Spiritual India

Spiritual India information and booking

from
$1490
  • Duration
    19
    days
  • Physical rating
    4
  • Culture Shock
    6
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Schedule Details

Departs from
New Delhi
Accommodation
Camping (with basic facilities), Heritage Property, Hotel
Group Size
Maximum of 12 travellers per group
Transportation
Auto rickshaw, Bus, Cycle rickshaw, Jeep, Metro, Overnight sleeper train, Private vehicle, Shuttle Bus, Steam train, Train, Van
Important Notes
1. A single supplement is available on this trip. See under the Single Traveller section of your Trip Notes for more information.

Highlights

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

Tour description provided by Intrepid

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.

Itinerary

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.