Since India is such a large country, the best time to visit really depends on where you're heading. In most regions, especially the south, winter is the most popular season for tourism. During winter, from about late October through February, the weather is comfortable and dry in many parts of the country. In warmer months, temperatures can be hot and the weather can get rainy in the south. However, the summer is an ideal time to head north and explore the Himalayas.
Flights to India can be expensive. Nevertheless, India is by and large a budget-friendly destination for Western travelers. Accommodations and transportation are quite affordable, and travelers can find locally made crafts for reasonable prices at scores of small villages across the country. Expect to pay more for lodging and meals in larger cities like Mumbai, and avoid traveling when local holidays and festivals are taking place in order to snap up the best hotel rates.
India by bus by Matthew B.
Greetings all. It has been several days since my last blog entry so there is a bit of catching up today. When I last wrote we were enjoying ourselves in Udaipur. A wonderful city that was thoughtfully built with the surrounding mountains as a first line of defense against any invaders. The city walls also ... Read more!
St Xavier's Church by Regina
St Xavier's Church... This world Heritage Monument was constructed in 1965. The Basilica of Bom means Jesus basically " Good Jesus or Infant Jesus ". This church contains the body of St Francis Xavier. Old Goa was formerly the portuguese colonial capital in the region. The legacy of their presence here includes ... Read more!
Ancient Heritage sites of Tamil Nadu by Indiana
A whirlwind tour of 7 Tamil Nadu heritage sites Set off by road from Chennai around 2pm, along NH45 towards Trichy. Getting out of city limits was a nightmare. After that it was a good road but a tiresome six and a half hour journey, instead of the 4 hours which it will be, on completion of the 4-lane project. ... Read more!
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