Our guide to India

India

Colorful, outrageous, romantic and wild, India is a beautiful enigma. Its vibrancy will astound you, as will the warmth of its people. It's a patchwork quilt of a thousand polarized traditions and cultures brought together into one psychedelic daydream. From the high Himalaya to the backwaters of Kerala, India delivers spectacular natural beauty in every shape and form. A vacation to this incredible country will delight your eyes, nourish your soul and open your heart on a journey you'll never forget.

India's rich history is palpable on every street corner, from its colonial and Mughal buildings to the battle-scarred forts and jewel-like palaces of Rajasthan. Explore India's rural heartlands to experience authentic village life and go in search of the Royal Bengal tiger. From its charming rickety buses to its super-lux hotels, India is a heady fusion of old and new that never fails to uplift.

India for all

Whether you're looking for the perfect honeymoon destination; want to fire your grandchildren's imaginations on a multi-generational family vacation of a lifetime, or you've always dreamed of taking an in-depth cultural tour in this part of the world, we'll customize the perfect private journey for you and your loved ones.

A little advice goes a long way

India is one place where specialist knowledge can make the difference between a good vacation and one that completely blows your mind. Our experts have traveled through, lived and worked in India for many years. They love nothing more than helping you experience more unusual off-the-beaten track encounters; to meet the people and savour the little details that simply aren't available on the typical tourist trails. With a range of incredible accommodations at our fingertips, from family-run properties to palace hotels, they're sure to pinpoint the ideal option for you. In short, we love India and want you to fall head over heels in love with it too.

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Classic Rajasthan

Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Nimaj, Jodhpur, Narlai & Udaipur

This classic journey gives you the complete experience of Rajasthan allowing you to experience all the highlights that this incredible region has to offer. From the impressive forts and palaces to the local rural markets, this area never ceases to amaze. Add into the mix some beautiful drives through the spectacular countryside and this itinerary provides a lovely introduction to Rajasthan to start a life long love affair.

Best for: Couples, Culture, Road trip, Adventure

Rajasthan in Style

Delhi, Agra, Ranthambore National Park, Alwar & Jaipur

India simply has it all - from battle-scarred forts, elusive tigers roaming wild forests, colorful rural villages unchanged by time and cities buzzing with modern life. This itinerary provides a luxurious taster into this fantastic destination whilst staying at some of the most stylish properties in the region and using the very best private drivers and guides to bring the itinerary to life.

Best for: History, Adventure, Culture, Road trip

Simply Rajasthan

Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Pali & Jodphur

This itinerary is perfect for a first-time visitor to explore northern India with a two week trip. From Delhi and onto Jaipur, ending in the Blue City of Jodphur, this itinerary takes in the forts, temples and palaces of Rajasthan including a visit to the iconic Taj Mahal giving the perfect introduction to the region.

Best for: Culture, History, Honeymoon, Adventure

Kerala for Teenagers

Cochin, Munnar, Thekkady, Backwaters, Marari Beach

This brilliant family vacation is full of excitement and adventure and is especially ideal for teenagers. Leading you from the backwaters and jungles of Kerala to the sun-drenched beaches and coastal coves it is the perfect introduction to the exotic delights of the subcontinent.

Best for: Family, Adventure, Culture, Road trip

Off The Beaten Track Rajasthan

Delhi, Agra, Ramathra, Ranthambore National Park, Bundi, Shahpura, Delwara nr Udaipur & Delhi

There is no better way to unlock the mystery and romance of Rajasthan than to get into the countryside and stay in former Maharajah’s palaces. This off the beaten track itinerary is perfect for a second time trip, largely bypassing the major cities and providing a more in-depth experience of rural Rajasthan, highlighting the Indian way of life.

Best for: Adventure, History, Off the beaten track, Couples

Rajasthan for Teenagers

Delhi, Agra, Ranthambore, Jaipur, Pali & Jodhpur

Rajasthan is an intriguing and beguiling destination, with something exciting around each corner making it ideal for teenagers. This itinerary combines the highlights of Delhi, Agra, Ranthambore, Jaipur and Jodhpur with a varied mix of bustling cities and idyllic rural heartlands giving the perfect mix and introduction to Rajasthan.

Best for: Couples, Culture, History, Honeymoon

Classic Golden Triangle and Kerala

Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Cochin, Backwaters & Lake Vembenad

This classic itinerary takes you from the Golden Triangle of Rajasthan to the golden beaches of Kerala providing a fantastic combination of culture and relaxation. The Golden Triangle is teeming with the sights, sounds and experiences that make India such a mesmerising place from the forts and palaces to the local markets and Kerala provides the ideal spot for some R&R with palm fringed beaches and boutique accommodation.

Best for: Couples, History, Adventure, Culture

Highlights of Rajasthan and The Maldives

Jaipur, Ranthambore, Agra, Delhi & North Male Atoll

On this highlight itinerary you’ll be able to explore the magical history and culture of India's Golden Triangle with a tiger safari in Ranthambore National Park and end with the turquoise blue lagoons of the Maldives. Combining culture, history, adventure and tropical beaches, this itinerary is perfect if you love an adventure with still plenty of time to relax and unwind.

Best for: Couples, Honeymoon, Beach, Culture

Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation to India

Our guide to India

Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation to India

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