India & Nepal Experience

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  • 2013-01-01 - 2013-12-31

An unforgettable comfort trip from Delhi to Kathmandu

Combine the best of India and Nepal in one superbly comfortable trip. Experience the colour and chaos of Delhi's bazaars, visit erotic temple carvings in Khajuraho and witness intimate displays of faith on the burning ghats of Varanasi. Roam the grounds of the iconic Taj Mahal, head out on a jungle safari, and listen for the whispering prayer flags of Kathmandu. Throw in temple towns and village visits, lakeside retreats and mountain hikes, spiritual moments and local interactions - and you have a grand tour bursting with incredible adventures.

  • Participate in a candle ceremony on the Ganges
  • Witness holy rituals in sacred Varanasi
  • Haggle with locals in Kathmandu's bazaars
  • Take a safari in search of wild creatures
  • Marvel at ornate Hawa Mahal in Jaipur
  • Visit Delhi's soaring Jama Masjid mosque
  • Uncover erotic temple murals in Khajuraho
  • Be enchanted by the magical Taj Mahal

India & Nepal Experience Summary

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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 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 6-7 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 8 Khajuraho

Khajuraho is a small, friendly city that is best known for its Hindu and Jain temples that are adorned with erotic carvings depicting the Kama Sutra.

Days 9-10 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 11 Delhi

Delhi has been an important city in India for well over 2000 years, and its cultural richness and diversity radiates from every corner.

Days 12-13 Kathmandu

Kathmandu is like an alluring whirlwind of sights, sounds, smells and colours. Almost overwhelming, its charm and history peaks out from the most unexpected places rendering most visitors enamoured.

Day 14 Bandipur

Bandipur is a delightful Nepalese town with traditional wooden houses, narrow streets and daily life spilling out into the streets, the same as it has been for centuries.

Day 15 Begnas

With snow-capped peaks in the distance, crystal-clear waters and verdant forest on all sides, Begnas is a lovely place to relax and take in Nepal's intoxicating natural sights.

Days 16-17 Pokhara

Nestled in a valley and sitting on a lake so still it reflects the mountains, Pokhara is the gateway to the Annapurna Ranges and Nepal's second largest city.

Days 18-19 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 20-21 Kathmandu

With the two sister cities of Bhaktapur and Lalitpur (Patan) close by, Kathmandu has a wealth of sights to explore, markets to discover and places to relax in.