Best travel destination in SAARC countries
Most significant tourist destination in India is Taj Mahal which is located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh in India. This palace was built by the Emperor Shah Jahan to keep the remains of his queen Mumtaz Mahal. It is a tomb for love the King has for his queen. This is a symbol of India ‘s rich cultural history and situated in the southern bank of the beautiful Yamuna river. You are delighted to see the Mughal architecture here and it is an integrated complex of various structures. It is believed that construction of Taj Mahal commenced around 1632 and it was completed after 22 years. It is reported that about 20,000 workers were involved and it has been named as a UNESCO World Heritage site. This attracts a large number of travelers to India all around the year.
The Badshahi Mosque had been built in the year 1673 by the sixth Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in Pakistan. It is believed that it is the second largest mosque in South Asia and the fifth largest mosque in the world. This beautiful and elegant mosque is located in Iqbal Park in Lahore Pakistan. It depicts the grandeur of Mughal era and it is a major tourist destination. This has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage site.
Lumbini is the best tourist location in the Nepal and it is a land of temples. It is world famous because of the fact that it is the birth place of Siddharta Gautama who became Lord Buddha. It is a tiny town located in the South Western plains of Nepal. You will be able to see the ruins of the old city still. Most of the people who visit Lumbini are Buddhists all over the world. Maurya Emperor Asoka has instituted an inscription in large stone pillars regarding the birth of the Buddha. Nepal is a country bordered from one side China and the other side India. In addition to Lumbini, Nepal has rich cultural heritage and many attractive tourist attractions for travelers and devotees of Buddhists all over the world.
Nepal’s capital city and the largest city is Kathmandu. It is located in a valley in the heart of the country Nepal. It is well known for ancient temples of Buddhists and they belongs to the seventeenth century. Durba square is a attractive tourist destination which had been built in the sixteenth century and it has a marvelous royal palace and many Buddhist structures built in traditional way.
Band-e Amir is a beautiful tourist attraction in Afghanistan which is a cluster of five lakes which are well known as Band-e-Amir. It is also famous among tourists as the lake of jewels. These lakes have been formed naturally with special geological formations and the colour of the water is blue and deep.
Another significant tourist attraction in Afghanistan is Khyber Pass. It is a significant connection between Afghanistan and bordering Pakistan. During the historical period it had played a significant role as a trade route among Central Asia and South Asia.