FAQ

Que : What distinguishes Rare Holidays from other travel companies?
Rare Holidays extensive network of insiders and experts allows us to create the trip you’ve been dreaming about. Want to make a Curry with a legendary chef? Go to a wildlife sanctuary to spot a Royal Bengal Tiger? How about jam with local folk musicians in Rajasthan or the North Eastern States, or have an exclusive rare destination not known by many? We can make it happen. We have more knowledge, relationships, and expertise than anyone in the industry, and we use it create one-of-a-kind journeys and experiences that you will cherish for a lifetime.
In-depth Firsthand Destination Knowledge: We’ve been there.


Every travel suggestion we make is based on our personal experiences, and we continue to travel India and the Indian sub-continent to ensure that our recommendations are accurate and inspired. We are discerning, we are opinionated, and we welcome the opportunity to share our knowledge with you.

Personalized Service: We create trips that are perfect for you


We learn about your interests so we can create a customized itinerary that really inspires you. We have arranged for art lovers to visit famous Art Galleries in India and learn centuries old metal-working techniques in Nepal. Spiritual seekers have made pilgrimages to Buddhist sectors in India, Nepal and Sri Lanka and have walked up to the Hindu or Muslim Shrines in the North & South. We can build a trip around any of your passions or desires, such as cooking, yoga, culture adventure with a mix of utmost luxury if needed, go biking, play Golf or just incorporate them into a larger journey.

21 Years of Experience: We are visionaries.


Our founder, Shantanu Roy Chowdhury, carries more than 27 years of experience in the travel and hospitality Industry and have been in business from the past 21 years. We have served Tourists and Business Travelers from across the Globe visiting India and have staffed this company with people who want to share the power and joy of travel as much as he does. You simply won’t find another company who knows the world as well, is as excited by it, and who will inspire you to see it so thoroughly.

Peace of Mind: We take care of you.


Rare Holidays journeys are worry-free. We have expert local staff in every station in India who are always working behind-the-scenes so you can just focus on having a great time. Our local staff, along with the rest of the Rare Holidaysl team, are available not just to ensure your happiness, but to ensure your safety and comfort as well. When you travel with us, you can feel confident knowing that if you encounter any sort of issue, we will immediately be there to assist you.