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India, the world’s seventh largest country, is home to magnificent landscapes, grand palaces and a fascinating cultural history. From the bustling streets found in India’s capital Delhi, the beauty of the Taj Mahal and the striking colours of Jaipur, to searching for the elusive tigers or seeing the vast Himalayan Ranges, the delights found in India are waiting to be discovered.

Recommended trips: Our suggested itineraries are based on personal recommendation and can be tailored to suit your school and group.

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Akshardham

Facade of Akshardham Hindu temple

Constructed from pink sandstone and marble, Akshardham is a impressive temple complex situated just outside New Delhi and offers school groups a fascinating insight into the Hindu culture.

Delhi

Colourful spice market in Delhi

India’s capital city, Delhi is the cultural and political hub of the country and the site of several interesting ancient monuments and archaeological sites, as well as bustling streets and markets.

Jaipur

Top of the colourful Palace of the Winds

The capital city of Rajasthan, Jaipur offers a wide variety of sites to explore. From colourful festivals to magnificent palaces and temples, this city is buzzing with history and culture.

Leh

Trekker standing on summit overlooking Leh surrounded by Himalayas

At an altitude of 3,500 metres, Leh has for centuries been an important stopover on trade routes along the Indus Valley between Tibet to the east, Kashmir to the west and also between India and China.

Markha Valley

Picturesque Tibetan village in mountainous valley in Ladakh

One of world’s classic trekking routes, the Markha Valley runs through Ladakh and offers spectacular views of the Himalayas, alongside remote villages and beautiful glacial rivers.

Ranthambore National Park

Tiger resting and looking through the trees

Known for its tiger populations, Ranthambore provides an excellent opportunity to learn about these majestic endangered mammals in their natural jungle habitat.

Red Fort

Intricate sandstone carvings of the red fort in Agra

A UNESCO World Heritage site, Agra Fort is the most important fort in India. Constructed from red sandstone, it dates from 1565 and was home to the emperors of the Mughal Dynasty.

Taj Mahal

View of Taj Mahal with reflection and red hue

A UNESCO World Heritage site, the Taj Mahal is the finest example of Mughal architecture in the world and an iconic highlight of many students’ exploration of India.

Varanasi

View of Varanasi and ghats from the River Ganges

Sitting on the banks of the Ganges, Varanasi is a fascinating and colourful city. Highlights including busy alleyways and the famous ghats, which lead down to the river where locals bathe.