India is counted among the oldest civilisations in the world and is home to multicultural attractions and experiences. India has been a meeting point of varied cultures for centuries and its rich heritage attracts millions of tourists across the globe.
Are you planning to visit India for just two weeks and wondering where to visit? Don’t worry! We have a range of India tour packages to make your visit to India worth every penny. To get you started, here is a list of places and activities you can cover in just two weeks in India.
This beautiful ‘pink city’ of India is located in the state of Rajasthan, with an exuberant burst of culture and traditions and a dash of history. Jaipur is your dream destination and a tourist paradise. From camels to ferry you through the deserts or some traditional Rajasthani folk music to enthral you, there are several places to visit in Jaipur.
While in Jaipur don’t forget to visit –
Amber palace- This palace is a UNESCO world heritage site, with an architectural mix of Hindu and Mughal influences.
Jantar Mantar is an ancient astronomical observatory and a UNESCO heritage site.
Kite festival – This annual event in the month of January, is an explosion of colour across the state. Tourists are welcomed to a host of cultural events and kite flying competitions.
The capital of India, and the hub of history. Delhi is home to some classic marvels like the red fort (an architectural marvel from the Mughal era) and Jama Masjid. Delhi is also well-known for its shopping experience, walking through the streets of Sarojini market, Karol Bagh and Chandni Chowk to get some good bargains. The food in Delhi is another major attraction, from the road-side delectable momos to the high-end restaurants in Hauz Khas, there is something to be tasted everywhere in Delhi.
Agra is synonymous with the Taj Mahal. One of the seven wonders in the world; it is flocked by tourists all through the year. Some other important places in Agra include Fatehpur Sikri, Itimad-ud-daulah’sTomb and the Agra Fort. These are some of the important UNESCO heritage sites in India.
Thekkady & Alleppey
Kerala is a biodiversity hotspot, and Thekkady is home to some unique species of flora and fauna. Periyar Wildlife sanctuary is a hot bed for elephants, tigers and the endangered white-tailed macaque.
Ever dreamt of lounging in a houseboat, while you drift across the backwaters? Do explore the Kerala boat house options! Alleppey in Kerala offers luxurious houseboats, and is a perfect place to unwind with family.
Cochin or Kochi is known as the; gateway to Kerala. Once an important trade capital of India, Cochin used to be flocked by traders from China, Portuguese, Britain and Arab. The influences of these trade connections are evident in the architecture of Cochin. It is one of the must-visit places in Southern India and is part of most of the south Indian tour packages. While in Cochin, you can visit Fort Kochi, to visit some of the architectural marvels like the Indo Portuguese museum, to understand the influence of the Dutch on this city’s history and culture. The Jewish synagogue is another must-visit. It is the first of the kind in India and is symbolic of the Jewish communities that still reside in Cochin. Santa Cruz Basilica, St. Francis Church and the Chinese fishing nets are some of the other must-visit places in Cochin.
Located in Trivandrum in Kerala. Kovalam is famous for its beaches and the resorts built exclusively for tourists. In the 60s Kovalam was a hippy magnet, and was frequented by hippies en route to Ceylon. Some of the famous beaches in Kovalam are Lighthouse beach, Samudra beach and Hawah beach. If you are looking for a break from the beaches then you can also visit the Kovalam Art gallery and the Thiruvallam Parasurama Temple. While in Kerala, you can visit some Ayurvedic salons to indulge in some soothing massages to unwind.
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