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India has been known as the land of milk and honey in the past. It was the land of precious gems and spices. Praises were sung of her glorious past and being astounded by India is a normality. There is no other place on earth where humanity exists in such a dizzying, artistic burst of cultures, religions, races and tongues. No other country can boast of such cultural and religious diversity in addition to secularity. India prides itself in being tolerant and hospitable to outsiders. India's geographical landscape is as varied as its culture. One gets to see mountains, forests, deserts and water bodies all in the same place. India's natural beauty is exquisite and unparalleled.

Places in India are full of culture and tradition. India has been subjected to multitudes of invasions that have had an effect on her people and has heavily influenced its culture. Since India's food is an element of its culture, external influences are witnessed here. This makes Indian food all the more fascinating and provides an unforgettable gastronomical experience. Faith is central to Indian culture and can be observed in nearly every aspect life within the country. Hinduism is the dominant religion in the Republic of India. Muslims, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Bahai, etc form the remainder of the population.

Some of the main cities to visit in India are Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. A tour of this region are often commonly referred to as the Golden Triangle Tour.

Delhi is the capital of India and some of the many attractions to experience in Delhi with a local tour guide are Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar, India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Red Fort and Jama Masjid. Many of the museums and monuments are closed on Mondays so keep that in mind when planning your trip to India. When you’re on a tour of Delhi and plan to visit these monuments, it is highly recommended to take a guided tour of the city. If you’re into shopping, then some areas that you must visit on a guided tour are Connaught Place, Chandni Chowk, Sarojini Nagar and Dilli Haat. We have some excellent guides who can show you the bazaars of Delhi, take you shopping and teach you how to bargain! A food tour in Delhi is also highly recommended to experience some of Delhi's finest cuisines but if you would rather learn cooking in Delhi, try this tour. In addition, don't forget to visit some of the grand temples in Delhi with a local tour guide. If these tours don't interest you and you're looking for something more exciting, try out our haunted tour of one of Delhi's cemeteries with paranormal investigators where the headless Ghost of Brigadier Nicholson is said to frequent! 

Agra, once known as Akbarabād was the capital of India under the Mughals from 1556 to 1658. It houses the Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of the modern world. The Taj Mahal is one of the major promoters of tourism in India. The timings for the Taj Mahal are from sunrise to sunset and it remains closed on Fridays. Apart from the Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri is another important site to visit. It was here that Akbar laid the foundations of his capital along with numerous palaces within. The construction of this capital took nearly 15 years to complete. You will find numerous tour guides to give you a day tour of Agra if you’re interested. You must try and visit the Taj Mahal on a full moon night. Here are the dates for full moons in 2014. Apart from this, some other sights to visit in Agra are the Agra Fort and Bulund Darwaza (world's largest door).

Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan and it is unique in more than one way. The Rajput clan ruled over Rajasthan for centuries and even managed to remain autonomous under the Mughals and British to a large extent. Some of the major attractions to visit in Jaipur are Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Nahargarh (Tiger Fort), Amber Fort, Jal Mahal and the City Palace. Hawa Mahal is said to have been built so that women from the royal household could look down at the city without being watched. It also allows for the cool wind to blow into the palace during the hot summer months. The City Palace is a unique blend of Mughal and Rajput architectural prowess. The history of Jaipur is vast and requires a tour of the city by a local to fully appreciate how the city was built and its monuments. If you're tired of visiting the monuments and palaces of Jaipur, you can always take a break at the bazaar to go shopping. Looking for a food tour of Jaipur, you're at the right place!

Some other special features and highlights of India include the towering Himalayan range, the spiritual river Ganga, a paradise like Kashmir, the backwaters of Kerala and the vast Thar desert.

A visit to India provides an out of the world experience all in one place. Those who have not yet visited India are missing out on a lot. Take a guided tour of India today to witness an entirely new side of India!
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