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Such a great adventure! My girlfriend and I went on the tour to ease into a longer trip in India and were blown away. Really organised, super knowledgable and helpful leader and so much fun
Christian, 4 July, 2014 North India Social Club
It was a great trip and a great way to see India. I would go again with Geckos and I meet a lot of great people on the tour. The best way to get around was the tuk tuks - they were an eye opener
justin, 11 July, 2014 North India Social Club
Travel in India is pretty much like nowhere else in the world. It’s mind-blowing, mind-expanding, mind-boggling and anything but mind-numbing. And with about 1.2 billion people sharing the space, there’s probably that many experiences to be had. In fact almost any experience you can have on the planet can be found here.
That includes an all-night chai-athon while you wait for a cow to finish its nap on the train tracks. In the north you can ride a camel through the Thar Desert, meet the hippies of Jodphur, and live on lassis. Then there’s that little place called the Taj Mahal.
In the south it’s all about the go-slow. There are Kerala’s canals to cruise, Goa’s beaches to go all beach-y on and enough coconuts to build a coconut building out of.
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If yoga is your exercise of choice and Bollywood beats are the only things you’ve got pumping in the car, then do yourself a favour and make India and Sri Lanka your next adventure pit stop.
Whether you wanna ride a camel through the Thar Desert, get lost in the chaotic markets of Colombo or chill out on Goan beaches, this pocket of the world is bound to challenge and inspire even the most adventurous of travellers.
So jump on a Geckos India or Sri Lanka trip and learn to wrap a sari in Mumbai, relax by paradisiacal Sri Lankan beaches, drink a bucket load of sweet, sweet chai and lose yourself in a world of holy rivers, historic fortresses and hardcore curries.View all India trips
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I didn't believe what my well-travelled friends had told me about India. But I was soon to be proven otherwise. ... Read more on the blog
There’s so much more to India than you might think. This includes stuff that - gulp - you might not be prepared for. ... Read more on the blog
Like religion and Ikea furniture, the Indian railway needs commandments (or instructions) to help you make the most of it ... Read more on the blog
Beauty is in the eye of the brush holder ... Read more on the blog
Because infographics are awesome, India's Taj Mahal is awesome, and this just seemed like a good thing to do. ... Read more on the blog
Our sister company, Intrepid Travel recently announced that they stopped offering elephant rides on their trips. The same goes for us too ... Read more on the blog
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