South India by rail holiday

South India by rail holiday

Rail trip visiting Kerala and Tamil Nadu
From £2,198 19 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made to suit your dates and requirements.
Kerala budget holiday, tailor made

Kerala budget holiday, tailor made

Budget tailor-made holiday in Kerala
From £1,170 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor-made to suit your dates, budget and requirements
Rajasthan luxury tours

Rajasthan luxury tours

Endless possibilities in Rajasthan
From £1,200 to £1,300 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Kerala homestay tour, India

Kerala homestay tour, India

Stay in homestays in various destinations in Kerala
From £1,635 15 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made to suit your dates, budget and requirements
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India holidays to the Golden Triangle, tailormade

India holidays to the Golden Triangle, tailormade

An ideal trip for the first-time visitor to India
From £1,250 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be arranged at any time to suit you, and adapted to your 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
Wildlife holiday in Central India

Wildlife holiday in Central India

Best of Indian wildlife with tiger, leopard and sloth bear.
From Rupee155,000 to Rupee180,000 12 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Kashmir and Ladakh holiday, India

Kashmir and Ladakh holiday, India

An unforgettable adventure to the rooftop of the world
From £1,999 15 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
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
Kerala luxury holiday, India

Kerala luxury holiday, India

See inside Kerala with a touch of luxury
From £1,788 12 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made at a time to suit you and adapted to suit your budget and requirements
Tailor made tiger safari in India

Tailor made tiger safari in India

17 game drives in 3 National Parks
From £2,650 13 days inc UK flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made and departures can be arranged all year. The sample itinerary below can be modified to your personal wishes including departure date, duration, accommodation used & how long you spend in each destination.
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
South Indian food tour, Kerala

South Indian food tour, Kerala

Food & culture of Kerala
From £1,575 16 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailormade at a time to suit you and adapted to suit your budget and requirements
Walking and cycling holiday in Kerala, India

Walking and cycling holiday in Kerala, India

Walking and cycling through rain forests and grasslands.
From £630 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can also be tailor-made to suit your interests, time schedules and budget 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
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
Kerala tailor made holiday, 11 days

Kerala tailor made holiday, 11 days

Revitalize in Kerala - A most wonderful and balanced trip
From £1,349 to £1,779 11 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Rajasthan and Taj Mahal tour

Rajasthan and Taj Mahal tour

Authentic experience of live like Royals of history.
From £900 to £1,650 12 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Luxury Rajasthan holiday, 14 days

Luxury Rajasthan holiday, 14 days

Experience life as a Maharaja in wonderful Rajasthan
From £3,300 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Kerala luxury holiday

Kerala luxury holiday

Kerala at a relaxed pace
From £2,382 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made to suit your dates, budget and requirements
India wildlife and culture tour, Rajasthan

India wildlife and culture tour, Rajasthan

Your stay in Jungle core, erstwhile hunting lodge of king.
From £1,270 to £2,150 18 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Golden Triangle with Ranthambore tour, India

Golden Triangle with Ranthambore tour, India

Brilliant experiences including Tigers and Temples
From £1,099 11 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
India luxury 16 day tour

India luxury 16 day tour

India Made Incredible - Be ready to be amazed!
From £4,999 16 days inc UK flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
India bird watching holiday & Taj Mahal

India bird watching holiday & Taj Mahal

Bird watching at two of India’s premier wetland reserves.
From Rupee165,000 9 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Central India holiday, culture and wildlife

Central India holiday, culture and wildlife

The very best of central India's wildlife and history
From Rupee145,000 to Rupee195,000 16 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Cycling holiday in the Maikal Hills, Central India

Cycling holiday in the Maikal Hills, Central India

Cycling tour in indigenous tribal and tiger country.
From Rupee85,000 9 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Chhattisgarh to Orissa tour in India, tribes and villages

Chhattisgarh to Orissa tour in India, tribes and villages

A journey through the tribal heartlands of Central India
From Rupee160,000 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Kerala & Tamil Nadu holiday, hidden gems of India

Kerala & Tamil Nadu holiday, hidden gems of India

An exclusive holiday for people who love nature.
From £2,790 15 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be booked at any time and tailor made to suit your requirements
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
Rajasthan tailor made tours, India

Rajasthan tailor made tours, India

Explore Rajasthan countryside and culture
From £3,390 18 days inc UK flights
Tailor made: This itinerary departs from the beginning of October until the end of March
South India by rail holiday
From
£2,198
excluding flights
Everything went extremely smoothly. The drivers were all very helpful. Our tour operator couldn't have been more helpful. (more)David Evans
The diversity between the different hotels/resorts/homestays. We were excited over a lot of things, cultural, historical places and the people we met. The mix between interesting places and relaxing places. (more)Gustav Jagner
We very much enjoyed this holiday, completely met and often exceeded our expectations. (more)Carole Noble
Luxury Rajasthan holiday, 14 days
From
£3,300
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The whole three week and four day trip was memorable and to define just one instance is difficult, the places we visited will be with us for a long time and the people couldn't have been more helpful. If I were pressed then I would have to say the tiger sightings at Bandhavgarh, the photographs are stunning, then the Taj Mahal, the ghats at Varanasi all, all absolutely stunning. Incredible India.. Tips? I think the most important thing to remember is not to take... (more)Vernon Hunt
Ladakh cultural and rural tour, India
From
£650
including domestic flights only
Memorable parts? 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. Tips? Make sure you research what you want to do and stay with local people! Local benefits? Yes Overall rating? Amazing, we would love to go back! (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
Kerala budget holiday, tailor made
From
£1,170
excluding flights
Spotting so many exotic and sometimes rare, birds. The journey through the Western Ghats. Meeting so many friendly Indian people. (more)Chris Bush
The variety of Kerala, the bird and wildlife, the friendly people, the wonderful fresh spices and delicious cooking, the houseboat, staying in homestays etc. One of the best holidays we have been on. Everything was very well organised. (more)Quentin Sharp
The most memorable moment was Dewalokom hotel & farm beautiful gardens, lovely family running it and fabulous food. Scenery and friendly people also memorable. Breath of fresh air. Wanted my children to appreciate how lucky they are to travel and to do this in a positive way for other people. (more)Sarah Pengilly
Rajasthan luxury tours
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£1,200
excluding flights
Many memorable moments. The sheer sensory overload of Delhi. The magnificent architecture of the forts and of course the Taj Mahal. The streets teeming with life (more)Ian Peters
The highlight was having a huge range of experiences- some planned, some not. Talking with different Indians. (more)Nicola Dick-Cleland
There were so many memorable moments it was brilliant. Seeing tigers and leopards, staying in the most amazing room at Nadine's Haveli, travelling on the sleeper train visiting the elephants at Jaipur, the holi festival in Jaipur, the living fort at Jaisalmer, the camel ride, meeting so many lovely friendly and helpful people. (more)Graham Meadows
History, culture & wildlife of India holiday
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£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
Seeing a wild tiger within 30 meters of our safari jeep was the most memorable. (more)Keith Scarfe
The most memorable moment was the first wild tiger we saw, just peeping through the bamboo. (more)Amanda Diggins
I really couldn't fault this holiday, it exceeded all our expectations. Neelesh listened to what we wanted and put together a really good package. We made a few adjustments as time went on and he was always very quick to respond to our questions. (more)Christine Chapman
Kerala luxury holiday
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£2,382
excluding flights
Seeing a herd of wild elephants up close and the tea plantations was the most memorable. (more)Trish Butler
The people we met was the most memorable - ALL of them lovely- friendly, genuine, generous. This applies to local s we met, in addition to those employed in the industry. Every single day was memorable and exciting. No exaggeration! Maybe I would have to say the Houseboat was the highlight though. (more)Liz Naylon
All of the destinations were special in their own way. You are made to feel very welcome wherever you go. (more)Michael Brown
Kerala homestay tour, India
From
£1,635
excluding flights
The backwaters cruise and birding at Thattekad was the most memorable. Excellent. Our tour operator was very helpful. (more)Richard Greenwood
We have many happy memories , the most memorable part was the 2 night stay on the Houseboat and the fantastic scenery/river activity, plus our stay at Dewalokum Retreat, Kodikulam. (more)Lee Mullins
Our driver, Sanil, was always abreast of our itinerary, enormously helpful, punctual and friendly. He made an enormous difference to our holiday. (more)Bridget Taylor
India holidays to the Golden Triangle, tailormade
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£1,250
excluding flights
Was exciting from beginning to end...Excellent. Would recommend this operator. (more)Denise Brooks
Gwalior Palace and Khajaraho Jain temples (more)Paul Street
Indian train travel, sumptuous hotels and beautiful new Delhi were the most memorable parts of the holiday. (more)Lydia Walton
Tailor made tiger safari in India
From
£2,650
including UK flights
Seeing tigers and leopards (an unexpected bonus) at really close quarters was the most memorable part. (more)Dave Torr
Actually seeing the tigers that we went to see was memorable - and very much more besides. A porcupine was a special unplanned and unexpected bonus. Faultless. A complex programme which was perfectly choreographed - and enjoyable to excess. (more)Ted Jackson
It was a fantastic trip. I saw some amazing wildlife and met some lovely people. The food was pretty darn good too. (more)Susan Hunter
Kerala luxury holiday, India
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£1,788
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The homestays were particularly enjoyable, allowing us some insight into everyday life in a way that can be difficult to experience as a tourist. Our hosts were warm, genuine, entertaining and thoughtful people who put a great deal of effort into ensuring that we got the best from our trip. It felt very sad each time we had to move on! Also, Keralan food is wonderful, though 3 home cooked meals a day can have a serious impact on your waistline (perhaps we should have refused... (more)Liz Livingstone
India family holiday
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£1,050
excluding flights
Memorable parts? There were many memorable experiences - our rickshaw ride through the Dehli markets was definitely a highlight....what a culture shock! The noise, smells, heat and totally manic traffic dodging around cows in the streets is imprinted on the memory. Seeing the rural life in Rajasthan was amazing - how the locals live in their mud houses, working on the land by hand, and how friendly the people were to us. Staying in a Maharaja's palace was an experience. Seeing the Taj... (more)Janine Jackson
Rajasthan and Taj Mahal tour
From
£900
excluding flights
The most memorable moments were Ranakpur Temple, wandering the streets of Bundi and visiting the Hindu temples there with the guide. It was a fantastic and rewarding experience which I will not soon forget. It really opened my eyes to a lot I didn't know about Indian culture and history... (more)Barton Colmerauer
The most important contributor to this was of course an excellent and friendly guide, who I would thoroughly recommend to others. (more)Gerry Scott
India wildlife and culture tour, Rajasthan
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£1,270
excluding flights
Memorable parts? In our 3 weeks we had so many highlights -Delhi a very intense city - a person in our group called it --compressed humanity---walk through the spice markets, the kitchen at a Sikh Temple where they feed the poor -you can help out. All the forts, temples & mosques are so very different because there are so many different gods. A village lady who, as the goats were being brought in made us a cup of hot tea as soon as they were milked -very nice. Village children --all want... (more)Chris Hunt
Cycling holiday in the Maikal Hills, Central India
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Rupee85,000
excluding flights
Memorable parts? My wife and I went on this trip with our 17 year-old son. Even as seasoned travellers to India, we would never have been able to do this trip on our own because this part of central India really doesn't have much tourist/traveller infrastructure. Cycling from village to village was absolutely fantastic. Our wonderful guide, Saurabh, based in Raipur, was not only brilliantly organised and wonderfully knowledgeable about wildlife, architure, people, plants, birds, customs etc.... (more)Jonathan Drori
Rajasthan tailor made tours, India
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£3,390
including UK flights
Being in Jaipur for Diwali was the highlight. This was such a special time for us and we thoroughly enjoyed celebrating with the local people. (more)Ken Jan Dunbar
An absolutely fabulous experience. (more)Liz Mitchell
Kerala walking, culture & wildlife holiday, India
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£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
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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
Chhattisgarh to Orissa tour in India, tribes and villages
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Rupee160,000
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Every day we did something new and our hosts Saurabh and later, Sunny, always had a surprise in store! Though it's hard to choose one particular part (because the entire experience was amazing), the memories that will always stay with us - without needing to look at the photos - were the day-to-day interactions and chance meetings that we were fortunate to have with the local people. From watching people go about their daily business, to joining in their celebrations, we... (more)Heidi Fuller
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 houseboat holiday, India
From
£980
excluding flights
The houseboats in Kerala was my highlight. (more)Jan Broderick
Every aspect of our trip was memorable and it is impossible to select one particular feature that stands out. We particularly appreciated the houseboat in traditional style... (more)David Graham
All of it. Every day was a new adventure. From the excellent food to the beautiful scenery and friendly helpful crew. (more)Fran Griffin
Kerala backwater holiday, India
From
£700
excluding flights
This holiday was absolutely fantastic in every way. Possibly the best family holiday that we have ever had. (more)Louise Hoult
The whole holiday was truly memorable and exceeded expectations from beginning to end. (more)Mary Richards
Visiting around Munnar with time to see nature and lots of bird life, made more memorable as we had a knowledgeable driver who showed us many birds. The Kathakali Dance event in Cochi gave an interesting insight into the historical parts of the area and was well worth seeing all the make up as well as the dancing. (more)Andrew Patrick
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