Cultural Tour North India:

Northern Exposure

16 days of breathtaking experiences, astounding beauty and diverse culture.

Commencing from Delhi, visit the incredibly beautiful Taj Mahal, marvel at the spectacular Himalayan peaks and gorgeous river valleys of Himachal Pradesh, enjoy the exquisite beauty surrounding Manali, take a guided tour of the magnificent Golden Temple, experience the friendly Tibetan culture in the Dalai Lama’s home town of McLeod Ganj and discover the best of Delhi.

There will also be great shopping opportunities as well as delicious cuisine. This dynamic tour takes you behind the scenes, where you will experience the hidden treasures of North India. It will enrich and delight you!

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Ayurvedic, Cultural Tour North India:

Living the Ayurvedic Way (North)

A 17-Day healing journey in North India.

Transform yourself by learning how to incorporate the amazing principles of Ayurveda into your life in simple, effective ways. This ancient ealth system or ‘science of life’, teaches you about the best foods to eat for your body type, the most effective ways to lose weight, how to boost your energy levels, how to prevent/manage disease, the best ways to purify and rejuvenate your body, mind and spirit. On this wonderful journey you will also discover some of North India’s wonderful highlights.

Commencing from Delhi, visit the incredibly beautiful Taj Mahal, marvel at the spectacular Himalayan peaks and gorgeous river valleys of Himachal Pradesh, take a guided tour of the magnificent Golden Temple, experience the friendly Tibetan culture in the Dalai Lama’s home town of McLeod Ganj, enjoy a cycle rickshaw ride in a peaceful bird sanctuary, discover the best of Delhi and much more. Along the way, there will be plenty of great shopping opportunities and delicious cuisine to enjoy.

Spiritual & Cultural Tour North India:

North India Ashram and Spiritual Journey

Discover North India’s spiritual richness, diverse culture and breathtaking beauty on this wonderful 17-day journey commencing in Delhi.

Experience life in an ashram on the banks of the holy river Ganges in picturesque Rishikesh. Marvel at the chaotic atmosphere of Varanasi where you will wander through the narrow alleyways of the old city and enjoy boat rides on the Ganges. Witness the sunset aarti on the banks of the Ganges at both Rishikesh and Varanasi. Other highlights include a guided tour of the amazingly jeweled Taj Mahal and the fascinating ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri and a cycle rickshaw ride around the peaceful, UNESCO-listed bird sanctuary at Bharatpur. The tour also takes you to
fabulous historical and sacred sites in Mathura and Vrindavan, birth place of Lord Krishna. Along the way, you will enjoy authentic experiences and delicious cuisine.

This wonderful tour takes you off the well-worn tourist path to discover the ancient sacred treasures of India as well as practical spiritual gems to apply to your life. It will inspire and delight you.

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Textile, Cultural Tour:

Beauty Unwound

A 16-day tour discovering the beauty of textiles and culture in India.

Commencing from Mumbai in November and February each year,explore the villages of Kutch and see some of India’s best embroidery and fabric work. Take a guided tour of the historic cities of Bhuj, Ahmedabad and Delhi, enjoying ancient sights and beautiful textile displays. Visit the amazingly jewelled Taj Mahal and delight in the spectacular sights and handicrafts of Jaipur. The tour also takes you to Lucknow to discover some fascinating historical sights and to visit a local village, where you will see exquisite embroideries being worked by the
local women. All along the way, you will enjoy wonderful shopping and delicious food.

This wonderful tour takes you off the well-worn tourist path to discover the hidden gems and beautiful fabric treasures of India. It will enchant and delight you!

Ayurvedic, Cultural Tour South India:

Living the Ayurvedic Way (South)

A 17-day healing journey in South India.

Transform yourself by learning how to incorporate the amazing principles of Ayurveda into your life in simple, effective ways. This ancient health system or ‘science of life’, teaches you the best foods to eat for your body
type, the most effective ways to lose weight, how to boost your energy levels, how to prevent/manage disease as well as the best ways to purify and rejuvenate your body, mind and spirit.

This wonderful journey in South India includes Ayurvedic classes and consultation with Peter Malakoff as well as a 3-day stay at a peaceful Ayurvedic healing resort. Other highlights include: astonishing sacred sites, the magnificent Mysore Palace, a lovely wildlife sanctuary, historic Cochin, a Tibetan monastery and colourful markets. Enjoy nature treks and a jeep safari along with delicious cuisine and outstanding shopping opportunities.

This journey takes you behind the scenes to discover the real India. You will be inspired and delighted.

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Cultural Tour South India:

Heart of the South

Discover the heart and soul of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and Karnataka. This 17-day adventure takes you off the tourist path to enjoy the colours, natural beauty, ancient wonders and cultural richness of South India. Delight in interacting with the local people and marvel at the spiritual depth permeating their everyday lives. This beautiful journey will enrich your life and uplift your spirit.

Departing from Chennai, highlights include ancient cultural monuments and temples, a wildlife sanctuary, a Hindu Nuns orphanage and school, a visit to a Tibetan monastery, the magnificent Mysore Palace, backwaters houseboat trip, colourful markets and festivals plus great shopping opportunities and mouth-watering cuisine.

Sri Lanka Cultural Tour (including South):

The Heart of Sri Lanka

A wonderful 15-day adventure in Sri Lanka, bursting with cultural richness, stunning, diverse landscapes, fabulous sacred sites and intriguing history.

Commencing from Negombo, explore the former capital cities and see amazing ancient monuments and temples. Take a guided tour of Kandy, the cultural capital, and experience the atmospheric old-world charm of Galle. Visit the unspoilt wildlife park of Yala and delight in watching baby elephants at Udawalawa Elephant Transit Home. Savour the lush tea plantations and waterfalls in the breathtaking mountain region of the south. Marvel at the ancient cave paintings at Sigiriya Rock and the incredible stone carvings in Dambulla cave temples. Learn about the health benefits of spices as you tour a spice plantation and enjoy a mouthwatering spicy lunch. The tour also takes you to the beautiful beach of Hikkaduwa, the interesting city of Colombo and other great sights. Along the way you will enjoy great shopping opportunities and delicious cuisine.

This beautiful journey will enchant and delight you.

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Sri Lanka Cultural Tour (including North):

Sri Lanka Cultural Journey

An amazing16-day journey in Sri Lanka, bursting with cultural beauty, fascinating history, wonderful sacred sites and stunning, diverse landscapes.

Commencing from Negombo, explore the former capital cities and see amazing ancient monuments. Experience the wonderful historic sights of Jaffna. Take a guided tour of Kandy, the cultural capital, and experience the atmospheric old-world charm of Galle. Marvel at the ancient cave paintings at Sigiriya Rock and the incredible stone carvings in Dambulla cave temples. Savour the lush tea plantations and waterfalls in the breathtaking mountain region. Learn about the health benefits of spices as you tour a spice plantation and enjoy a mouthwatering lunch. Enjoy the beautiful beach of Trincomalee, the interesting city of Colombo and other great sights. Along the way there are great shopping opportunities and enticing cuisine for you enjoy.

This wonderful journey will enrich and delight you.

Cultural Tour Tibet:

A Taste of Tibet

A wonderful adventure in Tibet filled with spectacular mountain landscapes, magnificent sacred sites, cultural beauty, and fascinating history. The tour also includes time in Nepal where we start and finish and of course, discover the wonderful sights on offer.

Commencing in Kathmandu, explore the ancient city with its Durbar square and amazing monuments and temples. Take a guided tour of Kathmandu’s best sights and experience the atmospheric old-world Newari towns of Bhaktapur and Patan. In Tibet, take a guided tour of Lhasa’s amazing Potala Palace, the Dalai Lama’s summer palace and other wonderful sights. Wander through Lhasa’a intriguing old town where you be inspired by the Tibetans going about their spiritual business. Explore the vast open countryside of Tibet on a visit to the beautiful ‘heavenly’ lake, Namtso, largest in Tibet and highest saltwater lake in the world. The tour takes you to Tsedang with its wonderful historical sights including Tibet’s first palace and first monastery. Along the way you will enjoy quaint attractive villages, breathtaking views of Himalayan mountains, peaceful river valleys, beautiful lakes, fabulous ancient monuments and temples and other great sights that this remarkable country has to offer.

This beautiful journey will enchant and inspire you.

Nepal Tour:

The Heart of Nepal

A wonderful 15-day adventure in Nepal, filled with cultural beauty, fascinating history, magnificent sacred sites and stunning Himalayan landscapes.

Starting in Kathmandu, explore the ancient city with its Durbar square and amazing monuments and temples. Take a guided tour of Kathmandu’s best sights, and experience the atmospheric old-world Newari towns of Bhaktapur and Patan. Go on a 5 day supported trek in the magnificent Annapurna Range, walking along peaceful, tranquil paths, through quaint, attractive villages and vast open spaces with breathtaking views of snow-capped Himalayan mountains. Enjoy walking around the ancient stupa at Boudhnath with hundreds of local people. Learn about the inspiring works going on behind the scenes to help those in need. The tour also takes you to the enchanting lakeside town of Pokhara with its magnificent mountain views, and other great sights.
Along the way you will enjoy great shopping opportunities and superb cuisine.

This beautiful journey will enchant and inspire you.

Nepal Tour:

Volunteer and Cultural

A 17-day volunteering and cultural adventure in Nepal.

Commencing from Kathmandu, highlights include a volunteer program at Shanti Sewa Griha, guided tours of the intriguing ancient city of Kathmandu with its Durbar square and amazing monuments and temples. Also experience the atmospheric old-world Newari town of Patan and enjoy walking around the ancient stupa at Boudhnath. Go on a jeep safari at Chitwan National Park, famous as one of the best
 wildlife-viewing parks in Asia. The tour also takes you to the enchanting lakeside town of Pokhara with its magnificent mountain views and other great sights. Along the way 
you will enjoy great shopping opportunities and delicious cuisine.

This beautiful journey takes you behind the scenes, where you will enjoy inspiring volunteering experiences and the rich treasures of Nepal’s amazing past and vibrant present.

It will touch your heart and enrich your life.