India by grade: from easy to extreme

Which adventure is the one is for you? India. A country rich in beauty and culture and a land which inspires something different in every traveller. ... Read more
India by grade: from easy to extreme

Which adventure is the one is for you?

India. A country rich in beauty and culture and a land which inspires something different in every traveller. Whether you think of winding your way through bustling markets, standing in awe before majestic temples or journeying through the rugged peaks of the Himalaya, India offers something special for everyone. We've put together 10 of our favourite adventures to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

Take a look at our India holidays by grade...



Offering a blend of magical experiences, this fascinating and relaxed short holiday manages to capture the very essence of India on the definitive discovery tour from Jaipur to Varanasi.

  • See tigers, temples and the splendour of the Taj Mahal
  • Game drives at the famous tiger sanctuary of Ranthambore
  • Early morning boat ride on the River Ganges at Varanasi
  • See the Golden Triangle cities of Jaipur, Agra and Delhi




For those with an interest in India and in particular its wildlife, this is an unmissable Indian family adventure holiday exploring India's foremost tiger parks.

  • Tiger spotting in Ranthambore and visit the Taj Mahal
  • Ride a cycle rickshaw, a camel and watch a Bollywood movie
  • Cook curry & play cricket with the locals
  • Great value with all the activities included


Easy Adventure Cycling - CYCLING TOUR OF RAJASTHAN

 A superb Indian cycling holiday, this bike traverse of Rajasthan is a medley of sights, sounds and other sensory stimulation. You'll ride on backroads from Udaipur to the Taj Mahal in a little over a week. 

  • Meet the locals as you cycle through Rajasthan villages
  • Game drive in search of tigers at Sariska National Park
  • Chill out at the sacred lakeside settlement of Pushkar
  • Visit Agra, with its magnificent Taj Mahal and Red Fort
  • November departures coincide with the Pushkar Camel Festival


Trekking and Discovery - KERALA AND THE CARDAMOM HILLS


At the southern tip of India, Kerala and Tamil Nadu offer a range of experiences unlike anything else on the Subcontinent. A fantastic walking and discovery holiday in India's laid-back, tropical south. 

  • Enjoy four days of trekking in the lush Cardamom Hills 
  • Take a houseboat cruise on the Kerala `Backwaters`
  • Fantastic wildlife viewing at Periyar Nature Reserve
  • Chill out on the beaches of the Indian Ocean at Kovalam



A delightful trek through a beautiful and unspoilt corner of the Indian Himalaya, the foothills surrounding the Nanda Devi, a geographical and spiritual high point of India. 

  • Trek in an unspoiled corner of the Indian Himalaya
  • Ridge-top trekking and idyllic campsites
  • Spectacular views of Nanda Devi and Panch Chuli
  • Quiet trails in an area visited by few adventure travellers


Challenging Trekking - THE MARKHA VALLEY TREK


The Himalayan region of Ladakh is an inspirational destination for a trekking holiday. Following a beautiful high valley, you will trek through a spectacular mountain world.

  • Witness the traditional way of life in the Markha Valley
  • Enjoy spectacular views from the Kongmaru La (5290m)
  • Explore Ladakh, a stronghold of Tibetan Buddhism
  • Visit several Indus Valley monasteries including Thikse and Hemis




Remote trekking holiday in northern Ladakh including ascents of Samgyal Peak (5814m) and Dawa Peak (5900m).

  • Explore the monasteries and palaces of Leh
  • Walk across flower-filled meadows of the Thanglasgo Valley
  • Ascend the non-technical peaks of Samgyal and Dawa 
  • Traverse the Ladakh Range at the Lasermo La (5400m)


Challenging Trek and Climb  - KANG YATSE 2 AND THE LHATO VALLEY

Those looking for a their first 6000m peak in Ladakh but seeking a quieter, more remote experience need look no further. 

  • A perfect introduction to Himalayan climbing
  • Prepare with a superb trek through the remote Lhato Valley
  • Explore the ancient Ladakhi capital Leh and the Indus Valley
  • Featuring a carefully planned acclimatisation programme



A spectacular trek in Sikkim with views of Kangchenjunga from the Singalila Ridge and from below the Goeche La.

  • A sensational unique to KE Himalaya trekking holiday
  • Experience close up views of Kangchenjunga
  • Enjoy pristine wild campsites 
  • A sightseeing day in the British Raj hill-station of Darjeeling


Tough Trek and Climb- MENTOK KANGRI

The rarely visited high plains of the Chang Tang are coloured in just a few places by beautiful turquoise lakes, such as Tso Kar and Tso Morari. This exciting trekking and climbing holiday is the perfect way to view this remote and stunning landscape. 

  • Views from the Mentoks across the lake of Tso Morari
  • Meet and take tea with the nomadic shepherds 
  • Challenging, but technically undemanding, climbs
  • A real trekking and climbing adventure in Ladakh

Want to find out more about KE holidays, then give us a call on 01768 773966 or USA/Canada toll-free 1888 630 4415. You can email; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we can also organise a face-to-face zoom meeting on request. We offer trusted holidays with financial protection and flexible booking conditions.




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