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AHEH - Essential India

From the intricate saris of Rajasthan to the beautiful symmetry of the Taj Mahal, this compact journey is a photographer's delight and the perfect introduction to India. You'll float past the ghats on the Ganges River to encounter the spiritual heart of Hinduism in Varanasi and get off the beaten path exploring carved stepwells and quaint temples in rural villages. With the perfect combination of included activities and free time to explore the nation's rich heritage, you're sure to be caught up in India's incredible tapestry of life.

Inclusions

G Adventures for Good: Women on Wheels Transfer, Indira Gandhi International Airport G Adventures for Good: City Walk, Delhi
Old Delhi walk with stops at the Jama Masjid, Gurduwara, Chandni Chowk, spice markets, and Connaught Place
Amber Fort tour (Jaipur)
Rajasthani rural village stay
Village cycling excursion (Dhula Village)
Abhaneri stepwells visit
Taj Mahal and I'timad-ud-Daulah (Baby Taj) entrance
Agra Fort entrance and guided tour
Orchha Palace complex visit
Western Temple complex entrance and guided visit (Khajuraho)
Ganges River boat trip at sunrise and sunset, including candle flower ceremony (Varanasi)
Internal flight
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
15
Price From
AUD $1,274
Start Location
Delhi, India
End Location
Delhi, India
Age Range
Min :12
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Original
Tour Themes
Small Group
Physical Rating
Easy to Moderate
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
25 May 201808 Jun 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,274 
27 May 201810 Jun 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,274 
03 Jun 201817 Jun 20189AUD $1,699
08 Jun 201822 Jun 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,274 
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20 Jul 201803 Aug 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,274 
22 Jul 201805 Aug 20183AUD $1,699
27 Jul 201810 Aug 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,274 
29 Jul 201812 Aug 20185AUD $1,699
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10 Aug 201824 Aug 20188AUD $1,699
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Itinerary
Day 1 - Delhi
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included through the G Adventures-supported Women on Wheels project.
Day 2 - Delhi
Enjoy a youth-led morning walk through Delhi by G Adventures-supported City Walk project. Later, visit Old Delhi, explore the spice markets, and visit Jama Masjid and Connaught Place.
Day 3 - Delhi/Jaipur
Arrive in Jaipur and explore this gorgeous 'pink city'.
Day 4 - Jaipur
Stop and take a photo of the 'Palace of the Winds' and wander the organized streets of the 'Pink City'. Later, enjoy a visit to the Amber Fort, famous for its mixture of Hindu and Muslim architecture.
Day 5 - Jaipur/Dhula Village
Travel to Dhula Village and get a closer look at rural life in Rajasthan during a cycling excursion. Tonight opt to relax by the fire and take in the starry night sky.
Day 6 - Dhula Village/Agra
Opt for an early morning hike to a ruined fortress. Later, stop by the impressive Abhaneri stepwell en route to Agra, home of the Taj Mahal.
Day 7 - Agra
Visit the famous Taj Mahal, Baby Taj, and Agra Fort.
Day 8 - Agra/Alipura
Travel to Alipura and stay in a heritage property in the village.
Day 9 - Alipura
Enjoy a day trip to Khajuraho to visit the Khajuraho Group of Monuments, India's largest group of medieval temples, known for their kama sutra statues.
Day 10 - Alipura/Orchha
Visit Orchha, a quiet rural town along the banks of the Betwa River and enjoy a puja ceremony. Visit a unique paper-making plant en route, set up to assist tribal women from the area.
Day 11 - Orchha/Varanasi
Visit the Orchha Palace complex and enjoy free time before the overnight train to Varanasi. Opt for a local cooking class with a family.
Day 12 - Varanasi
Take an orientation walk through the oldest continually inhabited city in the world. Marvel at the ghats from the River Ganges as you enjoy boat trips at sunrise and sunset.
Day 13 - Varanasi
Watch the sunrise from a boat along the Ganges. Enjoy free time in this holy city.
Day 14 - Varanasi/Delhi
Cut out the travel time with an afternoon flight back to Delhi.
Day 15 - Delhi
Depart at any time.