Welcome to Shikoku
The birthplace of revered Buddhist ascetic Kōbō Daishi (774–835), Shikoku (四国) is synonymous with natural beauty and the pursuit of spiritual perfection. It's home to the 88 Temple route, Japan's most famous pilgrimage, even if some henro (pilgrims) today bus it rather than hoof it... Read More
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Southern India & East Coast by Rail
It’s common knowledge that India is a huge tourist destination – so what do you do if you want to get off the beaten path and check out some underexplored parts of the country? Get on the train, of course. Get on board and go from the deep south of Kochi up the east coast towards bustling Kolkata, disembarking to explore temples and palaces along the way. You’ll have the chance to explore smaller cities and villages on the coast, getting a perspective on this country that few have the opportunity to experience. Once you’ve lived like a local in Kerala before hopping back on board the train for the next adventure, you’ll be seeing India in a brand new light.
6-Night Private Kerala Tour from Kochi
Everything about Kerala is heaven. Book this amazing Kerala tour with 6-nights' accommodation to see the best that it has to offer. It's a very different aspect of India, where man has made a perfect ecological balance with the nature. Kerala is all about the breathtaking views of tea-plantations, well maintained national parks and wildlife sanctuaries, pristine beaches and enchanting back-waters (one of the best in the world). This tour covers a little of all the elements that make Kerala "God's Own Country". From the hills of Munnar to Periyar National Park, and from the secluded beaches of Kollam to the serene backwaters of Alleppey, everything is a lifetime experience.
Southern India & Karnataka by Rail
As a country, India is so vast that sometimes it takes a couple visits in order to see as much of it as possible. Knock the less-explored southern region of Karnataka off the list right away. Over ten days’ time, you’ll take the train from Goa to Kochi via Karnataka and have the chance to see the breathtaking ruins of Hampi – a true highlight of the journey. Even more memorable moments await in Mysore and Madikeri as you explore opulent palaces and a coffee plantation. Hop on board and get ready for the ride of your life.
Delhi to Kochi by Rail
There’s never been a lack of monuments and highlights to see in India, and this 21-day Rail trip hits them all, from the Taj Mahal to the Rajasthani streets of Jaipur and Udaipur and everything in between. Take the train down to Mumbai and Goa, and have the chance to explore the breathtaking ruins of Hampi in the Karnataka region. Add in memorable moments in Mysore and Kochi, and you’d be hard-pressed to feel like you’ve missed out on anything India has to offer.
Kolkata to Kochi by Rail
India is the perfect destination if you’re looking to do some long-term travelling that will stay in your memory for years – so why not skip the backpacking and get on board a train? This 33-day trip allows you to travel like an India native by taking the train from northeast to southwest, spotting innumerable beautiful sights along the way. From experiencing remote villages of Darjeeling and touring the Taj Mahal to absorbing the colours of Rajasthan and visiting the ruins of Karnataka, this train trip hits some of India’s highlights with plenty of time to disembark and get to know your surroundings.
9-Night Essene Kerala Tour
Serenity and tranquility abound when you are surrounded by the diverse beauty of Kerala. The area that runs along the coast offers both the scenic beauty of the towering mountains covered with spice and tea plantations, and the pristine beaches with white sugary sand and azure waters. The webs of channels that connect the backwaters are not just the lifeline of the locals, but a paradise for the tourists and migratory birds, as well. If all that does not help you unwind enough, indulge in a therapeutic massage to de-stress and detoxify.