India is a destination that is defined by its unique history, culture and traditions that is so varied that it can only be experienced. No pictures and no text can suffice India Holiday unless it is experienced first hand.
Starting from the mountains & plains in the North to the beaches and hill stations of the South; rural region from Sikkim to the coast of the Bay of Bengal constitutes the East region of the country while the Deccan Plateau of the West; the country is home to tourist attractions that attract travellers for holidays from all over the world for a unique India Holiday.
So, what makes India Holiday unique? Be it you want to stay in al the luxury hotels across India, because undoubtedly, India is a cheap destination to travel to, or you want to see the life in a slum, like Dharavi in Mumbai, which is the biggest slum in Asia, or explore the rich heritage of Rajasthan, which is home to kings, queens and their palaces, attend a world music festival in the middle of a desert or visit the beaches of Kerala, God’s own country; or a live waste-free in Sikkim, which is the first eco-friendly that is Zero Waste city in India – India is so unique in own way. You would not find experiences like this anywhere in the world.
Moving forward, Indiaologist, India Holiday partner, has picked up top unique India Holidays:
Want to know what life is really like in the largest slum of India. Take a walking tour of the Dharavi, which is a unique experience of your India Holiday. A guide will take you through the narrow alleyways, get face time with local residents and their small-scale industries — recycling, ceramics, embroidery, soap-making and more.
2. Luxury hotels
When it comes to luxury, India has quite a large number of luxury hotels like The Manor Delhi, The Oberoi Amarvilas, Rambagh Palace; Agra, Park Hyatt Goa, The Tamara Coorg, Karnataka, The Wildflower Hall Shimla, The Taj Falaknuma Palace, Alila Diwa Goa, Pacheco Vaddo, the iconic Taj Hotel in Mumbai among the others. The hospitality industry in India is renowned the world over, especially with the philosophy of ‘Atithi Devo bhava’– the guest is like a god – at its heart.
3. Rajasthan Heritage
A 15 day/14 nights in the Indian city of Rajasthan, a desert city boasts of larger than life forts and palaces, magnificent heritage, royal past, a culture that speaks of valour, honour and colours, lip-smacking cuisine and a life-changing experience in the vast empty landscapes of sand. This top India holiday takes you on an adventure of the past that is still standing tall. Start your trip from Delhi’s iconic attractions like Humayun’s Tomb, Lotus Temple, Qutub Minar, Old Delhi, Lutyen’s Delhi, Agra to see one of the seven wonders of the world – Taj Mahal, to the pink city Jaipur, the tour of the forts and palaces of Udaipur and Jaisalmer. Rajasthan is the best experiences when seen.
4. Music Festivals
Experience Rajasthan with Ragasthan: This is where you unbelong Truly a multi-faceted 3-days International festival for music, art, and culture. To create a platform that showcases great new talent, and engagement with art, culture and adventure – not just adventure of sports, but the great adventure of being on the road, sleeping under the stars, feeling the desert chill and warming up with hot chai, meeting people from different places and walks of life and listening to music you love or better yet, will fall in love with.
5. Kerala Tour
Kerala is God’s own country – discover the Dutch, Portuguese and Keralan influences in the great architecture of Kochi, get hypnotised watching the gigantic fishing nets, a cruise through the backwaters of Alleppey, 360 degree view of the western ghats, take a walk through the plantations of spices, coffee, rubber, pineapple and get a first-hand experience in the local villages, make boats, bathe with the elephants in Periyar and more. Kerala is one of the top India holiday experiences.
6. Goa Life
Well, life’s a beach! Surrounded by the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal, India has a vast coastline from the West, South East and rich coastal life. Live life like a local, relax by the beaches, enjoy scrumptious local cuisines the idea is to just relax and indulge yourself in life evolving activities like yoga. India’s beaches are great locations if you want to practice yoga for the first time. Browse through our all-inclusive India beach holiday packages.
7. Sikkim as first Eco-friendly / Zero waste city of India
Sikkim is adorned with glistening high altitude lakes, rolling green mountains, pretty rhododendron groves, azure rivers, milky waterfalls and vivid monasteries. The west-most Northeastern state of Sikkim is evidently an abode of beauty, the state is also famous for its incredible view of the third highest mountain in the world, Mount Kanchenjunga/Khangchendzonga. What makes it more unique is that it is the first zero-waste city of India. On this India Holiday, there is a chance to explore a new way of your lifestyle choices – get inspired.
8. The Himalayan Tour
The majestic Himalayas are India’s soul and the land of giants. The breathtaking, sky soaring, gigantic Himalayan peaks brings instant satisfaction and it stays with you forever. Sitting under the clear skies and watching constellations make you realise you are just a tiny part of this vast universe. Life seems so simple here when you get involved in the local mountainous life. You take a trip into the world of Book of Calm.