The core itineraries of North India is what is popularly referred to the Golden Triangle i.e. Delhi-Agra-Jaipur done for a minimum of 5 nights/6 days.
After this, other popular destinations can be added on to this core itinerary like Khajuraho, Varanasi, Nepal, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Udaipur, Aurangabad, and Bombay… or you may mix and match to form combination of these destinations.
In the South, the core itinerary will usually be of Madras-Bangalore-Mysore-Cochin done for a minimum 6 nights/7 days with add on to Hyderabad, Pondicherry, temple cities of Tanjore- Trichy and Madurai, the hill country of Periyar & Munnar and of course the famous backwaters of Kerala at Alleppey & Kumarakom.
The Eastern India core itinerary will consist of Calcutta-Bhubaneshwar & Puri done for a minimum of 5nights/6 days with add ons to the Tribal areas of the North –East states, the interiors of Orissa, Darheeling & Kalimpong, Nepal & Bhutan.
And to any of these add ons like a Nature park (See Nature & Wildlife section) or a beach Resort (See Backwaters & Beaches section) or a Spa can be added.
7 Wonders of India
Arrive into Bombay.
Fly Bombay/Aurangabad (Ajanta & Ellora caves).
In Aurangabad –Full day s/s.
Fly Aurangabad/Bangalore (Via Bombay).
Drive Bangalore/Hampi (Vijaynagar Ruins).
Drive back to Bangalore and connect flight to Madras.
Fly day excursion to Mahabalipuram – (Penance of Bhagirata).
Drive to Konark-(Sun Temple).
Drive back to Bhubaneshwar and connect to flight for Delhi.
In Delhi-( Qutab Minar & Iron Pillar).
Full day excursion to Sanchi & Bimbetka- (Sanchi Stupa).
The Rainbow treks range from 2-3 days to longer 21-30 day duration. The ideal season for trekking in India is April to October except for July. For Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh in the Eastern Himalaya, the period is October to December and March to May. Rainbow provides complete infrastructure of camp and kitchen equipment including transport, hotels, guides, food, cooks, porters and a varied cuisine.
From the Indus Valley to the ancient Silk Road
This route aims to Nubra valley or valley flowers, once used by the Silk Road…. offering an unforgettable view of the Himalayas Zanskar, you will be surprised at the richness of this route frequented by caravans of camels and yaks .
Arrive into Delhi-Full day s/s tour.
Fly Delhi to Leh and drive to Kargil
From Kargil drive to Wanla to begin safari. Visit Mulbeck, Lamayuru
Monastery, the valley of Dardes and
onto Sumdo, visiting the Alchi Monastery. visit Chilling (3,250m) & Nangbarngzar Monastery & then proceed to Leh. (3,250m) . From Leh move on to Valley of Nubra through Khardong la (5,200m) visiting villages on banks of Nubra & Shyok rivers. From here drive back to Leh moving eastwards towards Roopshu, visiting the monasteries of Thiksey, Hemis & continue to Lake Tsomriri where you visit village of Karzok & Tso Kar & return back to Leh via Taglang La (5,100m)
Day 17 & 18
S/s tour of leah and monasteries.
Fly back to Delhi and connect to home-bound flight.
Nestled in the Himalayas, bordeing China to the east the Himachal isblessed with some of the most beautiful & spectacular landscapes,with its sub-Himalayan terrain it is a trekkers paradise…lush green valleys, fast flowing rivers, glaciers, enchanting lakes and flower filled medows to the north & west while stark, barren and lunar like mountain desert areas border it to the north east.
Arrive into Delhi-S/s tour of Old & New Delhi.
Train to Shimla.
In Shimla-Walking tour of this British Hill station.
Safari begins by Jeepfrom Shimla moving to Sahahan, Sangla (2,800m)
exploring the Kamru village & Kinnauri Village at Chitkul (3,450m). Proceed to
Jangi (2,300m) visiting Rekong Peo & Morang, Nako (3,450m), Tabo visiting
famous Tabo Monastery. Continue via Dhankar (3,800m)-the ancient capital to
village Kungri in the Pin valley (3,500m) Kaza to Tandi via Kunzomla in Lahaul
region,Lachungla from where you enter Ladakh via the pass at Baralaccha
(4,00m) into Leh.
Your Kerala ridiing tour takes you through a wide range of terrain, rididng through the Western Ghats, tea/coffee plantations and wild life sanctuaries, Coastal regions for a complete experience.
Travel through hilly terrain and pass through Wayanad & Pallakad district onto Munnar. From Munnar proceed to Thekkadi and onto the coastal regions. You experience the pleasures of backwater cruising and visit Kovalam, one of the oldest ports on the Malabar coast. Then proceed to Cochin the capital of Kerala, important cultural& Heritage city.