Start in New Delhi and end in Kathmandu! With the in-depth cultural tour Delhi to Kathmandu Adventure, you have a 15 day tour package taking you through New Delhi, India and 8 other destinations in Asia. Delhi to Kathmandu Adventure includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
There are no planned activities until the evening welcome meeting. Afterward, head out for an optional dinner with the group. Accommodation: - Hotel Perfect (or similar). Included Activities: - Women With Wheels Transfer - Meet Your CEO and Group
Visit Delhis impressive India Gate and Connaught Place before traveling to Jaipur, commonly called the "Pink City" for its unique architecture. Get to know this colourful city on an orientation walk, then opt to watch a classic Bollywood film. Accommodation: - Bissau Palace (or similar). Transport: - Private Vehicle: Delhi to Jaipur 06:00 Hr(s) Included Activities: - Delhi Orientation Tour - Orientation Walk
With free time, opt to get active by pre-booking a cycle tour or visit the nearby village of Sanganer to see colourfull pottery, handmade paper, and hand block printing. Catch a classic Bollywood film in the spectacular Art Deco film house ? the Raj Mandir. Accommodation: - Bissau Palace (or similar). Included Activities: - Amber Fort Visit Optional Extras to chose from: - Jaipur Balloon Ride - Jaipur Cycle Tour
Take in the arid terrain and small towns on the ride to Agra for a sunset visit to the famous Taj Mahal. Marvel at the iconic Mughal architecture and immerse yourself in the mausoleums unique history. Accommodation: - Hotel Taj Heights (or similar). Transport: - Private Vehicle 05:00 Hr(s) Included Activities: - Taj Mahal Visit
Travel by train and rickshaw to reach peaceful Orchha along the Betwa River. Enjoy some time away from Indias bustling cities and gain insight into rural life. Visit the palace complex to learn more about the ancient history here. Opt to witness an evening puja, a Hindu prayer ceremony. Accommodation: - Hotel Orcha Resort (or similar). Transport: - Train 02:30 Hr(s) - Auto rickshaw 01:30 Hr(s) Included Activities: - Orchha Palace Visit
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 to explore Orchha. Opt to rent a bike, stroll along the river, or take a cooking class and enjoy the fruits of your labour for lunch. In the evening, catch an overnight train to Varanasi. Transport: - Auto rickshaw: Orchha to Jh?nsi 00:30 Hr(s) - Basic overnight train (beds) 13:00 Hr(s) Included Activities: - Tarragram Visit Optional Extras to chose from: - Orchha Cooking School
Arrive in Varanasi, the quintessential Indian holy city where millions of Hindus travel for pilgrimage, to worship, to mourn, or to die. Take an orientation walk along the ghats and visit the old city. Embark on a Ganges boat trip at sunset to witness a candlelit flower ceremony. Accommodation: - Hotel City Inn (or similar). Included Activities: - Orientation Walk - Evening Ganges Boat Tour
Enjoy a sunrise boat tour along the sacred Ganges before free time to explore this holy city. 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 Buddhas first sermon or sit on the banks of the Ganges watching life unfold around you. Accommodation: - Hotel City Inn (or similar). Included Activities: - Morning Ganges Boat Tour
Today is a long travel day, so get comfortable, sit back and relax, and enjoy the changing landscape. Get ready to learn about the history and culture of Nepal. Accommodation: - Hotel Bodhi Redsun (or similar). Transport: - Train 06:00 Hr(s) - Taxicab 02:00 - 03:00 Hr(s) - Private Vehicle: Bhair?haw? to Lumbini 05:00 Hr(s) Included Activities: - Border Crossing (Nepal) - Maya Devi Temple Buddhas Birthplace Visit Additional Notes: It is possible for most nationalities to get a Nepalese visa at the border; you will need at least one passport size photograph and $25 USD. Nepal is 15 minutes ahead of India, time wise.
Journey 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. Enjoy an overnight homestay with the indigenous Tharu community and discover their culture through dance and song. Opt to go on a cycling excursion through the area. Accommodation: - Barauli Community Homestay (or similar). Transport: - Private Vehicle: Lumbini to Royal Chitwan National Park 04:00 - 05:00 Hr(s) Included Activities: - Barauli Community Homestay
Explore the diverse ecosystems of the UNESCO Chitwan National Park on a 4x4 safari before a walk through the village and rice paddies. Settle in for another night of dance, songs, and Nepalese food with your Tharu community hosts. Accommodation: - Barauli Community Homestay (or similar). Meals Included: - Dinner Included Activities: - Chitwan 4x4 Safari
Travel toward the beautiful scenery of the Annapurna Range to Pokhara. On arrival, take in the pristine lakes and stunning panoramic views of Himalayan peaks. Opt to relax in a caf?, hire a boat and float around the lake, or shop for Nepali and Tibetan souvenirs in the endless stalls and shops. Accommodation: - Pokhara Choice Inn (or similar). Transport: - Private Vehicle: Chitwan National Park to Pokhara 05:00 - 06:00 Hr(s) Included Activities: - Orientation Walk
The walk back from Sarangkot through farms and forest is wonderful and takes between 2-2.5 hours. Opt to paraglide over the lake of Pokhara and take in the stunning views by pre-booking the Paragliding in Pokhara activity. Accommodation: - Pokhara Choice Inn (or similar). Meals Included: - Lunch Included Activities: - Sarangkot Sunrise Walk - Sisterhood of Survivors Project Optional Extras to chose from: - Paragliding in Pokhara
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. Accommodation: - Fuji Hotel (or similar). Transport: - Private Vehicle 05:00 - 06:00 Hr(s) Included Activities: - Swayambhunath Temple Visit - Kathmandu Orientation Walk Optional Extras to chose from: - Flight: Pokhara to Kathmandu Additional Notes: Want to take the fast route back to Kathmandu? Book the Pokhara to Kathmandu flight extra. Speak to your Global Connection Officer or travel agent about booking.
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, you can pre-book the flight when booking your tour. Alternatively, your CEO can assist you with booking the flight while on tour. Optional Extras to chose from: - Everest Flight