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

Rajasthan and Varanasi: Trains & the Taj

From New Delhi to New Delhi
Tour Operator:
G Adventures
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Age range:
18 to 39
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  • Take a camel ride
  • Discover the markets of Pushkar
  • Tour the Amber Fort
  • View the incredible Taj Mahal


Start and end in New Delhi! With the in-depth cultural tour Rajasthan and Varanasi: Trains & the Taj, you have a 20 day 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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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Sleeper Train

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  • MC
    December 11, 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 05, 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 17, 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 09, 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 22, 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 21, 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 02, 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 21, 2018
    Good pace, great sights, diverse, enough free time, local feel.
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    Trip date: April 2018
  • A
    April 01, 2018
    Such an AMAZING TOUR. It does cover all the highlights of Rajasthan as well as giving you free time to choose what you do. I was worried I wouldn't be able to have much freedom but it was a really good balance. It was also nice to stay in a range of... Show more
    Trip date: March 2018
  • Rajasthan and Varanasi: Trains & the Taj reviewer 10
    March 17, 2018
    Trip was fantastic in general! More than enough optional activities, all very interesting. Accommodation was better than expected. Fantastic country and plenty of places visited on the tour
    Trip date: February 2018


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Rajasthan and Varanasi: Trains & the Taj
From New Delhi to New Delhi
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    • 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.

    • Is there any payment other the this amount I need prepared?

      TourRadar does not charge any booking fees or credit card fees. The only other fees that would be incurred would be for extra services such as airport transfers, extra accommodation, pre-paid gratuities, and would only be added at your request.

    • 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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