Tours to

India Short Stays

Our short stays in India are an easy way to add on a visit to that extra place or two which may not be included on your chosen group or private tour itinerary. You can also create your own itinerary by combining any number of our short stays into a longer holiday. 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’re here to tailor things to suit your travel requirements.

Our short stays in India

The Taj Mahal | Agra | India
3 days | FROM USD $629

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.

Countries Visited: India
The Amber Fort | Jaipur | India
3 days | FROM USD $659

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.

Countries Visited: India
House boat on the backwaters | Kerala | India
Keralan Backwaters
3 days | FROM USD $699

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.

Countries Visited: India
Kolata | India
3 days | FROM USD $619

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.

Countries Visited: India
Lake Pichola | Udaipur | India
3 days | FROM USD $1,299

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.

Countries Visited: India
Golden Temple | Amritsar | India
4 days | FROM USD $769

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.

Countries Visited: India
Ellora Temple | Ajanta and Ellora | India
Ajanta & Ellora
4 days | FROM USD $1,499

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.

Countries Visited: India
Gateway of India | Mumbai | India
Bombay Dreams
4 days | FROM USD $989

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’.

Countries Visited: India
Temples in Hampi | India
4 days | FROM USD $1,759

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.

Countries Visited: India
Shikari boats | Kashmir | India | Photo courtesy: Shahbasharat
4 days | FROM USD $1,599

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.

Countries Visited: India
The Ganges | Varanasi | India
Khajuraho & Varanasi
4 days | FROM USD $2,299

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.

Countries Visited: India
Winter landscape | Leh and Ladakh | India
Leh & Ladakh
4 days | FROM USD $1,899

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.

Countries Visited: India
Ghats and Ram Jhula Bridge| Rishkesh | India
4 days | FROM USD $599

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.

Countries Visited: India
Town scene | Shimla | India
4 days | FROM USD $699

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.

Countries Visited: India
Lighthouse and beach | Kovalam | India
Kovalam Beach
5 days | FROM USD $999

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.

Countries Visited: India
Beautiful beach | Kerala | India
Mararikulam Beach
5 days | FROM USD $899

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!

Countries Visited: India
Tea plantatino | Nilgiri Hills | India
Nilgiri Hills
5 days | FROM USD $1,399

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.

Countries Visited: India
Beach sunset | Goa | India
Tropical Goa
5 days | FROM USD $1,159

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.

Countries Visited: India
Chinese fishing nets | Kochi | India
Kerala Homestay
8 days | FROM USD $1,899

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.

Countries Visited: India
The Inside Track
Our Latest Updates from across the globe
News Tips and Trivia
10 interesing things about the Taj Mahal
May 4, 2015 • OTG Team
Perhaps one of the most recognisable monuments ever built, the iconic image of the Taj Mahal has the...
Read Full Story
Photo Showcase
Travelling beyond India’s Golden Triangle … our top picks
May 3, 2015 • OTG Team
If you are short on time and want to see some of India’s most iconic sights then the Golden is...
Read Full Story
Video of the Week
Life in the Subcontinent
April 24, 2015 • OTG Team
Whether you are drawn to the fluttering prayer flags or Buddhist stupas of Nepal, the incredible of...
Read Full Story