March heralds the Promise of a Colourful Experience with the Cultures of the World – Our Picks
The winter months have passed, paving the way for mellower temperatures. It is the ideal time to bask in the gentle warmth of the approaching summer months. The world is about to bloom and with it you can enjoy its many hues and colours as you explore new places. So with no further delay, take your pick from a list of stunning locations, meticulously selected by Indiana Travels to experience the beginnings of spring time.
Enjoy a picnic under a canopy of Japan’s famed cherry blossoms
Step into a world whose roots are firmly planted in ancient traditions and customs, while simultaneously staying on the cutting edge of technology and innovation. Embrace the land of the Samurai – Japan’s ancient warrior class known both for their unparalleled skill as well as their mental fortitude. Enjoy one of nature’s most exciting spectacles as you walk amidst blooming cherry blossoms in wondrous shades of lilac and pink. Indulge in an Indiana- arranged picnic style lunch under a canopy of the famous blooms. Pamper your taste buds with deliciously clean and crisp local delicacies. Wash it all down with a cup of warm ‘Sake’ – local rice wine, as you walk through the famed horticultural gardens, or marvel at the poise and elegance of the ever talented ‘Geishas’. We guarantee that you will lose yourself to Japan’s mystic appeal. Enjoy detailed itineraries, personalized down to the smallest details and let Indiana take you on a memorable journey!
Visit Oman’s mosques to get a glimpse of the nation’s rich history
Nestled amidst the Western Al Hajar mountains on one side and the Gulf of Oman on the other, prepare for a visual treat unlike any other. Gorgeous desert landscapes, the shimmering horizon off the coast and towering mountain peaks, all in one place! Have a relaxing swim in the emerald green waters of the Bimmah Sinkhole. Witness a breath taking view at Wadi Ghul, also known as the Grand Canyon of Oman. Delve into their delicious cuisine as well as local specialties and bustling marketplaces. Spend your evening aboard the Dhow Cruise and watch the sun set, enjoy the feeling of sand beneath your feet at one of the many pristine beaches. Take a trip back in time and learn about the history of Oman, from its very formation to its growth towards modern civilization. Enjoy Omani architecture at its best in shades of pearl white and artistic arches or bask in Oman’s rich cultural heritage, displayed extensively at several museums. Just get in touch with us and let us plan a trip to make sure you miss nothing of this nation of contrasts!
Experience a languid boat ride alongside the bustling ghats of Varanasi
Varanasi, also known as Benaras, is not merely a destination, but an experience in itself. It is known as one of the seven sacred cities of India (Sapta Puries), a destination most revered for its culture, tradition, customs and spirituality. Rise at dawn and enjoy authentic Yoga on the banks of the river Ganges, explore temples, shrines and historic buildings while you make your way through lively markets or sample some of India’s best local dishes. Visit Sarnath, the place where Buddha gave his first sermon upon achieving ‘Nirvana’ or enlightenment. Spend a blissful evening as you cruise along the banks of the Ganges or simply experience the evening ‘Aarti’ rituals followed by a sumptuous traditional meal. Experience the gamut of experiences that Varanasi has to offer, and let Indiana Travels plan it all, leaving you free to enjoy the experience from the moment you set foot from your home until the moment you get back!
From Japan’s Mount Fuji summit to rolling desert landscapes in Oman all the way to the spiritual beauty of the Ganges in Varanasi, the month of March is an ideal time for a quick spring time get away, planned exclusively for you and your family by us. So why wait, go see with travel made easy by Indiana Travels!