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Jaipur Literature Festival

In January 2020, Diggi Palace will, for the 13th time, host the incredible Jaipur Literary Festival. A multi-sensory feast of ideas, the festival has grown to become a literary event renowned the world over, attracting over 2000 speakers and millions of people from all over… READ MORE >


Discover the Rural Heart of Rajasthan at RAAS Chhatra Sagar

One of India Beat’s favourite hotel’s – Chhatra Sagar – is reopening under the new management of RAAS hotels. Situated in the rural heart of Rajasthan, this tented camp is one of the most unique and idyllic places to stay in Rajasthan. Featuring a small… READ MORE >


Tranquil Luxury at the New Rohet House, Jodhpur

Among the bustling streets of Jodphur has emerged a new slice of idyllic peace. Rohet House is the latest addition to Jodhpur’s hotel scene and it is certainly worth a stay. Previously a royal abode to Thakur Sahib Manvendra Singh and Thakurani Sahiba Jayendra Kumari,… READ MORE >


Discover India’s Craft Heritage at Nila House

Nila House is one of the most beautiful buildings in Jaipur, Bertie and I have loved it for years! It has been painstakingly restored by Bijoy Jain under the directorship of Lady Bamford. It is now home to the Nila Foundation whose aim is to… READ MORE >


In Conversation with our Specialist Guides in Rajasthan

Rajasthan boasts a rich history making it arguably one of the most vibrant and diverse states in India. Exploring this extensive region takes you on an adventure spanning thousands of years of monumental palaces, beautiful art and feudal battles. The name Rajasthan derives from ‘The Abode of the Rajas’… READ MORE >


Jaipur’s Gems Arrive in Harrods

Close your eyes and picture this; you stand in a gleaming room as a conveyor sends gems of every colour imaginable, ready for you to pluck a glistening stone as it floats on by. Sounds like a surreal day-dream? Well at Harrods this has become… READ MORE >


Special Experience: Lunch with the Jain Pilgrims

Jainism, alongside Buddhism and Hinduism, is one of the three most ancient religions of India. Teaching a path to spirituality through living a life of nonviolence and renunciation, Jains live a simple and peaceful life. ‘Jain’ derives from the Sanskrit verb to conquer; referring to… READ MORE >


Special Experience: Learn Bandhani Tie-dye with our Master Craftsman

Bandhani tie-dye is one of the oldest forms of textile dyeing. An ancient art that is mainly practiced in the regions of Rajasthan and Gujarat, this technique has come to symbolise the stunning sarees, turbans and odhnis that inject these areas with colour and life…. READ MORE >


Special Experience: The Best Way to See Leopards

The ever-elusive leopard has finally given up his home address. Set in stunning rural countryside, the beautiful Jawai Leopard Camp is home to many incredible creatures including flamingos and monkeys, and of course a thriving leopard population. Conveniently located between Jodphur and Udaipur, it is… READ MORE >


Explore India with celebrity chef Peta Mathias

India Beat loves working with Peta Mathias. Be ready for ten days of fabulous sensory overload with renowned New Zealand food writer Peta Mathias. Discover the very different locations of Jaipur, Goa, Kolkata and Darjeeling. In this land of extremes, Peta’s tour encompasses spicy cooking lessons, magical… READ MORE >


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