Here are some festivals, art dos and sports events worth travelling for in the first leg of 2020.
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.
Conservation walks, zero-waste trails and community living, these alternative experiences allow for responsible, planet-friendly travel.
Look beyond Goa and Pondy—go rafting in Pancheshwar in Uttarakhand, bar-hop in riverside Mahé, and swim in a little-known island in the Andamans.
This holiday season, give mainstream Goa a skip for these alternate delights.
Discover 'Little Varanasis' in Madhya Pradesh, a temple-run in Hampi, and rising spots for king-size feasts.
Go bird-watching in the lakes around Bengaluru, or roam the lush hinterlands of Pollachi in Tamil Nadu.
For lovers of nature, culture, cities and adventure, 62 alternative experiences that go beyond the mainstream.
From culture and adventure to cities and nature, this is the ultimate list of the 25 destinations for the year ahead. Discover where to go, what to know, and how to see the world right now.