Enquire About This Tour Code BXCI Colours of India
Duration: 22 Days Route: Delhi to Delhi Style: Budget Expeditions (18-35s) Price: US$999.00
This India tour takes in some of northern India's greatest highlights, from the chaos of Delhi to the colours of Jaipur and Jodhpur. Explore the chaotic, spiritual Varanasi on the banks of the sacred Ganges River, explore the erotic architecture of Khahuraho, visit the iconic Taj Mahal and travel out towards the tropical desert of the far north-west. This is an all-encompassing tour of northern India from the Taj Mahal to the Thar Desert.
Outline ItinerarySee Detailed Itinerary
Day 1 Arrive Delhi 2 India’s bustling capital, Delhi is a city that keeps you on your toes 3 An oasis town, Bikaner is nestled in the middle of the desert. Visit the Karni Mata Temple just outside the city 4 Wander the markets of Jaisalmer 5 Ride camels in to the desert and enjoy a traditional meal sleeping under the stars 6 Explore Jaisalmer’s medieval mud fortress 7-8 Known as the blue city, in Jodhpur you can visit the Majestic Fort for incredible views over the city 9-10 Visit the Lake Palace in Udaipur 11-12 Jaipur is a bustling lively destination awash in pink 13-15 Visit the Taj Mahal from Agra 16 In Orchha you can visit the beautiful fort 17-18 Near Khajuraho is the exotic Kama Sutra Temple, renowned for the erotic sculptures 19 You can watch the pilgrims taking purifying dips in the Ganges in Varanasi 20 Return to Delhi by overnight train 21 Depart Delhi 22 Depart Delhi
17 nights in hotels, hostels & guesthouses, 1 nights on overnight camel safari, 3 nights on overnight trains
1 breakfasts, 1 dinners
Travel by Train, Public Bus, Car, Camel, Overnight Train, Minibus
Tucan Travel tour leader, Tucan Travel driver
What's not Included
International flights and departure taxes
Domestic flight taxes if applicable
Tips on included excursions, visas, travel insurance, personal items and single rooms.
Airport transfers and pre and post tour accommodation
Spending money – budget for meals, snacks, drinks, limited souvenirs, laundry, tips and any extras
Optional excursions - Please see our optional excursions guide on the dossier page for a comprehensive list of optional activities and excursions available on this tour.