India is a land of diversity. Topography, culture, tradition, language, religion, food and in every aspect of life, India nurtures ‘Unity in Diversity’. India is a unique country not only for its diversity, but it is the seventh largest country in the world by its geographical area and most populous country after China. India has a populace of more than 1.2 billion citizens. India is also the nurturer of the world’s major religions, such as Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Buddhism, Sikhism and many more. India accomplished independence from the United Kingdom in the year of 1947.
To discover this unique empathy in spite of heterogeneity, one needs to visit India, the land of colors, the ‘Paradise’, for at least once in his lifetime. India fosters a different facet of her personality – she is enticing, fascinating, striking, extravagant, august, comely, graceful, ingenious, majestic and eclectic to the people around the World.
Every year millions of people worldwide take a trip to India to gain knowledge and become overwhelmed utterly by the splendor and history of this South Asian country. De facto, India is one of the most popular tourist targets in the World.
India nurtures variety in every aspect of life. The diversity lies from the fertile plains to the arid high hills, the hanging cliffs and the even plateaus, perplexing and advanced architecture, vibrant festivals, conventional rituals, charming people, prehistoric civilization and the list is everlasting.
To utter few things among the endless listing the first thing one should definitely mention is the geological diversity and uniqueness of India. The East, West, North and South and North-East regions of India: all portrays distinct cultural niches. India has different Mountain ranges like the Himalayas. It is World’s highest mountain range.
BEACH-Some of the beaches of India like the Long Island in Andaman, Corbyn’s Cove Beach in Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Arambol Beach in Goa, Patnem Beach in Goa, Kutch-Mandvi in Gujarat, Kashid, Maharashtra, Diveagar in Maharashtra, Kondakarla Ava Beach in Vishakhapatnam magnetize millions of tourists each year from different parts of the world whose beauty is incomparable.
The Corbyn’s Cove Beach is surrounded by coconut trees on one side and by the calm Bay of Bengal Ocean. The beauty and calmness of the ocean will definitely refresh your mind. Different water sports are also popular here like swimming, scuba diving and jet-skiing. Other than enjoying the water sports, the tourists can also experience sunbathe also in the serene environment.
In the Arambol Beach in Goa there is a charming freshwater pond at an observable distance near the shoreline. The sand has some medicinal values also and is great for your skin. It is mostly suited for the tourists who want to enjoy in a less-crowded beach.
Kutch-Mandvi in Gujarat is a privately owned beach by the Maharaos of Kutch. This secluded beach is ideal for a quite peaceful holiday, near the grand Vijay Vilas Palace.
Kashid beach in Maharashtra offers the tourists white sand and clear water. This beach is like a private beach, safe from commercialization.
Diveagar in Maharashtra is on the Konkan coast, Diveagar in Maharashtra. This beach is a pure tranquil place and has a migratory seagull sanctuary.
Kondakarla Ava beach in Vishakhapatnam offers its tourists an enthralling sea-coast along with the fresh water Kondakarla Lake and the Kondakarla bird sanctuary. Different beach activities are also popular here like kayaking and boat riding.
DESERT- As you climb up on the mountains on the roof of the world you will come across the Cold Mountain Desert of the Trans-Himalayas. The gushing river, starry skies, blue streams in deep gorges, the highest colonized villages in the Himalayas, century old Buddhist trails, all these will fulfill your wish for aesthetic beauties. In the Himalayas you will experience a magnificent desert that will compel everyone with its eternal beauty to fall in love with.
The people are generally amazed with the dominant brown color of deserts. But when a person will experience the large expanse of bright white salt of the Great Rann of Kutch, along the west coast of India in the state of Gujarat will definitely understand the exact meaning of divine beauty. On a clear winter night, this white desert gleams with the moon reflected on it and the billions of stars that sparkle in its vast open sky. There are no obstructions in the desert, but it is the vastness of the white desert that you can see within your field of vision.
Perhaps the most common, popular and already familiar with everyone is the golden desert of Rajasthan- the Thar Desert. Where the spirit of the cosmic sandy stretches hallucinate the soul, where everything starting from dawn to dusk is an extravaganza of colors. The dark nights here are lit by conflagration and used as beacons and depicts the struggling stories of nomads in the desert.
The desert stretches to the horizon beyond the last foremost city of Jaisalmer and rears a small settlement. The settlement is so small that sometimes only half of a dozen small huts in a village. Life here is similar to the dullness of the desert, scorching heat during the day and chilling cold at night, obviously difficult to survive, yet by some way amazing and beautiful. The Thar Desert in Rajasthan or the Great Indian Desert is well-known not only for its color, beauty, and struggle for life, but it is Asia’s 3rd largest desert and World’s 7th largest desert.
MOUNTAINS- Indian Mountains are the part of the divine beauty of the Indian sub-continent. Indian mountains have been a basic part of India’s eternal pristine beauty; symbolizing grandeur and splendor with their huge, tall and majestic presence. From the ancient days, these titanic mountain ranges have protected the country from the foreign invaders. The most beautiful and gigantic mountain ranges are the Himalayan Mountain ranges. Indian Mountain areas are truly a proud possession and bonanza for the rich natural heritage of this entire earth.
In India there are eight mountain ranges. They are-
- Himalayan Mountain Range
- Aravalli Mountain Range
- Karakoram Mountain Range
- Vindya Mountain Range
- Satpura Mountain Range
- Purvanchal Ranges
- Western Ghats Mountain Range
- Eastern Ghats Mountain Range
The different mountain ranges in India mainly the Himalayan mountain ranges are truly a gift by the “Mother Nature” to the Indians and a gift for the nature lovers of the world as well. The Himalayan mountain range is great from all the aspects a mountain can sustain. It is rich in vegetation, complex in its geological structure, and overwhelming beauty of the ice-capped peaks. The climate, temperature and precipitations- all depends on the altitude of the mountains.
The three highest peaks of the world are Mt. Everest, Karakoram and Kanchenjunga, that all are the different peaks of the Himalayan range. The Karakoram and Kanchenjunga peaks are present in India. The different topography of the mountains, e.g., their altitude, vegetation, temperature, all these bring about difference in ecological systems in different regions.