Kolkata to Amritsar

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  • duration 15 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 14+ yrs
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Kolkata, India
  • Ends Amritsar, India
  • Bodh Gaya Visit to the spiritual centre of Buddhism
  • Varanasi Soak up the atmosphere in this sacred Hindu city
  • Agra Watch the sunrise over the beautiful Taj Mahal
  • Delhi Explore Old and New Delhi
Starting in Kolkata and ending in Amritsar, the Kolkata To Amritsar tour is a guided cultural, religious and historic sites tour that takes 15 days. You will travel through Agra, New Delhi, Varanasi and 5 other destinations in India. Kolkata To Amritsar is a small group tour which includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

Travel on India's extensive rail network from buzzing Kolkata in the East to Amritsar's Golden Temple. On the way we delve into India's melting pot of religions including Hinduism in Varanasi and Buddhism in Bodh Gaya as well as sailing along the Ganges and riding the iconic toy train to Shimla.

Varanasi - Soak up the atmosphere in this sacred Hindu city and see the Ganga Aarti ceremony on the scared Ghats
Agra & Delhi- Watch the sunrise over the beautiful Taj Mahal and explore the wonders of Old and New Delhi
Amritsar - Experience the captivating atmosphere of the Golden Temple, the sacred heart of the Sikh faith
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 177 reviews
Kate's review for another Explore tour
4 - Very Good
  • Kate
  • On Dec 13 2019
“Very Good”
Nigel's review for another Explore tour
5 - Excellent
  • Nigel
  • On Dec 02 2019
“If there is a “best guide” award, I would like to nominate Miguel Vasquez. He was amazing.”
Preston's review for another Explore tour
5 - Excellent
  • Preston
  • On Dec 07 2019
“On Weds 27th November we made a very early start in order to make a 'Sunrise visit to Angkor Wat'. Our local guide gave us the impression we would see the sun rise behind the towers of the temple. In fact, from where we were standing, when the sun did come above the horizon, it was behind some trees, well to the right of the temple. Even if we had been further to the left, it would have been full daylight before the sun appeared behind the towers. Despite this, it was still a great experience, but I think it would be better entitled 'Dawn and Angkor Wat' rather than 'Sunrise'.”
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  • Day 1 : Join trip in Kolkata
  • Day 2 : Explore the bustling city of Kolkata
  • Day 3 : Travel to the Buddhist town of Bodh Gaya, an important pilgrimage site
  • Day 4 : See the sacred Bodhi tree, under which Buddha attained enlightenment. Take a train to Varanasi
  • Day 5 : Visit Sarnath's temples and sail on the Ganges
  • Day 6 : Free morning before an overnight train to Agra
  • Day 7 : Discover Agra's imposing Red Fort and the deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri
  • Day 8 : Visit the Taj Mahal at sunrise. Travel to Delhi
  • Day 9 : Explore New Delhi and the narrow lanes of the old city
  • Day 10 : Travel on the Kalka Shatabdi and Toy Train to Shimla
  • Day 11 : Take a walking tour to see Shimla's Vice Regal Lodge
  • Day 12 : Free time to explore the former hill station of Shimla
  • Day 13 : Travel to the holy Sikh city of Amritsar
  • Day 14 : Visit the Golden Temple and the border with Pakistan
  • Day 15 : Trip ends in Amritsar
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  • 14 Breakfast
  • 13 nights comfortable hotel
  • 1 night simple overnight train
  • Bus, Boat, Rickshaw, Train
  • Explore Tour Leader, Driver(s), Local Guide(s)
  • Any international flights to Kolkata and from Amritsar 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 Kolkata to Amritsar tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Kolkata to Amritsar 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.


A deposit of 193 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 59 days before departure. For any departures within 26 July 2020 full payment is required.

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Kolkata to Amritsar 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.


For this Kolkata to Amritsar 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.

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