Kathmandu to Mumbai Itinerary

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    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $1,880
      CAD $1,920
      AUD $1,765
      EUR €1,430
      GBP £1,170
      NZD $2,320
      ZAR R17,795
      CHF FR1,675
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      USD $720
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $2,600*
      CAD $2,686*
      AUD $2,560*
      EUR €1,983*
      GBP £1,647*
      NZD $3,263*
      ZAR R25,039*
      CHF FR2,357*
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Intricate stone carved statues in Khajuraho

Local women in traditional Saris visiting the Taj Mahal

Bengal Tiger keeping a cautious eye out while having a rest

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

Locals congregating at bank of the Ganges in Varanasi

Baby elephant investigating the vast environments of Chitwan National Park

View of Durbar Square from top of temple steps

Friendly locals interacting with tourists in Kathmandu

Day 1 Kathmandu

Visit Nepal's capital, Kathmandu, and soak up its rich atmosphere. Perhaps sit on the steps in Durbar Square to see Nepali life swirl past or head out to visit the temples of Pashupatinath and Bodhnath.
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Days 2-3 Chitwan National Park

After the bustle and crush of Kathmandu, travel down to the jungle lowlands for a touch of peace and quiet. Visit the local elephants and seek out rare wildlife in the Royal Chitwan National Park.
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Day 4 Gorokphur

Spend a morning seeking out Chitwan's shy and rare one-horned rhino on a jungle walk or jeep safari then travel to the Nepal-India border.
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Days 5-6 Varanasi

Set on the banks of the sacred River Ganges, Varanasi is awash with sights and sounds to overwhelm the senses. Learn the different uses of the ghats - both spiritual and secular.
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Days 7-8 Bandhavgarh National Park

Visit a second Indian national park - this one is famous for its tiger population. Take a safari and keep an eye out for the big cats, as well as deer, hyenas and porcupines.

Days 9-10 Khajuraho

Khajuraho was once the capital of the Chandella Kings who built the magnificent Hindu and Jain temples here around 1000 AD. Considered to be 'one of the seven wonders of India', the temples have been almost perfectly preserved.

Days 11-12 Agra

Home to the glorious Taj Mahal, Agra also boasts the sprawling Red Fort. Take a rickshaw ride to these impressive monuments.
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Days 13-14 Jaipur

Experience the eerie desolation of Fatehpur Sikri and explore the amazing palaces of the renowned 'Pink City'.
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Days 15-16 Delhi

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Day 17 Bikaner

Make the journey to Rajasthan's Bikaner, a fascinating town to explore with its striking palaces, temples and fort.
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Days 18-20 Jaisalmer/Camel Safari

Explore the Thar Desert outside Jaisalmer from high atop a camel and perhaps even sleep out among the dunes. Visit the Jaisalmer Fort and marvel at the huge city walls.
ACCOM: Bush camp (no facilities) - 1, Hotel - 2

Days 21-22 Jodhpur

The mighty Mehrangarh Fort dominates Rajasthan's second largest city. Climb the ramparts and look down over the quirky blue city of Jodhpur.
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Days 23-25 Udaipur

An essence of romance is imbued in every stone of Udaipur and a walk through the old town brings a surprise with every corner. Walk the shores of Udaipur's Lake Pichola, look up at the towering City Palace and enjoy an evening haveli cultural performance.
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Day 26 Mandu

Once known as the 'city of joy' and dating back many centuries, the hilltop fort of Mandu is an evocative and slightly eerie place to explore.

Days 27-28 Ajanta/Ellora

The tour continues to the caves at Ajanta and Ellora. Discover these remarkable, ancient complexes which feature beautifully decorated paintings and sculptures.
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Day 29 Ellora

Days 30-31 Mumbai

Home to massive bazaars and the lights of Bollywood, Mumbai has a wealth of things to sample, taste, try and buy - and plenty of top notch sightseeing. Set off to explore this quintessential Indian city and mark the conclusion of the trip with a hot curry and cold beer.
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