Travel to India and visit the highlights from Mumbai to Delhi

Travel to India and tour from Mumbai to Delhi, taking in the sights, cities and cultures that make this colourful country famous. Explore holy Buddhist caves at Ajanta, admire the mish-mash of Buddhist architectural styles in Sanchi and stroll by the river in chilled Orchha, all the while meeting friendly locals and indulging in spicy delights. From the dhobi ghat in Mumbai to manic Old Delhi bazaars, this adventure will create amazing memories to last a lifetime.

Start
Mumbai, India
Finish
New Delhi, India
Countries
India
Themes
Explorer
Code
HHRM
Physical rating
Cultural rating
Ages
Min 12
Group size
Min 1, Max 12
Carbon offset
303kg pp per trip


Highlights

  • Discover Buddhist architecture in Sanchi
  • Relax in chilled Orchha
  • Be swept up by the bustle of Delhi
  • Spend the night in an ashram in Ujjain
  • Stroll along Chowpatty Beach in Mumbai
  • Marvel at the magnificent Kailasa Temple
  • Soak up Hindu traditions in spiritual Omkareshwar

Itinerary

Discover Mumbai's bustling markets and bazaars. Perhaps check out the Gateway of India or take a stroll along Chowpatty Beach at sunset, sampling delicacies from street stalls along the way.
India's nearby Ellora Caves are home to the magnificent Kailasa Temple. Carved out of a single rock, it is the largest monolithic structure in the world.
The caves at Ajanta, en route to Jalgaon, conceal exquisitely detailed rock-hewn chapels and monasteries.
Take a jeep to Omkareshwar, a holy place of great importance to Hindus. See steep fort walls, ancient palaces and colourful bathing ghats.
Go on an optional bike ride out to the Jahaz Mahal. Built between two lakes, this phenomenal four-storey structure has a deep pool with an ingenious filtration system that looks like a coiled snake.
A melting pot of Buddhist architectural wonders, expect to see fine examples of creative art and sculpture along with temples, monasteries and stupas on an exploration of Sanchi.
Bursting with temples and palaces, Orchha is a lovely town in which to relax. In free time, take a stroll by the river, visit a local community project or perhaps watch a puja ceremony.
Uncover Chanderi's enchanting history by visiting its temples, mosques and and prehistoric rock paintings. At night, taste the local flavours at dinner with a local family.
Be blown away by the resplendent beauty of the world's most famous monument to love - the Taj Mahal.
The journey comes to a close in vibrant Delhi. There's plenty to see here. Haggle for a souvenir in the bazaars of Old Delhi, marvel at the Qutb Minar, explore India's largest mosque or escape the chaos at the Indira Gandhi Museum.
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Inclusions

Meals
n/a
Transport
Auto rickshaw, Jeep, Train
Accommodation
Guesthouse (1 night), Hotel (12 nights)
Included activities
  • Agra - Taj Mahal
  • Chanderi - Guided village walk
  • Chanderi - Traditional music performance

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Trip notes

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