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Best destinations to visit in India in 2020

Yajnesh Talapady Yajnesh Talapady Follow Mar 05, 2020 · 6 mins read
Best destinations to visit in India in 2020
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Traveling is fun! Visiting new places, meeting different people and understanding various cultures helps one broaden their horizon. And if the destination you have picked is already a natural beauty, it certainly would be a cherry on top of the cake. There are but a handful of destinations in the world which could give you an immersive experience that would elevate your senses and imprint a lasting impression on your soul.

Yes, we’re talking about one of the most diverse countries in the world - India.


India is known for its remarkable ancient heritage, artistic traditions, primeval monuments, and to top it all off, an unwavering love for hospitality. Indeed, there is no country all over the world that would create such a lasting and deep impression on travelers as India does. From the sun-kissed beaches of the Andaman Islands to the icy mountains of Himalayas, the dynamic terrain of India promises to be an incredible experience for all enthusiastic travelers. But, what does India have on its plate for travelers in 2020? Continue reading to explore top destinations to visit in India in 2020 covering the best time to travel, and reasons to visit.

Rishikesh - The Spiritual Heart of India

Rishikesh Situated on the foothills of the magnificent Himalayas and surrounded by the Shivalik Hills, Rishikesh is renowned for its spiritual and cultural significance .The tranquil atmosphere makes it one of the best places in the world to meditate. Due to this Rishikesh has been dubbed as the Yoga capital of the world. However, today, it’s not just known for being a world renowned place for pilgrimage. It has over the years evolved to become a much-loved adventure spot in the country.

When to Visit? Though Rishikesh is an all-year-round travel destination, the best time to visit the place would be from February to mid-May as the weather during this time is very pleasant. The peak visit time for the place is usually during the summers when you can enjoy water rafting and other adventure sport activities.

Key Attractions:

  • Lakshman Jhula & Geeta Bhawan
  • Piran Kaliyar Sharif
  • Triveni Ghat

Ladakh - The Best Summer Destination in India

Ladakh Ladakh is one of those travel destinations in India that remains on the top of every traveler’s bucket list. Ladakh’s majestic valleys and pristine natural beauty captivates tourists visiting the place and leaves them longing for more. A river that flows through high mountains and the deep valleys will certainly make you fall in love with this place.

When to Visit? The mid-September to mid-October period is known to be the best time to enjoy the natural charm of the place. The month of March is the best time to visit the place if you are looking to have an adventure trip (water sports & camping).

Key Attractions:

  • Magnetic Hill
  • Nubra & Shyok Valleys
  • Pangong Lake & Khardung La Pass

Udaipur - The Royal Wedding Place of India

Udaipur Enlaced in natural splendor, architectural marvel and royal opulence, Udaipur is undoubtedly one of the most popular honeymoon destinations in India. Indeed, Udaipur is the place where high-class luxuriousness, modern-age vibrancy, and deep cultural heritage coexist seamlessly. On top of all, it is a much-loved wedding destination in the country.

When to Visit? The best time to visit the place is from September till March as, during this time, the weather is favorable which makes it perfect for outdoor activities and sightseeing. However, Monsoon is also another time of the year when you can visit the place to discover lakes and get attractive hotels offers and tour packages or flights.

Key Attractions:

  • Vintage car museum
  • City Palace & Lake Palace
  • Bagore Haveli

Manali - The Best Hill Station of India

Manali The majestic mountain ranges, snow-capped hills, babbling streams, misty clouds, and alluring valleys make Manali one of the top places to visit in India. The exigent yet enchanting Rohtang Pass and the gurgling waters of the Kullu River further add to the charm of Manali. The place is also known for adventure activities such as trekking, skiing, and paragliding.

When to Visit? The best time to visit the place is from October to June. With colorful, bright flowers in full bloom accompanied with pleasant weather. If you like to enjoy snowfall, then the best time is from December to February.

Key Attractions:

  • The Great Himalayan National Park
  • Solang Valley & Rohtang Pass
  • Kullu & Manikaran

Pondicherry - The Best Beach Holiday Destination of India

Pondicherry In terms of beaches, Pondicherry is undoubtedly one of the best destinations to visit in India. Pondicherry boasts a unique confluence of India’s topography and French history. From intriguing Indian culture to incredible French architecture, from serene temples to sultry beaches, Pondicherry serves everything that peaks the interest of any traveler on a silver platter.

When to Visit? The best time to visit the place for beach fun, water sports and sightseeing is October and February. If you want a peaceful trip to the place, then the best time to visit the place is from March to June. If you love to soak in the rainfall and want to enjoy the lush green landscape of the city, the best time is during the month of August.

Key Attractions:

  • Paradise Beach & Pondicherry Beach
  • French War Memorial & Pondicherry Museum
  • Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus & Auroville Ashram

Aurangabad - The Best Historical Place of India

Aurangabad Looking for the best historical destination to visit in India? Look no further than Aurangabad. The archaic mountains of Aurangabad can leave you mesmerized in its old-world like charm. It has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to the rich architectural luster of yesteryears and this makes it one of the best destinations to visit.

When to Visit? The best time to visit the place is between October and March as the place remains green and pleasant during this particular time.

Key Attractions:

  • Daulatabad Fort & Bibi-ka-Maqbara
  • Salim Ali Lake

Now it’s time to pack up and explore…

Undoubtedly, the list of the best destinations to visit in India never ends, as there are so many beautiful places to be explored in the country. We’ve given you a list of top 6 places that you must explore in India and the ideal time to visit these places. Are you now ready to check the best flights for your selected holiday destination? Go to FareFirst to find the cheapest prices and best deals to enjoy an incredible vacation without burning a hole in your pocket.

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