Indian Odyssey by Rail

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Indian Odyssey by Rail - G Adventures
Indian Odyssey by Rail - G Adventures
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New Delhi
New Delhi


Start and end in New Delhi! With the train & rail tour Indian Odyssey by Rail, you have a 54 day tour package taking you through New Delhi, India and 26 other destinations in India. Indian Odyssey 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
Hotel, Home-stay, Guesthouse, Sleeper Train
Max Group Size
Train & Rail
Travel style
Train & Rail, Adventure, Local Living, In-depth Cultural
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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
  10. Day 10: Delhi/Āgra (1B)
  11. Day 11: Āgra/Jaipur
  12. Day 12: Jaipur
  13. Day 13: Jaipur/Udaipur
  14. Day 14: Udaipur
  15. Day 15: Udaipur/Būndi
  16. Day 16: Būndi/Mumbai (1D)
  17. Day 17: Mumbai
  18. Day 18: Mumbai/Goa
  19. Day 19: Goa
  20. Day 20: Goa
  21. Day 21: Goa
  22. Day 22: Goa/Hampi
  23. Day 23: Hampi/Mysore
  24. Day 24: Mysore
  25. Day 25: Mysore/Madikeri
  26. Day 26: Madikeri
  27. Day 27: Madikeri/Kochi
  28. Day 28: Kochi
  29. Day 29: Kochi
  30. Day 30: Kochi/Alleppey (1D)
  31. Day 31: Alleppey/Kanyakumari (1B)
  32. Day 32: Kanyakumari/Madurai
  33. Day 33: Madurai
  34. Day 34: Madurai/Māmallapuram
  35. Day 35: Māmallapuram
  36. Day 36: Māmallapuram/Chennai
  37. Day 37: Hyderabad
  38. Day 38: Hyderabad/Puri
  39. Day 39: Puri
  40. Day 40: Puri/Kolkata (1L)
  41. Day 41: Kolkata
  42. Day 42: Kolkata
  43. Day 43: Kolkata/Jalpāiguri
  44. Day 44: Jalpāiguri/Darjeeling
  45. Day 45: Darjeeling
  46. Day 46: Darjeeling/Gangtok
  47. Day 47: Gangtok
  48. Day 48: Gangtok/Kalimpong
  49. Day 49: Kalimpong to New Jalpaiguri
  50. Day 50: Mughal Sarāi/Varanasi
  51. Day 51: Varanasi
  52. Day 52: Varanasi/Lucknow
  53. Day 53: Lucknow/Delhi (1D)
  54. Day 54: Delhi

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Average by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Rather poor by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Average by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

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2 Reviews

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  • DS
    Written on May 16, 2018
    3.0 - Average

    The first 2 days of the last leg of the rail journey was a total waste of time.The visit by local ferry to see an ordinary railway station and then wait in the hotel from 11 am till 9:30 pm was a joke. Travelled overnight by train,then bus before having... Read more

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  • DB
    Written on July 2, 2017
    3.5 - Good

    Over all the tour was great but due to the fact that it was made up of 5 different legs some sights/temples seemed too similar to other locations, more of a variety should be introduced. Transportation during the first leg was very poor and accommodation in... Read more

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Hepatitis B
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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.


Start and end in New Delhi.
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Covering a total distance of approx 8,259 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)
  • 179 km
  • Agra (India)
  • 222 km
  • Jaipur (India)
  • 333 km
  • Udaipur (India)
  • 218 km
  • Bundi (India)
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