Sig North India

Quintessential Northern India from £3,840

This journey is the ultimate tour of Rajasthan. It takes in the key cities and major sites at a leisurely pace. Stay in luxury hotels and palaces throughout. Read more ...

Spirit of India

Highlights of North India from £1,850

For those short on time, or for those who want to see the highlights of Northern India before heading south, then this is the ideal journey. It can be easily combined with any of our other India journeys. Read more ...

India tiger

In Search of Tiger from £2,680

This journey provides you with some great opportunities to spot the glorious tiger. Pench is famous for its tropical decidious forest; Kanha forms the core of the tiger reserve that was created in 1974 under Project Tiger, and Bandhavgarh supports one of the highest densities of tiger in India. Read more ...

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Best time to be there

From October to March the weather is refreshingly cool with minimal rainfall in most places. India's main festivals also take place during this time, such as the Pushkar Fair in Rajasthan, the Republic Day of India and Holi, the festival of colours.

Fly to


flying time

8 hours 20 minutes non-stop

time difference

GMT +5 1/2 hours


Required for UK passport holders

Health Requirements

Yellow fever certificate if arriving from an endemic area



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Rambagh Palace, Jaipur and Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur

India Autumn offers
Stay like Royalty in India's finest great palaces during Diwali, the festival of lights.
Experience the festival of lights - Diwali staying at Rambagh Palace, Jaipur and Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur. This is a magical time to experience India where the cities are festooned with candles and during a time of family celebrations.
13 nights from £3840 per person. (Saving £500 per person on a 4 night stay) Valid for travel from 01 Oct up to 20 Dec 14 and from 8th Jan to 15 April 2015.


Taj Safari lodges

Tiger Safari
Experience India in style with these amazing offers at the Taj Safari lodges. It's not all about tigers, these parks are also home to sloth bears and leopard and are great for birders. It was in these beautiful parks that Rudyard Kipling took his inspiration for Jungle Book.
From £3460 per person. Book 5 nights and receive one free night or book 6 nights and receive 2 free nights. (Saving up to £600 per person) Includes international & domestic flights, transfers, all meals and game drives in the park. Valid for travel from the 16th October to the 31st December 2014.



Mahua Kothi, Bandhavgarh National Park, India

Taj Safari Offer - Save up to £1020 per couple
Experience India in style with these amazing offers at the Taj Safari lodges. Book 5 nights and receive one free night or book 6 nights and receive 2 free nights. Prices from £3460 per person includes international & domestic flights, transfers, all meals and game drives in the park. Valid for travel from the 16th October to the 31st December 2014. Terms and conditions apply.


Rajasthan Tour, India

Oberoi Christmas break
Christmas is one of the most pleasant times to visit India with average temperatures of 24 degrees. Whilst Christmas is quite a small festival in India, you will find many of the large hotels still recognise Christmas traditions.
Oberoi Hotels has some of the most luxurious hotels in India. Stay in a selection of Oberoi Hotels from 23rd Dec - 4th Jan for £7,695pp. Subject to availability at time of booking.



India: Exceptional value


Udaipur leaves visitors wide-eyed for many reasons: its exquisite architecture, elegant white hotel swaddled by serene Lake Pichola and floodlit Monsoon Palace 'floating' high in the night sky. But for one A&K traveller, there was another major surprise. At sights including the Jagdish Temple he was amazed to find tourist crowds being parted to allow him, his wife and their guide, Vikram, through. 'It was quite extraordinary,' he writes. 'I have never seen other guides move their customers aside. Vikram is excellent, and clearly has the respect of his peers'

Vikram is just one of a stellar A&K supporting cast who made the Rajasthan holiday so memorable. Take a bow our staff in the UK, guides on the ground, and driver, Viru, who made light work of a thrilling road trip enlivened by recalcitrant cows, haughty camels and rickshaws. 'Driving in India takes special skills,' says Air Commodore Leaning. 'Viru is one of the best.'


For over 26 years Abercrombie and Kent's large, highly experienced team have been offering luxury Indian holidays. We offer the country's best vehicles, hotels ranging from sumptuous to heritage to homestays and a network of guides and consultants embracing experts in everything from museums, art and architecture to conservation, food and history. With privileged access, they make the unique possible: Fancy lunch with a Maharaja? A private peek at a royal crystal collection? A Bollywood film set visit? Not a problem.

The subcontinent is such a diverse, intoxicating, sensory overload, it's hard to know where to start. Take a holiday or tour to India with A&K and we'll show you Delhi's teeming bazaar and awe-inspiring Raj architecture, Agra's Mughal Taj Mahal, and Rajasthan's mountains and deserts frescoed with palaces and forts.

You can walk in Himalayan foothills or Ladakh's high altitude desert, watch teeming life on Varanasi's sacred Ganges or study the erotic carvings of Madhya Pradesh. We'll take you to throbbing Mumbai's famous harbour, Bangalore's 'Silicon Valley' and lovely Mysore's palaces and festivities. You can flop on Goa's beaches or float through Kerala's backwaters eating masterful food.

We offer it all. And you're travelling with the knowledge that you're in the safest, most reliable hands. When Mumbai was engulfed in the chaos of 2008's terrorist attacks, our guest Mrs Lacey, was evacuated from her hotel at 4am. Our guide had located her room, and descending the ladder, she was overjoyed to hear: are you with A&K? 'They were,' she says, 'the most reassuring words I have ever heard'

And when Air Commodore Leaning and his wife needed urgent medical care, we made sure they got the best. The very best. Their holiday was uninterrupted. 'When things go wrong,' he wrote, 'you really appreciate the depth, concern and sheer professionalism of a company such as yours. Abercrombie and Kent, take a huge group hug from Jo and me: you were simply outstanding.'


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Guest Testimonial

Dawa in Bhutan was a very decent, honourable, kind and funny man - excellent. Rekha in Delhi was the most gentle, knowledgable and couteous lady - excellent.

- IG, West Midlands

A&K Philanthropy

Deepalaya School Project
Deepalaya School Project

Has provided an education for more than 50,000 disadvantaged and poverty-stricken children over the past thirty years, and emphasizes the often-neglected education of girls.


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