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The magic of India

Our verdict:

Not everyone feels they should take their kids to India but those who do come back saying it was one of the most rewarding things they have ever done. It is the combination of people, food, heritage and sights, sounds and smells that make for an unforgettable family adventure. Getting expert input into crafting your trip is vital and this is where Cox & Kings excels.

Recommended tour operator: Cox & Kings

Cox & Kings says

India is our heartland and we’re passionate about it. We have more than 50 years’ experience crafting outstanding private and small group tours throughout this vibrant and magical country – we even have our own offices in most Indian cities.

  • Enthralling sights
  • Fun activities
  • Wildlife encounters

What does all this mean for your family? It means that you can rely on us to craft and deliver the perfect family adventure in India – seamlessly.

We have created some specific India family adventures but our expert team will be delighted to tailor-make your holiday to suit you. Accommodation throughout is in a mix of luxury four and five star hotels as well as eco-lodges and wildlife reserves.

Taj, Tigers and Beaches is a kaleidoscopic mix of incredible experiences. On this 12-night private tour we’ll guide you through the frenzy of Delhi, see the sun rise over the Taj Mahal, take you on safari to see the Royal Bengal tiger in Ranthambore National Park, take you to a local home for a cookery lesson and enjoy washing and painting the elephants in Jaipur.

After all this, there’s time to relax on the beaches in Goa with the chance to go dolphin-watching too.

The pace is a little slower on our Kerala Family Adventure but it’s no less enthralling. A tuk-tuk tour of Cochin, wildlife safari in the Nagarhole National Park, a stay in a fascinating eco-tourism village and the petroglyphs of Eddakal caves and the chance to enjoy zip lining, hiking, bamboo rafting and cycling await.

The highlight for many is a stay on board a traditional houseboat, cruising along the Keralan backwaters.

Discover more about our private family adventures in India and elsewhere in the world.

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