Think you know India? Think again. This massive country is one of the most diverse places on the planet, dealing out 36 states and territories, along with a few millennia’s worth of history.
New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Goa, Jaipur – they’re all in reach when you hop on an indirect flight to India.
You might want to tick off legendary sights like the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. Or trace the paths of the sacred Ganges River and Kerala Backwaters. There are mountains, too – the green Western Ghats and the Himalayan Valley of Flowers National Park. The cherry on top? The sandy beaches in western Goa.
It really depends on where you’re headed. Flights with one stop start at 11 hours, while others can last up to 42 hours with stopovers along the way. These routes out of Perth tend to offer the cheapest prices.
AirAsia X, Jet Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air, Singapore Airlines, SriLankan Airlines, Thai Airways and Virgin Australia are some of the major airlines flying to India.
Thanks to the choice of different routes, flights take off all day every day.
You’ll start your travels at Perth Airport. From here, India is your oyster. You could head for a big airport like Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai, Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi, Chennai International Airport in Tamil Nadu, or Bengaluru International Airport in Bangalore. Smaller airports are great options for more remote regions – like Lilabari Airport in Assam or Shillong Airport in Umroi.
India is a real treasure chest, packed with just about every vista you can imagine – palaces and slums; snow-capped mountains and rolling tea plantations; supersized rivers and skinny backwaters; massive beach resorts and traditional fishing villages.
The northern half of India features most of the big cities. The capital, Delhi, hands out Humayun’s Tomb, Agra is home to the Taj Mahal, and the Amber Fort guards Jodhpur.
Head south to glimpse a more laid-back way of life. Goa lines up beach hotels and villages beside the Arabian Sea. Meanwhile, traditional houseboats slip along the serene Kerala Backwaters.
Tempted? Then use our smart search engine to find flights from Perth to India.