Real North India
From 09/02/2020 to 08/01/2022
Departure dates & prices
Dates Availability Price
Feb Sun 09 2020 to Feb Wed 19 2020Sold OutFrom$837*
Feb Wed 12 2020 to Feb Sat 22 2020Sold OutFrom$837*
Feb Wed 26 2020 to Mar Sat 07 2020AvailableFrom$709*
Mar Wed 18 2020 to Mar Sat 28 2020AvailableFrom$955*
May Wed 06 2020 to May Sat 16 2020AvailableFrom$910*
Jul Wed 08 2020 to Jul Sat 18 2020AvailableFrom$885*
Aug Wed 05 2020 to Aug Sat 15 2020AvailableFrom$885*
Sep Wed 09 2020 to Sep Sat 19 2020AvailableFrom$910*
Sep Wed 23 2020 to Oct Sat 03 2020AvailableFrom$910*
Oct Wed 07 2020 to Oct Sat 17 2020AvailableFrom$819*
Oct Wed 14 2020 to Oct Sat 24 2020AvailableFrom$850*
Oct Wed 21 2020 to Oct Sat 31 2020AvailableFrom$850*
Oct Wed 28 2020 to Nov Sat 07 2020AvailableFrom$850*
Nov Wed 04 2020 to Nov Sat 14 2020AvailableFrom$850*
Nov Wed 11 2020 to Nov Sat 21 2020AvailableFrom$850*
Nov Wed 18 2020 to Nov Sat 28 2020AvailableFrom$850*
Nov Wed 25 2020 to Dec Sat 05 2020AvailableFrom$886*
Dec Wed 09 2020 to Dec Sat 19 2020AvailableFrom$886*
Dec Wed 16 2020 to Dec Sat 26 2020AvailableFrom$886*
Dec Wed 23 2020 to Jan Sat 02 2021AvailableFrom$886*
Dec Wed 30 2020 to Jan Sat 09 2021AvailableFrom$909*
Jan Wed 06 2021 to Jan Sat 16 2021AvailableFrom$882*
Jan Wed 27 2021 to Feb Sat 06 2021AvailableFrom$882*
Capture your best selfie in front of the Taj Mahal – a marble masterpiece and the mother of all mausoleums, this Indian icon is all part of Agra’s allure.
Get among the relaxing vibes of Rishikesh with a one-hour morning Yoga class, then sleep under the starry Indian sky surrounded by nature and mountain views.
Snap pics in front of a slew of ornate pink-hued buildings in the fabulously photogenic Jaipur and opt to float over this pretty city in a hot air balloon.
Let your expert leader navigate you through the busy, bustling and bold streets of Delhi.
With so much going on, a guide should almost be a requirement.
Watch the sunrise on the holy Ganges River in Varanasi for a some: 1.
Lunches Included: 1.
Dinners Included: 1.
Hotel (6 nights),Overnight sleeper train (3 nights),Camping with basic facilities (1 night).
Auto-rickshaw,Cycle rickshaw,Jeep,Public bus,Private vehicle,Overnight sleeper train,Train.
Age: min 18, max 29.
Group Size: 1 - 16.
Delhi - Sheeshganj Gurudwara (Sikh Temple).
Delhi - Old Delhi walking & rickshaw tour.
Varanasi - Old City tour.
Varanasi - Sunrise boat trip.
Agra - Taj Mahal.
Jaipur - Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Wind) entry.
Jaipur - Amber Fort.
Rishikesh - Yoga class.
Day 1 - Delhi Namaste, welcome to Delhi! Your adventure begins with an important welcome meeting at 6 pm, if you arrive early, there's plenty to do in this wonderfully chaotic city. Wander the streets, sip on your first chai or practice haggling in one of the many markets. If you prefer some structure, there's a variety of Urban Adventure day tours that offer a great first taste of Delhi. Find out more at urbandventures.com
Day 2 - Delhi - Overnight train This morning head out on a walking tour around the commercial heart of Delhi, visiting Chandni Chowk (Sheeshganj Gurudwara) and Connaught Place along the way. Explore Old Delhi on a bicycle rickshaw to dig that little bit deeper. You'll then have some free time to do as much sightseeing as you can, before boarding an overnight sleeper train bound for Varanasi. The journey should take around 13 hours and you'll arrive into Varanasi early in the morning.
Day 3 - Varanasi Arrive into Varanasi early and head straight to the hotel to freshen up before plunging headfirst into this holy city, which is one of the world's oldest. Explore the narrow laneways and backstreets on a walking tour with your guide, before watching the world pass by along the ghats. Your evening is then free to do as you wish.
Day 4 - Varanasi - Overnight train Wake up early and experience one of the highlights of your time in India. This morning, jump in boats and watch the sunrise over the Ganges. Pilgrims bathing, cremation fires and riverside haircuts - India is best before dawn and this is the best way to see it. The rest of your day is free to explore, before catching an overnight train to Agra tonight (approximately 11 hours).
Day 5 - Agra Arrive into Agra early this morning, then head to the most iconic site in India, the Taj Mahal. The highlights of India just keep coming. You have a full day to explore Agra on a motorised rickshaw trip, with Agra Fort being another incredible optional activity in the afternoon. The rest of your day is then free.
Day 6 - Jaipur Jump on a bus this morning and travel for around four hours to Rajasthan's pink capital, Jaipur. On arrival into the city stop off at the Hawa Mahal (pink sandstone palace) before heading to your hotel. Use the opportunity to freshen up and then venture out for a walking tour of the old city. In your spare time, perhaps take an optional tour of the Jaipur City Palace.
Day 7 - Jaipur For many travellers, a hot air balloon experience is one of the highlights of Jaipur. Ballooning can be done over Jaipur on the morning of Day 7, between September and June. For additional information, please see the important notes section of your trip notes. Later in the morning, enjoy a guided tour of the medieval Amber Fort with a local guide. Make sure to grab another cup of chai before settling in for this evening's 13-hour overnight train journey. Tonight, you'll hop a train bound for Rishikesh.
Day 8 - Rishikesh Arrive early in to Rishikesh, a spiritual town lying in the verdant foothills of the Himalayas. Embark on an orientation walk with your leader before enjoying free time to roam at your own leisure. Aptly named the 'Yoga Capital of the World', Rishikesh is a great place to relax and seek a little enlightenment. In your free time, why not visit The Beatles Ashram – a spiritual retreat inhabited by the famous band in the sixties. In the evening, perhaps take a stroll along the holy Ganges River as temple bells ring and the nightly fire ritual of Ganga Aarti begins.
Day 9 - Rishikesh This morning, get among the relaxing vibes of Rishikesh and take part in a one-hour yoga class. Afterwards, perhaps tuck into a masala dosa for breakfast before walking or riding it off on one of the trails along the Ganges. For something more adventurous there is the option to white-water raft down the Ganges. In the afternoon, reunite with your group for a walk through the jungle nearby. Tonight, experience sleeping under the stars just outside of Rishikesh, you’ll be staying in a fixed campsite with twin-shared tents and western-style toilets surrounded by nature and mountain views.
Day 10 - Delhi Have a chilled morning at your campsite before returning to Rishikesh where you’ll be able to use a day room to freshen up and have a shower. Spend the rest of the afternoon wandering around Rishikesh before catching an evening train (approximately 5 hours) back to Delhi.
Day 11 - Delhi Your North India adventure ends after breakfast this morning. If you'd prefer to stay on in Delhi a little bit longer, then additional accommodation can be booked prior to travel (subject to availability).
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