Just a little while back, I got to be a part of Intrepid’s Delhi to Kathmandu tour. This is a trip that offers you the opportunity to wave goodbye to your comfort zone, while linking arms with your fellow participants, and an incredible tour leader.
Don’t let the thought of spending a night or two on an overnight train put you off your travel plans – for many, it ends up being a trip highlight.
Station attendants march up and down the platform, blowing whistles to alert us to the impending arrival of the 5pm train to Hanoi. Fifteen hours of riding the rails? Here we come.