India Vegan Travel Guide

India Vegan Travel Guide

India Vegan Travel Blogs

Vegan Epicenters of India

It‚Äôs not too much of a challenge finding vegan food in restaurants all over India – even egg is seen as non-veg to many vegetarians here, and it‚Äôs easy to inform the waiter that you can‚Äôt consume anything from the […]

Rishikesh Vegan Food Hunt

I spent a total of 5 weeks in Rishikesh, India. 4 weeks studying yoga at¬†Siddhi Yoga and 1 week exploring and enjoying.¬† My favorite vegan spot in Rishikesh is The Eat Story. I’ll talk about this spot first.¬† The Eat […]

Eating vegan in Amritsar, India

Back in November 2017, we spent a really enjoyable few days in Amritsar. Not only did we enjoy the sights that the town has to offer (including the mesmerizing¬†Golden Temple and the dramatic border ceremony) but we also got to […]

Top 5 places to eat vegan in Rishikesh, India

We spent almost 3 weeks in Rishikesh, North India, in September 2017. It’s a great place to be, by the holy river Ganges, surrounded by yoga classes, great restaurants, ashrams and the stunning Himalayan foothills. It’s a vegetarian town too, […]

The crazy world of India and avoiding their ghee obsession

Where to begin with India?! I had been wanting to go to India for a very long time, and finally we booked our trip (me and my boyfriend) for December. We visited Delhi, Agra, Taj Mahal, Jaipur and Varanasi. We […]

Explore Khimat

In the corner of a crowded Indian state lies Khimat ‚Äď a village enriched with cultures of Gujarat and Rajasthan. It’s the most I’ve traveled to visit ancestral lands, and it seemed detached from western existence because of its tranquil […]

What if Meat Was Illegal?

At first I thought it was a just a legend. I had heard of it in a late night conversation with a fellow volunteer at an elephant sanctuary in rural Thailand. Somewhere in India, the story goes, is a city […]

Getting Delhi Belly in India

The joys of travelling. The new experiences, beach bumming, vibrant cultures, diversity, cheap hotels, and the food. Oh the food! But sometimes, it’s more like “ughhh the food”. Cody and I arrived in Delhi strong and healthy on October 13th. […]

Vegan Eats in India

India is a vegetarian paradise, and it can be a vegan paradise as well, it just takes slightly more effort to be sure your meals are plant based. Over 500 million Indians are vegetarian and vegan due to religious reasons, […]

How to Survive and Fall in Love with India

If you can travel through India, you can travel anywhere. At least we think so. India is staggering madness. It is raw, dirty, crowded, vibrant, mystical, stunning, and it bewitches me every time. We recommend that you have at least […]

The Best Vegan Food in Goa

After a few weeks exploring the busier parts of India, It was finally time to slow down in Goa. Cody and I had visited once before, but Goa is quite large, so we wanted to explore another part of this […]

Tips on Train Travel in India

India is a massive country. It’s so large that it is considered a subcontinent. There are 1.3 billion people, 22 official languages spoken throughout the country, and 9 different recognized religions practiced. If you don’t have a lot of time […]

Volunteering at Animal Aid Unlimited

A few years ago I stumbled upon several videos of severely injured animals being rescued by local heroes in India. Some of the videos were very graphic, and every single one was incredibly touching. It was so wonderful to see […]

Celebrating Diwali in Udaipur

Often referred to as the city of lakes, Udaipur is known as the centre for performing arts and crafts. We spent 7 days in Udaipur recovering from Delhi belly, volunteering at Animal Aid India, exploring the charming city, and celebrating […]

Visiting the Beautiful Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is located in Agra, a city about 3 hours away from Delhi by train and unless you plan on going to the Taj more than once during your stay, you really only need a night or 2 […]

The Golden Temple- A Place Where Everyone is Welcome

First I would like to begin with the values of Sikhism. Sikhs must believe in equality. No discrimination is allowed on the basis of creed, gender, race, caste, status, colour, education, etc. The principles of brotherhood and universal equality are […]

Our time spent in Leh, Ladakh

Ladakh (“land of high passes”) is an autonomous region in the Indian state of Jammu¬†and Kashmir. It is surrounded by the Himalayas, and is one of the most sparsely populated regions in Jammu and Kashmir. Its history and culture are […]

Turning Vegan While Traveling the World

Hi everyone, I’m Rory, a 25-year-old French girl who left her “normal” life after studies and work to explore the world with her beard-man. I love analog photography, and even during a trip with no coming home planned, I’m still […]

Vegan Dining in India

Tenzin Dickey Tibetan Restaurant

Tenzin Dickey Tibetan, a cozy little restaurant, offers guests a¬†scrumptious bite of vegetarian Tibetan delicacies at pocket friendly prices. Veg cheese fried momos, Thukpa, potato cheese momos, thenthuk and noodles are some of the must-try dishes at Tenzin Dickey Tibetan […]


Chennai’s First Vegan Restaurant. Pure classical Vegetarianism has been in the Indian tradition for a long time. Saints, Scholars and leaders of eminenece have spoken, written exemplified the values of Ahimsa food, non-poisonous food and followed classical vegetarianism in their […]

Eden Vegetarian – E37 Second Avenue

In the business of good food for over 2 decades. For over two decades now, one name in Chennai speaks for great tasting vegetarian food. Eden. Virtually no advertising, no promotions – yet, Eden continues to delight legions of Chennaiites […]

Eden Vegetarian – Harrisons Hotel

When Harrisons in Chetpet, the old venerable Madras institution (since 1885) reinvented into a modern boutique hotel, it brought in a new brand along, in addition to its own – Meenam & Dynasty – that had served the city’s discerning […]

Cream Centre

Over the past fifty years, Cream Centre has transcended generations to emerge as the leading vegetarian restaurant with all-time favorites and inventive innovations served in an inviting ambience to a discerning clientele. Cream Centre first claimed its fame with its […]

Shankara Vegis

Shankara Vegis is a pure vegetarian restaurant near the Taj Mahal in Agra, India. Menu items can be veganized with ease, and the restaurant boasts a rooftop dining area with a view of the Taj.

Grasswood Cafe

Grasswood Cafe is a food and coffee spot in Udaipur that is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Vegan food options are available, and soy milk is provided for lattes and other coffee and tea beverages. They also have a […]

Cafe Satori

Cafe Satori is a coffeeshop and cafeteria in Udaipur, India. They are the first cafe in India to offer suspended coffee, meaning you can purchase an extra coffee (or tea) for someone less fortunate to request later on in the […]

Millets of Mewar

Millets of Mewar in Udaipur serves food with gluten-free local grains (aka millets), less-oil and various herbs/spices in an attempt to present healthy-tasty food choices to Indians & Travellers alike. The range of 120 recipes offers curries, multi-grain chapatis, brown […]

Bean Me Up

The cuisine at Bean me Up in Goa is international, healthy and undeniably delicious. Tofu, Tempeh, or Seitan are the hot plates served up on a brown pitta bread or with brown rice. The Salads are served as combos or […]

Activities in India

Bike Riders Jaisalmer

Bike Riders Jaisalmer- A Bike Tour and Bike Rental Company Bike Hire in Jaisalmer All the travellers, staying in Hotels, Resorts & guest houses, here we brings one and only budgetary & Adventure transport for Biking and Self Designed tours […]

The Golden Temple (Sri Harmandir Sahib)

Sri Harmandir Sahib, informally referred to as The Golden Temple, is an early 17th century Sikh place of worship. It is a central place of worship, and a symbol of equality for all who enter. Any and all visitors are […]

Namgyal Tsemo Monastery

Namgyal Tsemo Monastery, located in Leh, was founded in 1430 by King Tashi Namgyal. It is made up of two buildings, one of which houses a a three-story tall golden statue of Maitrieya Buddha. Access up to the monastery can […]

Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is a white marble tomb in Agra, India, and is said to be a crowning example¬†of the combination of Persian, Indian, and Islamic architectural styles. It was commissioned by Shah Jehan in the 1630s to house the […]

Atithi Parinay (Home Stay), Ratnagiri

Tucked away at the heart of the Konkan belt… Located just 15 kms from Ratnagiri and Ganpatipule, Near Goa, India. 5kms fro Aare-ware beach. which is most beautiul beaches in India. Atithi Parinay is a place where you and your […]

Places to Stay in India

Almighty Guest House

Almighty Guest House in Ladakh, India features free wifi, solar panels that allow for hot showers, and is only a ten minute walk from the city’s main market. Other services include a shared garden, on-call doctor, airport pick up and […]

Hotel Sidhartha

Hotel Sidhartha is a budget hotel situated just 1km from the Taj Mahal in Agra, India. Recreation and Leisure: Attached bath with running hot & cold water (In the Morning 07:00 am to 10:00 am) (In the Evening 07:00 pm […]

Animal Sanctuaries and Animal Care Facilities in India

Corbett National Park

Corbett National Park was established in the year 1936 and today it is renowned as the oldest national park in India. Named after Jim Corbett, it was the first to come under Project Tiger Initiative. The park is home to […]

Animal Aid Unlimited, India

Animal Aid Unlimited is a rescue-centre, hospital and sanctuary for ownerless street animals in Udaipur, Rajasthan, India. No bookings or confirmations are required for volunteers to help out– simply show up between the hours of 9am-5pm (the earlier, the better) […]

The videos and blogs on this page were contributed by members of our vegan community who recently traveled to Asia and graciously shared their travel experiences. Follow your fellow vegan travelers as they explore India compassionately, meet local vegans and other vegan travelers, and share the amazing vegan food they find during their travels! They share the sites they visited, the places they stayed at, vegan shops they found, and the sites and activities they enjoyed during their time in India. Some also visit animal sanctuaries in the countries they travel to and kindly share the stories of the animals they meet. Join our vegan community and share your travel adventures with our global vegan community and collectively we can show the world how easy it is to be vegan and travel compassionately.

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