North India Tour & Travel Guide
The Northern part of India includes the states of Delhi, Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. This part of India is considered to be the most visited part due to its majestic monuments, royal palaces, historical locations, religious shrines, wildlife, hill stations and scenic landscapes.
North India is endowed with immense topographical diversity, historical monuments, different Cultures, Wildlife parks and sanctuaries, holy temples and rivers and diversified climatic conditions. Besides the capital state of India all the other states of the Northern region are sharing its border with Nepal, China, Pakistan and Bhutan.
North India has all kinds of destinations to satisfy the needs of a traveller starting from Himalayas in the Uphill’s for the natural scenic beauty, to the plains for e.g. Agra, Jaipur, etc. cities which are rich in culture & heritage.
Srinagar, Ladakh, Gulmarg, Pahalgam, Chandigarh, Amritsar, Anandpur Sahib, Ludhiana, Shimla, Manali, Dharamshala, Kasol, Nanital, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Mussoorie, Corbett, Varanasi, Lucknow, Sravasti, Kushinagar, Delhi, Udaipur, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur
10°C to 30°C
(April to June)
(July to Sep)
10°C to 15°C
(Oct to Feb)
An Insight into North India Tourism
Kaleidoscope of Indian Heritage, History, Religion, Culture, Nature & more...
Owing to mixed topography, climate, culture, religion and lifestyles, North India is any tourist’s delight. The states that form the Northern India include Delhi – the country’s capital city, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Uttaranchal, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and parts of Rajasthan. From the Himalayas in the extreme north to the Thar Desert to its extreme west and the Indo-Gangetic plains in the centre add diverse dimension to this zone. Bordered with China, Nepal, Bhutan and Pakistan, culture here is a glimpse of these places, as well. Largest glaciers, wildlife reserves, sub-tropical forests, relics of the past and numerous archaeological treasures, define north India tourism.
The lifestyle & culture in North India, is a beautiful blend of history and modernity. Some of the most revered Hindu Temples, Sikh Gurudwaras, Buddhist Monasteries, Islamic Mosques and Christian Churches co-exist here. The largest mosque of India - Jama Masjid (in Delhi) and the largest Sikh shrine - The Golden Temple (in Amritsar) here in North India are populously visited by tourists. One of the world’s oldest cities, Varanasi on the banks of mighty river Ganges, is also a must visit place for tourists.
North India is a reserve of architectural marvels of bygone era. It takes pride of being the abode to one of the Wonders of the World, Taj Mahal at Agra. From Qutub Minar, Purana Qila & Red Fort of Delhi to the royal palaces of Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodhpur and Jaisalmer, each displays outstanding architectural exclusivity.
For adventure enthusiasts and nature lovers, North India is the place to be in. Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Jammu & Kashmir are hubs of adventure sports like skiing, white water rafting, mountain biking, trekking, paragliding, sand biking, flying fox, bungee jumping, hiking and lots more. Biking through the motor-able passes of Ladakh, worth the effort. Hill stations here are picturesque. The snow-capped mountains, crystal clear rivers and lush-green valley’s across several off-the-trail hill stations nestled in the Himalayas make any holiday relaxing & rejuvenating. The hill stations like Shimla, Nainital, Dharamshala and Dalhousie are very popular. The snow-clad mountains of Kashmir and its beautiful gardens &lakes have allured travellers from far & wide. North India is dotted with numerous wildlife sanctuaries, national parks, and conservation centres. The diverse bio-spheres here are a breeding ground and habitat for innumerable flora & fauna species.
People from all parts of the country are found here, which adds colour to the lifestyle here. Diverse religion, food, clothing, culture, language and believes makes this zone vibrant like a colour pallet. Along with Hindi & English, different dialects of Punjabi, Haryanvi, Rajasthani, Kashmiri Awadhi, and Bihari languages are spoken. Indulgence in food and festivals of North India is a perfect way to experience the culture-o- scope of the region.
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Tour Packages of North India
North India Travel Information
Best time to go
The climate here varies from one region to another. Thus, during summertime the tourists move towards its hill stations. During wintertime i.e. between October and March, the weather is quite pleasant in plains. Lastly, the Himalayan regions are a perfect getaway for tourists during monsoons i.e. June-July
Modes of transport are plenty here and if you are travelling by road, you can hire a taxi or any other public transport to visit varied places. Also, railway networks and airports are easily accessible. Highlands in the Northern region majorly have an accessibility of road transports and railways connectivity.
Summertime commences from April and ends by June, whereas winters in North India are between October and March. Apart from this, monsoon time is from July to September. You can enjoy the Himalayan regions during summer, plains during winters and the lush green environment of highlands monsoons.
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Know before you go:
Just ensure that you are visiting the Northern provinces during festivities, this is surely going to make your vacations more enjoyable. June, July and August are hot in India however, these are also the months when you can get discounted offers for your tours and the winter months are comparatively expensive.
Hindi is considered to be the majorly prominent language in North India and a part of the population here is also comfortable with English communication. Apart from that, some of the regional languages here include Punjabi, Kashmiri, Dogri, Bengali, Nepali, Bhili, Garhwali, Bhojpuri and Korwa/Kodaku etc
The standard voltage in North India is 230V whereas the Frequency is known to be 50Hz. The kind of plug sockets used in the Northern regions are type C, M and D.
North India Tourist Map
Hill Stations in North India