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What have been the highlights of your time in this country? Best trips or experiences?

India offers very exciting travel, even though most of the time it's hard to get to places. Hindu temples, pagodas, Mogul fortresses and residences, the Himalayas and Darjeeling are most wonderful sites you can visit. - Oct 22, 2017
Travel, travel, travel! We loved the tiger safari in Ranthambore, Fort Kochi in Kerala is awesome and a great break from Northern India, Shimla and Landour in the Himalayas are great breaks from the heat. The Pushkar Camel Festival in Oct or Nov is amazing. We did a lot of cities in Rajasthan and loved them all--Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, etc. Taj Mahal lives up to its hype. - Mar 15, 2017
Travel is unique but difficult throughout India - infrastructure is not great. Travel to other places in Asia was amazing! - Feb 14, 2017
Great food (when it doesn't make you sick), great travel opportunities, unbelievable history etc... - Nov 8, 2016
Our highlights have been traveling to so many wonderful parts of India. There are plenty of resources to give you some ideas of what to see and do. - Jun 2, 2016
Traveling within India, you can enjoy Himalayan treks, snow, and there are deserts, beaches. Travel by train is fun and fairly fast as well. Cuisine--there are a wealth of choices. The international food scene is picking up slowly but it's hard to get true foreign flavors without being "Indianized" with masala and local spices. - Sep 6, 2014
There's a ton to see in New Delhi. We haven't even started to scratch the surface. But we have been able to go to Lodi Gardens, Dilli Haat, one of the big shopping malls for dinner (very nice and great food), various grocery stores/shopping areas including Khan Market, we found a church where we are making friendships with expats and locals. - Sep 3, 2014
I love to take photos. I've had wonderful, colorful, vibrant opportunities here. - Aug 14, 2013
Excellent white-water rafting on the upper Ganges; touring temples, palaces; zip-lining through old forests; crowded bustling markets; warm people; excellent shopping for jewelry, fabric, furniture; great hub for Regional travel - May 18, 2013
Exploring ancient Jewish synagogues, seeking thousand-year-old Hindu temples, discovering incredible India, enjoying the very delicious foods from all over the sub-continent. - Oct 21, 2012
Taj Mahal trips, Safaris (seeing Tigers). - Sep 16, 2012
Traveling the country, In India one location could not possibly be more different different from the rest of the country. - Aug 12, 2011
traveling with family and friends, Diwali and wedding celebrations, eating pretty spectacular sushi at the Taj Mansingh Hotel, eggplant curry, Kerala - Aug 7, 2011
Travel to Ladakh. - Aug 4, 2011
The many architectural sites, the Himalayas, the food, the shopping, Kerala backwaters and beach, whitewater rafting, camel festival, etc... - Jan 8, 2011
Camping in the desert at the Pushkar camel fair, rafting on the Ganges river in Rishikesh, beaches in Goa (before the tar balls), houseboat cruise in Kerala. - Sep 18, 2010
Indians tend to be warm and affectionate but also very much after usable information. Their sense of privacy is almost non existent. Delhi itself has numerous historical landmarks and some of the best attractions are easily doable on a weekend (Agra for Taj Mahal, Khajuraho for the "erotic temples", Amritsar for the Golden Temple, etc.). - Aug 30, 2010
Traveling throughout India. Hanging out with our friends in Delhi. The Kumbh Mela and other festivals. Meeting locals. The phenomenal food. - Aug 12, 2010
Beggars, pollution, and vendors. - Aug 1, 2010