The starting place to explore the North of India is its capital Delhi, a city full of fascinating contrasts. Some of its sights are Qutab Minar, a tall victory tower built in 1199, the Red Fort and majestic Jama Masjid with striped domes and tall minarets, Humazun’s Tomb, Jantar Mantar and the Rahtrapati Bhavan. Also don’t forget to visit the bustling bazaars and taste some genuine Indian cuisine. In Himachal Pradesh and parts of Jammu & Kashmir you will find the majestic Himalayan ranges with snow-capped peaks and enchanting hill-stations.
In Ladakh you will find stunning scenery, similar to the Tibetan plateau. There are fantastic trekking opportunities, but you can also choose to explore the area on a jeep safari. Don’t forget to pay a visit to Dharamsala, where the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan community found a new home. In Uttar Pradesh, you will find the most popular momunment in India: Taj Mahal, the marble monument of neverending love. The state covers India’s fertile plains and is considered the birthplace of Hinduism.
The desert state of Rajasthan is one of the most dreamed about destinations of India. It boasts magnificent buildings and bright colours, telling of the wealth and splendour of ancient times. Discover the beauty of the desert from camel back to get fully immersed in the landscape.
Madhya Pradesh is the heart of India, and still largely undiscovered by tourists, despite its large treasures. You will find lush jungles like from Kipling’s Jungle Book, ancient temples and tribal culture. Madhya Pradesh is a feast for explorers.