Tourism in Union Territory is all about unwrapping the wonders of seven beauty belts of union territories. With large varieties of exotic flora & fauna, crystal clear water, unexplored islands, white sand beaches, astonishing buildings, churches & temples, the union territories have the abundance of natural treasures. Packed with countless scenic delights to savour, union territories invite tourists to spend their holidays. Rich traditions, scenic landscapes, multi-ethnic cultures, amazing tribes and delightful ethnic cuisines, altogether adds richness to each union territory.
Endowed with limitless unexplored beauty, Andaman and Nicobar Islands are an archipelago of 572 gorgeous islands. Lying at the junction of Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea, Andaman Nicobar Islands belong to the union territory of India. The Andaman Sea separates the islands from Thailand and Burma. It is popularly known as 'Veritable Garden of Eden'. The breathtaking beaches, blue sea, rich flora & fauna and the vibrant cultures make the islands ideal for holiday lovers. Some popular tourist attractions of the islands are Andaman Water Sports Complex, Bangaram Island, Samudrika Museum, Havelock Island, Gandhi Park, Anthropological Museum, Corbyn's Cove Complex and Cinque Island.
Formed by a group of big and small islands, Lakshadweep lies in the Laccadive Sea. It is the smallest union territory of India. Lakshadweep has derived its name from 'Lakshadweepa', meaning 'one hundred thousand islands'. Carved out of ancient volcanic eruptions, the island is dotted with sandy coastline, coral reefs, beaches, landscapes and marine life. Agatti, Bangaram, Kavaratti, Kalpeni and Minicoy are popular tourist destinations of Lakshadweep. Some noteworthy tourist attractions of Lakshadweep are Buddhist Archaeological Museum, Kavaratti Aquarium, Hazrat Ubaidullah Tomb and Tuna Canning Factory.
Famous for its urban design and exquisite architecture, Chandigarh is the first planned city of India. Besides being a union territory, Chandigarh also serves as the capital of Punjab and Haryana. The city derives its name from Chandi Mandir, dedicated to Goddess Chandi. It is located near the Shivalik foothills. Designed by the famous architect Le Corbusier, Chandigarh has the majestic architectures, beautiful parks, manicured gardens, striking lakes and amazing temples. The beautiful city is ideal for medical tourism, wedding tourism and sports tourism. Some of the popular tourist attractions in Chandigarh are Pinjore Garden, Leisure Valley, Rock Garden, Sukhna Lake, Zakir Rose Garden and Capitol Complex.
Located in the Coromandel Coast in the southern part of India, Dadar & Nagar Haveli spread over an area of less than 500 sq. km. Nagar Haveli is sandwiched between the states of Maharashtra and Gujarat. Dadar is in the north of Nagar Haveli in Gujarat. Blessed with dense forests, winding rivers, gushing waterfalls, mountain ranges, and abundant flora & fauna, Dadar & Nagar Haveli is a land of unmatched beauty. Bindrabin, Piparia, Dadar and Silvassa are the main tourist destinations of Dadar & Nagar Haveli. Some of the popular tourist attractions of Dadar & Nagar Haveli are Vandhara Udyan, Vanganga Lake Garden, Hirwavan garden, Tribal Museum, Mini Zoo, Ayyappa Temple, Bal Udyan and Tapovan Tourist Complex.
Nestled on the Coromondel Coast in the southern part of Chennai, Pondicherry is a perfect example of harmonious blend of age-old heritage and modernity. It is also known as 'The French Riviera of the East'. Nicknamed as Pondy, it comprises of four small districts Mahe, Pondicherry, Yanam and Karaikal. French architectural styles, French style villas, churches and perpendicular streets are the highlights of the union territory. It is famous for beaches, Aurobindo Ashram, fishing villages and backwaters. Popular tourist attractions in Pondicherry are Shri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry Museum, Ayi Mandapam, Chunnambar Resort the French War Memorial, Auroville Ashram and Romaine Rolland Library.
Situated on the western coast of India, Daman & Diu is the second smallest union territory. The twin islands lie about 640 kms away from each other. The magnificent forts & monuments, white sands, pristine beaches and thick palm groves speak volumes about the gifted land, Daman & Diu. Some popular tourist attractions of Daman & Diu are Church of Our Lady of Rosary, Devka Beach, Fort of St. Jerome, Zampa Gateway, Church of St. Francis of Assisi, Gangeshwar Temple, Nagoa Beach, Jama Masjid, Gomptimata Temple and Gandhi Park.
Lying in the northern part of India, New Delhi flaunts off the rich cultural diversity of the country. It is situated on the river Yamuna bank. Ruled by the great Hindu and Mughal rulers, Delhi has rich and glorious history to showcase. An amalgamation of old traditions and modernity, Delhi is endowed with several astonishing charms. Main attractions of New Delhi are Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Jantar Mantar, Chandni Chowk, India Gate, Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb, Safdarjang Tomb, Birla Mandir, Akshardham Temple, Rashtrapati Bhavan and Lotus Temple.