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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This trip is designed to maximize your chances of thrilling experiences with the Bengal tiger. Located in the rural heart of India, you'll explore multiple natural habitats—including the deciduous forests of Kanha National Park, considered the most beautiful and pristine wildlife reserves in the country. The trip is topped off with visits to the Taj Mahal, the glorious city of Fatehput Sikri, and the extraordinary Khajuraho temples.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Perfect for travelers who would like a bit of nature between city tours, this extensive journey into Rajasthan hits cultural highlights while adding two days in a national park. First, take a walking tour through Delhi before heading off to the home of the Taj Mahal, and enjoy the beauty of Ranthambore National Park before heading on to majestic Jaipur and spiritual Varanasi. You'll explore some of the most intriguing cities in India, immerse yourself in the region's architectural marvels, and see wild tigers.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.