Travel India to discover a land painted in a vivid palette of geographical and cultural contrasts, inspiring and intriguing visitors since Roman times. For travelers today, the options are vast and varied. From luxury travel in India to rugged trekking or deep relaxation, cultural immersion and more – the choices are as diverse as the subcontinent itself.
Our private North India tours offer a mosaic of influences that can be attributed to the armies who have marched through this bold and diverse landscape, from Alexander the Great to the Mughals and most recently, the British.
In Rajasthan and Madyha Pradesh, fortresses and palaces bear witness to the wealth of the region’s legendary warriors.
In Agra, the Taj Mahal tells an eternal love story, while farther East, the Ganges welcomes pilgrims and visitors to Varanasi, the City of Light.
Tour Highlights: Taj Mahal by Moonlight, The Red Fort, Chandni Chowk Market, Dune Rides in Jaisalmer, Boating on Lake Pichola.
Verdant backwaters, and hill stations bring a South India tour or a houseboat holiday in Kerala to life. The South has captivated travelers since the days of St. Thomas (AD 52). From sea to shining sea, the South seduces effortlessly.
To the East, Tamil Nadu’s shores are caressed by the Bay of Bengal. Inland, Karnataka offers relics of ancient empires and distinct cultural, architectural, and natural attractions.
Tour Highlights: Boating the Kerala Backwters, Vitthala Temple, Thekkady Spice Plantations, Madurai Meenakshi Temple.
Marvel at the 13 million-strong “Maximum City” of Mumbai, unwind on the beautiful beaches of Goa, or follow in the footsteps of countless Hindu and Muslim kingdoms. Be prepared for diverse and fascinating experiences every step of the way.
East India’s cultural capital, Kolkata, envelopes a British colonial elegance, which is expressed in the architecture, gardens, and legendary cricket grounds. This region is also interwoven with an artistic and spiritual passion which is undeniably magnified in Bengali.
The Northern hills of Darjeeling and Assam are synonymous with serenity and tea, and the legacy of the Buddha’s enlightenment comes to life in Bodhgaya and Sikkim.
Tour Highlights: Darjeeling Tea Retreats, Kolkata Markets, the Temples of Bhubaneshwar, Glacial Lake Tsongo.
Far from Delhi’s bustle, the pine-scented air and breathtaking landscape of the Himalayas (the “Abode of Snow” in Sanskrit) and her foothills are surprisingly close – some a matter of hours from the capital. Rishikesh and Haridwar balance the sacred and sportive on the Ganges.
In Shimla, a colonial storybook setting comes to life, whereas in Dharamshala, the mountains and monasteries testify to the immense natural and spiritual significance of this region.
Tour Highlights: Hiking Trails, Overnight Trekking, Buddhist Monasteries, Yoga Retreat in Rishikesh, Hillsides of Shimla.
Whether swimming with elephants in the azure waters of the Andaman Islands or observing a school of neon painted fish while snorkeling, India’s islands will satisfy even the most demanding beachcombers with their beauty, serenity and abundant natural attractions.
Adventure seekers can take advantage of a variety of water sports like scuba diving, para sailing, and wind surfing. If it’s serenity you seek, just relax on the glistening white sand beaches and soak in the plentiful sunshine of the Indian Islands.
Enjoy all this and more when you travel India!
Tour Highlights: The Beaches, Swimming with Elephants, Spice Plantations, Anjuna Flea Market, Museum of Dakshinachitra.