Delhi To Kathmandu Adventure (15 Days)

Delhi, India To Kathmandu, Nepal

Valid for Departures Now Through: 24 Dec 2016

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If you’re looking to experience the diversity of India and Nepal, this 15-day trip contrasts the colourful culture of India with the pristine serenity of Nepal’s Himalayan mountains. From the ghats that line the banks of the Ganges in Varanasi to a 4×4 safari in Chitwan National Park, our expert CEOs will take you through a region of unsurpassed natural beauty and spirituality before revealing to you the rugged Himalayan landscape of Nepal’s magical capital, Kathmandu.

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Itinerary

DAYLOCATION(S)  DESCRIPTION
Day 1Delhi, India

 
  
Day 1 Delhi:There are no planned activities until a welcome meeting around 14:00. Head out for a short orientation walk before an optional welcome dinner with the group.Included Activities:Arrival Day and Welcome MeetingDelhi Orientation Tour
Day 2Delhi, India

 
  
Day 2 Delhi/Jaipur:Travel to the “Pink City.” Explore this beautiful city and opt to watch a Bollywood film.Included Activities:Orientation WalkTransport:Private Vehicle (6.00 hour(s))
Day 3Jaipur, India

 
  
Day 3 Jaipur:Visit the Amber Fort clinging to the surrounding hills and stop and take a photo of the Hawa Mahal, or Palace of the Winds.
Day 4Jaipur, India

 
  
Day 4 Jaipur/Agra:Travel to Agra and visit the Agra Fort and Taj Mahal at sunset.Included Activities:Agra Fort VisitTaj Mahal VisitTransport:Private Vehicle (5.00 hour(s))
Day 5Agra, India

 
  
Day 5 Agra/Orchha:Travel by train and local ‘tempo’ to reach Orchha. Enjoy some time away from India’s bustling city and gain insight into rural life. Visit the Orchha Palace complex to learn more about the ancient history of the city. Make time to enjoy an evening puja ceremony.
Day 6Orchha/Varanasi

 
  
Day 6 Orchha/Varanasi:Visit Tarragram, a unique paper-making plant, set up to assist tribal women from the area. All the paper is made from recycled clothing and wood pulp. After enjoy free time in town. Opt to rent a bike or stroll along the river.
Day 7Varanasi, India

 
  
Day 7 Varanasi:With free time, walk the narrow alleys, visit some of the hundreds of temples and shrines or wander the Old City. Opt to visit the site of the Buddha’s first sermon or sit on the banks of the Ganges watching life unfold around you.
Day 8Varanasi, India

 
  
Day 8 Varanasi:Enjoy a sunrise boat tour along the Ganges before free time in this holy city. Included Activities:Morning Ganges Boat Tour
Day 9Varanasi, India

 
  
Day 9 Varanasi/Lumbini:This is a long travel day to cross into Nepal. Enjoy the changing landscape and get ready to learn about the history and culture of Nepal. Fun fact: Nepal is 15 minutes ahead of India. Set your watch.
Day 10Lumbini/Royal Chitwan National Park

 
  
Day 10 Lumbini/Royal Chitwan National Park (1D):Travel through a belt of marshy grasslands, savannas, and forests at the base of the Himalayas. The region is home to rhinos, elephants, Bengal tigers, bears and leopards.
Day 11Royal Chitwan National Park

 
  
Day 11 Royal Chitwan National Park:Explore the park on a 4×4 safari before a walk through the village and rice paddies. Settle in for another night with your Tharu community hosts.Included Activities:Chitwan 4×4 Safari
Day 12Royal Chitwan National Park/Pokhara

 
  
Day 12 Royal Chitwan National Park/Pokhara:Pokhara has several beautiful lakes and offers stunning panoramic views of Himalayan peaks.
Day 13Pokhara, Nepal

 
  
Day 13 Pokhara (1L):Travel out to Sarangkot for a spectacular sunrise over the surrounding mountains (weather permitting).
Day 14Pokhara, Nepal

 
  
Day 14 Pokhara/Kathmandu:En route to Kathmandu, visit Swayambhunath, the monkey temple, sitting high above Kathmandu city. Swayambhunath is the most ancient and enigmatic of all the holy shrines in Kathmandu valley.
Day 15Kathmandu, Nepal

 
  
Day 15 Kathmandu:There are no activities planned for today and you are free to depart at any time. If you are interested in a scenic flight to view Mt Everest, your CEO can assist in booking this option.

 

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