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UTTAM TRAVEL We are so glad you're here!

UTTAM TRAVEL We are so glad you're here!

UTTAM TRAVEL We are so glad you're here!UTTAM TRAVEL We are so glad you're here!UTTAM TRAVEL We are so glad you're here!


Our passion is introducing people to the India that we love.


You are not too old and it is not too late.


About Uttam Travel

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Our Background

We have traveled to many parts of India and experienced many wonderful people and places.  India has become like a second home to us and we now have many beautiful friends and associates there.

Michelle Lindau has spent many years working with groups and communities  and she brings her excellent organisational and communication skills as well as her wonderful creativity to her role of Group Facilitator and Host.


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Bespoke Tours to India

Uttam - In Hindi, it means 'good, perfect, surpassing, masterly, top'. This is what we seek to pass on to you in experiences..... 

India is rich in culture, colour and charisma!   Our mission is to introduce people to our experience of India - one person at a time, one tour at a time!

Through our partnership with Perfect Travels and Tours in India we are able to handpick and tailor wonderful experiences and opportunities that are not always available in other packages.

We are based in Bowral, in the beautiful NSW Southern Highlands.  As we plan your tour we will be available to support you and ensure that you are well informed and 'India ready' before we then head off on our small group experience together

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Satisfaction Guaranteed

Our Travel Service will work personally with you to ensure that your travel experience in India is memorable and enriching. If you have questions about us, our services, or even need some travel tips, get in touch! We hope you continue to book with us for many years to come. 


Phone - 0427302823

Email - linlax63@gmail.com

What People Say About Us

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You'll love Uttam!

Great Introduction to India - leaves me wanting more!

An adventure full of fun and amazing experiences!

The uniqueness, professionalism, attention to detail, tailoring to what people want ethos.  Timeliness of initial arrangements, supportive at all points, enthusiasm, experience with professional backup.  A little bit 'arty farty' - with quirkiness.  Did I mention attention to detail? And fun! 

What a great opportunity to experience India in that way for my first India experience! I would highly recommend to anyone, any age and with any amount of travel experience.... you'll love Uttam (Tracy)

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An adventure full of fun and amazing experiences!

Great Introduction to India - leaves me wanting more!

An adventure full of fun and amazing experiences!

I can highly recommend this excellent tour. The most important thing to me is that we were very well looked after by both our Indian guides and Michelle, the Australian organiser. This made the trip both relaxing and enjoyable. It was an adventure full of fun and amazing experiences.  (Lynda)

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Great Introduction to India - leaves me wanting more!

Great Introduction to India - leaves me wanting more!

Great Introduction to India - leaves me wanting more!

Excellent tour! Great introduction to India – leaves me wanting more. I know so much more about India thanks to our wonderful guide.  And  Michelle -  your support and assistance throughout has made the trip an absolute joy. Well done. (Rosalie)

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Magical

Priceless

Great Introduction to India - leaves me wanting more!

Dear Michelle, thank you so much for all the effort and planning that produced such a magical trip to India.  We had an amazing time, met lovely people and are so happy that we were able to travel with you.  (Wendy and Garry)

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Priceless

Priceless

Priceless

We are grateful for the priceless experience you gave us in India.  The sights, sounds and smells will stay with us forever.  We never expected to fall in love with India but we have!  Thank you so very much for your care and expertise. (Ann and Lenore)

Sample and CURRENT TOURS

We have new tours coming up all the time!

The Textile Trail Tour in Rajasthan and Gujarat is about to start - follow the journey on social media!

NEW! - Traditional Colours of India -

NEW! - Hillstation Minibreak in Shimla!

NEW! - Rare and Royal Rajasthan - slower pace, unique and luxurious accommodation in 'seldom seen' places.

NEW! TRADITIONAL COLOURS OF INDIA (November 2020) (pdf)

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Hillstation Minibreak - Enjoy beautiful SHIMLA (pdf)

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Rare and Royal Rajasthan - LUXURY and cultural richness (pdf)

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Colours of India - November 2020

15 Days - 14 nights

 This tour offers a great combination of the 'must see - bucket list' sights that we know India for as well as some less known, but important and fascinating places that will give you a deeper insight into the 'real' India and its beautiful people. 

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Why Choose Uttam?

We care about each individual on each tour

'You are not too old and it is not too late'

We care about each individual on each tour

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We personally plan, curate and host each of our small group tours.  Wherever possible, we are committed to understanding and responding to each traveler's specific needs and interests.   

We choose our guides carefully and work as a team to ensure the safety, comfort and fun for our travelers each day.

This means that you can relax and enjoy the benefits of knowledgeable and passionate locals in each place we experience. 

Our groups are small

'You are not too old and it is not too late'

We care about each individual on each tour

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Because we don't have more than 14 travelers in our groups we are able to get to know each person and to understand what they need and prefer.  

We are committed to ensuring that the 'culture' of our tours is safe -  both physically and emotionally - for each group member.  

We want you to have a really unforgettable and life affirming experience with us in India.


'You are not too old and it is not too late'

'You are not too old and it is not too late'

We are committed to providing handpicked and authentic experiences

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We are very committed to creating an inclusive atmosphere where people of ALL ages and physical abilities can be catered for.  

Don't feel put off by your age or potential physical shortcomings!  We have had people in their 70's and 80's on our tours and they've done just fine.  

Talk to us about your special needs or your potential fears or 'road blocks'.  You may be surprised. 


We are committed to providing handpicked and authentic experiences

We are committed to providing handpicked and authentic experiences

We are committed to providing handpicked and authentic experiences

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We take the time to seek out experiences that will become really special travel memories for you.

India can be overwhelming and we understand that you may need  opportunities to 'take time out' and process your experiences.  Our itineraries are flexible, creative and bespoke.  We make sure that the 'big stuff' is covered whilst providing magical and on-off 'jewels' as well.  

You already have 'a group'? Great - let us plan your trip!

We are committed to providing handpicked and authentic experiences

You already have 'a group'? Great - let us plan your trip!

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We don't just organise group tours - we also work with INDIVIDUALS, COUPLES AND VERY SMALL 'FRIENDS' GROUPS to tailor make something that is just right for you.


Why not have a chat with us about your ideas and we will share our knowledge and experience to come up with something special.

We are committed to finding out what 'perfect' means for you

We are committed to providing handpicked and authentic experiences

You already have 'a group'? Great - let us plan your trip!

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We are passionate about continuously doing small things that make us better at what we do and give you a better experience.  


We value your feedback and work with our partners in India to ensure that what we provide exceeds expectations as often as possible! 

Travel Partners

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Get great deals on AIRFARES and TRAVEL INSURANCE!

Want more? Talk to us about add-ons before or after a tour! What about Mumbai, or southern India?

Talk to us about this once in a lifetime experience in Old Delhi!

We are very happy to recommend Travel Focus Group -    a group of people who are well-versed in the fun and rigors of traveling.
With over 40 years of travel planning between them, they are members of AFTA (Australian Federation of Travel Agents) and are ATAS accredited.  

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Talk to us about this once in a lifetime experience in Old Delhi!

Want more? Talk to us about add-ons before or after a tour! What about Mumbai, or southern India?

Talk to us about this once in a lifetime experience in Old Delhi!

We can ensure that you have THE BEST experience of amazing, but crazy Old Delhi!  Experience it LIKE A LOCAL!

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Want more? Talk to us about add-ons before or after a tour! What about Mumbai, or southern India?

Want more? Talk to us about add-ons before or after a tour! What about Mumbai, or southern India?

Want more? Talk to us about add-ons before or after a tour! What about Mumbai, or southern India?

We work closely with our India representatives to meet any needs and travel dreams that you might have.

We can make suggestions and options that will enrich and expand your journey.

  • South India
  • Mumbai and Goa
  • The amazing north east
  • Ladakh or the Himalayas?
  • We have so many ideas - talk to us!

Here's some more ideas we're planning! Contact us for more!

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Art Journal and Creative  'Slow Tour' in some Handpicked and very special locations.

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'Hill Stations and Holy Places' - a fascinating melding of ancient and sacred places and memories of The Raj.

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Talk to us about adding something 'extra' onto the end of one of our tours - almost anything is possible!

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