India - At a Glance

A land of culture, history, spirituality and enormous cities, India has long inspired and mystified. From the sprawling mega-cities of Delhi and Calcutta to the scenic vistas of Rajasthan, Goa and Darjeeling, India has something for everyone. Expand your horizons and make a difference helping teach children hungry to learn in Delhi’s slums, building a house for a needy family, or safeguarding the future of elephants, bears or camels.

 

Ways you can help

Highlights

    • Make a difference teaching or building a house, engaging with the locals
    • Help conserve elephants and safeguard their future
    • Take an insightful tour of Delhi with a former streetkid
    • Be in awe at the Taj Mahal, the greatest monument to love
    • Spot elusive tigers and leopards in several parks
    • Explore the backwaters of Kerala
    • Relax on one of Goa’s glorious beaches
    • See the circle of life on the Ganges River in Varanasi
    • Hike in the Himalayas
    • Revel in the varied scenery of Rajasthan, including Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer
    • Immerse yourself in the buzz of Kolkota
    • Learn Indian cooking skills with an expert chef

Sample Pricing

The price for a 11 day trip to India costs from $5,875 (£4,748, €5,571) per person, staying in 5* luxury accommodation. Flights are excluded, but we can arrange these for you.

Eco-luxury Hotels

Useful Information

Flight Time from
UK
8.5 hours
Flight Time from
New York
14 hours
Flight Time from
San Francisco
21 hours
Time Zone
+5:30 hours
When to Visit
  • jan
  • feb
  • mar
  • apr
  • may
  • jun
  • jul
  • aug
  • sep
  • oct
  • nov
  • dec

Did you know

Fact 1

The national fruit of India is the mango. The national bird is the peacock, which was initially bred for food.

Fact 2

Cows can be found freely wandering the streets of India’s cities. They are considered sacred and will often wear a tilak, a Hindu symbol of good fortune. Cows are considered one of humankind’s seven mothers because they offer milk as does one’s natural mother

Fact 3

With 150,000 post offices, India has the largest postal network in the world. However, it is not unusual for a letter to take two weeks to travel just 30 miles.

Fact 4

The Bengal tiger is India’s national animal. It was once ubiquitous throughout the country, but now there are fewer than 4,000 wild tigers left.

Fact 5

Introduced by the British, cricket is India’s most popular sport. Hockey is considered the national sport, and the Indian field hockey team proudly won Olympic gold in 1928

The Bengal tiger is India’s national animal. It was once ubiquitous throughout the country, but now there are fewer than 4,000 wild tigers left.

Fact 5

Introduced by the British, cricket is India’s most popular sport. Hockey is considered the national sport, and the Indian field hockey team proudly won Olympic gold in 1928

Testimonial

"We had an incredible trip. Our guide was exceptional. Everyone, everywhere was exceptionally pleasant. It makes coming home to the states feel like a rude shock. Thank you so much for arranging such a meaningful experience!"

Emily, travelled to India with her husband Ethan on honeymoon, from USA

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