They say “Having a brother is better than having a superhero” and so true it is, brother is someone who no matter how many fights with us, but he always stands by our side whenever he needs us. While “Sisters are the childhood that can never be lost”. Sisters tease us, sister fight with us but when the time comes they are the ones who protect us from Mumma Daddy’s scolding.
To celebrate this love and care, we have a festival name Rakshabandhan which is also popularly known as Rakhi. This festival is dedicated to the relation of brother and sister. To make this festival more exciting we have brought to you a list of some of the best places in India to visit in Rakhi.
- Uttar Pradesh
- West Bengal
1. Uttar Pradesh
One of the most amazing and charismatic states of India, Uttar Pradesh the land which is associated with many legends and historical sites. The place due to its amazing tourist’s sites also known as Heartland of India. The place is boasted with some of the best man-made monuments that you can visit with your siblings and make your Rakshabandhan a memorable one. Here are some options you can consider.
A. Agra – A charming Mughal city which is known as the house of Taj Mahal Agra, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Apart from Taj Mahal, you can also explore other heritage sites under your Agra Day Tours which will give you a fine idea about the artistic charisma of Mughal architectural styles, such as Agra Fort, Itmad-Ud Daula, Fatehpur Sikri, Panch Mahal and Many More.
B. Lucknow – Popularly known as Nawabon Ki Nagri, Lucknow is a bit offbeat location, yet its ancient charm and courtesy will allure you to visit this place again and again. Lucknow earlier was the Nawabs of Awadh. Ever since from their Nawabi era, Lucknow is flourished with the music, literature, arts, and crafts. Here are some of the most amazing places that you can visit during your Lucknow tourism – Bara Imambara, British Residency, Chota Imambara, Hazrat Ganj, Rumi Darwaza and many more.
C. Varanasi – Land of temples and Land of Ganges, these are some pseudonyms by which Varanasi is being called. The presence of river Ganges makes the aura of Varanasi more enticing. Keeping a prominent place in Golden triangle tours in India, Varanasi is also considered as one amongst the seven holy spots for all Hindus. Here are the Top Tourist Attractions in Varanasi – River Ganges, Sarnath, Kashi Vishwanath, Archaeological Museum, Ramnagar Fort and many more.
Kushinagar, Mathura, Vrindavan, Kanpur are some more prominent tourist attractions in India that you can visit during Rakhi.
2. West Bengal
Land of culture and land of traditions, West Bengal is known for its diversity. West Bengal is filled with a number of travelers which visit this country from all over the world. Thus it is not wrong to say West Bengal a melting pot of culture and traditions. Boasted with great history, this place can also be opted to visit during Rakshabandhan festival and enjoy your India tour packages.
A. Kolkata – One of the four major metropolitan cities, Kolkata can be another option to enjoy the Rakhi with your brother and sister. Due to the rich culture and heritage, people travel to Kolkata in Kolkata Tourism and enjoy its rich heritage sites, culture and traditions. Here are some major tourist Kolkata attractions – Howrah Bridge, Park Street, Victoria Memorial, Dakshineswar Kali Temple, Mother House and many more.
B. Darjeeling –
It is a beautiful place to unwind after a hectic schedule. Famous as a prominent getaway from Kolkata, Darjeeling is famous for lush greenery, stunning view and majestic Himalaya in the background. The charismatic beauty of Darjeeling makes a perfect haven for nature lovers. North India Tourism with Darjeeling will give you tour to green tea leaves, rich wildlife, and many other things. By visiting these places you can enhance your Rakhshabandhan festival – Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, Tiger Hill, Observatory Hill, Rock Garden, Happy Valley Tea Estate and many more.
C. Siliguri – Known for its amazing natural sites, Siliguri is a picturesque location that offers spectacular views of majestic Himalayas. Tall lush waving trees and widespread tea garden off amazing views of land are the major attractions of the Siliguri. Here are some major tourist attractions in Siliguri – Kali Mandi, Chilapata Forest and Mahananda Weir Wildlife Sanctuary which completes your Wildlife tourism in India. Hoogly, Murshidabad, Kalimpong, Kamarpukur, and Bishnupur are some other prominent tourist attractions of West Bengal.
They say, living in Goa is a holiday of 365 days. Perfect for holidaymakers, Goa is famous for its lively culture, rich Portuguese sites, and amazing nightlife. The time that you will spend with your brother and sister in Goa will be the most memorable time of your life. Goa tourism has lots of things to offer you, some of them are –
A. Panaji – Serving as the capital of Goa, Panaji is located on the banks of pristine Mandovi River. This spectacular site actually has historical significance that will take you back to the era of Portuguese rule. Here are some major tourist attractions of Panaji – Old Goa, Reis Magos Fort, Fort Aguada, Dona Paula Beach, Miramar Beach, Goa State Museum and many more.
B. Vasco Da Gama – It is another tourist attraction that will make your Rakhi tour memorable. Vasco Da Gama was founded by Portuguese in 1953. It is one of the largest cities in Goa which was named after famous Portuguese explorer of the same name. Here are the major tourist attractions in Vasco Da Gama, visiting which will be a pleasing experience for your Goa tour packages – Bogmalo Beach, Pilot Point, Goa kayaking Day Tour, Zuari River and many more are the major attractions of Vasco Da Gama.
C. Calangute – It is one of the excellent destinations in Goa which is a perfect place to get renewed. The place is major known for Calangute beach which is majorly dominated by the presence of hippies and fun loving people. There are many amazing and affordable Goa hotels being present here. Major tourist attractions of Calangute are – Calangute Beach, Baga Beach, Aguada Fort, Baga Retreat House and many more.
Rajasthan is known for its royalty and what else could be better than making your siblings to taste the royalty of this majestic state. Rajasthan tourism holds a prominent place and when it comes to festivals and fair, then there is no other option better than Rajasthan. To celebrate the festival of Rakhi, do visit Rajasthan and enjoy its rich culture.
A. Jaipur – Serving as the capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur is a perfect combination of the ethnicity and modern culture. On the one hand it has forts, palaces, and havelis and on the other hand, it has multiplexes, hypermarkets, and plush Jaipur hotels. The markets of Jaipur are something of worth visiting especially during the festival time. Here are major attractions of Jaipur – City Palace, Amber Fort, Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal and many more.
B. Udaipur – The place is known for its lake and glittering heritage sites. Udaipur tourism will just enhance your Rakhi Festival. Also known as Venice of East, Udaipur’s serene charm is something worth experience. Once been the capital of Sisodiya Rajput clans of Mewar, Udaipur is also compact with a Laka Pichola, the largest man-made lake in Udaipur. The Rajasthan tour package under Udaipur includes a visit to places such as – City Palace Complex, Lake Garden Palace, Lake Pichola, Jag Mandir, Jagdish temple and many more.
C. Jodhpur – Popularly known as Sun City, Jodhpur is a place of sweet spoken people whose hospitality will touch your heart. The city is painted in the blue hues for which it is also called the Blue city of Rajasthan. The aura of the city is amazing and induces you to visit this place again and again. Another specialty of the city is the cuisine of Jodhpur. Govind Gatte, Ker Sangri, and Mirchi Bada are the specialty of Jodhpur food. The festivals and fairs in Jodhpur make your Jodhpur tours memorable. Here are the major Jodhpur attractions – Mehrangarh Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jaswant Thada, Mandore Gardens, Clock Tower and many more.