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Tailor Made India & the Himalayas Tours

Discover the legendary architecture, intoxicating cuisine and diverse landscapes of India and the Himalayas. Marvel at the sheer magnificence of the Taj Mahal, cruise Southern India’s backwaters in a traditional boat, or take a safari adventure through a Tiger Reserve. Step into Nepal’s sacred temples, uncover century-old culinary practices, and watch the sun rise over the Himalayas. Extend your expedition to unveil the spectacular beauty and ancient cities of Bhutan, Sri Lanka and the Maldives.

India's Golden Triangle & Wildlife

Journey through India’s Golden Triangle, visiting Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur before heading to Pench National Park for a safari-style adventure to see...


India's Golden Triangle & Wildlife

11 days starting from $5,990 per person

India Highlights North to South

Discover India’s highlights from North to South starting with the renowned Golden Triangle destinations: Delhi for its rich history and culture...


India Highlights North to South

14 days starting from $6,990 per person

Best of India to Nepal

Journey through the must-see destinations of India and Nepal for an exhilarating, eye-opening experience. Along the way, you'll encounter elephants...


Best of India to Nepal

13 days starting from $6,590 per person



Get Paired with a Destination Expert

Connect with our team of premier travel experts for unmatched firsthand knowledge and unwavering support from the moment you plan your journey until you return home.


Design a Custom One-of-a-kind Trip

Your dedicated Destination Expert will collaborate closely with you to craft a truly distinctive itinerary tailored to your preferences and prepare you for your journey.


Relax and Enjoy Your Unique Journey

Embark on an unparalleled adventure as you explore extraordinary destinations around the world, accompanied by exceptional guides while indulging in carefully selected accommodations.



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Best of India & the Himalayas

Our Destination Expert's describe their favorite places and ways to visit India & the Himalayas from their personal travel experience.

Ancient Culture & Spirituality

Embark on a soul-stirring journey through the vibrant tapestry of culture and spirituality in India and the Himalayas. Witness the majestic beauty of India’s Taj Mahal, an ode to eternal love, and explore the ancient city of Jaipur. In Nepal, discover the serenity of Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha, and immerse yourself in the vibrant festivities of Kathmandu's temples. A profound spirituality permeates every aspect of life in these captivating destinations.

Wonderous Wildlife

Prepare for awe-inspiring encounters with magnificent creatures in the wilds of India and Nepal. Embark on a thrilling safari in India's Pench National Park, one of the best places in the world to see regal Bengal tigers roam. In Nepal's Chitwan National Park, witness the grace of one-horned rhinos and the playful antics of elephants. With diverse ecosystems and protected reserves, both countries offer incredible opportunities to witness the wonders of nature up close.

Diverse Culinary Adventure

Delight your taste buds with the rich and diverse flavors of Indian and Nepali cuisine. Indulge in the aromatic spices of Indian curries, from butter chicken to masala dosa. In Nepal, savor the unique flavors of momo, a traditional dumpling, and aromatic rice dishes. From street food delights to lavish feasts, the culinary traditions of India and Nepal will take you on a delectable gastronomic journey that reflects the diverse cultures and influences of the region.

India & the Himalayas Guides

From the imperial magnificence of the Taj Mahal to the serene majesty of the Himalayas, India and Nepal will amaze you with their cuisine, spirituality and traditions.


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