India Trekking Tours & Itineraries

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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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.