North India Unplugged Overview

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      EUR €743
      GBP £654
      NZD $1,300
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  • 2014-01-05 - 2014-12-31

Visit North India's exotic destinations from Delhi to Kolkata

Visit North India and join a far-flung adventure to one of the planet's most exotic destinations. See India's towering fortresses above a city square, vibrant colours in a busy bazaar, pilgrims praying on the river ghats of Varanasi, Maharaja mementos in a ghostly palace and camels silhouetted on a desert landscape - welcome to a land of magic and life. Discover well-known sites and hidden secrets, from the beating heart of Delhi to the cultural melting pot of Kolkata - this is chaotic and inspiring India.

  • Experience the holy city of Varanasi
  • Visit the legendary Taj Mahal in Agra
  • View dramatic colonial architecture in Kolkata
  • Experience Rajasthani nomad life in Jaisalmer
  • Bargain for souvenirs in Delhi
  • Sip a tasty lassi in Jodhpur
  • Catch a sunrise from Pushkar's Savitri Temple
  • Fall in love with romantic Udaipur

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    New Delhi, India
  • Finish:

    Kolkata, India
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    1 breakfast, 1 dinner
  • Accommodation:

    Camping (with basic facilities) (1 nt), Guesthouse (5 nts), Hotel (12 nts)
  • Transport:

    Auto rickshaw, Bus, Cycle rickshaw, Local bus, Metro, Overnight sleeper train, Private vehicle, Train
  • Included activities:

    Delhi - Jama Masjid, Delhi - Old Delhi walking tour, Delhi - Sheeshganj Gurudwara (Sikh Temple), Jaipur - Walking tour, Pushkar - Walking tour, Varanasi - Old city walking tour

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    445kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. A single supplement is available on this trip. See under the Single Traveller section of your Trip Notes for more information. 2. The 25th October departure in 2014 will be in Pushkar during the Camel fair.

  • Total price from

    USD $1,045
    CAD $1,045
    AUD $1,096
    EUR €743
    GBP £654
    NZD $1,300
    ZAR R10,013
    CHF FR913
    *
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  • Per day from:

    USD $47
    CAD $47
    AUD $49
    EUR €33
    GBP £29
    NZD $59
    ZAR R455
    CHF FR41
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North India Unplugged Summary

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Days 1-2 Delhi

It's big, it's bold, it's busy - and there is nowhere in the world quite like it. Delhi's sights and sounds are sure to engage and intrigue.

Days 3-5 Jaisalmer/Thar Desert

Like a city risen from the desert sands, Jaisalmer's sand-coloured buildings, busting bazaars and fascinating living fort all help give the city a wonderful old-world feel.

Days 6-7 Jodhpur

India's enigmatic 'Blue City', Jodhpur, has a captivating Old Town with palaces, heritage buildings, colourful streets and the Mehrangarh Fort shining like a jewel high above the city.

Days 8-10 Udaipur

With dusty hills in the background and tranquil lakes its centrepiece, Udaipur is a truly beautiful city with fabulous heritage buildings, restaurants and narrow laneways.

Days 11-12 Pushkar

Pushkar is one of the India's holiest places. It's also a market centre for many of the local village people and a great place to sit back and relax.

Days 13-14 Jaipur

Jaipur was designed by royalty and has delighted visitors for centuries with its pink-hued buildings, wonderful bazaars and rainbow of bright colours dancing along hectic streets.

Day 15 Bharatpur

The legacy of once being a strong military stronghold is a good fort, and Bharatpur's is pretty impressive. It's also home to the wonderful Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary.

Days 16-17 Agra

Famed for the awe-inspiring Taj Mahal, Agra is a city with a fascinating history and is rich in Mughal heritage, lush gardens and exquisite buildings and temples.

Days 18-20 Varanasi

The holy city of Varanasi, sitting on the River Ganges for thousands of years, attracts scores of pilgrims and travellers wanting to discover something divine.

Days 21-22 Kolkata

With its colonial architecture, mouth-watering cuisine and celebrated intellectual and arts scene, Kolkata confronts in so many ways but surprises in just as many.
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      USD $1,045
      CAD $1,045
      AUD $1,096
      EUR €743
      GBP £654
      NZD $1,300
      ZAR R10,013
      CHF FR913
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