Embark on an adventure tour of Nepal and India, from the rich wildlife of the Himalayan foothills, across the sacred River Ganges, to the birthplace of Buddha. Between Kathmandu and Delhi see the pilgrimage to the ghats of Varanasi, tip-toe through the most exciting places to visit in Delhi and visit the magnificent Taj Mahal of Agra. An adventure that will bring all your senses alive, this trip through Nepal and India is an incredible way to see the best of the region.
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Days 1-2 Kathmandu
Kathmandu is like an alluring whirlwind of sights, sounds, smells and colours. Almost overwhelming, its charm and history peeks out from the most unexpected places rendering most visitors enamoured.
Days 3-5 Chitwan National Park
Home to tigers, one-horned rhinos, leopards and hundreds of other species, beautiful Chitwan National Park covers hundreds of square kilometres of forests, grasslands and flood plains.
Day 6 Lumbini
The great pilgrimage site where Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha) was born, Lumbini is awash with monasteries, temples and saffron-coloured robes.
Day 7 Varanasi
The holy city of Varanasi, sitting on the River Ganges for thousands of years, attracts scores of pilgrims and travellers wanting to discover something divine.
Day 8 River Ganges Boat Trip
Sacred to the Hindus as a place of worship and ritual, the Ganges is also the lifeblood of millions of Indian people.
Days 9-10 Varanasi
Varanasi, with its twisting alleys and colourful inhabitants, is one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world and a place that has been held sacred since its inception.
Days 11-12 Orchha
Meaning ‘hidden’, Orchha is a small village with a grand history and is covered with 16th-century temples and buildings still standing proud.
Day 13 Agra
Famed for the awe-inspiring Taj Mahal, Agra is a city with a fascinating history and is rich in Mughal heritage, lush gardens and exquisite buildings and temples.
Days 14-15 Delhi
It’s big, it’s bold, it’s busy – and there is nowhere in the world quite like it. Delhi’s sights and sounds are sure to engage and intrigue.
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Discover ancient stone temples in Orchha, Take a riverboat down the Ganges, Bargain up a storm in a Delhi bazaar, Be left breathless by the Taj Mahal of Agra, Experience some of Asia’s best wildlife viewing in Chitwan, Experience the unique cultures of India and Nepal, Soak up the spirituality at the ghats of Varanasi, Visit Buddha’s birthplace in Lumbini
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