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AHLR - Delhi to Kochi by Rail

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.

Inclusions

Your G for Good Moment: Women on Wheels Transfer, Indira Gandhi International Airport
Taj Mahal visit (Agra)
Agra Fort visit
Jaipur orientation walk
Amber Fort visit
Udaipur orientation walk
Jagdish Temple and City Palace visit
Rajasthani cultural show
Bundi Fort and stepwells visit
Colaba area walking tour (Mumbai)
Gateway of India visit
Beach time in Goa
Walking tour and ruins visit in Hampi (Karnataka)
Hararama Temple visit
Mysore Palace and Chamunda Hill visits (Mysore)
Namdroling Monastery visit
Coffee plantation tour (Madikeri)
Madikeri Fort and Raja's Seat visit
Fort Kochi and Chinese fishing nets visit
Internal flight
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
21
Price From
AUD $2,159
Start Location
Delhi, India
End Location
Kochi, India
Age Range
Avg. 30+
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Standard
Tour Themes
Rail
Physical Rating
Moderate
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
23 Feb 201915 Mar 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,159 
09 Mar 201929 Mar 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,159 
30 Mar 201919 Apr 201911AUD $2,277
06 Apr 201926 Apr 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,159 
20 Apr 201910 May 20196AUD $2,184
11 May 201931 May 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,159 
07 Sep 201927 Sep 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,159 
14 Sep 201904 Oct 201913AUD $2,159
21 Sep 201911 Oct 201910AUD $2,159
05 Oct 201925 Oct 201912AUD $2,159
12 Oct 201901 Nov 20199AUD $2,159
26 Oct 201915 Nov 201912AUD $2,159
02 Nov 201922 Nov 20199AUD $2,456
09 Nov 201929 Nov 201915AUD $2,456
30 Nov 201920 Dec 201912AUD $2,456
07 Dec 201927 Dec 201915AUD $2,357
11 Jan 202031 Jan 202015AUD $2,619
25 Jan 202014 Feb 202013AUD $2,619
15 Feb 202006 Mar 202015AUD $2,729
22 Feb 202013 Mar 202011AUD $2,729
29 Feb 202020 Mar 202015AUD $2,729
07 Mar 202027 Mar 202015AUD $2,679
14 Mar 202003 Apr 202015AUD $2,679
21 Mar 202010 Apr 202015AUD $2,679
28 Mar 202017 Apr 202015AUD $2,679
04 Apr 202024 Apr 202015AUD $2,569
25 Apr 202015 May 202015AUD $2,569
12 Sep 202002 Oct 202014AUD $2,399
19 Sep 202009 Oct 202015AUD $2,399
03 Oct 202023 Oct 202015AUD $2,399
17 Oct 202006 Nov 202015AUD $2,399
31 Oct 202020 Nov 202015AUD $2,399
14 Nov 202004 Dec 202015AUD $2,729
05 Dec 202025 Dec 202015AUD $2,619
12 Dec 202001 Jan 202115AUD $2,619
26 Dec 202015 Jan 202115AUD $2,619
ItineraryExpand
Day 1 - Delhi
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included through the G Adventures-supported Women on Wheels project.
Day 2 - Delhi/Agra
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 - Agra/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/Bundi
Take a train to Bundi to explore the fort and stepwells.
Day 8 - Bundi/Mumbai
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 19 - Madikeri/Kochi
Take a morning drive to the coastal town of Kannur. Catch the Ernakulam Express to Kochi in the afternoon.
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 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 16 - Mysore
Arrive to Mysore and explore the Mysore Palace and Chamundi Hill.
Day 11 - Goa
Enjoy a free day in Goa.
Day 14 - Goa/Hampi
Travel by Visakhapatnam Howrah Express train and then by van to reach Hampi, in the heart of Karnataka.
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 12 - Goa
Spend the day relaxing in paradise.
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 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 21 - Kochi
Depart at any time.