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Kolkata to Amritsar RBA

Visiting: India
Trip Duration 15 Days

Northern India Railway Journey

Travel on India's extensive rail network from Kolkata in the Bay of Bengal to Amritsar's Golden Temple. We travel to India's holiest places including the birthplace of Buddhism in Bodh Gaya and the sacred city of Varanasi. We also sail along the Ganges in a fishing boat and ride on a steam train to an old Himalayan hill station. Travelling mainly by train we get a chance to mix with local families and really get under the skin of the country.

Tour Highlights

  • Bodh Gaya - Visit to the spiritual centre of Buddhism
  • Varanasi - Soak up the atmosphere in this sacred Hindu city
  • Agra - Watch the sunrise over the beautiful Taj Mahal
  • Delhi - Explore Old and New Delhi
  • Shimla - Ride the narrow gauge 'Toy' train
  • Amritsar - Experience the captivating atmosphere of the Golden Temple, the sacred heart of the Sikh faith


Itineraries on some departure dates may differ, please select.

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  • 1
    Join tour in Kolkata

  • 2
    Explore the buslting city of Kolkata

  • 3
    Travel to the Buddhist town of Bodh Gaya

  • 4
    See the Bodhi tree. Take a train to Varanasi

  • 5
    Visit Sarnath's temples and sail on the Ganges

  • 6
    Free morning before an overnight train to Agra

  • 7
    Discover the deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri

  • 8
    Visit the Taj Mahal at sunrise. Travel to Delhi

  • 9
    Explore New Delhi and the narrow lanes of the old city

  • 10
    Travel on the Jan Shatabdi and Toy Train to Shimla

  • 11
    Take a walking tour to see Shimla's Vice Regal Lodge

  • 12
    Free time to explore the former hill station of Shimla

  • 13
    Travel to the holy Sikh city of Amritsar

  • 14
    Visit the Golden Temple and the border with Pakistan

  • 15
    Tour ends in Amritsar

Trip notes

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Kolkata to Amritsar
Why Book this trip
This tour is ideal for anyone wanting to experience India's fantastic rail network. Travelling mainly by train it's a great opportunity to mix with local families and really get under the skin of the country.
Included meals 14 0 0
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Rickshaw, Bus, Train, Boat
13 nights Standard Hotel
1 night Simple Overnight Train
Trip Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader, Local Guide(s)
Group Size
Generally 10 - 16