Bequeathed with monumental legacies steeped in legends, historic stories and splendorous traditions – heritage destinations in India offer you a glimpse of a land rich in history with civilization roots that go as far back as the stone ages.
Bursting with architectural marvels, Indian heritage intrigue and pique while you regale artistic impressions created by man in moments of joy, sorrow and peace.
Visit the spectacular Taj Mahal in Agra, a 17th century mausoleum that tops the list of heritage destinations in India. The Taj is a dying queens wish converted into reality by a lovelorn and distraught emperor. A monument that stands unchallenged in beauty and splendor throughout the world, the Taj Mahal is much more than a mere heritage destination.
See the brilliant yet rustic forts of Rajasthan and enjoy the spellbinding beauty of stone sculptures chiseled to look alive on a temple tour of Khajuraho – a Unesco world heritage site.
Explore the rustic lanes of Fatehpur Sikri as you enter this 16th century Mughal city built on a craggy outcrop close to Agra. See Jodha Bai’s Palace, Panch Mahal, Saint Salim Chisti’s Mausoleum, Buland Darwaza, Jama Masjid et al.
Ride luxury trains such as the Palace on Wheels, Heritage on Wheels or the Fairy Queen and see golden Rajasthan – that is a glittering gem on the list of famous destinations in India. Imposing military fortresses such as Mehrangarh in Jodhpur, Amber in Jaipur, Chittor in Chittorgarh, Taragarh in Kota and the Junagarh Fort in Bikaner light up the Rajasthan landscape with heritage impressions of its imperial past. See the brilliantly painted havelis of Shekhawati and Jaisalmer that are among the important heritage destinations in India.
Explore the hidden treasures of Ajanta and Ellora while on a tour to heritage destinations in India. Tour the outstanding structures that dot the Mandu landscape, some of which were built as far back as the 13th century.
Set out on pilgrimages to ancient temples and Ghats of Varanasi aka Banares that is the oldest surviving city of India. Travel to Nalanda the ancient seat of learning in India while you scour Orissa beaches for shore temples and ancient legacies.
Visit the heritage attractions of Sanchi, Shivpuri, Gwalior, Orchha, Bhopal and other cities of India with Tour Travel Guide.