Best Destinations for Backpacking in India

Incredible India Dec 16, 2019

Many backpackers around the world visit India every year. Here is a list of some significant attraction points for backpackers:-

Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

Rishikesh is known as the place where Yoga came into existence. Rishikesh is a popular place for tourists looking for spirituality, solitude, and adventures.

The famous English rock band Beatles visited Rishikesh in 1968 to get trained in Transcendental meditation under Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. The ashram, Chorasi Kutiya, where they stayed is today known as Beatles Ashram. It was the place where Beatles wrote around 30 new songs and sadly it is lying abandoned today as the lease got over.

Rishikesh has several significant tourists attractions in the adventure section like White water river rafting, Bungee Jumping from 273ft., Flying fox and more.

Hampi, Karnataka

Hampi is an ancient village from the Vijaynagara Empire (1500 AD) of South India. The historical ruins of temples and other structures are the attraction here. It is a favorite place for the backpackers looking for tranquillity.
The best time to visit Hampi is during the Hampi Festival that happens somewhere between October to Feb, and the temperature is also pleasant during this time.

Pushkar, Rajasthan

Pushkar is a small town of Rajasthan known for its spirituality with around 52 ghats and the world's only temple of Lord Bhrama.
It is known for its grand Camel Festival that occurs in November every year and is visited by many tourists across the world.
It is a popular place among the backpackers seeking inner peace, spirituality, and wellness therapies. Rooftop Yoga is the main sought out activity at Pushkar.
Famous for its ancient lake which is said to be created with the lotus that fell from the hands of Lord Brahma while chasing a mythological demon is one of the major tourist attractions here.

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