The mysticism, called India has a plethora of contrasts and allurements to amuse its first time visitors. Be it the distinctly varying climatic condition or the cultural diorama, to understand each, one has to be sharp as well as keen to unearth its mysteries. The presence of more than thousands of spoken languages, the world's oldest continuously inhabited city and a melting pot of religion, the country deserves a visit once in your lifetime.
To Experience an exceptional Geographical Variation.
Being extremely influenced by the Himalayas and the Thar Desert, India has become home to an unforeseen diversity of climatic regions. While the southern part of the country experiences a tropical climate, the northern part boasts alpine. That is why the elevated regions of northern India to receive sustained winter snowfall and remain comparatively cooler than the south. Here you get to see both hot and cold desert existing simultaneously, quite a distinct natural phenomenon.
To explore the treasure trove of Historic Wonders.
The history of India signifies quite a tale of invasions and yet rooted strongly to its origins. It is incredibly open (see how it has gathered ideas from distinct foreign cultures) and yet strongly covert. The conquests which it had seen over the years did add immense color to its incredible history.
The forts of Agra, Jaisalmer, Kolkata, Goa and various other south-Indian territories are worth mentioning here. To get a vivid idea about the most fascinating elements of Indian history, tourists are advised to make golden triangle tour which comprises of Delhi-Agra-Jaipur.
To Relish Contrasting Cuisines.
Indian cuisines do not only taste bud enhancer, but story teller as well. An assortment of spicy, tangy, hot and crunchy flavor tantalize you to have more of them. While North Indian variety is rich in butter, milk products and colorful spices, the eastern part presents a yummy blend of sweet and tangy food. The North-Eastern states of India mostly prefer non-vegetarian dishes and minimal use of spice is the most significant element of their food habits. Apart from it, the preparation of North-Eastern cuisine requires extensive use of medicinal herbs which is a good substitute of today's organic foods.
To witness the unity lying behind the Diversity.
India leads the march when it comes to religious as well as cultural diversity and you will be stunned to see how both a mosque and a temple lie next to each other in solace. However, with a change in region, the same religious group practices different rites and it might vary from one linguistic group to the other. Just like the cuisine, the dress habit also keeps varying from region to region and helps justifying the very tag of Unity in Diversity'.
To enlighten yourself with Spirituality.
If you like getting too much into religious deeds, visit religious holiday tours and you can actually feel the divine presence of the supreme power, if you are visiting Rishikesh, Varanasi, Bodhgaya or even Amritsar.
Meditate on the banks of holy river Ganga in Rishikesh or Haridwar and discover a new form of Nature Goddess. If you want to serve humanity, reach at Aurovile in Puducherry.