From Delhi to Kathmandu

Adventure travel
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India, Nepal
from  949 €
Discover the beauty of Indian and Nepalese culture, traditions and nature, experience genuine hospitality, and visit to colourful markets and splendid temples during this tour.
Arrive to Delhi and enjoy visit to India Gate and Connaught Place already in the first evening. Delhi is one of the oldest cities in the world that consists of the old part and the new part. The old city served as the centre of the Mughal Empire for a long time; however, during the British rule the new district was built and declared the capital of the nation after regaining independence in 1947. There you can visit to the Qutab Minar, which is the tallest minaret in India, the Red Fort and the Humayun's Tomb, for instance. On the next day go to Pushkar to visit the Lake and the 14th century Brahama temple. Don't miss an option of a camel ride in the evening. In the next morning hike up to Savitri Temple for a sunset view over the sacred place, enjoy the guided tour of the Amber Fort and head to Jaipur, which is commonly referred to Paris of India. There you can visit the nearby village of Sanganer to see blue pottery or enjoy the atmosphere of the Pink City since you will stay in Jaipur for the night.

Then visit to the famous Taj Mahal in Agra, which was constructed between 1631 and 1654 by a workforce of 22 000. It is considered the finest example of Mughal architecture that combines Islamic, Hindu, Persian and Turkish elements. Take an option to visit the Fort of Agra and Baby Taj, which is the smaller version of the Taj Mahal and is often called "the poor's man Taj Mahal", since unlike the impressive monument to the love that was built of a white marble, Baby Taj was constructed of a sandstone with a marble dome on it. Then take a night train to Varanasi - the oldest continuously inhibited city in the world and the sacred city of India. Have an excursion and take a boat ride of the River Ganges in a sunset or a sunrise to witness the candle flower ceremony.

After that, in a longer bus transfer you will get to Nepal and head to Lumbini, which is the UNESCO listed site and the historical birth place of Buddha, where he lived till the age of 29. Then enjoy an excursion in the town of Chitwan, take an option to have a canoe tour or a safari tour to the national park to see one of the tallest grasslands in the world, the savannah and forests, which are the home for elephants, Bengal tigers, bears, leopards, monkeys, other kinds of the wild animals, and over 450 species of birds. Then travel to a mountainous region to visit the place of natural beauty - the town of Pokhara, which is located in the historic route between India and Tibet. The mule trains can be seen camped on the outskirts of the town, bringing goods to trade from remote regions of the Himalaya even these days. Explore the town in an orientation walk, use an option to rent a boat for the lake tour or take a trip to view the Himalayan sunrise up in Sarangkot village (1592 m) and walk back down through farms and forest to Pokhara. In the final part of the tour get to Kathmandu – the city that is sitting in a bowl-like valley surrounded on all sides by some of the highest mountains on the Earth and has been the crossroad of cultures for hundreds of years. Highlights in Kathmandu include world-famous Durbar Square, the King's Palace and Boudhanath Stupa. Take your free time just wandering the streets of this charming city, as well as take an option to fly over the Mt. Everest.
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Price includes
  • 13 nights in hotel, 1 night in sleeper train
  • India Gate and Connaught Place visit in Delhi
  • entrance and guided tour of the Taj Mahal
  • Savitri Temple sunrise excursion in Jaipur
  • entrance and guided tour of the Amber Fort in Jaipur
  • visit to Buddha's birthplace in Lumbini
  • orientation walks in Varanasi, Pokhara and Kathmandu
  • transport services according to the route, including train, metro, local bus, charter bus and rickshaw
  • English-speaking group leader and local guides
  • prepared route
Additional expenses
  • meals not included (approximately USD 215-280)
  • additionally chosen trips and excursions
  • at least one passport-size photo and $25 USD for Nepalese visa
  • airline tickets to the starting point of a tour, and back
  • visa, if necessary
  • travel insurance
Useful info

NB! Please check the hotel notice board for trip information and group meeting time.

NB! It is possible to get Nepalese visa at the border; you will need one passport-size photo and USD 25.

 

 

 

 

 

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