A few expert tips will help you enjoy this challenging but magical country, writes Nina Karnikowski.
Through the smoky haze I can see the world's most famous monument. And there are no tourists around.
They call the site for this luxury resort, amid moody misty valleys, the 'Scotland of India'.
Mumbai can be madly overwhelming so it pays to have some decisions up your sleeve.
It's colourful, fun and just a little bit mad. And, like it or not, you're invited …
From the eye-catching interiors to the warm service – not to mention the rooftop pool – this is a wonderful base from which to explore Kolkata.
There are ways to make the most out of a visit to one of the most spectacular man-made sites in the world.
A visit leaves an impenetrable mark, for this is a country of brilliant colour and culture; from the blue city of Jodhpur, the golden temple of Amritsar to the saris left to dry in the breeze. From the magnificent Taj Mahal, the ghats of Varanasi, its southern tea plantations and backwaters, to its singular festivals and the far mountains of Ladakh, this is a country that has much to offer intrepid travellers.