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Classic Namibia Itinerary
This is a 13-day (12 night) grand tour of the classic places of interest in Namibia. Visit Namib Naukluft Park to see the towering red sand dunes and the remarkable depths of the Sesriem Canyon; Swakopmund, the capital of the Skeleton Coast, with its desolate beauty, and Ongava Game Reserve and Etosha National Park to see the rhino and other animals.
Jewish India Itinerary
Anti-Semitism has been an abidingly heartbreaking force in human history. Over millennia, Jewish people have been expelled from eighty countries, and have been the targets of persecution throughout the world. One of the only countries that has seen a continuously warm welcome for Jewish people is India.
Small Gems of India Itinerary
Small Gems of India Tour visits Delhi, Churu, Jaipur, Agra, Orchha, Khajuraho, Varanasi, Mumbai, and Aurangabad. Visit both cities and less visited places along with palaces, forts, havelis, temples, caves, markets, architectural…
Beasts and Birds Uganda Itinerary
You can relax or take walks on the beautiful beaches along the banks of Lake Victoria. Time permitting, visit Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary, the Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Center and Entebbe Botanical Garden, or a sunset cruise on Lake Victoria can be arranged.
Gujarat and Rajasthan Textile India Itinerary
This Gujerat and Rajasthan Textile India Tour explores the stories behind India’s beautiful textiles. India is a must for textile lovers. Visit museums, homes, textile centers, and personal collections to see weaving,…
Great Marvels of Morocco Itinerary
This exciting 14 – night Morocco itinerary includes culture, UNESCO sites, Islamic and Jewish sites, adventure and culinary delights. You will see wonderful cities along with villages, the countryside, mountains, gorges, the…
Classic Myanmar and Sanctuary Cruise Itinerary
This exciting itinerary covers the major sites along with lesser known sites. You will visit cities and villages, monasteries, pagodas and temples, learn about Buddhism, see beautiful scenery, cruise on the Irrawaddy…
Religions of India Itinerary
Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Jainism, Judaism, Islam, Zoroastrianism—a spiritual journey in India brings out the best of religions as ancient as they are diverse. There is, quite simply, no country in the world as spiritually fertile; it has been the birthplace of prophets and seers, and has been the launching point of some of the most important religious movements in the history of the world. The wealth of spiritual places in India isn’t limited to traditional Eastern religions, either. The Syrian Christian Church is well established in Kerala; the churches of Portuguese-influenced Goa are largely Catholic, and Jewish synagogues can be found in several places in the country. From tiny shrines to tremendous temples, explore this country’s dizzying diversity of belief on a religious tour in India.
Splendors of Karnataka South India Itinerary
Karnataka reflects so much of India: its past and its future, its natural majesty and urban energy. The stories of their rise and fall of ancient empires are etched in the stones of the temples, palaces and caves found here. Yet it is also home to vibrant, modern cities pulsing with the promise of tomorrow, and natural reserves filled with magnificent creatures that roamed this area long before there was ever an empire or a city.
West Bengal and Orissa East India Itinerary
On this tour of East India, experience the captivating regions of West Bengal and Orissa in this two-week trip. West Bengal is a thrumming center of humanity where, over the years, Indian ideas have flourished. It was home to the freedom movement, and has a long history of drawing the finest artists, spiritual thinkers, writers and revolutionaries. This sliver of a state houses a dense population and a remarkable diversity of geography, from the flat Ganges plains to the towering Himalayas.
Kerala South India and Andaman Islands Itinerary
So many parts of India are thrumming with action, so travelers are often surprised at the unhurried pace of a South India tour. Things slow down here—whether you’re floating through the lush lagoons of Kerala or exploring the technicolor beauty Andaman Islands’ underwater reefs, it’s easy to understand why this region is popular with those interested in an easy-going getaway.
Tea and Coffee South India Itinerary
Tea and coffee are two of the most popular drinks in the world, and India is at the very heart of the production of these ubiquitous beverages. The country is the largest exporter of tea in the world, and it remains a huge part of the culture. Coffee is the upstart on the Subcontinent—specialty coffee houses are becoming ever more prevalent in India, in large part because of the high-quality coffee produced here.
Buddha Trail India Itinerary
Hinduism garners quite a bit of the religious attention in India, but the country is also the homeland of another of the world’s great religions: Buddhism. From The Buddha’s birthplace to the site where he reached nirvana and the spot where he first began to promulgate his message, the millennia-old story of Buddhism emanates from the northeast corner of India.
East India Orient Tea Itinerary
India is a mecca of tea—no country in the world consumes more, and only a few produce more. Though this beverage has an ancient history in India, it was only during British colonial era that it became a major part of the Indian culture. Tea plantations were set up to help quench British thirst for it, and the mass production of one of the world’s most popular beverages has been in place ever since.
India Wine Itinerary
Wine has a storied history in India—from the introduction of grapevines to the Indus Valley civilization in 5,000 BC to the introduction of Port by the Portuguese in Goa. The wine industry has blossomed in the past few decades, however—especially in the delightful grape-growing regions of Nashik, Pune and Bangalore. On this wine tour in India, sip some of the best vintages available on the subcontinent while also getting to see the vibrant culture and history of this amazing country.
North India Wellness Itinerary
India is renowned for offering travelers world-class spiritual and wellness itineraries. After all, India is the home of Ayurveda, the celebrated Hindu system of medicine, as well as Yoga, the 5,000-year-old discipline that has drawn millions of adherents in the West because of its physical and spiritual benefits. With traditions of healing, rejuvenation and self-discovery that stretch back thousands of years, this part of the world provides travelers with a way to recharge and reflect.
South India Wellness Itinerary
True wellness is about more than just cutting calories and hitting the treadmill. It’s about a holistic approach to overall well-being: physical, mental and spiritual. For thousands of years, South India has been at the epicenter of the search for health and contentment. Yoga and disciplines like Ayurvedic healing have been allowing travelers to this region to benefit from centuries of spiritual learning and healthful practices.
The Big Five India Wildlife Itinerary
Though renowned for its cultural and historical treasures, India is also a world-class destination for wildlife. The country has over 441 wildlife sanctuaries to protect the fauna for which it is renowned, including awe-inspiring species ranging from elephants to leopards to the vaunted Bengal Tiger. Whether driving through the landscape that inspired Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book or merely relaxing on the veranda of your safari tent, you’ll get to know five of India’s greatest wildlife reserves—the Big Five, we’re calling them—on this wildlife tour in India.
Hills of North India Itinerary
Some of the best parts of North India can be found off the beaten path—tucked away in the hills, in places not found on your average itinerary. These destinations exemplify the diversity and mystery of one of India’s most rugged corners: they feel both exotic and welcoming, remote and resplendent, warm and wondrous. In the far-flung villages, snow-capped mountain vistas, peaceful estates and landscapes teeming with wildlife, you’ll glimpse a side of India that is hidden from many other travelers.
North India Bird Safari Itinerary
Very few countries in the world can claim as spectacular a variety of birds as India. Featuring over a thousand avian species—about 100 of which are exclusive to India—this country is a veritable wonderland for bird-watching enthusiasts. Witnessing the kaleidoscopic colors and breathtaking grace of these winged creatures makes any birding tour of North India an absolute delight.
Textiles, Tribes and Animals of Gujarat West India Itinerary
Over the centuries, particular cities and villages in West India have developed a reputation for exquisite textile and craft artistry. There is a constellation of these hamlets—populated by a fascinating array of different tribes—spread throughout Gujarat, and Geringer Global Travel has created a tour in West India designed to showcase the best of Indian crafts and the tribes that create them.