The Union Territories of India are an important part of the country from tourism point of view. There are 8 Union Territories in India viz: Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep Islands, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar haveli, Delhi, Chandigarh, Jammu and Kashmir, Leh and Ladakh & Pondicherry. Before seperation of Jammu and Kashmir & Leh Ladakh there were 7 union territories.
The importance of Union Territories of India from tourism point of view are:-
1 . Andaman and Nicobar Islands :
Andaman and Nicobar Islands have various Islands surrounded by sea level. Hence water sports activities, cruise’s are well known here. It is also a destination well preferred for honeymoon couples. Each island has various unique features and choice for tourist. The way to reach Andaman and Nicobar Islands is via flight and ship, both of them helps a person to reach Port Blair which is the capital city of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Andaman Islands is also a first choice for the foreign tourists when they plan to visit India. The beautiful nature, cruise’s, choice of Travellers, etc. makes it one of the best Union Territories of India.
2. Lakshadweep :
The Lakshadweep Islands is an important part of the country. Just like Andaman Islands it is surrounded with ocean. The water sports activities and a silent environment gives people a feeling of pleasure. The way to reach Lakshadweep Islands is via ship or air. Lakshadweep is slowly developing which is bringing comfert for the tourist as well. As per the need of the tourist focus is on more hotel development and also availablity of alcohol. One of the Union Territories of India which is developing.
3. Daman and Diu / Dadar and Nagar Haveli :
Daman and Diu :
The Union Territory of Daman and Diu is based in the state of Gujarat. The ways to reach Daman and Diu is roadways, airways and railways. The nearest airport is Diu airport and the nearest railway station is Somnath station which is just 63 kilometres away from Daman and Diu. Daman and Diu is known for it’s beaches, temple’s and churches, museums which represents history of Gujarat, wildlife sanctuary and more. All these attractions, best facilities make Daman and Diu the best Union Territories of India to visit.
Dadar and Nagar Haveli :
The Union Territory of Dadar and Nagar haveli is also based in the state of Gujarat and near Union Territory of Daman and Diu. It also has the same features like Daman and Diu and hence is the choice of travellers to visit. The nearest airport is Diu airport and railway station is Somnath. One can reach Dadar and Nagar haveli via roadways, airways and railways.
4. Delhi :
The capital city of India: Delhi is also one of the Union Territories of India. The Union Territory of Delhi holds great importance for the tourist. It is itself a great tourist spot with great cultural importance, history, independence struggle and best facilities. Delhi is also a great contributing factor for helping a tourist to reach other states like Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Devbhoomi Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh. People also visit Delhi and neighbouring states for business purposes and delhi for medical purpose. Hence business tourism and medical tourism is also an important factor here. One can reach Delhi via airways, railways and roadways.
5. Chandigarh :
The Union Territory of Chandigarh is a city of state of Punjab. Chandigarh City has various beautiful lakes, tourist spots, temples and gurudwara. One can reach Chandigarh via airways, railway and roadways. Chandigarh also provides better connectivity to other parts of Punjab, Delhi and Himachal Pradesh which is one of the best honeymoon destinations. Chandigarh has best tourist spots and best tourism facilities. All these factors make Chandigarh one of the best Union Territories of India.
6. Jammu and Kashmir :
The Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir is the recently formed union territory after the removal of 370 and 35A known for its best tourism spots, temples, mosque, etc. Srinagar the capital city of Jammu and Kashmir is known for its beauty. Kashmir on the other hand had various hill stations and Jammu has the famous Temple of vaishno devi. Hence it is a part of pilgrimage tourism as well. One can reach Jammu and Kashmir via roadways, airways and railways. The nearest airport is Srinagar and Jammu and nearest railway station is Jammutawi, Katra. All these facilities and natural beauty makes it one of the best Union Territories of India.
7. Leh and Ladakh :
The Union Territory of Leh Ladakh was also formed with Jammu and Kashmir. Leh Ladakh also has the various beautiful nature points, lakes, etc which one must enjoy. Leh Ladakh is operational from April to September month. Also Leh Ladakh has different climate and environment, hence it is advisable by doctors to stay in a hotel on the first day and not go out anywhere. Various movies are shooted in both Jammu and Kashmir & Leh Ladakh at famous tourist spots. The best way to reach Leh Ladakh is airways and roadways.
8. Pondicherry :
The Union Territory of Pondicherry lies in the city of Tamil Nadu. The union territory is a home to various beautiful beaches, tea plantation, temples and churches. The small city is well known for the tourist. Pondicherry is a first choice travelling destination for the youth and destination is similar to Goa, Andaman and Lakshadweep. One can reach Pondicherry via airways, railways and roadways. All these choices of traveller’s makes it one of the best Union Territories of India.
One must visit all these Union Territories and enjoy themselves. All destinations are comfortable for friends groups, couples and families as well. We can arrange tours at all places as per the customer’s requirements.