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Walking Holidays in India

Visiting India is an experience like no other. Saturate your senses with deeply spiced food, admire colourful clothing gleaming in the sunshine, smell the haze of incense in the air and hear the eclectic rhythm of this populous nation. Enter the gateway to the Indian Himalaya through Shimla, the capital of the northern state of Himachal. Take a breath of fresh mountain air and look across the panoramic view; snowy peaks in the distance provide a backdrop for the deep gorges, pine forests, tumbling rivers, orchard valleys and idyllic villages found in this area. With such an array of contrasting landscapes to discover, walking here is an unparalleled delight.

The gorgeous hill country of the Wayanad is nestled in the Western Ghats, providing hikers with views of vast valleys, vibrant grasslands and fabulous forests; a haven for nature lovers and explorers. The Kodaikanal waterfalls will wash you with a remarkable experience, paralleled by none. 

India’s exceptional landscape is only one part of this outstanding nation; there’s also a wealth of thriving towns, cities and villages waiting to be visited. Welcoming locals, culinary delights and captivating culture will meet you every step of the way. 

Why Book a Walking Holiday to India?

With a rich history, glorious scenery and fascinating traditions, India is simply inspiring. A walking holiday offers you an authentic way to traverse this magical landscape. After all, the salt march (one of India’s most famous acts of civil disobedience) led Indians on a 240-mile trek. At ground level, you can soak up the deep culture that surrounds you. 

In the Punjab province, you can witness the mystical atmosphere of first light prayers at the Golden Temple of Amritsar and the holiest Sikh shrine. Or, gaze in wonder at the enchanting establishment of borders with the daily Beating Retreat sunset ceremony at the Wagah Border. This magical ritual is like no other and will invite you to consider the recent history of Pakistan and India. 

The states of Karnataka and Kerala offer another world to explore, where the lush, fertile lands paint a serene setting for relaxed ramblers. You’ll stroll through the lush greenery of emerald plains, undulating hills, tea plantations and shola forests.

Refresh your senses by exploring inland waterways and waterfalls, or cruising Kerala’s famous backwaters. With all of these incredible, exotic sights and vast landscapes to uncover, there’s a lifetime of stories and memories waiting for you on a walking holiday with Ramble Worldwide in India.

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Hill Stations Of The Himalayas

Hill Stations Of The Himalayas

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  • 2025:
    • Mar
    • Oct

Explore the hill state of Himachal Pradesh, sandwiched between Punjab and Tibet, encompassing the verdant Himalayan foothills, with orchards, forests, deep gorges, and roaring rivers.

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Usually, your walk will take up the whole day at a moderate pace. Terrain will often be hilly and paths generally good. Note that on holidays in mountainous areas, expect some rougher paths. An average walk length is 6 miles but expect this to vary from as little as 3 miles on a sightseeing day and up to 10 miles on a full day dependant on the amount of ascent and decent required.  

Usual daily walks - Distance: 6 miles; Ascent/Descent 500m; Terrain: sometimes hilly and undulating on good paths and tracks; Walking Time: Day walks. 

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