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    Mr Digges
  • The first sight of the Taj Mahal was a really magical experience.
    Mrs Sally-Ann Hart
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    John & Pamela Phelby

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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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Kerala Experience
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Kerala Experience

9 Days / 6 Nights
from £1245 Super Offer: Saving up to £150
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, including the...
Classic India
group

Classic India

8 Days / 6 Nights
from £1195 Super Offer: Saving up to £200
Experience a taste of India on this outstanding introductory tour of the country's most remarkable sights. Exploring the Golden Triangle, this journey combines travelling from the country's capital city Delhi to the wondrous sites of the Mughal capital of...
Spice Lands of Kerala
group

Spice Lands of Kerala

9 Days / 6 Nights
from £1195
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, includin...
Indian Experience
group

Indian Experience

9 Days / 7 Nights
from £1295 Saving up to £150
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...
Classic Rajasthan
group

Classic Rajasthan

15 Days / 14 Nights
from £1495 Super Offer: Saving up to £200
The princely state of Rajasthan is India at its colourful best, home to magnificent, ornate palaces and majestic forts. Following a tour of the sites of imperial Delhi, travel through the heart of the historic state of Rajasthan, discovering its cul...
Journey From The Golden Temple
group

Journey From The Golden Temple

10 Days / 8 Nights
from £1645
Starting from the holy city of Amritsar, home of the Golden Temple, this tour travels through the foothills of the Himalayas to Shimla. Along the way, the diversity of north-west India is explored with visits to the Buddhist temples and monasteries of Dha...
Golden Triangle & Shimla
group

Golden Triangle & Shimla

13 Days / 11 Nights
from £1795
Experience a taste of India on this outstanding introductory tour of the country’s most celebrated sights. Exploring the Golden Triangle, this journey combines imperial Delhi with the legendary Taj Mahal at Agra and a 3-night stay in the princely ci...
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...
Grand Tour of South India
group

Grand Tour of South India

15 Days / 14 Nights
from £2195 Saving up to £350
The delicate scent of spices, the sound of temple bells, exotic flora and fauna, and beaches all characterise southern India. This journey travels through colonial hill stations and tropical backwaters, discovering a rich cultural and historical her...
Grand Tour of Northern India
group

Grand Tour of Northern India

15 Days / 13 Nights
from £2195 Saving up to £300
Explore the diverse cultural influences that have created the rich heritage of northern India. This tour encompasses the holy city of Varanasi, the resplendent Taj Mahal, Jodhpur’s blue-washed houses, and the &...
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...
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...
Mystical India
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Mystical India

12 Days / 10 Nights
from £2495
Starting from India’s historic capital, Delhi, this journey for single travellers continues to Agra to see the sun rise at the Taj Mahal. Search for elusive Bengal tigers in Ranthambore, and continue to the majestic forts and grand palaces of prince...
India: Jewels of the Golden Triangle
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India: Jewels of the Golden Triangle

9 Days / 7 Nights
from £1945
Visit street food stalls and browse in spice bazaars on this MasterChef Travel culinary exploration of India's Golden Triangle. Cook classic dishes with a family in Delhi and spend the evening at a historic palace in Jaipur, where a local chef will introd...
India: Spice trails of Kerala (Private)
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India: Spice trails of Kerala (Private)

9 Days / 7 Nights
from £1945
Beautiful and tranquil the south Indian state of Kerala is the perfect destination for a culinary tour. Browse for spices in the markets and master Keralan classics with local chefs. Experience the flavours of fragrant curries against a backdrop of meande...
India: Coconuts & cardamom, a Keralan journey
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India: Coconuts & cardamom, a Keralan journey

10 Days / 8 Nights
from £2075
Beautiful and tranquil, the south Indian state of Kerala is the perfect destination for a culinary holiday. On this MasterChef Travel journey, browse for spices in the markets and master Keralan classics with local chefs. Experience the flavours of fragra...
India: Splendours of the north
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India: Splendours of the north

12 Days / 10 Nights
from £2595
On this MasterChef Travel journey, discover the secrets of home cooking in a family home and dine in the majestic surroundings of a fortress. Experience street food culture in bustling bazaars and markets, and the flavours of the Rajasthani kitchen in for...
India: Treasures of the Punjab & 'Little Tibet'
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India: Treasures of the Punjab & 'Little Tibet'

14 Days / 12 Nights
from £3145
Travel to the holy city of Amritsar and Mcleod Ganj, home to the Tibetan government-in-exile. Explore the northwest Indian regions of Punjab and Himachal Pradesh, from the Golden Temple through the foothills of the Himalaya to Shimla. Along the way,...
India: Mughal Art & Architecture
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India: Mughal Art & Architecture

12 Days / 10 Nights
from £3245
The Mughal empire came out of central Asia. Babur, the first ruler, was the great great great grandson of Mongol ruler and conqueror Tamerlane. He united Mongolian traditions, the Persianate high culture and the central Asian patronage of Islamic ar...
Tropical Kerala (Family holiday)
private

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...
Spice Lands of Kerala
private

Spice Lands of Kerala

9 Days / 7 Nights
from £1295
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, includin...
Essence of India
private

Essence of India

8 Days / 6 Nights
from £1295
This introductory tour explores India's Golden Triangle, visiting the country's most celebrated sites. Starting from imperial Delhi, the journey encompasses the ethereal Taj Mahal and Rajasthan's vibrant 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...
Journey From The Golden Temple
private

Journey From The Golden Temple

10 Days / 8 Nights
from £1645
Starting from the holy city of Amritsar, home of the Golden Temple, this tour travels through the foothills of the Himalaya to Shimla, Along the wqy, the diversity of north-west India is explored with visits to the Buddhist temples and monasteries of Dhar...
Classic Rajasthan
private

Classic Rajasthan

15 Days / 14 Nights
from £1695
The princely state of Rajasthan is India at its colourful best, home to magnificent, ornate palaces and majestic forts. Following a tour of the sites of imperial Delhi, travel through the heart of the historic state of Rajasthan, discovering its cul...
Kodagu: Land of the Kodavas
private

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...
Classical India
private

Classical India

12 Days / 10 Nights
from £1755
This journey highlights the incredible diversity of the Indian Subcontinent
Royal Rajasthan
private

Royal Rajasthan

13 Days / 11 Nights
from £1755
Discover the culture, architecture and history of this former princely state.
A Walk in the Himalaya
private

A Walk in the Himalaya

11 Days / 9 Nights
from £1945
Walk through the foothills of the mighty Annapurna range and experience the beauty of the mountains at close quarters on a relatively easy-going 4-day / 3-night trek.
Coromandel Coast to Malabar
private

Coromandel Coast to Malabar

15 Days / 13 Nights
from £1995
Travelling across southern India from east to west over the tropical hills of the Western Ghats, this tour showcases the diverse attractions of the region. Highlights include the flamboyant Hindu temples of Tamil Nadu, the colonial architecture of Chennai...
Srinagar: Heart of the Kashmir Valley
private

Srinagar: Heart of the Kashmir Valley

9 Days / 7 Nights
from £1995
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...
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.
Grand Tour of South India
private

Grand Tour of South India

15 Days / 14 Nights
from £2195
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...
A Walk Through Himalayan Foothills
private

A Walk Through Himalayan Foothills

14 Days / 12 Nights
from £2195
This journey provides an insight into the culture and scenic beauty of this little-visited region, with leisurely walks in the Himalayan foothills.
Eastern Himalayan Trails
private

Eastern Himalayan Trails

12 Days / 10 Nights
from £2245
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 scenery.
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...
Colours of Gujarat
private

Colours of Gujarat

11 Days / 9 Nights
from £2295
Explore the colours, architecture and landscapes of Gujarat, so distinct from other areas of India.
Golden Triangle & Shimla
private

Golden Triangle & Shimla

13 Days / 11 Nights
from £2295
Experience a taste of India on this outstanding introductory tour of the country’s most celebrated sights. Exploring the Golden Triangle, this journey combines imperial Delhi with the legendary Taj Mahal at Agra and a 3-night stay in the princely ci...
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...
Regal India (Luxury)
private

Regal India (Luxury)

9 Days / 7 Nights
from £2395
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...
Malabar Trails
private

Malabar Trails

12 Days / 9 Nights
from £2395
North Malabar is 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.
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 Northern India
private

Grand Tour of Northern India

15 Days / 13 Nights
from £2495
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
Explore the striking monuments and intriguing history of the once powerful kingdoms of this region.
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...
Taj Mahal to Tropical Kerala
private

Taj Mahal to Tropical Kerala

17 Days / 15 Nights
from £2795
Second passenger travels for half price
From the majesty of the Taj Mahal to the subtle serenity of the Keralan backwaters, the...
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...
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.
Palace on Wheels Heritage Train
private

Palace on Wheels Heritage Train

11 Days / 9 Nights
from £3275
The Palace on Wheels train 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...
Ladakh: Land of the Lamas
private

Ladakh: Land of the Lamas

14 Days / 12 Nights
from £3495
Free Upgrade at Chamba Camp
Discover the incredible scenery and centuries-old culture of Ladakh. This short private journey expl...
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
From the bustling cities of Delhi and Agra, immersed in the history of the Mughal Empire, fly north and discover the spectacular mountain scenery and centuries-old culture of Ladakh. This short private journey explores some of India's classic historical s...
Luxury Train: The Golden Chariot
private

Luxury Train: The Golden Chariot

11 Days / 10 Nights
from £3945
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, Hampi and Pattadakal’s world heritage site...
Indian Odyssey
private

Indian Odyssey

11 Days / 9 Nights
from £4175
Travelling from Delhi, the Indian capital, to Mumbai, regarded by Rudyard Kipling as ‘the Mother of Cities’, this classic journey aboard the luxurious Deccan Odyssey travels across the north Indian pl...
Indian Sojourn
private

Indian Sojourn

11 Days / 9 Nights
from £4175
The Indian Sojourn is a classic journey aboard the luxurious Deccan Odyssey, taking you from Mumbai to New Delhi. Along the way, look for tigers in the renowned Ranthambore wildlife reserve, visit iconic monuments, majestic forts, and ancient ruins.
Journey to the Maratha Heartlands
private

Journey to the Maratha Heartlands

11 Days / 9 Nights
from £4195
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 opportunity to visit the vineyards of Nasik (...
Hidden Treasures of Gujarat
private

Hidden Treasures of Gujarat

11 Days / 9 Nights
from £4195
Offering an inspiring introduction to Gujarat, this rail journey aboard the luxurious Deccan Odyssey travels to some of India's hidden gems. A round-trip from Mumbai (Bombay), the pulsating commercial capital of India, it includes visits to the exquisite...
Jewels of the Deccan
private

Jewels of the Deccan

11 Days / 9 Nights
from £4195
Starting and finishing in Mumbai, this journey explores some of mainland India's best-kept secrets aboard the luxurious Deccan Odyssey. Discover the fascinating history of the Deccan through the outstanding ancient monuments of the once powerful kingdoms...
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...
Exotic Nagaland: The Mystic World of the Naga Tribes
private

Exotic Nagaland: The Mystic World of the Naga Tribes

10 Days / 8 Nights
from £5645
Set in the heart of the Angami Naga country, the Kohima Camp, operates for only 10 days a year when it is set up exclusively for the colourful and exotic Hornbill festival in December. Operated by the Ultimate Travelling Camp, it is located in the foothil...