12 Things You must Do in India
A popular tourist destination, India offers a number of interesting attractions. We give you a number of things and some must visit places for your Indian visit.
1. Visit the Taj Mahal
Well, no marks for guessing why this one made it to the list. This superb 17th century white marble monument is the epitome of love. You will be left awe-struck if you admire its beauty on a full-moon night. Attracting thousands of tourists every year, this wonder of the world surely cannot be missed.
2. Take a biking trip to Ladakh
If you love adventure and enjoy riding a bike, then a road trip to Ladakh is a must-do. You can begin the journey from Manali, ride through the mesmerizing Rohtang Pass, stunning Lahaul and Spiti Valley, and reach Ladakh after crossing a number of high mountain passes. Once you are in Ladakh, do not forget to take a bike trip to Khardung La Pass, the world’s highest motorable pass. Just remember that you can only take this trip between June to December.
3. Practice Yoga at Parmarth Niketan
Rejuvenate your senses as you visit Parmarth Niketan, which is located on the banks of the holy River Ganges. Surrounded by the majestic Himalayas, this place will help you relax and be at peace with yourself. To top it all, you can go for an early morning yoga session and have a memorable experience.
4. Stay in a Shikara in Dal Lake
Regardless of how many nice hotels you have stayed in, you would love the experience of staying in a Dal Lake Shikara. With some houseboats dating back to the 18th century, the Dal Lake lets you relive history with stunning mountains and unmatched natural beauty as the backdrop.
5. Visit Bodh Gaya
This is the place where Gautama Buddha is believed to have attained enlightenment. For a spiritual experience, do visit the Mahabodhi Temple, one of the key Buddhist temples. Just a simple chat with the local Buddhist monks can lead to a revelation and change your perspective on life.
6. Take a dip at Triveni Sangam
Triveni Sangam is a holy site where three of India’s holiest rivers, Yamuna, Ganga, and Saraswati meet. Taking a dip here is said to purify your mind, body, and soul. This is also the place where the ashes of the Father of The Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, had been immersed.