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Nepal and India Overland Overview
The ultimate adventure travel experience in Nepal and India
Journey Overland through the amazing lands of Nepal and India, taking in the colourful cultures, impressive icons and stunning sights along the way. Experience the very best of these two countries - from the busy cities filled with animated people, crowded bazaars and commercial enterprise, to the small, remote villages where a slow-paced rural life endures. Be awed by the immense beauty of the Taj Mahal, the warm glow of a Goan sunset and the displays of faith around every corner in Varanasi. Escape the heat in the cool climate of Darjeeling plantations, cruise the waters of Kerala, try to spot tigers and elephants in national parks and embark on an exciting safari into the desert. Mix with local children, pilgrims, market traders, tribal people and farmers and see the heart and soul of India and Nepal in these proud people. This adventure travel experience delivers many moments of breathtaking beauty and thrilling fun - don't miss the chance to see the very best of Nepal and India.
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A former French colony, Pondicherry (now Puducherry) has a distinct French feel while retaining its Indian roots, making it one of India's more surprising and delightful cities.
Mamallapuram (also Mahabalipuram) is a town with ancient origins. It has nice beaches, good restaurants and the intricately carved Shore Temple, still standing from the 9th century.
Located in India's Bay of Bengal, Chennai is a Tamil cultural centre and home to India's second largest film industry, known as Kollywood.
Tirupati attracts millions of pilgrims to its Hindu temples each year and is especially revered for the Venkateswara Swamy temple dedicated to Lord Venkateswara.
Journey through remote areas of beautiful India countryside, bush camping along the way.
Spend time in the beachside town of Visakhapatnam before travelling into the hinterland to camp under the stars and get a a slice of rural life in tiny villages.
Home to over 60 tribal communities, Orissa's tribal areas are fascinating with music, dance, villages, markets and agriculture unlike anywhere else in India.
A Hindu holy city, Puri is revered for its Mathas (Hindu monasteries) and monuments, admired for its wonderful swimming beaches and treasured for its numerous fairs and festivals.
With its colonial architecture, mouth-watering cuisine and celebrated intellectual and arts scene, Kolkata confronts in so many ways but surprises in just as many.
Journey towards Sultanganj and see life on the famous River Ganges, setting up camp for the night in the bush.
An important trade centre due to its proximity to Nepal, Bangladesh and Bhutan, Siliguri is a large Indian city bustling with modern life.
Famed the world over for its tea, Darjeeling sits high in green hills with steep streets, picturesque architecture and views of the Himalayas on a clear day.
Looking out over misty, verdant mountains, Karmi Farm is a delightful family-run farmstay that offers trekking, birdwatching, yoga and pure relaxation.
Built into the Shivalik Hills, Gangtok is home to a diverse number of religious groups and is a centre for Tibetan Buddhist culture.
With the Mahananda River running through, Siliguri sits at the base of the Himalayas and connects India to the various hill stations in the area.
Leave India for Nepal, travelling through the awe-inspiring vistas of the Himalayan foothills before camping under Nepalese skies.
Khatauti Khola is home to the eco-adventure Royal Beach Camp, a water adventure paradise in the Nepalese mountains.
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.
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