In addition to the tailor-made holidays we offer, we also offer small escorted Group Tours to India & Sri Lanka. Our group journeys are guided and come stress free as everything is taken care of and organised so that you can simply sit back, relax and enjoy the holiday. The group tours have been expertly planned by specialists who really know the destination.
Whether you choose the easy-going warmth of India or the enticing beauty of Sri Lanka, our carefully designed escorted and guided tours have something to suit your interests.
Discover some of the subcontinent’s most exciting, colourful and most beguiling places with like-minded travellers. These tours are led by friendly and experienced tour managers, who will look after you from the beginning of your holiday to the end. On the holiday, these handpicked tour managers bring alive the destination and ensure this will be a once in a lifetime holiday. All Tailored Journeys group tours are inclusive of flights, 4-5 star accommodation in hotels personally seen and approved by us, some meals, guided sightseeing and excursions. On days or afternoons when nothing is planned, get suggestions from your tour manager on what to see or do.
Why Group Tours with Tailored Journeys?
Unique Holidays - Specialists at Tailored Journeys have designed each journey different to another. The tours not only include the must see places or experiences but also many not so popular ones which enhance the holiday experience.
Value for money – The tours are inclusive of flights, accommodation, some meals, entrances, guides, all sightseeing and transfers. We have packaged everything together at an amazing price so that you don’t have to worry about the costs.
Accompanying Tour Manager – Our group tours are directed by local tour managers with required qualifications. They will accompany you throughout your holiday, share their expert knowledge and provide inside information about the places you visit.
Right Balance - Our small group tours have the perfect balance between scheduled activities and free time. The itineraries include must visit places and also have leisure time to explore on your own or to simply relax back at the hotel. None of the tour is cramped and there is always an opportunity for a new adventure.
Flights and Airports - The tours are planned with the most direct flights and competitive prices. We also offer connections from regional airports. Please contact us for availability and prices from your preferred airport.
Hotels - Every hotel on our group tour is handpicked and personally checked to ensure top quality throughout an itinerary. Every one of the hotels offers quality accommodation at excellent prices and high standards.
Meals - Breakfast is included on all our tours and a few meals on some days. The tour managers are happy to recommend options in and outside the hotels if required.
Transport - Comfortable vehicles which are not more than two years old are used on all our tours. They come with air-conditioning and seat belts for safety. The vehicles also keep sufficient mineral water for the travellers during sightseeing, transfers and excursions.
Group Tour Departures 2020
HIGHLIGHTS OF INDIA
New Delhi/ Agra/ Jaipur/ New Delhi
Our introductory tour – Highlights of India is an outstanding experience and a spectacular way to experience India. This remarkable journey starts and ends in Delhi, exploring the famous ‘Golden Triangle’. The nine-day tour takes one on a colourful journey to India’s most celebrated cities and cultures. Lean the contrast of past and present in Delhi, royal Mughal splendour in Agra and explore the princely state of Jaipur.
Kochi/ Munnar/ Thekkady/ Alappuzha/ Kovalam
Tropical Kerala is a perfect introduction to South India with its European influences, laid-back lifestyle, serene backwaters and an authentic cuisine. This tour begins in the historic town of Cochin which is the best introduction to the state. It takes in the tea estate of Munnar in western ghats, wildlife and spice plantations of Periyar before an overnight cruise on the backwater. Spend an afternoon on a traditional houseboat before driving down south, to relax on the palm fringed beaches.
GOLDEN TRIANGLE & RANTHAMBORE
New Delhi/ Agra/ Ranthambore/ Jaipur/ New Delhi
This exotic journey covers India's Golden Triangle taking you to the historic Delhi, magnificent Taj Mahal and the princely state of Jaipur. The highlight of the holiday is a few days in Ranthambore Tiger Reserve to spot Royal Bengal Tigers. A perfect holiday for the first time visitor to India, this tour provides the perfect balance between fascinating history of the country, marvellous, architecture and incredible wildlife.
New Delhi/ Alsisar/ Bikaner/ Jaisalmer/ Jodhpur/ Udaipur/ Jaipur/ Agra/ New Delhi
Our extraordinary Rajasthan tour takes in some of the most colourful and glorious cities of the region. Explore the hidden gems of Rajasthan, including ancient cities, charming villages and rural countryside, experiencing an authentic Rajasthan. From the bustling cities of Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur to the rural villages of Alsisar and Gajner, spend your days exploring medieval forts, forgotten palaces, rustic ruins and a colourful but rugged landscape. This itinerary is perfect for first-time travellers to Rajasthan, looking to get off-the-beaten-track and for a closer insight into Rajasthani life.
CLASSIC SPLENDOURS OF INDIA
New Delhi/ Varanasi/ Khajuraho/ Agra/ Jaipur/ New Delhi
This Classic India tour showcases the many cultures, colours and diversity the country has. On this amazing journey, you not only discover the famous ‘Golden Triangle’, but also the oldest living city of Varanasi, intricately carved temples of Chandela Dynasty in Khajuraho and the beautiful Orchha. The holiday provides an insight into the diverse Indian heritage. Witness the magical sunrise over Taj Mahal and explore the pink palaces of Jaipur on this extraordinary discovery.
SPELNDOURS OF SOUTH INDIA
Mahabalipuram/ Pondicherry/ Kumbakonam/ Madurai/ Periyar/ Kumarakom/Alleppey/Cochin
This south India itinerary covers some of the best places in two of the most beautiful states – Tamil Nadu & Kerala. Starting in the fine rock cut shore temples of Mahabalipuram, to the colonial town of Pondicherry and the magnificent Meenakshi Temple in Madurai. From here, cross over into the neighbouring state of Kerala through the western ghats for some wildlife experiences in the Periyar national park and an overnight cruise on a traditional Keralan houseboat. The tour finishes in the port city of Cochin before returning home.
SRI LANKA EXPLORER
Negombo/ Habarana/ Kandy/ Nuwara Eliya/ Uda Walawe/ Weligama
This leisurely paced tour is ideal for the first time travellers to Sri Lanka. Starting from Colombo you will work your way to the famous cultural triangle in the heart of the country, before moving south through central Sri Lanka , visiting Uda Walawe National Park for some wildlife and finishing on the south coast in Weligama for a relaxing beach stay. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Sigiriya, Pollonaruwa & Dambulla, famous Temple of Tooth in Kandy and the picturesque tea plantations in the hill country. This is a carefully planned itinerary covering the major sights and some lesser known attractions of the island.
Interested in one of the group holiday itineraries above, or want to build your own tailor-made trip? Give us a call or fill out our contact form.
Build Your Tailor-Made Holiday to India
As well as family holidays and luxury holidays, we've also built many different India itineraries for those who want to see the best parts the country has to offer.
The holiday itineraries above are examples of ones we have created previously, and give you a good idea on the time needed to see many of the idyllic places mentioned above. If you would like more information on a specific area, or a certain hotel, please get in touch with us.
Adventure, culture, cities, beach, family
GMT+ 4.5 hours
When to go:
October to March
8 hours approx
Some are recommended or required by the Centres for Disease Control and the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Tailored Journeys is about helping you explore one of the most fascinating and beautiful regions on earth, in style. Even if – especially if – you don’t know where to start, call us now to talk about creating your own Tailored Journey – and let the dream begin.