Covering a length of 2,400km and offering most of the highest mountains in the world, the mighty Himalaya has always amazed and possessed those who walk its hallowed paths and is the source of the great and holy rivers of the Indian Subcontinent. Residents of its steep hills have developed their own highly independent and enclosed cultures, worshipping the taller peaks as gods.

The Himalaya to this day draws visitors to its darkest corners and most challenging mountains. Residents of its steep hills have developed their own highly independent and enclosed cultures, worshipping the taller peaks as gods. To the west, Ladakh is a Tibetan enclave, providing stunning scenery and ideal to visit in the summer. In the lower foothills you will find former colonial hill stations such as Shimla, Mussoorie and Almora. The former Kingdom of Sikkim is tucked between Nepal and Bhutan and is a perfect place to trek. To the the south you will find Darjeeling with its many tea estates and colonial hotels.

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Highlights of India's Himalayan Foothills

Amritsar, Chandigarh, Shimla, Delhi & Jaipur

This wonderful itinerary guides you through the highlights of northern India, taking in the Punjabi capital of spiritual Amritsar, the heights of Shimla and some of Northern India's most famous cities. Over the 11 fantastic nights you’ll also get the chance to explore the colonial city of Delhi and the culturally impressive city of Jaipur. Slightly...

Best for: Adventure, Couples, History, Culture

Walk India

Delhi, Shatki Village Walk & Leti

Delve into this remarkably unspoilt corner of the Indian Himalayas with this walking itinerary. You’ll have the chance to explore the incredible region of Uttarkhand, which has remained largely unchanged for centuries, allowing you to experience an untouched culture under the shadow of the towering Himalayas. You will probably be the only tourists...

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

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India in the Summer

Delhi & Ladakh

This itinerary allows you to explore an untouched part of the high Indian Himalaya as you visit the spectacular region of Ladakh. Largely accessible only in the months between May and September, Ladakh offers a snapshot into a unique rural mountain culture. Sandwiched by Delhi, acting as your gateway into India and the region, through this...

Best for: Adventure, Couples, Culture, Trekking

Epic India: Spotting Snow Leopards

Delhi, Leh, Ulley Valley & Delhi

This epic itinerary is a fabulously unique, perfect for someone that likes to get off the beaten track in search of adventure and for whom luxury is found in the experience. Take the chance to view the magnificent Snow Leopards in their natural habitat with some of the best guides in the Trans-Himalayan Region on a join-in expedition.

Best for: Off the beaten track, Seriously Special, Wildlife, Adventure

Indian Wellness Holiday

Jaipur, Delhi & Rishikesh

This itinerary is the ideal way to unwind and relax with a stay at one of the best destination spas in the world, Ananda in the Himalayas, whose range of treatments are second to none. Combine your seven night stay here with two cultural stops in the cities of Jaipur and Delhi and return home culturally enriched, refreshed and rejuvenated after...

Best for: Couples, Spa & health, Eco/ethical tourism, Adventure

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