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Travel reports about vacations in India

Our India travelogues are extended travel stories about off the beaten track vacations in India. There are 7 travel reports from holidays in India. These travel journals are illustrated with 219 photos. Each travelogue has a separate page with independent travel information about India.

Backpacking in India and Nepal

Chaotic cities and green landscapes

Travelogue Backpacking in India and Nepal with 39 photos
Delhi looks like a big, chaotic garbage dump where holy cows block traffic. Via Bikaner (rat temple and camel trip), Jodhpur (fort on a cliff), Jaipur (Amber Fort) and Agra (Taj Mahal) in Rajasthan to colorful Varanasi on the holy Ganges river. Bungee jumping, rafting and paragliding in Nepal, in the surroundings of Kathmandu and Pokhara. Back in India via the jungle of Goa with its beautiful beach to Mumbai, where the streets display enormous poverty. 39 photos.
Backpacking India and Nepal travel information

Travel story & photos: Johan Mühren

From Calcutta to Delhi

India has a busy and bizarre street life

Travelogue From Calcutta to Delhi with 21 photos
Traveling from Calcutta to Delhi you can see many cultural highlights, in Bishnupur, Agra, Dhanbad, Bodhgaya, Varanasi and Jaipur. Street life is busy and bizarre, but outside the crowded cities are paddies and villages without cars. The poverty is just like you see on tv, the only difference is that you can't zap away from disturbing images. 21 photos.
From Calcutta to Delhi travel information

Travel story & photos: Chantal Nederstigt

Temples of Delhi

An Exploration of India's Religious Heritage

Travelogue Temples of Delhi with 37 photos
The cultural riches of India are reflected in the variety of temples that are visited in this story of a young man in search of his roots. Scattered all over Delhi, the itinerary offers the opportunity to also explore the neighborhoods around the temples. 37 photos.
City trip Delhi travel information

Travel story & photos: Gaurav Bhan

Kerala & Karnataka

Bicycle Vacation South India II

Travelogue Kerala & Karnataka with 29 photos
The trip continues along the Arabian Sea from the most southern spot in India along the coast with its backwaters and spice trade cities like Allepey, Cochin and Calicut. The tour continues via Wayanad National Park to Mysore (Maharadja's Palace) and Bangalore, the ICT Center of the world. This densely populated part of India is still internationally oriented. 29 photos.
Cycling Kerala & Karnataka travel information

Travel story & photos: Aart & Gerrie Dijkzeul

Culture in North India

Ancient temples, forts and palaces

Travelogue Culture in North India with 37 photos
North India has many palaces and forts that belonged to great moguls and maharajas. A tour of Delhi (Jama Moshid Mosque, Sikh temple Gurdwara Bangla Sahib, Rashtrapati Bhawan palace, Mahatma Gandhi's home, Red Fort), Jaipur (Pink City, Amber Fort, Monkey Temple), Fatahpur Sikri (Akbar Palace), Agra (Taj Mahal, Red Fort), Khajuraho (Chandela temples) and Varanasi (Fort Ramnage, gaths along the Ganges) and to the Nepal border. 37 photos.
Culture in North India travel information

Travel story & photos: Hetty Dirksen

South India Tour

Temples, fishnets, rainforest and picture perfect beaches

Travelogue South India Tour with 27 photos
The original population of South India are the Dravidians. In Madurai, Thanjavur, Trichy and Mamallapuram are impressive temples. On the coast, there is salt mining, rice and sugarcane are grown and fishing is done with nets. In the Backwaters near Allepey people live on and in the water. In the mountains are rainforests, tea plantations and pineapple, rubber and coffee are grown there. 27 photos.
South India Tour travel information

Travel story & photos: Johan Siegers

Tamil Nadu

Bicycle Vacation South India I

Travelogue Tamil Nadu with 29 photos
Along the Bay of Bengal from Chennai (Madras) to the most southern spot in India, where you see the sun rise from the sea in Kanyakumari and can see it set in the sea as well. On the way there are many Hindu temples, rice paddies, ploughing waterbuffalo, old forts and pilgrims in bare feet. If you need to ask for directions, just wake up the officers at the police station. 29 photos.
Cycling Tamil Nadu travel information

Travel story & photos: Aart & Gerrie Dijkzeul

Book your holiday in India online

Via online reservation systems like À la Carte Vacations you can book airline tickets, hotels, rental cars and holiday houses. You can build a fly-drive itinerary with maximum flexibility, book a flight plus a hotel hotel for a night or weekend. Prices for hotels and car rental is usually much lower then what you pay at a travel store or at the location.

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