With its magnificent forts and palaces, expansive sand dunes, towering peaks, lively streets and world wonder Taj Mahal, India is a delight for the senses.
The capital Delhi is where many start exploring, and despite the frenetic pace it's worth spending at least a day admiring its photogenic tombs and UNESCO sites. This guide to Rajasthan highlights the state's top destinations like the pink city of Jaipur, fun things to do in Jaisalmer, and what it's like to go on a tiger safari in Ranthambore National Park.
No trip to India is complete without visiting the awe-inspiring Taj Mahal--these tips will help you make the most of your visit. Here's a helpful packing guide for what to wear in India, and why you'll want to snag a seat on the Palace on Wheels train.