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Flights to India

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Discover history, architecture, art and a complete itinerary of things to do in this vibrant, diverse country unlike any other. Discover a plethora of festivals, temples, beaches and other attractions in India. Fly to India from London Heathrow.

Our flights to India bring you to some of the best beaches the world has to offer, from sun-soaked Anjuna Beach in Goa in the west of the country to Kerala's picturesque Marari and Varkala beaches in the south. But don't worry if beaches aren't your thing – India has plenty more up its sleeve.

Known for its festivals throughout the year, each offering a vastly different experience to enjoy, India offers visitors a rich cultural experience. Try visiting during the Diwali festival of lights or during Navaratri, which honour the victory of brightness over darkness and good over evil.

For architecture aficionados, the Taj Mahal is a must-visit. One of the world's most beautifully kept architectural tombs, it offers unique views, masses of history and is India's most iconic landmark. From the Taj Mahal palace in Agra and the Golden Temple in Amritstar to the iconic Khajuraho and Lotus temples, India offers a rich architectural heritage, which is sure to leave visitors awestruck.

West India gives you the chance to explore the sparkling lakes and palaces of Udaipur. See some traditional Indian dancing in Kochi, or buy brilliantly coloured silk saris and an abundance of fabulous spices in the bustling markets.

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Delhi

Be sure to head to Lodi Gardens in Delhi and get away from the hustle and bustle of life in India. This magnificent garden captures everything that the country is about today: stunning architecture, beautiful scenery and mouthwatering, tantalising food.

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Mumbai

From the Gateway of India to the hustle and bustle of Fashion Street market, Mumbai has an abundant array of sights with something for everyone. A city highlights tour is a great way to take in the best bits, or get up close to some big cats on the lion and tiger safari in the Sanjay Gandhi National Park.

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Things to do in India

Gandhi's home

Take one of our flights to India and visit Gandhi's home in Ahmedabad, in the west of the country. From just being in the house, you'll feel the simplicity and calming effect sweep over you. Head to the museum to truly get a feel for the struggle India went through to become an independent country.

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Shopping spree

Be sure to catch up on all your shopping needs in Chappan Chowk market, in the central west of India. You'll find all kinds of stalls selling items such as the latest Indian clothes, household goods, miniature Taj Mahal statues, a variety of sweets and some of the best Indian food around.

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Fearsome tigers

While in east India, you have to visit Arignar Anna Zoological park, also known as Vandalur Zoo, in Chennai. Marvel at the different animals in the park, such as tigers, peacocks, leopards, lions and crocodiles. You're sure to capture some memorable pictures and experience India's unique wildlife.

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