Essential India

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Run by: G Adventures

Reference number: AHEH

From: £891.65

From the intricate saris of Rajasthan to the beautiful symmetry of the Taj Mahal, this compact journey is a photographer’s delight and the perfect introduction to India. You’ll float past the ghats on the Ganges River to encounter the spiritual heart of Hinduism in Varanasi and get off the beaten path exploring carved stepwells and quaint temples in rural villages. With the perfect combination of included€tivities and free time to explore the nation’s rich heritage, you’re sure to be caught up in India’s incredible tapestry of life.

Day 1 Delhi

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

Day 2 Delhi

Enjoy a youth-led morning walk through Delhi by G Adventures-supported City Walk project. Later, visit Old Delhi, explore the spice markets, and visit Jama Masjid and Connaught Place.

Day 3 Delhi/Jaipur

Arrive in Jaipur and explore this gorgeous ’pink city’.

Day 4 Jaipur

Stop and take a photo of the ’Palace of the Winds’ and wander the organized streets of the ’Pink City’. Later, enjoy a visit to the Amber Fort, famous for its mixture of Hindu and Muslim architecture.

Day 5 Jaipur/Dhula Village (1D)

Travel to Dhula Village and get a closer look at rural life in Rajasthan during a cycling excursion. Tonight opt to relax by the fire and take in the starry night sky.

Day 6 Dhula Village/Āgra (1B)

Stop by the impressive Abhaneri stepwell en route to Agra, home of the Taj Mahal.

Day 7 Āgra

Visit the famous Taj Mahal, Baby Taj, and Agra Fort.

Day 8 Āgra/Alīpura

Travel to Alipura and stay in a heritage property in the village.

Day 9 Alīpura

Enjoy a day trip to Khajuraho to visit the Khajuraho Group of Monuments, India’s largest group of medieval temples, known for their kama sutra statues.

Day 10 Alīpura/Orchha

Visit Orchha, a quiet rural town along the banks of the Betwa River and enjoy a puja ceremony. Visit a unique paper-making plant en route, set up to assist tribal women from the area.

Day 11 Orchha/Varanasi

Visit the Orchha Palace complex and enjoy free time before the overnight train to Varanasi. Opt for a local cooking class with a family.

Day 12 Varanasi

Take an orientation walk through the oldest continually inhabited city in the world. Marvel at the ghats from the River Ganges as you enjoy boat trips at sunrise and sunset.

Day 13 Varanasi

Watch the sunrise from a boat along the Ganges. Enjoy free time in this holy city.

Day 14 Varanasi/Delhi

Soak up some free time this morning and explore the city. Later, cut out the travel time with a flight back to Delhi.

Day 15 Delhi

Depart at any time.

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
23/09/2018 07/10/2018 0 £979.00
28/09/2018 12/10/2018 0 £979.00
30/09/2018 14/10/2018 2 £979.00
02/10/2018 16/10/2018 0 £1019.00
05/10/2018 19/10/2018 8 £1019.00
07/10/2018 21/10/2018 3 £1019.00
09/10/2018 23/10/2018 9 £1019.00
12/10/2018 26/10/2018 0 £1019.00
14/10/2018 28/10/2018 6 £1019.00
16/10/2018 30/10/2018 5 £1019.00
19/10/2018 02/11/2018 5 £1019.00
21/10/2018 04/11/2018 0 £1019.00
23/10/2018 06/11/2018 7 £1019.00
26/10/2018 09/11/2018 10 £1019.00
28/10/2018 11/11/2018 5 £1019.00
30/10/2018 13/11/2018 0 £1019.00
02/11/2018 16/11/2018 3 £1049.00
04/11/2018 18/11/2018 8 £891.65
06/11/2018 20/11/2018 0 £1049.00
09/11/2018 23/11/2018 0 £1049.00
11/11/2018 25/11/2018 11 £1049.00
13/11/2018 27/11/2018 0 £1049.00
16/11/2018 30/11/2018 11 £891.65
18/11/2018 02/12/2018 4 £1049.00
20/11/2018 04/12/2018 0 £1049.00
23/11/2018 07/12/2018 8 £1049.00
25/11/2018 09/12/2018 0 £1049.00
27/11/2018 11/12/2018 0 £1049.00
30/11/2018 14/12/2018 13 £891.65
02/12/2018 16/12/2018 0 £1049.00
04/12/2018 18/12/2018 13 £891.65
07/12/2018 21/12/2018 0 £1049.00
09/12/2018 23/12/2018 12 £1049.00
11/12/2018 25/12/2018 0 £1049.00
14/12/2018 28/12/2018 7 £1049.00
16/12/2018 30/12/2018 0 £1049.00
21/12/2018 04/01/2019 8 £1049.00
23/12/2018 06/01/2019 3 £1049.00
28/12/2018 11/01/2019 1 £1049.00
04/01/2019 18/01/2019 7 £1049.00
06/01/2019 20/01/2019 5 £1049.00
08/01/2019 22/01/2019 9 £1049.00
11/01/2019 25/01/2019 8 £1049.00
13/01/2019 27/01/2019 15 £1049.00
15/01/2019 29/01/2019 15 £1049.00
18/01/2019 01/02/2019 9 £1049.00
20/01/2019 03/02/2019 14 £1049.00
25/01/2019 08/02/2019 12 £1049.00
27/01/2019 10/02/2019 15 £1049.00
29/01/2019 12/02/2019 15 £1049.00
01/02/2019 15/02/2019 8 £1049.00
03/02/2019 17/02/2019 13 £1049.00
08/02/2019 22/02/2019 12 £1049.00
10/02/2019 24/02/2019 10 £1049.00
15/02/2019 01/03/2019 15 £1049.00
17/02/2019 03/03/2019 15 £1049.00
22/02/2019 08/03/2019 11 £1049.00
24/02/2019 10/03/2019 12 £1049.00
01/03/2019 15/03/2019 15 £1019.00
03/03/2019 17/03/2019 11 £1019.00
08/03/2019 22/03/2019 5 £1019.00
10/03/2019 24/03/2019 11 £1019.00
15/03/2019 29/03/2019 15 £1019.00
17/03/2019 31/03/2019 11 £1019.00
22/03/2019 05/04/2019 15 £1019.00
24/03/2019 07/04/2019 15 £1019.00
29/03/2019 12/04/2019 15 £1019.00
31/03/2019 14/04/2019 15 £1019.00
05/04/2019 19/04/2019 14 £979.00
07/04/2019 21/04/2019 15 £979.00
14/04/2019 28/04/2019 13 £979.00
21/04/2019 05/05/2019 15 £979.00
28/04/2019 12/05/2019 15 £979.00
05/05/2019 19/05/2019 15 £979.00
12/05/2019 26/05/2019 14 £979.00
19/05/2019 02/06/2019 15 £979.00
26/05/2019 09/06/2019 15 £979.00
02/06/2019 16/06/2019 15 £979.00
09/06/2019 23/06/2019 15 £979.00
16/06/2019 30/06/2019 15 £979.00
23/06/2019 07/07/2019 15 £979.00
30/06/2019 14/07/2019 13 £979.00
05/07/2019 19/07/2019 15 £979.00
07/07/2019 21/07/2019 15 £979.00
14/07/2019 28/07/2019 15 £979.00
19/07/2019 02/08/2019 15 £979.00
21/07/2019 04/08/2019 15 £979.00
28/07/2019 11/08/2019 15 £979.00
04/08/2019 18/08/2019 15 £979.00
09/08/2019 23/08/2019 15 £979.00
11/08/2019 25/08/2019 15 £979.00
18/08/2019 01/09/2019 15 £979.00
25/08/2019 08/09/2019 15 £979.00
01/09/2019 15/09/2019 15 £979.00
08/09/2019 22/09/2019 14 £979.00
15/09/2019 29/09/2019 15 £979.00
20/09/2019 04/10/2019 15 £979.00
22/09/2019 06/10/2019 15 £979.00
27/09/2019 11/10/2019 15 £979.00
29/09/2019 13/10/2019 15 £979.00
04/10/2019 18/10/2019 15 £1019.00
06/10/2019 20/10/2019 15 £1019.00
08/10/2019 22/10/2019 15 £1019.00
11/10/2019 25/10/2019 15 £1019.00
13/10/2019 27/10/2019 15 £1019.00
18/10/2019 01/11/2019 15 £1019.00
20/10/2019 03/11/2019 15 £1019.00
22/10/2019 05/11/2019 15 £1019.00
25/10/2019 08/11/2019 15 £1019.00
27/10/2019 10/11/2019 15 £1019.00
01/11/2019 15/11/2019 15 £1049.00
03/11/2019 17/11/2019 15 £1049.00
08/11/2019 22/11/2019 15 £1049.00
10/11/2019 24/11/2019 15 £1049.00
15/11/2019 29/11/2019 15 £1049.00
17/11/2019 01/12/2019 15 £1049.00
22/11/2019 06/12/2019 15 £1049.00
24/11/2019 08/12/2019 15 £1049.00
29/11/2019 13/12/2019 15 £1049.00
01/12/2019 15/12/2019 14 £1049.00
06/12/2019 20/12/2019 15 £1049.00
08/12/2019 22/12/2019 15 £1049.00
13/12/2019 27/12/2019 15 £1049.00
15/12/2019 29/12/2019 15 £1049.00
22/12/2019 05/01/2020 15 £1049.00
27/12/2019 10/01/2020 15 £1049.00
29/12/2019 12/01/2020 15 £1049.00
05/01/2020 19/01/2020 15 £1049.00
10/01/2020 24/01/2020 15 £1049.00
12/01/2020 26/01/2020 15 £1049.00
17/01/2020 31/01/2020 15 £1049.00
19/01/2020 02/02/2020 15 £1049.00
24/01/2020 07/02/2020 15 £1049.00
26/01/2020 09/02/2020 15 £1049.00
31/01/2020 14/02/2020 15 £1049.00
02/02/2020 16/02/2020 15 £1049.00
07/02/2020 21/02/2020 15 £1049.00
09/02/2020 23/02/2020 15 £1049.00
14/02/2020 28/02/2020 15 £1049.00
16/02/2020 01/03/2020 15 £1049.00
21/02/2020 06/03/2020 15 £1049.00
23/02/2020 08/03/2020 15 £1049.00
28/02/2020 13/03/2020 15 £1049.00
01/03/2020 15/03/2020 15 £1019.00
06/03/2020 20/03/2020 15 £1019.00
08/03/2020 22/03/2020 15 £1019.00
13/03/2020 27/03/2020 15 £1019.00
15/03/2020 29/03/2020 15 £1019.00
20/03/2020 03/04/2020 15 £1019.00
27/03/2020 10/04/2020 15 £1019.00
05/04/2020 19/04/2020 15 £979.00
17/04/2020 01/05/2020 15 £979.00
26/04/2020 10/05/2020 15 £979.00
10/05/2020 24/05/2020 15 £979.00
24/05/2020 07/06/2020 15 £979.00
07/06/2020 21/06/2020 15 £979.00
21/06/2020 05/07/2020 15 £979.00
05/07/2020 19/07/2020 15 £979.00
10/07/2020 24/07/2020 15 £979.00
17/07/2020 31/07/2020 15 £979.00
19/07/2020 02/08/2020 15 £979.00
24/07/2020 07/08/2020 15 £979.00
02/08/2020 16/08/2020 15 £979.00
16/08/2020 30/08/2020 15 £979.00
30/08/2020 13/09/2020 15 £979.00
04/09/2020 18/09/2020 15 £979.00
06/09/2020 20/09/2020 15 £979.00
11/09/2020 25/09/2020 15 £979.00
13/09/2020 27/09/2020 15 £979.00
18/09/2020 02/10/2020 15 £979.00
20/09/2020 04/10/2020 15 £979.00
25/09/2020 09/10/2020 15 £979.00
27/09/2020 11/10/2020 15 £979.00
04/10/2020 18/10/2020 15 £1019.00
09/10/2020 23/10/2020 15 £1019.00
11/10/2020 25/10/2020 15 £1019.00
16/10/2020 30/10/2020 15 £1019.00
18/10/2020 01/11/2020 15 £1019.00
23/10/2020 06/11/2020 15 £1019.00
25/10/2020 08/11/2020 15 £1019.00
30/10/2020 13/11/2020 15 £1019.00
06/11/2020 20/11/2020 15 £1049.00
08/11/2020 22/11/2020 15 £1049.00
13/11/2020 27/11/2020 15 £1049.00
15/11/2020 29/11/2020 15 £1049.00
20/11/2020 04/12/2020 15 £1049.00
22/11/2020 06/12/2020 15 £1049.00
27/11/2020 11/12/2020 15 £1049.00
04/12/2020 18/12/2020 15 £1049.00
06/12/2020 20/12/2020 15 £1049.00
11/12/2020 25/12/2020 15 £1049.00
13/12/2020 27/12/2020 15 £1049.00
18/12/2020 01/01/2021 15 £1049.00
20/12/2020 03/01/2021 15 £1049.00
27/12/2020 10/01/2021 15 £1049.00

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