route & tour description

New Delhi,Delhi
Rishikesh,Uttarakhand
Varanasi,Uttar Pradesh
Agra,Uttar Pradesh
Jaipur,Rajasthan
Pushkar,Rajasthan
New Delhi,Delhi

Exploring India can be one of the most rewarding experiences. But it can sometimes get overwhelming if you travel by yourself. As a travel addict who knows how India can be a sensory overload, the travel blogger Ellie Quinn, is organizing a group tour of India for 12 women in January 2020. As a seasoned traveller who runs the blog, The Wandering Quinn, Ellie will help you settle in to the culture shock that India throws your way, but at the same time, you can expect a whole lot of untamed adventures in the company of women who have always wanted to visit India but didn’t want to visit on their own.

Ellie Quinn’s group tour will be a 14 day trip across North India, where 12 women will explore a mix of famous and lesser known cities in India. If you want to be a part of this amazing journey and explore India with Ellie Quinn, join the group tour by clicking here.

The tour starts in New Delhi, a city that’s known for its rich history, bustling streets, energetic nightlife and its street food. Travellers get to stay in the cozy and local home-stay; Life Tree Bed & Breakfast, in New Delhi. After a day of taking it slow, they’ll get to discover historic monuments such as the Red Fort and Jama Masjid. After getting a taste of New Delhi, Ellie will take her travellers to the Yoga capital of the world, Rishikesh.

The three days in Rishikesh are part of the trip where travellers will get some free time to do whatever they want and to relax.. Rishikesh is one of Ellie’s most favourite places in India so this will definitely be an insightful window that opens up to a charming and spiritual land, for you. With Ellie, you’ll get to experience chic cafes overlooking the River Ganges, the chilled out nightlife, the famed Beatles Ashram and more. You even get to witness the evening Aarti ceremony at the banks of the River Ganges. Travellers get to stay at the charmingly comfortably BNB, Seventh Heaven Inn, which offers stunning views of green hills.

After an overnight train, travelers will wake up in the spiritual city of Varanasi, where they’ll be spending 2 days at the Kedareshwar Guest House situated alongside the River Ganges. Expect everything from exploring the Ghats and the back alleys of the city to experiencing a boat ride to witness the beautiful sunrise and the morning Aarti ceremonies. Ellie also has a visit to Sarnath planned for her guests.

For the next destination on the tour, Ellie will be taking her guests to Agra. She will show her travellers how Agra is more than just Taj Mahal, with visits to Mehtab Bagh and Agra Fort, among other places.As a traveler who loves exploring the lesser known places, Ellie decided to include the majestic town of Fatehpur Sikri which the group will visit on the journey from Agra to Jaipur.

In the Pink City of Jaipur travellers get to witness the capital city of Rajasthan for 2 days. With Ellie’s travel experience, guests can expect a good combination of history, culture and entertainment, as a part of their experience. Be it historic sites like the Hawa Mahal and Jantar Mantar or catching a Bollywood movie in the legendary Rajmandir Cinema, Ellie knows just how to give travellers a wholesome experience. Oh, and to give her guests the ultimate royal treatment, Ellie’s guests get to stay in the heritage hotel, Shahpura House.

For the final destination of the trip, Ellie will be taking her guests to the sacred city, Pushkar. The place is packed with temples and has a distinct vibe of its own. With Ellie, her guests will be able to soak in the spiritual vibes of the city. Visits to the Holy Lake and the Brahma Temple will prove to be just that. The hotel Inn Seventh Heaven, that Ellie chooses is also a great place to relax, thanks to its comfortable rooftop setting and the beautiful view it offers. If you think your taste-buds miss familiar flavours, Ellie knows just the right places to indulge in delicious western cuisine. If you want some Yoga or Meditation classes, Ellie even has that covered.

On the final day, you’ll catch a train to New Delhi, where your trip ends, so you can fly back home. All in all, the 14 day group tour planned by Ellie makes sure that her fellow female travellers get the authentic Indian experience. All of this while enjoying the company of fun and like minded women travellers. The trip will include early morning and overnight trains to get from one city to the other, all of which ensure comfort and convenience. Ellie will even be arranging private cars and English speaking guides in certain cities. So if you would love to be a part of this group tour that involves history, culture, adventure and companionship, click here to sign-up.

If you want to know more about Ellie Quinn’s Tour, click here!

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Ideal for

  • Culture & History
  • Yoga
  • Spirituality

Best time

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • Aug
  • Sept
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

Best time

  • Jänner
  • Februar
  • März
  • April
  • Mai
  • Juni
  • Juli
  • August
  • September
  • Oktober
  • November
  • Dezember

Approximate Price

Backpacker

USD 1363.15

Budget

USD 1363.15

Comfort

USD 1363.15

Luxury

USD 1363.15

itinerary

Day 1-2    New Delhi
Stay at Life Tree Bed & Breakfast

Right at the heart of India, and with monuments in every corner of the city, Delhi provides one with an eclectic vibe of India’s rich heritage and culture that the country is so famous for around the world. What makes the capital city a favoured one amongst tourists is also it's close proximity to other tourist hotspots like Jaipur and Agra.

Day 3-5    Rishikesh
Stay at Seventh Heaven Inn, Rishikesh

Rishikesh, the Yoga Capital of the world is the perfect place to go if you are searching for a spiritual and calming experience. With a couple of Ashrams, Hippie Cafes and the perfect view over the Himalayas this city offers enough activities for multiple days.

Day 6-7    Varanasi
Stay at Kedareswar Guest House

A city rich in spirituality, Varanasi sees thousands of visitors who come to cleanse themselves of sins. Amongst the 2000 temples here, the Kashi Vishwanath temple is the most famous one. Many temples are dedicated to Goddess Durga, Kaal Bhairav and Hanuman. One of the to-do things in Varanasi is a visit to the ghats, an experience in itself.

Day 8-8    Agra
Stay at Mohini Homestay

Agra carries with itself not only a comprehensive history but the entire culture of the Mughal dynasty in India. Places like Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikhri hold their own place in history and culture; but the crown jewel of this city is the magnificent Taj Mahal, one of the ‘New 7 Wonders of the World’.

Day 9-10    Jaipur
Stay at Shahpura House

Along with Delhi and Agra, Jaipur is part of the ‘Golden Triangle Tourist circuit of India’. The Rajput Era forts and palaces are a huge part of Rajasthan heritage. The Jaipur City Palace complex, the Nahargarh Fort and the Birla Mandir, are all worth a visit; but the two most illustrious monuments are the Jantar Mantar and Amer Fort.

Day 11-13    Pushkar
Stay at Inn Seventh Heaven, Pushkar

Devotees flock to Pushkar to worship Brahma, the Hindu God of Creation. The temples of Brahma and Saraswati are unlikely to be found anywhere else in India. The Pushkar Lake is also a spiritually significant lake with evening prayers taking place on the Varah Ghat. Since Pushkar is surrounded by a desert, camel safaris in the area are popular.

Day 14-14    New Delhi
Stay at

Right at the heart of India, and with monuments in every corner of the city, Delhi provides one with an eclectic vibe of India’s rich heritage and culture that the country is so famous for around the world. What makes the capital city a favoured one amongst tourists is also it's close proximity to other tourist hotspots like Jaipur and Agra.

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