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India: Land of Mystics

A land of quite spectacular diversity, India straddles the vast gulf between its past and its present with equal ambivalence. In a world of instant gratification and media overload, it can still manage to excite and enthral the senses of even the most jaded traveller like few other places on earth. India wears its heart very much on its sleeve and this incredible adventure takes us from the bustling streets of its great capital, on a journey into the very consciousness of this remarkable country.

We will follow in the footsteps of Mughal emperors and colonial overlords, explore the wonderful medieval monuments of Gwalior and Orchha and gaze upon the infamous carvings at the temples of Khajuraho. Seek out the epitome of the natural world – the Bengal tigers at Bandhavgarh National Park. Visiting the timeless setting of Varanasi, one of the oldest and holiest cities on earth, we watch the flowing waters of the Ganges reputedly dividing the worlds of men and gods.

Finally we stand amongst the Buddhist ruins of Bodh Gaya, where the Lord Buddha himself attained enlightenment. All in all this is a wonderful off beat India tour, taking in many cultural highlights.

Highlights:

  • Explore the great historical city of Delhi
  • Discover the architectural splendor of Gwalior & Orchha
  • See the majestic temples of Khajuraho
  • Go in search of Bengal tigers at Bandhavgarh National Park
  • Varanasi, one of the oldest and holiest cities on earth.
  • Visit the important Buddhist sites of Bodh Gaya and Sarnath
  • Explore the historical and cultural highlights of Kolkata


Tour Includes:
  • Full services of a Wild Frontiers Tour Leader with local guides and drivers
  • 13 breakfasts, 14 lunches, 14 dinners (typically in local restaurants where viable)
  • Drinking water throughout
  • All transport (minibuses, train, shared safari canter and river boat).
  • 14 nights' accommodation (11 in hotels - including 1 night in a heritage hotel and 1 night in a 5 star hotel in Delhi - 2 nights in a jungle lodge, and 1 night on an overnight train)


  • * Please note that our December departure of this tour does not finish in Kolkata but instead fly's back to Delhi. Please refer to the December dossier for full details **


ALL OUR SMALL GROUP TOURS HAVE NO LOCAL PAYMENTS, HIDDEN EXTRAS OR COMPULSORY SINGLE SUPPLEMENTS

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Central India: Gwalior to Varanasi


Tour Details


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Departure: 5th November 2017

Tour Status: Available

Duration: 15 Days

Land only price: $3,514 -

Optional Single Supplement: $723

Max Group Size: 12

Wild Miles: 8350 -


What's Included:
Tours are generally on a full board basis with no local payments, hidden extras or compulsory single supplements

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Central India: Gwalior to Varanasi


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Nigel

Book a stay on the Sukoon - one of the most luxurious houseboats on Dal Lake.

Jonny
Jonny

While in Delhi, have dinner at 'Veda' - the food is great and the vibe chic.

Michael
Michael

Visit the College Street Coffee House, the historical hub of intellectual debate in Calcutta.

Dan
Dan

Staying in Srinagar, take a shakara through the old town, along the Bund. It's not on the normal tourist circuit and is fascinating.

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