Indian Rail Odyssey

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 21 days
  • tour type Group Tour
  • age requirement 14+ yrs
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  • Starts Amritsar, Tours to India
  • Ends Cochin , Tours to India
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Amritsar Experience the captivating atmosphere of the Golden Temple, the sacred heart of the Sikh faith
  • India Pakistan border Join in with the noisy crowds at the spectacular daily border closing ceremony
  • Delhi Take in the grandeur of the city's Moghul and Colonial past
  • Agra Watch the sunrise over the beautiful Taj Mahal
The Indian Rail Odyssey tour starts in Amritsar and ends in Cochin. It is an active and outdoor tour that takes 21 days taking you through Panjim, Agra, Jaipur and 10 other destinations in India. Indian Rail Odyssey is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

Taking to the tracks of India's extensive railway system, we travel from the the Northern Sikh city of Amritsar to Kerala's beautiful backwaters. Along the way we discover Mughal treasures, search for Bengal tigers, relax on tropical beaches and wander through jungle-lined foothills. India in depth- Cover a vast amount of India's must see destinations including Amritsar, Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Mumbai, Goa and Kochi Rail journeys- Cover vast parts of the country by rail and interact with locals as you watch the scenery go by Golden Triangle- Watch the sunrise at the Taj Mahal, explore both Old and New Delhi and see the Pink City of Jaipur
Customer reviews about Explore
5 - Excellent
Based on 77 reviews
Lynne's review for another Explore tour
5 - Excellent
  • Lynne
  • On Nov 18 2019
“The trip was well organised, it was easy to contact Explore by phone before the trip, and our guide Mariana added greatly to the understanding and enjoyment of the trip.”
Ronald's review for another Explore tour
4 - Very Good
  • Ronald
  • From Canada
  • On Oct 04 2019
“Very Good”
Mark's review for another Explore tour
5 - Excellent
  • Mark
  • On Nov 18 2019
“Great country bought to life by a legendary leader”
ITINERARY Expand All
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  • Day 1 : Join trip in Amritsar
  • Day 2 : Visit Amritsar's Golden Temple; take a sleeper train to Delhi
  • Day 3 : Take a rickshaw to explore Old Delhi's narrow alleys
  • Day 4 : Discover Humayun's Tomb before driving to Agra
  • Day 5 : Watch the sun rise over the Taj Mahal
  • Day 6 : Explore the deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri en route to Jaipur
  • Day 7 : Visit Jaipur's Amber Fort and City Palace Museum
  • Day 8 : Free morning in Jaipur before taking a sleeper train to Mumbai
  • Day 9 : See Mumbai's laundry at the municipal dhobi ghats
  • Day 10 : Spend a day on the train travelling through the Western Ghats to Goa
  • Day 11 : Experience Goa's history on a walking tour through Panjim City
  • Day 12 : Learn about spice growing. Take a sleeper train to Bangalore
  • Day 13 : Arrive in Bangalore and transfer to nearby Mysore
  • Day 14 : Discover Mysore's ornate Grand Palace
  • Day 15 : Transfer to Bandipur National Park
  • Day 16 : Take two game drives to view Bandipur's wildlife
  • Day 17 : Drive to the old British hill station at Ooty
  • Day 18 : Travel on the Toy Train to Coonoor. Transfer to Kochi
  • Day 19 : Explore Fort Kochi and Kochi's Dutch heritage
  • Day 20 : Board a houseboat to explore Kerala's backwaters
  • Day 21 : Trip ends in Kochi (Cochin)
WHAT'S INCLUDED Download PDF Brochure
Accommodation
  • 11 nights comfortable hotel
  • 3 nights simple overnight train
  • 6 nights premium hotel
Meals
  • 20 Breakfast, 2 Lunch
Transport
  • Bus, Boat, Rickshaw, Train
Guide
  • Explore Tour Leader, Driver(s), Local Guide(s)
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Amritsar and from Cochin are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Indian Rail Odyssey tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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GOOD TO KNOW
Payment

A deposit of 269 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 59 days before departure. For any departures within 16 January 2020 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

Indian Rail Odyssey tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Indian Rail Odyssey tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

CANCELLATION No additional cancellation fees apply for this Indian Rail Odyssey tour. You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 59 days of departure.
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