The Best Photography in India

Looking for the best photography in India? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around India. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top photography spots in and near India

  • South Andaman, India

    Snorkel at Elephant Beach

    3 mi
    Assuming that you made the ferry from Port Blair to Havelock Island, the best way to reach the trailhead would be to either rent a bicycle ($2/day typically) or a scooter/motorcycle ($8/day) and pedal or drive to the small sheltered bus station at the foot of the jungle. Leave your bike there and...
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  • Wan, India

    Hike the Roopkund Trek to Skeleton Lake

    31.1 mi / 8000 ft gain
    The Roopkund Trek is considered one of the best treks in all of India. From thick, winding forests, to rolling hills, to the majesty of the the Garwhal range of the Himalayas, this 6-day adventure has everything you could want in a journey. Arduous, beautiful, awe-inspiring. This trip is truly a ...
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  • Rishikesh, India

    Hike to Neer Garh Waterfall

    3.5
    1.5 mi / 400 ft gain
    About a mile and a half NE from the Laxman Julla Bridge in Rishikesh lies one of the best natural escapes around.  A series of three stunning waterfalls make up the Neer Garh falls.  Although Rishikesh is a city that is driven by a booming tourist economy, you will find that these waterfalls are ...
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  • Tyrna, India

    Hike to the Double Decker Living Root Bridges

    5.0
    4.3 mi / 2398.3 ft gain
    Looking for an experience straight out of Tarzan or the Jungle Book? Deep in the dense tropical forest of Meghalaya, and shrouded in cloud and rain for much of the year, are some astonishing man-made natural wonders. Known as living root bridges, inventive members of the Khasi tribe have trained ...
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  • Cherrapunjee, India

    Visit Nokhalikai Falls

    Located in India's proclaimed "wettest place on Earth", Cherrapunji, these falls will take your breath away. The name of the falls in Khasi, "Jump of Ka Likai", is linked to a legend about local women who jumped off the cliff next to the falls. Monsoon season or not, this waterfall in the East Kh...
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  • Alappuzha, India

    Explore the Allepey Backwaters

    The Keralan backwaters are a network of interconnected canals, rivers, lakes and inlets, a labyrinthine system formed by more than 900 km of waterways, and sometimes compared to the American Bayou. They lay parallel to the Arabian Sea coast in Kerala, a state in southern India. They are a lush, b...
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  • Kumily, India

    Tour the Periyar Tiger Reserve

    Periyar Tiger Reserve, Thekkady, is an example of nature’s bounty with great scenic charm, rich bio diversity and providing veritable visitor satisfaction. Sprawled over an area of 925 Sq .km., Periyar is one of the 48 tiger reserves in India. Zealously guarded and efficiently managed reserve is ...
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  • Sidri, India

    Winter Trek to Kedarkantha Summit

    12.4 mi / 12500 ft gain
    Dehra Dun to Sankri, 6400ft - 220km; 10 hoursKedarkantha Peak winter trek is a fairly challenging trek in Uttarakhand. The weather condition and the dropping temperatures make it a thrilling experience. The minimum temperature drops down to -10 degree C at night. Sankri is the nearest village whe...
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  • Leh, India

    Hike Above Leh Palace

    2.5 mi / 984.3 ft gain
    Wherever you go in Leh, you won't be able to miss the Leh Royal Palace. This massive, towering palace was actually built to resemble the Potala Palace in Lhasa, and is adorned with classic Tibetan inscriptions and Buddhist monuments. Begin this adventure at the base of the palace in the downtown ...
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  • Synrang Kaban, India

    Hike the David Scott Trail

    9.9 mi / 984.3 ft gain
    An old trekking route and one of the most popular trekking routes in Meghalaya, David Scott Trail Shillong has been named after David Scott, a British office. The officer discovered this route in the first half of 1800s in the form of a mule track for travelling from Assam to Bangladesh. This rou...
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