India and Indonesia are relatively close and both are unique in terms of attractions, heritage and culture; both are along the vast Indian Ocean waters. It is possible to explore these amazing countries on a twin holiday and have the best of both worlds on one plate. With cheap flights on offer from local airlines like Air India and Delta, there’s no reason to stop you switching between the two countries on one holiday. To get the most of your trip pick the best from each of the destinations.
Start off on a luxury tour of India and experience the intriguing culture and majestic ancient architectural designs; tour the popular Taj Mahal which is one of the seven wonders of the modern world. It stands majestically in white and is a symbol of love built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz who died in childbirth. The emperor built this spectacular mausoleum in 1632 and to date it is still a sight to behold.
The Pink City of Jaipur is the vibrant capital of Rajasthan and it should not be missed. Witness the Rajasthan architecture which is the most captivating element of the city. This Pink City was built with an astronomer’s skill on the ground as it houses the famous Jantar Mantar, the largest and best preserved celestial bodies’ observatory. The sundial is perhaps its most outstanding feature and it is used to measure time accurately to date. The Mughal City Palace Complex is another of Jaipur’s attractions and it combines Mughal and Rajasthan architectural designs.
The City of Delhi is also another important stop and it is also from here that you will take a flight to Indonesia. It is a fascinating city of contrasts in New Delhi with modern buildings and wide streets and the Old Delhi which houses ancient buildings some dating back to 10th century.
After getting the best of India take a flight from Delhi to Denpasser in Bali which is a paradise island of Indonesia. It is here that you expect a blend of culture, history and absolutely fantastic sceneries on the planet. Most people come here not only for the delicious Balinese cuisines and temples but for its pristine stretches of white sandy beaches. The ‘island of the gods’ as it is most often named is tantalizing in every manner, from quiet idyllic beaches with fantastic natural sceneries to crazy party beaches where the nights are lively and the partying never stops.
The Nusa Dua Beach is enveloped by swaying palm trees, mangrove trees and vibrant wild flowers and is lapped by warm blue waters of the Indian Ocean; perfect definition of a paradise. This beach is ideal for a luxury relaxing holiday as it has numerous luxurious resorts. It is also home to some of the best villas in Bali, perfect for relaxing and letting life go by at a steady pace. This beach has low water levels and is perfect for swimming and snorkeling.
The Kuta beach boasts of crashing waves which are ideal for surfing, it is also a very action packed beach where locals and tourists mingle and the energy is never ending. If you are looking for vibrant night life here, the partying is high notch.