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Recommended India Tours
Be inspired with our range of recommended India tours including Rajasthan and Taj Mahal tours, secret hideaways, river cruising, wildlife safaris, train journeys, South India tours, the Himalaya, Nepal and Sri Lanka. This information provides a good starting point in planning your India tour adventure.
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Discover the spectacular colours of India! Explore Delhi’s architectural treasures and bustling markets, then drive to Jaipur – the Pink City – with its exotic palaces, forts, gardens and museums. The tour also includes a visit to Fatehpur Sikri, the 16th century Mughal capital and ‘the most beautiful building in the world’, the Taj Mahal at Agra. For more information, please visit the Rajasthan section of the website.
Palaces and Forts of Rajasthan
Rajasthan, land of the Maharajas, is famous for its colourful history and stunning architecture. Stay in some of India’s finest palaces and havelis (heritage courtyard home), as you explore this former princely state with its opulent palaces, intricate temples, pleasure gardens, hilltop fortresses, fine cities and stunning desert scenery. For more information, please visit the Rajasthan section of the website.
Take a magical journey through India by river boat as you cruise down the sacred River Ganges or the mighty Brahmaputra. From the shaded deck you can watch the rich panorama of stunning landscapes, traditional villages, exotic wildlife, and the timelessness of rural life. Go ashore to visit magnificent temples, ancient cities and historic sites. For more information, please visit the Rajasthan section of the website.
Luxury Train Journeys
An excellent way to explore India is on board a travelling hotel on wheels! We offer a number of exciting luxury rail journeys aboard opulent trains that capture the romance and atmosphere of a bygone era. Visit ornate temples, majestic palaces, massive forts and wonderful wildlife sanctuaries, retiring each night to your mobile hotel room. For more information, please visit the Rajasthan section of the website.
These magnificent properties offer a unique and authentic experience of rural Rajasthan. Soak up the sumptuous atmosphere whilst seeking out incredible wildlife at Jawai Leopard Camp, or unwind on the manicured grounds of Shahpura Bagh’s sprawling estate. We can incorporate these two very special places into your India tour. For more information, please visit the Rajasthan section of the website.
Go in search of the magnificent Bengal tiger, Asian elephant, rhino, many species of deer and rich birdlife on our unique India wildlife safaris and tours. India’s diverse landscapes and climates support a huge range of animal and bird species. Visit the country’s national parks and sanctuaries, each offering its own distinct wilderness experience. For more information, please visit the Wildlife Safaris section of the website.
The Himalayan foothills of North India offer spectacular scenery as well as religious shrines and ancient monuments. The Himalayan range forms a dramatic backdrop to gentle green hills and valleys, meadows full of flowers, rushing streams, waterfalls and forests. Highlights include the holy Sikh city of Amritsar and McLeod Ganj, the present home of the Dalai Lama. For details, please visit the Himalayas section of the website.
South India Backwater Cruise
Beautiful and tranquil, the south Indian state of Kerala is characterised by meandering rivers, spice plantations, emerald rice paddies and palm-fringed beaches. This gently paced tour takes in the most enchanting areas including the charming port city of Kochi, Periyar National Park and Kerala’s backwaters – a maze of rural canals which are best explored by boat. For more information, please visit the Kerala & the South section of the website.
The tiny Indian state of Sikkim is bordered by Bhutan, Nepal and Tibet and is still relatively unspoiled by tourism. Although the majority of the people are now Hindu, Buddhist prayer flags and whitewashed chortens are everywhere. Sikkim is famous for its Buddhist monasteries, such as Rumtek and Pemyangtse, and for the world’s third highest mountain, Kanchenjunga. For details, please visit the North India section of the website.
The beautiful island of Sri Lanka is rich in cultural and archaeological treasures spanning some 2,500 years in history – from the sacred city of Anuradhapura and the cave temples of Dambulla, to the palaces of of Kandy. It has seven World Heritage Sites including one natural one – the Sinharaja Forest Reserve with its unique flora and fauna. For more information, please visit the Sri Lanka section of the website.
The mountain kingdom of Nepal is destination of cultural and scenic beauty. It has 8 of the world’s 14 highest mountains, stunning temples, numerous world heritage sites, and jungle plains where tigers and rhino roam. Our Nepal tours explore a kingdom rich in cultural and natural beauty. Trek magnificent mountains, go on safari, and hike through beautiful valleys. For details, please visit the Nepal section of the website.
Discover Bhutan, a spectacular kingdom high in the Himalayan mountains where magnificent fortresses command hilltops and colourful Buddhist prayer flags flutter around ancient monasteries. The Dragon Kingdom has remained relatively isolated from modern influences enabling it to maintain its rich heritage, rooted in Mahayana Buddhism. For details, please visit the Bhutan section of the website.