Top 5 Indian Tourist Destinations to Visit in December
India the land of diversities, probably the most diverse one on this planet. It is diverse in terms of landscapes, people, culture and food. It has few of the extreme destinations, some of them are extremely cold like Leh Ladakh, extremely hot like Rajasthan and Maharashtra, extremely wet like Cherrapunji and extremely dry like the deserts of Rajasthan and Gujarat. More than half of Indian boundary is home to beautiful beaches. And don’t forget that Northern part of India hosts Himalayan Ranges snow capped mountains.
When all these things like culture, food, people combine together with hundreds of languages and dialects, what you get is a potent mix of diversity. Many who come to India are amazed as how such diverse people and geographies operate as one single and largest democratic country.
Places to Visit in December
Jaipur, The capital city of the royal state of Rajasthan, is a very popular tourist destination of all seasons. However, it is best to visit Jaipur in December as the weather is pleasant during the day and you can enjoy cool mornings and nights. The palaces, forts and historic monuments of Jaipur are worth a visit.
Another very popular city in Rajasthan is Udaipur. Udaipur is very beautiful and green as compared with other cities of Rajasthan. These are various places of tourist interest. The ancient historic monuments, palaces and nearby forts speak about the glorious past of Rajasthan.
Agra is a city on the banks of the river Yamuna in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh. Agra is the one of the prominent destinations of the World Tourism Map, as Taj Mahal, the monument of love, is located here in Agra. The Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri are the three popular world heritage sites located in Agra. Various other historic monuments and buildings of the city makes it a perfect tourist destination to visit in December.
Delhi, the capital of India, is said to be one of the oldest existing cities in the world, along with Jerusalem and Varanasi. Legend estimates it to be over 5,000 years old. Qila Rai Pithora, Mehrauli, Siri, Tughlakabad, Firozabad, Shergarh, Shahjehabad are few of the oldest towns located in Delhi. Though December and January are the coldest months to visit Delhi, but its an experience you should not miss.
5. Kullu Manali
Kullu is a beautiful and divine valley in Himachal Pradesh whereas Manali is the northern end of the Kullu valley. It is a hill station located at a height of 2050 mtr in the Himalayas. It is a popular tourist spot for Indians in summer and a magical, snow-covered place in winter. Recently is has gained popularity as a new year destination too. People from all parts of the country come here to celebrate last week of December i.e. Christmas and New year’s eve.