A country of breathtakingly diverse landscapes, history and culture, India is a nation whose contradictions at first bewilder, then beguile. From unforgettable festivals, remote Himalayan villages to the tranquil backwaters of Kerala, every traveller will find what they’re looking for, be it backpacker cool or Raj-style opulence. Use our map of India to start planning your trip and get to the heart of this beautiful destination.

Glimpse the elusive Royal Bengal tiger in Ranthambore National Park, once a hunting ground for the Maharajas of Jaipur. Relax on the shores of Gokarna after exploring its temples or dive the spectacular reefs of the Andaman Islands. If it’s good food you’re looking for, you won’t be disappointed by India’s rich offerings – savour bhelpuri in Mumbai, the street-food capital of India while admiring the Gateway of India.

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The most beautiful places in India

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A guide to diving the Andaman Islands

A guide to diving the Andaman Islands

Some 850 miles off the east coast of India lies a remote and tropical archipelago coated in natural beauty. Its mangrove-lined shores and untouched coral reefs …

26 Jul 2018 • Robyn Wilson insert_drive_file Article
India: 8 hill stations where you can escape the heat

India: 8 hill stations where you can escape the heat

April, May and June are the hot and sticky months that lead up to monsoon season in India – but don’t let the soaring temperatures put you off visiting. Hil…

27 Apr 2018 • Rachel Mills
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