Mumbai to Delhi

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Travel across India, taking in the clash of sights, cities and cultures that this colourful country is famous for. Explore holy Buddhist caves at Ajanta, admire the mish-mash of architectural styles in Sanchi and stroll by the river in chilled-out Orchha, all the while meeting friendly locals and indulging in spicy delights. From the Dhobi ghats of Mumbai to manic Old Delhi bazaars, this adventure will create amazing memories to last a lifetime.

Itinerary

Day 1 Mumbai

Discover Mumbai's bustling markets and bazaars. Perhaps check out the Gateway of India or take stroll along Chowpatty Beach at sunset, sampling delicacies from street stalls along the way.

Days 2-3 Aurangabad

Nearby Ellora Caves are home to the magnificent Kailasa Temple? Carved out of a single rock, it is the largest monolithic structure in the world.

Day 4 Jalgaon

The caves at Ajanta, en route to Jalgaon, conceal exquisitely detailed rock-hewn chapels and monasteries.

Days 5-6 Omkareshwar

Take a jeep to Omkareshwar, a holy place of great importance to Hindus. See steep fort walls, ancient palaces and colourful bathing ghats.

Days 7-8 Mandu

Go on an optional bike ride out to the Jahaz Mahal - built between two lakes, this phenomenal four-storey structure has a deep pool with an ingenious filtration system that looks like a coiled snake.

Day 9 Ujjain

Spend the night in an ashram located on the banks of a river. Culturally this a great pilgrimage spot for Hindus from all over the world.

Day 10 Sanchi

A melting pot of Buddhist architectural wonders, expect to see fine examples of creative art and sculpture along with temples, monasteries and stupas on an exploration of Sanchi.

Days 11-13 Orchha

Bursting with temples and palaces, Orchha is a lovely town in which to relax. In free time, take a stroll by the river, visit a local community project, or perhaps watch a puja ceremony?

Days 14-15 Delhi

The journey comes to a close in vibrant Delhi. There's plenty to see here. Haggle for a souvenir in the bazaars of Old Delhi, marvel at the Qutb Minar, explore India's largest mosque or escape the chaos at the Indira Gandhi Museum.

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