Family History Tours

Family History Tours

A fascinating joint venture between Indusexperiences and BACSA, the British Association for Cemeteries in South Asia aims to use cemeteries as a means of increasing awareness of Britain’s contribution to the sub-continent’s heritage – and, at the same time to help travellers and tourists connect with their own family histories.

To quote: ‘Seeking fame or fortune, Britons first came to India more than 350 years ago. Some returned home as wealthy men. Many others, including soldiers, women and children left their bones here. Discover the life they led before they found their last resting place in India’.

Indusexperiences can arrange a tour, to personal or group specifications, not only for Remembrance of illustrious ancestors, but as a celebration of India and the indelible British link. Please contact Yasin on 020 8901 7320 for further details.

Our Tours in Family History Tours

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East India Heritage

14 days

London - Kolkata: Heritage Walk - Barrackpore - Serampore & Chandernagore exploration - Cruise on Hoogley - Darjeeling: Toy Train - Glenburn tea estate - Kolkata - London

Retrace the footsteps of your ancestors - what will you discover?

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Imperial India: Find your ancestors!
12 March 2022

13 days from £3,885.00

London - Delhi - Meerut - Lucknow - Cawnpore - Calcutta - Serampore - Calcutta - London

A tour for family historians with relatives buried in northern India and for everyone interested in spectacular old cemeteries.

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Splendours of South India

20 days

London - Bangalore - Mysore: Serirangapatna - Ooty: Toy Train to - Coimbatore - Delhi - Trichi: Rock Fort Temple - Pondicherry: Fort St David - Auroville - Vellore: Fort Arcot - Chennai: British East India Legacy - Mahabalipuram: Shore Temple - Chennai - London

The 50 tour members who participated in one or more of the three trips to North, South and East India back in 2015. They found it fascinating to walk through similar paths as their ancestors and to uncover information about their forebears – for example finding an entry for a family marriage in a parish register in Trichinopoly or being captivated that their ancestor’s grave was one of the larger tombs in the South Park Cemetery in Kolkata.

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An Odyssey of North India

23 days

Delhi: Old & New Delhi Sightseeing - Meerut: The Mutiny - Amritsar: Golden Temple - Dharamshala: Little Tibet - Shimla: The Mall & Viceroy Lodge - Delhi - Lucknow: The Residency and La Martiniere - Kanpur and Bithur: The Mutiny - Agra: Taj Mahal - Fatehpur Sikri: Akbar’s capital City - Jaipur: Amber Fort & City Palace complex

The 50 tour members who participated in one or more of the three trips to North, South and East India, all found them extremely satisfying.

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What our clients say

Finally got around to writing to thank you for the most amazing trip. Everything, and I mean everything, was spot on. The hotels, flights and transportation was just right. Everyone was were they were supposed to be, on time and very welcoming. All the guides were knowledgeable and made sure we were able to cross the road when required, which in India is not easy.…

Stuart and Pauline - India Holiday