Kolkata to Goa by Rail
This trip is a cornerstone of our Rail offerings, and for good reason. Skip the traditional backpacking route and hop on board a few trains you'll get just as much of an Indian education and adventure, but with a unique look at the country via rail. From touring the Taj Mahal to enjoying a local lunch in Kalimpong to visiting the seaside town of Goa, this train trip hits many of India's highlights with plenty of time to disembark and get to know your surroundings. If you need an escape from the everyday, India is the perfect destination. Come aboard and explore it.
Ride a toy train in Darjeeling, get spiritual in Varanasi, marvel at the iconic Taj Mahal, wander the Rajasthani streets of Jaipur and Udaipur, savour the cuisine of seaside Goa.
Train (seats), train (beds), toy train, private van, walking, plane.
Hotels/guesthouses (19 nts), sleeper train (4 nt).
Victoria Memorial visit. Ganges ferry ride. Manual Dham Temple visit (Kalimpong). Deolo Hill visit (Kalimpong). Gangtok orientation tour. Rumtek Monastery day trip. Darjeeling orientation tour. Local lunch. Tiger Hill sunrise visit. Tea estate visit. Mahakal Temple visit. Peace Pagoda visit. Toy Train to Kurseong. Evening ghats visit (Varanasi). Sunrise boat trip on the Ganges. Sarnath visit. Lucknow orientation tour. Bara Imambara visit. Taj Mahal visit (Agra). Agra Fort visit. Jaipur orientation walk. Amber Fort visit. Udaipur orientation walk. Jagdish Temple and City Palace visit. Rajasthani cultural show. Bundi Fort and stepwells visit. Colaba area walking tour (Mumbai). Gateway of India visit. Beach time in Goa. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
Day 24 Goa
Depart at any time.
Day 13 Delhi
Enjoy a free day in Delhi.