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Tours in India

India is a magical part of the world which boasts breath-taking vistas, a vastly diverse multicultural heritage, and an astonishing palette of exotic wildlife that will render your trip unforgettable.

From the intricate white minarets of the grand marble mausoleum, the Taj Mahal, to the flamboyant ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur with it's honeycomb palace Hawa Mahal, embark on a private tour of Northern India’s Golden Triangle. Wildlife lovers will revel in our Jungle Book Adventure Tour, exploring India’s rich animal kingdom with an escorted excursion through Bandhavgarh and Kanha – two of India’s prime tiger reservations, before boarding an overnight train to the wonderfully contrasting city of Delhi and its maze of ancient bazaars, twisting alleys and neatly manicured lawns.

Escape the frenzy of India’s high-octane cities with a serene cruise down Kerala’s labyrinth of backwaters and historic fishing towns as part of our Classic Kerala tour, or travel across India in style aboard the opulent Maharaja’s Express.

4 days

Maharajas' Express

 

Live like Indian royalty and travel the infamous Golden Triangle in unrivalled luxury. Taking inspiration from the golden age of rail, travel the Maharaja Express is one of the great trains of history. Departing from Delhi, and heading for the...

Rail journeys

Maharajas' Express
15 days

Grand Tour of Northern India

Guide Price €2,759 pp  

This extraordinary tour doesn't leave any stone unturned. You'll see all of northern India's famous sights, palaces and temples, take in the natural scenery and local life on a boat tour, stop at a beautiful Ghost City and visit a...

Cultural holidays

Grand Tour of Northern India
13 days Evening Aarti Varanasi

The British Heritage Tour

 

Travel through time as you explore India's Mughal and British heritage and along the way visit some of the country's finest historic sites. See Delhi's blend of Victorian and 20th century architecture built during British era. Travel to Agra to...

Multi centre holidays

The British Heritage Tour
9 days

India's Golden Triangle with Varanasi Tour

 

On this fascinating private tour experience the real flavour of India and discover the major influences that shaped the country's colourful and multi-cultural history. Visit dramatic settings, cruise down the Ganges River and see the most sacred ancient temples and...

City holidays

India's Golden Triangle with Varanasi Tour
8 days Traditional houseboat

Classic Kerala Tour

Guide Price €1,679 pp  

Combine Kerala's historic fishing towns, charming tea plantations and the peaceful beauty of the backwaters with this tour and choose to have a privately escorted tour or choose to enjoy the company of other like-minded holiday makers and opt for...

Cultural holidays

Classic Kerala Tour
8 days this is a picture of the ganges voyager

Ganges Voyager from Heritage River Journeys

 

This enthralling seven-night cruise aboard the RV Ganges Voyager presents guests the rare opportunity to explore the remote and idyllic Indian villages that line the banks of the sacred Ganges River. This boutique style ship has 28 guest rooms all...

Honeymoons

Ganges Voyager from Heritage River Journeys
12 days Agra Fort

India's Golden Triangle with Rajasthan

 

This private tour allows you to experience the Golden Triangle historic sites before visiting India's most romantic cities and the glorious palaces of Rajasthan. Unveil intricate buildings built into the hills, stunning lakes and rugged fortresses, which tell their incredible...

Iconic journeys

India's Golden Triangle with Rajasthan
11 days

Jungle Book Adventure Tour

Guide Price €2,359 pp  

The exceptional Jungle Book Adventure tour provides a taste of India's famous historic sites and visits two outstanding tiger reserves, Bandhavgarh and Kanha - it's easy to see the setting for Rudyard Kipling's famous Jungle Book. An adventurous experience with...

Adventure holidays

Jungle Book Adventure Tour
10 days

India's Golden Triangle with Ranthambore

 

Combine India's historic cities with Ranthambore tiger reserve on this popular private tour. In an area of unparalleled beauty, the national park is set amongst abandoned fortresses, lakes and jungles. There is a high chance of spotting tigers during the...

City holidays

India's Golden Triangle with Ranthambore
6 days

India's Golden Triangle Tour

 

India's Golden Triangle is a fabulous and inspiring introduction to the history and culture of northern India's splendid Moghul heritage. As you travel with your personal driver guide, visit the iconic sites that helped shape the history and discover the...

Couples Holidays

India's Golden Triangle Tour
8 days Jaipur

India's Golden Triangle

Guide Price €1,379 pp  

Our Golden Triangle tour is a fabulous and inspiring introduction to the history and culture of northern India's splendid Moghul heritage. As you travel with your personal driver guide, visit the iconic sites that helped shape history and discover the...

Adventure holidays

India's Golden Triangle
10 days Punakha Dzong

Treasures of Bhutan with Kolkata Tour

 

The tiny and remote Kingdom of Bhutan has a unique ancient culture and breathtaking scenery. Discover the charm of this medieval kingdom as you travel by jeep to see its Buddhist monasteries, dzongs (fortresses and castles) and sacred shrines. Stretch...

Adventure holidays

Treasures of Bhutan with Kolkata Tour

Frequently Asked Questions

India is a subcontinent because it features distinct topological, cultural and governmental differences to its neighbouring countries of south Asia.

Though incredibly diverse and comprised of a multitude of different races, almost 80 percent of India’s population practice Hinduism.

During Prince Albert’s 1876 tour of India, Maharaja Sawai Ram Singh II determined that by beautifying his city and painting it terracotta pink (widely known as a hospitable and welcoming colour), the Prince would be enticed to visit Jaipur. This would ultimately give the maharaja the chance to strengthen ties with the British aristocracy and establish a bond with Royal family. After a successful visit, the maharaja then went as far as passing a law to make it illegal to paint any building in Jaipur any other colour than pink.

Dive head-first into an explosion of vibrant colour, fascinating culture, intense diversity, ancient history and world-renowned religious landmarks. The ‘Land of the Kings’ will draw you in from the moment you land, jostling for your attention every which way you turn, but rest assured that wherever you find yourself, there will always be something fascinating to do or see.

Why you’ll love India…

• Spotting tigers, leopards, sloth bears and hyenas among the ruins of an ancient fort in Ranthambore National Park
• Discovering the flamboyant ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur
• The Taj Mahal glinting through the mist at sunrise
• Exploring India in style and comfort aboard the Maharaja’s Express
• Cruising the tranquil backwaters of Kerala
• Weaving through the corridors of the honeycomb palace Hawa Mahal
• Wandering through Delhi’s ancient bazaars and winding backstreets
• Visiting Mother Teresa’s house in Kolkata
• Cycling through forgotten forts and ancient palaces in Rajasthan
• Wandering through Kanha, the setting for Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book
• Admiring the temples and medieval architecture of Khajuraho
• Drifting down the Ganges on a serene river cruise

Did you know?

• Police officers in the state of Madhya Pradesh are paid higher wages if they grow a moustache. It is believed the moustaches improve the personality of their constables and commands a sense of respect and positivity.
• Elephants can enjoy regular baths, massages and buffets during the month of July at the Punnathoor Kotta Elephant Yard Rejuvenation Centre in Kerala.
• India contributes over 70 percent of the world’s spices.

 

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