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5 Reasons to Travel in India While You’re Young

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We travel at least once a year. No matter we are rich or poor. There can be multiple reasons. A worker travels to get work. Students travel to their home. Most of us like to travel and many not. But what you see and take away from that travel has a deep impact on your personality.

If you want to see a real picture of a country, travel while you are young. And, here are 5 reasons why you should travel to India while you are young.

1) Traveling in India is much cheaper than in other countries.

“I would rather own a little and see the world than own the world and see a little of it.”
Anonymous

If you are not dreaming of a luxury travel facility, travelling in India is much cheaper. Plan your trip, board a Non AC train and travel from one state to other. You will easily find hostels in different places for travellers like you. It will cost you just 25% more than you used to spend before.

Do not cut your Travel cost too much.

The Cost Comparision Chart: 

Travel Cost Per Day Country
$224
USA
$28
INDIA
$121
JAPAN
$134
ITALY
$115
GERMANY

2) Explore geographical versatility

 

“If geography is prose, maps are iconography.”
Lennart Meri

Travelling in India has advantage of exploring versatile geographic conditions. Geopgraphy of the India changes from place to place. Starting from Mountains then going into plains and highlands. On the south of India It is surrounded my huge deccan plateaus. While on the east part with the magnificient rain forests. After streching from east you will also find mangroves forest at bay of bengal and a site of rich vegitaton. If the youth in india is shown these geographic features of country, it will become easier to understand geography.

The physical features of India can be divided into six categories, depending on their geological features: 

  • The Himalayan Mountains. 
  • The Northern Plains. 
  • Indian Desert. 
  • Peninsular Plateau. 
  • Coastal Plains. 
  • Islands.

3) Experience rich cultural diversity

“No culture can live if it attempts to be exclusive.”
Mahatma Gandhi

India is a place of rich cultural diversity. It is one of few countries where you will find the culture changes few miles away. Tourists from all over the world comes to see, feel and experience this culture. They soaked themselves into the colors of India. There is also a value hidden in every culture and a responsibility. You should surely travel whole india at least once to see what is hidden behind each culture.

The Cultural Diversity Chart: 

Topic Detail
Festivals
Festivals like Diwali, Holi, Durga Puja, Dussehra, Vasant Panchami, Eid, Guru Nanak Jayanti, Mahavir Jayanti, Buddha Purnima, Christmas, New Year and many more.
Art and Architecture
Art, literature, theater and film (including the world-famous Bollywood films). Indian Art includes paintings, rangoli, plastic arts like pottery, and textile arts like woven silk, paintings of Ajanta cave, Paintings of Ellora cave, etc.
UNESCO world heritage sites
The Taj Mahal, The Great Himalayan National Park, Agra Fort, The Elephanta Caves, The Western Ghats.
Dance and Music
Folk Dances include Gaur Dance, Chhau Dance, Bihu Dance, Dumhal Dance, Padayani Dance, Dollu Kunitha Dance, Dandiya Dance and many more. There are different forms of music, such as, ghazals, shayari, folk music and many more.
Handicrafts
Pashmina Shawls, Woodwork, Pottery, Leather, Jute, Shell, Brass Handicrafts, Bamboo Handicrafts, Phulkaris, Zardozi, Saris and Silk, Carpet Weaving
Culinary traditions
Indian cuisine consists of a variety of regional and traditional cuisines native to the Indian subcontinent.

4) Do you like meeting new people?

“The best way to look back at life fondly is to meet it – and those along your journey – warmly, kindly and mindfully”
― Rasheed Ogunlaru

This is one of the most prominent reason people travel places to meet people and experience native culture. We cannot live two life that is why it is important to talk people and share experience with each other. Many times you will find these stories heart touching and you will take values from it and embed it into your life.

5) Know your history while you’re young

 

“Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”
George Santayana

travel to know your history

There is always a story related to a place and it is very important for you know that. There were really great rulers that showcased virtues of being great Rulers of past. Also, India has been invaded multiple times and every invasion has given and taken something. You should be aware of the gloriest past and feel proud.

Conclusion: 

If you are born in India you are bestowed with lot of resources in your vicinity.  If possible travel at least once and do a budget trip in your lifetime. And believe me or not those days will become your best moments for rest of your life. 
If you are from any other country, I have given you enough reason to come and experience the richness of culture and blended tastes of spices. 
 
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