Cities to explore in India

August 6, 2017

 

Agra

North Indian city with Mughal Empire landmarks like the Taj Mahal mausoleum & red-walled Agra Fort.

26 Aug – 2 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 3,036

₹ 1,223

Mumbai

Massive city, home to Bollywood, grand colonial buildings & bazaars packed with antiques & textiles.

26 Aug – 2 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 7,149

₹ 3,812

Jaipur

Known as "Pink City" for colored palaces & other 18th-century structures, including an observatory.

26 Aug – 2 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 3,036

₹ 1,416

Bengaluru

India tech hub known for parks, nightlife, Bangalore Palace & Lalbagh Botanical Garden.

1 – 8 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 7,322

₹ 2,554

Goa

State in India known for Arabian Sea beaches & European-style churches like Se Cathedral in Old Goa.

25 Aug – 1 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 2,458

New Delhi

Temples, shopping, monuments, and tombs

26 Aug – 2 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 3,036

₹ 1,891

Manali, Himachal Pradesh

Himalayan resort town & backpacking center with nearby skiing & hot springs, plus Old Manali.

26 Aug – 2 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 3,036

₹ 1,803

Shimla

Himachal Pradesh capital known for colonial architecture, Himalayan views & shopping on The Mall.

26 Aug – 2 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 3,036

₹ 3,000

Jaisalmer

Rajasthani city dominated by Jaisalmer Fort, a sandstone citadel that's home to many Jain temples.

26 Aug – 2 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 3,036

₹ 2,094

Udaipur

Rajasthan city known for lavish palaces, Jagdish Temple & artificial lakes, including Lake Pichola.

25 Aug – 1 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 6,048

₹ 2,260

Rishikesh

Renowned yoga & meditation center, a base for Himalayan trekking & rafting on the Ganges River.

26 Aug – 2 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 3,036

₹ 2,000

Kolkata

West Bengal capital home to Mother Teresa's tomb, British-colonial architecture & art galleries.

8 – 15 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 4,010

₹ 3,088

Jodhpur

Indian city in Rajasthan known for light-blue buildings, clifftop Mehrangarh Fort & grand palaces.

26 Aug – 2 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 3,036

₹ 2,010

Varanasi

Sacred Ganges River city with some 2,000 Hindu temples (including Kashi Vishwanath) & Ramnagar Fort.

26 Aug – 2 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 3,036

₹ 2,156

Mysore

Indian city with ornate Wodeyar palaces like Mysore Palace, plus Hindu temples & Devaraja Market.

1 – 8 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 7,322

₹ 1,979

Chennai

City known for Tamil classical music & dance, plus Kapaleeshwarar Temple & colonial Fort St. George.

8 – 15 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 8,751

₹ 2,421

Kochi

Indian port with colonial Fort Kochi, plus 16th-century Portuguese churches & Paradesi Synagogue.

19 – 26 Aug suggested for good value

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₹ 13,003

₹ 1,873

Hyderabad

Southern Indian city with landmarks like Golconda Fort & Chowmahalla Palace, plus Salar Jung Museum.

2 – 9 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 6,516

₹ 2,198

Darjeeling

Indian hill town known for tea plantations, Himalayan views & "Toy Train" narrow-gauge railway.

2 – 9 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 5,947

₹ 2,535

Munnar

Indian hill town with Nallathanni tea museum, waterfalls & Eravikulam National Park.

19 – 26 Aug suggested for good value

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₹ 13,003

₹ 2,814

Jim Corbett National Park

Northern Indian wildlife sanctuary with Ramganga Reservoir, Bengal tigers, leopards & elephants.

26 Aug – 2 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 3,036

₹ 3,522

Port Blair

Capital city of India’s Andaman & Nicobar Islands, known for museums & the Cellular Jail memorial.

2 – 9 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 5,084

Pushkar

Hindu pilgrimage town on a sacred lake, with hundreds of temples, including one devoted to Brahma.

26 Aug – 2 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 3,036

₹ 2,146

Khajuraho Group of Monuments

Temples, sculpture, monuments, and safaris

26 Aug – 2 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 3,036

₹ 965

Dharamsala

Hillside city in Himachal Pradesh, home to the Dalai Lama, rich Tibetan culture & mountain trails.

18 – 25 Aug suggested for good value

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₹ 5,424

₹ 3,076

Pune

Sprawling city in Maharashtra with Hindu temples, Maratha Empire landmarks & Mahatma Gandhi's ashes.

26 Aug – 2 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 7,149

₹ 2,568

Alappuzha

Coastal city in Kerala state with backwater houseboat cruises & the beachfront Alappuzha Lighthouse.

15 – 22 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 12,591

₹ 2,396

Madikeri

Southern Indian hill town known for the Madikeri Fort, Raja’s Seat monument & Omkareshwar Temple.

1 – 8 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 7,322

₹ 2,219

Gangtok

Sikkim capital & Himalayan trekking base also home to Buddhist sites & Gangtok Ropeway gondola.

27 Aug – 3 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 5,387

₹ 2,326

Kodaikanal

Hill town set around a man-made lake, home to Bryant Park, Pillar Rocks & Kurinji Andavar temple.

9 – 16 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 11,546

₹ 1,912

Haridwar

Ancient city on the River Ganges, known for Hindu festivals, hilltop temples & Har Ki Pauri ghat.

26 Aug – 2 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 3,036

₹ 1,598

Nainital

British Raj-era mountain resort town with Nainital Lake boating, scenic viewpoints & hiking.

26 Aug – 2 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 3,036

₹ 4,221

Ellora Caves

Cave, temple, buddhism, and painting

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₹ 6,968

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Hampi

Ancient Indian village dotted with Vijayanagara ruins & known for Virupaksha Temple & Hampi Bazaar.

1 – 8 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 7,322

₹ 3,899

Ahmedabad

Large Gujarat city known for the Gandhi Ashram, Calico Museum of Textiles & distinctive pols.

26 Aug – 2 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 5,634

₹ 2,292

Fatehpur Sikri

Indian city with red sandstone Mughal architecture, from Jama Masjid mosque to Salim Chishti's tomb.

26 Aug – 2 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 3,036

₹ 2,739

Chandigarh

Indian city known for its themed gardens, Le Corbusier's Capitol Complex, plus art & doll museums.

26 Aug – 2 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 3,036

₹ 2,531

Bikaner

Ancient city in Rajasthan, India, known for the Junagarh Fort, Prachina Museum & Karni Mata Temple.

26 Aug – 2 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 3,036

₹ 1,816

Kanha Tiger Reserve

Indian national park known for Bamhnidadar plateau & Kanha Meadows, home to tigers & other wildlife.

8 – 15 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 3,036

₹ 6,684

Mussoorie

Honeymoon, waterfalls, and backpacking

26 Aug – 2 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 3,036

₹ 3,166

Havelock Island

Indian island in the Andamans, known for Radhanagar Beach, Elephant Beach, birdlife & dive sites.

25 Aug – 1 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 6,538

Amritsar

Sikh cultural & spiritual center, home to the Golden Temple complex & pilgrimage site.

27 Aug – 3 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 1,828

Pondicherry

Indian coastal town known for its French Quarter, seaside promenade & Paradise Beach.

26 Aug – 2 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 9,625

₹ 2,228

Madurai

South Indian city known for Dravidian temples, including Meenakshi Amman, plus palaces & festivals.

26 Aug – 2 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 9,625

₹ 1,887

Pangong Tso

Lakes, camping, and monasteries

2 – 9 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 3,449

Mount Abu

Indian hill station on a forested mountain, known for Nakki Lake & the ornate Dilwara Temples.

26 Aug – 2 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 5,634

₹ 2,886

Thiruvananthapuram

Capital of Kerala, known for Kuthira Malika Palace, beaches, Napier Museum & fine-art collections.

16 – 23 Sep suggested for good value

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₹ 12,085

₹ 2,048

Periyar National Park

National park & wildlife reserve in southern India, with tigers, elephants, macaques & Periyar Lake.

19 – 26 Aug suggested for good value

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₹ 13,003

₹ 2,506

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