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Top 10 travel experiences to have in India in 2023

India holds a rich and diverse history, being a part of the largest and oldest civilization in the world, the Indus Valley Civilization. There is no dearth of places to visit, sights to see, foods to taste, and stories to discover in India. We share the top ten travel adventures you can’t miss in India. Don’t forget to add these to your travel itinerary for travel in 2023.

Heritage tour in New Delhi

The national capital is packed with history and antecedents. Take a heritage tour of New Delhi, where every corner tells a new story and fall in love with this enchanting city.

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Sunrise visit to the Taj Mahal

Surrounded by the golden sun rays and clear waters of the Yamuna river, the Taj Mahal is a sight to behold at sunrise. You will not want to miss this glorious view for anything.

Hot air balloon ride in Jaipur

Your trip to the Pink City is incomplete without a hot air balloon ride. There’s nothing more stunning than the breeze in your hair and breathtaking views as far as the eye can see.

Tea plantations in Darjeeling

Visit the soothing tea gardens in Darjeeling and fall in love with the cinematic views. Get ready to enjoy a warm cup of tea surrounded by beautiful mountains and landscapes.

Foothills of Himalayas: Rishikesh

Purify your soul by visiting the spiritual Neelkanth Temple in Rishikesh. Let the soothing waves of the Holy Ganges river take away all your worries and relax your mind and body.

Magnificent temples of Hampi

The marvelous temples at Hampi will not fail to steal your breath away with their intricate designs. You must see this architectural marvel in its complete glory at least once.

Watersports in Goa

Relive your Bollywood dreams by indulging in adventurous water sports in Goa. Every action-packed minute you spend here will hold a hundred memories with your near and dear ones.

Ghats of Varanasi

A trip to the holy ghats in Varanasi will leave you feeling blessed and content. The mesmerizing puja rituals performed at the ghats will wash over you with a sense of peace.

Heritage walk of the French Quarters in Pondicherry

Take a walk across this ancient French Colony and relish the splendor of stunning French architecture. Indulge yourself in the delicious food and fascinating history of this beautiful city.


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Dharamshala: Sherab Ling Monastery Walk

Unlock your spiritual side by walking through this Buddhist monastery from Bir to Sherab Ling. Embrace the valuable teachings of the Tai Situpa and take home memories of the picturesque views.

A trip to these places will help you create new memories with your loved ones and learn the culture and heritage of India. A trip to Asia is incomplete without a visit to India. Plan your trip to India with any of the above experiences to make your trip truly special and memorable.

Jay Kajaria is Founder of Bespoke India Holidays. Bespoke India Holidays is an award-winning company that specialises in creating luxury trips to India and the subcontinent.

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Jay Kajaria

Jay Kajaria is the Director of Erudite Travel Consultants LLP – the company that owns Bespoke India Holidays. The company specializes in offering high quality bespoke tours, offbeat experiences to guests traveling to India, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Dubai and Southeast Asia region. The company has received National Tourism Award and has been nominated as a leading Luxury tour operator in Asia by World Travel Awards for year 2020, 2021 and 2022. Erudite Travel Consultants LLP is a responsible travel company focusing on community tourism, animal friendly tours, reducing carbon footprint and engaging in CSR initiatives.

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  1. Over the years I’ve done 6 of these experiences as I’m a real lover of India. Totally recommend India, especially to people who’ve never had the privilege of visiting this so very varied country.

  2. As a tea addict I’d love to go to a tea plantation to learn about the whole story of what goes on behind my cuppa.

  3. Travel isn’t always easy in India. If you’re a first timer it’s best not to be over adventurous. Places may look close together on a map, in reality if usually takes longer than you think. My tip is not to try to do too much on that first visit.

  4. There’s more to the Taj Mahal than the Taj Mahal. If you are lucky enough to visit make sure that you save some time to walk through to see the view across the river which is utterly beautiful.

  5. I was lucky enough to have a business trip to Agra and somehow I had a spare afternoon.

    I thought of going along to the Taj Mahal then I remembered that picture of a forlorn Princess Diana sat alone with the Taj in the background.

    In the best interests of my marriage I thought I ought to wait until I can visit with my wife.

  6. India is a rich country with different cultures and traditions …. this article made me remember my trip to India, It was magnificent. while definitely going to plan another trip to India soon.

  7. I loved my trip to India, it was exceptional and very interesting, i actually really liked there culture and traditions … very amazing.
    Would love to visit again!!

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