North India With Nepal Special

North India With Nepal Special

Recommended Time to stay: 14 nights - 15 days
Places to visit: Delhi – Jaipur – Agra – Khajuraho – Varanasi – Kathmandu – Pokhara – Nagarkot – Kathmandu – Delhi

Keypoints to Visit

Delhi - Red Fort, Raj Ghat, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, India Gate, President's House, Humayun's Tomb & Qutub Minar
Optional Sound & Light Show at Red Fort with dinner at Chor Bizarre
Jaipur - Elephant ride to Amber Fort Palace , City Palace, Jantar Mantar (Observatory) & Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds)
Optional Cultural evening at Chokhi Dhani
Fatehpur Sikri - Akbar's Residential complex, Mosque & Tomb of Salim Chisti
Agra - Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Sikandara & Itmad-Ud-Daulah's Tomb
Khajuraho - Temple Complex - Kandariya Mahadeo, Chaunsat Yogini & others
Optional Sound & Light Show
Varanasi - Excursion to Sarnath, Boat Ride & Explore ghats
Kathmandu - Swayambhunath, Boudhnath
Pokhara - Phewa Lake

Daywise Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Delhi
Upon arrival in Delhi, you will be received our representative and transferred to the hotel. Check  in and after some rest, you will be taken to the sightseeing tour of Delhi, the historical city is known for housing plenty of heritage monuments. Today we will be covering Qutab Minar, Humayun's Tomb, Parliament nad Laxmi Narayan Temple. During the evening we will spend quality time at the Delhi Hart, that introduces you to the unique art and craft of the country.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 02: Delhi
Today we will be touring to the old areas of Delhi near the Red Fort and Jama Masjid. We will also take the rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk winding through the labyrinthine lanes, exploring the various shops in the area. The pleasure of taking the rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk will provide you the different prospective of the market, which is otherwise considered as the only one of the shopping avenues in Delhi. The ride is cost effective that gives you the chance to glance at the colorful streets. Then visit Raj Ghat, the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi, 'The Father of Nation'. In the evening we will move back to the hotel.

Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 03 : Delhi – Jaipur (262km - 5hr)
On the third day of the tour we drive to Jaipur, and check in at the hotel.

Overnight at the hotel.

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Day 04 : Jaipur
Today we take an excursion to Amber Fort (11 km); the palace complex which stands to this date was commenced under the reign of Raja Man Singh. We take an Elephant ride to reach the Fort situated on the hill, an overwhelming experience. Later we visit the City Palace, a perfect blend of Rajasthani & Mughal architecture. The center of the palace is a seven-storied building called Chandra Palace, with fine views over the gardens & the city. Further we visit Jantar Mantar, the Solar Observatory, an astronomical treasure house, with solar devices that give accurate predictions till date. We now visit Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), a five-storied structure of pink sandstone. It was built in the year 1799 so that veiled royal women could peer down the busy street market unseen by the world through its 593 stone Jharokas (mini windows).

Optional Tour - Chokhi Dhani with dinner. An evening excursion to Chokhi Dhani complex, ethnic village resort located at a distance of 15 km from Jaipur. Rajasthani village atmosphere is recreated on the sprawling ground & includes the entertainment by folk dancers & musicians. Later drive back to hotel.

Day 05: Jaipur – Agra via Fatehpur Sikri (260 km - 6 hr)
Drive to Agra en route we explore Fatehpur Sikri, the political capital of India's Mughal Empire under Akbar's reign, from the year 1571 until 1585, when it was abandoned, ostensibly due to lack of water. We visit Emperor Akbar's Residential complex, Mosque & Tomb of Salim Chisti. Upon arrival in Agra, check in to the hotel.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 06 : Agra
Enjoy the sightseeing tour. Start with the Taj Mahal – and enjoy witnessing the bewitching beauty of Taj Mahal. The amazing marbled beauty of this place will stun with with its great architectural work. As soon as we are over with Taj Mahal we will proceed towards the Agra Fort. Besides being the city of Taj Mahal, Agra is also the city of Agra Fort, that is one of the finest example of the Mughal architecture.
Then we will check out the Akbar's Tomb, an excellent example of assimilation of different styles of architecture. The tomb carries the characteristic flavor of the airy tiered pavilions of the Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri. Halt. Than we move to the Itmud-Ud-Daulah-Tomb that is considered as the imminent precursor of the Taj Mahal as far as elaborate carvings and inlay work are concerned. The tomb marks a significant departure from the tombs of the Mughal dynasty built before its construction.

At night we return back to the hotel for the overnights stay.

Day 07 : Agra – Jhansi (Shatabdi Exp) - Jhansi - Khajuraho via Orchha (166km – 5hr)
Transfer to the station to take the train to JHANSI. From Jhansi, we drive to Khajuraho, en route we visit Orchha, located at the distance of 16 km from Jhansi. Here we get the opportunity to explore the 16th century palaces and temples built by the built by the Bundela rulers. Than we move to Orchha Fort Complex , that also houses the Jahangir Mahal, built by Raja Bir Singh Ju Deo in the 17th century to commemorate the visit of Emperor Jehangir to Orchha. WE will also visit Raj Mahal Ram Raja Temple . In the evening we continue our drive to Khajuraho â€" the World Heritage Site. We check in at the hotel in Khajuraho.

Overnight Hotel – Khajuraho.

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Day 08 : Khajuraho
Today we visit Khajuraho temples, famous for the magnificent carvings depicting numerous exotic postures of the famous Kamasutra, ancient Indian work on sex. Only 22 temples survive of the 85 originally built. In fact, worship is still done today in the Matangeshwara temple, continuing an unbroken 1000 year tradition. During the evening we will enjoy the sound and light show and soon after that we drive back to the hotel for the overnight stay.

Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 09 : Khajuraho – Varanasi (Flight)
Today we take a flight to Varanasi, picturesquely situated on the banks of holy river Ganga. The city is the Oldest Living City of the World & traces of its existence are found around 10000 BC. Other than being a very holy city for Hindus, it also holds a very significant association with Buddha's life & Buddhism. Later today we take an excursion to Sarnath, the site of the deer park where Gautama Buddha is said to have given his first sermon about the basic principles of Buddhism. It has been a premier centre for Buddhism & has a rich collection of ancient Buddhist relics & antiques comprising numerous Buddha & Bodhisattva images on display at the Archaeological Museum.

Overnight at the Hotel in Varanasi.

Day 10 : Varanasi – Kathmandu (by flight) - Varanasi - Delhi (Train no.2559 – 1900hr-0725hr)
Today we start our day with the boat ride on the river Ganges and attend the morning prayer on the Ganga Ghat. Witness the daily miracle to unfold, as the Sun appears triumphantly over the horizon. The sound of conches & temple bells add to the delicate pink fabric of dawn. The formerly hushed murmuring of ancient Sanskrit Shlokas (hymns) now rise, in one voice, to a crescendo of unparalleled piety & joy. Later we explore the city by foot and than transfer to the airport to catch the flight for Kathmandu.

Day 11 : Kathmandu
After Breakfast we will taking the sightseeing travel to Kathmandu exploring the Hindu religious temples like religious temples like Pashupatinath, Kashthamandap, Machchendra Nath Temple, Manakamna, and Mukti Nath that will let you vow before several Hindu Gods and get blessed. Than we proceed towards the Royal Botanical Garden that will introduce you to the Nepal wildlife and Himalayan beauty. Next on our tour package comes the Patan city known as Lalitpur, the city of fine arts and beauty. Next comes Swambhunath stupa, which watches over the valley from the top of a hillock on its western side. The huge stupa is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Nepal and its establishment is linked to the creation of Kathmandu valley out of a primordial lake. Overnight stay at the hotel in Kathmandu.

Overnight Hotel.

Day 12 : Kathmandu - Pokhara ( 230 km / 5 ½ Hrs. )
On the 12th day of the tour we drive to Pokhara known as the Valley city of Nepal. It will let you understand the vast richness of the Himalayan beauty and Buddhism culture. In the first half of the day we will indulge in sightseeing and in the later half of day we will be hiking or trekking, as per your preferences.

Overnight stay at Pokhara hotel.

Day 13 : Pokhara
Today we will discover the old shops and architecture, most popular in the city of Pokhara. WE will make a visit to 6the temples like the Bindhyabasini Mandir and the World Peace Stupa that are worth seeing. After sightseeing we take a nature walk at the Phewa Lake and will appreciate the beautiful diversity of the flowers, which prosper in its environs. Pokhara is lovely place to relax and spend time at leisure.

Overnight at the Hotel.

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Day 14 : Pokhara - Nagarkot ( 265 km / 6 hrs. )
Today on we drive down to Nagarkot, located at the distance of 265 km from Pokhara. It is a popular hill station situated east of Kathmandu at an altitude of 2175 m. above sea level. The panorama of the major peaks of eastern Nepal Himalayas including Mt. Everest can be seen from here. The best point for sunrise view. On arrival we assist you to check in at our.

Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 15 : Nagarkot - Kathmandu ( 35 km / 1 hrs. )
Kathmandu - Delhi (by flight)
Delhi departure
Early morning visit to Sunrise Point. Post breakfast on time we drive down to Kathmandu airport to board flight for Delhi. We arrive Delhi airport and transfer to departure terminal to board flight for onward journey

Package includes:

  • 14 Nights accommodation on twin sharing basis.
  • Daily breakfast
  • A/C transportation as per the itinerary (No transportation on leisure days).
  • Local English speaking guide during the tour
  • A/C chair car train fare for the sector Agra – Jhansi.
  • Elephant ride in Jaipur & Boat ride in Varanasi.

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