Reasons to Book Cheap India Flights
India is a country with varied topography and several seasons. Therefore, the best time to visit entirely depends upon the region a tourist is traveling. Cold and dry season, between November and March is the best time to visit most of the country. At this time, the north Indian cities located in plain areas boast soothing climate ideal for sightseeing. South Indian part is also excellent to visit during this season, In summers, tourists can visit hill stations in India, most of which are located in Indian states of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand, and also the North Eastern part of the country.
Popular Destinations in India
Delhi, officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi, is a city and a
union territory in India. The political centre of the country, Delhi is an
ideal place to visit for history buffs, shopaholics, foodies, architecture
admirers, and spiritual tourists. The city features a rich history and is
dotted with spectacular mosques, monuments and forts. Heritage lovers can
explore attractions like Red Fort, Qutab Minar, India Gate, Humanyun's
Tomb, and other historic marvels built by the Mughals. Shopping buffs can
visit various shopping arenas including Palika Bazaar, Old Delhi, and Karol
Bagh. In addition, there are also several architecturally brilliant
spiritual buildings such as Akshardham, Lotus Temple, Bangla Sahib
Gurudwara, and Jama Masjid.
Goa is a wonderful state in India for leisure hunters and backpackers. It
boasts an unending stretch of flawless beaches that keep explorers aside
from hustle-bustle of city life and serves as exceptional place to laze
around, romance, and plunge in the nature’s splendor. Goa is the smallest
state in India and perhaps the best destination in the country to enjoy
beaches and pulsating nightlife. Old Goa boasts the sense of Portuguese era
with historical buildings, churches, flea markets, and old forts. Some of
the major tourist attractions in Goa are Calangute Beach, Candolim Beach,
Dudhsagar Waterfalls, and more.
Mumbai is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra. The most
populous city in India, Mumbai is located on the west coast of India and
features a deep natural harbor. This city is the financial and commercial
capital of the country. It is said that this city never sleeps as it
features vivacious nightlife and an assorted blend of exciting places to
visit. In addition to being home to Hindi Film industry 'Bollywood', Mumbai
is rich with cultural, natural, religious, and historical attractions as
well. Some of the major tourist attractions in Mumbai are the gateway of
India, Elephanta Caves, Marine Drive, Film City, Sealink, and more.
Holi in Vrindavan and Mathura
Although Holi is celebrated nationwide in India, the celebrations in the
north Indian cities of Mathura and Vrindavan are unique in its own way.
Holi is a Hindu spring festival, also known as 'the festival of colors'. In
Mathura and Vrindavan, the style of celebration in called 'latthmaar' in
which men come with colors and try to paint the women. The women
reciprocate and try to defend themselves by beating the men playfully.
Dasara is the festival celebrated as a symbol of victory of good over
evil. It is a major Hindu festival celebrated on the tenth day of the Hindu
calendar month of Asvin (typically falling in the Gregorian months of
September and October). The festival of Dasara is celebrated all over the
country, however, the most famous celebrations are held in the south Indian
city of Mysuru and is known as Mysore Dasara. The Mysuru tradition
celebrates the warriors and the state of fighting for the good, ritually
worshipping and showcasing the state sword, horses, elephants, weapons,
along with Hindu Devi goddess in her warrior form and also the Vishnu
avatar Rama. Another major attraction during this festival is the Dasara
exhibition held in the exhibition grounds opposite to the Mysore Palace
Also called the Pushkar Camel fair, Pushkar Fair is an annual multi-day
livestock fair and cultural fete organized in the town of Puhskar in the
north Indian state of Rajasthan. The fair starts with the Hindu calendar
month of Kartik and ends on the full Kartik moon day, typically overlapping
with late October and early November in the Gregorian calendar. It is one
of the largest camel, horse, and cattle fairs in India. One can also buy
from handicraft stalls full of clothes, bracelets, fabrics, and textiles. A
camel race starts off the celebrations.