The trip was amazing, it exceeded my expectations. The hotels were all fabulous particularly the Samode, and the Raas. The Western & Oriental team in India looked after us very well and the entire trip went by with no problems. We travelled by cars, trains and planes and the representatives were always there to see us off and meet at each new city. It was a memorable time....
By: Gillian Ross | October 29, 2014
Excellent holiday! All hotels very high standard & excellent level of care.Guides all very good & informative. All reps punctual & helpful. Very pleased & looking forward to our next trip with W&O!
By: Louise Allison | October 20, 2014
Just a quick email to say a huge thank you for all your help with our Indian holiday this month. We both fell in love with India and the package you arranged for us was wonderful with amazing hotels, first class guides and brilliant service and attention to detail.
The sights and sounds of the places we visited will stay with us for a long time and we will certainly use your company again (next year I hope!) and would be happy to recommend your company to anyone.
Many, many thanks
By: Sally Thompson | April 1, 2014
As ever Nikhil Chhibber organised everything for us and our family perfectly and Angsana Ihuru gave excellent service.
By: Robin Hewes | March 28, 2014
We have just returned from a wonderful holiday in India, perfectly orchestrated by yourselves. We flew to Delhi on the 4th February and as soon as we arrived we were taken care of very efficiently by your local representative. We’d not been to India before so were a little nervous, but we need not have worried. The idea of the phone for emergencies was very reassuring. When we booked in July 2013 we went with your hotel recommendations … which were excellent. All the transfers between trains, hotels, tours etc worked like clockwork. Our driver, Nitin, was superb and we were able to sit back and enjoy the ‘road experience’ !
You managed to capture in our tour all the things we wanted for our first visit, even my husband’s request of something ‘Bollywood’. The show at the Kingdom of Dreams in Delhi the night before our return was great fun – and a very happy ending to our trip.
There is just one complaint ….we never saw a Tiger on any of our 3 Game Drives. Other people did, but luck wasn’t with us on this trip. Therefore we have a good excuse to return.
We look forward to organising something else with you in the future.
By: Lindsey Fisher | February 24, 2014
The holiday was excellent, the itinerary was spot on. In each destination the guides were excellent, we would have given them all 11 out of 10! Because of each of them and the way the holiday was arranged we felt we had a real flavour of India. We learnt so much and saw so much. We would recommend the holiday to anyone who wants to see India.
By: Mr Waddington | January 10, 2014
Hotel, Delhi transfers and Delhi tour guide were excellent. Whilst the service on The Palace on Wheels was outstanding, the quality of the restoration/ rebuild of the carriages was not really describeable as 'luxury'. The shower area in particular would better be described as 'heritage'.The real highlight was the service received from Sita. It was absolutely superb, and way in excess of the quality of service from W&O which was at times below the standard one would expect for such an expensive holiday. If we go to India again, we will definitely try to book direct thru Sita.
By: Gerald Robinson | December 30, 2013
Fantastic from start to finish. In fact from before we went with the expert advise given and the time taken to identify our needs and requirements. Everything was done with attention to detail and extra little touches that made our whole trip so wonderful. I cannot recommend highly enough the quality and service that we have experienced by booking through Western & Oriental. Absolutely first class.
By: Andy Patmore | December 1, 2013
What a fantastic holiday arranged so successfully by Nikhil. We were quite apprehensive about visiting India but it was a holiday of a lifetime. The country is everything we had been promised - vibrant, colourful, dirty, welcoming, noisy, bustling, historic, unforgettable. The hotels were a perfect have. Thank you.
By: Hilary Mathews | November 27, 2013