It makes the complete sense when you think that you are retired, your children are independent, and you have all the time in your hands. Most of the seniors utilize this time to explore some new destinations and cultures of different places.
The government has made travel easy for senior citizen tours in India by offering some exciting offers and discounts on fares and hotels.
Here are some amazing destinations that are considered as the best travel destinations for senior citizens in India.
Rajasthan is the most vibrant state of India known for its amazing ancient forts, desert landscapes where you can drench into the colors of festivals, unique culture, and traditions of incredible India. Here are some senior citizen-friendly sites to visit in this vibrant state:
A. Jodhpur- Visit the 15th-century Mehrangarh fort which is now a museum that displays ancient royal weapons, tools, paintings, and unique pieces of art. Also, you can go for a visit to Umaid Bhavan Palace, Jaswant Thada Palace, Phool Mahal, Ghanta Ghar, and Rao Jodha Rock Park that makes Jodhpur as one of the best suitable destinations for senior citizen travel in India.
B. Jaipur- Soak in all flavors of the city while visiting the most magnificent monuments like Hawa Mahal, and Jaipur City Palace. Devote your soul and pay a holy visit to the Laxmi Narayan Temple and Hindi Temple. Add up some more interesting sites like Amber Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Jal Mahal, Govind Dev Ji Temple, Rambagh Palace, etc.
C. Udaipur- Also known as the “City of Lakes”, Udaipur is one of the perfect places for senior citizens tour in India. Popular attractions in Udaipur are City Palace, Lake Pichola, Jagdish Temple, Maharana Pratap Museum, Fateh Sager Lake, and Monsoon Palace that gives a unique experience of a fantastic holiday in India.
There are more places in Rajasthan that you can add to your trip like Bikaner, Chittorgarh, Pushkar, Jaisalmer, etc.
Also known as the “God’s Own Country”, Kerala is one of the most suitable destinations for senior citizens tours in India. Apart from its beautiful beaches and backwaters, Kerala is also famous for its share of Temples. Sabarimala Sree Ayyappa Temple and Guruvayoor Sree Krishna Temple are some of the popular pilgrimage sites of Kerala.
Along with these beautiful temples, you can also go for a romantic walk to the most beautiful “Cherai Beach” and admire the scenic sunset here. Destress your tired body by visiting the famous ayurvedic spa centers of Kerala. Stay in a houseboat at Kerala Backwaters and enjoy a soothing sail with your better half. If you are a tea lover then pay a visit to Munnar (a famous tea estate). Just believe or not this amazing destination will surely make you crazy and you won’t be able to stop yourself from revisiting this place.
Almost everyone thinks that Goa is the place for partying and chilling. Yes, it is, but the city also has a good amount of spiritual places and temples where you can visit and ask for forgiveness from God for all your sins. Shri Saptakoteshwar Temple is one of the most popular temples in Goa known for its architectural beauty of Mughal and European designs that will let you end up your day on a religious note.
If you are a beach lover then Goa is the place where you can spend quality time with your partner on the scintillating beaches of the city.
4. Madhya Pradesh
If you are seeking blessings of God, Madhya Pradesh will never disappoint you. Apart from its religious ancient structures, the city has a lot more to offer such as:
Take a holy visit to the town of Ujjain which holds a unique significance for Hindus due to being home of the Jyotirlinga, Mahakaleshwar.
Khajuraho, one of the world’s heritage sites, also worth to visit once. Built by the Chandela Dynasty, this site has a small group of temples that deserves a special mention.
Apart from these temples, a visit to Panchmarhi Hill Station cannot be missed where you can enjoy amazing views beautiful waterfalls and caves. You can also go for a wildlife tour to some of the most famous national parks of Madhya Pradesh such as Kanha National Park, Bandhavgarh National Park, and Shivpuri National Park.
5. Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu is home to many religious places and temples that pulls many senior citizen tourists here throughout the whole year. This incredible state has many architectural styles on its temples which were built once in the times medieval.
The Meenakshi Amman Temple, Ramanathaswamy Temple, Monolithic Rock Temple, and Brihadeeswara Temple are some of the most popular sites that draw thousands of senior citizen tourists every year.
So these are 5 best destinations for senior citizen tours in India. There are more other places that you can add up to your list but it depends on your travel itinerary or time that you are spending to each destination. If you liked these places then share your experience with us in the comment section below.
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