• Tea Plantation in Kerala

Tours in the Indian Subcontinent

Tours of the Indian Subcontinent allow you to explore the rich cultures, spectacular landscapes and many historical sights of the area in depth. Consisting of India, the Maldives, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bhutan and Bangladesh, this diverse region offers a chance to really explore. Our luxury private tours of the Indian subcontinent allow you to immerse yourself in the many cultures and sights with the help of expert guides. Browse our selection below for inspiration.

To see the best of India, book our India's Golden Triangle with Ranthambore Superior Tour 9 nights. The Golden Triangle consists of Agra, sight of the Taj Mahal, Delhi where you’ll find markets and colourful streets and Jaipur, the beautiful ‘Pink City’. See the historic sights in each city, as well as enjoying a safari in Ranthambore National Park, where you might catch a glimpse of regal wild tigers. For a more in depth insight into India’s spectacular natural surroundings and wildlife, book our Snow Leopard Tour. Head into the Himalayas where you can see tiny rural villages and incredible natural vistas where not many have been before. Visit the Snow Leopard Conservancy and learn about these endangered animals and the efforts to conserve them. Next, spend five nights in the Snow Leopard Lodge, where you’ll see snow capped mountains and may spot an elusive snow leopard.

For a chance to immerse yourself in the nature of the Indian Subcontinent, book our Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal tour. See cultural shows and dances, historic temples, UNESCO World Heritage Sites and national parks which stretch for miles. To get even more off the beaten track, try our Treasures of Bhutan with Kolkata Tour. Stay in buddhist monasteries, see tiny villages and castles and take in the views of the Himalayas. This beautiful country remains remote and allows only a small number of visitors per year, making it ideal for those wanting to enjoy a unique holiday.

15 days a tiger swimming in a body of water

In Search of Tigers 14-night tour

Guide Price  £3,699  pp  

Welcome to the best tiger safari in India. On our thrilling 14-night In Search of Tigers tour, you’ll take on the role of a jungle explorer, searching out one of nature’s most elusive and majestic creatures - the mighty tiger...

In Search of Tigers 14-night tour
8 days Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Sri Lanka

Classic Ceylon Tour

Guide Price  £1,299  pp  

Classic Ceylon is a popular tour of Sri Lanka's heart, taking in rich history, fascinating culture and beautiful scenery whilst staying in a range of superior hotels. From the rolling tea plantations in Nuwara Eliya to the historical ruins of...

Adventure holidays

Classic Ceylon Tour
9 days Taj Mahal in Agra

India’s Golden Triangle Deluxe 8 Night Tour

Guide Price  £1,799  pp  

Our India Golden Triangle Tour is one of the most spectacular ways to experience India, allowing you to really get to know this magical part of the world. The eight-day tour takes you on a whirlwind journey to India’s most...

Adventure holidays

India’s Golden Triangle Deluxe 8 Night Tour
11 days White Tiger

Taj and Tigers

Guide Price  £1,999  pp  

Our incredible Taj and Tigers tours introduce you to some of India’s most mesmerising sights. Dive into this wild and wonderful world with an elaborate India itinerary and expert guides that allow you to really get to know this diverse...

Iconic journeys

Taj and Tigers
11 days Uga Ulagalla Resort

Discover Sri Lanka, Exclusively with Uga

Guide Price  £1,899  pp  

Uga Escapes has one aim in their properties - to unite the magic of Sri Lanka with the hospitality of its people. Something that is effortlessly achieved at all of their resorts. We have partnered with the boutique luxury brand...

Cultural holidays

Discover Sri Lanka, Exclusively with Uga
14 days a large building with Akshardham in the background

The Spirit of India

Guide Price  £2,999  pp  

Get to know the many colours and cultures of India on our incredible Spirit of India tour. On this 13 night itinerary, you will not only experience the best of India’s Golden Triangle - in Delhi, Agra and Jaipur -...

Iconic journeys

The Spirit of India
13 days The Taj Mahal, Agra, with reflective pool

Princes & Palaces

Guide Price  £2,399  pp  

Discover the wonderful delights of India’s famous Golden Triangle and beyond with our 13-day Princes and Palaces Tour. Starting in India’s capital Delhi, you’ll journey into Rajasthan to visit the famous cities of Agra, Jaipur, Jodhpur and Udaipur. Rich in...

City holidays

Princes & Palaces
12 days a large yellow boat in the water with Harmandir Sahib in the background

India's Himalayan Heritage Tour

Guide Price  £2,699  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...

Couples Holidays

India's Himalayan Heritage Tour
15 days a large brick building with Hawa Mahal in the background

Rajasthan Revealed

Guide Price  £2,599  pp  

Embark on a journey to discover the ancient treasures of northern India with our 15-day trip, Rajasthan Revealed. Starting in India’s capital, Delhi , you’ll go on to visit the famous cities and towns of Jaipur, Bundi, Udaipur, Ranakpur, Jodhpur...

Escorted tours

Rajasthan Revealed
4 days a dining room table in front of a window

Maharajas' Express - Treasures of India

Guide Price  £3,499  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 -...


Maharajas' Express - Treasures of India
7 days Gateway of India, Mumbai

Indian Splendour Maharajas Express

Guide Price  £7,099  pp  

The Indian Splendour tour takes you on a journey to see India’s most wonderful and famous places. Aboard the Maharajas' Express train, this seven-day tour stops to visit the cities of Agra, Jaipur, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Udaipur , and Mumbai ...

Rail journeys

Indian Splendour Maharajas Express
7 days a large stone building with Fatehpur Sikri in the background

Heritage of India Maharajas Express

Guide Price  £7,399  pp  

Journey on board the Maharajas' Express and discover some of India’s most famous sites on the Heritage of India tour. Each day of this seven-day tour takes you to a different place. You will visit the cities of Mumbai, Udaipur,...

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Heritage of India Maharajas Express

Expert Tips


Destination Executive

“The Maharajas’ Express train is an excellent way to traverse the ancient cities of India. Not only is it speedy, but you’ll enjoy luxurious hospitality, sumptuous meals and get to observe the dramatic landscape as you go by.”


Senior Destination Manager

“Wandering through Old Delhi is like taking a step back in time. Make sure to browse the local bazaars and markets for some beautiful hand-crafted jewellery and souvenirs.”


Destination Manager

“Photographers won’t be short of sights to capture in Nepal. The soaring Himalayan mountain ranges and ancient temples are not to be missed.”

Frequently Asked Questions

India is widely regarded as the birthplace of four major religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Jainism. While known for its incredible diversity, the main religion practiced across India is Hinduism.

No language here is defined as the country’s official language, although among the most prevalent spoken are Hindi, English, Urdu, Bengali and Punjabi. The usage of each will vary depending on where you choose to visit and, as such, we recommend you research this prior to your arrival, purchasing the relevant phrasebook to aid communication during your stay.

Visitors arriving between May and September will experience the highest temperatures, with the average high here being around 23°C. The coolest months to visit Nepal are between January and February, with the temperature ranging from 12°C to 15°C throughout the day.

Historians, foodies and nature-lovers rejoice – the Indian Subcontinent offers an astonishing diversity of culture, grandiose architectural feats, vivid and flavourful cuisine, and jaw-dropping landscapes.

Why you'll love the Indian Subcontinent...

• Appreciating the beauty of the Taj Mahal
• Haggling for souvenirs and antiques at the bazaars of Old Delhi
• Searching for tigers as you embark on a safari through Ranthambore National Park
• Reflecting in the serenity of the Lotus Temple
• Listening out for the unique call of the lesser adjutant at the Royal Chitwan National Park
• Photographing monkeys at the Swayambhunath Temple
• Hiking the Himalayan mountains
• Touring the rustic village of Bandipur in Nepal
• Admiring the exotic flora of the Mughal Gardens in February
• Wandering through the romantic ‘pink city’ of Jaipur
• Discovering the conservation work of the Snow Leopard Conservancy at Leh
• Gliding along the tranquil canals of Kerala on a canal boat tour

Did you know?

• India has the world’s largest postal system, with over 150,000 post offices.
• India is the world’s largest milk producer, with over 16% of global dairy production coming from here.
• India was the birthplace of chess.