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India

India boasts an incredibly diverse landscape and culture from the majestic, dominating Himalayas in the north to the tropical deep south. In between are deserts, fertile hill lands, impressive rivers and of course a plethora of fascinating cities. India’s personality is multi-faceted and captivates so many who travel there; once you have experienced it, it is akin to the first amuse bouche of a tasting menu, leaving you intrigued and hungry to find out what else will be brought to the table.

Multiple religions within Indian society have given rise to varied styles of temples and cultural practises from weddings to festivals and clothing to dance, art and music. It is well known that cuisine is also of huge significance to each region and food as a whole is one of the binding elements of large Indian families and thus society as a whole.

The pace of economic development in India over recent years has been a catalyst for a rapid change in the outlook of the younger generation and this juxtaposition with deep-seated traditions and ancient culture along with little to no socio-economic development in many very rural areas makes for an even bigger contrast from one area to another.

With a multitude of National Parks boasting an array of wildlife from tiger and snow leopard to rhino and elephant, outstanding birding opportunities, phenomenal trekking, spiritual retreats, fabulous ancient sites to visit and a superb standard of accommodation, India should be visited at least once in a lifetime if not on multiple occasions.

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Weather Overview

With a vast country such as India comes enormous variation in the weather patterns and temperatures from north to south, however for most of the country, generally speaking, the best time to visit is between October and March. Read More

With a vast country such as India comes enormous variation in the weather patterns and temperatures from north to south, however for most of the country, generally speaking, the best time to visit is between October and March. The busiest months for visitors are usually December (Festive Season), February and early March. When to visit also depends on your reason for visiting as well as where you wish to travel (e.g. chance of specific wildlife sightings). Please see the individual regions for more detail. The monsoon season is expected from June through September, however the duration of the rains, amount of rainfall and type of rains are distinctly different regionally.

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