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NORTH INDIA - Taj Lake Palace Rooftop

One of the world's most romantic hotels, the Taj Lake Palace in Udaipur offers serene views over Lake Pichola. 

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NORTH INDIA Sher Bagh

Nostalgic tents right out of a 1920s colonial hunting camp, a sleek little swimming pool, ‘Tigertini’ cocktails served at sunset, oil lamps that hang from branches to light up the earthen paths and pitch-perfect service… and all of this in the middle of the lush Ranthambore forest crawling with tigers, sloth bears, sambar deers. Welcome to Sher Bagh!

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One of our favourite Buddhist statues of all time, this golden masterpiece adorns the 15th-century Tikse Monastery, one of Ladakh's biggest and most imposing monasteries. 

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NORTH INDIA - Jodhpur

Admire the views of the 'Blue City' from Jodhpur's Mehrangarh Fort, one of the most underrated and commanding forts in North India.

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NORTH INDIA - Spice Colours

An integral part of Indian culture, her colourful powdered dies are used on the region's famous textiles and brightly-hued saris.

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NORTH INDIA - Pang Lake

Camp beside the remote and hauntingly beautiful Pang Gong Lake in Ladakh. Although now high up in the Himalayas, Pang Gong is actually the site of a pre-historic ocean.

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NORTH INDIA - Old Delhi

Explore the winding alleyways of Old Delhi by tuk-tuk with everything from flowered garlands, wedding bangles, saris and spices for sale.

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The epitome of ‘glamping’, Aman-i-Khas is the chicest and most luxurious tented camp in Asia, secluded within the tiger lands of India's Ranthambore National Park.

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NORTH INDIA - Ranthambore Tiger

Get up close and personal with Ranthambore National Park's many Bengal tigers. As well as tigers, Ranthambore is home to hundreds of other animal and bird species. 

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NORTH INDIA - Aman-i-Khas Campfire

After a hard day of tiger trekking in Ranthambore National Park, relax by the fire at Aman-i-Khas with a cocktail or two. 

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NORTH INDIA - Zip lining in Jodhpur

Try zip-lining over Jodhpur’s 17th Century Mehrangarh Fort in true Batman style (Batman buffs may recognise it as the setting for scenes of the new movie). With emerald green moats beneath you and the blue-walled city in the distance, this cutting edge activity is perfect for daredevil sightseers and it is one of the highlights of visiting Rajasthan. 

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NORTH INDIA - Amber Fort Exterior

Enter the ancient fort of Amber outside Jaipur through a majestic sandstone gateway.

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NORTH INDIA - Amber Fort

Explore the ancient Amber Fort, a citadel that pre-dates Jaipur and one of Rajasthan's most exhilarating sights. 

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NORTH INDIA - Amanbagh Pool Pavilion

Take a dip in your own private pool while staying in one of Amanbagh's Pool Pavilions, which are, we think, some of the sexiest private villas in Asia.

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NORTH INDIA - Amanbagh Roof Terrace

Overlook paradise, or the closest thing to it on earth, with one of Amanbagh's private dining terrace experiences.

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NORTH INDIA - AmanBagh Terrace

Be served on like a Maharaja at Amanbagh's open-air restaurant as local musicians fill the air with atmospheric Indian folk songs. 

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NORTH INDIA - Taj Lake Palace Lily-Pond

Take an al fresco breakfast around the Lily Pond at the Taj Lake Palace in Udaipur.

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Enjoy a traditional North Indian breakfast with a view at the Taj Lake Palace in Udaipur.

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NORTH INDIA - Taj Lake Palace Spa Boat

Indulge all afternoon on the Taj Lake Palace's very own spa boat. Enjoy siganture spa treatments or soak in the hot tub as you enjoy the view of Udaipur's City Palace. 

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NORTH INDIA - Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur

The Taj Lake Palace in Udaipur, a floating palace on Lake Pichola, is one of Rajasthan's most luxurious hotels. 

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NORTH INDIA Wildflower Hall Himachal Pradesh

Get away from it all and luxuriate in an infinity pool with a view at Shimla's Wildflower Hall.

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NORTH INDIA Lakshman Sagar

North India has a selection of superb boutique hotels. One of our favourite new openings has to be Lakshman Sagar in Pali, Rajasthan - a candy-coloured jewel in the desert.

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NORTH INDIA - The Oberoi, Gurgaon

Our airport hotel of choice, the Oberoi Gurgaon is conveniently located in Gurgaon, a short drive away from Delhi's main airport.

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North India - Taj Mahal

Admire the view of the world's finest monument to love, the Taj Mahal. The best photos of the Taj Mahal are often taken from across the banks of the River Jumna. 

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NORTH INIDIA - Tented Camp (Unknown)

The Manvar Desert Camp and Resort in Shergarh, situated amongst the silent dunes of Rajasthan's Thar Desert.

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NORTH INDIA - Water Lily Bungalow, Glenburn tea estate

Take Afternoon Tea with a view at Glenburn Tea Estate in Darjeeling.

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NORTH INDIA - Umaid Bhawan Candlelit Feast

For a once in a lifestime experience, dine by candlelight in the grounds of Jodhpur's Umaid Bhawan Palace.

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NORTH INDIA - Tree House Hideaway Bandhavgarh

Snuggle down amongst nature at the Tree House Hideaway, an exclusive jungle camp set in 21 acres of jungle adjacent to Bandhavgarh National Park. It has five bedrooms built on stilts overlooking the jungle, designed in a rustic style using local wood and finished with traditional craftsmanship.

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NORTH INDIA - The Serai Pool

A stay at the Serai, a luxurious tented camp surrounded by sand dunes, is one of the highlights of any visit to Jaisalmer.

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NORTH INDIA - The Leela Udaipur Sheesh Mahal

Dine at Sheesh Mahal, the Leela Palace's fine-dining restaurant with killer views of Udaipur and Lake Pichola.

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NORTH INDIA - Shakti 360 Leti

A hotel so remote that the only way to get there is by foot, Shakti 360 Leti in the Himalayas will suit those with a sense of adventure and a love of stunning panoramic views. 

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NORTH INDIA - Samode Palace Rooftop Pool

Samode Palace is home to one of Rajasthan's finest rooftop pools. Take a dip, sunbathe under the Indian sun, or enjoy champagne and canapes as the sun goes down.

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NORTH INDIA - Samode Palace

Take tea in your opulent surroundings while at Samode Palace. A short drive from Jaipur, Samode is the site of a small village with a fairy-tale palace. 

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NORTH INDIA - Butler at Sher Bagh

Have your every whim catered for at boutique tented camp, Sher Bagh, while visiting Ranthambore National Park.

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NORTH INDIA - Sher Bagh Camp Fire Night

Dine under the stars and around the camp fire at Sher Bagh, one of our favourite tented camps in India. 

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NORTH INDIA - Ranthambore Taj Safaris

Go in search of the elegant Bengal Tiger at Rajasthan's Ranthambore National Park, an area of incredible natural beauty.

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NORTH INDIA - Ranakpur Temples

Admire the ancient intricate carvings of the white marble Jain temples at Ranakpur. 

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NORTH INDIA - Rambagh Palace Indoor Pool

Swim in the historic swimming pool at Rambagh Palace. Gayatri Devi, the last Maharani of Jaipur, swam lengths in this pool every morning.

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NORTH INDIA - Rambagh Palace

While in Jaipur stay in style at the unforgettable Rambagh Palace. A majestic retreat that was once home to the Maharaja of Jaipur, Rambagh is one of the finest hotels in the world.

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NORTH INDIA - Oberoi Udaivilas

Peer out over your pool at the Oberoi Udaivilas to admire scenic views of the tranquil Lake Pichola and the magical city of Udaipur beyond.

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NORTH INDIA - Oberoi Amarvilas Swimming Pool

While away an afternoon at the Oberoi Amarvila's impressive Moghul-inspired mutli-layerd swimming pool.

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NORTH INDIA - Leela Udaipur Lake View Room

Look out over tranquil Lake Pichola from your room at the Leela Palace Udaipur

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NORTH INDIA - Leela Udaipur Courtyard

Enjoy an atmospheric candle-lit traditional Rajasthani music performance at the Leela Palace Udaipur.

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NORTH INDIA - Leela Palace Delhi

Feel like a modern Maharani at the glamorous and opulent Leela Palace, the latest luxury hotel to open in Delhi and a firm Ampersand favourite. 

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NORTH INDIA - Ladakh Jispa

Be blown away by the dramatic landscapes of Ladakh with its snow-capped mountains, deep blue skies and crystal clear lakes.

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NORTH INDIA - Jaisalmer Desert

Explore the forts, dunes and camels of Jaisalmer, a city at the heart of Rajasthan's vast Thar Desert. 

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NORTH INDIA - Holi festival

Join in the with fun of Holi. The festival normally takes place at the end of March each year and is celebrated with colour and excitement all over India.

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NORTH INDIA - Ganges, Varanasi

Visit Varanasi, one of the world's holiest cities located on the River Ganges. Love it or hate it, you certainly won't forget it. 

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NORTH INDIA - Fort Seengh Sagar, Ragasthan

Take over the secluded lakeside fort of Seengh Sagar, a short drive from Deogarh. Surrounded by some of Rajasthan's most scenic natural landscapes, this will be heaven on earth for nature lovers and those looking for downtime on a tour of the region.

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NORTH INDIA- - Deogarh Mahal

Spend a night in an authenic Rajasthani palace in the beautiful village of Deogarh. 

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NORTH INDIA - Deogarg Mahal, Rani Sahiba in Sheesh Mahal

Spend time with a princess in her regal surroundings at Deogarh Mahal in Rajasthan.

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NORTH INDIA - Banjaar Tola

Banjaar Tola is a gorgeous Taj Safari's camp with just 18 lightweight tented suites spread over two elegant camps - a wonderfully unique destination for wildlife and luxury enthusiasts. 

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NORTH INDIA - Ampersand Angels Elephants

Like the Ampersand Angels, take a ride on an elephant at Dera Amer stables, just outside Jaipur. Unlike most elephant safaris, this one comes with a glass of champagne! 

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Places of Interest

You can’t help but be captivated by North India. It is a vibrant land buzzing with sounds, smells and colours – from the soft ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur and the splendid ‘Blue City’ of Jodhpur, populated by people wearing brightly hued saris and turbans at every turn. Explore tiger-trodden jungles, ancient deserts, the mighty Himalayas, the Golden Triangle – with its historical Royal Palaces, temples and forts – and the ultimate monument to love, the luminescent Taj Mahal.

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Agra

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Agra is home to the world's ultimate monument to love, the Taj Mahal. Dreamily positioned on the banks of the...

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Ahmedabad

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The largest city in the Gujarat, Ahmedabad is an incredible mix of modern and medieval. Tower blocks and factories are...

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Ajabgarh

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Ajabgarh is a sweet rural Rajasthani village located in the once princely Alwar district, very close to the luxury hotel...

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Allahabad

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Allahabad city was an important cantonment during the British Raj and it contains some beautiful remnants of colonial architecture as...

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Almora

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Surrounded by fruit orchards and pine forests, Almora is a former hill station dotted with colonial-era buildings which has grown into...

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Amritsar

Amritsar North India

The Golden Temple in Amritsar, high in the Punjab near the border with Pakistan, is the most important site in...

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Aurangabad

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Today, Aurangabad is northern Maharashtra’s largest city and it is gaining a reputation as an IT centre. However, despite its rapid...

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Bandhavgarh National Park

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Drive through the gates of Bandhavgarh and a great vista of grassland opens up, sweeping up to a dramatic red...

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Bhopal

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Hugging the banks of Upper Lake and located right in the heart of India, Bhopal is the capital of the...

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Bhubaneshwar

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Set on the edge of rice fields in the Mahanadi Delta in Eastern India and reached via a short flight...

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Bhuj

Bhuj North India

India's western state of Gujarat has a cultural wealth on a par with Rajasthan's yet is still visited by few....

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Bikaner

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Bikaner exists in magnificent isolation in the northern Rajasthan desert, a fortified town founded by Bika, son of the Rathore...

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Bishangarh

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Bishangarh is a very pretty and sleepy rural village in the region of the Aravallis, in the heart of Rajasthan, located conveniently only a one...

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Bodhgaya

Bodhgaya North India

Situated on the banks of the Falgu River in the north-eastern state of Bihar, Bodhgaya is a place revered by...

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Bundi

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South of Jaipur on the road to Kota, Bundi is a hidden gem in the desert state of Rajasthan, loved for...

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Burhanpur

Burhanpur, North India

Founded in 1400 AD on the banks of the Tapti river in Madhya Pradesh, the city of Burhanpur was the...

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Calcutta

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Calcutta's streets tell stories. Old mansions dripping in moss and spotted with mildew make it easy to imagine its spectacular...

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Chandigarh

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Chandigarh is set at the foothills of the Himalayas, a 40-minute flight from Delhi, with the distant Shivalik Hills looming in...

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Corbett National Park

Corbett National Park North India

Corbett National Park has a spectacular and varied terrain, with 900 square kilometres of forest, hills and grassland plunging down...

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Darjeeling

Darjeeling North India

The tea that made Darjeeling famous only arrived in this hill station in the mid-19th century, soon contouring these steep...

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Dasada

Dasada North India

Discover the unique treasures of Gujarat, a state which is often overlooked, despite being home to some extremely unique heritage,...

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Dehradun

Dehradun North India

Dehradun is a small bustling town in northern India’s Uttarakhand Province, which is one of the most spiritually rich regions...

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Delhi

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Historic, vibrant, majestic and intense, a visit to Delhi is a heady experience. With a population of over 20 million,...

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Delwara

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Located in the Aravalli hills of Rajasthan and home to the fort-hotel RAAS Devigarh, the picturesque farming village of Delwara...

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Deogarh

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The impressive Deogarh Mahal palace sits on the top of a hill overlooking the small town of Deogarh, situated deep...

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Dharamsala

Dharamsala North India

Set in India's Himalayan foothills of Himachal Pradesh, Dharamsala literally means "a spiritual dwelling" and it attracts many visitors for...

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Dudhwa Tiger Reserve

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Located in the lowland region of Terai in Uttar Pradesh, bordering India and Nepal, the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve is a...

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Gangtok

Gangtok North India

Gangtok is the capital city of the Himalayan state of Sikkim, known for its flowers, particularly orchids, and its preservation...

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Gir National Park

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Located in Gujarat in North Western India and comprised of 1,412-sq-km squared of lush deciduous forest, this wildlife sanctuary was...

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Glenburn

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About an hour's drive from Darjeeling with stunning Himalayan views, this charming tea estate has a fascinating 150-year old history....

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Gondal

Gondal North India

Gondal is a tranquil little town in Gujarat, an hour’s drive south of Rajkot. On the banks of the river...

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Gulmarg

Gulmarg North India

Located in the northern Indian state of Kashmir and Jammu, Gulmarg (originally Gauri Marg) was a favourite of Emperor Jahangir...

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Guwahati

Guwahati North India

Guwahati city is the gateway to the Brahmaputra River, the Assam region and in particular the Kaziranga National Park. Although...

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Gwalior

Gwalior North India

Gwalior is a busy town at the northern tip of Madhya Pradesh, dominated by a thousand-year-old sandstone citadel high on...

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Haridwar

Haridwar North India

Haridwar, which translates as “The Gates of God”, is an ancient holy city in the north Indian state of Uttarakhand....

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Imphal

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Imphal is the capital of the Indian state Manipur in the extreme eastern region of India, bordering Burma. The city...

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Jaipur

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The Pink City of Jaipur is the gateway and capital of Rajasthan. One of the few planned cities in India,  its...

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Jaisalmer

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There is something magical and ethereal about the 12th century fortress town of Jaisalmer; the massive and ancient battlements rear...

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Jawai Bandh

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Jawai Bandh is a dam built across the Jawai River, and is located in the most rugged and wild part of the Aravalli...

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Jispa

Jispa North India

 The high altitude Manali-Leh road connects the densely fertile Kulu valley to the stark barren region of Ladakh. The drive...

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Jodhpur

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On the eastern fringes of the Thar Desert, Jodhpur – also known as the 'Blue City' – was once the...

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Kalimpong

Kalimpong North India

This pretty hill station straddles a ridge above the River Tista, almost on the border between the Indian states of...

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Kanha National Park

Kanha National Park North India

One of three sanctuaries in India's "tiger territory", on the eastern flank of Madhya Pradesh, 945-square-kilometre Kanha (with additional 1,000-square-kilometre...

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Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga National Park North India

Sprawling over 430 square kilometres, Kaziranga National Park is the major attraction in Assam, a little-visited north-eastern state which shares...

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Khajuraho

Khajuraho North India

Located in the culturally rich state of Madhya Pradesh in central India, the famous sculptures in the sandstone temples of...

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Kohima

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Kohima is the hilly capital city of India’s Nagaland state, perched at an elevation of 1,500m above sea level. It...

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Kota

Kota North India

Located in the southeast of Rajasthan, Kota has a population of over 1 million people, making it the third most...

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Kumbhalgarh

Kumbalgarh North India 2

A ghost-town rising out of the rugged landscape of the Aravalli Hills, Kumbhalgarh was the finest of 32 forts built...

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Ladakh

Ladakh North India 2

Rugged and oversized landscapes abound in the remote Buddhist region of Ladakh. Prayer flags, monasteries and whitewashed stupas are dotted...

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Leh

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Leh is the enchanting, laid-back, hassle-free capital of Ladakh. A tiny dot on the valley floor of the vast highland...

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Leti

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Leti is a small village in Uttarakhand Province, deep within the north-western Himalayas where the glorious boutique hotel Leti 360...

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Lucknow

Lucknow North India

Of its looks, Kipling wrote in Kim: “No city – except Bombay, the Queen of all – was more beautiful...

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Maheshwar

Maheshwar North India

The first sight of the beautiful fort and tiered temples of Maheshwar, shimmering above their reflections in the waters of...

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Manali

Manali North India

This 1,926-metre hill station at the northern end of the Kulu Valley has suffered from over-development, but its setting is...

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Mandawa

Mandawa North India

Mandawa is just over 100 kilometres north of Jaipur in northern Rajasthan, but it could be on a different planet....

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Mandvi

Mandvi North India

Mandvi is an intriguing port town on the Gulf coast, around 60 km south west of Bhuj, in the state...

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Mount Abu

Mount Abu North India

Mount Abu, Rajasthan’s only hill station, is set on a rocky outcrop that overlooks the romantic Aravalli mountain range and...

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Mumbai

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Mumbai, a vibrant and bustling coastal city, has always oozed style and sophistication. A port city overlooking the Arabian Sea,...

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Nagaur

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On the edge of the Thar Desert, halfway between the mighty Rajput cities of Jodhpur and Bikaner, Nagaur in rural Rajasthan is not on the...

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Nagpur

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This is almost literally the centre of India, the capital of the orange-growing region and a great area for cotton...

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Nameri National Park

Nameri National Park North India

Nameri National Park, covering an area of about 200 square kms, is located at the foothills of the eastern Himalayas...

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Narlai

Narlai North India

Built in the 15th century, the tiny typically Rajasthani village of Narlai is in a beautiful area near the hills...

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Nimaj

Nimaj North India

The reservoir at Nimaj is one of Rajasthan's loveliest and most serene spots; a rarity in such a dry desert...

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Orchha

Orchha North India

Dreamy, isolated and marooned on a bend of the Betwa River, Orchha is a fantastically romantic cluster of stone palaces,...

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Osian

Osian North India 2

There are 23 temples in this frontier town, one of the final provisioning stops for travellers crossing the Thar Desert...

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Palitana

Palitana North India

Legends swirl around this incredible complex of 863 Jain temples on the summit of Shatrunjaya Hill, which is an enormously...

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Panna National Park

Panna National Park North India

Situated just 31 kilometres from the world-famous town of Khajuraho, Panna National Park is located on the banks of the...

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Patna

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On the southern banks of The River Ganges, Patna is located in the north eastern reaches of India, tucked neatly between...

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Pelling

Pelling North India

The pleasant little town of Pelling is famous for its magnificent views of the snow-capped mountains of Kanchenjunga and it...

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Pench Tiger Reserve

Pench Tiger Reserve North India

Pench was the place that inspired Rudyard Kipling to write "The Jungle Book" and, more recently, the BBC series "Tiger...

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Pragpur

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Pragpur is a quaint little heritage village located in the Kangra Valley at the very foot of the Himalayas. It...

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Puri

Puri North India

Puri attracts many visitors throughout the year, most of whom are pilgrims drawn to the area as Puri is considered...

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Pushkar

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Located in the heart of Rajasthan’s Thar Desert, 11 kilometres from Ajmer, the town of Pushkar sits beside a lake...

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Raipur

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Raipur is a bustling village deep in the Rajasthani countryside (not to be confused with Raipur city in Chhattisgarh), located...

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Rajasthan

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Rajasthan really is the crowning jewels of India: a fabulous realm of maharajas, ornate and richly decorated palaces, luxurious hotels, mighty...

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Ranakpur

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Rising out of the Aravalli foothills to the north of Udaipur, near the banks of the Magai River, Ranakpur is one of...

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Ranthambore

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Ranthambore National Park is a vast expanse of deciduous forests and wild jungle scrub, glassy lakes and open meadows, hemmed...

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Rinchenpong

Rinchenpong North India

Rinchenpong is a small village located in the South West of Sikkim. It is a great place to visit to...

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Rishikesh

Rishikesh North India

Rishikesh is really a collection of districts in India, which became famous as a spiritual centre because of its position...

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Rohet

Rohet North India

The Maharaja of Jodhpur bestowed the fiefdom of Rohet upon Thakur Dalpat Singh 1, Rathore of the Champawat clan, as...

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Samode

Samode North India

Samode is an enchantingly traditional rural village tucked into the Aravalli Hills, around 40 kilometres north of Jaipur (a one-hour...

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Satpura Wildlife Reserve

Satpura Wildlife Reserve North India

Situated in the Central Indian Highlands, the Satpura Wildlife Reserve is a unique and highly diverse biosphere reserve which is...

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Shahpura

Shahpura North India

Halfway between Jaipur and Udaipur, the Rajasthani town of Shahpura has a rich arts and crafts tradition and is full...

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Shimla

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Shimla: the "Queen of the Hill Stations", an old city once the summer playground of the Raj, graced by colonels...

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Siliguri

Siliguri North India

Located in the state of West Bengal, Siliguri and the town of New Jalpaiguri, which is a stone’s throw away,...

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Srinagar

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Srinagar is the summer capital of Kashmir and stands on the picturesque Dal Lake and the Jhelum River, surrounded by...

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Tadoba Tiger Reserve

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Tadoba Tiger Reserve is a fantastic off-the-beaten-track national park found in the Chandrapur district of Maharashtra in central India, two...

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The Ganges River

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The Ganges River – or Mother Ganga as ‘she’ is better known in India – is the spiritual heart of...

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The Hooghli River

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The 260 kilometre-long Hooghly River, a tributary of the Ganges, links the charming rural scenes of West Bengal with the...

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Thiksey

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Thiksey has some of the most breath-taking vistas in the whole of India: vast wind-swept plateaus, rugged snow-capped Himalayan mountains...

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Udaipur

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Set beside the blue waters of Pichola Lake and surrounded by the ancient Aravalli Hills, Udaipur has a romance which...

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Vadodara

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Vadodara, formerly known as Baroda, was once capital city of one of the most powerful and wealthy states in India....

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Varanasi

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Varanasi is probably the place in India that has the most profound impact on visitors. Formerly known as Benares, it...

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We had a wonderful holiday - everything was perfect. Thank you for helping us to make a thoughtful plan to enjoy and make most out of our trip. The places we visited, the guides, the transportation and driver, the hotels selected... Everything was great!
- Jaime Benitez, South India
Everything you did for us whilst we were away was hugely appreciated, and Ampersand has been exemplary in every way. I'll always recommend you!
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Without question, you put together the best trip I have ever taken. We were shown around like visiting dignitaries, the hotels were fantastic and the itinerary was just right. Everybody I know will hear about how amazing Ampersand is!
- Leslie Siben, India
So many highlights to choose from! The hotels were amazing but Maya Villa was a highlight… I loved just hanging out in the hammock reading my book and watching the peacocks chase the cows!
- Krista Weir, Sri Lanka
Difficult to articulate just how good the service from you and your team really was. We know you will continue to do well and hope we have the chance to seek your assistance again before long.
- Mr & Mrs Manson, North India
I thought the Ampersand team was outstanding. We couldn’t have hoped for anything more.
- Mr Geoffrey Johnson, India
Ampersand’s details preparation, attention to detail and interaction before and during our trip show exactly why good travel agents have a role in today’s internet/direct booking age. Shalmali was a delight to work with – before and during our trip.
- Mr David Wallace, North India
I had a very lovely time and was looked after splendidly. My first visit to India could not have been better, save for being longer! But I shall return at some point and I shall look to you to make the arrangements.
- Matthew Nicklin, North India

From our Instagram

Atmospheric rural villages, mirror-still lakes and gracious locals sum up #Myanmar (#Burma) for us 🌅
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📸 courtesy of @zayyarlin84
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#Milaidhoo is magic at all hours - be it in broad daylight, at sunset or under a starry sky - as our General Manager @emilyjanegillman witnessed last week!🏝
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The ultimate beach destination, the #Maldives can easily top or tail a tailor-made Ampersand tour & makes for a perfect honeymoon 🇲🇻
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There are more colours to the #PinkCity than you may think... 🌸
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Walk the streets of #Jaipur, past the iconic #HawaMahal (Palace of the Winds), #CityPalace & #AmerFort passing a vivid spectrum of colours as you go 🌻🌹🌿
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Happy #Holi to all of you! 🇮🇳✨
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‘Traditionally to welcome the coming of spring, this joyful festival is filled with colour, music, dancing and great energy’ @the_ampersander
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Don’t miss out on #Teardrop’s new boutique hotels while touring #SriLanka 🇱🇰
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Each sleek property brings a fresh twist to the traditional hill country - from #NineSkies in #Ella to #CamelliaHills in #Dickoya, plus #Goatfell in #NuwaraEliya 🍃
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Peek into the Himalayan Kingdom of #Bhutan & discover its extraordinary natural beauty with us 🇧🇹
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Vibrant hues compliment earthy tones at every corner, especially within the hotly-anticipated #SixSensesBhutan lodges 🍂✨
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📸 captured by @jamesjayasundera along his @sixsensesbhutan journey
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✨Beautiful Udaipur✨
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A pleasure palace built in the 1700s, the location for Octopussy and many a love story, @tajlakepalace is so magical, you can’t quite believe your eyes
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📸 @the_adventuresofus during their whirlwind tour of India 🧡🇮🇳
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Monks in #Myanmar (#Burma) 🇲🇲
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Buddhism runs strong through the country’s veins - not only are 90% of the Burmese Buddhist, but many children are monks in training and call ancient monasteries home 🧘🏽‍♂️
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A luxury holiday to #Goa feeds the soul and the senses 🇮🇳🌅
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Discover a kaleidoscope of baroque architecture, whitewashed churches, crumbling forts, tropical beaches, intoxicating spices and the warmth of #SouthIndia ⛪️☀️🌶
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