Top activities to do in India
TD Team | 29 November 2019
India is the exotic, the unknown and the outstandingly beautiful. It is the home of the Taj Mahal, the Royal Bengal tiger, bustling cities, lively markets, palm-fringed beaches, quiet inland waterways, and the mighty River Ganges. Discover just some of our top activities to do whilst on our holidays in India.
Search for tigers in Ranthambore National Park
A former hunting ground for the Maharajas of Jaipur before India’s independence, home to ancient forts and one of the ideal places in India to go on safari to see the elusive Tiger. Ranthambore National Park is one of the finest tiger reserves in the country under Project Tiger. Tigers roam freely here along with other exotic wildlife.
Take a rickshaw ride through Delhi
An exhilarating and unique way to explore the sights and sounds of Delhi. Wind through the labyrinth of lanes of the “moonlight place” glimpsing at tine shops with spices and trinkets, watching every day life around you.
Relax on the beach in Goa
Goa, is a sun-soaked state famous for its beaches, seafood and laid-back tropical atmosphere. Relax on one of Goa’s many golden sandy beaches and admire the unspoiled, palm-fringed coastline.
Udaipur is known as the “Venice of the East” and it's a remarkable city built around Lake Pichola. The floating palace is featured in James Bond’s ‘Octopussy’ and visitors can enjoy a boat cruise on the serene and beautiful Lake Pichola.
Explore Jaipur - The Pink City
Jaipur, known as the Pink City because of its painted stone buildings, is a lively and bustling place and is the capital of Rajasthan. Visit the City Palace Museum to see the beautiful former seat of the Maharaja of Jaipur, see the awe-inspiring Jantar Mantar sundial, and Hawa Mahal, also known as the ‘Palace of Winds.
Enjoy a Kathakali dance performance
One of the oldest forms of theatre in the world, Kathakali is a classical Indian dance performance characterised by subtle gestures and facial movements. Combined with elaborate makeup, flamboyant costumes and dramatic music the resulting performance is an intense and theatrical interpretation of traditional folk stories.
Visit Mehrangarh Fort
Jodhpur, the home of the Rathore rulers of the princely state of Rajasthan. The Mehrangarh Fort, an imposing structure sitting on a hill, which was used as a filming location for ‘The Dark Knight Rises.’ Jodhpur, the second largest city in Rajasthan and is sometimes referred to as the 'Blue City' due to the brightly painted houses around the Mehrangarh Fort.
All of our India holidays include return flights, transfers, accommodation, exciting excursions and the services of expert local guides.
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