Highlights of India and Nepal

Take a tour of India and Nepal, travelling from Delhi to Agra, Jaipur, Orchha, the sacred River Ganges, the ghats of Varanasi, Nepal, Lumbini and Kathmandu.

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      USD $2,180
      CAD $2,070
      AUD $2,005
      EUR €1,575
      GBP £1,270
      NZD $2,565
      ZAR R16,575
      CHF FR1,930
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There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015. View later Highlights of India and Nepal.

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Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Tour India and Nepal from the Ganges to the Himalayas

From the sacred River Ganges to the summits of the Himalayas, tour India and Nepal on a trip where adventure and discovery await. From the most exciting places to visit in Delhi to the towering peaks surrounding Kathmandu, discover the spirit, culture and nature of this fascinating region. Visit the Taj Mahal of Agra, experience the chaos and colour of India's villages and marvel at the daily pilgrimage to the ghats of Varanasi on the banks of the Ganges. Delve into the history and religion of these two fascinating countries as you enjoy the highlights of India and Nepal.

  • Boat down India's holy River Ganges
  • Experience the sublime beauty of the Himalayas
  • Explore rural life and crumbling ruins in Orchha
  • Quietly enter the ghost town of Fatehpur Sikri
  • See sunset soften the city of Varanasi
  • Spot wildlife in Chitwan National Park
  • Visit the sights of Old Delhi
  • Wander the atmospheric streets of Kathmandu

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    New Delhi, India
  • Finish:

    Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 1 dinner
  • Accommodation:

    Camping (with basic facilities) (1 nt), Deluxe permanent tent (2 nts), Guesthouse (1 nt), Heritage Property (1 nt), Hotel (10 nts), Lodge (2 nts), Overnight sleeper train (1 nt)
  • Transport:

    Auto rickshaw, Canoe, Cycle rickshaw, Jeep, Local bus, Metro, Overnight sleeper train, Private vehicle, Shuttle Bus, Train
  • Included activities:

    Agra - Taj Mahal, Allahabad - Nehru House, Chitwan - Canoe safari, Bird Watching walk or Jeep safari, Delhi - Jama Masjid, Delhi - Old Delhi walking tour, Delhi - Sheeshganj Gurudwara (Sikh Temple), Fatehpur Sikri, Jaipur - Amber Fort, Jaipur - Hawa Mahal, Kathmandu - Bodhnath Stupa, Kathmandu - Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu - Swayambhunath Temple, Lumbini - Maya Devi Temple & Heritage Park, Orchha - Cooking demonstration, Orchha - Orchha Palace, Orchha - Ram Raja Temple puja (prayer) ceremony, Orchha - Taragram visit, Rural Heritage Stay - Village Walk, Varanasi - Old city walking tour, Varanasi - Sunrise boat ride, Varanasi - Sunset candle flower ceremony

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    429kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. A single supplement is available on this trip. See under the Single Traveller section of your Trip Notes for more information.

  • Total price from

    USD $2,180
    CAD $2,070
    AUD $2,005
    EUR €1,575
    GBP £1,270
    NZD $2,565
    ZAR R16,575
    CHF FR1,930
    *
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  • Per day from:

    USD $114
    CAD $108
    AUD $105
    EUR €82
    GBP £66
    NZD $135
    ZAR R872
    CHF FR101
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Days 1-2 Delhi

It's big, it's bold, it's busy - and there is nowhere in the world quite like it. Delhi's sights and sounds are sure to engage and intrigue.

Days 3-4 Jaipur

Jaipur was designed by royalty and has delighted visitors for centuries with its pink-hued buildings, wonderful bazaars and rainbow of bright colours dancing along hectic streets.

Day 5 Rural Heritage Stay

A small town by India's standards, Karauli retains a lovely rural feel and has some impressive palaces and heritage buildings.

Day 6 Agra

Famed for the awe-inspiring Taj Mahal, Agra is a city with a fascinating history and is rich in Mughal heritage, lush gardens and exquisite buildings and temples.

Days 7-9 Orchha

Meaning 'hidden', Orchha is a small village with a grand history and is covered with 16th-century temples and buildings still standing proud.

Day 10 Ganges Boat Trip

Allahabad is the second oldest city in India and sits on the confluence of the holy rivers Ganges, Yamuna and Saraswati. Sacred to the Hindus as a place of worship and ritual, the Ganges is also the lifeblood of millions of Indian people.

Days 11-12 Varanasi

The holy city of Varanasi, sitting on the River Ganges for thousands of years, attracts scores of pilgrims and travellers wanting to discover something divine.

Day 13 Lumbini

The great pilgrimage site where Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha) was born, Lumbini is awash with monasteries, temples and saffron-coloured robes.

Days 14-16 Chitwan National Park

Home to tigers, one-horned rhinos, leopards and hundreds of other species, beautiful Chitwan National Park covers hundreds of square kilometres of forests, grasslands and flood plains.

Days 17-19 Kathmandu

Kathmandu is like an alluring whirlwind of sights, sounds, smells and colours. Almost overwhelming, its charm and history peeks out from the most unexpected places rendering most visitors enamoured.
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    • Total price tool tip
      USD $2,180
      CAD $2,070
      AUD $2,005
      EUR €1,575
      GBP £1,270
      NZD $2,565
      ZAR R16,575
      CHF FR1,930
      *
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