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S. No. Destinations What To See
01.  Destination: Agra Base Town: Agra
State: Uttar Pradesh (Locate State)
Altitude: 171 M When To Visit: Oct to March
Temperature: Min. 6°C, Max 46°C
Transportation: Road, Rail
Accommodation: Hotels
Cuisine: Indian, Continental
Languages: English, Hindi & Local
Medieval period monuments including a massive 16th century fort, palaces, temples, tombs & mosques, the world famous Taj Mahal built be Mogul Emperor Shahjahan etc.
Shopping: Antiques, paintings, engraved stone & metal articles & sculptures, handmade leather shoes & garments, and other ethnic art & craft.
02.  Destination: Ajmer Base Town: Ajmer
State: Rajasthan (Locate State)
Altitude: 486 M When To Visit: Oct to Mar
Temperature: Summer 26 to 41°C, Winter 8 to 20°C
Transportation: Road, Rail
Accommodation: Hotels
Cuisine: Indian, Continental
Languages: English, Hindi & Local
An important place in the history of Medieval India, well known for the shrine of Sheikh Muinuddin Chishti, a Muslim saint exposure to religious discourses, rituals & practices, native culture & lifestyle.
Shopping: Books & articles of religious use, ethnic art & craft.
03.  Destination: Amritsar Base Town: Amritsar
State: Punjab (Locate State)
Altitude: 218 M When To Visit: Year Round
Temperature: Summer 24 to 45°C, Winter 4 to 27°C
Transportation: Road, Rail, Air
Accommodation: Hotels
Cuisine: Indian, Continental
Languages: English, Hindi & Local
Important center of pilgrimage famous for the Golden Temple, the most important Sikh shrine and other places of worship, Jalianwala Bagh, native culture & lifestyle.
Shopping: Ethnic art & craft, books & articles of religious use, silk, cotton & woolen textiles.
04.  Destination: Badrinath Base Town: Badrinath
State: Uttarakhand (Locate State)
Altitude: 3415 M When To Visit: June & Sept
Temperature: Summer 12 to 18°C, Winter 8 to 10°C
Transportation: Road
Accommodation: Hotels
Cuisine: Indian
Languages: Hindi & Local
Important center of pilgrimage famous for the shrine of Badrinath, a temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu and other places of worship, exposure to Hindu rituals & practices, native culture & lifestyle.
Shopping: Ethnic art & craft, articles used in religious practices.
05.  Destination: Chittorgarh Base Town: Chittorgarh
State: Rajasthan (Locate State)
Altitude: 394 M When To Visit: Oct to March
Temperature: Min. 5°C, Max 45°C
Transportation: Road, Rail
Accommodation: Hotels
Cuisine: Indian, Continental
Languages: English, Hindi & Local
Old capital of erstwhile Mewar Kingdom, Chittorgarh is famous for the ruins of a massive 7th century fort and scores of other monuments located inside the fort, Rajasthani folk music and dances, native style of culture & living, local festivals etc.
Shopping: Ethnic art & craft.
06.  Destination: Delhi Base Town: Delhi
State: Delhi (Locate State)
Altitude: 125 M When To Visit: Oct to March
Temperature: Min. 4°C, Max 46°C
Transportation: Road, Rail, Air
Accommodation: Hotels
Cuisine: Indian, Continental
Languages: English, Hindi & Local
Several ancient & medieval period monuments including a 5000 year old fort, believed to have been founded by the legendary Pandavas of Mahabharata, a 14th century fort built in 1321 and abandoned in 1327 and 17th century fort built by the Moguls, palaces, temples, tombs & mosques, churches, archeological & other museums, art galleries & cultural centers, ethnic shopping, local festivals etc.
Shopping: Exquisite handicraft & pieces of art from all over India, antiques, paintings, frescos, sculptures made of wood, stone and metal, wooden & stone carvings, silk, cotton, woolen & leather garments, fabrics, linen, carpets, room furnishings, potteries, gold & silver jewelry, diamonds & other precious stones and ethnic art & craft.
07.  Destination: Fatehpur Sikri Base Town: Fatehpur Sikri
State: Uttar Pradesh (Locate State)
Altitude: 230 M When To Visit: Oct to March
Temperature: Min. 6°C, Max 46°C
Transportation: Road, Rail
Accommodation: Hotels
Cuisine: Indian, Continental
Languages: English, Hindi & Local
Ruins of a 16th century fort and monuments built by Mogul Emperor Akbar, palaces, tombs, mosques and the famous shrine of Sheikh salim Chishti.
Shopping: Ethnic art & craft.
08.  Destination: Gangotri Base Town: Gangotri
State: Uttarakhand (Locate State)
Altitude: 3753 M When To Visit: April to June & Sept to Oct.
Temperature: Summer 10 to 15°C, Winter 0 to 10°C
Transportation: Road
Accommodation: Hotels/ Tents
Cuisine: Indian
Languages: Hindi & Local
Important center of pilgrimage famous for the Gangotri Temple, a shrine dedicated to Goddess Ganga and other places of worship, exposure to Hindu rituals & practices, native culture & lifestyle.
Shopping: Ethnic art & craft, articles used in religious practices.
09.  Destination: Haridwar Base Town: Haridwar
State: Uttarakhand (Locate State)
Altitude: 314 M When To Visit: October to March
Temperature: Summer 20 to 40°C, Winter 5 to 24°C
Transportation: Road, Rail, Air
Accommodation: Hotels
Cuisine: Indian, Continental
Languages: Hindi, English & Local
Pilgrimage town, Hindu monasteries & temples, , exposure to Hindu religious philosophy, rituals & practices, native culture & lifestyle.
Shopping: Ethnic art & craft, books & articles of religious use, images of various Gods & Goddesses made in wood, bronze or stone, temple bells, perfumes & incense sticks, herbal medicines.
10.  Destination: Jaipur Base Town: Jaipur
State: Rajasthan (Locate State)
Altitude: 431 M When To Visit: Oct to March
Temperature: Min. 5°C, Max 45°C
Transportation: Road, Rail, Air
Accommodation: Hotels
Cuisine: Indian, Continental
Languages: English, Hindi & Local
The only well planned planned city of medieval period, Amer Fort built by the Rajput rulers, now a World Heritage Site, Jaigadh and Nahargarh Forts and several palaces and temples, native culture & living, local festivals etc.
Shopping: Exquisite handicraft & pieces of art, antiques, paintings, frescos, sculptures made of wood, stone and metal, wooden & stone carvings, silk, cotton, woolen & leather garments, printd fabrics & linen, room furnishings, gold & silver jewelry, diamonds & other precious stones and other ethnic art & craft.
11.  Destination: Jodhpur Base Town: Jodhpur
State: Rajasthan (Locate State)
Altitude: 231 M When To Visit: Oct to March
Temperature: Min. 5°C, Max 45°C
Transportation: Road, Rail, Air
Accommodation: Hotels
Cuisine: Indian, Continental
Languages: English, Hindi & Local
An erstwhile 1400 year old desert kingdom Jodhpur is known for a massive 15th century fort viz. Mehrangadh Fort, now a World Heritage Site and its exquisitely carved palaces & temples, a museum containing articles of contemporary cultural & historical importance, shopping centers, cultural centers, folk music and dances, eating places serving exclusive Rajasthani cuisine, native culture & living, local festivals etc.
Shopping: Exquisite handicraft & pieces of art, antiques, paintings, frescos, stone and metal sculptures, stone carvings & lattice work, famous Rajasthani printed cotton garments, camel leather products, handmade shoes and other ethnic art & craft.
12.  Destination: Jaisalmer Base Town: Jaisalmer
State: Rajasthan (Locate State)
Altitude: 225 M When To Visit: Oct to March
Temperature: Min. 5°C, Max 45°C
Transportation: Road, Rail
Accommodation: Hotels
Cuisine: Indian, Continental
Languages: English, Hindi & Local
Jaisalmer is known for a massive 12th century fort built in yellow sand stone in 1156 AD and popularly known as the Golden Fort, now a World Heritage Site, its exquisitely carved palaces, temples & other buildings are a poetry in stone, desert cruises on Camel's back followed by camping in the desert is a speciality, dance & folk music performances, exclusive Rajasthani cuisine, local festivals etc.,
native culture & living.
Shopping: Colorful Rajasthani fabrics & garments, puppets & wooden toys, stamps, antiques, paintings, frescos, stone and metal sculptures, stone carvings, camel leather products and other ethnic art & craft.
13.  Title: Kedarnath Base Town: Gaurikund 
State: Uttarakhand (Locate State)
Altitude: 3553 M When To Visit: : May to June and Sept to Oct
Temperature: Summer 15 to 30°C, Winter 0 to 24°C
Transportation: Road/ Trek
Accommodation: Hotels/Tents
Cuisine: Local/Self Cooking
Languages:  Hindi & Local
Important center of pilgrimage famous for the shrine of Kedarnath , a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and other places of worship, exposure to Hindu rituals & practices, native culture & lifestyle.
Shopping: Ethnic art & craft, articles used in religious practices.
14.  Destination: Kurukshetra Base Town: Kurukshetra
State: Haryana (Locate State)
Altitude: 260 M When To Visit: Sep to Mar
Temperature: Summer 35 to 45°C, Winter 4 to 17°C
Transportation: Road, Rail
Accommodation: Hotels
Cuisine: Indian, Continental
Languages: English, Hindi & Local
Pilgrimage town believed to be the battle field during the Mahabharata war, Hindu monasteries & temples, , exposure to Hindu religious philosophy, rituals & practices, Pilgrimage town, Hindu monasteries & temples, exposure to Hindu religious philosophy, rituals & practices, native culture & lifestyle.
Shopping: Ethnic art & craft, books & articles of religious use, herbal medicines.
15.  Destination: Kushinagar Base Town: Gorakhpur
State: Uttar Pradesh (Locate State)
Altitude: 400 M When To Visit: Oct to March
Temperature: Summer 32 to 43°C, Winter 19 to 25°C
Transportation: Road, Rail, Air
Accommodation: Hotels
Cuisine: Indian, Continental
Languages: English, Hindi
An important Buddhist pilgrimage site, where  Lord Buddha is thought to have attained Parinirvana after his death, Buddhist monasteries and places of worship, exposure to religious discourses, rituals & practices, native culture & lifestyle.
Shopping: Ethnic art & craft.
16.  Destination: Mathura/ Vrindavan Base Town: Mathura
State: Uttar Pradesh (Locate State)
Altitude: 174 M When To Visit: Oct to March
Temperature: Min. 14°C, Max 45°C
Transportation: Road, Rail
Accommodation: Hotels
Cuisine: Indian, Continental
Languages: English, Hindi & Local
Historical & pilgrimage town, Hindu monasteries & temples, , exposure to Hindu religious philosophy, rituals & practices, archeological museum, native culture & lifestyle.
Shopping: Ethnic art & craft, books & articles of religious use, images of various Gods & Goddesses made in wood, bronze or stone, temple bells, perfumes & incense sticks, herbal medicines.
17. Destination: Mount Abu Base Town: Mount Abu
State: Rajasthan (Locate State)
Altitude: 1164 M When To Visit: Oct to March
Temperature: Min. 5°C, Max 45°C
Transportation: Road, Rail
Accommodation: Hotels
Cuisine: Indian, Continental
Languages: English, Hindi & Local
The only hill resort in the desert state of Rajasthan, known for the famous Dilwara Jain Temples, also known for scores of other religious shrines, an sprawling lake and a number of academic institutions, shopping centers, cultural centers, native style of culture & living, local festivals etc.
Shopping: Exquisite handicraft & pieces of art, antiques, paintings, frescos, sculptures, silk, cotton, woolen & leather garments, fabrics, linen, carpets, room furnishings, potteries, gold, silver & artificial jewelry & precious stones etc.
18.  Destination: Pushkar Base Town: Ajmer
State: Rajasthan (Locate State)
Altitude: 510 M When To Visit: Oct to March
Temperature: Summer 25 to 45°C, Winter 8 to 22°C
Transportation: Road, Rail
Accommodation: Hotels
Cuisine: Indian, Continental
Languages: English, Hindi & Local
Pilgrimage town, temples and other places of worship, exposure to religious discourses, rituals & practices, native culture & lifestyle.
Shopping: Books & articles of religious use, ethnic art & craft.
19.  Destination: Rishikesh Base Town: Rishikesh
State: Uttarakhand (Locate State)
Altitude: 372 M When To Visit: Year Round
Temperature: Summer 21 to 30°C, Winter 5 to 22°C
Transportation: Road, Rail, Air
Accommodation: Hotels
Cuisine: Indian, Continental
Languages: Hindi, English & Local
Pilgrimage town, Hindu monasteries & temples, , exposure to Hindu religious philosophy, rituals & practices, native culture & lifestyle.
Shopping: Ethnic art & craft, books & articles of religious use, images of various Gods & Goddesses made in wood, bronze or stone, temple bells, perfumes & incense sticks, herbal medicines.
20.  Destination: Shravasti Base Town: Gonda
State: Uttar Pradesh (Locate State)
Altitude: 185 M When To Visit: Oct to March
Temperature: Summer 32 to 43°C, Winter 10 to 30°C
Transportation: Road, Rail
Accommodation: Hotels
Cuisine: Indian, Continental
Languages: English, Hindi
An ancient city and important center of pilgrimage for the Buddhists, monasteries & temples, exposure to Buddhist religious philosophy, rituals & practices, excavation sites, native culture & lifestyle.
Shopping: Ethnic art & craft,
21.  Title: Tungnath/Chandrashila Base Town: Chopta 
State: Uttarakhand (Locate State)
Altitude: 4000 M When To Visit: Apr - Jun, Sep - Nov.
Temperature: Summer 10 to 30°C Winter -15 to 15°C
Transportation: Road/ Trek
Accommodation: Hotels/Tents
Cuisine: Local/Self Cooking
Languages:  Hindi & Local
Important center of pilgrimage famous for the shrine of Tungnath, a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, exposure to Hindu rituals & practices, native culture & lifestyle.
Shopping: Ethnic art & craft.
22.  Destination: Udaipur Base Town: Udaipur
State: Rajasthan (Locate State)
Altitude: 600 M When To Visit: Oct to March
Temperature: Min. 5°C, Max 45°C
Transportation: Road, Rail, Air
Accommodation: Hotels
Cuisine: Indian, Continental
Languages: English, Hindi & Local
Udaipur is a modern city that was ruled by the oldest royal family in the world,, also known as the city of lakes and famous for its medieval period fort, palaces, pavilions & temples, museums containing articles of contemporary cultural & historical importance, shopping centers, cultural centers, classical & folk music and dances, native style of culture & living, local festivals etc.
Shopping: Colorful Rajasthani fabrics & garments, linen, carpets, room furnishings, potteries, gold & silver jewelry, puppets & wooden toys, stamps, antiques, paintings, frescos, stone, metal & wooden sculptures, carvings and other ethnic art & craft.
23.  Destination: Varanasi Base Town: Varanasi
State: Uttar Pradesh (Locate State)
Altitude: 80 M When To Visit: Oct to March
Temperature: Min. 7°C, Max 45°C
Transportation: Road, Rail, Air
Accommodation: Hotels
Cuisine: Indian, Continental
Languages: English, Hindi
Believed to be the oldest living city in the world, most Important center of pilgrimage for the Hindus, monasteries & temples, exposure to Hindu religious philosophy, rituals & practices, seat of Indian classical music & dances, native culture & lifestyle.
Shopping: Books & articles of religious use, images of various Gods & Goddesses made in wood, bronze or stone, temple bells, perfumes & incense sticks, herbal medicines, exquisitely embroidered silk & cotton sarees, garments, linen & furnishings and other ethnic art & craft,
24.  Destination: Yamnotri Base Town: Janki Chatti
State: Uttarakhand (Locate State)
Altitude: 3235 M When To Visit: April to June & Sept to Oct.
Temperature: Summer 6 to 20°C, Winter -7 to 5°C
Transportation: Road, Trek
Accommodation: Hotels/ Tents
Cuisine: Indian
Languages: Hindi & Local
Important center of pilgrimage famous for the Yamunotri Temple, a shrine dedicated to Goddess Yamuna and other places of worship, exposure to Hindu rituals & practices, native culture & lifestyle.
Shopping: Ethnic art & craft, articles used in religious practices.
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