A 10-day trip to India might sound like too little time, considering how vast a country it is. However, if you plan your itinerary well, you can surely have a splendid holiday even in 10 days. Your first priority would be to narrow in on your interest area, then pick a region you’d like to explore most and finally work out an itinerary so you don’t miss any important attractions. Some of the best tour circuits to cover in a short span of time include;
- Jammu and Kashmir
The unprecedented natural beauty of Kashmir, tranquil environment and delectable local cuisine are all on offer in this wonderful tour. Some of the highlights of your trip would be the marvellous Mughal Gardens in Srinagar, a shikhara ride on the famous Dal Lake, and excursions to Gulmarg, Sonmarg, and Pahalgam. 10 days is good enough time to explore this ‘Paradise on Earth’ in Northern India.
One of the most popular holiday destinations in India, Ladakh promises an exceptional holiday to every traveller. From adventure activities to spiritual experiences, scenic exhilaration to absolute relaxation, Ladakh assures you an unparalleled holiday experience in all senses. You can cover most of the major attractions such as the India Gate, the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar, wonderful temples in Manali, hot water springs, and the tranquil monasteries at Likir, Phyang and Lamayuru.
- Haridwar, Rishikesh, Shivpuri
If you want to soak in peace and spirituality, these are the destinations you must visit. Rishikesh, the Yoga capital of India, has been a popular haunt for fitness enthusiasts from all over the world. Haridwar is a must-visit destination for those seeking mental peace and relaxation. Some of the highlights of this tour would include temple tours, forest walks at Shivpuri, river rafting, wildlife exploration at Chilla and yoga classes at Rishikesh and Shivpuri.
A visit to the forts and palaces in Rajasthan is one of the best ways to explore the rich culture of India. Some of the highlights on offer for this tour circuit include a visit to the Junagarh Fort in Bikaner, Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur, sightseeing and camel rides in Jaisalmer, boat rides in Udaipur- the city of lakes and the majestic Taj Mahal as well.
A 10-day holiday in Kerala is good enough time to cover places like Munnar, Cochin, Alleppey, Kumarakom and Kovalam. Backwater cruises, wildlife exploration, Kalaripayattu, Ayurvedic massages and historic monuments make Kerala one of the most popular destinations for tourists who have less travel time on hand.
There’s plenty of ways to spend 10 days in India, so all you got to do is start planning.