4.5
Based on 16 reviews
Iconic India - Intrepid Travel
37 days

Iconic India

From New Delhi to Goa
Tour Highlights
Max group size:
16
Physical rating:
Active
Age range:
15 to 99 year olds
Operated in:
English
From
$2,760
-5%
US $2,622
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Places You’ll See

  • New Delhi
    New Delhi
  • Jaisalmer
    Jaisalmer
  • Pushkar
    Pushkar
  • Jaipur
    Jaipur
  • Agra
    Agra
  • Varanasi
    Varanasi
  • Kochi (Cochin)
    Kochi (Cochin)
  • Madurai
    Madurai
  • Mysore
    Mysore
  • Hampi
    Hampi
  • Goa
    Goa
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Highlights

Highlights

  • Take a guided walking tour in Old Delhi
  • Enjoy the sunrise over the sand dunes
  • Visit Sadar Bazaar
  • Visit Sajjan Garh
  • Explore Taj Mahal

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Delhi
  2. Day 2: Delhi - Overnight train
  3. Day 3: Thar Desert
  4. Day 4: Jaisalmer
  5. Day 5: Jaisalmer
  6. Day 6: Jodhpur
  7. Day 7: Jodhpur
  8. Day 8: Udaipur
  9. Day 9: Udaipur
  10. Day 10: Udaipur
  11. Day 11: Pushkar
  12. Day 12: Pushkar
  13. Day 13: Jaipur
  14. Day 14: Jaipur
  15. Day 15: Abhaneri
  16. Day 16: Fatehpur Sikri - Agra
  17. Day 17: Agra - Overnight train
  18. Day 18: Varanasi
  19. Day 19: Varanasi
  20. Day 20: Varanasi - Overnight train
  21. Day 21: Delhi
  22. Day 22: Trivandrum
  23. Day 23: Varkala
  24. Day 24: Varkala
  25. Day 25: Kerala Backwaters
  26. Day 26: Kochi
  27. Day 27: Kochi
  28. Day 28: Periyar
  29. Day 29: Periyar
  30. Day 30: Madurai
  31. Day 31: Madurai - Overnight train
  32. Day 32: Mysore
  33. Day 33: Mysore - Overnight train
  34. Day 34: Hampi
  35. Day 35: Hampi - Overnight train
  36. Day 36: Goa
  37. Day 37: Goa
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What's included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
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Where You'll Stay

Hotel
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          Sleeper Train

            Customer Reviews

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            • Accommodation
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              2.5
            • Food
              Rather poor
              2.0
            • 4.6
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            • Iconic India reviewer 1
              November 27, 2017
              I really enjoyed the tour. It was a long time in the road, 37 days, and we covered many of the must see place in India. I was glad that I saw the south as well as it is really beautiful there. Some of my feedback (I am not sure on the next pages... Show more
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              Trip date: October 2017
            • TS
              July 25, 2017
              37 days on India is too long especially during off season. The north was really hot, the south was cooler but not as lively due to monsoon season. As a basic trip nothing us included but transportation and hotel. The hotels don't all have AC or wifi... Show more
              Intrepid Travel commented on this review
              Dear Tina, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments with us. We were disappointed to read that your Iconic India trip did not meet your expectations. Our Basix trips are designed with budget travellers in mind, meaning we use local... Show more
              Trip date: June 2017
            • A
              January 11, 2011
              Travellers from HRC trip were indifferent to new people joining. I\'m not sure if this was just a one-time case or an issue that needs to be looked into.
              Trip date: November 2010
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            • A
              December 20, 2010
              The india unplugged is an amazing trip and very well organised. The trip exceeded my expectations. The itinerary provided the right amount of time to feel satisfied.
              Trip date: October 2010
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            • A
              November 05, 2010
              Great trip but I think on the first night the tour leader should stay withthe group and help everyone to get to know each other, he left us to fend for ourselves after giving directions. Other then this he was a very efficient tour leader.
              Trip date: September 2010
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            • A
              October 08, 2010
              the trip (both in the north and south) was amazing - i couldn\'t have seen as much if i had travelled alone or met as many wonderful people or experienced the real india in the way that this trip allowed! thank you!
              Trip date: September 2010
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            • A
              October 08, 2010
              the north and south are so diverse - this is an amazing way to get a taste of both and really get the most out of your trip! :)
              Trip date: August 2010
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            • A
              October 05, 2010
              Amazing journey---way too short brilliant leader, group, itinerary!!!!!!!
              Trip date: August 2010
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            • A
              September 24, 2010
              SPECTACULAR!!!!!!!! the leader, group, itinerary, were outstanding--loved it
              Trip date: August 2010
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            • A
              May 25, 2010
              I found the local payment for this trip very expensive for a country like India where most things are very cheap. I think the money would have been better spent on more expensive hotels with A/C as there are so many power cuts, especially in the south.
              Trip date: March 2010
              Review collected by Intrepid Travel

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