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India is fortunate in possessing one of the worlds most extensive and fertile lands, made up of the alluvial soil brought down in the form of fine silt by the mighty rivers. Lying south of the Himalayas, these Great North Indian Plains consist of the Indus basin, the Ganga-Brahmaputra basin, and the tributaries of these mighty river systems.

The Northern Indian region saw one of the earliest civilizations on earth, the Harappan or Indus Civilization. From than onwards, this region remained in the center of many great moments of human civilization. Coming of Aryans; Vedic Age; the age of Great Epics; formation of Mahajanpadas; rise and fall of great empires like Mauryas, Guptas, Delhi Sultanate, and Mughals; and at the end of it all the oppressive British, and the freedom of India in 1947. This region has seen all this and more. Its like saw the emergence of some of the greatest religions on earth, like Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism, and Sikhism. Great spiritual minds and great religions created an amazing land that had space for everyone.

The Northern Zone of India with Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Uttaranchal, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh.

There are several travel destinations in Uttar Pradesh. The TAJ at Agra is, of course, the best place to start with. This superb specimen of Mughal architecture is a veritable poetry in stone constructed by Shahjahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz. Located 40 km away is Fatehpur Sikri built by Akbar. Almora is a visitor's delight. There is the temple of Kaushik Devi on the Kashyap Hill. According to the Puranas, Kaushik Devi appeared from the body of Goddess Parvati to kill the demons Shumbh-Nishumbh. The Corbett National Park, situated in a region between the Himalayan and Shivalik ranges on both the banks of Ramganga in northern Uttar Pradesh, is renowned all over the world for its scenic beauty and wildlife.

Welcome to the golden triangle tour of Northern India; The Hindustan Travel offers the most luxurious accommodation in India with world-class services and best ambience. You will find ample places to stay in Northern India. We can help you with all your accommodation needs in any or all of the destinations in the North India of India covering - Uttar Pradesh, Himachal pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttaranchal, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh.

Planning a Business trip to North India or enjoying your holidays? Check out the following all-inclusive travel packages and holiday offers that will make your travel trip to North India comfortable and enjoyable. We provide a range of travel packages and holiday offers for North India that will suit your requirements and budget. As per the nature, duration and the accommodation required during the holiday trip or business travel to North India the travel packages vary as follows:

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  1. Travel to North India
  2. Travel Destinations of North India
  3. Travel Packages for North India
  4. Golden Triangle of North India
  5. Tourist Map of North India

Travel to North India :

India is fortunate in possessing one of the worlds most extensive and fertile lands, made up of the alluvial soil brought down in the form of fine silt by the mighty rivers. Lying south of the Himalayas, these Great North Indian Plains consist of the Indus basin, the Ganga-Brahmaputra basin, and the tributaries of these mighty river systems. This was the region, which saw one of the earliest civilizations on earth, the Harappan or Indus Civilization. From than onwards, this region remained in the center of many great moments of human civilization. Coming of Aryans; Vedic Age; the age of Great Epics; formation of Mahajanpadas; rise and fall of great empires like Mauryas, Guptas, Delhi Sultanate, and Mughals; and at the end of it all the oppressive British, and the freedom of India in 1947. This region has seen all this and more. Like it saw the emergence of some of the greatest religions on earth, like Buddhism, Hinduism Jainism, and Sikhism. Great spiritual minds and great religions created an amazing land that had space for everyone.

The river Ganges traverses Northern India along with its tributaries, most of them coming down from the Himalayas. These rivers from the time immortal have remained lifeline of Northern India. They have been worshiped, loved, and cared by millions of people from the land. Rivers like Ganga, Yamuna, Brahmputra, and Indus are just not a stream of water flowing down the Himalayas, but source of an entire civilization. If rivers of source of this great civilization, we can consider Himalayas as its protector. Perhaps, there is no better way to describe these lofty and ice-cupped mountains, which takes care of entire Northern India. Most of the Indian pilgrimages are located in the high hills of Himalayas, which are also considered as the abode of gods. Places like Haridwar, Rishikesh, Gangotri, Yamunotri, Badrinath, Kedarnath, Hemkund Saheb, and Amarnath are all symbols of the affection that Indians showers on Himalayas. Himalayas are also home to some of the best hill stations in India. These hill stations created by the British are perhaps the one of the two gifts they gave to India, the second being Indian Railway.

The various states of North India are Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Uttaranchal, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh.

Travel Destinations of North India

The Northern Zone of India with Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Uttaranchal, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh.

Destinations Uttar Pradesh:

The Taj at Agra is, of course, the best place to start with. This superb specimen of Mughal architecture is a veritable poetry in stone constructed by Shahjahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz. Located 40 km away is Fatehpur Sikri built by Akbar. Almora is a visitor's delight. There is the temple of Kaushik Devi on the Kashyap Hill. According to the Puranas, Kaushik Devi appeared from the body of Goddess Parvati to kill the demons Shumbh-Nishumbh. The Corbett National Park, situated in a region between the Himalayan and Shivalik ranges on both the banks of Ramganga in northern Uttar Pradesh, is renowned all over the world for its scenic beauty and wildlife. It is a prominent center of attraction for Indian and foreign tourists alike. It has the distinction of being the first national park in India. There are several other pilgrimage sites in the North Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

Destinations Himachal Pradesh:

"Surely the Gods live here; this is no place for men", wrote Rudyard Kipling of Kullu, India's valley of the gods. Located in the charming Kullu valley in Himachal Pradesh and set amongst the lower reaches of the mighty Himalayas, the small town of Kullu is famous for its temples, apple orchards, and the annual Dussehra festival, all of which attract hordes of tourists. One of the most beautiful hill stations of the country, Manali is basically a small town in the Kullu valley of Himachal Pradesh. Termed sometimes as the cradle between the lesser Himalayas, Manali is extremely popular with tourists for its lavish display of unspoilt natural beauty. Rich in its scenic splendor, Manali draws a good number of tourists from within the country and abroad every year. There are several other tourist sites in the North Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.

Destinations Jammu and Kashmir:

Srinagar, the state capital, is the most famous tourist destination in the state. An ancient city, there are many attractions that can attract even the most unwilling of tourists to this magical land. Dal Lake, Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh, and Chashme Shahi are some of the best-known tourist spot in Srinagar. Jammu is the winter capital of the state and next in importance after Srinagar. Most of the tourists who come to the Jammu region have the Mata Vaishno Devi shrine as their destination, which is quite close by. However, the spirit of holiness permeates through the entire city, so much so that Jammu is also known as the 'City of Temples'. If Bahu Mata is the presiding deity of Jammu, the dargah of Peer Budhan Ali Shah is the other shrine that is believed to protect the local people. The other major tourist attraction is the Raghunath Temple Complex, which is the largest temple in North India devoted to Lord Rama. The construction of this temple was begun by Maharaja Gulab Singh in 1851 and completed by his son Ranbir Singh six years later. There are several other tourist sites in the North Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Destinations Uttaranchal:

Opportunities for tourism are immense in the North Indian state of Uttaranchal, be it nature, wildlife, adventure, and pilgrimage tourism. The major destinations are Haridwar, Rishikesh, Dehradun, Mussoorie, Almora, Kedarnath, Badrinath, Yamunotri, Gangotri, Jim Corbett National Park, Nainital, Ranikhet, and Pithoragarh. If you are adventurous and like tough challenges, you can go for high- and low-altitude trekking, river rafting, para gliding, hang-gliding, mountaineering, skiing, and many others.

Destinations Punjab:

The most important tourist center in the state is Amritsar with its Golden Temple. This temple is considered to be the holiest of all the pilgrimages of Sikhism and houses Akal Takht, the supreme governing body of Sikhism. Wagah is the only open land point between India and Pakistan. The Changing of Guards and the ceremonial lowering of the flags ceremony at sundown are great tourist attractions and have their own symbolic importance. Ludhiana is famous for its hosiery and woolen goods and products from Ludhiana are exported all over the world. Patiala is famous for its healthy food, loving people, wonderful parandaas, exciting Patiala peg and jootis. The capital city of Chandigarh is considered to be a Mecca of modern architecture and planning all over the world. There are several other tourist sites in the North Indian state of Punjab.

Destinations Haryana:

Just around the corner from south Delhi, a mere eight-kilometre drive away lies Surajkund with its large sun pool and amphitheatre. Surajkund combines proximity to the national capital with many amenities and comforts in an ambience that is typically rural and far away from the trappings of the urban centres. Haryana is proud of its many lake retreats besides Badkhal and Karna. There is the Tilyar Lake at Rohtak, 70 kilometres away from Delhi, with facilities like boating and kayaking. In a different direction and located 64 kilometres from Delhi on the old highway to Alwar, is the Damdama Lake with cottages built on higher ground and mirrored in the calm waters of the lake. Haryana is proud of its many lake retreats besides Badkhal and Karna. There is the Tilyar Lake at Rohtak, 70 kilometres away from Delhi, with facilities like boating and kayaking. In a different direction and located 64 kilometres from Delhi on the old highway to Alwar, is the Damdama Lake with cottages built on higher ground and mirrored in the calm waters of the lake. There are several other tourist attractions in the North Indian state of Haryana.

Destinations Rajasthan :

Rajasthan's almost 80% of the places are regarded as the places of tourist interest. The old city of Jaipur, capital to the state of Rajasthan, painted pink that gives a magical glow to the city, is one of the must visit places of the state. The 250-year-old city of Jaipur, also known popularly as the Pink City is a startling blend of forts and palaces, teeming markets and all the bustle and modernity befitting the capital of India's second largest State. The Hawa Mahal, the exquisite City Palace and the incredible observatory of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II Central Museum, Nagar Garh Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Amber, Albert Museum, Birla Mandir Planetarium, Sisodia Rani Park, Lakshmi Narain Temple, Kanak Vrindavan, The Rajmahal Palace, Rambagh Palace (now a Luxury hotel) and the Jantar Mantar are some of the sites that say about their contemporary time. There are several other tourist attractions in the North Indian state of Rajasthan.

The newly formed Indian state of Chattisgarh has major tourist centres like Amarkantak, Banjari Baba, Bhoramdev, Champaranya, Chitrakoot, Dudhadharimath, Indrawati National Park, Kangerghati National Park, Jagdalpur, Bastar, Danteswari Temple, and many more.

Golden Triangle of North India: :

Welcome to the golden triangle tour of Northern India. The Northern Indian holiday you will cherish for the rest of your life. If you are to take your pick from the Taj Mahal, the palaces of Jaipur or the monuments of Delhi as the backdrop for your favorite photograph, which one will, you pick. Is it hard to decide? Well at the Northern Indian visit we offer you all of these and more. Northern India's golden triangle of holidays clubs royal Rajasthan with the terrific city of the Taj Mahal besides the dazzling and delightful Delhi. The golden triangle tour of Northern India is probably the most captivating holiday that can be spent at Northern Northern India. Over the years the Northern Golden Triangle of Northern India (Delhi-Agra-Jaipur) has made a firm footing on the tourist map of the world. The combination of all the three cities presents the potpourri of Northern India. The harmonious amalgamation of the capital of the country with its entire historic splendor, the soft romanticism that can felt at amazing Agra and the fierce magnificence of the Rajasthan desert presents Northern India at its best.

Since centuries the golden triangle of the northern India with destinations of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur has beckoned travelers from different parts of the world to Northern India. Each one of the three jewels in the crown of Northern India glitters in its unique way. The sights, sounds, smell and savor besides the souvenirs from each holiday destination of the temple town Golden Triangle is enchanting.

The journey to the various destinations of the golden triangle is safe to travel. The golden triangle tour caters to the various sections of the tourists. The culture, cuisines, customs, costumes are all captivating in their own way. The tour is not just trotting from one Northern Indian city to another. The aim is to bring out the best of all that Northern India that to offer. Although it is quiet impossible to view all the hues of Northern India and its rich heritage. The three destinations in their own way present just three different shades of the wide spectrum that Northern India displays. Down south the Golden Triangle tour of Northern India reveals a charming contrast of images to its visitors at Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. With the confluence of the comfortable conveniences and the charming culture the tour is unforgettable. Each destination of the various Golden Triangle tours is ready to welcome the world with transport, accommodation and food that suits each pocket. The tours can be further extended to destinations of your choice as the golden triangle tour is best enjoyed when tailor made.

Come and discover the incomparable, incredible, inimitable, impressive, inspiring and intoxicating Northern India through the tour of the golden triangle of the north.

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