2008 Pappadoms & Palaces:12 day India Family Package Tour

2008 Pappadoms & Palaces - 12 days

Prepare to be amazed by the magic of incredible India.

With her history, diversity and vibrant local colours, India is an ideal destination for families. 'Pappadoms & Palaces' offers you India's highlights, as well as exciting opportunities for discovery that will appeal to travellers of all ages. An exhilarating rickshaw ride introduces you to Delhi, a jeep safari brings you face to face with the wildlife, a fun cooking class conducted in a royal residence yields the taste of India – all this and more awaits on our popular 'Pappadoms & Palaces.'

Delhi, Agra and Taj Mahal, Ranthambore National Park, Jaipur, Khimsar, Jodhpur.

Departure dates for our Family Small Group Journeys are aimed to fit into worldwide school holiday periods. Booking conditions are generally the same as those for our other Small Group Journeys, but please be aware of the following important terms:

  • The minimum age of participation is five-years old.
  • A family is defined as a minimum of two people – one aged five- to 18-years and one over 18 (in other words no children-only or adult-only bookings). Our normal limit is three children per adult (and vice versa).
  • Triple-share is possible and must be requested at the time of booking. Please be clear whether a double bed plus an extra bed is required or whether three separate beds are preferred.
  • Where separate rooms for children are booked, interconnecting or adjacent rooms will be requested (subject to availability).
  • Child prices only apply to children under the age of 12. Children aged 12- to 17-years must pay the adult price.
  • We do not offer ‘Willing to Share’ or “Deluxe’ options on our Family Small Group Journeys.
  • Maximum number of travellers on these journeys is 16.

We understand that families come in all shapes and sizes; if you would like to travel with us but do not fit these criteria, please contact us.

Trip grading: MODERATE Suitable for travellers with an average to above-average level of fitness and mobility. Prepare for some long road journeys.

What's included: 11 nights hotel accommodation, all road transport by air-conditioned vehicles, all sightseeing as specified (excluding entrance fees), Western tour leader based on a minimum of seven travellers, local English-speaking guides throughout, arrival and departure transfers, breakfast daily, two lunches and four dinners.

Tour Leader: Travel Indochina tour leader based on a minimum of 7 people.

Maximum group size: 15


Not Ready to go Home Yet?: Treat the family to a few days of sand and sun in Goa, India’s premiere beach destination. There are some fantastic family-friendly resorts that cater to everyone’s needs, and with a rich cultural and gastronomic scene to explore there’s no lack of activities for the active family.

Ask our Travellers: "Our kids had the time of their lives on this trip - from riding camels to spotting tigers, and all the history in between. And I have to admit that my wife and I had an even BETTER time! Thanks for our first family vacation together - we will be back!" S. Cristo - New Zealand

Responsible Travel: By visiting small villages and taking part in local community activities your children will leave India with a true insight and understanding about one of history’s oldest living cultures.

Did you know: Travel Indochina can organise your flights and any additional accommodation. Call us on 1300 138 755 to speak to one of our experts or click here to request a quote.

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Departure dates

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  • 20/12/2008 | Available


  • Days 1 to 2       - Delhi 
  • Days 3              - Agra 
  • Days 4 to 5       - Ranthambore National Park
  • Days 6 to 7       - Jaipur
  • Days 8 to 9       - Khimsar
  • Days 10 to 12   - Rohet Garh & Jodhpur