India - 15 Days

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Kolkata to Amritsar – Rail Journeys 15 days

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

From November to April

Price starts at $2880.00cad p.p. twin occ.

Accommodation: 13 nights comfortable hotels; 1 night simple overnight train.

Itinerary

Day 1
Kolkata

Join trip in Kolkata

Day 2
Kolkata

Explore the bustling city of Kolkata

Day 3
Bodh Gaya

Travel to the Buddhist town of Bodh Gaya, an important pilgrimage site

Day 4
Bodhi tree; Varnasi

See the sacred Bodhi tree, under which Buddha attained enlightenment. Take a train to Varanasi

Day 5
Sarnath's temples

Visit Sarnath’s temples and sail on the Ganges

Day 6
Free morning to explore

Free morning before an overnight train to Agra.

Day 7
Red Fort, Agra

Discover Agra’s imposing Red Fort and the deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri

Day 8
Taj Mahal

Visit the Taj Mahal at sunrise. Travel to Delhi

Day 9
New Delhi

Explore New Delhi and the narrow lanes of the old city

Day 10
Kalka Shatabdi

Travel on the Kalka Shatabdi and Toy Train to Shimla

Day 11
Shimla's Vice Regal Lodge

Take a walking tour to see Shimla’s Vice Regal Lodge

Day 12
Shimla

Free time to explore the former hill station of Shimla

Day 13
Amritsar

Travel to the holy Sikh city of Amritsar

Day 14
Golden Temple

Visit the Golden Temple and the border with Pakistan.

Day 15
Amritsar

Trip ends in Amritsar

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