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THE MAD MAY SALE - 25% off of India Group Tours

We have been running group tours, tailor-made holidays and festival tours in India for well over a decade and were recently recognised as the Best Holiday Company to Southern Asia by the prestigious British Travel Awards. On a tour with us you'll learn about India's ancient history, visit spectacular monuments and forts, see the tribute to love that is the Taj Mahal, experience the hustle and bustle of Delhi and Mumbai, cruise along the backwaters of Kerala or witness the sunrise over the holy Ganges in Varanasi.

Guaranteed departures
Award winning holidays
Excellent value
Expert advice from our well-travelled team
Free time to explore on your own
Local guides, local knowledge
Average group size of 15-20
Get a true flavour of India
Complimentary airport transfers, any day, any time
Lots of travel styles from group tours to tailor-made holidays

Styles of travel in India

Guided group tour or tailor-made holiday? Festival fun or a safari in search of the elusive tiger? We're bound to have a travel style that's perfect for you. Our tours suit travellers of all ages and we have special departures for families with teens too.

Incredible India May Sale

25% off India Group Tours

If you'd like to discover the wonders of India then now's the time to book. We're offering 25% off our India group tours during the month of May and you can travel anytime in 2015. Simply book by 31 May 2015 to secure the discount. Offer excludes 'Highway to the Himalayas' and 'Delhi to Colombo'. Quote'India May Sale'.

Popular tours to India and our top picks

India Group Tours
Captivating Kerala
7 days | FROM USD $1,599

Uncover the delights of tropical Kerala in India's deep south. Visit historic Fort Kochi, the picturesque hill station of Munnar with its verdant tea plantations and spend a night aboard a houseboat, gliding along the...

India Group Tours
Taj Express
8 days | FROM USD $1,499

Experience the richness of Indian culture on this classic tour of India's Golden Triangle taking in Delhi, both old and new, the famous Taj Mahal in Agra and the stunning Pink City of Jaipur.

India Group Tours
Taj Traveller
8 days | FROM USD $1,499

Discover the spectacular sights of India's famed Golden Triangle including both old and new Delhi, the Pink City of Jaipur and Agra - home to the magnificent Taj Mahal as well as sampling traditional rural Indian life in...

India Group Tours
India with Teens
8 days | FROM USD $1,499

Experience the richness of Indian culture with your family on this classic tour of India's Golden Triangle taking in Delhi, both old and new, the stunning Pink City of Jaipur and the world famous Taj Mahal in Agra.

India Group Tours
Shere Khan
9 days | FROM USD $1,899

With all the highlights of Delhi, Jaipur and Agra, we also go in search of Shere Khan himself, at Ranthambhore, one of India's best national parks and home of the tiger!

India Group Tours
Taj and Raj
11 Days | FROM USD $1,929

Discover the lofty peaks and breathtaking views of Shimla, India's largest hill station and the former summer capital of British India. Ride the narrow gauge railway aboard the Himalayan Queen Toy Train and explore the...

India Group Tours
Golden Triangle & Kashmir
12 days | FROM USD $3,449

Experience Indian culture on this classic tour of India's Golden Triangle before spending some time aboard a traditional houseboat in exotic Kashmir. Kashmir is a wonderland at the foot of the snow capped Himalayas has...

India Group Tours
Deserts Palaces Ganges
13 days | FROM USD $2,749

An exciting two week tour that takes in Jaipur, the legendary Taj Mahal, the incredible carved temples of Khajuraho and the colourful city of Varanasi, right on the banks of the holy Ganges.

India Group Tours
Golden Triangle & Kerala
14 days | FROM USD $3,369

Uncover the delights of India’s famed Golden Triangle - Delhi, Jaipur and Agra, then head south to tropical Kerala. Visit historic Fort Kochi and the picturesque hill station of Munnar with its verdant tea plantations,...

India Group Tours
Golden Triangle & Goa
14 Days | FROM USD $3,049

The perfect holiday cocktail! Starting off with the sites of India's famous Golden Triangle, this tour concludes in the tropical climes of Goa. Sun, sea, sand and plenty of famed Goan cuisine! You can also try your hand...

India Group Tours
Passage to India
15 days | FROM USD $3,099

Embark on a colourful journey through remarkable Rajasthan. Explore the legendary Golden Triangle of Delhi, Jaipur and Agra, before travelling into the mighty Thar Desert to explore the remote towns of Bikaner, Jaisalmer...

India Group Tours
Railways of the Raj
15 days | FROM USD $3,839

Journey across this diverse country by train; Kolkata to the majestic hill stations of Darjeeling and Shimla, holy Varanasi on the Ganges, the Taj Mahal in Agra and more!

India Group Tours
Delhi to Darjeeling
18 Days | FROM USD $3,999

Taking in all the very best of India; Delhi, Jaipur, the Taj Mahal, the mysterious Temples of Khajuraho, ancient holy Varanasi, the remote hill station of Kalimpong and of course Darjeeling, tea central.

India Festival Tours
Diwali, Festival of Lights
8 days | FROM USD $1,549

Every year on the dark nights of Diwali firecrackers announce the celebration of India’s favourite festival. Homes are decorated, gifts are given, sweets are shared and thousands of lamps are lit. Join us this year for...

India Festival Tours
Holi, Festival of Colour
8 days | FROM USD $1,579

Combine a tour of the famous Golden Triangle with the exuberant festivities of Holi - India’s most dazzling celebration, when streets throughout the country are transformed into a kaleidoscope of colour.

Experience India the way it really is

Our experienced international team have travelled extensively throughout India and it's with this first-hand knowledge of the region that they're able to give you an authentic travel experience, ensuring that you see the very best of incredible India.

Authenticity is core to our holidays and we'd love for you to experience India the way it really is, with the people who live there and know it inside out. We know this can make the difference between a great holiday and a truly memorable one, and as such all of our tours are led by local guides who are passionate about sharing their country with you and who we believe are amongst some of the best in the business.

India Tours: Our Top Picks

Our Top Pick for India
#1 Amritsar

Amritsar is located in the northwest part of India in the State of Punjab, 32 miles east of Lahore, Pakistan. Of strategic importance due to its proximity to Pakistan, Amritsar is one of Punjab’s principal cities and a...

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Our Pick for India
#2 Varanasi
Our Pick for India
#3 Jaipur
Our Pick for India
#4 Darjeeling
Our Pick for India
#5 Jaisalmer

More about our tours to India

Tours to India
India Group Tours

The MAD MAY India Sale! If India is on your bucket list then now's the time to book. We're offering 25% off most of our India Group Tours and you can travel anytime in 2015. Book by 31 May 2015.

Experience the rich culture and history of India on one of our group tours to this fascinating country. Escorted by qualified English speaking local tour guides, our group tours include airport arrival and departure transfers, all of your transportation on tour and accommodation in locally owned and comfortable 3-4 star hotels and heritage properties. With plenty of authentic local experiences along the way, you'll get a feel for the true culture of India on tour with us, undiluted and unedited.

Tours to India
India Tailormade Holidays

Whatever your travel interests are - wildlife, local culture and food, history, blissful beaches, luxury or outdoor adventure - or any combination of these, we’re here to plan that perfect holiday to India for you. The Taj Mahal, Jaipur and Udaipur - classic sites of North India and Rajasthan - and unmissable for a first visit to India and the lush tropical state of Kerala in India's South is popular for returning travellers. We’ll recommend activities that perfectly complement your itinerary, suggest destinations off the beaten track and handpick unique things to see and do, ensuring that your holiday to India is truly memorable.

Tours to India
India Festival Tours

What better way to experience the rich cultural heritage of India than by joining in the revelry of one of its many vibrant festivals. We have timed tours to coincide with some of the country’s most vibrant festivals – offering an authentic experience that is truly unique to India. Travel into the heart of the Thar Desert for the spectacular Pushkar Camel Fair, join us for colourful Holi – India’s most dazzling celebration, hear firecrackers fill the dark nights of Diwali - India’s favourite festival; or witness the ancient rituals of the Himalayan festivals of Ladakh and Hemis.

Tours to India
India Private Tours

Our private tours to India are well-planned itineraries covering India’s most important regions, including both favourite sites amongst travellers as well as a few hidden gems. Our experienced English speaking local guides will show you around while you travel at your own pace, plus our local representatives will also be on hand to help with anything else you may need. Feel free to change any of our suggested tour itineraries – upgrade your hotels, add in another few days of sightseeing, or spend more time in a particular location.

Tours to India
India Wildlife Tours

India is home to some of the finest national parks on the planet for spotting deer, leopard, langur, wild boar, rhino, elephant, buffalo and of course the elusive Bengal tiger. Top picks include Ranthambhore, Kanha and Corbett, where there's a good chance of spotting tiger. There are very few places where this rare and enigmatic big cat can still be glimpsed in the wild and India has the highest density of tigers in the world. And for something unique, consider Kaziranga - home to the rare one-horned Indian rhino.

Tours to India
India Food Tea Spas

Beyond tigers and the Taj Mahal, just the mention of India conjures up the image of curry, soothing tea and ayurvedic spas. If you love Indian cuisine then you must take a look at our cooking course in tropical Goa, tea lovers can sip a cuppa the world’s finest chai in acclaimed tea estates set in the lofty hills of Darjeeling, or if you're in need of rejuvenation, Ananda Spa in the Himalayas may be just the ticket.

Tours to India
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.

Tours to India
India Day Tours

Whether travelling to India for business or pleasure, join us on a day tour of your favourite city in India. Picked up from the doorstep of your hotel and guided by our English speaking local tour guide you'll explore city sites and beyond. Our range of day tours to Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Bangalore represent great value and you'll get a true flavour of life in these grand cities too.

Tours to India
India Tour Bolt-ons

Extend and enhance your holiday to India with our range of tour bolt-ons. Go hot-air ballooning over the Pink City of Jaipur, cook up a curry in Goa, immerse yourself in the bustle of Mumbai or discover holy Rishikesh on the Ganges. Explore the wilderness of Panna National Park, cruise the backwaters of Kerala on a house-boat, head up to the cool climes of colonial Shimla or take in the sights of neighbouring Nepal, with some trekking in the Himalayas or a few days in Kathmandu.

I had the time of my life in India! I tour often all over the world, and this particular tour was so professionally organized and run like a well oiled clock by Samrid!! Sammy made us see India through his eyes and made sure we saw the most amazing history, meet the loveliest people of India and taste the cuisine, which was awesome. Truly Incredible, wonderful India!! I will return and see more of India. Our whole tour will remember Sammy by his enthusiasm and genuine love for his country and the dedication to his work! ”  

India Travel Guide

Get off to a good start planning your holiday to India with our guide to travelling to and getting around India. Tips of the best time to visit India, the best places to visit in India, tiger spotting, reviews from our past travellers to India, India tourist visa and more.
Currency
India: Top Travel Tips

Money, shopping, transport, food, health advice & more

Sacred cow | India
Best time to Visit India

Information on climatic and weather conditions in India

Humayun's Tomb | Delhi | India
Best Places To Visit

Places on our must-see list of any visit to India

Visas
India Tourist Visas

Visa requirements for India and info on getting your visa

The Taj Mahal | Agra | India
India Traveller Reviews

Trip reviews from our travellers to India

Tiger tracking | India
Operators for Tigers

Sustaining India's diminishing tiger population

Get to know India
Recommended Reading
  • Shantaram
    by Gregory David Roberts
  • Around India in 80 Trains
    by Monisha Rajesh
  • The White Tiger: A Novel
    by Arvind Adiga
Facts about India
Did you know...?
  • India's Hindu calendar has 6 seasons. Spring, summer, monsoon, autumn, winter and prevernal.
  • At an altitude of over 2,400 meters, the world's highest cricket ground is in Chail, India.
  • Spice it up please! Perhaps it's no surprise, but roughly 70% of the world's spices come from India.
The Inside Track
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10 surprising 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...
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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...
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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...
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This tour is 100% guaranteed to depart with 2 travellers.
Guaranteed Departures
This tour is 100% guaranteed to depart with 2 travellers.
Guaranteed Departures
This tour is 100% guaranteed to depart with 2 travellers.
Guaranteed Departures
This tour is 100% guaranteed to depart with 2 travellers.
Guaranteed Departures
This tour is 100% guaranteed to depart with 2 travellers.
Guaranteed Departures
This tour is 100% guaranteed to depart with 2 travellers.
Guaranteed Departures
This tour is 100% guaranteed to depart with 2 travellers.
Guaranteed Departures
This tour is 100% guaranteed to depart with 2 travellers.
Guaranteed Departures
This tour is 100% guaranteed to depart with 2 travellers.
Guaranteed Departures
This tour is 100% guaranteed to depart with 2 travellers.
Guaranteed Departures
This tour is 100% guaranteed to depart with 2 travellers.
Guaranteed Departures
This tour is 100% guaranteed to depart with 2 travellers.