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Evening view of the Taj-Mahal mausoleum from Cox & Kings tour
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Cox & Kings

4.7 | Excellent
  • 98% Recommend
Service Level
  • Luxury
Type
  • Global Operator
Established
  • 1758
Headquarters
  • Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Trips
  • 16

197
Cox & Kings Reviews & Ratings 98% Recommend

4.7 out of 5
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CA

Recommends

Colombia Adventure with Cox & Kings - an exciting & romantic trip March 2018

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
We had a wonderful time in Colombia! The mix of locations were wonderful - from modern & lively Bogota, to historical old city of Cartagena, to the secluded beaches of Tayrona NP. All our transfers ran like clockwork, and our guides were fun, knowledgeable, and easy going. To top it off - we got engaged on the trip! Truly one for the books. :)

-Dania & Matt
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Does Not Recommend

Never go to cox and kings tours May 2018

1.0
  • Value 1.0
  • Guide 1.0
  • Activities 1.0
  • Lodging 1.0
  • Transportation 1.0
  • Meals 1.0
Never go to cox and kings tours

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MH

Recommends

Fantastic guides and drivers. May 2018

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Fantastic guides and drivers.
Excellent product knowledge and always on time
Driver was amazing and car impeccable.
Wold recommend to anyone

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Does Not Recommend

Super slow response May 2018

2.0
  • Value 2.0
  • Guide 2.0
  • Activities 2.0
  • Lodging 2.0
  • Transportation 2.0
  • Meals 2.0
Super slow response. Language barrier. Very unfair about refund when I had to cancel due to family illness.

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MS

Recommends

Great Company. May 2018

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
I've done a dozen trips with them and all have been exceptionally well done. Great recommendations, great guides, all arrangements went smoothly, etc. Highly recommend.

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With roots and offices in London and current Indian ownership, Cox & Kings specializes in high-end small-group tours and private tailor-made trips to locations around the world. 

What Makes Them Stand Out? 

Talk about experienced – Cox & Kings has been around since 1758, which makes them the world’s oldest established travel company. Their luxury offerings include short- or long-term itineraries, whether pampered or adventurous.

Who Travels With Them?

Cox & Kings attracts people who like far-flung, meticulously planned travel adventures and are willing and able to pay for them. 

Where Do They Operate?

The company operates tours worldwide, ranging from both polar regions to Australia, North to South America, Europe to Asia, the Caribbean to the Mideast. No part of the globe seems too far off the track to warrant their interest. 

How Does It Work?

You can opt either for a guided small-group or private tour, or create your own itinerary from the ground up. For guided tours, they offer a series of special Royal Academy art tours and also tours for single travelers that don’t charge single supplements. For private travel, they’ll set you up on rail journeys, cruises, culinary trips, and family holidays. Land accommodations are in four or five-star hotels when available. 

Why Travel With Them? 

With more than 250 years’ experience, this is no fly-by-night tour operator. Cox & Kings has built a formidable team of travel experts and guides around the world, and prides itself on offering good value for the money, by taking advantage of its buying power to land good deals on flights, lodgings, and other travel items.

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From Cox & Kings

By 1878, C&K were agents for most British regiments posted overseas, including the Royal Cavalry, Artillery and Infantry, as well as the Royal Wagon Train and the Household Brigade. The Royal Navy was next and in 1912, The Royal Air Force came under its wings.

Between 1750's and 1950's, Cox & Kings was witness to an exciting era in Indian history, and, in its own way, helped to shape it. In 1947, the British administration departed, but bound by strong ties to India, Cox & Kings stayed on and flourished. Today, Cox & Kings is a premium brand in all travel related services in the Indian subcontinent, employing over 5000 trained professionals.

Its India operations are headquartered in Mumbai and has the status of a limited company. It has over 12 fully owned offices in India across key cities such as New Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Kochi, Hyderabad, Pune, Goa, Nagpur and Jaipur.

The worldwide offices are located in UK, USA, Japan, Russia, Singapore and Dubai. It has associate offices in Germany, Italy, Spain, South Africa, Sweden and Australia.

Associations:

World Travel and Tourism Council, Travel Agents Federation of India, Travel Agents Association of India, Indian Association of Tour Operators, European Tour Operators Association, Pacific Asia Travel Association

Awards:
  • Favourite Specialist Tour Operator – 1st Runner-Up” awarded by the Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Travel Awards 2013
  • “Best Outbound Tour Operator” awarded by the International Tourism Conclave Travel Awards (ITCTA) 2013
  • “India’s Leading Tour Operator” & “India’s Leading Travel Agency” awarded by the World Travel Awards 2013
  • “Best Outbound Tour Operator” awarded by the Hospitality India & Explore the World Annual International Awards 2013
  • "Best Inbound Tour Operator" awarded by the TAAI Travel Awards 2013.
  • ‘Best Company providing Foreign Exchange in India’ awarded by the CNBC Awaaz Travel Awards 2013
  • ‘Best Inbound Tour Operator from UK’ awarded by the Ministry of Tourism, Govt of India (2012-2013)
10 days
Private Guided
Basic - 2 star
Physical :
From: $ 7,085

Highlights

  • Join in the process of habituating a chimpanzee community in Kibale Forest National Park
  • Search for the tree-climbing lion of Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Ply the waters of the Kazinga Channel, home to one of the densest populations of hippo in Africa
  • View endangered mountain gorilla at close range
  • Get a taste of traditional Ugandan culture in nearby villages
  • Seek out the various smaller primates of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
  • Relax on the shores of Africa's largest lake at your luxurious Lake Victoria resort and spa
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8 days
Private Guided
Value - 3 star
Physical :
From: $ 3,580

Highlights

  • Explore Lhasa on a pilgrimage through the monasteries of Jokhang, Pabonka and Sera
  • Marvel at the stirring Debating Ceremony at the great Sera Monastery
  • Visit the famed Potala Palace, the former residence of the Dalai Lama
  • Explore the beauty of the Tibetan countryside along the Kamba-La Pass
  • Admire the stunning views over the turquoise-colored Lake Yamdrok
  • Visit the sacred monasteries of Samding, Tashilumpo and Ganden across the "Roof of the World"
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7 days
Private Guided
Value - 3 star
Physical :
From: $ 5,310

Highlights

  • See the national animal of Bhutan, the takin, in its wild native habitat
  • Visit a traditional school of arts and crafts in Thimphu
  • Make an offering at Chimi Lhakhang, the Temple of Fertility
  • Get a taste for the local culture in the remote villages of Nobgang
  • Search for black-necked cranesin the Phobjikha valley
  • Visit the National Museum's collection of traditional Bhutanese art
  • Marvel at the majesticRinpung Dzong on the banksof the Paro River
  • Ascend to the Tiger's Nest monastery, one of Bhutan's holiest places
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14 days
Private Guided
Luxury - 5 star
Physical :
From: $ 7,655

Highlights

  • Discover UNESCO World Heritage Sites including the Forbidden City and theGreat Wall
  • Tour Beijing's atmospheric hutongs for a fascinating look into Old China
  • Marvel at the life-size army of Terracotta Warriors in Xian
  • Visit the giant pandas of Bisheng Gorge Panda Sanctuary
  • Cruise through the spectacular gorges of the Yangtze River aboard the luxurious Yangzi Explorer
  • Explore the UNESCO World Heritage gardens of Suzhou
  • Experience the historic, cultural and architectural marvels of the ultramodern metropolis of Shanghai
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