India By Train
A unique journey across India by train, explore the Golden Triangle, take a tribal tour in medieval Jodhpur and be surprised by the energy and enterprise of the Mumbai slums.
Day 1: Delhi You will be met and transferred to your hotel.
Day 2: Delhi Visit the 17th century Jama Masjid mosque and enjoy a rickshaw ride to the spice market. See the community kitchen at the Sikh Golden Temple feeding 10,000 devotees daily. See the Gandhi Museum, India Gate and try a metro ride to the central markets.
Day 3: Delhi > Agra Visit Agra Fort before watching the sunset over the Taj Mahal.
Day 4: Agra > Jaipur Train to Jaipur this morning. Enjoy a Bollywood blockbuster at a heritage cinema in the evening.
Day 5: Jaipur Enjoy a sunrise hot air balloon ride. Admire the Rajasthani architecture of Amber Fort, enjoy a photo stop at the Jal Mahal water palace and see the Astronomical Observatory, City Palace, a royal family residence, and walk through the colourful bazaar to see the iconic facade of the Palace of Winds. There is a cooking class this evening followed by tribal dances.
Day 6: Jaipur > Jodhpur Travel by train to blue-painted Jodhpur this morning.
Day 7: Jodhpur Visit Mehrangarh Fortress and walk through the blue washed old city. Meet a priest family at a Krishna Temple, see ancient step-wells, the clock tower and bazaar. Visit the tribal village of Bishnoi to watch sacred welcoming rituals.
Day 8: Jodhpur > Mumbai Overnight train to Mumbai, India's 'Bollywood' city.
Days 9 & 10: Mumbai See the real Mumbai today with a tour of the slums, take a classic taxi to the Gateway of India, Victoria Station and Prince of Wales Museum. The following day, transfer to the airport.
• Tailor-made journey with English speaking local guides • 8 nights' accommodation and 1 night on Train • Transfers by air-conditioned car • Entrance fees • 9 Breakfasts, 1 Dinner
Pricing (per person) $NZD
Booking conditions Surcharges may apply over certain holidays, enquire for more information.
Surcharges may apply over certain holidays, enquire for more information.