West Coast India & Rajasthan by Rail

Rail, Delhi to Goa
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Tour description

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to travel like a local in India? We’ll put you on a train to explore the west coast of the country over 12 days. After you experience the Taj Mahal, visit the colourful Rajasthani streets of Jaipur and Udaipur. Relax on the beach in Goa and indulge in fresh seafood right from the coast. This train trip is sure to be a classic — get there first.

What's included

  • Your G for Good Moment: Women With Wheels Transfer, Indira Gandhi International Airport Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Taj Mahal visit
  • Agra Fort visit
  • Jaipur orientation walk
  • Hawa Mahal visit
  • Amber Fort visit
  • Udaipur orientation walk
  • Jagdish Temple and City Palace visit
  • Rajasthani cultural show
  • Bundi Fort and stepwells visit
  • Colaba area walking tour
  • Gateway of India visit
  • Beach time in Goa
  • Internal flight
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Marvel at the iconic taj mahal
  • Wander the rajasthani streets of jaipur and udaipur
  • Kick back with beach time in goa
  • Travel like a local by train from north to south.

Itinerary

Day 1: Delhi Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer is included through the G Adventures-supported Women With Wheels project.

Day 2: Delhi/Āgra 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.

Day 3: Āgra/Jaipur Hop on a Shatabdi Express train in the evening to Jaipur.

Day 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, wander the Jantar Mantar or check out a Bollywood film at the spectacular Art Deco film house, the Raj Mandir.

Day 5: Jaipur/Udaipur In the morning board a train and soak in the passing scenery en route to Udaipur. Arrive in the evening with free time to explore the city.

Day 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.

Day 7: Udaipur/Būndi Take a train to Bundi to explore the fort and stepwells.

Day 8: Būndi/Mumbai Explore Bundi with some free time before an overnight trip on the Mumbai Rajdhani Express train, with dinner on board.

Day 9: Mumbai Arrive in the morning in bustling Mumbai, home to 20 million people. Take a walking tour of the Colaba area and see the Gateway of India.

Day 10: Mumbai/Goa Catch a morning flight to beautiful Goa. Spend free time relaxing on the beach or exploring the city's monuments.

Day 11: Goa Enjoy a free day in Goa.

Day 12: Goa Depart at any time.