Delhi To Kochi By Rail

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Run by: G Adventures

Reference number: AHLR

From: £1159.20

There’s never been a lack of monuments and highlights to see in India, and this 21-day Rail trip hits them all, from the Taj Mahal to the Rajasthani streets of Jaipur and Udaipur and everything in between. Take the train down to Mumbai and Goa, and have the chance to explore the breathtaking ruins of Hampi in the Karnataka region. Add in memorable moments in Mysore and Kochi, and you’d be hard-pressed to feel like you’ve missed out on anything India has to offer.

Day 1 Delhi

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included through the G Adventures-supported Women on Wheels project.

Day 2 Delhi/Āgra (1B)

Take the Shatabdi Express train to Agra, with breakfast served on board. Enjoy a guided tour of the impressive Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. Time permitting, opt to visit the Baby Taj.

Day 3 Āgra/Jaipur

Hop on a Shatabdi Express train in the evening to Jaipur.

Day 4 Jaipur

Take an orientation walk around town. Take a photo of the Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds) and visit the Amber Fort. Walk around the Old City and markets and opt to visit the City Palace. With free time, choose to visit local artisans in a nearby village, wander the Jantar Mantar, or check out a Bollywood film at the spectacular Art Deco film house, the Raj Mandir.

Day 5 Jaipur/Udaipur

In the morning board a train and soak in the passing scenery en route to Udaipur. Arrive in the evening with free time to explore the city.

Day 6 Udaipur

Enjoy an orientation walk, including a visit to the Jagdish Temple and the City Palace, one of the largest royal palaces in India. Attend a Rajasthani cultural show on Gangaur Ghat.

Day 7 Udaipur/Būndi

Take a train to Bundi to explore the fort and stepwells.

Day 8 Būndi/Mumbai (1D)

Explore Bundi with some free time before an overnight trip on the Mumbai Rajdhani Express train, with dinner on board.

Day 9 Mumbai

Arrive in the morning in bustling Mumbai, home to 20 million people. Take a walking tour of the Colaba area and see the Gateway of India.

Day 10 Mumbai/Goa

Catch a morning flight to beautiful Goa. Spend free time relaxing on the beach or exploring the city’s monuments.

Day 11 Goa

Enjoy a free day in Goa.

Day 12 Goa

Spend the day relaxing in paradise.

Day 13 Goa

Spend a free day relaxing on the beach or opt to visit the many Portuguese-built monuments, wander around the churches of Old Goa (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), or discover Panjim, the capital. Don’t forget to indulge in Goan cuisine.

Day 14 Goa/Hampi

Travel by Visakhapatnam Howrah Express train and then by van to reach Hampi, in the heart of Karnataka.

Day 15 Hampi/Mysore

Enjoy a walking tour and explore the spectacular ruins of Hampi Palaces, Vittala Temple complex, Virupaksh Temple, Hazararama Temple, and the boulders on the river. In the evening, take an overnight Hampi Express train to Mysore.

Day 16 Mysore

Arrive to Mysore and explore the Mysore Palace and Chamundi Hill.

Day 17 Mysore/Madikeri

Drive to Bylakuppe and explore the Namdroling Monastery - home to nearly 5,000 Tibetan Buddhist monks and nuns. Later drive to Madikeri for the evening.

Day 18 Madikeri

Explore Madikeri (the coffee hub of India) and enjoy a tour of a coffee plantation. Later, enjoy an orientation walk around the town and then enjoy free time to explore in the afternoon.

Day 19 Madikeri/Kochi

Take a morning drive to the coastal town of Kannur. Catch the Ernakulam Express to Kochi in the afternoon.

Day 20 Kochi

Explore the Fort Kochi area and see the Chinese fishing nets at work. If time permits, visit the Jewish area and synagogue, the Dutch Palace, and Spice Market.

Day 21 Kochi

Depart at any time.


Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
07/09/2019 27/09/2019 0 £1159.20
14/09/2019 04/10/2019 8 £1449.00
21/09/2019 11/10/2019 11 £1449.00
05/10/2019 25/10/2019 6 £1449.00
12/10/2019 01/11/2019 1 £1449.00
26/10/2019 15/11/2019 8 £1449.00
02/11/2019 22/11/2019 9 £1649.00
09/11/2019 29/11/2019 1 £1649.00
30/11/2019 20/12/2019 10 £1649.00
07/12/2019 27/12/2019 13 £1599.00
11/01/2020 31/01/2020 15 £1599.00
25/01/2020 14/02/2020 10 £1599.00
15/02/2020 06/03/2020 15 £1649.00
22/02/2020 13/03/2020 10 £1649.00
29/02/2020 20/03/2020 15 £1649.00
07/03/2020 27/03/2020 15 £1619.00
14/03/2020 03/04/2020 14 £1619.00
21/03/2020 10/04/2020 15 £1619.00
28/03/2020 17/04/2020 13 £1619.00
04/04/2020 24/04/2020 15 £1549.00
25/04/2020 15/05/2020 15 £1549.00
12/09/2020 02/10/2020 15 £1449.00
19/09/2020 09/10/2020 15 £1449.00
03/10/2020 23/10/2020 15 £1449.00
17/10/2020 06/11/2020 15 £1449.00
31/10/2020 20/11/2020 15 £1449.00
14/11/2020 04/12/2020 15 £1649.00
05/12/2020 25/12/2020 15 £1599.00
12/12/2020 01/01/2021 15 £1599.00
26/12/2020 15/01/2021 14 £1599.00

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