India

India is a smorgasbord of sights, sounds and smells, more than 3,280,000 sq.km of nature, beauty, history, culture and life at its liveliest! India is a haven for wildlife, including several endangered and exotic species with habitats ranging from rainforests to deserts, and the geography changing from plains to plateaus to mighty peaks. India protects more than 350 mammalians species, 1224 bird species, more than 600 species of reptiles and amphibians and many more being discovered each day in its 500 wildlife sanctuaries and 96 national parks.

India’s flora is as exquisite as its wildlife with rainforests, deciduous forests, grasslands, pine forests and dry deserts creating a unique landscape.

India is also popular for its people and their lifestyle, with a population of more than a billion people who speak more than 400 languages; this multi ethnic country is a paradise for the culture vulture! Soak in the traditions and culture of India, where history dates back to the beginning of time.

  • Visit the Taj Mahal in Delhi, one of the Seven Wonders of the World
  • Visit the forts of Rajasthan, monasteries of Northeast and temples of South India.
  • Taste the unique and spice rich cuisine of India.
  • Participate in the traditional festivals and fairs

Best time to travel

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Wildlife Highlights

  • The endangered Bengal tiger in Kanha, Bandhavgarh and Pench in Central India
  • The grand rhino in Kaziranga in North-eastern India
  • Magnificent elephants and endangered animals in Nilgiri Biosphere in South India
  • The elusive snow leopard in the hilly regions of Himalayas in North India
  • Asiatic lions in Gir in Western India
  • Gangetic dolphins in the Brahmaputra River in North-east India
  • Birding in Chilika Lake in Orissa in eastern India and Bharatpur in North India