Jewish India Tours overview

We welcome you on this once in a lifetime tour that opens the gates to deep and thorough understanding of Jewish India - it's vibrant history, exotic heritage, ancient culture along with warm and friendly people. Delve into Jewish architectural delights, historic synagogues, Jewish structures and sites of importance across far-flung and remote parts of India. Our tour gives you the opportunity to interact with our very own Jewish community, young and old alike, experience Sabbath service in iconic Mumbai city, spend time at the beautiful Pardesi synagogue in Cochin and feast your eyes on the wonderful Taj Mahal to name a few.

Highlights of the Jewish Heritage India tour

5 Star Accomodation

Professional Accompanying Tour Escort

Elephant Ride in Jaipur

Boat Ride Along the Backwaters of Kerala

Interaction With the Local Jewish Community

Cultural Program in Cochin

Vegetarian Meals

Rickshaw Ride

Taj Mahal

Why Take Our Tours

Classic Hotels

Best Service

Amazing Price


Thanks Joshua for arranging this amazing trip.We loved India more than we expected to for a number of reasons: 1,3 billion people is unimaginable until you see the hordes of people in India.The people have such an amazing disposition: forgiving, accepting, positive.We loved the beauty. Joshua we are now dying to see Mumbai.That will be our next trip. You will hear from me soon. joy etzion

My wife and I had a great experience with JI Tours. They provide friendly, professional, individualized service, including excellent guides and drivers. Their staff exhibited sincere interest in delivering the highest quality tour experience. Everyone was on time, reliable, and flexible about changing needs. Seamless follow through. An excellent service.- Harvey Ishofsky
New york

we are so grateful to joshua shapurkar for making our trip to india so memorable. joshua is an incredible guide who was extremely knowledgeable and accomodating. his extensive knowledge of india coupled with his warm and inviting personality, makes joshua the perfect tour guide.- Karen Levine
New York

Jewish India was a surprise and a revelation! I had no idea of the diverse group of Jews who live in India and their contributions to Indian society, from David Sassoon to Miss India.- Ronald G, Cleveland, OH
New York

Every day was a true adventure under the wonderful guidance of Joshua and Rahel. The itinerary included all the must-sees in India as well as two well-planned Shabbatot in Mumbai and Calcutta. Our needs were met quickly and sometimes even in advance! The best part of this tour is that it was easy. Everything and every meal was included so we didn't have to make any decisions.- Ruth and Sam P.
Melbourne, Australia

An enjoyable and educational experience: the perfect balance between the Jewish and secular aspects of India. Joshua was a superb guide. Rahel's input was invaluable and spiritual.- Ronald K.

Our guides were excellent: well-informed; good-humored; resourceful, diligent, responsive and generous.- Janet K.

This is an incredibly unique tour, a total immersion into past and present Jewish experiences in India with gifted and enthusiastic tour guides and coordinators. Wouldn't trade the experience!- Sandy B. and Linda R, Bethesda, MD.

The tour exceeded my expectations in exploring Jewish India and seeing the highlights of India. Joshua's excellent explanations and knowledge as a guide reflected his years of experience and enabled me to see India through his love of his country. Rahel's spiritual journey offered us a glimpse into what being a Jew in India was like.- Deborah Y, Bethesda, MD

I very much appreciated the thought and love that went into the organization and planning of this trip; it was a very soulful experience. There were so many highlights, from seeing my grandfather's synagogue and gravestones to learning about Indian history and politics; spending time with people in the group, and getting a chance to see this incredible, beautiful, accepting, friendly and energetic country without ever having to worry about logistics. I am so impressed by how smoothly everything went all I had to do was get on the bus!- Joy D, MD.

I can't stop thinking about our amazing trip and the wonderful group of people I met. I listen to Rahel's CD in my car and am transported back to our trip.- Celia P, Great Neck, NY

An enjoyable and educational experience: the perfect balance between the Jewish and secular aspects of India. Joshua was a superb guide. Rahel's input was invaluable and spiritual.- Ronald K.

This is the trip of a lifetime. I doubt anyone truly knows how hard it is to plan a trip and to deal with everyone's personal issues (with a smile!). We experienced India with all five senses and jumped fully into everything we did.- Shoshana K, Port Washington, NY.

Highlights of the tour? Everything! Amazing! The trip was beyond words and I'm still processing all we saw, did, experienced and felt. No other tour can have the same impact on you and develop your understanding and appreciation of world history, culture and Jewish survival.- Harriet M, Shaker Heights, OH

The trip to India was my trip of a lifetime! Joshua was the best guide I've ever met. Rahel's service was lovely and emotional. Our group blended and re-blended at every meal-a real plus.- Joy P, Great Neck, NY.

Excellent experience - all that we anticipated and moreso!- Sid S, Washington, DC.

Thank you for providing this opportunity to see India in a special and personal way. - Susan E, Valley Stream, NY.

A wonderful tour! Highlights included visiting the Taj Mahal, davening with Rahel in Calcutta, singing songs throughout the tour, and experiencing the local culture. Joshua was spectacular. The extent of his knowledge and desire to make the trip personal, meaningful and successful was very evident.- Barry B, Walnut Creek, CA.

Thank you for leading an amazing trip. So glad I was able to participate.- Beth E., Roslyn

San Diego Young professionals Entwine Group Joshua – You have made this trip a life changing experience . Thank you for sharing your Knowledge and personal experience with us. Thank you again.- Miki - San Diego

Joshua - Thank you for your wonderful tour - Guiding history, laughter . This has been an incredible experience for me and I will forever love India.-Gabi Halpern.

Joshua – Your knowledge and laughter have bought something very special to our trip. Thank you for your guiding and conversations.-Elaina Kobernick.

Joshua you rock thank you for being our protector hopefully we will meet again.- Jonathan Morgan.

You amaze me. How you coordinated everything so flawlessly is very impressive. Thank you so much for everything.- Elaina.

Querido Joshua ,
Mil gracias por todo lo que haz hecho por nosotros. Has sido un encantador y hecho este viaje exccepsional. Gracias por compartir tu conocimiento de India y tu Amistad. Siempre estaras Bienvenido en San Diego.- Michelle.

Joshua–It was because of you that this trip has been such an incredible deep spiritual experience. Thanks - Sagi.

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