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India Tours

Tours in India allow you to explore frenetic cities, a fascinating culture and diverse landscapes. From the tea plantations and waterways of Kerala and the golden beaches of Goa to the Taj Mahal and national parks where you can spot tigers, book our India tours and discover it all. Whether you want to enjoy a private trip or explore with a group of likeminded travellers, we’ll help you plan the perfect itinerary.

History lovers should book our India’s Golden Triangle with Rajasthan Tour, which takes you to the Taj Mahal, Jaipur, forts, palaces and temples. Or book the Maharaja’s Express and see India’s most popular destinations, taking in the spectacular landscapes in between.

To get up close to India’s unique creatures, book our Snow Leopard Tour, which will take you into the mountains where you can learn about these elusive animals. India's Golden Triangle with Ranthambore Tour combines nature and iconic cities, starting in Delhi and taking you through palaces, shrines and markets, and into national parks where you may spot tigers.

4 days

Maharajas' Express - Treasures of India

Guide Price £3,489 pp  

Have you ever thought about experiencing and exploring India's mesmerising golden triangle by rail? Be treated like Indian royalty and travel the infamous route in unrivalled luxury. Taking inspiration from the golden age of rail, travel the Maharajas' Express -...

Honeymoons

Maharajas' Express - Treasures of India
12 days

India's Himalayan Heritage Tour

Guide Price £1,439 pp  

This extraordinary private tour takes in the best of Northern India, a cultural and religious region that can be visited year round. Visit the lower ranges of the Himalayan Mountains and discover sacred temples, charming towns and hill resorts, surrounded...

Escorted tours

India's Himalayan Heritage Tour
7 days The Taj Mahal

India's Golden Triangle - Small Group Tour

Guide Price £1,389 pp  

This fully-escorted small group tour is a wonderful introduction to the heritage and culture of northern India. Visit the land of royals, the heart of power in medieval India, see the forts and palaces, and find yourself intrigued by the...

Iconic journeys

India's Golden Triangle - Small Group Tour
8 days White Tiger

India's Golden Triangle with Ranthambore Superior Tour 7 nights

Guide Price £1,869 pp  

Combine India's historic cities with Ranthambore tiger reserve on this popular private tour. In an area of unparalleled beauty, the national park is set amongst abandoned fortresses, lakes and jungles. There is a high chance of spotting tigers during the...

Wildlife holidays

India's Golden Triangle with Ranthambore Superior Tour 7 nights
15 days Varanasi Shoreline

Grand Tour of Northern India

Guide Price £4,099 pp  

This extraordinary tour doesn't leave any stone unturned. You'll see all of northern India's famous sights, palaces and temples, take in the natural scenery and local life on a boat tour, stop at a beautiful Ghost City and visit a...

Escorted tours

Grand Tour of Northern India
9 days Varanasi Shoreline

India's Golden Triangle with Varanasi Superior Tour

Guide Price £2,289 pp  

On this fascinating private tour, experience the real flavour of India, and discover the major influences that shaped the country's colourful and multi-cultural history. Visit dramatic settings, cruise down the Ganges River, and see the most sacred ancient temples and...

City holidays

India's Golden Triangle with Varanasi Superior Tour
8 days Traditional houseboat

Classic Kerala Tour

Guide Price £1,829 pp  

Combine Kerala's historic fishing towns, charming tea plantations and the peaceful beauty of the backwaters with this tour. Enjoy a privately escorted tour and admire stunning scenery of the tea plantations in Munnar, take hike to spot wildlife and the...

City holidays

Classic Kerala Tour
8 days this is a picture of the ganges voyager

Ganges Voyager from Heritage River Journeys

Guide Price £3,819 pp  

This enthralling seven-night cruise aboard the RV Ganges Voyager presents guests the rare opportunity to explore the remote and idyllic Indian villages that line the banks of the sacred Ganges River. This boutique style ship has 28 guest rooms all...

Honeymoons

Ganges Voyager from Heritage River Journeys
12 days Jodphur

India's Golden Triangle with Rajasthan Superior Tour 11 nights

Guide Price £2,359 pp  

This private tour allows you to experience the Golden Triangle historic sites before visiting India's most romantic cities and the glorious palaces of Rajasthan. Unveil intricate buildings built into the hills, stunning lakes and rugged fortresses, which tell their incredible...

Iconic journeys

India's Golden Triangle with Rajasthan Superior Tour 11 nights
10 days

India's Golden Triangle with Ranthambore Superior Tour 9 nights

Guide Price £2,349 pp  

Combine India's historic cities with Ranthambore tiger reserve on this popular private tour. In an area of unparalleled beauty, the national park is set amongst abandoned fortresses, lakes and jungles. There is a high chance of spotting tigers during the...

Iconic journeys

India's Golden Triangle with Ranthambore Superior Tour 9 nights
8 days

India's Golden Triangle Superior Tour 7 nights

Guide Price £1,649 pp  

Our Golden Triangle tour is a fabulous and inspiring introduction to the history and culture of northern India's splendid Moghul heritage. As you travel with your personal driver guide, visit the iconic sites that helped shape history and discover the...

Escorted tours

India's Golden Triangle Superior Tour 7 nights
11 days

Jungle Book Adventure Tour

Guide Price £3,099 pp  

The exceptional Jungle Book Adventure tour provides a taste of India's famous historic sites, and visits two outstanding tiger reserves, Bandhavgarh and Kanha while spending your evenings in India's most superior hotels. Observe the wildlife and setting for Rudyard Kipling's...

City holidays

Jungle Book Adventure Tour

Expert Tips

Sheryl

Destination Manager

“A tour of India would not be complete without a tour of the Golden Triangle in your visit to India. Consisting of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, this is arguably one of the most popular tour itineraries here, and is the best way to ensure you see some of the very best destinations India has to offer.”

Zoe

Senior Destination Manager

“The best place to spot tigers in the wild are the Bandhavgarh and Ranthambore National Parks, with the former having the highest density of tigers in the region, and the latter being a famous wildlife photography hot spot. You can also expect to see leopards, hyenas and crocodiles.”

Rachel

Destination Executive

“Make sure you have a bottle of water handy at all times. While it’s a given that India’s dry, hot summers can leave you dehydrated and fatigued, some travellers have experienced discomfort after consuming the tap water.”

Frequently Asked Questions

India is a subcontinent because it features distinct topological, cultural and governmental differences to its neighbouring countries of south Asia.

Though incredibly diverse and comprised of a multitude of different races, almost 80 percent of India’s population practice Hinduism.

During Prince Albert’s 1876 tour of India, Maharaja Sawai Ram Singh II determined that by beautifying his city and painting it terracotta pink (widely known as a hospitable and welcoming colour), the Prince would be enticed to visit Jaipur. This would ultimately give the maharaja the chance to strengthen ties with the British aristocracy and establish a bond with Royal family. After a successful visit, the maharaja then went as far as passing a law to make it illegal to paint any building in Jaipur any other colour than pink.

Dive head-first into an explosion of vibrant colour, fascinating culture, intense diversity, ancient history and world-renowned religious landmarks. The ‘Land of the Kings’ will draw you in from the moment you land, jostling for your attention every which way you turn, but rest assured that wherever you find yourself, there will always be something fascinating to do or see.

Why you’ll love India…

• Spotting tigers, leopards, sloth bears and hyenas among the ruins of an ancient fort in Ranthambore National Park
• Discovering the flamboyant ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur
• The Taj Mahal glinting through the mist at sunrise
• Exploring India in style and comfort aboard the Maharaja’s Express
• Cruising the tranquil backwaters of Kerala
• Weaving through the corridors of the honeycomb palace Hawa Mahal
• Wandering through Delhi’s ancient bazaars and winding backstreets
• Visiting Mother Teresa’s house in Kolkata
• Cycling through forgotten forts and ancient palaces in Rajasthan
• Wandering through Kanha, the setting for Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book
• Admiring the temples and medieval architecture of Khajuraho
• Drifting down the Ganges on a serene river cruise

Did you know?

• Police officers in the state of Madhya Pradesh are paid higher wages if they grow a moustache. It is believed the moustaches improve the personality of their constables and commands a sense of respect and positivity.
• Elephants can enjoy regular baths, massages and buffets during the month of July at the Punnathoor Kotta Elephant Yard Rejuvenation Centre in Kerala.
• India contributes over 70 percent of the world’s spices.

 

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