This trip covers most interesting destinations of Northern India and takes you deep inside the Himalayas to discover village life. India is home to a huge variety of languages, religious beliefs, historical, architectural & archaeological treasures: an area influenced by many over the centuries, including the British Raj.


Historical and Cultural Delhi – Toy train - Shimla & the Raj - Farming villages and foothill communities – Sarahan Temple – Bhaba Valley – Rampur - Satluj Valley - Hot Springs Tattapani - Taj Mahal

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What's Included

Rooms on a shared-room basis and including breakfasts

All Hotels and Spas, Home Stays, Heritage and Modern Hotels (3 Star)

All drop offs and pickups. Transport/Driver with Jeeps outlined in the above itinerary

All meals during the trekking trip

Trekking guide, Inner-line Trekking Permit and all Camping

Horses and mules to carry the heavy bags and all trekking equipment (you only need to carry your day pack)

Guides for sightseeing in towns

All A/C train tickets, booked in advance

Domestic flight/Car from Kullu (Bhunter) to New Delhi

All transport from entry airport to departure, including train tickets and A/c cars with private drivers according to the itinerary

Single supplement: £375

What's Not Included

International Flights not included.

Entrance tickets into Temples & Monuments (please allow approx. £70pp)

Dinners or lunches (except during Home Stays and trekking)


Accommodation and all Tours are subject to availability

Group numbers - Minimum 4 and Maximum 8 people  

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Day One:

Arrive in Delhi

Morning: Airport Pick UP

Day: Check in at Hotel

Afternoon: Sughtsee in Delhi

Day Two:

Trains of India! - Delhi to Shimla

Day: Take the early morning Shatabadi Express train to Kalka and change to the Himalayan Queen narrow gauge train to Shimla travelling through majestic scenery

Overnight: Enjoy a stay at our Shimla or Naldehra Farmstay in the hills

Day Three:

Shimla to Sarahan

Day: Depart Shimla to Sarahan via coach or jeep, with regular rest breaks throughout the spectacular ascent through the Satluj river valley and foothills

Late Afternoon: Enjoy a short afternoon trek

Evening: Overnight at Hotel or Guest House in Sarahan

Day Four:

Trekking from Kafnu

Morning: Enjoy a fascinating road journey via Katgaon village to Kafnu (3-4 hours) Trek Base

Afternoon: 2-3 hours afternoon trek to help acclimatise, including visiting local villages in the hills (2,360m)

Overnight: Enjoy a stay in Kafnu with a local family.

Day Five:

Trek Day 1 - From Kafnu to Mulling Camp (5hrs) at 3,200m

Day: Trekking from Kafnu to Mulling Camp (3,280m): Height gained 877m (5hrs)

First day we take an easy ascent through the Alpine hills, riverside and woods to top of the tree line.

Overnight: Camping.

Day Six:

Trek Day 2 - Fom Mulling to Kara (4hrs) 3,560m

Day: Trekking from Mulling – Kara (3,560m) Height gained 280m (4hrs)

Gentle start while leave all the tree line behind and then uphill trek to Kara a beautiful valley in the Himalayas. Overnight camping

Day Seven:

Trek Day 3 - Circular trek from Kara (5hrs) to high point at 4,300m

Day: Circular trek up to 4200m and then trek down to Mulling

Overnight: Camp camping at 3,280m

Day Eight:

Trek Day 4 - From Mulling to Kafnu (5hrs) 2,323m

Day: Descending trek from Mulling to Kafnu and drive to Rampur: Trek down for 3-4 hours and drive to Rampur after lunch on the way

Overnight: Hotel Hot Springs, Rampur

Day Nine:

Hot Springs Tattapani

Day: What better way to relax after your 4 days trekking than with a short drive by the river to relax in the hot springs and by the lake.

Evening: Visit to local village for dinner with family

Overnight: Hotel Hot Springs, Rampur

Day Ten:

Shimla - Community Projects & Delhi Transfer

Day: Meet people from local communities in the village to get involved in a sustainable development project

Afternoon: Drive to Shimla

Evening: Dinner at the Shimla Mall and luxury night bus to Delhi

Day Eleven:

Delhi - The Taj Mahal and Agra Fort

Morning: Arrive early in Delhi and drive to a restaurant for breakfast

Day: Train to Agra to visit the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort

Afternoon: After a late lunch and shopping take the late afternoon train to Delhi

Overnight: Delhi

Day Twelve:

Flight Home from Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport

Day: Early shopping in the bazaars in Delhi and drive to the airport to catch the flight home.

Day Thirteen:

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