North India is a melting pot of diverse cultures, heritage, religions, and landscapes .North India is the most visited touristic part of India . North India was once , home to the thrones of several ruling empires for many centuries, thus shaping the course of the country’s cultures & religions . North India showcases the many religions and cuisines of India , and is ideal for those seeking solace in this mystique land. It entails many national parks where you may also sight a tiger, if you get lucky.
Rajasthan, the largest state of India is the most visited touristic state . A trip to Rajasthan transports you back to the glorious reigns of the Rajput dynasty, a clan known for its fierce patriotism, chivalry and opulent style. This land exudes romance through its formidable fortresses, regal palaces, moonlit sand dunes and sublime lakes. The Grandeur is simply mindboggling.
Hot places are Jaipur(Hawa Mahal,Palaces,Amber Fort ),Udaipur(palaces,lake Pichola),Jaiselmer(sandunes,Camel Safari),Bikaner(Thar desert, Palaces,camel safari),Ranakpur,Jodhpur(Blue city,Mehramgarh fort etc),Pushkar( Brahma temple,Lake,Camel fair ),Bundi(Taragarh Fort ,Bundi Palace),Shekhawati( paintings, Havelis)Ranthambore(fortigers),Bharatpur( birds sanctuary)Ajmer,Neemrana.
Uttar Pradesh is home to the World famous , magnificent Taj Mahal , one of the seven wonders of the world . A tour of North India will be incomplete without a trip to the iconic symbol of undying love and a Wonder of the World, the inimitable Taj Mahal. The majestic and sacred River Ganges is the lifeline of Uttar Pradesh ‘s birthing religious pilgrimage sites where it flows. As a tourist , a boat ride on the revered Ganges , watching people perform religious rituals will be a great experience . Varanasi is one of the seven sacred cities of the Hindus. It is known for its sacred river banks, Temples, Mosques, Palaces, Seat of learning, Metal Handicrafts and Sari’s. Allahabad is where the Ganga, Yamuna and the invisible Saraswati meet at the sacred Sangam.The Kumbh Mela is held once every 12 years here. It also is known for its Forts, Temples, Centre of Hindu literature, Muslim cultural centre, Libraries, Planetarium.
Hot Places: Varanasi ,Allahabad, Agra
The untouched heritage and wildlife of Madhya Pradesh is indeed exciting. This state also boasts of temples, palaces, and historic sites.
Hot Places: Bandhavgarh (tigers),Kanha,Pench,Orchha,Khajuraho
In West Bengal, the majestic Bengal Tiger and rich culture can take your breath away while in Punjab, The Golden Temple , a holy place of worship of Sikhs will take your breath away .In the early nineteenth century, Maharaj Ranjit Singh secured the Punjab Region from outside attack and covered the upper floors of the Gurdwara with pure gold , which gives it its distinctive appearance and its English name.
Travel Tip : A Golden Triangle holiday package is the most popular tourist circuit of Northern India, typically starts from the capital, New Delhi, a city that balances heritage and old charm with cosmopolitan culture and modernity, then taking you to Agra , of Uttar Pradesh for a visit to Taj Mahal and then to Jaipur of Rajasthan for experiencing the grandeur of Maharajas ,visit forts and palaces and even staying in one of the palaces and back to Delhi. Come , Explore , Experience and Enriche!
Recommended North tour duration: ~10 Nights
So, whether you want a romantic sojourn, an adventurous getaway, a spiritual retreat or a wildlife experience, we can design the itinerary of your dreams or you may select one of our suggested programs!
South India is a kaleidoscope of culture, art, heritage and romance. South India is the southern part of the peninsula, with the west coast melting into the Arabian Sea, the east coast giving way to the Bay of Bengal and the tip of southern India lying off the coast of the Indian Ocean. It boasts of >than 4,500 miles of coastline, sunkissed golden beaches , azure seas, languid backwaters, lagoons, and lush greenery. It also houses green tea terraces that are a treat for your eyes.
Travelling to South India cannot be complete without a sojourn to God’s Own Country, Kerala.
Dotted with lush green tea plantations, sensual backwaters and lagoons, houseboats , hill stations, pristine beaches lined with palm trees and Ayurvedic massage spas, Kerala is indeed the jewel of the South. Your trip can include romance onboard a lazy houseboat through the backwaters of Kerala .The state is punctuated every year by many festivals. Onam, the harvest festival, is celebrated across Kerala. The parade of caparisoned elephants and orchestra of over one hundred drummers attracts many devotees and curious. Kerala is also a great source of the artistic culture, including theater. Kutiyattam, one of the oldest Indian sacred theater, was born in Kerala. Vembanad lake is the longest and the largest lake in the state of Kerala ,covering an area of 200 square km lake and borders the districts of Alappuzha, Kottayam and Ernakulam. The port of Kochi is located at the mouth of Vembanad with the Arabian Sea.
You can enjoy world-class snorkeling and deep sea diving off the coast of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Havelock is a great island to goto , for honeymooners . A trip in South India cannot be complete without some deep sea diving and snorkelling in the waters off the coast of Andaman Islands.
Tamil Nadu is the cultural headquarters of South India .On your holidays, sample mouth-watering seafood and shop for some of the best silk fabrics in Tamil Nadu.
Karnataka is blessed with ancient sculptured temples, hill ranges, vast forests and beaches. Once you have traveled to this part of the world, you will never forget it. Karnataka is a behemoth of heritage
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Goa, with its pristine beaches and party lifestyle, is the go-to place for singles and honeymooners .Bikes are available on rent at nominal charges . Sumptuous seafood in plenty is a delight for those who appreciate authentic food.
Travel Tip : An itinerary that covers backwaters at Allepy ,overnight at house boat , few beach stays and hills of Munnar or Ooty and famous temples , coupled with activities such as folks dances, cooking classes are a must do and sell like hot cakes . . Come , Explore ,Experience ,Enriche!
Recommended South tour duration: ~9-12 Nights
Enriche offers customized South India tours and provides personalized travel services such as guides, drivers and travel advice from experts who have personally visited these places. So whether a family trip or a romantic escapade, South India is a must do , for Travelers to India.
Nestled in the Himalayas, Bhutan is still unexplored by the westerners. While treading lightly in the modern world, Bhtuan has maintained its traditional ancestral culture.
Buddhist monasteries (dzong) at staggering heights, the snow-capped mountains, verdant valleys that seem to be hanging from the sky , the tropical forest of the south , all this will impress those inclined to sporting or those with an affinity for nature.
The deep valleys and subtropical plains give rise to glaciated mountain peaks, piercing the clouds and the diversity of Bhutan’s geography and climate make it any nature lover’s retreat. Isolated from the rest of the world, Bhutan possesses a unique and rich cultural heritage, which it clings on to f quite strongly. Colorful monasteries, distinctive customs, and unmatched architecture make it enigmatic and waiting to be discovered .
Travel Tip: We suggest you do Bhutan as a stand alone destination, and spend time in this less explored destinations that was recently opened for tourism for ~10 days. Spend time in the lap of nature to explore , experience and enriche!
Recommended Bhutan Tour duration :~10days
Enriche specializes in tours and treks to Bhutan .Help us tailor one for you.
The ceiling of the world –Nepal. A mountaineer’s or trekker’s Mecca. A nature lover’s dream come true. A cultural haven.This little country surely offers a lot ! Infact , 08 of the world’s 10 tallest mountains are in Nepal. The mighty Mount Everest, which is the highest mountain peak on this earth, is in Nepal. For years, this fabulous country has attracted the greatest mountaineers, hikers ,and trekkers from world over. And today, tourists flock here to revel in the natural beauty and exotic culture of Nepal. Majestic mountains, glaciated valleys, Nepal offers a picturesque landscape. Serene Buddha temples and heritage palaces surround you on one side and mountains encircle the valley of Kathmandu, on the other side. A trek of Nepal would showcase its sublime beauty, rustic charm and friendly locals. The world famous Pashupati temple of the Hindu God, Lord Shiva is located on the banks of the Bagmati river, in the eastern part of Kathmandu , the capital city of Nepal. The temple is listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Recommended duration for Trek tour in Nepal: ~15-20 days
Enriche offers unique and uncommon tours to Nepal to showcase the authenticity of this country. Apart from our recommended programs here, we also offer completely customized trips. We shall be happy to design the trip of your dreams! If a group tour of trekkers is travelling to Nepal, we can organize your treks in Nepal using the expert trekking services of Nepalese locals and porters.
Due to the geopolitical situation and tensions between Tibetans and the Chinese government, Enriche has suspended its trips to Tibet for an indefinite period.
However, you can choose from our programs for Himalayan regions, such as Ladakh , which is also known as "Little Tibet" due to its landscapes and the Tibetan Buddhist culture .
Ladakh is one of our recommended destinations, and can be clubbed with its neighbor, Bhutan.
The Indian Himalayan region is probably one of the most breathtaking and overwhelming destinations for any traveler.
The lunar landscape, snow deserts, crystal clear lakes reflecting the sapphire sky above , snow peaks, and colorful monasteries makes Ladakh, of Jammu and Kashmir Region , specifically Leh one of the most surreal lands in the world.
Srinagar is the summer capital of the Jammu and Kashmir. It is situated on the banks of the Jhelum river. The city is famous for its gardens, lakes and houseboats. Each Houseboat is having a private Shikara, which is an exclusive boat to bring the guests to the houseboat. Srinagar is also known for traditional Kashmiri Handicrafts and dry fruits. Dal Lake , is the second largest in the state, and is integral to tourism and recreation in Kashmir and is named the "Jewel in the crown of Kashmir”
Himachal Pradesh is a sublime destination; known for its snow clad peaks, lush valleys, misty hill stations, and miles of bountiful forests. Himalayan trekking is a transcendental experience. Manali, a small hill station is the beginning of an ancient trade route to Ladakh and from there over the karakoram pass
Uttarakhand is often referred to as the "Land of the Gods" due to the many holy Hindu Temples and pilgrimage centres found here. There are many ancient temples, forest reserves, national parks, hill stations, and mountain peaks that draw large number of tourists .The holy land of Rishikesh in Uttarakhand, at the foothills of the Himalayas, is the birth place of yoga. This is main destination from western tourists whose interests in India are spiritual and who believe in ancient therapies. One of the major Hindu pilgrimages, Kumbh Mela takes place in Uttarakhand once in 11 years (last in 2013). Haridwar is one of the four places in India where this mela is organized.
Nestling in the Himalayan, the state of Sikkim is characterized by mountainous terrain. Almost the entire state is hilly, the summit of Kanchenjunga is the world's third-highest peak, situated on the border between Sikkim and Nepal. Gangtok is a bustling, friendly hill station, and the capital of the Himalayan state of Sikkim. Gangtok is popular place with tourists heading on treks, though the facilities do not reflect the number of international visitors.
Darjeeling is a town in West Bengal. A popular tourist destination, it is located in the lesser Himalayas . The toy train journey is breathtaking .Major attractions are tea estates ,monasteries, Tiger Hill, Mirik lake , Barbotey Rock Garden . Kalimpong is a nearby hill station where the summer and spring seasons are the most popular with tourists .
From one end to the other of the great Himalayan chain, we offer trips that have been conceived in order to let you discover hidden and unknown facets that make India a fascinating country.
From the unreal lights of the high plateaus of the Chang Tang to the deep gorges of Zanskar; from the fertile oasis of Ladakh to the exuberant jungles surrounding Darjeeling ; from the prestigious peaks of Uttaranchal to those of Sikkim ; you will return bowled over by such a vast range of diversity and beauty.
Travel Tip: Visit to Ladakh is highly recommended for those who love mountains and nature .Ladakh is the only place in the world with the view that its got . Its heaven . A paradise .We don’t know a single person who came back unimpressed .The Pangong lake will sweep you off your feet . Monasteries, Nubra Valley, Khardungla pass (highest motorable road) and Zanskar are just few of the attractions.
This trip can then be extended to either North East India to cover Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Gangtok etc or just club with a 5 day trip of Rajasthan. This way you will cover two of the three broad regions that India is classified into, from tourism Standpoint. . Spend time in the lap of nature to explore , experience and enriche!
Recommended Himalayan tour duration: ~7 -12 Nights
Next year , when you come back, we will show you South India.
Indonesia is a massive cluster of islands and unparalleled biodiversity. With over 17,000 islands, it is rich in cultural and natural wonders. The diverse attractions in Indonesia include the volcanoes of the island of Java, the lush rainforests, tribes and traditions. The pristine beaches and temples on the edge of cliffs in Bali are also an added attraction. Travelling in Indonesia is a stimulating blend of adventure, religion, culture, natural landscapes and of course, the indigenous people. You can sample the beauty of Indonesia in the smiles of the kind locals, in the waters of the breathtaking islands of Lombok, or during world class deep sea diving in the ocean.
It offers legendary volcanoes such as Bromo, Mount Batur or Kawah Ijen for those who like to climb .
The divers can explore the richest marine biodiversity between Bali, Komodo, Raja Empat, and Cenderawasih. If you love to explore, meet the Toraja in Sulawesi or Komodo dragons near Flores.
If you want to be truly spellbound, visit the island of Flores, where the three lakes nestled in the caldera of the Kelimutu volcano change colors from red through green to blue.
The widespread Komodo dragons are found in the wild, so watch out!
And of course, a good Travel consultant will always include a trip to Bali in your itinerary. The most popular tourism destination in Indonesia, Bali is a haven for tourists who want to experience natural beauty, culture, heritage and parties!
For a themed stay, discovery travel or customized itinerary, please contact us .
Recommended Indonesia Tour: ~12days
We offer personalized travel planning and customized tours to Indonesia.So come , Explore, Experience, Enriche!
Known as the Pearl of the Indian Ocean, this tear-drop shaped island off the coast of Southern India on the Indian Ocean has the highest biodiversity density in Asia! Miles and miles of pristine beaches, 14 National parks / wildlife sanctuaries, hundreds of rivers and lakes, rolling plains and mountains, and lush green tea plantations stretching out till the horizon – the Sri Lankan landscape is rightly known as ‘Emerald Isle’. Tea plantations, elephants, cinnamon, tropical monsoons and golden beaches give this emerald island its reputation of ‘The Pearl of the Indian Ocean’. To top this, the unmatched hospitality of the islanders the icing on the cake. The numerous names the island has had - Ceylon, Lanka, Taprobane and Serendib - reflect the many civilizations, religions, cultures and travelers that have settled here.
Incomparable cultural wealth (Sigiriya, Pollonaruwa, Galle, Kandy, Anuradhapura), magnificient beaches (Trincomalle, Tangalle, Unawatuna, Mirissa, Hikkaduwa), cascades,tea plantations (Nuwara Eliya), national parks (Yala, Udawalawe, Horton Lime pits, Adams’ Peak), and Buddhism , all make up as the right ingredients for a perfect Vacation.
Travel Tip :Along with Sri Lanka, you must take an extension of a few more days to Minblowing islands of Maldives, which is just an hour’s flight from Colombo. . Come, Explore , Experience ,Enjoy and Enriche!
Recommended Sri Lanka and Maldives Tour duration: ~12-15 Nights ,
Our tailor-made tours of Sri Lanka are authentic and enriching, that can include a dedicated travel guide.
You may choose from our existing itineraries, or contact us to design a wholesome tour for you.
India is home to so many distinctive cultures ,customs and traditions.This can be seen in a variety of colors in every part of India. This is a land where you can still experience the Royal Grandeur of Maharajas , even stay in the palaces converted into hotels ,ancient temples and rich folk dances.You will be surprised at the cuisines that change after every 200kms, as do our languages. Multiple religions and cultures contribute to the richness of the culture of India.Then there are various festivals like Diwali,Holi, Durga Puja,Dushera,Lohri that will amaze you .
India is amongst the few destinations in the world which provides the entire spectrum of holiday options ranging from pristine beaches,forests and mountain options to choose from .India is so rich in nature and offers world famous hill stations like Leh in Ladakh ,Manali in Himachal ,OOty in Karnataka,Munnar in Kerala or beaches like Radha Nagar Beach in Havelock Island,Andamans or Kovalam beach in Kerala . These are just examples.India is an exceptional melting pot of nature and cultures.
Amongst its various contributions to the world , India is also known as land of Kamasutra . Nowhere else in the world, the ancient scriptures talk about the art of love . We organise romantic getaways based on themes like oceans,wilds,or the mountains to handpicked destinations to provide for an enriching experience that is special for you and translates into lifetime memories when we plan your Honeymoon Tour in India or Nearby .
Women are very special and deserve to rediscover themselves through traveling alone.We care for single women and arrange tours for them to let their hair down without risking their security.These are guided tours, with a minimum requirement of 6 people per tour .The more , the merrier!Sometimes its also a great idea to leave the family and work for a bit, and explore yourself while you set out to explore a destination.
India is known as the land of tigers .Wildlife of India is diverse and unique to the world.There are several National Parks in India that give you an enriching wildlife experience .Example: Rhinos of Kaziranga ,Lions of Gir and Tigers of Bandhavgarh.The bird sancturies of India are also known well in world for the variety of species of birds .
Serene Mountains ,lonely walks ,and pristine pine forests are only a few things you can look forward to ,while traveling to little known destinations in Himalayas . You are also welcome to savor the wonderful adventures in these mountains to satisfy your "Spirit of Adventure". You have option to do soft treks ,moderate of hard treks depending upon your physical fitness and accompanients. Zip Lining, Parasailing, Hot Air Balloons , Snorkeling , Scuba diving,Bungee Jumpling are also some of the Adventure activities India offers.
A unique gift to the world from India is the science of Ayurveda ,the age old healing technique based on herbs and oils .Kerala is the home for Ayurveda .This experience will rejuvenate your mind and Body . India is also the world capital of Yoga (Rishikesh) and its truly heavenly experience to learn Yoga in Himalayas , an experience that will be the best one of your life.Both Ayurveda and Yoga are unique to india and our spas focus on treatments that are based on ayurvedic techniques apart from other international ones. Come and experience the lesser known healing therapies and treat yourself to a health Tour with Enriche .
Whether you are planning a quiet getaway on an isolated beach or you are looking for beach parties ,India has to offer them all. One of the the top 10 beaches in the world belongs here.Its the Kovalam beach in Kerala. Kerala beaches are paradise on earth and there are so many of them.Goa offers Beaches and international lifestyle while other beaches are serene and less commercial. Share with us your preference and let us craft a beach experience that you would have never experienced before.
Maharajas Palaces ,Royal Houses converted into hotels , still captivate the native charm with excellent hospitality , these hotels provide the authentic aura and take you back in time with their royalty .
E.g. Taj Lake Palace ,Alsisar Haveli.
Compact Independent Hotels with chick design, modern contemporary furniture, India's boutique hotels offer an intimate and fresh experience. They have an independent attitude and maybe sometimes independently owned or a member of a luxury hotel association.
E.g. Old Harbour, Imperial
Leading international group hotels , offer world class amenities and predictable comfort.All major international hotel chains are present in India.
E.g. Mariott , Oberoi.
Blending perfectly with their surroundings, India's jungle lodges, tented camps and cottages are the ideal way to encounter India's nature and wildlife from close quarters.All facilities are however comparable to a normal hotel.
A resort is a place used for purpose of relaxation or recreation. From relaxing beach resorts to sprawling palatial resorts in the countryside, India is home to some of the world's best resorts that offer truly regal experiences.
E.g. Park Hyatt, Oberoi Udai Vilas
Homestay is an accomodation , rented from a local family to better learn the local lifestyle as well as improve language ability.[ Arguably the most memorable way to experience India, its home stays and plantation bungalows or tree houses offer an authentic insight into life in India.
E.g. Vembanad House homestay ,Royal Mist Homestay
Small to medium-sized hotels that offer a very limited amount of on-site amenities and often only offer basic accommodations with little services, these facilities normally only cater to a specific demographic of travelers, such as the budget-minded traveler seeking a "no frills" accommodation. Limited service hotels,it may not have an on-site restaurant or have a small one, but in turn may offer a complimentary food and beverage amenity such as on-site continental breakfast service. E.g. Ibis,Lemon Tree, Le Seasons,Taurus
An upscale high-end luxury hotel for those who breathe Luxury .Full service hotel with full service accommodations, on-site full service restaurants,and the highest level of personalized and professional service. These are top of the line hotels that are normally classified with at seven or five star rating depending on the country and local classification standards. E.G. Oberoi AmarVilas, Udaipur and Lake Palace ,Udaipur