Kathmandu to Delhi Itinerary

Take a tour of Nepal and India from Kathmandu to Delhi. Visit the birthplace of Buddha at Lumbini, the ghats of Varanasi on the River Ganges and travel to Jaipur and Agra.

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Nepalese Sadhu posing with facial hair in Kathmandu

Group of women in colourful attire approaching Taj Mahal

Crowds stand in admiration of the Taj Mahal in Agra

Ladies in traditional saris entering intricately decorated temple

View of the condensed villages along the Ganges River

Men and women of Varanasi praying on the waterfront

Days 1-2 Kathmandu

Arriving in Kathmandu, walk through a maze of bazaars, visit the 'Monkey Temple', join pilgrims at Boudhanath Stupa and see the burning ghats at Pashupatinath.
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Days 3-5 Chitwan National Park

Explore the Chitwan National Park to experience some of Asia's best wildlife viewing. Enjoy a canoeing adventure on the Rapti River, before setting off on a guided tour of the park. Look out for rhinos, monkeys, deer and the infamous Nepalese wild chickens.
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Day 6 Lumbini

The final stop in Nepal is the border town of Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha. Explore the ruins of Buddhist monasteries.
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Day 7 Varanasi

The change of scenery from Nepal to India is immediate. Enter Uttar Pradesh, India's most populous state, and be greeted by holy cows ambling along the highway.
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Day 8 River Ganges Boat Trip

What better way to experience the sacred River Ganges than by boat? Journey down the waterway and experience life on India’s holy river. Enjoy a delicious meal before spending a night camping on the riverbank.
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Days 9-10 Varanasi

One of the world's oldest living cities, Varanasi is a hive of religious life. Take in this ancient city on a walk through its maze of alleyways, shops and stalls. In the evening, witness an unforgettable candle flower ceremony by the river.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1, Overnight sleeper train - 1

Days 11-12 Orchha

Explore the historical palaces and grand buildings that are untouched by modern life and lie scattered across the countryside of Orchha. Test culinary skills at a cooking demonstration and visit a unique papermaking plant.
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Day 13 Agra

Visit the Red Fort, take a rickshaw tour and see the majestic Taj Mahal, one of the finest monuments ever constructed.
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Days 14-15 Delhi

The adventure concludes in India's capital Delhi- alive with historical sites, museums, galleries and endless bazaars. The ruins of Qutb Minar, the Indira Gandhi Museum and Birla House are all worth visiting.
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