This is a 14-16 day North India tour that is ideal for young travelers looking to backpack across Northern India. You will travel across Rajasthan, visiting the magical desert town of Jaisalmer, the beautiful blue town of Jodhpur, the city of lakes i.e. Udaipur, the spiritual town of Pushkar and more.
Delhi – Agra – Jaipur – Jaisalmer – Jodhpur – Udaipur – Pushkar – Delhi
Route on googlemaps
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Modes of transport for North India budget tour
This is an economical tour as your primary mode of travel would be trains. Trains are fast, dependable and great way to both experience North India and interact with Indians. We love travelling by train and the feedback from our travelers has invariably been that it was a delightful cultural experience and comfortable (Especially when travelling A/C class).
Where will you stay?
A mix of hostels that are very safe, fun and a good place to meet other travelers, home stays and small guest houses. In Jaisalmer you can camp in the desert. The mix of accommodation would again ensure your trip is very budget friendly and at the same time you are staying at very safe places where you meet other travelers or live with an Indian family.
Cost of the tour
The cost of the tour would vary between USD 400 (Euros 310) to USD 550 (Euros 430) per person depending on the following
- What time of the year you are travelling
- If you prefer to always travel by A/C train (or sleeper class is fine)
- If you like having a private room at all times (or dorms are perfect)
- If you are travelling alone or a couple/group
The cost includes
- Overnight stay throughout your trip
- All train tickets
- Taxi and driver between cities when train is not possible
- India Someday planning and bookings fees
- All taxes
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Highlights of travels in North India
It is often said that India is not a holiday, but an experience. Travelling across North India will leave you with memories of a lifetime. Highlights of your India experience will vary from traveller to traveer, but here are some highlights that you can look forward to.
1. The awe-inspiring Delhi City
Delhi can be overwhelming, but at the same time it is very. With centuries of history, interesting architecture and great food you can expect to see a mix of charm and bustle in Old Delhi and a glistening manicured lawns in New Delhi. Getting around Delhi can be surprisingly easy with the amazing new Metro system.
Click here to read impressions of Delhi as experienced by your young travelers from Austria
2. The endless Desert and magical town of Jaisalmer
Jaisalmer is truly worth the effort it takes to get there. You’ll be taking an overnight train from Jaipur to reach Jaisalmer. The old city is beautiful, crafted in rock, stone and sand. It is by the edge of a vast desert where you’ll spend the nights, after watching the most amazing sunsets.
3. Riding the Indian Trains
Trains in India are a fascinating experience. There is a distinct buzz of energy at the railway stations, and you get lovely chai on the trains. You get to see Indian families and often interact with them. As the train moves between your destinations you get beautiful views of the Indian countryside and little villages.
4. Mouth watering North Indian food
For a foodie, India is the ultimate paradise. You can treat yourself to amazing naans (Indian bread) and curry, lassi, Indian sweets and more. At your homestays you will definitely enjoy some of the best Indian food. Do remember, Indian food can be a little spicy.
5. Meet locals and fellow travellers
Since you will be staying at a mix of hostels and hotels during your tour across North India you would get to meet both Indian families and a lot of other travellers during your trip.
6. Of course! The Taj Mahal
You would be visiting the Taj Mahal. Do not miss the Agra Fort or the Baby Taj while you are in Agra.
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7. Udaipur, The Romantic Lake city
One of your last stops will be at the beautiful lake city of Udaipur. The following image might give you a glimpse of how beautiful it is.
Contact us to help you plan your India trip
The following tour can be customized to the no. of days you are looking at travelling or places you’d like to see. In fact, we can help you plan trips to anywhere in India irrespective of your budget.
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