Inspiring, uplifting, motivating, humbling. India is a refreshing cleanse for the soul. It’s a place where artisans show you work honed through generations, families invite you into their homes for traditional meals, and you're treated like royalty in palaces that have only floated by in dreams. It’s at once unstoppably refined and authentically raw. This is a place that changes how you see the world forever.
Traverse from kinetic city hubs to tranquil jungle outposts. Explore Old Delhi by rickshaw, the desert jewel of Jodhpur in Rajasthan, a literal floating palace in Udaipur, the back alleys and beaches of Mumbai. Meet local artists and traditional craftspeople, eat in humble family homes and at some India's swankiest modern kitchens. Then, relax at a remote jungle camp for a true Indian safari experience.
An exceptional itinerary designed to immerse you in India's most colorful and vibrant spots. It's a trip for the open-minded and intrepid looking for a five-star experience in one of the world's most mesmerizing destinations.
India is a year-round destination. Our favorite time of year is Mar - Oct, with the most pleasant weather and clear, sunny skies.
The end-all-be-all of food journeys? More mountains and wildlife? More time on the beach? We cover a lot of ground in India, and can cater the itinerary depending on your interests.
Prepare for high style and grandeur in some of India's most stunning locations—from city to desert, coast to jungle
A modern spin on colonial design, with spacious rooms overlooking the city. The iconic greenery of the Lodhi Gardens peeks out from just down the road, and astounding architectural sites—from mosques to mausoleums to skyscrapers—vie for your attention in every direction.
It's the city’s first boutique hotel, with a distinctive look blending historical grandeur with modern comforts. It's clean and geometric, with all the right hints of old-world detail paying homage to Jodphur’s ancient walled city. A courtyard dinner with views of a spectacular 15th-century fortress? You simply can’t go wrong here.
This 300-year-old palace is the epitome of imperial grandeur. The entire property has been painstakingly restored to its Raj-era glory, with exuberant suites washed in the brightest blues and pinks. It's one of the most sought-after heritage Indian retreats.
Our hotel—built on an island in the 18th century by a young prince with lavish tastes—is exquisite in every way. It's five-star luxury with all the amenities, whether you're looking for a spa treatment or an evening cocktail with an incomparable view.
Your own luxury wilderness camp surrounded by Arjuna and Banyan trees. Sleep in one of 10 luxury tented rooms overlooking the jungle, each artfully designed and distinctly modern, with private bathrooms. It's the perfect mix of high-end comfort with a front-row view of nature.
We can plan a custom, private departure for any group size. Our custom trips are perfect for a couple wishing to travel on their own, a family, or a multi-generational group. If you’re looking to travel on one of our group departures on a private basis, a minimum number of travelers may apply.
Yes, we can craft an unforgettable milestone celebration or company retreat for groups as large as 40 or more.
Our level of curation, care, and in-country connections. We handle everything, overseeing your experience from beginning to end with the highest levels of ownership and responsibility. We support you every step of the way with comprehensive itineraries, detailed day-by-day descriptions, insider destination info, and 24/7 dedicated support.
Preferably six to nine months in advance and earlier for holiday travel. We stay in unique, in-demand boutique and luxury hotels where advance reservations are important to secure the best accommodations possible. We can help with last-minute travel planning, however availability may be limited.
We curate your MO/AD Private Departure to ensure the experiences are authentic, immersive, and included in your trip price. Your itinerary typically includes accommodations, airport transfers, private transportation for all day trips and excursions, privately guided tours with local guides, exclusive VIP access and activities, and meals as detailed in your itinerary.
MO/AD Private Departures typically cost $750 to $1,500 per person, per day, and vary by destination, time of year, number of people in your group, and types of activities you prefer.
MO/AD Private Departures do not include roundtrip airfare to/from your destination, travel insurance, gratuities for local guides, hotel incidentals, and any activities and meals not included in your itinerary.
After learning more about you, your interests, preferred style of travel, dates, and budget, we will present you with initial ideas and examples of what we can plan for you. In order to design a detailed itinerary and check availability, there is a $500 non-refundable planning deposit due. This will be applied to your final trip cost. Once your itinerary is perfect, we require a 25% non-refundable confirmation deposit to start confirming all of your arrangements. Many of our local partners and hotels require additional advance deposits to secure the best accommodations. The balance of your trip cost is due 90 days prior to travel.
India requires a valid passport and travel visa for all international visitors. Your passport should be valid at least six months after your return date and have two unused pages. If you are traveling to India purely for recreation, you may be eligible to apply for an e-Tourist Visa.
See our Terms & Conditions for complete details about our policies regarding your MO/AD Private Departure booking.