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Uncover India: High Deserts & Markets

Uncover India: High Deserts & Markets
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15 Days

Highlights

Explore the impressive Taj Mahal, Visit a desert Village, Discover Temples and holy places, Walk through the bustling metropolis of Mumbai, Chill out on the beaches of Goa

What's included

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Accommodation
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For travellers on a budget who are after an experience full of the very best India has to offer, this tour showcases man-made wonders and natural marvels without missing its most famous cities and sights. From the shining marble of the Taj Mahal and the sparkling shores of Goa, to Rajasthan’s colourful forts and temples, connect with the culture and spirit of this incredible land. Our expert Chief Experience Officers (CEOs) will take the hassle out of planning but leave you free to choose sites that really shine, so you can encounter India the way you (and your wallet) like.
Uncover India: High Deserts & Markets
Starts
Delhi
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15 Days
Ends
Goa

Itinerary

  • Arrive any time.
  • Take a morning train to Agra, then a guided tour of the impressive Taj Mahal. Opt to visit Agra Fort and Baby Taj.
  • Take an orientation walk around town, then enjoy free time to explore other sites around town. Opt to see a Bollywood film.
  • Enjoy a guided tour of the Amber Fort before having a free afternoon in Jaipur to explore the city.
  • Dive into rural life by visiting potters, cobblers, and markets. Opt to take a jeep safari or camel cart ride to the dunes for sunset. Head out for a hike in the hills or get a henna tattoo from local women.
    Meals: DINNER
  • Enjoy a local lunch prepared by traditional methods at a village hamlet. Go on an orientation walk upon arrival to Pushkar.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH
  • In the morning, climb Savitri Temple, perched atop a hill, and catch the sunrise. Enjoy some free time for shopping or yoga. Opt to partake in a traditional dinner in the desert cooked by cameleers, with local entertainment.
  • Take an orientation walk and an optional boat ride.
  • Free time to explore the "Venice of the East" with its lakes, palaces, and narrow lanes.
  • Free time to explore the "Venice of the East" with its lakes, palaces, and narrow lanes.
  • Take a local bus to Ahmedabad and explore the famous Gandhi Ashram at Sabarmati. Overnight train from Ahmedabad to Mumbai.
  • Arrive to Mumbai and take an orientation walk of Colaba and Fort Area. Enjoy free time to explore the bustling metropolis of Mumbai.
  • In the morning, hop on a short flight to Goa. Head to the beaches of North Goa, sample tasty treats at the night markets, and take in the nightlife of this coastal state.
  • Enjoy a free day to wind down in North Goa. Visit nearby beaches, scour the markets, and be sure to try to some delicious Goan cuisine and fresh seafood.
  • Depart at any time.