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5 Foreign Cultures That You Can Experience in India

India has been home to many foreign invaders since the 16th century till the country gained independence in 1947. From the architecture to delicious cuisines, the French, Portuguese, Chinese, and Jewish have left their traces in the Indian culture in different communities. So if you are looking to experience the true Portuguese, Jewish, or Persian experience in India, you don’t have to travel abroad. You can enjoy the culture in India as well. In this article, we have listed 5 foreign cultures that you can experience in India itself. 

1. Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Andaman and Nicobar islands are a group of 570 islands that offer the most spectacular surrounding which will make the visitors fall in love with the place. The amazing wildlife, thrilling water sports, beaches, mountains, and natural beauty of the place can leave everyone mesmerized. Tourists like nature lovers, beach lovers, and adventure enthusiasts come here every year. The beauty of this place is incomparable to any other location and therefore makes the visitors feel as if they are enjoying a vacation in some foreign country.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

2. Coorg, Karnataka

Coorg is one of the most famous tourist locations in India that is near Bangalore. The hills are covered with lush green forests and a landscape dotted by coffee plantations, tea plantations, and orange groves make this place a beautiful hill station. Although the weather is pleasant throughout the year, October to June is considered the best time to visit Coorg. It is an ideal location to enjoy a short vacation with family and friends. Moreover, the stunning views of this place give its visitors a foreign vibe. 

Coorg, Karnataka

3. Western Ghats

The Western Ghats is a chain of mountains running along the west coast of the Indian peninsula. They are beautiful green mountains similar to Himalayan ranges but are not covered with snow. The Western Ghats are home to a large variety of rare animals and plant Species that are not available in many parts of the country. Moreover, the pleasant climate and the spectacular scenic beauty are incomparable. Western ghats are home to beautiful hills, valleys, water bodies, and historical places which attract tourists from all over the world.

Western Ghats

4. Valley of Flowers, Uttarakhand

The Valley of Flowers in Uttarakhand is a stunning national park located in the West Himalayas. It is identified as a world heritage site by UNESCO and is located in a very remarkable area, which is the conversion point Himalayan range, Zanskar, and the Western and Eastern Himalayas. This valley has its natural beauty with lush green trees. This lush green region is home to some rare and endangered animal species like Asiatic black deer, snow leopard, musk deer, red fox, blue sheep, and brown bear. July and August are considered the best time to visit the place as the scenic beauty is even more enhanced with a maximum number of flowers blooming. The Valley of Flowers is one of the most beautiful places in India where tourists get the feeling of visiting a foreign country. 

Valley of Flowers, Uttarakhand

5. Kashmir

Kashmir is definitely the most beautiful place in India surrounded by beautiful snow-covered mountains. Kashmir is also referred to as heaven in India. One can do many recreational activities like boat riding, shopping, visiting the beautiful monasteries, enjoying the beautiful hills, etc. Kashmir is often compared to one of the most beautiful locations in the world like Switzerland. Most tourists even visit Kashmir for a long vacation to have a wonderful experience living in the localities.

Kashmir

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