Bhopal's hammam that houses secret scrub recipes, Rajasthan's lake that served as a seaplane base in World War II, Andaman Islands' waters that offer chance sightings of dugongs—we've compiled a collage of hidden gems from the hometowns of our readers.
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.
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.
Discover 'Little Varanasis' in Madhya Pradesh, a temple-run in Hampi, and rising spots for king-size feasts.
For lovers of nature, culture, cities and adventure, 62 alternative experiences that go beyond the mainstream.
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A young wildlife student visits two beaches to witness the mass nesting of the world's smallest turtle species.
Tracing the ancient card game of ganjifa, now painstakingly preserved in Maharashtra.