India Travel Guide

India Travel Guide

Exploring India may do wonders for your mind and spirit. The romantic story of the Taj Mahal, the fairy-like pink city of Jaipur, mystical rituals on the banks of the Ganges, the warmth of Indian people, vibrant festivals, and delicious food are all like nothing else in the world. India is such a diverse country that you might be confused about how to make the full of your trip to India. Then, just check out our India travel guide. From the legends to the culture, from the architecture to the landscape, from the weather to the itinerary, here's everything you need to know about traveling to India.

India Travel Essentials

Popular Destinations in India

  • Delhi
    Delhi
  • Agra
    Agra
  • Jaipur
    Jaipur
  • Udaipur
    Udaipur
  • Varanasi
    Varanasi
  • Ranthambore
    Ranthambore
  • Goa
    Goa
  • Alleppey
    Alleppey

Must-Dos in India

  • See the Taj Mahal at Sunrise
    The Taj Mahal, India’s most famous and widely recognized building, is situated in Agra city on the southern bank of the Yamuna (Jumna) River. It’s an incredible white marble mausoleum built by Mughal emperor Shah Japan to immortalize his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. It was constructed of white marble and decorated with glasses and agates of high artistic value. The best time to see the Taj Mahal is at sunrise, as the comfortable temperature and lack of crowds. When the first ray of sunlight shines on the mausoleum, the Taj Mahal will shine like a diamond. You can enjoy this wonderful moment and never forget this fantastic spectacle.
  • Explore Jaipur's Impressive Forts and Palaces

    Jaipur, one of the most beautiful cities in India, is the capital of Rajasthan. Different from the other old cities in India, Jaipur has good urban planning with straight and wide avenues. The buildings in the old city were painted pink, so people nicknamed it the Pink City. You can spend time exploring its old ornate typical buildings like the magnificent City Palace, ingenious Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds), mysterious Jal Mahal (Water Palace), colorful Amber Fort, majestic Nahargarh Fort, and Jantar Mantar(Observatory station). Every fort and palace has its own uniqueness.

  • A Walking Tour Through Chaotic Old Delhi

    Old Delhi is known for its beautiful buildings, chaotic bazaars and various street food. You can explore this place by taking a walking tour. Watch the wonderful light and sound show at Red Fort, visit extraordinary temples and mosques in close vicinity, explore the winding backstreets, find a book you have never seen before in Daryaganj Sunday Book Market, wander through the largest spice market and experience the intoxicating aromas. If you are a food lover, set out to the chaotic Chandni Chowk bazaar, you can try all kinds of delicious Indian food at the stalls on the street and learn more about Old Delhi's culture and history through its cuisine.

  • Attending A Ganga Aarti in Varanasi

    Varanasi, the strong and intense ritual, Ganga Aarti, is carried out in this city. Every night before sunset, thousands of tourists come to this place to witness the aarti. During the ritual, a group of pandits in saffron robes in beautiful holding heavy golden brass lamps with a huge fire. Watching the synchronized action of the oil lamps will surely give you a shock. A lot of incense sticks are lit and the canvas of the evening surely seems brighter. Peacock feathers and yak tail fans are also waved in a synchronized manner during the aarti. You can light a small lamp and leave it in the river with flowers after the ceremony. It will definitely be an unforgettable night for you.

  • Trace Wild Tigers on a Thrilling Safari
    Ranthambore National Park can be the best choice if you are willing to get some exciting experiences. Head into Ranthambhore Park to enjoy game drives through the rugged terrain, home to lots of wildlife, including monkeys, crocodiles, squirrels, sloth bears, leopards and more than 300 species of birds. Moreover, you can even have a chance to trace an elusive Bengal tiger in the wild, observe their daily activities and take some nice photos of them during the game drive. The most exciting part is that you have no idea when will the tiger appears on the safari, perhaps it will be at the next corner. Except for the animals, the beautiful sceneries on the safari are also worth watching.

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