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11 days
from £2,060 pp

Classic Rajasthan

NovemberDecemberFebruary, +1
HighlightsWonders of the WorldCultural, +2
Woman selling flowers in India
11 days
from £1,960 pp

Classic Tamilnadu - South India

OctoberFebruaryMarch, +3
ClassicHighlightsCultural, +1
Dec 3, 2019

World's most marvellous markets

Martha Hales

Whether you are a browser, a people-watcher or a dedicated bargain hunter, markets are going to be a highlight of any trip. We’ve picked ten of our favourite markets to give you some inspiration for your next holiday.

GhanaMexicoEcuador, +7
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
CulturalFood & Drink
13 days
from £2,790 pp

A Honeymoon in India

OctoberNovemberDecember, +3
HoneymoonClassicCultural, +2
Nov 8, 2019

Ultimate holiday destinations

Martha Hales

We have some inspiration for a selection of the best ‘trip of a lifetime’ destinations to help you narrow down your options. Our handpicked local partners are based in their destination, and if anyone can arrange that special bucket-list trip, they can.

LaosPeruIndia, +13
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
WildlifeCulturalGreat Journeys, +3
Sep 4, 2019

Our historical hotlist

Martha Hales

From Beijing's Forbidden City to the ancient mosques and minarets of Samarkand, we've gathered together our top 10 historical places to visit around the world.

CambodiaRussiaGuatemala, +8
Views from the Western Ghats
9 days
from £2,570 pp

Eco India (Group Tour)

CulturalWildlifeOff the Beaten Path, +1
13 days
from £4,920 pp

River cruising in Assam

NovemberDecemberJanuary, +3
Off the Beaten PathBoat Journeys
Jun 15, 2019

India's Golden Triangle: The highlights and hidden gems

Martha Hales

If you trace a line from Delhi via Agra and Jaipur and back to Delhi you will have drawn the Golden Triangle. Many of the stunning sights on the route are amongst India's most popular tourist hotspots... but not all. Here’s our introduction to the highlights and hidden gems of the Golden Triangle.

HistoryHighlightsCultural, +3
Apr 24, 2019

Where to see the world's most endangered species

Martha Hales

The Earth and its animals are precious and some of the most endangered species are teetering of the edge of extinction - only we can help. Here we've looked at the reasons for why so many species' populations are in decline, and where you can ethically go to see these incredible animals in the wild.

LaosMozambiqueMyanmar (Burma), +22
SafariOff the Beaten PathWildlife
Mar 8, 2019

Celebrated women of the world

Corinne Homer

Learn about the celebrated women of the world on International Women's Day! From tyrannical queens to brave revolutionaries, each one fought against the traditions and gender biases of their time to become legendary figures in their own right.

JapanIndiaUzbekistan, +4
CulturalWonders of the WorldColonial Era, +1
11 days
from £1,880 pp

India - A Family Holiday

FamilyCulturalWonders of the World, +1
Feb 11, 2019

The best cities in India

Martha Hales

India’s allure is renowned and far-reaching and a nation of this size boasts a wealth of fascinating attractions. High on the list for many visitors are the beautiful and historic cities. Here's a quick introduction to 8 of our favourites, from the blue city of Jodhpur to the fascinating Varanasi.

Taj Mahal at dawn
7 days
from £1,080 pp

The Golden Triangle of India

OctoberNovemberDecember, +3
Colonial EraWonders of the WorldHistory, +3
Jan 2, 2019

Where to go in 2019... and why!

Samantha Fergusson

Here at TravelLocal HQ, we are dreaming of the wonders that the world holds in store for 2019. And we aren’t simply thinking of destinations we’ve not been to before, but also the unique events happening there that make them an even more exciting prospect! Discover which countries are hosting exciting festivals, featuring wonderful seasonal events or simply celebrating an anniversary, from Armenia to Tanzania...

UzbekistanLaosMorocco, +8
Great JourneysHighlightsFestivals, +8
Nov 30, 2018

Hiking in India

Martha Hales

From the peaks that rise above the tea plantations of Kerala, to the frozen rivers and soaring altitudes of mountain treks in the Himalayas, India is incredible for hiking. We've worked with our local experts to gather the best regions and their treks to help inspire your next walking holiday.

JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
Off the Beaten PathWalking & HikingAdventure
12 days
from £2,600 pp

Northeast India: The Last Frontier

NovemberDecemberFebruary, +1
SafariAdventureCultural, +1
Nov 14, 2018

Your Ultimate Guide to India

Samantha Fergusson

A kaleidoscope of colour and a riot of smells, sounds and flavours... India is a country that has tantalised travellers for generations. Whether you are drawn there by the lure of the temples, the incredible people, the fabulous cuisine or the endangered wildlife, we've put together the downloadable Ultimate Guide to India to help you plan your trip.

JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
Undiscovered BeachesAdventureFood & Drink, +16
Nov 7, 2018

Take the family to India

Martha Hales

Open your family’s eyes to all the colour and wonder of India, one of the most exciting destinations out there. Fire your children’s imaginations by going in search of tigers, on houseboat adventures or on explorations to ancient palaces. Here are our top tips for holidaying with your family in India.

JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
Boat JourneysFamilyGreat Journeys, +2
14 days
from £2,140 pp

Taste of India

NovemberDecemberFebruary, +1
Food & DrinkCulturalHistory
Oct 31, 2018

Holi: Festival of Colour

Martha Hales

The festival of colour is probably one of India's most famous religious festivals, and is celebrated all over the world. Here's all you need to know about it's origins, where to celebrate it and what to expect...

25 days
from £4,450 pp

Ultimate India

OctoberNovemberDecember, +3
CoastWonders of the WorldHistory, +6
Oct 5, 2018

Where to see big cats

Kati Taylor

With their majestic and dignified natures, big cats have captivated the popular imagination for decades. The mere thought of a Bengal tiger emerging from the forest at dusk, or a pride of lions padding across the open plains is enough to send shivers down the spine of even the most seasoned wildlife enthusiast. Find out the best destinations in which to see these incredible creatures, as advised by our local experts.

South AfricaBrazilTanzania, +3
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
AdventureOff the Beaten PathSafari, +1
Aug 15, 2018

Travelling in Central Asia

Kati Taylor

Central Asia is in many ways the land that time forgot. Remnants of the Silk Road demand exploration, caravans of nomadic people still wind their way across the empty landscape, the blue domes of ancient cities could have been lifted from the times of Marco Polo, and as you lay your head down in a traditional yurt by the shores of a tranquil lake, you will wonder if you truly have gone back in time.

KyrgyzstanKazakhstanUzbekistan, +1
MarchAprilMay, +5
CulturalFood & DrinkOff the Beaten Path, +4
Aug 8, 2018

Trip tips for travelling the Silk Route

Huw Owen

Travelling along the Silk Route can seem a daunting prospect. Here, TravelLocal co-founder Huw has put together some top tips that will help you get started. From book recommendations to which markets to not miss, read on to see what he has to say as a Silk Road traveller himself...

JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
Off the Beaten PathWalking & HikingCultural, +2
24 days
from £5,060 pp

Mysteries of the Silk Route

JuneMayAugust, +1
Great JourneysAdventureCultural, +1
Jul 19, 2018

Our top 25 UNESCO World Heritage sites

Martha Hales

There are over 1,000 UNESCO World Heritage Sites found all over the globe. It is therefore rather difficult to decide which ones to prioritise visiting - whether that's the ever popular Taj Mahal or the lesser-known segments of the Great Wall of China. We've picked out some of our favourite UNESCO recognised sites to help narrow your search.

ArgentinaBrazilJapan, +15
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
HistoryWonders of the WorldHighlights, +1
8 days
from £2,930 pp

Tigerland - Central India

JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +4
SafariWildlifeClassic, +1
Jun 24, 2018

Following in the footsteps of Marianne North

Samantha Fergusson

One of the most extraordinary women of the Victorian era, Marianne North was a botanist and artist who travelled wherever she needed to in order to paint plants in their natural environment. Discover where her desire to document these incredible specimens took her...

BorneoIndonesiaJapan, +5
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
Unique to TravelLocalHistoryOff the Beaten Path
14 days
from £4,470 pp

Luxury Rajasthan

JulyAugustSeptember, +6
CulturalFood & DrinkWonders of the World, +3