The Most Popular Tourist Attractions in India on Road Trips

The Most Popular Tourist Attractions in India on Road Trips

India is a vibrant country with a perfect blend of conventional and modern culture. Its rich culture and diversity of religion can be seen in its plethora of tourist attractions such as shrines, mosques, churches, gurudwaras, etc. Here are some of the top Indian tourist attractions that you shouldn't miss during your road trips. Using Happy Easy Rides' self-drive car rental services, you can see all these famous tourist destinations in India.

1. Hawa Mahal, Jaipur, Rajasthan

Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh built the famous edifice of Hawa Mahal in 1799 at Jaipur. The pyramidal structure of this Mahal is made of red and pink sandstone. Nearly 953 tiny latticework-adorned windows adorn the Mahal. It is through these small windows that a cool breeze enters the palace during the sultry summer months, making it more comfortable. Each floor of the Mahal has an exquisitely decorated chamber.

Hours of operation: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Entry fee: 50 rupees for Indians and 200 rupees for foreigners

Best time to visit: Early morning, when sunlight enters the Mahal's rooms through its windows

2. Museum of Illusion

A perfect place for social and entertaining tours, the Museum of Illusions in New Delhi welcomes you to plunge into the world of illusions. All generations today appreciate illusions and are delighted by them. With your friends and family, you can enjoy new experiences and fun at this place.

Opening time: Monday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Entry fee: Rs. 590 for adults and Rs. 500 for children

3. Adlabs Imagica

As a premium amusement center, Adlabs Imagica was launched in 2013 by Adlabs. Khopoli is home to this 130-acre theme park. The Universal Studios of India is an amusement park that provides fun and enjoyment to everyone, regardless of age. A theme park, a water park, and a snow park make up this perfect recreational getaway.

Best time to visit: All seasons are good for visiting Imagica

Opening time: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. for theme parks, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. for water parks, and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. for snow parks.)

Entry Fee: For adults: Rs. 999 and children Rs. 599

Things to Do: Dare 2 drop, Deep space, gold rush express, Nitro, Rajasaurus River Adventure, The Magic Carousel, water sports activities, hiking rocky ice terrains, rafting the slides, riding Toboggans, snowball fighting, and many more

4. Indian Botanical Garden of Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose

At Shibpur, Kolkata, this is the largest botanical garden in India. There are 109 hectares of rare plants in the garden, which covers a total area of 109 hectares. Over 12,000 specimens are on display in the garden. The Great Banyan Tree is the garden's main attraction.

Opening time: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Entry fee: For Indian residents, Rs. 10; for foreign tourists, Rs. 100

5. Auroville Beach Pondicherry

Tourists can enjoy a relaxing weekend getaway at this beach, which is located 12 km from Pondicherry. Sunsets and sunrises on the beach are breathtaking with azure blue waters. There aren't many local shops on the beach, so you can enjoy a peaceful leisure time.

Best time to visit: With the Arabian Sea on one side and the Souparnika river on the other, this beach is located near Coastal Karnataka. Winter is the best time to visit this place

6. Maravanthe Beach, Karnataka

With the Arabian Sea on one side and the Souparnika river on the other, this beach is located near Coastal Karnataka. There are two rivers and a sea on either side of this beach, which is unique in India. Karnataka's golden sands, transparent blue skies, marvelous palm trees, and unfathomable shore make this place a must-visit. The journey from Udupi to Maravanthe beach can be completed within one hour if you rent a self-drive car from Happy Easy Rides.

7. Gokarna Beach, Karnataka

In the coastal city of Gokarna, you will find Gokarna Beach or Om Beach. Mahabaleshwar is adjacent to this beach, which looks like the shape of an 'Om'. Before visiting and worshipping Lord Shiva, devotees would take a dip in the holy waters of Gokarna Beach.

Things to do: Gokarna Beach offers hiking, sunset watching, jet ski rides, banana boat rides, parasailing, and surfing.

8. National Rail Museum, Delhi

One of the best museums in India, the national rail museum in Chanakyapuri, Delhi opened in 1977. Indian Railways is represented by more than 100 real-size exhibits in this museum. This museum exhibits models, signaling equipment, antique furniture, historical photographs, and related literature.

Opening time: 9.30 a.m to 5.30 p.m

Entry Fee: 10 rupees for Indians and 100 rupees for foreigners