Hello World! Welcome Friends! India is a land like no other. This country boasts some of the most stunning architectural wonders of the world. Rich in history, art and culture, India is a kaleidoscope of gorgeous landmarks, flavorful cuisine, timeless traditions and warm engaging people. India has one of the densest populations, and the mix of races, religion and cultural ideas is dizzying. This large geographical expanse offers much to tourists. There are some remarkable travel tour groups from competent tour companies that take visitors into the heart of India’s most treasured places. Whether your interest is to visit ancient sites, stay in modern lodging or finding out-of-the-way hidden secrets, India is a place to be explored again and again.
View Architectural Landmarks Up Close
Almost everyone has heard of the Famed Agra Taj Mahal, where an ancient ruler built a tribute to his beloved wife. This spectacular place is a must-see on anyone’s India bucket list. Jaipur has stunning stucco buildings along its wide streets. Visitors will delight in this “Pink City” that features the City Palace, Jaigarh and Amber forts and Hawah Mahal. Visitors can explore the intriguing bazaars that make this spot lively and popular both for residents and newcomers. A trip to New Delhi’s Qutub Complex reveals more architectural amazement with the Qutub Minar and Altimish’s Tomb formed majestically from marble and sandstone.
Sample India’s Savory Cuisine
India has sensational food that makes use of this country’s traditional spices. Try a flavorful rice dish called Biryani. This dish is flavored with saffron and other spices, and has marinated mutton or chicken stirred in. For a true South Indian breakfast, try Idli, a fermented recipe that uses lentils and rice shaped in large circles. Chole Bhature is a curried spiced chickpea dish best served with a delicious fried flour bread. Ghulab Jaamun is a tasty South Indian dessert is made from dried milk balls boiled in a sweet sugar syrup and slow cooked. A must-eat is the street food favorite called Kati Roll. Vendors wrap eggs, kebabs, vegetables and zesty spices into a rolled paratha which is a traditional Indian flat bread. For a tasty meal, try Tandoori Chicken that has been baked in a traditional clay oven. The chicken is marinated with a delicious paste of spices and yogurt and served with onions, fresh herbs and often rice. Rajma, from Northern Indian regions, is flavored kidney beans in a thickened gravy over rice. India’s many delicious food selections will keep visitors happy wherever they travel.
Best Places to Stay in India
Tourism is a booming business for Indian merchants and businessmen. There are many gorgeous hotels and other bed and breakfast establishments. Visitors can stay at luxurious resort hotels, or they can opt for a traditional room. In New Delhi, the glorious Leela Palace has exotic decor and plush surroundings. The Jaipur Marriott Hotel has modern accommodations with an old-world styled Indian pool area. Many well-known hotels have sites all over India. Prices range from $250 to just $52. Tourists that want a spot with authentic Indian flavor, can find wonderful places with just a little investigation.
Experience Indian Culture
Each region of India differs in geography, culture, language and religion. Try the intricately detailed Cultural Complex located by the Yamuna River in Delhi Akshardham. Several thousand of artisan from all over India decorated the impressive architecture here. This was created to tell stories of Hinduism. The Mandir Cinema in Jaipur opened in 1976, boasts art-deco decor with pastel walls and attentive staff. When the movie finishes, walk across the street for a sweet drink of lassi in one of many Jaipuri shops. A spectacular Ranakpur Jain Temple from the 15th century sits quietly in this quaint village that most never see. The Natraj Dining Hall within Udaipur offers traditional thali Indian food experiences where several types of local food dishes are served on a round platter.
India is a place where humanity seems bursting. These friendly people are extremely polite and giving. Travelers often come with Kensington Tours, and travel tour groups can blend-in wearing cooler Indian attire.
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