Offbeat Tours offers you accommodation in handpicked properties by our experienced travel partners, comfortable travel arrangements, excellent food, suitable for as young as 8 years old to young at heart as 70 years old. A Travel Style emphasized on experiencing the destination rather than rushed/organized sightseeing.

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Explore North East (Meghalaya & Assam)- Deluxe Edition
₹ 35,500
9 Nights 10 Days
02 Dec
For All Ages
Explore North East (Meghalaya & Assam)- Deluxe Edition
₹ 35,500
The states of North East India are a land of pristine untouched forests, lush green valleys, lost and forgotten cultures nestled in mountains that disappear into the clouds. Thrown across the farthest reaches of India, obscured from the greater world by ageless forests and formidable mountain ranges, the states of North East India are one of Asia’s last great natural and anthropological sanctuaries. This well-crafted exclusive tour of Meghalaya and Assam enhances your experience not only by the comfort of good stay but also gives you an opportunity to get a closer insight into North East India. These remote frontiers of rugged beauty are ready to unfold an eclectic mix of tribal cultures, climates, landscapes and people. The untold stories of the largest river island, Majuli, in the great Brahmaputra, are out there just to be discovered by you! The clouds, waterfalls, caves and never ending cool blue mountains define the essence of Meghalaya. The simpleton Khasi tribe are warm and welcoming. In other words, travelers with a taste for raw adventure and the thirst to explore the remote and the unexplored, alongside the comfort driven stay and travel arrangements can bag this opportunity. The saying “The more you look, the more you see” aptly summarizes this expedition Click here to see few photographs clicked by our recent explorer. Click here to see the teaser video. read more read less
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Coffee Time @ Chikmagalur
₹ 20,300
3 Nights 4 Days
15 Dec, 27 Dec, 24 Jan, and more
For All Ages
Coffee Time @ Chikmagalur
₹ 20,300
We head to Chikmagalur to experience the stay in a Colonial Bungalow that has stood testimony to the changing seasons since 1853!!! The Bungalow offers an exclusive stay experience since it has only six rooms but infinite common areas to indulge in casual conversation!!! Balur Estate, our home in the Coffee Estate, is a fully functioning, 400-acre coffee plantation that also grows spices like pepper, vanilla, cardamom and areca nut. This Tour is a part of our “Coffee, Conversations and Bonfire” Tours. Essentially a slow-paced tour, the schedule of the day leaves ample time for you to enjoy your cup of Coffee, indulge in real Conversations over Bonfire.Note from the host : Balur Estate is marked by what it isn’t, perhaps more than what it is. So it isn’t a homestay, it definitely isn’t a resort or even a painstakingly maintained heritage bungalow. It doesn’t boast a terrific, multi-cuisine chef; it has no television, barely any mobile or internet connectivity, no geysers or jacuzzis. What it promises you is a terrific sense of place, of history, of lifestyle. Do come to experience the hospitality of Ratnamma and Hamsa, your most hospitable cook cum hosts that you could ever wish for. Communication with them will be fun and you will eventually be richer by at least a ten-word-strong Kannada vocabulary!!! :) read more read less
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Sonaugi - The Best Kept Secret of Himachal
₹ 28,900
6 Nights 7 Days
16 Dec, 20 Jan, 17 Feb, and more
For All Ages
Sonaugi - The Best Kept Secret of Himachal
₹ 28,900
Sonaugi, a place that is blessed with a stunning location. Built in typical and traditional Himachali style that includes the use of a lot of wood and stones, our stay is amidst Deodar trees and Orchard. The place is accessible throughout the year and is classically described as a home from where many gentle directions goad you into walking to nowhere in particular. A destination very close to Manali yet far away, Sonaugi is blessed with unbelievable scenic beauty and pleasant walks. It is ideal for travelers who don't want to rush things up, who would like to live easy a few days amidst their rushed-or-unrushed lives. Holidays here are meant to languish, recharge, rethink, re-align, meditate, chill, hang-out, long conversations with like-minded travelers, long walks and you will come back rejuvenated.Note from the host : Mr Vivek Sharma : This is the place where I plan to retire and till then you are welcome to be the guest at my place. A few years from now, I will personally welcome you. A lot of thought has gone on to the making of this place but I am sure you will like old style "Dhuna" the best. This is the place where you can sit around the big fireplace and have riveting conversations with your co-travelers. The rooms have not been provided with the German bukharis (wooden stove) in the room that ensures that you can stay in a T-shirt and shorts even when it is snowing outside. I assure you that it does not get more comfortable than this on a chilly day. This is a 365-day "place to be in" but personally I feel that winters are much better than summers, of course relatively speaking, as it has crisp sun, lovely days, great visibility and less / no haze. This is a place for all those of you who prefer solitude over chaotic "touristy" destinations. read more read less
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Rann of Kutch (Multifaceted)
₹ 28,000
4 Nights 5 Days
19 Dec, 19 Jan, and 16 Feb
For All Ages
Rann of Kutch (Multifaceted)
₹ 28,000
“Kutch nahin dekha to kuch nahin dekha” so goes the tagline made famous by Amitabh Bachchan. True to these words is the mesmerizing destination of Kutch, Little Rann Of Kutch and Greater Rann of Kutch.Reason to Visit Rann # 1 : Sunrise and Sunsets around Full-moon Sunrise or sunset that you will witness at “The White Desert” will arguably be the best that you would ever see. On the Full-moon night, the cool breeze, the serene silence, the huge expanse transports you to an entirely different world. Around midnight when the moon has reached its peak, the entire surface shimmers like a blanket of diamond spread out endlessly in front of you.Reason to Visit Rann # 2 : Textiles and Handicrafts and the hands that make them Kutchi handicrafts, renowned the world over, are in abundance in Bhuj, from elaborately embroidered clothing and luxurious quilts to block-printing, heavy silver jewelry and woodcarving. This tour will have excursions to surrounding towns and villages to meet artisans and their families, see the work being done and buy crafts directly from the artisans themselves.Reason to Visit Rann # 3 : Asiatic Wild Ass and Birds Little and Great Rann of Kutch are birders’ and photographers’ delight. Little Rann of Kutch is the only place on this planet where the Asiatic Wild Ass lives and thrives. Rann, because of its proximity to the Gulf of Kutch and geographical location, lies on the migration route of many bird species. Every winter this desert mudflat ecosystem is flocked with thousands of winged migrants, visiting from different parts of the world viz Egypt, Iraq, Tibet, Siberia and Europe.Reason to Visit Rann # 4 : Heritage This tour is ex-Ahmedabad and we will get an opportunity to see 11th century Sun Temple of Modhera (UNESCO site) and Patan for magnificently carved 11th-century stepwell “Rani-ki-Vav”. Patan incidentally is also known for textile craft known as Patola. read more read less
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Undiscovered Himachal - Tirthan and Sonaugi
₹ 32,700
7 Nights 8 Days
23 Dec, 03 Feb, 03 Mar, and more
For All Ages
Undiscovered Himachal - Tirthan and Sonaugi
₹ 32,700
Join us as we explore some best kept secrets of Himachal Pradesh. The action packed holiday essentially for families and individuals who would want a holiday that's a mix of interesting outdoor activities and walks in uncrowded locales without compromising on quality of stays and food arrangements. Tirthan, an Offbeat and a tranquil destination offers an adventure-centric getaway blessed with a wealth of nature’s treasures. Tirthan valley, perched at an altitude of 3500 feet is a calm and quiet place along the Tirthan river (tributary of Beas river), in the Kullu District of Himachal. It offers ample opportunities for hiking, bird watching and water activities at untouched places. Serolsar Lake, an another attraction is a high altitude lake which offers a pleasant walk through the pristine oak and pine forest. The second leg of the Tour will get us close to Naggar with a stay at most beautiful Sonaugi, a place that is blessed with a stunning location. Built in typical and traditional Himachali style that includes use of lot of wood and stones, our stay is amidst Deodar trees and Orchard. Beautiful walks, visit to Naggar Castle and day visit to Manali would be highlights of this leg of ecotour. read more read less
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White Christmas
₹ 29,800
7 Nights 8 Days
26 Dec and 20 Jan
For All Ages
White Christmas
₹ 29,800
Interested in taking beautiful snow trails in the daytime and wish to spend nights in the comfortable and warm rooms? Then register today for this program called White Christmas. Well, not just snow trails, but this program also offers the lifetime experience of white water rafting in the mighty River Ganga. The first part of the program offers the beautiful snow trails giving panoramic views of the Himalayan peaks, comfortable stay at the picturesque location, delicious food and never-ending dose of fun, laughter and conversations. In the later part feel the adrenaline rush in your bloodstream while doing some great water adventure in the Ganges. Winter is said to be the best season to indulge in rafting. So get ready for the perfect winter holidays by walking through serene snow trails and also enjoying the thrills of white water rafting.   read more read less
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Magical Panorama @ Kumaon
₹ 26,500
6 Nights 7 Days
28 Dec, 25 Jan, 24 Feb, and more
For All Ages
Magical Panorama @ Kumaon
₹ 26,500
An Offbeat Destination in Kumaon, Jhaltola (near Chaukori) has a unique location and stunning 300 km of Himalayan views. A 1000 acre Estate, it is surrounded by thousands of acres of untouched forests and the nearest neighbour is a kilometer away. The peaks of Hathi Parvat, Gauri Parbat, Nanda Ghunti, Trishul, Nanda Devi East and West, Nanda Khat, Nanda Kot and more ranges of Nepal are seen from here. This Tour will have a good mix of activities and a lot of leisure time to savor the flavor of the destination. It is for this reason that we prefer to call this style of Holidays as "CCB" ie Coffee, Conversations and Bonfires.Note from the Host : The Misty Mountains Retreat has been developed in a location carefully selected for its stunning views of the WIDEST Himalayan range in Kumaon. The Resort exists in 1000 acre estate surrounded by 800 acres of untouched forests all around it. Our setup is informal and the food simple and delicious. Everything is the way we would like it to be if we were on a holiday. My family and our three adorable cats, love to share this place with people who appreciate offbeat holidaying. The discerning travelers of Foliage Outdoors have stayed with us before and we enjoy their company as much as (we think) they like ours :)Note from your WIC : We have traveled far and wide in the Himalayas and without a doubt, beating the location of Misty Mountains is next to impossible. A 300 km of Himalayan Panorama is simply a sight to behold. Combine that with the hospitality of the gracious hosts, the holidays here will be amongst the very best that you will ever have in your life. There would be NO "treks" in this tour but we will enjoy our share of Himalayan "Walks" that will NOT be rigorous or physically exhaustive. We at Foliage Outdoors call this a CCB tour ie a tour that's so easy-paced that you have enough time to enjoy your cup of Coffee, the endless Conversations and time around the Bonfire For uninitiated, WIC is your Wanderer-In-Charge, the person who will lead this tour :) Join us to experience the most memorable time of your life in the lap of Himalayas. read more read less
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Rishikesh Rafting in Winters
₹ 19,500
4 Nights 5 Days
29 Dec and 23 Jan
For All Ages
Rishikesh Rafting in Winters
₹ 19,500
Bored of conventional ways of celebrating a year end? Now let’s try something outlandish!!! River rafting and Asia's longest Zipline at Rishikesh and that too in winters!!! Sounds thrilling? Yes indeed it is a thrilling experience, but not because of the cold weather. Undeniably it is quite cold there, but it never gets chilling cold since Rishikesh is not a hill-station. In fact, during winters it is considered best for traveling to Rishikesh as the place is not as crowded as it is in summers. Nevertheless, it is also the best season for river rafting as the river is cleanest. Ganga being a glacier-fed river is not as cold as it is during summers. So get ready for an atypical celebration of an upcoming year-end, conquer your fears and enjoy the thrills of river rafting during winters.   read more read less
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Disconnect to Reconnect @ Off The Grid
₹ 18,000
4 Nights 5 Days
24 Jan and 01 Mar
For All Ages
Disconnect to Reconnect @ Off The Grid
₹ 18,000
Away from the electricity and telephone networks, get reconnected to sights, sound, smell and taste of the western ghats. Well!! that's the theme of the tour. Stay at an exclusive homestay in the Western Ghats, on the border of Goa and Karnataka, and get a genuine break from a day-to-day life. Take a walk through the forest & relish the rich flora & fauna along with the streams flowing around. Get rare views of famous Dudhsagar falls from the top of the waterfall. Go for cycle rides and try your hands on pottery. Bond over a hot cup of coffee and eat locally grown vegetables and salads. Gorge on woodfired oven pizza and share experiences by a bonfire.Note from the host : 'Off The Grid' is owned by Sylvia Kerkar and John Pollard, a wife and husband team. Along with a handful of staff, they run the property tending to a variety of tasks ranging from trekking, cooking, building, repairing, attending to the fields and other chores. Sylvia Kerkar is from Bangalore and Goa. She is passionate about ceramics and runs her own pottery studio at Off The Grid and in Goa. John Pollard is from England and is an adventure sports enthusiast. He pioneered white water rafting in South India in the year 1999 and started running the first rafting operations in Peninsular India. 'Off The Grid' is a very good example of a self-sufficient property which is completely independent in terms of energy & food. Solar energy is used for lighting, the waterfalls for plentiful year-round water supply & firewood from the forest for cooking with ovens, grills & stoves. This will give a unique experience of a simple lifestyle. The Farming at Off the Grid today is the same as it has been on farms in these areas for hundreds of years- mainly rice-growing, fruit trees & vegetables. read more read less
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