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Delve into a world of delicious street food, ride rickshaws through bustling cities and cruise on the Lower Ganges River when you choose from 281 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.

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13 Days Delhi to Mumbai

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17 Days Negombo to Colombo

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10 Days Kathmandu to Kathmandu

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Discover 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.

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Take a River Cruise on 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.

Recent Reviews What our clients are saying about their journeys through India & the Ganges

First time visit to India   , NSW, Australia, Apr 2024
In India anything is possible. If you go with an open mind and just enjoy the differences from your home country, you will love this glimpse into India. Accommodation was clean and comfortable more so than premium but locations usually close to sights. Plenty of food available and options for those who didn’t want the local delicacies all the time. ...read more India is organised chaos at times but throughly enjoyable. If you are unsure, just book this trip and go. Embrace it.
Premium India   , Victoria, Australia, Apr 2024
This turned out to be a fantastic trip. Although I had some initial doubts after we landed in Mumbai. Mumbai is a very busy place and as such quite dirty but well worth seeing. The trip got better the more we explored. The red forts, the Taj Mahal and the many lakes were amazing. The food took a little bit of getting used to but over all was good. Nice ...read more to have some authentic Indian curries.
Sensational India   , New South Wales, Australia, Apr 2024
We enjoyed a wonderful holiday on our Intrepid premium tour of India arranged by Global Journeys. The indian people are so friendly, happy and content. Our guide Yaddu was amazing, his wealth of knowledge on the history of the towns we visited and the architecture was unlimited. Thoughly recommend this wonderful country.
Stress free Sri Lanka.   , NSW, Australia, Sep 2023
We thoroughly enjoyed our recent Bunnik tour of Sri Lanka. Everything from the pick up at the air port to the drop off 17 days later ran very smoothly. The accommodation was great as was the choice of meals. There were only 6 on this tour and we all got on very well. Our tour guide and all other hosts we had were friendly, knowledgeable and passionate ...read more about what they did and their country. Services we received were exceptional. We had some great experiences and there were many lovely touches, such as our welcome cocktails in the mangroves, followed by a BBQ accompanied by a couple playing instruments and singing. The cold face cloths provided on the humid days after experiences were very welcome. Thanks to Global for their organisation. We would recommend both Global and Bunnik to those planning a holiday.

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