India Tours & River Cruises

Delve into a world of delicious street food, ride rickshaws through bustling cities and cruise on the Lower Ganges River when you choose from 356 cruises, rail journeys and guided tours through India.  Mingle with Mumbai merchants and explore centuries-old icons including the incomparable Taj Mahal at sunrise or take a luxury rail journey reminiscent of times past through India’s heartlands. This magical country awaits.

Top Selling India Tours & River Cruises

8 Days Delhi to Delhi
Operated By: On The Go Tours
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$1,435
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$70
20 Days Delhi to Mumbai
Operated By: Luxury Gold
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$12,153
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$2,772
10 Days Delhi to Delhi
Operated By: Globus
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$2,905
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$261
13 Days Delhi to Delhi or Jaipur
Operated By: Luxury Gold
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$7,681
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$469
8 Days Delhi to Delhi or Jaipur or Delhi to Delhi
Operated By: Luxury Gold
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$3,792
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$1,105
24 Days Kolkata to Goa
Operated By: G Adventures
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$2,222
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$730
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Rail Journeys (41 Rail Journeys)
41 Rail Journeys
Ganges River Cruises (10 River Cruises)
10 River Cruises

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Must do India experiences and highlights

See the Taj Mahal
See the Taj Mahal
See this beautiful mausoleum of love at first light, when the sun’s rays colour the white marble in a golden hue. An iconic must do experience.
Spot Begal Tigers in Ranthambore
Spot Begal Tigers in Ranthambore
Search for Bengal tigers on a game drive through Ranthambore National Park, where you can see a plethora of wildlife including leopards, deer and hyena.
River Cruise the Ganges
River Cruise the Ganges
Marvel at the stunning 108 Shiv Mandirs and terracotta sculptures before returning to your river ship to sail further along the mighty Ganges, discovering India’s wonders.
Take the Deccan Odyssey
Take the Deccan Odyssey
Relax into elegant train travel on the luxury Deccan Odyssey. Travel through the heart of India to visit World Heritage-listed sites, temples, national parks and to witness India’s diverse landscapes along the way.
Visit the Palace of the Winds
Visit the Palace of the Winds
Explore the beehive style structure that is the Hawa Mahal, known as The Palace of Winds. A standout on the Jaipur cityscape with its pink and red sandstone facade of intricate balconies that reach five storeys high.

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“India during Diwali”
Graham & Michelle - QLD, Australia Oct 2019
Great trip - saw many aspects of Indian culture. Especially interesting at this time of the festive season. Be prepared for very very busy travel on the roads - trucks, buses, cows, camels, rickshaws, motor bikes etc etc. all going in various directions!!! Many women are dressed in their beautiful sarees for this period. The trip was excellent. The tour director did a well managed itinerary and was especially knowledgeable on the history and relevance of each attraction. We saw the Taj Mahal, Red ...read more

“Quick visit to Varanasi ”
Jenni - VIC, Australia Oct 2019
3 day G Adventures' tour to Varanasi was very well organised. Amit, the tour guide for 3 days, was wonderful and so helpful to me. I had an excellent spot to watch the evening Hindu ceremony on the Ganges. Due to high river levels unfortunately the boats were not going on the river that evening or the next morning. Very disappointing. The Hotel Meadows was of poor standard, rooms dirty, noisy, poor quality linens etc. the food in the dining room was very basic and I had to leave the hotel for ...read more

“The trip was an enormous success.”
Brendan - Australia Mar 2019
The trip was an enormous success on every level and was hugely enjoyable, the memories of which will always stay with me. I loved every second of the journey, and Explore were very efficient in organising a replacement flight home for me after the problems with Jet airways, including booking me into a lounge at Doha airport for an 8 hour layover. Many thanks for that courtesy. (Review provided by Explore Worldwide.)

“Great trip through Northern India”
George & Cynthia - QLD, Australia Mar 2019
We experienced a great trip through Northern India, with so many highlights it is too hard to mention any one as a standout. The Taj Mahal was a wonderful sight at sunrise followed by the Agra Fort. The forts were amazing and the Palaces were an insight as to how the rich lived years ago. The Ancient Agrasen Ki Baoli as well was a real surprise along with the jeep ride to the desert tribe. We loved Udaipur, it was our favourite city with all the lakes.

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Unique Wildlife Experiences: In Search of India’s Big Cats 02 September, 2019
Unique Wildlife Experiences: In Search of India’s Big Cats

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Best Time to Trek Nepal

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Guided Treks in Nepal 12 October, 2018
Guided Treks in Nepal

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