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AHLNG - Mysteries of India

Be dazzled by India's colorful interior on an exploration of its rich history and heritage. Explore sprawling palaces in the imperial Mughal cities of Agra and New Delhi, then meet the elders of a traditional village and peruse the markets Bikaner's old city with a local expert. Each day brings a new twist of the kaleidoscope and a brighter understanding of this amazing country.

Inclusions

Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Explore the Caravan Route, Bikaner Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Discover Village Life, Chandelao Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Family Home Meal, Udaipur Your G for Good Moment: Women on Wheels Transfer, Indira Gandhi International Airport Your G for Good Moment: City Walk, Delhi
Orientation tour of colonial Delhi
Tour of frescoed havelis of Shekhawati
Visit Junagarh Fort and Deshnoke's Karni Mata Temple (or Rat Temple)
Visit Mehrangarh Fort and Clock Tower
Excursion to rural hamlets of Chandelao and Jojawar
Explore Udaipur
Visit Ranakpur Jain temples
Explore Jaipur and Amber Fort
Visit Fatehpur Sikri, Taj Mahal, and the Red Fort of Agra
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
15
Price From
AUD $2,343
Start Location
Delhi, India
End Location
Delhi, India
Age Range
Avg. 30+
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Comfort
Tour Themes
Discovery
Physical Rating
Easy to Moderate
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
10 Mar 201924 Mar 20192AUD $2,929
17 Mar 201931 Mar 201914AUD $2,343
24 Mar 201907 Apr 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,343 
14 Apr 201928 Apr 201910AUD $2,699
26 May 201909 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,343 
23 Jun 201907 Jul 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,343 
21 Jul 201904 Aug 201914AUD $2,699
18 Aug 201901 Sep 201915AUD $2,699
08 Sep 201922 Sep 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,343 
15 Sep 201929 Sep 201914AUD $2,699
22 Sep 201906 Oct 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,343 
06 Oct 201920 Oct 201910AUD $2,699
13 Oct 201927 Oct 201916AUD $2,699
20 Oct 201903 Nov 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,343 
03 Nov 201917 Nov 201914AUD $2,929
10 Nov 201924 Nov 201914AUD $2,929
17 Nov 201901 Dec 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,343 
01 Dec 201915 Dec 201914AUD $2,929
15 Dec 201929 Dec 201914AUD $3,149
22 Dec 201905 Jan 2020Fully BookedAUD $2,343 
05 Jan 202019 Jan 202016AUD $3,149
19 Jan 202002 Feb 202016AUD $3,149
02 Feb 202016 Feb 202016AUD $2,929
16 Feb 202001 Mar 202016AUD $2,929
23 Feb 202008 Mar 202016AUD $2,929
01 Mar 202015 Mar 202016AUD $2,929
15 Mar 202029 Mar 202014AUD $2,929
23 Mar 202006 Apr 2020Fully BookedAUD $2,343 
12 Apr 202026 Apr 202016AUD $2,699
10 May 202024 May 202016AUD $2,699
07 Jun 202021 Jun 202016AUD $2,699
05 Jul 202019 Jul 202016AUD $2,699
02 Aug 202016 Aug 202016AUD $2,699
30 Aug 202013 Sep 2020Fully BookedAUD $2,343 
13 Sep 202027 Sep 202016AUD $2,699
11 Oct 202025 Oct 202016AUD $2,699
25 Oct 202008 Nov 202016AUD $2,929
08 Nov 202022 Nov 202016AUD $2,929
22 Nov 202006 Dec 202016AUD $2,929
06 Dec 202020 Dec 202016AUD $2,929
20 Dec 202003 Jan 202116AUD $3,149
ItineraryExpand
Day 1 - Delhi
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included through Women on Wheels, a G Adventures-supported project.
Day 2 - Delhi/Mandawa
Enjoy a youth-led morning walk through Delhi as part of the G Adventures-supported City Walk project. Continue on to Colonial New Delhi for an orientation tour then drive to Mandawa village.
Day 3 - Mandawa/Bikaner
Start the day with a walking tour of Mandawa then drive to Bikaner and stay in a heritage hotel, once the residence of nobility. Visit the town's colourful markets and havelis. Option to visit a camel breeding centre.
Day 4 - Bikaner
Explore traditional markets in the old city of Bikaner with a local expert. Learn about the age-old traditions of bartering and trading tea and spices and how modern business practices are still influenced by the old caravan routes. Later, visit Junagarh Fort and the infamous Karni Mata (rat temple).
Day 5 - Bikaner/Jodhpur
Arrive at the "Blue City" and visit Mehrangarh Fort in the afternoon, built in the 15th century and well-known for its iconic Clock Tower.
Day 6 - Jodhpur/Chandelao
Take a Jeep excursion into the countryside to visit tribal hamlets of Bishnois and Prajapats. Continue on to Chandelao Garh and explore the village and local markets.
Day 7 - Chandelao
Enjoy Chandelao Garh and explore the village and local markets. Meet with the village elders and teachers to discuss various aspects of daily life, economy, and culture in rural areas. Also visit the Sunder Rang Project at Chandelao which is striving to help village women become more economically independent by training them in traditional crafts.
Day 8 - Chandelao/Udaipur
Drive to Udaipur, visiting the stunning Ranakpur Jain temples en route. This afternoon, take an orientation walk with your CEO in Udaipur.
Day 9 - Udaipur
Explore the City Palace museum, see Pichola Lake by boat, and visit the Jagdish Temple. For lunch, enjoy a cooking demonstration at the home of a local family.
Day 10 - Udaipur/Jojawar
Stay at a heritage home in Jojawar village and take a train safari through the picturesque Aravali mountains.
Day 11 - Jojawar/Jaipur
Drive to Jaipur, the capital of the state of Rajasthan.
Day 12 - Jaipur
Visit the 15th century Amber Fort which was the former capital of the region. Take a photo stop at the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) and visit the City Palace Museum and Jantar Mantar Observatory.
Day 13 - Jaipur/Agra
Drive to Agra, stopping to visit the abandoned city of Fatehpur Sikri, built by Mughal Emperor Akbar. In Agra, visit the famed Agra Fort.
Day 14 - Agra/Delhi
Rise early to visit the world-famous Taj Mahal and enjoy the stunning sunrise views. Continue to Delhi.
Day 15 - Delhi
Depart at any time.