India sweeps over any other country with her rich cultural, traditional and religious divergence and yet continuing as a united democratic nation. The Indian topography is also as much varied as its cultural heritage and lifestyle, which ranges from flat and featureless plains to high and spectacular mountains, from tropical rainforests to the mysterious mirages of the desert.
The variance is endless in Indian States, yet each has got a familiarity of Indian perspective in it. On visiting this country one can witness intricately carved temples, gleaming marble palaces, monastic retreats of the Himalayas and the dusty backwoods of the countryside.
In the Northern Part of India, standing tall as always is the Great Himalayan range with lofty snow-capped mountains, wide panoramas and misty horizons. The north is bliss comparing to the exhaustive heat of the plains, with intriguing Tibetan regions of Ladakh to the startlingly breathtaking Himalayan areas of Himachal, Garhwal, Sikkim and Darjeeling. South of this region comes the flat Ganges Basin with colorful and affluent region of Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana Delhi and Uttar Pradesh. It is the most captivating zone in India that bags the honour of accommodating the eighth wonder of the world, The Taj Mahal and the capital of India New Delhi.
The Southern Part of India is a multitude of temple architecture and religious cultural heritage.The southern tip of India is also known as the region of green magic with a varied variety of flora, fauna and the wilderness of the wilds.The southern legacy comprises of the bygone era in the intricately designed temples of Madurai & Tirupati, to the exotic expedition of the backwaters of Kerala and the pleasurable experience of the beaches of Goa. Goa enfolds a perfect blend of easy-going ambience, wonderful cuisine and a refreshing climate. The temples of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh are the live testimonials of the Dravidian architecture and Vijayanagar Empire. Tempting flavors of its cuisine and the blends of cultures and traditions merged into one presents the southern sphere with a unique outlook.
The Western Part of India, is filled with multihued variance of states like Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra and each state has got a significance of its own. Arid zones of the Thar Desert and the Kutch create an enigmatic illusion that keeps one mystified. The royal Rajasthan and the Indian Hollywood Mumbai adorn the West India zone. Even with the harsh surroundings this region is enriched with handicrafts, wildlife and monumental treasure of forts, temples and sculptures. The colorful festivity and lifestyles in this part of India reflects the religious harmony among the various religions as well as the openhearted attitude of its people.
The Eastern part of India encloses within it unspoilt, untouched and an ample undiscovered land waiting to be explored. Yet this part also consists of some places, which have a remarkable existence of their own in our country such as Calcutta that joins the East with the rest of India. The historic West Bengal is known for its forest cover Sunder Ban and the oldest jute industry centre. Kolkata being the British capital of India has some marvellous creations of the British like Victoria Memorial Building, Howrah Bridge and the first underground metro train in India. The incomparable cultural heritage, handicrafts and gorgeous beaches of Orissa, breathtaking lofty mountains of Sikkim, the unknown corals of the Andamans, the wilderness of Maghalaya, the tea-garden studded plains of Assam and the colorful ethnic cultures of Arunachal, Nagaland, Mizoram, Manipur & Tripura brings out a familiarity in the remoteness too.