Which Tour Package is Best in India?

Stretching from the snow-capped Himalayas to the sandy shores of South Goa, India is a vast, sprawling country offering myriad tastes, textures, sounds and sights to experience. With so many places to explore, it can be difficult to decide where to start. That’s where a tour including accommodation, transport and cultural experiences in one package can prove extremely helpful. Here, we round up a selection of the best tour packages to consider when booking your holiday to India. Stretching from the snow-capped Himalayas to the sandy shores of South Goa, India is a vast, sprawling country offering myriad tastes, textures, sounds and sights to experience. With so many places to explore, it can be difficult to decide where to start. That’s where a tour including accommodation, transport and cultural experiences in one package can prove extremely helpful. Here, we round up a selection of the best tour packages to consider when booking your holiday to India

Types of Tour Packages in India

Luxury Tours 

A luxury holiday to India is a trip of a lifetime. Tours on this level typically include premium accommodation in some of the best hotels and palaces plus private transportation. Expect outstanding service at every touch point, from the welcome you receive at arrival to the chauffeur-driven ride to your departing flight.  

Trusted partners for luxury tour packages to India:

Cox & Kings

Every Cox & King holiday, whether it’s an escorted small group tour or a tailor-made trip of a lifetime, is designed to suit your interests, dates and budget. 

Indus Experiences

Indus Experiences believes a holiday to India is not just a holiday. They work with guests to create amazing itineraries that help to maximise the time a couple or family spend together. 

Jules Verne

Established in 1978, award-winning agency Jules Verne specialises in innovative small group escorted tours to India. 

Tauck

Even after 98 years, family-owned travel company, Tauck remains steadfast to its core value to always do the right thing even after 98 years. The award-winning company prides itself on continuing to find new ways to create truly memorable travel experiences. 

Budget Tours

If you’re looking for value for money from your holiday to India, a budget tour will tick your box. These tour packages offer a chance to go to places that aren’t on the typical tourist radar. Depending on which tour package you book, it’s likely you’ll have the option of a guide who will offer on-the-ground insight into your chosen destination. What’s more, budget tours often involve staying in hostels or guesthouses and travelling via public transport, so you’ll have a truly authentic experience of the places you visit. 

Trusted partners for budget tour packages to India:

Intrepid

Responsible travel company, Intrepid has 30 years of experience creating adventures around the globe. Its ‘Basix’ trips offer travellers a pared-down take on a tour package, taking care of the basics with plenty of flexibility so you can do the things that suit your budget and interests.

Adventure Tours

An adventure tour package will take you right to the heart of the action. These tours are often geared towards activities such as trekking, rafting, and mountain biking, giving you the opportunity to see some of India’s most beautiful landscapes from a prime vantage point. If you’re worried about crowds, an adventure tour will typically take you to remote places where you can feel fully at peace in the landscape. Whether it’s cycling through Rajasthan, hiking in the Himalayan foothills or kayaking through the Tawa Reservoir in search of rare bird colonies. Our top tip? Pack reliably comfortable shoes and plenty of sunscreen for days spent outside. 

Trusted partners for adventure tour packages to India:

Intrepid

B-corporation certified Intrepid is committed to being there for its travellers and the communities they visit. The company also offers an ‘Explorer’ package that promises exhilarating adventures including a cycling tour of Rajasthan. 

Cultural Tours

India’s culture is so rich and multi-faceted it could be considered a world unto itself. A cultural tour is the best way to scratch the surface of the art, music, religion, food and festivals that make up this vibrant country. These tours typically involve visits to historical sites, guided by local experts. See inside monuments such as the Akshardham Temple in Delhi and Agra Fort. These types of cultural tours offer a first-hand experience of India’s many festivals such as the ritual of Holika Dahan in Jaipur. As well as creating life-long memories, a cultural tour is designed to bring you closer to the traditions, people and places that shape India. 

Trusted partners for cultural tour packages to India

Wendy Wu Tours

The award-winning tour specialist, Wendy Wu Tours offers fully-inclusive, escorted cultural tours to China, Vietnam, Japan, India, South America and more. 

Titan Travel

Adventure made effortless is what Titan Travel is all about. It offers a service that goes above and beyond to help you make the most of your cultural tour to India. 

Newmarket Holidays

With 40 years’ of experience under its belt, Newmarket Holidays is equipped for creating cultural tour packages that combine value for money with outstanding customer care. 

Factors To Consider When Choosing A Tour Package

Budget

Consider how much you want to spend on your tour package. This will determine the services and facilities you want to prioritise. 

Duration

Whether you’re planning to stay in India for two weeks or two months, think about how you’d like to spend your time. Our tip? Map out how long you want to be in each place and choose a tour package that works around your itinerary. 

Activities & Attractions

Don’t forget, this is your holiday so you get to choose how you want to spend your time in India. Perhaps you’ve always wanted to see Bengal tigers? Or maybe you’d prefer to visit the ornate temples of Tamil Nadu? Or you might be perfectly happy lying on a beach with the waves lapping at your toes. Whatever activities and attractions are on your bucket list, there’ll be a tour package that will be able to cater to your preferences. 

Reviews & Recommendations

Read around for opinions from other travellers who have booked on the same tour. What were their highlights? How would they rate their experience? Do they offer any additional tips you might not find on the tour provider’s website? Before you book your tour package, it can be useful to look at what other people say to help you make a more informed decision. 

A tour package is a fantastic way to make the most of your time in India. Before booking your trip, we recommend thinking about your budget, the duration of your trip and any top sights you want to see. These considerations will all help you make a decision about the type of tour package best suits you. 

For more advice on booking the perfect tour package for your holiday to India, you can contact one of our Silver Travel Advisors on 0800 412 5678.

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