The Insider's Guide to India

Watch the sunrise in southern India, or find solitude in the far northern Himalayas.

Plan your trip through India's far north, tropical south, east, and west with our local insiders.

India isn’t all about clamor and spice. Find stillness in an ashram, experience culture on the ghats of Varanasi, go hiking through the high Himalayas, or hire a kayak in the Bay of Bengal.

As long as you choose your seasons wisely, you’ll fall in love with India’s chaos.

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You might see your bank teller in a suit and tie at work, but later, performing a time-honored puja on the banks of a sacred river, wearing an orange robe with tilak marks on his forehead.
Mariellen Ward

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