This Independence Day, go on a virtual tour of India with Airbnb

With its grand history and rich heritage, India is home to diverse experiences and ways of life. The land of diversity is the birthplace of a plethora of languages, cuisines and cultures. On its 74th Independence Day, experience India in the safety and comfort of your home with Airbnb’s Online Experiences. 

Fulfill your wanderlust and experience India – its unique art, architecture and food in its truest form – with these five Online Experiences. From exploring the pink city of Jaipur, taking a virtual walk of Taj Mahal to learning how to cook Indian delicacies, make the best of this weekend with these Airbnb Experiences.

Let’s Explore the Pink City Jaipur

The City Palace Jaipur

While a road trip might be difficult this weekend, you can travel to Jaipur and get up close and personal with the beauty and magic of the Pink City! This interactive storytelling adventure offers the opportunity to explore Jaipur virtually through pictures and videos that will transport you to the 16th century. Experience the grandeur of palaces and forts of Maharajas through this unique experience. 

Duration : 1 hour and 30 minutes

Revealing Incredible India by Street Art

Lodhi Art District, New Delhi

Celebrate India’s art and colorful festivals with this one-of-a-kind Online Experience. Discover and dive into India’s vivid mural culture and learn about the symbolism of these artworks, and the meaningful cultural stories behind their making!

Duration – 1 hour and 30 minutes

Bring Flavors of India to Life at Home

Home Cooking Experience with Neha

Explore the rich flavours of Indian cuisine with this experience and learn to make some delicious food that your tummy will thank you for! From flavourful curries to aromatic rice along with healthy and tasty Indian breads, you’ll learn about time-honoured techniques and cooking tips that can make all the difference.

Duration : 2 hours

Session on Tajmahal with Local Expert

Taj Mahal, Agra

Welcome to the greatest love story ever written! Through a virtual walk, enter the world of history and visit one of the seven wonders of the world. On this guided tour, your host will take you to different parts of the Taj Mahal while talking about the king and labourers who built this phenomenal monument. You will also be visiting Agra Fort and Baby Taj Mahal, all from the comfort of your home!

Duration : 1 hour and 30 minutes

Taste Of India – Masala Chai & Samosa

Learn to make Masala chai and Indian snacks with JD

What better way to celebrate India’s desi culture than with a cup of hot chai and delicious samosas? Immerse yourself in India’s love for food and the aroma of spices with this Online Experience. Going beyond a cooking class, this experience offers you the chance to learn the history and art of Indian cooking with a host who will definitely make you and your taste buds happy!

Duration : 1 hour

Airbnb Online Experiences, launched in April 2020, migrate the platform’s beloved Experiences from in-person to online. Through Online Experiences, people can unlock unprecedented access to inspiring hosts across the world, have the chance to connect with new people, and be given the opportunity to travel virtually, all from the comfort of their own living room. For more, visit