India - Short Stays

Our Short Stays are the perfect addition to your India holiday should you wish to extend it. They’re also ideal if you’re short of time. Giving you the flexibility to combine any number of these options to create your perfect holiday, or add one to the end of your group or private tours. We’re also happy to adapt these short stay packages to suit your needs; from upgrading your accommodation, to adding more time to explore an interesting location, we’ll tailor the itinerary to suit your requirements.

 

Agra

Once capital of India under the Mughals, a...
3 days from USD $599

Jaipur

A favourite of travellers, the flamboyant ...
3 days from USD $629

Keralan Backwaters

A peaceful and rustic 3 day sojourn on the...
3 days from USD $699

Kolkata

Capital of West Bengal, Kolkata is a and ...
3 days from USD $569

Udaipur

An oasis of cool, with its massive lake is...
3 days from USD $1,149

Amritsar

Home to the world famous Golden Temple and...
4 days from USD $729

Ajanta & Ellora

See the remarkable, rock-hewn 2nd century...
4 days from USD $1,429

Bombay Dreams

Formally known as Bombay, exhilarating and...
4 days from USD $949

Hampi

From tropical Goa, journey to the southern...
4 days from USD $1,739

Kashmir

Located in the vale of Kashmir, with its a...
4 days from USD $1,499

Khajuraho & Varanasi

Khajuraho is famed for its stunning which...
4 days from USD $2,149

Leh & Ladakh

Leh and Ladakh are ‘other-worldly’ on...
4 days from USD $1,829

Ranthambhore NP

Ranthambhore National Park is one of most ...
4 days from USD $1,199

Rishikesh

Gaining instant fame as the site where to ...
4 days from USD $529

Shimla

Shimla, was the ‘summer capital’ of of...
4 days from USD $659

Kovalam Beach

Palm fringed Kovalam Beach in Southern is...
5 days from USD $829

Mararikulam Beach

Located in the picturesque fishing village...
5 days from USD $799

Nilgiri Hills

The Nilgiris or Blue Mountains, often The...
5 days from USD $1,299

Tropical Goa

Palm fringed beaches, tropical warm seas a...
5 days from USD $1,059

Kerala Homestay

Combining historic Kochi, the virgin hills...
8 days from USD $1,799
FROM USD $599
The Taj Mahal in Agra

Agra - 3 days

Once capital of India under the Mughals, a lasting legacy of this time are the superb monuments which date from this era. Perhaps the most famous example is Emperor Shah Jahan’s Taj Mahal, built in loving memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz.

Starts/Ends: Delhi
FROM USD $629
The Amber Fort in Jaipur

Jaipur - 3 days

A favourite of travellers, the architecturally flamboyant capital of Rajasthan is often referred to as the ‘Pink City’. Enjoy a visit to the City Palace, the Amber Fort and Jantar Mantar, a medieval astronomical observatory.

Starts: Delhi / Ends: New Delhi
FROM USD $699
A Keralan house boat floating on the backwaters

Keralan Backwaters - 3 days

A peaceful and rustic 3 day sojourn on the mellow backwaters of Kerala. Setting off from Alleppey (Alappuzha), close to Kochi, you'll sail through the lush backwaters aboard a rice boat.

Starts/Ends: Kochi
FROM USD $569
A view of Kolkata fringed by palm trees

Kolkata - 3 days

Capital of West Bengal, Kolkata is a sophisticated, cultural and friendly city. Top sights include the Howrah Bridge and colourful flowermarket which crosses the Hooghly River, Indian Museum and Jain Temple.

Starts/Ends: Kolkata
FROM USD $1,149
Lake Pichola in Udaipur

Udaipur - 3 days

An oasis of cool, with its massive lake and Venetian-like appearance, Udaipur is one of the most romantic towns in Rajasthan, crammed full of palaces and temples.

Starts/Ends: Delhi
FROM USD $729
The glowing Harmandir Sahib or Golden Temple

Amritsar - 4 days

Home to the world famous Golden Temple and the seat of the Sikh religion, Amritsar is one of the Punjab’s principal cities. Built in 1803 and made of marble, copper and pure leaf gold, the temple is an amazing architectural feat.

Starts/Ends: Delhi
FROM USD $1,429
Ellora Temple

Ajanta & Ellora - 4 days

See the remarkable, rock-hewn 2nd century B.C. caves of Ajanta adorned with exquisite paintings and sculptures of Buddha and view the impressive temples and monasteries of Ellora, home to the renowned Kailasa Temple.

Starts/Ends: Mumbai
FROM USD $949
Mumbai at the riverside

Bombay Dreams - 4 days

Formally known as Bombay, exhilarating and charismatic Mumbai is the most populated city in the world, India’s financial powerhouse, the home of Bollywood and the setting of the hit film ‘Slum Dog Millionaire’.

Starts/Ends: Mumbai
FROM USD $1,739
Temple Rock in main bazaar in Hampi

Hampi - 4 days

From tropical Goa, journey to the southern state of Karnataka to discover the incredible ruins of medieval Hampi, the rock cut caves of Badami and the beautiful temples of Pattakal and Aihole.

Starts/Ends: Goa
FROM USD $1,499
Brightly coloured boats on Dal Lake - photo courtesy of Shahbasharat

Kashmir - 4 days

Located in the vale of Kashmir, with its snow dusted mountains, serene lakes and wildflower meadows, Srinagar’s picturesque lakeside setting allows for a relaxing getaway aboard a traditional Kashmiri houseboat.

Starts: Arrive Srinagar / Ends: Srinagar
FROM USD $2,149
Colourfully dressed people bathing in the Ganges at Varanasi

Khajuraho & Varanasi - 4 days

Khajuraho is famed for its stunning temples which display exceedingly artistic aspects of Indian life a millennium ago. How and why they were built still remains a mystery. Varanasi is said to be the holiest city in India and is a place of Hindu pilgrimage.

Starts: Khajuraho / Ends: Varanasi
FROM USD $1,829
Shanti Stupa and snow covered mountains in Leh, Ladakh.

Leh & Ladakh - 4 days

Leh and Ladakh are ‘other-worldly’ places with Buddhist monasteries perched on soaring hilltops, shattered looking landscapes splashed with small but brilliant patches of green and ancient palaces clinging to sheer rock walls.

Starts: Delhi - Leh / Ends: Delhi
FROM USD $1,199
A tiger stalking his prey through the grassy plains

Ranthambhore NP - 4 days

Ranthambhore National Park is one of India’s most scenic parks and offers a rich diversity of fauna and flora including the Bengal tiger, sambar, chital, nilgai, wild boar, leopard, sloth bear and myriad birdlife. Get spotting!

Starts/Ends: Delhi
FROM USD $529

Rishikesh - 4 days

Gaining instant fame as the site where ‘The Beatles’ travelled to visit their guru, Rishikesh is an ideal place to meditate, study yoga or simply relax. This tranquil town is surrounded by beautiful mountains and bisected by the mighty Ganges.

Starts/Ends: Delhi
FROM USD $659
The bustling town of Colonial Shimla

Shimla - 4 days

Shimla, was the ‘summer capital’ of British India. The natural beauty of Shimla will enchant you, being famous for its stunning sunsets and verdant woods, contrasted with the intriguing English look of the town.

Starts/Ends: Delhi
FROM USD $829
A view of the beach and lighthouse at Kovalam

Kovalam Beach - 5 days

Palm fringed Kovalam Beach in Southern India is a true paradie, Kovalam means 'a grove of coconut trees' and of the three crescent shaped beaches that adorn the coastline, the southern-most ‘Lighthouse’ Beach, is wonderfully picturesque.

Starts/Ends: Trivandrum
FROM USD $799
A beautiful beach in Kerala with lots of palm trees

Mararikulam Beach - 5 days

Located in the picturesque fishing village of Mararikulam, Marari beach is fringed by limitless lines of coconut palms. Perhaps indulge yourself with the Ayurvedic treats offered locally or simply work on that tan and getting through a blockbuster novel!

Starts: Kochi / Ends: Mararikulam
FROM USD $1,299
The hills and tea plantations of Nilgiri

Nilgiri Hills - 5 days

The Nilgiris or Blue Mountains, often called The Queen of Hills, are a range of mountains and a district in the south Indian states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala. See the famous hill station of Ooty, reached by the Nilgiri Blue Mountain Railway.

Starts: Chennai / Ends: Ooty
FROM USD $1,059
A dramatic orange, pink and gold sunset with the silhouette of a palm tree

Tropical Goa - 5 days

Palm fringed beaches, tropical warm seas and year round sun are just three of the many reasons to visit Goa. Add to this charming Portuguese archiecture and culture and delicious local cuisine and you've got a fantastic recipe for the perfect beach break.

Starts/Ends: Goa
FROM USD $1,799
The Chinese fishing nets in Kochi

Kerala Homestay - 8 days

Combining historic Kochi, the virgin hills of the Western Ghats amongst rubber, pepper and coconut plantations, Alleppey and the lush Keralan Backwaters. In eight sun-filled days feast upon the amazing natural wonders, wildlife, beauty and diversity of stunning Kerala - God’s own country.

Starts/Ends: Kochi
The On The Go Theatre
See a bit of Incredible India on film! Highlights of our India group tours

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