22519
India
Highlights of India: Discover Delhi, Agra, Jaipur & Varanasi
Watch the sun rise over the Taj Mahal, experience the Ganges River and its spiritual meaning and much more on this immersion into the history and culture of India.
Rating (4.9)
Program No. 22519RJ
Length
12 days
Starts at
2,399
Flights start at
900

At a Glance

Learn about Sikh culture in a local temple. Watch the sun rise over the Taj Mahal. Visit Varanasi, one of the holiest places along the Ganges River. India's most fascinating treasures are yours to discover on this learning adventure that begins in Delhi and makes its way through Agra, Jaipur and ending in Varanasi. Along the way, share meals with local families, learn how incredible mausoleums and forts were built generations ago and admire architectural relics that are now UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Activity Level
Let's Go!
Walking over varied terrain and cobblestones; extensive driving; hot and humid conditions.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Learn about Sikh culture as you observe prayer at a local temple and volunteer in their soup kitchen.
  • Watch the sun rise and set over the Taj Mahal in Agra, and explore the gardens of Mehtab Bagh.
  • In Varanasi, the holiest city in Hinduism, observe and learn about the daily rituals that people perform at ghats along the Ganges River.

General Notes

Want to extend your adventure? Join us on program 22521 Extension: The Splendor of Nepal.
Featured Expert
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Anurag Srivastava
Licensed as a regional expert by the Indian government, Anurag Srivastava, is intimately familiar with India’s cultural and natural sites. He has led special interest groups to Camel festivals in the North to Elephant festivals in the South. Anurag has in-depth knowledge of Corbett and Ranthambore national parks, reserves established to protect the endangered Bengal Tiger and other native species of the region. Anurag is also a photographer who enjoys capturing images of northern India’s wildlife, nature and culture.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Anurag Srivastava
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