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Delhi to Kathmandu Adventure
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.
- Style: Guided Small Group Adventure Tour
- Duration: 15 days/14 nights
- Starts in: Delhi
Guide Price £891
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
- Admire the Taj Mahal
- Tour the Amber Fort
- Cruise the River Ganges at sunrise and sunset
- Visit Buddha's birthplace
- Go on safari in Chitwan National Park
- Discover the Monkey Temple
- Explore Varanasi
Day 1 Delhi
Arrive at any time and transfer to your hotel.
Days 2-3 Delhi to Jaipur
Visit Delhi's impressive India Gate and Connaught Place this morning before travelling to the 'Pink City' of Jaipur. In the evening, explore this beautiful city than perhaps watch a Bollywood film. On day three, marvel at the mysterious Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds) and visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Amber Fort.
Day 4 Jaipur to Agra
Travel to Agra, arriving in time to visit the spectacular Taj Mahal at sunset. Admire the iconic architecture and immerse yourself in the mausoleum's unique history.
Day 5 Agra to Orchha
Enjoy the peaceful rural charm of Orchha on the Betwa River and gain an insight into rural life. Visit the Orchha Palace Complex and perhaps witness a Hindu prayer ceremony.
Day 6 Orchha to Varanasi
Visit Tarragram, a unique paper-making plant set up to help tribal women in the area. Later, enjoy free time to explore Orchha at leisure, perhaps rent a bike or enjoy a cooking class for lunch. In the evening, board an overnight train to Varanasi.
Days 7-8 Varanasi
Arrive into the holy city of Varanasi and take an orientation walk along the ghats and visit the old city upon arrival. This evening, embark on a Ganges boat trip at sunset. On day eight, rise early for a sunrise boat trip on the sacred Ganges before free time to explore this city. Perhaps visit the site of Buddha's first sermon or visit some of the temples and shrines.
Day 9 Varanasi to Lumbini
Cross the border into Nepal and step back in time as you experience Buddha's birthplace, Lumbini, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Days 10-11 Lumbini to Chitwan NP
Journey along the base of the Himalayas to Royal Chitwan National Park that is home to rhinos, elephants, bengal tigers, bears and leaopards. Enjoy an overnight hometay with the indigenous Tharu community and discover their culture through dance and song. On day 11, explore the park on a safari before a walk through the village and rice paddies.
Days 12-13 Chitwan NP to Pokhara
Travel through the beautiful scenery of the Annapurna Range to Pokhara. On day 13, visit nearby Sarangkot for a sunrise walk with breathtaking views of the Annapurnas. Visit a G Adventures supported project for human trafficking survivors for lunch, before spending the rest of the day at leisure.
Day 14 Pokhara to Kathmandu
Drive to Kathmandu, visiting the Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple) en route. Upon arrival to Nepal's capital, get your bearings on an orientation walk to see sights such as Durbar Sqaure, the King's Palace and the Boudhanath Stupa.
Day 15 Kathmandu
Perhaps take an optional Everest scenic flight before departing at any time today..
Departs:Selected departures Jun - Dec 2020
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
- 10 nights simple hotels, 2 nights homestay, 1 night sleeper train & 1 night air-conditioned tents
- 1 lunch & 1 dinner
- International flights
- Allow USD400-520 for meals not included
Please Note:This tour also operates in reverse from Kathmandu to Delhi.
Trailfinders offers a wide range of adventure tours in India & Nepal & around the world. Ask your Trailfinders consultant for further information.
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