The Indian Subcontinent contains an extraordinary range of landscapes, with a wealth of natural wonders available to discover here.
Bangladesh is home to the world's largest mangrove forest, the Sundarban Mangrove Forest, which is home to a wide range of wildlife. The Kuakata Beach stretches 30km along a forested shore and is a popular pilgrimage point for both hindus and Buddhists.
Natural wonders in India include lakes, waterfalls, valleys and forests. Cruise the backwaters in Kerala or seek out the Ajanta and Ellora Caves, which are architecturally impressive. The Thar and Kutch Deserts are colourful and surprisingly full of wildlife, whilst the Himalayas loom over the north of the country; Kanchenjunga and Nanda Devi are amongst the famous sites here. Amidst the mountains are the Gangotri Glacier, Pindari Glacier and Nanda Devi group of glaciers, all of which are spectacular.
Nepal is dominated by the Himalayas, with many of the mighty peaks here comprising natural wonders in their own right; Annapurna and Mount Everest are visually stunning and afford visitors with all sorts of trekking options. Look out too for Rara Lake and Tilicho Lake, high in the mountains, and the Kali Gandaki Gorge, down which you can raft.
These are just a handful of the options available though. you can also tailor-make your natural world holiday on the indian Subcontinent by adding a city stay or excursion to your itinerary; talk to a destination specialist to see what we can do for you.
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This tailor-made escorted tour will see you experience the rich traditions, festivals and rituals of India. You'll discover the delights of Delhi and Mumbai alongside experiencing Holi Festival with locals, exploring the Taj Mahal and staying in luxury hotels throughout.
A tailor-made journey through Sri Lanka, visiting its most impressive ancient monuments and beautiful beaches as you explore Anuradhapura, Trincomalee, Kandy, Polonnaruwa and more. Discover white-sand beaches, verdant tea plantations and architectural wonders dating back to the 11th century.
A week-long trip to Sri Lanka, including the Sinharaja Rainforest, Yala National Park, and whale and dolphin watching on the south coast
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This luxury India holiday will illustrate the beautiful essence of Rajasthan, from its warm and welcoming people, to its bustling cities, antiquated villages, and regal heritage.
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Discover the best of the Andaman Islands, with luxury stays in Port Blair – the laid-back capital – and on Havelock Island – home to some of the most beautiful, snow-white beaches and azure waters in the world.
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From sweeping tea plantations to UNESCO-listed treasures and the wildlife of the Yala National Park, spend two memorable weeks exploring the history, culture and beaches of this Indian Ocean gem, a land of smiles that's long made it a travellers' favourite.
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There can be few other places on earth with such rich history and awe-inspiring landscapes as Nepal and Bhutan. Explore it all on this twin-country tour that takes in ancient cities, hidden temples and soaring Himalayan peaks.