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Cox & Kings offers a collection of luxury tours to India, including tours of Rajasthan and the Taj Mahal, holidays to the backwaters of Kerala, tiger safaris and tours to India's Himalaya. Stay in a selection of India's finest accommodation, ranging from palaces and heritage hotels to romantic Oberoi and Taj properties. Cox & Kings also offers a selection of luxury train journeys in India, including the Palace on Wheels.
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Indian Experience
group

Indian Experience

9 Days / 7 Nights
from £1295 Saving up to £280
Experience a taste of India on this outstanding introductory tour of the country’s most famous sights. Exploring the Golden Triangle, this journey combines imperial Delhi with the legendary Taj Mahal at Agra and a 3-night stay in a former royal hunt...
Spice Lands of Kerala
group

Spice Lands of Kerala

9 Days / 7 Nights
from £1495
Exceptionally beautiful and tranquil, the south Indian state of Kerala is characterised by meandering rivers, rice fields, spice plantations, verdant hills and palm-fringed beaches. This gently paced tour takes in the most captivating areas, includi...
Journey From The Golden Temple
group

Journey From The Golden Temple

10 Days / 8 Nights
from £1895
Starting from the holy city of Amritsar, home of the Golden Temple, this tour travels through the foothills of the Himalaya to Shimla, the summer capital of ‘British India’. Along the way, the diversi...
Srinagar: Heart of the Kashmir Valley
group

Srinagar: Heart of the Kashmir Valley

9 Days / 7 Nights
from £2095
Srinagar, set against the spectacular Himalaya, possesses remarkable historic charm and beauty, and is renowned for its scenic lakes, Mughal gardens and the delightful traditional houseboats. Starting with 2 nights aboard a houseboat on Dal Lake, al...
Forts & Palaces of Rajasthan
group

Forts & Palaces of Rajasthan

15 Days / 13 Nights
from £2295
The princely states of Rajputana, now Rajasthan, were once the domain of courageous warriors and lavish ruling dynasties. Following a tour of Delhi and Agra, this journey travels into the heart of Rajasthan and explores many of the region’s magnific...
Grand Tour of South India
group

Grand Tour of South India

15 Days / 14 Nights
from £2295 Saving up to £150
The delicate scent of spices, the sound of temple bells, exotic flora and fauna, and long stretches of beautiful beaches all characterise southern India. This journey encompasses the best of the region, travelling through colonial hill stations and...
Grand Tour of Northern India
group

Grand Tour of Northern India

15 Days / 13 Nights
from £2295 Saving up to £200
Explore the rich heritage and diverse cultural influences of northern India. This tour encompasses the holy city of Varanasi, the intricately carved temples at Khajuraho, the resplendent Taj Mahal, Jodhpur’s blue-washed houses and bustling market, a...
Taj Mahal to Tropical Kerala
group

Taj Mahal to Tropical Kerala

17 Days / 15 Nights
from £2495
From the majesty of the Taj Mahal to the subtle serenity of the Keralan backwaters, the highlights of both north and south India are explored on this superb introductory tour. Contrasting the architecture and grand monuments of the vibrant cities in...
Telegraph Tours - Inspirational India
group

Telegraph Tours - Inspirational India

12 Days / 10 Nights
from £2595
India is an adventure, with its glorious past, iconic monuments, striking landscapes, and extraordinary mixture of indigenous groups with varied cultural beliefs, traditions and practices. This stimulating journey offers you an incredible opportunity to e...
Splendours of India & Nepal
group

Splendours of India & Nepal

18 Days / 16 Nights
from £2634
Offering an inspiring introduction to the Subcontinent, this journey combines northern India with Nepal’s cultural and natural wonders. Delving into centuries of history, the tour uncovers ornate temples, magnificent Islamic architecture and marbled...
Mystical India
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Mystical India

12 Days / 10 Nights
from £2895
This fascinating tour through India’s Golden Triangle and beyond reveals many of the country’s most celebrated sights. Starting from India’s historic capital, Delhi, the journey takes you to Agra to see the sun rise at the Taj Mahal; search for the...
Classic Rajasthan (Family Holiday)
private

Classic Rajasthan (Family Holiday)

15 Days / 14 Nights
Guideline Price: Adult from £2,895 ~ Child from £2,795

The princely states of Rajputana, now Rajasthan, were once the domain of courageous warriors around which grew amazing legends of romance, heroism and selfless sacrifice. This northe...
Tropical Kerala (Family holiday)
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Tropical Kerala (Family holiday)

10 Days / 8 Nights
Guideline Price: Adult from £2,075 ~ Child from £1,945

The southern Indian state of Kerala is exceptionally beautiful and tranquil. It is characterised by meandering rivers, rice fields, spice plantations, verdant hills and palm-fringed...
Tigers & The Taj (Family holiday)
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Tigers & The Taj (Family holiday)

11 Days / 10 Nights
Guideline Price: Adult from £2,395 ~ Child from £2,245

Beginning in the hustle and bustle of Delhi, this journey explores the breathtaking monuments, deserted cities and magnificent wildlife parks of northern India. Visit the city of Jai...
Essence of India
private

Essence of India

8 Days / 6 Nights
from £1495
This introductory tour explores India’s Golden Triangle, visiting the country’s most famous sites. Starting from imperial Delhi, the journey encompasses the ethereal Taj Mahal and Rajasthan’s vibrant capital city, Jaipur.
Indian Experience
private

Indian Experience

9 Days / 7 Nights
from £1575
Experience a taste of India on this outstanding introductory tour of the country’s most famous sights. Exploring the Golden Triangle, this journey combines imperial Delhi with the legendary Taj Mahal at Agra and a 3-night stay in a former royal hunt...
Spice Lands of Kerala
private

Spice Lands of Kerala

9 Days / 7 Nights
from £1595
Exceptionally beautiful and tranquil, the south Indian state of Kerala is characterised by meandering rivers, rice fields, spice plantations, verdant hills and palm-fringed beaches. This gently paced tour takes in the most captivating areas, includi...
Tigers and the treasures of India's Golden Triangle
private

Tigers and the treasures of India's Golden Triangle

7 Days / 5 Nights
from £1595
On this classic round-trip train journey from Delhi, the luxurious Deccan Odyssey offers a superb introduction to India. Explore the Indian capital, before travelling to Agra to visit the iconic Taj Mahal. Continue to the Ranthambore wildlife reserve in s...
Kodagu: Land of the Kodavas
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Kodagu: Land of the Kodavas

9 Days / 7 Nights
from £1745
Straddling the eastern slopes of the Western Ghats, Kodagu (Coorg) is home to verdant valleys, fast flowing streams, extensive paddy fields, exotic spices and lush tropical forests with an abundance of flora and birdlife. Combining Bengaluru, India's fast...
Royal Rajasthan
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Royal Rajasthan

13 Days / 11 Nights
from £1945
It is believed that the Thar desert, in the north-west corner of India, supported what is considered to be one of the world’s oldest civilisations, the Mohenjo Daro and Harappa, almost 5,000 years ago. More recently, the great Rajput dynasties built migh...
Princely India: (Superior)
private

Princely India: (Superior)

12 Days / 10 Nights
from £1995
This private journey combines the imperial capital of Delhi with the Mughal splendours of Agra and the highlights of the former princely state of Rajasthan. Accommodation is based in some of India’s finest palaces and havelis.
Classical India
private

Classical India

12 Days / 10 Nights
from £2095
The cities of Lucknow, Varanasi and Khajuraho offer the kind of diverse experiences that India is renowned for and provide an insight into the country’s character. Here, each city is distinct, but all share centuries of Indian history and have been the ba...
Journey From The Golden Temple
private

Journey From The Golden Temple

10 Days / 8 Nights
from £2195
Starting from the holy city of Amritsar, home of the Golden Temple, this tour travels through the foothills of the Himalaya to Shimla, the summer capital of ‘British India’. Along the way, the diversity of north-west India is explored with visits to...
Colours of Gujarat
private

Colours of Gujarat

11 Days / 9 Nights
from £2195
Colours of Gujarat Explore the colours, architecture and landscapes of Gujarat, which are distinct from other areas in India. This exciting private itinerary passes through the vibrant state of Gujarat and offers the chance to experience local crafts, di...
Srinagar: Heart of the Kashmir Valley
private

Srinagar: Heart of the Kashmir Valley

9 Days / 7 Nights
from £2245
Srinagar, set against the spectacular Himalaya, possesses remarkable historic charm and beauty, and is renowned for its scenic lakes, Mughal gardens and the delightful traditional houseboats. Starting with 2 nights aboard a houseboat on Dal Lake, al...
Historic Hugli
private

Historic Hugli

12 Days / 10 Nights
from £2275
Nearly 400 years ago the banks of the Hugli river became the centre of a power struggle between the Portuguese and Dutch, and much later the British and French, as they vied for a monopoly on trade and the establishment of colonial settlements. This 7-nig...
Coromandal Coast to Malabar
private

Coromandal Coast to Malabar

15 Days / 13 Nights
from £2295
Travelling across southern India from east to west over the tropical hills of the Western Ghats, this tour showcases the diverse attractions of this region. Highlights include the flamboyant Hindu temples of Tamil Nadu, the colonial architecture of...
Forts & Palaces of Rajasthan
private

Forts & Palaces of Rajasthan

15 Days / 13 Nights
from £2295
The princely states of Rajputana, now Rajasthan, were once the domain of courageous warriors and lavish ruling dynasties. Following a tour of Delhi and Agra, this journey travels into the heart of Rajasthan and explores many of the region’s magnific...
City of Light
private

City of Light

13 Days / 11 Nights
from £2495
The Ganges, India's most sacred river, is a symbol of India's ancient culture and civilisation. The Ganges is considered to be pure, divine and a symbol of life, attracting hundreds of thousands of devout Hindus. The City of Light is an incredible 7-night...
Grand Tour of South India
private

Grand Tour of South India

15 Days / 14 Nights
from £2495
The delicate scent of spices, the sound of temple bells, exotic flora and fauna, and long stretches of beautiful beaches all characterise southern India. This journey encompasses the best of the region, travelling through colonial hill stations and...
Grand Tour of Northern India
private

Grand Tour of Northern India

15 Days / 13 Nights
from £2545
Explore the rich heritage and diverse cultural influences of northern India. This tour encompasses the holy city of Varanasi, the intricately carved temples at Khajuraho, the resplendent Taj Mahal, Jodhpur’s blue-washed houses and bustling market, a...
Journey to Hampi
private

Journey to Hampi

14 Days / 12 Nights
from £2545
The extensive and elaborate stone ruins of Hampi, once the seat of the ancient Vijayanagar, are little visited, yet are often regarded as the most evocative in south India. Starting from Hyderabad, an ancient city that still embodies the culture of gracio...
Eastern Himalayan Trails
private

Eastern Himalayan Trails

12 Days / 10 Nights
from £2545
Beginning in Kolkata, this journey captures the highlights of a region of unforgettable contrasts. Travelling through the Indian states of West Bengal and Sikkim, this sample journey reveals remarkable religious monuments and spectacular mountain sc...
Malabar Trails
private

Malabar Trails

12 Days / 9 Nights
from £2595
North Malabar was the creative centre for much of Kerala’s folk music and colourful art. Little-explored by tourists, discover the rural charms of Kerala on this tour, while staying in characterful accommodation, including authentic homestays.
A Walk through the Himalayan Foothills
private

A Walk through the Himalayan Foothills

14 Days / 12 Nights
from £2695
This journey provides an insight into the culture and scenic beauty of this little visited region, with leisurely walks in the foothills of the Himalaya.
Discover Assam
private

Discover Assam

16 Days / 14 Nights
from £2695
This exciting journey features a 10-night cruise that starts from Dibrugarh and sails downstream along the Brahmaputra. Along the way, the river cruise offers visitors to the region the opportunity to discover the ancient capital of the Ahom Kings; visit...
Regal India (Luxury)
private

Regal India (Luxury)

10 Days / 8 Nights
from £2775
Experience India’s Golden Triangle in true style on this chauffeur-driven Private Journey, while staying at the distinctive and luxurious Oberoi Hotels & Resorts. This short itinerary includes visits to the Taj Mahal at Agra and the Amber Fort in Ja...
In Search of the Tiger
private

In Search of the Tiger

13 Days / 9 Nights
from £2795
Travelling into the heart of India, this tour designed for nature lovers explores the Chambal River, rich in birdlife, before following the trail of the endangered Royal Bengal Tiger. Travelling by jeep and on elephant back, safaris in the national parks...
Taj Mahal to Tropical Kerala
private

Taj Mahal to Tropical Kerala

17 Days / 15 Nights
from £2795
From the majesty of the Taj Mahal to the subtle serenity of the Keralan backwaters, the highlights of both north and south India are explored on this superb introductory tour. Contrasting the architecture and grand monuments of the vibrant cities in...
Princely India: (Luxury)
private

Princely India: (Luxury)

12 Days / 10 Nights
from £2875
This private journey combines the imperial capital of Delhi with the Mughal splendours of Agra and the highlights of the former princely state of Rajasthan. Accommodation is based in some of India’s finest palaces and havelis.
Splendours of India & Nepal
private

Splendours of India & Nepal

18 Days / 16 Nights
from £2934
Offering an inspiring introduction to the Subcontinent, this journey combines northern India with Nepal’s cultural and natural wonders. Delving into centuries of history, the tour uncovers ornate temples, magnificent Islamic architecture and marbled...
Heritage Train: Palace on Wheels
private

Heritage Train: Palace on Wheels

11 Days / 9 Nights
from £3175
The Palace on Wheels offers an opportunity to explore north-west India’s most spectacular sights in the style of the maharajas and maharanis. With 16 period carriages, the train features lounges, two restaurant carriages and double and twin-bed cab...
Hidden Treasures of Gujarat
private

Hidden Treasures of Gujarat

11 Days / 9 Nights
from £3695
Offering an inspiring introduction to Gujarat, this journey aboard the luxurious Deccan Odyssey takes visitors to some of the hidden gems in India. The journey, which starts from the pulsating commercial capita...
Indian Soiree
private

Indian Soiree

11 Days / 9 Nights
from £3695
The Indian Soiree is similar to Indian Sojourn; however, this journey from Mumbai to Delhi aboard the luxurious Deccan Odyssey is set at a slightly relaxed pace and combines visits to historical sites and monuments with the opportunity to relax and enjoy...
Indian Odyssey
private

Indian Odyssey

11 Days / 9 Nights
from £3695
Travelling from Delhi, the Indian capital, steeped in a glorious yet turbulent history, to Mumbai, regarded by Rudyard Kipling as ‘the Mother of Cities’, this classic journey aboard the luxurious Decc...
Indian Sojourn
private

Indian Sojourn

11 Days / 9 Nights
from £3695
The Indian Sojourn is a classic journey aboard the luxurious Deccan Odyssey that takes you from New Delhi to Mumbai. Along the way, look for tigers in the famous Ranthambore wildlife reserve, visit iconic monuments, majestic forts, striking Buddhist stupa...
Arunachal Pradesh: Land of the Rising Sun
private

Arunachal Pradesh: Land of the Rising Sun

20 Days / 18 Nights
from £3695
Arunachal Pradesh, one of India's least explored regions, is an ancient land with rich cultural heritage at the far north-east of India, sharing boundaries with Bhutan, China and Burma (Myanmar). Endowed with outstanding natural beauty, the region is char...
Journey to the Maratha Heartlands
private

Journey to the Maratha Heartlands

11 Days / 9 Nights
from £3745
This is an exciting round trip from Mumbai (Bombay), known as the Gateway of India since the royal visit of King George V and Queen Mary in 1911. The journey combines a visit to the Maratha heartlands with the&...
Maharashtra Wild Trail
private

Maharashtra Wild Trail

11 Days / 9 Nights
from £3745
On this return journey to Mumbai, the luxurious Deccan Odyssey passes through places not found on the usual tourist trail and offers guests the unique opportunity to discover some of India's hidden gems without compromising on essential creature comforts....
Discover Ladakh
private

Discover Ladakh

12 Days / 10 Nights
from £3795
Saving up to £400 per person*
From the bustling cities of Delhi...
Ladakh: Land of the Lamas (Luxury Tented Camp)
private

Ladakh: Land of the Lamas (Luxury Tented Camp)

11 Days / 9 Nights
from £3895
Discover the stunning scenery and centuries-old culture of Ladakh. This short private journey explores some of the fascinating monuments and ancient monasteries that continue to preserve the traditional art forms, fairs and festivals of the area. Venture...
India: Back of Beyond
private

India: Back of Beyond

11 Days / 9 Nights
from £3995
Beginning in the vibrant capital city of Delhi, experience some of the country's most famous and iconic sights before heading north into the Terai region of northern India. Explore the delights of Dudhwa National Park while staying at the luxurious Ultima...
Jewels of the Deccan: Luxury Train Journey
private

Jewels of the Deccan: Luxury Train Journey

11 Days / 9 Nights
from £3995
Starting and finishing in Mumbai, this journey explores some of mainland India's best-kept secrets aboard the luxurious Deccan Odyssey. On this journey, guests will have the opportunity to discover fascinating history of the Deccan, outstanding ancient mo...
River Journey Through Assam
private

River Journey Through Assam

15 Days / 13 Nights
from £4195
It is more than 50 years since the last daily passenger boat travelled from Kolkata (Calcutta) through Assam, carrying a mixed complement of tea planters, forest officers, soldiers and magistrates. The launch of the privately owned riverboats RV Char...
Luxury Train: The Golden Chariot
private

Luxury Train: The Golden Chariot

11 Days / 10 Nights
from £4445
On a round trip from cosmopolitan Bengaluru (Bangalore), the luxurious Golden Chariot train travels through Mysore, Srirangapatna, and the scenic Nagarhole National Park. It passes Belur’s historic temples...
Exotic Nagaland: The Mystic World of the Naga Tribes
private

Exotic Nagaland: The Mystic World of the Naga Tribes

10 Days / 8 Nights
from £4795
This exciting journey starts in Kolkata, Dominique Lapierre's "City of Joy", the capital of British India until 1911 and home to many colonial buildings. Explore Kolkata's vibrant past before heading east towards the Myanmar border and the exotic lands of...