India

Trips
Spot the elusive snow leopard
In Search of the Snow Leopard
Tracking and photographing high-altitude mammals and their predators
Spot the elusive snow leopard
Land Cost: $4,750
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17 days
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Feb 2-18, 2017 or Privately on Request
Naturalist-guides have been monitoring a particular Snow Leopard population in Ladakh. Observing and photographing these Snow Leopards will be the main goal of this trip. Spot other mammals and birds as well, and enjoy traditional Ladakhi hospitality.
See the beautiful Jag Niwas Palace in Udaipur
North India Treasures
The most sacred and iconic sights of northern India
See the beautiful Jag Niwas Palace in Udaipur
Land Cost: $3,500 - $3,950
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Duration:
13 days
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2 upcoming departures or Privately on Request
This is the India of our imagination; the grace and magnificence of the Taj Mahal, the cultural grandeur or Rajasthan, and the vibrancy of Mumbai.
Camp in the wild near the village of Hemis
Northern Ladakh Trek
A pilgrimage path over moderately high passes between self-sufficient Buddhist villages
Camp in the wild near the village of Hemis
Land Cost: $3,250
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Duration:
13 days
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Aug 2-14, 2016 or Privately on Request
Our easiest Ladakh trek invites you to linger in villages, enjoy spectacular Himalayan scenery, and get a real sense of the Buddhist rhythms of several seldom-visited valleys, isolated monasteries and colorful prayer flag-festooned passes. Easily adapted to more or fewer days in length.
Take in many sights in Delhi
Taj Mahal, Temples, and Tigers
From big cats to big temples, experience the unparalleled breadth of India
Take in many sights in Delhi
Land Cost: $4,700 - $5,100
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Duration:
16 days
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5 upcoming departures or Privately on Request
The perfect India trip for travelers looking to experience both the natural and cultural highlights of India. Explore the cultural riches of Delhi, Jaipur, and Khajuraho and search for wildlife at three fantastic parks.
Elephants of Kaziranga
Tribal Culture & Tigers of Northeast India
Wilderness, Festivals and Tribal Cuisines of Assam and Arunachal
Elephants of Kaziranga
Land Cost: $5,695
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Duration:
15 days
Dates:
Mar 15-29, 2017 or Privately on Request
Search for the elusive and majestic tiger. Celebrate the Myoko Festival in the village of Ziro. Stay in locals' homes and experience traditional culture. Revel in the rich diversity of wildlife and culture that India has to offer.
Look for yaks among the high rocks
Himalayan High Meadows Trek
The remote Markha Valley and superb mountain vistas from Nymaling
Look for yaks among the high rocks
Land Cost: $4,350
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Duration:
18 days
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Privately on Request
If you can trek and have interest in Tibet or Buddhism, this adventure is perfect for you. Find yourself immersed in local culture with excursions ranging from monasteries to villagers' homes. With our incomparable Ladakhi guides, it's no wonder we have offered this trip for over 30 years.
Explore Thikse Monastery, largest in Ladakh
Ladakh Indus Valley Odyssey
Spectacular palaces, ancient monasteries and friendly villages
Explore Thikse Monastery, largest in Ladakh
Land Cost: $2,250
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Duration:
8 days
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Privately on Request
This non-trekking trip goes deep into the culture and Buddhist heritage of Ladakh. You'll be welcomed in the homes of your guide's family. This is a very personalized visit to a hospitable, little-known, part of the planet.
Travel in open-top jeeps and get close to wildlife
Rajasthan Royal Wildlife Safari
Search remote sanctuaries for India's rarest birds and mammals
Travel in open-top jeeps and get close to wildlife
Land Cost: $6,125
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Duration:
15 days
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Privately on Request
Expert naturalists lead this search for tigers and other wildlife in the parks of northern India. Visit both famous and lesser-known sites and sanctuaries.
Indulge yourself with a purchase of Tanjore's amazing silk
South India Treasures
Chennai, Madurai, Periyar Tiger Reserve, Kumarakom, Kochi
Indulge yourself with a purchase of Tanjore's amazing silk
Land Cost: $3,250
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Duration:
11 days
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Privately on Request
A lovely overview of the gentler, greener, southern half of India. Focus on the cultural and natural highlights of the states of Tamil Nadu and Karala. Experience safari, village life, and artistry.
Encounter the majestic tigers in their natural habitat
Wildest India
search for tigers, elephants, and rhino in India's finest nature reserves
Encounter the majestic tigers in their natural habitat
Land Cost: $5,350
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13 days
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Privately on Request
Visit Ranthambore, Kaziranga plus Neora Valley National park in the Darjeeling hills. Scout tigers, elephants, rhinos, gibbons, buffalo and the rare Red Panda with naturalist guide Avi Sarkhel.
Overview

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Discover the richness of India travel on one of Journeys' individualized cultural and adventure travel programs. Journeys has offered travel in India since 1978, and our professional guides lead wildlife and photo safaris as well as cultural and adventure trips. Track tigers, witness the pilgrims to the Ganges River at Varanasi, ride a camel in Rajastan,  observe the lions of Gir, and travel to the world’s most sacred Hindu and Buddhist sites. In South India, visit Cochin, travel by boat to small villages on the Kerala backwaters, and witness traditional dance and Indian ayurvedic healing. In northwest India, visit the traditional Buddhist region of Ladakh.  Journeys can help you combine a trip to India with travel in neighboring Nepal, Sri Lanka, Tibet, and Bhutan. Challenge us with your dream of a fantastic India travel experience. For a wide-ranging trip, the best time for travel to India is October to February.