Northern India By Rail

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Run by: G Adventures

Reference number: AHNR

From: £509.15

For something a little more off the beaten path, take the train right to the heart of India’s colourful culture for a different look at this dynamic country’s northern region. Experiences like the India-Pakistan Wagah border ceremony and Dalai Lama sights in Dharamsala get you in touch with the spiritual side of India, while the toy trains in Shimla are always a delight. Riding the rails back to Delhi gives you the chance to see many of India’s well-known highlights, and we even include a G Adventures-supported walking tour led by former at-risk youth. You’ve never experienced India quite like this.

Day 1 Delhi

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

Day 2 Delhi/Amritsar (1D)

Enjoy a youth-led walk through Delhi with G Adventures-supported project, City Walk. Continue on, travelling to Amritsar by the Shatabdi Express train, with dinner served on board.

Day 3 Amritsar

Visit the Golden Temple before witnessing the formal India-Pakistan Wagah border ceremony in the evening. Sit in the grandstands and cheer for India as the bystanders wave flags and soldiers march back and forth.

Day 4 Amritsar/Dharamshala

Take an orientation walk around McLeod Ganj, the famous seat of the Tibetan government in exile and current home to the Dalai Lama. Opt for a tour of the Norbulingka Institute, set amongst beautiful gardens, dedicated to preserving Tibetan culture.

Day 5 Dharamshala

Enjoy free time to explore Dharamsala.

Day 6 Dharamshala/Shimla

Enjoy a long drive to the charming town of Shimla, high in the beautiful Himalayas.

Day 7 Shimla

Enjoy a CEO-led orientation walk on The Ridge and The Mall (local hangouts) and explore this summer capital of British India. Opt to visit the Viceregal Lodge or admire the neo-Gothic or Tudorbethan architecture of the heritage buildings.

Day 8 Shimla/Delhi (1D)

Take the World Heritage-listed toy train from Shimla to Kalka. Switch to the Shatabdi Express for the rest of the journey back to Delhi, with dinner included on board.

Day 9 Delhi

Depart at any time.

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
30/11/2018 08/12/2018 7 £628.15
04/01/2019 12/01/2019 5 £509.15
18/01/2019 26/01/2019 13 £509.15
01/02/2019 09/02/2019 1 £509.15
08/02/2019 16/02/2019 4 £509.15
15/02/2019 23/02/2019 5 £509.15
01/03/2019 09/03/2019 1 £509.15
22/03/2019 30/03/2019 7 £509.15
29/03/2019 06/04/2019 14 £509.15
12/04/2019 20/04/2019 11 £568.65
19/04/2019 27/04/2019 15 £568.65
03/05/2019 11/05/2019 12 £568.65
30/08/2019 07/09/2019 15 £739.00
06/09/2019 14/09/2019 15 £669.00
13/09/2019 21/09/2019 15 £669.00
27/09/2019 05/10/2019 15 £669.00
04/10/2019 12/10/2019 11 £669.00
11/10/2019 19/10/2019 15 £669.00
18/10/2019 26/10/2019 15 £669.00
25/10/2019 02/11/2019 15 £669.00
01/11/2019 09/11/2019 13 £739.00
08/11/2019 16/11/2019 15 £739.00
15/11/2019 23/11/2019 15 £739.00
29/11/2019 07/12/2019 15 £739.00
13/12/2019 21/12/2019 15 £739.00
20/12/2019 28/12/2019 15 £739.00
03/01/2020 11/01/2020 15 £599.00
17/01/2020 25/01/2020 15 £599.00
07/02/2020 15/02/2020 15 £599.00
14/02/2020 22/02/2020 15 £599.00
21/02/2020 29/02/2020 15 £599.00
28/02/2020 07/03/2020 15 £599.00
06/03/2020 14/03/2020 15 £599.00
13/03/2020 21/03/2020 15 £599.00
20/03/2020 28/03/2020 15 £599.00
27/03/2020 04/04/2020 15 £599.00
10/04/2020 18/04/2020 15 £669.00
17/04/2020 25/04/2020 15 £669.00
08/05/2020 16/05/2020 15 £669.00
22/05/2020 30/05/2020 15 £669.00
07/08/2020 15/08/2020 15 £739.00
04/09/2020 12/09/2020 15 £669.00
11/09/2020 19/09/2020 15 £669.00
25/09/2020 03/10/2020 15 £669.00
09/10/2020 17/10/2020 15 £669.00
23/10/2020 31/10/2020 15 £669.00
06/11/2020 14/11/2020 15 £739.00
27/11/2020 05/12/2020 15 £739.00
04/12/2020 12/12/2020 15 £739.00
18/12/2020 26/12/2020 15 £739.00

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