Dear Vishu,
Everything was so prefect and ended soon..! We didn’t know what to expect of this tour. It was our first time in India. Our wish was to see this beautiful land and its heritage, forts and temples…., But we found much more than that.
First and the most important, we found a very precious friend, who will stay in our hearts forever, and not only you, we met so many warm and open – hearted people around you during our tour the Colors of India ; we stay in home stay for a couple of nights and met your lovely mother  in the village, she pampered us all the time, she was so kind and always with the smile on her face, your lovely family in Shimla( your dad, wife and two wonderful Kids). We  were accepted and treated as members of your family and that meant a lot to us.

We were impressed with your knowledge, so much information; you shared with us, with such enthusiasm and passion. Just remember your evening stories about the culture, caste system, marriage system and much more, we listened them open mouthed.

Even if we were not used on that kind of traffic and the way of driving in India, after the first few kilometers we felt totally safe in the car with you and our driver Ajay, who is very good and reliable driver, he made us smile all the time. We will remember our tour The Colors Of India and especially you, our dear friend. You have a big heart and we feel you choose the right way to spread the love of your land among us.

The tour was organized perfectly, you thought of everything, the welcome flower Garlands, the birthday cake and a million tiny attentions during the tour.Everything was excellent, very professionally organized. We see a lot of interesting things and many historical places, but most of all we met wonderful people and get friends forever.

We wish you all the best in future. Our Good wishes also to your family. I hope we will meet again one day..!

Thank you Vishu , for unforgettable two weeks…….!
With Love,

Marjeta, Matija and Maruša Mlekuž
-- Slovenia
We had an excellent holiday during our Exotic Kerala with Mumbai tour.The guides were all polite and informative. Our driver Mohan, was always punctual with a clean vehicle and plenty of drinking water. Mohan was a pleasure to be with, friendly and informative with good English. Entire tour was organized in a very professional way and the Hotels were  with excellent service and very good and clean modern rooms.
Again food was buffet based but an alacarte menu was offered and the food from this was excellent.

Hotel the Taj Mahal Palace Mumbai: There is very little you can say about this hotel. We stayed here for the history and tradition the hotel is famous for and were not disappointed. Even the very high cost of food and drink was worthwhile. We had an upgrade into a palace room which we were grateful for.

Without doubt we will recommend you and your company Summit Safari India to our friends and family and may well be in touch in a couple of years time to see the parts of India we have not visited yet.

Regards and thanks again.

Gordon Cameron Dawson and Mrs. Elaine Margaret Dawson
-- England
Dear Vishal
End of our third trip with you. Every trip has been excellent although all different. Your preparation and research is impeccable. You never leave anything to chance but check places, routes and facilated me meeting my Indian relatives three times now and are a part of Family. We have been Impressed each time you planned, you know the state of the roads and exactly how long journeys would take and you are an excellent interpreter.

This visit we were three women attending a wedding in Delhi and than going on to visit Jodhpur, Pushkar, Jaipur and the Ganges at Rishikesh with Haridwar. You did an excellent job getting hotel bookings, internal flights, overnight train as we needed. Your suggestions for places to visit and activities have been spot on and your knowledge is encyclopedic, but even so, you hire the best local guides to ensure we have all the information we need and your stories are very interesting and informative.

 You have our sense of humor so we are always laughing and joking. You have the best drivers so we always feel safe on the roads and they also know the best local Shops. You always choose the best restaurants so no worries about food and “ Delhi Belly”. What more can I say..?

I would not dream of coming to India without Vishal Dutta of Summit Safari !

Maya, Mary and Kelley
--Hampshire, U.K
Vishal , Thank you so much for showing me “ Real India”. Being a single lady traveler, many of the things we did, I could not have done without you fabulous Guidance and professional organization. Your attention to detail, your sense of humor, exceptional helpfulness and knowledge of your history and culture, your wonderful story telling ability, made my visit memorable.

Not only you were my guide, partner, body guard, but you are also my friend and language professor..!!

Thank you, Phir Melanange ..!!
Amy Gillingwater
--Californio, USA
Dear Vishal
On a exchange programme to India and a tour planned by you —we all had  a great time with you and your drivers. Everything was organized in a professional way. The places and the accommodation with food all was Great! The last day in the Home stay with your family was so impressive. We feel it better experience to know the local culture of India. To stay in your Home stay was very comfortable, really it was better than any hotel we stayed in the Himalaya. You are a really warm and  humorful person. We like your little jokes so much..!

We got an amount of new experience with you and your good drivers. The trip to Himachal was very amazing and unforgettable experience. But not only the tour programme was nice.., You are a very friendly and professional. We had a lot of fun with you. You are flexible in your planning and always with a smile on your face.

The small things like every day fruits, dancing, fun, your jokes, organized planning, make you the best Guide of The World.

Thank you so much and Summit Safari.
Wolfgang , Steffi and all the students from the group
-- Gottingen,Germany
From the beginning we were excited. The preparatory email traffic was hopeful. This unknown person, Vishal, we could trust. He knew a solution for every problem. He gave us detailed information so that nothing could go wrong.  On arrival in India surprised us the oiled organization of Summit Safari. A Himalayan Jeep Safari tour with Bhaba Pass trek could start for us.

The next three weeks, we gaped at the incredibly picturesque mountain passes. We ate every day all over the traditional cuisine. We did a trek across the Bhaba pass and shared our joy with the guide, the mule man Tchumpa and cook Sonam (Mayor of Mud). Each of those who knew their craft.

We go up very high in the mountains and no one got sick. We talked to everyone we encountered. Our guide Raju interpreted in where it was needed. Everyone was friendly and helpful. All temples, monasteries, culture got our attention. We have seen incredible things and experienced. Luckily we did pictures or no one would believe it. Food and camping arrangements were very good during the trek in the Himalayas.

The trip was very exciting and we stay in comfortable home stay also for a couple of nights. During the jeep safari part our driver Vikram was very confident and good.

At Bilaspur were caught back by Vishal and his friendly family. Our hands were still painted with henna. So we could enjoy at home in Belgium of an Indian presence.

Thank you Vishal for a Perfect organization. We wish you all the best because you gave us so much friendship and that we never forget. Send you a very friendly and grateful greetings…!

Lu, Kris, Rudy & Leen
--Belgium
Hi Vishal, thanks again for a GREAT trip! It was truly a wonderful introduction to India for my brothers and father to come , meet me here and for us to have some travel adventures together. And to anyone else coming to India and considering to have some travel assistance in this country - you could not ask for a better company than   Summit Safari or  the manager Vishal Dutta,  to help you out !

Excellent Accommodation, Excellent Food, interesting Stories, anecdote, Historical background while driving---Professional ,Reliable and very patience…!!

Brian Borg
-- Chuck Borg San Francisco, USA
Dear Vishal
This time we were three women, my daughter Kelley came for the first time and not once were we worried or scared. You looked after us so well and made sure,  we were always safe. Once again you have triumphed and made my stay in India fantastic from the moment you met us at the airport to when you dropped us off after 15 days. It has been magical, I thought that my last tour two years ago was fabulous and how could you top that , but you did it..!

We went Delhi, Jodhpur, Pushkar, Jaipur and the Jewel in the crown was Rishikesh with the Ganges, in the Himalayas. We had local guides in places of interest, we had camel ride, elephant ride, two plane rides, a boat ride, bicycle rickshaw and a tukl- tuk  an overnight train, participating in the Worship ceremony of river Ganges which was an experience!

Unfortunately at one stage I wasn’t well and stayed in the hotel and you  made sure I was looked after so it didn’t spoiled my holidays. Your knowledge, stories and fun is such a bonus you were on our navelongth with your sense of human we laughed for two weeks.

My daughter Kelley agrees with everything I’ve said she should have to come when she was at school but not enough, so far her at 42 its been a dream come true.
We had an amazing time thank you..!

Mary and Kelly Norton
-- UK
Dearest Vishal,
Your Hospitality, caring and accommodating to our needs made our trip to India really Wonderful and memorable. Your itinerary is well planned and perfectly organized, that shows you are a professional.
Hotels booked  were very good and staying in the home stay, meeting people in the village with home cooked great food was the highlight for us.

You were very accommodating to our needs especially, we are old age and you made our tour comfortable. Vishal is a very good considerate guide, very caring, experienced and a pleasant personality. Praveen is an excellent driver who take care of our safety and comfort during the tour.

We will definitely recommend you and your company Summit Safari to our friends. We will miss you. Wish you all the best for your future

Thanks you once again

Christen Kwek Ten Heng and Tan Ah Jee
-- Singapore
My first time in India and I was visiting Shimla and the hills. Travelling alone and Being a women traveller, I was looking for a female guide, but it was not possible, that it is when I was introduced to Vishal. A warm, friendly, trusting good person. He is informative and I’ve learnt so much about the Indian culture in his company. Thank you very much I enjoyed every minute of the tour to Shimla - the foothills of Himalayas. I am definitely coming back and planning a tour with you. Hope to come back soon.
Emily Delport
--South Africa
We enjoyed very much on the 12 days of jeep safari tour to Kinnaur, Spiti, Manali valleys. It was a very good combination of driving through the country sides and walking into the local villages and mountains. Lot of different things we did in the very best company of Vishal as a guide. We got very good information on Hindu religion and Buddhist religion and get a chance to learn more about the Tibetan life here than in Tibet, 2 years ago. It is very relaxing and flexible tour that was provide by Vishal to us….No Hassles..! Very good English speaking Guide & we had a very careful driver. We had great time here and hope to come back one day to do a trekking in the Himalayas with Vishal. There are many reasons to recommend him to others and one is his honesty and the service he provides to his clients. All the best….!
Johan and Nathalie
--Belgium
Vishal is a perfect guide. We have seen some of the most amazing sights in the very best company. Vishal..! You have shown us some amazing sights because you have such knowledge about the area—our walk around the Kibber village was the best view that we have ever seen. Not only he is knowledgeable to the last, he is so kind, caring and so mady to meet all our demands be they big or small. Being a women traveler in India sometimes looks a little difficult but you are very responsible and caring and have respect for everybody. We have seen some of the most amazing sights in the very best company of Vishal , tour to the highlands of Himachal is amazing.
Maxine Carr , Mainga Bhima & Katie
-–Manchester,England.
Vishal, Your name will go down in the history as one of Himachal Pradesh Greatest Guides. You are a Legend. We would recommend you to our friends. It was a very interesting and informative tour to Indian Himalayas. Thanks for everything, keep the business dream alive. We are going to come back one day
James & Nicole
--Netherlands
Friend Vishal, We met you first at the airport in Delhi, with flower garland and a smile that never left your face. You become a true and wonderful friend, always there, always ready and willing to share your passion for the wonderful mountains of The Himalayas. Always ready to explain and answer our question. Always providing the flexibility for the tour day by day to our needs and interests. We will return to you , for another wonderful tour to India. We are so grateful and happy that you have shared your love of the mountains with us. It has been a breathtaking and life changing experience. Your knowledge and passion for the mountains is infectious. Thanks for being our guide and friend. Our driver Vinod is prefect and caring both of you took a very good care of us and was always sensitive to the needs of people in their 60 ees travelling to Himalayas. We felt comfortable and relaxed in the hands of skilled and very personable professional.
John & Maria Hepworth and Judge Robyn Tupman & Geoff Graham
-- Sydney Australia
Second time that we do a tour with Vishal in Northern India and he is still as enthusiastic as 2 years ago when we did the very first Kinnaur, Spiti valley and Manali tour with him. Very enthusiastic guide, nothing is too much for him. Even after a tiring day he keeps on going and does everything to satisfy the clients. 20 days tour to Ladakh with a 10 days of trek between Darcha and Padum- Zanskar valley. Very flexible tour, Keep on the good Work..! Whenever we come to North India again, we will certainly book with him again. We can recommend Vishal and his travel company to everyone. He introduce us to many of the local families in the different valleys where we get a very good chance to learn mores about Local India and taste the real Indian food as it is cooked in the Indian kitchens. Thanks for a nice holiday again….! We’ll definitely meet in India again one day.
Johan & Nathalie
--Belgium
Darling Vishal, Thank so much for looking after us girls! I want to say special thanks for looking after me when I was sick, I felt so bad but better when you sorted it all so professionally & expertly. We enjoyed 11 days tour through Shimla , Kinnaur , Spiti and Manali in your company . Wishing you and your family a very happy and successful life! Love..!
Katie Jackson
--Didsbury, England
Absolutely wonderful….! This was my second time on the tour with Vishal. Earlier with James to Shimla, Spiti valley and Ladakh. This time with my dad Ton to Rajasthan. Dear Vishal we thank you for a splendid time & tour to Delhi, Agra, Ranthambore, Pushkar, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Mandwa. Excellent and Expert is our description of your guidance! Oblously very passionate about his place,country, and transfers that passion and knowledge to his clients. Also we thank your expert driver Parkash for making this a safe and memorable tour in Rajasthan. Thanks again…!
Nicole & Ton
--Netherlands
Second time with Vishal as this time we were little late to book holidays with him we had to shift our dates a little bit. We planned Dharamshala, Manali, and Ladakh with him. We see a lot of real India and specially the life as it is lived in the villages. We saw people digging a well with the traditional tools, people making wooden things in the local villages; We learned to cook Indian Bread and food in a village house with a local family. A very good combination of different things. Different religions, temples and monasteries, driving through the mountain passes , meeting the different people and the way Vishal interprets with them really brings a difference to the tour. Excellent guide- that is why we recommend him to others.
Zvika and Rikki
--Israel
Vishal has created another wonderful trip for the four of us. In 2012 he took us through the Himalayas along the Tibetian border. This time in 2014 he showed us a very different India—South India, Kerala , Goa. Everything went very smoothly and Vishal looked after each detail with a smile and a laugh. We want to come back to India again, and can’t wait to have Vishal organise and come with us on the trip as a guide and friend. Well you have excelled yourself again. The planning for the tour was sensational and the experience just magic. How can we forget the overnight experience on the houseboat, the the Leela, the Nilgiri Railway, the elephants, the kathakali dance and Goa where I especially reached to my 1970 ees.. hippie…! You are an exceptional guide, your drivers are very good. We will visit India again with you, thank you for your professionalise, kindest and personal care
Judge Robyn Tupma & Geoff Graham John & Hepworth Maria.
--Sydney, Australia
Dear Vishal, It was lovely to meet with you again this time in Leh rather than Shimla. Leh is simply spectacular and it was wonderful to see it all with you. The tour you put together for me and my daughter to Leh, Pangong lake, Nubra valley, I assured that we were both catered for appropriately. The activities and sites visited suited us perfectly, and you were always willing to be flexible when required. You were very caring with us and it is obvious that you enjoy people and are sensitive to their needs. We appreciated the respect you showed to us and everyone we came into contact with. Thank you for the unexpected adventure, like coaling the marmots out of their holes and having tea with the Yak lady. I hope to travel with you again someday. Thank you so much for your excellent organisation and for your thoughtfulness & kindness when both of us at some times became unwell
Anne Davis & Brianna
--Sydney Australia
We had a very nice trek with Vishal to Bhaba Pass & Spiti valley in the winters. It was a very interesting trip in all perspectives. You did always bring good mood and lots of laughing to us- even at -10 degress and snowfall. You gave us possibility to discover so much of this nice place and the beautiful surroundings. We had a lot of information of the area, people and culture..! We appreciate your concern for us and the knowledge of this beautiful state. We enjoyed the home stay with your family a lot, special thank for providing a chance to meet and know your family and the friendly people of Himalayas.
Joerg & Isabel Michael & Frederike
--Germany
Dear Vishal – Thank you for the wonderful trip..! It made our holidays. You are a very responsible and effective tour planner and guide. You’re actually more than a guide as you so friendly, as our friend as well. I’m pretty sure many are bestow with your knowledge, charm and manners..!
This is a truly delightful tour and we’re grateful for everything you organised. You’re the best guide ever- for understanding what we like to see & explore and even taking time to explain about historical events and the small details of the place..! I’m looking forward to many tours you conduct in future. May god bless you and your family.
Yuhhui
-- Malaysia
I feel like conveying my gratitude for the amazing tour programme specially prepared for us. Thanks a lot for listening to us and providing a relaxed tour at our own pace to us. We were given time well beyond that which had been booked
You were so flexible and keen to meet our needs. Naturally we Enjoyed Amritsar -- The Golden Temple, Dharamshala, Manali, Shoja, Sarahan, Shimla, Chail, Rishikesh and Delhi. The accommodation was very clean and was chosen carefully. The food was outstanding especially throughout the hill parts. We are thinking again to come back and to do a tour , definitely Summit Safari India, you as a guide. I would like to thank our driver Pawan who always drive at a very comfortable pace on Indian roads and make our trip a very safe trip.
Simon & Chistine
--Australia

Dearest Vishal, I would like to take this opportunity to mark you soo much ! Despite of a miscommunication breakdown that I’ve encountered, its been recovered by you immediately. It’s been a lovely and amazing trip from Srinagar right to Shimla. Will always be in my memory which I treasured so much….! Mum and myself would like to express our appreciation once again for this wonderful journey you’ve made for us. Keep up the good work and a wonderful rapport with us..! You are a excellent guide and it was impressive to meet the local people on the tour. Hope to see you again some other time. May Allah bless you and your family with happiness, prosperity and wonderful life.

Hamidah Abdul Ghani
--Singapore
We were recommended by our friends who already in the past had done an amazing tour to India with Summit Safari..! For our first trip to India we went down with the recommendations of our friend and no doubt they were true about Vishal and his wonderful organsation. Dear Vishal, We are back to our place and as it have already been more than a month since the trip but the experience is still very strong. Thank you so much for a memorable trip. We had a time of our lives on a tour to India to Kerala and Goa. We love the scenery and the people we met along the way. The way you make us learn about the history, culture, traditions all is memorable. You were very flexible and took interest to make changes in the itinerary accordingly to our choice. Thank you very much; you are professional and very informative. We learned so much from you. We would highly recommend you and your travel company to anyone who wants to visit India-- especially because we strongly feel that your tours are not the shopping kind of tours, but you showed us more and the True life and the style of India. We will definitely return back to take another tour of India with your and Summit Safari.
David & Laura Mecanzee
--England
Dear Vishal, We just don’t know how to express our warm thoughts and memories from the holidays we spent with you from Amritsar to Manali , to Leh and then the Markha valley trek. Perhaps most important is that you made us fall in love with India. It will certainly lead to a return visit, However, only if you can be our guide again.
The reason to return back to India is not only for India but also for the inspiration of a great men..Vishal, someone with the heart on the right place. Thank you very much for this great experience, visit to you and your family, stay couple of nights in home stay was a chance to know India in a different way. Thanks for all the information, support and joy..!
Eric and Elma
-- The Netherlands
Dear Vishal, I've written this recommendation of your work to share with other LinkedIn users. Details of the Recommendation: "We definitely would recommend to take Vishal as a tour guide. We did 2 great trips with him and spent about 5 weeks together in total. We hired him (as a personal guide) for the first time in 2008 when he guided us through the Spiti and Kinnaur Valley in Himachal Pradesh. The experience was that good that we hired him again in 2010 to hike the Zanskar trek in Ladakh. Vishal is not the tour guide that drops you off at 5 PM or that spends half the day in a restaurant. He is there all the time (if you want him to) from morning till night. He does the maximum to let you experience great moments in India, go to the market for fresh picnic, let you taste new things (yak butter, salted tea), have lunch in the kitchen of local people, meet family, friends,... We will certainly hire him again and are already looking forward to meet Vishal and the India again." Service Category: Travel Agent Year first hired: 2008 (hired more than once) Top Qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert
Nathalie De Naeyer
-- Brakel , Belgium
Dear Vishal, We can’t thank you enough for such a wonderful trip. I hope this recommendation brings many more people to your door. Details of the Recommendation: "Following the trip Vishal organised for our family through Delhi, Agra, Amritsar, Dharamshala and on into Shimla via planes, trains and automobiles, we all felt that more than just a heart felt thank you the very least we could do was tell other people what an amazing experience travelling with Summit Safari was.
We were shown some truly amazing places from the Taj Mahal to the Himalayas but more than that we saw India! The people, their way of life, the religions and culture -all of them where narrated beautifully and with a level of knowledge that just made everything come to life in a way that took this from being a trip to becoming an experience and one that will stay with all of us.
Vishal and his team of excellent drivers where with us throughout the trip but it was never intrusive. They were considerate of our needs at all stages of the journey, including making last minute changes to the itinerary without a single complaint!. If you are planning a trip to India, don’t do it without Summit Safari." Service Category: Travel Agent, Year first hired: 2013 Top Qualities: Great Results, Personable, High Integrity.
Ben Philpott
-– England
Dear Vishal, ,I've written this recommendation of your work to share with other LinkedIn users.
Details of the Recommendation: "Dear Vishal, I rarely find myself wanting to sit down and writing a letter of recommendation for a guide, but we had such an exceptional good experience with our tour guide in India.
We originally planned to book a 23 day tour In North India with a group through a travel agent in The Netherlands. We wanted to visit Delhi and guided tour to North India with at the end a 7 day trekking in Ladakh Indian Himalaya.
We then came across some very positive reviews about Mr Vishal Datta who runs a small tour office Summit Safari , in North India. We got triggered and got in contact with him.From the first moment we got a very good feeling and his final offer was excellent. Not only in price but also how the total tour was planned and set up. One of the advantages was that instead of travelling with a group we now had a complete private tour with high quality car, separate chauffeur and a private guide.
Vishal is around 35 years old and has been a tour guide for a long time. He started his own company a few years ago. He actually studied history and culture but his heart is with people so he seems to have found the perfect combination. He has a unique skill to get in contact with all sort of people and make them feel comfortable. Apart from his touring skills it is about details. At every moment he has everything organized. He make you feel very comfortable as you are travelling with a friend. You might feel at the beginning this is just professional behavior but soon you find out this is just who he is.
After our tour we really wanted to do something back. One of the things is writing this review. He is not looking to build a large company but just to do things right. It’s easy to write another six pages about all the things he has done for us to make our holiday truly unforgettable. However we do hope he has time for us the next time we visit India. No doubt that we will book with him again.
Service Category: Travel Agent , Year first hired: 2013 , Top Qualities: Good Value, High Integrity, Creative.

Elma Huffmeijer & Erik Douma
-– The Netherlands
Dear Vishal, It was lovely to meet with you again this time in Leh rather than Shimla. Leh is simply spectacular and it was wonderful to see it all with you. The tour you put together for me and my daughter to Leh, Pangong lake, Nubra valley, I assured that we were both catered for appropriately. The activities and sites visited suited us perfectly, and you were always willing to be flexible when required. You were very caring with us and it is obvious that you enjoy people and are sensitive to their needs. We appreciated the respect you showed to us and everyone we came into contact with. Thank you for the unexpected adventure, like coaling the marmots out of their holes and having tea with the Yak lady. I hope to travel with you again someday. Thank you so much for your excellent organisation and for your thoughtfulness & kindness when both of us at some times became unwell
Anne Davis & Brianna
--Sydney Australia
From the moment we were greeted at the airport by a beaming Vishal, dressed in his lovely turquoise Indian outfit and ready with floral adornments for the four of us, I knew we were onto a winner with Summit Safari! Our nine overnight stops (from one to four nights at each) and all the journeys in between had been arranged with a precision that was second to none.
Ragu, our driver, proved his worth within a very short time, calming down his passengers with his obvious skill and knowledge of both the Indian roads and his fellow drivers. We never witnessed a moment’s road rage – just a lot of horn blowing, patience and manoeuvrability, as is shown by 95% of India’s road users - just perhaps not the cows …..!

The four of us – John and myself and two very good friends – spent 19 days travelling through Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarkhand states in a very comfortable 11 seater mini bus, on an itinerary that fitted our requests completely, namely “We want to see grass roots India, the people’s India, how they really live” and oh boy - the stories and memories we now have to tell!

Being such a small group and having such an amazingly knowledgeable guide, we were able to experience so much more, living life with the villagers on our four day homestay, actually taking part in things like the Festival of Colors Holy Day celebrations, the worship of the River Ganges ceremony and even helping the behind the scenes volunteers at the Golden Temple roll out and stack the roti bread! We witnessed so many traditions and crafts, too numerous to mention, ate wonderful café food for very few rupees, learnt where and what to buy from the traders and spent comfortable nights in super hotels.

To summarise ….. India was obviously the star of the show on this holiday but I have to say, Vishal Dutta ran a very close second, with his precisional organisation, both on the run up to and during our experience. His personable disposition, wonderful sense of humour and, most importantly, his grasp and attainment of what we wanted from our holiday were second to none, and, needless to say, we’re already planning next year’s trip with Summit Safari!

Carolyn and John Child and Sheila and Roger Turvey (March 2017).
Gravesend, Kent – U.K
Another wonderful trip for husband Geoff and me with our neighbors John Hepworth and Maria Pirrello in February 2017 and the 4th trip for us with our guide and friend Vishal Dutta. Every trip has been different because India is so diverse. Started for us in 2010 in Shimla then the most wonderful 2 weeks in the Himalayas - Himachal Pradesh. Then a completely different trip to Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Goa - magic. 

This year it was Rajasthan - forts and palaces. But more than that, we saw a tiger at Ranthambore national Park and then had a wonderful day with a Naturalist  local guide at Kaleodeo Bird Park - so good - a local guide chosen by Vishal.

 

So we're not getting any younger but Vishal has been looking after us for 7 years and has become our friend who knows what we need and like. All trips are individually designed and expertly guided by Vishal and the drivers he chooses. 

Once again we were blown away by our experiences - from wonderful local guides in Jodphur and Jaipur, through to safaris looking for tigers, to the amazing Ganesha temple at Ramthambore Fort, to the pinnacle of the trip - Darjeeling and the amazing narrow-gauge railway, to a far-too short stay in Kolkata with visits to the sculptors area kumartuli, drive past the black hole etc. and some great hotels and "interesting" experiences like elephant rides, Indian train sleeper trips, high tea at the Windemere in Darjeeling and some nice silk shopping too!!

We recommend Vishal and Summit Safari India 100%. We are even now planning trip number 5. There is so much to see in India and Vishal can be relied on to do it right every time.

 
Robyn Tupman
Sydney Australia ( February 2017)
Dear Vishal,
Thanks to you, my friend and we had a very inspiring tour through the south of India– Kerala ! We were a group of 8 friends travelling together to India. India is a wonderful country, full of beauty and also very different from where we come from. Summit Safari India and Vishal was recommended to us by one of our friends who visited India a couple of years back with them.
 

One of our favorite Hotels and most beautiful beach has been in Varkala. Another great experience has been the overnight on the House boats tour including the canoe trip in the backwaters in Kerala.

 

The fact that we could reach you via phone throughout the whole journey gave all of us the feeling of being in good hands. You are very professional and gave us a wide range of information and truly a memorable well organized holiday trip.

 

Thank you for that!

We are all happy to have booked the tour with summit safari India and would recommend you to friends and family.

 
Maya Albert & Friends
Bournemouth- England & Germany ( January 2017)
We have just returned from an incredible holiday in India. 19 days in Northern India in the foothills of the Himalayas. Almost impossible to put into words, we had some unforgettable experiences.
  Our tour was arranged and guided by Vishal Dutta of Summit Safari India I cannot recommend Vishal highly enough. He thought of everything, from seeking out red wine to having a supply of hand wipes on the minibus our every need was catered for! We joined the locals for the Festival of Colors during our stay.

So if you are thinking of a trip to India please contact Vishal he is very knowledgeable about his country and will take you to places you would never find if travelling alone!! 

Roger and I were accompanied by our good friends John and Carolyn Child they too will join me in my recommendations!!

Thanks again Vishal for an amazing trip, see you next year (we hope!).

 
Sheila Turvey and John Turvey
Mildenhall – Norfolk,United Kingdom ( March 2017).
Yet another wonderful trip to India with Vishal Dutta and Summit Safari. The trip to Rajasthan and Darjeeling was our third trip to India with Vishal. The first of our three wonderful trips was a jeep trek five years ago in the Himalayas. After a couple of days in Delhi and Agra, we went to Shimla in the mountains of Himachal Pradesh, then through various mountain villages and high passes to Dharamshala, Manali, Amritsar and back to Delhi. Simply stunning, and a trip that no visitor to India should ever miss.

Our second trip was just as special, but in an utterly different part of India. Starting in Chennai, then through Tamil Nadu, a houseboat in Kerala, the hill towns in the Nilgiri area, Mysore, Goa and back to Chennai.

Our recent trip was our third. This time it was to the forts and palaces of Rajasthan, the amazing tiger reserve of Ranthambore, the bird sanctuary at Bharatpur, and then on to the hill town of Darjeeling and the famous little toy train that wanders along the roadside through the villages.

Vishal works very hard as tour organiser and manager. Every trip was perfectly customised and organised for our "mature age" group of four. Vishal met us on arrival at the airport, traveled with us as our tour director and guide for the entire trip, and delivered us safely to the airport for our flight home. Every detail is covered, every special need is taken care of. No request is ever too much trouble.

Vishal is far more to us than an excellent tour manager and guide. He is now a very dear friend of us all. We all enthusiastically recommend Summit Safari and Vishal Dutta.

John Hepworth
Sydney Australia. ( February 2017).
Working with Vishal Dutta from the past 5 years– Vishal and his travel Company Summit Safari India is organising very successful tours to our groups in India to the Himalayas “ Himalayan Jeep Tours”.

Very professional, hardworking , a good team work of drivers and delivering their best. Due to their professional services and personal care for the group no body face any acclimatising problem or any other problems travelling through the Indian Himalayas. We enjoyed the worlds best views, meeting local people, local culture, lunch with local families, daily fresh fruits were served to us by our drivers and guide Vishal, Immersing us in the folklore and dramatic natural beauty synonymous with the magical land-- – all was amazing. A very good selected hotels and tented accommodations were provided. It was a lifetime experience and we couldn't be happier to have done it, learned so much, seen so much, and escaped from work for a couple of weeks!“

Vishal Dutta and Summit Safari India is Highly recommended.

A Group of Friends from Isreal.
Dear Vishal and Family
In couple of days you gave us so much !!! On our trip to India we visited Shimla and stayed in the Home stay organised by Vishal and Summit Safari with my wife and 3 children. Your information, your kindness, your love, your family was taking care of us very well.
The cooking lesson, the nice food, the henna on hands of my wife, the perfect shopping places etc etc. Your children were so kind and also good guides already! You made us feel what is Indian culture, what Hinduism is all about. That is so special to us. Thank you and your family and friends for everything you gave us.

It was a trip we’ll never forget and you made it so easy and enjoyful.

We will try to give some of the love and light you gave us to our family, so we can pass all the good things on to the world….!

Bigggg Hug From
Stefan, Carin, Bram, maurits, Juli Netherlands.