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Day tours

Tours, Sightseeing & Cruises

Private Day Tour of Taj Mahal and Agra Fort By Superfast Train - All Inclusive

Starting at$88

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Tours, Sightseeing & Cruises

Private Taj Mahal Tour from Delhi by Car

Starting at$65

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Tours, Sightseeing & Cruises

Private Sunrise Taj Mahal Tour from Delhi by Car

Starting at$64

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Tours, Sightseeing & Cruises

Full Day Private Taj Mahal & Agra Tour from Delhi by Express Train

Starting at$129

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Tours, Sightseeing & Cruises

Private Full Day Old and New Delhi City Tour

Starting at$35

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Tours, Sightseeing & Cruises

Old Delhi Bike Tour

Starting at$31

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Tours, Sightseeing & Cruises

Half Day Old Delhi Bazaar Walk & Masterji Kee Haveli Visiting Tour

Starting at$53

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Tours, Sightseeing & Cruises

Delhi to Agra and Taj Mahal Private Day Trip by Express Train with Lunch

Starting at$118

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Multi-day adventures

Lonely Planet Experience

Iconic India

Starting at$2,163

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Lonely Planet Experience

Delhi to Goa

Starting at$973

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Lonely Planet Experience

Indian Getaway

Starting at$641

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Lonely Planet Experience

North India Revealed

Starting at$926

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Lonely Planet Experience

South India Revealed

Starting at$1,045

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Cultural & Theme Tours

Delhi to Amritsar and Golden Temple 2-Day Tour by Rail

Starting at$194

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Cultural & Theme Tours

Private Tour: 5-Day Varanasi and Khajuraho from Delhi

Starting at$1,864

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Tours, Sightseeing & Cruises

Taj Mahal Tour with Abhaneri Stepwell from Jaipur by Car

Starting at$147

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Art and culture

Rama Navami: Sacred destinations or Divya Desams

2 min readPublished 19 Apr 2021

Rama Navami is a spring festival that celebrates the birth of the Prince of Ayodhya of the epic Ramayana.  Lord Rama is the seventh avatar of the Hindu…

A vibrant wall mural on the coronation of Rama at Sri Thirumoozhikkalam Temple, Ernakulam in Kerala. ©108 Divya Desams/Niyogi Books
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When to go to India

8 min readPublished 8 Apr 2021

Whether you’re looking to hit the beach or trek between hill stations, here’s our guide to the best time to visit India.

People under an archway at the entrance to the Taj Mahal.
Adventure travel

How to plan your dream trip to the Himalayas

5 min readPublished 28 Jan 2021

With suggested itineraries and ideas for alternative destinations, here's everything you need to plan your dream trip to the Himalayan region.

Stunning view of the Himalaya mountains (Cholatse and Taboche to the left), Ngozumpa glacier, and Gokyo lakes (the world's highest freshwater lakes, sacred for both Hindus and Buddhists), as seen on top of Gokyo Ri (5,357 m), near the village of Gokyo, in Sagarmatha National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site in Khumbu region, Solukhumbu district, eastern Nepal, Asia.
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A Lonely Planet photographer shares secrets for taking that perfect shot

4 min readPublished 2 Dec 2020

To celebrate Lonely Planet’s new book The Perfect Shot, we caught up with photographer Philip Lee Harvey to find out what his most memorable images are.

Machu Picchu (left); sea turtles in Indonesia (center); Ethiopia (right) © Philip Lee Harvey / Lonely Planet
Travel gear and tech

How artificial intelligence is helping these companies protect the world's wildlife

6 min readPublished 30 Sep 2020

Companies committed to the conservation of wildlife are utilizing AI to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of a growing number of sustainable programs and projects.

Red Eyed Tree Frog