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INDIA TOURS

Bursting with colour, sights and sounds, the diverse natural and cultural history of India is wonderful to immerse yourself in. On one of our India tours, you'll find that this beautiful country is the home of breath-taking contrasts, vibrant places and people, as well as the most impressive landscapes. All of our staff have visited and explored India, so we know it well and really enjoy opening its doors to new visitors, and showing repeat travellers places and experiences they haven’t considered before. 

Our India tour range has been completely re-worked and updated for departures from late 2017 onwards. The itineraries have been designed to strike a balance between including must-see sites like the Taj Mahal and the Golden Temple, with a range of different activities and local experiences much more off the beaten track. Examples could include a walk through fields and homesteads with a local villager on the opposite bank of the Nile to the Taj Mahal, more exploration on foot through villages and markets, and performing Langar Sevar (helping prepare and serve food) in the huge community kitchen at the Golden Temple in Agra.

With an updated and improved selection of hotels, including some fascinating heritage properties, smaller group sizes, and excellent drivers and guides, we’re confident you’ll have a fascinating and rewarding time on any of these new India holidays. You will find both small-group, shoestring and tailor-made tours featured. All of our India holidays, including the group tour itineraries, can be run privately and customised to fit your personal requirements, interests, budget and available dates.

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