Central India Tours & Holidays

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Central India is simply the heart of the country, a soft and mystical land peppered with ancient temples and majestic forts, whose forests and jungle teem with wildlife and punctuated by some of her most vibrant and historical cities.

Although one of the least explored regions of the country, Central India has a huge amount to offer the modern traveller. Jumping off the busier tourist trails of Rajasthan and the Ganges River plain, here you will find many stunning historical monuments, ...

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Spend a day with the dabbawallas

Spend a day with the dabbawallas

Work alongside the dabbawallas, who have been delivering home-cooked food to offices for over 125 years. Not only will you help sort each Dabba, you'll also accompany the delivery man by local train before sampling a delicious thali at a local restaurant.

Wake up with Mumbai at dawn

Wake up with Mumbai at dawn

Explore this magnificent city of Mumbai, as the catch of the day lands at its chaotic docks. Passing by hundreds of vendors sorting newspapers, delve into the depths of the bustling morning markets on this compelling tour.

Get lost in Hampi's ancient ruins

Get lost in Hampi's ancient ruins

The medieval capital of the Hindu empire, Hampi is home to fabulous ancient ruins which attract thousands of pilgrims every year. Spend a couple of days exploring this stunning UNESCO Site.

Go in search of tigers

Go in search of tigers

Kanha National Park offers one of the most beautiful forests in Central India, with lush sal and bamboo forests, grassy meadows and ravines, providing a magnificent backdrop for a rewarding wildlife experience.

Explore Sanchi and Udayagiri Caves

Explore Sanchi and Udayagiri Caves

Scratch beneath the surface on a visit to Sanchi, one of India's most iconic Buddhist sites, it even features on the currency. Also spend time exploring the Udayagiri Caves, one of India's most important archaeological sites and famous for a series of rock-cut caves and temples.

Explore Satpura National Park

Explore Satpura National Park

Visit Satpura National Park for an off-beat wilderness experience by jeep, on foot or by boat to spot tigers, leopards, bison, deer, crocodile, jungle cat, flying squirrel and a myriad of birds. Appreciate this expanse of unspoilt nature away from the crowds.

Walk the historic streets of Bhopal

Walk the historic streets of Bhopal

Navigate your way through a labyrinth of narrow alleys and fascinating bazaars to reach spectacular mosques and exquisite palaces. Glimpse the extraordinary Taj Mahal and Taj-ul-Masajid, the largest mosque in India, amongst other treasures.

Explore historic streets of Gwalior

Explore historic streets of Gwalior

Enjoy the historical splendour of Gwalior Fort with stunning views across this colourful city. Stroll through the labyrinth of narrow lanes with the eclectic architectural styles and absorb the sights and colours of the local markets.



Mention the name Bhopal and most will immediately think disaster. It was here, in December 1984, that one of the world's worst industrial catastrophes took place as the Union Carbide factory spewed toxic gas into the air, killing between 15,000 and 30,000…


Founded in 8th century AD, Gwalior has been ruled by a succession of Rajput, Mughal,, Afghan and Maratha kings. The city is just a few hours from Agra by train or road, and is famous for its old and very large fort that towers over the city. Within the fort…


The medieval capital of the Hindu empire, Hampi is home to fabulous ancient ruins which attract thousands of pilgrims every year. In the northern part of the Karnataka state on the banks of the Tungabhadra river, a walk around Hampi will show you mile after…

Kanha National Park

One of the inspirations for Rudyard Kipling’s Jungle Book, Kanha National Park is one of India’s famous ‘Project Tiger’ reserves. Covering some 940 square kilometres, it is Central India’s largest preserve and is home to a significant population of Bengal…


Mumbai, formally Bombay, is the capital of Maharashtra and the economic powerhouse of India (the last population count was over 15 million). The fastest moving, most affluent and most industrialised city in India, it is also home to the busiest international…

Satpura National Park

Cradled amongst the Satpura Ranges, the Satpura National Park protects a unique section of the Central Indian Highlands. Set up in 1981 it encompasses a rugged area of sandstone peaks, deep valleys and waterfalls that provide a rich haven for over 1300 species…


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Abode Boutique Hotel, Mumbai

The Abode is a fantastic option in the heart of Colaba which offers character and quality in the form of a friendly boutique hotel. The property aims to offer its guests a more personal, authentic…
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Ahilya Fort, Maheshwar

A gorgeous property - this boutique, heritage hotel makes for a charming escape. Dining is a movable feast, either outside under the grand neem trees, on one of the terraces overlooking the river, or…
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Denwa Backwater Escape, Satpura National Park

Denwa Backwater Escape overlooks the backwaters of the Denwa River dam, on the edge of Satpura National Park. Surrounded by 10 acres of forest and grassland, the lodge melts into the landscape due to…
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Evolve Back Hampi, Hampi

Inspired by the magnificent royal palaces, temples of the Vijayanagara rulers at Hampi, Evolve Back (previously Orange County) Hampi is a luxurious hotel set within lovely landscaped gardens featuring…
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Kanha Earth Lodge, Kanha National Park

Using locally sourced materials, the award winning Kanha Earth Lodge provides the perfect balance between a lodge that blends into the beautiful surrounding natural landscape, yet is still equipped…
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Reni Pani Jungle Lodge, Satpura National Park

This is a wonderful property, situated in a picturesque location among deep forest on the fringes of the park, is owned and run by two royal princes of Bhopal and benefits greatly from their presence.…
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Shergarh Tented Camp, Kanha National Park

With just six tents, all of which recently went through a complete transformation and upgrade, Shergarh is a wonderful place from which to explore Kanha National Park. Each tent is set amongst a young…
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Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai

Built in 1903, the stunning Taj Mahal Palace Hotel is an architectural marvel and brings together Moorish, Oriental and Florentine styles. Offering wonderful panoramic views of the Arabian Sea and the…

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