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Top 30 Things To Do In India for Fun!

India is, in the nicest sense, an overpowering sensory experience. Offering something for everyone, it is large and varied. Planning is so essential, but don't be scared to welcome the unexpected.

Top 30 insider advice for Australians planning an amazing vacation to India are included in our extensive guide

1. Walking around the Taj Mahal

See Agra's famous Taj Mahal, a symbol of love and one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

2. Take in the Golden Triangle.

See the Amber Fort, Qutub Minar, and Red Fort among other historic sites by visiting Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur.

3. Kerala's Backwaters

Cruise Kerala's lush backwaters on a classic houseboat.

4. See the Goan Beaches

Goa is well known for its vibrant nightlife and water sports, so relax on its white beaches.

5. Trekking Routes in the Himalayas

Trek in three of the stunning Himalayan regions: Ladakh, Sikkim, and Himachal.

6. Enjoy Holi festival

March brings the colourful and mesmerising Holi, or festival of colours.

7. Ranthambore Safari

Experience a wildlife safari at Ranthambore National Park to see tigers in their natural environment.

8. View Rajasthani Palaces

See the striking forts and palaces of Rajasthan, including the City Palace in Udaipur and the Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur.

9. Be careful with the food and water

Reserve a houseboat on the magnificent Dal Lake in Srinagar, Kashmir.

10. View Varanasi Ghats

View the spiritual ceremonies at the ghats of Varanasi, one of the oldest cities in the world, beside the Ganges River.

11. See the Ajanta and Ellora Caves

See the magnificently decorated and carved old rock-cut caverns of Ellora and Ajanta.

12. Savour a Sunset in Jaisalmer

See the sunset-lit sand dunes of the Thar Desert near Jaisalmer.

13. Explore the Temples at Khajuraho

View the exquisite sculptures and architecture of the Khajuraho temples.

14. Roam about the markets of Jaipur

Look around the bustling markets of the city for traditional fabrics, jewellery, and handicrafts.

15. Explore Ayurvedic Kerala

Unwind and revitalise with Kerala traditional Ayurvedic massages and treatments.

16. Explore the Andaman Islands.

Scuba dive or snorkel the sparkling seas of the Andaman Islands.

17. See Mysore Palace

Take in the stunning Mysore Palace in Karnataka, an Indo-Saracenic structure.

18. Try Roadside food

Delight in the delectable vada pav, pav bhaji, and bhel puri of Mumbai.

19. Discover the Backwaters of Alleppey

Saunter by boat across the breathtaking Alleppey backwaters of Kerala.

20. The Rann of kutch

Take in the vast salt desert of Gujarat, the Rann of Kutch, especially during the Rann Utsav festival.

21. Check out Bangalore

See Bangalore, a vibrant city well-known for its parks, cafés, and IT industry.

22. Explore the Ruins of Hampi

See the Karnataka UNESCO World Heritage site of the ancient Hampi ruins.

23. Yoga Retreat at Rishikesh

Take a Yoga Retreat in Rishikesh, the world's yoga hub on the Ganges River.

24. Darjeeling Tea Gardens.

As you travel through Darjeeling's lush tea gardens, take in views of the Himalayas from above.

25. See the Temples of Tamil Nadu

See the stunning Tamil Nadu temples of Meenakshi and Brihadeeswarar.

26. Cruise the Brahmaputra River

Take a river boat on the Brahmaputra River to experience Assamese breathtaking splendour.

27. Marvel at the Pushkar Camel Fair

A unique festival of culture and cattle, Rajasthan hosts the Pushkar Camel Fair every year.

28. Visit Assam's Wildlife Sanctuaries

See Assamese wildlife refuges, including Kaziranga National Park, which is home to one-horned rhinoceros.

29. See the Ruins at Hampi

Take in the remnants of the Vijayanagara Empire.

Look up historic locations including palaces and temples.

30. Beaches of the Andaman Islands

Settle down on the spotless beaches of Havelock and Neil Island.

Try your hand at snorkelling and scuba diving among other water sports.

India's distinct and vibrant culture, history, and breathtaking scenery are highlighted by these events and attractions. India has enough to offer for any kind of traveller—adventure, relaxation, or cultural interactions.

Popular tourist destinations in India

Taj Mahal, in Agra

An enduring white marble mausoleum and one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The most beautiful views are had while visiting at sunrise or dusk.

Rajputana's Jaipur

The Pink City, so named because of its forts and palaces. Places you really must see include City Palace, Hawa Mahal, and Amber Fort.

Backwaters of Kerala

A system of calm South Indian lagoons and canals. Savour Keralan food prepared traditionally and houseboat trips.

Varanasi, in Uttar Pradesh

Perched on the banks of the Ganges River, this is one of the oldest towns in the world. See the evening Aarti ritual and tour historic temples.


Well-known for its rich nightlife, stunning beaches, and Portuguese ancestry. Beaches in vogue are Palolem, Anjuna, and Baga.


Historical and culturally rich capital city. Major sites include the Lotus Temple, India Gate, Qutub Minar, and Red Fort.

Mumbai, Maharashtra

Bollywood industry and busy city life are hallmarks of India's financial centre. See Elephanta Caves, Marine Drive and the Gateway of India.

Himalayan Region

A state well-known for its charming hill stations, including as Dharamshala, Manali, and Shimla. Perfect for trekking, paragliding and seeing mountains covered in snow. Coastal Kerala

Rishikesh, North India

The Himalayan entry point and the global yoga capital. Perfect for spiritual quests, river rafting, and yoga retreats.

Punjab Amritsar

Home of the most sacred temple in Sikhism, the Golden Temple. See the Jallianwala Bagh and take in the Wagah Border ceremonial.

Telangana Hyderabad

Well-known for its biryani and long history. Leading sights include Ramoji Film City, Golconda Fort, and Charminar.

These well-liked tourist destinations provide a wide variety of experiences, including adventure sports and natural beauty in addition to historical sites and cultural attractions. Every traveller can find something to do in India, whether it is hiking through the Himalayas, touring historic temples, or lounging on a beach.

Ready for this most awaited adventure that includes these 30 amazing things to do in India? Apply for India e Visa today (and it’s okay if you already have a tourist e Visa to India), hop on your favourite flight to India and start your journey!