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India and the Indian Ocean
India is a magnificent country of discovery and diversity. The foothills of the world's largest mountain range dominate the northern states, whilst tropical rain forests and sandy deserts dominate regions of the south. There is so much to see, do and explore in India that you could take a different holiday accommodation in India for every week of the year and still have plenty left to discover. This is certainly not an India travel guide, but hopefully it will begin to unveil some of the intrigue which makes taking a holiday rental in India such an enormous treat.
Things to do in India and the Indian Ocean
The diverse country of culture is great to discover due to the coexistence of cultures, religions and local traditions. The towering temples of south India are ornately decorated and are magnificent to see. The temples are also focal points for local traditions, arts and crafts.
Alternatively, the hard lifestyles of the Kutch Desert are made colourful by the joyous welcome given by the locals, adorned in bright jewellery and linen, and by the vibrance of the folk culture and cuisine.
The mountains of the North of India are an adventure tourist's dream. Skiing, heli-skiing, mountaineering, hiking, white water rafting and a host of flying activities are set in magnificent mountain scenery. Along the coastlines of the north, sun bathing, snorkelling and windsurfing are popular, as well as the wildlife spotting. Camel safaris are a magnificent way to discover the secrets of the desert, and elephant and horseback safaris are also available to discover the forests and plateaux of this unique country.
There are magnificent monuments, historical, religious and cultural, dotted all around the country, and there will undoubtedly be some cultural gems or monuments close to whichever India holiday rental accommodation you decide to rent.
Places to holiday in India and the Indian Ocean
Goa, the 'pearl of the Orient on the west coast of India is a tourist paradise. Goa is a coastal region of significant natural beauty, where days can be spent just admiring the stunning scenery. However, there is much more to a holiday in Goa, with a magnitude of churches, temples and beautiful Indian houses. The beaches are sweeping and golden, with soul and a culture different to any other in India. The mixed races, religions and cultures over the centuries has resulted in some of the best festivals in India.
Mauritius is an island paradise. The magnificent white beaches and turquoise sea have made taking an Indian holiday house in Mauritius the ultimate beach holiday. Grand Bay is a shopping and leisure haven, with magnificent beaches, leisure and shopping facilities. The deep sea fishing off Mauritius is unsurpassed. Marlin, sharks, tuna and barracuda are huge attractions for the fishermen, and many of the largest fish caught have been caught from Mauritius.
Sri Lanka is a colourful island of immense beauty and cultural richness. The beaches are magnificent, but the hills are even more spectacular. Dotted with ancient cities and excellent wildlife, travellers taking India holiday accommodation in Sri Lanka causes travellers to fall in love with the island.
Weather in India and the Indian Ocean
India has hot tropical climate, with the coolest months from November to March. The height of summer lasts from April to June, with the monsoon rains coming between July and September.
Travel to India and the Indian Ocean
Cheap flights to India are easy to find, with a huge number of airports to choose from to make the journey to your India holiday accommodation easy.