Available from:
Apr 4, 2017 to Dec 31, 2029

Trip Details
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 Varanasi to a 4x4 safari in Chitwan National Park, you’ll find ways to feed your spirit as well as your sense of adventure.

SUMMARY
15 Day(s)

Day 1 Kathmandu
Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Kathmandu/Pokhara
Get to know the beautiful city of Kathmandu. Opt to get up close to the world's highest mountain by taking an Everest Flight. Later, drive to Pokhara.

Day 3 Pokhara (1L)
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 with some free time in the afternoon.

Day 4 Pokhara/Royal Chitwan National Park (1D)
Travel to this UNESCO World Heritage Site and enjoy an overnight homestay with the indigenous Tharu community. Experience their culture through dance and song, along with a traditional meal. Opt to go on a cycling excursion through the area.

Day 5 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.

Day 6 Royal Chitwan National Park/Lumbini
Travel to Lumbini and visit Buddha's birthplace. Enjoy an orientation walk and explore with some free time.

Day 7 Lumbini/Varanasi
Cross the border into India and board a train to the holy city of Varanasi, arriving at night.

Day 8 Varanasi
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.

Day 9 Varanasi/Orchha
Enjoy free time in this holy city and opt to visit Sarnath. In the evening, catch an overnight train to Orchha.

Day 10 Orchha
Arrive in Orchha and visit Tarragram, a unique paper-making plant, set up to assist tribal women from the area. After, enjoy free time. Opt to witness an evening puja.

Day 11 Orchha/Āgra
Enjoy Orchha's peaceful rural charm and visit the Orchha Palace complex. For lunch, opt to take a cooking class and enjoy the fruits of your labour. Later, board a train for Agra.

Day 12 Āgra/Jaipur
Visit the iconic Taj Mahal at sunrise. Afterwards, travel to the "Pink City" also known as Jaipur.

Day 13 Jaipur
Get to know Jaipur on an orientation walk and stop for a photo at Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds). Explore the impressive Amber Fort before some evening free time. Opt to watch a Bollywood film or enjoy a drink in a converted palace.

Day 14 Jaipur/Delhi
Drive to bustling Delhi and visit the India Gate and Connaught Place.

Day 15 Delhi
Depart at any time.

DETAILED
15 Day(s)

Day 1 Kathmandu
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.

Included Activities:
Meet Your CEO and Group

Day 2 Kathmandu/Pokhara
Get to know the beautiful city of Kathmandu. Opt to get up close to the world's highest mountain by taking an Everest Flight. Later, drive to Pokhara.

Included Activities:
Kathmandu Orientation Walk
Swayambhunath Temple Visit

Transport:
Private Vehicle (5.00-6.00 hours)

Day 3 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.

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.

Opt to go paragliding over Pokhara and soak in the views by pre-booking the Paragliding in Pokhara extra when booking your tour.

Included Activities:
Sarangkot Sunrise Walk
Sisterhood of Survivors Project

Day 4 Pokhara/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 discover their culture.

Included Activities:
Barauli Community Homestay

Transport:
Private Vehicle (4.00-5.00 hours)

Day 5 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 6 Royal Chitwan National Park/Lumbini
Travel to Lumbini and visit Buddha's birthplace. Enjoy an orientation walk and explore with some free time.

Included Activities:
Orientation Walk
Maya Devi Temple Buddha's Birthplace Visit

Transport:
Private Vehicle (5.00 hour(s))

Day 7 Lumbini/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.

Included Activities:
Border Crossing (Nepal/India)

Transport:
Private Vehicle (0.50-1.00 hours)
Taxicab (2.00-3.00 hours)
Train (6.00 hour(s))

Day 8 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:
Morning Ganges Boat Tour
Orientation Walk
Evening Ganges Boat Tour

Day 9 Varanasi/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.

Transport:
Basic overnight train (beds)

Day 10 Orchha
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.

Included Activities:
Tarragram Visit

Transport:
Auto rickshaw (1.50 hour(s))

Day 11 Orchha/Āgra
Visit the Orchha Palace complex to learn more about the ancient history of the city. Opt to become a chef for a day by pre-booking the Orchha Cooking School extra.

Included Activities:
Orchha Palace Visit

Transport:
Auto rickshaw (0.50 hour(s))
Train (2.50-3.00 hours)

Day 12 Āgra/Jaipur
Visit the iconic Taj Mahal at sunrise. Afterwards, travel to the "Pink City" also known as Jaipur.

Included Activities:
Taj Mahal Visit

Transport:
Private Vehicle (5.00-6.00 hours, 240km)

Day 13 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 watch a Bollywood film in the spectacular Art Deco film house — the Raj Mandir. Depending on the time of year, you could opt to see the city from above by pre-booking the Jaipur Balloon Ride when booking your tour.

Included Activities:
Orientation Walk
Amber Fort Visit

Day 14 Jaipur/Delhi
Drive to bustling Delhi and visit the India Gate and Connaught Place.

Included Activities:
Delhi Orientation Tour

Transport:
Private Vehicle (6.00 hour(s))

Day 15 Delhi
Depart at any time.
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