Trip Overview

Trip Overview

  • Discover the stunning Taj Mahal and the ancient city of Fatehpur Sikri.
  • Explore the palaces of Jaipur, see the impressive stepwells of Abhāneri, 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

Itinerary

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.

This trip is offered in partnership with
G Adventures.

Day 1: Delhi
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included through Women on Wheels, a G Adventures-supported project.
Day 2: Delhi/Āgra
Enjoy a youth-led walk through Delhi as part of the G Adventures-supported City Walk project. Later, explore Old Delhi with your CEO before an afternoon drive to Agra.
Meals Included:Breakfast
Accommodations:Hotel Seven Hills Tower (or similar)
Day 3: Āgra
Spend the day visiting the highlights of the walled city of Agra including the famed Taj Mahal, Baby Taj, and Agra Fort.
Meals Included:Breakfast
Accommodations:Hotel Seven Hills Tower (or similar)
Day 4: Āgra/Jaipur
Drive to Jaipur, visiting the deserted Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri and the village of Abhaneri, which has one of India's deepest and largest stepwells (tank gardens).
Meals Included:Breakfast
Accommodations:Mandawa Haveli (or similar)
Day 5: Jaipur
Explore the "Pink City," known also as Jaipur, including the Amber Fort, City Palace, and the Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds). Listen to a local historian/scholar discuss the spirituality, social fabric, customs, and traditions of India.
Meals Included:Breakfast
Accommodations:Mandawa Haveli (or similar)
Day 6: Jaipur/Sāwarda
Drive to the rural village of Sawarda where we stay in a heritage home. Exploring this traditional village is like stepping back in time. Walk and meet with locals and explore how urbanization affects village life, modernization and its benefits and disadvantages, as well as simple village customs and traditions.
Meals Included:Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodations:Sawarda Palace (or similar)
Day 7: Sāwarda/Delhi
Drive back to bustling Delhi. Opt to join your CEO for a group dinner.
Meals Included:Breakfast
Day 8: Delhi
Depart at any time.
Meals Included:Breakfast