Start in New Delhi and end in Goa! With the in-depth cultural tour Uncover India: High Deserts & Markets, you have a 15 day tour package taking you through New Delhi, India and 8 other destinations in India. Uncover India: High Deserts & Markets includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Arrive at any time and welcome to Indias bustling capital - Delhi! Tonight, get to know your fellow travellers over traditional Indian cuisine at Delhis Kitchen with a Cause. Afterward, wander through the electric Karol Bagh market for your first night out; pick the best looking spot and cheers to new adventures and friends! Accommodation: - C Park Inn (or similar). Included Activities: - Connect With New Friends - Meet Your CEO and Group Additional Notes: Please note this tour departs Delhi early on Day 2, so book pre-accommodation if you would like to explore the city more in depth. Opt to wander through the heart of Indias capital city and explore Old and New Delhi. Travel by the new metro or auto rickshaws and visit the famous Jama Masjid (Great Mosque) where you can climb the minaret for a birds eye view of the old city. Explore Chandni Chowk, one of Indias oldest and busiest markets or head to the colourful spice market -- a great photo opportunity.
Relax on the morning train to Agra while admiring the arid terrain and small towns. On arrival, check the famous Taj Mahal world wonder off your bucket list as you marvel at the iconic Mughal architecture. Immerse yourself in a guided tour and learn of the mausoleums unique history. Opt to visit Baby Taj and the Agra Fort, the Taj?s less famous?but no less impressive?sister monument, also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Accommodation: - Amaryatri Niwas (or similar). Transport: - Train 02:00 - 03:00 Hr(s) Included Activities: - Taj Mahal Guided Tour
Today we take a bus (always an adventure itself in India) to the capital of Rajasthan ? Jaipur. Clothed in sandstone pink stucco, Jaipur is known as the "Pink City" and is one of the most important heritage cities in India. Its home to India?s second most visited site, the Hawa Mahal, or "Palace of the Winds." Ride a cycle rickshaw to the markets and enjoy an orientation walk through the stalls. In your free time, opt to visit the City Palace, the observatory, or check out a song-and-dance Bollywood film in Indias largest movie theatre. Accommodation: - Hotel Jaipur Inn (or similar). Transport: - Local bus 07:00 Hr(s) Included Activities: - Orientation Walk
Admire the city from above by pre-booking the Jaipur Balloon Ride when booking your tour. Accommodation: - Hotel Jaipur Inn (or similar). Included Activities: - Amber Fort Guided Tour Optional Extras to chose from: - Jaipur Balloon Ride
If you want to see more of Jaipur before departing, pre-book the Cycle Tour and explore the city from a morning perspective. Accommodation: - Hotel Tordi Garh (or similar). Meals Included: - Dinner Transport: - 4x4: Jaipur to Tordi S?gar 03:00 - 04:00 Hr(s) Included Activities: - Tordi Sagar Local Village Tour Optional Extras to chose from: - Jaipur Cycle Tour
Have a final taste of rural village life over a traditional lunch before travelling to Pushkar, often called Tirth Raj or the king of pilgrim centres. Cruise through Ajmer and over Snake Mountain to Pushkar ? the site of the world?s only temple to the Hindu god of creation, Brahma. After settling into your accommodation, get your bearings on an orientation walk around the colourful city with cascading architecture and capture a group photo on the lake. Accommodation: - Hotel New Park (or similar). Meals Included: - Breakfast - Lunch Transport: - 4x4: Tordi S?gar to Pushkar 04:00 Hr(s) Included Activities: - Pushkar Orientation Walk
Before dawn, climb to the hilltop Savitri Temple and catch the sun rising over the towering Thar Desert mountains. Afterward, reflect on the serenity at one of the many caf?s in town, stretch and meditate during a calming yoga session, or scour the markets. Opt for an unforgettable evening by dressing in traditional Indian clothing and partake in an authentic dinner cooked by cameleers in the desert, all with live entertainment! Accommodation: - Hotel New Park (or similar). Included Activities: - Savitri Temple Climb
Continue south to Udaipur, famous worldwide for its plethora of breathtaking lakes and Raj-era palaces. It certainly lives up to its reputation as Indias most romantic city (wink, wink). With its own famous style of painting and plenty of artisans, Udaipur is a great place to stroll through. After the orientation walk, opt to take a boat ride on Lake Pichola with your fellow travellers. Accommodation: - Hotel Royal Dezire Udaipur (or similar). Transport: - Train 07:00 - 08:00 Hr(s) Included Activities: - Orientation Walk
Discover the early morning serenity of the city by pre-booking the Udaipur Sunrise Cycle tour, or opt to sharpen your culinary skills by pre-booking the Udaipur Cooking School class. Accommodation: - Hotel Royal Dezire Udaipur (or similar). Optional Extras to chose from: - Udaipur Sunrise Cycle tour - Udaipur Cooking School
Discover the early morning serenity of the city by pre-booking the Udaipur Sunrise Cycle tour, or opt to sharpen your culinary skills by pre-booking the Udaipur Cooking School class. Accommodation: - Hotel Royal Dezire Udaipur (or similar).
Take a local bus to Ahmedabad and explore the famous Gandhi Ashram at Sabarmati. Immerse yourself in the peaceful environment of the riverside home that played an important role in Indias freedom and learn of the sites unique history. From here, get some rest on an overnight train as you cruise to Mumbai. Transport: - Local bus 05:00 - 06:00 Hr(s) - Basic overnight train (beds): Ahmedabad to Mumbai 07:00 - 08:00 Hr(s) Included Activities: - Gandhi Ashram Visit
In the evening, opt for a cup of tea at the famous Taj Hotel and people-watch on Chowpatty Beach or visit Crawford Market, one of South Mumbais most famous. Sample some local specialties at one of Mumbai?s many top-notch restaurants as you go out on the town with your fellow travellers and sample the city?s famed nightlife firsthand. Accommodation: - Hotel Fortune (or similar).
Hop on a short morning flight to North Goa. Head to the white sand beaches, visit the many Portuguese-built monuments, wander around the churches of Old Goa (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), and discover Panjim, the capital. In the evening, opt to sample tasty treats at the night market and take in the nightlife of this coastal state. Accommodation: - Alor Holiday Resort (or similar). Transport: - Plane: Mumbai to Goa
Enjoy a free day to wind down in the paradise that is Goa. Relax on the beaches with your favourite drink in hand or mingle in the many beach bars. Scour the markets, and be sure to try some delicious Goan cuisine and fresh seafood. Get ready to dance the night away for your big night out as a group. Enjoy a drink on us and cut a rug. Accommodation: - Alor Holiday Resort (or similar). Included Activities: - Dance the Night Away
Today is departure day, but do not fret! There is no such thing as goodbye, only until next time. Hug your new friends, exchange social medias, and depart at any time. Included Activities: - Departure Day