India is the most diverse country on earth. From tropical beaches down south up to the chilly Indian Himalayans in the north, the wide open western deserts of Rajasthan stretching all the way to the lush wet rainforests of India's far east, there is no type of climate not found here. That is why there are so many different cultures and dialects found throughout India. Every state, every caste, every corner has a different history, a different story to tell. (This is why most tourists get a six month visa and take their time.)

Most of my 2015 was spent in India. First I drove 3,000km (2,000 miles) across it from west to east during the Rickshaw Run with my traveling buddy Ryan of Lost Boy Memoirs. Then I went to Nepal just in time for a horrendous earthquake. But after that I spent six months traveling different festivals across India and producing a series of tourism videos. All these adventures and more are on The HoliDaze Blog

Highlights of Incredible India  

50 colorful photos from the Pushkar Camel Fair in India, a festival that should be one every travelers' bucket list
The HoliDaze Rickshaw Run guides, stories, tips and videos

India Travel Guides & Advice  

Even in India, a nation that is flooded with cultural symbolism, history and numerous religious practices, Jaipur stands apart from the others. The city not only reflects the above mentioned practices but also incorporate rich heritage of craft and art. The Nahargarh Fort, which used to guard the Pink City, now overlooks the growth and prosperity of the modern Jaipur. It has seen various chapters of Jaipur history from its existence to India independence and still today, it silently observes the growth of the city. The city of Jaipur, built by Sawai Jai Singh II, was heavily fortified, since the…
To cover the entire Gujarat one require more than 10 days by road. The roads are good but distance to be covered is greater than that. Oh and just a heads-up, the best time to visit Gujarat is from November to Mid March. Anyway, on our road-trip we opted for the southern part of Gujarat and decided on the following locations: AhmedabadDwarkaSomnathGirDiu (near but not in Gujarat, a union territory)Lothal Once I moved in Gujarat, the roads made me more comfortable and the journey of 2000kms became more pleasurable. The roads were good atmosphere was ok (too hot in days…
Rishikesh a small town located on the banks of Ganges River is the most sought after destination for white river rafting. The town is very small and is marked by lots of hotels and resorts, though all very basic in nature some will give standards but luxury here is ruled out. Option of camping near the river banks is also possible, only you should have booked it before. Rishikesh Laxman Bridge Rishikesh is located near Haridwar and is approx 240 kms from Delhi airport, though the nearest airport is Dehradun, I opted Delhi for the sake of convenience. You can…
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