Explore India's vibrant cities, discover ancient forts and temples, revel in the beauty of Agra's Taj Mahal, stay with the locals in the Kerala backwaters
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If you’re looking for a taste of India’s world-class highlights but still want to explore some of its hidden gems, this action-packed adventure serves up a great combination. Stand in awe of the Taj Mahal's perfection, wander the French Quarter of Pondicherry, search for tigers in the wild—experience the iconic highlights of the North before flying south for even more culture and wilderness. Appreciate the colours of Rajasthan and the Tamil style of the Sri Meenakshi Temple. Our CEO will lead the way and eliminate the hassle so you can experience incredible India.
Arrive at any time.
Take a morning walk through the city with a young adult from the Planeterra-supported New Delhi Streetkids Project. Later, visit Old Delhi, explore the spice markets and visit Jama Masjid and Connaught Place. Drive to Agra in the afternoon.
Visit the Taj Mahal, Red Fort and Baby Taj.
En route to Bharatpur, visit Fatehpur Sikri, the now-deserted former capital of the Mughals. In the afternoon, opt to take a cycle-rickshaw in Keoladeo Ghana National Park.
Visit Abhaneri, known for its beautiful stepwells and the famous Harshat Mata Temple. In the afternoon, reach Jaipur and visit the Hawa Mahal and Amber Fort. Opt to watch a Bollywood movie in Raj Mandir cinema.
Return to Delhi in the afternoon.
Fly to Kochi. Orientation walk in Fort Kochi.
Take a morning train, then scenic drive, to Wayanad. Explore nature trails in Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary and Eddakal prehistoric caves.
Spend the night at the Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary. The sanctuary provides one of the most important refuges for the elephant and bison in India.
Enjoy an included visit to Chaumundi Temple and Mysore Palace.
Take an afternoon train to Chennai and a short bus ride to Mamallapuram where we visit the Shore Temple.
Continue to Pondicherry, a former French territory; learn about Sri Aurobindo Ghose at the ashram.
Drive to Madurai and enjoy a cycle-rickshaw tour of the city and Sri Meenakshi Temple.
Guided tour of the spice plantations in Cardamom Hills.
Go by private bus to Alleppey before switching to a riverboat to the homestay. Experience local life and enjoy a guided walk along the lagoon.
Tour ends on arrival in Kochi. Onward travel can be booked for 4pm or later.