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Location : Northern India
Also Known As : Hindustan, Land of Spirituality, Land of Nawabs
Major Attractions : Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Ganga Ghats
Mostly Visited For : Historical Monuments and Religious Pilgrimage

Uttar Pradesh - Land of Heritage

Taj Mahal, Agra
Taj Mahal, Agra

Splendor of Taj

Uttar Pradesh has been blessed by the gods with all the charismatic charms that helps to make the state ultimately tourist destination. The vast landscape with the lush greenery, the holy rivers flowing through the heart of the state nourishing its fertile plains, the rich cultural heritage left by the Nawabs as a legacy and most of all- the splendid monuments of Mughal emperors who found it an ideal place to treasure their memories in the form of exotic buildings. Be it the Taj or Fatehpur Sikri all the monuments have a breath taking beauty and tranquilizing effect.

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Unfurl the Glory of Past on UP Tourism

Right from the ancient times the state has been the center of kingdoms. The statement is supported by the fact that even today the ruins of various forts and monuments can be seen. But most of the entire legacy left by the Mughal emperors is the most sort after. Taj situated on the banks of river Yamuna is the best specimen of this legacy. Built of the pure white marble with the intricate designs and adorned by the precious and semi precious designs attracts the tourists from all parts of the world. The Fatehpur Sikri and the Agra Fort have been characterized as the world heritage sites.

When visiting Uttar Pradesh, pay a tribute to the Mughal Emperor 'Akbar The Great' at the Sikandra where his mausoleum lies and do visit the 'Mini Taj' the tomb of Itam- Ud - Daulla, considered as the source of inspiration for Shahjahan to built Taj as a mausoleum for his wife.

Pilgrimage Hub - Underatke A Spiritual Tourism in UP

Varanasi Ghats
Varanasi Ghats

Fascinating India Tour

The holy rivers of Ganga and Yamuna are the two most revered rivers in India. Flowing through the heart of the state, there are hundreds of ghats that emerged over its banks and each ghat has its significance, people come from far off places to visit these ghats to take the holy dip and offer there prayers. The city of Mathura, Vrindawan, Allahabad and the worlds oldest living city Varanasi are known for their Ganga ghats and temples where devotees rush to achieve the Gods blessings and spiritual salvation. Looking at the sun rise and sun set is a great pleasure to observe from these ghats and watching the aarti ritual in evening will be a good experience.

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Festival Bonanza - A Number of them to Make Your UP Tourism A Trip to Remember

Devotees Taking Bath at Kumbh Mela
Devotees Taking Bath at Kumbh Mela

The time of festivals is the ideal time to listen and watch the worlds renowned artists performing live, it will be a thrilling experience to listen the traditional music and folk lore in the perfect ambiance. Watching the steps, expressions, movements and gestures of the Kathak Dancer in Silken sari and heavy make up amidst the sounds of the trinkets is the lifetime experience. Further these fairs and festivals will give you an ideal chance to observe the colorful culture of the state and interact with the local populace to know about their life style.

The master artisans who came to these fairs to sell their goods creates a chance for you to grab as many things as possible here you get the products with best bargains. Take home some of the traditional handicraft items or decorative to keep your memories fresh

Make Your Holiday In The Lap of Nature

Heritage Tour of India

If you are planning to visit Uttar Pradesh you can visit the worlds seventh wonder along various world heritage sites, participate in the festivals, listen the traditional music and watch the Kathak dance, taste the worlds special Awadhi cuisine and achieve the spiritual enlightenment on the ghats of river Ganga. Further you can take with you the special Banarasi sari, Chikankari suits and brass artifacts as a decorative items that will refresh you the memory of this visit.

The state is very well connected by all the means of transport. There are daily flights to all the major cities from Delhi. Besides there is also an excellent rail net work connecting the different parts of the state. With all the activities to do and see you will feel a dream come true, so plan a holiday trip to the state and make your visit the most ravishing ones.

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Top 5 Reasons to Visit Uttar Pradesh

Agra Fort

The Charisma of Monumental Heritage
Explore the monumental legacy of the state, the magnum opus of all buildings 'Taj Mahal' is the perquisite of your visit, without its magical vista your visit is incomplete. The monuments of Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Sikandra are the luxurious treat for your eyes.

Destination of Enlightenment
The rivers like Ganga and Yamuna are considered as the most sacred and Bathing in these holy rivers is considered auspicious and is said to purify the soul and wash away the sins, it also helps in achieving the spiritual nirvana. Perform puja and take the holy dip on the Ganga ghats

Taste To Be Cherished
Taste of Awadhi cuisine will inspire your taste buds. It's vegetarian as well as non vegetarian delicacies have developed after a lot of experimentation in the royal kitchens by the chefs of Nawabs. The exquisite dishes of the Awadhi cuisine are Dum Pukht, Murg Mussalam, Kakori Kabab, Gulnaar Kabaabs and Nargasi Kofta.

Celebrating Festivity
The festivals in the state is a time when the legendary artisans and master crafts men get a chance to display their work. The world renowned musicians and the dancers perform live to entertain the audiences. The tourists from all over the world throng these fair grounds, plan a trip according to the festive season and enjoy the uniqueness of our festivals.

Land of Nawabs
Visit the 'Land of Nawabs' where your imaginations gain heights, where the legendary cities of Uttar Pradesh will take you on a royal ride of bygone era. Experience the nawabi splendor in the people of Luxknow, in the Urdu language they speak, their costumes, in their life style in-fact in every thing they do. It's in true sense royal. Plan your holidays and you will be amazed to experience the Nawabi hospitality from the natives.

Best Selling Yatras (Tours)

» Pilgrimage Spiritual Tour

Aarti Haridwar Sojourn in the famous pilgrim destinations of India, from Lucknow to Haridwar, Rishikesh to Ayodhya where one can enjoy cruises on Ganga and attend the evening Aarti at Hari ki Pauri.
Duration : 20 Days / 19 Nights
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» Splendrous Taj Mahal

Taj MahalEnjoy gasping views of the majectic Taj Mahal and its surroundings and from there to the forests of Ranthambore and the hills of Alwar.
Duration : 10 Days / 9 Nights
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» The Glorious Golden Triangles (I & II)

Hawamahal, Jaipur, Rajasthan Starting from Stunning Taj Mahal to most sacred ghats of Varanasi, the tour will be your introduction to real India
Duration : 12 Days / 11 Nights
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