UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India

Journey Through Time: Visit India’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites

India’s cultural heritage is undoubtely rich, and it’s a source of immense pride to discover that we’re home to 42 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. UNESCO :’The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, was established to protect the world’s cultural, natural, and heritage gems. Given India’s vast size, historical significance, and the breathtaking beauty of its landscapes, it’s no surprise that we’re among the top 10 countries hosting these incredible sites.

As an Indian, we have the right to visit these historical gems at least once in a lifetime. Do you have the same sentiment? If so, we’ve compiled a list of places where you can travel with an equally energetic and enthusiastic group, promising a truly memorable experience. Take a journey with us as we explore the UNESCO-listed treasures, each destination offering a unique blend of history and culture. Discover the joy of shared adventures, creating lasting memories in the company of like-minded individuals. Join us as we delve into the wonders that have earned a coveted spot on the UNESCO list.


1. Jaipur City, Rajasthan

Jaipur, the vibrant capital of Rajasthan, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2019. Known as the “Pink City,” it hosts a number of stunning landmarks, including the Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Amer Fort, and Jantar Mantar. Our Rajasthan group tours offer an immersive experience, allowing you to explore the rich cultural heritage, intricate architecture, and bustling markets of this enchanting city.


2. Ajanta Caves, Maharashtra 

Dating back to 2nd century BCE, the Ajanta Caves in Maharashtra are a masterpiece of ancient Indian art and architecture. These rock-cut caves showcase the brilliant Buddhist paintings and sculptures. Join our Shirdi Ajanta Ellora tour package combining the exploration of the Ajanta Caves with a spiritual sojourn to Shirdi caves also shiridi journey through time, finding the stories depicted on the cave walls and appreciating the artistic brilliance of ancient India.


3. Ellora Caves, Maharashtra

The Ellora Caves are also in Maharashtra, it has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site from 1983. It represents the unique blend of Hindu, Jain and Buddhist temples which are crafted with rock cuts. Our Shirdi Ajanta Ellora tour package provide an opportunity to explore the sculptures or cravings of Ellora. This place is the best example of religious diversity and architectural marvel.


4. Sun Temple, Konark, Odisha  – Puri Package:

The Konark Sun temple shows the brilliance of our architects in that era. It is made in such a way that three images of the sun to be viewed from three directions. It is must visit place to add in your travel bucket list. And we Saishisshir tours are here to make this dream journey trough through our Bangalore to Puri Jagannath temple package.


5. Qutub Minar and its Monuments, Delhi:

Delhi is our capital city in every aspect. When we think about culture and architecture, it stands out as the best. Since the Mughal era, we have been continuously adding to our heritage list. Qutub Minar, Red Fort, Taj Mahal , Lotus Temple– what else comes to mind?

In this Qutub Minar and its Monuments, a UNESCO site since 1993, offer a glimpse into the city’s historical significance. Experience the history revolving around this iron pillar and the architectural brilliance will make you a proud Indian. Join us for our Delhi tour package to get to know more about this heritage place


6. Rani ki Vav, Gujarat:

Rani ki Vav, an intricately designed stepwell in Gujarat, reflects the architectural brilliance of ancient India. It was added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 2014.Queen Udayamati constructed it in memory of her husband Bhima. It is an inverted  Nanda type stepwell temple to show the sanctity of the water. Explore this temple along with other attractions in Gujrat through our Gujarat trip from Bangalore.

As the famous quote goes, ‘It is not the honor that you take with you, but the heritage you leave behind.’ We can take pride in visiting the heritage sites left behind by our ancestors


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