For something less time-consuming, book a toy train tour of the 51-mile Darjeeling Railway, considered to be one of the greatest journeys on the planet. This incredible rail journey takes you through some of the most stunning mountainside sceneries passing the streets and markets of Darjeeling at a pace that lets you enjoy everything around you to its fullest.
For an entirely unique experience, head over to one of the many lakes and rivers of India. From the famed shikaras of Kashmir to the romantic houseboats of Kerala, India presents a dramatic array of river cruises and boating adventures. These vessels are ideal for exploring some of the remotest parts of the country, journeying along untouched lands and enjoying magical vistas.