India is a very exciting country to visit which is filled with vibrant colours, mouth-watering smells, incredible food and a lot of noise to get all of your senses tingling. From its ornate architecture, incredible landscapes, spiritual beliefs, festivals and magnificent mix of traditions, there is plenty to see and explore.


Delhi is the capital of India and is one of the most populated cities in the world. Travel around in a tuk tuk to get a sense of its modern and traditional architecture and its historical and cultural heritage. One of the best places to go to get a feel for life in India is Paharganj. Have a go at bartering in the main bazaar there but avoid the street food, as you don’t want to come down with the notorious Delhi belly!

Taj Mahal

Go to the city of love, Agra, to explore the jewel of India and one of the 7 new wonders of the world, the Taj Mahal. It was built in the early 1600s by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan who constructed it in memory of his late wife as a sign of his appreciation and love for her. Make sure you follow a local guide around this magnificent monument as they will show you all the best bits and even some of its secrets.

Ranthambore National Park

Ranthambore National Park is the largest and most reputable tiger reserve in India, giving people a chance to experience India’s wildlife and see tigers in the wild.


The Land of Kings, Rajasthan, is one of the most splendid and astonishing states in the country, saturated with colour, ancient Indian luxury, music, countless impressive, royal palaces and the most exquisite, authentic cuisine.

Go to Jaipur, also known as the Pink City, which is the largest city in Rajasthan to find some of the best palaces and forts including the City Palace, the Amer Fort and Hawa Mahal.

Kerala Backwaters

The Kerala Backwaters are a 900km network of canals and ghats (mountain ranges) containing beautiful fields of coffee, tea and spice plantations. Go to Alleppey and hop on a houseboat to enjoy the intertwining lagoons and canals that navigate along the rustic side of Kerala.

Holi Festival

One of the best times to visit India is during Holi when the streets are filled with a huge sense of enthusiasm and joy. The festival of colour celebrates the end of winter with people covering themselves in colourful powders, building bonfires and relishing on the best of India’s culinary delights! Make sure you try biryani, samosas, tikkas and aloo ka paratha while you’re there!