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Small Group Tours and Private Custom Tours


Welcome to Original World, specialists in authentic, hand-crafted cultural tours steeped in vibrant local color and time-honored traditions.

Since 1997, Spirit of India and Original World have offered special interest small group tours as well as custom private travel.  You will find detailed information on our group tours by using the navigation menu above. All of our group tours can be operated as private tours as presented or with modifications according to your preferences. We also offer many destinations as private tours only. For an extensive list of private tour destinations please visit our Private Tours for individuals and our Private Tours for organizations and businesses for more details.

Do call us with any questions, 888-367-6147. We look forward to learning about your travel vision. You can rely on our deep, local expertise to ensure your journey is unique, enlightening and enriching.

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India Tour

Explore secluded ancient tribal villages in Nagaland, Assam and Arunachal Pradesh, one of the most remote regions of India. Includes Sekrenyi Festival in February and Hornbill Festival in December. This trip is ideal for the adventurous traveler.
Group Departures: February/March & December
Duration: 19 days
Priced From: $5025 (USD)

silk road tour

The Heart of the Great Silk Road:

On this exciting journey back in time, we explore not only the classical Silk Route, but venture into small off-the-path villages for a glimpse of rural life.
Group Departures: May & September
Duration: 22 days
Priced From: $5360 (USD)
Balkans Tour

Balkans Explorer:

We start in Sarajevo, Bosnia and travel to Montenegro, then through Albania to Macedonia, Kosovo and Serbia, visiting charming villages, open air museums and historic sites. You can also join the tour in Tirana, Albania for a shorter tour.
Group Departures: June & September
Duration: 21 days
Priced From: $5200 (USD)


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