Famous Holiday Destinations of India

India is a country of exotic holiday destinations, blessed with resplendent colours. Its mesmerising beauty can be traced in beautiful landscapes, golden beaches, lofty mountain peaks, backwater destinations, heritage temples and cultural treasures. There is an unending list of famous holiday destinations in India. Be it summer holidays, winter vacations or honeymoon trips, India is one of the most sought after countries flocked by a large number of tourists every year from around the globe.

Northern part of India has a large number of hill stations which are mainly famous for summer holidays because of its cool climate and serene environment. On the other hand Southern India holiday destinations are famous for their golden beaches and backwaters. In Western part, where India boasts of its princely cultural heritage and splendid deserts, on the other side, Northeast India has a number of hill stations famous for tea gardens and adventure sports.


Shimla is famous by the name of ‘Queen of Hills’ and is the capital city of India. Located in the lap of Himalayas, Shimla had been a summer capital during British era. Shimla still retains its colonial charm and legacy. It is also famous as one of the most flocked honeymoon destinations of India.


Gulmarg is also known as Switzerland of India and is situated in the northernmost state of Jammu and Kashmir. Covered by the snow capped mountains, mainly famous for winter sports, Gulmarg is thronged by a large number of adventure sports enthusiasts from all over the globe every year.

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