Travelling India, well that can be very hectic and confusing since there are a lot of places to travel and with all that running along, one just hopes to find a proper place to stay and variety in food items which one can enjoy. A place where one can feel comfortable and enjoy at the same time, a friendly place indeed.

So here is a list of 10 friendly places in India and their best features.

  1. Mumbai

The city of dreams, Mumbai not only attracts dreamers but also tourists. It is a place of infinite possibilities.

From those luxurious malls and restaurants to the side stall vendors.

Mumbai never sleeps well that’s true. The nightlife is an attraction to youngsters from all around.

If you wish to go shopping, then Mumbai is a hub for it too. All the latest fashion at all types of prices. Overall Mumbai deserves to be called the most tourist friendly place.

 2. Goa

Goa is said to be most famous destination for backpackers with a low budget. If you want to party, then visit Goa because It holds the 6th position in the world for the nightlife as stated by a national geographic book.

Most of the attraction though is its coastal areas or the beaches. Anyone can come and stay at a mere sum of Rs.500/night in the shacks lined along the beaches.

The food is also budget friendly since the stalls on the beach offers a wide variety of seafood.

It also allures those history buffs to beautiful Portuguese architecture like moths to fire.

Overall a beautiful destination one should must visit.

3. Manali

Nestled in the mountains of Himachal Pradesh, this hill station is a sight for those sore eyes. It’s a perfect escape plan for the backpackers. There are many adventure sports that it offers like trekking, climbing, mountain biking, paragliding, rafting and skiing which mostly attract youngsters.

With a lot of beautiful resorts for accommodation it calls out to a lot of honeymooners while other travellers prefer the old Manali with plenty services and laid back vibe. Overall this place is a pretty chilled out place.

4. Agra

Have you visited any of the seven wonders? Well, Agra gives you that one chance to visit at least one of those, The Taj Mahal. Apart from Taj Mahal, Agra is one of the city that showcases the legacy of the Mughal empire with the enchanting castles and fascinating tombs.

From budget to luxury, it offers plenty of accommodations all near and around The Taj.

Famous for its pethas Agra also is renowned for the mughlai food. Hence it is not only an attraction for Indians but foreign travellers too.

5. Rishikesh

Situated on the foothills of Himalayas, besides river Ganges, Rishikesh is a renowned centre for its temples and ashrams. This city focuses on the enlightenment of the souls through salvation. A spiritual town indeed. Not only an alcohol-free city but also a vegetarian city by law.

It is also rising as the adventure capital of India because it offers trekking on the mountains of Himalayas, white river rafting attracting a lot of youngsters.

6. Amritsar

Taking a tour on the north-western side of India one should definitely visit the holy town in Punjab also known as Ambarsar. Its walls secure the Golden temple which is said to be the most sacred shrine for Sikhs all around the country. The temple offers services to all those who visit. Amritsar is also famous for its rich cuisines and Jallianwala bagh massacre. Several markets are packed up all around the town. The walls of the city have faced a lot of wounds during the struggle of independence and one should visit to see how they flaunt it with pride now.

7. Chennai

Also, known as the southern capital of India, Chennai comes 4th on the list of largest economy of the country. Lined up by the Bay of Bengal, gives you a chance to walk around on sand during sunsets on the Marina beach. The people here are warm hearted and proud of their city.

This upcoming city is sprinkled with all types of malls, clubs, luxurious hotels and local markets. The city is also rich in its cultural heritage.

8. Rajasthan

The sand state of India is also the largest state in the country. The heritage is impossible to miss with those beautiful art sculptures or the unique jewellery. Those enormous mansions carved with intricate designs invite you in wholeheartedly. The traditional rides being the camels and elephants, this state have yet not forgotten the very basic roots of the old Mughal India. Cities worth visiting are the pink city, Jaipur, the city of lakes, Udaipur, the desert city, Jaisalmer, the haunted city, Bhangarh, etcetera. The folk music, the liveliness, the spices and the magnificent forts will leave you mesmerized for days and the trip impossible to forget.

9. Bengaluru

Formerly known as Bangalore, is the most progressive city in India with all the IT sectors. The city mostly comprises of youngsters hence the nightlife is pretty appealing for people all around. Though the city experiences several changes due to the outburst of development the core colonial heritage remains intact. The city is beautiful inside out.

10. Sikkim

Wondered about those beautiful destinations on the postcards? Well, Sikkim is definitely one of those places with the breath-taking green valleys and Himalayan mountains. It’s the best refuge to those who want to lay low surrounded by mother nature. There are several Buddhist monasteries to visit plus the local food is really sumptuous. For fun, you can try hiking and mountaineering. The place is indeed heaven.

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An architect by profession and traveller at heart, Rohit’s travel stories are
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