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      CAD $5,060
      AUD $5,255
      EUR €3,655
      GBP £3,145
      NZD $6,230
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  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Discover the intoxicating highlights of China, Nepal and India

Satisfy your sense of adventure and spiritual curiosity on this true overland odyssey. From the great capital of China, travel across the vast Tibetan Plateau, through remote villages and the mountain kingdom of Nepal, and into the heady chaos of India. Ride the world's highest railway all the way to Lhasa and witness the intense spirituality of the Tibetan people in their remote monasteries, traditional homes and colorful marketplaces. Spot exotic creatures, explore temples and palaces, and view icons such as Mt Everest, the Great Wall and the Taj Mahal on this epic travel experience rich in history, spirituality, culture and local interaction.

  • Hike the Great Wall
  • Sail down the Ganges
  • Shop for crafts in Kathmandu
  • Soak up the chaos of Delhi
  • Soak up the spiritual atmosphere of Lhasa
  • Take the world's highest railway to the roof of the world
  • Travel through the breathtaking landscapes of mountainous Tibet
  • Visit the birthplace of Buddha

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Beijing, China
  • Finish:

    New Delhi, India
  • Group size:

    Min 4 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Camping (with basic facilities) (1 nt), Deluxe permanent tent (2 nts), Guesthouse (4 nts), Hotel (17 nts), Lodge (2 nts), Overnight sleeper train (3 nts), Permanent tented camp (1 nt)
  • Transport:

    Auto rickshaw, Bus, Cycle rickshaw, Jeep, Overnight sleeper train, Private Bus, Private vehicle, Public bus, Taxi, Train
  • Included activities:

    Agra - Agra Fort, Agra - Motorised rickshaw tour, Agra - Taj Mahal, Chitwan - Canoe safari, Bird Watching walk or Jeep safari, Dhulikel - Guided village walk, Everest NP - Base Camp visit, Everest NP - Rongphu Monastery, Great Wall - Mutianyu section, Gyantse - Pelkor Chode Monastery, Kathmandu - Bodhnath Stupa, Kathmandu - Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu - Swayambhunath Temple, Lhasa - Cooking class, Lhasa - Jokhang Temple, Lhasa - Nam-Tso Lake day trip, Lhasa - Potala Palace, Lhasa - Sera Monastery, Lhasa - Tibetan language lesson, Lumbini - Maya Devi Temple & Heritage Park, Orchha - Cooking demonstration, Orchha - Orchha Palace, Orchha - Ram Raja Temple puja (prayer) ceremony, Orchha - Taragram visit, Sakya - Sakya Monastery, Samye - Samye Monastery, Shigatse - Tashilhunpo Monastery, Varanasi - Old city walking tour, Varanasi - Sunrise boat ride, Varanasi - Sunset candle flower ceremony

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    1312kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. In order for us to apply for your Tibet entry permit and purchase your train ticket to Lhasa you must provide a scanned, color copy of the personal details page of your passport and Chinese visa to your booking agent no later than 30 days prior to the start date of your trip. 2. Please be aware that in recent years there have been times when restrictions on nationalities being able to travel on specific departures have been implemented or Tibet has been closed to foreign tourists without warning.

  • Total price from

    USD $4,755
    CAD $5,060
    AUD $5,255
    EUR €3,655
    GBP £3,145
    NZD $6,230
    ZAR R47,830
    CHF FR4,505
    *
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    USD $148
    CAD $158
    AUD $164
    EUR €114
    GBP £98
    NZD $194
    ZAR R1,494
    CHF FR140
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Days 1-2 Beijing

Beijing has a long and colorful history and this rapidly modernising city is an amazing whirl of ancient sites, modern buildings, bicycles, people, shops and eateries. Snaking over the landscape for 8,851 km, the building of China's Great Wall started in the 5th century BC with the aim of protecting China's northern borders from invading Mongolian hordes.

Day 3 Train to the Roof of the World

The Train to the Roof of the World connects China's cities to Lhasa in Tibet and is the highest train in the world. Stretching nearly 2,000km, the views are phenomenal.

Days 4-8 Lhasa

Colourful, historic and with a deeply fascinating culture, the holy city of Lhasa is situated in a small valley high on the Tibetan Plateau.

Day 9 Samye

Samye is famed for having the oldest Buddhist monastery in Tibet, which was built in the shape of a mandala and is full of Tibetan relics and art.

Day 10 Gyantse

Gyantse is an agricultural town set in the Nyang-chu Valley, famed for its wool carpets and the Pelkhor Chode Temple complex.

Days 11-12 Shigatse

Sitting at the confluence of two rivers, Shigatse is a bustling, dusty city home to some fantastic monasteries, fortresses and palaces.

Day 13 Sakya

Located in a valley off the Friendship Highway, Sakya is a small town with unique architecture and a beautiful monastery.

Day 14 Everest National Park

The site of the world's highest monastery, Rongphu is home to around 50 monks and nuns who live and worship in this stunning location. As one of the world's big challenges, Mount Everest evokes visions of beauty, danger, awe and triumph. Standing close to this mountain is certain to leave you breathless.

Day 15 Zhangmu

Clinging perilously to the sheer mountainside, Zhangmu separates Tibet from Nepal by a cascading river that spans the famous Friendship Bridge.

Day 16 Dhulikhel

Peaceful Dhulikhel has been an important trading route between Nepal and Tibet for centuries and has staggering views of the surrounding mountain peaks.

Days 17-19 Kathmandu

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

Days 20-22 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.

Day 23 Lumbini

The great pilgrimage site where Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha) was born, Lumbini is awash with monasteries, temples and saffron-colored robes.

Day 24 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 25 River Ganges Boat Trip

Sacred to the Hindus as a place of worship and ritual, the Ganges is also the lifeblood of millions of Indian people.

Days 26-27 Varanasi

Varanasi, with its twisting alleys and colorful inhabitants, is one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world and a place that has been held sacred since its inception.

Days 28-29 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 30 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 31-32 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.
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    • Total price tool tip
      USD $4,755
      CAD $5,060
      AUD $5,255
      EUR €3,655
      GBP £3,145
      NZD $6,230
      ZAR R47,830
      CHF FR4,505
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