While anyone can book a trip through the internet, not every provider is the same. We have heard, countless times, from customers who booked their own trips, that what they got was notwhat they thought they were getting. In fact, they were miles apart!
Experiencing issues with providers, guides, vehicles and accommodations is common when booking a trip on the internet, where what appears like a good deal is not always so. Many resellers of trips to India are just that – resellers. They are selling something they have not directly experienced, researched or planned. In contrast, we only recommend and offer what we have personally experienced!
The travel planners and hosts (who are also the owners) of LETSDOINDIA! are passionate about sharing our beautiful birthplace – India – and take great care in designing what we know will be a Journey-of-a-Lifetime for you!
Do not gamble with your adventure! LETSDOINDIA! owners each have more than 20 years of solid experience. We find the best of everything through our trusted contacts, research, interviews, and most of all – experience! We test every aspect of your trip before it is placed on your Journey-of-a-Lifetime itinerary, and is associated with our brand name. Not only to maintain our excellent reputation but because we want your journey to be made of wonderful moments you cherish forever.
How we guarantee a premium travel experience
with you to customize an itinerary that is best suited for you With our vast knowledge and resources, we ensure you get the best possible experience, whether travelling in a group with us, solo, or with your own group
We screen our providers...
We have been working for over a decade with excellent industry experts who know the nuances and details necessary for making a good trip, great! The difference is in the small details which we ensure are looked after.
We hand-select tour guides...
who along with being English-speaking, are recognized for their knowledge, personality and professionalism. It is not enough just to know a language – our guides must have a friendly attitude paired with an ability to accommodate the specific needs and requests of our guests. Many guests have built friendships with some of our guides and keep in touch long after the trip!
We ensure the vehicle you get...
from a small car to an SUV, mini-van or bus – is mechanically sound and safe. Your drivers are also vetted for their professionalism, personality, and reliability.
We fully support you...
before, during and after your trip. You get 24/7 support should you need it on a solo or unescorted trip at any point – we are simply a phone call away.
We take care of all the details...
We believe that your holiday adventure need not be about constantly looking after logistics and details; rather, you must be free to fully partake of the richness, beauty and hospitality of India while we take care of all the details.
5 MYTHS ABOUT TRAVELING IN INDIA —Busted!
For many Westerners, India is a magical, mystical country. Our romance with it may have started with travel novels set in colonial times. For others, it developed from watching movies taking place in India, filmed on location, featuring fairy-tale landscapes, architectural masterpieces and epic storylines, like found in Gandhi or Slumdog Millionaire.
North American culture is an impoverished, third-world country when one compares the riches of India's culture, including its many artists, architects, poets, philosophers, musicians, writers, physicians, healers, and spiritual leaders who have left us their legacies to study, learn, and inspire the human spirit.
The richness of India is mirrored in the spectrum of colours, like those found in the saturated hues of India's textiles. Or the celebration of senses tasted by our palates in the complexity, subtlety, novelty and medicinal power of herbs and spices found in Indian cuisine. India integrates the worship of the sacred and the divine into the daily rituals of living, such as bathing in the morning and eating daily meals.
India is a culture so foreign to our own that we secretly fear going into culture shock upon arrival, or suffering a dark night of the soul, by shaking our fundamental beliefs about ourselves and the universe. It doesn't help that India is the presumed rite of passage test for solo travellers.
The longer we put off going to India, the greater our fear becomes. The idea of travelling there becomes overwhelming and anxiety-provoking. Will I get sick, in trouble, or completely overwhelmed by the excess and magnitude of this country and its over 1.3 billion people and their stories? As our fears grow, so do our excuses.
LETSDOINDIA!busts 5 myths about travelling in India. We created this short video to overcome your fears and reawaken your dreams of being captivated by its mysteries and rewarded by its spiritual truths.
Why LETSDOINDIA! is Exceptional
Your Travel Planners & Hosts
TARON PURI, B.A. LL.B
Taron Puri creates and leads retreats and seminars around the globe. His programs increase self-awareness and promote learning, growth and healing. Every experience, Taron believes, is an opportunity to learn about ourselves. We are enriched and truly free when life is approached with an optimistic attitude, and an awareness of how feelings, thoughts, and beliefs within us are mirrored in the world outside.
Sharing his passion for the gift-of-life and all that he learns from it, Taron travels extensively. He brings his insights and experiences as a spiritual philosopher and master meditator to his trips and retreats, inspiring participants to find happiness, joy and peace within themselves.
Taron's favourite maxim is: "To know thyself is to know the Universe," - Pythagoras.
Taron'smission is: Positively change the world, one mind at a time!
Having organized over 40 retreats and adventures since 1994, he brings his expertise to planning and facilitating successful tours of India, creating travel itineraries for couples and individuals, and for corporate or professional industry getaways.
Taron has hosted 10 trips to India. He loves to share his passion for Indian culture, history, food, healing, traditions, the arts, metaphysical writings, ancient architecture and geography. He makes his home in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
There is more to Taron, which makes him an ideal travel planner. When he creates a personalized travel adventure, you sense that he reads you like a book, and later it's confirmed because Taron chose the perfect accommodations, tours, restaurants, foods, and vehicles for you — even though few details about your preferences were discussed.
During the annual Journey-of-a-Lifetime, 25-day India Tour, you not only have access to Taron's exceptional knowledge of India but also his intuitive gifts. While engaging in conversation, he may have insights into your health, emotions, and current issues. He uses his gifts to challenge people to achieve their highest potential, or to correct a false belief they may hold about themselves or the world, in a way that is empowering. Taron reminds others to develop a relationship with their own inner Guru – with their soul – to receive the guidance needed.
After completing his law degree,Immigration Canada immediately hired Taron as an Immigration Lawyer. His dedicated service to the organization, along with his moral character and legal wisdom, was noticed by human resources, and Taron was offered the position of Judge.
Taron's inquisitive mind and love for learning led to his earning a Business Marketing Diploma. He also simultaneously polished his public speaking, coaching, and training skills. He is a sought-after speaker, trainer, podcaster, and Life Coach.
Taron has trained thousands of men and women on “How to Manage their Energy, not their Stress,” and has been described by clients as a “powerful catalyst for positive change!”
Taron's innovative, insightful, and intuitive insights inspire action and growth. They earn gratitude, praise and respect from individuals, influencers and leaders worldwide.
Finding the Guru Within
Solutions for Empowered Living
In June 2022, Taron Puri celebrated publishing a memoir and inspirational guide titled, Finding the Guru Within. He takes readers on a journey inward — a journey without distance — through which one learns how to be free from suffering. He shares personal experiences and wisdom from contemporary and ancient writers, to remind others that we have within us all we need to live empowered lives.
Taron's father inspired and taught him the importance of following the heart, developing inner gifts and outward talents, and reflecting on the meaning of life. To do so will help you discover your life's purpose.
“The two most important days in life are the day you are born, and the day you find out why.”
LEARN MORE > about Taron's remarkable journey and insights, with practical
A travel-lover who has lived in several countries over the past 30 years, Madhu makes her home in Calgary, Canada and Chandigarh, India.
With her brother Taron, she hosts guests on LETSDOINDIA!Journey-of-a-Lifetime Adventure for 22 years. A world traveller and Indian local, Madhu ensures guests experience authentic India, while always having those little things that make international travellers feel pampered and cared for.
Madhu is fun-loving with a high energy, and positive vibe. She is an accomplished chef and knows where to shop for the best value of everything! She introduces guests to India's culinary experiences and negotiates the best deals on your behalf when shopping. From custom-made clothing, handicrafts, and jewelry, to hand-woven carpet bargains at local markets, Madhu finds the best source and gets you the best deal possible — while having fun doing it, and ensuring you are too!
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