From inspiring scenery to captivating culture, India has it all and there has never been a better time to discover this diverse and beautiful country. Offering activities for all ages and tastes and experiences that will take your breath away, join us as we take a deeper look at incredible India!
In recent years Holi festivial, also known as the festival of colours, has spread from India into much of the western world, but anyone who has been will say the best celebrations can still be found in Rajasthan, India. This ancient Hindu religious festival is celebrated in the spring and kicks off with a bonfire the night before the main event, which is the carnival of colours.
Save 40 per cent on trips to India between the 1st to 31st March 2014 to take part in the powder slinging party! Experience this electric festival as part of our Golden Triangle Tour, which will take you through Delhi, Agra and Jaipur during your stay.
This charming north Indian province is one of the most popular destinations in India, containing iconic Delhi, inspiring Agra and enchanting Jaipur within it. The diverse landscape of this province harbours rural villages, historic buildings and incredible wildlife which are all just hours away from each other, making it an outstanding holiday destination.
Enjoy the hustle and bustle of Delhi and pick up some souvenirs you’ll actually want to keep in Chandni Chowk, one of the oldest markets in the country. Next visit one of the world’s most stunning buildings in Agra, the magnificent Taj Mahal, and take a stroll through the gorgeous neighbouring gardens and surrounding temples.
Venture out of the city and into the rural heartland of northern India for a true taste of Indian culture in the inviting village of Bassi. This village may be small but it contains a wealth of heritage buildings and temples which will take your breath away.
Finish off with a visit to Jaipur, the capital of the state and a city designed by Royalty. Famous for its brightly coloured buildings, this pink city is the perfect place to end your tour of this spellbinding province.
Worship and wildlife
Two of the biggest attractions in India are the places of worship and the wildlife. A visit to Khajuraho is a must for anybody wanting to experience the rich Hindu history India has.
This UNESCO world Heritage Site has long been popular with tourists, made famous by its erotic sculptures which depict scenes from the Kama Sutra. It is also the home of India’s biggest collection of medieval temples, a true treat for history and architecture buffs. Another holy site worth visiting is of course Varanasi, India’s iconic holy city which is visited by millions of Hindus to worship, mourn and even to die.
Finally, no trip to India is worthwhile without a trip to see its much-loved tigers! Pay a visit to the Ranthambhore National park in northern India to see not only tigers but over 40 other species of animal and around 300 species of birds within the confines of this 392 sq km forest.
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