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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.

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
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, from ancient Hemis Gompa to the blue-green waters of Pangong Tso and the beautiful Nubra Valley, whose Tibetan name means "valley of flowers." You'll see Leh's colorful markets and stunning mountain landscapes, and learn about the area's unique Himalayan culture over the course of your seven-day vacation.

The splendour and symmetry of the Taj Mahal
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 tour over the course of 6 days, exploring the cultural and historical heritage of each city. This is a great tour for people's first visit to India if you're looking to see the main highlights.

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. 

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Tea plantation
Tea Plantations and Beaches in Kerala: Cochin, Munnar, Periyar, and Kovalam - 10 Days

Wedged between the Western Ghats on the East and the Arabian Sea on the West, the narrow strip of land known as Kerala is the destination of a lifetime. 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.

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

The eastern end of the Himalayas 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 culture as you visit tea terraces, monasteries, mountain viewpoints, and more.

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

Magic and Realism in Rajasthan - 13 Days
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 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.

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.

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.

Indian Bison at Bandhavgarh National Park
Map of Safari & Cultural Tour of Northern India - 13 Days
Safari & Cultural Tour of Northern India - 13 Days

This trip 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 most beautiful and pristine wildlife reserves in the country.  The trip is topped off with visits to the Taj Mahal, the city of Fatehpur Sikri, and the extraordinary Khajuraho temples.

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.

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.

Lamayuru
Ladakh High-Altitude Trek: Lamayuru to Chilling - 10 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 mediation at a special center, and be awed by expansive mountain and valley views. This is a challenge not to be missed.

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.

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.

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.

Amber Fort, Jaipur
Map of Rajasthan Palaces & Forts: Delhi, Agra, Udaipur, Jaipur & More - 13 Days
Rajasthan Palaces & Forts: Delhi, Agra, Udaipur, Jaipur & More - 13 Days

Visit palaces, forts, and other wonders of the astonishing state of Rajasthan. The journey begins in New Delhi, whose highlights you will explore before heading towards Agra, home of the majestic Taj Mahal. Then, it'll be time to enter into 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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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."

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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

This exciting 8-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 5-day hike through unspoiled and friendly mountain villages where you'll be treated to magnificent views of the Dhauladhar range at every turn.

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

With its vivid colors and 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.

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.

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.

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.

Rann of Kutch
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
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.

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.

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.

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 tour 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, before traveling into the heart of tiger country to go on sunrise and sunset wildlife safaris through some of India's biggest and most beautiful national parks.

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.

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.

Kick off the trip with an afternoon in Gwalior Fort
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 important 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.

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.

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.

Explore historic forts & palaces, like the beautiful Agra Fort
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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.

Street food cooking in Rajasthan
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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.

Kerala is known for its extensive network of canals
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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.

The 'Pearl of Rajasthan', Udaipur is one of the most beautiful cities in India
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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.

Witness the sun setting over the world's most famous Monument to Love, the Taj Mahal
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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
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.

Search for rhinos in Kaziranga National Park
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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 Sunderbans 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.

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.

The gilded Golden Temple is the most important pilgrimage site of Sikhism
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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.

View of Leh from above from Shanti Stupa
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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.

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.

Maota Lake as seen from the top of Amer Fort, Jaipur
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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.

Explore the mighty Himalaya on this epic Indian adventure
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.

Rupshu Valley, one of the locations of the trek
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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.

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.

Stay overnight on a houseboat in the canals near Alappuzha
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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 towards 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.