North India Tour – Explore the Greatness and Culture of India
North India includes many states like Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Jammu & Kashmir and Uttarakhand. The region has a pleasant temperature for most of the year. It is characterized by its sweeping greenery, snow-capped mountains, majestic fortresses, exotic wildlife, soothing hill stations, religious shrines, and historic buildings. North India tour can be classified into five main categories such as cultural tour, spiritual tour, adventure tour, wildlife tour and wildlife tour.
Northern India has several historically significant places for pilgrims. These include Char Dhams, Vaishno Devi, Varanasi, Bodhgaya, Kushinagar, Pushkar, Khawaja Moinuddin Chisti Durgah in Ajmer, Golden Temple in Amritsar, Jama Masjid in Delhi and several churches. You can explore India’s wildlife in the various national parks and sanctuaries. Popular ones include Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan, Pench in Madhya Pradesh, Corbett National Park in Uttar Pradesh, and Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. These sanctuaries have a rich variety of flora and fauna of the area such as Asiatic lions, tigers, wolves, jackals, elephants, rhinoceroses, gibbons, snakes and a wide variety of exotic bird species.
Popular hill stations of North India include Shimla, Nainital, Dalhousie, Srinagar and Mount Abu. You can enjoy adventure sports in different locations during your North India Tour. Kufri, Leh, Ladakh, Sarchu, Kasauli, Gulmarg, Dehradun, Shimla and Mahasu peaks offer travelers the opportunity to enjoy games such as rafting, skiing, houseboat cruises, cycling, hiking, mountaineering and camel, elephant and yak safaris.
You can also explore North India with luxury tours. India has several luxury trains that allow you to explore its rich cultural heritage in a royal and beautiful way. India’s popular luxury trains include Palace on Wheels, The Fairy Queen, The Heritage on Wheels and the Deccan Odyssey. The Palace on Wheels departs from Delhi and travels through Rajasthan where you can see its majestic forts and palaces.
The train has 14 saloons, 2 restaurants and kitchen cars, a bar and salon, four service cars, a doctor on call, exchange office and laundry service. Each salon has four compartments with attached bathrooms and toilets. The Palace on Wheels offers you personalized service, as each saloon has a saloon captain, games for children and a sound system so you can enjoy your favorite music.
Another popular destination of Northern India is the Golden Triangle. The triangle includes traveling through 3 cities of India namely Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. During your Golden Triangle tour, you will have the opportunity to explore Delhi landmarks such as Humayun’s Tomb, India Gate, Lotus Temple and President House. Agra is famous for the Taj Mahal, which was recently awarded “Wonder of the World” status by UNESCO. The capital of the state of Rajasthan, Jaipur is also known as “Pink City” and is famous for its forts and palaces such as the Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds), Nahargarh Fort, Amber Fort, City Palace, Laxmi Narayan Temple and Jantar Mantar Observatory.