Summon your inner Marco Polo on this odyssey from the desert cities of Rajasthan to the soaring peaks of the Himalayas. As you venture through North India and Nepal, experience local cultures and interact with yoga aficionados, Buddhist nuns, Nepalese hill-people and many other remarkable people. By the end of this trip, you too will have many wonderful tales to share.
This journey brings together the unbridled magnificence of India’s most iconic manmade creations and the dreaminess of the subcontinent’s most outstanding areas of natural beauty. The sublime Taj Mahal, the captivating imperial history of Delhi, the small-town charms of graceful Kochi, and the mesmerizing beauty of Kerala's backwaters; all of this awaits you — and more.
The enchanting palaces and hauntingly beautiful deserts of Rajasthan stir the hearts of all who visit this most colourful and vibrant of Indian states. Escape with your partner and head off on an adventure into the ‘Land of Kings’ to discover the ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur, the ‘Blue City’ of Jodhpur and the ‘White City’ of Udaipur. In Rajasthan, romance comes in every shade and color.
This journey of superlatives fires the imagination at every step: take in the sublime Taj Mahal — one of the modern Wonders of the World — the eye-catching ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur, and Varanasi, revered as the holiest city in the sub-continent. Along the way explore lesser-known gems such as captivating, chaotic Old Delhi and the atmospheric ruins of Orchha.
This tour is a one-of-a-kind experience to discover photogenic India. Delve into vibrant Old Delhi, go out into the wilderness at Ranthambore National Park and admire the beauty of the Taj Mahal. Tour the highlights of Pushkar and Jodhpur before embarking on a boat ride on Lake Pichola at Udaipur.
Discover the amazing diversity of Nepal including two days spent on safari in the jungle. In lively Kathmandu, visit Patan Durbar Square with its imposing, UNESCO-certified monuments and vibrant markets before moving east to hike up to ancient Hindu temple Changu Narayan, a sacred place offering visitors insight into the local people and their customs, also the significance of the mountain itself. Travel to Chitwan National Park with its resplendent wildlife and marvel at the sun…
An expedition-style trek into the Upper Mustang region of Nepal. Transport yourself to another world as you follow an ancient salt trading route between Tibet and India. Camp under the stars and awake each morning to the familiar camp nuances, as your donkey train and team of porters prepare for another day’s trekking.
This great, cold, Himalayan desert was once a thriving trading route between India and Tibet. Stay with local communities who are primarily rural and practice Buddhism. It is said that travelling to Spiti Valley is like travelling to another planet because of its stunning terrain. The region is also known for its wildlife such as blue sheep and snow leopards.
Delhi, Agra and Jaipur are well known for their heritage, but how about experiencing it in a different way by immersing in local culture rather than just sightseeing? Experience the culture, crafts and food trails of Delhi with a local family followed by a village experience in Jaipur and an off-beat local bazaar experience in Agra, and visit the Taj Mahal.