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Rajasthan and Varanasi: Trains & the Taj - G Adventures
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20 days

Rajasthan and Varanasi: Trains & the Taj

Start and end in New Delhi
Tour Operator:
G Adventures
Max group size:
18
Age range:
18 to 39
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
5518
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Highlights

  • Take a camel ride
  • Discover the markets of Pushkar
  • Tour the Amber Fort
  • View the incredible Taj Mahal

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Itinerary

Start and end in New Delhi! With the In-depth Cultural tour Rajasthan and Varanasi: Trains & the Taj, you have a 20 days tour package taking you through New Delhi, India and 7 other destinations in India. Rajasthan and Varanasi: Trains & the Taj includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Delhi
  2. Day 2: Delhi/Bīkāner
  3. Day 3: Bīkāner/Rāisar (1L, 1D)
  4. Day 4: Rāisar/Bīkāner (1B)
  5. Day 5: Bīkāner/Jaisalmer
  6. Day 6: Jaisalmer
  7. Day 7: Jaisalmer/Jodhpur
  8. Day 8: Jodhpur/Udaipur
  9. Day 9: Udaipur
  10. Day 10: Udaipur/Pushkar
  11. Day 11: Pushkar/Tordi Sāgar (1D)
  12. Day 12: Tordi Sāgar/Jaipur (1B, 1L)
  13. Day 13: Jaipur
  14. Day 14: Jaipur/Āgra
  15. Day 15: Āgra/Varanasi
  16. Day 16: Varanasi
  17. Day 17: Varanasi
  18. Day 18: Varanasi/Delhi
  19. Day 19: Delhi
  20. Day 20: Delhi
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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.3
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.2
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.2
  • Food
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    4.2
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  • Rajasthan and Varanasi: Trains & the Taj reviewer 1
    · March 4th, 2020
    While it did feel rushed at times, having our guide Vik around made the often hectic situations feel manageable. With his help we were able to see an incredible amount of India given our short stay! Vik worked really hard to bond our group together and... Show more
    Trip date: February 2020
  • Rajasthan and Varanasi: Trains & the Taj reviewer 2
    · January 21st, 2020
    There's a lot of wasted time on this tour, both in terms of spending time on trains for 6+ hours and the places you span the most time (I was sick of Varanasi by the second day there). The accommodation was disappointing, because many of the hotels did... Show more
    Trip date: December 2019
  • MC
    · December 11th, 2019
    Very fast paced but perfect for seeing everything I wanted to see in such a short amount of time. Had a good balance between organised time and doing your own thing. Got to experience a lot of the local transport. Very well organised
    Trip date: November 2019
  • AM
    · August 5th, 2019
    Bucket list trip! Well organized, felt extremely safe and its truly incredible how much we were able to see! Highly recommend!!
    Trip date: July 2019
  • LZ
    · June 17th, 2019
    Fantastic trip. Highly recommend. Quite fast paced and suited to a younger crowd.
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks for the review Lucas!
    Trip date: May 2019
  • RL
    · December 9th, 2018
    Fantastic tour. It was great that all transportation and accommodation was included. Thanks to this we could safe our energy for truly immersing into the experience. Lipika was an amazing CEO. Organized, fun, flexible, knowledgeable. Definitely a great... Show more
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thank you Ramon!
    Trip date: November 2018
  • KF
    · August 22nd, 2018
    The tour was fantastic! I learnt so much with some great people
    G Adventures commented on this review
    So happy for you! India is magical. Appreciate you taking the time to review. Thank you!
    Trip date: July 2018
  • CG
    · August 21st, 2018
    An amazing experience, our guide was great and I would definitely book a tour with g adventures again!
    Trip date: July 2018
  • A
    · June 2nd, 2018
    I really love it. The way we did it like locals. Using tuks tuks train and etc.
    G Adventures commented on this review
    India has so much to offer. Thank you for choosing us to share this wonderful part of our planet with you.
    Trip date: May 2018
  • DB
    · May 21st, 2018
    Good pace, great sights, diverse, enough free time, local feel.
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    Trip date: April 2018

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Rajasthan and Varanasi: Trains & the Taj
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • The India On A Shoestring tour suggests an age range of18 to 39. I am a fit 53 year old, can I go on this trip?

      This is a YOLO G Adventures trip that is indeed age restricted from 18 to 39 years old and I am afraid they can't book older travellers.

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    • What are the accommodations on this trip?

      The accommodation for India on a Shoestring with G Adventures is as follows:
      Simple hotels (15 nights)
      Sleeper trains (3 nights)
      Camping (1 night).

    • Please provide details on the tour.

      Travel Style: Yolo
      Fast, fresh, and fun adventures that never slow down, made for young, budget-minded travellers.
      Service Level: Basic
      Simple and clean hotels and hostels; affordable public and private transport; lots of optional activities.
      Physical Rating: Light
      Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
      Trip Type: Small Group
      Small group experience; Max 18, avg 14.
      Age requirement: 18-39

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