CUSTOM TRIPS TO INDIA
PRIVATE TRAVEL FOR YOU, YOUR FAMILY & FRIENDS
Custom isn't complicated: in fact over 70% of our travelers travel to India on a Custom Trip. And here's the beauty, a Custom Trip to India departs on dates of your choosing and you travel only in the company of loved ones to destinations entirely up to you. You determine the trip length and focus. The type of India lodging is up to you, as are included meals. All trips are accompanied by expert private local guides and drivers, all for about the price of a group departure (or if you choose, the sky is of course the limit).
To get started, view our India sample itinerary below or customize one of our signature Small Group Trips to suit your travel dates.
Your Journey, Your Way
Contact a India Travel Expert or call 1-800-642-2742 to begin creating your unique India journey.
HERE ARE SOME IDEAS
- Purchase a camel for the price of a tune up at the Pushkar fair. Sell it and donate proceeds to the local orphanage
- Enjoy a private dinner at the residence of an expert on Indian art, whose wife is a gourmet chef
- Get a massage in the Ayurvedic tradition or practice yoga at a holistic center
- Immerse yourself in the urban action with a cyclo tour of Delhi
- Journey far into the Thar Desert on a two-day camel trek
- Overnight in a Bishnoi eco-village. These peaceful people have defended trees at the cost of their own lives
ICONIC INDIA | 19 DAYS
This is a sketch of what your Custom Journey to India might look like. Keep in mind these are merely suggestions. We can create a custom India tour package entirely from scratch, based on your available time, interests, budget and preferred pace.
Fly U.S. to Delhi.
Arrive Delhi. Overnight Delhi
Full-day tour of Old Delhi. Jama Masjid, rickshaw around Chandi Chowk, Red Fort. Overnight Delhi
Full-day tour of New Delhi including Qutub Minar and Humayun's Tomb and Mausoleum. Sikh temple of Bangla Sahib Gurudwara. Also visit Akshardham Temple Monument to World Peace. Overnight Delhi.
Fly Delhi to Varanasi. Sarnath. Evening aarti Ceremony. Overnight Varanasi.
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PERSONALIZED TRIP PLANNING
Tell us your vision. We'll pull together a dazzling, totally personalized itinerary that reflects all of your interests. We charge no upfront fees for this outstanding service.
We go beyond just preparing a day-by-day itinerary with watertight logistics. Our personal connections and in-depth knowledge mean the possibilities are endless and the experiences extraordinary. Is avant-garde art your passion? We can get you inside an artists' colony in Beijing, with a contemporary-art museum curator as your guide. Do you dream of seeing tigers in the wild? We can arrange for a private elephant-back safari in search of the Bengal tiger with a biologist from the World Wildlife Fund in China.
THE FINE DETAILS
Custom Journeys also include internal airfare, daily activities and entry fees, ground transportation, private airport transfers and a customized Travel Guide, specific to your journey. We also provide comprehensive Emergency Evacuation and Emergency Medical travel insurance.
PRIVATE LOCAL GUIDES & DRIVERS
You will have your own private, local guide in each destination. Our guides are the best in the region–educated, friendly individuals who offer insights you can only get from a local. Your own private driver is also included for all tours and transfers.
ACCOMMODATIONS & CUISINE
Boutique and often very luxurious accommodations are included in a Custom Journey. From exquisite, restored maharajahs' palaces in China to a nomadic ger camp in Mongolia, we emphasize authentic local style–it's as much a door into a culture as any visit to a museum. Our dining picks likewise reflect our true-to-the-land obsession and appreciation of all things excellent.