India: Top 10

Nikhil Chhibber | 4 Nov, 2019

We caught up with our very own Nikhil Chhibber – the world’s leading expert in luxury travel in Indian Sub-Continent and the Himalayas – who shared his passion for this region and let us know his Top 10 absolutely unmissable experiences to be had in India.

Taj Mahal

Watch the sunrise over the Taj Mahal – you truly have to see it to believe it.

Ranthambore National Park

Witness the majesty of the Royal Bengal tigers at Ranthambore National Park.

Tiger’s Nest Monastery

Climb 3,000 metres to visit the Tiger’s Nest Monastery in Bhutan.

Traditional cookery class

Learn to make generations-old recipes on a traditional cookery class.


Take a hot air balloon ride over Jaipur for unbeatable views.

Golden Temple

Immerse yourself in the sounds of chanting during a ceremony at the Golden Temple in Amritsar.

Holi Festival

Celebrate Holi, the festival of colours, by getting drenched in vivid powders.


Watch the sunset over the royal palaces and lakes of Udaipur – ‘the Venice of the East’.

Mount Everest

Take a small plane flight over Mount Everest for a bird’s eye view of the iconic peak.

Dungri La

Drive on Khardung La Pass in Ladakh, the world’s highest motorable road.

Browse our website for a host of inspiring tours and incredible hotels, or give our India Travel Specialists a call for a bespoke quote.

This article originally appeared in our Autumn/Winter 2019 edition of Other Shores. Read online or order your own copy here.

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