India: A Blend of Everything Exotic and Extraordinary

Famous indian landmark - Gwalior fort in daytime. Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India

Welcoming you with folded hands, open arms and a cordial ‘Atithi Devo Bhava’ smile, the incredibly versatile India takes pride in its diversity of people and cuisines, its assortment of cultures and history, deep-rooted beliefs and traditions, countless religions and its ancient tales. Cloaked by the mighty Himalayan ranges in the north and bordered by plenty of golden beaches, India is also a glitzy kaleidoscope of beautiful landscapes, misty mountain retreats, a gamut of natural and man-made surprises, simple village life, energetic metropolitans and so much more. Also, the blessed home to some of the world-famous architectural masterpieces like the Taj Mahal (Agra) and over 32 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, prehistoric monuments, biggest wildlife sanctuaries, adventure destinations, less-trodden trekking trails and soul-soothing Ayurveda retreats, everything is just so attractive about India. While we get your pulse racing with this stunning mishmash, TravelScapes features some of the unmissable bucket list experiences in the country that will leave you spellbound forever!

Explore the Exotic Wildlife of Madhya Pradesh

This spectacular state is on every wildlife lover's bucket list. Well Known for its exotic wildlife as well as its diverse biodiversity, MP is one destination that takes your heart away with a plethora of national parks teeming with creatures roaming free in the wild. If you want to see wildlife at night, MP offers awesome night safari experiences at various national parks.

The Enticing Old Delhi’s Aromatic Food Lanes

Today, the mere mention of Old Delhi, also known as Purani Delhi, conjures up images of
complete chaos. Although it’s true glory can only be discovered by simply following your
nose down its old alleys. A food trip to old Delhi is an unforgettable experience, from the
oldest sweet shops to oil dripping parathas, from delectable deep fried street delights to
Mughlai kebabs, rolls, and more- you are sure to get lured for good.

Stargaze in Thar, Rajasthan

Some experiences will leave you speechless and will live on in your heart forever. Stargazing in Thar Desert is one must-do experience. The desert in Jaisalmer has a ravishing night sky full of glittering stars that make your eyes twinkle with delight. You can get this amazing experience by staying in a desert camp and watching the beautiful sky shimmer all night.

Discover the Golden Triangle Onboard a Luxury Train

The experience onboard a luxury train in India is incomparable- from the bright bazaars and royal forts of Rajasthan to seeing the fierce tiger prowling in the wild in Ranthambore
National Park and shopping detours in Del The Golden Triangle encompasses three vibrant
Indian cities: Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur. This beautiful journey lets you experience the country’s culture, history and natural wonders. This train journey will offer you a comfortable cabin to sleep in, spa facilities to make you leave your tensions behind and classy lounges to have a memorable dine-in experience.

When in Rishikesh, Try Rafting or Riverside Yoga

Riverside yoga or rafting are both unrivalled and unforgettable once experienced in Rishikesh. So, why not feed your soul with both experiences? Known as the Yoga Capital of the World, this city practises yoga in the beautiful Himalayan valleys and feels like a dream come true for many people. Rafting through the Ganges' waves, on the other hand, is a thrilling once-in-a-lifetime experience and should not be missed.

Get Infatuated with the Magical Karnataka’s Hampi

The Hampi Village in Karnataka is a truly majestic place to visit for all travellers. Every year, a large number of tourists visit Hampi Village because of its surreal landscapes, lush green paddy fields, and the River Tungabhadra. It has become a must-see destination in the world, with fascinating stories of ancient civilisations and exciting open-air activities. Hampi has a lot to offer, from the Virupaksha temple to the musical pillars and stone chariot to the Hemakuta Hills.

Instead of Partying in the North, Visit Goa’s Calming South

The glamorous nightlife of the North will never be able to compete with the relaxing environs of South Goa. This is what the south of Goa does to everyone; it makes you want to return again and again. From the high- end hotels nestling amidst the hues of nature to mind-calming beaches and fantastic eating points, South Goa calls for your exploration!

Trek through the Himalayas

Trekking may be an adventure for some, but it can also be a surreal experience for others.
Trekking in the Himalayas is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for those who witness its awe-
inspiring beauty. Trekking in the Himalayas can be done at Kedarkantha Trek, Hark ki Dun
Trek, Sandakphu Phalut Trek, and Hampta Pass Trek.

Stay on a Houseboat in Kashmir

If you have never stayed in one of Kashmir’s floating houses, you’re missing out. The two
beautiful lakes in Srinagar, nestled on the banks of Dal and Nageen, offer an unforgettable yet lively experience to visitors of all ages. Staying on the waters should be on everyone’s must-do list, and it should be done at least once while you are in Kashmir. Take out time to heartily appreciate the stunning valleys that add to the overall charm of the state.