The culture which is the living example of unity in diversity, India is one of the best places in the world. The rich culture and traditions of the country are quite fascinating, that allures travellers to visit the land often. From cloud scape mountain ranges to wide spread golden sand of Thar Desert to shimmering beaches, the rich bio-diversities of the country is quite mesmerising.
There are so many things that a traveller can do while being on the India Tour Packages and here we have jotted 20 Strange Things To Do In India exploring which will be a pleasing experience for you.
1. Wagh Border in Amritsar
Wagh Border is an important tourist destination in Amritsar that also holds a significant place in Amritsar Toursim. Wagh Border is the place where India and Pakistan shares same border. Every evening, Wagh Border boasted with closing ceremony where the soldiers of both the countries lower the flags of their respective nations.
2. Cherish the Holi Festival of Vrindavan
Vrindavan is the beautiful place that is closely related with Lord Krishna. While being on your visit to Golden Triangle in India you can also visit to Vrindavan. And if you are travelling to Vrindavan during the month of March we suggest you to take part in Holi festival of Vrindavan. Holi is played here with flowers, natural colors, sandal powder and with many herbs. Vrindavan also holds a prominent place in temple tourism in India.
3. Explore Rann of Kutch Doing Camel Safari in Gujarat
The best time to enjoy the camel safari is the Rann Utsav in the beautiful state of Gujarat. Rann Utsav generally takes place in December and March. During the festival you can enjoy folk dance, music, cuisine and handicraft which are amazing and best to enjoy during North India Tourism. Camel Safari under night sky on full moon night is spectacular.
4. Watch Ancient Indian Wresting Game (Kushti) in Rampur
You all must have aware of the wrestling game of WWE and the game of Kushti is just the Indian version of the same. If you want to have the better idea about this wonderful game, you better watch the Indian blockbuster movie “DANGAL”. The game is played between two people in mud arena.
5. Boating in Sunderban Delta in West Bengal
Whenever one think about boating, it’s the name of backwater of Kerala or Dal Lake in Sri Nagar that clicks our mind. But boating in Sunderban is one of the quirkiest things to do in India during your Kolkata Tourism as the national park of Sunderbans is located close to Kolkata. While boating in here you can enjoy watching exotic bird species, beautiful natural surroundings and amazing natural abundance.
6. Engagement with Tribal India
India apart from rich culture and traditions is also known for its amazing and exotic tribal communities. These tribes play an important role in forming the rich culture and traditions of our country. The best places in India to enjoy the Tribal community include Nagaland, Manipur, Sikkim and Mizoram which are just to name a few. If you visit Gujarat then we suggest you to have a rendezvous with Vadi tribe that is the oldest tribe of India known as the snake charmers.
7. A Visit To Asia’s Cleanest Village
The village of Mawlynnong is featuring as the cleanest village of Asia and is tucked in the northeastern state of Meghalaya. The village is 90 km from Shilong and native with government initiative keep the village clean. Awarded with Asia’s cleanest village Mawylnnong will give you the different phase of the country.
8. Enjoy Wildlife of Rajasthan
Ranthambore National Park is one of the most amazing places in India and also holds a prominent place in wildlife tourism in India. Ranthambore National Park is famous for Bengal Tiger which are the major attraction of the place. Once served as the hunting ground of Maharajas of Jaipur, Ranthambore is filled with rich wildlife. Surely you will not going to be disappointed by visiting Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan.
9. Savoring Strange Food of Nagaland
We know the food of Nagaland is surely one of the quirkiest things that you would be going to try and savour at last during your India tours. Yet we have tried to collect this strange thing in our list. The food taste of Nagaland is something that you will never going to forget. Not only the chicken, mutton, pork or beef is found in here but with these denizens of Nagaland also try can serve you snake, frog, bee larvae and even dogs and cats. Un-imaginable!! Right? Even though you wouldn’t like to have the scrumptious food of Nagaland, yet there are lots of other things that you cannot ignore.
10. Sightseeing at World’s Only Floating National Park
This is one of its kind places that is located in the North Eastern state of Manipur in India. People, who wish to make their India tour packages more exciting, must visit to this place. The name itself is quite amazing “Floating National Park” which fascinate travellers from all over the world. The Loktak Lake in Manipur is the largest sweet water lake in Northeast India. Due to the presence of Phumdis the lake appeared floating. The endangered species of Sangai which is also known as Manipur brow-antlered deer is enhancing the beauty of Floating National Park.
11. Worship Rat at Karni Mata Temple in Rajasthan
Karni Mata Temple in the temple of bizarre faith and is also holds an important place in Rajasthan Tour Packages. The temple is famous for worshipping rats. A large population of rats been found here in this temple that are considered sacred. Located in the Deshnoke town in Bikaner city, the temple is dedicated Goddess Karni Mata. It is believed that if any rat’s been killed knowingly or unknowingly, the compensation has to be done by donating the rat of gold. Seeing a white rat in temple is considered good omen.
12. Stand on The Last spot of India – Kanyakumari
The feeling of standing at the end of the world is really something exciting. You are standing on the edge, from where you can see infinite sea and horizon that make you South India tour packages memorable. Kanyakumari, is considered as the last tip of India peninsula that azure Indian Ocean.
13. Enjoy The Snake Boat Race in Kerala
Every year, the south Indian state of Kerala organises the Snake Boat Race which is enjoyed by locals, travellers, national and international. The snake boat race is generally takes place in Punnamada Lake that is located in Alappuzha. These longs boats are paddled by more than 100 people at once. One can enjoy the snake boat race during Kerala tourism.
14. Bamboo Rafting in Periyar in Kerala
India with its rich bio-diversity offers plenty of adventure options to its travellers. One of the options is the River rafting which is also quite popular among the travellers who visit Kerala on their South India tour packages. With that, the Bamboo rafting is also something that will make your tour memorable and adventurous. The best place for bamboo rafting in India is Periyar National Park. In this activity, 6 to 8 person can be rafted through the river and can enjoy the wildlife reserve.
15. Boathouse Stays in Kerala and Srinagar
There are two places in India where you can enjoy the activity of staying in the boathouse. The first is the Srinagar in north India and the second is in Kerala in south India. The boathouses are the kinds of mini-hotels or resort, on the lake in which you can stay and spend your days watching the beauty of the surroundings. In Srinagar, boathouse are sail on the Dal Lake while in Kerala, boathouses are floated on the backwaters of Alleppy.
16. Play Kabbadi – Ancient Indian Game
Featuring as one of the ancient Indian games, Kabbadi is not only famous among the local travellers but it is also featuring as the point of fascination among the travellers. Generally it is played in the Punjab region. Sporty, adventurous and exciting, Kabbadi must be played with great zeal and enthusiasm.
17. The Festival of Thaipusam in Tamil Nadu
This is a strange festival of South India and it is celebrated with great zeal though out the state. The festival of Thaipusam held each year in the month of January or February and the devotees participated in this festival torture themselves by piercing their body parts in the weird manner. They also perform Kavadi Attam Dance.
18. Learn Different Classical Dance form of India
The art, dances, songs and crafts are an integral part of Indian culture. In this the classical dances of India has always been a centre of attraction among the travellers and locals. With every region, dance form also changes. Rajasthan is known for Kathak, Orissa is known for Odissi and South India is known for different classical dance forms such as Bharatnatyam, Kuchipudi and Kathakali. No matter where ever you are on your India tourism learning these different dance forms will surely make your tour memorable.
19. Board on a Train Journey
The train plays a vital role in tourism industry of India, there’s an old saying about the trains of India that goes like “if you have not travelled in train in India, then you haven’t travelled India at all.” Well that’s the magic of Indian Railways. Not only the general bogie but with that there are many other luxury trains in India that fascinates travellers. Some lush high end trains such as Maharaja Express, Palace on Wheels and Deccan Odyssey and the interesting toy trains make your journey to the incredible land of India memorable. Covering all the major routes of India, these trains play a significant part in boosting the tourism industry of the country.
20. Shopping in India
India is the paradise for shopaholics. The place is filled with numerous of malls, bazaar, traditional haat and road side vendors. Shopping at each option is one of its kinds. International travellers who visit India love to go on a shopping. The markets in the cities of Jaipur, Delhi, Mumbai, Gujarat, Ahmedabad, Pune and Kolkata are quite popular among the travellers. Along with this you can also go on the shopping expedition to rural or tribal Indian places where you can purchase souvenirs such as paintings, handloom and various decoration handmade items. We suggest you to bring the best Bargaining skill out of you while you come on shopping in India.