We are not your typical tour company. We differ from others in the places we visit, the way in which we travel, the extraordinary guides/leaders who accompany our guests and the people who join us! And we have cultivated these differences because we want to offer the most informed and authentic experience of India. We want these journeys to be educational and transformative, while being enjoyable and exciting.

Please let us invite you to explore India and Asia with us.


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Thich Nhat Hanh (with Shantum Seth) holding the Buddhapath leaflet, endorsing our pilgrimages. Plum Village 2006


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Small Groups

Most of our group journeys consist of between 8 to 20 people of all ages. We specialise in journeys for educational institutions and special interest groups for a range of budgets. We offer room shares for single travellers. We have been truly blessed by the wonderful people who have come on our journeys. You too are welcome. 



Individual Travellers

We offer exclusive, personally tailored itineraries for both first time travellers to India as also people who have visited India many times. We also custom journeys for families who may want to explore different aspects of India, incorporating the interests of different family members.


We Go Everywhere

We even travel down the small paths that conceal hidden wonders – the unbeaten track where the large tour buses can't go! There is no place in India and most of Asia that we can't arrange for you to visit.


Cultural Visits

We are keen to let you experience the best of Indian and Asian culture, both classical and folk. We include musical programmes, dance performances, counterpart meetings, home visits, trips to schools and crafts centers, and private lectures by experts. We try and accommodate any particular interests expressed by our guests, whether it is cooking, getting clothes tailored, kite flying, astrology, or meeting a wise guru.



Travel Mindfully with Us

Travelling mindfully is about being aware and awake to what the journey offers. When we become mindful as travellers, we invite events and experiences to appear at their own time and in their own way. We enjoy the making of plans yet are always open to new opportunities, and looking at things with a clear mind and open heart. We are observers and participants at the same time. This is the essence of mindful travel -- present moment non-judgemental awareness, spontaneity combined with non-reactivity. Because the journey is one of moment by moment unfoldment, we remain fully present. This can lead to an acute observation of both ourselves, others, and the environment around us. Mindful travellers thrive on what is happening in the moment and choose appropriate actions within that context. We see with new eyes and experience each new world as if for the first time. Are we alive to where we are? How are we affecting the environment and the people around us? How can we use travel positively to impact ourselves and the world? 



Government Accreditation

We are tour operators approved by the Government of India, guaranteeing a quality standard and service for tourism all over India.




You can depend on our record of professionalism and safety. Thousands of guests, prestigious educational institutions and many others recognise Buddhapath as a reliable travel operator. Personal contacts of people who have travelled with us and are happy to speak about their experience, as also recommendations, apart from what we have listed on our website, are available on request.



Expert Guides

All our tours are led by hand picked, local guides who are fun, friendly and knowledgeable. You are met upon arrival and escorted throughout. We also access extraordinary local experts on a variety of specialist subjects, for example on our multi-faith journeys we get someone from the religious tradition that we are being exposed to to explain their faith and practices.



Personalised Attention

You are unique and not just a number to us. We are available to assist you – before, during and after your tour.  When you get in touch with us you will be speaking with a person who will help you choose the right trip and craft an itinerary that meets your personal interests and style. The greatest compliment we receive is that so many people choose to travel with us again.



Comfort and Safety

Prepare to immerse yourself. Relax and enjoy the experiences of local culture and beautiful natural environs, confident of our standards of accommodation, transportation, cleanliness and security, and the support of our professional staff.



Bask In Local Hospitality

Besides 5 star hotels, we seek out small boutique hotels and lodges and even home stays where the local culture is strong and we can enjoy regional cuisines and traditional lifestyles.



Journeys of Discovery

Our journeys are exploratory, intelligent and transformative adventures - more a state of mind than a risky or arduous challenge. The real adventure is new insights, the awe of nature, encounters with new cultures, and the excitement of personal discovery.


We are happy to have connected with you and look forward to serving you.

A proportion of the proceeds of the above journeys goes to the non-profit, volunteer based organisation Ahimsa Trust. Ahimsa Trust is working for peace through mindfulness in education, sustainable livelihoods and cultural harmony. For more information please click on to www.ahimsatrust.org