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13 Day India Cities, Palaces, & Nature Tour From $1976pp (Online Only)

Set out on an incredible journey with this India Cities, Palaces, & Nature adventure tour, where the tranquillity of the outdoors and the rush of adventure come together to create a truly unique experience.

Departing from the vibrant New Delhi, this 13 day guided group tour invites you to explore the unknown, take in the unexpected, and embrace the energy of India’s best destinations. Generations of spiritual self-discovery seekers have come to India to find their true selves – and now it’s your chance to do the same.

Rich in incredible history and breathtaking scenery, India Uncovered allows you to dive deep into the culture and create unforgettable memories. With an epic guide leading the way, and an amazing group to share your journey, there really is no better way to explore this mesmerising country.

Visit the Taj Mahal – one of the new seven wonders of the world, look for tigers on a safari and learn a Bollywood dance or two. Tick off four UNSECO world heritage sites in one incredible trip.

From the pink palace of Jaipur to the serenity of Pushkar’s temples, we can guarantee you are in for an adventure of a lifetime with this one.

  • Money Icon Now Only $1976
  • Clock Icon 13 Days / 12 Nights

India Cities, Palaces, & Nature Itinerary

Day 1: Meet Your Group & Discover Delhi

Get yourselves ready for the most epic 13 day trip. Starting in Delhi, greet your new friends who will be your travel companions for the next 2 weeks. Your tour guide will be waiting for you with enthusiasm and a sense of adventure. Check into your accommodation, relax, then head out to Delhi’s bustling streets for some welcome drinks to get to know your new travel mates.

Day 2: Explore Delhi

This morning you’ll be exploring New Delhi through the eyes of a local. Set off on a walking tour through lively streets and colourful storefronts. Your tour is organised by the Salaam Balak Trust, a non-profit organisation helping the street children in Delhi. You’ll get the chance to visit their headquarters and learn of all the help they provide for those living on the streets – so you know your time in New Delhi is going towards a good cause. After a meaningful morning, visit famous sights such as the India gate war memorial and Rashtrapati Bhavan. This evening you’ll be boarding the overnight train to your next destination, Udaipur.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 3: Udaipur Sunset Cruise

Welcome to Udaipur, also known as the ‘Venice of the East’. Arrive bright and early off of the overnight train and the day is yours to explore. The beautiful lakes and breathtaking architecture will take you by surprise. Then meet back up in the afternoon to cruise through the tranquil waters of Lake Pichola on a sunset cruise. Enjoy a mouthwatering traditional Indian dinner as you enjoy the picturesque sights of the city.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 4: Explore Udaipur

Enjoy a guided walking tour of the city where you’ll dive into the rich history of Udaipur. Visit architectural wonders such as the City Palace and Jagdish Temple, with intricate engravings and ornate towers to marvel at. Then explore the remarkable gardens of Saheliyon-ki-bari for a touch of nature in the middle of the busy city. Relax by the lake, explore the markets, and enjoy another delicious dinner with your group.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 5: Pushkar Retreat

It’s time for your next adventure, to one of India’s oldest cities. Escape to a tranquil retreat away from the city, but not too far from the eternal spiritual high that the holy town of Pushkar provides. You have an early wake-up call tomorrow, so take it easy, relax by the pool, take in the scenery, and make the most of this peaceful time.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6: Explore Pushkar

Don’t worry, your early start today is worth it, because it’s time to visit Savitri Mata Temple just in time for the most beautiful sunrise with breathtaking views of the city below. Then you’ll visit the well-known eighth century Brahma Temple and the heavenly Pushkar Lake before enjoying a leisurely afternoon. Enjoy the peaceful surroundings, have a drink or two, swim in the pool, and enjoy dinner at the hotel.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7: Jaipur Cooking Class & Bollywood Dance

Today is a day full of flavour as you head to Jaipur – full of delicious spices and Bollywood magic. Get to know a local family where you’ll join an Indian-style cooking class to learn how to spice things just right. Of course, you’ll get to enjoy the fabulous meals you’ve just whipped up before heading to Rajmandir cinema for an epic Bollywood experience. Lose yourself in a whirlwind of colour, music, and good times as you dance the night away.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8: Explore The Pink City

Get ready to be immersed into a world of pink! Today’s an exciting day as you explore the city and visit the famous Pink Palace. Head up to the fort in a 4×4 for a fun experience, with amazing views of the whole pinkwashed city. Then, visit the Hawa Mahal, one of the most spectacular architectural designs in India that resembles an optical illusion. Its 953 windows are an absolute must see.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 9: Jaipur to Ranthambore

Today is adventure time, as you’ll be visiting the enormous wildlife reserve known as Ranthambore National Park. Home to tigers, leopards, marsh crocodiles, and more, this will be an unforgettable experience. You’ll have time to explore the area and go to the hilltop Ranthambore Fort. Then, attend a Tiger talk to learn more about these incredible creatures and about the nation’s significant efforts in conservation. Stay the night and enjoy an included dinner, and get ready for one of the most epic day’s on your journey yet.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10: Ranthambore National Park Safari

Rise and shine, it’s time for a Wildlife Safari! Head out on fun jeeps into the national park where you’re going to see a tonne of local wildlife, so get your camera’s ready. There are monkeys, crocodiles, deers, and peacocks to see, and if you’re lucky even a wild tiger or two! This encounter will reveal a part of India that you don’t usually see on TV. The surroundings are breathtaking, the wildlife is wonderful, and the experience is unbeatable. Following a fantastic morning, you have the rest of the day to do as you please. Explore the town or simply unwind and enjoy the beautiful sunshine.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11: Āgra Traditional Palace Lunch

Today you’re travelling to Agra, with a stop off at Fatehpur Sikri on the way. A ghost city built between 1571 and 1585 that is renowned for its exquisite old buildings now preserved. Next on the agenda is a very exclusive and one of a kind experience. You’ll be enjoying a traditional lunch in a Palace! Meet your host family for a walk through the organic gardens and in house dairy farm, learn the favourite ingredients used to make your delicious lunch picked fresh from the gardens, and take it all in. Finally, head to Agra Fort, a UNESCO heritage site, before enjoying a relaxing evening.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 12: The Taj Mahal

Today is a true highlight of your time in India and an epic win for the bucket list. The Taj Mahal! Get up early to see a once in a lifetime sunrise over the beautiful marble and gardens of the Taj Mahal. Get your pictures in, take in the surroundings, and learn about the history and construction of the temple. You’ll get to go inside to see the tombs of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan and his wife. After seeing one of the most breathtaking locations in all of its glory, head to Delhi in the afternoon as you’ll be finishing your time in India. Enjoy a farewell dinner and party with excellent food, colourful cocktails, and epic company.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 13: Say Goodbye

It’s time to say goodbye for now. Your guide will be there to help you plan the next steps. We know you’ve had an incredible journey ticking off some epic bucket list destinations and experiences, so what’s next?

Inclusions & Extras

Included

  • 12x Nights Accommodation
  • 19x Meals
  • All transport
  • Experienced TruTravels Guide Throughout Trip
  • Salaam Baalak Trust Walk
  • Delhi Walking Tour
  • Cooking Class
  • Udaipur City Tour
  • Sunrise Temple Trek
  • Taj Mahal Entry
  • Traditional Palace Lunch
  • Wildlife Safari
  • Sunset Boat Trip on Lake Pichola
  • Pink Palace Tour in Jaipur
  • Jeep Ride to the Fort

Excluded

  • Visas
  • Any meals not indicated in the itinerary
  • Flights to and from India
  • Travel Insurance

Tour Type & Availability

Tour Inclusions Price

13 Day India Cities, Palaces, & Nature Tour

Informative Guides, All Accommodation, Some Meals & Activities

$1,976.00

What to bring

  • Passport & Flight Tickets
  • Arrival Information
  • Travel Insurance Documents
  • Light Rain Jacket
  • Insect Repellant

Pick Ups & Departures

The trip starts and finishes in Delhi, India.

Supplier Terms & Conditions

TruTravel Terms & Conditions

Cancellation & Refund Policy:
Refunds will be processed according to the following time frames:
Cancellations more than 60 days: Loss of deposit.
Cancellations 60 days of less: 100% of trip cost.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to reconfirm my bookings?

All bookings must be reconfirmed 48 hours in advance by contacting your tour provider directly using the contact information listed on your tour voucher.

What should I do if my trip is cancelled due to bad weather?

You may either re-schedule directly with the supplier or you can email our support team on [email protected] and include your voucher number, name of product you booked, planned departure date and your contact details. Once you’ve emailed us, you can drop us a line at +61 2 5633 1149.

Do you book tours with flexible dates? If so, how long are they valid for?

Yes, we do have open dated/flexible tickets available. Most tour vouchers are valid for 12 months from date of purchase, however please be aware that you may be subject to supplier price fluctuations. All ticket validity is specified on the tour voucher. If you are unsure of the validity of your voucher, just ask one of our wonderful staff.

What do I do if I need help with an existing booking?

Some tours have extra costs and you should be aware that there may be added expenses. These expenses will differ for each service provider, but some of the more usual extras are: EMC tax, stinger suit hire, luggage storage, sleeping bag hire, linen hire, national park fee, food, insurance, accommodation, equipment hire, petrol levy, etc. We will alert you to extra costs to the extent reasonably practicable. However, you must also check with each individual service provider when you re-confirm your booking.

Do I need travel insurance?

We endorse the recommendation of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade that all travellers take out travel insurance. If you already have travel insurance, please understand that it is your responsibility to ensure that your travel insurance covers you for all of the adventure style travel you have booked with us.

Do you offer payment plans?

Absolutely, we understand that paying off a big trip in one go isn’t always that easy. We offer flexible payment plans to suit all types of travellers with zero interest or fee’s (minimum $100AUD deposit required).

How do I know if my trip is BYO?

Most tour vouchers will specify if your trip is BYO however we recommend asking your tour provider if your trip is BYO when you reconfirm your booking 48 hours prior to departure.

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