Both Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh have lifted their travel restrictions, but each with a set of guidelines for all travellers. Here’s what you need to know.
Swaying bridges in Rishikesh, baul-city neighbourhoods in West Bengal, aquamarine waterfalls in Meghalaya and natural vistas in Maharashtra—we’ve compiled a list of our readers’ favourite rainy-day haunts.
Whether to scour decadent locations for his next movie or on a peaceful personal getaway, the filmmaker travels with a keen eye for details. A colourful world unravels.
Beachside solitude in Ganpatipule, lost-in-time architectures in Melkote, birdwatching along the marshes of Mangalajodi—seek out these secluded places of beauty for a post-lockdown getaway.
With lessons from his time at a recent Buddhist retreat, a quarantined writer reevaluates his relationship with isolation.
A small (snake-filled) sanctuary in Goa, rich wetlands in Odisha and Himachal, and hornbills in an absurdly green rainforest of Tamil Nadu—four experts list their favourite haunts in India.
Reasonably priced, colonial-era stays with jaw-dropping mountain views pepper Himachal Pradesh.
Leave the city behind for a birding trip near Bengaluru or a painter’s dream town near Delhi.
Lie under wizardly night skies in Tabo in Himachal Pradesh, hike in the Ladakhi village of Yurutse, and slide down dunes in Khuri.
At Siliguri’s Gomden’s Tea Bar & Retail, a writer indulges in her love for tea.