Kolkata to Amritsar

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5.0 Based on 5 Reviews
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  • City sightseeing
  • Natural landmarks sightseeing
  • Cultural, religious and historic sites
  • Art and architecture
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  • duration 15 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 14+ yrs
  • max group size 17
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Kolkata, India
  • Ends Amritsar, India
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • 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" trip is a guided cultural, religious and historic sites tour that takes 15 days. You will travel through Shimla, Agra, Kolkata and 5 other destinations in India. "Kolkata To Amritsar" is a small group trip which includes accommodation, 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
5 - Excellent
Based on 5 reviews
  • Linda
  • On Nov 02 2020
5 - Excellent
“A wonderful trip as always.”
  • Jill
  • On Feb 29 2020
5 - Excellent
“On the train journeys, my friend and I were often separated, even though we had booked the holiday together. Sometimes we could swap with others, but I am surprised that we were not booked on the trains as a pair, travelling together as friends. Otherwise an excellent trip.”
  • Michael
  • On Feb 29 2020
5 - Excellent
“It was a great and memorable trip with a very interesting and varied itinerary. The essential part, as mentioned, was having a truly great guide - Pema Bhutia.”
  • Jane
  • On Feb 29 2020
5 - Excellent
“An enjoyable trip and well balanced visits on the whole. ”
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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
  • 14 Breakfasts
  • Lynq Cico Hotel (2 nights)
  • Hotel Tathagat International (1 night)
  • Hotel Silk City (2 nights)
  • Overnight Train from Varanasi to Agra (1 night)
  • Hotel Amar (1 night)
  • The Suncourt Hotel Yatri (2 nights)
  • Ashiana Clarks Inn (3 nights)
  • Hotel Ritz Plaza (2 nights)
  • Driver(s)
  • Bus
  • Boat
  • Train
  • Explore Tour Leader
  • Local Guide(s)
  • Rickshaw
  • 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.


For any tour departures within 31 January 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 31 January 2022, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 59 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

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.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • The average size of this tour is just 12 people.
  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be either fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure or have taken a negative test (rapid antigen or PCR)  within 72 hours of departure.
If you have any question about this tour or need help with planning a trip, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We're ready to help.
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