Posts filed under ‘Off the Beaten Track

Explore India with celebrity chef Peta Mathias

India Beat loves working with Peta Mathias. In the video below Peta introduces her fascinating culinary group tour of Tamil Nadu. If you are interested in joining this group or any of Peta’s other tours within India please let us know and we will put… READ MORE >


For purchase! Our incredibly beautiful hand block printed scarves

Victoria’s passion for textiles, design and colour has taken India Beat to Bagru, Jaipur where we have launched our fantastic hand block printing workshops. As an aside we are also very excited to have designed our own, signature print and created our beautiful silk /… READ MORE >


The best way to see Leopards in India

The ever elusive leopard has finally given up his home address. The beautiful Jawai Leopard Camp is conveniently nearby and can arrange to visit the leopards on both night and day safaris. We stayed at the camp with our two children (aged 2 and 4 at the… READ MORE >


Ranvas: a Rajput Paradise

India Beat recently visited Ranvas and loved the calm beauty of the hotel. The former royal zenana (Queen’s apartments) of this massive fort have been renovated to create a superb hotel. Amazingly,  beyond the hotel walls the whole fort is painstakingly being restored and archeologists… READ MORE >


Chadar Trek with India Beat

Killian Fox is an acclaimed music, film and travel writer. He recently wrote this article for the National’s M Magazine. Chadar Trek, Zanskar, Ladakh in January Winter is the time of year when visitors to India tend to retreat to the warmer south, steering well… READ MORE >


India Beat in Khajuraho

Khajuraho is home to some of the finest temples anywhere in the world, India Beat went to check out their incredible sculptural beauty. Famous for their erotic carvings, several of the temples date back to the 8th Century and actually depict an extraordinary variety of… READ MORE >


Udai Bilas, Dungarpur

Driving south from Udaipur, leaving behind the glamour and pomp of the Maharana’s fantastical follies we headed to Dungarpur. The crumbling red stained rocks populated with mud houses barely thatched or occasionally tiled contrasted with the polished black tarmac that spread before us. On the… READ MORE >


The Calico Museum, Ahmedabad

Perhaps the finest collection of textiles in the world is privately owned and kept in a series of intricately carved wooden havelis in Ahmedabad, the erstwhile hub of the Indian textile industry. Aquirred by the cotton mill owning Calico family the extraordinary woven, embroidered and… READ MORE >


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