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Kumbh Mela 2019: What Travelers Need to Know

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Sodha Travel's Newest Tours in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Bhutan

Tips for Traveling with Children to South Asia by a Travel-Industry Mom

The Windermere River House in Kerala, India

Coming Soon: Six Senses Bhutan

Sodha Travel Opens Australia Office

Is it Safe for Women to Travel in India?

What Travelers Need to Know About the India UDAN Scheme

Goa Activities During Monsoon Season

Where are the Tigers in Thailand?

Updated Taj Mahal Restoration Schedule

Now Reserving: The India Trail Tour in March 2018

Save the Date! Sodha Travel's 10th Anniversary

Paving New Paths in Laos, Indonesia, and Cambodia

Important India eVisa Updates

Sodha Travel's 5 Favorite Food Tours and Culinary Experiences in India

Hot Spring and Summer Thailand Deals!

Langar Hall: The Largest Free Kitchen in the World

Happy 2017 from Sodha Travel!

Phuket Culinary Adventure

Now Reserving: 2017 Festivals of India Tour

Is the Taj Mahal Really Closing?

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Ayurveda Resorts in Kerala

Update: Thailand Travel Interruptions

Fall 2016 Cambodia Travel Updates

Updated Vietnam Visa-on-Arrival Fee 

Allison Sodha's 5 Favorite Delhi Shopping Markets

Sodha Travel Now Offering Tours to Oregon, USA

The Best Breakfasts in Delhi

Thailand Travel Updates for Summer 2016

Client Story: Beauty is Beauty No Matter Where You Are in the World

All Aboard the Tiger Express, India's Newest Semi-Luxury Tourist Train

Confessions of a Tour Guide: Part II

Confessions of a Tour Guide: Part I

Asia's Largest Snow Park Now Open in Delhi

The Hills of Sapa, Vietnam

Beyond Bangkok: A Houseboat in Khao Laem Lake, Thailand

Recreate Your Own 'The Jungle Book' Itinerary

Spotlight: The Veddas in Sri Lanka

5 Mistakes Travelers Make in India

A New Hotel That Changes the Way Travelers See Old Delhi

Traveler Reviews of Sodha Travel: Highly Organized and Keeps All Promises Made

Common Myths of India Adoption

New Nepal Tour in 2016: Cycling in Kathmandu

Legends of India: A Small, Luxury Group Tour in North and South India

Sodha Travel's Team Awarded Thailand's Leading Travel Company

Free Destination Guides to India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, and Thailand

Spotlight: Talabgaon Castle in Dausa, Rajasthan

Cleaning and Restoration of the Taj Mahal

New Prototypes of Indian Railways Coaches

PCC Small Group Tours in 2016: Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Cambodia

Watch: Experience a Private or Custom South Asia Tour with Sodha Travel

The One Thing Every Traveler Should Experience in Dubai

South Asia Weather: The Best Time to Visit India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, and Maldives

After the Earthquake: 5 Reasons Why Now is the Time to Visit Nepal

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Agra Hotels with a View of the Taj Mahal

India Adventure Tours: Treks, River Rafting, Elephant Safari, and More!

Treasures of Cuba Tour: Registration Now Open!

5 Unique Hotels in India for 2015

The Sodha Travel Difference

Spotlight: John Gray's Sea Canoe Excursion in Phang Nga Bay, Thailand

Thailand Travel Myths

Spotlight: Tachai Island

Vietnam Private Tours and FAQ's

New Group Tour: South India in 2016!

96% Customer Service Rating in 2014!

Airlines, Regulations, and Customer Service: Where is the Accountability?

Go Hyderabad! National Geographic Traveler "Best Trips 2015"

Spotlight: Rim Resort in Chiang Mai, Thailand

India Visa on Arrival!

Important UAE Visa Update

Tales from Thailand

Spotlight: Shahpura Bagh

Meet Aditya "Addy" Singh, Tour Director Extraordinaire!

Share Your Room with a View!

The Best of Hyderabad

5 Suggested Day Trips from Bangkok

Save $100 on All Thailand Tours!

Student Travel with Sodha Travel

Featured Tour: Palace on Wheels

Nepal Airport Development Fee

Sodha Travel's Top 5 Excursions in Phuket, Thailand

Spotlight: Dera Mandawa in Jaipur, India

Join Allison Sodha in India - Two Exclusive Tours in 2015!

Important India Visa Update!

Experience Tibet, Maldives, Singapore, Thailand, and Dubai with Sodha Travel

An Airline Quiz: Can You Match Airlines and Airports?

Win a Gift Box from Nepal!

Legends and Landscapes of Nepal

Follow the Sodha Travel Team in India and Nepal!

Smile! Today is International Happiness Day!

Here's Why Your Reviews Mean the WORLD to Us

Spring Sale on Flights to Asia, Europe, and Africa! Save up to $379 per person!

Client Testimonial: I'm Blessed To Be On This Journey

Places to Visit in Bhutan in 2014

Places to Visit in Nepal in 2014

Places to Visit in India in 2014

Happy Holidays from Sodha Travel!

Unique Mumbai Tour Options: Sassoon Docks, Jewish Heritage, Bollywood Studios, and More!

Spotlight: Gurgaon, India

Unique Bhutan Tour Experiences: Farmhouse Dumplings and Prayer Flags!

Spotlight on Dubai: Private and Group Tours

5 Day, 5 * Luxury Private Tour in India for under $500/person!

My Indian Experience: A Client Testimonial from the Winners of our Golden Experience Giveaway

Reserve a Package in October and Help Stop Domestic Violence in the South Asian Community

Touring meets Traditions with India Destination Weddings

The Tradition of Mehndi in India

Save $100 on Sodha Travel's Colors of India Women-Only Group Tour!

Announcing the Winner of the Sodha Travel India Day Giveaway...

A Family Tour of North India!

The Pros and Cons of TripAdvisor

Join Sodha Travel at India Day and Enter to Win a Trip to India!

The India Explorer: 21 Days in North and South India

Spotlight on Amit Thakur: My 5 Favorite India Destinations

An Important India Visa Update

Cheers! Experience the Vineyards of India with Sodha Travel

Featured Tour: Himalayan Jeep Safari and $200 Savings

Client Testimonial: As a Female Traveler, India was Safe and Fantastic with Sodha Travel!

CNN Features India's Heritage and Palace Hotels

An Exclusive Preview of Sodha Travel's New India Tours - Vineyards, Ayurveda, and more!

Spotlight: Khem Villas, Ranthambore National Park

Beyond the Taj Mahal: Alternate Destinations Worth Considering in India

Celebrate Earth Week with a $200 Discount Off Any Custom Kerala Package

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Safety and Tourism in India

Client Testimonial: Our Trip Truly Was Perfect in Every Way

Experience a "Pop" of Indian Flavor at Masala Pop!

Enter Our Golden Experience Giveaway and Win a Trip to India!

Custom Bhutan Tours and FAQ's

The Women Drummers of Bhaktapur, Nepal

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The Health Benefits of Indian Spices

Join Sodha Travel at the Portland Indian Bridal Showcase on February 10th!

An Open Letter to the Airline Industry: Customer Service? Prove It.

Suggested Packing List for India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bhutan

Client Testimonial: We Saved Over $4800 with Sodha Travel!

Air Travel and the Value of Travel Insurance

The Jaipur Literature Festival Showcases International Writers

India Visa Update - Permit to Re-enter Restriction Lifted

Client Testimonial: Our Praise for the Planning and Execution by the Sodha Travel Team Cannot be High Enough!

Explore the Lanes of Old Agra

Tipping Guidelines in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bhutan

Follow the Sodha Travel Team in India!

India Adoption Travel - An Interview with Debra Dreyer

Follow Sodha Travel on Pinterest!

India Visa Updates and Tips

Is Medical Tourism a Worthy Option?

Local Transportation in Sri Lanka

UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Nepal

Registration Now Open for Sodha Travel's Sri Lanka Group Tour

Five Free Travel Experiences in Delhi

The Wondrous Ruins of India’s Temples

Top Mobile International Apps for Travel to India

Visit Sri Lanka's Fascinating Tea Plantations

A Guide to the Tsechu Festivals of Bhutan

The Mountains, The Mystery and The Momo of Nepal

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Travel to India on the 2013 “Colors of India” Tour with Sodha Travel

Travel to India and Discover the Country’s Top Cities and Destinations

New Website Launches This Week!!

Spotlight on Kolkata, India!

A Journey to Tsomoriri Lake

Client Testimonial: Sri Lanka is a Dream Come Alive!

Following Oprah in India - Tour Packages to India Can Show You All Four Cities

Female Travel to India

Sodha Travel Maintains 5* Rating on Tripology!

Featured Tour: Legends of Nepal

India Adoption Travel

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February Featured Tour: Legacy of Leh/Ladakh

Colors of India Tour: September 20 - October 1, 2012

Indian Cinema at Lewis & Clark College

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Happy Holidays from Sodha Travel!

Sri Lanka is a Paradise Rediscovered!

The Sweetness of Doing Nothing

Delhi Airport Development Fee

Client Testimonial: Being Thankful

Recipe: Mango Bread Pudding

Land of Lentils

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Forest Essentials India

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Overnight Indian Trains - Idyllic or Horrifying?

Spotlight: Chandni Chowk

August Featured Tour: Sri Lanka

Upcoming Event: India Day

Final Days to Save on July's Featured Tour!

Adoption Travel

A Treasure in Southern India!

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Independent Itineraries by Sodha Travel

June Featured Tour: Ganges River Rafting and Elephant Safari

Bhutan Himalayan Marathon

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Top 25 Destinations in India!

Upcoming Event: A Travel Photography Workshop

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Travel Tips Welcome!

Is Travel Insurance Worth It?

Rising Baggage Fees

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Introducing Travelhoppers!

Our Sympathy to the People of Japan

The Pushkar Festival

Trivia Answers

India Quiz: Test Your Knowledge!

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Client Testimonial: Splendors in South India!

2011 Cricket World Cup

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India Hotels in 2011

FAQ's on India's Social Etiquette

January Featured Tour: Choose and Save!

Updates: Delhi Airport Domestic Flights

5 Questions for The Travel Mama, Colleen Lanin

The Value of Specialization

December Photo Contest: Send Your Snapshots!

Sneak Peek: December's Featured Tour

Thanksgiving Travel Delays

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Mohammadpur Umri: Twin Capital of the World

Happy Diwali!

Client Testimonial: Don't Risk It - Trust An Agency!

Vaccinations and Medications

Treasures in Kerala and Tamil Nadu

Our Latest Video: An Indian Experience

Bollywood on Campus!

Experience the Andamans!

Increasing Fuel Costs

Removing the Travel Agent Stigma

Tips for Traveling to India with Children

SAWERA Fundraiser: Tickets going fast!

India's Wine Country

Allison Sodha, Certified India Destination Specialist

September Featured Tour: Southern Enchantment

Client Testimonial: A Taste of India

Goa Special: Travel by October 30th!

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Happy Independence Day, India!

International Cell Phone Coverage

Family Friendly India!

August Featured Tour: Mumbai Marathon/Half plus Kerala

Upcoming Events

Update: Indian Airports

India:#1 Emerging Luxury Destination

The Indian Rupee's New Symbol

Dining in Delhi

New Passport Fees

Featured Tour: Mumbai Marathon/Half Marathon and Kerala

The Sodha Travel Airfare Guarantee

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India Presentation: August 9th

A Treasured Recipe: Ginger Wine

Videos of Kerala: Part I

Featured Tour: Cycling in North India!

Client Testimonial: Legends of Nepal

Save the Date! SAWERA Fundraiser 2010

Domestic airlines "taking-off" in India

Featured: Specialty Travel Agents Association

Kettuvallams in Kerala

Kathakali Dance

Destination: Gujarat

Out of Office: May 13 - 31

Update: India Tourist Visa Regulations

India: Adventure Awaits! Part II

India: Adventure Awaits! Part I

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Upgraded Phone Lines: April 14, 2010

India: Culture Shock

Farhana Shaikh: Gluten Free Indian Cooking

Ground Transportation: India

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Passport Fees

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Selecting the Best Accommodations for Your Trip

Client Testimonial: "India transformed me"

Kingfisher Airlines set to join Oneworld

Traveling with Children

Holi: The Festival of Colors

Independent Itinerary vs Customized Package

Travel Tip: Food and Water

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Ayurveda: The Science of Life

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Keeping Travel Affordable

Who is Ganesha?

India Visa Updates!

Happy New Year!

Happy Holidays!

Kumbh Mela 2010

Christmas in India

Sodha Travel: 5 Star Rating on Tripology!

Tip: Domestic Baggage Allowance

Happy Thanksgiving!

SpiceJet wins Global Travel Award

Travel Insurance: Myths vs Facts

Destination: Ladakh

Client Testimonial: India on a Budget!

TEDIndia: Watch Day 1 Live and for Free!

Communication in India: Internet, Phone Calls and WiFi

The International Ecotourism Society

Traveler Opinions: Cultural Practices

Portland Resource: Primordial Sound Meditation

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Lake Periyar: Suspended Boating Services

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SAWERA Fundraiser - A Success!!

Responsible Tourism

Bollywood on Oprah!

SAWERA Fundraiser: Almost sold out!

Kerala: 100% computer connected!

A testimonial - before the departure!!

Travel Reviews

2010 Commonwealth Games: Delhi, India

Thank you for submitting your stories!!

3rd Annual SAWERA Fundraiser

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Why should I use a travel agent?

Lufthansa Service: PDX - FRA

Bhutan: The Royal Kingdom

Tripology

Golden Experience Tour: 8 Days for $1699 Including Airfare!

New Regulations Regarding Passenger Names on Airline Tickets

An Emotional Return

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The Indian Rail System

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Mumbai Attacks

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Delhi Bomb Blasts

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2nd Annual SAWERA Fundraiser - October 10, 2008

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