India is an amalgamation of glossy brochures, full of interesting destinations to explore. While some travel to escape monotony, to experience adventure and explore new; there are some who love to capture everything on camera while exploring them through naked eyes. A photography enthusiast captures the seen and unseen, the colours and various emotions, despite the silence. But, there are certain places that have a natural photogenic aspect, just like the diversity in India.

A photography tour in India pampers you with some exotic destinations, each famed for its impeccable diversity. The vivid destinations of India are fringed by some of the most magnificent scenery. Here are some of the finest places for photography in India. And we promise, you will have a lot to click. So, do keep few backup batteries, because you are going to need them.


Varanasi is among the most unique destinations of the world. This is the place where many Hindus come to be cremated, along the Ganges River. Capture some random shots at the shore as you sail through the river, and we assure you will get some brilliant photographs. The river, temples, ghats, rituals and every part of this place has an antique look. The early morning Ganga Aarti that happens on the banks of the river is a ritual that must not be missed. The Manikarnika Ghat is among the best places in here to click some extraordinary pictures.

Nubra Valley in Ladakh

Landscape photography in India is as complex as it is simple. Nubra Valley in Ladakh is well known for its enchanting scenic beauty. The rugged mountains and mystical sand dunes attract not just adventure seekers, but also photography lovers. This bewitching valley offers an exhilarating experience that is unmatched. Offering a plethora of natural extravaganza, the mountainscapes of Ladakh are a favourite among the imminent nature photographers.

Green Lake in Sikkim

The Green Lake in Sikkim is a magical destination for not just photographers but also for the usual travellers.  This Lake is indeed one of the best places for snow photography, whilst offering some great trekking experience. The lake is peacefully nestled in the North Sikkim, which is the least explored part of Sikkim. The region is abundant in natural treasures which are untouched, and the Green Lake is one such priceless treasure. The meandering path through the rocky terrains offers the best sight of the dense forest accompanied by the rich meadows of blue poppies, primulas and variety of rhododendrons.

Rann of Kutch

To see the world’s largest white salt desert is truly a wonder in itself. One must see the geographical wonder of this place to believe it. The medieval architecture, colours, and diverse ethnic tribal artists making India’s finest handicrafts and weaves; every visual here is truly captivating. From pink hues of flamingos to flocks of cranes taking off, might eagles waiting for their meal, and pelicans with their large beaks swimming gracefully, this place is a delight for photography enthusiasts. The various habitats of Little and Greater Rann of Kutch offer almost endless opportunities to watch and photograph wildlife.


This small town is located in the semi-arid plains of Central Karnataka. The artistic stature of Badami is adorned with inimitable specimen of Indian rock-cut architecture. The photography enthusiasts can get inspired by the beauty around and recreate the magic by capturing the grandeur of this World Heritage Site. The beauty of the region lies in its Cave Temples, its vivid carvings and sculptures, inscriptions, the famous Badami Fort, and vivid heritage panoramas.


The famous Harmandir Sahib, also known as the Golden Temple is one of the most beautiful attractions of Amritsar. In the night, it looks like a giant glowing gold monument on the velvet waters. This gorgeous view is a delight to the photography enthusiasts. Other than this, Amritsar is filled with picturesque place like Summer palace, ceremony at Wagah Border, Harike wetland and bird sanctuary and many others. Another wonderful treat to the lenses is the Wagah Border ceremony when the border between India and Pakistan closes. A lot of photographers visit this place to picture the army salute of the nations.

Kaziranga National Park in Assam

It is a total disappointment if you fail to join the Indian wildlife photography tour, especially to the magnificent destination of Kaziranga. The World Heritage Site is the abode of heavyweight statures at the Himalayan foothills and is indeed worthy of your films and rolls. The one horned rhinoceroses, tigers, Asian elephants, wild water buffaloes and swamp deers are the most exquisite subjects to capture.


Explore this World Heritage Site in Madhya Pradesh, but make sure to visit here with your camera. This fascinating display of erotica via the beautiful art of sculpting should stay in your memories forever. The beautiful frames that you get to capture here are what you will flaunt with pride on all your social media platforms. The erotic sculptures exhibiting the art of love making and other sculptures of musicians, dancers, animals etc, make for picture perfect frame. Khajuraho Dance Festival that hosts magnetic forms of Indian Classical Dances is also a major attraction.


The expansive complex of the world famous Meenakshi Amman Temple is enough to lure the travellers for a photography tour of South India. With more than 33,000 sculptures, the temple is an enthralling piece of art. To miss out on such scenic beauty is a sin. The temple towers adorned with beautiful sculptures and interiors with carved pillars are a delight for the photography enthusiasts.

Right from the beautiful landscape to the soulful culture, from the diversity of wildlife to the stunning architecture, there is no better place in the world other than India to capture undying pictures of vivacity.