| South India
South India is home to ancient civilisations, bustling modern cities, mountains, forests, exotic wildlife, temples, beaches and backwaters.This tour takes in a variety of destinations while still giving you the chance to see local life up close and engage with the wonderfully warm and friendly people who call this land home.
21 days ... Mahabalipuram Trichy Madurai Periyar Kumarakom
Wayanad Mysore Hassan Hospet Badami Goa Mumbai
10 days ... Cochin Munnar Periyar
Kumarakom Kovalam Trivandrum
15 Days ... Cochin Kumarakom Periyar Munnar Ooty Coonoor Wayanad Bandipur Mysore Bangalore
Southern India is famous for its idyllic beaches, serene backwaters, stunning mountain scenery and exotic wildlife. This tour samples a little of each with the emphasis on relaxation and enjoyment of nature.
15 Days ... Trivandrum Varkala Alleppey Cochin Cheruthuruthy Malabar Coast Cannanore
With a host of UNESCO World Heritage listed monuments, Tamil Nadu is the cradle of Dravidian culture- the people are proud of this legacy and in many places you can witness worship in places where traditions have remained largely unchanged for centuries.
10 Days ... Chennai Mahabalipuram
Tiruvannamalai Pondicherry Tanjore Trichy Madurai
16 Days ... Chennai Mahabalipuram Pondicherry Tanjore Karaikudi Madurai Kovalam Cochin
The temple architecture of Karnataka reflects the style of the Hoysala dynasty that created smaller, intricately carved shrines quite different to those in neighbouring Tamil Nadu. The extensive Vijayanagar site at Hampi is well worth a two day stop. Conclude your cultural experience with time for relaxation on the beaches of Goa and a visit to Mumbai- India’s most cosmopolitan city.
13 days ... Bangalore Mysore Sravababelogola Hospet Hampi Badami Goa Mumbai.
tour focuses on quality accommodation in some of the many beautiful
properties in the south; both newly constructed and restored 'heritage'
buildings. The locations are occasionally a little bit off the beaten
track, ensuring a more tranquil environment during your holiday. The
emphasis is on allowing you to experience the legendary hospitality
of the local people as well as a range of different places and atmospheres.
25 Days ... Cochin Mundackal Cannamore Coast Wayanad Cherutheruthy Palakkad Alleppey Kanjirapally Periyar Dindigal Kannudakathan Tanjore Pondicherry Mahabalipuram
Travelling in India provides ample opportunity to experience first-hand encounters with the majestic Asian elephant. This exciting itinerary not only takes in many of the best sights of South India, but also has an emphasis on seeing, touching & interacting with these beautiful and mighty animals. The elephant has been central to many aspects of life in India for millennia and you will encounter them in many different situations from sacred representations, temple elephants and those in the wild.
18 Days ... Mahabalipuram Pondicherry Tanjore Chettinad Dindigul Periyar Ooty Mundackal Kabini Lake Mysore
19 Days ... Delhi Agra Bharatpur Jaipur Mumbai Mahabalipuram Karaikudi Madurai Kovalam Cochin
North and South India are quite different in history, culture, cuisine and scenery – in just under 3 weeks you can get a taste of much of the country, the famous sights and more than a glimpse of what makes India so unique.
20 Days ... Delhi Agra Bharatpur Jaipur Mumbai Bangalore Mysore Nagarhole Bandipur Ooty Houseboat Cochin
palaces, romantic lake side towns in the desert, camel trains and, of
course, the Taj Mahal - this trip to North India takes in all these and
14 Days ... Delhi Agra Jaipur Pushkar Jodhpur Jaisalmer Rohet Garh Udaipur
This wide-ranging tour of Rajasthan takes in all the major cities of this vast desert state, as well as the less-regularly visited regions of Shekhawati, famous for its painted havelis, Jojawar where a ride on the hill railway is an unforgettable experience and Karauli, a town oozing atmosphere and history but virtually free of tourists. This route also includes a visit to the Taj Mahal in Agra.
19 Days ... Delhi Mandawa Bikaner Jaisalmer Jodhpur Jojawar Udaipur Pushkar Jaipur Karauli Agra Delhi
In a little over a week this tour covers the famous Golden Triangle (Delhi, Agra and Jaipur) and the wonderful sights of those cities as well as visiting the small town of Karauli and Rajasthan’s most famous National Park, Ranthambore. With luck you’ll see a tiger here! This is an ideal itinerary if you want to have a taste of Rajasthan with something a bit beyond the normal trail.
10 Days ... Delhi Agra Karauli Ranthambore Agra Jaipur Delhi
21 Days ... Delhi Agra Bharatpur Jaipur Mandawa Bikaner Jaisalmer Thar Desert Rohet Garh Kumbalgarh Udaipur Dungarpur Delhi
17 Days ... Delhi Jaipur Sawai
Madhopur Bharatpur Agra Jhansi Orchha
Khajuraho Bandhavgarh Kanha Raipur Delhi
This 2-week itinerary takes in the three most famous ‘tiger parks’ in the state of Madhya Pradesh. The focus is on wildlife safaris (12 in total) making it as close as possible to a guaranteed certainty that you will see tigers on this trip. The tour concludes with time in Orchha and Agra and finishes in Delhi.
14 Days ... Mumbai Pench Kanha Bandhavgarh Orchha Agra Delhi
This is much more than a 'Buddhist' tour. While it Visits the places of Buddha's birth, enlightenment, first teaching and death this itinerary also covers some of India's most sacred and holy places. You will enjoy a dawn boat ride on the sacred Ganges, spend time at Dharamsala, the home of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the major Tibetan community in India, and take in India's 'Golden Triangle' as well.
18 Days ... Delhi Pathankot Dharamsala Agra Bharatpur Jaipur Varanasi Bodhgaya Patna Delhi
17 Days ... Delhi Leh Tsomoriri
Nubra Valley Uletokpo Kargil Kashmir Valley
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13 Days ...
Delhi Amritsar Dharamshala McLeod Ganj Pragpur Mandi
Shimla Haridwar Rishikesh Delhi
9 Days ...
Delhi Dehra Dun Mussoorie Haridwar Rishikesh Delhi
28 Days ...
Delhi Amritsar Dharamshala McLeod Ganj Pragpur Mandi
Manali Sarchu Leh Nubra Valley Uletokpo Srinagar Kargil Gulmarg Kashmir Valley
This short foray into the hills north of Calcutta is a great way to visit this part of India, perhaps as an add-on to another voyage in Rajasthan, or elsewhere in north-India. You’ll visit the compelling city of Calcutta, the iconic hill station of Darjeeling and, in Sikkim, get a glimpse of an entirely different culture altogether. The best time to undertake this trip is in October/early December, or from February through to April.
8 days ... Kolkata Bagdogra
Darjeeling Kalimpong Gangtok Delhi
15 days ... Kolkata Bagdogra
Darjeeling Rumtek Gangtok
Calcutta, Sunderbans and Sikkim Tour
On the north east coast of India lies Orissa- a state of golden sand beaches, ancient temples and tribal people whose lifestyle today is little changed from centuries ago. This programme visits some of these tribes as well as the UNESCO World Heritage listed Sun temple at Konark.
Gujarat, like most of India, is something of a place of contradictions. On the one hand, it is perhaps India’s most modern and affluent state and yet its rural areas are known for the simple, semi-nomadic peoples of the pastoral groups who roam the desert and semi-desert region of Kutch in the northwest. There are also many tribal groups in the hills in the north of the state near the border with Rajasthan. In this itinerary you can also see examples of architectural styles and cultural influences from throughout the history of Gujarat.
12 Days ... Ahmedabad Gondal Junagadh Bhuj Mandvi Dasada Patan Danta Poshina
Gujarat is blessed with an incredible diversity of wildlife, arguably the richest of any state of India. Gir Forest is the last habitat of the Asiatic Lion and home to one of the greatest concentrations of birdlife in Asia. On the vast salt marshes of the Rann of Kutch huge herds of wild ass and many other unusual desert species can be seen. Velavader National Park is home to Blackbuck, desert wolf and massive flocks of migratory waterbirds. This comprehensive tour covers all of these areas, but if your time is limited, it can be condensed to take in those places which most interest you.
17 Days ... Ahmedabad Dasada Bhuj Moti Virani Banni Mandvi Jamnagar Gondal Gir Velavader
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