India

Tips and travel ideas for India. Beautiful India has a plethora of diverse attractions from buzzing cities to incredible natural wonders and fabled ancient sites. Here you will find information about travelling in India so start planning your trip now and experience everything that India has to offer.

Kareri Lake multi day trek from Dharamshala India
Hiking Travel Ideas, India

India: A 3-day trek from Dharamshala

The beauty of the Indian Himalayas in springtime and the intoxicating air of the mountains made this three-day trek from Dharamshala / McLeod Ganj a wonderfully authentic, low-impact experience. McLeod Ganj and Dharamshala You probably know that Dharamshala is the headquarters of the Tibetan government-in-exile and the population of Tibetans […]

View from Yangshuo Mountain Retreat
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Wandering Kiwi best of Travel in 2013

2013 has been a big travel year. It saw the Wandering Kiwi family relocate across the world (yet again) from Australia to the United Kingdom. A bit like coming home, except that beautiful New Zealand still hovers in the background of my consciousness. Here is a wrap up of my […]

The-Taj-Mahal-at-sunrise-Agra-India
Asia, City Break Travel Ideas, India, Unesco World Heritage Sites

India: Wandering in the Mughal architecture of Agra

Someone once said that ‘the Mughuls began like Titans and finished like jewellers’ and the legendary pieces of Islamic architecture in Agra are supremely well designed. I arrived at the gates of the Taj Mahal before dawn to see for a few minutes the sun piercing the pollution that cloaks […]

Jaipur Gate, India
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India: Top 7 things to do in Jaipur

Apart from it presumably having some pink buildings I knew little of what to see in the Pink City of Rajasthan – Jaipur. It forms one point of India’s “Golden Triangle” tourism tangle and so I thought I’d better take a look after extensive exploration of Rajasthan’s other ‘coloured cities’. […]

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