The Experience

From the beautiful symmetry of the Taj Mahal to the unforgettable backwaters of Kerala, this comprehensive Indian journey is a photographer’s delight. Walk along the sacred Ganges River in Varanasi and explore Abhaneri’s carved stepwells in the North before flying south to search for tigers in the wild and exotic spices in relaxed hill stations. With an intriguing combination of included activities and free time, city streets and rural spirit, you’re sure to gain an understanding of the people and some insight into this fascinating land. What’s Included india encompassedindia encompassed All internal flights. Walking tour with a guide from the Planeterra-supported New Delhi Streetkids Project. Old Delhi walk with stops at the Jama Masjid, Gurduwara, Chandni Chowk, spice markets and Connaught Place. Taj Mahal and I’timad-ud-Daulah (Baby Taj) entrance. Red Fort entrance and guided tour. Fatehpur Sikri monuments entrance and guide. Amber Fort and Hawa Mahal tour (Jaipur). Orchha Palace complex visit. Western Temple complex visit. River Ganges boat trips at sunrise and sunset, including candle flower ceremony. Fort Kochi orientation walk. Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary walk. Mudumalai National Park safari. Chaumundi Temple and Mysore Palace visit. Mamallapuram Shore Temple visit. Pondicherry orientation walk. Madurai cycle-rickshaw ride and Sri Meenakshi temple visit. Cardamom hills spice plantation tour. Kerala backwaters homestay with guide. 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 2 dinners. (Allow USD445-590 for meals not included.) Hotels/guesthouses (25 nts), sleeper train (1 nt), homestay (1 nt, multi-share). Train, local bus, charter bus, auto-rickshaw, boat, plane. Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides. Small group experience; Max 15, avg 10

The Route

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