2009 Ancient India:17 day India Tour

2009 Ancient India - 17 days

Witness thousands of the devout bathing in the Ganges at dawn.

Experience the age-old traditions and rituals of India on this 17-day journey to the heart of this ancient land. With traditions dating back thousands of years, India offers rich and vibrant cultures like no other destination in Asia. Experience the highlights of the north, from the frenetic streets and markets of Delhi to the unforgettable sight of the Taj Mahal at dawn, from the humbling spectacle of pilgrims bathing in the Ganges to the desert landscapes of Rajasthan. Seek out the elusive Bengal tiger in Bandhavagarh National Park, shop for jewellery and carpets in the markets of Jaipur and be romanced by the lakeside palaces and gardens of Udaipur. 

Delhi, Varanasi, Bandhavgarh, Taj Mahal, Jaipur, Pushkar, Jodhpur  Udaipur.

Trip grading:
MODERATE to ADVENTUROUS Suitable for travellers with an average level of fitness, independent mobility; a keen sense of adventure is important. Prepare for some long road journeys.

What's included:
15 nights hotel accommodation and 1 overnight train (soft sleeper), all road transport by airconditioned vehicles, all sightseeing as specified (excluding entrance fees), Western tour leader (7 or more travellers) and local English-speaking guides throughout, arrival and departure transfers, breakfast daily, 7 lunches and 4 dinners.

Tour Leader:
Travel Indochina tour leader based on a minimum of 7 people.

Maximum group size:


Not Ready to go Home Yet? Ask us about our 5-day ‘Almora Himalaya Experience’ to give you a taste of another side of India. The warm hospitality of a Kumaoni village homestay, and the secluded trails and villages at the base of the Indian Himalayas await.
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Ask our Travellers:
"This was such a great holiday - dawn at the Ganges in Varanasi, and the special sunset ceremony you organised there, are experiences I will remember for the rest of my life" J. Nolan - USA

Responsible Travel:
We are committed to responsible travel and ensuring a sustainable future for the destinations we visit. Close to Bandhavgarh National Park we visit the fascinating Anantvan project for lunch and a village walk to see and support the work being done on reforestation and sustainable farming with communities bordering the park.

Did you know: Travel Indochina can organise your flights and any additional accommodation. Call us on 1300 138 755 to speak to one of our experts or click here to request a quote.

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Departure dates

Full list

  • 13/01/2009 | Available
  • 10/02/2009 | Available
  • 10/03/2009 | Available
  • 24/03/2009 | Closed
  • 07/04/2009 | Available
  • 29/09/2009 | Available
  • 13/10/2009 | Available
  • 03/11/2009 | Available


  • Days 1 to 2     - Delhi 
  • Days 3 to 4     - Varanasi & Khajuraho
  • Days 5 to 7      - Bandhavgarh
  • Days 8 to 10    - Agra & Jaipur
  • Days 11 to 13  - Pushkar & Jodpur
  • Days 14 to 17  - Jojawar & Udaipur