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Multilingual, Multicultural and extremely vibrant- this and more words would not suffice to describe India. There is always something new and rare to offer to the tourists who flock to all the 29 states of India, but have you ever wondered what the Union Territories of India have to offer to our tourists?

Let’s embark on an interesting journey to discover and find out what our union territories are waiting to offer our tourists

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

If you have a thing for some Action and Adventure, then Andaman and Nicobar Islands is the right choice for you. Andaman and Nicobar Islands is a group of 3000 islands that includes a chain of mountains and ridges.

The Great Andaman and the Ritchie Archipelago are some of the top tourist spots of Andaman and Nicobar Islands with some fantastic beaches for a relaxing holiday. At the same time, Andaman also gives you thrilling adventure experiences through water sports like snorkelling, sea walks, scuba diving and much more. Whether you want to bask in the sun with a glass of chilled drink or if you are all for experiencing an adrenaline rush with adventure, then you should definitely make Andaman and Nicobar islands a part of your tour plan.

Popular Tourist Attractions of Andaman

  1. Cellular Jail-
  2. Forest Museum
  3. Gandhi Park
  4. Diglipur Island
  5. Marine National Park
  6. Anthropological Museum
  7. Indira Point
  8. Car Nicobar
  9. Katchal
  10. Samudrika Museum
  11. Fisheries Museum
  12. Cottage Industries Emporium
  13. Balidan Vedi
  14. Aberdeen Heritage Walk
  15. Childrens Traffic Park
  16. Ross Island
  17. Viper Island
  18. Chatham Island
  19. Port Blair
  20. Havelock Island
  21. Neil Island
  22. Baratang Island.
  23. Mayabunder Island
  24. Little Andaman Island
  25. Long Island
  26. Middle Andaman Island
  27. Barren Island
  28. Rangat Island

Best Time to Visit Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Summer- April to June with temperature ranging between 24 degrees to 37 degree celsius

Monsoon- May to September with temperature ranging between 22 to 35 degree Celsius

Best Shopping places in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

  1. Aberdeen Bazar
  2. Sagarika
  3. Electric Plaza
  4. Shell- Based Products Markets
  5. MG Road
  6. Queen Sea Covering Craft

Things you can Shop and Purchase in Andaman

  1. Wooden Artifacts
  2. Cocounut carved decoration pieces
  3. Shell Ornaments
  4. Cane Crafts
  5. Spices
  6. Sarongs and Hats
  7. Pearl Jewellery.

Best Andaman Cuisines you can try

  1. Tandoori Fish
  2. Chilli Curry
  3. Macher Jhol
  4. Coconut Prawn Curry
  5. Grilled Lobsters

Visit Andaman and Nicobar Islands to experience inner peace and high energy levels.

Chandigarh

The first well planned city of India, Chandigarh is well known for its urban architecture and design.  Highly pleasant and cool, Chandigarh will definitely win your heart irrespective of your age. The perfect hub of various activities, Chandigarh presents a number of sightseeing places and tourist attractions that are suitable for all kinds of travelers.  You get to experience everything from Nature, Art, Culture, Nightlife, Shopping and much more in Chandigarh.

Popular Tourist Attractions of  Chandigarh

  1. Capitol Complex
  2. Rock Garden
  3. Rose Garden
  4. Sukhna Lake
  5. Chandigarh War Memorial
  6. Government Museum and Art Gallery
  7. Museum of Evolution of Life
  8. International Dolls Museum
  9. Chhatbir Zoo
  10. Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary

Best Time to Visit Chandigarh

Plan your trip during the winter season between October and March.

Best Shopping places of Chandigarh

  1. Shopping Plaza Sector 17
  2. Shastri Market
  3. Palika Bazar, Sector 19
  4. Rehri Market, Sector 15
  5. City Centre DLF
  6. Furniture Market
  7. Elante Mall

Things you can Shop and Purchase in Chandigarh

  1. Cloths
  2. Gems
  3. Handcrafted Items
  4. Punjabi Juttis
  5. Bangles
  6. Phulkari Dupattas
  7. Woolen Garments

Best Chandigarh Cuisines you can try

  1. Golgappa
  2. Chicken Patty
  3. Rajma chawal
  4. Saag and roti
  5. Amritsari Kulcha
  6. Lemon Soda and Cheese Patty
  7. Creamy Lassi.

Flatter yourself with the exact ambience that matches you by visiting Chandigarh

Delhi

The national capital of Incredible India and obviously for all the right reasons when it comes to tourism. Delhi has always been the focal point of all the tourist activities in India. The cultural hub of the country, that speaks volumes on the history on which the country is built. . A perfect blend of the past and the present governed by modern advancements is what Delhi is all about. One gets to see and experience numerous tourist attractions from monuments, shrines, museums to modern day bustling markets in Delhi. Explore the miniature version of India with Delhi Tourism that reflects the very core culture of our country.

Popular Tourist Attractions of Delhi

  1. Red Fort
  2. Qutub Minar
  3. India Gate
  4. Akshardham Temple
  5. Humayun’s Tomb
  6. Jantar Mantar
  7. Lodi Tomb
  8. ISKON Temple
  9. Parliament House
  10. Purana Qila
  11. Safdarjung Tomb
  12. Mutiny Memorial
  13. Dara Shikoh Library
  14. Maqbara Paik
  15. Turkman Gate
  16. Qudsia Bagh
  17. Ghalib ki Haveli
  18. Rashtrapati Bhavan

Best time to visit Delhi

You can visit Delhi during the winters between November and February.

Best Shopping Places in Delhi

  1. Old Delhi
  2. Connaught Place
  3. Palika Bazar
  4. Janpath
  5. Baba Kharak Singh Marg
  6. Paharganj
  7. Karol Bagh
  8. Kamla Nagar
  9. Tibetan Market
  10. South Extension
  11. Ansal Plaza
  12. Greater Kailash
  13. Saket
  14. Khan Market
  15. Sarojini Nagar
  16. Ina Market
  17. Nehru Place
  18. Lajpat Nagar
  19. Hauz Khas
  20. Vasant Kunj
  21. Dilli Haat

Things you can shop and purchase in Delhi

  1. Indian Spices
  2. Embroidered Handbags
  3. Madhubani Paintings
  4. Silver Handicraft
  5. Meenakari and Kundan Jewellery
  6. Aachar (Indian Pickle)
  7. Silk Sarees

Best Delhi Cuisines you can try

  1. Parantha
  2. Dal Makhani
  3. Paneer Tikka
  4. Butter Chicken
  5. Mutton Korma
  6. Pav Bhaji
  7. Sambar, idli, and masala dosa
  8. Pani Puri
  9. Sweet Lassi
  10. Dhokla
  11. Rajkachori
  12. Aaloo Chat
  13. Rasgulla
  14. Dal Tadka
  15. Gajar Ka Halwa
  16. Pakode
  17. Jalebi

Carry the Mini-India in your hearts by visiting Delhi

Dadra and Nagar Haveli

Dadra and Nagar Haveli is one of the quiet union territories of India blessed with a lovely climate. Do you want to fall completely in love with nature and wildlife?  Then Dadra and Nagar Haveli is the right spot for you. Packed with gardens, lakes, zoo and much more, this small union territory has lots to offer its tourists.

Popular Tourist Attractions of Dadra and Nagar Haveli

  1. Vanganga Lake
  2. Vandhara Udhyan
  3. Dudhni Lake
  4. Swaminarayan Temple
  5. Bindrabin Temple
  6. Church of our Lady of Piety
  7. Kauncha
  8.  Vasona
  9. Luhari
  10. Satmalia
  11. Khanvel

Best Time to Visit Dadra and Nagar Haveli

You can plan to Dadra and Nagar Haveli during the winter season between November and February and also during the summer season between April and June.

Best Shopping places in Dadra and Nagar Haveli

  1. Empress Mall
  2. Manpasand Super Store
  3. Kanchan Jewellers
  4. Adinath Superstore
  5. Kilvani Road

Things you can shop and Purchase in Dadra and Nagar Haveli

  1. Tribal Arts and Crafts
  2. Traditional Warli Art
  3. Pots, Vases and Paintings
  4. Bags
  5. Smoking Pipes made of wood and bamboo
  6. Palm leaf handmade mats

Best Dadra and Nagar Haveli Cuisines you can try

  1. Mitta bhatt,
  2. Khichu panipuri,
  3. Rava Masala Dosa,
  4. Mixed Daal

Visit Dadra and Nagar Haveli to experience a perfect vacation in a quaint little place.

Daman and Diu

Daman and Diu is a small union territory located on the western part of India and these two regions are separated by the Gulf of Khambat. Most tourists flock to Daman and Diu to enjoy its tranquility described by the old Portuguese culture and to widely enjoy the water sport adventures.

Popular Tourist Attractions of Daman and Diu

  1. Ghogla Beach
  2. Jallandhar Beach
  3. Gangeshwar Temple
  4. St Paul’s Church
  5. St Francis of Assisi Church

Best Time to Visit Daman and Diu

The months of October to March is the best time to visit Daman and Diu

Best Shopping places in Daman and Diu

  1. Ace Shopping Mall
  2. DMC Market
  3. Mangal Market
  4. City Centre
  5. Jyoti Stores
  6. Kids Corner Daman
  7. Sea Shell Shop
  8. Maharaja Supermarket
  9. Milano

Things you can shop and purchase in Daman and Diu

  1. Seashell Jewelry
  2. Oyster Artifacts
  3. Bamboo Items
  4. Electronics
  5. Leather Slippers
  6. Liquor

Best Daman and Diu Cuisines you can try

  1. Jetty Rolls – Local street food
  2. Chicken Bullet
  3. Papri- Fish Koliwada
  4. Portugese Dishes

Though the geography may not speak much, Daman and Diu is a must visit for a cool leisure trip

Jammu and Kashmir

Widely known as the ‘Heaven on Earth’  Jammu and Kashmir is the ideal tourist spot for honeymooners, adventurist and for anyone who wants to experience peace and tranquility.

Popular Tourist Attractions of Jammu and Kashmir

  1. Srinagar
  2. Gulmarg
  3. Pahalgam
  4. Sonmarg
  5. Kishtwar
  6. Patnitop
  7. Aru Valley
  8. Sanasar
  9. Raghunath Temple
  10. Shankaracharya Temple
  11. Sudh Mahadev Temple
  12. Dachigam National Park
  13. Kishtwar High Altitude Park
  14. Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve
  15. Overa Aru Wildlife Sanctuary
  16. Sri Pratap Singh Museum
  17. Amar Mahal Palace Musuem
  18. Pari Mahal

Best Time to Visit Jammu and Kashmir

You can visit Jammu and Kashmir during the summer season from March till June, during the monsoon season from July to September and during the winter season from October to February.

Best Shopping places in Jammu and Kashmir

  1. Raghunath Bazaar
  2. Bahu Plaza
  3. Kashmir Government Arts Emporium
  4. JDA Complex
  5. City Square Mall
  6. Vermani World
  7. Poshish
  8. Gole Market
  9. Wave Mall
  10. Hari Market
  11. Old City
  12. Maharaja Bazaar
  13. Lal Chowk
  14. Badshah Chowk

Things you can shop and purchase in Jammu and Kashmir

  1. Pashmina Shawls
  2. Walnut wood carvings
  3. Kashmiri chillies
  4. Namda (Kashmiri hand woven carpet)
  5. Trays and samovars
  6. Willow baskets
  7. Kashmiri Lac ornaments
  8. Saffron
  9. Local bread like Kulchas, Girdas and Lavasa
  10. Long garment called Ferin
  11. Shahtoosh Shawl
  12. Kashmiri Apples

Best Jammu and Kashmir Cuisines you can try

  1. Rogan Josh
  2. Modur Pulav
  3. Matschgand
  4. Yakhni or Yoghurt Lamb Curry
  5. Dum Olav
  6. Kashmiri Muji Gaad
  7. AabGosht
  8. Goshtaba
  9. Lyodur Tschaman
  10. Momos
  11. Thukpa
  12. Skyu

Visit Jammu and Kashmir to explore your inner self.

Lakshadweep

Clear Waters, Clean beaches and strikingly exotic islands is what you will find when you visit Lakshadweep. If you are on the lookout for a rejuvenating holiday, then the beaches and the islands of Lakshadweep is where you should be. A perfect hideout for honeymooners and adventure sport lovers, Laskhadweep will let one experience the perfect vacation to cherish for the lifetime.

Best Time to Visit Lakshadweep

You can plan your trip to Lakshadweep between October and Mid of May

Popular Tourist Attractions of Lakshadweep

  1. Agatti
  2. Amini
  3. Bangaram
  4. Chetlat
  5. Kavratti Island
  6. Kalpeni Island
  7. Kadmath Island
  8. Minicoy Island

Best Shopping Places in Lakshadweep

  1. China Bazaar Kavratti
  2. Fiber Factory
  3. Muhammad Musthafa Super Market
  4. Co-operative Society Supermarket
  5. Thavakkal Clothing Store
  6. Thele Fole Tea Shop

Things you can shop and purchase in Lakshadweep

  1. Crafts made out of oysters, seashells
  2. Armlets, bracelets, spoon, forks made out of conch shells
  3. Ashtrays, Buttons, Table Lamps made of tortoise shells
  4. Packaged Food such as Tinned Tuna, Fish Biscuits, Curried Canned Fish
  5. Aquariums

Best Lakshadweep Cuisines you can try

  1. Mus Kavaab
  2. Octopus Fry
  3. Fish Pakora
  4. Fish Curry
  5. Maas Podichath

Lakshadweep- a place where you will find lot of things that will give you the experience of a lifetime.

Pondicherry

Pondicherry is considered as a rare amalgamation of the French and the Tamil Culture. The French  and the Tamil Architecture and Cuisines that surrounds Pondicherry makes it a compelling place to visit in India. Blessed with a picturesque coastline, Pondicherry is the right destination for beach lovers who can try a hand at the authentic French cuisines.

Best time to visit Pondicherry

You can visit Pondicherry between October and February

Popular Tourist Attractions of Pondicherry

  1. Sri Aurobindo Ashram
  2. Promenade Beach
  3. Aayi Mandapam and Bharathi Park
  4. Chunnambar Boat House
  5. Botanical Garden
  6. The Pondicherry Museum
  7. Sunday Market
  8. Auroville
  9. Heritage Walk
  10. Ousteri Lake
  11. Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
  12. Notre Dame De
  13. The Church of Our Lady of Lourdes
  14. Church of Our Lady of Good Health
  15. Manakula Vinayagar Temple
  16. Vedapureeswar Temple
  17. Kanniga Parameswar Temple
  18. Kamatchi Amman Temple
  19. Sri Gokilambal Thirukameshwara Temple

Best Shopping Centres of Pondicherry

  1. Janaki
  2. Casablanca
  3. Cluny Embroidery Center
  4. Studio Ebony
  5. Anokhi
  6. The Cotton House
  7. Kalki
  8. Titanic
  9. Auro Woodworks
  10. Hidesign
  11. Serenity Beach Bazaar
  12. Kriti Eco Boutique
  13. SUND’Art
  14. Nehru Street
  15. Goubert Market
  16. Ma Pondy Cherie
  17. NavaVihan
  18. Zuka Choco-La
  19. Habitart
  20. Sri Aurobindo Handmade Paper Industry

Things you can shop and purchase in Pondicherry

  1. Apparels
  2. Pottery
  3. Aromatherapy Products
  4. Skin care products
  5. Indigo Sarees
  6. Hand Painted Skirts
  7. Hand made paper items
  8. Scented Candles
  9. French vintage designs table cloths, bed covers etc
  10. Chocolates
  11. Colonial style furniture
  12. Chola Style bronze sculptures

Best Pondicherry Cuisines you can try

  1. Samosas
  2. Pani Puri
  3. Bondas
  4. Masala Puri
  5. Sandwiches
  6. Mutton Rolls
  7. Crab Masala Fry
  8. Khowsuey
  9. Parotas
  10. Dosa

Enjoy a beach vacation and Experience the feel of a cultural mix by visiting Pondicherry.

Ladakh

Ladakh is a new entry into the Union Territories of India that boasts about jaw-dropping landscapes and magnanimous mountains. Ladakh has all the elements that make it the perfect choice for all types of travelers.

Best Time to Visit Ladakh

You can visit Ladakh anytime of the year, however the peak season begins from May and continues all the way to September.

Popular Tourist Attractions of Ladakh

  1. Leh
  2. Nubra Valley
  3. Zanskar
  4. Kargil
  5. Drass
  6. Hemis Monastery
  7. Shanti Stupa
  8. Khardung La Pass
  9. Pangong Tso Lake
  10. Tsomoriri Lake
  11. Hemis National Park

Best Shopping places in Ladakh

  1. Ladakh Art Palace on the Main Bazaar Road
  2. Tibetan Handicraft Emporium on the Main Bazaar Road
  3. Ladakh Environment and Health Organization on the Main Bazaar Road
  4. Tibetan Handicraft Community Showroom in Choglamsar
  5. Cottage Industries Exposition in Changspa
  6. Ecology Centre in Changspa
  7. Women’s Alliance in Changspa

Things you can shop and purchase in Ladakh

  1. Tibetan Handicrafts such as Prayer wheels, Thangpa paintings, Buddhists masks, Tibetan trumpet, bell, Gur tea churners, Buddhist flags, etc.
  2. Ladakhi Ornaments such as Turquoise stoned Jewellery, Tibetan Silver Jewellery, semi-precious stoned Jewellery, etc.
  3. Pashmina Products- hawls, stoles, woolen garments, caps, gloves and socks

Best Cuisines of Ladakh that you can try

  1. Momos
  2. Thukpa
  3. Skyu
  4. Chhutagi
  5. Tingmo
  6. Chhurpe (Dried Yak Cheese)
  7. Butter Tea
  8. Chhang
  9. Khambir
  10. Apricot Jam

Visit one of the highest altitudes of the country and enjoy your perfect vacation in Ladakh