Trivandrum, India

India

A feast for the senses, India would take a lifetime of visits to do it justice. Start with a Zegrahm Expeditions India tour, by land or by boat, in the bustling cities or in the vast national parks...all of these incredible, individual elements make up a diverse landscape that draws you immediately in upon arrival. Our adventure trips in India offer a variety of experiences: Join expert naturalist Mark Brazil in Bandipur, Periyar, and Nagarhole national parks to meet endangered wildlife species, board local boats to explore Keralu, and take in the highlight of any India tour, Mumbai, including the Gateway of India. At day’s end, recount the wonder and diversity of your day at opulent hotels, rustic wilderness lodges, or luxurious Oberoi houseboat.

Upcoming India Expeditions

  • Dharamsala, India

    Spirit of the Himalayas: Ladakh & Dharamsala

    May 23June 7, 2018

    From soaring Himalayan peaks and deep valleys to rolling hills and dense forests, this overland adventure is a photographer’s dream.

  • Asiatic Leopard

    Central India: A Wildlife Safari

    November 16December 1, 2018

    The original setting of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book, Pench National Park, is just one of the stunning national parks visited on this Indian safari. Also explore Bandhavgarh National Park, formerly a maharajah’s private hunting preserve, as well as Satpura National Parka, a 202-square-mile national park and tiger reserve.

  • Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon, Myanmar

    Bay of Bengal: Chennai to Yangon

    January 20February 5, 2019

    Join a brand-new expedition that offers the perfect mix of India's, Bangladesh's, and Myanmar's cultural and natural treasures. Highlights include spending two full days exploring the UNESCO World Biosphere-designated Sundarbans Reserve Forest, and visiting the stunning Shwedagon Pagoda.

  • Snow Leopard, India

    In Search of Snow Leopards

    February 8February 20, 2019

    Join veteran expedition leader and ornithologist, Mark Brazil, on a brand-new expedition to seek out unique Himalayan wildlife. You'll spend five full days tracking snow leopards, as well as ibex, blue sheep, marmots, and Himalayan wolves, and enjoy the magical scenery of the rugged Himalayas.

  • Parks & Palaces of India's Rajasthan

    Parks & Palaces of India's Rajasthan

    February 22March 11, 2019

    On this brand-new adventure, you'll get the bost of both worlds as you search for the rare Asiatic lion in Gir National Park, and spend two nights at the luxurious Mihir Garh Palace Hotel. You'll also have time to tour the bustling city of Mumbai, complete with the Gateway of India, Elephanta Island, the Prince of Whales Museum, and Kamla Nehru Park.

  • Central India Wildlife Safari

    Central India: A Wildlife Safari

    November 22December 7, 2019

    The original setting of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book, Pench National Park, is just one of the stunning national parks visited on this Indian safari.

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Interesting Perspectives from Our Explorations in India

  • Zebras at Sunset
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    Why Overland Adventures Rock

    November 13, 2017 | Blog Post

    The best travel adventures do not happen in a flash of instant gratification. Instead, they are the long, meandering journeys that give us more immersive, interactive experiences to savor. Sure, jumbo jets might get you to your destination faster; but once you arrive, I believe that overland adventures are the key to truly exploring the heart and soul of a place.

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    Himalayan Adventure: 9 Reasons Every Traveler Should Visit the Region

    November 1, 2017 | Blog Post

    The Himalayas is a majestic mountain range in every way. One of the youngest mountain ranges, they are home to many of the world’s tallest mountains, including Mount Everest.

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    Mountain Gorilla, Rwanda
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    The 10 Best Places to See Animals in the Wild

    October 4, 2017 | Blog Post

    I’ve been a nature-lover my whole life, but I began traveling specifically to see animals in the wild back in the early ’90s. Still in my early 20s then, I was fascinated by watching wildlife. My passion grew exponentially as I took up photography and became more adept at spotting hidden animals.

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  • Chaba Camp, India
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    Haute in the Himalayas

    September 12, 2017 | Blog Post

    A semi-autonomous region in north India, Ladakh earned the moniker “land of high passes” for its strategic location along ancient Himalayan trade routes. It is also known as the “land of the lamas” for the vast number of monuments and monasteries nestled throughout the Buddhist ex-kingdom.

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    The Himalayas
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    Altitude Sickness Remedies & Prevention

    August 14, 2017 | Blog Post

    It was a dream come true: I was in Bhutan, hiking up a steep incline to one of the world’s most coveted destinations.

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    Dharamsala, India
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    Dharamsala, India: A Guide for Nature Lovers & Spiritual Seekers

    June 22, 2017 | Blog Post

    In March of 1959, a young, bespectacled Buddhist monk born under the name Lhamo Thondup secretly escaped from his home among the snowcapped Himalayas. Leaving “the rooftop of the world,” he disguised himself as a soldier and, along with a retinue of supporters, traveled through the rugged mountain terrain towards freedom and safety.

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  • Great Barrier Reef
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    2018: 26 Countries, 52 UNESCO World Heritage Sites [Infographic]

    May 4, 2017 | Infographics

    In 2018, Zegrahm will be visiting 52 amazing UNESCO World Heritage Sites in over 25 countries! The United Nations Educational Scientific & Cultural Organization is a specialized agency of the UN that maintains a list of important natural or historical sites, whose preservation and safe-keeping are deemed important for the world community.

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    Island Sky
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    Hornbill Festival
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    India's Hornbill Festival with Shirley Campbell

    February 15, 2017 | Video

    This November, we'll be traveling to India by Rail with the Hornbill Festival, with social anthropologist, Shirley Campbell.

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  • Kyoto, Japan
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    2017: 34 Countries, 90 UNESCO World Heritage Sites [Infographic]

    February 14, 2017 | Infographics

    In 2017, Zegrahm will be visiting 90 amazing UNESCO World Heritage Sites in over 30 countries! The United Nations Educational Scientific & Cultural Organization is a specialized agency of the UN that maintains a list of important natural or histroical sites, whose preservation and safe-keeping are deemed important for the world community.

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    Trivandrum, India
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    India Travel Tips: How to Prepare for Your Trip to the Subcontinent

    February 14, 2017 | Blog Post

    India is a vast, teeming, and colorful country with a rhythm entirely its own. Though you will see the rapid pace of modern change in the metropolises of Delhi, Mumbai, and Bangalore, India’s heart still beats to an ancient rhythm.

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    Tiger, India
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    Tailing Tigers in India

    October 6, 2016 | Blog Post

    Living amidst the forests of Asia, tigers are the largest felids on Earth, reaching up to 12 feet in length and upwards of 575 pounds. They are also one of the most critically endangered species, occupying less than 7 percent of their historic geographic range.

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More Options for Exploration

At Zegrahm we offer a unique line-up of expeditions each year. Please let us know if you'd like to be notified the next time we add a departure to this region and we will be sure you are the first to know.

Interested in a personalized adventure to this region? Visit our Private Travel page to read about the unique journeys our Private Travel team can create, then request a customized itinerary of your own.