The soaring Himalayas are a scenic stage for remote monasteries and quaint villages where traditional rural life has changed little over the centuries.
Few buildings worldwide are as iconic as the remarkable Taj Mahal. Dazzling from a distance, upon closer inspection, it is the astounding detail work that proves the most breathtaking.
This ancient city on the banks of the sacred Ganges River is India’s most holy site. The astounding rituals of life and death that are carried out here follow unbroken traditions from millennia past.
BANDHAVGARH & KANHA NATIONAL PARKS
Once the grounds of vast estates and the inspiration for Kipling’s famous Jungle Book, these now protected wilderness areas are among the best places on earth to see tigers in the wild.
The fantastic Mughal architecture of Rajasthan—Land of Kings is as colorful and unforgettable as the desert landscape it inhabits.
Float through miles of Kerala’s backwater canals aboard a traditional houseboat as peaceful scenes of rural life unfold around you.
The Sri Meenakshi Temple is to South India what Varanasi is to the North—an epicenter of spirituality and ancient rites clad in riotously colorful Dravidian design.