North India is an exciting travel destination and is endowed with a rich history, unique culture, flora and fauna and most importantly friendly people. North India has been the ruling ground of the Maurya, Gupta, Mughal, Sikh, Maratha and the British Indian Empire, ensuring it has a diverse culture. The well known Hindu pilgrimage centres of Char Dham, Haridwar, Mathura, Allahabad, Varanasi, the Buddhist Mahabodhi Temple and the Sikh’s holiest shrine the Golden Temple, located in Amritsar(built in the year 1604) are all located in North India.
Apart from these destinations, North India is teeming with travel destinations (some of them World Heritage Sites) such as, The Valley of Flowers, Khajuraho, Qutub Minar, India gate and the ever famous Taj Mahal in Agra, built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his deceased wife Mumtaz Mahal, in the year 1653.
North India is considered to be the most visited part of India due to its magnificent monuments, beautiful palaces, historical locations, religious shrines, wild life, hill stations, mighty rivers and scenic landscapes. The major tourist attractions in North India are Delhi, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Uttrakhand, Harayana, and Punjab. The most popular tour in North India is the Golden Triangle, which covers the three cities of Delhi, Jaipur and Agra.