Religion and spiritual thought have ranked among India’s greatest exports since the dawn of recorded history: Hinduism, Buddhism and Sikhism all originated here, and the country boasts significant populations of Muslims and Christians, too. On this trip, you’ll explore the roots of some of the world’s major religions, visiting temples, shrines and tombs—including the legendary Taj Mahal—sacred to millions while absorbing the rich culture and vibrant daily life of this exciting country. Load up on memory cards; you’re going to need them.
Planeterra-supported Delhi Streetkids walk. Old and New Delhi tour. Golden Temple visit and evening Wagah border ceremony (Amritsar). McLeod Ganj orientation walk. Rishikesh orientation walk. Taj Mahal visit (Agra). Agra orientation walk. Jaipur orientation walk. Pushkar orientation walk. Ajmer Dargah, Bramha Temple and Pushkar Lake visit.
(Allow USD280-350 for meals not included.)
Hotels/guesthouses (12 nts), sleeper train (1 nt).
Train, metro, local bus, charter bus, jeep, cycle-rickshaw, auto-rickshaw.
Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
Small group experience; Max 15, avg 12