Posted on May 3rd, 2012



Posted on May 3rd, 2012

Welcome

With literally thousands of years of history, myriad exotic cultures, breathtaking temples and palaces, and a diverse geography that runs from the snowcapped peaks of the Himalayas, to the lush jungles and massive rivers that run as much on myth and legend as they do on the headwaters that feed them, there’s no doubt that India enthralls both the first-time visitor and well-heeled traveler.



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Posted on May 3rd, 2012

Destinations

If there’s an image of India that lingers long after the suitcases have been unpacked and the mind begins flashing a mental slide show of impressions, it’s that India is a human beehive of scattered chaos—wonderful chaos—complemented with dazzling landscapes, mottled cultures and unqualified magnetism.



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Posted on May 3rd, 2012

Touring India

Because of India’s enormous size and diversity, tour operators to this exotic destination are developing and designing unique programs for travelers with an emphasis on exclusivity, juxtaposed against new lower-priced programs, and creating exciting vacation experiences that guarantee the kind of experiential travel modern-day clients crave.



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Posted on May 2nd, 2012

Touring India By Rail and River

In an exotic country like India, getting from place to place can be as memorable as the country itself. Certainly, you can fly to and from most major destinations, but for some of the more far-flung destinations, it’s even difficult to utilize private air charters, although tour operators such as Greaves do so regularly.



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Posted on May 2nd, 2012

Going Niche

Wellness, medical and spiritual tourism are among the most rapidly growing segments in India and for those who sell this type of travel.



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Posted on May 2nd, 2012

Heritage

Bring together a billion people, speaking hundreds of different languages, following some half-dozen different religions and bound by countless traditions, and what do you get? India.



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Posted on May 2nd, 2012

Accommodations

India’s hotel landscape is a tightly woven tapestry of style, comfort and luxury that is as varied as it is exuberant. Not content with the usual amenities, the country’s polished hotel offerings step well outside the box with ladies-only floors, tents so embellished that they seem inspired by fairy tales, palaces still fit for royalty, countryside retreats that hark to another era and B&Bs that offer a window into a more authentic, home-grown Indian experience.



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Posted on May 2nd, 2012

Getting There and Around

A string of airlines offer convenient air transport to India from the United States, including India-based Air India and Jet Airways.



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