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Indian Odyssey by Rail

Starts: Delhi, India
Finishes: Delhi, India

Visit: Delhi, Amritsar, Dharamshala, Mandi, Shimla, Delhi, Āgra, Jaipur, Udaipur, Būndi, Mumbai, Goa, Hampi, Mysore, Madikeri, Kochi, Alleppey, Kanyakumari, Madurai, Māmallapuram, Hyderabad, Puri, Kolkata, Jalpāiguri, Darjeeling, Gangtok, Kalimpong, Mughal Sarāi, Varanasi, Lucknow, Delhi

Tour Type: Small Group

Accommodation: Budget

Overview

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Travel like a local on this 54-day trip, exploring India by train from the northeast to the southwest. Skip the backpacking and let the train — and the innumerable beautiful sights — move you, from the Taj Mahal to the colours of Rajasthan to the ruins of Karnataka. This trip will hit some of the country’s highlights, with loads of time to hop off and get to know your surroundings in a way only a Rail tour allows. The trip won’t last forever, but the memories definitely will.

Highlights

    • Witness the famous India-Pakistan border ceremony
    • See Delhi on a walking tour led by a former at-risk youth
    • Explore the Bundi Fort and stepwells
    • Ride the toy trains of Shimla and Darjeeling
    • Indulge in the amazing food of seaside Goa
    • Experience a homestay in the Kerala Backwaters
    • Visit the ghats of Varanasi

Trip Details

The Trip

Product Code: 145654
Tour Type: Small Group
Accommodation: Budget
Transport: Train (seats), train (beds), Shatabdi Express train, toy trains, private van, walking
Guide Language: Engligh

Starts: Delhi, India
Finishes: Delhi, India
Duration: 54 days
Physical rating: Basic

Includes

    Activities
    • Your G for Good Moment: Women on Wheels Transfer, Indira Gandhi International Airport Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
    • Golden Temple visit
    • Wagah border ceremony
    • McLeod Ganj orientation walk
    • Dalai Lama Temple visit
    • Bhagsunag visit
    • Rewalsar Lake orientation walk
    • Taj Mahal visit
    • Agra Fort visit
    • Jaipur orientation walk
    • Amber Fort visit
    • Udaipur orientation walk
    • Jagdish Temple and City Palace visit
    • Rajasthani cultural show
    • Bundi Fort and stepwells visit
    • Colaba area walking tour
    • Gateway of India visit
    • Beach time in Goa
    • Walking tour and ruins visit in Hampi
    • Hazararama Temple visit
    • Mysore Palace and Chamunda Hill visits
    • Namdroling Monastery visit
    • Coffee plantation tour
    • Madikeri Fort and Raja's Seat visit
    • Fort Kochi and Chinese fishing nets visit
    • Backwaters canal ride
    • Vivekananda Rock and Ramkrishna Ashram visit
    • Meenakshi Temple visit
    • Cycle tour to Shore Temple and Mamallapuram Beach
    • Charminar and Golconda Fort visit
    • Jagannath Temple visit
    • Raghuraj Pur village visit
    • Victoria Memorial visit
    • Visit Mother Teresa's House
    • Tiger Hill sunrise visit
    • Tea estate visit
    • Mahakal Temple visit
    • Peace Pagoda visit
    • Toy train ride
    • Rumtek Monastery day trip
    • Deolo Hill visit
    • Evening ghats visit
    • Sunrise boat trip on the Ganges
    • Bara Imambara visit
    • Orientation walks in Darjeeling, Gangtok, and Kalimpong
    • Internal flights
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Hotels/guesthouses (47 nts), sleeper trains (5 nts), homestay (1 nt).
    • 3 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 4 dinners
    Transport
    • Train (seats), train (beds), Shatabdi Express train, toy trains, private van, walking
    Group Leader
    • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.

Price

Price person (sharing double) $5,499 ($102/day)

Deposit:

$350 per person for bookings made 70 days or more prior to departure

Full Amount for bookings made less than 70 days prior to departure

Cancellation: Super Strict

Trip Notes

Price does not include airfare (to the Trip start & from the end location)

Trip Price generally includes accommodation, transport/transfer, activities, services of a professional guide & more. (Please refer to the include/excludes section for details)

Tour packages spare you the hassles of trip planning, a la carte booking, organizing and managing the logistics at a foreign location.

Itinerary

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India Delhi, Amritsar, Dharamshala, Māndi, Mandi, Shimla, Āgra, Jaipur, Udaipur, Būndi, Mumbai, Goa, Hampi, Mysore, Madikeri, Kochi, Alleppey, Kanyakumari, Madurai, Māmallapuram, Chennai, Hyderabad, Puri, Kolkata, Jalpāiguri, Darjeeling, Gangtok, Kalimpong, New Jalpaiguri, Mughal Sarāi, Varanasi, Lucknow

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Tour Operator

G Adventures

G Adventures is a tour operator providing small-group tours, safaris and expeditions all over the world. But there's more to it than affordability and product depth – G Adventures is in the business of changing people's lives.  

As the world's largest independent adventure travel company, G Adventures brings curious travellers from different backgrounds together to experience, learn, share, and explore this incredible planet we all inhabit.

In 1990, Bruce Poon Tip founded G Adventures with nothing more than two credit cards and a burning desire to create an authentic, sustainable travel experience like nothing the world had ever seen. By offering adventure-craving travellers an alternative to the resorts, cruises and motorcoach tours they were accustomed to, he not only changed the way people looked at their holiday time, but changed the face of travel forever. Over 26 years later, the only thing that hasn’t changed is an inherent belief in the core values that continue to inspire our being and business today.

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