India Tours & Vacation Packages
If one asks me which country that he/ she have to visit on his/ her multi country Asia tour packages, I would like to say India, without any hesitation. Experience India, why not? Taking the India tours, you will have an opportunity to go to the land of incredible contrast. Get into a trek in Himachal Pradesh or relaxing lay your back on the sandy beach, let your body be kissed by the sun. Embark on a spiritual ambiance, admire impressive architecture, and indulge yourself in Indian history or witness how a billion of people are taking steps into the modern age.
What’s more, an Indian vacation will give you an opportunity to known the best-kept secrets behind manifold attractions in such a country where the amazing Old is engaged by the amazing New generating a vibrant, chaotic yet harmony of Indian cultures.
Is India beautiful? Yes, it is. So, how can you get there? Just look at our ready-made India vacation packages and choose your own India tours that deserve you most. If you cannot, feel free to contact us and our consultants will help you to create the best tour to India for you.
Top Exotic Things to Do and See for the Buoyant India Tours
The Taj Mahal – Agra
Perhaps, this place is the most renowned one where you will visit during your India tours.The Taj Mahal - the most recognizable building in India, perhaps, is also the most world's renowned testimony to the power of love. Named after Mumtaz Mahal, a beloved wife of Emperor Shah Jahan, this most stunning of mausoleums was begun in 1631, upon her death, and took 20,000 workmen as well as 22 years to complete. Incorporating manifold elements of Islamic design consisting of minarets, arches, an onion-shaped dome, and also black calligraphy inlaid around the entrance, this attraction is largely structured of white marble which is decorated with delicate inlaid floral patterns and precious and semi-precious stones like jade, lapis lazuli, diamonds along with mother of pearl.
The Holy City of Varanasi
The holy city of Varanasi, a major pilgrimage center for Hindus, has long been associated with the almighty Ganges River - one of the faith's most essential religious symbols. Varanasi was one of the oldest still inhabited cities in the world as it has existed from the 8th century BC until now. It provides a vast of reasons to head to, not least of them an opportunity to discover the Old Quarter adjacent to the Ganges where you will find the Kashi Vishwanath Temple, constructed in 1780. Immersing in the Ganges is great importance to Hindus as well as numerous locations known as "ghats" feature stairways that lead to the water where the faithful bathe before prayers.
All told, Varanasi boasts more than 100 ghats, the largest being Dasashvamedh Ghat and Assi Ghat (the latter, at the confluence of the Ganges and Asi rivers, is considered particularly holy). Also, a thing that is worth for paying a visit to is Banaras Hindu University, launched in 1917 and noted for its massive library with over a million books, and the gorgeous Bharat Kala Bhavan museum that feature fine collections of miniature paintings, sculptures, palm-leaf manuscripts as well as local history exhibits. Overall, if you want to go somewhere showing the ancient area bygone during your relaxing India tours, just go there.
The Golden Temple of Amritsar - Harmandir Sahib
For an exhilarating Indian vacation, do not miss any chance to visit this place.
Amritsar, founded in 1577 by Ram Das, is an essential hub of Sikh history and culture. Here, the main attraction is Harmandir Sahib, opened in 1604 and still often referred to as the Golden Temple for its superb gold decoration. The most sacred of India's many Sikh shrines (also attracts manifold Hindus as well as people of other faiths), the temple was constructed in a blend of Hindu along with Islamic styles, its lower marble section featuring such flourishes as ornate inlaid flora and fauna motifs, while the large golden dome stands for a lotus flower, an icon of purity to Sikhs. Additionally, visitors are equally impressed with the temple's spiritual ambiance, an effect attracted by the prayers continuously chanted from the Sikh holy book and broadcast across the complex. I myself have enjoyed many India tours; thus, I have to say that this place is so incredible, both the outside and inside look.
Jaisalmer – the Golden City
The Golden City of Jaisalmer which was named for the yellow sandstone used in most of its buildings is an oasis of gorgeous ancient architecture rising from the sand dunes of the Thar Desert. As it was a strategic outpost, today the city is full-filled with splendid ancient mansions, the massive Jaisalmer Fort, and magnificent gateways - also known as the Golden Fort - a daunting 12th-century structure that rises high above the town. Additionally, temples, and fine ancient homes, the fortress boasts 99 bastions as well as massive gates that lead to its main courtyard where you find the 7-story-tall Maharaja's Palace.
The palace, started in the early 1500s and added to by successive rulers right up until the 19th century, provides sections open to the public consisting of areas stunningly decorated with tiles from Italy and China as well as intricately carved stone doors and a number of Jain temples that dates from the 12th to 16th centuries. Each decorated with fine marble, palm-leaf manuscripts, sandstone images, and brightly painted ceilings During your India tour packages, make sure to also check out the well-preserved 1,000-year-old Gyan Bhandar library, with its many 16th-century antiquities and manuscripts.
Mumbai – the Gateway of India
The iconic Gateway of India that stands a significant 26 meters tall and overlooks the Arabian Sea, is a must-see when enjoying India tours in Mumbai. Constructed to commemorate the arrival of King George V and his wife Queen Mary in 1911, this beautiful piece of architecture was opened with much pomp and ceremony in 1924 and was, even for a while, the tallest structure in the city.
Fully built of yellow basalt along with concrete and notable for its Indo-Saracenic design, the site was also the scene of a rather less jubilant procession of British soldiers in 1948 when the country gained its independence. Currently, the huge archway offers a superb backdrop which is as popular among locals as it's tourists.
Hyderabad - Mecca Masjid
Hyderabad's Mecca Masjid which is one of the world's largest mosques and also known as one of the oldest in India was constructed in 1614 during Mohammed Quli Qutub Shah's reign. It took roughly 80 years to totally complete. The site is large enough to accommodate up to 10,000 worshipers, this stunning mosque's 15 enormous arches and pillars were each wrought from single slabs of black granite dragged to the site by huge cattle trains reputedly including up to 1,400 bulls.
Its name, take from the bricks above the central gate which was brought here from Mecca, this magnificent complex features highlights like its main gateway, huge plaza, a large manmade pond, and a room that is home to the hair of Prophet Mohammed. Other notable features consist of inscriptions from the Quran above manifold of the arches and doors. The exquisite roof of the main hall, the cornices around the entire mosque structure, the floral motifs and friezes over the arches.
Amer Fort – Jaipur
Amer Fort (tend to be spelled "Amber") was constructed as a fortified palace in 1592 by Maharaja Man Singh I and has long served as the capital city of Jaipur. Carved high up into the hillside, the fort is accessible on foot via a steep climb or by shuttle rides from the town below (better still, let an elephant do the work). Highlights consist of Jaleb Chowk, the first courtyard, with manifold decorated elephants, and the Shila Devi Temple used to dedicate to the goddess of war. Furthermore, the adjoining Hall of Public Audience (Diwan-i-Am) with its finely decorated walls and terraces frequented by monkeys.
Other highlights include Sukh Niwas (the Hall of Pleasure) with its many flowerbeds and a channel once used to carry cooling water, and the Temple of Victory (Jai Mandir), notable for plenty of decorative panels, vibrant ceilings as well as excellent vistas over the palace and the lake below. Just above Amer Fort is Jaigarh Fort, built-in 1726 by Jai Singh and featuring tall lookout towers, formidable walls, and the world's largest wheeled cannon. Make sure that you spend time strolling around the walled Old City of Jaipur with the three fully restored gates, splendid bazaars, as well as the delightful City Palace, a massive complex of courtyards, gardens, and buildings. This place is so impressive, do not miss it while getting into India vacation
Unwinding on the Beaches in Goa
Long known within India as the "must-go" place for those looking for a great beach holiday, Goa's stunning western coastline that overlooks the Arabian Sea has only recently been explored by tourists from overseas. Goa's over 60 miles of beautiful coastline houses some of the loveliest beaches in the world and each with their own particular appeal. For those seeking peace and quiet, isolated Agonda Beach is a good choice, while Calangute Beach is by far the most commercial and crowded. People who looking for posh resorts, yoga getaways, or spa vacations, the beaches of Mandrem, Ashwem, and Morjimare the best choice among wealthy Indians and Westerners alike. Palolem is another prevalent choice in a stunning setting.
Once in Goa, ensure that you head to the Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary housing thick forests and a wide range of fauna consisting of deer, monkeys, elephants, leopards, tigers, and black panthers - along with India's renowned king cobras - and some 200 bird species. It is also worth a visit to Divar Island, accessed by ferry from Old Goa. Highlights consist of Piedade that is a typical Goan village and it houses the Church of Our Lady of Compassion with its exhilarating stucco work, Baroque plaster decorations, altars, as well as stunning vistas of the surrounding countryside. Your India tours, perhaps, will not completely perfect if you miss a chance to enjoy such a relaxing activity. I love water so to me, Goa is the best place in India, even I've got myself so many India tours.
Wildlife Sanctuary and Periyar National Park – Madurai
Periyar National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary that is one of South India's most popular attractions is centered around a lake built by British engineers in 1895 for irrigation and to provide water to the city of Madurai. Launched in 1934, this stunning park houses numerous mammal species consisting of a large free-roaming Indian elephant population, wild boar, otters, the lion-tailed macaque, and over 20 Bengal tigers.
Bird watching is a prevalent activity with frequent sightings of species like darters, kingfishers, storks, hornbills, racket-tailed drongos, and hornbills along with many other butterflies. The best ways to get into the park's splendid mountain vista are taking a lake cruise or guided jungle walk, the later that allows visitors an opportunity to come face to face with elephant herds and witness other wildlife from watchtowers as well as viewing platforms.