North India Explorer

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 16 days
  • tour type Group Tour
  • age requirement 14+ yrs
  • Starts New Delhi, India
  • Ends Kolkata , Tours to India
  • Delhi Explore India's bustling capital by metro and rickshaw
  • Jaipur, Agra and Udaipur Discover India's glorious Moghul heritage
  • Varanasi Witness the evening aarti ceremony in the holy Hindu city
  • Ganges sailing Spend two days drifting past the timeless landscapes of the sacred Ganges by traditional sail boat
The North India Explorer tour starts in New Delhi and ends in Kolkata. It is a cultural, religious and historic sites tour that takes 16 days taking you through New Delhi, Allahabad, Pushkar and 5 other destinations in India. North India Explorer is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

This trip covers the diverse cities and landscapes of one of the most culturally rich regions in India as we travel by train, bus and even sail on a traditional boat on the mighty Ganges. From the crowded markets and important buildings in the capital of Delhi to the historically rich Kolkata, this journey packs in a wealth of highlights. Beyond the Golden Triangle- As well as seeing Delhi, Agra & Jaipur, we journey to Pushkar for a camel safari and discover the historical riches of the lake city of Udaipur Ganges River sailing- Cruise on India's most sacred river, otherwise known as the 'Ganga' and camp under the stars on its banks Varanasi and Kolkata- Experience the Ganga Aarti ceremony on the ghats of the Ganges and spend some free time in colonially influenced Kolkata
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Based on 77 reviews
John's review for another Explore tour
5 - Excellent
  • John
  • On Dec 11 2019
“Keep up the good work. This, our second trip with Explore was just as good as our first.”
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5 - Excellent
  • Gillian
  • On Dec 11 2019

I think this was my 25th trip with Explore. I'm sure it won't be my last. Bring back camping, please!”
Von's review for another Explore tour
4 - Very Good
  • Von
  • On Dec 11 2019
“I didn't want it to end!! A week flew by and was a truly wonderful week. I can recommend the trip 100% if you are looking for a relaxing trip with snorkelling (the snorkelling is what first attracted me to the trip). ”
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  • Day 1 : Join trip in Delhi
  • Day 2 : Optional Old Delhi tour. Overnight train to Udaipur
  • Day 3 : Arrive Udaipur
  • Day 4 : Free day in Udaipur
  • Day 5 : AM train to Ajmer. Transfer to Pushkar by jeep
  • Day 6 : In Pushkar
  • Day 7 : AM local bus to Jaipur. PM orientation tour
  • Day 8 : AM optional visit to Amber Fort
  • Day 9 : AM train to Agra. PM free
  • Day 10 : In Agra. Overnight train to Allahabad
  • Day 11 : Arrive Allahabad. Drive to Batoli Ghat and board boats
  • Day 12 : Sail to Varanasi
  • Day 13 : In Varanasi
  • Day 14 : In Varanasi. Overnight train to Kolkata
  • Day 15 : Arrive Kolkata.
  • Day 16 : Trip ends in Kolkata (Calcutta)
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  • 4 nights comfortable hotel
  • 3 nights simple overnight train
  • 7 nights simple hotel
  • 1 night simple camping
  • 12 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
  • Boat, Public Bus, Rickshaw, Taxi, Train
  • Explore Tour Leader, Boat Crew, Driver(s)
  • Any international flights to New Delhi and from Kolkata 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 North India Explorer tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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A deposit of 128 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 59 days before departure. For any departures within 11 February 2020 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

North India Explorer 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 North India Explorer 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 North India Explorer 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.
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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