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.

Trip highlights

City Walk, Explore the streets of Delhi with an adolescent tour guide from the G Adventures-supported New Delhi Streetkids Project. As a former street child, your local guide will have a unique perspective on the city and can provide more information on the life of a child in India. The guided tour helps support the guide's college or university tuition.

Ganges River Talk, While in Varanasi, sit down for a talk with a scholar at the picturesque ghats (stairs) of the Ganges. Discuss the river and the spiritual and social role it plays in daily life here.

Itinerary - 15 Days

Day 1 Delhi

Arrive in Delhi at any time. Pick-up and transfer to your hotel included. There are no planned activities, so check into the hotel (check-in time is 12:00 noon).

Included Activities:
Women on Wheels Transfer
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

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.

Included Activities:
City Walk
Old Delhi Guided Walk
Qutub Minar Visit

Transport:
Private Vehicle
Cycle rickshaw

Day 3 Delhi/Varanasi (1B)

Fly to Varanasi, the quintessential Indian holy city where millions of Hindus travel for pilgrimage, worship, or mourning.

Included Activities:
Ganges River Talk
Evening Ganges Boat Tour

Transport:
Plane (1.50 hour(s))

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.

Included Activities:
Morning Ganges Boat Tour
Sarnath Visit

Transport:
Cycle rickshaw
Private Vehicle

Day 5 Varanasi/Khajurāho (1B)

One of the most popular destinations in India, Khajuraho is home to India’s largest group of medieval Hindu temples. Discovered in the 20th century and famous for their erotic sculptures depicting scenes from the Kama Sutra, the Khajuraho group of monuments is today protected as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Included Activities:
Khajuraho Temples Guided Tour

Transport:
Plane (1.00 hour(s))
Private Vehicle

Day 6 Khajurāho/Āgra (1B)

Today we travel by private bus and then public train to Agra, home of the Taj Mahal. Traveling by train in India is truly a wonderful experience. It's a great way to meet locals and see the countryside as it unfolds in front of you.

Our journey by train will end in Agra, one of the Mughal Empire's most important cities.

Transport:
Private Vehicle (4.00 hour(s))
Train (2.50-3.00 hours)

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

The bustling city of Agra is best known as the site of India’s most famous landmark and testament to love, the Taj Mahal.

Included Activities:
Taj Mahal Guided Tour

Transport:
Private Vehicle (6.00-7.00 hours)

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





Included Activities:
Ranthambore Safari
Ranthambore Fort walk and Ganesh Temple

Day 9 Ranthambore National Park/Jaipur (1B)

After a leisurely breakfast we'll head to India's "Pink City," also known as Jaipur. Founded in 1728, Jaipur has the distinction of being one of the best-planned pre-modern cities.

Transport:
Private Vehicle (4.00-6.00 hours)

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.

Included Activities:
Amber Fort Guided Tour
City Palace Visit
Jantar Mantar Visit
Family Culinary Experience

Transport:
Private Vehicle

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




Included Activities:
Orientation Walk

Transport:
Private Vehicle (6.00 hour(s), 250km)

Day 12 Jojawar/Udaipur (1B)

We continue on to Udaipur, famous for its lakes and Raj-era palaces. The most famous of these, and certainly the most photographed, is the Lake Palace, which we view from the boat. This beautiful white marble palace is now a hotel and entirely covers a small island in Lake Pichola. Originally known as the Jag Niwas, the palace took three years to build and was inaugurated in 1746.

Included Activities:
Pichola Lake Boat Tour

Transport:
Private Vehicle (3.00-4.00 hours)

Day 13 Udaipur (1B)

During free time, journey out to the hilltop Monsoon Palace, summer resort of the Maharajas. Sit atop a hill with a panoramic view of the city’s lakes and watch the sunset.

Included Activities:
City Palace Visit
Jagdish Temple Visit
Yoga Class

Day 14 Udaipur/Delhi (1B)

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

Transport:
Plane (1.00 hour(s))

Day 15 Delhi (1B)

Depart at any time.

Included Activities:
Departure Day

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