Our small group tours to India are for like-minded travel enthusiasts!
India for Beginners small group tours are for those who enjoy going off the beaten path, and want to immerse in the culture of India with other like-minded, adventurous travellers.
India for Beginners small group (maximum size 14 travellers) tours are designed to offer you unique, authentic experiences that both support local people and communities and give you the opportunity to truly feel the essence of travel in India.
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.
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.
DATE: January 2022
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. Read about Rajasthan here.
DATE: February 2022
Let’s Go Crazy:
Women Only 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. Read about Holi here.
DATE: March 9 – 20, 2022
YOGA RETREAT EXTENSION: March 20 – 26, 2022
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 travel 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 — and you will be introduced to local writers, too.
DATE: To be announced
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.
DATE: To be announced