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India is such a fascinating country that everybody should visit at least once in their lifetime. The diverse cities, stunning scenery, and historical buildings will offer a considerable amount of photo opportunities. The food is authentic, and vegetarians are well catered for. Visitors are welcomed with open arms from the local residents who wish to share their country. The markets are an absolute delight of colour, smells and sounds.
Number one on the list of places to visit in India is usually Rajasthan, as this state is known for its magnificent forts and fabulous palaces. Jaipur is the state capital and is renowned for the colour of its historic buildings, giving it the name of Pink City. Those who wish to see native wildlife will want to head to the Ranthambore National Tiger Park. At the southern end of Rajasthan are the Jain Temples, with their intricate architecture.
The state of Kerala is located on the Malabar Coast. It is known for its backwaters, a popular area to take a houseboat holiday. Exciting day excursions can be made to any of the coffee, tea and spice plantations. There are several state parks home to elephants and monkeys.
A trip to India can be as adventurous or as relaxing as people prefer. With some forward planning, visitors can build up their itinerary to suit them and enjoy a taste of the exotic!