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India’s breathtaking landscapes, ancient monuments and rich history make it a fascinating place to visit. Add to that the vibrant colours, tantalising cuisine and mix of cultures, and you have the holiday of a lifetime in the making.

Holi Festival tour in India

Every March in India and Nepal millions of Hindus flood the streets and squares of their villages, towns and cities for Holi, the festival of colour. As well as commemorating the story of Prahlada, who was protected from the flames … Continue reading

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Video of the Week: Lonely Planet

So, Lonely Planet was in the news this week, changing hands for a lot of money or very little, depending how you look at it. Immediately there were reassuring noises from those involved about keeping the guides – and we … Continue reading

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Photo Showcase – The Magic of India

A member of our team recently returned from a tailor-made trip to India, and had these incredible photos to share of the magnificent Taj Hotels and scenery. Take a unique look at India and discover something new!

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Highlights of India: Fatehpur Sikri

You may be aware that Uttar Pradesh is one of India’s most historic and exciting regions, the home of the Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort. Uttar Pradesh offers culture vultures a vast treasure chest of history and architecture. If … Continue reading

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Hidden Gems: Visiting Kashmir

Srinagar lies in the beautiful Kashmir Valley, a heavily disputed region of Jammu and Kashmir. Srinagar acts as the summer capital of the region, whilst the city of Jammu, farther south on the plains is the winter capital. Situated on … Continue reading

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Hidden Gems: Leh and Ladakh

Ladakh, which is the name given to the eastern two-thirds of the state of Jammu and Kashmir, is a true Hidden Gem of India’s Kashmir and High North region. A vast highland desert lying between the Karakoram and Himalayan mountain … Continue reading

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Photo Showcase: The Tigers of the Wild Tiger Challenge

Together with Tiger Nation, our brand new Facebook contest The Wild Tiger Challenge is an opportunity to raise awareness for the wild tigers of India, and to win an incredible 15-day tour to India too! Pick your favourite tiger from the six … Continue reading

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World Wonders: Top 5 Deserts of the World

Deserts are among the most dramatically alluring natural landscapes in the world. Their stark beauty is timeless, and life here exists at the mercy of the elements. Deserts are wild, harsh places, and we love exploring them, photographing them and … Continue reading

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The Wild Tiger Challenge: Promote the cause!

We’ve teamed up with online conservation initiative Tiger Nation for the launch of the ‘Wild Tiger Challenge’ a custom-built app on Facebook which raises the profile of India’s tigers and tiger conservation in India. Read on to find out more! … Continue reading

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Desert Palaces & the Holy Ganges – on tour in India

Sarah is another travel-nut from the On The Go Tours team, who recently travelled to India. Read about her adventures in her photo blog.

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