National Geographic Journeys

North India Highlights

  • Duration 8 Days | Round-trip Delhi
  • Group Size Max 16
  • From $1,781 AUD
Call 1300 363 742

Trip Overview

The Taj Mahal took 20,000 workers and 1,000 elephants 22 years to complete, yet it only takes a moment to recognize its utter beauty. Whether strolling in its serene shadows or walking the streets of Delhi, feel the evocative allure of northern India on an eight-day journey. Learn about the G Adventures-supported New Delhi Streetkids Project, spend the night in a traditional village home, and explore the “Pink City” of Jaipur with a local historian.

Trip Highlights

  • Discover the stunning Taj Mahal and the ancient city of Fatehpur Sikri.
  • Explore the palaces of Jaipur, see the impressive stepwells of Abhaneri, and hear a talk by a local historian.
  • Meet with elders in a rural village and spend the night in a traditional home.
  • Take a walking tour of Delhi with a local young adult from the G Adventures–supported New Delhi Street Kids Project.

Itinerary - 8 Days

Day 1 Delhi

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer is included through Women on Wheels, a G Adventures–supported project that trains and employs local women.

Day 2 Delhi/Agra

Enjoy a youth-led walk through Delhi with G Adventures-supported City Walk project. Later, explore Old Delhi with our CEO before an afternoon drive to Agra. (1B)

Day 3 Agra

Spend the day visiting the highlights of the walled city of Agra. Visit the beautiful tombs of Mirza Ghiyas Beg, often called the “Baby Taj.” Venture into Agra Fort, then encounter the world’s most incredible monument to love: the Taj Mahal. (1B)

Day 4 Jaipur

Drive to Jaipur today. Stop to explore the deserted Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri and the village of Abhaneri, which has one of India’s deepest and largest step wells (tank gardens). (1B)

Day 5 Jaipur

Spend the day discovering the “pink city” of Jaipur, including the hilltop Amber Fort and the City Palace. View the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), and enjoy a talk with a local historian about India’s social fabric and customs. (1B)

Day 6 Sawarda

Drive to the traditional rural village of Sawarda. Meet the town elders to discuss life here. Stay the night in a guesthouse in the village. (1B, 1D)

Days 7 & 8 Delhi

Drive back to Delhi. Depart at any time the following day. (2B)

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North India Highlights

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