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Beat the Single Supplement Trap with a Solo Friendly Tour
By May 23, 2019 4 Comments
Beat the Single Supplement Trap with a Solo Friendly Tour

If you’re anything like me, spending time in a beautiful destination all by yourself can be a lonely experience… But, fear not, because Indus Travels offers some fantastic Solo Friendly Tours to some incredible places, so you can chase the blues away and avoid the cost of a nasty single supplement at the same time!

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Question: When is a Fort not Just a Fort? Answer: When it’s in India
By April 22, 2019 No Comments
Question: When is a Fort not Just a Fort? Answer: When it’s in India

“Will we see you on the fort excursion this afternoon?” smiled my tour guide. “Um, yeah, I guess so…” I mumbled.   An afternoon at a fort? In this heat? Why? Take a look at Dictionary.com and you’ll see that a fort is: ‘A strong or fortified place occupied by troops and usually surrounded by

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5 Things I Wish I’d Known Before I Visited the Cities of Northern India
By April 22, 2019 No Comments
5 Things I Wish I’d Known Before I Visited the Cities of Northern India

It’s easy to overthink things and get overwhelmed when you’re planning your first trip to the cities of Northern India. But don’t worry—be happy—because if you learn to love all of India’s magnificent eccentricities, Mother India will love you right back. Here are five things I wish I’d known before I visited Delhi and Jaipur…

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Rajasthan: Land of the Maharajas
By February 8, 2019 No Comments
Rajasthan: Land of the Maharajas

Steeped in history and romance and drenched in fables and color—to experience the majestic land of Rajasthan is to experience the ultimate Indian dream of mighty maharajas and medieval forts. The history of this incredible north Indian state echoes around the walls of its astonishing array of atmospheric forts, palaces and old cities. Your senses

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Join travel writer Vickie Sam Paget every day this week as she travels with Indus on its Best of North India tour…
By November 25, 2018 1 Comments
Join travel writer Vickie Sam Paget every day this week as she travels with Indus on its Best of North India tour…

5 Reasons I Fell Truly, Madly, Deeply in Love with Jaipur Simply saying the word ‘Jaipur’ evokes images of opulence and exoticism. The unspeakably romantic capital of Rajasthan traces its origins back to 1727, when the Raja of Amer, Jai Singh II, moved his capital here. Famous the world over for its incredible array of

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Join travel writer Vickie Sam Paget every day this week as she travels with Indus on its Best of North India tour…
By November 20, 2018 No Comments
Join travel writer Vickie Sam Paget every day this week as she travels with Indus on its Best of North India tour…

Searching for Shere Khan It’s almost 6pm and the light is beginning to fade. I stop to use the ATM in Sawai Madhopur, a small town on the edge of Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan. As I plug my pin into the ATM, the carousel of life in small-town India circles around me. Women glide

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Join travel writer Vickie Sam Paget every day this week as she travels with Indus on its Best of North India tour…
By November 20, 2018 No Comments
Join travel writer Vickie Sam Paget every day this week as she travels with Indus on its Best of North India tour…

Agra: Better than Bollywood Everybody goes to Agra for one thing: to glimpse the dreamlike magnificence of the Taj Mahal. And I can’t blame them. If you check out my blog from yesterday you’ll see that the Taj had quite an effect on me! But delve a little deeper into Agra’s streets, and you’ll discover

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Join travel writer Vickie Sam Paget every day this week as she travels with Indus on its Best of North India tour…
By November 18, 2018 No Comments
Join travel writer Vickie Sam Paget every day this week as she travels with Indus on its Best of North India tour…

This Travel Writer is Lost for Words at the Taj Mahal An enduring monument to love… A cold tomb of colossal proportions… A symbol of national pride… A feat of architectural prowess… An engineering wonder… A little bit of paradise right here on earth… I could TRY to describe the Taj Mahal, but I’d fail.

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Join travel writer Vickie Sam Paget every day this week as she travels with Indus on its Best of North India tour…
By November 17, 2018 No Comments
Join travel writer Vickie Sam Paget every day this week as she travels with Indus on its Best of North India tour…

6 Important Truths I Learned in Delhi It may only be day three of my Indus Best of North India tour, but India’s enlightenment and wisdom are already rubbing off on me! Here are six important truths I learned in Delhi… 1. Indian People are Incredibly Patient The city of Delhi has a population of

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Join travel writer Vickie Sam Paget every day this week as she travels with Indus on its Best of North India tour…
By November 16, 2018 1 Comments
Join travel writer Vickie Sam Paget every day this week as she travels with Indus on its Best of North India tour…

Who Would You Listen to? A Doctor or a TV Presenter? “Don’t eat street food in India,” said the travel doctor at the travel clinic. “Don’t go anywhere near the street food in India,” said the pharmacist at the pharmacy. “Yes, there is an overwhelming likelihood that you may need to spend a little extra

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