India Tours & Itineraries

Explore 119 trips designed by local kimkim specialists to get ideas for your trip to India.

Experience the best of India with a well-curated kimkim itinerary. Venture on a 10-day experience of the Tamil Nadu temple to learn about ancient history and mythology while touring some of India's finest, intricately carved temples. Witness the highlights of Kerala on a 10-day excursion starting in Cochin and see lush plantations, protected parks, and hill towns before stopping for some relaxed beach time, fresh seafood, and a taste of Ayurveda. If you only have six days to spend, you can tour the Golden Triangle and travel by road or train as you explore each city's cultural and historical heritage.   

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Ranganathaswamy Temple
Map of Tamil Nadu Temple Tour - 10 Days
Tamil Nadu Temple Tour - 10 Days

Hit the temple trail to visit some of the stars of South India on this 10-day itinerary. You'll experience the modern culture of the state of Tamil Nadu alongside ancient Indian history and mythology, touring some of the world's most impressive and intricately carved temples and taking in the natural views along the Bay of Bengal.

Stay a night on a houseboat for the ultimate Kerala experience
Map of Highlights of Kerala - 10 Days
Highlights of Kerala - 10 Days

This exciting 10-day itinerary introduces travelers to South India's serene state of Kerala. Kicking off in the historic city of Cochin, located on the Arabian Sea, you'll set off for lush plantations, protected parks, and hill towns in the Western Ghats. Next, cruise your way through the area's glittering backwater canals before finishing the adventure with some relaxed beach time, fresh seafood, and a taste of Ayurveda. 

Jama Masjid Mosque, Old Delhi
Map of Golden Triangle Tour - 6 Days
Golden Triangle Tour - 6 Days

Perhaps the most popular route in India, you'll visit the three famous sites of India's northwest—Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur—known as the Golden Triangle. You'll travel by road or train over the course of six days, exploring each city's cultural and historical heritage. This is a great tour for people's first visit to India if you're looking to see the main highlights.

This area of South India is known for its palm-lined network of canals
Map of Discover Kerala Tour - 6 Days
Discover Kerala Tour - 6 Days

This exotic itinerary is the ultimate introduction to South India's state of Kerala—an up-and-coming destination for savvy travelers. Kick off with an Arabian Sea sunset in Cochin before a private guide drives you through lush, hilly interiors peppered with tea and spice plantations. Continue the journey with an overnight cruise through infamous waterways, followed by a tour of Fort Kochi (by tuk-tuk) to finish the adventure.

Discover Rajasthan
Map of Best of Rajasthan Tour - 10 Days
Best of Rajasthan Tour - 10 Days

With its colorful culture and rich history, Rajasthan is a splendid display of a unique Indian heritage. This trip focuses on spectacular sights of India’s largest state, including the palaces and temples of Jaipur, Udaipur and Jodhpur. This itinerary not only showcases the traditional architecture characteristic of the region, but also allows you to understand the depth of India’s past, making for an unforgettable experience.

Ladakh lake
Map of Highlights of Ladakh: Leh, Nubra Valley & Pangong Tso - 7 Days
Highlights of Ladakh: Leh, Nubra Valley & Pangong Tso - 7 Days

With a week to visit Ladakh, you'll have the chance to see all of the region's highlights. Start by exploring the city of Leh and touring the surrounding monasteries, then head to the Nubra Valley (whose Tibetan name means "valley of flowers") for sightseeing and a camel safari. Your next stop will be Pangong Tso, a sprawling lake known for its blue-green waters. Afterward, pass by scenic Sindhu Ghat and visit a local children's NGO, before returning to Leh for one last stroll through its colorful markets.

The Agra Fort
Map of Rajasthan's Golden Triangle:  New Delhi, Agra, Jaipur - 7 Days
Rajasthan's Golden Triangle: New Delhi, Agra, Jaipur - 7 Days

Explore some of the most incredible architectural wonders in India and immerse yourself in culture on this tour of three cities. You'll start by experiencing the energy of Delhi before continuing on to see the Taj Mahal in Agra. Top it all off with a tour of the Pink City of Jaipur, where you'll tour even more grand palaces. Get ready to be amazed and left wanting to see more of India on this 7-day adventure. 

Colors of Rajasthan
Map of The Golden Triangle & Rajasthan - 14 Days
The Golden Triangle & Rajasthan - 14 Days

Wind your way through colorful cities, charming villages, and stretches of sand dunes with this two-week itinerary. You'll start in Delhi with a route through the famous Golden Triangle of Delhi, Agra (home to the Taj Mahal), and Jaipur, then continue into Rajasthan, where you'll find lakeside palaces, ancient forts, and elaborately decorated mansions along your journey.

Valley of Flowers
Map of Himalayan Valley of Flowers Trek - 10 Days
Himalayan Valley of Flowers Trek - 10 Days

Deep in the heart of the Himalaya is the spectacular Valley of Flowers, a mountainside meadow at an altitude of 11,500 feet (3500 m.). The valley turns into a riot of colors in August and September, with over 1000 varieties of flowers, shrubs, orchids, and other plants carpeting the valley. With its diverse flora and fauna and dazzling snow-capped peaks around, the valley is a naturalist’s heaven and a trekker's delight. On this four-day trek (within a 10-day itinerary) you can witness its splendor for yourself.

North India's Golden Triangle
Map of North India's Golden Triangle - 10 Days
North India's Golden Triangle - 10 Days

The Golden Triangle in North India symbolizes three pinnacles: culture, heritage, and metamorphosis. Your 10-day journey begins in the capital city of New Delhi, where you can learn about both Islamic and Hindu influences. In Agra, which symbolizes love, you will visit the grand wonder that is the Taj Mahal. A trip to Jaipur will reveal the beauty of the Pink City and its textile industry. On the final leg of your trip, you will visit Varanasi, where you will experience the live, iconic rituals along the Ganges, and visit the sacred Buddhist town of Sarnath.

Taj Mahal
Map of  Golden Triangle Tour: Delhi, Agra & Jaipur - 5 Days
Golden Triangle Tour: Delhi, Agra & Jaipur - 5 Days

This five-day tour includes the best of India’s Golden Triangle (Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur), including the Taj Mahal, the Red Fort, Jaipur's City Palace, and lots more. See the highlights of northern India in this fast-paced, fun-filled tour that gives you a taste of the region's fascinating culture and beautiful architecture.

Explore the Shore Temple complex in Mahabalipuram
Map of Southern India: Tamil Nadu & Kerala - 12 Days
Southern India: Tamil Nadu & Kerala - 12 Days

Indulge your senses on this 12-day tour of southern India, featuring the states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Discover Tamil Nadu's cultural wealth as you explore its ornate Hindu temples, sacred cities, and French-colonial towns. Cross over the Western Ghats into biodiverse Kerala and immerse yourself in the stunning landscapes of tea and spice plantations, jungle, forests, and lakes, and rivers.

South India Odyssey - 15 Days
Map of South India Odyssey - 15 Days
South India Odyssey - 15 Days

This two-week journey will take you on an epic odyssey through two of the most fascinating states of southern India. You'll be enchanted by the French flavors of Pondicherry and the grand temple complex at Madurai in Tamil Nadu, the lush natural world of Periyar and the traditional culture of the backwaters of Kerala. Discover why this laid-back part of the country is a traveler favorite.

Tea plantation
Map of Tea Plantations & Beaches in Kerala: Cochin, Munnar, Periyar & Kovalam - 10 Days
Tea Plantations & Beaches in Kerala: Cochin, Munnar, Periyar & Kovalam - 10 Days

This 10-day tour includes some of the region's most beautiful sites, from the rolling hills of the tea plantations in Munnar to the golden beaches of Kovalam. Along the way, you'll spend the night on a houseboat in Kerala's backwaters, stroll through spice gardens in Periyar, and discover Fort Kochi's stunning architecture.

Hawa Mahal in Jaipur
Map of Highlights of Rajasthan  - 21 Days
Highlights of Rajasthan - 21 Days

Featuring an exciting mix of culture, history, and nature, this comprehensive tour offers a unique overview of India's largest state, Rajasthan. On this 3-week trip, you'll enjoy the perfect combination of hiking, sightseeing, and relaxation as you explore the best this enchanting corner of India has to offer. Rajasthan's exceptional architecture, epic love stories, ornate temples, delicious food, and vibrant colors are sure to charm you.

India's Golden Triangle: A Local Perspective - 5 Days
Map of India's Golden Triangle: A Local Perspective - 5 Days
India's Golden Triangle: A Local Perspective - 5 Days

Travel in India will open your eyes like nowhere else on earth. You'll see beauty and experience wonder in a new way in this incredible country. The triangle of Delhi - Agra - Jaipur is popular with tourists for good reason, but this tour offers a unique perspective. As well as seeing the Taj Mahal, you'll visit local communities, women’s cooperatives, and an elephant rescue center in Agra.

Marari Beach
The Golden Triangle, Mumbai & Kerala - 14 Days

This two-week itinerary is a great way to see more of India and enjoy a balanced mix of beautiful landscapes and cultural activities. Visit Mumbai and New Delhi, then relax at an easier pace at Kerala's Marari Beach. On the way, you'll also see Agra—home of the Taj Mahal—Jaipur's Amber Fort, and charming Cochin.

Third Eye Tour of India - 14 Days
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Third Eye Tour of India - 14 Days

This tour takes you to some of the most spiritually important places in North India. Be introduced to Hinduism, Buddhism, and Sikhism at Rishikesh, Dharamsala, and Amritsar, and learn about ancient yoga and Ayurvedic traditions. Visit the classic and popular “Golden Triangle” of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur but from a different perspective by meeting local artisans, staying in village homestays, and engaging in other socially responsible tourism and business ventures.

South India: Wildlife & Local Traditions - 18 Days
Map of South India: Wildlife & Local Traditions - 18 Days
South India: Wildlife & Local Traditions - 18 Days

South India is a hot, steaming, colorful mix of untamed nature and mesmerizing culture. This tour will immerse you in some of the more exotic traditions of peninsula India: the art and temples of Tamil Nadu, the flavors and jungles of Kerala, and plenty of chill-out time on the backwaters and in the hills that permeate the region.

Monastery statue in front of the Himalaya
Map of Cultural Northeast India: Darjeeling & Sikkim - 8 Days
Cultural Northeast India: Darjeeling & Sikkim - 8 Days

The eastern end of the Himalaya and their neighboring foothills is one of the least-visited sections of the mountain range, but other travelers' loss is your gain as you explore this corner of India over the course of eight days. You'll experience a mix of Buddhist, Hindu, and Tibetan cultures as you visit tea terraces, monasteries, mountain viewpoints, and more.

The Royal Bengal Tiger at Ranthambore
Map of Golden Triangle & Wildlife Tour - 10 Days
Golden Triangle & Wildlife Tour - 10 Days

Spend ten days exploring one of India's most popular regions with this itinerary. You'll go from the historic monuments of Delhi to the famed Taj Mahal in Agra, then continue to Ranthambore to search for the Bengal tiger. End your trip in Jaipur, the gateway to one of India's most colorful states, before you return to Delhi.

Taj Mahal
Map of India's Golden Triangle: Delhi, Agra, Ranthambore, Jaipur - 9 Days
India's Golden Triangle: Delhi, Agra, Ranthambore, Jaipur - 9 Days

This nine-day tour of India’s Golden Triangle (Delhi-Agra-Jaipur) combines fascinating culture, monumental architecture, untamed wildlife, and historic splendor. See some of the most compelling highlights of northern India, including the magnificent Taj Mahal, the "pink city" of Jaipur, and the wealth of attractions in Delhi. Nature lovers are also in luck, because in addition to the "classic" Golden Triangle Circuit, you'll also visit the Ranthambore National Park, where there's a high chance of spotting the Royal Bengal Tiger.

Prayer flags at Bodhgaya
Map of Highlights of Buddhist India - 7 Days
Highlights of Buddhist India - 7 Days

Take a spiritual journey through Buddhist India with this itinerary that will take you to some of the most important places in Buddha's life. The birthplace of Buddhism, India is home to some of the religion's most significant sites, including the place of Buddha's enlightenment at Bodhgaya, his first sermon at Sarnath, and last sermon at Vaishali, all easily accessed with a weeklong trip out of Delhi.

The Taj Mahal
India & Nepal: Delhi, Kathmandu, Agra, and Jaipur - 10 Days

This 10-day itinerary includes the three cities of India's Golden Triangle, as well as a few days exploring the Shupas and palaces of Kathmandu. Explore Delhi, then fly into Nepal before returning to India to visit Agra's beautiful architecture—including the famous Taj Mahal—and Jaipur's massive Amber Fort.

Finish the trip with time to explore Goa's many golden-sand beaches
Map of Best of Karnataka & Goa - 15 Days
Best of Karnataka & Goa - 15 Days

This exciting 15-day journey covers the best cultural attractions across two states in South India: Karnataka and Goa. The trip starts with a few days in cosmopolitan Bangalore before you hit the road with a private guide to visit ancient temples, forts, and palaces (spanning several dynasties)—as well as bustling markets and bazaars—as you make your way to Goa for beach time and Goan cuisine along the Arabian Sea.

Join pilgrims on a sacred walk to see the Jain temples in Palitana
Map of Hidden Treasures of Gujarat - 14 Days
Hidden Treasures of Gujarat - 14 Days

This guided tour highlights India's western (and lesser-known) state of Gujarat for those seeking to sidestep the tourist trail. Kick-off in Ahmedabad, a 600-year-old-walled city—and India's first UNESCO-listed site—before visiting various palaces and indigenous villages known for embroidery, woodcarving, and mud painting. Continue to Palitana where you'll experience 863 marble temples before circling back to Ahmedabad for any last-minute textile shopping.

Experience the history and beauty of India from Rajasthan to Varanasi
Map of Best of North India: Golden Triangle, Varanasi, Rajasthan & Mumbai - 15 Days
Best of North India: Golden Triangle, Varanasi, Rajasthan & Mumbai - 15 Days

With its vivid colors, glittering heritage, fascinating cities, and beautiful countryside from lush green oases to the Thar desert, North India is like nowhere else on earth. This 15-day trip will take you to some of the north's top destinations, including the palaces and temples of Jaipur, Udaipur, and Jodphur, the Taj Mahal—the world's most famous monument to love—and one of the holiest cities in the world, Varanasi, before winding up in the bustling metropolis of Mumbai.

Jaswant Thada in Rajasthan
Map of Magic and Realism in Rajasthan - 13 Days
Magic and Realism in Rajasthan - 13 Days

There are almost too many spectacular sights and experiences in Rajasthan — camel trekking in the Thar Desert, the watery splendors of Udaipur, open-air art museums in Bundi, the sandcastle city of Jaisalmer, the mesmerizing blue of Jodhpur, and the sacred lake-side town of Pushkar. Add on the must-sees of Delhi, Jaipur, and Agra and you'll begin to understand why so many travelers are drawn back to India time and again.

The Himalayan foothills
Mountains & Ganges: Delhi, Shimla, Manali, Mcleod Ganj & Haridwar - 10 Days

This tour is a beautiful introduction to some of the most spiritual places in India, from Buddhism in Dharamshala to Hinduism in Haridwar. You'll visit the Himalayan foothills and see a spectacular prayer ceremony on the banks of the Ganges, combining unique cultural experiences with truly stunning natural scenery.

Goa's famous beaches front the warm Arabian Sea
Map of Highlights of Goa - 6 Days
Highlights of Goa - 6 Days

India's smallest state, Goa, is unlike any other. Remnants of its half-millennia under Portuguese rue linger, while its cultural diversity and bohemian outlook draw creatives and digital nomads from around the world. It's also the epitome of west coast India's incredible natural beauty. On this six-day tour with a private guide, you'll discover unique flavors on a street food crawl, watch the crocodiles of Divar Island, and see Goa's tallest waterfall in Mollem National Park.

People bathing in Pushkar holy lake in Rajasthan
Map of The Best of Rajasthan: Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Pushkar, and More - 10 Days
The Best of Rajasthan: Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Pushkar, and More - 10 Days

Explore the best Rajasthan has to offer with this 10-day tour that includes stops in Delhi, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Pushkar, Jaipur, and Agra, as well as a night under the stars in the desert. You'll ride camels and rickshaws, visit temples, markets, and forts, and see some of the most famous sights in India, including the Taj Mahal and Delhi's Red Fort.

Overlooking tea terraces in Darjeeling
Map of Cultural Northwest India: Darjeeling & Sikkim - 14 Days
Cultural Northwest India: Darjeeling & Sikkim - 14 Days

Explore northern India over two weeks with this itinerary. You'll start in bustling Delhi before you retreat to mountain serenity in Darjeeling, then continue to historic monasteries and their sacred texts, artifacts, and stories throughout the state of Sikkim. Encounter sacred lakes, hilltop temples, colorful markets, and more before you return to Delhi.

Tea and spice plantations near the hill station of Munnar
Map of South India Scenic Adventure - 14 Days
South India Scenic Adventure - 14 Days

This tour traverses two states in South India—Kerala and Tamil Nadu—known for beautiful landscapes and cultural activities. Start with a cooking demonstration in Cochi before driving through lush green plantations to get to the hill station of Munnar and (further) the city of Madurai where you'll see one of South India's most important temples. Next is a hike in Periyar National Park and a cruise through Kerala's backwater canals, followed by free time in one of India's most beloved beach towns.

Discover the pink palace of Hawa Mahal in Jaipur
Map of Rajasthan Palaces & Forts: Delhi, Agra, Udaipur & Jaipur - 13 Days
Rajasthan Palaces & Forts: Delhi, Agra, Udaipur & Jaipur - 13 Days

Visit palaces, forts, and other wonders of the captivating state of Rajasthan. The journey begins in New Delhi, whose highlights you will explore before heading toward Agra, home of the majestic Taj Mahal. Then, it'll be time to enter Rajasthan: You'll see wild tigers in Ranthambore, visit the Step Wells of Bundi, and tour through Udaipur, the "Venice of the East." Head to the blue city of Jodhpur, make a pilgrimage to the sacred lake of Pushkar, and tour the beautiful state capital of Jaipur.

Marvel at the historic Red Fort in Delhi
Map of Golden Triangle & Ranthambore National Park - 10 Days
Golden Triangle & Ranthambore National Park - 10 Days

This 10-day tour is the perfect way to see India's Golden Triangle, with an extra couple of days at Ranthambore National Park to go on a tiger safari. You'll explore Old Delhi's narrow streets and busy markets, see the famous Taj Mahal and nearby Itmad-ud-Daula, the "baby Taj Mahal," visit Jaipur's Amber Fort, and much more.

A view of the Dharamsala range at sunrise
Trekking in India's Himalayas - 8 Days

This exciting eight-day trekking and camping itinerary will take you through the southernmost Himalayas in India, known as the Dharamsala range. You'll have a few hours free in Delhi before you take an overnight transfer and begin your adventure in McLeod Gang, where you'll tour the Dalai Lama's Temple Complex and learn about the city's Tibetan residents. Then, you'll set off on a guided five-day hike through unspoiled and friendly mountain villages, where you'll be treated to magnificent views of the Dhauladhar range at every turn.

Lamayuru
Ladakh High-Altitude Trek: Lamayuru to Chilling - 11 Days

Perched high in the mountains on the remote northern edge of India, Ladakh is a truly inspirational destination for a trekking holiday. This classic trek not only takes us through a spectacular high-altitude world with breathtaking vistas and entrancing scenery but also gives you the chance to experience Buddhist culture in remote monasteries, practice yoga and meditation at a special center, and be awed by expansive mountain and valley views. This is a challenge not to be missed.

Sunrise over the Taj Mahal in Agra
Highlights of Northern India: Delhi to Kolkata - 12 Days

Immerse yourself in the magic of northern India on this spectacular 12-day cultural tour. Setting out from Delhi, you'll delve into the famed Golden Triangle as you learn to cook with locals in Jaipur, watch the sunrise over the Taj Mahal in Agra, and explore the ancient wonders of Orchha and Khajuraho. After floating down the Ganges in Varanasi and walking in the Buddha's footsteps at Sarnath, continue east to end in the West Bengal capital of Kolkata.

Discover Kerala
Map of Kerala Hiking Tour  - 12 Days
Kerala Hiking Tour - 12 Days

India's Kerala state, located in the south of the peninsula, is home to lush vegetation and wild animals, aromatic spices and stunning temples. Indulge your senses and experience Kerala's diversity. Trek through forest and jungle to heights that offer stunning views, take in cultural sights of bustling towns, and relax on a bamboo raft on the winding waters, with nature at your fingertips.

Jaipur's Amer Fort reflects in nearby Maota Lake
Map of Golden Triangle & Rajasthan - 11 Days
Golden Triangle & Rajasthan - 11 Days

Featuring the famous Golden Triangle (Delhi - Jaipur - Agra) and its well-visited attractions, this complete 11-day itinerary offers an in-depth look into the Rajasthani culture. In addition to seeing Jama Masjid in Delhi, the Amer Fort in Jaipur, and the Taj Mahal in Agra, you'll wander historic mansions in Churu, visit with local artisans in Bagru, and marvel at architectural feats in Abhaneri and Fatehpur Sikri. You'll cook with locals, tour pink cities, and count the stars from the top of a sand dune.

Trek to remote monasteries on this Himalayan adventure
Map of Little Tibet Trek: Delhi to the Himalaya - 12 Days
Little Tibet Trek: Delhi to the Himalaya - 12 Days

Known as "Little Tibet," India's Ladakh region offers all the beauty and history of Tibet without the red tape. This adventurous 12-day tour begins and ends in Delhi, with a week of trekking through Ladakh's magical mountainous landscapes and fertile river valleys in between. Setting out from the remote city of Leh, you'll visit ancient Buddhist monasteries, stay in traditional village homestays, and marvel at the rugged grandeur and rich culture of the Indian Himalaya.

Bengal tiger in Kanha National Park
Map of Safari & Cultural Tour of Northern India - 13 Days
Safari & Cultural Tour of Northern India - 13 Days

This 13-day itinerary is designed to maximize your chances of thrilling experiences with the Bengal tiger. You'll explore multiple natural habitats in the rural heart of India, including the deciduous forests of Kanha National Park and some of the country's most beautiful and pristine wildlife reserves. The trip is topped off with visits to the Taj Mahal, the city of Fatehpur Sikri, and the extraordinary Khajuraho temples.

Meet the camel herders of the Thar Desert.
Map of Explore Rajasthan: Palaces, Forts, and Sand Dunes of Thar - 9 Days
Explore Rajasthan: Palaces, Forts, and Sand Dunes of Thar - 9 Days

The state of Rajasthan in northern India holds a bounty of breathtaking sites along with some of the country's most welcoming cities. This itinerary lays out a romantic trip that includes tours of ancient palaces, golden fortresses that seem to glow in the hot sun, and shrines and holy sites that seem to rise from the desert sands.

The Lingaraja Temple in Bhubaneswar
Map of Cultural India: Ancient Cities and Villages of Odisha  - 14 Days
Cultural India: Ancient Cities and Villages of Odisha - 14 Days

During this 14-day journey through the southern part of Odisha, you'll travel through cultural villages and historic cities, learning about local culture along the way. Head to Bhubaneswar, the capital of the Indian state of Odisha, where the Lingaraja Temple awaits you. Take a tribal market stroll through Rayagada where you'll meet the local villagers of Kutiya Khonds and learn about their culture. Lay on the sandy beaches of Golparpur, then see where Mother Teresa lived and is now buried in Kolkata.

Taj Mahal
Map of Taj Mahal & City Highlights of India: Delhi, Agra & Mumbai - 6 Days
Taj Mahal & City Highlights of India: Delhi, Agra & Mumbai - 6 Days

Immerse yourself in the vibrant colors, sights, smells, and sounds of India on this six-day journey through the country's largest bustling metropolises. Cycle the narrow winding streets of Old Delhi, see the Taj Mahal up close at sunrise, soak up centuries of ancient history at Agra Fort, and explore Mumbai's frenetic city life and many historical landmarks. Sample the rich spices of local delicacies along the way, and pick up artisanal crafts and clothing from busy markets to take home.

View from  Leh Ladakh highway
Leh Cultural Tour: Leh, Pangong Tso, and Delhi - 5 Days

This five-day tour takes you to India's far north, into the beautiful landscapes of the Himalayas, where you'll explore Ladakh, a region famous for its Tibetan Buddhist culture and centuries-old traditions. You'll visit beautiful monasteries, see small mountain villages, and discover its stunning lunar landscapes of arid mountains, high passes, plateaus, and deep valleys.

cycling in Karnataka
Map of Cycle Across Karnataka:  Mysore, Bandipur National Park, Mudumalai National Park, Ooty, and More - 7 Days
Cycle Across Karnataka: Mysore, Bandipur National Park, Mudumalai National Park, Ooty, and More - 7 Days

This bicycle trip covers the southwest of India, where you'll see abundant forests, spice plantations, coconut trees, sophisticated temples, beaches, and lots more. South India is filled with tropical vegetation, beautiful villages, old forts, and white-sand beaches. Its gentle hills and backroads make it perfect for biking. You'll cross the Western Ghats and visit the Bandipur and Mudumalai sanctuaries, whose jungles hide wild elephants, tigers, and even leopards. Then, you'll ride up to Ooty Hill station, which the British once called the "Queen of Hill Stations."

Jaipur
Map of Highlights of Rajasthan:  Delhi, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Ajmer, and Jaipur - 7 Days
Highlights of Rajasthan: Delhi, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Ajmer, and Jaipur - 7 Days

This seven-day tour of northern India is great for travelers who want to discover Rajasthan's fascinating culture and beautiful architecture. Visit the Golden City, ride camels through the desert dunes, stroll through the streets of the Blue City and more with this complete tour that includes stops in Delhi, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, and Ajmer.

Watch the world go by on a boat trip down the holy river Ganges in Varanasi
Map of Highlights of North India: Golden Triangle, Taj Mahal, Varanasi, & More - 10 Days
Highlights of North India: Golden Triangle, Taj Mahal, Varanasi, & More - 10 Days

From tigers to temples, and ancient palaces to bazaars, India is one of the most magical places in the world. This 10-day trip takes you all the way from the bustling capital and the holy city of Varanasi to Rajasthan, where we'll wander in the footsteps of past kings. Top that off with a trip to the Taj Mahal at sunrise and a tiger safari through one of northern India's biggest and most beautiful national parks and you're in for a whirlwind adventure through the heart of this amazing country.

Kick off the trip with an afternoon in Gwalior Fort
Map of Delhi to Mumbai Culture Tour - 15 Days
Delhi to Mumbai Culture Tour - 15 Days

This 15-day adventure travels across two central Indian states using various modes of transportation for those who like to be on the move. After a city tour in Delhi, you and a guide will head into Madhya Pardesh to visit a vast array of holy towns, bustling bazaars, and cultural treasures. From here, continue to the state of Maharashtra, where you'll take two day trips to UNESCO-listed cave complexes before ending in Mumbai for some urban action along the Arabian Sea.

The grand statue of Buddha in Bodhgaya
In the Buddha’s Footsteps: Spiritual Tour of Northern India & Nepal - 14 Days

Discover the birthplace of Buddhism on this enlightening two-week journey through some of northern India's most important spiritual sites. Setting off from Delhi, you'll boat down the Ganges River in Varanasi, meditate under the Bodhi Tree in Bodhgaya, and hop over the Nepalese border to visit the Buddha's birthplace in Lumbini. After touring the markets and sampling the local delicacies of Lucknow, your trip draws to a close with a train ride back to Delhi.

Goa beach
Map of The Beaches Of Goa - 5 Days
The Beaches Of Goa - 5 Days

This five-day tour gives travelers a chance to explore the beautiful scenery of Goa. Stroll on the beach, visit a spice plantation, see the Dudhsagar Waterfall, and enjoy Goa's laid-back, and peaceful vibe. 

Take in the colors of India at your own speed
Map of Cycling Karnataka and Kerala — 14 Days
Cycling Karnataka and Kerala — 14 Days

This cycling adventure through southwest India will take you from abundant forests to spice plantations, from sophisticated temples to beaches and backwater canals. The region's jungles and waterways, colorful towns and fishing villages, beaches and delicious cuisine will all be explored as you pedal the rural roads of Karnataka and Kerala.

Ranthambore National Park
Map of Hidden Rajasthan: Ranthambore National Park by Train - 5 Days
Hidden Rajasthan: Ranthambore National Park by Train - 5 Days

Striking Ranthambore National Park presents a different side of Rajasthan to the forts and palaces usually associated with the state. The jungle-filled park is full of wildlife, including the Royal Bengal Tiger. This five-day trip to Ranthambore from Delhi by train is an easy way to visit the park. Enjoy wildlife-spotting safari activities at the best times of day for observing elusive animals and birds, and have a good chance of spotting the king of the jungle himself.

Mumbai's Marine Drive
Map of Discover Maharashtra: Mumbai and Nashik - 5 Days
Discover Maharashtra: Mumbai and Nashik - 5 Days

This quick five-day itinerary is perfect for wine lovers who want to taste India's best vintages, as well as spend a couple of days in bustling Mumbai. You'll take a ferry to visit the enigmatic Elephanta Caves, tour Mumbai's most iconic spots, and have lots of opportunities to taste wines and tour vineyards in this short and sweet five-day tour.

Capture a glimpse of life along Mother Ganga on this trip through northern India
Splendid North India: Golden Triangle, Varanasi & Kolkata - 16 Days

Experience the magic of northern India on this amazing 16-day trip from Delhi to Kolkata. Visit the Golden Triangle and Rajasthan, before following the holy Ganges River as it flows through Uttar Pradesh to Varanasi. From sunrise boat trips to breathtaking sunsets, ancient palaces, religious rituals, historic hotspots, and the chance to visit some of India's most incredible and influential cities, this trip has it all.

Go in search for the elusive bengal tiger on a sunrise safari
Map of Tiger Lands of Central India: Delhi, Agra, Bandhavgarh, & Kanha - 12 Days
Tiger Lands of Central India: Delhi, Agra, Bandhavgarh, & Kanha - 12 Days

Come face to face with some of India's most amazing wildlife on this 12-day tiger and temple itinerary through the heart of Central India. Start in Delhi, where you'll take a tour through one of the oldest living cities in the world, visit Agra for a sunrise trip to the Taj Mahal, stop by Gwalior to explore the ancient fort and wander through the faded palaces of the Lost City of Orchha. Next, you'll travel into the heart of tiger country on sunrise and sunset wildlife safaris through some of India's biggest and most beautiful national parks.

Camel Keeper
Map of Rajasthan Highlights & Pushkar Fair - 16 Days
Rajasthan Highlights & Pushkar Fair - 16 Days

This all-encompassing tour of Rajasthan covers the must-see highlights of Delhi, Jaipur, and Agra and features three days of the sprawling Camel Fair in Pushkar held annually every November. Come to Rajasthan for the culture, history, and magnificent architecture, stay for the lively bustling attractions and events of the fair. You'll ride camels in the Thar desert, discover historic Silk Road mansions in Mandawa, and wander ancient abandoned cities, like Kuldhara and Fatehpur Sikri.

Explore historic forts and palaces, like the beautiful Agra Fort
Map of Magic of the Golden Triangle - 8 Days
Magic of the Golden Triangle - 8 Days

Delve a little deeper into India's amazing Golden Triangle on this week-long tour. Explore ancient abandoned cities and historic capitals, cycle through the countryside, and visit local families and female artisans to learn more about everyday life in India. Take a food tour through Jaipur, experience the breathtaking Taj Mahal at sunrise, and discover some of the most amazing palaces and forts in Rajasthan before winding up in the mesmerizing bazaars in Delhi.

Combine bustling Mumbai with the golden beaches of Goa for a family-friendly week in India
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Family Exploration of India: Mumbai & Goa - 7 Days

Spend a week discovering India's culture and history with this immersive family tour. Start in the vibrant city of Mumbai to stroll the greenery of Kamala Nehru Park, see ancient caves on Elephanta Island, and visit notable landmarks such as the Gateway of India and the chaotic Dhobi Ghat laundry. Then, it's off to the white-sand beaches of Goa for stunning Portuguese architecture, tours of Old Goa's tasty street food, and a day of swimming, surfing, or banana boat rides at Goa's Palolem Beach.

See ancient wonders like the Meenakshi Temple in Madurai
Map of Temple Tour of Southern India: Tamil Nadu & Kerala - 12 Days
Temple Tour of Southern India: Tamil Nadu & Kerala - 12 Days

Explore the rich culture of the southern Indian states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala on this epic 12-day tour. Start in Chennai, then wander the charming streets of Pondicherry's French Quarter. Hop between ancient temples on the drive south to Tanjore, and savor Madurai's famous street food before strolling through the spice gardens of Periyar. After an overnight houseboat cruise through the backwaters of Alappuzha, relax on the beaches of Marari and end your adventure with a traditional dance show in Cochin.

Kerala
Map of Kerala Hiking Adventure: Cochin, Munnar, and Thekkady - 10 Days
Kerala Hiking Adventure: Cochin, Munnar, and Thekkady - 10 Days

This 10-day hiking adventure is perfect for visitors who want to explore Kerala's beautiful natural scenery. Hike through the Western Ghats, trek through beautiful tea plantations, see the wildlife at Periyar National Park and cruise Kerala's backwaters on this active trip designed for hiking aficionados.

Spot wildlife with the kids in Keoladeo National Park just south of Bharatpur
Map of Rajasthan Family Tour: Delhi, Jaipur, Taj Majal - 10 Days
Rajasthan Family Tour: Delhi, Jaipur, Taj Majal - 10 Days

Spend a week and a half exploring the state of Rajasthan with the family on this packed 10-day itinerary. You'll start and end your trip in lively Delhi, completing a circuit that sees you and the little ones immersing yourselves in the culture, history, and majestic landscapes. Let the kids roam the gleaming marble tiles of the Taj Mahal, explore the deserted red sandstone buildings and structures of Fatehpur Sikri, and count the number of bird species and exotic wildlife at Bharatpur's Keoladeo National Park.

The Ellora Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage site, in the district of Aurangabad
Map of History Tour of India: Mumbai & Aurangabad - 5 Days
History Tour of India: Mumbai & Aurangabad - 5 Days

This five-day tour will take you to some of the most historic sites in Mumbai and Aurangabad. Spend the first two days learning about the past of Mumbai, India's largest city, and visit the Gandhi Museum that the famous Mahatma Gandhi once called his home. Spend the rest of your trip in Aurangabad, where you'll explore two UNESCO World Heritage sites, the Ellora Caves and the Ajanta Caves, filled with paintings and sculptures that reflect religious harmony in India.

Spectacular views over the ancient gomba of Lamayuru
Mountains & Monasteries: Delhi to Leh - 5 Days

Situated in India's far north, the Ladakh region is famous for its Tibetan Buddhist culture and centuries-old traditions. On this whirlwind 5-day tour, you'll fly north from Delhi to experience the magic of this mountain paradise—exploring the old Silk Road city of Leh and visiting ancient monasteries nestled among spectacular Himalayan landscapes.

Kumarakom
Map of A Honeymoon Adventure in India & the Maldives - 14 Days
A Honeymoon Adventure in India & the Maldives - 14 Days

Combine bucket-list sites with relaxation on this memorable 14-day honeymoon in India and the Maldives. You'll go on sightseeing tours in Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, and Kochi, seeing famous attractions such as the Red Fort, the Taj Mahal, and Hawa Mahal. Then, you'll be able to spend quality time together on a houseboat cruise in Kumarakom before transferring to a dreamy resort in the Maldives for a luxurious end to your trip.

The Great Rann of Kutch, a salt marsh in the Thar Desert, Gujarat, India
Map of Diverse Beauty of Gujarat: Ahmedabad, Little Rann, Bhuj & More - 12 Days
Diverse Beauty of Gujarat: Ahmedabad, Little Rann, Bhuj & More - 12 Days

The western state of Gujarat is often overlooked in favor of Rajasthan to the north, but travelers who make the effort find an incredibly beautiful and diverse culture and landscape awaiting them. On this 12-day trip, you'll visit places that showcase the best of Gujarat. From its ancient archaeological sites to vibrant modern cities, open wildlife-filled plains, and deeply religious buildings, Gujarat is colorful, historic and interesting at every turn.

Kerala is known for its extensive network of canals
Map of Ultimate Kerala Adventure - 11 Days
Ultimate Kerala Adventure - 11 Days

With spectacular beaches, lush hillsides, and tranquil canals, this authentic 11-day tour gets to the heart of South India's state of Kerala. After a night in Cochin, a guide will drive you through magnificent rolling hills dotted with tea and spice plantations. Next, head to Alappuzha to cruise your way through Kerala's rustic backwaters followed by some relaxation on the Arabian Sea. Complete the loop in Cochin where you'll explore the city's charming Fort Kochi by bicycle and tuk-tuk.

View of Leh from above from Shanti Stupa
Map of India's Last Frontier - 14 Days
India's Last Frontier - 14 Days

This unique two-week journey highlights a region in northern India known for Buddhist sites and outdoor activities. After a night in Delhi, you and your guide will fly to Jammu and Kashmir where you'll acclimatize to the altitude while enjoying Himalayan culture in the town of Leh. Then, begin a series of hikes and scenic transfers to the area's best temples, monasteries, valleys, and wildlife preserves—all while staying in friendly lodges and camps for the ultimate adventure.

Witness the sun setting over the world's most famous Monument to Love, the Taj Mahal
Map of Discover Rajasthan: Temples, Tigers, & Taj Mahal - 16 Days
Discover Rajasthan: Temples, Tigers, & Taj Mahal - 16 Days

Known as the Land of Kings, Rajasthan is the jewel in India's crown, with ancient citadels, imposing forts, and ancient palaces stretching from the mountains to the desert. This 16-day tour takes you from the busy streets of Delhi to the edges of the Thar desert, where you'll explore some of the oldest and biggest forts in Asia, before heading back down through the mountains to Ranthambore to go looking for Bengal tigers in the wild. And, after all that, you'll visit the Golden Triangle of Jaipur, Agra, and Delhi, where you'll visit the ancient capital of Amer and see the sun rise over the Taj Mahal.

Women sewing in Bhuj
Map of Craft & Textiles Tour of Colorful Gujarat - 11 Days
Craft & Textiles Tour of Colorful Gujarat - 11 Days

The western state of Gujarat is renowned for its distinctive handicraft and textile traditions. You can experience the best of these on this 11-day tour of the state. Starting in the capital, Ahmedabad, you can visit the Calico Museum of Textiles, one of India's finest cultural collections. Continue through a number of architecturally significant towns and cities, including Vadodara and Bhavnagar. End with a few days in and around Bhuj, on the edge of the spectacular Rann of Kutch Desert, and awash with finely produced textiles and local crafts.

Street food cooking in Rajasthan
Map of Culinary Tour of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh & Rajasthan - 15 Days
Culinary Tour of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh & Rajasthan - 15 Days

Indian food is a global favorite, but as you'll discover on this tour, the country's culinary delights vary enormously by region, religion, and culture. On this culinary tour of North India, you'll sample the region's most iconic (and delicious) food. Starting with the best street food in Delhi, you'll travel east to try the distinct Dum Pukht method of cooking in Lucknow. In the desert state of Rajashtan, learn how the arid landscape has influenced cuisine. Along the way, you'll enjoy cooking classes and demos, meals with local hosts, and more.

The 'Pearl of Rajasthan', Udaipur is one of the most beautiful cities in India
Map of Essence of Rajasthan: Delhi, Jaipur, Udaipur, Agra,  & More - 17 Days
Essence of Rajasthan: Delhi, Jaipur, Udaipur, Agra, & More - 17 Days

Known as the 'Land of the Kings', Rajasthan has enthralled and delighted visitors since the beginning of time. Stretching from the Thar Desert to the Aravalli mountain range, and filled with colorful cities, palaces, tombs, and temples, Rajasthan is a magical place to explore. Journey through the heart of the state, visiting both bigger cities and little-known towns, sleeping out in the desert, and visiting some of India's holiest places, before finishing up with a trip to Agra to experience the magic of the Taj Mahal at sunrise.

Goa
Map of Highlights of India Honeymoon: Golden Triangle, Rajasthan & Goa - 14 Days
Highlights of India Honeymoon: Golden Triangle, Rajasthan & Goa - 14 Days

Start this memorable 14-day honeymoon by exploring India's Golden Triangle together. Learn about art and culture as you discover the highlights of Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur, then fly south to the "Venice of the East" in Udaipur. Your adventure finishes on the palm-fringed beaches of Goa, where you'll have lots of downtime to laze on its golden sands, try out some watersports, check off iconic sights such as the Basilica of Bom Jesus, and experience some of the region's renowned (and romantic) sunsets.

The gilded Golden Temple is the most important pilgrimage site of Sikhism
Map of Spirit of India Adventure - 16 Days
Spirit of India Adventure - 16 Days

Active types will love this 16-day guided tour through India's spiritual north. The trip kicks off in Delhi followed by a train to Amritsar for some quality Sikh time at the Golden Temple. Next is a drive to the higher-altitude home of the Dalai Lama: McLeod Ganj. Here, you'll soak in several days of Tibetan culture and Himalayan views before circling back to Delhi—slowly—through historic villages and hill stations, culminating with a Hindu ceremony on a holy ghat.

Tea fields of Assam
Northeast India with Nagaland's Hornbill Festival - 14 Days

This 14-day introduction to the scenic and less-visited northeast will give you a totally different perspective of India. Start in historic Kolkata, one of India's most exciting mega-cities. Fly north to Nagaland, where you can spend time at the annual Hornbill Festival (held in early December), a spectacular display of Naga tribal culture. Continue to the Kaziranga National Park in Assam to spot animals on safari, ending in the small state of Meghalaya.

The colorful Hawa Mahal in Jaipur
Map of India's Golden Triangle & Goa Tour - 9 Days
India's Golden Triangle & Goa Tour - 9 Days

Awaken all of your senses on this nine-day tour that starts in India's Golden Triangle and finishes on the beaches of Goa. Visit Delhi's landmarks by rickshaw, explore colorful temples in Jaipur, and spend a night among the Mughal mansions of Agra. Then it's off to the coast to discover tropical beaches and stunning architecture in Goa—where you'll spot waterfalls and exotic wildlife on a jungle tour and savor distinctive Goan flavors on an immersive food tour.

Maota Lake as seen from the top of Amer Palace Fort, Jaipur
Map of Natural & Cultural Splendors in India: Golden Triangle & Tigers - 9 Days
Natural & Cultural Splendors in India: Golden Triangle & Tigers - 9 Days

Marvel at the ancient cities, majestic architecture, and timeless beauty of India's spectacular Golden Triangle before heading deep into the jungle in search of the elusive Bengal tiger. Lose yourself in the bustling streets of Delhi, visit the Taj Mahal at sunrise, and explore the ancient royal cities of Fatehpur Sikri and Karauli, before joining a wildlife safari in Ranthambore National Park and going sightseeing in the magnificent Pink City—Jaipur.

See the best of India's famous Golden Triangle as a family
Map of Family Adventure in India’s Golden Triangle - 7 Days
Family Adventure in India’s Golden Triangle - 7 Days

For a week-long family holiday you'll never forget, try India's Golden Triangle—a region jam-packed with ancient sites and natural wonders. As you hop between Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur, you'll see magnificent monuments like the Taj Mahal with your own eyes, explore wild nature reserves, and experience India's vibrant cultures and cuisines. Travel by car, tuk-tuk, rickshaw, and even elephant as you make memories that will become family legends.

Explore the mighty Himalaya on this epic Indian adventure
Map of Myths, Mountains & Monuments of Northern India - 13 Days
Myths, Mountains & Monuments of Northern India - 13 Days

Experience the magic and mystique of northern India as you travel from Delhi to the heart of the Himalaya on this immersive 13-day tour. Along the way, visit the Taj Mahal and the Golden Temple, tour Tibetan Buddhist monasteries, ride on the historic Toy Train Railway, and explore the faded grandeur of Pragpur, India's first heritage village.

End the trip with two nights in Udaipur, situated on Lake Pichola
Map of India's Golden Triangle & Rajasthan Tour - 12 Days
India's Golden Triangle & Rajasthan Tour - 12 Days

This incredible 12-day tour takes you to the most famous sights of India's "Golden Triangle" as well as the Rajasthan region. Begin in Delhi, where you'll explore the bustling capital on a sightseeing tour. Then head to Agra to see the Taj Mahal and visit Kachhpura village for a heritage walk and high tea. Move on to Jaipur, stopping on the way to see the historic Fatehpur Sikri. Tour the city's forts and palaces, then soak in the scenic atmosphere of Jodhpur and Udaipur to finish the adventure.

Two rivers (Bhagirathi and Alaknanda) merge to create the Ganges
Map of North India Garhwal Pilgrim Trek - 19 Days
North India Garhwal Pilgrim Trek - 19 Days

This epic tour combines a multi-day trek with sacred Hindu sites in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Starting from Delhi, you and your guide will drive north to the Ganges to kick-off several days in the Himalayan foothills passing forests, rice paddies, meadows, bubbling streams, and snow-capped peaks while staying in a mix of lodges and camps. Finish with a night in Uttarkashi—home to numerous temples and ashrams—before swinging through another holy city (Haridwar) on your way back to Delhi.

A Hindu sadhu observing the city of Varanasi from the Ganges River
Map of Culture & Spiritualism in Northern India: Delhi, Agra & Varanasi - 6 Days
Culture & Spiritualism in Northern India: Delhi, Agra & Varanasi - 6 Days

Immerse yourself in Northern India's rich cultural and spiritual heritage on a six-day tour of Delhi, Agra, and Varanasi. Enjoy several different perspectives on the Taj Mahal, sample delicious street food in Agra Bazaar, experience a spiritual ceremony on the banks of the Ganges, take a yoga class in Varanasi and visit the birthplace of Buddhism in Sarnath. End your journey with a visit to a traditional market to watch sari weaving.

Enjoy the cuisine of India's north
Map of A Culinary Tour of North India: Delhi, Agra, Lucknow & Varanasi  - 9 Days
A Culinary Tour of North India: Delhi, Agra, Lucknow & Varanasi - 9 Days

Spend nine days in northern India, learning all about its food, culture, and history. Start in Delhi sightseeing and tasting its street food, feast on Peshawari cuisine in Agra after visiting its red sandstone fort, and dine with a descendant of the Nawabs in Lucknow. Your tour finishes in Varanasi on the River Ganges, where you'll try treats in a local market before you head back to Delhi for a final day of exploring.

Spend two days spotting tigers on safari in Ranthambore National Park
Map of India Golden Triangle & Wildlife Tour - 7 Days
India Golden Triangle & Wildlife Tour - 7 Days

Delve into India's architectural wonders and incredible wildlife on this seven-day Golden Triangle tour. Starting in the "Pink City" of Jaipur, you'll visit the world-famous Amer Palace Fort before heading on a safari to spot tigers in Ranthambore National Park. Then it's on to see the spectacular Taj Mahal at sunrise and explore bustling Agra. You'll end your trip in Delhi, discovering its markets, Red Fort, and lush Lodhi Garden.

Look for Bengal tigers in Sundarbans National Park
Map of Culture & Wildlife in Northern India:  Kolkata, Sundarbans & Delhi - 8 Days
Culture & Wildlife in Northern India: Kolkata, Sundarbans & Delhi - 8 Days

Discover some of the highlights of northern India on this eight-day tour, from exploring the bustling streets of Delhi and Kolkata to spotting wildlife in the more serene Sundarbans National Park. You'll be excited while looking for endangered Bengal tigers and will be impressed by the beautiful buildings and landmarks you visit, such as Kolkata's white marble Victoria Monument.

Search for rhinos in Kaziranga National Park
Map of Delhi & Kolkata Wildlife Tour - 11 Days
Delhi & Kolkata Wildlife Tour - 11 Days

Combine urban and wildlife adventures in this 11-day guided itinerary through India. Get the lay of the land in New and Old Delhi before making your way to Kaziranga National Park for safaris with rhinoceros, elephants, and gibbons. From here, head to Sundarbans National Park to search for Bengal tigers by boat before finishing with a stop in India's cultural capital—Kolkata—a colorful city known for scrumptious cuisine.

Discover Bangalore's inviting Mysore Palace hand-in-hand with your loved one
Map of Honeymoon in South India - 14 Days
Honeymoon in South India - 14 Days

Kick back and relax on your memorable honeymoon through South India, offering a romantic mix of activities, from city exploring to safaris. There's plenty of free time built in to take it slow, enjoy each other's company, and hop between the beautiful cities of Bangalore and Mysore and rural areas, including Ooty, Wayanad, and Nagarahole National Park.

The tranquil scenery of Kerala's "backwaters"
Map of Experience Kerala: India's Backroads & Backwaters - 9 Days
Experience Kerala: India's Backroads & Backwaters - 9 Days

Leave the tourist trail behind on this nine-day exploration of the diverse southern Indian state of Kerala. Touch down in Cochin to explore its historic sights, then wind through the verdant tea plantations of the Western Ghats to reach Munnar. Spot exotic wildlife on a sunrise hike through Periyar National Park, hop on a houseboat to spend a night floating down the waterways of Alappuzha, and soak up the sun on the sands of Marari Beach.

Rupshu Valley, one of the locations of the trek
Map of North India Rupshu Tsomoriri Trek - 18 Days
North India Rupshu Tsomoriri Trek - 18 Days

This itinerary's focal point is one of the most beautiful multi-day treks in the Indian Himalayas. Once you've acclimatized in the city of Leh, begin a journey through off-the-beaten-path landscapes with a small team who will cook meals and set up camps. The route includes monasteries, mountain passes, Tibetan communities, and sacred lakes, including Tsomoriri Lake, where you'll end the trek. You'll also arrive and depart from Delhi with just enough time to get a taste of India's sprawling capital.

Spend family time on the beaches of Kerala
Map of Family Fun in Southern India: Backwaters & Beaches of Kerala: 7 Days
Family Fun in Southern India: Backwaters & Beaches of Kerala: 7 Days

Based in the southwestern Indian state of Kerala, this perfectly curated week-long family trip ticks off the region's highlights while transporting you and the kids to the heart of local life. Discover village traditions and learn how to cook Keralan cuisine in Kumbalani. Get up close and personal with the elephants on Periyar Lake, and cruise the atmospheric backwaters of Alappuzha before spending the night on an enchanting houseboat. You'll finish by relaxing on the sweeping sands of Kovalam Beach.

The Taj Mahal in the city of Agra
Map of Palaces, Villages, and Deserts of Rajasthan - 17 Days
Palaces, Villages, and Deserts of Rajasthan - 17 Days

During this 17-day excursion through Rajasthan, you'll see an array of palaces, monuments, villages, and deserts up close and personal. You'll spend the first two days in Dehli, where you'll visit historic mosques and tombs and take a rickshaw ride through the marketplace. Go on to visit an array of villages—from Mandawa to Bishnoi—where you'll learn about traditional life. Sightsee through historic cities such as Jaisalmer, Udaipur, and Jaipur, and one of the highlights is seeing the famous Taj Mahal made of white marble.

An Indian worship offering
Map of Highlights of Buddhist India: Varanasi & Bodhgaya - 7 Days
Highlights of Buddhist India: Varanasi & Bodhgaya - 7 Days

Follow the trail of Buddhism as you explore the northeastern part of India, not far from Nepal. Land in Delhi before visiting Varanasi to witness the evening prayer ceremony. Float along the Ganges at sunrise as you observe Hindu pilgrims offer prayers on the ghats (stairs leading to the river) before purifying themselves in the river. Head to Bodhgaya to walk in the steps of Lord Buddha as you discover a circuit of holy bodhi trees and crucial sites linked to Buddhism in India.

See endangered Bengal tigers in Ranthambore National Park
Map of India's Tigers & Taj Mahal - 8 Days
India's Tigers & Taj Mahal - 8 Days

Visit the world-famous Taj Mahal and spot wild Bengal tigers on this eight-day tour of India. Touch down in the buzzing capital, New Delhi, where you'll explore grand mosques and maze-like markets before venturing deep into Rajasthan to tour UNESCO-listed Amer Palace Fort. Next, you'll escape into the wilds of Ranthambore National Park for tiger-spotting safaris amid "Jungle Book" scenery. The adventure ends in Agra, where you'll witness the wonder of the Taj Mahal at sunrise.

Little ones won't get bored with this itinerarie's perfect blend of city, nature, and beaches
Map of Family Exploration of India: Mumbai, Aurangabad & Goa - 10 Days
Family Exploration of India: Mumbai, Aurangabad & Goa - 10 Days

Dive right into the culture and history of India with this immersive family tour that starts in the vibrant city of Mumbai. Explore Hindu caves on Elephanta Island and visit notable city landmarks such as the Gateway of India and the chaotic Dhobi Ghat laundry. Then, it's off to Aurangabad for a walk through the ancient Ellora and Ajanta Caves. Swim, surf, and Jet Ski along the beaches of Goa, visit the greenery (and 'gators!) of Divar Island, and do some serious souvenir shopping at Goa's colorful markets.

Stay overnight on a houseboat in the canals near Alappuzha
Map of Beaches, Canals & Hills of Kerala - 11 Days
Beaches, Canals & Hills of Kerala - 11 Days

This South Indian adventure gets to the heart of Kerala's spectacular layered landscapes. After touring the historic city of Cochin, you and your guide will drive toward tea plantations and friendly hill towns in the Western Ghats. Next, glide through the area's backwater canals before finishing with some beach time in Kovalam, where you can partake in yoga sessions, Ayurvedic treatments, and golden sunsets.

Children peek over a balcony near Jaipur
Map of Family Adventure in India's Golden Triangle - 14 Days
Family Adventure in India's Golden Triangle - 14 Days

The history, culture, and natural beauty of India come together on this family-friendly two-week tour. Starting with the legendary Golden Triangle destinations of Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur, you and the kids will also explore some of Rajasthan's highlights, including the blue-washed streets of Jodhpur, the sacred site Pushkar, and India's most romantic city, Udaipur. Along the way, experience a Bollywood wedding, go on a tiger-spotting safari, learn to care for elephants, and cruise scenic Lake Pichola.

City Palace and Pichola Lake, Udaipur, India
Map of Explore the Heritage & Cuisine of Rajasthan – 9 Days
Explore the Heritage & Cuisine of Rajasthan – 9 Days

Discover Rajasthan's unique heritage and cuisine on this extensive nine-day tour. You'll visit the region's most famous landmarks, from UNESCO-listed wonders like the Amer Palace Fort and Taj Mahal to sacred ghats in Udaipur and religious monuments like Pushkar's Brahma Temple. Along the way, you'll sample typical Rajasthan dishes on street food tours led by local guides and take a cooking class at a family home in Jaipur.

A mother and daughter smiling in an agricultural field in India
Map of Family Fun in Kerala: South India's Backwaters to Beaches - 10 Days
Family Fun in Kerala: South India's Backwaters to Beaches - 10 Days

Uncover the jewels of the southwestern Indian state of Kerala on this relaxed 10-day family adventure. Create your own tea in the foothills of Aanamudi, tour spice plantations, and discover the art of South Indian cuisine. Admire the elephants and tigers in the Periyar National Park and the towering peaks of the Western Ghats before cruising the enchanting backwaters of Alappuzha and hitting the golden beaches of Kovalam on this one-in-a-lifetime family trip.

On this tour, you can gain insight into insight into how tea is processed from fresh green leaves to the final product
Map of Experience Kerala: Southern India's Backwaters, Tea Fields & Wildlife - 7 Days
Experience Kerala: Southern India's Backwaters, Tea Fields & Wildlife - 7 Days

Spend a week exploring the southwestern Indian state of Kerala on this varied trip. Start in Cochin, where you'll explore the historic Fort Kochi area and watch a traditional Kathakali dance show. Head to Munnar for a hike to the Sevenmalai Hills and a visit to a tea museum, spot exotic wildlife in Periyar National Park, then spend your final night relaxing on a houseboat cruise through the backwaters of Alappuzha.

Take your family on a tour of India's mystical and mountainous Ladakh region
Map of Northern India's Monasteries & Mountains for Families - 7 Days
Northern India's Monasteries & Mountains for Families - 7 Days

Spend a week amid the high-altitude beauty of India's northern territories on this off-the-beaten-path family adventure. Start in the city of Leh, where you'll walk the halls of ancient monasteries and hear the morning chants of the monks that live there. Take a thrilling whitewater ride on the Indus River, then head to Nubra Valley to tour the sand dunes of Hundar via camel. Hike the sacred shores of Yarab Lake, "glamp" at the otherworldly Pangong Lake, and return to Leh in time for shopping at its lively market.

Discover the family-friendly highlights of India's Kerala state
Map of Family Fun in Kerala: South India's Backwaters, Beaches, Tea Plantations & Temples - 14 Days
Family Fun in Kerala: South India's Backwaters, Beaches, Tea Plantations & Temples - 14 Days

From the temples of Tamil Nadu to the backwaters of Appaluzha, this two-week trip to Kerala is perfect for families seeking the scenic highlights of this relaxed southern Indian state. Create tea in the foothills of Aanamudi, tour spice plantations, and get up close and personal with the wildlife on Periyar Lake. You'll make a lifetime's worth of memories as you and the kids spot elephants and tigers, spend the night on a traditional houseboat, and take a yoga lesson on Kovalam's sandy shores.

Marvel at the grandeur that is Agra's famous Taj Mahal
Map of Highlights of the Golden Triangle & Jodhpur - 11 Days
Highlights of the Golden Triangle & Jodhpur - 11 Days

Experience India's famous Golden Triangle, plus the scenic Blue City of Jodhpur, on this 11-day journey. After arriving in Mumbai, travel to Jodhpur to explore the city's attractions, including the sprawling Mehrangarh Fort, and visit Bishnoi for a taste of village life. Next, enjoy sightseeing, shopping, market visits, handicrafts, and a cooking class in Jaipur. Head to Agra to see the world-famous Taj Mahal and finish with the famous sights of New Delhi, like the Red Fort and Lotus Temple.

Visit India's Parvati Temple in Khajuraho
Map of Wildlife & Temples in Central India: Khajuraho, Bandhavgarh & Kanha - 13 Days
Wildlife & Temples in Central India: Khajuraho, Bandhavgarh & Kanha - 13 Days

Discover some of central India's most magnificent temples, spot wildlife, and explore local villages on this 13-day tour. You'll go on game drives in Bandhavgarh National Park and Kanha National Park, both of which are top locations to see tigers, and can admire the elaborate carvings at the temples in Khajuraho.

Check out Pushkar's Brahma Temple
Map of Cultural Highlights of Rajasthan: Delhi, Agra, Jaipur & Udaipur  - 13 Days
Cultural Highlights of Rajasthan: Delhi, Agra, Jaipur & Udaipur - 13 Days

Admire some of India's most spectacular buildings, have cooking lessons with a local family, and spot wildlife on this 13-day cultural tour of Rajasthan. In Agra, you'll marvel at the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort, in Pushkar, you can go on a camel ride in the countryside and desert, and you'll finish your tour in the romantic city of Udaipur.

See the beaches of India with your family
Map of Family Exploration of India: Cities, Jungles & Beaches - 14 Days
Family Exploration of India: Cities, Jungles & Beaches - 14 Days

Discover the many faces of India with your family on this 14-day adventure that starts in the bustling city of Delhi. See historic sites and landmarks both on foot and via a rickshaw tour, then it's off to the jungles of Pench National Park for wildlife sightings of tigers, leopards, monkeys, and more! Take in the sights, sounds, and smells of Mumbai, visit the ancient caves of Ellora and Ajanta, see lounging crocodiles on Divar Island, and relax, play, and surf on the pristine beaches of Goa.

Cruise through the tranquil backwaters of India's Kerala state
Map of Experience Kerala: India's Backroads & Backwaters- 11 Days
Experience Kerala: India's Backroads & Backwaters- 11 Days

This off-the-beaten-path tour loops through India's southern state of Kerala. Start in Cochin to see its prominent landmarks and learn how to cook its regional cuisine, then travel through the Western Ghats and tea plantations as you make your way to Munnar. Visit Periyar National Park to learn about spices and float along waterways on a bamboo raft. Explore Kerala's backwaters by traditional houseboat before heading to Marari Beach for palm-fringed sands and Ayurvedic massages.

Take a boat trip on the lake at the Periyar National Park
Map of South India Temples & Wildlife Tour - 8 Days
South India Temples & Wildlife Tour - 8 Days

This eight-day tour of southern India kicks off in Ponchiderry, where you'll explore the city's French colonial roots and visit the nearby temples of Mahabalipuram. Then it's on to the magnificent ancient temples of Madurai and two days of spotting tigers, elephants, and monkeys in Thekkady and Periyar National Park. You'll end the trip in style, with a relaxing cruise through the backwaters of Alappuzha and an overnight stay on a Keralan-style houseboat.

Rhinoceros and her baby in Kaziranga National Park
Map of Outdoor Adventure in Delhi & Kaziranga National Park- 8 Days
Outdoor Adventure in Delhi & Kaziranga National Park- 8 Days

This adventure will take you to two of India's most exciting and scenic destinations. Begin in Delhi, where you'll explore the city's world-famous highlights, such as the Red Fort, Chandni Chowk Market, and Humayun's Tomb. Then, fly to Kaziranga National Park in Assam State, where you can spot one-horned rhinoceros, elephants, tigers, and other wildlife on a series of Jeep safaris. Visit a local village, orchid sanctuary, and tea plantation before heading back to Delhi for one final day of exploration.

Tour the magic of India with your family
Map of Family Discovery of Northern India: From the Himalaya to the Taj Mahal - 14 Days
Family Discovery of Northern India: From the Himalaya to the Taj Mahal - 14 Days

Adventurous families will love the off-the-beaten-path thrills of this two-week exploration of northern India. Start in the bustling capital of Delhi before flying to the mountains and lakes of the Ladakh region, where you'll visit remote monasteries, go whitewater rafting on the mighty Indus River, cross the dunes of Hundar by camel, and spend two nights at a comfortable lakeside camp. Fly south again to end your trip, meeting the monkeys of Agra Fort and watching the sunrise over the Taj Mahal.

Curious, adventurous families can discover the wonders of the Himalaya on this 10-day tour
Map of India's Monasteries & Mountains for Families - 10 Days
India's Monasteries & Mountains for Families - 10 Days

This adventurous family tour of India takes you from the bustling streets of Delhi to the Himalaya mountains. Your trip begins with an exploration of Delhi, then it's off to Leh, where you'll see historic monasteries and experience the morning chants and rituals of the monks that live there. Take a wild ride on the Indus River, see the stunning beauty of the Nubra Valley, trek across the dunes of Hundar via camel, and camp out in comfort on the peaceful shores of Pangong Lake.

Kids enjoying sweet treats near Jaipur
Map of Family Adventure in India's Golden Triangle  - 10 Days
Family Adventure in India's Golden Triangle - 10 Days

Experience the sights, sounds, and flavors of India on this 10-day, family-friendly highlights tour. Traveling through the famous Golden Triangle, you'll explore the popular stops of Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur, as well as several stunning nature reserves. Your family will see some of the world's most awe-inspiring temples and fortresses, taste fine cuisine, spot exciting wildlife (including tigers!), and make friends with an elephant or two on this varied and unforgettable adventure.

Spot rare Asiatic lions
Map of Highlights of Gujarat: Culture & Wildlife - 9 Days
Highlights of Gujarat: Culture & Wildlife - 9 Days

Discover India's Gujarat region's unique culture and wildlife on this nine-day tour. You'll explore Mumbai's sacred ghats, meet the skilled Mir and Rabari textile tribes, and tour ancient architecture in UNESCO-listed Ahmedabad. Enjoy safaris in Velavadar and Gir National Parks, where you'll bump across grasslands and forests, spotting everything from wolves to blackbucks, exotic birds, and the world's last remaining Asiatic lions.

Start and end your trek in Leh, a small city surrounded by the Himalayan Range
Map of India's Markha Valley Trek - 12 Days
India's Markha Valley Trek - 12 Days

This 12-day outdoor adventure will take you past stunning peaks and villages in India's Ladakh region. Start in Delhi, the country's bustling capital, then fly north to the city of Leh, where you'll visit palaces and monasteries around the area. From here, begin a guided trek from village to village in the Markha Valley, stopping to take in views of the surrounding mountains along the way. Reward yourself with a free day in Leh and some shopping in Delhi before heading home.

Start your Himlaya adventure in Leh, where you'll visit the Thiksey Monastery
Map of Trek India's Shyam Valley - 9 Days
Trek India's Shyam Valley - 9 Days

On this nine-day trip, you'll see the stunning scenery and peaceful monasteries of Ladakh as you trek through the Himalaya. Start in the city of Leh, then transfer to Alchi village, with the option of some whitewater rafting on the way. Next, head to Rizong to see the gompa (monastery) there, and trek to Yangthang village. Your next transfer will take you to Hemis Shukpachen to enjoy a cooking class and lunch with a local family. Finally, trek to Themisgam and visit its monastery before returning to Leh.