India

Duration:

9 days & 8 nights

Early Signup: From $1,595

Regular: From $1,795

or $195 Down

THE EXPERIENCE

Welcome to India!

India has a rich ancient history and deep cultural roots. Most travelers who have visited the country revere its customs and traditions, and its vast range of geography has made it one of the top tourist destinations. 

Your itinerary will focus on the northern state of Rajasthan. This region of India is world-renowned for its historical hill forts and palaces, diverse cultures, and flavorful cuisines.

Begin your journey in the hustle and bustle of Delhi, exploring markets full of spices and cultural crafts. Venture down to Agra to experience the Taj Mahal, one of the most beautiful buildings ever created. Discover the diverse landscapes of Ranthambore National Park and spot wildlife on a safari tour before wrapping up your trip in the Pink City of Jaipur.

If you're eager to experience a country's rich culture while visiting its top attractions, then this India trip is perfect for you!

Start

Start: Please arrive at Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) by 3:00 p.m.

Finish

Finish: The trip will end at Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) at 12:00 p.m.

Airfare booking details will be sent after registration--please wait to book your flight until you receive further instructions.

Physical Activity:

Light

This trip is relaxing and includes light activities with optional moderate activities. Participants can decide how much time they spend being active. No physical preparation is required to make the most of the experience.

Physical Activity:

Moderate

This trip is a good mix of activity and relaxation and includes moderate physical activities. Participants should expect to be active 3-4 hours most days. An active lifestyle is helpful though not required to enjoy the trip.

Physical Activity:

High

This trip is for those who enjoy being physically challenged and reaping the rewards. It includes moderate to intense physical activities and participants should expect to be active 6-8 hours most days. Participants should have an active lifestyle.

Cancellation Policy:

Very Flexible

This trip has a 30-day cancellation policy. Give us at least 30 days notice and you can switch your trip for free, or we'll hold your Experience Credits for future use.

Cancellation Policy:

Flexible

Because this trip has non-refundable tickets we have a 60-day cancellation policy. Give us at least 60 days notice and you can switch your trip less $195, or we'll hold your Experience Credits for future use.

Cancellation Policy:

Flexible

Because this trip has non-refundable tickets we have a 60-day cancellation policy. Give us at least 60 days notice and you can switch your trip for free, or we'll hold your Experience Credits for future use.

Trip Overview

Day 1

Welcome to India!

Arrive at Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) by 3:00 p.m. and take included transportation to your hotel in Delhi.

Delhi is the capital of India and is regarded as the nation's heart. The city consists of two distinct areas: Old Delhi, which is historic, and New Delhi, which was designed by the British during colonial times.

Get to know your new friends while enjoying some delicious Indian cuisine and begin to settle into your new surroundings.

Day 2

Explore Old Delhi

Tune up your senses and prepare for an introduction to the hustle and bustle of one of the world’s most populated cities! Wander through the alleyways of Old Delhi on a walking tour of the famous Chandni Chowk and Asia’s largest wholesale spice market, Khari Baoli.

Explore Sheeshganj Gurudwara to learn about the Sikh religion. Next, visit Delhi’s oldest mosque, Jama Masjid, an architectural masterpiece hailed as the city’s most beautiful building.

Experience Qutub Minar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most iconic monuments in Delhi. The “victory tower” consists of five stories with intricate carvings and inscriptions from the Koran.

Day 3

Agra and the Taj Mahal

Board the express train from Delhi to the city of Agra, home to the Taj Mahal and known for its lavish crafts, rugs, and leather goods.

Explore the maze of buildings and underground sections of the Agra Fort, a massive red-sandstone structure built in 1565 under Emperor Akbar's commission.

Have lunch at Sheroe’s Café, a restaurant run by female acid attack survivors, and listen as they share their stories and discuss many of the issues around acid attacks in India.

Any trip to India must include a visit to the Taj Mahal, regarded by many as the best example of Mughal architecture and a symbol of India's rich history.

Day 4

Ranthambore Fort

Journey via train to Ranthambore National Park, one of the premier national parks of India. Nature has reclaimed ancient fortresses and temples in this place, which is also teeming with wildlife.

Explore the mighty Ranthambore Fort, a historical area that has seen numerous attacks and conquests. The fort's beautiful ruins have an aesthetic appeal that attracts the vision and minds of anyone who sees this masterpiece.

Dine at the resort’s restaurant, learn more about your travel buddies, and rest up for a full day of safari drives.

Day 5

Ranthambore National Park

Ranthambore National Park is home to mesmerizing landscapes with exotic lakes, dense deciduous trees, water holes, and abundant wildlife, including Bengal tigers.

Explore this famous national park comfortably from the seat of a safari vehicle. You will spend your day game viewing, bird watching, and stopping at the watering holes to spot animals in their natural habitat.

In the evening, relax at the resort with a spa treatment or gazing up at the skies during an astronomy activity, both optional.

Day 6

Amber Fort – The Pride of Jaipur

After leaving Ranthambore National Park, you'll travel to Jaipur, one of India's most fascinating destinations.

Experience the ornate palaces, courtyards, and temples of the Amber Fort, a significant place in Rajasthan's history. Walk up to the Amber Palace and observe a perfect blend of Hindu and Muslim architecture while enjoying excellent views of the countryside and town below.

Enjoy a free evening to explore this enchanting city's beautifully illuminated historical monuments, bustling markets, and delicious street food.

Day 7

Experience the Pink City

Experience Jaipur’s rich heritage in eco-friendly rickshaws driven by expert women drivers. Your trip provides economic opportunities to these women in an environmentally friendly means of transport to help address growing pollution levels in the country.

Visit Albert Hall, Jaipur’s oldest museum, for a glimpse into Rajasthan’s royal past before heading to Chaurah Rasta, the city's most famous market.

Tour the City Palace, an architectural delight in the center of Jaipur. The palace is built of red and pink sandstone and has vast courtyards surrounded by several smaller arched palaces transformed into museums.

Day 8

Return to Delhi

Make your way back to Delhi while reflecting on your adventures over the past week with your new travel buddies.

Soak up your last hours in India with free time to shop at markets, visit historical attractions, or visit the Lodhi Gardens to discover nature in this bustling metropolis.

Gather with the group this evening and enjoy your last dinner of authentic Indian cuisine. 

Day 9

Relaxation & Departure

On the final day of our adventure, wake up and soak in the last morning in India together. 

Enjoy one more cup of Indian tea while reflecting on your time spent in this fantastic country, and be sure to make plans to keep in touch with your new community of travel friends.

Your group will have private transportation provided to take you to the airport for your flight back home.

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What's Included:

  • 9 days & 8 nights shared accommodations in hotel rooms
  • 8 breakfasts, 3 lunches, & 7 dinners
  • Old Delhi walking tour
  • Visit to Jama Masjid in Old Delhi
  • Experience Sheeshganj Gurudwara
  • Tour the famous spice market, Khari Baoli
  • Guided tour of Qutab Minar
  • Experience Agra Fort
  • Lunch at Sheroes Café in Agra
  • Visit to Taj Mahal
  • Ranthambore Fort
  • Morning and afternoon safari drives in Ranthambore National Park
  • Experience Amber Fort, the Pride of Jaipur
  • Jaipur Heritage Tour with the Pink City Rickshaw Company
  • Guided tour of the City Palace in Jaipur
  • Private airport pick-up upon arrival
  • Private airport drop-off upon departure
  • Under30Experiences Trip Leader
  • Personal recommendations for optional activities
  • The chance to meet some kick-ass people
  • Access to the Under30Experiences community
  • Taxes always included, never hidden fees, & NO blackout dates

Duration:

9 days & 8 nights

Early Signup: From $1,595

Regular: From $1,795

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