Top 10 things to do in India

  • Top 10 things to do in | India

The Golden Temple, Amritsar, India
1. Visit the beautiful Golden Temple in Amritsar. Go late at night when it's quiet or see it at sunrise – it's open 24 hours!


Udaipur is a city of lakes, temples and havelis
2. Spend a few days in beautiful lake-side Udaipur, featured in the James Bond film Octopussy. Try cooking classes, yoga and meditation or hire bikes and cycle along the lake


Taj Mahal, India
3. Marvel at the architectural masterpiece that is the Taj Mahal, an iconic white domed marble mausoleum located in Agra


Camels, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India
4. Go camel trekking in the Thar desert from Jaisalmer, where you can also wander round the huge fort


Take a train journey  - it's the essence of the country
5. Take a train journey – it's where all Indian life happens and is the essence of the country


Tigers after monsoon in Ranthambhore National Park, India
6. Wake up early and set off on a game drive in Ranthambore National Park. If you're very lucky, you may just spot a tiger roaming wild!


Colorful houses on the banks of river Ganges, Varanasi, India
7. Visit the ancient city of Varanasi on the River Ganges– a melting pot of life, death and everything in between - one of the most sacred places in India


Fatehpur Sikri, Rajasthan, India
8. Explore the ancient buildings of Fatehpur Sikri, close to Agra, including mosques, churches, temples and palaces


Explore the swaying palms of the backwaters
9. Visit the beaches and coconut fringed backwaters of Kerala in Southern India


 Indian food is colourful, spicy and delicious!
10. Eat, eat and eat some more! Indian food is colourful, spicy and delicious!