India is one of the most extraordinary destinations in the world and taking a tour is a great way to experience the highlights of the country. There is something for everyone in India, from seeing the Taj Mahal, learning about the culture and people, exploring cities, seeing exotic wildlife, going trekking or visiting some of the best beaches in Asia - you will fall in love with this country.
Small Group, Overland & Adventure Tours in India
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Book a Tour to India
Thinking about booking a tour to Asia? India is a hugely popular tourist destination with millions of people visiting every year. There are so many different areas of this country which are incredible, you will get to see high peaks, plains, plateaus, rivers, deserts, forests and beaches. You could visit places like Delhi, Agra, Rajasthan, Mumbai, Goa and Dharamasala on small group, adventure and cycle adventures. There are other places which might appeal to you too, for example Kochi where you can get off the beaten track, see how rural communities live and see spectacular waterfalls.
Joining a tour is a very safe way to travel, you will have an experienced guide and travel with other internationals from around the world. There are lots of tours in India where you can visit different destinations or travel through the whole country / continent. On trips you can see the stunning architecture and ancient forts or travel overland from places like Delhi, the Taj Mahal, Goa or even join an overland adventure to cross into Nepal and Tibet. Rajasthan is a great place to visit if you are seeking culture. There are also amazing beaches!
Top Reasons to Book
- Get an experienced guide
- See the best places
- Go off the beaten track to see locations difficult to reach
- Eat at the best local restaurants
- Enjoy a stress free experience
- Get an authentic local experience
- Some operators offer combo experience like sightseeing + short term volunteer programs in India
India Adventure Tours
Our tours are perfect if you are travelling solo and would like to meet other people and travel in a group. You will get to meet other international travellers and get taken to the best locations in the country with an experienced guide.
India Budget Tours
We have a selection of tours for all budgets, so whether you are looking to explore on the cheap or you have a bit more money to spend you will be able to find a trip to match your interests. Our website features lots of cheap tours allowing you to discover the highlights of the country and not break the bank.
India Tours for 18 - 35 Year Olds
Most of our tours specifically cater for the 18-35 age group and are a really popular option due to meeting other people, getting day-to-day activities, hotel check-ins, selected meals, accommodation and also transport/guides included in the price. Don't worry if you are slightly older, most tours accept all ages.
India Wildlife Tours
Our wildlife tours in India will get you up close to some of the most incredible animals on the planet. You can search different trips by the leading specialist travel operators who offer several different trips and itineraries. There are National Parks located throughout the country and which holiday you choose really comes down to personal choice. The Bandhavgarh National Park is located in Umaria district in Madhya Pradesh is definately a place to get one on one with wilderness. Lying almost within the splendid Vindhya Range, Bandhavgarh is sheeted with cliffs and forests.
The plains of this park are sprinkled with lush verdant grasslands and reed covered marshlands. The arresting count of tigers makes Bandhavgarh National Park a great site to visit the regal wilderness. Besides it, a wildlife lover would also love to witness exotic wild species at Bandhavgarh like Chausingha, Leopard, Dhole, Nilgai, Sloth Bear, Chital, Rhesus Macaques, Hyena, Jackals, Wild boar, Sambar, barking deer and many more. Moreover there are huge assortments of avifauna species as well. It includes Steppe Eagles, Parakeets, Fantails, Blue Bearded Bee Eaters, Green Pigeons, White Bellied Drongos, Minivets, Paradise Flycatchers, and Woodshrikes.
Another enticing protected area spreading 400 sq kilometers in Rajasthan is the Ranthambore National Park which embraces intriguing assortment of wildlife incorporating rare and exotic species such as Asian elephants, tigers, Marsh Crocodiles, Niligai, Leopards, Jungle Cat, hyena, Langurs, Spotted Deer, jackal, Indian gazelle, Asiatic Stag, Sloth Beer, Wild Boar and porcupine. This is a paradise for nature lovers. The Ranthambore National Park is the first park of Rajasthan to come under the Project Tiger. It is the great place to encounter royal cats. Recently, tiger cubs were spotted in Ranthambore Park.
This sight ensnared the eyeballs of wildlife lovers. Thus, undoubtedly, spotting tigers at Ranthambore is an amazing experience! The startling land of Ranthambore is carpeted with the belts of deciduous woodland including ancient pipals, banyan trees, palm trees, Ranj, Dhok, Ber and Ranj. Ranthambore National Park is tremendously panoramic biosphere with huge range of species of animals and birds. A number of which are extremely in danger of extinction. ranthambore is one such area where Tigers can also be witnessed during the hours of daylight.
India Festival Tours
India has so many vibrant festivals on throughout the year and one of the most fun ways to experience them is on an organised guided tour. There are so many festivals to choose from including the world famous Holi festival and Diwali - both huge celebrations with colour and noise.
Private & Tailormade Tours
Interested in visting India but not sure the group option is for you? Several companies offer private tours to India's best locations which is perfect if you want to see the highlights in an organised and structured trip. We have a selection of small group tailor made tours in India which are usually the most popular way to travel. Usually groups have around 12 people with two guides, people from all over the world book these tours every year. Guides will be able to give you lots of information on the places you visit and these experiences are a lot of fun. You can also choose your accommodation.
Bike & Cycling Tours in India
One of the most popular ways to explore India is on two wheels. You can relax and take in the sights on this laid back cycling tour in India, there are itineraries all over the country. Experience magical India on two wheels and enjoy the holiday of a lifetime. Kerala is a popular place to join a cycling tours, this region of India is a popular place to join a cycling tour. Most trips start in Mysore and finishes in Varkala, you will get to see local villages, beautiful countryside, a scenic coastline and also spot wildlife in National Parks. These tours are the perfect way to mix adventure, culture and sightseeing.
Places you are likely to visit include Mysore, the Bandipur National Park, the Mudumalai National Park, Ooty Hill Station, Guruvayoor, Kochi / Kerala Backwaters and Varkala. You could also experience magical Rajasthan in Northern India on small group overland cycling tour. You will get to meet new people with similar interests and see spectacular scenery away from the tourist crowds. There will be lots of sightseeing stops on route including seeing the Taj Mahal, Jodphur's fort, exploring the royal city of Akbar and joining a safari through Sariska.
India Family Tours
Looking to explore with your family? Our website features specialist tours specifically for families. You will get a safe and structured authentic experience and also get lots of free time to enjoy the experience with your family.
Usually travellers of the same sex will share a twin room, but there is also the option to pay a little extra and get a private room. Accommodation can vary depending on the tour and location. Some tours also include homestays which allow for a facsinating cultural exchange.
Typical group sizes are around 10-18 travellers with an average of 12 but this can vary between the tour and operator.
On most tours you will travel overland in a private small tour van. For day trips and excursions sometimes you will use public transport and sometimes use internal flights to allow you to see the highlights as quick as possible.
How to Book
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India Tour Reviews
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"I book a 14 day tour to India with G Adventures which left me captivated. The experience and our guide was amazing. India is a huge culture shock especially with the different language so I really recommend booking on an organised tour." - Abbie, UK