What are the historical shrines of Goa

Northern India & Rajasthan to Goa by Rail

course:

DAY 1: DELHI

Arrival at any time. Arrival transfer through Women on Wheels, a project supported by G Adventures, included.
Event:Arrival and welcome meeting (start: 5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.)
Transport:Delhi - Delhi

DAY 2: DELHI / AMRITSAR
Support GAdventures New Delhi Streetkids Project on an included walking tour led by ex-street children before continuing on the Shatabdi Express to Amritsar. Dinner is served on board. (A)
Event:Guided walking tour with the New Delhi Streetkids project (1.0h)
Transport:Delhi - Amritsar (6.0h)

DAY 3: AMRITSAR
Visit the Golden Temple. In the evening you can watch the military ceremony of the Indian and Pakistani border guards. Make yourself comfortable in the stands and cheer India as people wave flags and soldiers march around you.
Event:Visit to the Golden Temple (1.0h)
Event:Military parade of the border guards in Wagah (2.0h)

DAY 4: AMRITSAR / DHARAMSHALA
Orientation walk through McLeod Ganj, the famous seat of the Tibetan government in exile and the current home of the Dalai Lama. Optional guided tour of the beautiful Norbulingka Institute in the middle of magnificent gardens.
Transport:Amritsar - Dharamshala (6.0h)
Event:Orientation walk (0.5h)

DAY 5: DHARAMSHALA
Enjoy free time to explore Dharamsala.
Leisure:Dharamshala

DAY 6: DHARAMSHALA / SHIMLA
Enjoy a long drive to the charming town of Shimla high in the Himalayas.
Transport:Dharamshala - Shimla (6.0h)

DAY 7: SHIMLA
Enjoy an orientation walk led by your CEO in the local hotspots The Ridge and The Mall and explore this summer capital of British India. You can also visit the Viceregal Lodge or admire the neo-Gothic and Elizabethan Tudor architecture of the historic buildings.
Event:Orientation walk through the districts of The Ridge and The Mall (1.0h)

DAY 8: SHIMLA / DELHI
Ride on the Toy Train, a world heritage site, from Shimla to Kalka. Continue to Delhi with the Shatabdi Express. Dinner on board is included. (A)
Transport:Shimla - Kalka (3.0h)
Transport:Kalka - Delhi (4.0h)

Day 9: DELHI
Free day in Delhi.
Leisure:Delhi

DAY 10: DELHI / AGRA
Take the Shatabdi Express early train to Agra with breakfast on board. Then enjoy a guided tour of the breathtaking Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. If you have time, you can optionally visit Baby Taj. (F)
Transport:Delhi - (2.0h)
Event:Guided tour of the Taj Mahal (1.0h)
Event:Guided tour of the fort in Agra (1.0h)

DAY 11: AGRA / JAIPUR
Hop on the Shatabdi Express to Jaipur in the evening.
Leisure: Agra
Transport:Agra - Jaipur (4.0h)

DAY 12: JAIPUR
Get to know the city on an orientation walk. Photograph the Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds) and visit Amber Fort. Stroll through the old town and the markets, and optionally take a look at the City Palace. Enjoy free time to visit local artisans in a nearby village, stroll through the Jantar Mantar, or watch a Bollywood film at the spectacular Raj Mandir Art Deco cinema.
Event:Orientation walk (1.0h)
Event:Amber Fort visit

DAY 13: JAIPUR / UDAIPUR
We continue in the afternoon with the Udaipur Express to Udaipur.
Leisure:Jaipur
Transport:Jaipur - Udaipur (7.0h)

DAY 14: UDAIPUR
Enjoy an orientation walk that includes a visit to Jagdish Temple and the City Palace, one of the largest royal palaces in all of India. Attend a Rajasthani cultural show at Gangaur Ghat.
Event:Orientation walk
Event:Visit the Jagdish Temple
Event:Visit to the City Palace (1.0h)
Event:Rajasthani Culture Show (1.0h)

DAY 15: UDAIPUR / BUNDI
Enjoy a day off in Udaipur before taking the Bundi Mewar Express evening train to Bundi.
Leisure:Udaipur
Transport:Udaipur - Bundi (4.5h)

DAY 16: BUNDI / MUMBAI
Explore Bundi Fort and the stepwells before catching the Rajdhani Express night train to Mumbai. Dinner is served on board. (A)
Event:Visit to Fort Bundi and the stepwell (2.0h)
Transport:Bundi - Kota (1.0h)
Transport:Kota - Mumbai (12.0h)

DAY 17: MUMBAI
You arrive in Mumbai in the morning, home to 20 million people. Take a walking tour of Colaba and check out the Gateway of India.
Event:Guided tour through Colaba (1.0h)
Event:Visit to the Gateway of India
Leisure:Mumbai

DAY 18: MUMBAI / GOA
Explore more of Mumbai before boarding the Konkan Kanya Express night train to Goa.
Leisure:Mumbai
Transport:Mumbai - Goa (11.5h)

DAY 19: GOA
Arrive in beautiful Goa where you will have free time to relax on the beach.
Leisure:Goa

DAY 20: GOA
Departure at any time.


The right to change the timetable, flight plan, hotel and program is expressly reserved.

(B = breakfast, D = dinner)