Discover North India, from the bustling capital city of New Delhi to spiritual, soulful Varanasi with its ancient funeral ghats beside the sacred Ganges River, and the grandeur of the Raj palaces; North India is a land of incredible contrast that will leave you spellbound. Explore the famous Golden Triangle of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. Admire the beautiful Taj Mahal – a monument to love – at sunrise, discover the majestic forts and impressive palaces of Rajasthan, or relax by the shimmering Lake Pichola in Udaipur, and marvel at the light reflecting off marble-domed temples.
Tropical and laid back, with lush coastlines and palm-lined beaches, South India is a complete contrast to the north. Whether you want to get back to nature, admire amazing architecture, delight your tastebuds or reconnect with your spiritual side, you’ll find South India offers plenty for everyone. Explore the fascinating Kerala Backwaters by houseboat and let your cares drift away as you soak up nature at its finest. Visit the cities of Bangalore and Mysore to learn more about their British colonial history, and Puducherry for its French history. As well as boasting the finest beaches in the country, South India is also home to the Western Ghats, mountains whose slopes support tea, coffee and spice plantations.