayas. The Himalayas has become one of the greatest attraction for tourism in the past 2 decades. The stunning beauty of cliffs and the mountains portrays a magnificent panorama of natural beauty. Visiting this place is definitely the most exciting thing to do in India.
Bike Trip to Ladakh
If you are a biker, then you must not miss a bike trip to Ladakh. You can start from Manali and navigate through the mesmerizing Rohtang Pass and Spiti valley. You will need to cross many mountain passes, before making your way to Ladakh. Once you reach Ladakh, you must go to Khardungla Pass, which is the highest motorable pass in the world. the Rohtang pass remains closed from December up to nearly 6 months due to snow. Hence, you will need to plan your bike trip from June to December. You will be awestruck by the beautiful Himalayan landscape and clear blue skies.
The Golden Temple in Amritsar is another rewarding experience. The temple is important to the Sikh community as the Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji is located inside it. Hari Mandir or Darbar Sahib is the most sacred place inside the Golden Temple. You should visit the Langar Hall for eating a delicious but free meal at any time during the day. It feeds more than 100,000 visitors daily. You can even try your hand at community cooking where people volunteer to cook food for serving the visitors.