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Rann of Kutch - Top things to do in Central & West india

Things to do in Central & West India

What are the top things to do in Central and West India? From the allure of Goa’s golden beaches to the moon-like Rann of Kutch, the ‘maximum city’ of Mumbai to Bodhgaya where the Buddha achieved enlightenment, find the top sights in the region for your India vacation.

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Goa

1Goa

Relax on trips to West India: The legendary beaches of Goa are not the only highlight of the city. In addition to Hindu temples, you will find magnificent church buildings that recall the Portuguese past of the city.

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2Tiger safari

On a tiger safari in Tadoba National Park you will see the wild cats, Sambar deer, Nigai antelopes and many other animals. Panna Tiger Reserve or Pench National Parkare also ideal to encounter these majestic big cats.

Rann of Kutch - Things to do in Central & West India

3Rann of Kutch

The salt desert Rann of Kutch is a wide, barren landscape away from the beaten track. In the small villages of this secluded region, traditional customs have managed to survive the test of time. In the winter thousands of flamingos and pelicans inhabit this surreal yet beautiful area.

Pune

4Old Pune

The old town (Pesha) of Pune charms travelers with its narrow streets, charming wooden studios and the lively Mahatma Phule market.

Mumbai

5Mumbai

Experience a lively and modern metropolis with all its facets on a tour of the Bollywood capital, Mumbai.

Ajanta Caves, Ancient Buddhist Temples

6Ajanta and Ellora

From Aurangabad, you can reach Ajanta and Ellora, spectacular cave systems that are UNESCO World Heritage sites. Their impressive murals show scenes from the life of Buddha and the history of India.

Mosque in Bhopal

7Bhopal’s mosques

The mosques of Bhopal are among the most magnificent in the world! The Jama Masjid Mosque is the largest in Asia, while the Taj-Ul-Masjid Mosque with its imposing pink minarets is considered the “mother of all mosques”.

Jain Temples in Gujarat - Things to do in Central & West India

8Gir

From the city of Gir, you can reach the imposing Jain Temple on the Shatrunjaya Hills. The Jain National Park is home to lions.

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9Bodhgaya

The Mahabodhi Temple in Bodhgaya should not be missed during your Indian cultural trip. This 2nd century temple complex is believed to be where Buddha achieved his enlightenment.

Nashik, India - Things to do in Central & West India

10Nashik

Nashik, a place of pilgrimage, hosts every twelve years Kumbh Mela, the largest religious festival in the world. The spiritual city also houses a variety of fascinating temples and forts.

Our India specialists will be pleased to advise you on the ideal travel route and include the top highlights of India in your Central and West India tour.

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