When you travel to India, the sights, sounds and smells are more colourful and intense than anything you will have experienced before. This exciting, vibrant country is one of the most diverse holiday destinations in the world, and an absolute delight to experience because it’s so extraordinary.
There are so many beautiful places in India to see, from the north – home to the Himalayas and the deserts of Rajasthan – to the south, with its tea plantations, lush landscapes, spice gardens and bustling modern cities. No matter which area you choose to explore on your India tour, you will soon find out it is one of the most unique and beautiful destinations on earth. You can’t visit just once – there’s too much to experience in this fascinating part of the world.
Why we love India
The kaleidoscope of colours is intoxicating. Richly coloured spices, glittering temples and jewelled outfits form a vivid tapestry that must be seen to be believed.
It’s home to incredible wonders and fascinating tourist attractions, including the magnificent Taj Mahal in Agra.
It boasts one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world, Varanasi.
You can soak up the sun on some of the most magnificent beaches in Goa.
Its history dates back to the 11th century.
No other country offers such a diverse range of stunning cuisines.
You can go on a safari adventure to view incredible wild animals, including tigers and elephants.
Life is unchanged in parts of the country – and you can step back in time to experience it.
Its people are warm, friendly and hospitable.
It’s home to the world’s holiest river, the Ganges River.
Whether you’re travelling with your partner, friends or you're going on a family holiday, you’re guaranteed an exceptional experience in India. Book a holiday package to India with Thompsons Holidays and begin your adventure today.
Things to do in India
India is one of the most diverse and exotic holiday destinations in the world. For first-time visitors, the famous Golden Triangle offers an intoxicating snapshot of India. It includes renowned tourist destinations like the bustling capital, Delhi as well as the legendary Taj Mahal in Agra and the magnificent Pink City of Jaipur, capital of Rajasthan.
Perhaps you are keen to combine your India tour with a yoga retreat? You also have your choice of Buddhist temples, sacred sites and exquisite beaches to explore. Take a trip to Bollywood, spend time in a traditional tea plantation, go shopping for trinkets in a local market, and dine out on traditional Indian food – no doubt the best you’ll ever taste.
Tourist attractions and things to do in India
Go on safari to see tigers and leopards.
Visit Agra Fort to see the Hall of Public Audience and Royal Pavilions.
In Mumbai, visit Mani Bhavan, one-time home of Mahatma Gandhi.
Explore Jama Masjid, one of Asia’s largest mosques, in Delhi.
Spend time in the 16th-century Amber Fort on top of a cliff in Jaipur.
Laze on a beautiful golden beach in Goa.
Cruise the tranquil canals in Allepey on a rice barge.
Visit a vibrant nightclub in Chennai.
Discover the beautiful Golden Temple in Amritsar.
View ornate, intricate architecture in Udaipur, the city of Sunrise.
These suggestions are just a small sample of what you can see, experience and discover on holiday in India. So, let Thompsons Holidays take you on your first trip to this exciting place and discover the magic of India.We guarantee you’ll return time and again.
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