Discover India

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Run by: G Adventures

Reference number: AHHNG

From: £1733.15

Delve into the cultural riches of India during 15 unforgettable days in Delhi, Jaipur, Varanasi, and more. Enjoy a guided tour of the world’s most magnificent testimonial to love, the Taj Mahal. Visit the birthplace of Buddhism and Hinduism, spend a night in a traditional village, witness holy rituals on a sunrise Ganges cruise, and discover the hidden side of Delhi with a former at-risk youth now taking part in a G Adventures-supported project. Don’t just see India; glimpse its soul.

Day 1 Delhi

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

Day 2 Delhi (1B)

Enjoy a youth-led walk through Delhi as part of the G Adventures-supported City Walk project. Later, explore Old Delhi with your CEO including a rickshaw ride through the busy streets, Jama Masjid (Great Mosque), Chandni Chowk local market, and Gurdwara Sikh Temple.

Day 3 Delhi/Varanasi (1B)

Fly to Varanasi, the quintessential Indian holy city. Enjoy a lecture at the Ghats of the Ganges by a research scholar about the river’s significance spiritually, socially, economically, and politically. After, we’ll cruise the sacred Ganges at sunset, enjoy a candle and flower ceremony€companied by sitar and tabla playing, and observe an evening aarti (prayer) ceremony.

Day 4 Varanasi (1B)

Rise early for a boat ride along the Ganges to observe the sunrise, as well as the bathing and burial dawn rituals. Later, have breakfast at Open Hand, a vocational training cafe. G Adventures has partnered with Open Hand to provide dignified and meaningful job opportunities to India’s underprivileged. Take an excursion to Sarnath later in the afternoon, where Lord Buddha preached his first sermon.

Day 5 Varanasi/Khajurāho (1B)

Fly to Khajuraho and visit the western temples, famed for their erotic sculptures depicting the Kama Sutra.

Day 6 Khajurāho/Āgra (1B)

We’ll start today’s travel by private bus and then public train, where we’ll meet locals on the way to Agra.

Day 7 Āgra/Ranthambore National Park (1B, 1D)

This morning, explore the magnificent Taj Mahal. Later, travel to Ranthambore National Park and take in the magnificent surroundings before heading out on safari the next day.

Day 8 Ranthambore National Park (1B, 1D)

Explore the park with local rangers on a private safari drive in search of deer, birds, leopards, monkeys, and if we’re lucky, the elusive tigers. Also, walk with locals through the ruins of the 1,000-year-old Ranthambore Fort and visit the Ganesh Temple.

Day 9 Ranthambore National Park/Jaipur (1B)

Drive to Jaipur and delve further into India’s history.

Day 10 Jaipur (1B, 1D)

Explore Jaipur including the City Palace, Amber Fort, Jantar Mantar Observatory, and Hawa Mahal. This evening, enjoy a culinary experience with a family in Jaipur, including a local market visit, cooking demonstration, and meal in their home.

Day 11 Jaipur/Jojawar (1B, 1D)

Travel to the village of Jojawar and spend the night in a historic heritage hotel. Explore the village and take the opportunity to meet with locals who provide insight into rural life in India. Opt to take a rural train safari through the Aravali Hill ranges.

Day 12 Jojawar/Udaipur (1B)

Travel to Udaipur and take an orientation walk and boat ride on Lake Pichola.

Day 13 Udaipur (1B)

Explore the City including a visit to the City Palace, one of the largest royal palaces in India and the Jagdish Temple, built in 1651 and dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the Hindu god of preservation. This evening, take a yoga class.

Day 14 Udaipur/Delhi (1B)

Fly to Delhi for the final evening with the option to enjoy a farewell dinner.

Day 15 Delhi (1B)

Depart at any time.

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
07/10/2018 21/10/2018 0 £1899.00
14/10/2018 28/10/2018 0 £1899.00
21/10/2018 04/11/2018 7 £2039.00
28/10/2018 11/11/2018 5 £2039.00
04/11/2018 18/11/2018 0 £2039.00
11/11/2018 25/11/2018 8 £2039.00
18/11/2018 02/12/2018 0 £2039.00
25/11/2018 09/12/2018 10 £2039.00
02/12/2018 16/12/2018 15 £1733.15
09/12/2018 23/12/2018 10 £1733.15
16/12/2018 30/12/2018 12 £2169.00
23/12/2018 06/01/2019 1 £2169.00
30/12/2018 13/01/2019 16 £2169.00
06/01/2019 20/01/2019 7 £2269.00
13/01/2019 27/01/2019 16 £2269.00
20/01/2019 03/02/2019 3 £2269.00
27/01/2019 10/02/2019 12 £2269.00
27/01/2019 10/02/2019 0 £2269.00
03/02/2019 17/02/2019 7 £2139.00
10/02/2019 24/02/2019 11 £2139.00
17/02/2019 03/03/2019 13 £2139.00
24/02/2019 10/03/2019 14 £2139.00
03/03/2019 17/03/2019 8 £2139.00
10/03/2019 24/03/2019 14 £2139.00
17/03/2019 31/03/2019 16 £2139.00
24/03/2019 07/04/2019 15 £2139.00
31/03/2019 14/04/2019 16 £2139.00
07/04/2019 21/04/2019 16 £1999.00
14/04/2019 28/04/2019 14 £1999.00
21/04/2019 05/05/2019 14 £1999.00
06/10/2019 20/10/2019 16 £1999.00
13/10/2019 27/10/2019 16 £1999.00
20/10/2019 03/11/2019 16 £2139.00
27/10/2019 10/11/2019 16 £2139.00
03/11/2019 17/11/2019 16 £2139.00
10/11/2019 24/11/2019 16 £2139.00
17/11/2019 01/12/2019 16 £2139.00
24/11/2019 08/12/2019 16 £2139.00
01/12/2019 15/12/2019 16 £2139.00
08/12/2019 22/12/2019 16 £2139.00
15/12/2019 29/12/2019 16 £2269.00
22/12/2019 05/01/2020 16 £2269.00
29/12/2019 12/01/2020 16 £2269.00
12/01/2020 26/01/2020 16 £2269.00
19/01/2020 02/02/2020 16 £2269.00
26/01/2020 09/02/2020 16 £2269.00
02/02/2020 16/02/2020 16 £2139.00
09/02/2020 23/02/2020 16 £2139.00
16/02/2020 01/03/2020 16 £2139.00
23/02/2020 08/03/2020 16 £2139.00
01/03/2020 15/03/2020 16 £2139.00
08/03/2020 22/03/2020 16 £2139.00
15/03/2020 29/03/2020 16 £2139.00
22/03/2020 05/04/2020 16 £2139.00
05/04/2020 19/04/2020 16 £1999.00
19/04/2020 03/05/2020 16 £1999.00
04/10/2020 18/10/2020 16 £1999.00
11/10/2020 25/10/2020 16 £1999.00
18/10/2020 01/11/2020 16 £2139.00
25/10/2020 08/11/2020 16 £2139.00
01/11/2020 15/11/2020 16 £2139.00
15/11/2020 29/11/2020 16 £2139.00
29/11/2020 13/12/2020 16 £2139.00
06/12/2020 20/12/2020 16 £2139.00
13/12/2020 27/12/2020 16 £2269.00
20/12/2020 03/01/2021 16 £2269.00
27/12/2020 10/01/2021 16 £2269.00

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