India is among the top tourist destinations of the world and is visited by millions of tourists every year who visit this amazing land to experience its diversity of cultures, traditions, religions, languages, art and architecture, and natural wonders. A number of tourists who come to holidays in India stay here for months in order to explore in detail each and every major destination of this colorful land. However, there is no dearth of tourists who prefer short tours to India. During their India Tours, they explore one or two tourist destinations as per their interests and tastes.
There are numerous interesting tourist destinations in India worth exploring on a short tour to India. Delhi, the capital of India, is the city that one cannot miss in India. A Delhi sightseeing tour includes the interesting Tourists sites of Raj Ghat, Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar, India Gate, Parliament House, Lotus Temple, Akshardham Temple, and Birla Mandir. Agra, the city of Taj Mahal, is usually the reason why many people visit India. Agra prospered as a city during Mughal Empire after it was made the capital city. The most important tourist site in Agra is Taj Mahal, the white marble structure made by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaj Mahal. It features beautiful domes, carvings, lovely gardens and much more. Other attractions in and around Agra include the Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri.
Mumbai is also perfect destination for a short tour of India. You can enjoy Mumbai sightseeing tour in one or two days. In your tour of Mumbai, you can visit the most interesting tourist sites of Gateway of India, Mumbai Fort, Chowpatty Beach, Mumbai High Court, Rajabai Clock Tower, the Hanging Gardens and Elephanta Caves. Another nice destination that many people prefer to visit during their short trip to India is Udaipur, famed for its magnificent palaces, lakes, and temples. The major landmarks of Udaipur are the City Palace (featuring luxurious rooms and ivory doors), Jag Mandir Palace, Sahelion-ki-Bari Gardens, Jagdish Temple, and Lake Pichhola. All these sites can be explored in the single day.
Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, is a popular destination in India and is visited by large number of international tourists every year. You can visit all the tourist sites of Jaipur in two days. Some of the best tourist sites in Jaipur are City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal, Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple, and City Palace Museum. For those having interest in history and art, Khajuraho is an ideal destination. This place is known for erotic and artistically rich temples. The temple in Khajuraho feature erotic sculptures and paintings dating back to mid-10th and 11th centuries. There are only around two dozens of the original 85 Khajuraho temples left in Khajuraho.
Other major tourist destinations in India that can be explored during a short tour include Haridwar, Rishikesh, Bangalore, Mysore, Kashmir, Ladakh, Darjeeling, Gangtok, Amritsar, Jaisalmer, Mussorie, Nainital, Kullu-Manali, Shimla, Cochin, Cheenai, Aurangabad, Gwalior, Kanchipuram, Bharatpur, Corbett National Park, Aurangabad, Goa, and Kaziranga National Park.