India

Trips
Cultural
Himalayan High Meadows Trek
The remote Markha Valley and superb mountain vistas from Nymaling
Land Cost: $4,250
Activity Level: 4
Dates: Jun 25-Jul 12, 2015 or Privately on Request
Duration: 18 days
If you can trek and have interest in Tibet or Buddhism, this adventure may be the most amazing travel experience. The remote Markha Valley and superb mountain vistas from Nymaling. Our incomparable...
Big Cats
Spot the elusive snow leopard
In Search of the Snow Leopard
Tracking and photographing high-altitude mammals and their predators
Land Cost: $4,950
Activity Level: 5
Dates: Jan 30-Feb 16, 2015 or Privately on Request
Duration: 18 days
JOURNEYS senior naturalist-guide Avi Sarkhel has been monitoring a particular Snow Leopard population in Ladakh. Observing and photographing these Snow Leopards will be the main goal of this trip....
Journeys Signature Trips
India of Tigers, Warriors, Authors and Poets
Attend world's biggest literary event and tour wild and inspiring sites
Land Cost: $6,195
Activity Level: 2
Dates: 2 upcoming departures
Duration: 14 days
Kipling's India comes alive! Visit Rajasthan, Land of Maharajas. Explore former royal tiger hunting reserves, now rich wildlife sanctuaries. Attend the Jaipur Literature Festival, the biggest...
Cultural
India
Inspiring South India
The cultural and natural highlights of Tamil Nadu and Kerala
Land Cost: $4,350
Activity Level: 2
Dates: Nov 8-21, 2015 or Privately on Request
Duration: 14 days
Exploration of southern India''s spiritual, healing, and arts traditions; coastal scenery and backwaters; and world famous sites in Chennai (Madras) and Kochi (Cochin). Optional trekking.
Hiking/Trekking
Ladakh Indus Valley Odyssey
Spectacular palaces, ancient monasteries and friendly villages
Land Cost: $2,400
Activity Level: 3
Dates: Jun 25-Jul 2, 2015 or Privately on Request
Duration: 8 days
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...
Cultural
North India Treasures
The most sacred and iconic sights of northern India
Land Cost: $3,550
Activity Level: 1
Dates: 3 upcoming departures
Duration: 13 days
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.
Cultural
Northern Ladakh Trek
A pilgrimage path over moderately high passes between self-sufficient Buddhist villages
Land Cost: $3,300
Activity Level: 5
Dates: Jul 13-25, 2015 or Privately on Request
Duration: 13 days
Our easiest Ladakh trek invites you over passes festooned with colorful prayer flags to villages and isolated monasteries where you can linger as you like. Easily adapted to more or fewer days in...
Safari
Rajasthan Royal Wildlife Safari
Search remote sanctuaries for India's rarest birds and mammals
Land Cost: $6,125
Activity Level: 2
Dates: 2 upcoming departures
Duration: 15 days
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.
Wildlife
South India Treasures
Chennai, Madurai, Periyar Tiger Reserve, Kumarakom, Kochi
Land Cost: $3,150
Activity Level: 1
Dates: 2 upcoming departures
Duration: 11 days
A counterpart to North India Treasures. A lovely overview of the gentler half of India, focusing on the cultural and natural highlights of the states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
Taj Mahal, Temples, and Tigers
From big cats to big temples, experience the unparalleled breadth of India
Land Cost: $4,450
Activity Level: 2
Dates: Feb 1-15, 2015 or Privately on Request
Duration: 15 days
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.
Close Animal Encounters
Wildest India
Searching for tigers, elephants, and rhino in India's finest nature reserves
Land Cost: $5,350
Activity Level: 2
Dates: Apr 1-14, 2015 or Privately on Request
Duration: 14 days
Visit Tadoba, Kaziranga national parks in northeastern India, plus Kolkata, Brahmaputra, and Manas. Scout tigers, elephants, rhinos, gibbons, buffalo, and more with senior naturalist guide Avi...
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.