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Kathmandu to Delhi Adventure

Nepal & India

Kathmandu to Delhi Adventure

Hiking·
Biking
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Start: Kathmandu
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End: Delhi

This trip offers a colourful bookend to the pristine serenity of Nepal’s Himalayan mountains.

Activity
LocationNepal & India
Duration15 days
Start / EndKathmandu / Delhi
Tour operatorG Adventures

Nepal & India

Kathmandu to Delhi Adventure

Hiking·
Biking·
15 days·G Adventures
Start: Kathmandu
·
End: Delhi

Description

Perfect for travellers looking to explore India after trekking Nepal, this 15-day trip offers a colourful bookend to the pristine serenity of Nepal’s Himalayan mountains. Our expert CEOs will guide you through the unforgettable city of Nepal's capital, Kathmandu, before taking in the unsurpassed natural beauty and spirituality of India. From the ghats that line the banks of the Ganges in Varana...

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Itinerary

Day 1Kathmandu

Arrive at any time. To explore more of Kathmandu, we recommend booking a prenight to enjoy the highlights which include world-famous Durbar Square, the King’s Palace, the burning ghats at Pashupatinath and the Boudhanath Stupa.

Day 2Kathmandu/Pokhara

Get to know the beautiful city of Kathmandu. Opt to get up close to the world's highest mountain with the Everest Flight. Later, drive to Pokhara.

Day 3Pokhara

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. Pokhara has several beautiful lakes and offers stunning panoramic views of Himalayan peaks. With free time, 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.

Day 4Pokhara/Royal Chitwan National Park

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 discover their culture. Opt to go on a cycling excursion through the area.

Day 5Royal 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.

Day 6Royal Chitwan National Park/Lumbini

Travel to Lumbini and visit Buddha's birthplace. Enjoy an orientation walk and explore with some free time.

Day 7Lumbini/Varanasi

This is a long travel day to cross into India. Enjoy the changing landscape and get ready to learn about the history and culture of Nepal and India. Fun Fact: India is 15 minutes behind Nepal. Set your watch.

Day 8Varanasi

Enjoy a sunrise boat tour along the Ganges before walking along the ghats and exploring the old city. In the evening, return to the river for a sunset boat trip and see a different side of 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.

Day 9Varanasi/Orchha

Enjoy free time in this holy city and opt to visit Sarnath. In the evening, catch an overnight train to Orchha. Enjoy some time away from India's bustling city and gain insight into rural life.

Day 10Orchha

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.

Day 11Orchha/Āgra

Visit the Orchha Palace complex to learn more about the ancient history of the city. Opt to become a chef for a day and learn how o cook traditional Indian food with a cooking class held by a local family.

Day 12Āgra/Jaipur

Visit the iconic Taj Mahal at sunrise. Afterwards, travel to the "Pink City" also known as Jaipur.

Day 13Jaipur

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 watch a Bollywood film in the spectacular Art Deco film house — the Raj Mandir.

Day 14Jaipur/Delhi

Drive to bustling Delhi and visit the India Gate and Connaught Place.

Day 15Delhi

Depart at any time.

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Accommodation

Hotels (10 nts), homestay (2 nts), sleeper train (1 nt), deluxe air-con tents (1 nt).

What's Included

Your G for Good Moment: Sisterhood of Survivors Project, Pokhara Your G for Good Moment: Barauli Community Homestay, Royal Chitwan National Park. Kathmandu orientation walk. Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple) visit. Sarangkot sunrise excursion (Pokhara). Chitwan National Park jeep safari. Buddha's birthplace visit (Lumbini). Varanasi orientation walk along the ghats and old city. Ganges River boat tri... Read more

Meals Included

1 lunch, 1 dinner
15days
€1,299per person
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Mar 23
Kathmandu
Apr 6
Delhi
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Kathmandu
Apr 27
Delhi
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May 11
Kathmandu
May 25
Delhi
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Kathmandu
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Delhi
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