Diwali and Dev Diwali – the festivals of light

  Experience the biggest festival in India with us Diwali is a Hindu festival celebrated each year in October/November. Signifying the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance and hope over despair. Throughout India and the Hindu world, this 5 day festival, culminating in the main night (the no-moon night) sees [...]

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The best time to travel to the Subcontinent

  The Indian Subcontinent is a vast region with widely varying geography and climate. From the mighty Himalayan mountain range in the north, ranging from Pakistan in the west through India and Nepal to Bhutan in the east to the tropical south, including the islands of Sri Lanka and the Indian island states of Lakshadweep [...]

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Incredible Sri Lanka

  Sri Lanka, the ‘Wonder of Asia’, has something to offer everyone, and our 18 day Incredible Sri Lanka trip has it all. Ancient ruins, tea plantations, wildlife safaris, world heritage sites, natural beauty, amazing beaches, fabulous food and spices, not to mention standout shopping.     With a tropical, monsoonal climate, the high season [...]

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Optional Single Supplement

  At Incredible Indian Tours, we don’t charge a compulsory single supplement charge for single travellers. On our group tours we often have 3,4 or even 5 travellers of the same sex travelling independently. If you choose the sharing option, your tour leader will rotate the single sharers at each new hotel, so you get [...]

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Women Only Tours

. Tours for women-only are getting more and more popular each year. Why?     Is it because women travel differently than men do? Is it because women like to take time to discover and appreciate cultural differences and get to know the people and the culture, not only see the sights. Is it because women [...]

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Wildlife Tourism in India and Nepal

Elephants, Tigers and more   In recent times, the use of wild animals for tourism has been coming under scrutiny, and rightly so. In India and Nepal, elephants particularly have been recognised as a wild animal that do not naturally inhabit some of the regions they are kept as tourist attractions, or used for tourism purposes [...]

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8 myths about Nepal that travelers get wrong

  Earlier this year, Matador Network published this interesting article by Elen Turner about people’s general misconceptions regarding Nepal.  I personally come across people who think Nepal is just mountains and you would only go there trekking. This is not the case, and there is so much more to this incredible country. But that’s the [...]

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Slum Tour in Mumbai

. Today I was fortunate enough to be taken on a private tour of the infamous Dharavi Slum in Mumbai. I’d heard about it, read books about it, seen it in Slumdog Millionaire and thought I knew what to expect. How wrong was I.   Dharavi has been around a long time – since the [...]

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Pushkar Camel Fair

. In October/November 2013, we hosted a Photography Tour with Dave Metcalf. His travel writer wife Stephanie Brookes also came along on the trip. The result of that union is this fantastic article published in the Air Asia in flight magazine this month. Have a read.  Inspired? Join us on one of our upcoming tours.

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Incredible Nepal Photography Tour – September/October 2013

  What happens when you put together a professional photographer who loves landscapes, amazing skies, sunrises, sunsets and fabulous architecture with Incredible Nepal? A Photography Tour with the most amazing opportunities to capture landscapes, people, architecture, wildlife and more. Our inaugural Photography Tour has just finished up in Kathmandu and boy, did we have an [...]

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