Things to Do

VISIT WITH A LOCAL, COMMUTE LIKE A LOCAL - for best cultural immersion

Relax in a friendly, eco homestay, gorge on local specialties, experience some of Delhi’s well-known, and lesser known, wonders and suburbs from overhead, underground, and surface: on rail or dirt tracks, along narrow alleys and broad avenues using a variety of transport modes (including your own two legs) with different speeds, rhythms, sights, smells, tastes, touches and sound: that's Delhi for you, Topsy Turvy n Quirky! 

India Insights Abroad | Volunteer in India

Travel to India!  Learn about life in India by really living it for at least a short time. Give something back of yourself. Volunteer in the rural communities that you visit and help them with a needed project.

Woman with chin on folded hands on the back of a camel. a volunteer in India
Group shot of people with blue painted faces, host student exchange programs
Volunteers working with pick axes.
Bearded Indian man in brightly colored turban, total cultural immersion

TIPS FOR SOLO WOMEN TRAVELERS (& OTHER TOURISTS) VISITING NEW DELHI

1. REACH SAFE: Arrange for trustworthy airport transfers through a women’s venture.

2. SLEEP SAFE: Reserve a private, comfortable room with ensuite in a woman-friendly B&B Homestay, run by women (not too far from New Delhi’s international airport), where you can kick off your shoes and let down your hair in a serene ambience. Ensure the homestay is in a decent neighborhood, far from the madding crowd yet close enough for comfort, with medical facilities and a full-fledged shopping center nearby.

SLOW TRAVEL IN INDIA WITH A GUIDE - For Women, Seniors, Nature-lovers

Is your idea of a holiday a quiet, romantic escape into the hills where you can get in touch with your inner self, re-discover the child-like sense of wonder in Nature, gain a brand new perspective on some troubling issues, awaken to the chirping of birds, pen poems or a travelogue, splash paints on a canvas, practise yoga and meditation beside a roaring river or a gurgling stream, pick juicy fruit off a tree in an orchard, feel the breeze teasing your hair, wander along forest trails, collect pebbles and pine cones, soak your tired feet in icy running water, breathe in lungfuls of healthy

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Make Mine An Indian Omelette

This article tell us the origin of omelete in India

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The Taste Of Holi

If you are going to celebrate Holi this year, there’s only one way to do it – with great fanfare and flourish. This month, Holi celebrations will take place around the worldand the two-day festival will see bonfires being lit, prayers being spoken, colourful powders being thrown, food being feasted upon, and the only way to greet anyone being with an enthusiastic “Happy Holi!” With so much going on the celebrations descend into what can only be described as a riot (a good-natured riot, of course).

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7 Amazing Eco Friendly Travel Destinations in India for Nature Lovers

India is a land of varied geographical compositions. It has some of the best destinations for those who wish to enjoy what Mother Nature has to offer. The topography of India is endowed with abundant flora and fauna with its fair share of some of the endangered and rare species. Today India has some of the most eco-friendly travel destinations for nature lovers. 

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Koh Tao Diving

Koh Tao Heights offers a new standard of accommodation on this magnificent island. All of our Koh Tao apartments and villas feature a stylish combination of traditional Thai design, modern elegance and eco living!This is the perfect holiday location for romantic couples, honeymooner’s, families or groups of friends.

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India Insights Abroad Staff Bios

 

Some of the founding members of our foundation and I had been Involved in administering Cross-Cultural experiential learning Programs in India for American and/or Canadian students for many years.

Director -Rishi Chaturvedi