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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.

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Gir National Park Travel Guide

  • 3 Days
  • Guide Price £1,199 PP
Gir National is the only place in the world where you can see the once-nearly-extinct Asiatic lions. Combine this with...
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Wildlife holidays
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Maharaja Express Train Tour

  • 7 Days
  • Guide Price £8,899 PP
Journey on board the Maharajas’ Express and discover some of India’s most famous sites on the Heritage of India tour....
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City holidays
The Himalayas

Nepal Annapurna Trek Tour

  • 6 Days
  • Guide Price £999 PP
The Ker & Downey Trek tour takes you to Nepal to discover the snow-capped peaks and staggering mountains in The...
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Escorted tours holidays
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Luxury Tour Of Rajasthan

  • 15 Days
  • Guide Price £3,199 PP
Embark on a journey to discover the ancient treasures of northern India with our 15-day trip, Rajasthan Revealed. Starting in...
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Iconic journeys
Christie, 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.”

Destination Executive
Nick, 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.”

Senior Destination Manager
Martyn, Destination Executive

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

Destination Manager

Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the main religion of India?

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.

What language is spoken in India?

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.

What’s the climate like in Nepal?

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.

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