India Explorer

Resort: India Explorer
Operator: G Adventures
Destination: India
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Over View

Walking through Delhis markets, you realize that Indias like nothing youve ever experienced its kaleidoscope of culture and colour has burnt itself into your memory. And its not just the magnificent forts or treasures like the Taj Mahal that impressits the countrys spirit. Visit the birthplace of Buddhism and Hinduism to gain greater insight into this ancient and complex land. Explore the hidden side of Delhi guided by a former streetkid taking part in the G Adventures-supported New Delhi Streetkids Project. With this new perspective, our expert guides will bring you deep into one of the worlds most culturally and spiritually fascinating places.

Itineraries

Day 1
Delhi

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

Day 2
Delhi

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 including a rickshaw ride through the busy streets.

Day 3
DelhiVaranasi

Fly to Varanasi and enjoy an orientation walk and sunset boat trip on the holy Ganges River.

Day 4
Varanasi

Enjoy a sunrise boat ride on the Ganges, breakfast at a training restaurant and shop, and visit Sarnath.

Day 5
VaranasiKhajurho

Fly to Khajuraho and visit the Western Temples, famed for their erotic sculptures depicting the Kama Sutra. Take a yoga class and enjoy a local Kandariya dance show.

Day 6
Khajurhogra

Today travel by private vehicle, then meet some local people on the train ride to Agra.

Day 7
graRanthambore National Park

This morning, explore the magnificent Taj Mahal and visit the Agra Fort. Later, travel to Ranthambore National Park by private vehicle and train.

Day 8
Ranthambore National Park

Explore the park with local naturalistsrangers on two safari drives in search of deer, birds, leopards, and monkeys — if we are lucky, we may even see one of the illusive tigers. Also, walk with the locals to the ruins of Ranthambore Fort and visit the Ganesh Temple.

Day 9
Ranthambore National ParkJaipur

Drive to Jaipur and delve further into India’s history.

Day 10
Jaipur

Visit the City Palace, Amber Fort, and view Hawa Mahal.

Day 11
JaipurJojawar

Travel to the village of Jojawar and spend the night in a historic heritage hotel. Explore the village and take the opportunity to meet with locals who provide insight into rural life in India. Opt to take a rural train safari through the Aravali Hill ranges.

Day 12
JojawarUdaipur

Travel to Udaipur and take an orientation walk, including a visit to Lake Pichola and the Lake Palace.

Day 13
Udaipur

Explore the City Palace and Jagdish Temple which is dedicated to Lord Vishnu.

Day 14
UdaipurDelhi

Fly to Delhi for the final evening with the option to enjoy a farewell dinner.

Day 15
Delhi

Depart at any time.

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