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You will find all Cox & Kings group and private tours to India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bhutan listed below.
If you are interested in a particular country or type of holiday, you can use our ‘holiday type’ filter to uncover an array of tours in the Indian Subcontinent to match your interests. You will find escorted group tours, tours for solo travellers, family adventures, river cruises, rail journeys and more.
Our private tours can be taken at any time, subject to availability, while our group tours have specific departure dates which can be filtered by month.
This journey provides an insight into the
culture and scenic beauty of this little-visited
region, with leisurely walks in the Himalayan
foothills combined with tracking exotic
This small group tour explores central India's
national parks in search of tigers. Kanha
is known for its tigers, wild dogs, leopards
and sloth bears, Satpura offers walking
safaris and nights...
A spectacular private journey that begins
in the historic and cultural heart of West
Bengal, taking you from the old colonial
capital of Kolkata (Calcutta) and deep into
the mystical ‘Land of th...
Travel in style through the remote
hidden kingdom of Bhutan while staying
in luxurious 5-star accommodation.
Immerse yourself in the local way of
life and enjoy the breathtaking scenery
Explore Rajasthan’s most captivating sights, visit quaint local villages
and relax in the wilderness in breathtaking rural locations and
luxury tented accommodation where leopards roam wild and...
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...
Explore the glorious Rajasthani cities of
Jodhpur, Jaipur and Udaipur, visiting the
exotic palaces of the erstwhile maharajas.
Cross the Thar desert visiting the fortified
towns of Jaisalmer and...
Cruise downstream from Dibrugarh
along the Brahmaputra river. Discover
the ancient capital of the Ahom kings,
visit Hindu monasteries on one of the
largest riverine islands, and take a...
Cruise the sacred Ganges river for 7 nights on the luxury Ganges Voyager. Discover remote towns, timeless villages and ancient temples on the water's edge, with time at leisure on board the ship to...
This journey captures the highlights of
the Indian states of West Bengal and
Sikkim, uncovering remarkable religious
monuments, Tibetan culture and
spectacular mountain scenery.
among the tea...
Western Rajasthan and neighbouring Gujarat
offer a wealth of architectural wonders, from
the magnificence of the Modhera sun temple
and the colourful havelis at Sidhpur, to the
imposing forts of...
Explore beautiful hill stations, tea
estates, mesmerising temples and
numerous national parks in search of
tigers and one-horned rhinos on an
exploration of the best of East India.
Starting from India’s historic capital, Delhi,
this journey for solo travellers continues
to Agra to see the sun rise at the Taj
Mahal. Search for elusive Bengal tigers in
Ranthambore and marvel...
This tour stays at Kohima Camp, set up exclusively for the colourful and exotic Hornbill festival in...
Explore the iconic sights of India’s famed
Golden Triangle, from the magnificent
forts of Amber and Agra to the marble
magnificence of the Taj Mahal, and
experience one of India’s most...
Explore the diverse cultural influences
that have created the fascinating
heritage of northern India. This tour
encompasses the holy city of Varanasi,
the resplendent Taj Mahal,...
Travel across southern India savouring the
flamboyant temples of Tamil Nadu, the
Keralan backwaters and charming...
Uncover the rich culture and heritage of
central India on a comprehensive tour
filled with regal splendour, exquisite
forts and palaces, boulder-strewn ruins,
rolling hills and national parks...
Journey back in time, to a bygone era of pomp and luxury, experiencing the opulence and extravagance of the royal houses of Deogarh, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Jaipur and the colonial jewel of...
Head off the beaten track in Rajasthan, visiting impressive forts and palaces as well as some well-known sights including the Taj Mahal and the blue city of Jodhpur. Also experience the wildlife of...
On a round-trip from Mumbai, explore
the surrounds of Aurangabad for 3 nights,
taking in the city and the twin centres of
the alluring Ajanta and Ellora...
A striking contrast to other regions of India, Kerala is the ultimate destination for relaxation in India. Explore the highlights of the state before a three-night stay on the beautiful golden sands...
The Golden Temple, Taj Mahal and Amber
Fort are just three of the must-see sights on
this comprehensive tour of the Himalayas
and renowned Golden Triangle. Travel from
the beauty of the hill...
Cross the foothills of the Himalaya
discovering spellbinding scenery and
Offering an inspiring introduction to the Subcontinent, this journey combines northern India and Nepal's cultural and natural wonders, from ornate temples, magnificent Islamic architecture and...
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...
Explore the vivid colours, architecture and landscapes of little known Gujarat. From ancient Bhuj and Lothal to the tribal villages of the Kutch, rich in the traditions of needlework and textile...
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...
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...
Delve into Sri Lanka’s natural and
archaeological wonders. Starting from
Colombo, Sri Lanka’s ancient capital,
traverse quaint tea country and tropical
rainforests to the jungles of Yala,...
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...
North Kerala is the creative centre for much of the region's folk music and colourful art. Little explored by tourists, discover the rural charms of Kerala on this relaxing tour. Marvel at a...
Give your family a fascinating introduction to India by combining the nation’s most celebrated sights with a tiger searching adventure in Ranthambore National Park. Complete this once-in-a-lifetime...
Little-known Tadoba, with its open forest, is stepping into the limelight for its tiger sightings. The Jawai Hills of Rajasthan could be regarded as an unusual location for elusive leopards. Yet...
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...
India possesses its own Big Five to rival that of Africa. This enthralling journey travels through three of the country's most diverse national parks with opportunities to spot its five large mammal...
Travel to the holy city of Amritsar and McLeod Ganj, home to the Tibetan government-in-exile. Continue through the foothills of the Himalaya to Shimla. Along the way, appreciate the cultural...
Travel through Kerala in style and luxury, at a pace which enables
you to make the most of this colourful, scenic and laid-back...
Kerala has it all for a family looking for a holiday amid magical backwaters, beaches and with a rich local culture. From marvelling at impressive waterfalls and hidden caves to exploring pristine...
Discover the magnificent scenery
and centuries-old culture of Ladakh.
Choose between Superior or Luxury
accommodation and explore the
monuments and ancient monasteries that
continue to preserve...
One of the leading luxury trains, the Deccan Odyssey is all set to take you on an 8-day royal journey through some of India's most enigmatic destinations. The itinerary includes a visit to the wine...
Explore the best of the east, taking in bustling
and historic cities, coastal settlements,
ancient temples and toy train...
See the highlights of Rajasthan while staying in some of India's finest and most beautiful hotels and palaces. Conclude your regal tour with an overnight stay in the iconic Taj Mahal Palace in...
Cruise the mighty Brahmaputra, which has long been intrinsic to the social and cultural core of the state of Assam. Discover local villages, explore the ancient capital of the Ahom Kings and take...
Travel an incredible 1,000 miles on the sacred Ganges covering everything from bustling cities and holy towns to rural villages and vast stretches of untouched...
This tour takes in the beautiful sights and
tranquil landscapes of south India including
the immense Maharajah’s Palace in Mysore,
the wildlife of Nagarhole National Park, the
lush beauty of...
The princely state of Rajasthan is India at
its colourful best. Following a tour of the
imperial sights of Mumbai (Bombay), travel
through the heart of Rajasthan exploring
magnificent forts and...
Explore the highlights of the Golden
Triangle and Rajasthan while staying in
the very best accommodation India has
to offer. From iconic palaces and forts to
small boutique hotels and luxury...
Experience India's Golden Triangle in true style on this chauffeur-driven private journey, while staying at distinctive and luxurious properties by Oberoi Hotels & Resorts. This short tour can be...
Combine a stay in the historical city of Lucknow, famed for its British Raj-era architecture and delicious cuisine, with the remarkable wildlife of Dudhwa National Park. The park is one of the few...
Away from India’s better-known wildlife
parks are two hidden gems - Satpura
and Tadoba-Andhari. Less visited than
other parks, both are seeing increased
sightings of leopards, tigers and...
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...
Discover the beauty, tranquillity and variety
of Kerala on this tour specially designed for
solo travellers. The tour takes in wildlife,
spice plantations, historically important
towns and the...
Give your family a fascinating introduction
to India, visiting the nation’s most
celebrated sights and seeking out tigers in
Ranthambore National Park. Explore the
cities of Delhi and Jaipur, an...
Experience a taste of India on this
outstanding introductory tour of the
country's most remarkable sights.
Exploring the Golden Triangle, this
journey combines the country's capital
Journey from the vibrant markets of Hyderabad to Madurai to witness the spectacle of the evening ceremony at the astonishing Meenakshi temple. Continue into the scenic beauty of the Western Ghats,...
Explore the diverse cultural influences that
have created the fascinating heritage of
India. This tour encompasses holy cities,
the resplendent Taj Mahal, Jodhpur’s bluewashed
houses, and the...
Madhya Pradesh in central India contains a number of hidden jewels including the silent Buddhist ruins at Sanchi, the abandoned citadel at Mandu and temple ghats that line the Narmada river at...
The Indian Odyssey is just one of five
different train journeys available aboard
the Deccan Odyssey, one of India’s most
luxurious trains. Travel from Delhi to
Mumbai (Bombay) across the...
Travel into the heart of India and follow the trail of the endangered
Royal Bengal Tiger in the national parks of Kanha, Bandhavgarh and
Pench. Enjoy wildlife drives with expert naturalist...
Cross the Ganges plain from Delhi to Kolkata (Calcutta), taking in the majesty of the Taj Mahal and Amber fort, remarkable wildlife in Ranthambore, the spiritual aura of Varanasi and colonial...
The delicate scent of spices, the sound of
temple bells and a rich tapestry of ancient
arts and craft all characterise Tamil Nadu
and Kerala. This journey travels through hill
Vibrant and exotic, Rajasthan is India at its very best. Discover some of its most colourful villages and lesser-known regions as you meander through this vivid...
Combine exploring some of India’s lesser-visited national parks in
search of tigers with seeing elaborate temple complexes, sacred
ceremonies and exceptional architecture in historic...
Often overlooked, India’s north-west
state is a land of walled cities, small
villages and exquisite temples. It is also
home to Sasan Gir National Park, the
only place on the planet where...
Combine the cultural highlights of Sri
Lanka with relaxation in the...
Head off the beaten path to seek out
indigenous local tribes and enjoy walks
amid stunning scenery, with stays at unique
properties and finishing on the palmfringed
Travel by seaplane staying in some of
Sri Lanka’s finest accommodation while
exploring the scenic hill country, tropical
beaches and the island’s best known
See the best of Sri Lanka’s south coast
on this relaxing tour of its historic towns
and forts, stunning beaches and endemic
wildlife, spending 4 nights at Shangri-La’s
Hambantota Resort &...
This introductory tour combines the Cultural
Triangle’s ancient cities with scenic hill
country, man-made marvels and abundant
wildlife. Finish the tour with a relaxing
2-night stay on a...
Starting from Sri Lanka's oldest wildlife reserve, this itinerary offers an insight into the distinct culture of Jaffna and provides opportunities for relaxation on one of the scenic beaches along...
Sri Lanka has a wealth of attractions for
all the family - white sand beaches, exotic
wildlife, mystical ruins and activities
from 4x4 safaris to whale watching and
snorkelling. While the...
With a wide variety of activities, an easy-going culture and beautiful golden beaches, Sri Lanka is the perfect destination to discover with your family. This itinerary provides the ideal balance of...
Known as the pearl of the Indian Ocean,
Sri Lanka has a wealth of cultural and
natural treasures. This tour covers
many of them, from the ancient city
of Anuradhapura in the north to...
With a wide variety of activities, an easygoing
culture and beautiful golden beaches,
east coast Sri Lanka is the perfect destination
to discover from May to...
Sri Lanka is a year-round destination: while
the west and south succumb to monsoon
rains, the period from May to September
is the right time to travel to the rest of the
country. This tour...
Privacy, peace, a pool of your own and the flexibility to do what you want when you want are all part of this private tour of Sri Lanka’s south coast. Relax or explore as much or as little as you...
Sri Lanka's south-west coast is renowned for its idyllic beaches and the renowned Yala National Park; home to the leopard. This journey combines the most important cultural sites with time spent...
Discover the remarkable natural
diversity of Sri Lanka, from large
mammals in the national parks to the
abundant marine life in the waters
off the south coast. Starting from the
The island nation of Sri Lanka has a wealth
of cultural, archaeological and natural
treasures. This comprehensive tour visits
both the popular and some of the lesserknown
sites in northern,...
Delve into Sri Lanka’s natural and archaeological wonders. Starting from Colombo, Sri Lanka’s ancient capital, traverse quaint tea country and tropical rainforests to the jungles of Yala, which has...
The remote Kingdom of Bhutan, with its
fascinating cultural heritage and beautiful
mountain scenery, was off limits to tourists
until 1974. Today, the country continues to
preserve its age-old...
Walk through the foothills of the mighty
Annapurna range and stay in comfortable
Ker & Downey lodges with separate
bedrooms and en suite...
Explore the best of Nepal, interacting with
local people as you marvel at medieval
Kathmandu and stay in the heart of the
Himalaya in the lakeside setting of Pokhara.
Enjoy gentle walks against...
Offering striking scenery, medieval towns, dense jungles filled with rare wildlife and adventurous activities, Nepal is an enticing playground for all ages. Experience all of the above on this...
Discover the highlights of Nepal
while staying in superior or luxury
accommodation on this comprehensive
14-day tour. Starting in Kathmandu,
explore its three medieval cities before
This journey focuses on the country’s finest
sites and scenery, combining Kathmandu
valley’s ancient monuments and the
mountains and valleys of the Himalaya with
Chitwan National Park, where...
This journey focuses on the country's finest sites, hotels and scenery, combining Kathmandu valley's ancient monuments and the mountains and valleys of the Himalaya with the sacred Buddhist site of...
This journey focuses on the country’s
finest sites, scenery and hotels, combining
Kathmandu valley’s ancient monuments
and the mountains and valleys of the
Himalaya with Chitwan National...
We have highlighted the standard of accommodation featured on a tour immediately above the tour itinerary.
In some cases, tours include some departures in one category and some in another: you can see and select the different tour types under ‘tour variations’. For these tours, the itinerary is generally the same and just the standard of accommodation varies. However, if there are any variations in the excursions included, these are shown within the itinerary.
Superior: Most Cox & Kings tours fall under this category and are based in 4- or 5-star accommodation, or the best available.
Luxury: These tours will usually feature 5-star de luxe accommodation throughout.
Standard: Simpler in emphasis, these itineraries typically feature 3- and 4-star accommodation throughout.
Discovery: This type of holiday is best suited to the hardier traveller, as it will typically include some quite basic accommodation, possibly longer and rougher road journeys and, in some cases, more arduous activities, such as trekking.