India Culture and Discovery Tours

India’s fabulous cultural heritage has compelled us to design comprehensive range of itineraries to cover all aspects of incredible India for people of diverse interests. We, as a travel company, have designed various itineraries that combine major destinations, experiences and activities to provide unforgettable experiences to our esteemed clients. Our emphasis is always on undemanding, relaxing travel that offers one the opportunity to experience vivid colours of Rajasthan, Fascinating Gujarat, Scintillating Agra, Holy Varanasi, Scenic Darjeeling, Exotic Ladakh, Exciting Khajuraho, Tropical Kerala and much more.

Highlights of Northern India

This trip, filled with the buzz and excitement of Delhi, Jaipur and Agra, also provides glimpses into rich and varied cultural and historical splendor of the holy city of Varanasi. It is also a comprehensive introduction to India’s varied wildlife, fascinating culture and spectacular Moghul and Hindu architecture.

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Mumbai and Goa Family Tour

This enjoyable tour is a perfect family-friendly introduction to the contrasting highlights of Mumbai and Goa. We experience exuberant Indian culture in the country’s largest metropolis - from the Shiva temples at Elephanta Island to the glamour of Bollywood - before experiencing tropical beaches and colonial heritage of Goa.

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Golden Triangle Tour

A relaxing eleven-day tour featuring India’s so-called Golden Triangle (Delhi-Agra-Jaipur), with a rich backdrop of fascinating culture, monumental architecture and historical splendor, in addition to a memorable sojourn at Hinduism’s most sacred city. We see some of the most compelling highlights of northern India, together with its colourful people and fabulous wildlife.

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Kaziranga Sunderbans Tour

This tour focuses wild nature and metropolitan culture. We travel to Kaziranga National Park in Brahmaputra river valley and the world’s largest mangrove forests at Sunderbans to watch nature in the forests as well as explore Delhi and Kolkata, two of the country’s historic cities, rich in culture and heritage.

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Rajasthan Family Tour

This family-friendly itinerary provides glimpses of enchanting sights of northern India; from bustling cities to serene temples; flora and fauna in wildlife sanctuaries to glittering palaces of Rajasthan. The itinerary focuses on Golden Triangle of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, with a visit to the magical pilgrimage centre of Pushkar.

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Rajasthan Culture Tour

With vivid colours and glittering heritage, Rajasthan is epitome of most of all that appeals about India. This trip focuses on spectacular sights; from fabulous palaces and temples of Jaipur, Udaipur and Jodhpur, to lesser-known gems like Bundi and Chittorgarh (the largest) Fort and Ranthambore National Park for its tigers.

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Kerala Backwaters and Beaches

This tour explores the stunning rich and verdant green landscape of Kerala. We experience charms of an old trading port; take a houseboat cruise on its backwaters; stay at a colonial hill station and hike through tea plantations with dramatic views; go elephant-spotting and spend relaxing downtime by the beach.

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North India Culture Tour

This comprehensive tour takes in some of the most spectacular sights across northern India; from Jaipur to Varanasi. We see some of the world’s greatest architecture in the form of imposing forts, amazing Hindu and Jain temples, gorgeous palaces, and abandoned city and, of course, the stunning Taj Mahal.

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Highlights of Gujarat Tour

This tour provides comprehensive introduction to Gujarat’s history and rich cultural heritage. Home to exquisite temples and great historical monuments, this state provides glimpses into an eventful past, as also, into the life of Mahatma Gandhi. Visits to national park and the serene beaches add to our experience here.

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North India and Nepal

Travelling from Delhi to Kathmandu is a fascinating journey in Asia. We, not only explore the two national capitals but our comprehensive tour combines fabulous cultural sights – Forts and Palaces of Jaipur, Taj Mahal of Agra, Ganges of Varanasi and the exciting National Park in Nepal famed for its rhinos.

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Kerala Family Tour

Our family-friendly journey is the perfect introduction to the scenic southwestern corner of India. From picturesque old hill stations and colonial trading ports to wildlife sanctuaries and fascinating Hindu temples, there much to see, appreciate and digest on this varied tour. The tour culminates in backwater cruise on houseboats.

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The Ganges Explorer

While following the Ganges on this tour we experience mysticism in Hinduism with varied religious rituals and ceremonies to understand its philosophy while exploring Haridwar, Rishikesh, Allahabad and Varanasi. Delhi and Kolkata provide glimpses into India’s rich cultural heritage and grandeur while Sundarbans stuns with its rich and varied wildlife.

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Cultural Ladakh Tour

Closed to outside world for centuries, Ladakh lies high in a remote region of western Himalayas. In this part of Buddhist India monasteries overlook landscapes of snow-clad peaks, plateaus and deep valleys. Our itinerary traverses the mountain roads and the world’s highest pass to some of Ladakh’s most isolated locations.

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South India Beyond Backwaters

Our tour is an interesting experience into culturally enchanting and verdant landscapes and charms of tropical South India. We explore ancient Hindu temples and lavish palaces; enjoy picturesque hill walks; see exotic wildlife in its natural habitat; and relax on a houseboat while cruising through the famous Kerala backwaters.

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Classic South India

This tour introduces to us the states of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala in its two-week itinerary that takes us across tropical south India from east to west with fabulous temples, holy Hindu shrines, charming old hill-stations, princely palaces, wildlife reserves, green waterways and golden beaches en route.

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Odisha Culture and Tribals

Odisha is the land of myths and legends; exotic and unexplored. This tour explores these aspects in this state of India that is endorsed by its ancient people who continue to inhabit their dwelling places in remote areas in deep forests and hilly interiors to keep their tribal traditions alive.

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Tropical Kerala

This relaxing journey explores laid-back southern state of Kerala, blessed with enchanting green landscapes of paddy fields, palm trees, golden beaches and forested hills. We experience old trading ports and idyllic backwaters along the coast to wild elephants and hill stations as also a spectacular Hindu temple in Tamil Nadu.

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Jungle Trail and Backwaters

Our tour, through the culturally enchanting and verdant landscapes of South India, experiences varied charms of this tropical region in south India. We explore ancient Hindu temples and lavish palaces, enjoy walks on picturesque hills, see exotic wildlife in natural habitat and relax on houseboat while cruising through Kerala backwaters.

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Delhi to Kathmandu Tour

Travelling from Delhi to Kathmandu is a fascinating journey in Asia. In addition to exploring the two national capitals our comprehensive tour combines fabulous cultural sights – Forts and Palaces of Jaipur, Taj Mahal of Agra, Ganges of Varanasi and the exciting Chitwan National Park in Nepal famed for its rhinos.

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Royal Rajasthan Tour

We discover India's this colourful desert state and princely domain in style; staying at exclusive heritage hotels and visiting the most popular destinations – Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Pushkar and some lesser-known places for a glimpse into Rajasthan’s traditional rural life. However, before experiencing this royalty stunning Taj Mahal gives us goose-bumps.

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Spiti Valley Safari Tour

In his novel Kim, Rudyard Kipling called Spiti “a world within a world” and “a place where the gods live.” Located in the Himalayan rain-shadow between high, barren mountain ranges, this is a fascinating land of ancient Buddhist monasteries, remote villages and cultural traditions going back centuries. Our tour guides you to the best of this spectacular part of India.

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Best of Rajasthan Tour

Rajasthan is an amalgamation of vibrancy, serenity, colour and heritage. Sand dunes of the golden Thar desert, hills of Aravali range, picturesque lakes, glittering palaces and imposing forts, vivid saris and turbans, busy towns and quiet villages, wild animals, harsh sunlight and cool evenings make this place a travellers’ choice.

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Rajasthan Active Adventure

Combining culture and history with nature and the great outdoors, this exciting tour gives a unique overview of Rajasthan, the most magical of Indian destinations. Our specially designed program features interesting mix of hiking, sightseeing and relaxation to allow one to experience the best that this exotic corner can offer.

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Arunachal Culture Tour

Arunachal, a magical and mystical land in north-east is a compelling holiday destination in India. Its attractions include picturesque mountain peaks, swift rivers, verdant valleys, impenetrable forests, deep gorges and wildlife sanctuaries and national parks with rich and varied wildlife, flora and fauna.

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Birds, Lions and Tigers

This is a fascinating journey through exotic Rajasthan and Gujarat, exploring the region’s rich cultural heritage and natural abundance. Tigers and lions in National Parks and birdlife in sanctuaries can be seen together with historic forts, fascinating palaces, vibrant towns and remote villages to make this tour an unforgettable experience.

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Rajasthan and Gujarat Tour

Journeying from Delhi to Mumbai, this tour delves into colourful bazaars for rich arts and crafts and vibrant culture of Rajasthan and Gujarat. We see Taj Mahal and Rajasthan’s great cities – Jaipur, Jodhpur and Udaipur as also some lesser-known but equally rewarding sights, plus wildlife sanctuaries in Rajasthan and Gujarat.

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South India Explorer

This fascinating journey through India’s Deep South focuses on sights that showcase striking architecture, culture and faith and provides opportunities to enjoy staying at hill stations, visiting exotic temples, palaces and wildlife reserves and appreciate beauty of the Kerala Backwaters while cruising on houseboats and relishing Indian cuisine all through.

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Himalayan Cultural Traverse

India is a huge country with immense cultural, religious, linguistic and geographic diversity, particularly in the north. To cover its complex history, manifested in profusion of religions and landscapes, our tour covers the states of Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, and Jammu and Kashmir before moving to Jaipur and Agra.

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