Goa in the monsoon season has much to offer. Nature flourishes and the rains bring refreshment and romance. Enjoy festivals, waterfalls, spice plantations, wildlife sanctuaries, Goan home cooking, and some great accommodation deals. This Goa monsoon travel guide tells you how.
Periyar National Park, in India's southern state of Kerala, is an excellent place for visitors to explore on a boat trip, as well as to go trekking. Elephants are one of the main attractions at Periyar National Park.
The monsoon season is the perfect time to trek to The Valley of Flowers in India. You'll be rewarded with the sight of around 300 different varieties of alpine flowers. Here's how to get there.
Seeking Ayurvedic treatment in India? This guide tells you what's available and the best places to get it.
If you want to see tigers in the wild in India, at Tadoba National Park it's commonly not a matter of whether you'll see a tiger, but rather how many. Find out how to visit it in this travel guide.
India's Ranthambore National Park is very popular due to its proximity to Delhi and the fact that tigers are relatively easy to spot there. Here's all the information you need to know about the park's location, how to see it, and how much it costs.
Chennai airport is the main hub for arrivals and departures in south India. Here's what you need to know about it.
Delhi, the capital city of India, offers a fascinating blend of old and new. This Delhi travel guide and city profile is full of useful information and tips.
Planning on visiting Rishikesh India? This Rishikesh travel guide contains plenty of travel information and tips for your trip to the birthplace of yoga.
Little known Marari Beach, not far from Alleppey in Kerala, is perfect for those people exploring the Kerala backwaters who feel like some time at the beach as well. This beach is very quiet, clean, and unspoilt.
Buddha Jayanti, also known as Buddha Purnima, commemorates the birthday of Lord Buddha. It's the most sacred Buddhist festival. Find out where and when Buddha Jayanti is celebrated in India.
Onam is a traditional ten day harvest festival in Kerala that marks the homecoming of the mythical King Mahabali. Find out more about the Onam Festival and how it's celebrated in this guide.
The Govinda festival, also known as Krishna Janmashtami, is a two day celebration of Lord Krishna's birthday. Find out when and how it's celebrated in this guide.
An astonishing 50,000 camels converge on the tiny desert town of Pushkar, in India's state of Rajasthan, for the Pushkar Fair. Find out what you need to know about this renowned, traditional style Indian festival in this guide.
Celebrating the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in India involves immersing elaborately crafted statues of Lord Ganesh in the ocean. Find out all about in this guide.
The tenth day of the Navaratri festival is known as Dussehra in India. Find out how and where to celebrate it in this guide.
Navaratri is a vibrant nine night festival held in India to honor the Mother Goddess. Find out all about it in this Navaratri festival guide.
Durga Puja is a celebration of the Mother Goddess and the biggest festival of the year in Kolkata. Find out when and how to best celebrate it in this guide.
Mandu in Madhya Pradesh is sometimes referred to as the Hampi of central India because of its treasure trove of ruins. This travel guide will help you plan your trip there.
Visiting Maheshwar in Madhya Pradesh? Plan your travel to the "Varanasi of central India" with this guide.
Hampi India is renowned for its captivating ruins, intriguingly intermingled with large boulders that rear up all over the landscape. This Hampi travel guide will help you plan your trip. Find out how to get there, where to stay, and what to see.
The Nilgiri Mountain Railway toy train is the highlight of a visit to the hill station of Ooty, in India's southern state of Tamil Nadu. Find out all about the Ooty toy train here.
Gokarna is a small and remote holy town, with four of India's most secluded and pristine beaches nestled nearby. It draws both pious pilgrims and hedonistic holiday makers with equal enthusiasm. Travel to Gokarna to get a feel for what Goa was like in its heyday, although time is limited as developers are already seeing the potential of this area.
Matheran is the closest hill settlement to Mumbai and is unique because all vehicles are banned there. Travel to Matheran to enjoy fresh air, panoramic views, unspoilt forest, walking trails, horse riding, and scenic toy train ride.
Baisakhi is a harvest festival, a Punjabi new year festival, and commemoration of the founding of the Khalsa (Sikh religion brotherhood) all rolled into one occasion. Find out about it here.