India Experience (from New Delhi to Kovalam)


Tour length 22 daysFrom New Delhi to Kovalam
In-depth Cultural
Fully Guided

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Experience the real India on this comfortable introduction to the cultures of the north and the natural beauty of the south. Travelling from Delhi to Kovalam, see what India has to offer on a 22-day adventure. The country’s highlights and hidden jewels are revealed against a backdrop of green through the Western Ghats and in the vibrant towns of Rajasthan. Visit India's bustling cities contrasted with the quiet repose of tiny fishing villages, along with tea gardens, tribal homes and colonial enclaves. This wonderful introduction to India includes lavish palaces, vibrant bazaars, and the incomparable Taj Mahal, so take time to discover its beating heart.Don’t underestimate the weather at any time of year in India. The weather also varies greatly from north to south. In the summer months, the heat can be extreme. In winter, some travellers have been surprised by the cool evenings. A hat, sunscreen, and clothing that can be layered will serve you well year-round.This trip has some early starts, allowing you to see more of the country in the captivating morning light. Please refer to the Itinerary for more details.Flights and trains can be delayed in northern India between December and February due to fog.We’ll be visiting multiple temples during the trip and during these visits, you must wear clothing that covers the arms, legs, and shoulders.As we'll be walking through varying terrain in national parks and villages, a basic level of fitness and comfortable walking shoes are essential. Leech socks will be provided for the Periyar nature walk.
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Tour ID 1787
Tour length 22 days
Group size 12
Age range 18 - 99

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Intrepid Travel


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Day 1: Delhi
Day 2: Varanasi
Day 3: Varanasi
Day 4: Delhi
Day 5: Jaipur
Day 6: Jaipur
Day 7: Agra
Day 8: Delhi
Day 9: Delhi
Day 10: Chennai
Day 11: Mamallapuram – Puducherry
Day 12: Puducherry
Day 13: Karaikudi
Day 14: Madurai
Day 15: Madurai
Day 16: Periyar
Day 17: Periyar
Day 18: Kochi
Day 19: Kochi
Day 20: Kerala Backwaters
Day 21: Kovalam
Day 22: Kovalam


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