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It's difficult to dispute Rajasthan, Delhi and the Taj Mahal as the perfect combination to visit for first timers to India, but after that it's down to taste. If it's mountains you seek, then the Himalayas, Kashmir and Ladakh should appeal. For beaches we'd recommend Kerala, and for diving the Andaman Islands. The elusive tiger is best viewed in the national parks of Central India or in Karnataka, and for vibrant city life nowhere (on Earth, let alone in India) comes close to Mumbai and Calcutta. Here are our favourite spots: