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Going to to India? All travel info is here

All the information to prepare his stay are here. We have selected a list of activities to do during your visit, found hotels with good value for money, and gathered practical tips for getting to India. This article is illustrated with many maps and photos.

Where to stay in India

in India we also note a significant presence of correct with basic comfort 3 star hotels.

The 5-star hotels in India

If you read this paragraph it is because you are looking above all for a luxury hotel. No question of compromising quality for your stay in India. There are some very good 5 star hotels, but not all of them are equal. To help you choose, read the following information carefully.

In India and in the immediate vicinity there are more than a hundred 5-star hotels. Not always easy to book at the best ones. Fortunately we are here to guide you in your choice.

4-star hotels in India

When looking for a 4 star hotel, you want quality first. It's good:in India 4-star hotels are pretty good overall, but be careful though there are establishments with fairly average levels of service. To help you in your choice, here is some useful information.

You make good choice if you book at Umaid Bhawan - Heritage Style Hotel (one of the best option in Jaipur), at Niranta Transit Hotel Terminal 2 Arrivals/Landside (a very correct establishment ) or at Hotel Taj Resorts.

3-star hotels in India

Good options are: Shree Ganesha Palace (one of the best choices in Varanasi), at Hotel G-Square - Shirdi (a very good establishment) or Hotel Radhika Haveli, Mandawa.

Guesthouses in India

In India and in the immediate surroundings there are more than a hundred guesthouses. Not always easy to find a good one. Fortunately we are here to guide you in your choice. The best choice will probably be the Hotel Sarvottam & guest house, an establishment. Also consider the Shahi Guest House, which is pleasant...

Hotels with golf in India

In India and in the immediate surroundings there are more than a hundred hotels with golf. Not always easy to identify which ones are really good to play golf and relax. Fortunately we are here to guide you in your choice. You can should book your stay at The LaLiT Golf & Spa Resort Goa (one of the best choices at Canacona), at Kensville Golf and Country Club (an establishment rather not bad ) or at Hilton Bangalore Embassy GolfLinks.

Hotels with casino in India

In India and in the immediate vicinity there are more than a hundred hotels with a casino. Not always easy to make a choice. Have a look to our recommendations.

Questions and Answers

What is the best hotel in India? The best place to stay in India is at Trident Nariman Point in Mumbai.

What is the best 5 stars hotel in India? The best 5 stars hotel in India is the A & B Cottages in Ramakkalmedu.

What is the best 4 stars hotel in India? The best 4 stars hotel in India is the Umaid Bhawan - Heritage Style Hotel in Jaipur.

What is the best 3 stars hotel in India? The best 3 stars hotel in India is the Shree Ganesha Palace in Varanasi.

What is the best 2 stars hotel in India? The best 2 stars hotel in India is the The Fort Bungalow in Cochin.

What is the best hotel with spa in India?

What is the best resort & spa hotel in India? The best resort & spa hotel in India is the Le Meridien Mahabaleshwar Resort & Spa in Mahabaleshwar.

What is the best hotel to practice golf in India? The best hotel to practice golf in India is the The LaLiT Golf & Spa Resort Goa in Canacona.

Is there a casino hotel in India? Yes there is : you can go to the The Zuri White Sands, Goa Resort & Casino in Varca.

What is the best guesthouse in India? The best guesthouse in India is the Hotel Sarvottam & guest house in Disa.

How to get to India

Going to India by plane

Indira Gandhi International Airport : the airport has 6440 flights per week. It is served by 57 airlines that offer 132 destinations.

Well-served international destinations include:

  • Dubai : flights operated by Emirates, Indigo, Flydubai, Air India and Spicejet
  • Abu Dhabi : flights operated by Etihad Airways and Air India Express
  • London : flights operated by Air India, British Airways and Virgin Atlantic
  • Muscat : flights operated by Oman Air and Air India
  • Mansour District : flights operated by Iraqi Airways
  • Riyadh : flights operated by Saudia and Air India
  • Amsterdam : flights operated by Klm
  • San Francisco Bay Area : flights operated by Air India
  • Qatar : flights operated by Qatar Airways and Indigo
  • Kuwait : flights operated by Kuwait Airways
  • Other cities with medium and long haul direct flights to Indira Gandhi International Airport : Sydney

Regional destinations with the most frequencies of flights from Indira Gandhi International Airport :

  • Kathmandu : flights operated by Air India, Rayyan Air and Indigo
  • Hong Kong : flights operated by Air India and Cathay Pacific
  • Bangkok : flights operated by Air India, Thai Airways International and Spicejet
  • Singapore : flights operated by Air India and Singapore Airlines
  • Kuala Lumpur : flights operated by Malaysia Airlines, Tor Air and Airasia X
  • Dhaka : flights operated by
  • Seoul : flights operated by Air India, Asiana Airlines and Korean Air
  • Guangzhou : flights operated by China Southern Airlines
  • Colombo : flights operated by Air India
  • Sanya : flights operated by China Southern Airlines
  • Other regional destinations accessible by direct flight from Indira Gandhi International Airport : Tokyo.

Domestic flights from Indira Gandhi International Airport :

There are 64 airports accessible by direct flights, operated by Air India, Goair, Indigo, Airuk and Spicejet.

  • Mumbai : flights operated by Air India, Goair, Indigo, Airuk and Spicejet
  • Bangalore : flights operated by Indigo, Air India, Goair, Airuk, Spicejet and Air Mali
  • Kolkata : flights operated by Indigo, Goair, Spicejet, Air India, Airuk and Air Mali
  • Chennai Metropolitan Area : flights operated by Indigo, Air India, Spicejet and Airuk
  • Pune : flights operated by Indigo, Goair, Air India, Airuk, Air Mali, Spicejet and Olt Express Germany
  • Ahmedabad : flights operated by Indigo, Goair, Airuk, Air India and Spicejet
  • Lucknow : flights operated by Indigo, Goair, Air India and Airuk
  • Patna : flights operated by Goair, Indigo, Air India and Spicejet
  • Goa : flights operated by Indigo, Air Mali, Spicejet, Airuk, Goair and Air India
  • Other domestic destinations accessible by direct flight from Indira Gandhi International Airport : Guwahati.

Low cost airlines to Indira Gandhi International Airport :

  • Mumbai : flights operated by Air India, Goair, Indigo, Airuk and Spicejet
  • Bangalore : flights operated by Indigo, Air India, Goair, Airuk, Spicejet and Air Mali
  • Kolkata : flights operated by Indigo, Goair, Spicejet, Air India, Airuk and Air Mali
  • Pune : flights operated by Indigo, Goair, Air India, Airuk, Air Mali, Spicejet and Olt Express Germany
  • Ahmedabad : flights operated by Indigo, Goair, Airuk, Air India and Spicejet
  • Goa : flights operated by Indigo, Air Mali, Spicejet, Airuk, Goair and Air India
  • Patna : flights operated by Goair, Indigo, Air India and Spicejet
  • Kochi : flights operated by Indigo, Goair, Air India, Airuk and Spicejet
  • Chennai Metropolitan Area : flights operated by Indigo, Air India, Spicejet and Airuk
  • Other cities with direct low cost flights to Indira Gandhi International Airport: Lucknow.

Charter and seasonal flights exists from :

  • Allahābād : flights operated by Thai Sky Airlines
  • Gorakhpur : flights operated by Thai Sky Airlines and Spicejet
  • Jabalpur : flights operated by Thai Sky Airlines and Spicejet
  • Bhopal : flights operated by Air India and Thai Sky Airlines
  • Rajkot : flights operated by Air India and Thai Sky Airlines
  • Kathmandu : flights operated by Air India, Rayyan Air and Indigo
  • Other cities with direct flights charter and seasonal flights to Indira Gandhi International Airport : Lucknow.

Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport : the airport has 4620 flights per week. It is served by 52 airlines that offer 103 destinations.

Well-served international destinations include:

  • Dubai : flights operated by Emirates, Air India Express, Indigo, Air India and Flydubai
  • Kuwait : flights operated by Kuwait Airways and Jazeera Airways
  • Abu Dhabi : flights operated by Etihad Airways and Air India
  • Muscat : flights operated by Oman Air, Air India and Indigo
  • Riyadh : flights operated by Saudia and Air India
  • London : flights operated by British Airways and Air India
  • Qatar : flights operated by Qatar Airways, Indigo and Air India Express
  • Bahrain : flights operated by Gulf Air
  • Jeddah : flights operated by Saudia and Air India
  • Sharjah : flights operated by Air India Express
  • Other cities with medium and long haul direct flights to Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport : Plaine Magnien

Regional destinations with the most frequencies of flights from Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport :

  • Colombo : flights operated by
  • Singapore : flights operated by Singapore Airlines and Air India
  • Hong Kong : flights operated by Air India and Cathay Pacific
  • Bangkok : flights operated by Thai Smile, Thai Airways International, Air India and Bangkok Airways
  • Kuala Lumpur : flights operated by Malaysia Airlines and Tor Air
  • Seoul : flights operated by Air India and Korean Air
  • Kathmandu : flights operated by Rayyan Air
  • Denpasar : flights operated by Garuda Indonesia
  • Dhaka : flights operated by
  • Keihanshin : flights operated by Air India
  • Other regional destinations accessible by direct flight from Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport : Tokyo.

Domestic flights from Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport :

There are 55 airports accessible by direct flights, operated by Air India, Indigo, Goair, Airuk and Spicejet.

  • Delhi : flights operated by Air India, Indigo, Goair, Airuk and Spicejet
  • Bangalore : flights operated by Indigo, Air India, Goair and Spicejet
  • Kolkata : flights operated by Indigo, Goair, Air India and Spicejet
  • Goa : flights operated by Goair, Air India, Indigo and Spicejet
  • Ahmedabad : flights operated by Goair, Indigo, Air India, Olt Express Germany and Spicejet
  • Chennai Metropolitan Area : flights operated by Indigo, Air India, Goair and Spicejet
  • Kochi : flights operated by Goair, Indigo, Air India and Spicejet
  • Jaipur : flights operated by Indigo, Goair, Olt Express Germany, Air India and Spicejet
  • Lucknow : flights operated by Indigo, Goair, Olt Express Germany and Air India
  • Other domestic destinations accessible by direct flight from Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport : Nagpur.

Low cost airlines to Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport :

  • Delhi : flights operated by Air India, Indigo, Goair, Airuk and Spicejet
  • Bangalore : flights operated by Indigo, Air India, Goair and Spicejet
  • Kolkata : flights operated by Indigo, Goair, Air India and Spicejet
  • Ahmedabad : flights operated by Goair, Indigo, Air India, Olt Express Germany and Spicejet
  • Kochi : flights operated by Goair, Indigo, Air India and Spicejet
  • Goa : flights operated by Goair, Air India, Indigo and Spicejet
  • Chennai Metropolitan Area : flights operated by Indigo, Air India, Goair and Spicejet
  • Lucknow : flights operated by Indigo, Goair, Olt Express Germany and Air India
  • Jaipur : flights operated by Indigo, Goair, Olt Express Germany, Air India and Spicejet
  • Other cities with direct low cost flights to Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport : Patna.

Charter and seasonal flights exists from :

  • Bhavnagar : flights operated by Thai Sky Airlines
  • Gwalior : flights operated by Thai Sky Airlines
  • Bhuj : flights operated by Thai Sky Airlines
  • Kathmandu : flights operated by Rayyan Air
  • Diu : flights operated by Thai Sky Airlines

Kempegowda International Airport : the airport has 3927 flights per week. It is served by 30 airlines that offer 66 destinations.

Well-served international destinations include:

  • Dubai : flights operated by Emirates, Indigo and Air India
  • Muscat : flights operated by Oman Air and Air India
  • Bahrain : flights operated by Gulf Air
  • Abu Dhabi : flights operated by Etihad Airways
  • San Francisco Bay Area : flights operated by Air India
  • Plaine Magnien : flights operated by Air Mauritius
  • Jeddah : flights operated by Saudia
  • Kuwait : flights operated by Kuwait Airways
  • London : flights operated by British Airways
  • Riyadh : flights operated by Saudia
  • Other cities with medium and long haul direct flights to Kempegowda International Airport : Paris

Regional destinations with the most frequencies of flights from Kempegowda International Airport :

  • Colombo : flights operated by Indigo
  • Singapore : flights operated by Tiger Airways, Indigo, Silkair and Singapore Airlines
  • Kuala Lumpur : flights operated by Malaysia Airlines, Airasia and Tor Air
  • Bangkok : flights operated by Thai Airways International
  • Bangkok : flights operated by Thai Airasia
  • Kathmandu : flights operated by Rayyan Air
  • Male : flights operated by Air India
  • Hong Kong : flights operated by Cathay Dragon

Domestic flights from Kempegowda International Airport :

There are 44 airports accessible by direct flights, operated by Indigo, Air India, Airuk, Spicejet, Goair and Air Mali.

  • Delhi : flights operated by Indigo, Air India, Airuk, Spicejet, Goair and Air Mali
  • Mumbai : flights operated by Indigo, Air India, Goair and Spicejet
  • Chennai Metropolitan Area : flights operated by Indigo, Spicejet, Air Mali and Air India
  • Kolkata : flights operated by Indigo, Spicejet, Air Mali and Air India
  • Pune : flights operated by Indigo, Air Mali, Spicejet and Goair
  • Kochi : flights operated by Indigo, Air Mali, Thai Sky Airlines and Spicejet
  • Bhubaneswar : flights operated by Indigo, Air Mali and Air India
  • Ahmedabad : flights operated by Indigo, Spicejet, Airuk and Goair
  • Mangalore : flights operated by Indigo and Spicejet
  • Other domestic destinations accessible by direct flight from Kempegowda International Airport : Goa.

Low cost airlines to Kempegowda International Airport :

  • Delhi : flights operated by Indigo, Air India, Airuk, Spicejet, Goair and Air Mali
  • Kolkata : flights operated by Indigo, Spicejet, Air Mali and Air India
  • Mumbai : flights operated by Indigo, Air India, Goair and Spicejet
  • Chennai Metropolitan Area : flights operated by Indigo, Spicejet, Air Mali and Air India
  • Kochi : flights operated by Indigo, Air Mali, Thai Sky Airlines and Spicejet
  • Pune : flights operated by Indigo, Air Mali, Spicejet and Goair
  • Jaipur : flights operated by Air Mali and Indigo
  • Goa : flights operated by Air Mali, Indigo, Spicejet, Air India and Goair
  • Ahmedabad : flights operated by Indigo, Spicejet, Airuk and Goair
  • Other cities with direct low cost flights to Kempegowda International Airport : Bhubaneswar.

Charter and seasonal flights exists from :

  • Hubli : flights operated by Spicejet, Indigo, Thai Sky Airlines and Air India
  • Kathmandu : flights operated by Rayyan Air
  • Lakshadweep : flights operated by Thai Sky Airlines
  • Kochi : flights operated by Indigo, Air Mali, Thai Sky Airlines and Spicejet

What to do in India

In India you can also visit Manas National Park, Valley Of Flowers National Park, Keoladeo National Park, Red Fort, Sunderban National Park, Lotus Temple and Nanda Devi National Park.

Museums in India

In India the main museums to visit are Sabarmati Ashram, Nehru Memorial Museum & Library and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Museum.

Other museums are worth visiting, such as Gandhi Smriti, Government Museum, City Palace, Mathura Museum, Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum, Birla Industrial & Technological Museum and Forest Research Institute. If you want to visit other museums, less known but no less interesting, here are some suggestions: Odisha State Museum, Kirti Mandir, Asiatic Society Of Mumbai, Saraswathi Mahal Library, Virasat-E-Khalsa, Namgyal Institute Of Tibetology, Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Jai Vilas Mahal, Patna Museum and Nehru Science Centre.

Theme parks in India

In India you can visit theme parks such as Adlabs Imagica.

Archeological sites in India

In India on rainy days, go to the archeological. We especially recommend Lothal and Dholavira.

Places of workship in India

In India the main places of workship to visit are Harimandir Sahib, Charminar and Kashi Vishwanath Temple.

Gyanvapi Mosque, Takht Sri Patna Sahib, Vimala Temple and Malankara Church may also interest you.

Natural parks in India

For natural parks in India, visit in this order Kaziranga National Park, Jim Corbett National Park and Manas National Park.

Other natural parks such as Valley Of Flowers National Park, Keoladeo National Park, Sunderban National Park, Gir Forest, Nanda Devi National Park, Great Himalayan National Park and Kudremukh might be of interest to you. But India has much more to offer: Bandhavgarh National Park, Bandipur National Park, Eravikulam National Park, Kanha National Park, Nagarhole National Park, Mudumalai National Park, Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Ranthambore National Park, Periyar National Park and Pench National Park.

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