Varanasi, also called Benares, is the holiest place for Hindu and Jain believers around the world. It’s considered the center of earth in Hindu mythology, and it’s one of the oldest continuously inhabited places in the world.
Fly to Kerala, India With Miles
Its idyllic coastline, tropical climate, year-round festivals and relatively unknown status among tourists makes the Indian state of Kerala a near-perfect destination. Among the area’s appealing attributes are miles of tranquil beaches, myriads of ecotourism activities, unique local celebrations and access to ancient Ayurvedic healing practices.
Delve Into Delhi and Get There With Miles
Delhi, the capital of India, is one of the oldest cities in the world. It’s a magical place with nearly 3,000 years of history, stunning architecture and unbelievable bazaars. And you can get there for almost free with miles from any of the major airline alliances.
Qatar Airways Picks Up the Pace With More Flights to India
Qatar Airways is reinstating its nonstop flights from Doha to Nagpur, an emerging trade and business hub in India, on December 1. With the expanded service, the airline’s total weekly flights to over a dozen destinations in India will increase from 95 to 102.
The City of Pearls: Hyderabad, India
Hyderabad sits at an ancient crossroads of commerce, and was once famous as a pearl and diamond trading center. Still known as the City of Pearls, its centuries-old shopping bazaars offer modern and exotic goods from all over India. This 400-year-old city on the banks of the Musi River is full of striking Qutb arches, royal palaces and minarets.