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AHRR - Northern India & Rajasthan to Goa by Rail

Hop aboard for a different look at this dynamic country's northern region before turning south ending up at the ever-popular coastal town of Goa. On this trip, you'll explore the temples, shrines and tombs including the legendary Taj Mahal while absorbing the rich culture and vibrant daily life of this exciting country. Experiences like the India-Pakistan Wagah border ceremony and Dalai Lama sights in Dharamsala get you in touch with the spiritual side of India. The colours of Rajasthan, bustle of Mumbai and beaches of Goa will stay with you long after you catch that flight home.

Inclusions

G Adventures for Good: Women on Wheels Transfer, Indira Gandhi International Airport G Adventures for Good: City Walk, Delhi
Golden Temple visit and evening Wagah border ceremony (Amritsar)
McLeod Ganj orientation walk
Bhagsunag 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
20
Price From
AUD $2,499
Start Location
Delhi, India
End Location
Goa, India
Age Range
Min :12
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Standard
Tour Themes
Rail, Small Group
Physical Rating
Moderate
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
31 Aug 201819 Sep 20185AUD $2,599
07 Sep 201826 Sep 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,499 
14 Sep 201803 Oct 20186AUD $2,499
28 Sep 201817 Oct 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,499 
05 Oct 201824 Oct 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,499 
12 Oct 201831 Oct 20181AUD $2,499
19 Oct 201807 Nov 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,499 
26 Oct 201814 Nov 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,499 
02 Nov 201821 Nov 20181AUD $2,829
09 Nov 201828 Nov 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,499 
16 Nov 201805 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,499 
30 Nov 201819 Dec 20188AUD $2,829
04 Jan 201923 Jan 20199AUD $2,499
18 Jan 201906 Feb 201913AUD $2,499
01 Feb 201920 Feb 20194AUD $2,599
08 Feb 201927 Feb 201913AUD $2,599
15 Feb 201906 Mar 20198AUD $2,599
01 Mar 201920 Mar 20194AUD $2,599
22 Mar 201910 Apr 201914AUD $2,599
29 Mar 201917 Apr 201914AUD $2,599
12 Apr 201901 May 201914AUD $2,599
19 Apr 201908 May 201915AUD $2,599
03 May 201922 May 201914AUD $2,499
30 Aug 201918 Sep 201915AUD $2,599
06 Sep 201925 Sep 201915AUD $2,499
13 Sep 201902 Oct 201915AUD $2,499
27 Sep 201916 Oct 201915AUD $2,499
04 Oct 201923 Oct 201915AUD $2,499
11 Oct 201930 Oct 201915AUD $2,499
18 Oct 201906 Nov 201915AUD $2,499
25 Oct 201913 Nov 201915AUD $2,499
01 Nov 201920 Nov 201915AUD $2,829
08 Nov 201927 Nov 201915AUD $2,829
15 Nov 201904 Dec 201915AUD $2,829
29 Nov 201918 Dec 201915AUD $2,829
13 Dec 201901 Jan 202015AUD $2,729
20 Dec 201908 Jan 202015AUD $2,729
ItineraryExpand
Day 1 - Delhi
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included through the G Adventures-supported Women on Wheels project.
Day 2 - Delhi/Amritsar
Enjoy a youth-led walk through Delhi with G Adventures-supported project, City Walk. Continue on, travelling to Amritsar by the Shatabdi Express train, with dinner served on board.
Day 3 - Amritsar
Visit the Golden Temple before witnessing the formal India-Pakistan Wagah border ceremony in the evening. Sit in the grandstands and cheer for India as the bystanders wave flags and soldiers march back and forth.
Day 4 - Amritsar/Dharamshala
Take an orientation walk around McLeod Ganj, the famous seat of the Tibetan government in exile and current home to the Dalai Lama. Opt for a tour of the Norbulingka Institute, set amongst beautiful gardens, dedicated to preserving Tibetan culture.
Day 5 - Dharamshala
Enjoy free time to explore Dharamsala.
Day 6 - Dharamshala/Shimla
Enjoy a long drive to the charming town of Shimla, high in the beautiful Himalayas.
Day 7 - Shimla
Enjoy a CEO-led orientation walk on The Ridge and The Mall (local hangouts) and explore this summer capital of British India. Opt to visit the Viceregal Lodge or admire the neo-Gothic or Tudorbethan architecture of the heritage buildings.
Day 8 - Shimla/Delhi
Take the World Heritage-listed toy train from Shimla to Kalka. Switch to the Shatabdi Express for the rest of the journey back to Delhi, with dinner included on board.
Day 9 - Delhi
Enjoy a free day in Delhi.
Day 18 - 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 17 - Bundi
Explore Bundi with some free time before an overnight trip on the Mumbai Rajdhani Express train, with dinner on board.
Day 16 - Udaipur/Bundi
Take a train to Bundi to explore the fort and stepwells.
Day 15 - Udaipur
Enjoy a free day in Udaipur.
Day 10 - 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 - Jaipur
Enjoy free time to explore Jaipur before boarding an overnight train to Udaipur.
Day 12 - 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 11 - Agra/Jaipur
Hop on a Shatabdi Express train in the evening to Jaipur.
Day 19 - Mumbai/Goa
Catch a morning flight to beautiful Goa. Spend free time relaxing on the beach or exploring the city's monuments.
Day 14 - 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 20 - Goa
Depart at any time.