While in Delhi, Mark visits Qutub Minar, one of the most important historical icons of the city, and a UNESCO World Heritage site.
North Indian food is often what people think of as just Indian food, as North Indian curries are often found in Western restaurants.
Belur Math is a temple in Kolkata, India that’s dedicated to Ramakrishna Math and Mission, a branch of Hinduism.
Gangtok is a pleasant town located in the Sikkim state of India. In the Eastern Himalayas, it’s populated by a mixture of Nepalis, Tibetans, and Indians.
The city of Jaipur, nicknamed “The Pink City” and located in the famous Indian state of Rajasthan, is one of the most popular cities to visit in North India.
When visiting Agra, definitely spend time admiring the Taj Mahal, but ensure you have enough time to thoroughly explore the Agra Fort as well.
From the small city of Gangtok, it was about a 45 minute shared jeep drive, followed by a 15 minute up-hill walk to get to the Tibetan Ranka Monastery.
Mother Teresa’s house in Kolkata is a memorable place to visit. It’s open every day except Thursday, and closed on Easter and December 26.
Goa, India is an increasingly popular Christmas destination for British and Europeans looking to escape the cold, grey December weather.
Linda shares details regarding various options for hiking the Himalayas, specifically within India.