India Travel Tours & Trips

Ancient trading town of Jaisalmer
Cochin's diverse history
600-year-old Karauli
Mandawa's open-air art gallery
The Ganges at Varanasi
Desert camel safari
Summit Stok Kangri (6,137m)
The Great Thar Desert trading town of Jodhpur
Jaipur’s Amber Fort
Udaipur and Lake Pichola
  • Trips & tours in India

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    Found 27 trips displayed below
    From US $475

    Udaipur Experience - Independent - 3 days

    Even before it was flanked by palaces and marble temples, Lake Pichola was an awe-inspiring sight. So impressed was the gypsy tribesman Pichhu Banjara by its...
    Countries visited: India
    From US $262

    Jodhpur Experience - Independent - 3 days

    Perched atop a sheer standstone bluff in the middle of Jodhpur, the Mehrangarh Fort was dubbed “the work of giants” by Rudyard Kipling. But its...
    Countries visited: India
    From US $292

    Jaipur Experience - Independent - 3 days

    Various accounts exist as to how Jaipur came to be so pink. One suggests that the city was painted ochre in imitation ofthe red sandstone architecture of...
    Countries visited: India
    From US $380

    Delhi Experience - Independent - 3 days

    In Delhi, all of India comes to the party.  Within the city walls of the Old City, ancient Mughal mosques, Jain mansions and buzzing spice bazaars stand...
    Countries visited: India
    From US $450

    Varanasi Experience - Independent - 3 days

    ‘Varanasi is older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend, and looks twice as old as all of them put together’ Mark Twain
    Countries visited: India
    From US $340

    Taj & Agra Experience - Independent - 3 days

    With 70-foot high walls, a crocodile-infested moat and a special design that proofed the entrance gates against intruding elephants, Agra Fort was a true...
    Countries visited: India
    From US $2855

    Treasures of Sri Lanka - Independent Journey - 15 days

    Sri Maha Bodhi, a cutting from the tree under which Buddha attained enlightenment, is the oldest recorded tree in the world. For the past 2,250 years, monks...
    Countries visited: Sri Lanka
    From US $2930

    Memories of the Maharaja - Independent Journey - 15 days

    There are many myths surrounding the Taj Mahal. One suggests that its creator, Shah Jahan, wanted to build an identical black marble structure on the opposite...
    Countries visited: India
    From US $2827

    Essence of South India - Independent Journey - 15 days

    Stretching across some 900 km, the Kerala Backwaters are a tangle of lakes, rivers, inlets and canals. Locals who make their living from fishing and...
    Countries visited: India
    From US $1415

    Sri Lankan Snapshot - 8 days

    The Dambulla Cave Temples have been a site of pilgrimage for more than 2000 years. Composed of five interconnected caves, these shrine rooms are filled with...
    Countries visited: Sri Lanka
  • Why we love India

    • With a population of well over a billion, and the seventh largest in size of all countries, it’s no wonder India is a country of many personalities.
    • Supercharged, technicolour Delhi offers as wild and vivid a ride as any city-explorer one could wish for, while the nearby sensual delights of the Taj Mahal and Udaipur offer a soothing counterpoint
    • No trip to India is complete without a cup of Chai from a roadside stall – this is the smell and taste of India
    • In Karauli we stay in the palace Maharaja Ganesh Pal Deo Bhadur built in 1938 for himself and his guests, where his family still lives today
    • In Sri Lanka, palm-fringed beaches skirt an emerald isle of high tea plantations, uncommon hospitality and ancient Buddhist pilgrim trails
    • Time spent on Kerala’s waters makes for idyllic exploration while another watery attraction, Varanasi, offers a unique spectacle of devotion that both excites and humbles

    Safety information

    Your safety is our top priority. It’s one of the main things we consider when designing and operating our trips. Here’s some of the ways we help to keep you safe, and a few of the things you can do to make your trip memorable for all the right reasons. Before you travel We monitor travel alerts provided by the Australian, UK, USA and Canadian governments on a daily basis. Before a tour goes on sale we assess any risks and decide how to reduce and manage these. If we determine that an entire trip, part of a trip or an activity is too risky we won’t do it. It’s as simple as that. If we can’t address the issues and improve conditions we might modify an itinerary, change the accommodation or even decide not to travel to a certain location. Our overseas staff and local leaders are trained to address any health and safety concerns during trips. Before you travel, we’ll give you an emergency phone number. You’ll also get comprehensive pre-departure information, with information about vaccinations and other relevant health issues. We’ll also tell you if there’s any special clothing or equipment you need to bring. During your trip: You local leader is trained in first aid and always carries a first aid kit. Being a local means that if something does go wrong they know fastest and most effective way to get help. We’ll also give you a 24-hour emergency number in addition to the emergency destination telephone number. What you can do: Read through all the information we send you. If you’ve got any questions we’re always available to help. Keep an eye out for travel alerts by consulting your local Foreign Office. We also monitor these daily so that we can modify tours if necessary. Get some medical travel advice about the countries you are visiting, particularly about vaccinations and the type of personal first aid kit you should carry. Make sure you tell us any medical conditions, special needs or dietary requirements you might have. Get your vaccinations and take relevant medication well before travelling so they have time to take effect.

  • From our Blog

    Eat your way around India

    If you're in India, there's every chance you're wearing loose-fitting and comfortable clothing to help beat the heat. Good. Because this also means you are ready and raring to delve into all the incredible food that's going to come your way. Eating your way around India is one of life's great...

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    Top 5 benefits of travelling with kids

    It’s often thought that once you have children your opportunities to travel suddenly become limited to European holiday resorts with high-rise hotels and a Kids’ Club run by a sweaty man in a giant purple dolphin suit.

    But why should the exploring stop when you’re a parent? Having children with you...

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    Bangladesh: the spirit of adventure

    As one of the world’s most populated nations, Bangladesh is often overlooked as a worthy travel destination. But at Peregrine, we want to change that. A maze of gorgeously green waterways, decadent tea estates, languid rivers and colourful bazaars, India’s lesser-known neighbour is a rural...

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    A guide to Sri Lanka’s eight world heritage sites

    Boasting a marvelous plethora of natural and man-made sites, Sri Lanka certainly lives up to its adopted title of ‘Pearl of the Indian Ocean’. Intrinsically linked to the spiritual traditions of its four major religions – Buddhism, Islam, Christianity and Hinduism – the land is scattered with sites of...

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    India: Beyond the chaos

    Life's pretty sweet when you're cruising the backwaters of Kerala in Southern India. It doesn't take long to unwind and relax, letting the peace settle over you. This labyrinth of interconnected canals, rivers, lakes and inlets, is formed by more than 900 km of waterways. And you'll feel...

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  • Past Travellers' Ratings & Comments

    Colours of India

    Allison - Australia, 1 Jan, 1970
    Overall Rating

    This is my fifth Intrepid/Peregrine trip and each one has been an amazing experience. I love the "real style" travel and find the tour guides to be very knowledgeable and well trained to deal with groups of any size, age and gender.

    Treasures of Sri Lanka

    janice/Mervyn - United Kingdom, 1 Jan, 1970
    Overall Rating

    We had a great time in Sri Lanka on the whole the accom was very good, Dilip our guide was fun and knowledgeable but there was too much packed into the trip, too much time was spent having lunch , there was too little relaxation time and days 12/13 where spent in Berjaya hotel listening to the constant din of renovation instead of the haven to unwind at Hibiscus as we'd expected.

    Memories of the Maharaja

    Andy - Australia, 1 Jan, 1970
    Overall Rating

    I chose this trip ticked off almost all the places I wanted to see in Rajasthan.

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