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Unforgettable India tour

Local Immersion & Homestays, High Adventure

4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
15 Days
$ 76 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: India, Agra, Delhi, Khajuraho, Varanasi
From
$ 1,506

Highlights

  • Tick off the big ticket items like the Taj Mahal and Varanasi and spend plenty of time away from the bustle of big cities in lesser visited towns and villages like Alipura, Orchha and Chanderi.
  • The Taj Mahal is one of the most recognisable buildings in the world, with its poetic history and beauty having the power to surprise even the most jaded travellers. Here's what you need to know about your visit: https://www.intrepidtravel.com/adventures/taj-mahal-travel-guide/
  • Our time in Chanderi is our travellers’ favourite on this itinerary - share a meal at home with our local friends who are passionate about sharing their culture and town with you.
  • Witness religious ceremonies, visit temples and monuments, stay in heritage properties and explore with local guides and your expert leader. There is so much variety packed into this trip to show you as many facets of this unforgettable country as we can.
  • Enjoy cooking demonstrations, home cooked meals and chow down on the best of local street food like roti, chaat, samosas and poori.
  • Hear the story of how the tigers of Panna National Park came back from the brink of extinction to the thriving population that lives there today.
  • The Hindu and Jain temples of Khajuraho are stunning in the scale and detail and are sure to leave a lasting impression.
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North India Revealed tour

Local Immersion & Homestays, High Adventure, Transformative

4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
22 Days
$ 44 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Basic - 2 star

Basic - 2 star Lodging LevelYou'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: India, Agra, Delhi, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, Taj Mahal, Udaipur, Varanasi, Red Fort
From
$ 968

Highlights

  • Experience old and new India in the bustling streets of Delhi, where ancient temples stand against billboards advertising Bollywood films
  • Discover the ancient forts, lake palaces, rural villages and colourful cities of Rajasthan: sandy red Jaisalmer, blue Jodhpur, white Udaipur and pink Jaipur
  • Ride out into the Thar Desert on a camel safari. Feast on Rajasthani cuisine at sunset before bunking down to camp between the sand dunes
  • The Chand Baori, the magnificent 10th-century step-well in Abhaneri, is one of Rajasthan's most awesome sights
  • The Taj Mahal in Agra may be one of the most recognisable buildings in the world, but its poetic history and beauty have the power to surprise even the most jaded travellers
  • Pushkar and Varanasi are among the holiest cities in India. Climb to hilltop temples at sunrise, dodge cows in the street, and observe pilgrims praying and bathing along the ghats of the sacred Ganges River during a boat cruise.
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Indian Getaway tour

Local Immersion & Homestays, High Adventure, Transformative

4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
11 Days
$ 54 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Basic - 2 star

Basic - 2 star Lodging LevelYou'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: India, Agra, Delhi, Jaipur, Varanasi
From
$ 612

Highlights

  • The majesty and story of the Taj Mahal is a big part of India’s allure, and never disappoints. Here's everything you need to know about your visit: https://www.intrepidtravel.com/adventures/taj-mahal-travel-guide/
  • Explore the arches, gardens and the unforgettable Hall of Mirrors in the impressive Amber Fort with a local guide
  • Watching the sunrise on the holy Ganges River in Varanasi can be somewhat of a spiritual experience. This thought-provoking part of the journey invigorates even the weariest of travellers
  • The village of Tordi Garh is a place few travellers get to see. Spend a night in a Heritage-listed palace in this peaceful town
  • Travelling across India wouldn’t be complete without a journey on a sleeper train. With padded bunks and vendors selling chai and samosas, they’re a quintessential Indian experience and perfect for catching up on sleep while on the move
  • End your adventure in big, bold, busy Delhi, full of historic sights and hidden gems
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Rajasthan Adventure tour

Local Immersion & Homestays, High Adventure

4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
15 Days
$ 83 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: India, Agra, Delhi, Jaipur, Jama Masjid, Rajasthan, Taj Mahal, Red Fort
From
$ 1,070

Highlights

  • The Taj Mahal is one of the most recognisable buildings in the world, with its poetic history and beauty having the power to surprise even the most jaded travellers. Here's what you need to know about your visit: https://www.intrepidtravel.com/adventures/taj-mahal-travel-guide/
  • The world famous Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary is home to hundreds of bird species. Share in the delight and knowledge of local amateur bird watchers, you’re pedalled around the park in a cycle rickshaw
  • Discover the rich history and architecture of the Amber Fort, with the expertise of a local guide. The kaleidoscopic magic of the Hall of Mirrors is unforgettable
  • The Rat Temple in Bikaner is a place even the squeamish will appreciate. If brave, pay homage to the goddess of the temple but beware that rodents will probably run across your feet
  • India is famous for its great sleeper trains and you’ll be tucked up nicely in your own padded bunk
  • The Thar Desert is a vast space, but the locals treat it as their own back garden. Have the chance to take a guided camel ride into the sunset and sleep under the stars
  • A hot air balloon experience above Jaipur is extraordinary. Float high over the spectacular palaces and forts with the ultimate bird’s eye view
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South India Revealed tour

Local Immersion & Homestays, High Adventure, Transformative

4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
16 Days
$ 61 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Basic - 2 star

Basic - 2 star Lodging LevelYou'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: India, Kochi
From
$ 982

Highlights

  • Take the atmosphere of Shimla or Darjeeling, add lush tropical jungle and you have the Western Ghats: a hotspot of biodiversity with thundering waterfalls, tea plantations, spice markets, and echoes of a colonial past.
  • Explore the beautiful south of India and dive into some authentic southern Indian cuisine
  • A homestay with a local family is a special experience, especially in the serene backwaters of Kerala
  • Wander through Periyar National Park on the lookout for wildlife
  • The city of Madurai showcases southern India at its liveliest. Explore the city’s bazaars and discover the colourful, intricately carved Sri Meenakshi Temple
  • Visit the World Heritage-listed Virupaksha Temple in Hampi, a spectacular monument surrounded by ruins
  • Golden beaches and age-old fishing villages make Goa one of India’s most popular retreats – and the perfect last stop on your adventure
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Delhi to Kathmandu tour

Local Immersion & Homestays, High Adventure

4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
15 Days
$ 103 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: India, Nepal, Agra, Delhi, Himalayas, Kathmandu, Taj Mahal, Tibet, Varanasi, Chitwan National Park, Durbar Square
From
$ 1,513

Highlights

  • Explore Old Delhi by foot and cycle rickshaw, where ancient temples stand against extravagant billboards advertising Bollywood films
  • Discover how the Taj Mahal, one of the most recognisable buildings in the world, still has the power to surprise even the most experienced travellers
  • Forget about setting an alarm, there’s only one way to wake up in this world and that’s with a sunrise sail along the Ganges
  • The chance to come face-to-face with rare black-horned rhinos in Chitwan National Park
  • Fall in love with Nepal, prayer flags and stupas in vibrant Kathmandu
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India's Golden Triangle tour

Local Immersion & Homestays, High Adventure

4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
8 Days
$ 87 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: India, Agra, Delhi, Jaipur, Rajasthan
From
$ 693

Highlights

  • Float among the clouds over Jaipur and watch an Indian sunrise from the basket of a hot air balloon on an optional balloon safari
  • The Taj Mahal is not only an sumptuous masterpiece of Indian architecture, but also a truly meaningful stop on any traveller’s journey. Here's what you need to know about your visit: https://www.intrepidtravel.com/adventures/taj-mahal-travel-guide/
  • Overlooking the picturesque scene of Moata Lake, the monumental Amber Fort is one sight that will forever be under India’s protection
  • Experience authentic Rajasthani luxury with a heritage stay in Karauli
  • Old and New Delhi fuse to create a city that pays homage to past empires, while wrestling with its modern identity
  • For those with limited time, long travel days are kept to a minimum, which is perfect for visiting several icons of northern India
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Southern India tour

Local Immersion & Homestays, High Adventure

4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
15 Days
$ 91 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: India, Chennai, Kerala, Kochi
From
$ 1,292

Highlights

  • Discover the waterfalls, tea plantations and spice markets of South India’s Western Ghats, a jungle-clad mountain range older than the Himalaya and one of the most biodiverse regions in the world.
  • Known as the ‘Queen of the Arabian Sea’, Kochi is a fascinating blend of Chinese, Portuguese, Dutch and English influences, and is best explored by ferry
  • Step back in time among the iridescent hills of the very British ‘Snooty Ooty’ - home of snooker and the charming Nilgiri toy train
  • Search for elusive tigers, elephants, sloths and birds on safari around one of the best places in India to observe wildlife up close - Mudumalai National Park
  • Feel energy radiate from the world’s largest solid crystal in the experimental city of Auroville
  • Experience a unique way of life with a family homestay in the idyllic backwaters of Kerala
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India Real Food Adventure tour

Culinary & Wine

4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
15 Days
$ 137 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: India, Agra, Delhi, Jaipur, Mumbai, Rajasthan, Taj Mahal, Udaipur
From
$ 1,942

Highlights

  • Get a real taste of some of India's most famous culinary traditions – Mughal, Rajasthani, and the Portuguese-tinged flavours of Goa – while feasting with locals in family-run restaurants, rural homes, or in temples
  • Get in touch with an amazing array of street food on eye-opening and adventurous cuisine crawls
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Kathmandu to Delhi tour

Local Immersion & Homestays, High Adventure, Transformative

4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
15 Days
$ 101 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: India, Nepal, Agra, Delhi, Kathmandu, Taj Mahal, Tibet, Varanasi, Chitwan National Park, Himalayas
From
$ 1,335

Highlights

  • Fall in love with Nepal, prayer flags and stupas in stunning Kathmandu
  • Discover how the Taj Mahal, one of the most recognisable buildings in the world, still has the power to surprise even the most experienced travellers. Here's what you need to know about your visit: https://www.intrepidtravel.com/adventures/taj-mahal-travel-guide/
  • There's a chance to come face-to-face with rare black-horned rhinos in Chitwan National Park if you are lucky
  • Forget about setting an alarm, there’s only one way to wake up in this world and that’s with a sunrise sail along the Ganges
  • Experience the colour and chaos of Varanasi, and find tranquility and spirituality among the crowds
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Classic Rajasthan tour

Local Immersion & Homestays, High Adventure

4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
15 Days
$ 87 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: India, Agra, Delhi, Jaipur, Rajasthan, Udaipur
From
$ 1,232

Highlights

  • Keep your adrenaline charged with a tiger spotting adventure among the lakes and crags of Ranthambhore National Park
  • Ride camels into the desert in Pushkar, gaining insight into the life of rural Rajasthan
  • Ballooning over Jaipur while the sun rises is an unforgettable experience
  • The hills and shimmering lakes of Udaipur make it India’s capital of romance
  • A trip to India wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the Taj Mahal – a masterpiece of Indian architecture. Here's what you need to know about your visit: https://www.intrepidtravel.com/adventures/taj-mahal-travel-guide/
  • Enjoy a variety of accommodation - from a fortified mansion to camping under the stars
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Cycle Kerala and Goa

Cycling & Biking

4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
15 Days
$ 145 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Strenuous

Strenuous Physical LevelFull day hiking or trekking over medium to long distances. Moderate expectation of physical fitness.

Visits: India, Arabian Sea, Kerala, Kochi
From
$ 1,819

Highlights

  • Cycle to the idyllic backwaters of Kerala, where children often learn to row boats before they ride a bike. Experience a unique way of life on the water by spending time on a Keralan houseboat
  • Encounter life along the west coast of India with a ride through four different states: Kerala, an enclave of Pondicherry, Karnataka and Goa
  • Explore Kochi, a fascinating blend of Chinese, Portuguese, Dutch and English influences, and witness the peak of local culture in an incredible Kathakali dance performance
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North India Adventure tour

Local Immersion & Homestays, High Adventure

4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
25 Days
$ 110 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: India, Amber Fort, Delhi, Jaipur, Khajuraho, Rajasthan, Varanasi, Agra, Taj Mahal
From
$ 2,585

Highlights

  • Tick off the big ticket items like the Taj Mahal and Varanasi and spend plenty of time away from the bustle of big cities in lesser visited towns and villages like Alipura, Orchha and Chanderi.
  • Our time in Chanderi is our travellers’ favourite on this itinerary - share a meal at home with our local friends who are passionate about sharing their culture and town with you.
  • Witness religious ceremonies, visit temples and monuments, stay in heritage properties and explore with local guides and your expert leader. There is so much variety packed into this trip to show you as many facets of this unforgettable country as we can.
  • Enjoy cooking demonstrations, home cooked meals and chow down on the best of local street food like roti, chaat, samosas and poori.
  • Hear the story of how the tigers of Panna National Park came back from the brink of extinction to the thriving population that lives there today.
  • The Hindu and Jain temples of Khajuraho are stunning in the scale and detail and are sure to leave a lasting impression.
  • A chance to float among the clouds over Jaipur and watch an Indian sunrise from the basket of a hot air balloon as an optional activity
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North India Highlights tour

Local Immersion & Homestays, High Adventure

4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
12 Days
$ 177 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: India, Agra, Delhi, Jaipur, Rajasthan, Taj Mahal, Varanasi, Khajuraho
From
$ 1,774

Highlights

  • Discover the man-made beauty that lies across the north of India – from Jaipur’s ‘Palace of the Winds’ and Royal City Palace, Agra’s Red Fort and iconic Taj Mahal, to the palaces of Orchha and the carved steps leading down to the river in Varanasi
  • The Taj Mahal is one of the most recognisable buildings in the world, with its poetic history and beauty having the power to surprise even the most jaded travellers. Here's what you need to know about your visit: https://www.intrepidtravel.com/adventures/taj-mahal-travel-guide/
  • Be immersed in the spirituality of India – the Jama Masjid mosque in Delhi, the ghats of Varanasi, Kama Sutra carved temples and Buddhist pilgrimage sites; evening prayer ceremonies, ancient bathing rituals and candle flower ceremonies on the Ganges
  • Feel the magic of India that runs through everything, from a throbbing bazaar to a packed cinema showing a Bollywood blockbuster
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North & South India Real Food Adventure tour

Culinary & Wine

4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
26 Days
$ 158 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: India, Agra, Delhi, Jaipur, Kerala, Kochi, Mumbai, Rajasthan, Taj Mahal, Udaipur, Western Ghats, Chennai
From
$ 3,868

Highlights

  • Taste the true heart of India through its food – explore the ingredients, flavours and tastes of the key southern Indian food regions of Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu
  • Uncover the verdant beauty of the Western Ghats and the distinct culinary traditions of the Kodava people in Coorg
  • Get a truly local insight into Madurai’s street food scene guided by a passionate foodie
  • Learn about Chettinad cuisine an impressive nineteenth century mansion – the Chettiars have a reputation of eating like kings!
  • Cook up a Keralan storm with an ex-rickshaw driver turned food guru
  • Get a real taste of some of India's most famous culinary traditions – Mughal, Rajasthani, and the Portuguese-tinged flavours of Goa – while feasting with locals in family-run restaurants, rural homes, or in temples
  • Get in touch with an amazing array of street food on eye-opening and adventurous cuisine crawls
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Kolkata to Kathmandu Overland tour

Overland Journeys

4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
16 Days
$ 113 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Basic - 2 star

Basic - 2 star Lodging LevelYou'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: India, Nepal, Darjeeling, Gangtok, Himalayas, Kathmandu, Chitwan National Park, Bhaktapur, Durbar Square, Mount Everest, Victoria
From
$ 1,815

Highlights

  • Stay on a Himalayan farm
  • Search for Shangri-la in Gantok
  • Experience Kathmandu's cultural delights
  • Spot Everest on the horizon
  • See Kolkata's famous Howrah Bridge
  • Cross the holy Ganges
  • Visit the villages of Darjeeling
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Northern India Family Holiday Comfort tour

Family Friendly

4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
10 Days
$ 132 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Very Easy

Very Easy Physical LevelMinimal walking. Motor vehicles for all major parts of trip. Wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Most cruises.

Visits: India, Delhi, Jaipur, Rajasthan, Taj Mahal, Agra, Jama Masjid, Amber Fort
From
$ 1,510

Highlights

  • Act like Mowgli on the hunt for Shere Khan in your own real life version of ‘The Jungle Book’
  • Everyone’s seen a photo of the Taj Mahal, but nothing compares to seeing it in person in the glowing morning light – you’ll understand what beauty really is
  • Little can describe the feeling of nervous anticipation, of the hairs on the back of your neck standing up in hope of seeing a Bengal tiger stalk through the jungles of Ranthambore National Park
  • Experience the moving town that is an Indian train – watch the colourful landscape fly by as the chai wallah walks down the aisle singing about his tea
  • India is bursting with colour, alive with people, dripping with the powerful smells of spice and incense – you’ll never forget what you smell, taste and see as you walk through the markets and bazaars
  • Enjoy classic, historical accommodation and a softer landing in this chaotic country on this comfort trip
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Cycle Rajasthan tour

Cycling & Biking

4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
15 Days
$ 119 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: India, Agra, Delhi, Jaipur, Rajasthan, Taj Mahal, Udaipur, Red Fort
From
$ 1,580

Highlights

  • Take the road less travelled as you cycle through the rural villages and majestic countryside of Rajasthan
  • Discover the rich history and architecture of Amber Fort, just outside of Jaipur, with the expertise of a local guide
  • Search for wildlife in the jungle of Ranthambhore National Park, the best place to see wild tigers in Rajasthan
  • Relive the legacy of the Rajput warriors by spending a night in a 400-year-old fort, which is now a family-run hotel surrounded by mango orchards
  • Marvel at the Taj Mahal, one of the most recognisable buildings in the world with the power to surprise even the most jaded traveller
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India & Nepal tour
4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
22 Days
$ 202 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: India, Nepal, Agra, Bhaktapur, Delhi, Durbar Square, Jaipur, Kathmandu, Khajuraho, Mount Everest, Pokhara, Rajasthan, Taj Mahal, Varanasi
From
$ 4,442

Highlights

  • Discover the man-made beauty that lies across the north of India – from Jaipur’s ‘Palace of the Winds’ and Royal City Palace, Agra’s Red Fort and iconic Taj Mahal, to the palaces of Orchha and the carved steps leading down to the river in Varanasi
  • The magical splendour of the Taj Mahal is a must-see on any North Indian odyssey. Enjoy a guided exploration of this immaculate icon. Here's what you need to know before your visit: https://www.intrepidtravel.com/adventures/taj-mahal-travel-guide/
  • Be immersed in the spirituality of India – the Jama Masjid mosque in Delhi, the ghats of Varanasi, Kama Sutra carved temples and Buddhist pilgrimage sites; evening prayer ceremonies, ancient bathing rituals and candle flower ceremonies on the Ganges
  • Feel the magic of India that runs through everything, from a throbbing bazaar to a packed cinema showing a Bollywood blockbuster
  • Beginning and ending in Kathmandu, there's more than enough time to discover the Nepali capital's staggeringly rich cultural and artistic heritage
  • Whether it's flying, hiking, driving or canoeing, this trip will let you experience Nepal's stunning natural beauty from all angles
  • Witness world-class mountain scenery from heavenly viewpoint, with a breathtaking Everest flight
  • Take a jeep safari and jungle walk with an expert resident naturalist Chitwan National Park, a beauty brimming with exotic bird life and game
  • Get hands-on overview of Nepal's diverse architecture, from the stately Newari dwellings in Bandipur to the hill-perched Buddhist Peace Pagoda in Pokhara
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Best of India tour
4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
19 Days
$ 96 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: India, Agra, Delhi, Himalayas, Jaipur, Rajasthan, Tibet
From
$ 2,030

Highlights

  • The Taj Mahal is not only an sumptuous masterpiece of Indian architecture, but also a truly meaningful stop on any traveller’s journey. Here's what you need to know about your visit: https://www.intrepidtravel.com/adventures/taj-mahal-travel-guide/
  • Overlooking the picturesque scene of Moata Lake, the monumental Amber Fort is one sight that will forever be under India’s protection
  • Experience authentic Rajasthani luxury with a heritage stay at the lavish Bhanwar Vilas in Karauli
  • Old and New Delhi fuse to create a city that pays homage to past empires, while wrestling with its modern identity
  • The colonial charm of Shimla Hill Station offers a great introduction to the Himalayas, and the World Heritage-listed ‘toy-train’ is a great way to get there
  • As the home of the Dalai Lama, tranquil Dharmasala is the ideal place for an enlightening experience of Tibetan spirituality, culture and history
  • Learn about Sikhism on a visit to the faith’s most sacred monument, the luminous Golden Temple in Amritsar
  • Breeze through the self-proclaimed ‘Yoga Capital of the World’ in Rishikesh and walk along the banks of the holy Ganges River
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