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AHGR - Kolkata to Goa by Rail

This trip is a cornerstone of our Rail offerings, and for good reason. Hop aboard and get just as much of an Indian education and adventure as you would with a traditional tour, but with a unique look at the country via rail. From touring the Taj Mahal to enjoying a local lunch in Kalimpong to visiting the seaside town of Goa, this train trip hits many of India's highlights with plenty of time to disembark and get to know your surroundings. If you need an escape from the everyday, India is the perfect destination. Come aboard and explore it.

Inclusions

Your Discover Moment: Udaipur
Victoria Memorial visit
Ganges ferry ride
Manual Dham Temple visit (Kalimpong)
Deolo Hill visit (Kalimpong)
Gangtok orientation tour
Rumtek Monastery day trip
Darjeeling orientation tour
Local lunch
Tiger Hill sunrise visit
Tea estate visit
Mahakal Temple visit
Peace Pagoda visit
Toy Train to Kurseong
Evening ghats visit (Varanasi)
Sunrise boat trip on the Ganges
Sarnath visit
Lucknow orientation tour
Bara Imambara visit
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
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
24
Price From
AUD $2,864
Start Location
Kolkata, India
End Location
Goa, India
Age Range
Avg. 30+
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Standard
Tour Themes
Rail
Physical Rating
Moderate
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
26 Nov 201819 Dec 20183AUD $3,369
24 Dec 201816 Jan 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,864 
07 Jan 201930 Jan 20197AUD $3,249
14 Jan 201906 Feb 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,864 
21 Jan 201913 Feb 20192AUD $3,249
04 Feb 201927 Feb 20197AUD $3,369
11 Feb 201906 Mar 20197AUD $3,369
18 Feb 201913 Mar 201912AUD $2,864
04 Mar 201927 Mar 20199AUD $3,369
11 Mar 201903 Apr 201913AUD $3,369
01 Apr 201924 Apr 201911AUD $3,139
15 Apr 201908 May 201913AUD $3,139
02 Sep 201925 Sep 201914AUD $2,899
09 Sep 201902 Oct 201915AUD $2,899
23 Sep 201916 Oct 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,864 
21 Oct 201913 Nov 201915AUD $3,019
04 Nov 201927 Nov 201915AUD $3,369
25 Nov 201918 Dec 201915AUD $3,369
13 Jan 202005 Feb 2020Fully BookedAUD $2,864 
03 Feb 202026 Feb 2020Fully BookedAUD $2,864 
10 Feb 202004 Mar 2020Fully BookedAUD $2,864 
17 Feb 202011 Mar 2020Fully BookedAUD $2,864 
24 Feb 202018 Mar 2020Fully BookedAUD $2,864 
02 Mar 202025 Mar 2020Fully BookedAUD $2,864 
09 Mar 202001 Apr 2020Fully BookedAUD $2,864 
16 Mar 202008 Apr 2020Fully BookedAUD $2,864 
23 Mar 202015 Apr 2020Fully BookedAUD $2,864 
15 Jun 202008 Jul 2020Fully BookedAUD $2,864 
07 Sep 202030 Sep 2020Fully BookedAUD $2,864 
05 Oct 202028 Oct 2020Fully BookedAUD $2,864 
26 Oct 202018 Nov 2020Fully BookedAUD $2,864 
ItineraryExpand
Day 1 - Kolkata
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 - Kolkata/Jalpaiguri
Visit the Victoria Memorial, and take a ferry on the Ganges. In the evening, board an overnight New Jalpaiguri Kamrup Express train to New Jalpaiguri.
Day 3 - Jalpaiguri/Kalimpong
Arrive at New Jalpaiguri and continue by van to Kalimpong. Take in views of the mountainous scenery with a stop at Deolo Hill.
Day 4 - Kalimpong/Gangtok
Continue by private van to Gangtok and take an orientation tour of the town.
Day 5 - Gangtok
Enjoy a day trip to Rumtek Monastery.
Day 6 - Gangtok/Darjeeling
Head to Darjeeling by private van and take an orientation tour of the town.
Day 7 - Darjeeling
Watch the sunrise at Tiger Hill, visit a tea estate and explore the Mahakal Temple. Later, travel the World Heritage-listed Darjeeling Himalayan Railway on a vintage steam engine train. Continue with a visit to the Peace Pagoda.
Day 8 - Darjeeling to Varanasi
Drive to Siliguri to catch an overnight sleeper train to Mughal Sarai.
Day 9 - Mughal Sarai/Varanasi
Arrive to Mughal Sarai in the morning and continue by van to Varanasi. Enjoy an evening visit to the ghats.
Day 10 - Varanasi
Take a sunrise boat trip on the Ganges. Enjoy a free afternoon to explore Sarnath and the city of Varanasi.
Day 11 - Varanasi/Lucknow
Take a morning Varanasi-Lucknow Intercity train. In the afternoon, visit the Bara Imambara.
Day 22 - 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 21 - Bundi
Explore Bundi with some free time before an overnight trip on the Mumbai Rajdhani Express train, with dinner on board.
Day 20 - Udaipur/Bundi
Take a train to Bundi to explore the fort and stepwells.
Day 19 - Udaipur
Enjoy a free day in Udaipur.
Day 18 - 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 12 - Lucknow/Delhi
Spend most of the day exploring Lucknow. In the afternoon, board the Swarna Shatabdi Express train to Delhi, with dinner provided on board. Enjoy the night in the bustle of Delhi.
Day 16 - 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 15 - Agra/Jaipur
Hop on a Shatabdi Express train in the evening to Jaipur.
Day 14 - 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 13 - Delhi
Enjoy a free day in Delhi.
Day 23 - Mumbai/Goa
Catch a morning flight to beautiful Goa. Spend free time relaxing on the beach or exploring the city's monuments.
Day 17 - Jaipur
Enjoy free time to explore Jaipur before boarding an overnight train to Udaipur.
Day 24 - Goa
Depart at any time.