India is a vast South Asian country with diverse terrain – from Himalayan peaks to Indian Ocean coastline – and history reaching back 5 millennia. In the north, Mughal Empire landmarks include Delhi’s Red Fort complex and massive Jama Masjid mosque, plus Agra’s iconic Taj Mahal mausoleum. Pilgrims bathe in the Ganges in Varanasi, and Rishikesh is a yoga centre and base for Himalayan trekking.
Ride a camel deep into the Rajasthan desert and camp under the stars.
Travel to the yoga mecca of Rishikesh to align your chakras.
Surrender yourself to the love story of the Taj Mahal. Unforgettable.
Smear each other’s faces with coloured powder, party in the streets and dance under sprinklers at the Festival of Colours.
Relax at the Ananda Spa, considered by many to be one of the world’s best.
Watch tigers in their natural habitat at the Ranthambore National Park.
Visit a tea plantation in Darjeeling , a scenic hill resort town, while enjoying a majestic view of Mount Kanchenjunga – the 3rd highest mountain in the world.
The currency in India is called the Indian Rupee. Credit/Debit cards are also accepted.
There are 22 official languages in India. English is commonly used and understood throughout.
Be prepared for very cold winters and very hot summers.
Don’t leave India without a set of Ganga Jal, gold bangles, spices and Darjeeling tea.