Arrive at any time.
Enjoy an included walk through the backstreets of Delhi with a young adult taking part in the G Adventures-supported New Delhi Streetkids Project. As a former street kid, your guide will offer a unique insight into the real Delhi. Later, explore Old Delhi and travel onward to Agra, home of the Taj Mahal.
Visit the famous Taj Mahal, Baby Taj, and Agra Fort.
Stop at Fatehpur Sikri, the now-deserted former capital of the Mughals. In the afternoon, arrive to Bharatpur with the option to relax or take a rickshaw ride in Keoladeo National Park.
En route to Jaipur, visit the impressive stepwells of Abhaneri. Later, visit the Palace of the Winds and wander the organized streets of the ‘Pink City’.
Enjoy a visit to the Amber Fort, famous for its mixture of Hindu and Muslim architecture. After, visit the City Palace and have a photo opportunity at Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds). Opt to check out the Jantar Mantar astronomical site or see a Bollywood film at the famous Art Deco theatre of Raj Mandir.
Return to Delhi in the afternoon. Enjoy free time to explore more of the city.
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.
Enjoy a morning orientation walk of Fort Kochi. After, take some free time to explore before an evening performance of kathakali, a form of traditional dancing from Kerala.
Take a morning train followed by a scenic drive to reach Kalpetta, in the Wayanad district.
Walk the nature trails through the forested areas in Wayanad. Also take a wildlife drive in search of elephants and bison.
Settle in for the drive to the ancient city of Mysore.
Explore the vibrant city of Mysore including visits to Chamundi Temple and Mysore Palace. After enjoy free time and opt to visit the Devaraja market or join a yoga class.
Enjoy a full day of train travel to Chennai before a short bus ride to Mamallapuram. Visit the Shore Temple.
Free time to explore Mamallapuram.
Continue to Pondicherry (now known as Puducherry) and learn about Sri Aurobindo Ghose at the ashram.
Travel inland to Madurai, one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world.
Hope on a cycle rickshaw for a tour of the city before visiting the famous Meenakshi Temple.
Drive to Thekkady. Take a guided tour of spice plantations in the Cardamom Hills.
Periyr SanctuaryKerala Backwaters
Travel to Alleppey for a local homestay. Experience local life and a guided walk along the lagoon.
Spend the morning enjoying last moments with your host family. Learn to cook some local food, watch the toddy tappers at work, or wander around the village exploring more of life on the backwaters. Travel to a Planeterra project for lunch before returning to Kochi in the early afternoon, where the trip ends.