India is a melange of colours. From the vivid geography to the varied cultural hues, visiting India is the most magical, stimulating, and colourful experience for any traveller.
If you are travelling to India for the first time or planning to book tour packages in India, do not miss out these colourful cities:
The majestic golden sandstone buildings of the city have earned itself the name ‘The Golden City’. Do not miss witnessing the sunset from different view points. It’s the time when the golden forts appear to be flooded with a golden aura. That’s a sight to behold.
2. McLeod Ganj
The string of colourful Tibetan flags rippling in the breeze, the surrounding snow-capped mountains and the lush greenery of the valleys, what could be more colourful than this! McLeod Ganj is a great place to experience the serene colours of the monasteries and the lifestyle of the monks.
The land of vibrant temples, Madurai is a true specimen of a beautiful melange of colours that exemplifies the vibrant lifestyle of the city. The rich cultural exposure that you will get here adds to its beauty. No doubt, this is the most vibrant and colourful places in Southern India.
When viewed from the Mehrangarh Fort, the city seems to be washed in a blue wave! This is one of the finest sights that you will ever witness anywhere in India. Jodhpur is the Blue City as the houses here are coloured in blue. This is just to keep the houses cool during the intense summers but the rows and columns of the blue wave seem extraordinary. Not to mention the colourful markets selling jewellery, footwear, and clothes that work as an embellishment.
Is green your favourite colour? If yes, Cherrapunji will be your favourite town. Nestled in the abode of the clouds Meghalaya, Cherrapunji is famous for its extraordinary flora and gushing waterfalls. The vast and high mountainous walls add to its ethereal beauty that will surely make you fall in love.
Known for its French colonies, this beautiful city is popular for its Gallic-style architecture and the colourful alleys. Rows of houses painted in yellow with a hint of green and blue and filled with an idyllic bohemian charm, it’s the best place that a solitude-seeking soul could crave for. This place is visited by tourists throughout the year and is among the best backpacking destinations in India.
Known as the Pink City, its romance with the colour dates back to 1876. It was then when the Maharaja decided to paint the city in pink for welcoming the Prince of Wales and Queen Victoria. Since then, pink has remained the colour of the city and a symbol of hospitality.