JaisalmerHotelsMapHoney-coloured citadel, emerging from the sands of the Thar Desert. Kanha National ParkHotelsMapDeep in the eastern tracts , this park is rich in animal and birdlife, including tigers and leopard. KonarkHotelsMapA colossal thirteenth-century temple, buried under sand until its rediscovery by the British. Gokarna BeachHotelsMapThe beautiful beaches on the edge of this temple town are popular with budget travellers nearby Goa. Taj MahalHotelsMapworld’s greatest building: Shah Jahan’s monument to love fully lives up to all expectations. KhajurahoHotelsMapImmaculately preserved temples renowned for their uncompromisingly erotic carvings. KochiHotelsMapThis atmospheric harbourside is strung with elegant Chinese fishing nets. Keoladeo National ParkHotelsMapAsia’s most famous bird reserve, where millions of migrants nest each winter. Thikse MonasteryHotelsMapThe most architecturally impressive of the many dramatic monasteries within striking distance of Leh. VaranasiHotelsMapCity of Light, founded by Shiva, where the bathing ghats beside the Ganges teem with pilgrims. Mehrangarh Fort (Jodhpur Fort)HotelsMapThe epitome of Rajput power and extravagance, its ramparts towering above a labyrinthine, blue-painted old city. AmritsarHotelsMapSite of the fabled Golden Temple, the Sikhs’ holiest shrine. Rajasthani HandicraftsHotelsMapThe teeming bazaars of the Pink City in Jaipur burst with vibrant cloth, jewellery, Persian-style pottery and semiprecious stones. GoaHotelsMapExquisite crescent-shaped beach in Goa, famous for its dolphins and local alcoholic spirit, feni. Durga Puja PandalHotelsMapAn exuberant festival held, when every street and village erects a shrine to the goddess Durga Leh Manali HighwayHotelsMapIndia’s epic Himalayan road trip, crossing some of the highest mountain passes in the world. pushkar camel fairHotelsMapPushkar fair is an experience of a lifetime that hovers on the mind of the travelers and leaves them craving for even more. DharamsalaHotelsMap Kerala BackwatersHotelsMapLazy boat trips wind through the lush tropical waterways of India’s deep south. Fatehpur SikriHotelsMapThe Mughal emperor Akbar’s elegant palace complex now lies deserted on a ridge near Agra, but remains one of India’s architectural masterpieces. ElloraHotelsMapBuddhist, Hindu and Jain caves, and the colossal Hindu Kailash temple, carved from a spectacular volcanic ridge at the heart of the Deccan plateau. Shree Jagannath TempleHotelsMapThree colossal chariots with brightly coloured canopies are pulled by crowds of devotees through the streets of eastern India’s holiest town. HampiHotelsMapThe capital of a great Hindu empire, sacked five centuries ago to leave a site strewn with ruins and medieval sculptures.