For lovers of nature, culture, cities and adventure, 62 alternative experiences that go beyond the mainstream.
A writer joins a gang of bikers on Royal Enfields as they zoom through Kathmandu on the road to Mount Everest | By Ashish Jha
Team NGTI cherry-picks movies and books rooted in travel and adventure.
'Enchanting' is the word to describe the Black Forest Highlands. Explore this region and discover a place renowned for natural beauty, gracious hospitality, award winning cuisines, authentic culture and timeless tradition. By: Rahel Leis
From culture and adventure to cities and nature, this is the ultimate list of the 25 destinations for the year ahead. Discover where to go, what to know, and how to see the world right now.
Documenting the colours & cultures of Ladakh with the Vivo V17Pro.
Check out the highlights of the novel campaign which is a collaboration between The Fern Hotels and the Drop Dead Foundation.
The event celebrated the idea of travel being a transformative experience.
Sustainability takes center stage as the hospitality group celebrates its 10th year.
The annual gala featured an art exhibition, workshops, videos and a panel discussion to raise awareness about the condition of the environment. | Powered By: EarthPillars360
Nestled in a peaceful nook overlooking Rishikesh, a trip here is just what the doctor ordered after a busy week.
Team NGTI cherry-picks movies and books rooted in travel and food.
Explore these frightening haunts at your own risk. | By Nathan Strauss
All long weekends beg a quick getaway—here’s a handy guide for last-minute planners.
Don’t jump queues. Tip fairly. Shop local. Use social media wisely. And more ways to be better travellers while globetrotting.
A sofa designed after your favourite camping treat or a Lagoon Bed reminiscent of a geothermal spa—Script by Godrej offers a contemporary furniture line based on your travel experiences.
Team NGTI cherry-picks movies and books rooted in travel and friendship.
Unravelling the stoic and spectacular ranges of Leh with the Vivo V17 Pro.
Planning a trip to Gothenburg? Here's a quick guide.
An exploration of this Austrian city takes us through picturesque natural scenes, a happening fashion street and stunning architecture.
The stunning French island is home to a treasure chest of culture and is an adventurer’s dream come true.
Boutique hotels and Novo-Andean cuisine are reaching new heights in Ecuador's capital.
For a Shillong native, Myanmar can feel like home. | By Ramzauva Chhakchhuak.
One chef, six delicious destinations: Travel tips from the culinary adventurer’s new National Geographic series.
Revisiting the enigmatic past of Konyak tribes with Vivo V15Pro.
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With Renaissance Hotels’ ‘Discover This Way’ campaign, a guest got a taste of the erstwhile Nawabi capital.
Diving into the elusive past of the headhunters of Nagaland with Vivo V15Pro.
Madagascar is a gem of a destination with a ton of memorable experiences in store!
Tips for wildlife encounters that promote sanctuary, not selfies. | By Natasha Daly
Say ‘bula’ to travel that leaves a positive impact.
Wild walks, warehouse cafes and street art in Portugal's capital. | By Mariëtte du Toit-Helmbold
Documenting the colour and frenzy of the scenic Kathmandu Valley with the Vivo V15Pro.
Resorts World™ Sentosa Singapore guarantees a fun-filled ride at this incredible theme park. | Powered By: Resorts World Sentosa Singapore
Diving into Nepal's vibrant culture and the famed spirit of its people with the Vivo V15 Pro.
On water, on land and in the air, quench your thirst for adventure.
Exploring the Kabini Backwaters, a Photographers Dream.
A photographer captures the essence of the spirit that powers this centuries-old festival.
Diving into the spectacle of the Anandpur Sahib Hola Mohalla, a festival of valour and might, with the Vivo V15 Pro.
Discover dog-friendly hotels, smoke-swirling cocktails, and the world’s largest digital art display in this Illinois city.
The director reveals why he's drawn to the horror genre, and the inspiration behind his latest release. | Powered By: Warner Bros.
At S.E.A Aquarium in Resorts World Sentosa Singapore, discover the underwater wonders of our planet. | Powered By: Resorts World Sentosa Singapore
An underwater agenda for scuba divers, whale watchers, and shark seekers.
A celebration of off-road driving through Apollo Tyres’ Bad Road Buddies Event organized in Dandeli and Quepem.
This International Day of Happiness, Tourism Fiji invites you to celebrate with our Bulanaires as we share our Bula Spirit with the world in a new way.
An immersive art and dining scene has given Peru's capital city a facelift.
Through the upcoming fiction Mard ko Dard Nahi Hota, we explore real-life instances where pain ceases to exist for certain superhumans.
The female traveller is making her presence felt in every corner of the globe and, in celebration, here's a collection of some of our favourite reads.
The new Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty is the ideal resort for all those craving a family break.
Driving through the crystal route, one dazzling creation at a time.
Ileana shares her Fijian experiences and promises to make you fall in love, just as she did.
Shining with creativity and colour, this buzzing African capital has emerged as an emblem of innovation.
In 2019, treat yourself to a wellness programme at the scenic Ananda Spa.
Street art, avant-garde dining, and urban beaches are bringing a modern edge to Spain's elegant capital.
Cave-crawls in Diu, 200-year-old palaces in Gujarat, and shaking minars in Haryana: those looking for cultural haunts, take your pick.
From lofty canyons in Meghalaya to the depths of the ocean in Lakshadweep: these trips will satiate your outdoorsy soul.
Home-cooked delicacies in Goa, Jampot's many, many street-food haunts and royal spiced liqueur in Rajasthan–here are food stories waiting to be told.
A travel meet-up with the Ministry of Tourism, Sultanate of Oman brings forth the best of everything that the Middle Eastern country has to offer.
Cycle trails in Odisha and Chandigarh, earthy tales in West Bengal, there's more to Indian cities than what meets the eye.
From Pondicherry's artistic streak to Punajb's royalty, these are properties you would want to check-in to this year.
Melbourne, the food and wine capital of Australia is for you.
The world's most exciting destinations for the year ahead.
A 500-year-old living dzong, a temple with an levitating pillar, and East India's only water palace—for the culture connoisseur, there's never enough India to explore.
From spotting India's only apes in Assam to witnessing the Amur falcon migration in Nagaland, here are six places which go beyond the tiger.
A photographer captures the expansive, rugged beauty of the terrain and the delightfully understated culture in Himachal Pradesh with his Vivo V11 Pro.
The Nat Geo Staff revisit their travels from the year gone by and pick a travel memory most special.
Speakeasies, speed trains, and soup dumplings in China’s largest city.
As 2019 dawns, we give you a round-up of last year's best features.
#TravelWithMastercard Bring in the New Year with a luxurious getaway.
Dive into the Indian heartland, home to a rich variety of food, heritage and wildlife.
The winning shots of the three categories—places, wildlife, people—of this year’s Nat Geo Photo Contest.
Call for entries for the 2018 Children's International Online Painting Competition.
In Grasse, fields of jasmine inspire the world’s most intoxicating perfume. | By Cathy Newman
Historic neighbourhoods to modern marvels, here's how to see it all in the Chinese city. | By Eric Rosen.
A steadily infusing immigrant culture and diversity has given the Chilean capital a shot in the arm.
Celebrate the city's tricentennial with legendary cocktails, artsy strolls, and jazz on every corner.
Surrounded by the majestic Himalayas, the mystical valley of Spiti is captured by my Vivo V11Pro.
From ancient sites to modern bites, gallivanting the Latin way has something for everyone. | By Norie Quintos
Ride the bright yellow tram through Portugal’s coastal capital and discover a whole new world.
Skiing in one of Asia's largest ski terrains is a transformative experience. | By Himraj Soin.
With her Vivo V11 Pro, a photographer watches the spirit of Kolkata come alive.
From the iconic Howrah Bridge to the glitzy Durga Puja celebration, my Vivo V11 Pro clicked it all.
In Partnership with Sonalika Tractors | Environmental degradation is threatening agriculture. However, Sonalika Group, a farm equipment and tractor manufacturer, has tied up with agencies like International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) to affect change.
Chanting, lamps, and lots of action.
Indulge in the best of food, stay and entertainment at Singapore and Indonesia with the card's best travel offers.
A photographer uses his Vivo V11 Pro to make some beautiful memories.
Layovers go from bland to grand with bands, brews, and a therapy pig.
Exploring Ladakh's vibrant colours with my Vivo V11 Pro.
While most water lovers turn to this archipelago for seaside fun, the country offers a lot more than just beaches.
Coconut Lagoon captures Kerala at its truest, with a backwaters experience that reflects the diversity, vibrancy and soul of the region.
“Swimming with Rolex in the cold waters of the Arctic Ocean or the warm tropical seas of Papua New Guinea, these are the places that time needs to go to − and Rolex is there.”
Every woman who wears a Rolex has a story. One of passion and adventure. A story of a pioneering spirit who has pushed back the limits of performance. These women epitomize the essence of Rolex since its very beginnings and what the Swiss luxury watchmaker stands for.
Soak up these water-lapped retreats for birders, anglers, and absinthe-sippers.
The once polluted waterways have got a new lease of life, quite literally, creating a haven for sea life including the delicious canal lobster. |By Adrian Phillips
Good entertainment, great people and welcoming hearts—eight queer-friendly cities around the world that celebrate diversity all year round.
Chettiar legacy. 19th century mansions. Spicy cuisine. Journey through an era when you stay at Visalam.
The last ice age saw herds of human beings journey to different parts of the world including Australia and Africa.
From admiring the beautiful Al Fateh Grand Mosque to binging on local and traditional dishes, Bahrain has something for everybody, making it the perfect vacation spot.
Estonia's forward-thinking capital city is also an innovation hotspot and technology hub.
Comforts are curated. Luxuries are lived. Stories are told.
Cascading, misty hills. Magical rainforests. The sounds of the wild. Fall in love with natural wonders at Wayanad Wild.
Over the course of nearly a century, Rolex has expanded its support for successive generations of explorers in their achievements, as they push back the limits of endurance and expand knowledge of our planet.
For over a century, Rolex has devoted all of its creative energy to manufacturing models that correspond, everywhere and in every way, to the fundamental aspirations of the people who wear them.
With a wave of exciting new urban spaces, this is the time to visit America's Motor City.
Soaring sight lines and high aspirations—Lebanon's seductive seaside capital is on the rise.
An all inclusive Middle East guide to make the best of food, culture and heritage in the island nation.
From hiking in the Black Forest to sleeping in giant wine barrels, Baden Wuerttemberg offers experiences of a lifetime.
SwaSwara combines the ancient techniques of Ayurveda and yoga with the tranquility of Om Beach to offer the perfect getaway for a solo traveller.
An energetic population is upping the cool quotient in Denmark's capital.
Choose from a variety of local and international cuisines…
A much awaited luxury holiday turns to reality |Powered by Citi.
There's more to an African safari than game drives through the golden savannah. Find out here.
Years of history and culture can be found within the walls of Bahrain's museums.
Holidaying will never be the same, all thanks to my favourite clicking equipment.
Rum sippers, deep divers, sun worshippers: The island kingdom has something for everyone.
As changing weather patterns pose serious threats to traditional agrarian systems, Climate-Smart Agriculture methods are coming to the rescue of farmers across the world. By Padmaparna Ghosh.
From getting stuck in nets to eating plastic that they think is food, creatures worldwide are dying from material we made. By Natasha Daly.
With all its culture and heritage comes a delicious spread of local dishes; when in the Middle-Eastern nation, eating breakfast is a must.
The miracle material has made modern life possible. But more than 40 percent of it is used just once, and it’s choking our waterways. By Laura Parker.
CGH Earth offers experiences that make you marvel at the spectacle called Earth.
We curated the best of our readers’ photographs from Uttarakhand. Here are the top five.
In Bahrain, ancient history comes alive within its forts, burial mounds and mosques.
A new generation of creatives is shaking things up, con mucho gusto, in the Argentinian capital.
With flourishing green spaces, well-preserved historical landmarks and cutting-edge technology, the island nation has the best of all worlds.
From being extremely vegetarian friendly to competing with Bengalis' love for rice: Peruvian food is uncannily similar to Indian food.
Explore above, across, and below worlds of wonder with these achievable feats.
A new Karnataka wine strives to protect the mighty tiger.
Scotland’s second city has something the capital doesn’t—unending charm and gallus.
A family of four hopped, skipped and jumped around three lovely cities in India, only to discover their lost love of travel and family time.
Rampage brings to the screens a story of friendship between man and beast. Here is where you can come face to face with these gentle giants. | Powered by Warner Bros.
Sunny days and monsoon showers do not take away from the festivities and charm of the port city. | By Eric Rosen.
Stargazing aside, L.A. offers cinematic history and a thriving art scene.
Lathika George’s travelogue takes you on a journey of India’s farmlands, fisher folk and lost traditions.
As the film Peter Rabbit hops into a movie hall near you, here is a look at where you can learn about the life and times of Peter's creator, Beatrix Potter
Long famous for the white tiger, this city in Madhya Pradesh also has a strong culinary lineage.
Madhya Pradesh's capital boasts of a delicious food culture.
A vacation in Thailand and a chance encounter in the Lion City; all of this cashless.
The woodlands of the two are home to a wide diversity of flora and fauna.
Mark Twain said Lake Lucerne produces marvel after marvel. The city does much the same.
Recharge the brain and enliven your body at Ananda in the Himalayas.
The badminton star is, however, fast clocking air miles and novel travel experiences. | By R. Ganesh
Ready Player One is only the latest of the prolific filmmaker’s futuristic films. | Powered by Warner Bros.
The intricate temple carvings highlight meditation, spiritual teachings, kinship, wrestling, royalty and erotic art, amongst others.
Paul Howard, U.K. location manager for Tomb Raider, on why the action heroine fit right into gritty East London. | Powered by Warner Bros.
Species that inspired Darwin’s theory of natural selection are facing new challenges to adapt. | By Christopher Solomon. Photos by Thomas P. Peschak.
The 2,300-year-old Great Stupa is the most ancient Indian stone structure still standing.
Welcome to the Stone Age version of the Louvre.
Best for culture, urban hot spots and nature.
Later this year two ships, ‘Neverland’ and ‘See Yah’, will start cruises between Gateway of India and Chowpatty, and also open floating restaurants in the city.
This holiday season, explore a #VisaFreeQatar.
Scratching the surface of the state’s diverse heritage with its fascinating monuments, tinsel towns and ancient forts and temples.
Having a JetPrivilege card ensured that all my planning was hassle-free.
Bandhavgarh National Park is ideal for tiger watching, bird watching and exploring grasslands filled with the wild and spots of heritage.
Watch the forest come alive in this video of Satpura, one of Madhya Pradesh's most unique national parks.
Hungry for some good fortune in 2018? It’s available in all flavours. | By Donna Long
With thinning crowds and a pleasant chill in the air, winters can be a delight in Rome.
With my JetPrivilege membership, planning a family holiday was a piece of cake.
And how my Standard Chartered Multi-Currency Forex card made travelling hassle-free.
It's more than just a frequent flyer programme.
The Daily Shot contest winners showcase the best of the state.
Create water coloured memories in Madhya Pradesh's carnival.
Exploring Quebec's cultural capital as it commemorates 375 years.
'The Jungle Book' by Rudyard Kipling was inspired from these thick forests.
Live it up in these Indian destinations.
Tourism Australia’s new flash sale offers flight tickets from India to Australia for as low as Rs 29,900.
Innovative design, sustainable cuisine and quintessential Scandinavian style in the Finnish capital.
As a bonus, dig into this handy guide to explore the Thai capital like a local.
With ancient temples, ardent devotees and a camel fair, the Rajasthani town promises a burst of colour and culture.
As fish populations crash elsewhere, towns limit catches to stabilise harvests, boost tourism, and preserve a way of life. By Erik Vance. Photographs by Thomas P. Peschak.
Nat Geo Expeditions expert and ethnomusicologist, Holly Wissler, shares a guide to chasing the best local beats. | By Hannah Lott-Schwartz
Novotel Resorts gave my family the perfect holiday.
Meet Dr Shashi Tharoor, Barkha Dutt, Imtiaz Ali and Markus Zusak, among others.
Our top travel picks for the month.
The new Skoda Octavia is the perfect companion for a road trip from Bengaluru to Munnar. | Powered by Skoda.
Kugels, krupniks, pierogis and more. | By Rathina Sankari
Peru is a country of ancient ruins, lively culture and spectacular natural terrain. | Powered by The Commercial Office of Peru.
Feral encounters and surreal natural wonders abound in the island nation. | Text and Photographs by Neeta Lal.
Snapshots of colourful culture in the dynamic region.
Considering the exotic culinary legacy of India’s nawabi families. | Text and Photographs Courtesy: Dining with the Nawabs, Roli Books
Holidays for those who need special care. | Powered by Germany Tourism.
From ancient temples to modern amusement parks, the country has much to offer. Powered by TUI.
Renowned lensman, Atul Kasbekar, goes in the hunt of his next find behind the wheel of his trusty companion. Powered by Volvo.
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Tourism in Bastar is limited due to Maoist associations, but there is much to discover. | By Sugato Tripathy
Two college kids, an empty wallet, and big dreams. Sponsored by JetPrivilege.
Only 1 hr-long drive from Bengaluru in Karnataka | By Rashmi Gopal Rao
Plus, how to plan a trip a trip with your four-legged family| By Divya Dugar
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Plan a trip centred around the state’s rich handicraft traditions. |By Diana Sahu
Only 2 hr from Dharamsala and 3hr from Chandigarh. | By Anurag Mallick and Priya Ganapathy
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Goa’s 100-year-old musical theatre tradition is alive and kicking. | By Fernando Lobo
One of India's best known birding spots is a well-kept Himalayan secret. | By Bhanu Singh