Nepal & India Overland Overview

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    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $4,324
      CAD $4,414
      AUD $4,504
      EUR €3,294
      GBP £2,695
      NZD $5,341
      ZAR R40,999
      CHF FR3,861
    • Kitty tool tip
      USD $1,970
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $6,294*
      CAD $6,511*
      AUD $6,682*
      EUR €4,809*
      GBP £4,000*
      NZD $7,923*
      ZAR R60,821*
      CHF FR5,728*
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‡ As our kitty is flexible the indicated amount is indicative only - please click here to view the kitty amount for your departure date.

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Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2015-12-31

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 backwaters 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 delivers many moments of breathtaking beauty and thrilling fun – don't miss the chance to see the very best of Nepal and India.

  • Admire the exquisite palaces of Jaipur
  • Be impressed by the temples of Puri
  • Cruise the backwaters of Kerala
  • Explore the historic streets of Kathmandu
  • Get spiritual in Varanasi
  • Laze on the beaches of Goa
  • Look for elephants in the Royal Chitwan National Park
  • Sleep under the stars in the Thar Desert

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Finish:

    Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Group size:

    Min 4 , Max 21
  • Ages:

    Min 18
  • Meals:

    All meals when camping
  • Accommodation:

    Bush camp (no facilities) (4 nts), Camping (with facilities) (1 nt), Guesthouse (12 nts), Homestay (3 nts), Hotel (45 nts), Houseboat (1 nt)
  • Transport:

    4x4, Camel, Overland vehicle, Train
  • Carbon emissions offset:

    2509kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. With increasing concerns about tourists embarking on tribal safaris, the government of Orissa has imposed strict rules for trips to areas inhabited by tribal groups. As a result, the Orissa part of our itinerary has changed and we will now stay in hotels, lodges, or campgrounds associated with local NGOs rather than bushcamping in villages. We will also travel with a local guide for the duration of the visit to the tribal area and have more meals and activities included. This has all resulted in a significant increase in the kitty for this trip compared to what has previously been advertised. 2. Please note that this trip requires minimum numbers to depart, and may be cancelled up until 56 days prior to departure. The places showing on the dates and availability page are an indication only so please contact Intrepid to check if your preferred date will depart before making any final arrangements, such as booking non-changeable flights. 3. In order to confirm your place on this trip we will need a scanned copy of your passport, passport photo and your Indian visa as soon as possible after booking. 4. For trips in Southern India that occur over Christmas and New Year please allow approximately $130USD extra on the kitty for seasonal increases in accommodation costs. 5. Local Partner: Please note this Intrepid trip is operated by our experienced local partners Dragoman Overland. Your departure will be run in a Dragoman vehicle with a Dragoman crew.

  • Trip price from

    USD $4,324
    CAD $4,414
    AUD $4,504
    EUR €3,294
    GBP £2,695
    NZD $5,341
    ZAR R40,999
    CHF FR3,861
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    USD $1,970
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  • Total price from

    USD $6,294*
    CAD $6,511*
    AUD $6,682*
    EUR €4,809*
    GBP £4,000*
    NZD $7,923*
    ZAR R60,821*
    CHF FR5,728*
    *
    Price information
  • ‡ As our kitty is flexible the indicated amount is indicative only - please click here to view the kitty amount for your departure date.
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    USD $76
    CAD $79
    AUD $81
    EUR €58
    GBP £48
    NZD $96
    ZAR R741
    CHF FR69
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Day 55 Tirupathi

Tirupati attracts millions of pilgrims to its Hindu temples each year and is especially revered for the Venkateswara Swamy temple dedicated to Lord Venkateswara.

Day 56 Vijayawada

Journey through remote areas of beautiful India countryside, bush camping along the way.

Days 66-68 Kolkata

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.

Days 72-74 Karmi Farm

Looking out over misty, verdant mountains, Karmi Farm is a delightful family-run farmstay that offers trekking, birdwatching, yoga and pure relaxation.

Days 75-77 Gangtok

Built into the Shivalik Hills, Gangtok is home to a diverse number of religious groups and is a centre for Tibetan Buddhist culture.

Day 78 Barhara

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.

Day 79 Chitwan

Leave India for Nepal, travelling through the awe-inspiring vistas of the Himalayan foothills before camping under Nepalese skies.

Day 80 Khatauti Khola

Khatauti Khola is home to the eco-adventure Royal Beach Camp, a water adventure paradise in the Nepalese mountains.

Days 81-82 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.
    • 82
    • HDOLC
    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $4,324
      CAD $4,414
      AUD $4,504
      EUR €3,294
      GBP £2,695
      NZD $5,341
      ZAR R40,999
      CHF FR3,861
    • Kitty tool tip
      USD $1,970
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $6,294*
      CAD $6,511*
      AUD $6,682*
      EUR €4,809*
      GBP £4,000*
      NZD $7,923*
      ZAR R60,821*
      CHF FR5,728*
      *
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‡ As our kitty is flexible the indicated amount is indicative only - please click here to view the kitty amount for your departure date.