Rajasthan tours, India

Rajasthan tours, India

Discover the evocative northern province of Rajasthan
From US $1,450US $1,305 to US $1,725 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 12 Aug, 4 Sep, 7 Sep, 9 Sep, 11 Sep, 16 Sep, 4 Oct, 6 Oct, 7 Oct, 9 Oct, 11 Oct, 12 Oct, 14 Oct, 16 Oct, 18 Oct, 19 Oct, 21 Oct, 23 Oct, 25 Oct, 28 Oct, 30 Oct, 1 Nov, 2 Nov, 6 Nov, 8 Nov, 9 Nov, 11 Nov, 13 Nov, 16 Nov, 18 Nov, 20 Nov, 23 Nov, 25 Nov, 27 Nov, 4 Dec, 7 Dec, 9 Dec, 13 Dec, 14 Dec, 16 Dec, 18 Dec, 20 Dec, 21 Dec, 25 Dec, 27 Dec, 28 Dec, 30 Dec
2019: 1 Jan, 4 Jan, 6 Jan, 8 Jan, 11 Jan, 13 Jan, 15 Jan ...
Late availability on these dates: 12 Aug, 04 Sep, 07 Sep, 09 Sep, 11 Sep, 16 Sep, 04 Oct, 06 Oct, 07 Oct, 09 Oct, 11 Oct, 12 Oct, 14 Oct, 16 Oct, 18 Oct, 19 Oct, 21 Oct, 23 Oct, 25 Oct
North India cultural tour

North India cultural tour

An adventure to one of the planet's exotic destinations
From US $1,195US $968 to US $1,405US $1,395 22 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 10 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 31 Aug, 14 Sep, 19 Sep, 21 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct, 10 Oct, 12 Oct, 19 Oct, 24 Oct, 26 Oct, 2 Nov, 9 Nov, 16 Nov, 23 Nov, 28 Nov, 30 Nov, 5 Dec, 16 Dec, 19 Dec, 21 Dec, 23 Dec, 28 Dec, 30 Dec
2019: 4 Jan, 9 Jan, 11 Jan, 16 Jan, 18 Jan, 25 Jan, 1 Feb, 8 Feb, 13 Feb, 15 Feb, 20 Feb, 22 Feb, 1 Mar, 8 Mar, 15 Mar, 22 Mar, 29 Mar, 5 Apr, 12 Apr, 19 Apr, 3 May, 17 May, 7 Jun, 14 Jun, 5 Jul, 12 Jul ...
Up to US $320 off. Late availability on these dates: 10 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug, 31 Aug, 14 Sep, 19 Sep, 21 Sep, 28 Sep, 05 Oct, 10 Oct, 12 Oct, 19 Oct, 24 Oct, 26 Oct
Delhi to Goa overland tour

Delhi to Goa overland tour

Indian curries temples harems & Himalayas
From US $1,190 to US $1,499 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: Saturday and Monday departures throughout the year.
India vacation, small group

India vacation, small group

Vibrant, intoxicating, inspiring and dramatic India
From US $1,525US $1,144 to US $1,645 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 30 Aug, 4 Oct, 13 Oct, 18 Oct, 25 Oct, 1 Nov, 8 Nov, 15 Nov, 6 Dec, 20 Dec, 27 Dec
2019: 2 Jan, 23 Jan, 6 Feb, 20 Feb, 27 Feb, 6 Mar, 20 Mar, 27 Mar, 17 Apr, 21 Aug, 18 Sep, 25 Sep, 2 Oct, 9 Oct, 16 Oct, 23 Oct, 30 Oct, 6 Nov, 13 Nov, 20 Nov, 27 Nov, 11 Dec, 18 Dec, 25 Dec
Up to US $380 off. Late availability on these dates: 30 Aug, 04 Oct, 13 Oct, 18 Oct, 25 Oct
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Adventure vacation in Rajasthan, India

Adventure vacation in Rajasthan, India

Explore Rajasthan and cycle the country roads to Agra
From US $2,640 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 11 Sep, 25 Sep, 2 Oct, 9 Oct, 16 Oct, 23 Oct, 6 Nov, 27 Nov, 4 Dec, 11 Dec, 18 Dec
2019: 1 Jan, 15 Jan, 5 Feb, 12 Feb, 10 Sep, 24 Sep, 1 Oct, 8 Oct, 15 Oct, 22 Oct, 5 Nov, 26 Nov, 3 Dec, 10 Dec, 17 Dec
Late availability on these dates: 11 Sep, 25 Sep, 02 Oct, 09 Oct, 16 Oct, 23 Oct
Kayaking in the Keralan Backwaters

Kayaking in the Keralan Backwaters

Experience local life kayaking through Kerala backwaters .
From US $540 5 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailormade at a time to suit you and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary.
Delhi to Kathmandu tour

Delhi to Kathmandu tour

An inspiring cultural tour
From US $1,695US $1,539 to US $1,990 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: Departs on selected Tuesdays and Saturdays throughout year
Late availability on these dates: 03 Aug, 17 Aug, 07 Sep, 14 Sep, 17 Sep, 21 Sep, 24 Sep, 28 Sep, 05 Oct, 08 Oct, 12 Oct, 15 Oct, 19 Oct, 22 Oct, 26 Oct
Northern India vacation, tailor made

Northern India vacation, tailor made

Discover the vibrant and colourful culture of Rajasthan.
From £3,050 15 days inc UK flights
Tailor made: This itinerary is an example only and can be tailor made all year. This suggested itinerary can be modified entirely to your personal wishes including departure date, duration, accommodation used and how long you spend in each destination
South India tour, Trivandrum to Goa

South India tour, Trivandrum to Goa

Head to the beaches and backwaters of southern India.
From US $1,155US $982 to US $1,305 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 10 Aug, 31 Aug, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct, 19 Oct, 26 Oct, 31 Oct, 9 Nov, 14 Nov, 16 Nov, 28 Nov, 30 Nov, 7 Dec, 14 Dec, 19 Dec, 21 Dec, 23 Dec, 26 Dec, 30 Dec
2019: 4 Jan, 9 Jan, 11 Jan, 15 Jan, 18 Jan, 25 Jan, 30 Jan, 1 Feb, 7 Feb, 10 Feb, 14 Feb, 15 Feb, 22 Feb, 1 Mar, 8 Mar, 14 Mar, 15 Mar, 22 Mar, 5 Apr, 12 Apr, 19 Apr, 3 May, 14 Jun, 5 Jul, 12 Jul, 19 Jul, 26 Jul, 2 Aug, 9 Aug, 16 Aug, 6 Sep, 13 Sep, 20 Sep ...
Late availability on these dates: 10 Aug, 31 Aug, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 28 Sep, 05 Oct, 19 Oct, 26 Oct
Southern India tour

Southern India tour

Enter a world where time feels like it has stood still forever
From US $1,190 to US $1,499 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: Weekly Sunday departures throughout the year.
South India & Kerala vacation

South India & Kerala vacation

Mysore Palace village stay Kerala Backwaters
From US $1,515US $1,368 to US $1,715 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: Departs Fridays and selected Tuesdays throughout the year
Late availability on these dates: 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 28 Sep, 05 Oct, 12 Oct, 19 Oct, 26 Oct
India rural holiday with charity walk

India rural holiday with charity walk

Village India including a sponsored walk for Frank Water
From £1,000 to £1,100 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
North India vacation, mountains and hidden villages

North India vacation, mountains and hidden villages

Inspirational Trekking with Indian Culture and Communities
From £1,545 to £1,895 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made and the best time to travel is between June and the end of October
India rail tour, Delhi to Goa

India rail tour, Delhi to Goa

Explore the west coast of India over 12 days on this classic train trip
From US $1,020 to US $1,399 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 22 Sep, 9 Oct, 27 Oct, 3 Nov, 17 Nov, 1 Dec, 8 Dec, 22 Dec, 25 Dec
2019: 5 Jan, 12 Jan, 19 Jan, 26 Jan, 2 Feb, 5 Feb, 9 Feb, 16 Feb, 19 Feb, 23 Feb, 2 Mar, 9 Mar, 16 Mar, 23 Mar, 30 Mar, 6 Apr, 13 Apr, 20 Apr, 27 Apr, 11 May, 18 May, 21 May, 4 Jun, 11 Jun, 15 Jun, 31 Aug, 7 Sep, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 5 Oct, 12 Oct, 19 Oct, 22 Oct, 26 Oct, 2 Nov, 9 Nov, 16 Nov, 23 Nov, 30 Nov, 7 Dec, 14 Dec, 21 Dec, 24 Dec ...
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India grand tour

India grand tour

The ultimate journey through India
From US $4,225 to US $4,775 30 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 28 Oct, 4 Nov, 9 Dec
2019: 6 Jan, 24 Mar, 6 Oct, 27 Oct, 3 Nov, 8 Dec
Overland small group tour of India

Overland small group tour of India

Roam across India on this small group tour
From US $1,000 to US $1,349 20 days ex flights
Small group travel: Weekly Monday departures throughout the year.
South India vacation, small group

South India vacation, small group

Classic south Indian tour of Kerala from Chennai to Kovalam
From US $2,365US $2,128 to US $2,785 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 10 Sep, 24 Sep, 8 Oct, 15 Oct, 22 Oct, 29 Oct, 5 Nov, 12 Nov, 19 Nov, 26 Nov, 29 Nov, 10 Dec, 17 Dec, 20 Dec, 27 Dec, 31 Dec
2019: 3 Jan, 14 Jan, 28 Jan, 4 Feb, 8 Feb, 15 Feb, 22 Feb, 11 Mar, 15 Mar, 22 Mar, 1 Apr, 6 Sep, 13 Sep, 20 Sep, 4 Oct, 11 Oct, 18 Oct, 28 Oct, 1 Nov, 8 Nov, 15 Nov, 22 Nov, 28 Nov, 6 Dec, 13 Dec, 19 Dec, 20 Dec, 23 Dec, 30 Dec
Late availability on these dates: 10 Sep, 24 Sep, 08 Oct, 15 Oct, 22 Oct
Ladakh &  Kashmir holiday, India

Ladakh & Kashmir holiday, India

Timeless monasteries, stunning mountain scenery and Srinagar
From £2,349 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 21 Jul
2019: 20 Jul
Kolkata to Kochi rail tour, India

Kolkata to Kochi rail tour, India

Travel northeast to southeast India spotting innumerable beautiful sights along the way
From US $3,299 to US $3,899 33 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 15 Oct, 22 Oct, 26 Nov
2019: 7 Jan, 21 Jan, 11 Feb, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 23 Sep, 21 Oct, 25 Nov
Southern India and Karnataka rail tour

Southern India and Karnataka rail tour

Take the train from Goa to Kochi via Karnataka and see the breathtaking ruins of Hampi
From US $850 to US $1,099 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 19 Sep, 3 Oct, 17 Oct, 24 Oct, 7 Nov, 14 Nov, 21 Nov, 12 Dec, 19 Dec
2019: 16 Jan, 30 Jan, 13 Feb, 20 Feb, 6 Mar, 20 Mar, 10 Apr, 17 Apr, 1 May, 22 May, 18 Sep, 25 Sep, 2 Oct, 16 Oct, 23 Oct, 6 Nov, 13 Nov, 20 Nov, 11 Dec, 18 Dec
South India small group tour

South India small group tour

Beautiful cities, colonial hill stations & colourful temples
From US $2,555 to US $2,895 20 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 6 Oct, 10 Nov, 15 Dec, 29 Dec
2019: 5 Jan, 12 Jan, 19 Jan, 9 Feb, 16 Feb, 23 Feb, 9 Mar, 16 Mar, 6 Apr, 19 Oct, 26 Oct, 9 Nov, 16 Nov, 14 Dec, 28 Dec
Late availability on these dates: 06 Oct
India by Rail, Northeast & Darjeeling

India by Rail, Northeast & Darjeeling

Get off the beaten path and see India in a very untypical way Ė by train
From US $1,275 to US $1,499 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 24 Sep, 11 Oct, 15 Oct, 22 Oct, 5 Nov, 15 Nov, 26 Nov, 13 Dec
2019: 7 Jan, 14 Jan, 21 Jan, 4 Feb, 11 Feb, 18 Feb, 4 Mar, 11 Mar, 14 Mar, 1 Apr, 11 Apr, 15 Apr, 2 May, 9 May, 23 May, 13 Jun, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 23 Sep, 10 Oct, 17 Oct, 21 Oct, 4 Nov, 14 Nov, 25 Nov, 12 Dec
Kathmandu to Delhi overland vacation

Kathmandu to Delhi overland vacation

Adventure tour of magnificent and colourful Nepal and India
From US $1,695US $1,513 to US $1,920 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 4 Aug, 18 Aug, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 22 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct, 13 Oct, 20 Oct, 27 Oct, 3 Nov, 10 Nov, 15 Dec, 22 Dec, 29 Dec
2019: 5 Jan, 19 Jan, 9 Feb, 23 Feb, 9 Mar, 16 Mar, 23 Mar, 13 Apr, 20 Apr, 4 May, 8 Jun, 15 Jun, 6 Jul, 13 Jul, 20 Jul, 3 Aug, 17 Aug, 7 Sep, 14 Sep, 21 Sep, 28 Sep, 5 Oct, 12 Oct, 17 Oct, 19 Oct, 26 Oct, 2 Nov, 9 Nov, 23 Nov, 30 Nov, 7 Dec, 14 Dec, 21 Dec, 28 Dec
Late availability on these dates: 04 Aug, 18 Aug, 01 Sep, 08 Sep, 22 Sep, 29 Sep, 06 Oct, 13 Oct, 20 Oct, 27 Oct
Assam small group tour, India

Assam small group tour, India

Pristine forests, rugged mountains and beautiful lakes
From US $2,865 to US $3,095 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 21 Dec
2019: 11 Jan, 23 Mar, 12 Apr, 29 Nov, 20 Dec
India horse riding vacations

India horse riding vacations

Ride in Rajasthan to the horse-and-camel fair Balotra.
From £3,875 11 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 24 Mar
Alternative Delhi to Kathmandu vacation

Alternative Delhi to Kathmandu vacation

Stunning scenery & spectacular diversity from India - Nepal
From £3,795 to £3,895 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 6 Oct
2019: 23 Feb, 5 Oct
Manali trekking tour, foot hills of Himalaya

Manali trekking tour, foot hills of Himalaya

trekking in the foot hills of the Himalayas
From £1,650 to £2,300 9 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Customize your India trip with us before 1/9/2018 and avail full board option ( includes internal transfers by flights, car and trains, accommodations, all major meals, monuments, guides and safaris. Shopping and International flights are excluded.
Thar desert road tour in Rajashthan

Thar desert road tour in Rajashthan

Adventure offroading in the sand dunes of Rajasthan, India
From £2,058 to £3,896 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Sri Lanka and Southern India vacation

Sri Lanka and Southern India vacation

Sri Lanka plus the two southern states of Tamil Nadu & Kerala
From US $3,405 19 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 8 Oct
Late availability on these dates: 08 Oct
Ladakh and Kashmir tour, The Hemis festival

Ladakh and Kashmir tour, The Hemis festival

Experience the colourful Hemis festival
From £1,749 11 days ex flights
Small group travel
Delhi to Goa overland tour
From
US $1,190
excluding flights
Spending two hours at the Taj Mahal at sunset was amazing! Couldn't believe it was free! Also really enjoyed Tordi Sagur, the village, when we got to visit the village, see old disused sites, climb sand dunes and a extra sunrise hike up to an old fort. (more)Rhiannon Bennett
Discovering and exploring new places, meeting people, getting to know a new culture and way of life. I felt the trip covered a lot of aspects such as the history, culture, food, people, traditions and more. (more)Stephanie Denton
The most memorable moment was when we went to our CEO's house and celebrated Diwali with his family. It was an amazing experience! (more)Karen Tan
North India cultural tour
From
US $968
excluding flights
Jaisalmer was the most memorable part. (more)Estella Lianne Gentle
The most memorable was Ranthambore where we saw a tiger and a leopard as well as a host of deer and birds. (more)Catherine Hogan
Book it! A fantastic taster of a small section of Northern India. (more)Sara Kirkham
Kathmandu to Delhi overland vacation
From
US $1,513
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Varanasi was amazing and provided a great stay. Tips? Just go for it, you will love it, whether you are used to traveling or not, everyone on our trip enjoyed it and wanted more. Local benefits? On the trip we used local guides, driver etc which supported jobs in the various towns and cities. Using public transport ie the trains helped us get to various places easily and economically. Overall rating? Amazing, a must do for everyone. The guide was... (more)Joanne Rogers
India vacation, small group
From
US $1,144
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Seeing India as the locals do. Using the various public transport that is available. Eating the street food as well as restaurants. Seeing the colours of the saris and getting used to the smell of spices Tips? Don't take much luggage. You can wash your clothes out at night. If you have any tummy problems go to a local doctor. Enjoy all the new experiences. Local benefits? Yes it helped the local people. We did buy some goods in the places we visited but... (more)Sandra Gould
Kayaking in the Keralan Backwaters
From
US $540
excluding flights
The highlight was kayaking through quiet backwaters as local people started their day. Amazing food at really nice homestays. Getting to see rural and village life up close. (more)Immanuel Lanzaderas
Fantastic. One of the best vacations we have been on. Very well organised by Thomas who runs the operator we travelled with (more)Aileen Taylor
The overnight on the houseboat was magical and a perfect point half way to recharge after hiking and biking and before kayaking. (more)Scott and San
Rajasthan tours, India
From
US $1,305
excluding flights
Seeing tigers in Ranthambore National Park- yes two less than twenty feet away. I had no expectations of seeing so to come across one resting beside the track who was then joined by another was amazing. (more)Charmian Hobbs
Don't hesitate to book. Just go! It was amazing. The operator uses local transport, including trains. The hotels were small businesses and not part of large world wide chains. Our group was a mix of ages from 20 year olds to over 60's so it is suitable for all wanting to experience India. (more)Kathryn Heirons
Most memorable - the amazing places we stayed and the wonderful people we met most exciting - being driven through the streets of Delhi, it got the adrenaline pumping anyway! (more)Beki Williams
South India & Kerala vacation
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US $1,368
excluding flights
Meeting lots of kind local people was my highlight. (more)Julia Fletcher
Great for those who wish to experience the local foods, sites, forms of transport and culture in a safe and meaningful way. (more)Marilyn Scholtz
Wonderful, fabulous, went beyond my already high expectations. Everyone should do this one, it's a gem. (more)Dorothy Shirvell
Adventure vacation in Rajasthan, India
From
US $2,640
excluding flights
Memorable parts? I will never forget bicycling down some of the quite back country lanes of Rajasthan - children running across field of yellow mustard flowers to greet you as you bicycle past - pausing in a small village to meet the people weaving a beautiful rug on the huge loom - spotting a beautiful Kingfisher perched in a tree as you pause to admire. Tips? Enquire as to what you might bring along to benefit a local school or such that you might be visiting along the way! Local... (more)Mike Perry
Southern India tour
From
US $1,190
excluding flights
The whole vacation was fabulous but I loved the homestay in Kerala the best! Brilliant! (more)Eileen Durward
The highlight was Kochi, Mysore and the Kerala backwaters. Good overview of this part of India. (more)Michelle Weinberg
South India small group tour
From
US $2,555
excluding flights
There were to many memorable moments to list. Pretty wonderful. (more)Karen Harrison
The most memorable moments were Mysore Palace, Port hill country, Kovalam beaches, Madurai temples, Kerala backwaters.. (more)Michael Pridmore
The most memorable were - Staying on the houseboat on the Kerala backwaters, the rickshaw ride through Madurai, dipping my feet in the Indian Ocean at the southern most tip of India, eating curry with my fingers off a banana leaf and the cookery lesson at Peryar. (more)Sylvia Wilson
India rural holiday with charity walk
From
£1,000
excluding flights
The most memorable was definitely the sponsored walk! Days filled with such a variety of experiences and landscapes. Some hard work but so totally worth it. Learning about the way of life in rural India was amazing, a privilege actually. The local people were warm, welcoming and very curious too. (more)Bhav Thomas
The highlight was cycling/walking in the countryside/villages. (more)Russell Huntington
Kerala and tropical India cycling vacations
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US $2,755
excluding flights
Has to be a 5 star! I will definitely do another cycling vacation with these guys they were simply excellent. (more)Lyn Hill
Excellent... Cycling down the Ooty Hill, the views were breathtaking, as well as visiting the orphanage. (more)Olga Baranova
Rajasthan horse trek, India
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£3,150
excluding flights
I would rate it "best ever"! We had the chance to ride beautiful and reliable Marwari horses, the Indian guides traveling with us were amazing, we were served delicious Indian food and slept in stunning locations. (more)Giulia Lazzarini
It was a fantastic 2 weeks with amazing interesting people, I made friends for life and saw a part of rural India I would never have had access to without the trail devised by Jonny and his friends. (more)Anthea Harvey
Firstly the service from the tour company! Big, big Thanks :-) Secondly, the horses, especially the horse ride to the lake camp. (more)Katharina Duske
Ganges tour, Delhi to Calcutta, India
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£2,915
excluding flights
Excellent, just what I needed - a fascinating vacation in which everything was taken care of. (more)Kathryn Tomlinson
Most memorable? Seeing slivers of daily life in rural India. The Himalayan panorama, the wildlife, the boating experience and great eating were memorable as well. (more)Marilyn Jestes
Most memorable was traveling down the Ganges on the boat and seeing Varanasi. (more)Jane Graham
North India vacation, mountains and hidden villages
From
£1,545
excluding flights
The tiger safari in Ranthambore National Park was the most memorable. (more)Mark Wareham
If you like trekking, this is a fantastic peaceful environment for it. (more)Emmanuelle Clement
This was a return visit to India, although our last one was in 1987. It was great to see how positive, go-ahead and prosperous the country has become, without losing the colour, the culture and the mysticism that makes it India. (more)Pete Belsey
Delhi to Kathmandu tour
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US $1,539
excluding flights
Each day was packed with memorable moments, but if I had to pick one day it would be when we went to a very small town to stay in a fort/castle overnight. It was fantastic. I can't wait to go back one day. (more)Lindsey Lavaysse
Had a great trip... seing Rhino from the back of an elephant was one of the most memorable experiences. (more)jenny hickey
Kerala Hike, bike & kayak in India
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US $1,700
excluding flights
It is impossible to point out one most exciting part of the three week long stay in Kerala. Cycling, trekking, kayaking, smelling and tasting, it was all very good. It was a very good vacation. (more)Laima Tikuisiene
Having a varied programme with a mixture of activities (kayaking, swimming, hiking and cycling) interspersed with fantastic scenery and wildlife and very friendly and informative staff was the best part. A wonderful family orientated vacation, with fun activities, beautiful countryside, helpful staff and excellent food. (more)Dinah Perry
It surpassed our expectations. The best parts were Cycling through villages, with all the children running out to greet us, and giving us "high 5's"as we passed through - Standing on top of the 2nd highest mountain in South India, having just trekked to the top. Staying for the night on a rice boat... (more)janice eastman
Classic Rajasthan vacation in India
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US $2,785
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The Tiger safaris in Tadoba National Park/ Tiger Reserve Tips? To try and go in February and March when the tiger activity is good , vegetation not too high but it is at least a little cooler - c 28 degrees as opposed to 38degrees Local benefits? Yes . The guides, trackers and drivers we had were nearly all ( very ) local as were the lodge staff - all of whom were extremely courteous and helpful . They seemed committed to an understanding that conservation... (more)david phillips
Kashmir small group vacation, India
From
£2,645
including domestic flights only
Memorable parts? The dramatic mountain scenery on the pass from Leh over to the Nubra valley. And the lakes at Srinagar. Tips? Be prepared for different temperatures and aware of the effect of the high altitude on your wellbeing. Local benefits? Yes with the tour's use of local guides, drivers etc and the responsible attitude to ensuring that no debris was left behind on any sites. Overall rating? This was a trip of a lifetime for me as I had wanted to visit this area... (more)Irene Nicoll
India tour, rural India
From
£2,595
excluding flights
The most exciting part of the vacation was traveling on the overnight train and the many opportunities we had to meet local people and glimpse a little of what their lives are like. I must also add the bustle and colour of the camel fair and the friendliness of everyone we met. (more)Avril Vallance
Bhopal Singh is undoubtedly the best guide I have had on trips to India. He actually knows the history as well as the culture, habits, etc...Excellent. (more)Nancy Hayward
South India tour, Trivandrum to Goa
From
US $982
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Difficult to choose just one, it was all memorable, but I particularly enjoyed the homestay in the backwaters of Kerala. Wonderful host family and a beautiful and relaxing setting. And Hampi has to be one of the most interesting places in India. Tips? It is not as basic as it sounds. All but two of the hotels were quite luxurious. Having all the travel arrangements done for you makes it stress free. We had a very good guide and the group had loads of positive energy.... (more)Maggie Hetherington
Rajasthan experience vacation
From
US $1,811
excluding flights
The sight of the Taj Mahal will stay with me forever but I really enjoyed the horseriding at Castle Bijaipur as well. (more)Bernadine Ryan
The country is beyond expectations. (more)Nora Knorauk
Its impossible to pick just one as the entire trip was wonderful, which probably sounds like a cliche. There were so many highlights, the sailing down the Ganges was magical, and exploring Varanasi. (more)Zoe Tillier
India adventure tour, 37 days
From
US $1,714
excluding flights
Rajasthan offers a wonderful experience of historical buildings and sights. Religious, inside views you would not be able to see on your own, expert guides, activities and time to enjoy things on your own. (more)Michelle Weinberg
Visiting the Taj Mahal and the drinking chai sitting on the ghats in Varanasi (more)Rosie Saffell
Nepal, India and Maldives, Summit to Sea
From
US $4,690
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Meeting the children along the way. Tips? Take a pillow and a towel and if going at the same time, not as many clothes for the cold weather as I did, as it was not that cold. Take ear plugs if you want to sleep. Local benefits? Not enough information to assess. Overall rating? Very good. (more)Roger Pollard
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