India travel

Higher places: On the trail of the Dalai Lama in India

Higher places: On the trail of the Dalai Lama in India

Whether or not you get to shake the Dalai Lama's hand, the hills around Dharamsala offer a spiritual journey full of energy
Ultimate Himalayan retreat: Yoga, meditation, wildlife

Ultimate Himalayan retreat: Yoga, meditation, wildlife

India's lakeside Basunti retreat was designed for those looking to unwind ... even while doing headstands
Exploring the backwaters of Kerala, India

Exploring the backwaters of Kerala, India

A trip to this coastal network of lakes, canals and rivers shows off a side of India few even know exists
Amritsar and beyond: 6 ways to experience India's Punjab region

Amritsar and beyond: 6 ways to experience India's Punjab region

With glittering temples, wide fields and incredible food, Punjab is India at its colorful, lively best
World's most polluted city revealed

World's most polluted city revealed

New Delhi has world's worst air quality -- but will travelers stop going?
Gallery: India’s traveling ‘talkies,’ a dying cinematic icon

Gallery: India’s traveling ‘talkies,’ a dying cinematic icon

In the Indian state of Maharashtra, the rural cinema experience is holding out against modernity
Gallery: India's most sacred river

Gallery: India's most sacred river

A photographer seeks the soul of the Ganges along its 1,200-mile length
Inside India's first 'international' theme park

Inside India's first 'international' theme park

Filled with Hindu gods and Bollywood-themed rides, AdLabs Imagica targets the country's rising middle class
Should solo female travelers avoid India?

Should solo female travelers avoid India?

Following the horrifying New Delhi gang rape, a CNN staffer recounts her experiences traveling alone through the country
How fake train tickets are made in India

How fake train tickets are made in India

Massive train ticket theft discovered in Mumbai as peak holiday season begins
CNBC AWAAZ Travel Awards: Winners, trends and some big statistics

CNBC AWAAZ Travel Awards: Winners, trends and some big statistics

Hotels, airlines, theme destinations and travel trends putting India on the global tourism map
Yes, you can 'do' India in two weeks

Yes, you can 'do' India in two weeks

India virgin? Focus on these 8 essential stops and you'll be an old hand within a fortnight
India's new SMS limit: 100 texts per day

India's new SMS limit: 100 texts per day

Telemarketers targeted, travel e-ticketing agencies and social networking sites exempted
Would you pay US$140 for a travel guide...

Would you pay US$140 for a travel guide...

... when an extra hotel night costs as much?
Travel writer Chuck Thompson on the evil genius of Indian salesmen

Travel writer Chuck Thompson on the evil genius of Indian salesmen

How tenacious are they? For his new book, "To Hellholes and Back," Thompson found out the hard way. Again and again