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Delhi to Kathmandu Adventure

Delhi to Kathmandu Adventure
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15 Days

Highlights

Explore the vibrant streets of Agra, uncover bustling Delhi and beautiful Jaipur, enjoy a sunset cruise on the River Ganges, travel by 4x4 on a safari in Chitwan National Park, experience Nepal's mountain views

What's included

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Accommodation
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Lunch
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If you’re looking to experience the diversity of India and Nepal, this 15-day trip contrasts the colourful culture of India with the pristine serenity of Nepal's Himalayan mountains. From the ghats that line the banks of the Ganges in Varanasi to a 4x4 safari in Chitwan National Park, our expert CEOs will take you through a region of unsurpassed natural beauty and spirituality before revealing to you the rugged Himalayan landscape of Nepal’s magical capital, Kathmandu.
Delhi to Kathmandu Adventure
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Delhi
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15 Days
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Kathmandu

Itinerary

  • Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included through the G Adventures-supported Women on Wheels project.
  • Visit the India Gate and Connaught Place in Delhi before traveling to the "Pink City." Explore this beautiful city and opt to watch a Bollywood film.
  • Visit the Amber Fort clinging to the surrounding hills and stop and marvel at the Hawa Mahal, or Palace of the Winds. This famous building is in fact only an elaborately carved facade built to enable the purdah ladies in the zenana to watch the goings-on in the street below without being seen.
  • Travel to Agra and visit the Taj Mahal at sunset.
  • Enjoy the peaceful rural charm of Orchha and visit the Orchha Palace complex. Opt to witness an evening puja.
  • Visit Tarragram, a unique paper-making plant, set up to assist tribal women from the area. After, enjoy free time in Orchha. Opt to take a cooking class and enjoy the fruits of your labour for lunch. In the evening, catch an overnight train to Varanasi.
  • Arrive in the holy city of Varanasi. Take an orientation walk along the ghats and visit the old city. Enjoy a boat trip on the Ganges at sunset.
  • Enjoy a sunrise boat tour along the Ganges before free time in this holy city.
  • Cross into Nepal and visit Buddha's birthplace, Lumbini.
  • Travel to this UNESCO World Heritage Site and enjoy an overnight homestay with the indigenous Tharu community. Experience their culture through dance and song. Opt to go on a cycling excursion through the area.
  • Explore the park on a 4x4 safari before a walk through the village and rice paddies. Settle in for another night of dances, songs, and traditional food with your Tharu community hosts.
    Meals: DINNER
  • Travel into the beautiful scenery of the Annapurna Range in Pokhara.
  • Visit nearby Sarangkot for a sunrise walk with breathtaking views of the Annapurnas. Visit the Sisterhood of Survivors Project, a grassroots organization that trains survivors of human-trafficking to become certified paralegals. Meet some beneficiaries of the program and learn how to make Nepalese momos (dumplings) with some of the women before enjoying an authentic local lunch. Explore Pokhara during free time in the afternoon.
    Meals: LUNCH
  • Drive to Kathmandu, visiting Swayambhunath, the Monkey Temple, en route.
  • Take an optional Everest scenic flight. Depart at any time.