Memorable things to do in India
Any list of the best things to do and see in India is going to be as long as your arm. So we’ve picked a few of our favourites to share with you, but get in touch for even more ideas!
When to go to India
The best time to visit India is between the months of October and March for most people. These are the driest months with the most pleasant temperatures. Once April arrives, the heat intensifies greatly, though if you can stand it, wildlife watching in April and May is often at its best.Read more
Places to go in India
Read about the highlights of this incredible country in our short summary guides to the main places to goView more
India Wildlife Safaris
An Indian wildlife safari is not just about tigers . . . but who would say no to a chance of seeing one?!
India: A riot of riches – historical, architectural, spiritual and artistic
Temples, spas, beaches, hill stations . . . A tailor-made South India holiday is a luxury for body, mind and soul.
Rajasthan: Explore the ‘land of kings’ while staying in forts and palaces in pink, white, blue or golden cities!
Places we love to stay in India
Here you’ll find a small collection of our favourite places to stay in India, though as an independent tour operator specialising in tailor-made holidays, we actually sell a much wider choice of Indian properties than we show.View more
Ananda in the Himalayas
North of Rishikesh
Facts and information
Flight time from London to Delhi is 8 hours 30 minutes and to Mumbai is about 8 hours.
The official language is Hindi, which about 30% of the population speaks. English is very widely spoken and is used for official and commercial purposes.
GMT +5 hours
Required for British travellers. Other nationalities should obtain advice from their embassy.
There are no compulsory vaccinations.
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Kaziranga and the Big Eight
Our guide, Hrishi, was obviously proud of his park, but I had come with few expectations of what we might see here; perhaps one or two rhinos if we were lucky and maybe a wild elephant – I would be happy with that.
The Jungle Book – where it happened
If you haven’t yet you surely soon will fall under the spell of this charming tale with the new Disney film recently released.
India ‒ the Aravalli Hills and Kumbalgarh Fort
The Aravalli Hills ‒ among the world’s oldest ranges ‒ stretches about 800km from the edge of Gujarat state through Rajasthan to the very fringes of Delhi.