The colorful and vibrant festivals of India have the dramatic effect of allowing travelers to gain a better perspective of one’s own identity by deeply discovering and experiencing another culture. Far from superficial, the festivals of India revolve around celebrations of life itself, harvest times, seasonal changes, anniversaries of deities, and mythological stories as old as the Indus Valley. One of the vital birthplaces of civilization,
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By virtue of India’s tremendous diversity and depth of culture, many of its most exceptional experiences remain little known. For those with India on your bucket list, here are ten of this land’s innumerable treasures that richly deserve to be woven into your itineraries. Hampi Temples The sacred temples of Hampi are a major pilgrimage site
While the vastly different regions of India present a range of climates—from the arid western deserts to the humid southwestern rainforests—Winter finds India blissfully temperate. From simply sightseeing to taking in festivals, wildlife, and cruising the tranquil rivers—the holiday months are a heavenly time to visit. Weather The traditional holiday month of December in India
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