TOUR PACKAGE : Delhi to Kathmandu Adventure


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Tour Operator

GAdventures

Tour Continent

Asia

Tour Country

India | India

Package Id

90

Tour Start City

New Delhi

Tour End City

Kathmandu

Tour Style
Tour Quality
Tour Category
Tour Duration

15 Days

NEW SCHEDULE


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Jul 15, 2016 Jul 29, 2016 15 Old
Jul 17, 2016 Jul 31, 2016 15 Old
Aug 13, 2016 Aug 27, 2016 15 Old
Aug 15, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 15 Old
Aug 20, 2016 Sep 03, 2016 15 Old
Sep 03, 2016 Sep 17, 2016 15 Old
Sep 05, 2016 Sep 19, 2016 15 Old
Sep 10, 2016 Sep 24, 2016 15 Old
Sep 12, 2016 Sep 26, 2016 15 Old
Sep 19, 2016 Oct 03, 2016 15 Old
Sep 26, 2016 Oct 10, 2016 15 Old
Sep 30, 2016 Oct 14, 2016 15 Old
Oct 01, 2016 Oct 15, 2016 15 Old
Oct 03, 2016 Oct 17, 2016 15 Old
Oct 10, 2016 Oct 24, 2016 15 Old
Oct 14, 2016 Oct 28, 2016 15 Old

 SPECIALITY

Arrival transfer included through the G Adventures-supported Women on Wheels project. India Gate and Connaught Place visit (Delhi). Amber Fort and Hawa Mahal tour (Jaipur). Taj Mahal entrance. Agra Fort entrance and guided tour. Orchha Palace complex visit. River Ganges boat trips at sunrise and sunset, including candle flower ceremony (Varanasi). Varanasi orientation walk along the ghats and old city. The Buddha's birthplace visit (Lumbini). Chitwan National Park jeep safari. Sarangkot sunrise excursion (Pokhara). Lunch at the G Adventures-supported Sisterhood of Survivors Project. Kathmandu orientation walk. Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple) visit. Border crossing support. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

Meals
Eating is a big part of traveling. Travelling with G Adventures you experience the vast array of wonderful food that is available out in the world. Generally meals are not included in the trip price when there is a choice of eating options, to give you the maximum flexibility in deciding where, what and with whom to eat. It also gives you more budgeting flexibility, though generally food is cheap. Our groups tend to eat together to enable you to taste a larger variety of dishes and enjoy each other's company. There is no obligation to do this though. Your CEO will be able to suggest favourite restaurants during your trip. Vegetarians will be able to find a huge range of different foods - India is vegetarian heaven. For all trips please refer to the meals included and budget information for included meals and meal budgets.

Transport
Train, metro, local bus, charter bus, private van, auto-rickshaw, cycle-rickshaw, tempo, 4x4, riverboat.

Meal Budget
Allow USD400-520 for meals not included.

Meals Included
1 lunch, 1 dinner

 ITINERARY

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

 

Day 1 Delhi
There are no planned activities until a welcome meeting around 6pm. Head out for an optional welcome dinner with the group. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

Day 2 Delhi/Jaipur
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. Included Activities: Delhi Orientation Tour Orientation Walk Transport: Private Vehicle (6.00 hour(s))

Day 3 Jaipur
Visit the Amber Fort clinging to the surrounding hills and stop and take a photo of 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. Opt to visit the nearby village of Sanganer to see blue pottery, hand made paper or hand block printing. After, opt to see watch a Bollywood film in the spectacular Art Deco film house — the Raj Mandir. Included Activities: Amber Fort Visit

Day 4 Jaipur/?gra
Travel to Agra and visit the Agra Fort and Taj Mahal at sunset. Included Activities: Agra Fort Visit Taj Mahal Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (5.00 hour(s))

Day 5 ?gra/Orchha
Travel by train and local 'tempo' to reach Orchha. Enjoy some time away from India's bustling city and gain insight into rural life. Visit the Orchha Palace complex to learn more about the ancient history of the city. Make time to enjoy an evening puja ceremony. Included Activities: Orchha Palace Visit Transport: Train (4.50 hour(s)) Auto rickshaw (0.50 hour(s))

Day 6 Orchha/Varanasi
Visit Tarragram, a unique paper-making plant, set up to assist tribal women from the area. All the paper is made from recycled clothing and wood pulp. After enjoy free time in town. Opt to rent a bike or stroll along the river. For lunch, opt to take a cooking class with a local family and enjoy the fruits of your labour. In the evening, head to Varanasi by overnight train. Included Activities: Tarragram Visit Transport: Auto rickshaw (0.50 hour(s)) Overnight train (beds) (13.00 hour(s))

Day 7 Varanasi
With free time, walk the narrow alleys, visit some of the hundreds of temples and shrines or wander the Old City. Opt to visit the site of the Buddha's first sermon or sit on the banks of the Ganges watching life unfold around you. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Evening Ganges Boat Tour

Day 8 Varanasi
Enjoy a sunrise boat tour along the Ganges before free time in this holy city. Included Activities: Morning Ganges Boat Tour

Day 9 Varanasi/Lumbini
This is a long travel day to cross into Nepal. Enjoy the changing landscape and get ready to learn about the history and culture of Nepal. Fun fact: Nepal is 15 minutes ahead of India. Set your watch. Included Activities: Border Crossing (Nepal) Buddha's Birthplace Visit Transport: Train (6.00 hour(s)) Taxicab (2.00-3.00 hours) Private Vehicle (0.50-1.00 hours)

Day 10 Lumbini/Royal Chitwan National Park (1D)
Travel through a belt of marshy grasslands, savannas, and forests at the base of the Himalayas. The region is home to rhinos, elephants, Bengal tigers, bears and leopards. In the evening, meet the local Tharu community and experience their culture through dance and song along with a traditional meal. Included Activities: Tharu Community Experience Transport: Private Vehicle (4.00-5.00 hours)

Day 11 Royal Chitwan National Park
Explore the park on a 4x4 safari before a walk through the village and rice paddies. Settle in for another night with your Tharu community hosts. Included Activities: Chitwan 4x4 Safari

Day 12 Royal Chitwan National Park/Pokhara
Pokhara has several beautiful lakes and offers stunning panoramic views of Himalayan peaks. Opt to relax in a café, hire a boat and float around the lake, or shop for Nepali and Tibetan souvenirs in the endless stalls and shops. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Private Vehicle (5.00 hour(s))

Day 13 Pokhara (1L)
Travel out to Sarangkot for a spectacular sunrise over the surrounding mountains (weather permitting). The walk back down through farms and forest to Pokhara is wonderful and takes between 2-2.5 hours. Included Activities: Sarangkot Sunrise Walk Sisterhood of Survivors Project

Day 14 Pokhara/Kathmandu
En route to Kathmandu, visit Swayambhunath, the monkey temple, sitting high above Kathmandu city. Swayambhunath is the most ancient and enigmatic of all the holy shrines in Kathmandu valley. Its lofty white dome and glittering golden spire are visible for many miles. To reach Swayambhunath climb 365 steps that lead up the hill. The area surrounding the stupa is filled with temples, painted images of deities and numerous other religious objects. Arrive to the city in the afternoon and enjoy a short orientation walk. Highlights in Kathmandu include world-famous Durbar Square, the King's Palace, the burning ghats at Pashupatinath and the Boudhanath Stupa. Included Activities: Swayambhunath Temple Visit Kathmandu Orientation Walk Transport: Private Vehicle (5.00 hour(s))

Day 15 Kathmandu
There are no activities planned for today and you are free to depart at any time. If you are interested in a scenic flight to view Mt Everest, your CEO can assist in booking this option.