North India Travel Guide
The Northern part of India includes the states of Delhi, Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. This part of India is considered to be the most visited part due to its majestic monuments, royal palaces, historical locations, religious shrines, wildlife, hill stations and scenic landscapes.
North India is endowed with immense topographical diversity, historical monuments, different cultures, wildlife parks and sanctuaries, holy temples and rivers and diversified climatic conditions. Besides the capital state of India all the other states of the Northern region are sharing its border with Nepal, China, Pakistan and Bhutan.
North India has all kinds of destinations to satisfy the needs of a traveller starting from Himalayas in the Uphill’s for the natural scenic beauty, to the plains for e.g. Agra, Jaipur, etc. cities which are rich in culture & heritage.
Jammu and Kashmir,Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Rajasthan
Srinagar, Ladakh, Gulmarg, Pahalgam, Chandigarh, Amritsar, Anandpur Sahib, Ludhiana, Shimla, Manali, Dharamshala, Kasol, Nanital, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Mussoorie , Corbett, Varanasi, Lucknow, Sravasti, Kushinagar, Delhi, Udaipur, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur
10°C to 30°C
(April to June)
(July to Sep)
10°C to 15°C
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Kaleidoscope of Indian Heritage, History, Religion, Culture, Nature & more...
Owing to mixed topography, climate, culture, religion and lifestyles, North India is any tourist’s delight. The states that form the Northern India include Delhi – the country’s capital city, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Uttaranchal, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and parts of Rajasthan. From the Himalayas in the extreme north to the Thar Desert to its extreme west and the Indo-Gangetic plains in the centre add diverse dimension to this zone. Bordered with China, Nepal, Bhutan and Pakistan, culture here is a glimpse of these places, as well. Largest glaciers, wildlife reserves, sub-tropical forests, relics of the past and numerous archaeological treasures, define north India tourism.
The lifestyle & culture in North India, is a beautiful blend of history and modernity. Some of the most revered Hindu Temples, Sikh Gurudwaras, Buddhist Monasteries, Islamic Mosques and Christian Churches co-exist here. The largest mosque of India - Jama Masjid (in Delhi) and the largest Sikh shrine - The Golden Temple (in Amritsar) here in North India are populously visited by tourists. One of the world’s oldest cities, Varanasi on the banks of mighty river Ganges, is also a must visit place for tourists.
North India is a reserve of architectural marvels of bygone era. It takes pride of being the abode to one of the Wonders of the World, Taj Mahal at Agra. From Qutub Minar, Purana Qila & Red Fort of Delhi to the royal palaces of Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodhpur and Jaisalmer, each displays outstanding architectural exclusivity.
For adventure enthusiasts and nature lovers, North India is the place to be in. Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Jammu & Kashmir are hubs of adventure sports like skiing, white water rafting, mountain biking, trekking, paragliding, sand biking, flying fox, bungee jumping, hiking and lots more. Biking through the motor-able passes of Ladakh, worth the effort. Hill stations here are picturesque. The snow-capped mountains, crystal clear rivers and lush-green valley’s across several off-the-trail hill stations nestled in the Himalayas make any holiday relaxing & rejuvenating. The hill stations like Shimla, Nainital, Dharamshala and Dalhousie are very popular. The snow-clad mountains of Kashmir and its beautiful gardens &lakes have allured travellers from far & wide. North India is dotted with numerous wildlife sanctuaries, national parks, and conservation centres. The diverse bio-spheres here are a breeding ground and habitat for innumerable flora & fauna species.
People from all parts of the country are found here, which adds colour to the lifestyle here. Diverse religion, food, clothing, culture, language and believes makes this zone vibrant like a colour pallet. Along with Hindi & English, different dialects of Punjabi, Haryanvi, Rajasthani, Kashmiri Awadhi, and Bihari languages are spoken. Indulgence in food and festivals of North India is a perfect way to experience the culture-o- scope of the region.
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Popular Hill Stations in North India
Popular Tour Packages of North India