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Northern India by Rail

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Northern India by Rail - G Adventures
Northern India by Rail - G Adventures
Excellent
13 reviews
Starts
New Delhi
+4 Destinations
Northern India
Ends
New Delhi
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Highlights

Start and end in New Delhi! With the train & rail tour Northern India by Rail, you have a 9 day tour package taking you through New Delhi, India and 4 other destinations in India. Northern India by Rail is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
12 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
15
Transportation
Train & Rail, Local Transport
Travel style
Train & Rail, Christmas & New Year

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1 Delhi
  2. Day 2 Delhi/Amritsar (1B)
  3. Day 3 Amritsar/Dharamshala
  4. Day 4 Dharamshala
  5. Day 5 Dharamshala/Māndi
  6. Day 6 Mandi/Shimla
  7. Day 7 Shimla
  8. Day 8 Shimla/Delhi (1D)
  9. Day 9 Delhi

Travel guide

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What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

13 Reviews

Excellent
62%
Good
23%
Average
15%
Rather Poor
0%
Bad
0%
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  • AG
    Written on April 30, 2019
    2.5 - Average

    This trip is poorly planned and was poorly executed. You will spend almost five entire days travelling (the only reason that I gave the transportation an average was because the bus driver was amazing) for basically two days actually seeing anything. While... Read more

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Oh no! That's not on at all Anna. Our apologies. Thanks for letting us know. Please connect with the team at 'customersolutions@gadventures.com' and we will review and respond as a matter of priority.
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  • PJ
    Written on November 21, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    My first visit to India and my first experience with G Adventures. I have nothing but praise for both the country and the company. Many of my fellow group members had travelled with G Adventures many times before and I can see why. From my initial contact... Read more

    G Adventures commented on this review
    YES! Thanks for the review Paul, we do appreciate it.
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  • A
    Written on November 3, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Every day was a different and new experience which was incredible and amazing. Would recommend everyone I know.

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  • P
    Written on October 22, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Great trip, sites amazing, good pace for trip itself

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  • E
    Written on October 21, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Ease of communication, good guides, good hotels and amazing experiences provided throughout

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  • D
    Written on October 17, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Great value and a great experience

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  • A
    Written on September 28, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    We have already travelled 6 times with G and their itineraries are very good

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  • F
    Written on September 23, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Great organisation

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  • Y
    Written on September 9, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Firstly, the trip visited three cities in India that were as different and diverse as they were culturally important. Secondly, whilst the journey between each was long, it was well organised and comfortable. Thirdly, it was well led by our CEO. It was also... Read more

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  • RA
    Written on April 18, 2018
    2.5 - Average

    Guide should talk and get everyone involved instead of just a few selected individuals. Forcing yourself into pictures does not make you a good guide, maybe to some but not everyone!

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Questions & Answers

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    • What is the usual average group size for this tours?

      All of the tour companies offering these tours operate in small groups, around a maximum of 16 people.

    • What is the age limit for this tour?

      G Adventures does not have an upper age restriction on their tours either if you have Also, travellers with pre-existing medical conditions are required to complete a medical questionnaire

    • What 's the accomodation options for solo travellers for this trip?

      This tour is on a twin share basis and, if you are travelling on your own, you will be sharing a room with another G Adventures traveller of the same sex. Some tours have an optional single supplement.

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    Vaccinations

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    Typhoid
    Recommended for India. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis A
    Recommended for India. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Cholera
    Recommended for India. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Tuberculosis
    Recommended for India. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for India. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    Yellow fever
    Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for India. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    Japanese B encephalitis
    Recommended for India. Ideally 1 month before travel.

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    Location
    Start and end in New Delhi.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request G Adventures to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $99 to confirm this G Adventures booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 20 August 2019 the full payment of $849 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 65 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $849 for Northern India by Rail, but the deposit of $99 is non-refundable. But, the deposit is fully transferable to future bookings with G Adventures.
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    The following cards are accepted for G Adventures tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 981 km.
    • New Delhi (India)
    • 403 km
    • Amritsar (India)
    • 153 km
    • McLeod Ganj (India)
    • 3 km
    • Dharamsala (India)
    • 149 km
    • Shimla (India)
    • 273 km
    • New Delhi (India)

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