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South India by rail holiday

Experience Indian railways on this journey across the two most southerly states of India. The time is divided between the scenic state of Kerala and the temple towns of Tamil Nadu with the longer transfers taken on 'normal' India Rail trains. This trip also includes the 'toy train' in the Nilgiri Hills. Transfers between hotels and railway stations etc will be by car. This is a full itinerary with many places of interest to visit along the way - but it does include time to relax on a beach. Accommodation is offered in a mixture of hotels and homestays and one night is spent on board a train. This is consequently a very diverse holiday and we are sure will appeal to people who like to be ... Read more >
From £2,396 excluding flights

Kerala homestay tour, India

This two week holiday is a tailor made trip that takes you around Kerala’s unique landscapes (coastal areas, watersides and mountains) while also immersing you completely in local culture and contemporary life. You will be accommodated at some of Kerala’s finest homestays along the way staying at least two nights in each, so you can start to really get a sense of life in this stunning southern state of India. For this reason, we have included only a few activities on the itinerary, leaving you with the freedom to enjoy the activities offered by your hosts. With spots like the Western Ghat Mountains, the hill towns, the harbour city of Cochin and the popular Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, you ... Read more >
From £1,660 excluding flights

Kerala & Tamil Nadu holiday, hidden gems of India

This fabulous tailor made tour takes you around Kerala and Tamil Nadu as part of a suggested 14 day itinerary that does its level best to uncover some of southern India’s natural and cultural hidden gems. Some of the palatial properties featured throughout this holiday are absolutely stunning and many of the overnight accommodation options have been hand-picked to offer the very best in authenticity, charm and characterful cultural heritage. The itinerary itself is a mix of old and new with popular highlights combining wonderfully well with lesser-known hidden gems. Even if you’ve had a holiday in Kerala and Tamil Nadu before, this two week tour provides ample excuses for a return visit. ... Read more >
From £3,112 excluding flights

Elements of Kerala tailor made tours

Unearth the elements of India – air, earth, water and fire – and reconnect with that long, lost travelling soul. Each of the four tours that we suggest is for a week with each element representing a different activity to help suit your budget and personal interests. Firstly, Air - as featured below. This tailor made tour of Kerala and Tamil Nadu takes you into the cool surrounds of the Western Ghats where hill stations and clean and clear mountain air combine to great effect. From a rustic property with just four rooms and so remote that you need to make the final transfer by jeep and there is no mobile signal to a comfortable homestay (both in Wayanad in Northern Kerala) to Kotagiri, a ... Read more >
From £698 excluding flights

Kerala budget holiday, tailor made

We’ve been helping travellers to discover Kerala for over two decades which is why we’re known as one of the very best British based companies in the business. From affordable accommodation and tailor made itineraries to first-hand experience and local knowledge; if you’re looking to experience Kerala on a budget then make sure you make us your first port of call. The key to our tailor made tours is flexibility and authenticity. This winning combination allows our travellers to enjoy value for money as well as organic encounters that you won’t find in any of the glossy tourist guide books. We’re on hand to help with research, ideas and personal recommendations as well as providing a few ... Read more >
From £1,204 excluding flights

Kerala and Karnataka tour, India

This ten day tailor made tour of Kerala and Karnataka tickles the senses and opens the eyes to some of southern India's most exciting cultural and natural settings. From Mysore to Cochin by way of Nagarhole National Park, the Nilgiris and Coonoor, this tour is as enlightening as exclusive with a private car and driver ensuring you travel in style from one hand-picked property to the next. Our company has an intimate knowledge of both Kerala and Karnataka which is why we've been able to craft this tailor made itinerary to get you off the beaten track and into the true character of southern India. Local assistance along the way and genuinely welcoming hosts ensure you'll get to experience as ... Read more >
From £1,958 excluding flights

Kerala holiday, low season

Kick start your Kerala holiday as you mean to go on with an excellent choice of accommodation, including a houseboat, providing all manner of authentic experiences to enjoy during low season. From May to the end of September you'll find much more comfortable conditions with rain showers usually occurring for just a short spell during the afternoon. The addition of the rain takes out the tourist crowds as the land replenishes, so you get to see Kerala in all her greenest finery as well as watching waterways and waterfalls at the peak of their powers and teeming with life. The sun will still certainly be out, this is southern India after all, so you'll get to experience the best of both ... Read more >
From £1,140 excluding flights

Kerala luxury holiday

This tailor made fortnight in Kerala is all about those extra little luxuries that help to turn a holiday into an absolutely unforgettable experience. First and foremost we recommend travellers get into the swing of things at their own pace. This can be achieved through a variety of cultural sightseeing, wildlife watching and free time to explore combining with excellent accommodation that’s been handpicked for comfort, character and environmental credentials. Ayurveda treatments, canoeing and birdwatching are also ideal for seeing southern India from entirely unique perspectives but this is your tour so please feel free to do as much or as little as you wish. The suggested itinerary ... Read more >
From £2,438 excluding flights

Karnataka holidays, tailormade, India

Come and discover the southern India state of Karnataka where UNESCO sites, hill stations and coffee plantations bring bygone days bursting back to life. This two week tailor made tour places you in the chauffeur driven passenger seat with two or three nights in each carefully-chosen destination inviting a more immersive experience as well as a good choice of hotel, resort and homestay accommodation. This is your chance to have your cake and eat it with heritage sites in Hampi, safaris in Nagarhole National Park and classic Kodagu culture in Coorg inviting a variety of experiences to complement the laid back and relaxed travelling pace. Karnataka’s landscapes are just as eclectic as the ... Read more >
From £3,382 excluding flights

Tamil Nadu holidays, tailor made

Take your time in Tamil Nadu to really get under the skin of the local culture and the variety of beautiful natural landscapes including misty mountains, rubber plantations and the coastline near Pondicherry. This suggested tailor made itinerary is for those looking to become immersed in the region for just over a couple of weeks and includes your own personal driver and air-conditioned car as well as local assistance for the duration of the trip. Some of the heritage properties and resort villas that you'll be staying in are privately owned and set within some really beautiful surroundings including estate plantations, tropical gardens, beaches and riversides. Historic towns filled with ... Read more >
From £2,688 excluding flights

North Kerala homestay tours in India

This fantastic fortnight of tailor made travel takes you into parts of Kerala that typical tourists very rarely reach. The north of Kerala has far fewer crowds than those witnessed in the south and as this tour invites you into the homes of local people you'll find a much more authentic and deeper experience. Homestays and locally-owned guesthouses are definitely the best accommodation for getting to know welcoming hosts as well as discovering destinations that won't appear in the glossy guide books. As you travel through North Kerala and into the neighbouring state of Tamil Nadu you'll be treated to some truly exceptional scenery as you make your way by private chauffeur driven car ... Read more >
From £2,060 excluding flights

Kerala houseboat holiday, India

As you can imagine, Kerala houseboat holidays give you an opportunity to sit back, relax and soak up the sights and sounds to be found aligning the backwaters of this peaceful region of southern India. This particular Kerala houseboat holiday takes place in a traditional one bedroom rice barge (kettuvallam) which has been specially designed to cruise away from the normal tourist channels and provide clean, comfortable and exclusive accommodation for two passengers and the crew. Taking six nights to explore amongst the lesser-visited waterways of Kerala is a real treat and includes numerous narrow channels and low bridges which can only be navigated in a one cabin craft such as the ... Read more >
From £1,020 excluding flights
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