Encounter fascinating cultures, ancient temples and the Bengal tiger with Natural Focus
Full of colour and life, fascinating cultures, ancient temples, historic palaces, and amazing wildlife like the Bengal tiger, the Indian sub-continent has something to tempt every traveller.
Our India tours feature some of this region’s best known landmarks such as the walled cities of Rajasthan, the Taj Mahal, the temple city of Varanasi, the tea gardens of Darjeeling and the meandering waterways of Kerala.
We also have a range of tours designed to take you off the beaten track including jungle safaris, boutique hideaways and scenic treks in the Himalayan foothills.
Elsewhere on the subcontinent we have tours that explore the teardrop-shaped island nation of Sri Lanka. With a history going back some 2,500 years, this enchanting country is renowned for its cultural heritage, ancient temples and historic fortresses. We also offer culturally rich and extraordinary beautiful Nepal, with its stunning mountainous landscapes and lowland jungles. Last but not least, we feature the isolated Buddhist kingdom of Bhutan, one of the most unique destinations on Earth.
We understand that every traveller is different, so we have created a broad range of travel options to suit you. Explore India on one of our escorted small group tours for a completely hassle-free experience or have one of our destination experts tailor-make a trip that suits your specific interests and budget.
India small group tours
At African Wildlife and Natural Focus, our philosophy is all about personalised, tailor-made travel. Unless of course, you join this hugely popular escorted safari accompanied in its entirety by our very own General Manager and India guru, Anne-Marie (Annie) Zambelli.
Check out our popular Taj Temples and Tigers escorted tour
Recommened Places to stay in India
Below are some of our preferred accommodation options in India, carefully selected for their superior locations, service and level of comfort. Explore the highlights sections above to view more of our handpicked luxury hotels, lodges and camps in India.
Bandhavgarh – Mahua Kothi
Mahua Kothi offers luxury accommodation minutes from the entrance to Bandhavgarh National Park, one of the best places in India to view the majestic Bengal tiger.
Jawai Bandh is a splendid Relais & Châteaux luxury tented camp set in untrammelled wilderness where leopards still roam free.
India's lavish Maharajas' Express whisks passengers back to the golden age of rail travel, visiting the country's finest landmarks in high style.
The extravagant 19th century Rambagh Palace offers spectacularly restored guestrooms that were once the private chambers of the Maharajah of Jaipur.
Taj Lake Palace
The Taj Lake Palace is a unique luxury hotel set in an 18th century palace of white marble that appears to float on Udaipur's Lake Pichola.
The Leela Palace – New Delhi
The Leela Palace New Delhi is an ultra-luxurious hotel inspired by maharajah's palaces located in New Delhi's upscale Diplomatic Enclave.
The Oberoi Amarvilas
The Oberoi Amarvilas in Agra offers lavish Mughal-style accommodation in an unrivalled location a mere 600m from the iconic Taj Mahal.
The Oberoi Vanyavilas
The Oberoi Vanyavilas offers absolute luxury at the edge of Ranthambore National Park, India's most famous Bengal tiger reserve.
The Taj Mahal Palace
The magnificent Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai first opened its doors in 1903, and today, continues to impress visitors from all over the world.
Recommended India Tours
Be inspired by our range of recommended India itineraries including Rajasthan and Taj Mahal tours, unique escapes, river cruises, wildlife safaris, train journeys, South India tours, and itineraries to the Himalayas, Nepal and Sri Lanka. This information provides a good starting point in planning your India adventure.
This relaxed cruise explores Kerala in south India, a tranquil region characterised by spice plantations, beautiful beaches and languid backwaters.
This classical India itinerary combines Mughal treasures such as the Taj Mahal with the royal architecture of Rajasthan’s most famous cities.
This classic Golden Triangle India Tour takes in the architectural treasures of Delhi, Jaipur and of course, Agra's magnificent Taj Mahal.
This tour combines the holy Sikh city of Amritsar with beautiful hilltop towns including McLeod Ganj, present home of the Dalai Lama.
Icons of India
Uncover the crown jewel of India’s natural heritage - the royal Bengal tiger - along with the most famous sights of the Golden Triangle.
Palaces and Forts of Rajasthan
Visit the glorious Taj Mahal before touring Rajasthan with its royal palaces, walled cities, medieval fortresses and fascinating temples.