Royal Expeditions is a Destination Management Company, founded in 1993 by the Princess of Jodhpur to open doors to India’s wonderful heritage. We provide first-class culture, adventure, and nature tours throughout India and the subcontinent. We provide your clients, be they individuals and groups, with personalized, high-quality, competitively priced tour services for exploring India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Bhutan. Royal Expeditions prides itself on creating unique trips tailored to travellers’ interests and delivering flawless service with great attention to detail. We create personalized experiences designed for each traveller to explore the wonders, beauty, and ancient histories of the region. We strive to deliver the highest quality trips at a good value. We want your clients to leave awe-inspired, feeling like they explored the country with a friend and with an open invitation to return.
May we suggest horseback riding? Gallop and canter through the desert past forts and palaces then spend your evenings in castles or luxury camps. Or do you prefer a camel safari experiencing 16th century caravan lifeâ€¦EXPLORE MORE
Historically Indian textile has evolved into a wide range according to nuances of migratory weavers, foreign invasions and religious influences. Royal Expeditions is your connection to insider visits to traditional weavers…EXPLORE MORE
Renowned for its food and spices, India will delight you with its gourmet culinary traditions. From ancient recipes and cooking methods to cosmopolitan influences, you are sure to be surprised at the variety…EXPLORE MORE
To give a deep, fascinating psychedelic kaleidoscopic experience called INDIA, Royal Expeditions offers Academic tours led by specialists who are Indologist, performing artist, art historian, cultural anthropologist…EXPLORE MORE
India is known for its many colourful and fascinating festivals like the Pushkar Fair and Diwali in Rajasthan which we can build trips around or incorporate into customized itineraries. In addition, there are also: Naguar Cattle Fair…EXPLORE MORE
If you like to travels to new places with generosity of spirit and a sense of adventure, but additionally also the humility to understand that universal change requires more sustained engagement. We can steer you towards organizations…EXPLORE MORE
India is best place for photography or film making. It has only 2.4 percent of the world’s land area BUT 8 percent of its plant and animal species and 18% of its population. With its stunning mountains, beaches, rivers, deserts, jungles, flowers, wildlife, temples, monuments, and beautiful people…EXPLORE MORE
Spirituality in India is not just an mysterious philosophy or practice. Spirituality has found its place in the most commonplace routines and daily lives of India’s people. In our tours you experience how spirituality fits in this context…EXPLORE MORE
This premier birding journey takes you to some of the best birding spots in the country. Arrive in Delhi and then travel Bharatpur, home of Keoladeo National Park, one of the great ornithological wetland wonders of the world. A birders’ paradise for long, the historic park continues to attract birding enthusiasts from around the globe. Next you will head north to Corbett National Park – home to over 600 species of avifauna, apart from its fabulous wealth of wildlife including the Asiatic elephant, tigers, bears and leopards. Continue your journey through the densely forested river valleys to the Binsar wildlife sanctuary, situated in the foothills of the Himalayas. Home to more than 200 species of native and migratory birds this 49 sq kms of forest has been declared as an “Important bird Areaâ€ by Bird life International.LET’S TAKE A SHOT
This tour blends the best of India’s art, culture and spirituality. Your tour will begin in Delhi, the Capital City of independent India which rewards the determined sightseer with more than a thousand monuments. Continue your journey to discover Pink City Jaipur made up of forts and palaces and bustling bazaars. Jaipur is a fascinating destination, giving one the chance to experience India from ancient to modern in one fell swoop. Next, you will travel to Agra to discover the wonder that is the Taj Mahal. Discover the extraordinary sculptures of the Khajuraho Temples before travelling to Varanasi, a city as old as Babylon and Nineveh. Uncover the mysteries of the Hindu faith amidst the burning ghats, antique temples and heritage of crafts amongst its twisting bazaar streets filled with legendary Indian silks and brocades. Your final destination will be Mumbai, the country’s financial capital and centre of business, fashion and film-making. Mumbai’s intensity is almost contagious – outlandish fashion and mind-boggling traffic, glistening skyscrapers and slums, bars and restaurants, mayhem and order, ancient bazaars and swish malls, loud temples and rare moments of tranquillity.
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This mentored photography tour takes you through the river-front and bylanes that offer incredible people and street photography opportunities in Varanasi. Photograph the life in the small lanes of Varanasi, its celebrations in the steps leading to the Ganges, its people who have a firm belief in roots and traditions that have remained unchanged for millenniums. Then continue your journey to explore the mountains as you photograph the stark yet beautiful landscapes of Ladakh, capture the beauty of super-blue lakes, see the views from the highest motorable road in the world and witness a culture that has kept its traditions alive for almost a millennium.
Travel back in time with in our vintage and classic cars tours and transfers in Jaipur. A city full of secrets and traditions. Participate in the annual vintage car rally!DISCOVER MORE
Presenting India’s literary heritage. Meet with writers who have championed the freedom to express and engage in thoughtful debate and dialogue.DISCOVER MORE
We create exclusive dining experience with Royal Families for royal cuisines of India. Our director Tkka Raj Aishwarya Katoch is married into the Sailana Royal family known for documenting and publishing the first ever cookbooks for the Maharajah’s.DISCOVER MORE
The Maharajahs of yesteryear enjoyed their luxuries. We recreate this luxury camp atop Mehrangarh fort like the Maharajahs built for visiting royalty or weddings a century ago but with the comforts of modern living. Be mesmerized by musicians, dancers, puppeteers, jugglers, flaming torches recreating the atmosphere of royal occasion.DISCOVER MORE
Experience the world of kings and queens. With our royal heritage and connections, we can arrange accommodation in aristocratic mansions and palaces, including Umaid Bhawan, where the Princess of Jodhpur, was raised.DISCOVER MORE
Stay and dine in places that are in touch with Nature, grows organic produce and striving for purer, fresher flavours. The emphasis is enjoying food made from fresh, local ingredients, which are organic grown at your hosts farm or acquired daily from farmers markets.DISCOVER MORE
Sponsored cycle tours to save the Bengal Tiger’s habitat. Explore landscape penned in Rudyard Kipling’s Jungle Book and support its conservation.DISCOVER MORE