India’s sights and sounds are unique and different. From
busy bustling bazaars to the hush in the jungles, India has a rhythm for every moment.
TOP EXPERIENCES IN INDIA
The Bengal tiger is the country’s national animal, revered for its strength, grace and beauty. Set out on a jungle safari in one of India’s national parks to see this majestic creature first-hand.
Jungle parks; Kanha, Tadoba, Bandhavgarh, Corbett, Kaziranga, offer a mixture of deciduous forest and savanna grassland — they are also the inspiration for Rudyard Kipling’s “The Jungle Book.”
Bazaars & Culinary Experiences
The Indian bazaar arouses all the senses. The bright colors, lively language and rich smells mingle into a vision that is utterly unforgettable. Treat your taste buds to a tasty tour sampling the spices of the land. From the Butter Chicken in the north and Vada Pav in the west, to the Dosa in the south and fish in the east, you’re in store for a culinary adventure.
Tour a spice plantation. Indian spices have been prized by explorers all over the world for their medicinal properties, and ability to balance the
“humors” and promote good health. Later they became an important culinary tool and the basis of vigorously competitive trade. Today they are enjoyed around the globe as some of the richest and most complex flavors available anywhere.
The waters of Kerala are a patchwork network of lagoons, lakes and canals. Sail in a House Boat and enjoy a lunch or an overnight trip. Cruise down the River Ganges in North India.
Visit Ancient Sites
Experience the various monuments and temples that show off India’s rich heritage of architecture and its evolution of the architecture styles of the Mughals and the British.
In particular, the Taj Mahal is truly an incredible sight to see. English poet Sir Edwin Arnold once remarked, “It is not a piece of architecture, as other buildings are, but the proud passions of an emperor’s love wrought in living stones.”