Rail: Delhi to Kochi by Rail (AHLR)

Countries Visited: India
Trip Style: Rail-The best way to fully experience the world is by travelling through it. Rail tours bring you closer to amazing places via iconic and scenic rail routes
Service Level: Standard
  • Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences
  • Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character
  • Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience
  • All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own
    Trip Style: Rail-The best way to fully experience the world is by travelling through it. Rail tours bring you closer to amazing places via iconic and scenic rail routes
    Physical Demands Rating: 1 - You'll have to walk around on your own, climb some stairs and carry your own bag. Easy does it.
    Group Size: Max 15, avg 12
    Meals Included: 1 breakfast, 1 dinner
    Accommodations: Not Availaible

    Highlights
    Marvel at the iconic Taj Mahal, wander the Rajasthani streets of Jaipur and Udaipur, indulge in laid back beach time in Goa, explore the breathtaking ruins of the Karnataka region in Hampi, visit palaces and gardens in Mysore.

    Description
    There's never been a lack of monuments and highlights to see in India, and this 21-day Rail trip hits them all, from the Taj Mahal to the Rajasthani streets of Jaipur and Udaipur and everything in between. Take the train down to Mumbai and Goa, and have the chance to explore the breathtaking ruins of Hampi in the Karnataka region. Add in memorable moments in Mysore and Kochi, and you'd be hard-pressed to feel like you've missed out on anything India has to offer.
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    Tour Operator
    G Adventures
    Duration
    21 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1DelhiDay 1 Delhi
    Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included through the G Adventures-supported Women on Wheels project. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting Transport: Women on Wheels Transfer
    Day 2AgraDay 2 Delhi/Agra (1B)
    Take the Shatabdi Express train to Agra, with breakfast served on board. Enjoy a guided tour of the impressive Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. Time permitting, opt to visit the Baby Taj. Included Activities: Taj Mahal Guided Tour Agra Fort Guided Tour Transport: Train (2.00-3.00 hours)
    Day 3JaipurDay 3 Agra/Jaipur
    Hop on a Shatabdi Express train in the evening to Jaipur. Transport: Train (4.00-4.50 hours)
    Day 4JaipurDay 4 Jaipur
    Take an orientation walk around town. Take a photo of the Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds) and visit the Amber Fort. Walk around the Old City and markets and opt to visit the City Palace. With free time, choose to visit local artisans in a nearby village, wander the Jantar Mantar, or check out a Bollywood film at the spectacular Art Deco film house, the Raj Mandir. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Amber Fort Visit
    Day 5UdaipurDay 5 Jaipur/Udaipur
    In the afternoon, continue your travels on the Udaipur Express train. Transport: Train (7.00-7.50 hours)
    Day 6UdaipurDay 6 Udaipur
    Enjoy an orientation walk, including a visit to the Jagdish Temple and the City Palace, one of the largest royal palaces in India. Attend a Rajasthani cultural show on Gangaur Ghat. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Jagdish Temple Visit City Palace Visit Rajasthani Cultural Show
    Day 7BundiDay 7 Udaipur/Bundi
    With free time in Udaipur, opt to check out the many beautiful lakes, take a boat ride, visit the Monsoon Palace for some excellent views, or take an Indian cooking class. Transport: Train (4.50 hour(s))
    Day 8MumbaiDay 8 Bundi/Mumbai (1D)
    Explore the Bundi Fort and stepwells before an overnight trip on the Mumbai Rajdhani Express, with dinner on board. Included Activities: Bundi Fort and Stepwells Visit Transport: Train (1.00 hour(s)) Overnight train (beds) (12.00 hour(s))
    Day 9MumbaiDay 9 Mumbai
    Arrive in the morning at bustling Mumbai, home to 20 million people. Take a walking tour of the Colaba area and see the Gateway of India. Included Activities: Colaba Walking Tour Gateway of India Visit
    Day 10GoaDay 10 Mumbai/Goa
    Spend the day exploring more of Mumbai before an overnight ride on the Konkan Kanya Express train to Goa. Transport: Overnight train (beds) (11.50 hour(s))
    Day 11GoaDay 11 Goa
    Opt to visit the many Portuguese-built monuments, wander around the churches of Old Goa (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), or discover Panjim, the capital of the state. Dont forget to indulge in Goan cuisine.
    Day 12GoaDay 12 Goa
    Spend the day relaxing in paradise.
    Day 13GoaDay 13 Goa
    Spend a free day relaxing on the beach or opt to visit the many Portuguese-built monuments, wander around the churches of Old Goa (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), or discover Panjim, the capital. Dont forget to indulge in Goan cuisine.
    Day 14HampiDay 14 Goa/Hampi
    Travel by Visakhapatnam Howrah Express train and then by van to reach Hampi, in the heart of Karnataka. Transport: Train (6.50-7.50 hours) Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s))
    Day 15MysoreDay 15 Hampi/Mysore
    Enjoy a walking tour then explore the spectacular ruins of Hampi Palaces, Hazararama Temple, and the boulders on the river. In the evening, take an overnight Hampi Express train to Mysore. Included Activities: Walking Tour Transport: Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s)) Overnight train (beds) (13.00 hour(s))
    Day 16MysoreDay 16 Mysore
    Arrive to Mysore and explore the Mysore Palace and Chamundi Hill. Included Activities: Mysore Palace Visit Chamundi Hills Visit
    Day 17MadikeriDay 17 Mysore/Madikeri
    Drive to Bylakuppe and explore the Namdroling Monastery - a home to nearly 5000 Tibetan Buddhist monks and nuns. Later drive to Madikeri for the evening. Included Activities: Namdroling Monastery Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (2.00-3.00 hours) Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s))
    Day 18MadikeriDay 18 Madikeri
    Explore Madikeri (the coffee hub of India) and enjoy a tour of a coffee plantation. Visit the Madikeri Fort and the famed Raja's Seat for its stunning views. Included Activities: Coffee Plantation Tour
    Day 19KochiDay 19 Madikeri/Kochi
    Take a morning drive to the coastal town of Kannur. Catch the Ernakulam Express to Kochi in the afternoon. Transport: Private Vehicle (3.00-4.00 hours) Train (6.00 hour(s))
    Day 20KochiDay 20 Kochi
    Explore the Fort Kochi area and see the Chinese fishing nets at work. If time permits, visit the Jewish area and synagogue, the Dutch Palace, and Spice Market. Included Activities: Fort Kochi Visit Chinese Fishing Nets Visit
    Day 21KochiDay 21 Kochi
    Depart at any time.
    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    10/14/2017$2,189.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 6; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    11/04/2017$2,499.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 14; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    11/11/2017$2,499.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 12; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    12/02/2017$2,399.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 14; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    01/06/2018$2,399.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    01/20/2018$2,399.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    02/03/2018$2,499.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 14; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    02/10/2018$2,499.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 14; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    02/24/2018$2,499.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    03/10/2018$2,449.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    03/17/2018$2,449.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    03/31/2018$2,449.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    04/07/2018$2,339.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
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    Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.

    Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.
      
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