Kayaking in the Keralan Backwaters

Kayaking in the Keralan Backwaters

Experience local life kayaking through Kerala backwaters .
From US $540 5 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailormade at a time to suit you and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary.
History, culture & wildlife of India holiday

History, culture & wildlife of India holiday

From the Nilgiri Hills to the beaches of Goa
From £1,336 15 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made at a time to suit you and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Tiger watching holiday in India

Tiger watching holiday in India

A chance to see the majestic tiger in the wild
From £725 to £950 9 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailormade throughout the year and can be adapted to suit your requirements for 2 to 12 people. The best time to travel is October to June
Tadoba National park tiger safari, India

Tadoba National park tiger safari, India

Tadoba the best tiger reserve of India
From £950 to £1,250 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
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Rural cycling tours in South India

Rural cycling tours in South India

The perfect way to cycle in rural Keralan countryside.
From US $980 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Walking and cycling holiday in Kerala, India

Walking and cycling holiday in Kerala, India

Walking and cycling through rain forests and grasslands.
From £750 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can also be tailor-made to suit your interests, time schedules and budget requirements.
South India holiday

South India holiday

Tour the ancient trading cities and towns
From £1,851 15 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailormade at a time to suit you and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Golden Triangle & tigers holiday in India

Golden Triangle & tigers holiday in India

Rajathan's palaces, the Taj Mahal & tigers
From £750 to £900 9 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailormade throughout the year and can be adapted to suit your requirements for 2 to 12 people. The best time to travel is October to June
Cultural and rural tour of North East India

Cultural and rural tour of North East India

Cultural, rural and tribal holiday in North East India
From £850 to £1,150 12 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Ladakh and Changtang cultural tour, India

Ladakh and Changtang cultural tour, India

Cultural immersive tour ideal for couples and small groups
From £950 to £1,150 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
North East India tour, Nagaland & the Hornbill Festival

North East India tour, Nagaland & the Hornbill Festival

The unique festivals of the tribes of remote Northeast India
From £2,350 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 1 Dec
Family holiday with volunteering in India

Family holiday with volunteering in India

A truly fun & rewarding experience for families of any size
From US $549.5 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: This trip departs every Saturday thoroughout the year
Make your Family Vacations responsible and inspiring where your children learn and give back as they travel. 10% off our Family Program in India/ Sri Lanka this October and December 2018
Kerala tailor made holiday

Kerala tailor made holiday

Discover Kerala, God's Own Country
From £700 to £800 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailormade throughout the year and can be adapted to suit your requirements for 2 to 12 people. This tour can be taken anytime
Ladakh cultural and rural tour, India

Ladakh cultural and rural tour, India

Stay with local families in beautiful Ladakh
From £750 to £1,150 9 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
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Rajasthan cycling tour

Rajasthan cycling tour

Rural Cycling Holiday in Rajasthan
From US $2,220 12 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
South India cycling tour, coast to coast

South India cycling tour, coast to coast

Journey across South India's geographical & cultural landscapes
From US $1,900 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Kerala walking, culture & wildlife holiday, India

Kerala walking, culture & wildlife holiday, India

‘Feel’ the place through people, experiences and local food
From £1,450 15 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Kerala Hike, bike & kayak in India

Kerala Hike, bike & kayak in India

Cycling, hiking & kayaking through Kerala countryside
From US $1,700 13 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can also be tailor-made to suit your interests, time schedules and budget requirements. Minimum age 12 years.
North Kerala tailor made holidays

North Kerala tailor made holidays

Uncover the rich culture of northern Kerala
From £1,400 13 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailormade from April - October and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Tigers and rhinos tours in India

Tigers and rhinos tours in India

Go on safari & see Bengal tigers and Rhinoceros
From £1,200 to £1,400 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made to suit your requirements between October and June
Kerala homestay tours

Kerala homestay tours

See Kerala from a different perspective
From £400 to £510 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: Departures can be tailor made to suit your requirements
Kerala family activity holiday, India

Kerala family activity holiday, India

Discover lush green forests & magical Kerala backwaters
From £1,050 15 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor-made to suit your interests, time schedules and budget requirements.
Gujarat holidays, Asiatic Lions, Blackbuck & Wild Asses

Gujarat holidays, Asiatic Lions, Blackbuck & Wild Asses

Asian lions in Gir National Park
From £925 to £1,325 9 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailormade throughout the year and can be adapted to suit your requirements. The best time to travel is October to June
Darjeeling & Sikkim trekking holiday

Darjeeling & Sikkim trekking holiday

Trek in Sikkim & Darjeeling
From £1,250 to £1,550 12 days ex flights
Tailor made: Best time to go is Mar - June & Sep - Nov. This trip can be tailormade to suit your budget, interests and requirements
Wildlife photography holiday in India

Wildlife photography holiday in India

Photograph superb wildlife & even the illusive tiger
From £750 to £950 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailormade throughout the year and can be adapted to suit your requirements for 2 to 12 people. The best time to travel is October to June
Southern India tour, temples & nature

Southern India tour, temples & nature

Tour from Coimbatore to Bangalore via Mysore
From £494 6 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailormade at a time to suit you and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Kerala birdwatching holidays, Western Ghats

Kerala birdwatching holidays, Western Ghats

An endemic birding tour through the Western Ghats of India
From US $1,360 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can also be tailor-made to suit your interests, time schedules and budget requirements.
Western Ghats mountain biking holidays, Southern India

Western Ghats mountain biking holidays, Southern India

Western Ghats mountain biking, off the beaten track
From US $850 6 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can also be tailor-made to suit your interests, time schedules and budget requirements.
Rajasthan tailor made holiday, India

Rajasthan tailor made holiday, India

See the temples & palaces of Rajasthan
From £755 to £900 12 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year and can be adapted to suit your requirements for 2 to 12 people. The best time to go is October to June.
Tiger and Kerala beaches tour in India

Tiger and Kerala beaches tour in India

Tigers safaris in central India with backwaters of Kerala
From Rupee182,000 17 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Ladakh cultural and rural tour, India
From
£750
including domestic flights only
This was an excellent trip where we experienced a different side to India. Indeed, it felt very much like a different country. The accommodation was simple but perfectly adequate, although you had to be prepared for intermittent electricity! We enjoyed fresh good food and drank gallons of tea. (more)Ann Clarke-Overy
The most memorable part is the people that we stayed with throughout the holiday in Ladakh and the itinerary which was put together for us. Everyday we did something amazing and it was so well planned out. (more)Vaughn Lewis
Tadoba National park tiger safari, India
From
£950
excluding flights
The most memorable moment was staying at the lodge, in the buffer zone, listening to the night around a bonfire with wonderful snacks and a gin and tonic, then visiting the local villages on a walk the following day. The jungle safaris were amazing particularly the elephant back experience and of course seeing the tigers. (more)Julia Killick
The most memorable was having the most amazing Tiger sightings. Superb, we had a great time and enjoyed both Tadoba and Kanha national parks, the lodges we stayed at and saw some amazing wildlife and birds too. (more)Jo Gaunt
I feel that I was looked after very well, Neelesh who organised my itinerary was most attentive. Where I stayed was beautiful and relaxing. Staff were excellent and very attentive (more)Kerrie Griffin
History, culture & wildlife of India holiday
From
£1,336
excluding flights
Probably the most exciting thing was seeing two tigers (on separate visits - one on the boat safari and one on a land safari) in Nagarhole National Park - astonishing. But equally memorable was the temple tour in Madurai - it felt a privilege to visit when so many pilgrims were also worshipping at the temple. (more)Lynn Crowe
My stay at the Wild Mahseer in Assam was very special. Great hospitality, beautiful lodgings and interesting environmental projects. (more)Liz Mcmanus
I have told the holiday provider that they do a great job . (more)Joel Montague
Tiger watching holiday in India
From
£725
excluding flights
The most exciting part of the holiday was seeing the tigers in Kanha National Park. We were lucky enough to see a tiger kill only 20m from our jeep which is very rare to see so the most memorable part. (more)Margaret and Georges Norah
The most memorable was seeing three tigers on two separate sightings. Unforgettable! An amazing experience - wouldn't hesitate to recommend to anyone! (more)Kevin Mulcahy
Khana National Park and the tiger sighting where fantastic. Also the courtyard house and the staff absolutely brilliant (more)Andreas Crameri
North Kerala tailor made holidays
From
£1,400
excluding flights
Memorable parts? We traveled as a family and moved every couple of days so ever day brought something new and was memorable. What was exciting about this holiday was learning about other cultures and meeting people living in a variety of different ways. But as a family, the favorite experience was riding an elephant. Tips? Take plenty of hand sanitiser for when you are out and about and some toilet rolls too. Food is very cheap, eat out! Don't eat at the Sandesh Prince hotel in... (more)Gentian Bolt
Kerala walking, culture & wildlife holiday, India
From
£1,450
excluding flights
Memorable parts? There are so many very special moments, but we feel that this holiday enabled us to become involved with local people and their culture that we couldn't have achieved independently. We also enjoyed the combination of nature, wildlife and city attractions. Tips? This tour offered so much more in reality than can be described in a brochure. Local benefits? Certainly we interacted and used local people as much as possible. Overall rating? Excellent, all... (more)Amanda Eley
South India cycling tour, coast to coast
From
US $1,900
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The experience of cycling through rural India, meeting and reacting with the local people. Even a local police sergeant bought us all breakfast when we met him one morning. Tips? A reasonable standard of fitness is required. We were a group of 9 men with ages ranging from 54yrs to 67yrs. Take a good pair of padded cycle shorts. Local benefits? We stayed at lovely boutique hotels and staff were employed from the local area. Also used local roadside stalls for... (more)Bob Stunt
Tigers and rhinos tours in India
From
£1,200
excluding flights
It was just a fantastic and memorable experience. The booking agent did a fantastic job creating the itinerary which came off without a hitch. I would highly recommend this holiday. (more)Rob Roberto
The most memorable part was the safari in Kaziranga park. The guide we had was fantastic. (more)Janet Wilson
Walking and cycling holiday in Kerala, India
From
£750
excluding flights
Hiking was amazing, gorgeous scenery and we were well looked after by our guide. (more)Collette Lyons
We loved our 8 day experience and our guide was brilliant...caring, thoughtful, adapted to our needs...made our experience in Kerala exceedingly pleasurable. (more)Liz Huelin
Most memorable was trekking through tea estates and then climbing to mountain tops to see the vast landscape revived our spirits. (more)Des Jarrett
Kayaking in the Keralan Backwaters
From
US $540
excluding flights
The highlight was kayaking through quiet backwaters as local people started their day. Amazing food at really nice homestays. Getting to see rural and village life up close. (more)Immanuel Lanzaderas
Fantastic. One of the best holidays we have been on. Very well organised by Thomas who runs the operator we travelled with (more)Aileen Taylor
The overnight on the houseboat was magical and a perfect point half way to recharge after hiking and biking and before kayaking. (more)Scott and San
South India holiday
From
£1,851
excluding flights
All of our trip was a real delight. Highlights were the temples at Mahabalipuram and Madurai, the backwaters of Kerala and Nagarhole wildlife park. (more)Isobel Gowan
Wonderful interactions with fascinating local people, including story-teller guides, a classical dancer, a maker of beautiful bronze statues of gods from a prestigious family of temple bronze makers, an English literature student-guide in the Kerala backwaters... (more)Eliza Migdal
Most memorable was not a specific place or activity, but instead having the opportunity to meet a variety of people in southern India and getting a better understanding of south India's culture and daily living conditions. (more)Bill Macheel
Southern India tour, temples & nature
From
£494
excluding flights
The most memorable was the boat safari in Nagarhoke national park and watching a tiger for 30 minutes. (more)Judy Powell
The most memorable part was Orange county - feeling like a queen and wonderful safari. (more)Alex Silver
Excellent! (more)Jan Baker
Kerala Hike, bike & kayak in India
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US $1,700
excluding flights
It is impossible to point out one most exciting part of the three week long stay in Kerala. Cycling, trekking, kayaking, smelling and tasting, it was all very good. It was a very good holiday. (more)Laima Tikuisiene
Having a varied programme with a mixture of activities (kayaking, swimming, hiking and cycling) interspersed with fantastic scenery and wildlife and very friendly and informative staff was the best part. A wonderful family orientated holiday, with fun activities, beautiful countryside, helpful staff and excellent food. (more)Dinah Perry
It surpassed our expectations. The best parts were Cycling through villages, with all the children running out to greet us, and giving us "high 5's"as we passed through - Standing on top of the 2nd highest mountain in South India, having just trekked to the top. Staying for the night on a rice boat... (more)janice eastman
Kerala family activity holiday, India
From
£1,050
excluding flights
There are so many great memories of the holiday, that will live long in the memory. In no particular order: The smile on the face of my daughter as the helped wash an elephant in the river, the scenery around Munnar was beautiful, the homestay at Dewalokam was just great - jumping and swimming in the river... (more)Philip Hesketh
An amazing, unforgettable experience allowing us to see the natural side of Kerala and keep us constantly entertained. (more)Rachel Gatehouse
A brilliant first time experience of India for a family. Safe but still experiencing the full life of India. (more)Sarah Griffin
Western Ghats mountain biking holidays, Southern India
From
US $850
excluding flights
The best part of the trip was probably the climb up on the way to Valparai in Tamil Nadu. Another highlight in Valparai was the scenic view and the very friendly people at the Stanmore Estate. (more)Roman Stöllinger
Excellent! Amazing! Almost perfect. Highly recommended. (more)Debby Zweibach
Rajasthan tailor made holiday, India
From
£755
excluding flights
I went with some expectations and it blew away all of my preconceptions and totally wowed me. (more)Kevin Varley
The holiday was good...Visit to Cochin in Kerala. The Taj Malabar is a unique one!!! And also Usaipur, the city is great and the Leela palace hotel is a must seen. (more)Itay Mehl
Most memorable was the Taj Mahal. It's everything it's claimed to be. A remarkable building that shows little sign of age. We visited in the afternoon then went back at dawn. It's well worth two visits (more)Sally Wylie
Golden Triangle & tigers holiday in India
From
£750
excluding flights
There were too many to list! Seeing the great architectural icons of India with good guides, our skilful and kind driver for whom nothing was too much trouble, and the thrill of seeing not one, but two tigers on the same day in Kanha National Park. (more)Carola Leonard
It was a very memorable experience. There are so many things to take in and I have heard many say that it is an assault on the senses, the sights, sounds and smells can be overwhelming in both good and bad ways. We are really pleased we have been able to experience India. (more)Julia Bolton
Best bit: seeing a leopard and 2 tigers! (more)Andrew Conisbee
Wildlife photography holiday in India
From
£750
excluding flights
The most memorable was seeing my first tiger in the wild. (more)Brian Mason
Seeing a wild tiger within 30 meters of our safari jeep was the most memorable. (more)Keith Scarfe
The trip as a whole was fantastic (9 days), but seeing a wild Tiger for the first time was something else. It was quite an emotional experience. (more)Martin Blow
Kerala birdwatching holidays, Western Ghats
From
US $1,360
excluding flights
The tea plantations are photogenic in a very special way: so impossibly green in the sun. Walking in the forests near Periyar was like being in heaven: in the shade, beautiful birds, no other people around and with a knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide. (more)Christopher Smith
The holiday could not have gone any smoother and our thanks to Thomas for recommending the wonderful Graman Homestay for a break before our bird watching trip began. We more or less just sat in the garden and relaxed whilst Jos and his wife looked after us and gave us some wonderful food. Different Kerala dishes every day. (more)Christopher Wyeth
Many memorable parts - wonderful bird watching trips, cycling in the backwaters, relaxing and enjoying the Keralan food and scenery. (more)Moyra Williams
Gujarat holidays, Asiatic Lions, Blackbuck & Wild Asses
From
£925
excluding flights
All the wildlife and the wonderful lodges I stayed at: 13 Asiatic lions, 7 leopards, a striped hyena, 2 jungle cats, blackbuck, wild asses, and many species of birds... (more)Bonnie Shirley
It would be impossible to identify a single highlight- there were so many! Seeing so many leopards, the Asiatic lions, the nesting hornbills, saving a Blackbuck fawn from a pariah dog, the simply superb staff, some truly amazing dishes we tried and people we encountered- simply too much and many to mention. (more)Clive Freemantle
Best bits: Being in amongst the crazy traffic and not having to drive...seeing wild leopard in Gir...seeing a bridal party in all their finery...seeing the contrast between wealthy and subsistence living. (more)Susan Holdsworth
Rural cycling tours in South India
From
US $980
excluding flights
Very good trip. (more)Frances Kirkham
The highlight was seeing Kerala from the bike view - the roadside coconut drinks and the birds. (more)Helen Davies
The sheer diversity and the immediacy of exposure to the people and landscape, and (for us), the exotic birdlife, made this a complete adventure. One can't experience all of that through a car window. (more)Keith Lough
Kerala homestay tours
From
£400
excluding flights
Getting in touch with local people. We were very well taken care of at Keits homestay and the food there was really good. The staff showed us around in the village and spent time with us and showed us how people lived there. Visiting the museum in Aleppey. (more)Ann-Cathrine Sanderberg
The most memorable parts were the overnight trip on a rice barge and the canoe trip through villages. (more)Brenda Fox
The most memorable part was the stay in Kumily. It was my first 2 days. Having spent the last 2 weeks in Madurai and Chennai, it was nice to find somewhere cool, clean and tranquil. (more)Peter Shepherd
Womens empowerment volunteering in India
From
US $669
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Finding out about the 'real' India. Tips? I went to Calcutta which is raw and real. There is no pretentiousness, no pretence, just India how you might have imagined. Local benefits? I volunteered for a charity that empowered women - very much needed in many parts if India. Overall rating? Superb - it was everything I wanted. (more)alison hay
Binsar to Jageshwar walking holiday, India
From
£1,205
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Although we did have extra days booked through our tour operator, a day trip to Agra to see the sights including the Taj Mahal, 2 day stay and safaris at the Corbett National Park and a stay in Naini Tal which were all wonderful the main part of the holiday which was walking and staying in the villages of the Binsar Forest Reserve in the foothills of the Himalayas was really memorable, the people were very welcoming, we got invited to a traditional wedding which was great... (more)Fiona Waldon
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