North India with Nepal Tour


Duration

13 Nights / 14 Days


Destinations

Delhi – Jaipur – Agra – Orchha – Khajuraho – Varanasi - Kathmandu - Pokhra - Sarangkot

Detailed Tour Itinerary

Day 1 : Delhi Arrival

Upon arrival at Delhi international airport, our company representative will meet & assist you with traditional welcome and transfer to your hotel for check-in. Rest of the day free & easy for own activities and acclimatization with Indian weather conditions.
Overnight at Delhi hotel

Day 02 : Delhi – Full day tour

Post breakfast; proceed for a full day guided tour in Delhi starting with Old Delhi visiting Raj Gaht, Jama Maszid, drivepass through Red Fort & Chanidi Chowk.

Afternoon; visit to Humayun's Tomb, India Gate, drive pass through Parliament Street & President house and visit Qutub Minar.
Overnight at Delhi hotel

Day 03 : Delhi – Jaipur (256 kms. / 05 hours drive)

Post breakfast; check-out from the hotel and drive to Jaipur; the capital city of Rajasthan State and also known as the "Pink City".
Upon arrival Jaipur; check-in to the hotel and rest of the day free & easy for own activities.

Optional: Optional tour can be arranged for Samode Village Excursion or Chokhi Dhani Village Excursion.
Overnight at Jaipur hotel

Day 04 : Jaipur – Full day tour

Post breakfast; leave for an excursion to Amber Fort. Enjoy the Elephant ride to ascend the Amber fort. After visiting Amber fort, visit to a traditional Rajasthani Handicraft & handloom factory to see the craftsmen performing.

Afternoon; visit to City Palace and Jantar Mantar observatory. Before returning your hotel; a short stop in front Hawa Mahal (Wind Palace) for photo shoot.
Overnight at Jaipur hotel

Day 05 : Jaipur – Agra via Fathehpur Sikri (240 kms. / 05 hours drive)

Post breakfast; check-out from the hotel and drive to Agra; the city of Taj Mahal. On the way stop at Fathepur Sikri to visit Buland Darwaza, Diwan-e-aam and Diwane-e-Khas. Further continue to Agra.

Upon arrival in Agra; check-in to the hotel and later proceed for a half day guided tour in Agra visiting Agra Fort. After visiting Agra Fort; proceed to Taj Mahal to see it at sun-set when it looks most beautiful.
Post tour; spend some time in shopping the world's best Marble products and the famous James & Jewelry.
Overnight at Agra hotel

Day 06 : Agra – Jhansi (By Shatabdi Train at 0811/1045 hrs)
Jhansi – Khajuraho via Orchha (165 kms. / 04 hours drive)

Post breakfast; check-out from the hotel and transfer to Agra railway station to board the train to Jhansi.
Once reaching Jhansi; meet & assist by our company driver and drive to Khajuraho. En-route visit to Orchha; the historical town. Here you will visit Jahangir Mahal, Raj Mahal, Ram –Raja Mandir and laxmi Narayan Temple.

Further continue your drive to Khajuraho. Upon arrival; check-in to the hotel and evening enjoy the sound & light show.
Overnight at Khajuraho hotel

Day 07 : Khajuraho – Varanasi (By Flight)

Post breakfast; proceed for a guided tour to visit Khajuraho Group of Temples famous of its erotic art.

Afternoon; transfer Khajuraho airport to board the flight to Varanasi, the oldest city in India.
Upon arrival in Varanasi, transfer to the hotel for check-in and evening free at leisure for won activities and explore the oldest living city of India.
Overnight at Varanasi hotel

Day 08 : Varanasi – Full day tour

Early in the morning before breakfast; enjoy the boat ride on Holy River Ganges at sunrise. Later return back to the hotel to have your breakfast. Further leave for an excursion to Sarnath; where Gautama Buddha first taught the Dharma, and where the Buddhist Sangha came into existence through the enlightenment of Kondanna.

Afternoon return back to Varanasi and visit various ancient Temples in the city.
Evening; witness the Aarti ceremony (lighting lamps) at holy river Ganges bank.
Overnight at Varanasi hotel

Day 09 : Varanasi – Kathmandu (By Flight)

Post breakfast; transfer to Varanasi airport to board the flight to Kathmandu; protected as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Durbar Square is the religious and social heart of Kathmandu's old city and is a complex of palaces, temples, shrines, statues and courtyards built between the 12th and 18th centuries by the ancient kings of Nepal. The square is a queer assortment of the old and the new - elaborately carved architectural features and curving roofs.

Upon arrival in Kathmandu; transfer to your hotel and check-in to the hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure.
Overnight at Kathmandu hotel

Day 10 : Kathmandu – Pokhra (200 kms / 06 hours)

Post breakfast; drive to Pokhara; a remarkable place of natural beauty. Situated at an altitude of 827m from the sea level and 200 km west of Kathmandu valley, the city is known as a center of adventure. The enchanting city with a population of around 95,000 has several beautiful lakes and offers stunning panoramic views of Himalayan peaks. The serenity of lakes and the magnificence of the Himalayas rising behind them create an ambience of peace and magic. So today the city has not only become the starting point for most popular trekking and rafting destinations but also a place to relax and enjoy the beauty of nature. Evening; enjoy the boating on Phewa Lake.
Overnight at Pokhra hotel

Day 11 : Pokhra – Full day tour

Post breakfast; proceed for a guided tour in Pokhra visiting David's Fall; Locally known as Patale Chhango (Hell's Fall), Devi's fall (also known as Devin's or David's) is an awesome waterfall lying about 2 km south-west of Pokhara airport on the highway to Tansen.

Later visit to Gupteswar Gupha; a sacred cave, lies 2 km from Pokhara airport on the Siddhartha Highway leading southwest from the city. The entrance is right across from Devi's Fall and the cave is almost 3 km long. It has some big hall-size rooms and some passages where you have to crawl on all fours.

Also visit Barahi Temple; the most important religious monument in Pokhara. Built almost in the middle of Phewa Lake, the two storied pagoda is dedicated to the boar manifestation of Ajima, the protectress deity representing the female force Shakti.
Further continue your visit to Bindbyabasini Temple; Bindhyabasini temple is the center of religious activity in the old bazaar. It is dedicated to goddess Bhagwati, yet another manifestation of Shakti.
Overnight at Pokhra hotel

Day 12 : Pokhra - Sarangkot, the panoramic hill Station in Pokhara.

From here, you can see a panoramic sweep of Himalayan peaks, from Dhaulagiri (8167m) in the west to the perfect pyramid that is Machhapuchhare (6997m) and the rounded peak of Annapurna II (7937m) in the east. Most people come here at dawn or dusk, when the sun picks out the peaks in brilliant colours. Evening sightseeing of Pashupatinath Temple.

Day 13: Morning sightseeing of and Swayambhunath and departure for airport.

Swayambhunath; The golden spire of the 5th-century Swayambhu stupa is adorned with a colorful fluttering of prayer flags; it crowns a hill overlooking the Kathmandu Valley and offers fantastic views over the city of Kathmandu. Swayambhunath is one of the most recognizable symbols in Nepal and the painted eyes of Buddha watch all those who ascend the worn stone steps. It is a World Heritage Site and one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Nepal, and is at the source of the Valley's mythical beginning. Drive to airport for departure flight.

Delhi (By Flight)
Post breakfast; check-out from the hotel and transfer to Varanasi airport to board the flight to Delhi.
Upon arrival in Delhi; transfer to the hotel for check-in. Evening; free & easy for own activities and last minute shopping.
Overnight at Delhi hotel

Day 14 : Delhi – Departure

Post breakfast; day free for own activities. Later transfer to Delhi International airport to board the flight to onward journey.