Spiritual India Overview

Take a spiritual Indian holiday from Delhi through to the wonder of Rajasthan. Visit the Taj Mahal of Agra and travel to Jaipur on this fascinating tour of India.

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  • 2014-01-01 - 2015-03-02

Experience a fascinating spiritual tour of India's incredible culture

Enjoy the perfect introduction to Spiritual India as we explore the icons and discover the secrets of this fascinating region. Delve into India's fascinating history of massive forts, the opulence and splendour of Rajasthan's palaces, the bustle and buzz of markets and bazaars, and experience a heritage homestay. Travel to India's mountainous areas and remote alpine regions full of proud people living a traditional way of life. Experience a more spiritual existence as you travel through India's highlights and discover a land rich in contrasts.

  • View Tibetan art in Dharamsala
  • Take a toy train up to the mountain town of Shimla
  • Trek through the Chamba Valley
  • Soak up the views of the Himalayas in Dalhousie
  • Sit and stare at the wonder of the Taj Mahal
  • Experience Delhi's chaotic charm
  • Stroll the pink-hued streets of Jaipur
  • Discover the ghost town of Fatehpur Sikri

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    New Delhi, India
  • Finish:

    New Delhi, India
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    4 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Camping (with basic facilities) (1 nt), Heritage Property (1 nt), Hotel (15 nts), Overnight sleeper train (1 nt)
  • Transport:

    Auto rickshaw, Bus, Cycle rickshaw, Jeep, Metro, Overnight sleeper train, Private vehicle, Shuttle Bus, Steam train, Train, Van
  • Included activities:

    Agra - Taj Mahal, Amritsar - Golden Temple, Amritsar - Jallianwallah Bagh, Amritsar - Wagah Border visit and flag ceremony, Delhi - Jama Masjid, Delhi - Old Delhi walking tour, Delhi - Sheeshganj Gurudwara (Sikh Temple), Dharamsala - Norbulingka Institute guided tour, Fatehpur Sikri, Jaipur - Amber Fort, Jaipur - Hawa Mahal, Mandi - Walking tour, Rishikesh - Walking tour, Rural Heritage Stay - Village Walk, Shimla - Viceregal Lodge, Shimla - Walking tour

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    429kg 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.

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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 3-4 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 5 Rural Heritage Stay

A small town by India's standards, Karauli retains a lovely rural feel and has some impressive palaces and heritage buildings.

Day 6 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 7-8 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 9-10 Shimla

Sitting high up in the north-west Himalayas, Shimla is a charming town with houses built into the mountain, lovely heritage buildings and strong cultural traditions.

Day 11 Mandi

With a mountain backdrop and picturesque landscapes, Mandi is a beguilling town with a large number of temples of spiritual importance.

Days 12-13 Dharamsala/McLeod Ganj

Dharamsala, a beautiful and spiritual city set high in the verdant Kangra Valley, is home to many Tibetan exiles, with the Dalai Lama being the most famous.

Days 14-15 Amritsar

With the Golden Temple (Harmandir Sahib) shining like a jewel in its centre, Amritsar is a fascinating city sacred to both Sikhs and Hindus.

Days 16-17 Rishikesh

Aptly named the 'Yoga Capital of the World', Rishikesh is a great place to relax and unwind.

Days 18-19 Delhi

Delhi has been an important city in India for well over 2000 years, and its cultural richness and diversity radiates from every corner.
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