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Visiting India During Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi is an important festival in the Hindu calendar and is celebrated in spectacular fashion in India. It is particularly popular in the state of Maharashtra and other areas in the west of the country. The 10-day festival revolves around the popular elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha, who is celebrated and worshipped. Many visitors come […]

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Diwali, India’s Festival of Lights

Diwali (also spelled Divali) is one of the most important events on the Indian calendar. Known as the “festival of lights”, Diwali is a tribute to the triumph of light over darkness, and good over evil. Despite being a largely Hindu festival, Diwali is also celebrated by Sikhs and Jains meaning that a vast proportion […]

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Mumbai Travel Guide and Tourist Information

Mumbai, formerly Bombay, is one of India’s most visited locations. Not only is the city India’s financial and commercial hub, but it is also a tourist hotspot with an abundance of historical and cultural attractions. Furthermore, with direct flights to Mumbai Airport from many countries, Mumbai is well connected to major cities across the globe. […]

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An Introduction to Ayurveda: Practices and Retreats

Individuals seeking a natural solution to health issues, or simply hoping to improve their overall well-being, have often looked towards India for inspiration. Ayurveda, meaning knowledge of life, is an ancient form of medicine that comprises a range of different practices including yoga, the diet and herbal treatments to promote a healthy balance between the […]

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A Complete Guide to Goa: Information for Travelers

One of the most popular tourist destinations in India, people from across the world head to Goa in search of beautiful beaches, nightlife and to visit famous sacred sites. The state is located on the southwestern coast of India, the capital of the region is Panaji whilst the largest city is Vasco da Gama. A […]

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Guide to Jaipur, Visiting India’s Pink City

Jaipur is the largest city in the Indian state of Rajasthan and, as part of India’s Golden Triangle, it is one of the most visited cities in India. Jaipur is also known as the Pink City. The Maharaja of Jaipur, one of India’s most powerful men, ordered that the city be painted pink to impress […]

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A Traveler’s Guide to Visiting Agra

Agra is one of India’s most-visited cities. Once the capital of the Mughal Empire, it is home to many impressive buildings from that era, including the iconic Taj Mahal. Located in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, Agra forms part of the Golden Triangle—a well-traveled tourist circuit—along with Jaipur and the national capital, New […]

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Delhi India Travel Advisory

Delhi, also known as the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT,) is India’s largest city after Mumbai with a population of over 12 million, and contains the capital of India, New Delhi. Located in the north of the country bordering the states of Haryana and Utter Pradesh, the NCT covers a total area of 1,484 […]

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National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries of India

India is a land filled with natural wonders. Its national parks, wildlife sanctuaries and biosphere reserves have a wealth of biodiversity and many rare species of animals make their homes there. Famously, the endangered Bengal tiger is protected in many of India’s national parks and tiger reserves.