Bangalore’s newest museum is an ode to India’s rich and varied musical legacy.
Work trip hustle or lazy staycation, this luxury hotel has something for every kind of traveller.
From Mumbai to Madikeri, the bars on this list will satisfy the thirst for cheap booze and snacks served under dim lighting.
Expect deer to stroll by your hut during your stay.
The new Skoda Octavia is the perfect companion for a road trip from Bengaluru to Munnar. | Powered by Skoda.
Mythology gets a shot in the arm at Madikeri’s Dasara float parade.
Only 1 hr-long drive from Bengaluru in Karnataka | By Rashmi Gopal Rao
The Malabar region of Kerala is just coming into its own as a tourist destination.
South Asia’s largest contemporary dance festival returns to Bengaluru.
And how to make the most of your leaves. | By NGT Staff
Find solace close to city limits.
The best of Nat Geo Traveller India from December 12-18. | By NGT Staff
And where to grab beer and lunch between browsing.
Perfect for picnics or short trips from the city.
The best of Nat Geo Traveller India from September 26-October 2. | By NGT Staff
Lessons in taste, and what not to waste.
Shikha Nambiar’s drawings on the city are a colourful map of its best experiences.
Missed our stories? Here’s a wrap from June 13-19. | By NGT Staff
Savandurga Hills is a hike millions of years in the making.
Strolling through the city’s avenues and alleys leads to new stories and even a broken leg.
Beyond beer and filter coffee.
These restaurants have been feeding hungry heroes—martial and working class—for centuries.
Embark on a real life adventure by following the footsteps of Brothers Grimm as you discover Germany’s magical Fairy Tale Route.
Time is an illusion in Melkote, where Hoysala-era monuments and a plateful of puliyogare are a visitor's guide to life in the Karnataka town.
A 500-year-old living dzong, a temple with an levitating pillar, and East India's only water palace—for the culture connoisseur, there's never enough India to explore.
Historic neighbourhoods to modern marvels, here's how to see it all in the Chinese city. | By Eric Rosen.
A writer revels in the art of a forgotten time at an active archaeological site in Karnataka.
From admiring the beautiful Al Fateh Grand Mosque to binging on local and traditional dishes, Bahrain has something for everybody, making it the perfect vacation spot.
Wandering off the beaten path will lead keen-eyed tourists to some hidden Islamic architectural treasures in Karnataka's boulder town.
A new Karnataka wine strives to protect the mighty tiger.
The northeastern city has evolved into a thriving hub of musical jams, literary festivals and hip cafes.
Welcome spring by watching baby turtles in Velas and attending a yoga festival in Rishikesh.
February is lush with music fests and much more. It also is your last chance to dash outdoors to make the most of what is left of winter.
The dusty north Gujarat town looks like a movie set that was never dismantled.
Rather than look at places through borrowed eyes, discover them with a fresh gaze.
Life at Sassoon is now art for all at St+Art India’s latest project in Mumbai.
Trekking through a pretty, no-garbage range nestled between Karnataka and Kerala.
One weary city slicker went off the grid in Puducherry for two months, and it turned out this was all the respite she needed.
Perched on Tamil Nadu's southeastern tip, Dhanushkodi is from where Palk Strait begins. Sri Lanka's coastal settlement of Talaimannar is barely 29 kilometres away.
A hint of Hanoi in Canadian food, Singaporean satay with a Japanese twist, and a Punjabi touch to Polish pierogi: these chefs have the world on their plates.
A mother and daughter’s shared appetite for all kinds of food has meant a lifetime of adventure. | Photographs by Aysha Tanya.
Always searching for new ingredients and newer techniques, chefs are natural travellers.
After drinking vodka in Vladivostok and avoiding horsemeat in Bishkek, he is scouring India for ingredients.
Dig deep into Indian street food.
Part of “The Trip That Changed the Way I Travel” series.
Over a century after the start of World War I, two siblings bond over flags, fields, and beer in Northeastern France.
Heritage walks, funky ethnic wear, and Goan flavour.
BuDa Folklore protects a vanishing way of life.
Nilgiri getaways, snowy road trips and dance festivals. | By NGT Staff
Tart memories (and a love note) of the French Riviera town of Nice.
We know rounded up our best stories from Jan 9-15. | By NGT Staff
The country’s still undiscovered secrets. | By NGT Staff
Nilgiri getaways, Grand Canyon treks, and our favourite travel books. | By NGT Staff
Perfect for a weekend getaway from the city.
Go geocaching. All you need is your smart phone.
The best of Nat Geo Traveller India from Nov 28-Dec 3. | By NGT Staff
The southernmost tip of India's mainland makes for a quirky weekend getaway.
Pick your adventures and get going.
Handloom silks from Bengal, dragon-embossed tables from Ladakh.
The best of Nat Geo Traveller India from October 17-23. | By NGT Staff
Tents with benefits on the banks of the Kaveri River.
Hot-air balloon rides, paragliding, wildlife safaris, and hiking in the Himalayas. Powered by Adventure Nation.
The best of Nat Geo Traveller India from October 3-October 9. | By NGT Staff
Panoramic rides spanning desert, mountains, and sea. | By NGT Staff
The sale ends October 9. | By NGT Staff
Great music and laid-back vibes at a city near you. | By NGT Staff
One day in the life of the world’s biggest democracy. | By NGT Staff
The best of Nat Geo Traveller India from September 12-18. | By NGT Staff
Fine dining at the country’s best restaurants, for less. | By NGT Staff
Amidst the sculpted temples of Khajuraho, memories of a forgotten art resurface.
Laid-back yoga holidays from Rishikesh to Kerala.
The best of Nat Geo Traveller India from August 29-September 4. | By NGT Staff
A kaleidoscopic view of one of the world's oldest continuously settled cities.
A fondness for cheese leads to a Seattle kitchen.
The Winners of the Nature InFocus Photography Awards 2016.
The country's best kebabs, kulfis, buttery dosas, and biryani.
Encountering an intoxicating blend of warmth and welcome in the French winemaking region.
A trip to Madurai and Karaikudi reveals the dramatic tale of a community and the truth behind its spirited cuisine.
Quirky decor, cosy rooms and free Wi-Fi at these budget stays.
Tours led by top photographers, musicologists, adventurers, bikers, and herpers.
Nicholas Roerich and his son painted the most striking landscapes of the Himalayas. | By Anindita Deo
An antidote to the maladies of the urban jungle at the Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve.
3D’s great but it’s incomparable to the real thing.
The author pursues leads from Bengaluru to Agumbe and Mysore.
The Nat Geo team share their favourite India memories.
When you find the heart of a city, you suddenly realise what makes it tick.
What to pack, how to dress, and whom to speak to.
A train ride from Kerala to Assam provides food for thought.
From Tomorrowland in Belgium to Kashmir's Tulip Festival, here are our top picks for the year.
Do some good on your next trip. | By NGT Staff
Traditional German markets, Victorian dress-up and kid-friendly bazaars.
Exploring local life on a parent’s nostalgia-filled trip to northern Sri Lanka.
India has more than 1,200 islands, but few know of the rich cultures and ecosystems they cradle.
A great road trip, with a hike through a dense forest.
Make time to smell the roses, poppies, tulips and more.
A fun way to appreciate the environment.
On ISRO's rocket launches and cosmic connections in God's Own Country.
You don’t need to visit a tiger reserve to photograph the wild.
Temples, pilgrimages and landscapes from Kolkata to Chennai.
Open up to a world of melodies, people, and discovery. | By Shiv Ahuja
On finding serenity in a cluster of monasteries near Mysore
An interview with Kartick Satyanarayan of Wildlife SOS.
Bourne & Shepherd produced gorgeous pictures of the Indian subcontinent. | By NGT Staff
The winners of the Nature InFocus photography awards, 2015. | By NGT Staff
Three beer enthusiasts and city experts pick their favourites in Mumbai, Pune and Bengaluru.
An active break in Bhatkal.
The lush village lies in a Unesco World Heritage site.
Submerged chapels and unexplored caves—there’s plenty to discover, if you know where to look.
Back to basics at this homestay in Arasinamakki.
Little has changed at the 4,000-year-old sites—not even the way beads are made.
Sidestepping the growth frenzy in favour of finer pursuits in Karnataka.
Street-side iftar and old-school restaurants with the best treats.
Fish curry, feni stops, and ferry rides on a bicycle trip through the sunshine state.
An idyllic weekend getaway.
Discover lush meadows and majestic peaks, one lake at a time.
Five holiday ideas that hit the sweet spot. | By NGT Staff
In search of the terrifying, primal feminine energy in Theyyam.
Finding joy in the forests that inspired Rudyard Kipling's Mowgli.
Active breaks across the country.
Riding through the Nilgiris sets a personal challenge.
Some are historic landmarks, others are more recent tributes to gods and mythological characters.
Sakleshpur offers a year-round escape for the city-weary.
Spoiler alert: There’s a Bullet motorcycle temple in here. | Text & Photos by Anurag Mallick & Priya Ganapathy
Take your furry friend along the next time you're on holiday | By Mihika Pai & Natasha Sahgal
Why Badami, Karnataka has had a clandestine affair with Indian climbers for over 30 years.
Perfect for nature lovers and family road trips.
Expert tips to save on flight costs for a family vacation.
Discover the Western Ghats along NH209 through Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.
A gourmand follows his nose.
On Sun Yat Sen Street at dawn, you don’t need to curb your appetite.
Pitch in for the big cat, and not just on social media.
Our guide to some of the country's most diverse ecosystems.
There's a method to the madness of how trees spread their foliage. | By Anush Shetty
Learning Holiday: Get stuffed to the gills when you visit the Konkan coast.
First encounters with the underwater world are life-changing in unexpected ways.
Practical pointers to help travellers off set environmental karma.
Blankies, scrapbooks, apps – gear up for a child-friendly vacation.
Holiday Special: Where to go when everything is booked out.
An Indian woman’s entertaining quest for a salon that threads like they did back home.
Want that peaceful, easy feeling? Five picturesque drives you should take now.
Despite a surfeit of tourists, Gokarna has aged well.
Hoysala grandeur comes alive in the temple carvings of Belur and Halebid.
The waters off Pondicherry hold many secrets for divers of all levels.
Perfect solitude in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Kolkata.
Active breaks for the traveller seeking downtime