If you have a few days to spend in India, here are some select pre-and post-meeting tours to choose from. Please click on the tour name to view the detailed itinerary and pricing. Customised packages can be designed on request.
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The valley is historically termed as “Nepal Mandala” and has been the home of Newar culture, a cosmopolitan urban civilization in the Himalayan foothills. The city was the royal capital of the Kingdom of Nepal and is home to palaces, mansions and gardens of the Nepalese aristocracy. For many, stepping off a plane into Kathmandu is a pupil-dilating experience, a riot of sights, sounds and smells that can quickly lead to sensory overload. Whether you’re barreling through the traffic-jammed alleyways of the old town in a rickshaw, marveling at the medieval temples or dodging trekking touts in the backpacker district of Thamel, Kathmandu can be an intoxicating, amazing and exhausting place.
Glimpses of Oudh: Oudh was perhaps one of the richest princely states during colonial rule in India. Although not the capital of Oudh, Lucknow was the seat of the British in the region. This experience lets you explore Lucknow, a city sprinkled with exceptional buildings of the British Raj era, boasting two superb mausoleums and famed throughout India for its food.
Living & Ancient Culture of India: This experience has been designed to showcase India’s living culture as well as its historical art and architecture. The tour takes you to Varanasi considered by many as the oldest living/ inhabited city in the world. This experience showcases Hinduism & Buddhism along with arts & crafts that have thrived in the city. Khajuraho is known for its Hindu temple architecture. These beautifully sculptured temples are today a UNESCO world heritage site. Although popularized by their erotic sculptures, there is much more to these beautiful monuments which will be highlighted in your experience.
Journey to Salvation: Varanasi is considered by many to be the oldest inhabited city in the world. Such an ancient city has a vast history to explore. It is also a popular destination frequented by Hindus on their pilgrimage. The city is renowned for traditional / classical Indian music, its famed university), and craftsmanship in silk and brocade work. Sarnath – about 10km out of the city was the place where Gautam Buddha gave his first sermon. This experience gives you a peek into the diverse culture that has evolved over the years.
Flavor of Punjab: This tour takes you to the 16th century city of Amritsar – founded by Guru Ram Das, the fourth Sikh Guru. The highlight of your experience in Amritsar will be the Golden Temple and an insight into Sikhism and the vibrant culture of Punjab. The city has a rich history of the Indian struggle for its freedom from colonial rule. Once part of the larger territory of Punjab & Sindh before the partition, today the city hosts an interesting changing of guard ceremony on the border of India & Pakistan and both sides put on show not be missed.
This experience takes you to the Venice of the East – Udaipur, also known as the city of lakes. Udaipur, formerly the capital of the Mewar Kingdom, is a city in the western Indian state of Rajasthan. Founded by Maharana Udai Singh II in 1559, it’s set around a series of artificial lakes and is known for its lavish royal residences, with the purple ridges of the wooded Aravalli Hills stretching in every direction. Udaipur has a romantic setting unmatched in Rajasthan and arguably in all India. Fantastical palaces, temples, havelis and countless narrow, crooked, timeless streets add the human counterpoint to the city’s natural charms. For the visitor there’s the tranquility of boat rides on the lake, the bustle and colour of ancient bazaars, a lively arts scene and the quaint old-world feel.
The Golden Triangle: This experience gives you a perfect introduction to the vast and diverse facets of India. The cities of Agra, Jaipur & Delhi have enough to showcase what India stands for – its deep history, architecture, arts & crafts, culinary experiences along with its many forts, palaces and temples. An ideal experience for a first-time visitor to India.
Bollywood: India’s film industry, popularly known as Bollywood, is today larger than it ever was and has a huge following worldwide. This experience gets you an in-depth look in to the fascinating world of film making in India. Get on to the sets and watch the crew shoot scenes and songs which maybe for a movie or a TV series. An experience not to be missed for a movie buff.
The Rice Bowl of India: This tour takes you to Kerala popularly known as God’s Own Country. Kochi &Alleppy are two destinations chosen to give you an insight into Kerala. Serene Kochi has been drawing traders, explorers and travellers to its shores for over 600 years. Nowhere else in India could you find such an intriguing mix: giant fishing nets from China, a 400-year-old synagogue, ancient mosques, Portuguese houses and the crumbling remains of the British Raj. The result is an unlikely blend of medieval Portugal, Holland and an English village grafted onto the tropical Malabar Coast. The experience also highlights Keralan arts – Kathakali and Kalarippayattu.
Footprints in the wild: An experience designed to introduce you to the diverse natural heritage of India. Home to 15 wild cats, 4 species of bears, 1250 species of birds and 870 endemic species, India is a destination not to be missed for wildlife enthusiasts. Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary is a UNESCO world heritage site and a home to over 250 species of birds. Ranthambhore is a tiger reserve and home to tigers, leopards, sloth bears, caracal, jungle cat, striped hyena, golden jackal and the Indian fox to name a few.
Sand, Sun and Spices: Pint-sized Goa is more than beaches and trance parties. A kaleidoscopic blend of Indian and Portuguese cultures, sweetened with sun, sea, sand, seafood and spirituality, there’s nowhere in India quite like it. It offers something for everyone – architecture, history, nature & wildlife, culture & cuisine. This easy paced experience is a perfect place to end any tour to India – a holiday from a holiday.