We have carefully selected the following organised group tours from the world's leading adventure travel companies to offer you the best experience of travelling to India. For convenience, we have organised these into country-wide tours and (where available) regional tours, trekking itineraries and multi-country overland tours incorporating India. For further details and to book your tour, click "details & booking" to visit the tour company website.
Tailormade Tours of Kashmir
Choosing a private, tailormade tour allows you to travel on exactly the dates that suit you and to share the journey only with your own family or friends. It may also be possible to amend the itineraries below to design a trip that's just right for you.
India: Ladakh And Kashmir Adventure
13 days from £1860 excl. flights*
An adventure that combines two of our favourite Indian destinations, this amazing cultural journey takes you from the Buddhist world of 'Little Tibet' and across Ladakh to the fabled gardens of the Mughal kings at Srinagar. A wonderful mix of dramatic landscapes, cultural charm and interesting accommodation, this 13-day journey is perfect for Indian lovers with a real sense of adventure.The journey begins in earnest in Leh, high in the Himalayas, where you will have a chance to enjoy the beautiful palaces and temples of this fascinating town before heading into the Nubra Valley. Only recently opened, this provides your gateway into the timeless world of the Tibetan Plateau, where you will have a chance to experience village life before taking the High Road on to Kashmir.The journey to Srinagar takes you by way of the impressive Lamayuru Monastery and the Koji Pass. Once in Srinagar you'll enjoy the unique hospitality of a traditional Kashmir houseboat; taking time to tour the famous gardens and visit a local floating market before exploring nearby Gulmarg, once a favoured haunt of the British Raj and home to the world's highest gondola.
|Highlights|| - Explore Leh and the monasteries of the Nubra Valley|
- Drive across the Khardung La, the highest road in the world
- Visit the spectacular Lamayuru Monastery
- Relax aboard a traditional Kashmir houseboat
Tour includes: 2 regional flights - 5 nights' four star hotel, 5 nights houseboat, 2 nights fixed camp - 12 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 7 dinners - Private guided sightseeing including all entrance fees - Private driver and vehicle - Shared luxury houseboat - Private transfers to and from all airports
India: Kashmir and Sukoon Houseboat
8 days from £1175 excl. flights*
Idyllically endowed by Mother Nature, Kashmir is once more back on the tourist trail. One of the world's first holiday 'hot spots' and offering some of the most pristine landscapes anywhere on the Indian subcontinent, it is a perfect destination for a relaxing adventure.This wonderfully unhurried itinerary takes you to the summer capital of Srinagar and the tranquil waters of Lake Dal, where you will spend six nights relaxing aboard the five-star Sukoon Houseboat moored up on the waters of a lake that has fittingly been described as the 'Jewel in the Kashmir Crown'. Your time here is free to enjoy at your own pace, whether it be relaxing on the sundeck, visiting Srinagar's famous Mughal Gardens or exploring the old town.Nicknamed 'floating palaces', Kashmir houseboats can trace their opulent origins back to the British of the Raj. Accessed by small floating taxis called shikaras and enjoying the benefits of their own kitchen-boats, they are generally made from local cedar and lavishly furnished, with verandas and terraces that offer the ideal spot for sundowners and cocktails.To read Jonny's blog on Kashmir and the Sukoon Houseboat please Click here: http://www.wildfrontierstravel.com/gb/videos/country/india
|Highlights|| - Six nights aboard a traditional Kashmir houseboat|
- Relaxing on the tranquil waters of Lake Dal
- A chance to enjoy the unhurried pace of Kashmir's summer capital
- Spend time amongst some of India's most pristine landscapes
- Explore the famous Mughal Gardens of Srinagar
Tour includes: 6 nights on Luxury Houseboat, 1 night four star hotel - 7 breakfasts, 6 dinners - Private transfers to and from all airports - 2 Domestic flights between Delhi and Srinagar
* Prices are either exclusive of international flights or inclusive of flights from and to the UK as stated. For private tailormade tours, prices stated are usually per person based on two people sharing. Please refer to the tour website for details.