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Want to Know the Best Destination for Food & Drink, Culture, Adventure and Value Destination in India ?

On June 11th Lonely Planet declared its annual list favourite destination as part of Lonely Planet Magazine India Awards 2014. Few destinations we could really call out and know and on few you may have different but wont deny.

These destinations are must for travel enthusiasts and all for appropriate reasons, practically you cannot miss any state in India 🙂

1. Best Destination For Culture – Gujarat

There are many aspects of Gujarati culture which makes it a perfect cultural destination, amongst all Garba Dance during Navratri is most famous and in all probability, the biggest brand for Gujarat.

Image: Hardik Jadeja -Garba dance in Ahmedabad during navaratri festivities

Image: Hardik Jadeja -Garba dance in Ahmedabad during navaratri festivities

2. Best Destination For Adventure – Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand is referred as “Land of the Gods”due to the many holy Hindu temples and pilgrimage centres found throughout the state. While pilgrimage is the centre of attractions for generations, it has recently a famous adventure tourism destination because of natural beauty of the Himalayas, the Bhabhar and the Terai.

You can do Para Gliding, Rafting, Moutain Biking, Skiing, Hiking, Climbing , etc, and in all the options available its favourite for White Water River Rafting.


3. Best Destination For Wildlife – Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh is a pioneer state in the national movement for conservation of flora and fauna. There are 9 National Parks and 25 Sanctuaries spread over an area of 10,862 sq. km constituting 11.40% of the total forest area and 3.52% of the geographical area of the state.


4. Best Family Destination – Rajasthan

Rajasthan “Land of Kings” or “Land of Kingdoms” is India’s largest state by area. It is located on the western side of the country, where it comprises most of the wide and inhospitable Thar Desert. The state provide many options for tourism, specially because of magnificent sand dunes and heritage buildings.

Image: Camel ride in the Thar Desert near Jaisalmer.

Image: Camel ride in the Thar Desert near Jaisalmer.

5. Best Value Destination – Kerala

Kerala, a state situated on the tropical Malabar Coast of south western India, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Named as one of the ten paradises of the world by National Geographic Traveler. Its world wide famous for backwaters.

kumarakom 6. Best Destination For Relaxation – Goa

Goa is India’s smallest state by area and the fourth smallest by population. Located in West India in the region known as the Konkan and is famous for it beaches.



7. Best Destination For Food/ Drink – New Delhi

New Delhi is capital city of India, while it has long historical significance for politics and ancient rulers and while its been governed by people from different parts of the world, it never lost it flavours. Street foods and food outlets in Old Delhi is gastronomical delight.


8. Best Shopping Destination – Mumbai

This shouldn’t surprise anyone, in all probability its because of Bollywood or may be just like that. Mumbai is in the heart of India and is called commercial capital of India.



9. Best Romantic Destination – Gulmarg

Gulmarg is undoubtedly should be the most best romantic destination, Gulmarg (46 Kms from Srinagar) is an idyllic summer resort in the clouds, and the hot spot of winter frolics in the snow. Gulmarg is a breathtaking valley at the dizzy height of 2730 meters.


 10. Emerging Destination  – Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh is a new state but with an ancient civilisation, which can be felt by visiting the historical remains in the state. The state rich in natural attractions such as waterfalls, mountains, forests and wildlife. The Green State of Chhattisgarh has 41.33% of its area under forest, and is one of the richest bio-diversity areas in the country.

Chitrakoot - The Niagara Falls of India

Chitrakoot – The Niagara Falls of India

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