Best 100 Places to visit in India

Best 100 Places to visit in India

Kabini, Karnataka

Agra Fort

Agra Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh. Earlier, the fort was known as Badalgarh. It was built using red sandstone.
Initially, the fort was the capital of the Mughal Empire and resembled as main residences of the Mughals till 1638. Later, Emperor Shahjahan shifted the capital from Agra fort to Delhi. Many historical events took place at Agra fort.

Taj Mahal

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Taj Mahal
  • Diwan-E-Aam
  • Diwan-E-Khaas
  • Jahangir Mahal
  • Sheesh Mahal
  • Anguri Bagh

Best time to visit Agra Fort

November to February 

November to February are the best months to visit Agra Fort as the climate is not too hot.

Entry fees & Visiting hours

  • The entry fee for Indians is Rs. 40.
  • The entry fee for foreigners is Rs. 550.
  • The entry fee is not applicable for children below 15 years of age.
  • The fort is open from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad is one of the largest cities in Gujarat. Formerly, it was the capital of Gujarat. Amdavad is another famous name of Ahmedabad. One of the best destination of Gujarat is well known for many famous tourist sites. It is famous for cotton textiles, street food places, historical monuments, and many other sites. The mouth-watering Jalebi Fafda is the special dish of Ahmedabad, and this delicious dish is worth it.

Ahmedabad City

Places to visit in Ahmedabad

  • Sabarmati Ashram
  • 600-year-old Mosque
  • Delicious street food at Manek Chowk
  • Lal Darwaja market
  • Law garden
  • Kankaria Lake
  • Kite museum

Best time to visit Ahmedabad

November to February 

November to February is the best time to visit Ahmedabad, as the climate is mild and pleasant. 

It is advisable not to visit Ahmedabad during summers because the climate is hot.

Araku

Araku is a beautiful hill station, which is situated at a distance of about 120 km from Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. Araku is famous for its natural scenic beauty and lush greenery. It is preferable to travel Araku by train because when the train passes through hillsides and streams, the Araku valley looks beautiful. It is really delightful to watch the impressive scenery.

The fantastic view of the waterfalls, streams, hillsides makes the tourists fall in love with the place.

Places to visit in Araku

  • Padmapuram garden
  • Borra caves(35 km from Araku)
  • Chaparai(15 km from Araku)
  • Coffee plantation

Best time to visit Araku

The best time to visit Araku is from October to FebruaryHowever, nature lovers can visit the hill station during monsoon as well to experience the lush greenery and beauty.

Arossim Beach

Arossim Beach is a popular and mesmerizing beach of Goa. Tourists visit this beach to see the sparkling sand that is covered by the lush greenery of palm trees. The scenic beauty of the sea is a pleasure to watch.

Tourists visit Arossim beach for awesome experience and to relax. The beach is not much crowded. There are many luxurious resorts nearby the beach, hence the beach is at a walkable distance for those who stay in the resorts.

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Three Kings Chapel
  • Velsao beach
  • Abyss Marine Fish aquarium

Best time to visit Arossim beach

The best time to visit Arossim beach is from November to MarchMany people don’t visit the beach during monsoon, as it is quite dangerous.

Badami Temple

Badami temples are a complex of three Hindu and one Jain cave temples and is one of the best destination in Northern Karnataka. It is located in the Bagalkot district. Previously known as Vataapi Badami, this place was the capital of the Chalukya dynasty. These cave temples are a beautiful example of Indian rock-cut architecture.

The first cave temple is dedicated to Nataraja, the dancing form of Lord Shiva. The second cave temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The third one is also dedicated to Lord Vishnu and his many forms, including, Vamana and Narsimha. The fourth cave temple is dedicated to Lord Mahavira. Hence, it is really amazing to visit Badami cave Temples.

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Bhutanatha Group of Temples
  • Agasthya Lake
  • Banashankari Amma Temple
  • Badami Fort

Best time to visit Badami Temple

July to March
July to March is considered the best time to visit Badami. This place has mild winters, so tourists can visit this place during winters.

Visit duration

Approximately, it will take 2 to 3 hours to view the beautiful Badami Temples.

Badrinath Temple

Also known as Badrinarayan Temple, the Badrinath Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. This temple is located in the Badrinath town, Uttarakhand state. This temple is also considered as one of the 108 Divya Desams, the holy shrines of Vaishnavites.

The worshipped statue of Lord Vishnu is considered to be one out of eight Swayam Vyakta Kshetras. Many devotees visit this Holy temple to acquire the blessings of Lord Vishnu. One who visits this temple attains inner peace and positivity. 

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Pandukeshwar
  • Tapta Kund Badrinath
  • Yogdhyan Badri Temple
  • Charan Paduka (Foot impressions of Lord Vishnu)
  • Narad Kund

Best time to visit Badrinath Temple

May- June & September-October
This Holy place can be visited from May to June and September to October. Badrinath is a cold place almost throughout the year.

It is advisable not to visit Badrinath temple during monsoon season, as this place experiences heavy rainfall.

Basilica of Bom, Jesus

The Basilica of Bom Jesus is a Roman Catholic basilica, that is located in Old Goa. It is a part of the Churches and Convents of Goa UNESCO World Heritage Site. Bom Jesus means Holy Jesus. In the Portuguese language, this place is also referred to as Basilica do Bom Jesus.

The basilica contains the dead body of St. Francis Xavier, founder of the Society of Jesus. St. Francis had the miracle power to heal. When Francis Xavier died, his body was brought to Goa. It is stated that the Saint’s body was as fresh as the time it was buried. People from all over the world come to visit this beautiful basilica. The architecture of this basilica is amazing.

Nearby Places to Visit

  • The archeological museum
  • Church and Monastery of St. Augustine
  • Tomb of St. Francis Xavier
  • Museum of Christian art
  • Viceroy’s Arch
  • Chapel of our Lady of the Mount

Best time to visit Basilica of Bom, Jesus

December

December is the best time to visit Basilica of Bom Jesus, as special ceremonies to honor St. Francis Xavier are held on 3rd December.

Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga

Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga is an ancient shrine that is situated near Pune, Maharashtra. It acquired the name Bhimashankar from the river Bhima. This Jyotirlinga temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The Holy temple is covered by thick green rainforests, that increases the beauty of this site. Devotees visit this Holy place to have the blessings of Lord Shiva.

Bhimashankar is also a popular site among trekkers. There also exists Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary that is home for many species of plants and animals. This place is a best destination in Maharashtra which will surely amaze you as there is a thrill during trekking and also beautiful nature around to see.

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Bhimashankar Temple
  • Hanuman Lake
  • Ahupe Waterfalls

Best time to visit Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga

Winter season is considered the best season to visit Bhimashankar. The climate is comfortable for tourists.

After visiting Bhimashankar Temple, people can visit Wildlife Sanctuary also. Many wonderful species of animals and birds can be spotted.

Timings to visit the temple are from 5:00 am to 9:30 pm.

Calangute Beach

Calangute beach is located in Calangute town, North Goa and is one of the best beaches in India. It is the largest beach in North Goa and an amazing place for relaxation. The beach is often visited by the local people as well as outside tourists. Especially during Christmas and New Year, people visit this beach and have a celebration.

People also visit this beach to enjoy water sports like parasailing and water skiing. Hence, Calangute beach is really a great destination to visit.

Nearby Places to Visit

  • St. Alex’s Church
  • Fort Aguada
  • Nightlife at Calangute-Baga road
  • Jahangir Mahal
  • Tito’s lane

Best time to visit Calangute Beach

November to February

November to February are the best months to visit Calangute beach. The climate during these months is pleasant and favorable for the tourists.

Tourists should avoid visiting this beach in monsoons, as there is rainfall. That’s why, the entry to the beach is strictly prohibited.

Champaner

Formerly known as Muhammadpur, Champaner is located in the Panchmahal district, Gujarat. This city was founded by the king of the Chavda dynasty, Vanaraj. It is said that Vanaraj named this city after the name of his general Champa. This historical city was under the control of many rulers, due to which many different historical monuments were built by those rulers.

Champaner is a part of the Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park and this place is a World Heritage Site declared by UNESCO. This shows the historical importance of Champaner. Hence, tourists visit this place to explore the amazing historical monuments.

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Maa Mahakalika Temple
  • Jama Masjid (Champaner)
  • Khajuri Masjid
  • Udan Khatola at Manchi
  • Champaner Fort
  • Khuniya Mahadev (Also known for beautiful waterfall)

Best time to visit Champaner

October to February 

October to February are the best months when you can visit Champaner. The weather here is pleasant and tourists can enjoy exploring the city.

Charminar

The Charminar is a beautiful monument located in Hyderabad. It was built by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shahi in 1591. The purpose of building this Charminar was to celebrate the end of a dangerous plague. The name of the monument is inherited from two words, Char and Minar meaning “Four Towers” respectively.

This marvellous constructed monument lies near to the Laad Bazaar and Makkah Masjid, hence it is delightful for sightseeing.

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Laad Bazaar
  • Makkah Masjid
  • Chowmahalla Palace
  • Taj Falaknuma Palace
  • Qutb Shahi Tombs

Best time to visit Charminar

October to March 

October to March is the best time to visit Charminar, the weather is quite pleasant for visiting.

The Charminar visiting hours are from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm. It is open on all days of the week.

Chikmagalur

Chikmagalur is a beautiful destination located in the Karnataka district. Chikmagalur is also referred to as “Land of the younger daughter.” This place is popular for its pleasant and cool climate, which refreshes the tourists visiting here. It is really an awesome experience for people to live in the serenity of nature. Bababudan Giri ranges are one of the must-visit places of Chikmagalur.

Beautiful scenery and lush greenery of this hill station is a delight for nature photography lovers. Hence, Chikmagalur hill station is a pleasure to explore

Chikmagalur, Karnataka

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Mullayanagiri
  • Bababudan Giri
  • Kalhatti falls
  • Manikyadhara falls
  • Kudremukh National Park
  • Kadambi falls

Best time to visit Chikmagalur

September to March

The best time to explore this beautiful hill station is from September to March. During this period, people can witness the picturesque beauty and lush greenery of this place.

Chittorgarh Fort

Chittorgarh Fort is a massive fort located in the town of Chittor, Rajasthan. This fort is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the best monuments in India. Chittorgarh was the prominent capital of the Mewar Kingdom and was ruled by Rajput Sisodia rulers. Many prominent rulers like Rana Kumbha, Rana Ketra Singh, etc. ruled this fort.

One of the popular incidents of the Chittorgarh is Alauddin Khalji attacking Chittor to capture the beautiful Rani Padmini. The Rani and other women committed “Jauhar,” rather than getting captured by the enemy.

There are many historical monuments located inside the fort. It includes Vijay Stambha, Rana Kumbha Palace, Padmini Palace, Meera Temple, etc.

Chittorgarh fort

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Vijay Stambha
  • Padmini’s palace
  • Rana Kumbha palace
  • Meerabai Temple
  • Kalika Mata Temple
  • Gaumukh resevoir

Best time to visit Chittorgarh

This is one of the best destinations to visit during winters. The weather during this time is pleasant and not hot.


The rainy season is also a considerably good time to visit this fort. But, visiting Chittorgarh in summers should be avoided, as the weather is extremely hot.

The visiting hours of the fort are from 4:00 am to 10:00 pm.

Chola Temples

Chola Temples are Hindu Temples that were built by the rulers of the Chola dynasty in Tamil Nadu state. They are often known as The Great Living Chola Temples and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The group of Temples includes the Brihadisvara Temple, the Temple of Gangaikonda Cholapuram, and the Airavatesvara Temple.

The Chola Temples are one of the most visited places in Tamil Nadu. It is a sacred place for Hindu pilgrims.

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Brihadisvara Temple
  • Temple of Gangaikonda Cholapuram
  • Airavatesvara Temple
  • Ayikudi Balasubramanya Temple
  • Valisvara Temple
  • Moovar Koil

Best time to visit Chola Temples

Winter is considered to be the best season to visit Chola Temples.

Most of the Hindu pilgrims visit these Temples during winters.

City Palace

City Palace is a beautiful palace located in the city of Udaipur, Rajasthan. Its construction was started by Maharana Udai Singh II in 1553. This palace was built in the exuberant style and is the largest palace of its kind in Rajasthan. The Maharanas resided and managed their kingdom from this palace.

It is really delightful to explore this majestic palace and various monuments inside the palace. Exploring the City palace will definitely be memorable for the tourists.

City Palace

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Lake palace
  • Monsoon palace
  • Jag Mandir
  • Jagdish Temple
  • Neemach Mata Temple

Best time to visit City Palace

The best time to visit City Palace is during winter.

It is advisable not to visit Udaipur during summers as the temperature is high.

Entry fees & Visiting hours

  • The visiting hours of the City palace are from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm. The palace is open every day.
  • The entry fees are Rs. 30 per person for adults and Rs. 15 per person for children. Rs. 200 is the camera fee.

Coorg

Coorg is an ideal hill station destination for nature lovers. Coorg hill station, also known as Kodagu, is located in the Coorg district of Karnataka state. This exotic hill station is also known as “Scotland of South India.” Covered with forests and lush greenery around, Coorg offers some exotic scenery for the tourists.

The spice and coffee plantations are popular in this hill station. The local clan, known as the Kodavas, offers good hospitality. As a result, tourists should visit this beautiful hill station once in a lifetime.

This marvellous constructed monument lies near to the Laad Bazaar and Makkah Masjid, hence it is delightful for sightseeing.

Coorg in Karnataka

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Madikeri
  • Abbey Falls
  • Raja’s seat

Best time to visit Coorg

Coorg has a beautiful pleasant climate, so tourists can visit this hill station throughout the year.

However, it can be visited from October to May to have a more wonderful experience.

Dawki

Dawki is a town situated in West Jaintia Hills district in the state of Meghalaya. The beauty of Dawki will definitely mesmerize you. The crystal clear water of the Umngot river is beautiful, and this river is also the prime destination of Dawki.

Umngot river of DawkiDawki

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Umngot river
  • Dawki bridge

Best time to visit Dawki

Tourists can visit Dawki in November.

Dwarkadhish Temple

The Dwarkadhish Temple is located at Dwarka in Gujarat state. This temple is also known as Jagat Mandir and sometimes spelled as Dwarakadheesh. Dwarkadhish Temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna, as he was the King of Dwarka. The building of this temple is considered to be more than 2000 years old.

Traditionally, the temple was built by Krishna’s grandson, Vajranabha. This temple is a part of the Char Dham pilgrimage of India, which is considered sacred by Hindus. Adi Shankaracharya had visited this holy shrine. Hence, Dwarkadhish Temple is considered as a Holy place, visited by thousands of Hindu pilgrims to worship Lord Krishna.

This marvellous constructed monument lies near to the Laad Bazaar and Makkah Masjid, hence it is delightful for sightseeing.

Dwarkadish temple of Shri Krishna

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Dwarkadhish Temple
  • Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple
  • Bet Dwarka
  • Dwarka Beach
  • Rukmani Temple
  • Gomti Ghat
  • Gopi Talav

Best time to visit Dwarkadhish Temple

 October to February

The best time to visit this holy place is during winters, between the months of October to February. The weather is cool and pleasant during this time.

Dzukou Valley

The Dzukou valley is an attractive valley situated at the borders of the Manipur and Nagaland states in India. This valley is famous for its natural territory and flora and fauna. The name of the valley “Dzukou” means “Soulless and Dull.”

The Dzukou valley is covered with lush greenery and has amazing scenery. Nature-lovers should definitely visit this place to experience the serenity of nature.
This valley is famous for different seasonal flowers. Dzukou lily is the flower that is found only in Dzukou valley.

Dzükou lily of Dzukou Valley

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Khonoma village
  • Kohima museum
  • Japfu peak
  • Naga Bazaar

Best time to visit Dzukou Valley

June to September

 

June to September is the best time to visit Dzukou valley because the valley is the most beautiful during this period. The flowers in the valley bloom in these months, adding more beauty to the valley.

Elephanta Caves

Elephanta Caves are cave temples mainly dedicated to the Hindu God Shiva. These caves are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. They are positioned on Elephanta Island in Mumbai, Maharashtra. This island includes five Hindu caves and some Buddhist stupa.

The beautiful carvings of the sculptures prove the notable works of the people who built these caves. Tourists visit this place to witness these wonderful sculptures.

This marvellous constructed monument lies near to the Laad Bazaar and Makkah Masjid, hence it is delightful for sightseeing.

Elephanta caves

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Trimurti and Gangadhara sculptures in Elephanta caves
  • Maheshamurti cave
  • The sculpture of “Shiva slaying Andhaka.”

Best time to visit Elephanta Caves

November to February

 

November to February are the best months for visiting Elephanta caves.

Tourists should avoid visiting the caves during monsoon season, as the climate of the sea cannot be predicted.

Fatehpur Sikri

Fatehpur Sikri is a famous town in India. This place is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is situated in the Agra District of Uttar Pradesh state. The founder of the city was Mughal Emperor Akbar, and he made Fatehpur Sikri as the capital of the Mughal Empire. The city inherited its name from the village known as “Sikri.” Although the city became more famous as Fatehpur Sikri i.e the “City of Victory,” after Akbar emerged victorious in his Gujarat battle.

Buland Darwaja is a beautiful entrance to the Fatehpur Sikri complex. Hence this city has a beautiful architecture which is a delight to watch.

This marvellous constructed monument lies near to the Laad Bazaar and Makkah Masjid, hence it is delightful for sightseeing.

Fatehpur Sikri

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Buland Darwaja
  • Jodha Bai’s Palace
  • Birbal’s house
  • Hiran Minar
  • Jama Mosque

Best time to visit Fatehpur Sikri

October to March 

October to March is the best time to visit Fatehpur Sikri, as the city weather is pleasant and preferable for sightseeing.

Gangotri Temple

Gangotri Temple is situated in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand state. This temple is a holy pilgrim site for Hindus and the seat of the Goddess Ganga. This temple is also one of the four Chota Char Dham pilgrimage of Uttarakhand. Hindu mythology states that the Goddess Ganga took the form of a river and was released from the locks of Lord Shiva’s hair.

Gangotri Temple

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Bhagirath Shila
  • Pandava Gufa
  • Gangotri National Park

Best time to visit Gangotri Temple

Gangotri comes in the cold region, that’s why the best time to visit this temple is from April to June and from September to October.
In this period of time, the weather is pleasant and therefore, devotees can pay homage to Goddess Ganga.

Ghats in Varanasi

The Varanasi Ghats are riverfront steps that lead to the holy River Ganges, also known as River Ganga. Varanasi comprises of 88 ghats. Most ghats are used for the purpose of bathing and Puja ceremony, and the other two ghats are used for cremation.

A boat ride on the River Ganga in the morning is a popular attraction for tourists. Some popular ghats are Assi Ghat, Manikarnika Ghat, Dashashwamedh Ghat, Maan-Mandir Ghat.

This marvellous constructed monument lies near to the Laad Bazaar and Makkah Masjid, hence it is delightful for sightseeing.

Holy Varanasi Ghat

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Assi Ghat
  • Manikarnika Ghat
  • Dashashwamedh Ghat
  • Maan-Mandir Ghat

Best time to visit Varanasi

November to February

The ideal time to visit Ghats in Varanasi is during the winter season, i.e. from November to February. You can travel to this holy city without getting exhausted in these months.

Golden Temple

The Harmandir Sahib or the Darbar Sahib is a Gurdwara. It is located in the Amritsar city, Punjab state. This place is an important religious site of Sikhs and is famously known as the Golden Temple because it is covered with gold.

The construction of the Temple was completed in 1589. It is a holy shrine of Sikh people, and people in large numbers worship here. The Golden Temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hence, this sacred place should be visited to seek blessings.

Harminder Sahib

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Jallianwala Bagh
  • Guru ke Mahal
  • Maharaja Ranjit Singh museum
  • Bibeksar Sahib
  • Gurudwara Bir Baba Budha Sahib

Best time to visit Golden Temple

Anytime is preferable to visit the Golden Temple, but if you do not want to stand in an endless queue, visit this temple during dawn.

Gulmarg Hill Station

Gulmarg is a popular hill station located in the Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir state. This place is also known for skiing. This place was previously known as “Gauri Marg,” which means The path of Goddess Gauri. Later on, this place was renamed as Gulmarg(“meadow of flowers”) by Sultan Yusuf Shah.

Popular sports like skiing, tobogganing, and snowboarding are offered by Gulmarg for the tourists. Gulmarg is considered as one of the most beautiful and wonderful hill station by the tourists.

This marvellous constructed monument lies near to the Laad Bazaar and Makkah Masjid, hence it is delightful for sightseeing.

Gulmarg hill station in Jammu and Kashmir

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Kongdori
  • Khilanmarg
  • Alpathar Lake
  • Maharani Temple
  • Ziarat of Baba Reshi
  • St. Mary Church

Best time to visit Gulmarg Hill Station

March to June 

March to June are the best months to visit Gulmarg, where the tourists can view the awesome scenery.

Gwalior Fort

Gwalior Fort is located in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. It is a massive hill fort. This fort was ruled by many dynasties in history. The present-day fort includes two main palaces, namely, Gujari Mahal and Man Mandir. The Gujari Mahal was built for Queen Mrignayani.

This historic fort is extremely important, and a beautiful place for tourists. This fort is one of the best destinations in Madhya Pradesh which will surely be a delight to watch for history lovers.

Gwalior Fort in Madhya Pradesh

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Jai Vilas palace
  • Sasbahu Temple
  • Mansingh Palace
  • Gujari Mahal
  • Teli ka Mandir
  • Tomb of Tansen

Best time to visit Gwalior Fort

October to March is an ideal time to visit Gwalior Fort.

Hampi

Hampi is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Also known as the Group of monuments at Hampi, it is located in the state of Karnataka. In the 14th Century, it was the center of the Hindu Vijayanagara Empire. The city was well flourished, prosperous and grand.

Many temples and sculptures were built at Hampi. The architecture is magnificent and tourists visiting Hampi will definitely praise the ancient architectural work and its beauty.

Hampi

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Virupaksha Temple
  • Vijaya Vitthala Temple
  • Hampi Archeological ruins
  • Hampi Bazaar Street
  • Hemakuta Hill Temple

Best time to visit Hampi

October to February

The ideal time to visit Hampi is from October to February. During this period, the climate is favorable and pleasant.

Har ki Doon Valley

Har ki Doon is a cradle-shaped valley located in the Garhwal Himalayas. This valley is covered by beautiful snow peaks and alpine flora. It is a beautiful valley which catches the attention of many tourists.

Tourists visiting Har ki Doon feel like staying there due to the valley’s scenic beauty. The beauty of the valley makes the tourists refreshed and happy.

Har Ki Doon

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Yamunotri
  • Swargarohini
  • Govind Pashu Vihar National Park
  • Bali pass

Best time to visit Har Ki Doon

The best time to visit Har ki Doon is during the months of April to June and September to December.
Also, the people interested in snow trekking can visit this valley during winters also.

Havelock Island

Havelock Island is officially known as “Swaraj Island.” It is one of the largest islands and is located in Andaman. Havelock island was named after the British General, Sir Henry Havelock. Afterward, in 2018, this island was renamed as Swaraj island for tributing Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.

Havelock Island is famous for many beautiful beaches like Radhanagar Beach, Elephant Beach, and many more. Many water sports are available at Havelock such as snorkeling, jet-skiing, and speed boating. Hence, exploring Havelock island will be full of fun and enjoyment.

Radhanagar Beach of Havelock Island

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Radhanagar Beach
  • Elephant Beach
  • Havelock lighthouse
  • Kalapathar Beach

Best time to visit Havelock Island

December to February

The ideal months to visit Havelock is from December to February, as the weather is cool and best suited for sightseeing.


Visiting Havelock during the summer season should be avoided because the climate is hot and you will get tired.

Jagannath Temple

The Shree Jagannath Temple is a prominent Hindu worshipping Temple. This temple is dedicated to Lord Jagannath, which is the form of Lord Vishnu and is located at Puri in Odisha. The Jagannath Temple is a sacred pilgrimage site for Hindus. The three deities Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra are worshipped in this temple. This temple is also one of the Char Dham sites.

There are many surprising facts about the Temple which include:

The Flag mounted atop the temple flows in the opposite direction of the wind.
The temple has no shadow at any time of the day.
Birds do not fly above the dome of the temple, neither the airplane hovers.

As a result, people visit this temple to seek blessings of the deities and to explore this beautiful temple.

Jagannath Temple of Puri in Odisha at night

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Gundicha Temple
  • Swargadwar Road
  • Ramachandi Temple
  • Puri Beach
  • Markandeshwar Temple

Best time to visit Jagannath Temple

July to March

 

July to March is the best time to visit Jagannath Temple and worship the deities. The climate is pleasantly cold during winters but it is still preferable to visit this Temple.

Jaisalmer Fort

Jaisalmer Fort is the second oldest Fort, located in Jaisalmer city, Rajasthan. It was built by Rawal Jaisal in 1156 AD and the fort got its name after Rawal Jaisal. The Jaisalmer Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The massive architecture of the fort defines its worth. There are many beautiful temples and palaces built inside the fort that is a pleasure to view. Many tourists visit Jaisalmer Fort and fell in love with its beauty.

Jaisalmer Fort

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Jaisalmer temples
  • Kuldhara village
  • Gadisar lake
  • Tazia tower and Badal palace
  • Bada Bagh
  • Tanot Mata temple

Best time to visit Jaisalmer Fort

October to March

The best time to visit Jaisalmer fort is from October to March, as the weather is pleasant and breezy. During this time, people can also enjoy the colorful sandy terrain of the Thar desert.

Visiting Jaisalmer during summers should be avoided as the climate is hot. As a result, you will feel exhausted.

 

Jama Masjid

The Jama Masjid is known as the Masjid e Jahan Numa and is located in the capital of India, Delhi. The Jama Masjid is a prominent place for Muslims to pray. It was built by Mughal Emperor Shahjahan between 1650 and 1656. One-million rupees were spent to construct this beautiful Masjid. A total of 5000 workers constructed this Masjid under the supervision of wazir Saadullah Khan. The courtyard of the Masjid can occupy 25,000 people.

The architecture of Jama Masjid is perfectly designed and is a delight to watch. The Badshahi Masjid situated at Lahore, built by Emperor Aurangzeb, is similar to Jama Masjid.

This marvellous constructed monument lies near to the Laad Bazaar and Makkah Masjid, hence it is delightful for sightseeing.

Jama Masjid

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Red Fort
  • Fatehpuri Masjid
  • Moti Masjid
  • Lotus Temple
  • Purana Qila

Best time to visit Jama Masjid

The best time to visit Jama Masjid is before 12:00 pm and between 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
The most important prayer is held between 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm before sunset.

Jantar Mantar

Jantar Mantar is located in New Delhi, the capital of India. It was built by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur in 1724. There are four distinct instruments at Jantar Mantar namely, the Samrat Yantra, the Jayaprakash, Rama Yantra and the Misra Yantra. The main purpose of Jantar Mantar is astronomy and astrology. Including Jantar Mantar of New Delhi, there are a total of five other Jantar Mantar located at Jaipur, Ujjain, Mathura, and Varanasi.

The instruments at Jantar Mantar were used to predict the times and movements of the Sun, Moon, and planets. This place is a prominent tourist attraction.

jantar Mantar, New Delhi

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Samrat Yantra
  • Agrasen ki Baoli
  • Janpath Market
  • Shri Lakshmi Narayan Mandir
  • Jama Masjid

Best time to visit Jantar Mantar

September to March

The ideal time to visit Jantar Mantar is from September to March, as the weather in this period is pleasant. Therefore, people will not get exhausted.

 

Entry fees & Visiting hours

  • The entry fee for Indians is Rs. 15.
  • The entry fee for foreigners is Rs. 200.
  • The Jantar Mantar is open every day from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Jim Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett National Park was founded in the year 1936. It is the oldest national park in India and previously known as Hailey National Park. Located in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand, this park was named after a famous naturalist, Jim Corbett. This park was the first park to come under the initiative of Project Tiger.

488 species of plants reside in this park, while more than 586 species of birds dwell here. This park is a home for many endangered species of animals like Bengal Tigers. Other animals including leopards, jungle cat, Indian python, etc. Hence, there are a variety of animals and plants which will be a delight to watch for the tourists.

Jim Corbett National Park

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Garjiya Devi Temple
  • Corbett falls
  • Jim Corbett museum
  • Sitabani wildlife reserve

Best time to visit Jim Corbett National Park

November and February

Visiting this park between November and February is best preferred, as, during the winter season, many animals are spotted.

November to February are the best months to visit Agra Fort as the climate is not too hot.

Safari fees & Timings

  • The price of Jim Corbett’s safari for Indians is Rs.4500 for Indians
  • The safari fee for foreigners is Rs.8000.
  • The timing of safari is from 6:00 am to 9:30 am and 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Kaas Pathar

Kaas Pathar is located 25 km west of Satara city in Maharashtra state. The Kaas Pathar is also known as Kaas Plateau and is UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site declared in 2012. On this plateau, different types of beautiful wildflowers bloom and also many species of butterflies are spotted here. Around 850 species of flowering plants grow on Kaas Plateau.

Tourists should definitely visit this plateau that is rich in biodiversity. Watching this beautiful Kaas Plateau is definitely eye-pleasing. This is also a great destination for nature lovers and photographers.

Beautiful flowers of Kaas Pathar

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Kaas Lake
  • Sajjangad Fort
  • Vajrai waterfall

Best time to visit Kaas Pathar

Monsoon season is the best time to visit Kaas Pathar, as it looks extremely beautiful because of the lovely colors of flowers.

Entry fees & Visiting hours

  • The entry fee is Rs.100 per person.
  • The entry fee is not applicable for children below 12 yearsand senior citizens above 65 years
  • The visiting timings are from 7:00 am to 11:00 am, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm and 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Kabini Wildlife Sanctuary

Kabini Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in the state of Karnataka. It is a home for many rare species of plants and many endangered species of animals. Kabini Wildlife Sanctuary has dense forests, beautiful lakes, valleys. Overall, it’s a beautiful place that contains the serenity of nature. A number of herbivores, mainly Asian Elephants reside in this sanctuary. It is a good destination for wildlife photography.

The leopard, spotted deer, sambhar, panther and around 250 species of birds are spotted in Kabini. Hence, nature lovers, animal lovers should definitely visit this sanctuary to explore the natural beauty and to get refreshed.

Elephants in Kabini Wildlife Sanctuary

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Nagarhole National Park
  • Nature walks and campfire
  • Kabini Dam

Best time to visit Kabini Wildlife Sanctuary

Kabini is a beautiful destination that can be visited at any time of the year. However, Kabini receives heavy rainfall during monsoon, so it is advisable not to visit Kabini during monsoons.

Safari fees & Timings

  • The entry fee for Indians is Rs. 400.
  • The entry fee for foreigners is Rs. 550.
  • The entry fee for children below 12 years of age is Rs.200.
  • The duration of the safari is approximately 1.5 hours to 2 hours.

Kanha National Park

Kanha National Park is also famous as Kanha Tiger Reserve. It is the biggest national park located in the heart of India, in the state of Madhya Pradesh. The park was formed on 1st June 1955. One interesting fact about Kanha is that the jungles showed in the famous novel, “The Jungle Book,” are of Kanha National Park.

This wildlife destination is a home to Royal Bengal Tiger, Indian leopards, barasingha, Indian wild dog, and many more. This is also the first tiger reserve in India who initiated a mascot, “Bhoorsingh the Barasingha.” As a result, this park has a number of reasons which tell the tourists to visit.

A tiger in Kanha National Park

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Chilpi range
  • Kanha museum
  • Mandla
  • Pachmarhi

Best time to visit Kanha National Park

Mid-October to June 

From mid-October to June end is the most favorable time to visit Kanha National Park.
The park is not open for tourists during monsoon season, as the condition of roads is not good.

Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari is a beautiful city located in the Kanyakumari district of Tamil Nadu state. Since the Sangam period, Kanyakumari is a well-known city. This city inherits its name from the Goddess Kanya Kumari, who was the sister of Lord Krishna. It is believed that the Goddess removes the rigidity from the mind and the women also worship the Goddess for marriage.

The beautiful sea near Kanyakumari is a pleasure to watch and also the greenery around. Hence, tourists seek blessings of the Goddess and also get refreshed after viewing the awesome serenity of nature.

Kanyakumari of Tamil Nadu

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Thiruvalluvar Statue
  • Gandhi memorial Mandapam
  • Bhagavathy Amman Temple
  • Kamarajar Mani Mantapa Monument

Best time to visit Kanyakumari

October to February 

Tourists can visit Kanyakumari from October to February as the climate is calm and enjoyable.

Kashi Vishwanath

Kashi Vishwanath is a popular Hindu Temple located in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is a holy place for Hindu pilgrims. The deity “Vishwanath” means “Ruler of the Universe.” Also, Varanasi city was previously known as “Kashi”, hence the temple is called as “Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple.” This temple is mentioned in the “Skanda Purana.”

This temple holds special importance for worship in the Hindu religion. There is “Jyotirlinga” of “Lord Shiva” inside the temple which has a special worth. Hence, devotees visit this holy temple to seek blessings of Lord Shiva. After worshipping the deity, you will feel energetic and positive.

Kashi Vishwanath of Varanasi

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Nepali Temple
  • Manikarnika Ghat
  • Shree Annapurna Mandir
  • Dashashwamedh Ghat
  • Scindia Ghat
  • Anguri Bagh

Best time to visit Kashi Vishwanath

November to February 

The best time to visit Shri Kashi Vishwanath and worship Lord Shiva is from November to February. The climate during this time is calm and favorable to visit

Visiting hours

  • The timing for taking Darshan is from 4:00 am to 11:00 am. Also, between 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Kasol

Kasol is a small settlement located in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh. Kasol is referred to as “Mini Israel of India.” It is famous because of its beauty and serenity of nature.

Kasol comprises of a good climate throughout the year and receives an adequate amount of snowfall. The Kasol Music Festival is celebrated on every new year’s eve. People from various parts of the world come to enjoy this festival.

Kasol

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Kasol valley forest camping
  • Kasol riverside village
  • Parvati river

Best time to visit Kasol

The best time to visit Kasol is during summers as the weather is pleasant and perfect for a trip.

Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga National Park is located in the Golaghat, Karbi Anglong and Nagaon districts of Assam state. This park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a home for two-thirds of the world’s Great One-Horned Rhinoceroses. There are many origins of how this National Park got its name. One of them is, a girl named Rawnga, and a youth named Kazi, were in love. Their families did not accept them together, so they went into the forest never to return back. Hence, the forest was named as Kaziranga.

Many animals can be spotted in the park. Some of them are the one-horned rhinoceros, Royal Bengal Tiger, Asian Elephant, and wild water buffalo. Hence, this park is a great place to explore the wildlife

One horn rhinoceros in Kaziranga National

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Hoollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary
  • Addabarie tea estate
  • Guwahati city

Best time to visit Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga National Park can be visited either during summers or winters.
The entry timings for this park are 7:00 am and 1:00 pm.

Kesaria Stupa

Kesaria Stupa is a Buddhist Stupa that is located in Kesaria, Bihar state. The Stupa was first constructed in the 3rd century BCE. It is the world’s tallest Stupa. The original Stupa was from the era of Emperor Ashoka, as the remains of the Ashoka Pillar were discovered. This structure is proof of excellent Buddhist architecture.

Unfortunately, some parts of this marvellous Stupa are in a ruined state as they were attacked by many foreign invaders. Still, the Kesaria Stupa is a delight to watch and explore the ancient architecture.

Kesariya Stupa

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Someshwar Nath Mahadev Temple
  • Buddha Smriti Park
  • Bihar Museum
  • Chaumukhi Mahadev
  • Golghar

Best time to visit Kesaria Stupa

Kesaria Stupa can be visited in the winter season, as the climate is pleasant and you will not get exhausted.

Khajjiar

Khajjiar is a beautiful hill station situated in Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh. It is approximately at a distance of 24 km from Dalhousie. This hill station is covered with grasslands and forests. Interestingly, Khajjiar hill station is a unique combination of three ecosystems, lake, pasture and forest. This hill station is referred to as “Mini Switzerland.”

Khajjiar Lake is a prime tourist attraction as it has lush green grasslands. Hence, people visit this hill station to be relaxed and refreshed and experience the awesome serenity of nature.

Khajjiar in Himachal Pradesh

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Dauladhar Mountains
  • Kalatop Khajjiar Sanctuary
  • Khajjiar Lake
  • Khajji Nag Temple

Best time to visit Khajjiar

Khajjiar can be visited during monsoon season, as it looks more beautiful during monsoons.

Khajuraho Temples

The Khajuraho temples are a group of Hindu and Jain temples. They are located in Chhatarpur district, Madhya Pradesh, and are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Many of the Khajuraho temples were built by the Chandela dynasty. The Hindu kings Yashovarman and Dhanga of the Chandela dynasty built most of the temples. According to Hindu legend, Lord Shiva and other Gods enjoyed the hill formation in Kalinjar.

The name Khajuraho is inherited from the Sanskrit, where Khajur means date palm. Many Hindu and Jain pilgrims visit this place to worship the deities, also to explore the ancient beautiful architecture.

Khajuraho Erotic Temples

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Kandariya Mahadev Temple
  • Lakshmana Temple
  • Chaturbhuj Temple
  • Adinatha Temple
  • Duladeo Temple
  • Javari Temple

Best time to visit Khajuraho Temples

October to February

These months are basically winter months. Hence, this is the best time to visit Khajuraho Temples and explore them.

 

Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal is a beautiful city located in the Tamil Nadu state. According to the Tamil language, Kodaikanal means “The Gift of Forest.” Kodaikanal is also referred to as “Princess of Hill Stations.” The earliest people residing in Kodaikanal were the Palaiyar tribal people.

Kodaikanal experiences cool weather throughout the year, as a result, tourists can enjoy the cool and pleasant weather. The Kodaikanal lake and Silver Cascade falls are prime destinations to explore the beauty of nature.

Kodaikanal in Tamil Nadu

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Kodaikanal lake
  • Silver Cascade falls
  • Coaker’s walk
  • Bryant Park
  • Bear Shola falls
  • Kurinji Andavar Temple
  • Kodaikanal Pine Forest
  • Vattakanal Waterfalls

Best time to visit Kodaikanal

October and March

October and March are the best months to visit Kodaikanal, as the weather is pleasant and cool.

Kumbalgarh Fort

Kumbhalgarh is located in the Rajsamand district in Rajasthan state. This fort is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Built by Rana Kumbha, this fort has the second largest wall in the world. The earliest name of the fort was Machhindrapur. Rana Kumbha built 32 forts, out of them, Kumbhalgarh is the largest and the strongest.

The fort is more famous as the birthplace of Maharana Pratap. Many Hindu and Jain Temples are built on the fort. A three-day annual festival is organized by the Rajasthan Tourism Department in remembrance of Maharana Kumbha and his love for art and architecture. As a result, Kumbalgarh holds an important place in the history of India.

Kumbhalgarh Fort

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Badal Mahal
  • Gupt Mahal
  • Nilkanth Mahadev Mandir
  • Parshuram Mahadev Mandir
  • Vero ka Math
  • Kumbalgarh National Park

Best time to visit Kumbalgarh Fort

Winter season is the best season to visit Kumbalgarh, as the weather is pleasant and tourists can explore Kumbalgarh comfortably.

Entry fees & Visiting hours

  • The entry fee for Indians is Rs.15
  • The entry fee for foreigners is Rs. 200
  • The fort is open from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Lingaraj

Lingaraj is a holy Hindu Temple located in Bhubaneshwar, Odisha state. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is one of the oldest temples. The temple was built by the Somavamsi Kings. Besides Lord Shiva, other deities worshipped in Lingaraj temple are Lord Vishnu and Goddess Parvati.

The deity of Lingaraj was originally under a mango tree, hence Bhubaneswar is known as the Ekamra Kshetra. Shivratri is celebrated with great enthusiasm in Bhubaneswar and thousands of devotees visit here for worshipping. Hence, Lingaraj is considered to be one of the sacred Hindu temples in India.

Lingaraj

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Ananta Basudeva Temple
  • Mukteswara Temple
  • Parsurameswara Temple

Best time to visit Lingaraj

October to March

Visiting this temple from October to March is preferable as the weather is pleasant and good.

The best time to visit the Lingaraj temple is from morning 5:00 am to 9:00 pm. 

Lotus Temple

The Lotus Temple is located in the capital of India, Delhi. The structure of this monument is a flower-like, hence it is named as Lotus Temple. Its construction was completed on 13th November 1986 and was opened on 24th December 1986. The Lotus temple is open for all, irrespective of their religion or caste.

The Lotus temple attracts many tourists from worldwide, hence it is the most visited buildings around the globe.

Lotus Temple

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Swaminarayan Akshardham
  • Sunder nursery
  • Qutub Minar
  • Humayun’s Tomb

Best time to visit Lotus Temple

October to March

The best time to visit the Lotus temple is from October to March, as the temperature is favorable and pleasant.


Also, avoid visiting the Lotus Temple during the summer season due to the excess heat.

Visiting hours

  • The visiting timings are from 9:30 am to 7:00 pm in summers and 9:30 am to 5:00 pm during winters.
  • Lotus temple remains closed on Monday.

Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram, also called Mamallapuram, is located in the Chengalpattu district in the state of Tamil Nadu. It is declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This beautiful town is named after Pallava King Narasimhavarman I.

There are beautiful temples built at Mahabalipuram which attract the tourist’s attention and display the events of the Mahabharata. Hence, Mahabalipuram is a delightful place to visit, as this place also has a beach.

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Shore Temple
  • Pancha Rathas
  • Krishna’s Butterball
  • Thirukadalmallai
  • Mahabalipuram beach
  • Ganesha Ratha
  • Descent of the Ganges

Best time to visit Charminar

October to March

October to March is the most favorable time to visit Mahabalipuram. During this time, the weather is perfect for rejuvenation and relaxing of the tourists. 

Mahabodhi Temple

The Mahabodhi temple is a Buddhist temple located in Bodh Gaya, Bihar state. The Mahabodhi temple means “Great Awakening Temple,” and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is the prominent location where Gautama Buddha attained enlightenment. This place consists of a descendant of the Bodhi Tree under which Gautama Buddha attained enlightenment.

The Maurya Emperor Ashoka built a Diamond throne, also known as Vajrasana, at the place where Buddha attained enlightenment. As a result, the Mahabodhi temple is a famous temple where many Buddhist and Hindus come to worship.

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Bodhi Tree
  • Thai Monastery
  • Great Buddha Statue
  • Burmese Vihara Monastery
  • Sujatha Temple

Best time to visit Mahabodhi Temple

November to February are the best months for visiting Mahabodhi Temple, as the weather is pleasant and calm.

Manali

Manali is a beautiful town located in the state of Himachal Pradesh. Manali inherited its name after the Sanatan Hindu lawgiver Manu. Manali is situated in the North of Kullu valley. This valley is also known as the “Valley of Gods.” The ancient temple of sage Manu is located at the old Manali village.

The predominant climate of Manali is cold. During summers, Manali experiences a cool climate. This beautiful town is visited often by tourists due to the beautiful serenity of nature. The mountains covered with snow add up the town’s beauty.

Manali hill station in India

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Manu Temple
  • Hidimba Devi Temple
  • Jogini Falls
  • Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art
  • Van Vihar
  • Bhrigu Lake
  • Solang Valley
  • Rohtang Pass
  • The Great Himalayan National Park
  • Pandoh Dam

Best time to visit Manali

October to February

October to February is considered the best months to visit Manali. During January, Manali experiences snowfall, as a result, the conditions are favourable for skiing and other sports.

Matheran

Matheran is a beautiful hill station located in the Raigad district, Maharashtra state. Matheran actually means “Forest on the forehead.” The hill station comprises of around 38 viewpoints and has a semi-evergreen forest. The evergreen trees make the hill station beautiful. The Panorama point, Louisa point, One Tree Hill point, Heart point, etc. are some of the prominent points of Matheran.

Freedom fighter Veer Bhai Kotwal was born on 1st December 1912 in Matheran. Hence, the Government has built a monument dedicated to him.

A train in Matheran hill station

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Alexander point
  • One Tree Hill point
  • Sunset point
  • Charlotte lake
  • Louisa point
  • Pisharnath Mahadev Mandir
  • Prabalgad

Best time to visit Matheran

Matheran comprises of pleasant weather throughout the year. The best time to visit Matheran is from October to May.

Meenakshi Amman Temple

Meenakshi Amman Temple is dedicated to Hindu Goddess Meenakshi, also known as Tadadakai. She is an avatar of Goddess Parvati. The temple is located at Madurai in the state of Tamil Nadu. She is predominantly worshipped in South India. Actually, Meenakshi is meant as “Fish-eyed.” According to historic account, Goddess Meenakshi is a fierce and meat-eating Goddess.

The Meenakshi Temple has a beautiful architecture where the deity of Goddess Meenakshi resides. This temple is a prime pilgrimage site within the Shaivism tradition. Hence, tourists definitely visit this temple to seek blessings of the Goddess and explore the wonderful architecture.

Meenakshi Temple

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Koodal Azhagar Temple
  • Sri Ramana Mandiram
  • East Tower
  • Gandhi memorial museum
  • Shri Madurai Veeran Swamy Temple
  • St. Mary’s Cathedral

Best time to visit Meenakshi Amman Temple

Meenakshi Temple can be visited in the winter season as the climate is pleasant and not hot.

Visiting hours

  • Meenakshi Temple is open every day, from dawn till 10:00 pm. Except it remains close from 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm.

Munnar hill station

Munnar is an amazing hill station that is situated in Idukki district, Kerala state. Also known as “Kashmir of South India,” it is a popular destination for tourists to explore the lush greenery and serenity of nature. Munnar means “three rivers.”

Munnar is most famous for its medicinal plants and herbs. Moreover, the lush greenery, tea plantations, rivers, and national parks, have made Munnar one of the best places to get refreshed and relaxed. The adorable beauty of this hill station makes people think about staying here only.

Munnar hill station in Kerala

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Eravikulam National Park
  • Mattupetty Dam
  • Anamudi
  • Tea museum
  • Pothamedu viewpoint
  • Attukad waterfall
  • Nayamakad waterfall
  • Chokramudi peak

Best time to visit Munnar

September to March

The best time to visit Munnar is from September to March. The climate is pleasant during this time and suitable for tourists. 


However, Munnar experiences heavy rainfall during monsoon season, so visiting Munnar in monsoon should be avoided.

Mysore Palace

Mysore Palace is a historical palace located in Mysore, India. It is the royal residence of the Wadiyar dynasty. The palace is situated in the center of Mysore and is a prime spot of attraction. As there are many palaces built in Mysore, as a result, Mysore is also called as “City of Palaces.” The owner of the palace are the descendants of the Wadiyar dynasty.

The beautiful architecture of the palace consists of Hindu, Rajput, Mughal and Gothic styles. The audience hall of the Mysore palace is extremely beautiful and delight to watch. Hence, history lovers should definitely explore this palace.

Mysore Palace

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Sri Chamundeshwari Devi Temple
  • Brindavan gardens
  • Ranganathittu Bird sanctuary
  • Karanji lake
  • Jaganmohan palace art gallery and auditorium
  • Kukkarahalli lake

Best time to visit Mysore Palace

The best time to visit Mysore palace is in the winter season as the climate is pleasant and cool.

Entry fees & Visiting hours

  • The entry fee for Indians is Rs. 40
  • The entry fee for foreigners is Rs. 200.
  • The entry fee for children is Rs. 20.
  • List ItemMysore palace is open daily with the visiting hours from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm.

Nagarhole National Park

Nagarhole National Park is situated in Kodagu and Mysore districts in Karnataka. It is also called as Rajiv Gandhi National Park. The Nagarhole Park got its name from naga meaning snake and hole means streams. There are many streams, waterfalls, and hills which add to the beauty of the park. Tigers, Indian leopards, Gaur, Elephants, and deers are some of the major attractions in the park.

A wide species of plants, birds, and animals can be found in the park. As a result, large number of tourists visit Nagarhole National Park to explore wildlife.

Elephant in Nagarhole National Park

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Brahmagiri Wildlife sanctuary
  • Iruppu Falls
  • Trekking in Nagarhole
  • City Shopping

Best time to visit Nagarhole National Park

The perfect time to explore the Nagarhole National Park is from April to May.

Safari Timings

  • Jeep safari timings are from 5:30 am to 10:00 am and 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm
  • Bus safari timings are from 6:00 am to 9:00 am and 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

Nainital

Nainital is a beautiful and famous hill station located in Uttarakhand. This hill station was established in 1841. The Naini Lake, situated in Nainital, is one of the 51 “Shakti Peeths.” As a result, there is a Naini Devi Temple, where Goddess Shakti is paid homage.

Nainital has a rich collection of flora. Several types of trees and bushes grow in Nainital making the hill station lush green. Nainital has a beautiful and pleasant climate, as a result, a number of tourists, from India and outside India, visit this amazing place to experience its beauty.

Naini Lake in Nainital

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Naini Lake
  • Tiffin Top
  • Snow View
  • Cave Garden
  • Shri Maa Naina Devi Temple
  • Hanuman Garhi
  • Kilbury Road
  • Khurpa Taal

Best time to visit Nainital Hill Station

The most favorable time to visit Nainital is from March to June i.e. during the summer season.
Also, those who want to enjoy the snow of Nainital can visit during the winter season.

Omkareshwar Temple

Omkareshwar Temple is a very old temple that was constructed by Shivaram Bhat, who was the spiritual Guru of the Peshwas. Located in Pune city in the state of Maharashtra, this temple is of Lord Shiva dedicated to his spouse Goddess Parvati. This old Temple has witnessed abundant historical events. The events included Veer Savarkar burning the British goods at a nearby place of Omkareshwar Temple called “Taalim”. Lokmanya Tilak also visited this place.

The beautiful architecture of the Omkareshwar Temple is admired by everyone. Huge domes, beautiful carvings charm people visiting this temple.

Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga of Madhya Pradesh

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Shreemant Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati Mandir
  • Shaniwar Wada
  • Kasba Ganpati
  • Pataleshwar Temple
  • Chattushringi Mandir

Best time to visit Omkareshwar Temple

October to March

October to March is the best time to visit Omkareshwar Temple, as the weather is cool and pleasant. 


Also, visiting the temple early in the morning can be beneficial for doing meditation, along with fresh air.

Ooty

Ooty is recognized as Udagamandalam and is located in Tamil Nadu state. It is also called “Queen of Hills”. Situated in the Nilgiri Hills, Ooty was occupied by the Toda and Badagas tribes. The Kurunji flower is the specialty of the Nilgiri hills, as it blooms after every twelve years.

The pine forest in Ooty defines its beauty. In the Nilgiris, Doddabetta is the highest peak. Nearby Ooty is the Mudumalai National Park and Tiger Reserve where many animals dwell. Ooty is a prime destination for tourists due to its lush greenery and mild climate. People visiting Ooty surely get refreshed in the presence of nature and away from the rush in the city.

Ooty hill station in Tamil Nadu

Nearby Places to Visit

  • Ooty Boathouse
  • St. Stephen’s Church
  • Thread garden
  • Ooty Lake
  • Doddabetta
  • Elk Hill Murugan Temple
  • Tiger Hill
  • Ooty Golf Course

Best time to visit Ooty

Ooty has a pleasant climate, so visiting Ooty is preferable from April to June and also from September to November.