Custom tours to India designed for your budget, dates, and interests
Our custom tours are made with love. They are carefully designed by a team of people who know, and love, India. We hand-pick every destination, every hotel, every activity, every guide to give you the best, most unique, culturally authentic, and sustainable choice available.
We create India for Beginners custom tour itineraries with you, to ensure they match your interests, preferences, travel style, budget, and favoured destinations.
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Following are several suggested itineraries. We can modify these trips for every budget — 3 star, 4 star and 5 star — and will provide you the tour cost as per your preferences and budget. We can also customize these itineraries to suit your needs.
Please note: Sometimes, accommodation options are suggested in the itineraries, however they will be based on budget and availability, and we cannot offer a guarantee of booking.
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Fabulous Rajasthan :
Land of Kings & Queens
Fabulous Rajasthan: Land of Kings and Queens is about immersion into the world of classical India. This one is for people who want to see the India depicted in tourist brochures — the fairy-tale like forts and palaces, loping camels and dazzling peacocks. The itinerary includes diving into historic Delhi, visiting the Taj Mahal, exploring classical Rajasthan, and a sojourn at a very special heritage lodge.
Let’s Go Crazy Holi Tour
Holi is the most exuberant festival of India! Also called the Festival of Colours, it’s a full on experience of joy that celebrates life in all its hues. On this tour, we will explore some of the most well-known and traditional Holi celebrations such as Lathmar Holi in Mathura, visit the Taj Mahal and enjoy a luxury spa day in Agra, go shopping in Jaipur, and play Holi in beautiful Rishikesh. The tour is followed by an optional Yoga retreat in Rishikesh at an ashram Click here for the 2023 Holi Tour itinerary.
Wildlife Safari in India:
Land of Tigers
Our Wildlife Safari in India: Land of Tigers tour will take you on an adventure to some of India’s top tiger reserves: Pench, Satpura, Kanha, and Bandhavgarh in Madhya Pradesh (MP). This is the trip of a lifetime as you will travel with one of India’s top safari companies, stay in their naturally luxurious lodges, and visit the parks with the best naturalists and guides in the business. We designed this itinerary, based on personal experience, to maximize your chances of seeing a tiger in the wild. Click here for 2022 tour itinerary and details.
Dev Bhoomi :
Land of the Gods
Dev Bhoomi: Land of the Gods is a Yoga, nature and spirituality tour. We will show you a different side of India, giving you a more serene and green adventure. This one is for people who want a taste of Yoga in India, and also want to see some of the country’s pristine forests, thriving with birds and animals. The itinerary is based in the state of Uttarakhand, also called Dev Bhoomi, and it includes Rishikesh, the Yoga capital of the world, Corbett Tiger Reserve, and Himalayan villages.
Land of Sun and Spices
The south India state of Kerala is often called “God’s Own Country” because it is lush, unique, and abundant in greenery, waterways, spices, fruit, sunshine and so many of the good things in life. Our Captivating Kerala: Land of Sun and Spices tour will take you deep inland to the fragrant spice gardens, high into the Cardamom Hills, and along the Malabar Coast to the ancient spice trade ports and palm lined beaches. Click here for 2023 tour itinerary and details.
Mystics and Muses:
Travel Writer’s Tour of India
India has long been a muse for creative people. Both foreign and local writers, photographers, artists, musicians, and others find inspiration in the vibrant culture; and many books, films, songs, and artworks have been produced. On this tour, you will visit some of the places that have inspired writers, or places where famous books have been written — such as Rudyard Kipling’s Kim, Bruce Chatwin’s Songlines, and William Dalrymple’s City of Djinns.
This custom tour of beautiful Rajasthan is specifically designed to immerse you into the beauty of nature, wildlife, and the local culture. Some of the highlights include tiger safaris and visits to wildlife sanctuaries, eco stays and tours of local villages … and a romantic stepwell dinner. We stay off the beaten path for this tour and enjoy rural Rajasthan.