What to do in India

Culture vultures have endless opportunities to gnaw on fabulous palaces, music festivals and temples; while wildlife enthusiasts can tick off the biggest cat of them all - the tiger - in India's National Parks. There are also an increasing number of activities for action men and women, from rafting in the Himalayas to high altitude trekking in Ladakh, and even zip-wiring over one of Rajasthan's most magnificent forts, so combining culture and action in one clever combo. Read on:

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Forts and Palaces

Indian Subcontinent > India > Rajasthan & Agra

Rajasthan is justifiably famous for its wonderful forts and palaces Read more

Zip Touring

Indian Subcontinent > India > Rajasthan & Agra

This is a heritage tour with a difference; fly down from ridge tops and hill forts on a series of zip wires seeing views over the Mehrangarh Fort and Jodhpur city accompanied by a trained instructor who imparts facts and the local history, culture and ecology. Read more

Taj Mahal

Indian Subcontinent > India > Rajasthan & Agra

In our humble opinion, this might just be the classic site anywhere worldwide that most lives up to expectations. Read more


Indian Subcontinent > India > Rajasthan & Agra

One of the best ways to explore the beautiful Rajasthani scenery is on horseback, riding through small villages and experiencing the culture close up. Read more

Expert-Led Journey: Rajasthan International Folk Festival (RIFF) with Amelia Stewart

Indian Subcontinent > India > Rajasthan & Agra

The Rajasthan International Folk Festival, more affectionately known as RIFF, descends on Mehrangarh Fort for four nights in October. Usually closed to visitors after dark, seeing the Fort at night is a spectacle in itself. The Fort commands the surrounding desert landscape and sits atop a craggy... Read more

Monastery Visits

Indian Subcontinent > India > Ladakh

During the trek, there are opportunities to visit some of Ladakh’s finest monasteries. Read more


Indian Subcontinent > India > Ladakh

Head to the Indus River for a raft from Choglamsar to Phey. Read more

Mountain Villages & Trekking

Indian Subcontinent > India > Ladakh

One of the highlights to this trip are the villages the trekking passes through. Read more

Shakti Sikkim Village Walks

Indian Subcontinent > India > The Indian Himalayas

Shakti Sikkim Village Walks offer travellers the chance to explore the untouched landscapes of the Indian Himalayas, while being immersed in rural village life. The enchanting Buddhist Kingdom of Sikkim is located between Bhutan and Nepal and the fact that it remains something of a secret simply... Read more

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