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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 >

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    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 >

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    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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    The Best Travel Planners from around the World: India Beat are part of The Wow List 2014 – 2019!

    Many of our travelers found us because of Wendy Perrin, whose annual WOW List remains the definitive resource for sophisticated travelers seeking the world’s best destination specialists. Wendy calls us “the most well-connected travel fixers and custom itinerary designers in the world.” We are passionate… READ MORE >

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    1135 AD: Fine Dining in Jaipur

    1135 AD at Jaipur’s Amber Fort is an incredible concept restaurant that recreates the splendor of the maharaja’s court. We love to treat ourselves to lunch at the restaurant is its hidden location above the jaleb chowk’s main gateway. On arrival, get ushered upstairs to… READ MORE >

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    Jaipur’s beautiful Idli boutique

    The Idli boutique houses an exotic collection of incredibly beautiful clothes, accessories, textiles and home furnishings, curated by our good friend Thierry Journo. Thierry’s expert knowledge of traditional Indian techniques such as tie-dye, embroidery and block printing intermingle with his French aestheticism and individual elegance to… READ MORE >


    Town & Country Hotel Awards and Travel Guru’s

    The Town & Country Hotel Awards: The Best New Hotels in the World 2018! India Beat’s Bertie Dyer, ‘whose day job it is to design the best travel itineraries out there’ nominated The Oberoi Sukhvilas and the Taj Exotica Resort Andaman Islands for this coveted… READ MORE >


    The Wall Street Journal: Off Duty, 50 Elements of Style

    India Beat are delighted to be included in The Fall Guide by The Wall Street Journal. Our shopping tour of Jaipur is highlighted under their Couture Excursions: “Personalized shopping tours that are ‘less about buying and more about seeing how beautiful things are made,” according… READ MORE >

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    Jaipur’s Best Shops

    Victoria Dyer, founder of India Beat “leads clients on a shopaholic’s dream tour, into the local gem markets and through the city’s best jewelry and silk boutiques…” Conde Nast Traveler Here are some of her favourite places to visit: 1) The Gem Palace: Probably the… READ MORE >


    Bertie and Victoria’s Jaipur by The New York Times T Magazine

    The New York Times Style Magazine featured Bertie and Victoria in the November 2016 issue, Behind the T: Passage to India. Here Bertie and Victoria share their favourite ways to pass the time in Jaipur.

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    “We want to spend 2 weeks in India…and there are 32 of us”

    Kapil Nanda, president and CEO of Infogain, a Silicon Valley high-tech company, called on Bertie and Victoria Dyer at India Beat to coordinate his epic homecoming to India. “I’m from Delhi, and over the years a group of my friends had expressed an interest in… READ MORE >


    India’s Hottest Travel Company Launches a Textile Business

    As mentioned in TOWN & COUNTRY Magazine by Leena Kim: “Since Bertie and Victoria Dyer started India Beat over a decade ago in Jaipur, they have become one of the most trusted travel guides in the country, planning perfectly tailored trips whether you want to… READ MORE >

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    When in India, Make Your Own Block Printed Fabrics – The New York Times

    By HANYA YANAGIHARA. Illustration: Konstantin Kakanias One of the great thrills of visiting India is realizing how much is still made by hand and on the spot, from jewelry to rugs to furniture. But if merely watching an artisan create a made-to-order shawl isn’t enough, one company offers… READ MORE >

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