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Cox & Kings offer private tours that range from short, essential itineraries to longer, grander holidays. First-time visitors may enjoy introductory tours to the golden triangle of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, or lengthier tours of Rajasthan or Kerala. There are wildlife tours, holidays to the Himalayas and off-the-beaten track trips – from the temples of Gujarat to the rarely visited Arunachal Pradesh in the Indian Himalaya.
Every inch of the country is covered by Cox & Kings – if none of these suggested itineraries appeal to you then please contact an expert travel consultant to help create a bespoke holiday for you.
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...
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
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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
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...
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...
Travel through Kerala in style and luxury, at a pace which enables
you to make the most of this colourful, scenic and laid-back...
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
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...
Travel across southern India savouring the
flamboyant temples of Tamil Nadu, the
Keralan backwaters and charming...
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,...
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,...
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...
Cross the foothills of the Himalaya
discovering spellbinding scenery and
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 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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
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...
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...
Explore the best of the east, taking in bustling
and historic cities, coastal settlements,
ancient temples and toy train...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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 stays at Kohima Camp, set up exclusively for the colourful and exotic Hornbill festival in...
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...
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
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.