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7 Indian Tourist Activities That Would Change You Forever

Trip101 Editorial
Updated Oct 04, 2016

Experiences are teachers. You learn from experiences, they teach and mould you to grow. A good vacation would give you more experiences. A trip to India would be very similar to that. India is a land where miracles can happen even on a normal vacation. Things that you see and enjoy here will change your perspective forever. Here are seven things that you should do in India and gain a new perspective that would change you forever.

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1. Yoga and Relaxation in Rishikesh

A weeklong stay in any ashram in Rishikesh would change who you are. Many Yoga, meditation and craft based workshops are conducted. There are many packages to choose from. There are a few monasteries where you can visit and take part in their rituals. Many spiritual teachers conduct classes and workshops for betterment of life. Though it is a Hinduism based pilgrim spot, most of the spiritual leaders are not constrained to any religion. They propagate about God as himself and not as any religion. Thus, no matter which religion you follow, you can experience relaxation here with 9 Days Relaxation and Yoga Tour Packages. After a week, you would be a completely new person with self confidence, power of internal locus of control and most importantly, stress-free person. See the 9 Days Relaxation and Yoga Tour Packages in Himalayas.

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2. Ladakh Desert Visit

From a very young age, we have been taught that the desert is hot. It is the place where cacti and camels are found amidst the scorching sun. If you still believe that, you ought to visit Ladakh. Apart from having the top three highest motorable mountain passes, this place has an ice desert. You can find many attractions in this desert like magnetic hill, Buddhist monasteries and others. You ought to take a safari in this desert. Trekking is an important activity here. You would no longer be imagining the desert with hot sands and dehydration.

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3. Luxury Train Travel

Train travel can change your life. Pair that with living like a king and you’ll have a once in a lifetime experience. The world’s famous Maharajas Express Train and many other luxurious trains are such as Palace on Wheels, Deccan Odyssey, Golden Chariot train, Royal Rajasthan on Wheels are available in India for week-long trips and even shorter ones. You can experience seven-star hotel service and luxurious amenities inside the train. You will have a whole new perspective on Indian trains after this journey.

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4. Andaman Beach Holiday

You don’t have to go to Bahamas or Hawaii to enjoy a Hollywood style beach vacation. From lagoon swimming to deep sea diving, this place has everything related to beaches. You can enjoy a whole different style of vacation in this group of islands. If you think that India is a land of just spiritual awakening, you would be totally mesmerized by what these small islands can provide you.

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5. A Day in Auroville

If you had thought this is just an ashram (Indian monastery), you are totally mistaken. This is a small utopian future city built in the rural area of Pondicherry. This is a place where you cannot own a religion, house or politics. Everything is communal here. This is the land of future. This is an experimental community and you are welcome to try to live in the city of future for a few days. Again, this is not an ashram of certain religion. This is an ashram of humanity. There are many architectural attractions, temples and others inside this small city. If you are ready to spend a day in future, you are always welcome to Pondicherry.

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6. Mausoleum Trips in India

India is a land that believes in life after death. To honour this death, people build beautiful mausoleums that stand today as world heritage sites and world wonder. Though you all be familiar with the beautiful world wonder Taj Mahal, there are numerous other mausoleums that attract a lot of tourists today. One such is the Gol Gumaz of Vijayapura. This mausoleum has a whispering gallery where even a small sound can travel to every corner of the gallery. This shows the architectural skill of the ancient people in the land.

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7. Cave Temple Exploration

Ellora and Ajanta caves of India were used by Buddhist, Hindu and Jainism monks to protect themselves from rain. They spent their time inside the cave by building astonishing monuments and delicate arts. We are talking about three religions in one cave. This shows the tolerance of the land. Apart from this, these monuments are very uncommon and hard to create inside a cave with very primitive tools. These were built around 2nd century BC. If you are up for exploration and architectural sightseeing, this place is a heaven.

These are not just the seven places that would enlighten you and change you forever. There are numerous places that would change your insight and thought process. Are you ready for such an experience? India is always welcoming tourists from around the world to experience its magical beauty.

Written by Travelogy India.

Travelogy India is a New Delhi based Destination Management Company founded in the year 2010. It is a tailor-made tour expert organization in India that provides seamless inbound travel services with impeccable hospitality throughout Indian sub-continent (India, Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka).

This article was originally published on Oct 03, 2016

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