Highlights of India

Resort: Highlights of India
Operator: G Adventures
Destination: India
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Over View

North India or South? Do both! This 2-week tour combines the riot of Rajasthans colours with the calming greens of Kerala. You’ll have time to immerse yourself in regional traditions in the North and spend a night at a heritage village hotel, and time to unwind in the southjust imagine cruising the backwaters on a houseboat. Throw in the Taj Mahal, the ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur and Kochi’s fishing markets and you’re left with one spicy curry of an adventuremany flavours with big impact.

Itineraries

Day 1
Delhi

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

Day 2
Delhigra

Walk through the backstreets of Delhi with a young adult taking part in the G Adventures-supported New Delhi Streetkids Project. Later, explore Old Delhi with our CEO before an afternoon drive to Agra.

Day 3
gra

Spend the day visiting the highlights of the walled city of Agra including the famed Taj Mahal, Baby Taj, and Agra Fort.

Day 4
graJaipur

Drive to Jaipur, visiting the deserted Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri and the village of Abhaneri, which has one of India’s deepest and largest stepwells (tank gardens).

Day 5
Jaipur

Explore the ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur, including the Amber Fort, City Palace, and view the Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds). Opt to visit local markets and catch a Bollywood film.

Day 6
JaipurSwarda

Drive to the rural village of Sawarda where we stay in a heritage home. Exploring this traditional village is like stepping back in time. Enjoy a walk in the village and observe a family prayer session.

Day 7
SwardaDelhi

Drive back to bustling Delhi.

Day 8
DelhiKochi

Fly to the port city of Kochi. Settle into your hotel and enjoy free time to relax the rest of the day. Opt to catch the sunset over the Arabian Sea, framed by hundreds of boats and fishing nets.

Day 9
Kochi

Explore on a walking tour in old Fort Kochi, including the fish market, famous Chinese fishing nets, Dutch Palace, Jewish quarter, and spice market. In the evening, enjoy a traditional Kathakali dance performance.

Day 10
KochiKumarakom

Visit Tripunithura Hill Palace then continue to Kumarakom. Enjoy a canoe paddle in the narrow canals and take a walking tour of the paddy fields and Chempu village.

Day 11
KumarakomKerala Backwaters

Spend the day cruising the Kerala backwaters on a comfortable houseboat while observing local village life and bird watching. Later, arrive at our homestay in Alleppey and enjoy a cooking demonstration of traditional Kerala cuisine and dine with a local family.

Day 12
Kerala BackwatersVypn Island

Take time to relax in paradise with free time to explore the local village and pristine beaches. There’s an option to visit an Ayurvedic spa or go cycling.

Day 13
Vypn Island

Free Time on Vypn Island.

Day 14
Vypn Island

Depart at any time.

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