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West Coast India & Rajasthan by Rail
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Have you ever wondered what its like to travel like a local in India? Well put you on a train to explore the west coast of the country (just like the natives do!) over 12 days. After you experience the Taj Mahal, visit the colourful Rajasthani streets of Jaipur and Udaipur. Relax on the beach in Goa and indulge in fresh seafood right from the coast. This train trip is sure to be a classic get there first.

  • Duration: 12 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
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  • Physical rating: Average
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  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Supplier Tour ID/Link Tour Code: AHWR/145313
  • Starts: Delhi, India
  • Finishes: Goa, India
You will Visit
  • Delhi
  • Goa

Itinerary

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Day 1: Delhi

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included through the G Adventures-supported Women on Wheels project.

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Day 2: Delhi/Āgra

Take the Shatabdi Express train to Agra, with breakfast served on board. Enjoy a guided tour of the impressive Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. Time permitting, opt to visit the Baby Taj.

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Day 3: Āgra/Jaipur

Hop on a Shatabdi Express train in the evening to Jaipur.

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Day 4: Jaipur

Take an orientation walk around town. Take a photo of the Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds) and visit the Amber Fort. Walk around the Old City and markets and opt to visit the City Palace. With free time, choose to visit local artisans in a nearby village, wander the Jantar Mantar, or check out a Bollywood film at the spectacular Art Deco film house, the Raj Mandir.

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Day 5: Jaipur

Enjoy free time to explore Jaipur before boarding an overnight train to Udaipur.

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Day 6: Udaipur

Enjoy an orientation walk, including a visit to the Jagdish Temple and the City Palace, one of the largest royal palaces in India. Attend a Rajasthani cultural show on Gangaur Ghat.

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Day 7: Udaipur

Enjoy a free day in Udaipur.
With free time in Udaipur, opt to check out the many beautiful lakes, take a boat ride, visit the Monsoon Palace for some excellent views, or take an Indian cooking class.

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Day 8: Udaipur/Būndi

Take a train to Bundi to explore the fort and stepwells.

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Day 9: Būndi

Explore Bundi with some free time before an overnight trip on the Mumbai Rajdhani Express train, with dinner on board.

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Day 10: Mumbai

Arrive in the morning in bustling Mumbai, home to 20 million people. Take a walking tour of the Colaba area and see the Gateway of India.

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Day 11: Mumbai/Goa

Catch a morning flight to beautiful Goa. Spend free time relaxing on the beach or exploring the city's monuments.
Opt to visit the many Portuguese-built monuments, wander around the churches of Old Goa (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), or discover Panjim, the capital of the state. Don't forget to indulge in Goan cuisine.

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Day 12: Goa

Depart at any time.

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Arrival transfer included through the G Adventures-supported Women on Wheels project
    • Taj Mahal visit (Agra)
    • Agra Fort visit
    • Jaipur orientation walk
    • Hawa Mahal visit
    • Amber Fort visit
    • Udaipur orientation walk
    • Jagdish Temple and City Palace visit
    • Rajasthani cultural show
    • Bundi Fort and stepwells visit
    • Colaba area walking tour (Mumbai)
    • Gateway of India visit
    • Beach time in Goa
    • Internal flight
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Hotels/guesthouses (9 nts), sleeper trains (2 nts)
    • 1 breakfast, 1 dinner
    Transport
    • Train (seats), train (beds), private vans, walking, plane
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides
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Tour Highlights:
  • Marvel at the iconic Taj Mahal
  • Wander the Rajasthani streets of Jaipur and Udaipur
  • Indulge in laid back beach time in Goa
  • Travel like a local by train from north to south.