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.
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 - 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 Abhāneri, which has one
of India’s deepest and largest step wells (tank
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 — Sāwarda
Drive to the traditional rural
village of Sāwarda. 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)
Offered in partnership with G Adventures, our National Geographic Journeys line blends fun, hands-on exploration, meaningful encounters with people and cultures, and more free time and choices—with the structure and security of traveling in a small group.
Travelers should be in good health and comfortable walking or standing for extended periods of time. Daily activities may include city walking tours, visits to sites, game drives, or easy hikes, with options for more physical activities such as hiking, kayaking, snorkeling and biking.
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All trip prices are per person based on double occupancy. If you're traveling on your own, we'll pair you up with a roommate of the same gender so that you can pay the same rate as other travelers. Prices are subject to change without notice and do not include airfare. All prices and fares are quoted in U.S. dollars.
My Own Room
During your trip, sometimes it's just more convenient and comfortable to have your own room. That's why we offer the "My Own Room" option - a single room all to yourself.
My Own Room Option: From $679
Arrival transfer, transport between destinations
and to/from included activities, and activities as
listed in the itinerary.
Meals Included 7 breakfasts, 1 dinner. Allow an additional
$190–250 for meals not included.
Transportation Van, bus, auto-rickshaw, cycle-rickshaw
You can do whatever you wish during your free time on tour, but if you're in need of suggestions, we've got them. Details about any optional experiences for this trip will be available during the booking process. Please note, these are at an additional cost.