India vacation, small group

“This small group tour includes key sights, including Delhi, the Taj and Varanasi, but reveals India on a more intimate level, too, with village walks, family visits and temple tours.”

Highlights

New Delhi | Agra | Chanderi | Orchha | Alipura | Khajuraho | Bandhavgarh National Park | Varanasi

Please feel free to contact the Help Desk team if you need any advice on your vacation plans. We're always happy to help!

Toll free 1-866-821-6866

Map

Check dates, prices & availability

Date
Price
Basis
30 Nov 2017
US $ 1660
excluding flights
On Request
Click here to enquire about or book the 30 Nov 2017 departure
21 Dec 2017
US $ 1710
excluding flights
3 spaces left
Click here to enquire about or book the 21 Dec 2017 departure
04 Jan 2018
US $ 1645
excluding flights
Departure Guaranteed
Click here to enquire about or book the 04 Jan 2018 departure
25 Jan 2018
US $ 1645
US $ 1563
excluding flights
Departure Guaranteed
Click here to enquire about or book the 25 Jan 2018 departure
08 Feb 2018
US $ 1645
excluding flights
8 spaces left
Click here to enquire about or book the 08 Feb 2018 departure
15 Feb 2018
US $ 1645
US $ 1563
excluding flights
9 spaces left
Click here to enquire about or book the 15 Feb 2018 departure
01 Mar 2018
US $ 1630
excluding flights
6 spaces left
Click here to enquire about or book the 01 Mar 2018 departure
08 Mar 2018
US $ 1585
excluding flights
Departure Guaranteed
Click here to enquire about or book the 08 Mar 2018 departure
22 Mar 2018
US $ 1585
excluding flights
7 spaces left
Click here to enquire about or book the 22 Mar 2018 departure
29 Mar 2018
US $ 1585
excluding flights
Departure Guaranteed
Click here to enquire about or book the 29 Mar 2018 departure
05 Apr 2018
US $ 1525
excluding flights
Departure Guaranteed
Click here to enquire about or book the 05 Apr 2018 departure
30 Aug 2018
US $ 1525
excluding flights
Departure Guaranteed
Click here to enquire about or book the 30 Aug 2018 departure
20 Sep 2018
US $ 1525
excluding flights
Departure Guaranteed
Click here to enquire about or book the 20 Sep 2018 departure
27 Sep 2018
US $ 1525
excluding flights
Departure Guaranteed
Click here to enquire about or book the 27 Sep 2018 departure
04 Oct 2018
US $ 1525
excluding flights
Departure Guaranteed
Click here to enquire about or book the 04 Oct 2018 departure
11 Oct 2018
US $ 1525
excluding flights
Departure Guaranteed
Click here to enquire about or book the 11 Oct 2018 departure
13 Oct 2018
US $ 1525
excluding flights
Departure Guaranteed
Click here to enquire about or book the 13 Oct 2018 departure
18 Oct 2018
US $ 1525
excluding flights
Departure Guaranteed
Click here to enquire about or book the 18 Oct 2018 departure
25 Oct 2018
US $ 1525
excluding flights
Departure Guaranteed
Click here to enquire about or book the 25 Oct 2018 departure
01 Nov 2018
US $ 1525
excluding flights
Departure Guaranteed
Click here to enquire about or book the 01 Nov 2018 departure
08 Nov 2018
US $ 1585
excluding flights
Departure Guaranteed
Click here to enquire about or book the 08 Nov 2018 departure
15 Nov 2018
US $ 1585
excluding flights
Departure Guaranteed
Click here to enquire about or book the 15 Nov 2018 departure
22 Nov 2018
US $ 1585
excluding flights
Departure Guaranteed
Click here to enquire about or book the 22 Nov 2018 departure
29 Nov 2018
US $ 1585
excluding flights
Departure Guaranteed
Click here to enquire about or book the 29 Nov 2018 departure
06 Dec 2018
US $ 1585
excluding flights
Departure Guaranteed
Click here to enquire about or book the 06 Dec 2018 departure
13 Dec 2018
US $ 1645
excluding flights
Departure Guaranteed
Click here to enquire about or book the 13 Dec 2018 departure
20 Dec 2018
US $ 1645
excluding flights
Departure Guaranteed
Click here to enquire about or book the 20 Dec 2018 departure
27 Dec 2018
US $ 1525
excluding flights
Departure Guaranteed
Click here to enquire about or book the 27 Dec 2018 departure
Vouchers
Accepted

Responsible tourism

Responsible tourism: India vacation, small group

Providing our travelers with real life experiences without compromising the lives of local people is the ethos that we live by. Our style of travel is responsible, ensuring we benefit local people, the environment and wildlife and leave as little impact as possible. These values are more than just words on a page; they are ingrained in our culture and the daily operations of every office and every trip. In addition, we expect our staff and travelers to demonstrate the principles of responsible travel - respecting people, cultures and local environments, in the distribution of wealth, in good will and cross-cultural sharing and in contributing to sustainable development.
We endeavour to support the local economy and put imperative finance back into a community. We do this by staying in small, locally run accommodation; our stay in the medieval town of Chanderi is an example of this as we stay at a local guesthouse. We always employ local leaders as this enables locals to have a firm, permanent job and we will feel they of course know their country better than anyone else. Whilst we are in Chanderi, our local leader will invite travelers back to his family’s home to share a meal with them, often the highlight of the trip as travelers gain a real insight into India’s tradition and culture and integrate with the locals. Our small group sizes, maximum 12 on this tour, enable us to travel in this style, as we also visit a Hindu family for a home-cooked lunch, and give our travelers those unique experiences and a sense of belonging.
Travelers are able to experience genuine insights into the local culture in India as we ensure we include as much local transport into our itineraries. No trip to India would be complete without experiencing the overnight sleeper trains, where travelers and locals travel alike as it is an exciting cultural eye opener aboard the fastest and convenient way to travel. Not only are travelers fascinated by this style of travel, but locals often love to meet with travelers and get to know their culture a little better.
Wildlife and the environment are parts of our world that are precious and must be respected at all times. On this tour, we include a visit to the Bandhavgarh National Park that is home to an abundance of magnificent wildlife and the elusive tiger, and chances of spotting one of these magical creatures is high. The entrance fees to the National Park are included in the price of the tour which contributes to the upkeep and conservation of the Park, enabling tigers to live in a protected environment and travelers to enjoy it for years to come.
The dress code in Asia is conservative, in particular when visiting temples, mosques and palaces. On this tour we visit Delhi’s oldest mosque, Jain temples and the magical Taj Mahal and care must be taken to respect Indian culture. We suggest travelers invest in some lightweight, loose clothing that covers shoulders and knees when visiting India. Information can be accessed on our website prior to travel to help ensure travelers are able to follow appropriate dress codes and behaviours at these locations and your group leader will be on hand to advise throughout.
Our responsibilities don’t just stop when our tours end. We run and support a variety of projects globally, from healthcare, education, human rights, child welfare, sustainable development and environmental and wildlife protection. Our in house foundation, Our company foundation supports three projects in India, including the Asha Ka Jharna, which provides services to disabled children and adults, Deepalaya that focuses on building a better future for India’s street children and GOONJ, which channels vital resources such as clothes and household goods, into rural India.

Popular similar vacations

North India cultural tour

North India cultural tour

An adventure to one of the planet's exotic destinations

From US $1056 - US $1480 22 days excluding flights

Rajasthan luxury tours

Rajasthan luxury tours

Endless possibilities in Rajasthan

From £1200 - £1300 14 days excluding flights

India small group vacation, a food adventure

India small group vacation, a food adventure

2 week discovery of the sights, sounds & flavours of India

From US $1942 - US $2740 15 days excluding flights

Golden Triangle small group vacation, India

Golden Triangle small group vacation, India

India's 3 most popular destinations, Delhi, Agra & Jaipur

From US $693 - US $950 8 days excluding flights

Convert currencies